Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 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 ESB
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 794 814
Rank change year-on-year -14 +20 -50
Contract jobs citing Mule ESB 71 52 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.057% 0.080%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.43% 0.33% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 38 55
UK median daily rate £520 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +8.33% +4.65%
10th Percentile £458 £363 £355
90th Percentile £625 £538 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £435 £375
% change year-on-year +14.94% +16.00% -7.41%
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 16,429 15,541 18,856
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.42% 17.05% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,882 10,052 12,295
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 363 468
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.32% -7.32% +7.89%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £47.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.98 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.80% -7.41% +17.14%

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 21 June 2018.

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 21 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
England -32 70 £520 +6.67% 3
London 0 57 £523 +4.50%
UK excluding London -18 14 £500 +14.94% 3
West Midlands -7 6 - -
Midlands -8 6 - -
South East -22 3 £500 +8.11%
North of England -38 3 £463 -7.50% 1
North West -7 2 £463 -
South West -3 1 £475 +26.67% 2
Yorkshire -20 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £600 -

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mule ESB 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 with a requirement for Mule ESB.

1 60 (84.51%) Mule
2 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (52.11%) Java
4 31 (43.66%) SOAP
4 31 (43.66%) Web Services
5 29 (40.85%) SOA
6 28 (39.44%) NoSQL
7 27 (38.03%) DevOps
8 26 (36.62%) RESTful
9 25 (35.21%) Jenkins
10 21 (29.58%) MuleSoft
11 20 (28.17%) MongoDB
12 19 (26.76%) Single Sign-On
12 19 (26.76%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (25.35%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (23.94%) Bash Shell
14 17 (23.94%) Spring
14 17 (23.94%) CRM
14 17 (23.94%) Linux
15 16 (22.54%) CA Single Sign-On
15 16 (22.54%) B2C
15 16 (22.54%) TDD
15 16 (22.54%) Scrum
15 16 (22.54%) PKI
15 16 (22.54%) OpenSSO
15 16 (22.54%) Sitecore
16 15 (21.13%) Apache Solr
16 15 (21.13%) Sitecore CMS
16 15 (21.13%) Docker
16 15 (21.13%) ATG

