Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 371 316 430
Rank change year-on-year -55 +114 +144
Contract jobs citing MuleSoft 536 224 505
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.74% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.65% 1.67% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 150 341
10th Percentile £413 £412 £400
25th Percentile £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £538 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.65% -2.27% +4.76%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £610
90th Percentile £690 £725 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.53%

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 32,398 13,381 37,787
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.83% 44.39% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,931 8,593 23,979
10th Percentile £289 £263 £245
25th Percentile £400 £365 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £556
90th Percentile £694 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 903 413 1,361
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.63 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.34 £19.18
Median % change year-on-year -4.11% +6.02% +12.82%
75th Percentile £42.35 £44.00 £42.00
90th Percentile £61.60 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £17.70
% change year-on-year -7.69% +10.17% +8.92%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -57 432 £570 +8.57% 70
London -38 307 £575 +6.98% 43
Work from Home -152 147 £550 -8.33% 6
UK excluding London -102 117 £525 +5.00% 33
North of England -58 33 £544 +27.94% 5
South East -77 33 £540 -6.09% 6
South West -30 19 £550 -21.43% 4
Scotland -57 19 £450 -33.33% 7
North West -43 18 £538 +29.52% 1
Yorkshire -45 12 £550 +29.41% 3
Midlands -67 11 £485 +45.43% 9
West Midlands -53 9 £425 +9.68% 7
North East - 3 £533 - 1
East Midlands -40 2 £573 +79.75% 2
East of England -52 2 £488 - 2

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 188 (35.07%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (33.77%) Azure
3 169 (31.53%) Java
4 156 (29.10%) DevOps
5 146 (27.24%) Microservices
6 145 (27.05%) Salesforce.com
7 122 (22.76%) Social Skills
8 107 (19.96%) Kubernetes
8 107 (19.96%) SQL
8 107 (19.96%) AWS
9 98 (18.28%) Oracle
10 87 (16.23%) REST
11 85 (15.86%) Python
12 80 (14.93%) Finance
13 77 (14.37%) Jenkins
14 67 (12.50%) Test Automation
15 66 (12.31%) JavaScript
16 64 (11.94%) SDLC
17 61 (11.38%) Banking
18 58 (10.82%) C#
19 55 (10.26%) MongoDB
20 54 (10.07%) Analytics
20 54 (10.07%) SOAP
20 54 (10.07%) Ansible
20 54 (10.07%) Docker
20 54 (10.07%) Serverless
21 53 (9.89%) XML
22 52 (9.70%) Web Services
22 52 (9.70%) CRM
22 52 (9.70%) Spring

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 46 (8.58%) Anypoint
2 43 (8.02%) Mule
3 42 (7.84%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (3.36%) WebSphere
5 17 (3.17%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.99%) Confluence
7 14 (2.61%) Mule ESB
8 13 (2.43%) WebLogic
9 12 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (1.87%) Appian
11 9 (1.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (1.49%) Apache Spark
12 8 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
13 7 (1.31%) Apache Pig
13 7 (1.31%) SharePoint
14 6 (1.12%) CMS
14 6 (1.12%) Red Hat Fuse
15 5 (0.93%) Alfresco
16 4 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
16 4 (0.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Chatbot
1 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (2.80%) Magento
2 14 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 8 (1.49%) SAP Hybris
5 7 (1.31%) NetSuite
5 7 (1.31%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (1.31%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.75%) Remedy AR System
6 4 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.56%) Primavera
7 3 (0.56%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.56%) SAP PS
7 3 (0.56%) Sprinklr
