Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Mule ESB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mule ESB over the 6 months to 22 October 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 ESB
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 818 740 788
Rank change year-on-year -78 +48 +73
Contract jobs citing Mule ESB 53 151 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.14% 0.091%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.32% 0.77% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 97 55
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £375 £381 £335
90th Percentile £575 £600 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £350
% change year-on-year +10.53% +35.71% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Mule ESB is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16595 19611 20362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.70% 18.60% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10861 12817 12816
UK median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 508 621
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.76 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +8.57%

Mule ESB
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mule ESB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mule ESB in the UK

Mule ESB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mule ESB in the UK

Mule ESB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mule ESB over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mule ESB in the UK

Mule ESB
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mule ESB within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 2017. 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
England -80 53 £513 +2.50% 4
UK excluding London +24 30 £525 +10.53% 2
London -74 23 £513 -2.38% 2
North of England +81 8 £425 -15.00%
Yorkshire +31 8 £425 -10.53%
South West +6 8 £519 +27.69% 2
Midlands +38 6 £545 +10.10%
West Midlands +33 6 £545 -0.46%
East of England -18 6 £475 +58.33%
South East +1 2 £473 +31.25%
East Midlands +2 1 £550 +15.79%

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mule ESB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Mule ESB.

1 52 (98.11%) Mule
2 44 (83.02%) Java
3 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (45.28%) MuleSoft
5 23 (43.40%) TDD
6 19 (35.85%) Scrum
6 19 (35.85%) SOAP
7 17 (32.08%) Web Services
7 17 (32.08%) Middleware
8 15 (28.30%) SAP
8 15 (28.30%) RESTful
9 13 (24.53%) Spring
9 13 (24.53%) JSON
9 13 (24.53%) XML
10 12 (22.64%) SOA
10 12 (22.64%) Finance
11 11 (20.75%) REST
12 10 (18.87%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (18.87%) Programme Management
12 10 (18.87%) Manufacturing
12 10 (18.87%) Marketing
12 10 (18.87%) Electronics
12 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
12 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (16.98%) Unix
13 9 (16.98%) Apache Camel
14 8 (15.09%) Linux
14 8 (15.09%) J2EE
14 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (15.09%) RabbitMQ

Mule ESB
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 52 (98.11%) Mule
2 7 (13.21%) Anypoint
3 4 (7.55%) JBoss
3 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.77%) Apache
5 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.77%) WildFly
6 1 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.89%) Confluence
6 1 (1.89%) IIS
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) HTTP
1 4 (7.55%) SSL
2 3 (5.66%) AMQP
3 1 (1.89%) DHCP
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) MySQL
2 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
1 7 (13.21%) Maven
1 7 (13.21%) Subversion
2 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.43%) JUnit
3 4 (7.55%) SoapUI
4 3 (5.66%) jMock
5 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.77%) JIRA
6 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.89%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (1.89%) Mockito
6 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.89%) Toad
6 1 (1.89%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Electronics
2 10 (18.87%) Manufacturing
2 10 (18.87%) Marketing
2 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Front Office
4 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (88.68%) Developer
2 15 (28.30%) Java Developer
3 14 (26.42%) MuleSoft Developer
4 13 (24.53%) Senior Developer
5 11 (20.75%) Integration Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Messaging Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Java Middleware Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Middleware Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Agile Java Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Applications Support
9 1 (1.89%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Integration Consultant
9 1 (1.89%) Java Architect
9 1 (1.89%) Java Consultant
9 1 (1.89%) Java Technical Architect
9 1 (1.89%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) SOAP
2 17 (32.08%) Middleware
2 17 (32.08%) Web Services
3 15 (28.30%) RESTful
4 13 (24.53%) JSON
4 13 (24.53%) Spring
4 13 (24.53%) XML
5 11 (20.75%) REST
6 9 (16.98%) Apache Camel
7 8 (15.09%) J2EE
7 8 (15.09%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (13.21%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (13.21%) Java EE
9 6 (11.32%) JMS
9 6 (11.32%) JSON Schema
10 5 (9.43%) SAP PI
10 5 (9.43%) Spring Integration
10 5 (9.43%) XSD
11 4 (7.55%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (7.55%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Unix
2 8 (15.09%) Linux
3 4 (7.55%) Windows
4 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (43.40%) TDD
3 19 (35.85%) Scrum
4 12 (22.64%) SOA
5 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (18.87%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (18.87%) Programme Management
6 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.32%) ERP
7 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.43%) BDD
8 5 (9.43%) Kanban
8 5 (9.43%) Microservices
9 4 (7.55%) Coaching
9 4 (7.55%) Conceptual Models
9 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.55%) OO
9 4 (7.55%) UML
10 3 (5.66%) SDLC
10 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (83.02%) Java
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.89%) Perl
3 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Ansible
2 2 (3.77%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) MuleSoft
2 15 (28.30%) SAP
3 5 (9.43%) WSO2
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) Sybase
5 2 (3.77%) Splunk
6 1 (1.89%) Adobe
6 1 (1.89%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix
6 1 (1.89%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.89%) VMware