The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 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.

Mule
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 264 260
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4  
Contract jobs citing Mule 2 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.026% 0.032% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.16% 0.18% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1287 1636 1680
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.42% 17.64% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 1068 936
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 49 74
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.69 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.30 £49.85 £43.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

Mule
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Mule
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mule in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mule in the South East

Mule
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mule within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Surrey - 2 £450 -
Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for Mule.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) Spring
3 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (75.00%) Mule ESB
4 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (68.75%) HTML
4 11 (68.75%) Java EE
4 11 (68.75%) CSS
4 11 (68.75%) MVC
4 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
4 11 (68.75%) MySQL
4 11 (68.75%) Oracle
4 11 (68.75%) Web Services
5 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
5 9 (56.25%) Finance
5 9 (56.25%) Legal
5 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) REST
7 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (25.00%) SOAP
7 4 (25.00%) HTTP
7 4 (25.00%) XML
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) Apache
8 3 (18.75%) HTTPS
8 3 (18.75%) JAXB
8 3 (18.75%) VMware
8 3 (18.75%) Law
8 3 (18.75%) Maven

Mule
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (75.00%) Mule ESB
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) Anypoint
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (18.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) MySQL
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
1 9 (56.25%) Legal
2 3 (18.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
1 14 (87.50%) Java Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (18.75%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Java Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Java Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) Spring
2 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) Java EE
2 11 (68.75%) Web Services
3 5 (31.25%) REST
4 4 (25.00%) SOAP
4 4 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) JAXB
6 1 (6.25%) JMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (68.75%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
3 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) MuleSoft
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica
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