Period
to 21 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 788 731 831
Rank change year-on-year -57 +100 -26
Contract jobs citing Mule ESB 87 115 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.12% 0.042%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.53% 0.67% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 81 33
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £389 £363 £350
90th Percentile £554 £588 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +17.28%
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 16,528 17,116 18,203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.27% 17.83% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,052 11,031 11,556
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.95%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £236
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year - +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 365 497
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +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 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mule ESB in the UK

Mule ESB
Top 10 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 February 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 -41 87 £500 - 12
London -12 62 £513 +2.50% 8
UK excluding London -42 25 £475 -5.00% 4
South West -1 12 £395 -4.82% 4
West Midlands +11 5 - -
Midlands +11 5 - -
South East -19 4 £500 -
East of England -5 3 £475 +58.33%
North of England +6 1 £525 +1.45%
Yorkshire -22 1 £525 -

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 (90.80%) Mule
2 62 (71.26%) Java
3 49 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (42.53%) Jenkins
5 36 (41.38%) DevOps
6 32 (36.78%) Web Services
7 31 (35.63%) MuleSoft
8 30 (34.48%) Spring
9 27 (31.03%) SOAP
10 26 (29.89%) RESTful
11 25 (28.74%) Linux
11 25 (28.74%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (27.59%) Bash Shell
13 23 (26.44%) SOA
14 22 (25.29%) NoSQL
15 21 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
15 21 (24.14%) Spring Boot
15 21 (24.14%) Docker
16 20 (22.99%) Ansible
16 20 (22.99%) Banking
17 19 (21.84%) Splunk
18 18 (20.69%) MongoDB
18 18 (20.69%) Microservices
18 18 (20.69%) AppDynamics
18 18 (20.69%) ActiveMQ
18 18 (20.69%) Apache
18 18 (20.69%) XML
19 17 (19.54%) Perl
19 17 (19.54%) Maven
19 17 (19.54%) Finance

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 (90.80%) Mule
2 18 (20.69%) Apache
3 14 (16.09%) Cloud Foundry
4 12 (13.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 10 (11.49%) Confluence
5 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
6 9 (10.34%) Apache Solr
6 9 (10.34%) CMS
6 9 (10.34%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (10.34%) Tomcat
6 9 (10.34%) WebLogic Portal
7 8 (9.20%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (6.90%) JBoss
8 6 (6.90%) Jetty
8 6 (6.90%) nginx
8 6 (6.90%) WildFly
9 4 (4.60%) Anypoint
9 4 (4.60%) WebSphere
10 3 (3.45%) EPiServer
11 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.20%) Amazon S3
4 7 (8.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (8.05%) IaaS
4 7 (8.05%) npm
4 7 (8.05%) PaaS
5 3 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (3.45%) GitHub
5 3 (3.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) FTP
1 7 (8.05%) SMTP
1 7 (8.05%) SSL
2 6 (6.90%) Firewall
2 6 (6.90%) Reverse Proxy
2 6 (6.90%) VPN
3 2 (2.30%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.15%) DHCP
4 1 (1.15%) DNS
4 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.29%) NoSQL
2 18 (20.69%) MongoDB
3 12 (13.79%) Relational Database
4 8 (9.20%) Endeca
5 7 (8.05%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (6.90%) Hadoop
6 6 (6.90%) Hazelcast
6 6 (6.90%) MySQL
7 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (2.30%) Redis
10 1 (1.15%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (42.53%) Jenkins
2 17 (19.54%) Maven
3 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
4 11 (12.64%) JUnit
5 10 (11.49%) JIRA
6 8 (9.20%) Gradle
7 7 (8.05%) Artifactory
7 7 (8.05%) Bower
7 7 (8.05%) Grunt
7 7 (8.05%) gulp
7 7 (8.05%) SonarQube
8 6 (6.90%) Gerrit
8 6 (6.90%) GitLab
8 6 (6.90%) Mercurial
9 5 (5.75%) Eclipse
10 3 (3.45%) Ant
10 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.30%) JMeter
11 2 (2.30%) Selenium
12 1 (1.15%) Toad
General
1 20 (22.99%) Banking
2 17 (19.54%) Finance
3 7 (8.05%) Electronics
3 7 (8.05%) Investment Banking
3 7 (8.05%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.05%) Marketing
3 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (48.28%) Developer
2 21 (24.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (18.39%) Architect
3 16 (18.39%) MuleSoft Developer
4 14 (16.09%) Java Developer
5 9 (10.34%) Technical Architect
6 7 (8.05%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Sitecore Architect
6 7 (8.05%) Web Architect
7 5 (5.75%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (5.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (3.45%) DevOps Specialist
9 3 (3.45%) Java Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (36.78%) Web Services
2 30 (34.48%) Spring
3 27 (31.03%) SOAP
4 26 (29.89%) RESTful
5 21 (24.14%) Spring Boot
6 18 (20.69%) ActiveMQ
6 18 (20.69%) XML
7 14 (16.09%) Apache Camel
7 14 (16.09%) Middleware
8 11 (12.64%) RAML
9 10 (11.49%) Kafka
10 9 (10.34%) J2EE
10 9 (10.34%) Lucene
10 9 (10.34%) OAuth2
10 9 (10.34%) Swagger
11 8 (9.20%) OAuth
11 8 (9.20%) REST
11 8 (9.20%) XSLT
12 7 (8.05%) Elastic Stack
12 7 (8.05%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.49%) PKI
3 6 (6.90%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.30%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.74%) Linux
2 12 (13.79%) Unix
3 6 (6.90%) CentOS
3 6 (6.90%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.15%) Windows
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (41.38%) DevOps
3 25 (28.74%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (26.44%) SOA
5 18 (20.69%) Microservices
6 15 (17.24%) Scrum
7 14 (16.09%) TDD
8 12 (13.79%) CRM
9 11 (12.64%) MVC
10 10 (11.49%) B2C
11 8 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (9.20%) OO
11 8 (9.20%) Project Management
11 8 (9.20%) SDLC
11 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (8.05%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (8.05%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (8.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 7 (8.05%) Proactive Monitoring
12 7 (8.05%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 62 (71.26%) Java
2 24 (27.59%) Bash Shell
3 17 (19.54%) Perl
4 14 (16.09%) Python
5 7 (8.05%) Ruby
6 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.30%) SQL
8 1 (1.15%) C#
8 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Degree
System Software
1 21 (24.14%) Docker
2 7 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (6.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (22.99%) Ansible
2 17 (19.54%) Single Sign-On
3 10 (11.49%) CA Single Sign-On
3 10 (11.49%) OpenSSO
4 9 (10.34%) Kubernetes
5 7 (8.05%) Icinga
5 7 (8.05%) Nagios
5 7 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (8.05%) Puppet
5 7 (8.05%) Terraform
6 6 (6.90%) HAProxy
6 6 (6.90%) Rancher
6 6 (6.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (35.63%) MuleSoft
2 19 (21.84%) Splunk
3 18 (20.69%) AppDynamics
4 14 (16.09%) New Relic
5 11 (12.64%) Adobe
5 11 (12.64%) SAP
6 10 (11.49%) Sitecore
7 9 (10.34%) ATG
7 9 (10.34%) BEA
8 7 (8.05%) VMware
9 6 (6.90%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.45%) IBM
11 2 (2.30%) Apigee
11 2 (2.30%) CA
12 1 (1.15%) Citrix
12 1 (1.15%) Guidewire
12 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
12 1 (1.15%) Oracle
12 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com