Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 792 775 784
Rank change year-on-year -17 +9 +59
Contract jobs citing Mule ESB 66 124 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.11% 0.093%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.41% 0.62% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 77 54
UK median daily rate £506 £488 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +10.17% +10.63%
10th Percentile £408 £355 £329
90th Percentile £575 £619 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +30.00% -1.32% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 16117 19888 20284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.81% 18.37% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10418 13081 12543
UK median daily rate £438 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 490 699
UK median hourly rate £19.30 £20.20 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.46% +0.98% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.95 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £42.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.35% +3.65% +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 22 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mule ESB in the UK

Mule ESB
Top 11 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 22 August 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 -2 66 £506 +3.85% 10
UK excluding London +57 34 £488 +30.00% 6
London -31 32 £513 -2.38% 4
South East +26 10 £463 +28.47%
North of England +57 9 £450 -5.26%
Yorkshire +40 9 £450 -5.26%
West Midlands +37 6 £545 +34.90%
Midlands +22 6 £545 +34.90%
South West -8 6 £469 +25.00% 6
East of England - 3 - -
East Midlands - 1 £550 -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 60 (90.91%) Mule
2 52 (78.79%) Java
3 44 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (46.97%) MuleSoft
5 28 (42.42%) TDD
6 24 (36.36%) SOAP
7 23 (34.85%) REST
8 22 (33.33%) Scrum
9 21 (31.82%) Spring
9 21 (31.82%) RESTful
10 17 (25.76%) Anypoint
11 16 (24.24%) JSON
11 16 (24.24%) Web Services
12 15 (22.73%) Finance
13 14 (21.21%) Middleware
13 14 (21.21%) SOA
14 13 (19.70%) Marketing
15 12 (18.18%) Subversion
15 12 (18.18%) Maven
15 12 (18.18%) XML
16 11 (16.67%) SAP
16 11 (16.67%) DevOps
17 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
17 10 (15.15%) BDD
17 10 (15.15%) JMS
17 10 (15.15%) Linux
18 9 (13.64%) Unix
18 9 (13.64%) Electronics
18 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
18 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence

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 60 (90.91%) Mule
2 17 (25.76%) Anypoint
3 8 (12.12%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.09%) JBoss
5 5 (7.58%) WebSphere
6 4 (6.06%) Alfresco
6 4 (6.06%) Apache
6 4 (6.06%) Jetty
6 4 (6.06%) WildFly
7 2 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (3.03%) Gentran
7 2 (3.03%) nginx
7 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) GitHub
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) HTTP
2 4 (6.06%) SSL
3 3 (4.55%) AMQP
4 2 (3.03%) Firewall
4 2 (3.03%) Internet
4 2 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.52%) DMZ
5 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) MySQL
2 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) DataStage
3 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Maven
1 12 (18.18%) Subversion
2 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.12%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (6.06%) JUnit
5 4 (6.06%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.55%) jMock
7 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.03%) Gerrit
7 2 (3.03%) GitLab
7 2 (3.03%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.52%) JIRA
8 1 (1.52%) Mockito
8 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 13 (19.70%) Marketing
3 9 (13.64%) Electronics
3 9 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 7 (10.61%) Banking
5 4 (6.06%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.55%) Front Office
7 1 (1.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (78.79%) Developer
2 19 (28.79%) MuleSoft Developer
3 14 (21.21%) Java Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 10 (15.15%) Integration Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Messaging Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.55%) Java Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Java Middleware Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Java Technical Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Middleware Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Development Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Development Support Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.36%) SOAP
2 23 (34.85%) REST
3 21 (31.82%) RESTful
3 21 (31.82%) Spring
4 16 (24.24%) JSON
4 16 (24.24%) Web Services
5 14 (21.21%) Middleware
6 12 (18.18%) XML
7 10 (15.15%) JMS
8 9 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (12.12%) Apache Camel
9 8 (12.12%) Hibernate
9 8 (12.12%) Java EE
10 7 (10.61%) J2EE
11 6 (9.09%) JSON Schema
11 6 (9.09%) RAML
11 6 (9.09%) Spring Integration
12 5 (7.58%) ActiveMQ
12 5 (7.58%) HATEOAS
12 5 (7.58%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.03%) DataPower
3 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Linux
2 9 (13.64%) Unix
3 3 (4.55%) Mac OS X
3 3 (4.55%) Windows
4 2 (3.03%) CentOS
4 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (42.42%) TDD
3 22 (33.33%) Scrum
4 14 (21.21%) SOA
5 11 (16.67%) DevOps
6 10 (15.15%) BDD
6 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
7 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (13.64%) Microservices
7 9 (13.64%) Open Source
7 9 (13.64%) Programme Management
8 7 (10.61%) Unit Testing
9 6 (9.09%) API Development
9 6 (9.09%) ATDD
9 6 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (7.58%) Case Management
10 5 (7.58%) OO
11 4 (6.06%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 52 (78.79%) Java
2 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
2 4 (6.06%) Perl
2 4 (6.06%) SQL
3 2 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Docker
1 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Ansible
2 3 (4.55%) CloudHub
3 2 (3.03%) HAProxy
3 2 (3.03%) Kibana
3 2 (3.03%) logstash
3 2 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (46.97%) MuleSoft
2 11 (16.67%) SAP
3 5 (7.58%) WSO2
4 3 (4.55%) Sybase
5 2 (3.03%) Adobe
5 2 (3.03%) Apigee
5 2 (3.03%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.03%) IBM
5 2 (3.03%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle
5 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.03%) Splunk
5 2 (3.03%) VMware