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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 479 531 619
Rank change year-on-year +52 +88  
Contract jobs citing MuleSoft 128 120 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.23% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.50% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 95 7
Median daily rate £525 £525 £489
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £357 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £825 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £370 -
% change year-on-year +37.83% -  
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 20598 23854 24877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.81% 44.94% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12496 14691 14551
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 814 1114
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

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 June 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 June 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 +45 128 £525 - 19
London -38 51 £525 -8.69% 10
West Midlands +43 35 £550 +48.64% 3
South East +44 16 £475 +39.70% 1
Shropshire +20 12 £543 +46.62%
Telford +20 12 £543 +46.62%
Yorkshire +31 11 £400 -
Birmingham +28 9 £550 +30.95% 1
West Yorkshire +21 9 £400 -
East of England 0 7 £510 +2.00% 1
West Sussex - 7 £475 -
Worthing - 7 £475 -
City of London -10 5 £540 -6.08% 4
Buckinghamshire -13 5 - -
Milton Keynes - 5 - -
Wakefield - 5 £400 -
North West +22 4 £600 +70.21% 4
Leeds +21 3 £525 +31.25%
Brighton - 3 - -
Cheltenham - 3 £360 -
Basingstoke - 3 £342 -
South West - 3 £360 -
East Sussex - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £342 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £360 -
Essex - 3 - -
Manchester +13 2 - - 2
Sheffield +10 2 £535 -
South Yorkshire +6 2 £535 -
Bedfordshire -5 2 £518 +3.50%

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 104 (50.24%) Java
2 95 (45.89%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (32.37%) Spring
4 62 (29.95%) Microservices
5 56 (27.05%) SOA
6 54 (26.09%) JSON
7 51 (24.64%) SOAP
7 51 (24.64%) DevOps
8 47 (22.71%) Finance
9 46 (22.22%) Linux
10 45 (21.74%) REST
10 45 (21.74%) Jenkins
11 43 (20.77%) Git (software)
11 43 (20.77%) Amazon AWS
11 43 (20.77%) Spring Boot
12 42 (20.29%) Anypoint
13 39 (18.84%) XML
13 39 (18.84%) Unix
13 39 (18.84%) Banking
14 38 (18.36%) Middleware
15 37 (17.87%) Maven
15 37 (17.87%) JIRA
15 37 (17.87%) GitHub
16 36 (17.39%) Mule
16 36 (17.39%) Scrum
17 33 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (15.94%) WSO2
17 33 (15.94%) Cloud Foundry
18 32 (15.46%) TDD
19 31 (14.98%) API Development

