Period
to 11 December 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 11 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
England > London
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 484 556 510
Rank change year-on-year +72 -46 +8
Contract jobs citing Mule 149 93 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.82% 1.14% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 72 80
London median daily rate £575 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.20% +2.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £450 £456 £400
90th Percentile £700 £638 £614
England median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +14.29%
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 8,179 8,128 8,813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.37% 17.12% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,745 5,850 6,072
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £303 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £645 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 105 104
London median hourly rate £23.84 £20.91 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.99% +16.17% -15.89%
10th Percentile £13.15 £12.50 £12.58
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.83 £56.87
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 - 15 £550 -
Central London -21 12 £600 -4.00% 6
West London -6 3 £700 +30.23% 4
East London -34 1 £500 -2.44%
North London - 1 £700 -
Mule
England

For the 6 months to 11 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 London region with a requirement for Mule.

1 121 (81.21%) Java
2 81 (54.36%) Spring
3 65 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (43.62%) MuleSoft
4 58 (38.93%) Banking
5 48 (32.21%) Middleware
6 47 (31.54%) REST
7 44 (29.53%) Relational Database
8 43 (28.86%) Apache Camel
9 38 (25.50%) Microservices
10 37 (24.83%) Front Office
11 36 (24.16%) SQL
12 34 (22.82%) Spring Integration
13 33 (22.15%) Git (software)
14 32 (21.48%) Web Services
14 32 (21.48%) Maven
15 31 (20.81%) Hibernate
15 31 (20.81%) JMS
16 30 (20.13%) Finance
16 30 (20.13%) Investment Banking
16 30 (20.13%) Mule ESB
17 29 (19.46%) Unix
18 28 (18.79%) SOAP
19 27 (18.12%) J2EE
20 26 (17.45%) Linux
20 26 (17.45%) JTS
20 26 (17.45%) JTA
21 25 (16.78%) TDD
21 25 (16.78%) Jenkins
21 25 (16.78%) Spring Boot

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 30 (20.13%) Mule ESB
2 24 (16.11%) Anypoint
3 23 (15.44%) Apache
4 7 (4.70%) Apache Solr
4 7 (4.70%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (4.70%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.03%) Confluence
6 5 (3.36%) JBoss
7 3 (2.01%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.34%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.67%) CMS
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (6.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.05%) SaaS
2 11 (7.38%) GitHub
3 10 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.70%) Apigee
5 6 (4.03%) IaaS
6 4 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (2.01%) npm
7 3 (2.01%) PaaS
8 2 (1.34%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.67%) Boomi
9 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.67%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.01%) FTP
1 3 (2.01%) SMTP
1 3 (2.01%) SSL
2 1 (0.67%) HTTP
2 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (29.53%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.71%) RDBMS
2 10 (6.71%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.04%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.04%) MySQL
4 7 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.01%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.67%) Endeca
6 1 (0.67%) HBase
Development Applications
1 33 (22.15%) Git (software)
2 32 (21.48%) Maven
3 25 (16.78%) Jenkins
4 18 (12.08%) JUnit
5 15 (10.07%) JIRA
6 13 (8.72%) Subversion
7 10 (6.71%) Selenium
8 9 (6.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (6.04%) Gradle
8 9 (6.04%) Rational Rose
9 7 (4.70%) JMeter
9 7 (4.70%) SoapUI
10 6 (4.03%) Eclipse
10 6 (4.03%) Mercurial
10 6 (4.03%) NeoLoad
11 4 (2.68%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.68%) SonarQube
12 3 (2.01%) Bower
12 3 (2.01%) Grunt
12 3 (2.01%) gulp
General
1 58 (38.93%) Banking
2 37 (24.83%) Front Office
3 30 (20.13%) Finance
3 30 (20.13%) Investment Banking
4 21 (14.09%) Retail
5 2 (1.34%) Advertising
5 2 (1.34%) Games
5 2 (1.34%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.34%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Electronics
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 100 (67.11%) Developer
2 70 (46.98%) Java Developer
3 43 (28.86%) Integration Developer
4 30 (20.13%) MuleSoft Developer
5 25 (16.78%) Architect
6 22 (14.77%) Senior Developer
7 16 (10.74%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Cloud Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Technical Architect
9 9 (6.04%) Lead Developer
9 9 (6.04%) Software Engineer
10 8 (5.37%) Java Engineer
11 7 (4.70%) Integration Architect
11 7 (4.70%) Java Software Engineer
12 5 (3.36%) Consultant
12 5 (3.36%) Java Architect
12 5 (3.36%) MuleSoft Architect
12 5 (3.36%) Test Leader
13 4 (2.68%) Java Technical Architect
14 3 (2.01%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (54.36%) Spring
2 48 (32.21%) Middleware
3 47 (31.54%) REST
4 43 (28.86%) Apache Camel
5 34 (22.82%) Spring Integration
6 32 (21.48%) Web Services
7 31 (20.81%) Hibernate
7 31 (20.81%) JMS
8 28 (18.79%) SOAP
9 27 (18.12%) J2EE
10 26 (17.45%) JTA
10 26 (17.45%) JTS
11 25 (16.78%) Spring Boot
12 18 (12.08%) ActiveMQ
13 17 (11.41%) JPA
14 15 (10.07%) OAuth
15 13 (8.72%) Java EE
15 13 (8.72%) JSON
15 13 (8.72%) Swagger
15 13 (8.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.38%) Derivative
1 11 (7.38%) Equities
1 11 (7.38%) Fixed Income
2 4 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.34%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.67%) Clustering
4 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.67%) PKI
4 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.46%) Unix
2 26 (17.45%) Linux
3 3 (2.01%) Windows
4 1 (0.67%) Android
4 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.50%) Microservices
3 25 (16.78%) TDD
4 23 (15.44%) BDD
5 22 (14.77%) Test Automation
6 21 (14.09%) SOA
7 20 (13.42%) UML
8 18 (12.08%) E-Commerce
9 17 (11.41%) DevOps
10 14 (9.40%) Data Modelling
10 14 (9.40%) Deployment Automation
11 13 (8.72%) Web Development
12 12 (8.05%) Low Latency
12 12 (8.05%) Open Source
12 12 (8.05%) Software Engineering
13 11 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (6.71%) Scrum
15 9 (6.04%) MVC
15 9 (6.04%) OO
15 9 (6.04%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 121 (81.21%) Java
2 36 (24.16%) SQL
3 17 (11.41%) Java 8
4 9 (6.04%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.37%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.01%) C#
6 3 (2.01%) Go
6 3 (2.01%) Python
6 3 (2.01%) Scala
7 1 (0.67%) ES6
7 1 (0.67%) Groovy
7 1 (0.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (3.36%) Degree
2 1 (0.67%) ISEB
2 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.38%) QA
2 5 (3.36%) PSD2
System Software
1 8 (5.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (6.71%) CloudHub
2 9 (6.04%) Kubernetes
3 6 (4.03%) Kibana
3 6 (4.03%) logstash
4 5 (3.36%) Ansible
5 4 (2.68%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.67%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 65 (43.62%) MuleSoft
2 13 (8.72%) Oracle
3 10 (6.71%) AppDynamics
4 7 (4.70%) Google
5 4 (2.68%) SAP
5 4 (2.68%) Splunk
6 3 (2.01%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.01%) IBM
6 3 (2.01%) Sybase
6 3 (2.01%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.01%) WSO2
7 2 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.67%) ATG
8 1 (0.67%) BEA
8 1 (0.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.67%) Pega
8 1 (0.67%) Sitecore