Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 533 613 585
Rank change year-on-year +80 -28 +209
Contract jobs citing MuleSoft 386 258 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 0.60% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 162 223
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £380 £375 £380
90th Percentile £700 £686 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £538 £485
% change year-on-year -7.44% +10.82% -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 43,359 42,715 48,066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.03% 43.02% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,824 26,349 29,421
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £243 £240
90th Percentile £625 £619 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,660 1,385 1,718
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.87 £45.00 £44.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.93 £17.00
% change year-on-year -2.54% -0.41% -

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 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MuleSoft in the UK

MuleSoft
Top 14 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 October 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 +80 370 £525 -2.78% 51
London +134 243 £550 - 23
UK excluding London -32 136 £498 -7.44% 30
North of England -14 47 £500 +5.26% 14
Yorkshire +5 38 £500 +17.65% 5
Midlands -43 22 £498 -9.55% 4
East of England +3 19 £425 -18.27% 2
South West -20 18 £475 +21.79% 2
South East -32 17 £495 +8.49% 6
West Midlands -43 14 £498 -9.55% 1
Wales - 11 £600 - 2
North West -23 9 £531 -13.37% 8
East Midlands +6 8 £550 - 3
Scotland - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 203 (52.59%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (51.55%) Java
3 104 (26.94%) DevOps
4 89 (23.06%) Git (software)
5 85 (22.02%) Mule
6 82 (21.24%) Finance
7 78 (20.21%) Scrum
8 75 (19.43%) Jenkins
9 73 (18.91%) Microservices
10 68 (17.62%) Middleware
11 66 (17.10%) Anypoint
12 63 (16.32%) Spring
12 63 (16.32%) SOAP
13 61 (15.80%) REST
14 58 (15.03%) Oracle
15 57 (14.77%) Banking
16 51 (13.21%) Web Services
16 51 (13.21%) SOA
16 51 (13.21%) Test Automation
17 47 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
17 47 (12.18%) XML
18 45 (11.66%) Retail
18 45 (11.66%) Amazon AWS
19 43 (11.14%) Maven
19 43 (11.14%) JSON
20 40 (10.36%) API Development
20 40 (10.36%) JIRA
21 38 (9.84%) TDD
22 37 (9.59%) E-Commerce
22 37 (9.59%) Boomi