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 42 (20.29%) Anypoint
2 36 (17.39%) Mule
3 33 (15.94%) Cloud Foundry
4 28 (13.53%) Confluence
5 23 (11.11%) Mule ESB
6 18 (8.70%) Tomcat
7 16 (7.73%) JBoss
8 12 (5.80%) WebSphere
9 9 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (3.38%) Oracle Service Bus
10 7 (3.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (2.90%) AquaLogic
12 5 (2.42%) IBM Notes
13 4 (1.93%) CMS
14 3 (1.45%) Apache
14 3 (1.45%) Jetty
14 3 (1.45%) SAS
14 3 (1.45%) SharePoint
14 3 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (0.97%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.48%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 43 (20.77%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (17.87%) GitHub
3 31 (14.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (13.53%) PaaS
5 14 (6.76%) SaaS
6 12 (5.80%) OpenShift
7 11 (5.31%) IaaS
8 10 (4.83%) Heroku
9 7 (3.38%) Boomi
10 4 (1.93%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.93%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.97%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.97%) G Suite
11 2 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.48%) CloudBees
12 1 (0.48%) Office 365
12 1 (0.48%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.35%) HTTP
2 8 (3.86%) SMS
2 8 (3.86%) SSL
3 4 (1.93%) FTP
4 3 (1.45%) AMQP
4 3 (1.45%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.48%) FCoE
5 1 (0.48%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.48%) Internet
5 1 (0.48%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.48%) LAN
5 1 (0.48%) Multicast
5 1 (0.48%) NAS
5 1 (0.48%) SAN
5 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.59%) MongoDB
2 10 (4.83%) Redis
3 9 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.42%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.93%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.45%) DataStage
7 3 (1.45%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.45%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.97%) KDB
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.97%) Power BI
8 2 (0.97%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 45 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 43 (20.77%) Git (software)
3 37 (17.87%) JIRA
3 37 (17.87%) Maven
4 29 (14.01%) Subversion
5 16 (7.73%) Cucumber
5 16 (7.73%) Selenium
6 14 (6.76%) JMeter
7 11 (5.31%) SoapUI
8 10 (4.83%) Bitbucket
8 10 (4.83%) GitLab
9 9 (4.35%) JUnit
10 8 (3.86%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (2.90%) Mockito
12 4 (1.93%) Spock
12 4 (1.93%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.45%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.45%) Gerrit
13 3 (1.45%) JBehave
13 3 (1.45%) TestRail
General
1 47 (22.71%) Finance
2 39 (18.84%) Banking
3 19 (9.18%) Retail
4 11 (5.31%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.83%) Billing
6 5 (2.42%) Marketing
7 3 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.97%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.48%) Electronics
9 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.48%) Law
9 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 96 (46.38%) Developer
2 57 (27.54%) Architect
3 25 (12.08%) Java Developer
4 23 (11.11%) MuleSoft Developer
5 21 (10.14%) Integration Architect
6 19 (9.18%) Integration Developer
7 17 (8.21%) Platform Engineer
8 15 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (6.76%) Operations Engineer
10 12 (5.80%) Senior Developer
11 11 (5.31%) Agile Developer
11 11 (5.31%) Analyst
11 11 (5.31%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.35%) Linux Developer
12 9 (4.35%) MuleSoft Architect
12 9 (4.35%) SOA Developer
13 6 (2.90%) Software Developer
14 5 (2.42%) Consultant
14 5 (2.42%) Senior Java Developer
14 5 (2.42%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (32.37%) Spring
2 54 (26.09%) JSON
3 51 (24.64%) SOAP
4 45 (21.74%) REST
5 43 (20.77%) Spring Boot
6 39 (18.84%) XML
7 38 (18.36%) Middleware
8 29 (14.01%) RESTful
8 29 (14.01%) XSLT
9 27 (13.04%) Web Services
10 24 (11.59%) Node.js
11 16 (7.73%) JMS
12 15 (7.25%) J2EE
12 15 (7.25%) RAML
12 15 (7.25%) WSDL
13 14 (6.76%) Apache Camel
14 13 (6.28%) HTML
14 13 (6.28%) Java EE
15 12 (5.80%) OAuth
16 11 (5.31%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.90%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.90%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (2.42%) User Experience
5 4 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.93%) Social Media
6 3 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.45%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.45%) SCADA
7 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.48%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.48%) EPoS
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.48%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 46 (22.22%) Linux
2 39 (18.84%) Unix
3 9 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.42%) Windows
5 3 (1.45%) Android
5 3 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.45%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (45.89%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (29.95%) Microservices
3 56 (27.05%) SOA
4 51 (24.64%) DevOps
5 36 (17.39%) Scrum
6 33 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (15.46%) TDD
8 31 (14.98%) API Development
9 29 (14.01%) Open Source
10 15 (7.25%) CRM
11 14 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (6.28%) BDD
12 13 (6.28%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (5.80%) API Design
13 12 (5.80%) API Integration
13 12 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (5.31%) MVC
14 11 (5.31%) Unit Testing
15 10 (4.83%) E-Commerce
15 10 (4.83%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (50.24%) Java
2 22 (10.63%) JavaScript
3 15 (7.25%) SQL
4 8 (3.86%) C#
5 7 (3.38%) Ruby
6 6 (2.90%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.42%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.42%) Python
8 4 (1.93%) Korn
8 4 (1.93%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.97%) PHP
10 1 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (9.18%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (2.42%) Degree
3 4 (1.93%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) ISEB
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.48%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.93%) QA
1 4 (1.93%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.48%) HL7
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (8.70%) Docker
2 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.48%) KVM
2 1 (0.48%) NFS
2 1 (0.48%) SRDF
2 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (6.76%) Ansible
2 10 (4.83%) Kubernetes
3 9 (4.35%) Puppet
4 6 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.93%) CloudHub
6 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.48%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.48%) Packer
7 1 (0.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (15.94%) WSO2
2 24 (11.59%) Apigee
3 22 (10.63%) Oracle
3 22 (10.63%) Splunk
4 18 (8.70%) SAP
5 17 (8.21%) AppDynamics
5 17 (8.21%) IBM
5 17 (8.21%) New Relic
6 14 (6.76%) Microsoft
6 14 (6.76%) Red Hat
7 12 (5.80%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (4.35%) TIBCO
9 8 (3.86%) Informatica
10 7 (3.38%) Dell
11 5 (2.42%) Google
11 5 (2.42%) Lotus
12 4 (1.93%) CA
12 4 (1.93%) SnapLogic
12 4 (1.93%) Solace
12 4 (1.93%) Tableau
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