Period
to 20 October 2019

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 2019 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
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 425 539 639
Rank change year-on-year +114 +100 -52
Contract jobs citing MuleSoft 453 386 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.38% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.24% 0.89% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 261 158
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £400 £380 £375
90th Percentile £675 £700 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £498 £539
% change year-on-year +3.02% -7.66% +11.08%
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 36,469 43,135 42,744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.21% 42.15% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,899 26,697 26,418
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £242
90th Percentile £638 £625 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,414 1,648 1,387
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.42 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.83% -0.47% +2.34%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.79 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.09 £45.70 £45.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year +13.33% -1.99% +2.03%

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 2019.

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 20 October 2019. 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 +107 417 £533 +1.43% 80
London +67 227 £550 - 43
UK excluding London +130 218 £513 +3.02% 39
North of England +93 97 £468 -6.50% 14
South East +71 57 £550 +11.11% 9
Yorkshire +55 53 £465 -7.00% 2
North West +51 44 £475 -7.32% 10
Wales +34 19 £600 -
Midlands +40 16 £450 -9.55% 7
West Midlands +32 14 £450 -9.55% 6
South West -10 14 £500 +5.26% 4
Scotland +42 10 £525 - 2
East of England +10 6 £548 +28.82% 3
East Midlands +21 1 £515 -6.36% 1

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, 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.

1 169 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (34.88%) Java
3 124 (27.37%) DevOps
4 109 (24.06%) SQL
5 108 (23.84%) Finance
6 101 (22.30%) Jenkins
7 95 (20.97%) Salesforce.com
8 92 (20.31%) REST
9 91 (20.09%) Microservices
10 90 (19.87%) Azure
11 79 (17.44%) Ansible
12 78 (17.22%) SOAP
13 72 (15.89%) Banking
14 71 (15.67%) Web Services
14 71 (15.67%) Anypoint
15 66 (14.57%) JavaScript
16 65 (14.35%) JSON
17 63 (13.91%) AWS
18 59 (13.02%) Git (software)
18 59 (13.02%) Oracle
19 57 (12.58%) Mule
20 53 (11.70%) XML
20 53 (11.70%) SAP
20 53 (11.70%) Spring
21 51 (11.26%) JIRA
22 46 (10.15%) Scrum
23 45 (9.93%) Python
24 41 (9.05%) Maven
24 41 (9.05%) Test Automation
25 40 (8.83%) Windows

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 71 (15.67%) Anypoint
2 57 (12.58%) Mule
3 32 (7.06%) Confluence
4 12 (2.65%) Apache
5 11 (2.43%) Mule ESB
6 9 (1.99%) IIS
6 9 (1.99%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.77%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.32%) Mattermost
9 5 (1.10%) Apache ServiceMix
10 4 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.88%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.66%) CICS
11 3 (0.66%) DataSynapse
11 3 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.44%) JBoss
13 1 (0.22%) Documentum
13 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (3.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.88%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.88%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.66%) Magento
5 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.22%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.22%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 90 (19.87%) Azure
2 63 (13.91%) AWS
3 39 (8.61%) GitHub
4 27 (5.96%) OpenShift
5 23 (5.08%) PaaS
5 23 (5.08%) SaaS
6 21 (4.64%) Boomi
7 18 (3.97%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 16 (3.53%) Sauce Labs
9 15 (3.31%) Serverless
10 14 (3.09%) Apigee
10 14 (3.09%) IaaS
11 13 (2.87%) GCP
12 12 (2.65%) Dynamics 365
12 12 (2.65%) Power Platform
13 11 (2.43%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (2.43%) Force.com
14 10 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (2.21%) Office 365
15 9 (1.99%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.87%) FTP
2 10 (2.21%) HTTP
3 6 (1.32%) Internet
3 6 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.88%) Firewall
4 4 (0.88%) NAS
5 3 (0.66%) SSL
6 1 (0.22%) PBX
6 1 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.22%) SSH
6 1 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.61%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.08%) Relational Database
3 18 (3.97%) MySQL
4 16 (3.53%) DB2
5 14 (3.09%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.43%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.21%) Power BI
8 8 (1.77%) Data Lake
9 7 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (1.32%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (0.88%) Big Data
12 3 (0.66%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.66%) Redis
12 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.44%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 101 (22.30%) Jenkins
2 59 (13.02%) Git (software)
3 51 (11.26%) JIRA
4 41 (9.05%) Maven
5 24 (5.30%) JUnit
6 22 (4.86%) Bitbucket
7 20 (4.42%) Eclipse
7 20 (4.42%) Selenium
8 16 (3.53%) Subversion
8 16 (3.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 15 (3.31%) Cucumber
9 15 (3.31%) SoapUI
10 13 (2.87%) Jasmine
11 11 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (2.43%) TeamCity
12 10 (2.21%) Gradle
12 10 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (1.99%) Ant
13 9 (1.99%) Rational Team Concert
14 7 (1.55%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 108 (23.84%) Finance
2 72 (15.89%) Banking
3 21 (4.64%) Marketing
4 19 (4.19%) Retail
5 10 (2.21%) Back Office
6 8 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.55%) Publishing
8 6 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.10%) Public Sector
10 3 (0.66%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Front Office
12 1 (0.22%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Legal
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 179 (39.51%) Developer
2 107 (23.62%) Architect
3 78 (17.22%) MuleSoft Developer
4 44 (9.71%) Solutions Architect
5 37 (8.17%) Java Developer
6 27 (5.96%) DevOps Engineer
7 25 (5.52%) Salesforce Developer
8 24 (5.30%) Integration Developer
9 19 (4.19%) Azure Architect
9 19 (4.19%) Consultant
9 19 (4.19%) MuleSoft Architect
10 17 (3.75%) Integration Architect
10 17 (3.75%) Senior Developer
11 15 (3.31%) Technical Architect
12 13 (2.87%) Designer
13 11 (2.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (2.43%) Senior Java Developer
14 10 (2.21%) Lead Developer
14 10 (2.21%) Salesforce Specialist
15 9 (1.99%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (20.31%) REST
2 78 (17.22%) SOAP
3 71 (15.67%) Web Services
4 65 (14.35%) JSON
5 53 (11.70%) Spring
5 53 (11.70%) XML
6 39 (8.61%) RAML
7 37 (8.17%) RESTful
8 33 (7.28%) AngularJS
9 32 (7.06%) Swagger
10 30 (6.62%) .NET
11 27 (5.96%) Apache Camel
12 26 (5.74%) jQuery
13 25 (5.52%) HTML
13 25 (5.52%) Spring Boot
14 23 (5.08%) Node.js
15 20 (4.42%) CSS
16 18 (3.97%) Visualforce
17 17 (3.75%) JMS
17 17 (3.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (4.86%) User Experience
2 16 (3.53%) Wiki
3 13 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (2.65%) Public Cloud
5 11 (2.43%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (1.99%) Mobile Banking
7 7 (1.55%) Reference Data
8 6 (1.32%) Blog
9 5 (1.10%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.10%) Grid Computing
9 5 (1.10%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.66%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.66%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.44%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.44%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.44%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.44%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 40 (8.83%) Windows
2 39 (8.61%) Linux
3 12 (2.65%) Unix
4 7 (1.55%) HPUX
5 6 (1.32%) Android
5 6 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.88%) VMS
7 3 (0.66%) Mesosphere
8 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (27.37%) DevOps
3 91 (20.09%) Microservices
4 46 (10.15%) Scrum
5 41 (9.05%) Test Automation
6 39 (8.61%) Software Engineering
7 37 (8.17%) SOA
8 35 (7.73%) Mentoring
9 34 (7.51%) API Development
10 32 (7.06%) CRM
10 32 (7.06%) TDD
11 31 (6.84%) Data Modelling
12 30 (6.62%) API Design
12 30 (6.62%) Web Development
13 29 (6.40%) Configuration Management
14 28 (6.18%) Translating Business Requirements
14 28 (6.18%) User Stories
15 27 (5.96%) Problem-Solving
16 26 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (5.74%) Design Thinking
Programming Languages
1 158 (34.88%) Java
2 109 (24.06%) SQL
3 66 (14.57%) JavaScript
4 45 (9.93%) Python
5 33 (7.28%) C#
6 30 (6.62%) PowerShell
7 29 (6.40%) Bash Shell
8 27 (5.96%) Apex Code
9 20 (4.42%) T-SQL
10 18 (3.97%) SOQL
11 17 (3.75%) Java 8
12 16 (3.53%) PHP
13 12 (2.65%) Shell Script
14 11 (2.43%) TypeScript
15 10 (2.21%) Go
16 9 (1.99%) Groovy
17 7 (1.55%) ActionScript
17 7 (1.55%) ActionScript 2.0
17 7 (1.55%) Kotlin
18 4 (0.88%) ES6
Qualifications
1 14 (3.09%) Degree
2 9 (1.99%) SC Cleared
2 9 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.22%) APMG
5 1 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.22%) IIBA
5 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.87%) QA
2 8 (1.77%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.66%) PSD2
4 2 (0.44%) GDPR
5 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.22%) EMIR
5 1 (0.22%) GAMP
5 1 (0.22%) GxP
5 1 (0.22%) MiFID
5 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (4.42%) Docker
2 10 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.32%) OpenAM
4 5 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.66%) OpenDJ
6 2 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 79 (17.44%) Ansible
2 24 (5.30%) Puppet
3 22 (4.86%) Terraform
4 19 (4.19%) Kubernetes
5 10 (2.21%) WMI
6 7 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.10%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.88%) CloudHub
8 4 (0.88%) SCCM
8 4 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.66%) Consul
10 2 (0.44%) Automic
11 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 95 (20.97%) Salesforce.com
2 59 (13.02%) Oracle
3 53 (11.70%) SAP
4 39 (8.61%) Dell
5 35 (7.73%) Microsoft
6 22 (4.86%) webMethods
7 21 (4.64%) TIBCO
8 17 (3.75%) IBM
8 17 (3.75%) VMware
9 14 (3.09%) NetApp
10 13 (2.87%) Cisco
10 13 (2.87%) EMC
10 13 (2.87%) Red Hat
11 12 (2.65%) Axway
11 12 (2.65%) Splunk
12 11 (2.43%) ForgeRock
12 11 (2.43%) Google
13 10 (2.21%) Software AG
14 9 (1.99%) Informatica
15 8 (1.77%) WSO2