Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 479 536 478
Rank change year-on-year +57 -58 +34
Contract jobs citing Mule 151 79 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.18% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.89% 1.02% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 60 106
London median daily rate £600 £550 £514
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +7.06% +14.17%
10th Percentile £474 £486 £404
90th Percentile £700 £639 £625
England median daily rate £550 £530 £496
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.82% +24.04%
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 7,979 7,760 8,794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.30% 17.24% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,634 5,505 6,144
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £674 £638 £619
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 99 114
London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £17.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +15.61% -13.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.83 £53.01
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.71 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.84% +3.53% +5.26%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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
South London - 14 £550 - 1
Central London -38 10 £625 - 4
West London -14 3 £700 +27.27% 1
East London -24 1 £513 - 1
North London - 1 £700 -
Mule
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 114 (75.50%) Java
2 83 (54.97%) Spring
3 68 (45.03%) Banking
4 60 (39.74%) Middleware
5 59 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (36.42%) MuleSoft
7 51 (33.77%) Apache Camel
8 47 (31.13%) Front Office
9 46 (30.46%) Relational Database
10 44 (29.14%) Spring Integration
11 38 (25.17%) SQL
12 36 (23.84%) Unix
12 36 (23.84%) Investment Banking
13 34 (22.52%) Finance
13 34 (22.52%) Web Services
13 34 (22.52%) Git (software)
14 33 (21.85%) Linux
14 33 (21.85%) JTS
14 33 (21.85%) JTA
15 32 (21.19%) J2EE
15 32 (21.19%) Microservices
16 31 (20.53%) REST
17 29 (19.21%) Mule ESB
18 28 (18.54%) Apache
19 25 (16.56%) TDD
20 24 (15.89%) Retail
20 24 (15.89%) Jenkins
21 20 (13.25%) DevOps
21 20 (13.25%) BDD
21 20 (13.25%) Hibernate

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 29 (19.21%) Mule ESB
2 28 (18.54%) Apache
3 16 (10.60%) Anypoint
4 13 (8.61%) Apache Solr
5 8 (5.30%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (4.64%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (4.64%) CMS
6 7 (4.64%) SharePoint
6 7 (4.64%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (4.64%) WebLogic Portal
7 6 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (3.31%) Confluence
8 5 (3.31%) JBoss
8 5 (3.31%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.99%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.32%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 10 (6.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.99%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.32%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.64%) Apigee
3 6 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.31%) IaaS
5 4 (2.65%) PaaS
6 3 (1.99%) GitHub
7 2 (1.32%) npm
8 1 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.66%) Boomi
8 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.66%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.66%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) FTP
1 2 (1.32%) HTTP
1 2 (1.32%) SMTP
1 2 (1.32%) SSL
2 1 (0.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (30.46%) Relational Database
2 14 (9.27%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.62%) RDBMS
3 10 (6.62%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.96%) MySQL
5 7 (4.64%) Endeca
5 7 (4.64%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.66%) HBase
Development Applications
1 34 (22.52%) Git (software)
2 24 (15.89%) Jenkins
3 16 (10.60%) Maven
4 14 (9.27%) JIRA
5 12 (7.95%) JUnit
6 9 (5.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (5.96%) Rational Rose
7 8 (5.30%) Selenium
8 7 (4.64%) JMeter
8 7 (4.64%) SoapUI
8 7 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (4.64%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (3.97%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.97%) Mercurial
9 6 (3.97%) NeoLoad
10 5 (3.31%) SonarQube
11 4 (2.65%) Gradle
12 3 (1.99%) jMock
12 3 (1.99%) Subversion
13 2 (1.32%) Grunt
General
1 68 (45.03%) Banking
2 47 (31.13%) Front Office
3 36 (23.84%) Investment Banking
4 34 (22.52%) Finance
5 24 (15.89%) Retail
6 3 (1.99%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Advertising
7 2 (1.32%) Electronics
7 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.32%) Marketing
7 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.32%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (62.25%) Developer
2 77 (50.99%) Java Developer
3 50 (33.11%) Integration Developer
4 31 (20.53%) Architect
5 19 (12.58%) Senior Developer
6 18 (11.92%) MuleSoft Developer
7 17 (11.26%) Senior Java Developer
8 16 (10.60%) Technical Architect
9 10 (6.62%) Cloud Developer
10 7 (4.64%) Integration Architect
11 6 (3.97%) Analyst
12 5 (3.31%) Java Architect
12 5 (3.31%) QA Analyst
12 5 (3.31%) Sitecore Architect
12 5 (3.31%) Test Leader
13 4 (2.65%) Consultant
13 4 (2.65%) Designer
13 4 (2.65%) Java Technical Architect
13 4 (2.65%) Lead Developer
13 4 (2.65%) MuleSoft Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (54.97%) Spring
2 60 (39.74%) Middleware
3 51 (33.77%) Apache Camel
4 44 (29.14%) Spring Integration
5 34 (22.52%) Web Services
6 33 (21.85%) JTA
6 33 (21.85%) JTS
7 32 (21.19%) J2EE
8 31 (20.53%) REST
9 20 (13.25%) Hibernate
10 19 (12.58%) JMS
10 19 (12.58%) SOAP
11 18 (11.92%) Spring Boot
12 17 (11.26%) ActiveMQ
12 17 (11.26%) JPA
13 16 (10.60%) RESTful
14 13 (8.61%) JSON
15 12 (7.95%) Swagger
15 12 (7.95%) XML
16 11 (7.28%) Hystrix
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.27%) Derivative
1 14 (9.27%) Equities
1 14 (9.27%) Fixed Income
2 8 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.64%) PKI
4 5 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.99%) User Experience
6 2 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.32%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.66%) Clustering
7 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (23.84%) Unix
2 33 (21.85%) Linux
3 3 (1.99%) Windows
4 1 (0.66%) Android
4 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.19%) Microservices
3 25 (16.56%) TDD
4 20 (13.25%) BDD
4 20 (13.25%) DevOps
5 19 (12.58%) Scrum
5 19 (12.58%) SOA
6 18 (11.92%) E-Commerce
6 18 (11.92%) UML
7 14 (9.27%) Data Modelling
7 14 (9.27%) Test Automation
8 13 (8.61%) Web Development
9 12 (7.95%) Deployment Automation
10 11 (7.28%) ATDD
11 10 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.96%) B2C
12 9 (5.96%) Unit Testing
12 9 (5.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (5.30%) CRM
14 7 (4.64%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (75.50%) Java
2 38 (25.17%) SQL
3 9 (5.96%) Java 8
4 6 (3.97%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.97%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.32%) C#
5 2 (1.32%) Groovy
5 2 (1.32%) XPath
6 1 (0.66%) ES6
6 1 (0.66%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (2.65%) Degree
2 1 (0.66%) ISEB
2 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.30%) QA
2 5 (3.31%) PSD2
System Software
1 7 (4.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (7.95%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.96%) Single Sign-On
3 7 (4.64%) OpenSSO
4 6 (3.97%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (3.97%) Kibana
4 6 (3.97%) logstash
5 4 (2.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 55 (36.42%) MuleSoft
2 16 (10.60%) Oracle
3 10 (6.62%) AppDynamics
4 7 (4.64%) ATG
4 7 (4.64%) BEA
4 7 (4.64%) Google
4 7 (4.64%) Sitecore
5 5 (3.31%) SAP
6 4 (2.65%) Splunk
7 3 (1.99%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.99%) IBM
7 3 (1.99%) Sybase
7 3 (1.99%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.99%) WSO2
8 2 (1.32%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.66%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.66%) Pega
9 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com