Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 506 482 473
Rank change year-on-year -24 -9 +68
Contract jobs citing Mule 119 88 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.54% 1.22% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 66 91
London median daily rate £550 £523 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £456 £413 £406
90th Percentile £700 £638 £723
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +21.21%
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 7,727 7,232 7,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.21% 18.22% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,523 5,053 5,455
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £435 £420
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 76 100
London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.42 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.55% +15.21% -2.71%
10th Percentile £13.40 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.38 £51.88 £51.38
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.83 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.86% -0.85% +5.26%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -56 10 £588 -6.00% 6
East London -23 4 £513 +15.49% 1
West London - 2 £525 -
South London - 1 £725 -
Mule
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 90 (75.63%) Java
2 65 (54.62%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (42.02%) Spring
4 48 (40.34%) Mule ESB
5 44 (36.97%) Banking
6 42 (35.29%) MuleSoft
7 36 (30.25%) TDD
8 34 (28.57%) Relational Database
8 34 (28.57%) DevOps
9 32 (26.89%) SOA
9 32 (26.89%) Middleware
10 31 (26.05%) Web Services
10 31 (26.05%) Linux
10 31 (26.05%) Microsoft Azure
11 29 (24.37%) SOAP
12 27 (22.69%) Finance
13 26 (21.85%) Unix
14 25 (21.01%) Investment Banking
14 25 (21.01%) Apache Camel
15 23 (19.33%) BDD
15 23 (19.33%) RESTful
15 23 (19.33%) Front Office
15 23 (19.33%) Scrum
16 22 (18.49%) Amazon AWS
16 22 (18.49%) MongoDB
16 22 (18.49%) NoSQL
17 21 (17.65%) Spring Integration
18 20 (16.81%) Maven
18 20 (16.81%) J2EE
18 20 (16.81%) Apache

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 48 (40.34%) Mule ESB
2 20 (16.81%) Apache
3 15 (12.61%) Apache Solr
3 15 (12.61%) CMS
3 15 (12.61%) SharePoint
3 15 (12.61%) Sitecore CMS
3 15 (12.61%) WebLogic Portal
4 7 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (5.88%) Confluence
5 6 (5.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (5.04%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (4.20%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.52%) Anypoint
8 3 (2.52%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.68%) EPiServer
9 2 (1.68%) JBoss
9 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.84%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.52%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.68%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 31 (26.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (18.49%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.56%) IaaS
4 5 (4.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (4.20%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.36%) GitHub
5 4 (3.36%) PaaS
6 3 (2.52%) npm
7 2 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.68%) Serverless
8 1 (0.84%) SaaS
8 1 (0.84%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) FTP
1 3 (2.52%) SMTP
1 3 (2.52%) SSL
2 1 (0.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 22 (18.49%) MongoDB
2 22 (18.49%) NoSQL
3 15 (12.61%) Endeca
4 4 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.36%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.52%) Hazelcast
6 2 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.68%) MySQL
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.84%) DataStage
7 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (16.81%) Maven
2 18 (15.13%) Jenkins
3 15 (12.61%) Gradle
4 9 (7.56%) JUnit
5 7 (5.88%) JIRA
6 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.04%) SonarQube
6 6 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (5.04%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.52%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.52%) Bower
7 3 (2.52%) Grunt
7 3 (2.52%) gulp
7 3 (2.52%) Subversion
8 2 (1.68%) jMock
9 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.84%) Mocha
9 1 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.84%) Selenium
9 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (36.97%) Banking
2 27 (22.69%) Finance
3 25 (21.01%) Investment Banking
4 23 (19.33%) Front Office
5 10 (8.40%) Retail
6 5 (4.20%) Electronics
6 5 (4.20%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.20%) Marketing
6 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.84%) Finnish Language
7 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (52.94%) Developer
2 48 (40.34%) Java Developer
3 26 (21.85%) Architect
4 22 (18.49%) Integration Developer
5 15 (12.61%) MuleSoft Developer
5 15 (12.61%) Technical Architect
6 12 (10.08%) Sitecore Architect
7 9 (7.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Web Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Java Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) QA Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) AWS Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Integration Architect
10 4 (3.36%) SOA Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.52%) AWS Architect
11 3 (2.52%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (42.02%) Spring
2 32 (26.89%) Middleware
3 31 (26.05%) Web Services
4 29 (24.37%) SOAP
5 25 (21.01%) Apache Camel
6 23 (19.33%) RESTful
7 21 (17.65%) Spring Integration
8 20 (16.81%) J2EE
9 19 (15.97%) JTA
9 19 (15.97%) JTS
10 18 (15.13%) REST
11 17 (14.29%) Hibernate
12 15 (12.61%) Java EE
12 15 (12.61%) Lucene
13 12 (10.08%) JSP
14 10 (8.40%) Spring Boot
15 8 (6.72%) OAuth
15 8 (6.72%) RAML
15 8 (6.72%) XSLT
16 7 (5.88%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.45%) PKI
2 12 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.36%) Derivative
3 4 (3.36%) Equities
3 4 (3.36%) Fixed Income
3 4 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.36%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.52%) User Experience
5 2 (1.68%) DataPower
5 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.68%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.68%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.05%) Linux
2 26 (21.85%) Unix
3 3 (2.52%) Windows
4 1 (0.84%) Android
4 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (54.62%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.25%) TDD
3 34 (28.57%) DevOps
4 32 (26.89%) SOA
5 23 (19.33%) BDD
5 23 (19.33%) Scrum
6 19 (15.97%) MVC
7 17 (14.29%) ATDD
7 17 (14.29%) CRM
8 16 (13.45%) B2C
9 15 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (11.76%) Unit Testing
11 13 (10.92%) Microservices
12 10 (8.40%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (7.56%) OO
14 7 (5.88%) API Design
14 7 (5.88%) Build Automation
14 7 (5.88%) E-Commerce
14 7 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 90 (75.63%) Java
2 17 (14.29%) SQL
3 11 (9.24%) Bash Shell
4 9 (7.56%) Java 8
5 6 (5.04%) Perl
5 6 (5.04%) Scala
6 5 (4.20%) Python
6 5 (4.20%) Ruby
6 5 (4.20%) XPath
7 3 (2.52%) C#
8 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.84%) Clojure
9 1 (0.84%) ClojureScript
9 1 (0.84%) ES6
9 1 (0.84%) Groovy
9 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.84%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (5.04%) Degree
2 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.24%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.56%) Docker
2 3 (2.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 19 (15.97%) Single Sign-On
2 16 (13.45%) CA Single Sign-On
2 16 (13.45%) OpenSSO
3 9 (7.56%) Kubernetes
4 8 (6.72%) Ansible
5 5 (4.20%) Icinga
5 5 (4.20%) Nagios
5 5 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.20%) Puppet
5 5 (4.20%) Terraform
6 4 (3.36%) Rancher
7 1 (0.84%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 42 (35.29%) MuleSoft
2 16 (13.45%) Sitecore
3 15 (12.61%) ATG
3 15 (12.61%) BEA
4 12 (10.08%) AppDynamics
5 11 (9.24%) Splunk
6 8 (6.72%) Oracle
7 6 (5.04%) Adobe
8 5 (4.20%) IBM
8 5 (4.20%) Microsoft
8 5 (4.20%) New Relic
8 5 (4.20%) SAP
9 3 (2.52%) Sybase
10 2 (1.68%) Apigee
10 2 (1.68%) CA
10 2 (1.68%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.68%) Okta
11 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.84%) Solace
11 1 (0.84%) TIBCO