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 60 (84.51%) Mule
2 15 (21.13%) Apache
2 15 (21.13%) Apache Solr
2 15 (21.13%) CMS
2 15 (21.13%) SharePoint
2 15 (21.13%) Sitecore CMS
2 15 (21.13%) WebLogic Portal
3 12 (16.90%) Tomcat
4 10 (14.08%) WildFly
5 8 (11.27%) JBoss
5 8 (11.27%) Jetty
5 8 (11.27%) nginx
5 8 (11.27%) WebSphere
6 6 (8.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Anypoint
8 4 (5.63%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (4.23%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (4.23%) Confluence
9 3 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (2.82%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.23%) IaaS
3 3 (4.23%) npm
4 1 (1.41%) GitHub
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) Firewall
1 8 (11.27%) Reverse Proxy
1 8 (11.27%) VPN
2 3 (4.23%) FTP
2 3 (4.23%) SMTP
2 3 (4.23%) SSL
3 2 (2.82%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (39.44%) NoSQL
2 20 (28.17%) MongoDB
3 15 (21.13%) Endeca
4 10 (14.08%) MySQL
4 10 (14.08%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (14.08%) Relational Database
5 6 (8.45%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.23%) Hazelcast
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (35.21%) Jenkins
2 12 (16.90%) Maven
3 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
4 9 (12.68%) JUnit
5 8 (11.27%) Gerrit
5 8 (11.27%) GitLab
5 8 (11.27%) Mercurial
6 6 (8.45%) Gradle
7 5 (7.04%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.63%) Ant
9 3 (4.23%) Artifactory
9 3 (4.23%) Bower
9 3 (4.23%) Grunt
9 3 (4.23%) gulp
9 3 (4.23%) JIRA
9 3 (4.23%) SonarQube
10 2 (2.82%) Arquillian
10 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.82%) JBehave
10 2 (2.82%) Mockito
General
1 13 (18.31%) Banking
2 12 (16.90%) Finance
3 4 (5.63%) Electronics
3 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.63%) Marketing
3 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.23%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Finnish Language
5 1 (1.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Developer
2 21 (29.58%) Architect
3 15 (21.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (21.13%) Technical Architect
4 14 (19.72%) MuleSoft Developer
5 12 (16.90%) Sitecore Architect
6 10 (14.08%) Java Developer
7 7 (9.86%) Web Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.63%) SOA Developer
9 3 (4.23%) AWS Architect
9 3 (4.23%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.82%) AWS DevOps
10 2 (2.82%) DevOps Specialist
10 2 (2.82%) Integration Architect
10 2 (2.82%) Java Architect
10 2 (2.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.66%) SOAP
1 31 (43.66%) Web Services
2 26 (36.62%) RESTful
3 17 (23.94%) Spring
4 15 (21.13%) Lucene
5 11 (15.49%) REST
6 10 (14.08%) ActiveMQ
7 9 (12.68%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (12.68%) XML
8 8 (11.27%) Apache Camel
8 8 (11.27%) Hibernate
8 8 (11.27%) Java EE
8 8 (11.27%) LAMP
8 8 (11.27%) LAPP Stack
8 8 (11.27%) LEMP Stack
8 8 (11.27%) Middleware
9 7 (9.86%) JSON
9 7 (9.86%) RAML
9 7 (9.86%) XSLT
10 6 (8.45%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) PKI
2 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.23%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.41%) DataPower
5 1 (1.41%) Derivative
5 1 (1.41%) Equities
5 1 (1.41%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.94%) Linux
2 8 (11.27%) CentOS
2 8 (11.27%) Ubuntu
3 6 (8.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.85%) SOA
3 27 (38.03%) DevOps
4 19 (26.76%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (23.94%) CRM
6 16 (22.54%) B2C
6 16 (22.54%) Scrum
6 16 (22.54%) TDD
7 9 (12.68%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (7.04%) API Design
9 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.04%) Microservices
9 5 (7.04%) MVC
9 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.63%) Collaborative Working
10 4 (5.63%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (5.63%) Programme Management
10 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) Java
2 17 (23.94%) Bash Shell
3 14 (19.72%) Perl
4 11 (15.49%) Python
5 6 (8.45%) Java 8
6 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.63%) XPath
8 3 (4.23%) Ruby
9 2 (2.82%) C#
9 2 (2.82%) SQL
10 1 (1.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (21.13%) Docker
2 8 (11.27%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.27%) Xen
3 3 (4.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 19 (26.76%) Single Sign-On
2 16 (22.54%) CA Single Sign-On
2 16 (22.54%) OpenSSO
3 14 (19.72%) Ansible
4 8 (11.27%) HAProxy
4 8 (11.27%) ZABBIX
5 4 (5.63%) Kubernetes
6 3 (4.23%) Icinga
6 3 (4.23%) Nagios
6 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.23%) Puppet
6 3 (4.23%) Rancher
6 3 (4.23%) Terraform
7 1 (1.41%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) MuleSoft
2 16 (22.54%) Sitecore
3 15 (21.13%) ATG
3 15 (21.13%) BEA
4 9 (12.68%) AppDynamics
4 9 (12.68%) Splunk
5 8 (11.27%) Red Hat
5 8 (11.27%) VMware
6 6 (8.45%) Adobe
7 4 (5.63%) SAP
8 3 (4.23%) IBM
8 3 (4.23%) New Relic
9 2 (2.82%) Apigee
9 2 (2.82%) CA
9 2 (2.82%) Okta
9 2 (2.82%) Oracle
10 1 (1.41%) Guidewire
10 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com