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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 325 403
Rank change year-on-year -48 +78  
Contract jobs citing Mule 51 93 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.44% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.44% 2.34% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 74 17
Median daily rate £525 £520 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +15.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £413 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £661 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £531 £465 £391
% change year-on-year +14.24% +18.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Mule is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3538 3979 4359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.04% 18.61% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2484 2873 2915
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 100
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -11.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £34.54 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

Mule
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Mule as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 9 £600 +6.66% 1
Mule
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mule also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Mule.

1 75 (84.27%) Java
2 46 (51.69%) TDD
3 44 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (49.44%) Spring
4 36 (40.45%) Banking
5 35 (39.33%) Oracle
5 35 (39.33%) Jenkins
6 33 (37.08%) Microservices
7 32 (35.96%) Apache Camel
7 32 (35.96%) Finance
8 30 (33.71%) JSON
9 28 (31.46%) AngularJS
10 27 (30.34%) REST
10 27 (30.34%) Middleware
11 24 (26.97%) SOAP
12 23 (25.84%) OO
13 22 (24.72%) BDD
14 21 (23.60%) SOA
15 20 (22.47%) SQL
15 20 (22.47%) Hibernate
15 20 (22.47%) Maven
16 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
16 19 (21.35%) XML
16 19 (21.35%) WebSphere MQ
16 19 (21.35%) DevOps
17 18 (20.22%) Swagger
18 17 (19.10%) XSLT
18 17 (19.10%) CSS
18 17 (19.10%) WebSphere
19 16 (17.98%) Open Source

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 17 (19.10%) WebSphere
2 15 (16.85%) Mule ESB
2 15 (16.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (15.73%) Tomcat
4 12 (13.48%) Anypoint
4 12 (13.48%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (10.11%) Apache
5 9 (10.11%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (8.99%) JBoss
7 7 (7.87%) WebLogic
8 6 (6.74%) Confluence
9 5 (5.62%) Apache Solr
9 5 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (4.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (4.49%) Apache Spark
11 3 (3.37%) Apache Pig
11 3 (3.37%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (2.25%) CMS
12 2 (2.25%) IIS
13 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 11 (12.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (6.74%) Fredhopper
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) GitHub
2 6 (6.74%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.62%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (1.12%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Network Security
2 3 (3.37%) FTP
2 3 (3.37%) HTTP
3 1 (1.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) MongoDB
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.74%) Endeca
3 6 (6.74%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.62%) DataStax
4 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.37%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.37%) Big Data
6 3 (3.37%) HBase
6 3 (3.37%) QlikView
6 3 (3.37%) Sqoop
7 2 (2.25%) Hazelcast
7 2 (2.25%) MariaDB
7 2 (2.25%) MySQL
7 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.12%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 35 (39.33%) Jenkins
2 20 (22.47%) Maven
3 13 (14.61%) Git (software)
3 13 (14.61%) JIRA
3 13 (14.61%) Selenium
4 8 (8.99%) JUnit
5 7 (7.87%) Appium
5 7 (7.87%) Calabash
5 7 (7.87%) Cucumber
5 7 (7.87%) webpack
6 6 (6.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (6.74%) EasyMock
6 6 (6.74%) Mockito
6 6 (6.74%) SoapUI
6 6 (6.74%) SonarQube
6 6 (6.74%) TeamCity
7 5 (5.62%) Bitbucket
7 5 (5.62%) Eclipse
8 4 (4.49%) Hudson
9 3 (3.37%) Oracle APEX
General
1 36 (40.45%) Banking
2 32 (35.96%) Finance
3 16 (17.98%) Investment Banking
4 11 (12.36%) Electronics
4 11 (12.36%) Manufacturing
4 11 (12.36%) Marketing
4 11 (12.36%) Retail
4 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.49%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.37%) Front Office
7 2 (2.25%) Billing
7 2 (2.25%) Law
8 1 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (62.92%) Developer
2 33 (37.08%) Java Developer
3 25 (28.09%) Architect
4 12 (13.48%) SOA Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Technical Architect
6 9 (10.11%) Integration Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Agile Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Java Architect
8 6 (6.74%) Applications Architect
8 6 (6.74%) Java Middleware Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Middleware Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Salesforce Architect
8 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (5.62%) MuleSoft Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Salesforce Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Integration Architect
10 4 (4.49%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (49.44%) Spring
2 32 (35.96%) Apache Camel
3 30 (33.71%) JSON
4 28 (31.46%) AngularJS
5 27 (30.34%) Middleware
5 27 (30.34%) REST
6 24 (26.97%) SOAP
7 20 (22.47%) Hibernate
8 19 (21.35%) WebSphere MQ
8 19 (21.35%) XML
9 18 (20.22%) Swagger
10 17 (19.10%) CSS
10 17 (19.10%) XSLT
11 16 (17.98%) JMS
12 15 (16.85%) HTML
13 14 (15.73%) Spring Boot
14 13 (14.61%) RESTful
15 12 (13.48%) ActiveMQ
15 12 (13.48%) J2EE
15 12 (13.48%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.11%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.74%) Data Structures
3 6 (6.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (6.74%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.74%) Private Cloud
4 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.49%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (3.37%) DataPower
7 1 (1.12%) Animation
7 1 (1.12%) User Experience
7 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.48%) Linux
2 11 (12.36%) Unix
3 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.49%) Android
5 3 (3.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.69%) TDD
2 44 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (37.08%) Microservices
4 23 (25.84%) OO
5 22 (24.72%) BDD
6 21 (23.60%) SOA
7 19 (21.35%) DevOps
8 16 (17.98%) Open Source
8 16 (17.98%) Scrum
9 13 (14.61%) API Development
9 13 (14.61%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (14.61%) SDLC
9 13 (14.61%) UML
9 13 (14.61%) Unit Testing
10 12 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (12.36%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (12.36%) MVC
11 11 (12.36%) Programme Management
11 11 (12.36%) Software Engineering
12 8 (8.99%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 75 (84.27%) Java
2 20 (22.47%) SQL
3 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.48%) PL/SQL
4 12 (13.48%) XPath
5 8 (8.99%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.74%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.62%) Apex Code
7 5 (5.62%) SOQL
7 5 (5.62%) SOSL
8 2 (2.25%) Perl
9 1 (1.12%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.12%) Groovy
9 1 (1.12%) Python
9 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) CISA
1 5 (5.62%) CISM
1 5 (5.62%) CISSP
1 5 (5.62%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.62%) FedRAMP
2 5 (5.62%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) Apache Flume
2 3 (3.37%) HDFS
3 2 (2.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Kibana
1 5 (5.62%) logstash
2 4 (4.49%) MOM
3 1 (1.12%) CloudHub
3 1 (1.12%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 35 (39.33%) Oracle
2 16 (17.98%) MuleSoft
3 14 (15.73%) IBM
4 12 (13.48%) WSO2
5 11 (12.36%) SAP
6 9 (10.11%) Informatica
6 9 (10.11%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (7.87%) Demandware
8 6 (6.74%) ATG
8 6 (6.74%) Cloudera
8 6 (6.74%) hybris
8 6 (6.74%) Omniture
8 6 (6.74%) Splunk
9 5 (5.62%) AppDynamics
9 5 (5.62%) TIBCO
10 4 (4.49%) Ab Initio
10 4 (4.49%) Adobe
10 4 (4.49%) Tableau
11 3 (3.37%) Sybase
12 2 (2.25%) Microsoft