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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Mule skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mule over the 6 months to 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Mule
UK > England
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 667 476 556
Rank change year-on-year -191 +80 +88
Contract jobs citing Mule 96 147 59
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.12% 2.45% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 120 49
10th Percentile £427 £431 £456
25th Percentile £550 £575 £506
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £635 £650 £525
Median % change year-on-year -2.31% +23.81% -
75th Percentile £670 £700 £538
90th Percentile - - £600
UK median daily rate £635 £650 £525
% change year-on-year -2.31% +23.81% -4.55%

Mule is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 8,588 6,006 6,441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.22% 13.26% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,926 4,155 4,353
10th Percentile £313 £300 £276
25th Percentile £413 £398 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £483 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.81% +1.58% -
75th Percentile £638 £580 £573
90th Percentile £738 £660 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £473
% change year-on-year +10.53% +0.53% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 123 147
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.25 £12.63
25th Percentile £17.00 £15.74 £14.90
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +42.86% +22.50% +17.23%
75th Percentile £59.00 £56.50 £34.38
90th Percentile £77.02 £65.53 £54.25
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +37.25% +27.50% +14.29%

Mule
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Mule as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Mule in England

Mule
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mule in England.

Daily rate trend for Mule in England

Mule
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mule in England over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Mule in England

Mule
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mule within the England region over the 6 months to 17 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London -171 74 £665 +2.31% 9
North of England -45 12 £500 -13.64% 1
Yorkshire -27 11 £500 -13.64% 1
Midlands -39 8 £405 +15.71%
West Midlands -38 7 £405 +16.55%
East Midlands -15 1 - -
South East -36 1 - - 2
North West -46 1 £575 -
Mule
UK

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Mule also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Mule.

1 83 (86.46%) Java
2 67 (69.79%) Spring
3 58 (60.42%) Linux
3 58 (60.42%) Banking
4 56 (58.33%) Unix
5 53 (55.21%) Middleware
6 52 (54.17%) Investment Banking
6 52 (54.17%) Apache Camel
6 52 (54.17%) Relational Database
6 52 (54.17%) Red Hat Fuse
7 51 (53.13%) JTA
7 51 (53.13%) JTS
8 50 (52.08%) Front Office
9 44 (45.83%) Social Skills
10 41 (42.71%) Agile
11 40 (41.67%) REST
12 36 (37.50%) TDD
13 34 (35.42%) Spring Integration
14 33 (34.38%) BDD
14 33 (34.38%) JUnit
15 31 (32.29%) J2EE
16 30 (31.25%) Finance
16 30 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
17 28 (29.17%) CI/CD
18 27 (28.13%) MySQL
19 24 (25.00%) Windows
19 24 (25.00%) Web Services
19 24 (25.00%) JIRA
20 22 (22.92%) Java EE
20 22 (22.92%) SQL Server

Mule
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 52 (54.17%) Red Hat Fuse
2 22 (22.92%) JBoss
3 18 (18.75%) Confluence
4 14 (14.58%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (10.42%) Anypoint
6 5 (5.21%) WebLogic
7 4 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Mule ESB
8 3 (3.13%) Apache
9 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.04%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) SAP FI-CA
1 3 (3.13%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (1.04%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.71%) AWS
2 11 (11.46%) GitHub
2 11 (11.46%) Slack
3 7 (7.29%) IaaS
3 7 (7.29%) PaaS
4 6 (6.25%) Azure
5 5 (5.21%) Kong
6 4 (4.17%) Tricentis Tosca
7 3 (3.13%) OpenShift
8 2 (2.08%) Power Automate
8 2 (2.08%) Power Platform
8 2 (2.08%) PowerApps
9 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.04%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (54.17%) Relational Database
2 27 (28.13%) MySQL
3 22 (22.92%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.13%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.04%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 33 (34.38%) JUnit
2 24 (25.00%) JIRA
3 21 (21.88%) Git (software)
3 21 (21.88%) jMock
3 21 (21.88%) Subversion
4 18 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 14 (14.58%) Maven
6 12 (12.50%) Mockito
6 12 (12.50%) Selenium
7 11 (11.46%) Cucumber
7 11 (11.46%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (7.29%) Android Studio
8 7 (7.29%) CocoaPods
8 7 (7.29%) IntelliJ
8 7 (7.29%) Xcode
9 5 (5.21%) JMeter
9 5 (5.21%) Postman
10 4 (4.17%) eggPlant
10 4 (4.17%) SoapUI
11 3 (3.13%) FishEye
General
1 58 (60.42%) Banking
2 52 (54.17%) Investment Banking
3 50 (52.08%) Front Office
4 44 (45.83%) Social Skills
5 30 (31.25%) Finance
6 3 (3.13%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.08%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (1.04%) Advertising
8 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (64.58%) Developer
2 54 (56.25%) Java Developer
3 49 (51.04%) Integration Developer
4 30 (31.25%) Enterprise Integration Developer
5 19 (19.79%) Java Middleware Developer
5 19 (19.79%) Middleware Developer
6 10 (10.42%) Analyst
7 8 (8.33%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Java Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) MuleSoft Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Senior Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (2.08%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.08%) Technical Business Analyst
10 2 (2.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (69.79%) Spring
2 53 (55.21%) Middleware
3 52 (54.17%) Apache Camel
4 51 (53.13%) JTA
4 51 (53.13%) JTS
5 40 (41.67%) REST
6 34 (35.42%) Spring Integration
7 31 (32.29%) J2EE
8 24 (25.00%) Web Services
9 22 (22.92%) Java EE
9 22 (22.92%) JMS
10 21 (21.88%) Hibernate
11 18 (18.75%) JSON
12 16 (16.67%) Spring Boot
13 12 (12.50%) XML
14 11 (11.46%) WireMock
15 9 (9.38%) RAML
16 8 (8.33%) Node.js
17 7 (7.29%) SOAP
18 6 (6.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.17%) User Experience
3 2 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.08%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.04%) EPoS
4 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 58 (60.42%) Linux
2 56 (58.33%) Unix
3 24 (25.00%) Windows
4 7 (7.29%) Android
5 5 (5.21%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (42.71%) Agile
2 36 (37.50%) TDD
3 33 (34.38%) BDD
4 30 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 28 (29.17%) CI/CD
6 22 (22.92%) OO
7 21 (21.88%) UML
8 20 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (18.75%) DevOps
10 17 (17.71%) Test Automation
11 14 (14.58%) Scrum
12 13 (13.54%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (11.46%) Kanban
14 9 (9.38%) Microservices
15 7 (7.29%) Android Development
15 7 (7.29%) Data Engineering
15 7 (7.29%) Pair Programming
15 7 (7.29%) Portfolio Management
15 7 (7.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 83 (86.46%) Java
2 11 (11.46%) Python
3 9 (9.38%) DataWeave
4 7 (7.29%) Apple Swift
4 7 (7.29%) Kotlin
5 6 (6.25%) Groovy
6 5 (5.21%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.17%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.17%) SQL
8 2 (2.08%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) ISEB
1 4 (4.17%) ISTQB
1 4 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) Docker
2 3 (3.13%) HDFS
3 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.17%) Rancher
3 3 (3.13%) Terraform
4 2 (2.08%) Ansible
4 2 (2.08%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (2.08%) Packer
4 2 (2.08%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.08%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 22 (22.92%) Sybase
2 15 (15.63%) MuleSoft
2 15 (15.63%) Splunk
3 12 (12.50%) AppDynamics
4 4 (4.17%) Adobe
4 4 (4.17%) Oracle
5 3 (3.13%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.13%) Murex
5 3 (3.13%) SAP
6 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.08%) VMware
7 1 (1.04%) Dell
7 1 (1.04%) hybris
7 1 (1.04%) JDA
7 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.04%) Talend