Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 628 572 807
Rank change year-on-year -56 +235 +33
Contract jobs citing MuleSoft 255 334 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.31% 0.085%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.70% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 221 69
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +33.33%
10th Percentile £375 £400 £360
90th Percentile £688 £675 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £539 £485 £650
% change year-on-year +11.08% -25.38% -
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 42619 47906 49670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.90% 45.08% 43.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26341 29293 29250
UK median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £243 £240 £225
90th Percentile £620 £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 1386 1712 2171
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.10 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.34% -2.29% +4.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.38
90th Percentile £45.22 £44.98 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.84 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.03% -2.94% +3.03%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -26 246 £550 +10.00% 15
UK excluding London +97 149 £539 +11.08% 5
London -109 96 £563 +7.14% 10
South East +46 42 £450 +2.86% 3
Midlands +41 40 £550 +13.40% 1
West Midlands +29 39 £550 +13.40%
North of England +56 36 £475 -15.56%
Yorkshire +12 21 £425 -26.09%
South West +30 17 £408 -16.41% 1
North West +30 14 £613 +73.97%
East of England -5 14 £520 +4.00%
North East +68 1 £475 -
East Midlands +2 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 134 (52.55%) Java
2 129 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (29.80%) SOA
4 73 (28.63%) Microservices
5 71 (27.84%) Spring
6 66 (25.88%) Linux
7 65 (25.49%) Git (software)
8 61 (23.92%) SOAP
8 61 (23.92%) Middleware
9 60 (23.53%) Scrum
10 58 (22.75%) WSO2
11 55 (21.57%) XML
12 54 (21.18%) JSON
12 54 (21.18%) DevOps
13 53 (20.78%) Jenkins
14 49 (19.22%) REST
15 46 (18.04%) Finance
16 45 (17.65%) Maven
16 45 (17.65%) Web Services
17 44 (17.25%) Unix
17 44 (17.25%) Continuous Integration
18 42 (16.47%) Mule
18 42 (16.47%) TDD
18 42 (16.47%) Banking
19 41 (16.08%) Subversion
20 40 (15.69%) API Development
21 39 (15.29%) JavaScript
22 38 (14.90%) Spring Boot
23 37 (14.51%) Amazon AWS
24 33 (12.94%) RESTful

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 (16.47%) Mule
2 24 (9.41%) Mule ESB
3 22 (8.63%) Cloud Foundry
4 20 (7.84%) JBoss
5 17 (6.67%) Anypoint
5 17 (6.67%) Confluence
6 14 (5.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 14 (5.49%) WebSphere
7 12 (4.71%) Tomcat
8 9 (3.53%) Apache
8 9 (3.53%) SAS
9 8 (3.14%) AquaLogic
9 8 (3.14%) Oracle Service Bus
9 8 (3.14%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (2.35%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.96%) CMS
11 5 (1.96%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.18%) Apache Solr
12 3 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.78%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.78%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.39%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.39%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 37 (14.51%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (11.76%) GitHub
3 25 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (8.63%) PaaS
5 18 (7.06%) SaaS
6 13 (5.10%) OpenShift
7 12 (4.71%) IaaS
8 11 (4.31%) Heroku
9 8 (3.14%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.57%) Boomi
12 3 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.18%) Google Analytics
12 3 (1.18%) Google Checkout
12 3 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.78%) Serverless
14 1 (0.39%) CloudBees
14 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.39%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.88%) SMS
2 13 (5.10%) HTTP
3 7 (2.75%) SSL
4 4 (1.57%) AMQP
5 2 (0.78%) Converged Networks
5 2 (0.78%) FTP
5 2 (0.78%) Internet
6 1 (0.39%) DHCP
6 1 (0.39%) DNS
6 1 (0.39%) Firewall
6 1 (0.39%) Intranet
6 1 (0.39%) LAN
6 1 (0.39%) MQTT
6 1 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.39%) RIP
6 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.84%) MongoDB
2 14 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (5.49%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.53%) Amazon Redshift
3 9 (3.53%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 8 (3.14%) SAS EBI
5 6 (2.35%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.96%) Power BI
6 5 (1.96%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.57%) DB2
8 3 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.18%) Big Data
8 3 (1.18%) Endeca
8 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.18%) QlikView
8 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.78%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.78%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 65 (25.49%) Git (software)
2 53 (20.78%) Jenkins
3 45 (17.65%) Maven
4 41 (16.08%) Subversion
5 31 (12.16%) JIRA
6 17 (6.67%) Cucumber
