Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 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
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 530 791
Rank change year-on-year -63 +261 +84
Contract jobs citing MuleSoft 296 371 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.36% 0.100%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.79% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 234 80
UK median daily rate £535 £519 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.22% -24.91%
10th Percentile £400 £413 £361
90th Percentile £675 £675 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £536 £500 £650
% change year-on-year +7.25% -23.08% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 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 43715 46677 48556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.31% 45.22% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27386 28535 28622
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1409 1703 2047
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +6.00%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.05 £45.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -2.94% +3.03%

MuleSoft
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MuleSoft in the UK

MuleSoft
Top 13 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 13 December 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 -67 287 £525 +1.20% 28
London -113 148 £525 - 20
UK excluding London +34 138 £536 +7.25% 8
North of England +22 39 £488 -7.14%
South East +15 39 £450 - 4
Midlands +11 30 £575 +17.35% 1
West Midlands +15 29 £575 +16.16% 1
Yorkshire -17 24 £500 -4.76%
South West +23 21 £450 -7.69% 3
North West +25 14 £538 -
East of England -13 9 £585 +14.15%
North East +61 1 £475 -
East Midlands -7 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 145 (48.99%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (48.31%) Java
3 88 (29.73%) SOA
4 72 (24.32%) XML
5 69 (23.31%) Microservices
6 67 (22.64%) SOAP
7 65 (21.96%) Spring
8 64 (21.62%) Linux
9 61 (20.61%) Middleware
10 58 (19.59%) Git (software)
11 57 (19.26%) DevOps
12 56 (18.92%) Finance
13 54 (18.24%) Scrum
13 54 (18.24%) Jenkins
14 51 (17.23%) Mule
14 51 (17.23%) Web Services
15 48 (16.22%) WSO2
16 45 (15.20%) Banking
16 45 (15.20%) Unix
17 43 (14.53%) Maven
18 41 (13.85%) JavaScript
19 40 (13.51%) XSLT
19 40 (13.51%) JSON
20 38 (12.84%) REST
21 37 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
21 37 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
22 36 (12.16%) TDD
22 36 (12.16%) Spring Boot
23 34 (11.49%) Subversion
24 33 (11.15%) SQL

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 51 (17.23%) Mule
2 31 (10.47%) Mule ESB
3 24 (8.11%) Cloud Foundry
4 18 (6.08%) Anypoint
5 16 (5.41%) Apache
6 14 (4.73%) Confluence
6 14 (4.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 13 (4.39%) JBoss
7 13 (4.39%) WebSphere
8 10 (3.38%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (2.70%) SAS
10 7 (2.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (2.03%) SharePoint
11 6 (2.03%) WebLogic
11 6 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.69%) Tomcat
13 4 (1.35%) AquaLogic
13 4 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (1.01%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.70%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 37 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (7.09%) Boomi
4 19 (6.42%) GitHub
4 19 (6.42%) PaaS
5 14 (4.73%) SaaS
6 9 (3.04%) IaaS
7 8 (2.70%) Amazon S3
7 8 (2.70%) iPaaS
8 5 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.35%) npm
9 4 (1.35%) OpenShift
9 4 (1.35%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.01%) Google Analytics
10 3 (1.01%) Google Checkout
10 3 (1.01%) Heroku
11 1 (0.34%) CloudBees
11 1 (0.34%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.41%) SMS
2 11 (3.72%) HTTP
3 10 (3.38%) SSL
4 6 (2.03%) FTP
5 4 (1.35%) AMQP
5 4 (1.35%) SMTP
6 2 (0.68%) Converged Networks
6 2 (0.68%) Internet
6 2 (0.68%) LAN
6 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.68%) WAN
7 1 (0.34%) DHCP
7 1 (0.34%) DNS
7 1 (0.34%) Firewall
7 1 (0.34%) Intranet
7 1 (0.34%) MQTT
7 1 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.34%) RIP
7 1 (0.34%) SSH
7 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.42%) MongoDB
2 17 (5.74%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.07%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (2.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 7 (2.36%) Power BI
6 7 (2.36%) SAS EBI
7 6 (2.03%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.03%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.35%) Big Data
9 4 (1.35%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.35%) DB2
9 4 (1.35%) HDInsight
9 4 (1.35%) Redis
10 3 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.01%) Endeca
10 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 58 (19.59%) Git (software)
2 54 (18.24%) Jenkins
3 43 (14.53%) Maven
4 34 (11.49%) Subversion
5 28 (9.46%) JIRA
6 18 (6.08%) JUnit
7 15 (5.07%) Cucumber
8 13 (4.39%) Ant
8 13 (4.39%) SoapUI
9 12 (4.05%) Selenium
10 8 (2.70%) Mockito
11 7 (2.36%) ClearCase
11 7 (2.36%) Gradle
11 7 (2.36%) SonarQube
12 6 (2.03%) Talend Open Studio
13 5 (1.69%) Hudson
13 5 (1.69%) JMeter
13 5 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (1.69%) Spock
13 5 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 56 (18.92%) Finance
2 45 (15.20%) Banking
3 7 (2.36%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.03%) Retail
5 3 (1.01%) Billing
5 3 (1.01%) Games
6 2 (0.68%) Advertising
6 2 (0.68%) Local Government
6 2 (0.68%) Marketing
6 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.34%) Automotive
7 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (53.38%) Developer
2 78 (26.35%) Architect
3 75 (25.34%) MuleSoft Developer
4 49 (16.55%) Java Developer
5 35 (11.82%) Integration Developer
6 28 (9.46%) Integration Architect
7 22 (7.43%) Senior Developer
8 15 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (3.72%) Analyst
10 11 (3.72%) Technical Architect
11 10 (3.38%) MuleSoft Architect
12 9 (3.04%) Applications Architect
13 8 (2.70%) Cloud Architect
13 8 (2.70%) Integration Specialist
13 8 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
13 8 (2.70%) SOA Architect
14 7 (2.36%) Designer
14 7 (2.36%) Lead Architect
14 7 (2.36%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (24.32%) XML
2 67 (22.64%) SOAP
3 65 (21.96%) Spring
4 61 (20.61%) Middleware
5 51 (17.23%) Web Services
6 40 (13.51%) JSON
6 40 (13.51%) XSLT
7 38 (12.84%) REST
8 36 (12.16%) Spring Boot
9 29 (9.80%) HTML
10 26 (8.78%) J2EE
11 23 (7.77%) RESTful
12 22 (7.43%) HTML5
13 17 (5.74%) Node.js
13 17 (5.74%) Spring MVC
14 16 (5.41%) JSP
14 16 (5.41%) OAuth
14 16 (5.41%) Spring Integration
14 16 (5.41%) Swagger
14 16 (5.41%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.77%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 8 (2.70%) N-Tier
3 8 (2.70%) User Experience
4 6 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.35%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (1.35%) Video\Live Streaming
7 3 (1.01%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.68%) Life Science
8 2 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.68%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Replication
9 1 (0.34%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 64 (21.62%) Linux
2 45 (15.20%) Unix
3 20 (6.76%) Mac OS X
4 10 (3.38%) Windows
5 4 (1.35%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.01%) Debian
7 2 (0.68%) AIX
7 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.68%) Solaris
7 2 (0.68%) SUSE
7 2 (0.68%) zOS
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (48.99%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (29.73%) SOA
3 69 (23.31%) Microservices
4 57 (19.26%) DevOps
5 54 (18.24%) Scrum
6 37 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (12.16%) TDD
8 26 (8.78%) MVC
9 23 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (7.77%) Data Modelling
10 22 (7.43%) Document Management
11 21 (7.09%) API Development
12 20 (6.76%) Open Source
13 17 (5.74%) SDLC
14 16 (5.41%) ETL
15 15 (5.07%) BDD
15 15 (5.07%) Kanban
16 14 (4.73%) OO
17 13 (4.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 13 (4.39%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 143 (48.31%) Java
2 41 (13.85%) JavaScript
3 33 (11.15%) SQL
4 10 (3.38%) C#
5 9 (3.04%) Bash Shell
5 9 (3.04%) Python
6 8 (2.70%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.36%) Perl
7 7 (2.36%) Ruby
8 5 (1.69%) Korn
8 5 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.35%) ABAP
10 3 (1.01%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.01%) Scala
11 2 (0.68%) Groovy
11 2 (0.68%) Pig Latin
11 2 (0.68%) XPath
12 1 (0.34%) GraphQL
12 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (3.04%) Degree
2 7 (2.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.68%) ISEB
4 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.34%) CFA
5 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.47%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.34%) HL7
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (6.42%) Docker
2 3 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.68%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (5.07%) Puppet
2 13 (4.39%) Ansible
3 10 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.70%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.01%) Kibana
5 3 (1.01%) logstash
6 2 (0.68%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.34%) Salt
7 1 (0.34%) Terraform
7 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 48 (16.22%) WSO2
2 29 (9.80%) Oracle
3 26 (8.78%) IBM
4 23 (7.77%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (6.76%) Informatica
5 20 (6.76%) SAP
6 17 (5.74%) Apigee
7 16 (5.41%) Microsoft
8 14 (4.73%) SnapLogic
8 14 (4.73%) Tableau
9 13 (4.39%) AppDynamics
9 13 (4.39%) Splunk
10 10 (3.38%) Dell
10 10 (3.38%) New Relic
11 8 (2.70%) Red Hat
12 7 (2.36%) Adobe
12 7 (2.36%) hybris
13 6 (2.03%) ServiceNow
13 6 (2.03%) Talend
14 5 (1.69%) TIBCO