Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 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
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 313 409 411
Rank change year-on-year +96 +2 +175
Contract jobs citing MuleSoft 491 200 502
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.80% 0.46% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.92% 1.07% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 125 353
10th Percentile £400 £413 £400
25th Percentile £451 £450 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £631 £625 £613
90th Percentile £675 £765 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +16.67%

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 25,582 18,627 37,804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.45% 42.71% 41.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,408 11,723 23,729
10th Percentile £300 £250 £256
25th Percentile £396 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £455 £460
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.09% +2.22%
75th Percentile £588 £569 £563
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -1.12% +4.71% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 735 708 1,261
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.75 £11.00
25th Percentile £13.63 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate £20.50 £19.50 £18.06
Median % change year-on-year +5.13% +8.00% +4.36%
75th Percentile £43.75 £33.56 £36.67
90th Percentile £55.00 £51.75 £49.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year -2.68% +7.22% +8.76%

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 15 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for MuleSoft in the UK

MuleSoft
Top 16 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 June 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 +111 398 £550 +10.00% 61
London +74 278 £560 +1.82% 40
Work from Home -153 135 £580 -10.85% 6
UK excluding London +16 114 £525 +10.53% 23
South East +35 39 £569 +3.41% 5
South West +26 21 £525 -30.00% 4
North of England -9 21 £513 +13.89% 8
Scotland -19 17 £450 -1.37% 2
Midlands -4 14 £425 +3.03% 4
North West -9 12 £525 +18.31% 7
West Midlands -7 8 £425 +3.03% 4
East Midlands +7 6 £548 -
Yorkshire -1 5 £579 +28.67%
North East +20 4 £445 - 1
East of England +3 1 £515 +5.64%
Wales -6 1 £450 -16.28%

For the 6 months to 15 June 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.

1 182 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (34.83%) Azure
3 141 (28.72%) Microservices
4 140 (28.51%) Salesforce.com
5 138 (28.11%) Java
6 133 (27.09%) AWS
7 108 (22.00%) DevOps
8 98 (19.96%) SQL
9 87 (17.72%) Python
10 86 (17.52%) Social Skills
11 81 (16.50%) Kubernetes
11 81 (16.50%) SDLC
12 76 (15.48%) Oracle
13 73 (14.87%) Serverless
14 72 (14.66%) REST
15 70 (14.26%) Jenkins
16 67 (13.65%) Web Services
17 58 (11.81%) Finance
18 56 (11.41%) Anypoint
19 55 (11.20%) Azure Functions
19 55 (11.20%) MongoDB
20 54 (11.00%) Data Modelling
21 52 (10.59%) Scrum
22 51 (10.39%) Test Automation
23 50 (10.18%) XML
23 50 (10.18%) .NET
23 50 (10.18%) PL/SQL
23 50 (10.18%) Azure Logic Apps
24 49 (9.98%) T-SQL
24 49 (9.98%) BizTalk Server

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 56 (11.41%) Anypoint
2 49 (9.98%) BizTalk Server
2 49 (9.98%) Mule
3 21 (4.28%) Mule ESB
4 13 (2.65%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (2.65%) Confluence
5 10 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.83%) Red Hat Fuse
7 7 (1.43%) Appian
7 7 (1.43%) JBoss
8 6 (1.22%) Alfresco
8 6 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.02%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.02%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.81%) Drupal
10 4 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.61%) Apache
12 2 (0.41%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (3.26%) Magento
2 13 (2.65%) SAP Hybris
3 11 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.63%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.81%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.81%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.41%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.20%) Radian6
7 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.20%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 171 (34.83%) Azure
2 133 (27.09%) AWS
3 73 (14.87%) Serverless
4 55 (11.20%) Azure Functions
5 50 (10.18%) Azure Logic Apps
6 48 (9.78%) AWS Lambda
7 43 (8.76%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 41 (8.35%) Azure Storage
9 39 (7.94%) Apigee
10 34 (6.92%) GitHub
11 26 (5.30%) iPaaS
12 22 (4.48%) PaaS
12 22 (4.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 18 (3.67%) SaaS
14 13 (2.65%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 11 (2.24%) Force.com
16 10 (2.04%) Boomi
16 10 (2.04%) GCP
16 10 (2.04%) OpenShift
16 10 (2.04%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.07%) HTTP
2 5 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (1.02%) FCoE
2 5 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (1.02%) Internet
2 5 (1.02%) iSCSI
2 5 (1.02%) Kerberos
2 5 (1.02%) LAN
2 5 (1.02%) Multicast
2 5 (1.02%) NAS
2 5 (1.02%) SAN
2 5 (1.02%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.02%) WAN
3 4 (0.81%) Firewall
3 4 (0.81%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.61%) FTP
5 2 (0.41%) AMQP
5 2 (0.41%) DNS
5 2 (0.41%) SSL
6 1 (0.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.20%) MongoDB
2 41 (8.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 28 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (4.68%) Big Data
5 20 (4.07%) Data Lake
6 12 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.24%) SQL Server
8 10 (2.04%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.83%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.43%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.22%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.22%) HBase
13 5 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (1.02%) Power BI
14 4 (0.81%) Tableau
15 3 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 3 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.61%) Redis
15 3 (0.61%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 70 (14.26%) Jenkins
2 36 (7.33%) Postman
3 29 (5.91%) Git (software)
4 28 (5.70%) Maven
5 25 (5.09%) JIRA
6 18 (3.67%) SoapUI
7 17 (3.46%) PowerDesigner
8 15 (3.05%) Cucumber
9 14 (2.85%) kappa
9 14 (2.85%) Sonatype Nexus
10 13 (2.65%) Subversion
11 11 (2.24%) JUnit
12 9 (1.83%) Visual Studio Code
12 9 (1.83%) XMLSpy
13 8 (1.63%) Cypress.io
13 8 (1.63%) Selenium
13 8 (1.63%) TestCafe
14 5 (1.02%) JMeter
14 5 (1.02%) REST Assured
14 5 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 86 (17.52%) Social Skills
2 58 (11.81%) Finance
3 45 (9.16%) Banking
4 44 (8.96%) Retail
5 22 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.67%) Marketing
6 18 (3.67%) Presentation Skills
7 7 (1.43%) Documentation Skills
8 6 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.22%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.02%) Back Office
9 5 (1.02%) Influencing Skills
9 5 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.41%) Front Office
10 2 (0.41%) Public Speaking
11 1 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 161 (32.79%) Architect
2 159 (32.38%) Developer
3 68 (13.85%) MuleSoft Developer
4 62 (12.63%) Solutions Architect
5 43 (8.76%) Senior Developer
6 38 (7.74%) Data Architect
7 34 (6.92%) Salesforce Architect
8 33 (6.72%) Azure Architect
9 31 (6.31%) Integration Architect
10 30 (6.11%) Analyst
11 29 (5.91%) Technical Architect
12 22 (4.48%) Business Analyst
12 22 (4.48%) Java Developer
13 21 (4.28%) Project Manager
14 20 (4.07%) Azure Developer
15 19 (3.87%) MuleSoft Architect
16 15 (3.05%) Python Developer
17 14 (2.85%) .NET Developer
17 14 (2.85%) Consultant
17 14 (2.85%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (14.66%) REST
2 67 (13.65%) Web Services
3 50 (10.18%) .NET
3 50 (10.18%) XML
4 48 (9.78%) SOAP
5 46 (9.37%) Spring
6 45 (9.16%) Middleware
7 41 (8.35%) Swagger
8 35 (7.13%) RAML
9 32 (6.52%) JSON
9 32 (6.52%) Node.js
10 30 (6.11%) Spring Boot
11 29 (5.91%) RESTful
12 26 (5.30%) OAuth
13 23 (4.68%) .NET Core
14 22 (4.48%) XSLT
15 21 (4.28%) JMS
16 14 (2.85%) AngularJS
16 14 (2.85%) J2EE
16 14 (2.85%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.78%) Cloud Native
2 23 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (2.65%) Virtual Team
5 10 (2.04%) HoloLens
6 9 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.63%) Clustering
8 7 (1.43%) User Experience
9 5 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.81%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.61%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.61%) Renewable Energy
11 3 (0.61%) Social Media
11 3 (0.61%) Wiki
12 2 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.41%) FMCG
12 2 (0.41%) IVR
12 2 (0.41%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.41%) Reference Data
13 1 (0.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.13%) Windows
2 21 (4.28%) Linux
3 8 (1.63%) Unix
4 5 (1.02%) Solaris
5 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.41%) Debian
6 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (28.72%) Microservices
3 108 (22.00%) DevOps
4 81 (16.50%) SDLC
5 54 (11.00%) Data Modelling
6 52 (10.59%) Scrum
7 51 (10.39%) Test Automation
8 47 (9.57%) SOA
9 44 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 43 (8.76%) Analytics
11 39 (7.94%) Data Development
11 39 (7.94%) Migration
11 39 (7.94%) Software Engineering
12 37 (7.54%) API Development
12 37 (7.54%) Data Engineering
13 36 (7.33%) ETL
14 33 (6.72%) Problem-Solving
15 32 (6.52%) E-Commerce
16 30 (6.11%) Data Management
17 29 (5.91%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 138 (28.11%) Java
2 98 (19.96%) SQL
3 87 (17.72%) Python
4 50 (10.18%) PL/SQL
5 49 (9.98%) T-SQL
6 42 (8.55%) JavaScript
7 41 (8.35%) C++
8 40 (8.15%) Go
9 37 (7.54%) C#
10 25 (5.09%) Apex Code
11 14 (2.85%) Java 8
12 12 (2.44%) PowerShell
12 12 (2.44%) TypeScript
13 11 (2.24%) PHP
14 8 (1.63%) Groovy
14 8 (1.63%) Kotlin
15 7 (1.43%) Rust
16 6 (1.22%) C
17 5 (1.02%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (4.68%) Degree
2 8 (1.63%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.22%) PMP
4 4 (0.81%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.61%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.20%) MBA
7 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.89%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.65%) QA
3 2 (0.41%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.41%) CDISC
4 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (6.72%) Docker
2 18 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.02%) KVM
4 5 (1.02%) NFS
4 5 (1.02%) SRDF
4 5 (1.02%) Xen
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 81 (16.50%) Kubernetes
2 29 (5.91%) Ansible
3 22 (4.48%) CloudHub
4 16 (3.26%) Puppet
5 11 (2.24%) Terraform
6 9 (1.83%) Prometheus
7 7 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.41%) Kibana
8 2 (0.41%) Rancher
9 1 (0.20%) Grafana
9 1 (0.20%) MOM
9 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.20%) Salt
9 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 140 (28.51%) Salesforce.com
2 76 (15.48%) Oracle
3 46 (9.37%) Microsoft
4 36 (7.33%) SAP
5 25 (5.09%) hybris
6 24 (4.89%) Google
6 24 (4.89%) Informatica
6 24 (4.89%) Splunk
7 17 (3.46%) BiZZdesign
8 16 (3.26%) Databricks
9 14 (2.85%) TIBCO
10 13 (2.65%) AppDynamics
10 13 (2.65%) IBM
11 11 (2.24%) Dell
12 9 (1.83%) Talend
13 8 (1.63%) Workday
14 7 (1.43%) Altova
14 7 (1.43%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 7 (1.43%) VMware
14 7 (1.43%) webMethods