7 16 (6.27%) SoapUI
8 15 (5.88%) JUnit
9 14 (5.49%) Selenium
10 13 (5.10%) Ant
11 12 (4.71%) Bitbucket
12 11 (4.31%) GitLab
13 9 (3.53%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (2.75%) ClearCase
14 7 (2.75%) JBehave
14 7 (2.75%) Mockito
15 6 (2.35%) Gerrit
16 5 (1.96%) TeamCity
17 4 (1.57%) Hudson
17 4 (1.57%) Spock
General
1 46 (18.04%) Finance
2 42 (16.47%) Banking
3 11 (4.31%) Billing
4 9 (3.53%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.75%) Retail
6 3 (1.18%) Games
7 2 (0.78%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Local Government
7 2 (0.78%) Marketing
7 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.78%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (54.90%) Developer
2 68 (26.67%) Architect
3 52 (20.39%) MuleSoft Developer
4 44 (17.25%) Java Developer
5 35 (13.73%) Integration Developer
6 21 (8.24%) Senior Developer
7 17 (6.67%) Integration Architect
7 17 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (3.92%) Agile Developer
9 9 (3.53%) Java Architect
9 9 (3.53%) Messaging Developer
9 9 (3.53%) Technical Architect
10 8 (3.14%) Cloud Architect
10 8 (3.14%) SOA Architect
11 7 (2.75%) Analyst
11 7 (2.75%) Lead Architect
11 7 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (2.35%) Data Architect
12 6 (2.35%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (2.35%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (27.84%) Spring
2 61 (23.92%) Middleware
2 61 (23.92%) SOAP
3 55 (21.57%) XML
4 54 (21.18%) JSON
5 49 (19.22%) REST
6 45 (17.65%) Web Services
7 38 (14.90%) Spring Boot
8 33 (12.94%) RESTful
9 30 (11.76%) XSLT
10 27 (10.59%) HTML
11 26 (10.20%) J2EE
12 21 (8.24%) WSDL
13 20 (7.84%) Spring MVC
14 19 (7.45%) Node.js
14 19 (7.45%) Spring Integration
15 18 (7.06%) Apache Camel
15 18 (7.06%) HTML5
16 17 (6.67%) Java EE
17 16 (6.27%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (3.14%) Client/Server
2 8 (3.14%) N-Tier
2 8 (3.14%) User Experience
3 5 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.57%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.57%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.78%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.78%) Online Banking
5 2 (0.78%) Replication
6 1 (0.39%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.39%) DataPower
6 1 (0.39%) Fintech
6 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.39%) Life Science
6 1 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 66 (25.88%) Linux
2 44 (17.25%) Unix
3 22 (8.63%) Mac OS X
4 8 (3.14%) Windows
5 6 (2.35%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.18%) Debian
7 2 (0.78%) AIX
7 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.78%) Solaris
7 2 (0.78%) SUSE
7 2 (0.78%) zOS
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (29.80%) SOA
3 73 (28.63%) Microservices
4 60 (23.53%) Scrum
5 54 (21.18%) DevOps
6 44 (17.25%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (16.47%) TDD
8 40 (15.69%) API Development
9 33 (12.94%) Open Source
10 22 (8.63%) MVC
11 19 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (6.67%) BDD
13 16 (6.27%) Kanban
13 16 (6.27%) SDLC
14 15 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
15 14 (5.49%) API Design
16 13 (5.10%) ETL
17 12 (4.71%) Data Modelling
17 12 (4.71%) OO
17 12 (4.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 134 (52.55%) Java
2 39 (15.29%) JavaScript
3 27 (10.59%) SQL
4 9 (3.53%) Ruby
5 7 (2.75%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.96%) Python
7 4 (1.57%) Korn
7 4 (1.57%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.18%) ABAP
9 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.78%) C#
9 2 (0.78%) Pig Latin
9 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.39%) GraphQL
10 1 (0.39%) Groovy
10 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.39%) R
10 1 (0.39%) Scala
10 1 (0.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (1.96%) Degree
2 4 (1.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.78%) ISEB
4 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.39%) CFA
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.49%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) HL7
2 1 (0.39%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (9.02%) Docker
2 3 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.78%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (7.45%) Puppet
2 14 (5.49%) Ansible
2 14 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (4.31%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.18%) CloudHub
4 3 (1.18%) Kibana
4 3 (1.18%) logstash
5 1 (0.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.39%) Salt
5 1 (0.39%) Terraform
5 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 58 (22.75%) WSO2
2 33 (12.94%) IBM
3 29 (11.37%) Oracle
4 28 (10.98%) Apigee
5 21 (8.24%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (7.84%) SAP
7 18 (7.06%) Red Hat
8 14 (5.49%) Microsoft
9 12 (4.71%) Tableau
10 10 (3.92%) Splunk
11 8 (3.14%) AppDynamics
12 7 (2.75%) hybris
13 5 (1.96%) Google
13 5 (1.96%) New Relic
13 5 (1.96%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.57%) ForgeRock
14 4 (1.57%) HP
14 4 (1.57%) Informatica
14 4 (1.57%) Solace
15 3 (1.18%) SnapLogic