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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mule ESB
UK
Rank 586 624 567
Rank change year-on-year +38 -57  
Contract jobs citing Mule ESB 23 17 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.032% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.30% 0.19% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 30
Median daily rate £435 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £715 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £405
% change year-on-year +8.00% -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 7771 9161 9202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.37% 17.21% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5088 5823 5458
Median daily rate £425 £412 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +3.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £560 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 226 330
Median hourly rate £18.59 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

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 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 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 +46 23 £435 -0.57% 10
South West +7 10 £375 - 5
London +29 7 £513 -10.86% 4
Gloucestershire +8 7 £375 - 5
Yorkshire +20 5 £513 +13.88%
Uxbridge - 4 £513 -
West Yorkshire +17 3 £525 +16.66%
Leeds +12 3 £525 +16.66%
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

Mule ESB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 74 (77.08%) Mule
2 62 (64.58%) Java
3 40 (41.67%) Spring
4 38 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (33.33%) Web Services
6 29 (30.21%) MVC
7 28 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (27.08%) Finance
8 26 (27.08%) MySQL
8 26 (27.08%) MuleSoft
9 25 (26.04%) Hibernate
10 23 (23.96%) SOAP
11 22 (22.92%) XML
11 22 (22.92%) SOA
11 22 (22.92%) Middleware
12 21 (21.88%) Oracle
12 21 (21.88%) JSON
13 20 (20.83%) E-Commerce
14 19 (19.79%) Apache Camel
15 18 (18.75%) Spring Integration
15 18 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
15 18 (18.75%) NoSQL
15 18 (18.75%) REST
15 18 (18.75%) Spring MVC
15 18 (18.75%) SQL
15 18 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (17.71%) Tomcat
16 17 (17.71%) Git (software)
16 17 (17.71%) RabbitMQ
17 16 (16.67%) Jenkins

Mule ESB
Top Related 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 74 (77.08%) Mule
2 17 (17.71%) Tomcat
3 16 (16.67%) Apache
4 14 (14.58%) Jetty
5 13 (13.54%) nginx
6 12 (12.50%) WildFly
7 9 (9.38%) Anypoint
8 8 (8.33%) WebSphere
9 7 (7.29%) JBoss
10 6 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (6.25%) CMS
11 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
12 4 (4.17%) Apache Solr
12 4 (4.17%) Confluence
12 4 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (4.17%) Gentran
12 4 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (2.08%) GlassFish
13 2 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (15.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.54%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (13.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (2.08%) GitHub
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.04%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.04%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.54%) Firewall
1 13 (13.54%) Reverse Proxy
1 13 (13.54%) VPN
2 9 (9.38%) DMZ
3 3 (3.13%) HTTP
4 2 (2.08%) Internet
5 1 (1.04%) AMQP
5 1 (1.04%) DHCP
5 1 (1.04%) DNS
5 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.08%) MySQL
2 18 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 18 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 10 (10.42%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.17%) DataStage
5 4 (4.17%) Endeca
5 4 (4.17%) Redis
6 3 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.13%) DB2
7 1 (1.04%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (17.71%) Git (software)
2 16 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 13 (13.54%) Gerrit
3 13 (13.54%) Mercurial
4 12 (12.50%) GitLab
5 11 (11.46%) Maven
6 4 (4.17%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.17%) JIRA
6 4 (4.17%) JUnit
7 3 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.08%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.08%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.08%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.08%) Subversion
9 1 (1.04%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.04%) Mockito
9 1 (1.04%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (1.04%) Toad
General
1 26 (27.08%) Finance
2 16 (16.67%) Marketing
3 15 (15.63%) Electronics
3 15 (15.63%) Manufacturing
3 15 (15.63%) Telecoms
4 9 (9.38%) Legal
5 7 (7.29%) Retail
6 2 (2.08%) Banking
7 1 (1.04%) Automotive
7 1 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (62.50%) Developer
2 35 (36.46%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.58%) Architect
3 14 (14.58%) Integration Developer
4 10 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (10.42%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (9.38%) MuleSoft Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Java Architect
8 3 (3.13%) Angular Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Data Architect
8 3 (3.13%) DevOps Specialist
8 3 (3.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.13%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
8 3 (3.13%) SOA Architect
8 3 (3.13%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.13%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.08%) AWS DevOps
9 2 (2.08%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (2.08%) Cassandra Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (41.67%) Spring
2 32 (33.33%) Web Services
3 25 (26.04%) Hibernate
4 23 (23.96%) SOAP
5 22 (22.92%) Middleware
5 22 (22.92%) XML
6 21 (21.88%) JSON
7 19 (19.79%) Apache Camel
8 18 (18.75%) REST
8 18 (18.75%) Spring Integration
8 18 (18.75%) Spring MVC
9 17 (17.71%) RabbitMQ
10 16 (16.67%) JPA
11 14 (14.58%) Java EE
11 14 (14.58%) RESTful
12 13 (13.54%) HTML
12 13 (13.54%) LAMP
12 13 (13.54%) LAPP Stack
12 13 (13.54%) LEMP Stack
13 12 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.17%) DataPower
2 4 (4.17%) PKI
3 3 (3.13%) iPad
4 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.08%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.67%) Linux
2 13 (13.54%) CentOS
2 13 (13.54%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.04%) Unix
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (30.21%) MVC
3 28 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (22.92%) SOA
5 20 (20.83%) E-Commerce
6 16 (16.67%) DevOps
6 16 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (15.63%) Integration Testing
7 15 (15.63%) Programme Management
7 15 (15.63%) Scrum
8 14 (14.58%) SDLC
9 12 (12.50%) TDD
10 10 (10.42%) B2B
10 10 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (10.42%) EAI
10 10 (10.42%) Load Balancing
11 6 (6.25%) API Development
11 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (5.21%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 62 (64.58%) Java
2 18 (18.75%) SQL
3 13 (13.54%) Bash Shell
3 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.54%) Perl
3 13 (13.54%) Python
4 4 (4.17%) Groovy
5 2 (2.08%) XPath
6 1 (1.04%) PHP
6 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.04%) Ruby
6 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) QA
2 4 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.04%) CDISC
3 1 (1.04%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (15.63%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (13.54%) Docker
2 13 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.50%) Xen
4 1 (1.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) Ansible
1 13 (13.54%) HAProxy
1 13 (13.54%) Kibana
1 13 (13.54%) logstash
1 13 (13.54%) ZABBIX
2 4 (4.17%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (4.17%) CloudHub
2 4 (4.17%) OpenSSO
3 1 (1.04%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (27.08%) MuleSoft
2 21 (21.88%) Oracle
3 15 (15.63%) SAP
4 14 (14.58%) VMware
5 13 (13.54%) Red Hat
6 10 (10.42%) Apigee
6 10 (10.42%) IBM
7 6 (6.25%) Adobe
8 4 (4.17%) ATG
8 4 (4.17%) BEA
8 4 (4.17%) IBM Sterling
9 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.04%) Apple
10 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.04%) Citrix
10 1 (1.04%) Google
10 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.04%) Sonatype
10 1 (1.04%) Talend
10 1 (1.04%) WSO2
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago