Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 33 78
Rank change year-on-year -31 +45 +2
Contract jobs citing Mule 46 74 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.32% 9.88% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 32.60% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 61 2
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +10.81% +96.81%
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £463
% change year-on-year +2.44% +10.81% +23.33%
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 368 227 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 34.59% 30.31% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 161 90
Essex median daily rate £500 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +46.43% -
10th Percentile £338 £308 £236
90th Percentile £588 £600 £531
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 14
Essex median hourly rate £42.50 £39.88 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.58% +6.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £31.53 £16.97 £15.75
90th Percentile £55.56 £42.63 £42.38
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +13.51% +64.44% -4.26%

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 18 December 2018, 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 46 (100.00%) SOAP
1 46 (100.00%) Web Services
1 46 (100.00%) Java
1 46 (100.00%) SOA
1 46 (100.00%) Middleware
1 46 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (100.00%) TDD
1 46 (100.00%) RESTful
1 46 (100.00%) WSO2
1 46 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 46 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (97.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 45 (97.83%) Oracle Service Bus
2 45 (97.83%) Oracle
3 43 (93.48%) Telecoms
3 43 (93.48%) Finance
3 43 (93.48%) Marketing
3 43 (93.48%) Programme Management
4 42 (91.30%) Electronics
4 42 (91.30%) Manufacturing
4 42 (91.30%) SAP
4 42 (91.30%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (91.30%) Digital Marketing
5 33 (71.74%) Java 8
6 24 (52.17%) JSON
6 24 (52.17%) XML
7 23 (50.00%) XSLT
7 23 (50.00%) XPath
7 23 (50.00%) Maven
7 23 (50.00%) WireMock

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 45 (97.83%) Oracle Service Bus
1 45 (97.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
Development Applications
1 23 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 43 (93.48%) Finance
1 43 (93.48%) Marketing
1 43 (93.48%) Telecoms
2 42 (91.30%) Electronics
2 42 (91.30%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (100.00%) Developer
2 35 (76.09%) Integration Developer
2 35 (76.09%) Senior Developer
3 27 (58.70%) Java Developer
4 18 (39.13%) SOA Developer
5 17 (36.96%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (28.26%) Agile Developer
6 13 (28.26%) Senior Agile Developer
7 11 (23.91%) Lead Developer
8 10 (21.74%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Middleware Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 46 (100.00%) Middleware
1 46 (100.00%) RESTful
1 46 (100.00%) SOAP
1 46 (100.00%) Web Services
2 24 (52.17%) JSON
2 24 (52.17%) XML
3 23 (50.00%) Swagger
3 23 (50.00%) WireMock
3 23 (50.00%) XSLT
4 3 (6.52%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (2.17%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (100.00%) SOA
1 46 (100.00%) TDD
2 43 (93.48%) Programme Management
3 42 (91.30%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (91.30%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (23.91%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (2.17%) API Development
5 1 (2.17%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (71.74%) Java 8
3 23 (50.00%) XPath
4 6 (13.04%) Java 9
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) WSO2
2 45 (97.83%) Oracle
3 42 (91.30%) SAP
4 6 (13.04%) Talend