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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mule
England / London
Rank 368 407 389
Rank change year-on-year +39 -18  
Contract jobs citing Mule 38 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.02% 0.88% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 14
Median daily rate £500 £500 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £750 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £394 £413
% change year-on-year +10.47% -4.54%  
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 3715 3740 3724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 19.08% 16.90% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2585 2572 2456
Median daily rate £470 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 93
Median hourly rate £22.34 £24.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.93% +17.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £11.50 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.75 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +6 8 £625 +13.63%
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 67 (82.72%) Java
2 47 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (51.85%) TDD
4 39 (48.15%) Finance
5 38 (46.91%) Apache Camel
6 35 (43.21%) Middleware
6 35 (43.21%) Oracle
7 34 (41.98%) SOA
7 34 (41.98%) Maven
7 34 (41.98%) JSON
8 31 (38.27%) Jenkins
9 29 (35.80%) Spring
10 28 (34.57%) SOAP
11 27 (33.33%) REST
12 26 (32.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 25 (30.86%) XSLT
14 24 (29.63%) WSO2
15 23 (28.40%) Banking
16 22 (27.16%) XML
16 22 (27.16%) Oracle Service Bus
17 21 (25.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 21 (25.93%) Programme Management
17 21 (25.93%) Marketing
17 21 (25.93%) Digital Marketing
17 21 (25.93%) JavaScript
17 21 (25.93%) SAP
17 21 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (25.93%) Electronics
17 21 (25.93%) Telecoms
17 21 (25.93%) Manufacturing

Mule
Top Related 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 26 (32.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 22 (27.16%) Oracle Service Bus
3 19 (23.46%) Mule ESB
4 14 (17.28%) WebSphere
5 12 (14.81%) Tomcat
6 8 (9.88%) Confluence
7 7 (8.64%) WebLogic
8 6 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (7.41%) Apache
8 6 (7.41%) Apache Solr
8 6 (7.41%) CMS
9 5 (6.17%) Anypoint
9 5 (6.17%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (6.17%) JBoss
9 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
10 4 (4.94%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (4.94%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (3.70%) Apache Spark
11 3 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (25.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.94%) Fredhopper
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.58%) GitHub
2 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.23%) Bluemix
5 1 (1.23%) IaaS
5 1 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) PaaS
5 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) FTP
2 2 (2.47%) Network Security
3 1 (1.23%) DHCP
3 1 (1.23%) DNS
3 1 (1.23%) HTTP
3 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.88%) Endeca
2 8 (9.88%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.94%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.70%) Big Data
5 3 (3.70%) QlikView
6 2 (2.47%) DataStax
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.23%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (1.23%) DB2
7 1 (1.23%) HBase
7 1 (1.23%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.23%) Redis
7 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.23%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 34 (41.98%) Maven
2 31 (38.27%) Jenkins
3 16 (19.75%) JIRA
4 12 (14.81%) Git (software)
5 9 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 8 (9.88%) JUnit
6 8 (9.88%) Mockito
7 7 (8.64%) Eclipse
8 6 (7.41%) EasyMock
8 6 (7.41%) Selenium
8 6 (7.41%) TeamCity
9 5 (6.17%) Bitbucket
10 3 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (3.70%) Xcode
11 2 (2.47%) Hudson
11 2 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (2.47%) Subversion
12 1 (1.23%) Calabash
12 1 (1.23%) Spock
