Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Mule skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mule over the 6 months to 20 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 189 175
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14 -
Contract jobs citing Mule 10 22 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.36% 0.020%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.39% 2.08% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 1
West Midlands median daily rate £540 £495 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -26.67% -
10th Percentile £514 £472 £663
90th Percentile £595 £603 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £430
% change year-on-year +5.00% +16.28% -7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Mule is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 719 1056 784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.97% 17.24% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 612 430
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £209 £238 £227
90th Percentile £563 £525 £526
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 43
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £15.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.35% -11.64% -
10th Percentile £13.04 £10.60 £11.12
90th Percentile £42.20 £24.00 £33.55
England median hourly rate £20.71 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.56% +8.33%

Mule
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Mule as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Mule in the West Midlands

Mule
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mule in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mule in the West Midlands

Mule
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mule within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Shropshire - 10 £540 -
Mule
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mule also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Mule.

1 10 (100.00%) Middleware
1 10 (100.00%) WSO2
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (80.00%) Java
4 7 (70.00%) SOA
4 7 (70.00%) JSON
5 6 (60.00%) Kanban
5 6 (60.00%) TDD
5 6 (60.00%) Scrum
5 6 (60.00%) Maven
5 6 (60.00%) HTTP
5 6 (60.00%) WSDL
5 6 (60.00%) SSL
5 6 (60.00%) SOAP
5 6 (60.00%) XML
5 6 (60.00%) Unix
5 6 (60.00%) Linux
5 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (60.00%) Ansible
5 6 (60.00%) MuleSoft
5 6 (60.00%) JSON Schema
5 6 (60.00%) Sequence Diagram
6 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
6 5 (50.00%) XSLT
6 5 (50.00%) Subversion
6 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (40.00%) XSD
7 4 (40.00%) webMethods

Mule
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (40.00%) Mule ESB
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (20.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) HTTP
1 6 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (30.00%) AMQP
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (60.00%) Maven
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Subversion
3 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Messaging Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Architect
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (20.00%) Middleware Architect
5 2 (20.00%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (20.00%) webMethods Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Messaging Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Middleware Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Middleware Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior WebLogic Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior webMethods Developer
6 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Middleware
2 7 (70.00%) JSON
3 6 (60.00%) JSON Schema
3 6 (60.00%) SOAP
3 6 (60.00%) WSDL
3 6 (60.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) XSLT
5 4 (40.00%) XSD
6 3 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (20.00%) Apache Camel
7 2 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (20.00%) Java EE
7 2 (20.00%) Java SE
7 2 (20.00%) OAuth
7 2 (20.00%) REST
7 2 (20.00%) Spring
7 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) HPUX
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (70.00%) SOA
4 6 (60.00%) Kanban
4 6 (60.00%) Scrum
4 6 (60.00%) Sequence Diagram
4 6 (60.00%) TDD
5 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (40.00%) Coaching
6 4 (40.00%) Conceptual Models
7 3 (30.00%) API Design
7 3 (30.00%) DevOps
8 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (20.00%) Critical Success Factor
8 2 (20.00%) High Availability
8 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Microservices
8 2 (20.00%) Migration
8 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Groovy
2 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) XPath
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Ansible
2 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) WSO2
2 6 (60.00%) MuleSoft
3 4 (40.00%) webMethods
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle