Period
to 23 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 April 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
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 40 85
Rank change year-on-year -10 +45 -
Contract jobs citing Mule 51 53 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.36% 7.52% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.99% 25.73% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 51 6
Essex median daily rate £525 £525 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% -
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £469
% change year-on-year - +12.00% +29.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Essex with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 243 206 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 30.30% 29.22% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 141 164
Essex median daily rate £494 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.66% +20.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £255
90th Percentile £568 £613 £542
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 6
Essex median hourly rate £12.25 £34.02 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.99% +15.32% -21.85%
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.96
% change year-on-year - +0.21% -15.73%

Mule
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Mule in Essex

Mule
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mule in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Essex region with a requirement for Mule.

1 51 (100.00%) SAP
1 51 (100.00%) SOAP
1 51 (100.00%) Web Services
1 51 (100.00%) SOA
1 51 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) Middleware
1 51 (100.00%) Electronics
1 51 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 51 (100.00%) Finance
1 51 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 51 (100.00%) Java
1 51 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 51 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 51 (100.00%) TDD
1 51 (100.00%) Marketing
1 51 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 51 (100.00%) RESTful
1 51 (100.00%) WSO2
1 51 (100.00%) Apache Camel
2 49 (96.08%) Oracle Service Bus
2 49 (96.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 49 (96.08%) Oracle
3 38 (74.51%) Java 8
4 37 (72.55%) Greenfield Project
5 28 (54.90%) XML
5 28 (54.90%) JSON
6 26 (50.98%) WireMock
6 26 (50.98%) XSLT
6 26 (50.98%) Swagger
6 26 (50.98%) XPath

Mule
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 49 (96.08%) Oracle Service Bus
1 49 (96.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Development Applications
1 26 (50.98%) Maven
General
1 51 (100.00%) Electronics
1 51 (100.00%) Finance
1 51 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 51 (100.00%) Marketing
1 51 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (100.00%) Developer
2 41 (80.39%) Senior Developer
3 40 (78.43%) Java Developer
4 34 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (43.14%) Integration Developer
6 13 (25.49%) SOA Developer
7 10 (19.61%) Lead Developer
8 6 (11.76%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Agile Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Agile Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Middleware Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Senior Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 51 (100.00%) Middleware
1 51 (100.00%) RESTful
1 51 (100.00%) SOAP
1 51 (100.00%) Web Services
2 28 (54.90%) JSON
2 28 (54.90%) XML
3 26 (50.98%) Swagger
3 26 (50.98%) WireMock
3 26 (50.98%) XSLT
4 7 (13.73%) Lambda Expressions
5 2 (3.92%) JMS
5 2 (3.92%) Spring
5 2 (3.92%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 37 (72.55%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 51 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 51 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 51 (100.00%) SOA
1 51 (100.00%) TDD
2 10 (19.61%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (3.92%) API Development
3 2 (3.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (3.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (74.51%) Java 8
3 26 (50.98%) XPath
4 2 (3.92%) Java 9
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) SAP
1 51 (100.00%) WSO2
2 49 (96.08%) Oracle
3 20 (39.22%) Talend