Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 280 436 546
Rank change year-on-year +156 +110 +73
Contract jobs citing MuleSoft 358 340 365
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 0.47% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 2.07% 1.09% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 217 287
Median daily rate £540 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.82% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £413 £400
90th Percentile £675 £725 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £514 £550
% change year-on-year +2.19% -6.59% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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 17,283 31,302 41,652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.67% 42.96% 41.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,938 19,929 26,151
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +2.97%
10th Percentile £250 £220 £250
90th Percentile £650 £640 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 1,291 1,502
Median hourly rate £24.25 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.68% +6.87% +2.93%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £61.25 £50.00 £47.09
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +17.14% +6.06% +1.91%

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 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 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 +169 305 £525 -4.55% 80
London +141 201 £525 -8.70% 53
UK excluding London +116 93 £525 +2.19% 26
Work from Home -98 91 £550 -10.20% 9
South East +133 51 £550 - 5
Midlands +56 13 £400 -23.08% 8
North of England +51 13 £450 - 8
North West +35 12 £495 +11.55% 3
West Midlands +47 8 £450 -14.29% 3
South West +94 6 £450 -10.00% 2
East of England +60 4 £475 -26.92% 1
Scotland +49 4 £425 +3.03% 1
East Midlands +42 4 £351 -31.84% 5
Wales +18 2 £525 +11.11%
North East +37 1 £450 - 5

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 186 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (43.58%) Java
3 131 (36.59%) Microservices
4 117 (32.68%) AWS
5 99 (27.65%) Azure
6 83 (23.18%) DevOps
7 82 (22.91%) Oracle
8 77 (21.51%) Spring
9 76 (21.23%) Python
9 76 (21.23%) Jenkins
9 76 (21.23%) JIRA
10 75 (20.95%) SQL
11 70 (19.55%) Salesforce.com
12 64 (17.88%) Git (software)
13 63 (17.60%) Scrum
14 58 (16.20%) Kubernetes
15 53 (14.80%) Continuous Delivery
15 53 (14.80%) Middleware
16 52 (14.53%) Spring Boot
17 47 (13.13%) Splunk
18 46 (12.85%) Test Automation
18 46 (12.85%) SDLC
19 45 (12.57%) JSON
19 45 (12.57%) XML
20 44 (12.29%) Web Services
20 44 (12.29%) Java 8
21 39 (10.89%) REST
22 38 (10.61%) Confluence
23 37 (10.34%) PL/SQL
24 36 (10.06%) T-SQL

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 38 (10.61%) Confluence
2 34 (9.50%) Anypoint
3 32 (8.94%) Cloud Foundry
4 31 (8.66%) BizTalk Server
5 29 (8.10%) JBoss
6 28 (7.82%) Red Hat Fuse
7 26 (7.26%) WebSphere
8 25 (6.98%) Mule
9 24 (6.70%) MQSeries
10 21 (5.87%) WebLogic
11 12 (3.35%) Tomcat
12 10 (2.79%) Apache ServiceMix
12 10 (2.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (2.51%) CMS
14 8 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (2.23%) Jetty
14 8 (2.23%) Oracle Self-Service HR
15 6 (1.68%) Appian
15 6 (1.68%) Mule ESB
16 4 (1.12%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 8 (2.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.84%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.56%) Magento
5 2 (0.56%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.28%) Radian6
6 1 (0.28%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 117 (32.68%) AWS
2 99 (27.65%) Azure
3 32 (8.94%) Apigee
4 28 (7.82%) OpenShift
5 25 (6.98%) Boomi
5 25 (6.98%) Serverless
6 22 (6.15%) GCP
7 21 (5.87%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (5.31%) Logic Apps
9 15 (4.19%) Azure Functions
10 14 (3.91%) SaaS
11 11 (3.07%) Power Platform
12 9 (2.51%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (2.23%) GitHub
13 8 (2.23%) PaaS
14 7 (1.96%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 6 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 5 (1.40%) Amazon S3
16 5 (1.40%) iPaaS
17 4 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.47%) HTTP
2 8 (2.23%) SSH
3 6 (1.68%) Firewall
4 5 (1.40%) FTP
4 5 (1.40%) Kerberos
5 4 (1.12%) NAS
5 4 (1.12%) SSL
5 4 (1.12%) VLAN
6 2 (0.56%) DNS
7 1 (0.28%) AMQP
7 1 (0.28%) DMZ
7 1 (0.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.66%) MongoDB
2 27 (7.54%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (6.15%) SQL Server
4 17 (4.75%) MySQL
4 17 (4.75%) Oracle Database
5 16 (4.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 15 (4.19%) NoSQL
7 13 (3.63%) Relational Database
8 12 (3.35%) Hadoop
9 11 (3.07%) Power BI
10 10 (2.79%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.51%) Big Data
12 8 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (1.96%) Data Lake
14 6 (1.68%) Amazon Aurora
14 6 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
16 4 (1.12%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 76 (21.23%) Jenkins
1 76 (21.23%) JIRA
2 64 (17.88%) Git (software)
3 24 (6.70%) Selenium
4 21 (5.87%) Maven
5 20 (5.59%) Postman
6 19 (5.31%) SonarQube
7 18 (5.03%) Cucumber
8 14 (3.91%) Sonatype Nexus
9 13 (3.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (3.35%) JMeter
10 12 (3.35%) JUnit
10 12 (3.35%) Subversion
11 11 (3.07%) Ant
11 11 (3.07%) SoapUI
12 10 (2.79%) Hudson
13 9 (2.51%) Eclipse
13 9 (2.51%) Mercurial
13 9 (2.51%) Vagrant
14 8 (2.23%) IntelliJ
General
1 32 (8.94%) Finance
2 22 (6.15%) Banking
3 21 (5.87%) Public Sector
4 10 (2.79%) Marketing
5 8 (2.23%) Retail
6 4 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.28%) Automotive
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) Legal
8 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (32.96%) Developer
2 99 (27.65%) Architect
3 49 (13.69%) MuleSoft Developer
4 35 (9.78%) Solutions Architect
5 31 (8.66%) Java Developer
6 23 (6.42%) Integration Architect
7 22 (6.15%) Senior Developer
8 15 (4.19%) Analyst
9 14 (3.91%) Integration Engineer
10 13 (3.63%) Java Engineer
11 12 (3.35%) Data Architect
12 11 (3.07%) Azure Architect
12 11 (3.07%) Azure Developer
13 10 (2.79%) Middleware Engineer
13 10 (2.79%) MuleSoft Architect
13 10 (2.79%) Python Developer
13 10 (2.79%) Salesforce Architect
14 9 (2.51%) Lead Developer
14 9 (2.51%) Technical Architect
14 9 (2.51%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (21.51%) Spring
2 53 (14.80%) Middleware
3 52 (14.53%) Spring Boot
4 45 (12.57%) JSON
4 45 (12.57%) XML
5 44 (12.29%) Web Services
6 39 (10.89%) REST
7 36 (10.06%) Apache Camel
8 33 (9.22%) SOAP
9 32 (8.94%) Oracle Fusion
10 30 (8.38%) RESTful
11 29 (8.10%) Hystrix
11 29 (8.10%) RxJava
12 28 (7.82%) Hibernate
13 26 (7.26%) RabbitMQ
14 25 (6.98%) .NET
14 25 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
15 22 (6.15%) MSMQ
16 20 (5.59%) Node.js
17 19 (5.31%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.22%) Mobile App
2 24 (6.70%) Cloud Native
3 17 (4.75%) User Experience
4 12 (3.35%) Derivative
4 12 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.23%) NHS
7 5 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.84%) Clustering
8 3 (0.84%) HoloLens
8 3 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.84%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.56%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.56%) FMCG
9 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.56%) Wiki
10 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.28%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.42%) Linux
2 16 (4.47%) Windows
3 10 (2.79%) Android
3 10 (2.79%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.51%) Debian
4 9 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (2.51%) Ubuntu
5 8 (2.23%) CentOS
5 8 (2.23%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (36.59%) Microservices
3 83 (23.18%) DevOps
4 63 (17.60%) Scrum
5 53 (14.80%) Continuous Delivery
6 46 (12.85%) SDLC
6 46 (12.85%) Test Automation
7 36 (10.06%) Data Modelling
8 32 (8.94%) TDD
9 30 (8.38%) Software Engineering
10 29 (8.10%) Functional Programming
11 25 (6.98%) Performance Testing
11 25 (6.98%) Waterfall
12 24 (6.70%) Kanban
13 23 (6.42%) CRM
13 23 (6.42%) ETL
14 21 (5.87%) BDD
14 21 (5.87%) Problem-Solving
15 20 (5.59%) SOA
16 19 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (43.58%) Java
2 76 (21.23%) Python
3 75 (20.95%) SQL
4 44 (12.29%) Java 8
5 37 (10.34%) PL/SQL
6 36 (10.06%) T-SQL
7 29 (8.10%) Kotlin
8 23 (6.42%) C++
9 21 (5.87%) JavaScript
10 20 (5.59%) C#
11 19 (5.31%) Go
12 10 (2.79%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.51%) Perl
13 9 (2.51%) Ruby
13 9 (2.51%) Scala
14 8 (2.23%) Clojure
14 8 (2.23%) ClojureScript
14 8 (2.23%) Groovy
15 7 (1.96%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.68%) Rust
Qualifications
1 36 (10.06%) Security Cleared
2 28 (7.82%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.23%) Degree
3 8 (2.23%) DV Cleared
3 8 (2.23%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.68%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.12%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) CDISC
3 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.28%) GxP
System Software
1 17 (4.75%) Docker
2 8 (2.23%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.12%) Oracle Clusterware
3 4 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 58 (16.20%) Kubernetes
2 29 (8.10%) Prometheus
3 14 (3.91%) Terraform
4 13 (3.63%) Ansible
4 13 (3.63%) Puppet
5 9 (2.51%) CloudHub
6 8 (2.23%) Salt
7 4 (1.12%) Data Guard
7 4 (1.12%) Oracle Flashback
7 4 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.56%) Istio
10 1 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.28%) Marathon
10 1 (0.28%) Mesos
10 1 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 82 (22.91%) Oracle
2 70 (19.55%) Salesforce.com
3 47 (13.13%) Splunk
4 31 (8.66%) AppDynamics
5 29 (8.10%) Axway
6 28 (7.82%) Red Hat
7 23 (6.42%) Talend
7 23 (6.42%) TIBCO
8 20 (5.59%) Dell
8 20 (5.59%) SAP
8 20 (5.59%) Sybase
8 20 (5.59%) webMethods
9 16 (4.47%) Google
10 15 (4.19%) IBM
10 15 (4.19%) Microsoft
11 13 (3.63%) Cloudera
12 12 (3.35%) Sparx
13 10 (2.79%) Atlassian
13 10 (2.79%) Fiorano
13 10 (2.79%) Jitterbit