Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 521 599 545
Rank change year-on-year +78 -54 +249
Contract jobs citing MuleSoft 421 300 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.29% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 0.69% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 189 236
UK median daily rate £550 £535 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +2.44%
10th Percentile £407 £400 £413
90th Percentile £650 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £535 £500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -23.08%
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 44,054 43,603 46,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.28% 42.24% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,401 27,332 28,513
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £234 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,621 1,401 1,701
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.71 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £16.78 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.16% +1.68% -2.94%

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 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MuleSoft in the UK

MuleSoft
Top 14 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 15 December 2018. 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 +64 384 £525 - 95
London +85 253 £550 +4.76% 45
UK excluding London 0 157 £550 +2.80% 54
North of England -12 41 £538 +13.16% 16
Wales - 33 £600 - 3
South East -22 32 £513 +13.89% 15
Midlands -20 24 £550 -4.35% 9
Yorkshire -13 22 £575 +15.00% 7
East of England +6 19 £550 -5.98% 5
North West -1 19 £500 +5.26% 8
West Midlands -35 13 £498 -13.48% 4
East Midlands +14 11 £550 - 5
South West -41 10 £488 +8.33% 5
Scotland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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.

1 228 (54.16%) Java
2 221 (52.49%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (25.42%) Mule
4 101 (23.99%) REST
5 94 (22.33%) Finance
6 93 (22.09%) SOAP
7 84 (19.95%) Git (software)
8 81 (19.24%) DevOps
8 81 (19.24%) Anypoint
9 79 (18.76%) Scrum
9 79 (18.76%) Spring
10 70 (16.63%) Middleware
11 65 (15.44%) SOA
12 63 (14.96%) Jenkins
13 62 (14.73%) Banking
14 61 (14.49%) Web Services
15 58 (13.78%) Microservices
16 56 (13.30%) Test Automation
16 56 (13.30%) Oracle
17 54 (12.83%) Maven
18 51 (12.11%) JIRA
19 49 (11.64%) SQL
20 48 (11.40%) XML
21 47 (11.16%) JSON
22 46 (10.93%) Mule ESB
23 45 (10.69%) SDLC
23 45 (10.69%) API Development
23 45 (10.69%) RAML
23 45 (10.69%) JavaScript
24 43 (10.21%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 107 (25.42%) Mule
2 81 (19.24%) Anypoint
3 46 (10.93%) Mule ESB
4 22 (5.23%) Confluence
4 22 (5.23%) WebSphere
5 16 (3.80%) Cloud Foundry
5 16 (3.80%) JBoss
6 13 (3.09%) Apache ServiceMix
7 12 (2.85%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (2.61%) CMS
9 8 (1.90%) Drupal
9 8 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.43%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (0.95%) Apache
13 4 (0.95%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.71%) nginx
14 3 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (4.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.71%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.48%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.24%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 43 (10.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (8.79%) Boomi
4 30 (7.13%) Apigee
5 23 (5.46%) SaaS
6 21 (4.99%) GitHub
7 17 (4.04%) Dynamics 365
8 16 (3.80%) PaaS
9 14 (3.33%) iPaaS
10 12 (2.85%) npm
11 9 (2.14%) IaaS
12 7 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (1.19%) OpenShift
14 5 (1.19%) Serverless
15 4 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.95%) Force.com
16 3 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.61%) HTTP
2 7 (1.66%) FTP
3 6 (1.43%) SSL
4 4 (0.95%) Internet
5 3 (0.71%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (0.71%) LAN
5 3 (0.71%) NAS
5 3 (0.71%) SAN
5 3 (0.71%) SMTP
5 3 (0.71%) WAN
6 2 (0.48%) Multicast
7 1 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.24%) Firewall
7 1 (0.24%) Intranet
7 1 (0.24%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.24%) Network Security
7 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.65%) Relational Database
2 20 (4.75%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.09%) RDBMS
4 11 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.90%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.66%) Redis
8 6 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.95%) MySQL
10 3 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.71%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.71%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.71%) SSDT
11 2 (0.48%) Big Data
11 2 (0.48%) GIS
11 2 (0.48%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.48%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 84 (19.95%) Git (software)
2 63 (14.96%) Jenkins
3 54 (12.83%) Maven
4 51 (12.11%) JIRA
5 24 (5.70%) Subversion
6 20 (4.75%) JUnit
7 14 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (3.09%) Cucumber
9 12 (2.85%) Grunt
9 12 (2.85%) gulp
10 11 (2.61%) Selenium
10 11 (2.61%) Sonatype Nexus
11 10 (2.38%) Mocha
12 9 (2.14%) Ant
12 9 (2.14%) Jasmine
13 8 (1.90%) SonarQube
14 7 (1.66%) Visual Studio Team System
15 6 (1.43%) git-flow
15 6 (1.43%) Gradle
15 6 (1.43%) SoapUI
General
1 94 (22.33%) Finance
2 62 (14.73%) Banking
3 41 (9.74%) Retail
4 7 (1.66%) Back Office
5 6 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.43%) Marketing
6 5 (1.19%) Publishing
7 4 (0.95%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.95%) French Language
7 4 (0.95%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.71%) Advertising
9 2 (0.48%) Danish Language
9 2 (0.48%) German Language
9 2 (0.48%) Legal
9 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 261 (62.00%) Developer
2 130 (30.88%) MuleSoft Developer
3 88 (20.90%) Java Developer
4 67 (15.91%) Architect
5 45 (10.69%) Integration Developer
6 33 (7.84%) Senior Developer
7 29 (6.89%) Integration Architect
8 25 (5.94%) Consultant
9 19 (4.51%) Solutions Architect
10 16 (3.80%) MuleSoft Architect
10 16 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (3.09%) Cloud Developer
11 13 (3.09%) Lead Developer
12 12 (2.85%) DevOps Engineer
13 11 (2.61%) Analyst
14 10 (2.38%) Integration Consultant
14 10 (2.38%) Salesforce Developer
15 9 (2.14%) Designer
15 9 (2.14%) Full Stack Developer
15 9 (2.14%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (23.99%) REST
2 93 (22.09%) SOAP
3 79 (18.76%) Spring
4 70 (16.63%) Middleware
5 61 (14.49%) Web Services
6 48 (11.40%) XML
7 47 (11.16%) JSON
8 45 (10.69%) RAML
9 42 (9.98%) RESTful
10 36 (8.55%) .NET
11 31 (7.36%) JMS
12 30 (7.13%) AngularJS
12 30 (7.13%) HTML
12 30 (7.13%) Java EE
13 24 (5.70%) OAuth
13 24 (5.70%) Spring Boot
14 23 (5.46%) Node.js
15 21 (4.99%) Hibernate
16 20 (4.75%) Apache Camel
16 20 (4.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (4.51%) User Experience
3 16 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.09%) Wiki
5 10 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.43%) Online Banking
7 5 (1.19%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.95%) EPoS
9 3 (0.71%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.71%) Clustering
9 3 (0.71%) iPad
9 3 (0.71%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.48%) Fintech
10 2 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.48%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.48%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.24%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.24%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.18%) Linux
2 13 (3.09%) Unix
3 7 (1.66%) Mac OS X
3 7 (1.66%) Windows
4 4 (0.95%) Debian
5 3 (0.71%) CentOS
5 3 (0.71%) Solaris
6 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.24%) Android
7 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (52.49%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (19.24%) DevOps
3 79 (18.76%) Scrum
4 65 (15.44%) SOA
5 58 (13.78%) Microservices
6 56 (13.30%) Test Automation
7 45 (10.69%) API Development
7 45 (10.69%) SDLC
8 36 (8.55%) Deployment Automation
9 34 (8.08%) Mentoring
10 32 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (7.60%) E-Commerce
11 28 (6.65%) CRM
11 28 (6.65%) Data Modelling
11 28 (6.65%) TDD
12 26 (6.18%) Web Development
13 24 (5.70%) Open Source
14 23 (5.46%) User Stories
15 21 (4.99%) Cybersecurity
16 19 (4.51%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 228 (54.16%) Java
2 49 (11.64%) SQL
3 45 (10.69%) JavaScript
4 22 (5.23%) Java 8
4 22 (5.23%) Python
5 18 (4.28%) C#
6 12 (2.85%) Groovy
7 10 (2.38%) TypeScript
8 7 (1.66%) Kotlin
9 6 (1.43%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.43%) Perl
10 5 (1.19%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.95%) C++
11 4 (0.95%) Go
11 4 (0.95%) Ruby
12 3 (0.71%) Scala
12 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.71%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.48%) VBA
14 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (4.04%) SC Cleared
1 17 (4.04%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.80%) Degree
3 8 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.19%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.48%) ISEB
6 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.18%) QA
2 8 (1.90%) PSD2
3 7 (1.66%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.71%) EMIR
4 3 (0.71%) GDPR
4 3 (0.71%) ISO 20022
4 3 (0.71%) MiFID
5 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (4.28%) Docker
2 4 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.71%) NFS
3 3 (0.71%) SRDF
3 3 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (0.71%) Xen
4 2 (0.48%) HDFS
5 1 (0.24%) LXC
5 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (5.94%) CloudHub
2 11 (2.61%) Ansible
3 10 (2.38%) Puppet
4 9 (2.14%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.66%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (1.43%) Prometheus
7 5 (1.19%) Terraform
8 4 (0.95%) Kibana
8 4 (0.95%) logstash
Vendors
1 56 (13.30%) Oracle
2 34 (8.08%) Dell
3 24 (5.70%) Microsoft
4 22 (5.23%) IBM
4 22 (5.23%) TIBCO
5 21 (4.99%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (3.80%) WSO2
7 15 (3.56%) Informatica
7 15 (3.56%) SAP
8 12 (2.85%) Guidewire
8 12 (2.85%) Talend
9 11 (2.61%) AppDynamics
10 10 (2.38%) Axway
10 10 (2.38%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 10 (2.38%) Google
10 10 (2.38%) webMethods
11 9 (2.14%) Splunk
12 8 (1.90%) Fiorano
12 8 (1.90%) hybris
12 8 (1.90%) Red Hat