Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 785 742 842
Rank change year-on-year -43 +100 -72
Contract jobs citing Mule ESB 92 86 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.093% 0.048%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.55% 0.54% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 59 34
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £428 £363 £363
90th Percentile £605 £555 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £500 £375
% change year-on-year -17.50% +33.33% -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 16,650 15,858 18,318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.47% 17.11% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,041 10,218 11,739
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £393
% change year-on-year +6.45% -1.46% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 329 462
UK median hourly rate £18.67 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.75% -9.52% +13.51%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.65 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00% +14.29%

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 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mule ESB in the UK

Mule ESB
Top 9 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 19 April 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 -40 92 £500 - 9
London +9 71 £520 +0.24% 6
UK excluding London -58 21 £413 -17.50% 3
South West -2 9 £390 -6.02% 3
Midlands - 6 - -
West Midlands - 6 - -
South East -36 4 £500 +8.11%
North West -15 2 £463 -
North of England -19 2 £463 -11.90%

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 79 (85.87%) Mule
2 61 (66.30%) Java
3 54 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (48.91%) Jenkins
5 43 (46.74%) DevOps
6 38 (41.30%) Spring
7 35 (38.04%) Web Services
8 31 (33.70%) SOAP
8 31 (33.70%) MuleSoft
9 29 (31.52%) Bash Shell
9 29 (31.52%) Linux
9 29 (31.52%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (30.43%) SOA
11 27 (29.35%) RESTful
11 27 (29.35%) NoSQL
12 25 (27.17%) Docker
13 24 (26.09%) Ansible
13 24 (26.09%) Banking
14 23 (25.00%) Apache
15 22 (23.91%) Perl
15 22 (23.91%) Maven
15 22 (23.91%) Spring Boot
16 21 (22.83%) Amazon AWS
17 20 (21.74%) MongoDB
17 20 (21.74%) Splunk
17 20 (21.74%) Single Sign-On
17 20 (21.74%) AppDynamics
18 19 (20.65%) Microservices
19 18 (19.57%) XML
20 17 (18.48%) Python

