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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 611 590
Rank change year-on-year +49 -21  
Contract jobs citing Mule ESB 41 34 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.061% 0.092%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.51% 0.35% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 31
Median daily rate £475 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -1.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £647 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £375 £405
% change year-on-year +16.00% -7.40%  
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 8045 9711 9895
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.06% 17.38% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5213 6307 5936
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £571 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 213 382
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.30 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £40.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% -17.50%  

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 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mule ESB in the UK

Mule ESB
Top 22 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 28 April 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 +50 41 £475 +18.75% 12
London +26 18 £520 +1.46% 4
South West -2 8 £375 - 3
South East - 8 £463 - 1
West Sussex - 8 £463 -
Worthing - 6 £469 -
Gloucestershire +5 5 £375 - 3
Yorkshire +25 4 £500 +11.11%
Uxbridge - 3 £525 -
West Midlands +20 2 £550 +57.59%
West Yorkshire +19 2 £400 -11.11%
City of London -4 2 £563 +40.62%
Leeds +19 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £550 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £550 -
Wakefield - 1 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 £550 -
Telford - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £550 -
Manchester - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 71 (85.54%) Mule
2 55 (66.27%) Java
3 37 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (40.96%) Spring
5 32 (38.55%) MuleSoft
6 25 (30.12%) REST
6 25 (30.12%) Finance
7 23 (27.71%) SOA
8 22 (26.51%) SOAP
8 22 (26.51%) Hibernate
9 21 (25.30%) MVC
10 20 (24.10%) Marketing
10 20 (24.10%) JSON
11 19 (22.89%) E-Commerce
12 18 (21.69%) XML
12 18 (21.69%) Middleware
12 18 (21.69%) Spring MVC
12 18 (21.69%) Apache Camel
13 17 (20.48%) Spring Integration
13 17 (20.48%) TDD
13 17 (20.48%) Web Services
14 16 (19.28%) JPA
14 16 (19.28%) Digital Marketing
15 15 (18.07%) Integration Testing
15 15 (18.07%) RESTful
15 15 (18.07%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (18.07%) SAP
15 15 (18.07%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (18.07%) Programme Management
15 15 (18.07%) Electronics

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 71 (85.54%) Mule
2 14 (16.87%) Anypoint
3 8 (9.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (8.43%) JBoss
5 6 (7.23%) CMS
5 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
6 5 (6.02%) Apache
6 5 (6.02%) Jetty
6 5 (6.02%) WebSphere
7 4 (4.82%) Alfresco
7 4 (4.82%) Apache Solr
7 4 (4.82%) Gentran
7 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.82%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (3.61%) nginx
8 3 (3.61%) WildFly
9 2 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.20%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 15 (18.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.87%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (15.66%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (15.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (6.02%) GitHub
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.20%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.20%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) Firewall
1 3 (3.61%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (2.41%) DMZ
2 2 (2.41%) HTTP
2 2 (2.41%) Internet
2 2 (2.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.23%) MySQL
3 4 (4.82%) DataStage
3 4 (4.82%) Endeca
3 4 (4.82%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.61%) DB2
4 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Maven
2 6 (7.23%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.23%) Subversion
3 4 (4.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.61%) Gerrit
4 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.61%) GitLab
4 3 (3.61%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.41%) JIRA
6 1 (1.20%) JUnit
6 1 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 25 (30.12%) Finance
2 20 (24.10%) Marketing
3 15 (18.07%) Electronics
3 15 (18.07%) Manufacturing
3 15 (18.07%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.43%) Banking
4 7 (8.43%) Retail
5 3 (3.61%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Automotive
6 1 (1.20%) Games
6 1 (1.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (68.67%) Developer
2 23 (27.71%) Java Developer
3 17 (20.48%) MuleSoft Developer
4 13 (15.66%) Integration Developer
5 11 (13.25%) Architect
6 10 (12.05%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Java Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.61%) Angular Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Java Technical Architect
8 3 (3.61%) SOA Architect
8 3 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.61%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.41%) Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Development Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Development Support Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (40.96%) Spring
2 25 (30.12%) REST
3 22 (26.51%) Hibernate
3 22 (26.51%) SOAP
4 20 (24.10%) JSON
5 18 (21.69%) Apache Camel
5 18 (21.69%) Middleware
5 18 (21.69%) Spring MVC
5 18 (21.69%) XML
6 17 (20.48%) Spring Integration
6 17 (20.48%) Web Services
7 16 (19.28%) JPA
8 15 (18.07%) RESTful
9 13 (15.66%) AngularJS
10 10 (12.05%) Backbone.js
10 10 (12.05%) Ember.js
10 10 (12.05%) JMS
10 10 (12.05%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (9.64%) J2EE
12 7 (8.43%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) DataPower
2 4 (4.82%) PKI
3 3 (3.61%) iPad
4 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Linux
2 3 (3.61%) CentOS
2 3 (3.61%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (27.71%) SOA
3 21 (25.30%) MVC
4 19 (22.89%) E-Commerce
5 17 (20.48%) TDD
6 16 (19.28%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (18.07%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (18.07%) Integration Testing
7 15 (18.07%) Programme Management
8 13 (15.66%) DevOps
9 12 (14.46%) Scrum
10 10 (12.05%) API Development
11 9 (10.84%) B2B
11 9 (10.84%) BDD
11 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (10.84%) EAI
11 9 (10.84%) Open Source
11 9 (10.84%) SDLC
12 8 (9.64%) CRM
12 8 (9.64%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 55 (66.27%) Java
2 14 (16.87%) SQL
3 5 (6.02%) Bash Shell
3 5 (6.02%) Perl
4 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.61%) Python
6 1 (1.20%) Groovy
6 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) QA
2 4 (4.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Docker
1 3 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) CA Single Sign-On
1 4 (4.82%) OpenSSO
2 3 (3.61%) Ansible
2 3 (3.61%) HAProxy
2 3 (3.61%) Kibana
2 3 (3.61%) logstash
2 3 (3.61%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.20%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 32 (38.55%) MuleSoft
2 15 (18.07%) SAP
3 10 (12.05%) Apigee
4 9 (10.84%) Oracle
5 8 (9.64%) Adobe
6 7 (8.43%) IBM
7 4 (4.82%) ATG
7 4 (4.82%) BEA
7 4 (4.82%) IBM Sterling
8 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.61%) VMware
9 2 (2.41%) AppDynamics
9 2 (2.41%) Splunk
9 2 (2.41%) WSO2
10 1 (1.20%) Apple
10 1 (1.20%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.20%) Talend
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