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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MuleSoft
UK
Rank 516 562 593
Rank change year-on-year +46 +31  
Contract jobs citing MuleSoft 80 80 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.053%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.35% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 44 7
Median daily rate £500 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -22.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £356 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £750 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £550
% change year-on-year +25.00% -27.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20011 23143 23796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.18% 43.66% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12332 14008 13432
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 802 994
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

MuleSoft
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MuleSoft as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MuleSoft in the UK

MuleSoft
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 80 £500 +17.64% 15
London +29 36 £500 -13.04% 6
Yorkshire +26 16 £500 +14.28% 1
South East +37 12 £600 +87.50% 4
West Yorkshire +20 10 £513 +13.88% 1
Leeds +14 7 £525 +16.66% 1
Berkshire - 6 £600 -
East of England +1 5 £488 +50.00% 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £415 -
Sheffield - 5 £415 -
Hampshire - 4 £550 - 2
Hertfordshire - 4 £488 - 1
North West +25 3 £235 -44.70%
East Midlands - 3 £425 -
Manchester - 3 £235 -
Wakefield - 3 £400 -
Hayes - 3 £450 -
Slough - 3 £600 -
Portsmouth - 3 - - 1
West Midlands -17 2 £494 +23.74% 1
North East - 2 £475 - 2
Stevenage - 2 £488 -
Watford - 2 - - 1
Derby - 2 £425 -
Derbyshire - 2 £425 -
Durham - 2 £475 - 2
Leicestershire - 1 £550 -
Loughborough - 1 £550 -
Havant - 1 £550 - 1
Cambridge - 1 - -

MuleSoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 120 (45.98%) Java
2 99 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (30.27%) Banking
4 74 (28.35%) Finance
5 72 (27.59%) Spring
5 72 (27.59%) REST
6 64 (24.52%) DevOps
7 63 (24.14%) Web Services
8 60 (22.99%) Jenkins
9 59 (22.61%) SOA
10 58 (22.22%) XML
10 58 (22.22%) SOAP
11 56 (21.46%) JSON
11 56 (21.46%) Mule
12 55 (21.07%) JavaScript
12 55 (21.07%) Oracle
13 53 (20.31%) Middleware
14 50 (19.16%) Linux
15 48 (18.39%) TDD
15 48 (18.39%) JIRA
15 48 (18.39%) MongoDB
16 47 (18.01%) Anypoint
17 45 (17.24%) IBM
18 41 (15.71%) Git (software)
19 39 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
20 38 (14.56%) JMS
21 37 (14.18%) BDD
21 37 (14.18%) Big Data
22 36 (13.79%) Spring Boot
23 35 (13.41%) Microservices

MuleSoft
Top Related 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 56 (21.46%) Mule
2 47 (18.01%) Anypoint
3 29 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
4 28 (10.73%) Mule ESB
5 26 (9.96%) Confluence
6 25 (9.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 21 (8.05%) WebSphere
8 15 (5.75%) Tomcat
9 12 (4.60%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (4.21%) JBoss
11 8 (3.07%) Apache ServiceMix
12 7 (2.68%) Apache Spark
13 5 (1.92%) Apache
13 5 (1.92%) IBM Notes
13 5 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (1.15%) IIS
14 3 (1.15%) Jetty
15 2 (0.77%) DataSynapse
15 2 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
15 2 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.77%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.38%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.38%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (12.64%) GitHub
3 26 (9.96%) PaaS
4 25 (9.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (5.36%) SaaS
6 10 (3.83%) Boomi
7 9 (3.45%) IaaS
8 7 (2.68%) iPaaS
9 5 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.77%) CloudBees
10 2 (0.77%) G Suite
10 2 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.38%) AtomSphere
11 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.38%) Office 365
11 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.38%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.30%) HTTP
2 5 (1.92%) Internet
2 5 (1.92%) SAN
3 4 (1.53%) FTP
3 4 (1.53%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.15%) AMQP
4 3 (1.15%) FCoE
4 3 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (1.15%) iSCSI
4 3 (1.15%) LAN
4 3 (1.15%) Multicast
4 3 (1.15%) NAS
4 3 (1.15%) WAN
5 1 (0.38%) DHCP
5 1 (0.38%) DNS
5 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (18.39%) MongoDB
2 37 (14.18%) Big Data
3 18 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 13 (4.98%) Hadoop
5 11 (4.21%) SQL Server
6 10 (3.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.68%) Redis
8 6 (2.30%) Power BI
9 5 (1.92%) Data Lake
9 5 (1.92%) HDInsight
9 5 (1.92%) InfluxDB
9 5 (1.92%) OpenTSDB
9 5 (1.92%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.53%) DataStage
10 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.15%) KDB
Development Applications
1 60 (22.99%) Jenkins
2 48 (18.39%) JIRA
3 41 (15.71%) Git (software)
4 35 (13.41%) Maven
5 26 (9.96%) JUnit
5 26 (9.96%) Mockito
6 18 (6.90%) Spock
7 17 (6.51%) TeamCity
8 16 (6.13%) Gradle
9 15 (5.75%) Selenium
10 13 (4.98%) Cucumber
11 9 (3.45%) JMeter
12 7 (2.68%) Talend Open Studio
13 5 (1.92%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (1.92%) Subversion
14 4 (1.53%) SoapUI
15 2 (0.77%) IntelliJ
15 2 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
15 2 (0.77%) SonarQube
General
1 79 (30.27%) Banking
2 74 (28.35%) Finance
3 23 (8.81%) Retail
4 11 (4.21%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.92%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.53%) Advertising
6 4 (1.53%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.53%) Marketing
7 2 (0.77%) Electronics
7 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (37.55%) Developer
2 91 (34.87%) Architect
3 43 (16.48%) Integration Architect
4 38 (14.56%) Java Developer
5 23 (8.81%) MuleSoft Developer
6 17 (6.51%) Integration Developer
6 17 (6.51%) Lead Architect
6 17 (6.51%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (5.75%) Senior Developer
8 14 (5.36%) MuleSoft Architect
9 10 (3.83%) Consultant
9 10 (3.83%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (3.83%) Platform Engineer
10 9 (3.45%) Analyst
10 9 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (3.07%) Data Engineer
11 8 (3.07%) Integration Specialist
11 8 (3.07%) Operations Engineer
11 8 (3.07%) UI Developer
12 7 (2.68%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (27.59%) REST
1 72 (27.59%) Spring
2 63 (24.14%) Web Services
3 58 (22.22%) SOAP
3 58 (22.22%) XML
4 56 (21.46%) JSON
5 53 (20.31%) Middleware
6 38 (14.56%) JMS
7 36 (13.79%) Spring Boot
8 35 (13.41%) HTML
9 34 (13.03%) AngularJS
9 34 (13.03%) Node.js
10 30 (11.49%) HTML5
10 30 (11.49%) RESTful
11 23 (8.81%) Akka
11 23 (8.81%) CSS
11 23 (8.81%) IBM Integration Bus
12 22 (8.43%) jQuery
13 21 (8.05%) J2EE
14 20 (7.66%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (6.13%) User Experience
3 14 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.53%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.53%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.53%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.53%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.15%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.15%) SCADA
6 3 (1.15%) Social Media
7 2 (0.77%) DataPower
7 2 (0.77%) Equities
7 2 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.38%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.38%) Fintech
8 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (19.16%) Linux
2 34 (13.03%) Unix
3 5 (1.92%) Windows
4 4 (1.53%) Solaris
5 2 (0.77%) AIX
5 2 (0.77%) Android
5 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (24.52%) DevOps
3 59 (22.61%) SOA
4 48 (18.39%) TDD
5 37 (14.18%) BDD
6 35 (13.41%) Microservices
6 35 (13.41%) Scrum
7 28 (10.73%) Open Source
8 25 (9.58%) E-Commerce
9 23 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (7.66%) API Development
11 20 (7.66%) Refactoring
12 19 (7.28%) API Integration
13 18 (6.90%) B2B
14 17 (6.51%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 16 (6.13%) MVC
15 16 (6.13%) Service Design
16 15 (5.75%) TOGAF
17 14 (5.36%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 120 (45.98%) Java
2 55 (21.07%) JavaScript
3 35 (13.41%) SQL
4 22 (8.43%) Shell Script
5 18 (6.90%) Korn
6 14 (5.36%) Python
7 13 (4.98%) C#
8 9 (3.45%) XPath
9 7 (2.68%) Groovy
9 7 (2.68%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.30%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.30%) R
10 6 (2.30%) Ruby
11 5 (1.92%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.53%) Scala
13 2 (0.77%) PHP
14 1 (0.38%) C
14 1 (0.38%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.38%) ES6
Qualifications
1 17 (6.51%) Degree
2 3 (1.15%) PhD
3 2 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) CISA
4 1 (0.38%) CISM
4 1 (0.38%) CISSP
4 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.83%) FATCA
2 7 (2.68%) QA
3 3 (1.15%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.38%) PMO
5 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.45%) Docker
2 7 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.15%) KVM
3 3 (1.15%) NFS
3 3 (1.15%) SRDF
3 3 (1.15%) Xen
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.77%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (6.90%) MOM
2 6 (2.30%) Ansible
2 6 (2.30%) Puppet
3 5 (1.92%) CloudHub
4 3 (1.15%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.77%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.38%) Control-M
6 1 (0.38%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 55 (21.07%) Oracle
2 45 (17.24%) IBM
3 29 (11.11%) Splunk
4 19 (7.28%) SAP
5 18 (6.90%) Solace
6 17 (6.51%) AppDynamics
7 16 (6.13%) Informatica
7 16 (6.13%) New Relic
8 12 (4.60%) Microsoft
9 11 (4.21%) TIBCO
10 9 (3.45%) Hortonworks
10 9 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (3.07%) Red Hat
12 7 (2.68%) Dell
12 7 (2.68%) Talend
12 7 (2.68%) VMware
13 6 (2.30%) Apigee
13 6 (2.30%) Tableau
14 5 (1.92%) Platfora
14 5 (1.92%) WSO2
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