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.37%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 181 (33.77%) Azure
2 107 (19.96%) AWS
3 54 (10.07%) Serverless
4 51 (9.51%) GitHub
5 49 (9.14%) Azure Functions
5 49 (9.14%) Azure Logic Apps
6 38 (7.09%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 38 (7.09%) Azure Storage
7 35 (6.53%) Apigee
7 35 (6.53%) AWS Lambda
8 32 (5.97%) SaaS
9 30 (5.60%) iPaaS
10 24 (4.48%) GCP
11 20 (3.73%) Boomi
11 20 (3.73%) Kong
11 20 (3.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 18 (3.36%) Azure Data Factory
12 18 (3.36%) Azure Service Bus
13 16 (2.99%) Power Platform
14 14 (2.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.99%) HTTP
2 5 (0.93%) Kerberos
3 4 (0.75%) Firewall
3 4 (0.75%) FTP
3 4 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.56%) Internet
5 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.19%) Broadband
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.19%) DNS
6 1 (0.19%) FCoE
6 1 (0.19%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.19%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.19%) LAN
6 1 (0.19%) Multicast
6 1 (0.19%) NAS
6 1 (0.19%) PBX
6 1 (0.19%) SAN
6 1 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (10.26%) MongoDB
2 38 (7.09%) Azure SQL Database
3 26 (4.85%) Data Lake
4 23 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (3.17%) Big Data
7 16 (2.99%) Relational Database
8 15 (2.80%) SQL Server
9 13 (2.43%) Oracle Database
10 12 (2.24%) Power BI
11 11 (2.05%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.05%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.87%) Metadata
13 9 (1.68%) Parquet
14 8 (1.49%) SAP HANA
15 7 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (1.31%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 7 (1.31%) Cloud Spanner
15 7 (1.31%) Cloudant
16 5 (0.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 77 (14.37%) Jenkins
2 38 (7.09%) Git (software)
3 37 (6.90%) Maven
3 37 (6.90%) Postman
4 32 (5.97%) JIRA
5 24 (4.48%) Sonatype Nexus
6 20 (3.73%) Cypress.io
7 19 (3.54%) Cucumber
8 17 (3.17%) Selenium
9 14 (2.61%) JUnit
9 14 (2.61%) PowerDesigner
10 13 (2.43%) GitLab
11 12 (2.24%) SoapUI
11 12 (2.24%) Subversion
12 11 (2.05%) Gradle
13 10 (1.87%) SonarQube
13 10 (1.87%) Visual Studio Code
14 9 (1.68%) REST Assured
14 9 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (1.31%) JMeter
General
1 122 (22.76%) Social Skills
2 80 (14.93%) Finance
3 61 (11.38%) Banking
4 37 (6.90%) Retail
5 35 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (4.85%) Presentation Skills
7 17 (3.17%) Marketing
8 15 (2.80%) Public Sector
9 14 (2.61%) Documentation Skills
10 13 (2.43%) Front Office
10 13 (2.43%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.31%) Retail Banking
12 6 (1.12%) Financial Institution
12 6 (1.12%) Influencing Skills
13 5 (0.93%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.93%) Legal
13 5 (0.93%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.75%) Back Office
15 3 (0.56%) Military
16 2 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 173 (32.28%) Architect
2 160 (29.85%) Developer
3 62 (11.57%) Solutions Architect
4 60 (11.19%) MuleSoft Developer
5 41 (7.65%) Integration Architect
6 32 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
7 28 (5.22%) Azure Architect
7 28 (5.22%) Data Architect
8 27 (5.04%) MuleSoft Architect
8 27 (5.04%) Salesforce Architect
8 27 (5.04%) Senior Developer
9 24 (4.48%) Azure Developer
10 23 (4.29%) Java Developer
11 21 (3.92%) C# Developer
12 20 (3.73%) Salesforce Developer
13 17 (3.17%) Energy Trading Developer
13 17 (3.17%) Project Manager
14 16 (2.99%) Technical Leader
15 15 (2.80%) Designer
16 14 (2.61%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (16.23%) REST
2 54 (10.07%) SOAP
3 53 (9.89%) XML
4 52 (9.70%) Spring
4 52 (9.70%) Web Services
5 51 (9.51%) Middleware
6 47 (8.77%) .NET
7 40 (7.46%) JSON
7 40 (7.46%) RESTful
8 36 (6.72%) Spring Boot
