Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 797 729 820
Rank change year-on-year -68 +91 +46
Contract jobs citing Mule ESB 77 153 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.15% 0.074%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.45% 0.81% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 102 52
UK median daily rate £506 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.74% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £385 £408 £328
90th Percentile £575 £600 £611
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £300
% change year-on-year -2.50% +66.67% -42.86%
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 17104 18986 19720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.55% 18.39% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11344 12248 12450
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £231
90th Percentile £613 £588 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 449 594
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.63 £48.45 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £18.68
% change year-on-year -3.52% +10.97% +6.74%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 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 -77 77 £506 -0.74% 6
London -73 45 £513 -2.38%
UK excluding London -2 32 £488 -2.50% 6
South West +9 16 £400 -3.61% 5
North of England +31 5 £525 +2.94%
Yorkshire +7 5 £525 +1.45%
East of England -17 5 £475 +58.33%
Midlands +20 4 £535 +8.08%
West Midlands +18 4 £535 -2.28%
South East -20 2 £473 - 1

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 73 (94.81%) Mule
2 69 (89.61%) Java
3 45 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (42.86%) Spring
5 31 (40.26%) MuleSoft
6 25 (32.47%) Jenkins
7 23 (29.87%) SOAP
8 22 (28.57%) Web Services
8 22 (28.57%) Scrum
9 21 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (25.97%) TDD
10 20 (25.97%) Linux
10 20 (25.97%) DevOps
11 19 (24.68%) Middleware
12 18 (23.38%) SAP
12 18 (23.38%) Spring Boot
12 18 (23.38%) RESTful
13 17 (22.08%) Microservices
13 17 (22.08%) Maven
14 16 (20.78%) Finance
14 16 (20.78%) XML
14 16 (20.78%) SOA
15 15 (19.48%) Unix
15 15 (19.48%) Apache Camel
15 15 (19.48%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (18.18%) Bash Shell
16 14 (18.18%) Ansible
16 14 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
17 13 (16.88%) JSON
17 13 (16.88%) Git (software)

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 73 (94.81%) Mule
2 11 (14.29%) Apache
2 11 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (11.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (9.09%) Confluence
4 7 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (6.49%) JBoss
6 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
6 4 (5.19%) WildFly
7 3 (3.90%) Anypoint
7 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.60%) Jetty
8 2 (2.60%) nginx
8 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.30%) CMS
9 1 (1.30%) EPiServer
9 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.48%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.09%) PaaS
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon S3
4 4 (5.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (5.19%) IaaS
4 4 (5.19%) npm
5 3 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (3.90%) GitHub
5 3 (3.90%) Serverless
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) SSL
2 4 (5.19%) FTP
2 4 (5.19%) HTTP
2 4 (5.19%) SMTP
3 3 (3.90%) AMQP
4 2 (2.60%) Firewall
4 2 (2.60%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (2.60%) VPN
5 1 (1.30%) DHCP
5 1 (1.30%) DNS
5 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.79%) MySQL
3 5 (6.49%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.49%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.90%) Hazelcast
4 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.60%) Redis
6 1 (1.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (32.47%) Jenkins
2 17 (22.08%) Maven
3 13 (16.88%) Git (software)
4 8 (10.39%) JUnit
5 7 (9.09%) JIRA
6 6 (7.79%) Subversion
7 4 (5.19%) Artifactory
7 4 (5.19%) Bower
7 4 (5.19%) Gradle
7 4 (5.19%) Grunt
7 4 (5.19%) gulp
7 4 (5.19%) SoapUI
7 4 (5.19%) SonarQube
8 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.60%) Gerrit
9 2 (2.60%) GitLab
9 2 (2.60%) JMeter
9 2 (2.60%) jMock
9 2 (2.60%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.60%) Selenium
General
1 16 (20.78%) Finance
2 12 (15.58%) Banking
2 12 (15.58%) Electronics
2 12 (15.58%) Manufacturing
2 12 (15.58%) Marketing
2 12 (15.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.19%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Front Office
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (72.73%) Developer
2 20 (25.97%) Java Developer
3 15 (19.48%) MuleSoft Developer
3 15 (19.48%) Senior Developer
4 13 (16.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Integration Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Middleware Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Messaging Developer
9 3 (3.90%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (3.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Agile Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Java Middleware Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 2 (2.60%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (42.86%) Spring
2 23 (29.87%) SOAP
3 22 (28.57%) Web Services
4 19 (24.68%) Middleware
5 18 (23.38%) RESTful
5 18 (23.38%) Spring Boot
6 16 (20.78%) XML
7 15 (19.48%) Apache Camel
8 14 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
9 13 (16.88%) JSON
10 10 (12.99%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (11.69%) J2EE
11 9 (11.69%) REST
12 7 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
12 7 (9.09%) Spring Cloud
13 6 (7.79%) JSON Schema
13 6 (7.79%) SAP PI
14 5 (6.49%) Kafka
14 5 (6.49%) Node.js
14 5 (6.49%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.90%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.60%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Linux
2 15 (19.48%) Unix
3 3 (3.90%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.90%) Windows
4 2 (2.60%) CentOS
4 2 (2.60%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.57%) Scrum
3 21 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (25.97%) DevOps
4 20 (25.97%) TDD
5 17 (22.08%) Microservices
6 16 (20.78%) SOA
7 12 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (15.58%) Digital Marketing
7 12 (15.58%) Programme Management
8 8 (10.39%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.09%) ERP
9 7 (9.09%) MVC
9 7 (9.09%) OO
9 7 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
9 7 (9.09%) SDLC
10 5 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.49%) Kanban
10 5 (6.49%) Project Management
10 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (89.61%) Java
2 14 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 10 (12.99%) Perl
4 7 (9.09%) Python
5 4 (5.19%) Ruby
5 4 (5.19%) SQL
6 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (14.29%) Docker
2 3 (3.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (18.18%) Ansible
2 6 (7.79%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.19%) Icinga
3 4 (5.19%) Nagios
3 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.19%) Puppet
3 4 (5.19%) Terraform
4 3 (3.90%) Rancher
5 2 (2.60%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.60%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.30%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.30%) CloudHub
6 1 (1.30%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) MuleSoft
2 18 (23.38%) SAP
3 13 (16.88%) Splunk
4 12 (15.58%) AppDynamics
5 11 (14.29%) New Relic
6 8 (10.39%) Adobe
7 4 (5.19%) WSO2
8 3 (3.90%) VMware
9 2 (2.60%) Oracle
9 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.60%) Sybase
10 1 (1.30%) ATG
10 1 (1.30%) BEA
10 1 (1.30%) Citrix
10 1 (1.30%) IBM
10 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.30%) Sitecore