Period
to 1 March 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 March 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 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 294 463 499
Rank change year-on-year +169 +36 +33
Contract jobs citing Mule 132 21 129
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.67% 0.075% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.59% 0.51% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 15 100
Median daily rate £650 £500 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -13.04% +10.58%
10th Percentile £497 £421 £475
90th Percentile £700 £670 £700
England median daily rate £600 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 2,877 4,140 7,270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.59% 14.87% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,031 2,927 5,194
Median daily rate £500 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £305
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 49
Median hourly rate £43.00 £25.00 £23.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.00% +4.89% +22.23%
10th Percentile £19.60 £15.00 £16.07
90th Percentile £70.88 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £25.50 £19.00 £18.60
% change year-on-year +34.21% +2.15% -0.53%

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 March 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 March 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 +76 9 £625 +26.26% 4
Mule
England

For the 6 months to 1 March 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.

1 119 (90.15%) Java
2 106 (80.30%) Middleware
3 102 (77.27%) Spring
4 90 (68.18%) Apache Camel
5 89 (67.42%) Spring Integration
6 79 (59.85%) Banking
7 72 (54.55%) Front Office
8 65 (49.24%) Docker
8 65 (49.24%) Kubernetes
9 62 (46.97%) Web Services
10 61 (46.21%) Unix
11 60 (45.45%) Linux
11 60 (45.45%) Relational Database
12 55 (41.67%) Red Hat Fuse
13 54 (40.91%) Finance
14 51 (38.64%) REST
15 37 (28.03%) Investment Banking
16 29 (21.97%) TDD
17 26 (19.70%) XML
18 25 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (17.42%) SOAP
20 22 (16.67%) XSLT
21 21 (15.91%) Java EE
21 21 (15.91%) MuleSoft
22 19 (14.39%) JMS
22 19 (14.39%) SOA
23 18 (13.64%) Hibernate
23 18 (13.64%) Maven
23 18 (13.64%) Microservices
24 17 (12.88%) Subversion

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 55 (41.67%) Red Hat Fuse
2 14 (10.61%) JBoss
3 12 (9.09%) Confluence
4 10 (7.58%) Anypoint
4 10 (7.58%) Oracle Service Bus
4 10 (7.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (5.30%) Mule ESB
6 2 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.76%) Jetty
7 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.36%) OpenShift
2 9 (6.82%) AWS
3 6 (4.55%) GitHub
4 5 (3.79%) Azure
5 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.27%) GCP
6 2 (1.52%) IaaS
6 2 (1.52%) PaaS
7 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.76%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.76%) Serverless
7 1 (0.76%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.61%) HTTP
2 1 (0.76%) FTP
2 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.76%) SSH
2 1 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 16 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.61%) MySQL
4 11 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (13.64%) Maven
2 17 (12.88%) JUnit
2 17 (12.88%) Subversion
3 14 (10.61%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.61%) JIRA
3 14 (10.61%) jMock
4 13 (9.85%) Cucumber
5 11 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (8.33%) FishEye
5 11 (8.33%) Hudson
6 6 (4.55%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.52%) Android Studio
7 2 (1.52%) CocoaPods
7 2 (1.52%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.52%) JMeter
7 2 (1.52%) Mockito
7 2 (1.52%) Selenium
7 2 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.52%) Xcode
8 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 79 (59.85%) Banking
2 72 (54.55%) Front Office
3 54 (40.91%) Finance
4 37 (28.03%) Investment Banking
5 15 (11.36%) Marketing
5 15 (11.36%) Public Sector
6 14 (10.61%) Electronics
6 14 (10.61%) Manufacturing
6 14 (10.61%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 112 (84.85%) Developer
2 103 (78.03%) Java Developer
3 70 (53.03%) Integration Developer
4 41 (31.06%) Senior Developer
5 39 (29.55%) Senior Java Developer
6 26 (19.70%) Senior Integration Developer
7 14 (10.61%) Java Middleware Developer
7 14 (10.61%) Middleware Developer
8 11 (8.33%) Architect
8 11 (8.33%) Senior Middleware Developer
9 8 (6.06%) Lead Developer
9 8 (6.06%) Lead Java Developer
9 8 (6.06%) MuleSoft Developer
10 5 (3.79%) MuleSoft Architect
11 3 (2.27%) Consultant
11 3 (2.27%) Digital Architect
11 3 (2.27%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.27%) VMware Engineer
12 2 (1.52%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (80.30%) Middleware
2 102 (77.27%) Spring
3 90 (68.18%) Apache Camel
4 89 (67.42%) Spring Integration
5 62 (46.97%) Web Services
6 51 (38.64%) REST
7 26 (19.70%) XML
8 23 (17.42%) SOAP
9 22 (16.67%) XSLT
10 21 (15.91%) Java EE
11 19 (14.39%) JMS
12 18 (13.64%) Hibernate
13 16 (12.12%) JSON
14 15 (11.36%) RESTful
15 14 (10.61%) JTA
15 14 (10.61%) JTS
16 11 (8.33%) FpML
16 11 (8.33%) JAXB
17 9 (6.82%) Spring Boot
18 5 (3.79%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.88%) Fixed Income
2 2 (1.52%) Clustering
2 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (46.21%) Unix
2 60 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (3.03%) Windows
4 2 (1.52%) Android
4 2 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.97%) TDD
2 25 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.39%) SOA
4 18 (13.64%) Microservices
5 16 (12.12%) BDD
6 15 (11.36%) DevOps
7 14 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (10.61%) Digital Marketing
7 14 (10.61%) OO
7 14 (10.61%) Programme Management
7 14 (10.61%) UML
8 11 (8.33%) Build Automation
8 11 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (8.33%) SDLC
9 8 (6.06%) Technical Leadership
9 8 (6.06%) Test Automation
10 5 (3.79%) Data Modelling
10 5 (3.79%) High Availability
10 5 (3.79%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.03%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 119 (90.15%) Java
2 11 (8.33%) XPath
3 5 (3.79%) Python
4 3 (2.27%) Go
4 3 (2.27%) Ruby
4 3 (2.27%) SQL
5 2 (1.52%) Apple Swift
5 2 (1.52%) Java 8
5 2 (1.52%) Kotlin
6 1 (0.76%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.76%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.27%) CCNA
1 3 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.76%) Degree
System Software
1 65 (49.24%) Docker
2 3 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 65 (49.24%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.55%) CloudHub
3 3 (2.27%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 2 (1.52%) Rancher
5 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (15.91%) MuleSoft
2 14 (10.61%) SAP
2 14 (10.61%) Sybase
3 12 (9.09%) Oracle
4 11 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 11 (8.33%) Murex
5 10 (7.58%) WSO2
6 6 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.27%) EMC
7 3 (2.27%) Google
7 3 (2.27%) NetApp
7 3 (2.27%) VMware
8 2 (1.52%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.52%) Splunk
9 1 (0.76%) Apple
9 1 (0.76%) hybris
9 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.76%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) Talend