Period
to 11 April 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of MuleSoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MuleSoft over the 6 months to 11 April 2021 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within MuleSoft, Inc.

MuleSoft
UK
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 276 423 477
Rank change year-on-year +147 +54 +125
Contract jobs citing MuleSoft 460 288 446
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 0.48% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 2.12% 1.14% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 179 323
10th Percentile £388 £413 £413
25th Percentile £450 £463 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £538 £550
Median % change year-on-year - -2.27% +10.00%
75th Percentile £625 £688 £625
90th Percentile £675 £778 £654
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £575
% change year-on-year +5.00% -13.04% +27.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 -

MuleSoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 21,734 25,275 40,495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.34% 42.37% 41.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,896 15,818 25,584
10th Percentile £265 £213 £260
25th Percentile £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
75th Percentile £575 £553 £556
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 714 1,099 1,354
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.74 £10.75
25th Percentile £15.00 £14.50 £12.76
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +20.32% +6.86% +2.94%
75th Percentile £45.50 £30.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% +6.06% +4.04%

MuleSoft
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MuleSoft as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MuleSoft in the UK

MuleSoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MuleSoft.

Daily rate trend for MuleSoft in the UK

MuleSoft
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MuleSoft over the 6 months to 11 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for MuleSoft in the UK

MuleSoft
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MuleSoft within the UK over the 6 months to 11 April 2021. 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 +139 380 £525 -2.78% 85
London +99 251 £530 -7.83% 47
Work from Home -140 128 £550 -24.14% 9
UK excluding London +83 127 £525 +5.00% 41
South East +107 53 £550 - 7
North of England +23 21 £497 +10.50% 19
South West +70 18 £513 -2.38% 5
Midlands +29 18 £425 -19.05% 6
North West +3 16 £525 +20.00% 5
Scotland +13 12 £413 -9.59% 3
West Midlands +15 10 £425 -19.05% 4
East Midlands +28 7 £545 +5.83% 2
North East +35 5 £450 - 10
Wales +8 3 £525 +1.20% 1
East of England +34 2 £515 -20.77%

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing MuleSoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for MuleSoft.

1 192 (41.74%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (36.09%) Java
3 151 (32.83%) Azure
4 146 (31.74%) AWS
5 138 (30.00%) Microservices
6 109 (23.70%) Salesforce.com
7 96 (20.87%) SQL
8 91 (19.78%) DevOps
9 85 (18.48%) Oracle
10 81 (17.61%) Python
11 79 (17.17%) Jenkins
12 76 (16.52%) SDLC
13 73 (15.87%) Spring
14 66 (14.35%) Kubernetes
15 64 (13.91%) Serverless
16 63 (13.70%) Web Services
17 55 (11.96%) PL/SQL
17 55 (11.96%) Middleware
18 53 (11.52%) MongoDB
18 53 (11.52%) REST
18 53 (11.52%) Anypoint
19 51 (11.09%) JIRA
19 51 (11.09%) T-SQL
19 51 (11.09%) Scrum
20 50 (10.87%) Test Automation
21 49 (10.65%) Git (software)
22 48 (10.43%) XML
22 48 (10.43%) Data Modelling
23 46 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
23 46 (10.00%) Mule

MuleSoft
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 53 (11.52%) Anypoint
2 46 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 46 (10.00%) Mule
3 26 (5.65%) Cloud Foundry
3 26 (5.65%) Confluence
4 22 (4.78%) JBoss
4 22 (4.78%) Red Hat Fuse
5 21 (4.57%) WebSphere
6 19 (4.13%) MQSeries
7 18 (3.91%) Mule ESB
8 17 (3.70%) WebLogic
9 13 (2.83%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.52%) Appian
10 7 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (1.30%) Drupal
12 5 (1.09%) CMS
12 5 (1.09%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.87%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.87%) Jetty
13 4 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.17%) Magento
2 9 (1.96%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 8 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.74%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.87%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 2 (0.43%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.43%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.22%) Radian6
7 1 (0.22%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 151 (32.83%) Azure
2 146 (31.74%) AWS
3 64 (13.91%) Serverless
4 45 (9.78%) AWS Lambda
5 42 (9.13%) Azure Functions
6 39 (8.48%) Logic Apps
7 31 (6.74%) Apigee
8 22 (4.78%) iPaaS
9 19 (4.13%) GitHub
10 18 (3.91%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 17 (3.70%) Boomi
11 17 (3.70%) PaaS
12 15 (3.26%) SaaS
13 14 (3.04%) GCP
14 11 (2.39%) Power Platform
15 10 (2.17%) OpenShift
16 9 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
17 6 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 6 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
18 5 (1.09%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.70%) HTTP
2 5 (1.09%) NAS
3 4 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (0.87%) FCoE
3 4 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (0.87%) FTP
3 4 (0.87%) Internet
3 4 (0.87%) iSCSI
3 4 (0.87%) Kerberos
3 4 (0.87%) LAN
3 4 (0.87%) Multicast
3 4 (0.87%) SAN
3 4 (0.87%) SSH
3 4 (0.87%) SSL
3 4 (0.87%) VLAN
3 4 (0.87%) WAN
4 3 (0.65%) DNS
4 3 (0.65%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.43%) DMZ
5 2 (0.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (11.52%) MongoDB
2 35 (7.61%) Azure SQL Database
3 22 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 19 (4.13%) Big Data
5 19 (4.13%) Data Lake
6 15 (3.26%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.61%) RDBMS
8 11 (2.39%) NoSQL
9 10 (2.17%) MySQL
9 10 (2.17%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.74%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (1.52%) Power BI
12 6 (1.30%) Amazon Aurora
12 6 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.87%) HBase
13 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (0.87%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 79 (17.17%) Jenkins
2 51 (11.09%) JIRA
3 49 (10.65%) Git (software)
4 29 (6.30%) Maven
5 22 (4.78%) Postman
6 21 (4.57%) Selenium
7 19 (4.13%) Cucumber
8 17 (3.70%) SoapUI
9 14 (3.04%) Subversion
10 13 (2.83%) kappa
10 13 (2.83%) PowerDesigner
11 12 (2.61%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (2.17%) Hudson
12 10 (2.17%) JUnit
13 9 (1.96%) JMeter
14 8 (1.74%) SonarQube
15 6 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 5 (1.09%) Ant
16 5 (1.09%) IntelliJ
16 5 (1.09%) Mercurial
General
1 41 (8.91%) Finance
2 39 (8.48%) Banking
3 33 (7.17%) Retail
4 19 (4.13%) Marketing
5 17 (3.70%) Public Sector
6 6 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.87%) Back Office
8 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
10 1 (0.22%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.22%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 155 (33.70%) Developer
2 153 (33.26%) Architect
3 69 (15.00%) MuleSoft Developer
4 60 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
5 39 (8.48%) Senior Developer
6 33 (7.17%) Java Developer
7 32 (6.96%) Data Architect
8 30 (6.52%) Integration Architect
8 30 (6.52%) Technical Architect
9 28 (6.09%) Azure Architect
10 27 (5.87%) Salesforce Architect
11 26 (5.65%) Analyst
12 18 (3.91%) Azure Developer
12 18 (3.91%) Project Manager
12 18 (3.91%) Python Developer
13 17 (3.70%) MuleSoft Architect
14 16 (3.48%) Business Analyst
15 14 (3.04%) Consultant
16 13 (2.83%) Senior Python Developer
17 12 (2.61%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (15.87%) Spring
2 63 (13.70%) Web Services
3 55 (11.96%) Middleware
4 53 (11.52%) REST
5 48 (10.43%) XML
6 45 (9.78%) Spring Boot
7 41 (8.91%) SOAP
8 39 (8.48%) JSON
9 37 (8.04%) .NET
10 35 (7.61%) RESTful
11 29 (6.30%) Hibernate
12 25 (5.43%) JMS
12 25 (5.43%) RAML
13 24 (5.22%) Apache Camel
14 23 (5.00%) Swagger
15 22 (4.78%) Node.js
16 21 (4.57%) RabbitMQ
17 20 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
17 20 (4.35%) OAuth
18 19 (4.13%) Hystrix
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.00%) Cloud Native
2 23 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (2.17%) HoloLens
4 10 (2.17%) User Experience
5 9 (1.96%) Clustering
6 8 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.74%) Derivative
6 8 (1.74%) NHS
7 7 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.09%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.65%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.65%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.43%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.43%) IVR
10 2 (0.43%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.43%) Social Media
11 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.43%) Windows
2 23 (5.00%) Linux
3 6 (1.30%) Ubuntu
4 5 (1.09%) Debian
4 5 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.09%) Unix
5 4 (0.87%) Android
5 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.87%) CentOS
5 4 (0.87%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (41.74%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (30.00%) Microservices
3 91 (19.78%) DevOps
4 76 (16.52%) SDLC
5 51 (11.09%) Scrum
6 50 (10.87%) Test Automation
7 48 (10.43%) Data Modelling
8 42 (9.13%) Software Engineering
9 40 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
10 39 (8.48%) SOA
10 39 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 35 (7.61%) Data Development
12 31 (6.74%) Data Engineering
13 28 (6.09%) CRM
13 28 (6.09%) E-Commerce
14 27 (5.87%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (5.87%) Migration
15 25 (5.43%) Change Management
15 25 (5.43%) Open Source
16 24 (5.22%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 166 (36.09%) Java
2 96 (20.87%) SQL
3 81 (17.61%) Python
4 55 (11.96%) PL/SQL
5 51 (11.09%) T-SQL
6 37 (8.04%) C++
7 33 (7.17%) Go
8 32 (6.96%) Java 8
9 26 (5.65%) C#
10 25 (5.43%) JavaScript
11 19 (4.13%) Kotlin
12 14 (3.04%) Apex Code
13 7 (1.52%) Groovy
14 6 (1.30%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.30%) Rust
15 5 (1.09%) Perl
15 5 (1.09%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.09%) Ruby
15 5 (1.09%) Scala
15 5 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (5.65%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.91%) Degree
2 18 (3.91%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.74%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.30%) PMP
6 5 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.87%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.22%) MBA
9 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.91%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.52%) QA
3 2 (0.43%) CDISC
4 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (6.74%) Docker
2 9 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.87%) KVM
4 4 (0.87%) NFS
4 4 (0.87%) Oracle Clusterware
4 4 (0.87%) SRDF
4 4 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.87%) Xen
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 66 (14.35%) Kubernetes
2 19 (4.13%) Prometheus
3 18 (3.91%) Ansible
3 18 (3.91%) CloudHub
4 15 (3.26%) Puppet
5 14 (3.04%) Terraform
6 4 (0.87%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.87%) Oracle Flashback
6 4 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.87%) Salt
7 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.43%) Istio
9 1 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.22%) Marathon
9 1 (0.22%) Mesos
9 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 109 (23.70%) Salesforce.com
2 85 (18.48%) Oracle
3 37 (8.04%) Microsoft
4 27 (5.87%) SAP
4 27 (5.87%) Splunk
5 21 (4.57%) AppDynamics
6 20 (4.35%) Google
7 18 (3.91%) Axway
7 18 (3.91%) Red Hat
7 18 (3.91%) Sybase
8 17 (3.70%) hybris
8 17 (3.70%) IBM
9 16 (3.48%) Talend
9 16 (3.48%) TIBCO
10 15 (3.26%) webMethods
11 14 (3.04%) BiZZdesign
12 13 (2.83%) Databricks
12 13 (2.83%) Dell
13 9 (1.96%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 8 (1.74%) Sparx