Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 400 340 529
Rank change year-on-year -60 +189 -4
Contract jobs citing Mule 123 37 63
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.97% 1.56% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 29 31
10th Percentile £511 £582 £419
25th Percentile £580 £623 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £700 £550
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +27.27% -8.33%
75th Percentile £670 " £613
90th Percentile £700 " £650
England median daily rate £650 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +23.81% - -2.33%

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 4,138 2,369 6,367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.74% 15.04% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,899 1,635 4,439
10th Percentile £335 £321 £305
25th Percentile £430 £420 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 47
10th Percentile £16.28 £15.00 £12.89
25th Percentile £21.13 £23.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate £32.00 £34.90 £20.89
Median % change year-on-year -8.30% +67.04% +1.90%
75th Percentile £57.50 £51.75 £34.80
90th Percentile £69.54 £60.00 £48.70
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% -2.50%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -18 6 £550 -15.38% 6
East London - 3 £650 -
Mule
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 109 (88.62%) Java
2 86 (69.92%) Spring
3 85 (69.11%) Banking
4 71 (57.72%) Middleware
5 68 (55.28%) Unix
5 68 (55.28%) Apache Camel
6 66 (53.66%) Investment Banking
7 64 (52.03%) Linux
8 63 (51.22%) Front Office
9 60 (48.78%) JTA
9 60 (48.78%) JTS
9 60 (48.78%) Relational Database
10 57 (46.34%) Spring Integration
11 51 (41.46%) Social Skills
12 49 (39.84%) J2EE
13 44 (35.77%) REST
14 43 (34.96%) Web Services
15 38 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (22.76%) MuleSoft
17 27 (21.95%) Red Hat Fuse
17 27 (21.95%) Hibernate
17 27 (21.95%) JMS
18 26 (21.14%) Java EE
19 25 (20.33%) Subversion
19 25 (20.33%) UML
20 22 (17.89%) TDD
20 22 (17.89%) Enterprise Architecture
20 22 (17.89%) Microservices
20 22 (17.89%) BDD
20 22 (17.89%) Jenkins

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 27 (21.95%) Red Hat Fuse
2 21 (17.07%) Anypoint
3 19 (15.45%) JBoss
4 14 (11.38%) Mule ESB
5 7 (5.69%) Apache
6 5 (4.07%) Apache Airflow
6 5 (4.07%) Apache Spark
6 5 (4.07%) Confluence
7 3 (2.44%) Apache Pulsar
7 3 (2.44%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.63%) Liferay
8 2 (1.63%) nginx
8 2 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.13%) AWS
1 10 (8.13%) GCP
2 9 (7.32%) GitHub
3 8 (6.50%) OpenShift
4 7 (5.69%) Azure
5 5 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (4.07%) Kong
6 4 (3.25%) PaaS
7 3 (2.44%) Power Platform
7 3 (2.44%) SaaS
8 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.88%) HTTP
2 3 (2.44%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.81%) Firewall
3 1 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (48.78%) Relational Database
2 19 (15.45%) MySQL
2 19 (15.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.07%) BigQuery
3 5 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.07%) Looker
3 5 (4.07%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.07%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.07%) Snowflake Schema
3 5 (4.07%) Tableau
4 3 (2.44%) Power BI
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 25 (20.33%) Subversion
2 22 (17.89%) Jenkins
3 21 (17.07%) JUnit
4 19 (15.45%) jMock
5 13 (10.57%) Maven
6 10 (8.13%) JIRA
7 9 (7.32%) Postman
8 8 (6.50%) Cucumber
9 7 (5.69%) Git (software)
10 6 (4.88%) SoapUI
10 6 (4.88%) XMLSpy
11 5 (4.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (4.07%) FishEye
11 5 (4.07%) Hudson
11 5 (4.07%) ProC
12 3 (2.44%) JMeter
12 3 (2.44%) REST Assured
13 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
13 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 85 (69.11%) Banking
2 66 (53.66%) Investment Banking
3 63 (51.22%) Front Office
4 51 (41.46%) Social Skills
5 14 (11.38%) Finance
6 4 (3.25%) Marketing
7 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.81%) German Language
8 1 (0.81%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 90 (73.17%) Developer
2 74 (60.16%) Java Developer
3 65 (52.85%) Integration Developer
4 22 (17.89%) Enterprise Integration Developer
5 21 (17.07%) Senior Developer
6 19 (15.45%) Java Middleware Developer
6 19 (15.45%) Middleware Developer
7 15 (12.20%) MuleSoft Developer
8 13 (10.57%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (8.94%) Senior Integration Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Architect
11 5 (4.07%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (4.07%) MuleSoft Architect
11 5 (4.07%) Senior Middleware Developer
11 5 (4.07%) VMware Engineer
12 4 (3.25%) Technical Leader
13 3 (2.44%) Technical Architect
14 2 (1.63%) Analyst
14 2 (1.63%) Designer
14 2 (1.63%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (69.92%) Spring
2 71 (57.72%) Middleware
3 68 (55.28%) Apache Camel
4 60 (48.78%) JTA
4 60 (48.78%) JTS
5 57 (46.34%) Spring Integration
6 49 (39.84%) J2EE
7 44 (35.77%) REST
8 43 (34.96%) Web Services
9 27 (21.95%) Hibernate
9 27 (21.95%) JMS
10 26 (21.14%) Java EE
11 16 (13.01%) XML
12 15 (12.20%) SOAP
13 13 (10.57%) RAML
13 13 (10.57%) XSLT
14 12 (9.76%) Spring Boot
15 11 (8.94%) RESTful
16 10 (8.13%) OAuth
17 9 (7.32%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.07%) Clustering
1 5 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (4.07%) Fixed Income
2 3 (2.44%) User Experience
2 3 (2.44%) Wiki
3 1 (0.81%) Cloud Native
3 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 68 (55.28%) Unix
2 64 (52.03%) Linux
3 16 (13.01%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.33%) UML
3 22 (17.89%) BDD
3 22 (17.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 22 (17.89%) Microservices
3 22 (17.89%) TDD
4 19 (15.45%) OO
5 14 (11.38%) DevOps
5 14 (11.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (10.57%) Test Automation
7 12 (9.76%) Open Source
7 12 (9.76%) SOA
8 11 (8.94%) Scrum
8 11 (8.94%) Unit Testing
9 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.88%) EAI
10 6 (4.88%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (4.88%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (4.88%) SDLC
11 5 (4.07%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 109 (88.62%) Java
2 11 (8.94%) SQL
3 8 (6.50%) Go
3 8 (6.50%) Python
4 6 (4.88%) C
5 5 (4.07%) DataWeave
5 5 (4.07%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.07%) Ruby
5 5 (4.07%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.25%) Java 8
7 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.44%) C++
7 3 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.44%) PHP
8 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.81%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.81%) Groovy
9 1 (0.81%) SOQL
9 1 (0.81%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.07%) CCNA
1 5 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 14 (11.38%) Docker
2 5 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.81%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 19 (15.45%) Kubernetes
2 12 (9.76%) Ansible
2 12 (9.76%) CloudHub
3 10 (8.13%) Puppet
4 5 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.07%) Terraform
4 5 (4.07%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 2 (1.63%) Packer
6 1 (0.81%) Kiali
Vendors
1 28 (22.76%) MuleSoft
2 19 (15.45%) Sybase
3 10 (8.13%) Google
4 9 (7.32%) Splunk
5 6 (4.88%) Altova
6 5 (4.07%) Atlassian
6 5 (4.07%) EMC
6 5 (4.07%) Murex
6 5 (4.07%) NetApp
6 5 (4.07%) VMware
7 3 (2.44%) Informatica
7 3 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.63%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.63%) Oracle
9 1 (0.81%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.81%) Microsoft