Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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.

MuleSoft
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 559 622 633
Rank change year-on-year +63 +11 +180
Contract jobs citing MuleSoft 354 242 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 0.58% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 163 184
UK median daily rate £520 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.26% +7.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £369 £400 £360
90th Percentile £700 £675 £793
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £525 £445
% change year-on-year -9.52% +17.98% -31.54%
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 43,027 41,841 49,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.06% 43.73% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,747 25,590 30,084
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £610 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,566 1,384 1,642
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.45
% change year-on-year - -5.44% +1.34%

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 16 August 2018.

Contractor 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 16 August 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 +30 341 £513 -4.21% 30
London +109 210 £550 - 18
UK excluding London -37 138 £475 -9.52% 18
North of England -3 44 £500 +5.26% 4
Yorkshire +3 37 £488 +12.07% 3
Midlands -41 24 £498 -9.55% 1
East of England 0 23 £425 -12.82% 1
South West +9 22 £394 +6.42% 1
West Midlands -62 18 £498 -9.55%
South East -33 12 £475 - 5
Wales - 8 £600 - 4
East Midlands +4 6 £550 +29.41% 1
North West -24 5 £451 -23.29%
Scotland - 4 £550 - 1
North East -8 2 £600 +26.32% 1

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 181 (51.13%) Java
2 168 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (22.88%) DevOps
4 71 (20.06%) Microservices
5 70 (19.77%) Finance
6 69 (19.49%) Spring
7 66 (18.64%) Jenkins
8 64 (18.08%) Mule
9 62 (17.51%) Scrum
9 62 (17.51%) Oracle
10 60 (16.95%) Git (software)
11 58 (16.38%) Middleware
12 54 (15.25%) SOAP
12 54 (15.25%) REST
13 53 (14.97%) XML
13 53 (14.97%) SOA
14 51 (14.41%) Web Services
15 49 (13.84%) TDD
15 49 (13.84%) Anypoint
16 48 (13.56%) Banking
17 43 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
17 43 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
18 41 (11.58%) Test Automation
18 41 (11.58%) Maven
19 35 (9.89%) BDD
19 35 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
20 34 (9.60%) API Development
20 34 (9.60%) Retail
21 33 (9.32%) .NET
21 33 (9.32%) Spring Boot

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 64 (18.08%) Mule
2 49 (13.84%) Anypoint
3 26 (7.34%) Mule ESB
4 24 (6.78%) WebSphere
5 19 (5.37%) BizTalk Server
5 19 (5.37%) JBoss
6 13 (3.67%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (3.39%) Apache ServiceMix
7 12 (3.39%) Oracle Service Bus
8 11 (3.11%) Confluence
8 11 (3.11%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.54%) WebLogic
10 8 (2.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (1.69%) Apache
12 3 (0.85%) Appian
12 3 (0.85%) CMS
12 3 (0.85%) Documentum
13 2 (0.56%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.56%) Drupal
13 2 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.13%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.85%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.28%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 43 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
1 43 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (9.04%) Boomi
3 14 (3.95%) PaaS
4 12 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (3.39%) GitHub
5 9 (2.54%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (2.54%) iPaaS
5 9 (2.54%) SaaS
6 7 (1.98%) IaaS
7 6 (1.69%) Force.com
8 4 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 4 (1.13%) Serverless
9 3 (0.85%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.56%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.54%) HTTP
2 7 (1.98%) SMS
3 5 (1.41%) SSL
4 3 (0.85%) FTP
5 2 (0.56%) FCoE
5 2 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.56%) Internet
5 2 (0.56%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.56%) LAN
5 2 (0.56%) Multicast
5 2 (0.56%) NAS
5 2 (0.56%) SAN
5 2 (0.56%) WAN
6 1 (0.28%) Firewall
6 1 (0.28%) Network Security
6 1 (0.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.37%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.39%) RDBMS
4 11 (3.11%) MongoDB
4 11 (3.11%) MySQL
5 10 (2.82%) Redis
6 8 (2.26%) Big Data
7 7 (1.98%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.41%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.85%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.56%) Amazon Aurora
12 2 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.56%) HBase
12 2 (0.56%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (0.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 66 (18.64%) Jenkins
2 60 (16.95%) Git (software)
3 41 (11.58%) Maven
4 32 (9.04%) JIRA
5 24 (6.78%) Selenium
6 21 (5.93%) Sonatype Nexus
7 20 (5.65%) Cucumber
8 19 (5.37%) JUnit
9 16 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (3.67%) SonarQube
11 12 (3.39%) Ant
12 11 (3.11%) Gradle
12 11 (3.11%) TeamCity
13 8 (2.26%) SoapUI
14 7 (1.98%) git-flow
14 7 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (1.98%) Subversion
15 6 (1.69%) Gerrit
15 6 (1.69%) Visual Studio
15 6 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 70 (19.77%) Finance
2 48 (13.56%) Banking
3 34 (9.60%) Retail
4 10 (2.82%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.41%) Back Office
5 5 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.41%) Marketing
6 2 (0.56%) Legal
6 2 (0.56%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.28%) Danish Language
7 1 (0.28%) Finnish Language
7 1 (0.28%) French Language
7 1 (0.28%) German Language
7 1 (0.28%) Publishing
7 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 165 (46.61%) Developer
2 84 (23.73%) Architect
3 66 (18.64%) MuleSoft Developer
4 55 (15.54%) Java Developer
5 42 (11.86%) Integration Developer
6 22 (6.21%) Integration Architect
7 20 (5.65%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (5.37%) MuleSoft Architect
9 16 (4.52%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (4.24%) Consultant
11 14 (3.95%) Analyst
11 14 (3.95%) Technical Architect
12 12 (3.39%) Salesforce Developer
12 12 (3.39%) Technical Leader
13 11 (3.11%) Senior Developer
14 9 (2.54%) Build Engineer
14 9 (2.54%) Java Middleware Developer
14 9 (2.54%) Middleware Developer
15 8 (2.26%) Software Engineer
15 8 (2.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (19.49%) Spring
2 58 (16.38%) Middleware
3 54 (15.25%) REST
3 54 (15.25%) SOAP
4 53 (14.97%) XML
5 51 (14.41%) Web Services
6 33 (9.32%) .NET
6 33 (9.32%) Spring Boot
7 32 (9.04%) JSON
8 30 (8.47%) RESTful
9 21 (5.93%) Java EE
10 20 (5.65%) HTML
11 18 (5.08%) JMS
11 18 (5.08%) OAuth
12 17 (4.80%) Apache Camel
13 16 (4.52%) Hibernate
13 16 (4.52%) XSLT
14 15 (4.24%) Node.js
15 14 (3.95%) Spring Integration
16 13 (3.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (4.24%) User Experience
4 13 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (2.82%) Wiki
6 5 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.13%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.85%) EPoS
8 3 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.56%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.56%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.56%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.28%) DataPower
10 1 (0.28%) PKI
10 1 (0.28%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.28%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.06%) Linux
2 12 (3.39%) Unix
3 7 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.41%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.41%) Windows
5 2 (0.56%) CentOS
5 2 (0.56%) Debian
5 2 (0.56%) Fedora
5 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.56%) Solaris
5 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.28%) Android
6 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (22.88%) DevOps
3 71 (20.06%) Microservices
4 62 (17.51%) Scrum
5 53 (14.97%) SOA
6 49 (13.84%) TDD
7 41 (11.58%) Test Automation
8 35 (9.89%) BDD
9 34 (9.60%) API Development
10 31 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (7.06%) Unit Testing
11 25 (7.06%) User Stories
12 24 (6.78%) ATDD
13 22 (6.21%) API Design
13 22 (6.21%) E-Commerce
14 20 (5.65%) Data Modelling
14 20 (5.65%) Deployment Automation
15 19 (5.37%) Open Source
15 19 (5.37%) SDLC
16 18 (5.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 181 (51.13%) Java
2 32 (9.04%) SQL
3 27 (7.63%) JavaScript
4 14 (3.95%) Groovy
5 11 (3.11%) C#
6 9 (2.54%) XPath
7 7 (1.98%) C++
8 5 (1.41%) Java 8
8 5 (1.41%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.13%) Apex Code
9 4 (1.13%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.85%) VBA
11 2 (0.56%) C
11 2 (0.56%) ES6
11 2 (0.56%) Korn
11 2 (0.56%) PHP
11 2 (0.56%) Python
12 1 (0.28%) Ruby
12 1 (0.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (4.24%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.95%) Degree
2 14 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.69%) ISEB
3 6 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (1.41%) TOGAF Certification
5 4 (1.13%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.28%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.78%) QA
2 8 (2.26%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.98%) PSD2
4 2 (0.56%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.28%) GCP
System Software
1 11 (3.11%) OpenAM
2 7 (1.98%) Docker
3 6 (1.69%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.56%) HDFS
4 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.56%) KVM
4 2 (0.56%) NFS
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.56%) SRDF
4 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (2.54%) Ansible
2 5 (1.41%) HP ALM
2 5 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.13%) CloudHub
3 4 (1.13%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.13%) Puppet
3 4 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.56%) Kibana
4 2 (0.56%) logstash
4 2 (0.56%) Terraform
5 1 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.28%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 62 (17.51%) Oracle
2 27 (7.63%) IBM
2 27 (7.63%) Salesforce.com
3 26 (7.34%) Dell
4 24 (6.78%) TIBCO
5 22 (6.21%) Apigee
6 20 (5.65%) Microsoft
7 18 (5.08%) Informatica
8 17 (4.80%) Splunk
8 17 (4.80%) WSO2
9 16 (4.52%) SAP
10 15 (4.24%) Guidewire
11 14 (3.95%) AppDynamics
11 14 (3.95%) webMethods
12 12 (3.39%) Talend
13 11 (3.11%) Sitecore
14 8 (2.26%) Red Hat
15 7 (1.98%) Ab Initio
15 7 (1.98%) hybris
15 7 (1.98%) Software AG