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 85 (22.02%) Mule
2 66 (17.10%) Anypoint
3 29 (7.51%) Mule ESB
4 23 (5.96%) WebSphere
5 20 (5.18%) BizTalk Server
6 19 (4.92%) JBoss
7 18 (4.66%) Cloud Foundry
8 16 (4.15%) Apache ServiceMix
9 15 (3.89%) Confluence
10 12 (3.11%) Oracle Service Bus
11 9 (2.33%) CMS
12 8 (2.07%) WebLogic
13 7 (1.81%) Tomcat
14 6 (1.55%) Drupal
15 4 (1.04%) Apache
15 4 (1.04%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.78%) Appian
16 3 (0.78%) Documentum
16 3 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 3 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.30%) NetSuite
2 5 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.78%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.26%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.26%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 47 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (11.66%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (9.59%) Boomi
4 14 (3.63%) Dynamics 365
4 14 (3.63%) PaaS
5 13 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (2.59%) iPaaS
7 9 (2.33%) GitHub
8 7 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (1.81%) SaaS
9 6 (1.55%) Force.com
9 6 (1.55%) npm
10 5 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (1.30%) IaaS
10 5 (1.30%) Serverless
11 4 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (1.04%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.04%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.33%) HTTP
2 6 (1.55%) SSL
3 4 (1.04%) FTP
4 3 (0.78%) Internet
5 2 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.52%) LAN
5 2 (0.52%) NAS
5 2 (0.52%) SAN
5 2 (0.52%) SMTP
5 2 (0.52%) WAN
6 1 (0.26%) Firewall
6 1 (0.26%) Network Security
6 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.11%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.59%) MongoDB
3 10 (2.59%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.59%) RDBMS
4 9 (2.33%) Redis
5 6 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (1.30%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.30%) MySQL
7 4 (1.04%) Big Data
7 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.78%) Hazelcast
8 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.78%) SSDT
9 2 (0.52%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.52%) Sqoop
10 1 (0.26%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 89 (23.06%) Git (software)
2 75 (19.43%) Jenkins
3 43 (11.14%) Maven
4 40 (10.36%) JIRA
5 22 (5.70%) Selenium
6 21 (5.44%) Sonatype Nexus
7 19 (4.92%) Cucumber
7 19 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (4.15%) Ant
9 15 (3.89%) SonarQube
10 14 (3.63%) JUnit
11 11 (2.85%) Gradle
11 11 (2.85%) Subversion
12 9 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (2.07%) SoapUI
13 8 (2.07%) TeamCity
14 7 (1.81%) Artifactory
14 7 (1.81%) git-flow
15 6 (1.55%) Grunt
15 6 (1.55%) gulp
General
1 82 (21.24%) Finance
2 57 (14.77%) Banking
3 45 (11.66%) Retail
4 7 (1.81%) Back Office
5 6 (1.55%) Marketing
6 5 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.30%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.04%) French Language
7 4 (1.04%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.78%) Advertising
9 2 (0.52%) Danish Language
9 2 (0.52%) German Language
9 2 (0.52%) Legal
9 2 (0.52%) Publishing
9 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 193 (50.00%) Developer
2 84 (21.76%) MuleSoft Developer
3 81 (20.98%) Architect
4 65 (16.84%) Java Developer
5 41 (10.62%) Integration Developer
6 25 (6.48%) Integration Architect
7 23 (5.96%) Consultant
8 20 (5.18%) Senior Developer
8 20 (5.18%) Solutions Architect
9 19 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
9 19 (4.92%) MuleSoft Architect
10 15 (3.89%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (3.63%) Technical Architect
12 13 (3.37%) Designer
13 11 (2.85%) Analyst
13 11 (2.85%) Java Middleware Developer
13 11 (2.85%) Middleware Developer
13 11 (2.85%) Salesforce Developer
14 10 (2.59%) Build Engineer
14 10 (2.59%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (17.62%) Middleware
2 63 (16.32%) SOAP
2 63 (16.32%) Spring
3 61 (15.80%) REST
4 51 (13.21%) Web Services
5 47 (12.18%) XML
6 43 (11.14%) JSON
7 34 (8.81%) Spring Boot
8 31 (8.03%) RESTful
9 30 (7.77%) .NET
10 20 (5.18%) AngularJS
11 18 (4.66%) JMS
11 18 (4.66%) Node.js
12 17 (4.40%) HTML
12 17 (4.40%) Java EE
13 16 (4.15%) OAuth
13 16 (4.15%) RAML
13 16 (4.15%) XSLT
14 15 (3.89%) Apache Camel
14 15 (3.89%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.40%) User Experience
3 15 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.59%) Wiki
6 7 (1.81%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.04%) EPoS
9 3 (0.78%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.52%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.52%) Clustering
10 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.52%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.26%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.26%) PKI
11 1 (0.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.22%) Linux
2 15 (3.89%) Unix
3 10 (2.59%) Mac OS X
4 6 (1.55%) Windows
5 4 (1.04%) Debian
6 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.52%) Solaris
7 1 (0.26%) Android
7 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (52.59%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (26.94%) DevOps
3 78 (20.21%) Scrum
4 73 (18.91%) Microservices
5 51 (13.21%) SOA
5 51 (13.21%) Test Automation
6 40 (10.36%) API Development
7 38 (9.84%) TDD
8 37 (9.59%) E-Commerce
9 36 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (8.81%) Deployment Automation
11 28 (7.25%) CRM
12 26 (6.74%) User Stories
13 25 (6.48%) API Design
13 25 (6.48%) BDD
14 21 (5.44%) Mentoring
15 20 (5.18%) Configuration Management
15 20 (5.18%) Problem-Solving
15 20 (5.18%) Web Development
16 19 (4.92%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 199 (51.55%) Java
2 29 (7.51%) JavaScript
3 28 (7.25%) SQL
4 19 (4.92%) Groovy
5 15 (3.89%) C#
6 14 (3.63%) Java 8
7 9 (2.33%) Python
8 6 (1.55%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.04%) C++
9 4 (1.04%) Kotlin
9 4 (1.04%) Ruby
9 4 (1.04%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.04%) XPath
10 3 (0.78%) Apex Code
10 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.78%) Perl
11 2 (0.52%) C
11 2 (0.52%) ES6
11 2 (0.52%) Korn
11 2 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (4.66%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.40%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.89%) Degree
4 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.30%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.26%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.26%) ISEB
7 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.44%) QA
2 13 (3.37%) PSD2
3 10 (2.59%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.78%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (2.07%) Docker
2 7 (1.81%) OpenAM
3 3 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.52%) HDFS
4 2 (0.52%) NFS
4 2 (0.52%) SRDF
4 2 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.52%) Xen
5 1 (0.26%) LXC
5 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (4.15%) Ansible
2 9 (2.33%) Puppet
3 6 (1.55%) CloudHub
3 6 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.55%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.04%) Kibana
4 4 (1.04%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.04%) logstash
4 4 (1.04%) Prometheus
4 4 (1.04%) Terraform
5 1 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.26%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 58 (15.03%) Oracle
2 33 (8.55%) Dell
3 29 (7.51%) Apigee
4 23 (5.96%) IBM
4 23 (5.96%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (5.70%) Microsoft
5 22 (5.70%) TIBCO
6 20 (5.18%) SAP
6 20 (5.18%) WSO2
7 19 (4.92%) AppDynamics
8 18 (4.66%) Splunk
9 16 (4.15%) Informatica
10 15 (3.89%) Talend
11 14 (3.63%) Sitecore
11 14 (3.63%) webMethods
12 13 (3.37%) Guidewire
13 10 (2.59%) hybris
14 9 (2.33%) Fiorano
15 8 (2.07%) Axway
15 8 (2.07%) Jitterbit