Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 513 509 474
Rank change year-on-year -4 -35 +56
Contract jobs citing Mule 116 97 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.45% 1.30% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 69 112
London median daily rate £600 £550 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +8.37% +18.02%
10th Percentile £472 £475 £406
90th Percentile £700 £640 £674
England median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +25.00%
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 8,013 7,483 8,579
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.47% 17.51% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,649 5,243 6,060
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £638 £619
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 94 94
London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.25 £17.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.69% +9.62% -8.78%
10th Percentile £13.90 £12.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.83 £43.05
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% +1.27%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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
Central London -45 7 £625 +4.17% 4
West London -26 3 £700 +27.27% 2
East London -19 1 £513 +10.81%
North London - 1 £700 - 1
South London - 1 £725 -
Mule
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 88 (75.86%) Java
2 71 (61.21%) Spring
3 52 (44.83%) Banking
4 48 (41.38%) Middleware
5 42 (36.21%) Apache Camel
6 41 (35.34%) MuleSoft
7 39 (33.62%) Front Office
7 39 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (32.76%) Relational Database
8 38 (32.76%) Spring Integration
9 34 (29.31%) Mule ESB
10 32 (27.59%) Investment Banking
11 31 (26.72%) Unix
12 30 (25.86%) Linux
13 29 (25.00%) Web Services
13 29 (25.00%) SQL
13 29 (25.00%) Finance
14 28 (24.14%) Apache
15 27 (23.28%) JTS
15 27 (23.28%) JTA
16 26 (22.41%) J2EE
17 24 (20.69%) SOA
18 23 (19.83%) REST
18 23 (19.83%) Microservices
19 22 (18.97%) TDD
20 21 (18.10%) SOAP
21 19 (16.38%) DevOps
22 18 (15.52%) Jenkins
22 18 (15.52%) Scrum
23 17 (14.66%) ATDD

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 34 (29.31%) Mule ESB
2 28 (24.14%) Apache
3 9 (7.76%) Apache Solr
4 8 (6.90%) CMS
4 8 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (6.90%) WebLogic Portal
5 7 (6.03%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (4.31%) Anypoint
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (3.45%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (2.59%) Confluence
8 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.86%) JBoss
10 1 (0.86%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.72%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.03%) IaaS
3 4 (3.45%) GitHub
3 4 (3.45%) PaaS
4 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.86%) Boomi
4 1 (0.86%) npm
4 1 (0.86%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.86%) SaaS
4 1 (0.86%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) FTP
1 1 (0.86%) HTTP
1 1 (0.86%) SMTP
1 1 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (32.76%) Relational Database
2 11 (9.48%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.90%) Endeca
3 8 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.31%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.72%) MySQL
7 1 (0.86%) DataStage
7 1 (0.86%) HBase
7 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (15.52%) Jenkins
2 13 (11.21%) Git (software)
3 11 (9.48%) JIRA
4 8 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (6.90%) Rational Rose
5 7 (6.03%) JUnit
5 7 (6.03%) Maven
5 7 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (6.03%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (3.45%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.72%) Selenium
7 2 (1.72%) Subversion
8 1 (0.86%) JMeter
8 1 (0.86%) jMock
8 1 (0.86%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.86%) Mocha
8 1 (0.86%) NUnit
8 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (44.83%) Banking
2 39 (33.62%) Front Office
3 32 (27.59%) Investment Banking
4 29 (25.00%) Finance
5 7 (6.03%) Retail
6 2 (1.72%) Electronics
6 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.72%) Marketing
6 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.86%) Finnish Language
7 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (59.48%) Developer
2 51 (43.97%) Java Developer
3 42 (36.21%) Integration Developer
4 30 (25.86%) Architect
5 16 (13.79%) MuleSoft Developer
5 16 (13.79%) Technical Architect
6 6 (5.17%) Java Architect
6 6 (5.17%) Sitecore Architect
7 5 (4.31%) Analyst
7 5 (4.31%) Integration Architect
7 5 (4.31%) QA Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Java Technical Architect
8 4 (3.45%) Lead Architect
8 4 (3.45%) MuleSoft Architect
8 4 (3.45%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.59%) Designer
9 3 (2.59%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.59%) WebSphere Architect
10 2 (1.72%) Consultant
10 2 (1.72%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (61.21%) Spring
2 48 (41.38%) Middleware
3 42 (36.21%) Apache Camel
4 38 (32.76%) Spring Integration
5 29 (25.00%) Web Services
6 27 (23.28%) JTA
6 27 (23.28%) JTS
7 26 (22.41%) J2EE
8 23 (19.83%) REST
9 21 (18.10%) SOAP
10 14 (12.07%) Spring Boot
11 12 (10.34%) ActiveMQ
11 12 (10.34%) Hibernate
11 12 (10.34%) JMS
12 10 (8.62%) JPA
13 9 (7.76%) Hystrix
13 9 (7.76%) RESTful
13 9 (7.76%) Swagger
14 8 (6.90%) Lucene
14 8 (6.90%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Derivative
1 12 (10.34%) Equities
1 12 (10.34%) Fixed Income
2 9 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.90%) PKI
4 4 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.59%) User Experience
6 2 (1.72%) DataPower
6 2 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.72%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.72%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Clustering
7 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.72%) Unix
2 30 (25.86%) Linux
3 1 (0.86%) Android
3 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.69%) SOA
3 23 (19.83%) Microservices
4 22 (18.97%) TDD
5 19 (16.38%) DevOps
6 18 (15.52%) Scrum
7 17 (14.66%) ATDD
8 16 (13.79%) BDD
9 14 (12.07%) Unit Testing
10 13 (11.21%) Data Modelling
11 11 (9.48%) UML
12 10 (8.62%) CRM
13 8 (6.90%) B2C
14 7 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (5.17%) OO
15 6 (5.17%) SDLC
16 5 (4.31%) Accounts Payable
16 5 (4.31%) API Design
16 5 (4.31%) E-Commerce
17 4 (3.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 88 (75.86%) Java
2 29 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (4.31%) XPath
4 4 (3.45%) C#
5 3 (2.59%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.59%) Java 8
5 3 (2.59%) Perl
6 2 (1.72%) Groovy
6 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.86%) Clojure
7 1 (0.86%) ClojureScript
7 1 (0.86%) ES6
7 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.86%) XAML
7 1 (0.86%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) Single Sign-On
2 8 (6.90%) Kubernetes
2 8 (6.90%) OpenSSO
3 7 (6.03%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.72%) Ansible
5 1 (0.86%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.86%) Kibana
5 1 (0.86%) logstash
Vendors
1 41 (35.34%) MuleSoft
2 12 (10.34%) AppDynamics
3 11 (9.48%) Oracle
4 8 (6.90%) ATG
4 8 (6.90%) BEA
4 8 (6.90%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.45%) Splunk
6 3 (2.59%) Adobe
6 3 (2.59%) IBM
6 3 (2.59%) SAP
6 3 (2.59%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.72%) Apigee
7 2 (1.72%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.86%) Google
8 1 (0.86%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.86%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.86%) Pega
8 1 (0.86%) Sybase
8 1 (0.86%) WSO2