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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 583 589
Rank change year-on-year +25 +6  
Contract jobs citing Mule ESB 29 69 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.13% 0.084%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.38% 0.72% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 42 17
Median daily rate £488 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.40% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £368 £380
% change year-on-year +22.44% -3.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Mule ESB 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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7676 9587 9977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.58% 18.07% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4899 6394 6227
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 235 341
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.51% -0.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

Mule ESB
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Mule ESB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mule ESB in the UK

Mule ESB
Top 19 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 3 months to 25 June 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
England +7 29 £488 +5.40% 4
London -23 14 £500 -4.76% 1
South East +39 8 £463 +28.47%
West Sussex - 8 £463 -
Worthing - 6 £469 -
Yorkshire +25 4 £400 - 1
West Yorkshire +24 4 £400 -
Wakefield - 3 £400 -
West Midlands +20 2 £550 +57.59%
City of London 0 2 £563 -2.17% 1
Cambridge - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £550 -
Telford - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £550 -
East of England - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £550 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £550 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 44 (84.62%) Mule
2 35 (67.31%) Java
3 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (44.23%) MuleSoft
5 21 (40.38%) Spring
6 17 (32.69%) JSON
6 17 (32.69%) Anypoint
6 17 (32.69%) REST
7 16 (30.77%) XML
7 16 (30.77%) Finance
8 14 (26.92%) Hibernate
8 14 (26.92%) Marketing
8 14 (26.92%) TDD
9 13 (25.00%) Spring Integration
10 12 (23.08%) MVC
10 12 (23.08%) Spring MVC
11 11 (21.15%) RESTful
11 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
11 11 (21.15%) Apache Camel
12 10 (19.23%) Ember.js
12 10 (19.23%) DevOps
12 10 (19.23%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (19.23%) Backbone.js
12 10 (19.23%) Integration Testing
12 10 (19.23%) JPA
12 10 (19.23%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (19.23%) Programme Management
12 10 (19.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 10 (19.23%) Electronics
12 10 (19.23%) Telecoms

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 44 (84.62%) Mule
2 17 (32.69%) Anypoint
3 8 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 6 (11.54%) JBoss
5 4 (7.69%) Alfresco
5 4 (7.69%) Apache
5 4 (7.69%) Gentran
5 4 (7.69%) Jetty
5 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (3.85%) nginx
6 2 (3.85%) WildFly
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 10 (19.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (17.31%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (17.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 5 (9.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Firewall
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
1 2 (3.85%) Internet
1 2 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.92%) DMZ
2 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) DataStage
2 3 (5.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) DB2
3 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Subversion
2 5 (9.62%) Maven
3 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.85%) Gerrit
5 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.85%) GitLab
5 2 (3.85%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.92%) JIRA
6 1 (1.92%) jMock
6 1 (1.92%) JUnit
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 14 (26.92%) Marketing
3 10 (19.23%) Electronics
3 10 (19.23%) Manufacturing
3 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
4 8 (15.38%) Banking
5 4 (7.69%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.85%) Retail
7 1 (1.92%) Front Office
7 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (71.15%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) MuleSoft Developer
3 13 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Integration Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Angular Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.77%) Java Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Java Technical Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Development Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Development Support Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) Spring
2 17 (32.69%) JSON
2 17 (32.69%) REST
3 16 (30.77%) XML
4 14 (26.92%) Hibernate
5 13 (25.00%) Spring Integration
6 12 (23.08%) Spring MVC
7 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
7 11 (21.15%) Apache Camel
7 11 (21.15%) RESTful
8 10 (19.23%) Backbone.js
8 10 (19.23%) Ember.js
8 10 (19.23%) JPA
8 10 (19.23%) KnockoutJS
8 10 (19.23%) SOAP
9 8 (15.38%) Middleware
10 6 (11.54%) Java EE
10 6 (11.54%) JMS
10 6 (11.54%) RAML
10 6 (11.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.69%) DataPower
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) CentOS
3 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) TDD
3 12 (23.08%) MVC
4 10 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (19.23%) DevOps
4 10 (19.23%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (19.23%) Integration Testing
4 10 (19.23%) Programme Management
5 9 (17.31%) Open Source
6 8 (15.38%) BDD
6 8 (15.38%) Scrum
6 8 (15.38%) SOA
7 7 (13.46%) Microservices
8 6 (11.54%) API Development
8 6 (11.54%) ATDD
8 6 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Case Management
9 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.69%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 35 (67.31%) Java
2 10 (19.23%) SQL
3 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
2 4 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Docker
1 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Ansible
1 2 (3.85%) CloudHub
1 2 (3.85%) HAProxy
1 2 (3.85%) Kibana
1 2 (3.85%) logstash
1 2 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) MuleSoft
2 10 (19.23%) SAP
3 4 (7.69%) Apigee
3 4 (7.69%) IBM
3 4 (7.69%) IBM Sterling
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) Adobe
5 2 (3.85%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.85%) Splunk
5 2 (3.85%) VMware
6 1 (1.92%) Sybase
6 1 (1.92%) WSO2