12 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (48.15%) Finance
2 23 (28.40%) Banking
3 21 (25.93%) Electronics
3 21 (25.93%) Manufacturing
3 21 (25.93%) Marketing
3 21 (25.93%) Telecoms
4 9 (11.11%) Retail
5 7 (8.64%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.94%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.23%) Automotive
7 1 (1.23%) Billing
7 1 (1.23%) Games
7 1 (1.23%) Law
7 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (66.67%) Developer
2 34 (41.98%) Java Developer
3 21 (25.93%) Architect
4 19 (23.46%) SOA Developer
5 13 (16.05%) Middleware Developer
6 11 (13.58%) Java Middleware Developer
7 9 (11.11%) Integration Developer
8 8 (9.88%) Senior Developer
9 7 (8.64%) Java Architect
9 7 (8.64%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (7.41%) Agile Developer
10 6 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (6.17%) Salesforce Developer
12 4 (4.94%) Applications Architect
12 4 (4.94%) Salesforce Architect
12 4 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
13 3 (3.70%) Analyst
13 3 (3.70%) Integration Specialist
13 3 (3.70%) Lead Architect
13 3 (3.70%) MuleSoft Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (46.91%) Apache Camel
2 35 (43.21%) Middleware
3 34 (41.98%) JSON
4 29 (35.80%) Spring
5 28 (34.57%) SOAP
6 27 (33.33%) REST
7 25 (30.86%) XSLT
8 22 (27.16%) XML
9 19 (23.46%) Swagger
9 19 (23.46%) WireMock
10 17 (20.99%) CSS
10 17 (20.99%) Spring Boot
11 16 (19.75%) Hibernate
11 16 (19.75%) HTML
11 16 (19.75%) JMS
12 14 (17.28%) RESTful
12 14 (17.28%) Web Services
12 14 (17.28%) WebSphere MQ
13 13 (16.05%) AngularJS
14 12 (14.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Data Structures
2 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.94%) PKI
4 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.70%) DataPower
4 3 (3.70%) iPad
4 3 (3.70%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) User Experience
5 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.23%) Animation
6 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.23%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Linux
2 8 (9.88%) Unix
3 3 (3.70%) Android
3 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.47%) Windows
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (51.85%) TDD
3 34 (41.98%) SOA
4 21 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (25.93%) Digital Marketing
4 21 (25.93%) Programme Management
5 17 (20.99%) BDD
6 16 (19.75%) Open Source
7 14 (17.28%) OO
8 13 (16.05%) Microservices
9 11 (13.58%) DevOps
9 11 (13.58%) E-Commerce
9 11 (13.58%) UML
10 10 (12.35%) CRM
10 10 (12.35%) Scrum
11 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (8.64%) ETL
12 7 (8.64%) Multithreading
12 7 (8.64%) Unit Testing
13 6 (7.41%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 67 (82.72%) Java
2 21 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 19 (23.46%) XPath
4 15 (18.52%) SQL
5 7 (8.64%) Shell Script
6 6 (7.41%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.17%) Apex Code
7 5 (6.17%) SOQL
7 5 (6.17%) SOSL
8 3 (3.70%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.23%) Groovy
9 1 (1.23%) Korn
9 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.23%) Scala
9 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) CISA
2 2 (2.47%) CISM
2 2 (2.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.47%) FedRAMP
2 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.23%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) HDFS
2 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) CA Single Sign-On
1 4 (4.94%) OpenSSO
2 3 (3.70%) CloudHub
2 3 (3.70%) MOM
3 2 (2.47%) Kibana
3 2 (2.47%) logstash
4 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.23%) Puppet
4 1 (1.23%) yum
Vendors
1 35 (43.21%) Oracle
2 24 (29.63%) WSO2
3 21 (25.93%) SAP
4 17 (20.99%) MuleSoft
5 14 (17.28%) IBM
6 8 (9.88%) ATG
6 8 (9.88%) Informatica
7 7 (8.64%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (7.41%) Adobe
8 6 (7.41%) TIBCO
9 5 (6.17%) Demandware
10 4 (4.94%) Apigee
10 4 (4.94%) BEA
10 4 (4.94%) hybris
10 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
10 4 (4.94%) Omniture
11 3 (3.70%) Ab Initio
11 3 (3.70%) Cloudera
11 3 (3.70%) Splunk
11 3 (3.70%) Tealium
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