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 79 (85.87%) Mule
2 23 (25.00%) Apache
3 15 (16.30%) Cloud Foundry
4 14 (15.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 13 (14.13%) Tomcat
6 11 (11.96%) Apache Solr
6 11 (11.96%) CMS
6 11 (11.96%) SharePoint
6 11 (11.96%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (11.96%) WebLogic Portal
6 11 (11.96%) WildFly
7 9 (9.78%) Confluence
7 9 (9.78%) JBoss
7 9 (9.78%) Jetty
7 9 (9.78%) nginx
8 8 (8.70%) WebSphere
9 7 (7.61%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (6.52%) Anypoint
11 3 (3.26%) EPiServer
12 2 (2.17%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.83%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.70%) IaaS
3 8 (8.70%) npm
4 7 (7.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (7.61%) Amazon S3
4 7 (7.61%) PaaS
5 3 (3.26%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (3.26%) GitHub
5 3 (3.26%) Serverless
6 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.78%) Firewall
1 9 (9.78%) Reverse Proxy
1 9 (9.78%) VPN
2 8 (8.70%) FTP
2 8 (8.70%) SMTP
2 8 (8.70%) SSL
3 2 (2.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.35%) NoSQL
2 20 (21.74%) MongoDB
3 15 (16.30%) Relational Database
4 12 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (11.96%) MySQL
6 10 (10.87%) Endeca
7 6 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (6.52%) Hadoop
7 6 (6.52%) Hazelcast
7 6 (6.52%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (2.17%) Redis
9 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (48.91%) Jenkins
2 22 (23.91%) Maven
3 17 (18.48%) Git (software)
4 14 (15.22%) JUnit
5 11 (11.96%) Gradle
6 9 (9.78%) Gerrit
6 9 (9.78%) GitLab
6 9 (9.78%) JIRA
6 9 (9.78%) Mercurial
7 8 (8.70%) Bower
7 8 (8.70%) Grunt
7 8 (8.70%) gulp
7 8 (8.70%) SonarQube
8 7 (7.61%) Artifactory
9 6 (6.52%) Eclipse
10 4 (4.35%) Ant
10 4 (4.35%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.17%) Arquillian
11 2 (2.17%) JMeter
11 2 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 24 (26.09%) Banking
2 17 (18.48%) Finance
3 8 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.43%) Electronics
4 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.43%) Marketing
4 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Finnish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (42.39%) Developer
2 27 (29.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (19.57%) Architect
4 17 (18.48%) MuleSoft Developer
5 14 (15.22%) Java Developer
6 12 (13.04%) Technical Architect
7 9 (9.78%) Sitecore Architect
8 7 (7.61%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Web Architect
9 6 (6.52%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) AWS DevOps
10 5 (5.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 3 (3.26%) AWS Architect
12 3 (3.26%) Java Architect
12 3 (3.26%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (41.30%) Spring
2 35 (38.04%) Web Services
3 31 (33.70%) SOAP
4 27 (29.35%) RESTful
5 22 (23.91%) Spring Boot
6 18 (19.57%) XML
7 17 (18.48%) ActiveMQ
8 15 (16.30%) Apache Camel
9 12 (13.04%) RAML
10 11 (11.96%) Lucene
10 11 (11.96%) Middleware
10 11 (11.96%) OAuth
11 10 (10.87%) OAuth2
11 10 (10.87%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (10.87%) REST
11 10 (10.87%) Swagger
11 10 (10.87%) XSLT
12 9 (9.78%) Kafka
12 9 (9.78%) LAPP Stack
12 9 (9.78%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.04%) PKI
3 6 (6.52%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.09%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.52%) Linux
2 13 (14.13%) Unix
3 9 (9.78%) CentOS
3 9 (9.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (46.74%) DevOps
3 29 (31.52%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (30.43%) SOA
5 19 (20.65%) Microservices
6 16 (17.39%) Scrum
7 15 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (16.30%) TDD
8 13 (14.13%) CRM
8 13 (14.13%) MVC
9 12 (13.04%) B2C
10 11 (11.96%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (9.78%) SDLC
12 8 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (8.70%) Dependency Management
12 8 (8.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 8 (8.70%) Investment Management
12 8 (8.70%) OO
12 8 (8.70%) Security Architecture
12 8 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (66.30%) Java
2 29 (31.52%) Bash Shell
3 22 (23.91%) Perl
4 17 (18.48%) Java 8
4 17 (18.48%) Python
5 7 (7.61%) Ruby
6 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.17%) XPath
8 1 (1.09%) C#
8 1 (1.09%) Scala
8 1 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) Degree
System Software
1 25 (27.17%) Docker
2 9 (9.78%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.78%) Xen
3 6 (6.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 24 (26.09%) Ansible
2 20 (21.74%) Single Sign-On
3 12 (13.04%) CA Single Sign-On
3 12 (13.04%) OpenSSO
4 9 (9.78%) HAProxy
4 9 (9.78%) Kubernetes
4 9 (9.78%) ZABBIX
5 7 (7.61%) Icinga
5 7 (7.61%) Nagios
5 7 (7.61%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (7.61%) Puppet
5 7 (7.61%) Terraform
6 6 (6.52%) Rancher
7 1 (1.09%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 31 (33.70%) MuleSoft
2 20 (21.74%) AppDynamics
2 20 (21.74%) Splunk
3 14 (15.22%) New Relic
4 13 (14.13%) Adobe
5 12 (13.04%) Sitecore
6 11 (11.96%) ATG
6 11 (11.96%) BEA
7 9 (9.78%) Red Hat
7 9 (9.78%) VMware
8 6 (6.52%) SAP
9 3 (3.26%) IBM
10 2 (2.17%) Apigee
10 2 (2.17%) CA
10 2 (2.17%) Okta
10 2 (2.17%) Oracle
11 1 (1.09%) Guidewire
11 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com