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 3 months to 26 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.

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

MuleSoft
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 492 544 630
Rank change year-on-year +52 +86  
Contract jobs citing MuleSoft 108 111 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.20% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.45% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 73 7
Median daily rate £500 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £356 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £825 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £370 £550
% change year-on-year +28.37% -32.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MuleSoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20421 24662 25246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.94% 44.15% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12544 15129 14343
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 698 813 1096
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.47% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

MuleSoft
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MuleSoft as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for MuleSoft in the UK

MuleSoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MuleSoft in the UK

MuleSoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MuleSoft over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MuleSoft in the UK

MuleSoft
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 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 +50 108 £500 +11.11% 15
London +5 47 £518 -23.33% 12
West Midlands +6 18 £475 +28.37% 1
Yorkshire +34 16 £475 +8.57%
South East - 12 £500 - 1
West Yorkshire +29 11 £525 +16.66%
Leeds +24 7 £550 +22.22%
Shropshire +12 6 £513 +38.51% 1
Telford +9 6 £513 +38.51% 1
East of England +6 5 £488 +50.00%
City of London +1 5 £540 +35.00% 7
Sheffield - 4 £415 -
Worthing - 4 £475 -
Wakefield - 4 £400 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £415 -
West Sussex - 4 £475 -
Berkshire - 4 £550 -
Hampshire - 4 £550 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £488 -
North West +24 3 £235 -35.61% 1
North East - 3 £475 -
East Midlands - 3 £425 -
Durham - 3 £475 -
Manchester - 3 £235 - 1
Hayes - 3 £450 -
Portsmouth - 3 - -
Derby - 2 £425 -
Slough - 2 £600 -
Stevenage - 2 £488 -
Watford - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MuleSoft 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 MuleSoft.

1 111 (48.47%) Java
2 98 (42.79%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (28.82%) Spring
4 63 (27.51%) SOA
5 58 (25.33%) Finance
6 57 (24.89%) Banking
6 57 (24.89%) REST
7 56 (24.45%) Mule
8 50 (21.83%) SOAP
8 50 (21.83%) XML
8 50 (21.83%) Anypoint
9 48 (20.96%) JSON
10 47 (20.52%) Middleware
11 45 (19.65%) Web Services
12 42 (18.34%) TDD
12 42 (18.34%) Git (software)
13 41 (17.90%) DevOps
14 40 (17.47%) Oracle
14 40 (17.47%) Linux
15 38 (16.59%) Microservices
16 37 (16.16%) Jenkins
16 37 (16.16%) JavaScript
17 36 (15.72%) Maven
18 35 (15.28%) Scrum
18 35 (15.28%) Unix
19 34 (14.85%) JIRA
20 33 (14.41%) MongoDB
21 31 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
21 31 (13.54%) Mule ESB
22 30 (13.10%) JMS

