Period
to 10 December 2019

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 10 December 2019 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
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 690 610 613
Rank change year-on-year -80 +3 +36
Contract jobs citing Mule 64 279 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.087% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.59% 1.72% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 199 175
England median daily rate £525 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £419 £463 £425
90th Percentile £650 £700 £620
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £513
% change year-on-year -4.55% +7.32% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 10,810 16,187 15,642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.72% 16.84% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,053 10,559 10,448
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £255 £280 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £460 £450
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 369 384
England median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.20 £11.08
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.16% +7.50% -

Mule
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Mule in England

Mule
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mule in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mule in England

Mule
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mule in England over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

Contractor 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 10 December 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
London -10 25 £506 -11.96% 7
North of England +31 18 £500 - 1
South East +60 16 £550 +10.00% 4
Yorkshire +41 10 £575 +15.00%
North West +25 8 £450 +12.50% 1
South West 0 5 £500 +25.00%
East of England -32 1 £550 +4.76%
Mule
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, 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 47 (73.44%) MuleSoft
2 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (40.63%) Git (software)
4 25 (39.06%) Java
5 24 (37.50%) Maven
6 23 (35.94%) JUnit
7 21 (32.81%) Finance
7 21 (32.81%) REST
8 19 (29.69%) Confluence
8 19 (29.69%) JIRA
8 19 (29.69%) DevOps
8 19 (29.69%) Anypoint
9 16 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 16 (25.00%) SOAP
10 15 (23.44%) JSON
10 15 (23.44%) Banking
10 15 (23.44%) RAML
11 14 (21.88%) Test Automation
11 14 (21.88%) Web Services
11 14 (21.88%) Scrum
12 13 (20.31%) AWS
13 12 (18.75%) Spring
14 11 (17.19%) Retail
14 11 (17.19%) Selenium
14 11 (17.19%) SAP
14 11 (17.19%) Mule ESB
15 10 (15.63%) Docker
15 10 (15.63%) SQL
15 10 (15.63%) Kanban
16 9 (14.06%) Mockito

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 19 (29.69%) Anypoint
1 19 (29.69%) Confluence
2 11 (17.19%) Mule ESB
3 9 (14.06%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) AWS
2 9 (14.06%) GitHub
2 9 (14.06%) Slack
3 8 (12.50%) Azure
3 8 (12.50%) npm
4 5 (7.81%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (7.81%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (6.25%) OpenShift
6 2 (3.13%) Boomi
6 2 (3.13%) SaaS
7 1 (1.56%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) MySQL
2 2 (3.13%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (40.63%) Git (software)
2 24 (37.50%) Maven
3 23 (35.94%) JUnit
4 19 (29.69%) JIRA
5 16 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 11 (17.19%) Selenium
7 9 (14.06%) Mockito
7 9 (14.06%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (12.50%) Cucumber
8 8 (12.50%) SoapUI
9 5 (7.81%) Bitbucket Server
9 5 (7.81%) JBehave
9 5 (7.81%) Postman
9 5 (7.81%) Subversion
10 4 (6.25%) Gradle
11 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
12 2 (3.13%) Ant
12 2 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (3.13%) Bitbucket
12 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (32.81%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) Banking
3 11 (17.19%) Retail
4 4 (6.25%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (51.56%) Developer
2 27 (42.19%) MuleSoft Developer
3 10 (15.63%) Architect
4 7 (10.94%) MuleSoft Architect
5 6 (9.38%) Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (4.69%) Data Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Designer
7 3 (4.69%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Integration Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Integration Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Platform Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Data Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Test Automation Specialist
8 2 (3.13%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.81%) REST
2 16 (25.00%) SOAP
3 15 (23.44%) JSON
3 15 (23.44%) RAML
4 14 (21.88%) Web Services
5 12 (18.75%) Spring
6 9 (14.06%) Enzyme
6 9 (14.06%) Jest
6 9 (14.06%) Spring Boot
6 9 (14.06%) WireMock
7 8 (12.50%) Express
7 8 (12.50%) Node.js
7 8 (12.50%) Redux
8 6 (9.38%) Middleware
8 6 (9.38%) XML
9 4 (6.25%) J2EE
9 4 (6.25%) JMS
10 3 (4.69%) RESTful
10 3 (4.69%) WSDL
11 2 (3.13%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (3.13%) DataPower
2 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.56%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Android
1 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.69%) DevOps
3 14 (21.88%) Scrum
3 14 (21.88%) Test Automation
4 10 (15.63%) Kanban
5 9 (14.06%) API Design
6 8 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 8 (12.50%) Pair Programming
6 8 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 8 (12.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 8 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
7 6 (9.38%) Integration Testing
7 6 (9.38%) Release Management
8 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.81%) Digital Banking
8 5 (7.81%) ERP
8 5 (7.81%) Microservices
8 5 (7.81%) TDD
9 4 (6.25%) API Development
9 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) Java
2 10 (15.63%) SQL
3 8 (12.50%) ES6
4 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.56%) Go
5 1 (1.56%) Java 8
5 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.56%) Python
5 1 (1.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.56%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Ansible
2 2 (3.13%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.56%) CloudHub
3 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.56%) Puppet
3 1 (1.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 47 (73.44%) MuleSoft
2 11 (17.19%) SAP
3 9 (14.06%) AppDynamics
3 9 (14.06%) Splunk
4 8 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 8 (12.50%) F5
5 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.25%) Atlassian
6 4 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (6.25%) TIBCO
7 3 (4.69%) Dell
8 2 (3.13%) hybris
8 2 (3.13%) Talend
8 2 (3.13%) webMethods
8 2 (3.13%) WSO2
9 1 (1.56%) Adobe
9 1 (1.56%) EMC
9 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.56%) VMware
9 1 (1.56%) Workday