Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 25 April 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
England > London
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 489 492 523
Rank change year-on-year +3 +31 +9
Contract jobs citing Mule 134 85 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.68% 1.14% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 58 60
London median daily rate £525 £498 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.53% -0.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £450 £406 £406
90th Percentile £691 £638 £783
England median daily rate £520 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +9.47% - +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7,988 7,428 7,559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.35% 18.68% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,707 5,145 5,260
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +8.43%
10th Percentile £300 £303 £266
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 68 103
London median hourly rate £21.75 £22.67 £21.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.05% +6.22% +6.70%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.00 £48.28 £54.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.95%

Mule
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Mule in London

Mule
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mule in London

Mule
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mule in London over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mule in London

Mule
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mule within the London region over the 6 months to 25 April 2018. 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
Central London -42 8 £550 -12.00% 4
East London -17 4 £513 +15.49% 1
West London - 3 £525 - 3
Mule
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 London region with a requirement for Mule.

1 110 (82.09%) Java
2 81 (60.45%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (47.01%) Mule ESB
4 54 (40.30%) Spring
5 50 (37.31%) MuleSoft
6 48 (35.82%) DevOps
6 48 (35.82%) Banking
7 38 (28.36%) TDD
7 38 (28.36%) Microsoft Azure
8 37 (27.61%) Amazon AWS
8 37 (27.61%) Relational Database
8 37 (27.61%) SOAP
9 35 (26.12%) Web Services
9 35 (26.12%) Jenkins
10 34 (25.37%) Linux
10 34 (25.37%) MVC
11 33 (24.63%) Maven
12 32 (23.88%) SOA
13 29 (21.64%) Finance
13 29 (21.64%) RESTful
14 26 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (19.40%) Gradle
14 26 (19.40%) Hibernate
14 26 (19.40%) Apache
15 25 (18.66%) Unix
15 25 (18.66%) Spring Boot
15 25 (18.66%) Microservices
16 24 (17.91%) MongoDB
17 23 (17.16%) AppDynamics
18 22 (16.42%) Single Sign-On

Mule
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 63 (47.01%) Mule ESB
2 26 (19.40%) Apache
3 18 (13.43%) Cloud Foundry
4 17 (12.69%) Apache Solr
5 14 (10.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 14 (10.45%) Confluence
6 13 (9.70%) CMS
6 13 (9.70%) SharePoint
6 13 (9.70%) Sitecore CMS
6 13 (9.70%) WebLogic Portal
7 8 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (5.22%) Tomcat
9 5 (3.73%) Anypoint
10 4 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (2.24%) EPiServer
11 3 (2.24%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.75%) JBoss
13 1 (0.75%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.75%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 38 (28.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (27.61%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (10.45%) IaaS
4 11 (8.21%) PaaS
5 9 (6.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (6.72%) Amazon S3
6 8 (5.97%) npm
7 7 (5.22%) GitHub
8 2 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.49%) Serverless
9 1 (0.75%) Boomi
9 1 (0.75%) SaaS
9 1 (0.75%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.97%) FTP
1 8 (5.97%) SMTP
1 8 (5.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.61%) Relational Database
2 24 (17.91%) MongoDB
3 22 (16.42%) NoSQL
4 12 (8.96%) Endeca
5 7 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (5.22%) Hadoop
6 6 (4.48%) Hazelcast
7 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.24%) Redis
9 2 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.75%) DataStage
10 1 (0.75%) MySQL
10 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (26.12%) Jenkins
2 33 (24.63%) Maven
3 26 (19.40%) Gradle
4 14 (10.45%) JIRA
5 13 (9.70%) JUnit
6 12 (8.96%) Git (software)
7 11 (8.21%) SonarQube
8 8 (5.97%) Bower
8 8 (5.97%) Grunt
8 8 (5.97%) gulp
9 7 (5.22%) Artifactory
10 4 (2.99%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.99%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (2.24%) Selenium
12 2 (1.49%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.49%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.49%) JMeter
12 2 (1.49%) Subversion
12 2 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (35.82%) Banking
2 29 (21.64%) Finance
3 22 (16.42%) Investment Banking
4 11 (8.21%) Front Office
4 11 (8.21%) Retail
5 5 (3.73%) Electronics
5 5 (3.73%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.73%) Marketing
5 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Finnish Language
6 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (50.75%) Developer
2 46 (34.33%) Java Developer
3 24 (17.91%) Architect
4 20 (14.93%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (12.69%) MuleSoft Developer
6 14 (10.45%) Technical Architect
7 12 (8.96%) Java Engineer
8 11 (8.21%) Sitecore Architect
9 10 (7.46%) Integration Developer
9 10 (7.46%) Software Engineer
10 9 (6.72%) Senior Developer
11 8 (5.97%) Java Software Engineer
12 7 (5.22%) Operations Engineer
12 7 (5.22%) Web Architect
13 6 (4.48%) AWS Engineer
14 5 (3.73%) AWS DevOps
14 5 (3.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 4 (2.99%) AWS Developer
15 4 (2.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 4 (2.99%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (40.30%) Spring
2 37 (27.61%) SOAP
3 35 (26.12%) Web Services
4 29 (21.64%) RESTful
5 26 (19.40%) Hibernate
6 25 (18.66%) Spring Boot
7 21 (15.67%) REST
8 20 (14.93%) Java EE
8 20 (14.93%) Middleware
8 20 (14.93%) XML
9 18 (13.43%) JSP
10 17 (12.69%) J2EE
11 13 (9.70%) Apache Camel
11 13 (9.70%) Lucene
11 13 (9.70%) OAuth
11 13 (9.70%) RAML
12 12 (8.96%) JSON
12 12 (8.96%) XSLT
13 11 (8.21%) JDBC
13 11 (8.21%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.45%) PKI
3 7 (5.22%) Virtual Team
4 5 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.99%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (2.99%) User Experience
6 2 (1.49%) DataPower
6 2 (1.49%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.49%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.37%) Linux
2 25 (18.66%) Unix
3 2 (1.49%) Windows
4 1 (0.75%) Android
4 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (60.45%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (35.82%) DevOps
3 38 (28.36%) TDD
4 34 (25.37%) MVC
5 32 (23.88%) SOA
6 26 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (18.66%) Microservices
8 20 (14.93%) BDD
9 19 (14.18%) Scrum
10 17 (12.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (11.94%) Deployment Automation
11 16 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (11.19%) CRM
13 14 (10.45%) B2C
14 13 (9.70%) Build Automation
14 13 (9.70%) OO
14 13 (9.70%) Software Engineering
15 12 (8.96%) SDLC
16 11 (8.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 11 (8.21%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (82.09%) Java
2 22 (16.42%) Bash Shell
3 17 (12.69%) Scala
4 16 (11.94%) Java 8
5 13 (9.70%) Perl
6 10 (7.46%) Python
7 9 (6.72%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.72%) Ruby
7 9 (6.72%) SQL
8 5 (3.73%) C#
8 5 (3.73%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.24%) XPath
10 1 (0.75%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.75%) Clojure
10 1 (0.75%) ClojureScript
10 1 (0.75%) ES6
10 1 (0.75%) Groovy
10 1 (0.75%) SOQL
10 1 (0.75%) SOSL
10 1 (0.75%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (8.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.21%) QA
System Software
1 19 (14.18%) Docker
2 6 (4.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 22 (16.42%) Single Sign-On
2 17 (12.69%) Ansible
3 14 (10.45%) CA Single Sign-On
3 14 (10.45%) OpenSSO
4 11 (8.21%) Kubernetes
5 9 (6.72%) Icinga
5 9 (6.72%) Nagios
5 9 (6.72%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (6.72%) Puppet
5 9 (6.72%) Terraform
6 7 (5.22%) Rancher
7 1 (0.75%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 50 (37.31%) MuleSoft
2 23 (17.16%) AppDynamics
3 22 (16.42%) Splunk
4 16 (11.94%) New Relic
5 14 (10.45%) Sitecore
6 13 (9.70%) Adobe
6 13 (9.70%) ATG
6 13 (9.70%) BEA
7 10 (7.46%) Oracle
8 8 (5.97%) Microsoft
9 5 (3.73%) IBM
9 5 (3.73%) SAP
10 3 (2.24%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.49%) Apigee
11 2 (1.49%) CA
11 2 (1.49%) Okta
11 2 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.49%) Sybase
12 1 (0.75%) Jitterbit
12 1 (0.75%) Solace