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 56 (24.45%) Mule
2 50 (21.83%) Anypoint
3 31 (13.54%) Mule ESB
4 23 (10.04%) Cloud Foundry
5 20 (8.73%) Confluence
5 20 (8.73%) Tomcat
6 17 (7.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 14 (6.11%) WebSphere
8 9 (3.93%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.62%) Apache Spark
10 5 (2.18%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.75%) JBoss
11 4 (1.75%) Jetty
12 3 (1.31%) Apache
13 2 (0.87%) Liferay
13 2 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (1.31%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.87%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.44%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.44%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (10.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (10.04%) PaaS
3 21 (9.17%) GitHub
4 11 (4.80%) SaaS
5 10 (4.37%) Boomi
6 7 (3.06%) IaaS
7 5 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.18%) iPaaS
8 3 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.87%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.87%) G Suite
9 2 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.44%) AtomSphere
10 1 (0.44%) CloudBees
10 1 (0.44%) Office 365
10 1 (0.44%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.44%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.37%) HTTP
2 6 (2.62%) SSL
3 4 (1.75%) FTP
3 4 (1.75%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.75%) Internet
3 4 (1.75%) SAN
4 3 (1.31%) AMQP
5 2 (0.87%) FCoE
5 2 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.87%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.87%) LAN
5 2 (0.87%) Multicast
5 2 (0.87%) NAS
5 2 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.41%) MongoDB
2 17 (7.42%) Big Data
3 13 (5.68%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.80%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (3.93%) Redis
6 9 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.49%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.18%) Power BI
9 4 (1.75%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.75%) HDInsight
9 4 (1.75%) InfluxDB
9 4 (1.75%) OpenTSDB
9 4 (1.75%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.31%) DataStage
10 3 (1.31%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 42 (18.34%) Git (software)
2 37 (16.16%) Jenkins
3 36 (15.72%) Maven
4 34 (14.85%) JIRA
5 21 (9.17%) Subversion
6 16 (6.99%) JUnit
6 16 (6.99%) Mockito
6 16 (6.99%) Selenium
7 14 (6.11%) Cucumber
8 12 (5.24%) Gradle
8 12 (5.24%) JMeter
9 11 (4.80%) SoapUI
10 10 (4.37%) Spock
10 10 (4.37%) TeamCity
11 7 (3.06%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (2.18%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (1.31%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
14 2 (0.87%) TestRail
15 1 (0.44%) Fiddler
General
1 58 (25.33%) Finance
2 57 (24.89%) Banking
3 21 (9.17%) Retail
4 11 (4.80%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.06%) Marketing
6 4 (1.75%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.87%) Advertising
7 2 (0.87%) Electronics
7 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
8 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (45.85%) Developer
2 68 (29.69%) Architect
3 34 (14.85%) Integration Architect
4 32 (13.97%) Java Developer
5 29 (12.66%) MuleSoft Developer
6 17 (7.42%) Integration Developer
6 17 (7.42%) Senior Developer
7 13 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (5.24%) Platform Engineer
9 11 (4.80%) Lead Architect
9 11 (4.80%) Operations Engineer
10 10 (4.37%) Analyst
10 10 (4.37%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.37%) MuleSoft Architect
11 8 (3.49%) Agile Developer
12 7 (3.06%) Data Engineer
12 7 (3.06%) Linux Developer
12 7 (3.06%) Senior Java Developer
13 6 (2.62%) SOA Developer
13 6 (2.62%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (28.82%) Spring
2 57 (24.89%) REST
3 50 (21.83%) SOAP
3 50 (21.83%) XML
4 48 (20.96%) JSON
5 47 (20.52%) Middleware
6 45 (19.65%) Web Services
7 30 (13.10%) JMS
8 27 (11.79%) Spring Boot
9 25 (10.92%) HTML
10 24 (10.48%) Node.js
11 22 (9.61%) RESTful
11 22 (9.61%) XSLT
12 21 (9.17%) AngularJS
12 21 (9.17%) HTML5
13 20 (8.73%) J2EE
14 15 (6.55%) .NET
14 15 (6.55%) IBM Integration Bus
14 15 (6.55%) jQuery
14 15 (6.55%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.99%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (2.62%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.62%) User Experience
4 4 (1.75%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.31%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.31%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.31%) SCADA
5 3 (1.31%) Social Media
6 2 (0.87%) DataPower
6 2 (0.87%) Equities
6 2 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.44%) CESG
7 1 (0.44%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.44%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.47%) Linux
2 35 (15.28%) Unix
3 6 (2.62%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.75%) Windows
5 3 (1.31%) Android
5 3 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.87%) AIX
6 2 (0.87%) Solaris
7 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (42.79%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (27.51%) SOA
3 42 (18.34%) TDD
4 41 (17.90%) DevOps
5 38 (16.59%) Microservices
6 35 (15.28%) Scrum
7 28 (12.23%) BDD
8 23 (10.04%) E-Commerce
9 21 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (7.42%) API Development
11 14 (6.11%) B2B
11 14 (6.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 14 (6.11%) Unit Testing
12 13 (5.68%) MVC
13 12 (5.24%) CRM
13 12 (5.24%) Open Source
14 11 (4.80%) API Integration
14 11 (4.80%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 11 (4.80%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 111 (48.47%) Java
2 37 (16.16%) JavaScript
3 27 (11.79%) SQL
4 14 (6.11%) Python
4 14 (6.11%) Shell Script
5 13 (5.68%) C#
6 10 (4.37%) Korn
7 7 (3.06%) Ruby
8 6 (2.62%) Groovy
9 5 (2.18%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.18%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.18%) R
9 5 (2.18%) Scala
9 5 (2.18%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.31%) XPath
11 2 (0.87%) PHP
12 1 (0.44%) C
12 1 (0.44%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.44%) ES6
Qualifications
1 15 (6.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 11 (4.80%) Degree
3 3 (1.31%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) CISA
5 1 (0.44%) CISM
5 1 (0.44%) CISSP
5 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.49%) QA
2 3 (1.31%) FATCA
2 3 (1.31%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.44%) PA-DSS
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) PMO
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.62%) Docker
2 5 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.87%) KVM
3 2 (0.87%) NFS
3 2 (0.87%) SRDF
3 2 (0.87%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (0.87%) Xen
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (4.80%) MOM
2 10 (4.37%) Ansible
3 2 (0.87%) CloudHub
3 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.87%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.87%) Puppet
3 2 (0.87%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.44%) Packer
4 1 (0.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (17.47%) Oracle
2 24 (10.48%) IBM
3 19 (8.30%) SAP
4 18 (7.86%) Splunk
5 17 (7.42%) WSO2
6 15 (6.55%) AppDynamics
6 15 (6.55%) New Relic
7 13 (5.68%) Informatica
8 12 (5.24%) Microsoft
9 10 (4.37%) Solace
9 10 (4.37%) TIBCO
10 8 (3.49%) Apigee
11 7 (3.06%) Dell
11 7 (3.06%) Talend
12 6 (2.62%) Tableau
13 5 (2.18%) Lotus
13 5 (2.18%) Pega
13 5 (2.18%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.18%) VMware
14 4 (1.75%) Google