Period
to 25 October 2021

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 October 2021 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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 466 306 536
Rank change year-on-year -160 +230 -31
Contract jobs citing Mule 93 63 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.45% 0.074%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.95% 3.02% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 52 16
10th Percentile £458 £406 £475
25th Percentile £576 £585 £494
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £700 £550
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +27.27% -8.33%
75th Percentile £670 " £603
90th Percentile £700 " £631
England median daily rate £650 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 4,777 2,084 5,628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.29% 14.73% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,389 1,463 4,047
10th Percentile £346 £307 £300
25th Percentile £450 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £594 £588
90th Percentile £720 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% -0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 50
10th Percentile £17.60 £15.00 £15.23
25th Percentile £22.38 £21.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +66.67% +5.00%
75th Percentile £49.13 £41.50 £36.70
90th Percentile £70.00 £47.30 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £19.98
% change year-on-year -3.33% +12.60% -0.09%

Mule
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Mule in London

Mule
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Mule in London

Mule
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mule in London over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 -56 3 £550 +37.50% 5
South London - 3 £425 - 1
Mule
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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 82 (88.17%) Java
2 66 (70.97%) Banking
2 66 (70.97%) Spring
3 61 (65.59%) Unix
4 57 (61.29%) Linux
4 57 (61.29%) Middleware
5 55 (59.14%) Apache Camel
6 54 (58.06%) Relational Database
6 54 (58.06%) Investment Banking
7 53 (56.99%) JTA
7 53 (56.99%) JTS
8 50 (53.76%) Front Office
9 43 (46.24%) Social Skills
9 43 (46.24%) Spring Integration
10 39 (41.94%) J2EE
11 33 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (30.11%) Web Services
12 28 (30.11%) REST
13 24 (25.81%) JMS
13 24 (25.81%) Enterprise Architecture
14 23 (24.73%) Hibernate
15 22 (23.66%) Java EE
16 21 (22.58%) Subversion
16 21 (22.58%) Red Hat Fuse
17 20 (21.51%) UML
17 20 (21.51%) JUnit
18 19 (20.43%) TDD
19 18 (19.35%) jMock
19 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
19 18 (19.35%) Sybase

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 21 (22.58%) Red Hat Fuse
2 18 (19.35%) JBoss
3 11 (11.83%) Anypoint
3 11 (11.83%) Mule ESB
4 7 (7.53%) Apache
5 5 (5.38%) Apache Airflow
5 5 (5.38%) Apache Spark
6 4 (4.30%) Confluence
7 3 (3.23%) Apache Pulsar
8 2 (2.15%) Liferay
8 2 (2.15%) nginx
8 2 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.15%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) GCP
2 5 (5.38%) GitHub
2 5 (5.38%) Kong
3 4 (4.30%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.23%) Azure
5 2 (2.15%) AWS
5 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) HTTP
2 1 (1.08%) Firewall
2 1 (1.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (58.06%) Relational Database
2 18 (19.35%) MySQL
2 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.38%) BigQuery
3 5 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.38%) Looker
3 5 (5.38%) Snowflake Schema
3 5 (5.38%) Tableau
4 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.30%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 21 (22.58%) Subversion
2 20 (21.51%) JUnit
3 18 (19.35%) jMock
4 15 (16.13%) Jenkins
5 9 (9.68%) JIRA
6 8 (8.60%) Maven
7 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
7 5 (5.38%) ProC
8 4 (4.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.30%) FishEye
8 4 (4.30%) Hudson
9 2 (2.15%) Postman
9 2 (2.15%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.15%) XMLSpy
General
1 66 (70.97%) Banking
2 54 (58.06%) Investment Banking
3 50 (53.76%) Front Office
4 43 (46.24%) Social Skills
5 7 (7.53%) Finance
6 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.08%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (1.08%) German Language
6 1 (1.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (73.12%) Developer
2 60 (64.52%) Java Developer
3 53 (56.99%) Integration Developer
4 24 (25.81%) Enterprise Integration Developer
5 18 (19.35%) Java Middleware Developer
5 18 (19.35%) Middleware Developer
6 8 (8.60%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.45%) MuleSoft Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Middleware Developer
10 3 (3.23%) MuleSoft Architect
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Integration Developer
11 2 (2.15%) Data Engineer
11 2 (2.15%) Designer
11 2 (2.15%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 2 (2.15%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
11 2 (2.15%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (70.97%) Spring
2 57 (61.29%) Middleware
3 55 (59.14%) Apache Camel
4 53 (56.99%) JTA
4 53 (56.99%) JTS
5 43 (46.24%) Spring Integration
6 39 (41.94%) J2EE
7 28 (30.11%) REST
7 28 (30.11%) Web Services
8 24 (25.81%) JMS
9 23 (24.73%) Hibernate
10 22 (23.66%) Java EE
11 12 (12.90%) XML
12 10 (10.75%) RESTful
13 9 (9.68%) RAML
13 9 (9.68%) Spring Boot
14 8 (8.60%) SOAP
14 8 (8.60%) XSLT
15 7 (7.53%) Kafka
16 5 (5.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.30%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.23%) Clustering
4 2 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 61 (65.59%) Unix
2 57 (61.29%) Linux
3 16 (17.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.81%) Enterprise Architecture
3 20 (21.51%) UML
4 19 (20.43%) TDD
5 18 (19.35%) BDD
5 18 (19.35%) OO
6 16 (17.20%) Microservices
7 14 (15.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (9.68%) DevOps
9 7 (7.53%) Scrum
10 6 (6.45%) Test Automation
11 5 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.38%) Data Pipeline
11 5 (5.38%) Decision-Making
11 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure as Code
11 5 (5.38%) Open Source
11 5 (5.38%) SDLC
11 5 (5.38%) SOA
12 4 (4.30%) Build Automation
12 4 (4.30%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 82 (88.17%) Java
2 8 (8.60%) SQL
3 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.38%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.30%) DataWeave
4 4 (4.30%) Go
4 4 (4.30%) Python
5 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.23%) C
5 3 (3.23%) C++
5 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.23%) PHP
6 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.08%) Groovy
7 1 (1.08%) Java 11
7 1 (1.08%) Java 8
7 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.08%) CCNA
1 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (13.98%) Docker
2 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.08%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.08%) OpenDJ
3 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (16.13%) Kubernetes
2 12 (12.90%) Ansible
3 10 (10.75%) Puppet
4 5 (5.38%) CloudHub
4 5 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.38%) Terraform
5 2 (2.15%) Packer
6 1 (1.08%) Kiali
6 1 (1.08%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Sybase
2 14 (15.05%) MuleSoft
3 6 (6.45%) Google
4 5 (5.38%) Splunk
5 4 (4.30%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.30%) Informatica
5 4 (4.30%) Murex
6 2 (2.15%) Altova
6 2 (2.15%) Guidewire
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle
6 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.08%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.08%) EMC
7 1 (1.08%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.08%) NetApp
7 1 (1.08%) VMware