Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 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
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 320 423 508
Rank change year-on-year +103 +85 +6
Contract jobs citing Mule 131 16 97
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.075% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.95% 0.50% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 11 58
10th Percentile £520 £385 £443
25th Percentile £600 £475 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £500 £600
Median % change year-on-year +30.00% -16.67% +14.29%
75th Percentile £700 £597 £700
90th Percentile " £663 "
England median daily rate £650 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +23.81% - -

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 3,316 3,177 6,539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.17% 14.96% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,373 2,195 4,582
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
25th Percentile £418 £411 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £613 £600 £600
90th Percentile £688 £689 £675
England median daily rate £480 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +1.05% - +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 39
10th Percentile £16.40 £15.00 £16.07
25th Percentile £21.25 £20.09 £18.88
Median hourly rate £43.00 £26.08 £24.11
Median % change year-on-year +64.88% +8.17% +20.55%
75th Percentile £57.50 £42.72 £38.13
90th Percentile £69.07 £60.90 £49.76
England median hourly rate £24.50 £19.90 £18.00
% change year-on-year +23.12% +10.56% -3.41%

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 11 May 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 11 May 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 +32 11 £575 +47.44% 2
East London - 3 £650 -
Mule
England

For the 6 months to 11 May 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.

1 112 (85.50%) Java
2 99 (75.57%) Spring
3 90 (68.70%) Middleware
4 85 (64.89%) Apache Camel
5 84 (64.12%) Spring Integration
6 83 (63.36%) Banking
7 71 (54.20%) Front Office
8 58 (44.27%) Unix
9 57 (43.51%) Linux
9 57 (43.51%) Relational Database
10 55 (41.98%) Web Services
11 53 (40.46%) Kubernetes
11 53 (40.46%) REST
12 51 (38.93%) Social Skills
13 50 (38.17%) Docker
14 47 (35.88%) Red Hat Fuse
15 45 (34.35%) Investment Banking
16 44 (33.59%) Finance
17 33 (25.19%) MuleSoft
18 26 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (17.56%) TDD
19 23 (17.56%) JTA
19 23 (17.56%) JTS
20 22 (16.79%) JMS
21 21 (16.03%) Hibernate
21 21 (16.03%) Java EE
21 21 (16.03%) Microservices
22 20 (15.27%) Subversion
23 19 (14.50%) XML
23 19 (14.50%) BDD

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 47 (35.88%) Red Hat Fuse
2 19 (14.50%) Anypoint
3 14 (10.69%) JBoss
3 14 (10.69%) Mule ESB
4 10 (7.63%) Confluence
5 1 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.76%) CMS
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.98%) OpenShift
2 12 (9.16%) AWS
3 9 (6.87%) GitHub
4 7 (5.34%) Azure
5 5 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.82%) GCP
6 4 (3.05%) PaaS
7 3 (2.29%) Power Platform
7 3 (2.29%) SaaS
8 1 (0.76%) IaaS
8 1 (0.76%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.87%) HTTP
2 3 (2.29%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (43.51%) Relational Database
2 14 (10.69%) MySQL
2 14 (10.69%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.63%) MongoDB
3 10 (7.63%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.29%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 20 (15.27%) Subversion
2 18 (13.74%) Maven
3 15 (11.45%) Cucumber
3 15 (11.45%) JUnit
4 14 (10.69%) jMock
5 12 (9.16%) Jenkins
5 12 (9.16%) JIRA
6 11 (8.40%) Git (software)
7 10 (7.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (7.63%) FishEye
7 10 (7.63%) Hudson
8 8 (6.11%) Postman
9 5 (3.82%) JMeter
10 4 (3.05%) SoapUI
10 4 (3.05%) XMLSpy
11 3 (2.29%) REST Assured
12 2 (1.53%) Selenium
13 1 (0.76%) SonarQube
13 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 83 (63.36%) Banking
2 71 (54.20%) Front Office
3 51 (38.93%) Social Skills
4 45 (34.35%) Investment Banking
5 44 (33.59%) Finance
6 8 (6.11%) Marketing
7 6 (4.58%) Public Sector
8 5 (3.82%) Electronics
8 5 (3.82%) Manufacturing
8 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 106 (80.92%) Developer
2 91 (69.47%) Java Developer
3 68 (51.91%) Integration Developer
4 44 (33.59%) Senior Developer
5 37 (28.24%) Senior Java Developer
6 31 (23.66%) Senior Integration Developer
7 17 (12.98%) MuleSoft Developer
8 14 (10.69%) Java Middleware Developer
8 14 (10.69%) Middleware Developer
9 10 (7.63%) Architect
9 10 (7.63%) Senior Middleware Developer
10 7 (5.34%) MuleSoft Architect
11 5 (3.82%) VMware Engineer
12 4 (3.05%) Technical Architect
13 3 (2.29%) Consultant
14 2 (1.53%) Analyst
14 2 (1.53%) Automation Specialist
14 2 (1.53%) Designer
14 2 (1.53%) Integration Architect
14 2 (1.53%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (75.57%) Spring
2 90 (68.70%) Middleware
3 85 (64.89%) Apache Camel
4 84 (64.12%) Spring Integration
5 55 (41.98%) Web Services
6 53 (40.46%) REST
7 23 (17.56%) JTA
7 23 (17.56%) JTS
8 22 (16.79%) JMS
9 21 (16.03%) Hibernate
9 21 (16.03%) Java EE
10 19 (14.50%) XML
11 18 (13.74%) SOAP
12 16 (12.21%) XSLT
13 14 (10.69%) J2EE
14 10 (7.63%) FpML
14 10 (7.63%) JAXB
14 10 (7.63%) OAuth
14 10 (7.63%) RESTful
15 8 (6.11%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.69%) Fixed Income
2 5 (3.82%) Clustering
3 3 (2.29%) User Experience
3 3 (2.29%) Wiki
4 1 (0.76%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 58 (44.27%) Unix
2 57 (43.51%) Linux
3 4 (3.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.56%) TDD
3 21 (16.03%) Microservices
4 19 (14.50%) BDD
5 18 (13.74%) UML
6 16 (12.21%) SOA
7 15 (11.45%) DevOps
8 14 (10.69%) OO
8 14 (10.69%) Test Automation
9 11 (8.40%) Open Source
10 10 (7.63%) Build Automation
10 10 (7.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (7.63%) SDLC
11 8 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.11%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.11%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.58%) Acceptance Criteria
12 6 (4.58%) Deployment Automation
12 6 (4.58%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 6 (4.58%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 112 (85.50%) Java
2 5 (3.82%) Go
2 5 (3.82%) Python
2 5 (3.82%) Ruby
3 4 (3.05%) Java 8
4 3 (2.29%) C
4 3 (2.29%) SQL
5 1 (0.76%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.76%) SOQL
5 1 (0.76%) SOSL
5 1 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (3.82%) CCNA
1 5 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 50 (38.17%) Docker
2 5 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 53 (40.46%) Kubernetes
2 13 (9.92%) CloudHub
3 5 (3.82%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 2 (1.53%) Rancher
5 1 (0.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (25.19%) MuleSoft
2 14 (10.69%) Sybase
3 10 (7.63%) Atlassian
3 10 (7.63%) Murex
4 5 (3.82%) EMC
4 5 (3.82%) Google
4 5 (3.82%) NetApp
4 5 (3.82%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.82%) SAP
4 5 (3.82%) Splunk
4 5 (3.82%) VMware
5 4 (3.05%) Altova
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle
7 1 (0.76%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.76%) Apple
7 1 (0.76%) hybris
7 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.76%) WSO2