Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 610 609 820
Rank change year-on-year -1 +211 +29
Contract jobs citing MuleSoft 243 284 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.26% 0.075%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.58% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 183 44
UK median daily rate £538 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £400 £360 £364
90th Percentile £675 £795 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £650
% change year-on-year +16.67% -30.77% -
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 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 41774 48862 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.66% 44.92% 44.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25529 29996 29159
UK median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £610 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1385 1644 2198
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.43
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.47 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.38 £17.22
% change year-on-year -5.04% +0.90% +4.36%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +22 238 £535 +7.00% 16
UK excluding London +106 149 £525 +16.67% 8
London -76 88 £550 - 9
Midlands +23 58 £550 +42.86% 1
West Midlands +30 55 £550 +42.86%
North of England +68 37 £475 - 2
South East +51 32 £475 +11.76% 2
Yorkshire +38 21 £435 -27.50%
East of England +14 14 £488 +18.18% 1
North West +30 13 £588 +68.07% 2
South West +7 8 £370 -29.52% 1
North East +60 3 £475 -
East Midlands - 3 £425 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 126 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (48.15%) Java
3 79 (32.51%) SOA
4 74 (30.45%) Microservices
5 70 (28.81%) JSON
6 69 (28.40%) Linux
7 68 (27.98%) Spring
8 66 (27.16%) Git (software)
9 65 (26.75%) DevOps
10 61 (25.10%) WSO2
10 61 (25.10%) SOAP
11 60 (24.69%) Middleware
12 53 (21.81%) XML
13 52 (21.40%) Unix
14 50 (20.58%) Scrum
14 50 (20.58%) Jenkins
15 49 (20.16%) REST
16 47 (19.34%) TDD
16 47 (19.34%) Subversion
17 46 (18.93%) Maven
17 46 (18.93%) Amazon AWS
18 45 (18.52%) Mule
19 43 (17.70%) Continuous Integration
19 43 (17.70%) Finance
20 40 (16.46%) Spring Boot
21 37 (15.23%) API Development
21 37 (15.23%) Open Source
22 36 (14.81%) GitHub
22 36 (14.81%) XSLT
23 34 (13.99%) Web Services

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 45 (18.52%) Mule
2 32 (13.17%) Anypoint
3 31 (12.76%) Mule ESB
4 29 (11.93%) Cloud Foundry
5 24 (9.88%) Confluence
6 21 (8.64%) JBoss
7 17 (7.00%) Tomcat
8 13 (5.35%) WebSphere
9 8 (3.29%) AquaLogic
9 8 (3.29%) Oracle Service Bus
10 7 (2.88%) Apache
11 5 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (2.06%) SAS
12 4 (1.65%) CMS
12 4 (1.65%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (1.23%) Apache Solr
13 3 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (1.23%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.82%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (18.93%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (14.81%) GitHub
3 31 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (10.29%) PaaS
5 18 (7.41%) SaaS
6 13 (5.35%) OpenShift
7 12 (4.94%) IaaS
8 11 (4.53%) Heroku
9 4 (1.65%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.65%) Boomi
9 4 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.82%) G Suite
12 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.41%) CloudBees
12 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.41%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.76%) HTTP
2 13 (5.35%) SSL
3 12 (4.94%) SMS
4 7 (2.88%) AMQP
5 2 (0.82%) Converged Networks
5 2 (0.82%) Internet
6 1 (0.41%) Firewall
6 1 (0.41%) Intranet
6 1 (0.41%) LAN
6 1 (0.41%) MQTT
6 1 (0.41%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.41%) RIP
6 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.93%) MongoDB
2 12 (4.94%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.29%) Redis
4 7 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.88%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.06%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (1.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 4 (1.65%) Power BI
7 4 (1.65%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.65%) SAS EBI
7 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.23%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.82%) IDOL
9 2 (0.82%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 66 (27.16%) Git (software)
2 50 (20.58%) Jenkins
3 47 (19.34%) Subversion
4 46 (18.93%) Maven
5 32 (13.17%) JIRA
6 21 (8.64%) SoapUI
7 19 (7.82%) Cucumber
8 18 (7.41%) Selenium
9 12 (4.94%) JUnit
10 11 (4.53%) Bitbucket
10 11 (4.53%) GitLab
11 10 (4.12%) JMeter
11 10 (4.12%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (2.47%) JBehave
12 6 (2.47%) Mockito
13 5 (2.06%) Ant
13 5 (2.06%) Gerrit
13 5 (2.06%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.65%) ClearCase
14 4 (1.65%) Spock
General
1 43 (17.70%) Finance
2 33 (13.58%) Banking
3 13 (5.35%) Retail
4 11 (4.53%) Billing
4 11 (4.53%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.88%) Marketing
6 3 (1.23%) Games
7 2 (0.82%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.41%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Automotive
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.41%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (50.62%) Developer
2 58 (23.87%) Architect
3 35 (14.40%) MuleSoft Developer
4 32 (13.17%) Integration Developer
5 30 (12.35%) Java Developer
6 24 (9.88%) Senior Developer
7 17 (7.00%) Integration Architect
8 16 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (5.35%) Agile Developer
9 13 (5.35%) Platform Engineer
10 12 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (4.53%) Linux Developer
11 11 (4.53%) SOA Developer
12 10 (4.12%) Operations Engineer
13 9 (3.70%) Analyst
13 9 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
13 9 (3.70%) Messaging Developer
13 9 (3.70%) Middleware Developer
14 7 (2.88%) AWS DevOps
14 7 (2.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (28.81%) JSON
2 68 (27.98%) Spring
3 61 (25.10%) SOAP
4 60 (24.69%) Middleware
5 53 (21.81%) XML
6 49 (20.16%) REST
7 40 (16.46%) Spring Boot
8 36 (14.81%) XSLT
9 34 (13.99%) Web Services
10 32 (13.17%) RESTful
11 27 (11.11%) WSDL
12 21 (8.64%) Node.js
12 21 (8.64%) XSD
13 19 (7.82%) HTML
13 19 (7.82%) JSON Schema
14 18 (7.41%) J2EE
15 17 (7.00%) Apache Camel
16 16 (6.58%) JMS
17 15 (6.17%) OAuth
17 15 (6.17%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (3.29%) User Experience
3 6 (2.47%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.06%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (1.65%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.65%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.65%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.82%) Replication
8 1 (0.41%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.41%) DataPower
8 1 (0.41%) EPoS
8 1 (0.41%) Fintech
8 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.41%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 69 (28.40%) Linux
2 52 (21.40%) Unix
3 21 (8.64%) Mac OS X
4 6 (2.47%) Mac OS
4 6 (2.47%) Windows
5 3 (1.23%) Android
5 3 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.23%) Debian
5 3 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.82%) AIX
6 2 (0.82%) Solaris
6 2 (0.82%) SUSE
6 2 (0.82%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (32.51%) SOA
3 74 (30.45%) Microservices
4 65 (26.75%) DevOps
5 50 (20.58%) Scrum
6 47 (19.34%) TDD
7 43 (17.70%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (15.23%) API Development
8 37 (15.23%) Open Source
9 19 (7.82%) BDD
10 17 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (7.00%) Kanban
11 14 (5.76%) MVC
12 13 (5.35%) API Design
13 12 (4.94%) API Integration
13 12 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (4.94%) Conceptual Models
13 12 (4.94%) CRM
13 12 (4.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 12 (4.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 117 (48.15%) Java
2 26 (10.70%) JavaScript
3 22 (9.05%) SQL
4 9 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 8 (3.29%) Ruby
6 6 (2.47%) C#
7 5 (2.06%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.06%) Python
8 4 (1.65%) Korn
8 4 (1.65%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.82%) PHP
10 1 (0.41%) GraphQL
10 1 (0.41%) R
10 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (7.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (2.06%) Degree
2 5 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) CFA
4 1 (0.41%) ISEB
4 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.88%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.41%) HL7
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (9.05%) Docker
2 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (7.82%) Ansible
2 17 (7.00%) Puppet
3 11 (4.53%) Kubernetes
3 11 (4.53%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.65%) CloudHub
5 3 (1.23%) Kibana
5 3 (1.23%) logstash
6 1 (0.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.41%) Packer
6 1 (0.41%) Terraform
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 61 (25.10%) WSO2
2 24 (9.88%) Apigee
2 24 (9.88%) IBM
3 22 (9.05%) Oracle
4 19 (7.82%) Red Hat
5 18 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (7.00%) Splunk
7 16 (6.58%) AppDynamics
8 15 (6.17%) Microsoft
9 13 (5.35%) New Relic
10 10 (4.12%) SAP
11 7 (2.88%) Tableau
11 7 (2.88%) TIBCO
12 5 (2.06%) Google
13 4 (1.65%) Dell
13 4 (1.65%) ForgeRock
13 4 (1.65%) Solace
14 3 (1.23%) HP
14 3 (1.23%) Informatica
14 3 (1.23%) Trillium