9 33 (6.16%) .NET Core
9 33 (6.16%) RAML
9 33 (6.16%) Swagger
10 31 (5.78%) OAuth
11 30 (5.60%) Node.js
12 28 (5.22%) Kafka
13 20 (3.73%) XSLT
14 17 (3.17%) AngularJS
15 15 (2.80%) J2EE
15 15 (2.80%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.84%) Cloud Native
2 41 (7.65%) Legacy Systems
3 36 (6.72%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (2.80%) Legacy Applications
4 15 (2.80%) Virtual Team
5 14 (2.61%) Data Protection Act
6 13 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.24%) User Experience
8 10 (1.87%) Reference Data
9 6 (1.12%) Clustering
9 6 (1.12%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.93%) FMCG
10 5 (0.93%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.75%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.75%) CMDB
11 4 (0.75%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.75%) PKI
11 4 (0.75%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (8.40%) Windows
2 42 (7.84%) Linux
3 12 (2.24%) Unix
4 4 (0.75%) Debian
4 4 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.19%) Solaris
5 1 (0.19%) VMS
5 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (35.07%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (29.10%) DevOps
3 146 (27.24%) Microservices
4 67 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 64 (11.94%) SDLC
6 54 (10.07%) Analytics
7 52 (9.70%) API Development
7 52 (9.70%) CRM
7 52 (9.70%) Migration
8 48 (8.96%) Full Stack Development
9 46 (8.58%) Data Modelling
10 44 (8.21%) Scrum
10 44 (8.21%) Software Engineering
11 43 (8.02%) ETL
12 38 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 37 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
14 33 (6.16%) Data Management
14 33 (6.16%) E-Commerce
15 31 (5.78%) Data Development
15 31 (5.78%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 169 (31.53%) Java
2 107 (19.96%) SQL
3 85 (15.86%) Python
4 66 (12.31%) JavaScript
5 58 (10.82%) C#
6 51 (9.51%) PL/SQL
7 46 (8.58%) T-SQL
8 39 (7.28%) Go
9 34 (6.34%) C++
10 31 (5.78%) PHP
11 24 (4.48%) PowerShell
12 21 (3.92%) Groovy
13 19 (3.54%) Apex Code
14 18 (3.36%) Java 8
15 16 (2.99%) Shell Script
16 15 (2.80%) TypeScript
17 11 (2.05%) DataWeave
18 10 (1.87%) Bash Shell
18 10 (1.87%) VB
19 8 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (5.22%) Degree
2 13 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.31%) Master's Degree
4 6 (1.12%) AWS Certification
4 6 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.19%) PMP
7 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.22%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.68%) QA
3 5 (0.93%) Accessibility
4 4 (0.75%) GDPR
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 54 (10.07%) Docker
2 25 (4.66%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.49%) OpenAM
4 5 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.19%) KVM
7 1 (0.19%) NFS
7 1 (0.19%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.19%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.19%) SRDF
7 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 107 (19.96%) Kubernetes
2 54 (10.07%) Ansible
3 21 (3.92%) Puppet
4 20 (3.73%) CloudHub
4 20 (3.73%) Terraform
5 19 (3.54%) Kibana
6 12 (2.24%) Grafana
6 12 (2.24%) Prometheus
7 10 (1.87%) Argo
8 7 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.93%) Salt
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.56%) Packer
10 3 (0.56%) Rancher
11 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
11 1 (0.19%) MOM
Vendors
1 145 (27.05%) Salesforce.com
2 98 (18.28%) Oracle
3 42 (7.84%) SAP
4 41 (7.65%) Microsoft
5 36 (6.72%) Informatica
6 33 (6.16%) Splunk
7 28 (5.22%) Google
8 19 (3.54%) Dell
9 18 (3.36%) Databricks
9 18 (3.36%) TIBCO
10 15 (2.80%) hybris
10 15 (2.80%) Talend
11 14 (2.61%) BiZZdesign
12 12 (2.24%) Atlassian
13 11 (2.05%) IBM
13 11 (2.05%) webMethods
14 10 (1.87%) Adobe
14 10 (1.87%) AppDynamics
15 9 (1.68%) Workday
16 8 (1.49%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud