Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 563 639 725
Rank change year-on-year +76 +86 +101
Contract jobs citing MuleSoft 340 208 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.52% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 131 110
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £368 £375 £354
90th Percentile £659 £644 £888
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £370
% change year-on-year -10.00% +35.14% -32.73%
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 42,328 40,234 46,618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.70% 44.18% 44.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,405 24,692 28,318
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,490 1,412 1,642
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.92 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.26% -6.00% +5.88%

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 26 May 2018.

Contractor 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 26 May 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 +65 334 £500 - 47
London +62 211 £525 - 27
UK excluding London +1 129 £450 -10.00% 20
South West +49 40 £450 +25.00%
North of England -24 32 £401 -15.53% 9
Midlands -19 25 £535 -0.47% 5
Yorkshire -30 24 £426 -14.75% 3
West Midlands -29 23 £560 +1.82% 5
South East -27 17 £500 - 4
East of England -4 8 £430 -11.85% 2
North West -10 6 £390 +65.96% 3
Scotland - 4 £550 -
North East +9 2 £600 +26.32% 3
East Midlands +2 2 £359 -15.65%
Wales - 2 £475 -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 176 (51.76%) Java
2 144 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (25.88%) Finance
4 74 (21.76%) Spring
4 74 (21.76%) XML
5 71 (20.88%) Banking
5 71 (20.88%) Amazon AWS
6 69 (20.29%) DevOps
7 60 (17.65%) Microservices
8 58 (17.06%) SOAP
8 58 (17.06%) SOA
9 57 (16.76%) Mule
10 55 (16.18%) REST
10 55 (16.18%) Jenkins
11 52 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 45 (13.24%) Git (software)
13 44 (12.94%) Maven
14 43 (12.65%) Oracle
15 42 (12.35%) Web Services
15 42 (12.35%) Spring Boot
16 41 (12.06%) Scrum
17 40 (11.76%) TDD
17 40 (11.76%) XSLT
18 35 (10.29%) JavaScript
18 35 (10.29%) Node.js
19 33 (9.71%) IBM
20 32 (9.41%) QA
21 31 (9.12%) OAuth
21 31 (9.12%) Relational Database
22 30 (8.82%) Middleware

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 57 (16.76%) Mule
2 28 (8.24%) Mule ESB
3 27 (7.94%) Anypoint
4 24 (7.06%) Cloud Foundry
5 18 (5.29%) WebSphere
6 17 (5.00%) Confluence
7 15 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (3.53%) SAS
8 12 (3.53%) Tomcat
9 11 (3.24%) JBoss
10 8 (2.35%) Apache
11 7 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (2.06%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.76%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.88%) Apache ServiceMix
13 3 (0.88%) eZ Publish
14 2 (0.59%) IIS
14 2 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.94%) NetSuite
2 4 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 71 (20.88%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (7.35%) Amazon S3
4 23 (6.76%) Boomi
5 18 (5.29%) IaaS
6 17 (5.00%) PaaS
7 16 (4.71%) AWS Lambda
7 16 (4.71%) Serverless
8 15 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (3.53%) GitHub
9 12 (3.53%) iPaaS
10 9 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (2.65%) SaaS
11 7 (2.06%) npm
12 4 (1.18%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.88%) CloudBees
13 3 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 2 (0.59%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.53%) SMS
2 8 (2.35%) SSL
3 7 (2.06%) FTP
3 7 (2.06%) HTTP
3 7 (2.06%) SMTP
4 2 (0.59%) FCoE
4 2 (0.59%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (0.59%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.59%) LAN
4 2 (0.59%) Multicast
4 2 (0.59%) NAS
4 2 (0.59%) SAN
4 2 (0.59%) WAN
5 1 (0.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.12%) Relational Database
2 22 (6.47%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 15 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.82%) Amazon Redshift
5 12 (3.53%) Redis
6 10 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 10 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 10 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 10 (2.94%) SAS EBI
7 9 (2.65%) Data Lake
8 8 (2.35%) Big Data
9 7 (2.06%) HDInsight
9 7 (2.06%) Power BI
10 6 (1.76%) MySQL
11 5 (1.47%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.18%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 55 (16.18%) Jenkins
2 45 (13.24%) Git (software)
3 44 (12.94%) Maven
4 26 (7.65%) JIRA
4 26 (7.65%) JUnit
5 20 (5.88%) Gradle
6 18 (5.29%) SonarQube
7 17 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 16 (4.71%) Selenium
9 15 (4.41%) Cucumber
10 12 (3.53%) Ant
11 10 (2.94%) Visual Studio
12 9 (2.65%) TeamCity
13 7 (2.06%) Bower
13 7 (2.06%) Eclipse
13 7 (2.06%) Grunt
13 7 (2.06%) gulp
14 6 (1.76%) Gerrit
14 6 (1.76%) Subversion
14 6 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 88 (25.88%) Finance
2 71 (20.88%) Banking
3 24 (7.06%) Retail
4 16 (4.71%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.18%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.88%) Back Office
8 2 (0.59%) Legal
8 2 (0.59%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Finnish Language
9 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 155 (45.59%) Developer
2 68 (20.00%) Architect
2 68 (20.00%) MuleSoft Developer
3 53 (15.59%) Java Developer
4 30 (8.82%) Integration Developer
5 23 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (6.18%) Analyst
7 15 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (4.12%) Designer
8 14 (4.12%) Technical Architect
9 12 (3.53%) Integration Architect
9 12 (3.53%) MuleSoft Architect
10 11 (3.24%) Senior Developer
11 9 (2.65%) React Developer
11 9 (2.65%) Software Engineer
12 8 (2.35%) Technical Leader
13 7 (2.06%) Build Engineer
13 7 (2.06%) Consultant
13 7 (2.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 7 (2.06%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (21.76%) Spring
1 74 (21.76%) XML
2 58 (17.06%) SOAP
3 55 (16.18%) REST
4 42 (12.35%) Spring Boot
4 42 (12.35%) Web Services
5 40 (11.76%) XSLT
6 35 (10.29%) Node.js
7 31 (9.12%) OAuth
8 30 (8.82%) Middleware
9 29 (8.53%) .NET
10 28 (8.24%) SAML
11 27 (7.94%) OAuth2
12 25 (7.35%) HTML
12 25 (7.35%) RESTful
13 24 (7.06%) Apache Camel
13 24 (7.06%) Hibernate
14 23 (6.76%) JSON
15 20 (5.88%) AngularJS
15 20 (5.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.41%) Mainframe
4 7 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.06%) Virtual Team
5 6 (1.76%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.76%) User Experience
6 5 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.18%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.88%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.59%) EPoS
9 2 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.59%) Robotics
10 1 (0.29%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.29%) Fintech
10 1 (0.29%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.53%) Linux
2 18 (5.29%) Unix
3 6 (1.76%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.18%) Windows
6 2 (0.59%) CentOS
6 2 (0.59%) Fedora
6 2 (0.59%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.59%) Solaris
6 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (20.29%) DevOps
3 60 (17.65%) Microservices
4 58 (17.06%) SOA
5 41 (12.06%) Scrum
6 40 (11.76%) TDD
7 29 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (7.65%) MVC
8 26 (7.65%) Test Automation
9 25 (7.35%) BDD
9 25 (7.35%) ETL
10 23 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (6.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 22 (6.47%) SDLC
12 21 (6.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (5.88%) Data Modelling
13 20 (5.88%) OO
14 19 (5.59%) Document Management
14 19 (5.59%) Software Engineering
15 17 (5.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (51.76%) Java
2 35 (10.29%) JavaScript
3 29 (8.53%) SQL
4 19 (5.59%) C#
5 10 (2.94%) XPath
6 8 (2.35%) Java 8
7 6 (1.76%) Groovy
7 6 (1.76%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.18%) Apex Code
9 4 (1.18%) C++
10 3 (0.88%) Korn
10 3 (0.88%) Perl
10 3 (0.88%) Scala
11 2 (0.59%) C
11 2 (0.59%) ES6
11 2 (0.59%) PHP
11 2 (0.59%) VBA
12 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (5.29%) Degree
2 13 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.76%) ISEB
3 6 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.18%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.18%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.41%) QA
2 8 (2.35%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.35%) PSD2
3 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.29%) GCP
System Software
1 14 (4.12%) Docker
2 11 (3.24%) OpenAM
3 10 (2.94%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.59%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.59%) KVM
4 2 (0.59%) NFS
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.59%) SRDF
4 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.59%) Xen
5 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (4.12%) Ansible
2 9 (2.65%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (1.76%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.47%) HP ALM
4 5 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.59%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.29%) PingFederate
7 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (12.65%) Oracle
2 33 (9.71%) IBM
3 22 (6.47%) Microsoft
4 20 (5.88%) Informatica
5 19 (5.59%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (5.59%) SAP
5 19 (5.59%) Tableau
6 16 (4.71%) Splunk
7 14 (4.12%) Dell
8 13 (3.82%) Apigee
8 13 (3.82%) AppDynamics
9 12 (3.53%) TIBCO
10 11 (3.24%) Talend
11 10 (2.94%) Sitecore
11 10 (2.94%) SnapLogic
11 10 (2.94%) webMethods
12 9 (2.65%) Guidewire
13 7 (2.06%) New Relic
13 7 (2.06%) Okta
14 6 (1.76%) Zuora