Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 292 409 531
Rank change year-on-year +117 +122 +125
Contract jobs citing MuleSoft 258 469 403
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.55% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 1.80% 1.30% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 307 288
Median daily rate £525 £550 £509
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +8.11% -7.50%
10th Percentile £370 £400 £380
90th Percentile £738 £700 £667
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £514 £499
% change year-on-year -2.68% +3.01% -8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
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 14,340 36,165 43,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.89% 42.73% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,567 22,666 26,684
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £250
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 547 1,449 1,681
Median hourly rate £31.50 £19.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.82% +12.63% +0.11%
10th Percentile £12.13 £11.17 £10.81
90th Percentile £54.00 £51.85 £46.25
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.06 £16.50
% change year-on-year +38.47% +9.42% -0.60%

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 31 October 2020.

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 31 October 2020. 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 +124 233 £525 -4.55% 44
London +101 151 £538 -2.27% 22
UK excluding London +121 70 £500 -2.68% 24
Work from Home -66 49 £550 - 2
South East +143 33 £550 - 3
North of England +37 18 £473 +0.96% 12
North West +56 13 £425 -10.53% 4
East of England +89 8 £488 -10.96% 3
Midlands +78 6 £325 -27.78% 1
Yorkshire +30 5 £515 +10.28% 1
Scotland +65 3 £675 +28.57% 1
West Midlands +56 3 £388 -13.89% 1
East Midlands +52 3 £295 -42.72%
South West +99 2 £450 -10.00% 3

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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.

1 131 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (45.35%) Java
3 87 (33.72%) Microservices
4 69 (26.74%) Jenkins
5 66 (25.58%) AWS
6 63 (24.42%) JIRA
7 60 (23.26%) Python
8 55 (21.32%) Spring
8 55 (21.32%) Git (software)
9 48 (18.60%) Azure
9 48 (18.60%) DevOps
10 47 (18.22%) Spring Boot
10 47 (18.22%) Oracle
10 47 (18.22%) Scrum
11 44 (17.05%) Salesforce.com
12 42 (16.28%) Kubernetes
12 42 (16.28%) Splunk
13 40 (15.50%) REST
14 39 (15.12%) Finance
15 38 (14.73%) Web Services
15 38 (14.73%) Apigee
16 37 (14.34%) Middleware
17 36 (13.95%) JSON
18 34 (13.18%) Continuous Delivery
19 33 (12.79%) SQL
19 33 (12.79%) Java 8
20 31 (12.02%) XML
20 31 (12.02%) Oracle Fusion
21 29 (11.24%) OpenShift
22 27 (10.47%) SOAP

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 26 (10.08%) Cloud Foundry
2 22 (8.53%) Confluence
3 21 (8.14%) Anypoint
4 18 (6.98%) JBoss
5 16 (6.20%) Mule
5 16 (6.20%) WebSphere
6 15 (5.81%) Red Hat Fuse
7 13 (5.04%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (5.04%) MQSeries
8 10 (3.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (3.10%) Tomcat
9 8 (3.10%) WebLogic
10 7 (2.71%) Apache ServiceMix
10 7 (2.71%) Apache Spark
11 6 (2.33%) CMS
11 6 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.94%) Jetty
12 5 (1.94%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 5 (1.94%) SharePoint
13 4 (1.55%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.94%) SAP S/4HANA
1 5 (1.94%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.78%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.39%) Magento
5 1 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 66 (25.58%) AWS
2 48 (18.60%) Azure
3 38 (14.73%) Apigee
4 29 (11.24%) OpenShift
5 19 (7.36%) Boomi
6 15 (5.81%) GCP
7 9 (3.49%) Amazon S3
7 9 (3.49%) Serverless
8 8 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (3.10%) SaaS
9 7 (2.71%) GitHub
9 7 (2.71%) Power Platform
10 6 (2.33%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (1.94%) Azure Functions
11 5 (1.94%) Logic Apps
11 5 (1.94%) PaaS
12 4 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (1.55%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.43%) HTTP
2 6 (2.33%) FTP
3 5 (1.94%) SSH
4 4 (1.55%) Firewall
4 4 (1.55%) NAS
5 2 (0.78%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (5.81%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.04%) MongoDB
3 13 (5.04%) MySQL
3 13 (5.04%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.49%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.10%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (3.10%) Data Lake
6 8 (3.10%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.71%) Power BI
7 7 (2.71%) SAP HANA
8 5 (1.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (1.94%) Big Data
8 5 (1.94%) Cosmos DB
8 5 (1.94%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.16%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 69 (26.74%) Jenkins
2 63 (24.42%) JIRA
3 55 (21.32%) Git (software)
4 20 (7.75%) JUnit
5 19 (7.36%) Cucumber
6 18 (6.98%) SonarQube
7 15 (5.81%) Selenium
8 14 (5.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (5.43%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (4.65%) SoapUI
10 10 (3.88%) FishEye
10 10 (3.88%) JMeter
10 10 (3.88%) Postman
11 9 (3.49%) Gradle
12 8 (3.10%) Maven
13 7 (2.71%) Ant
14 6 (2.33%) ClearCase
14 6 (2.33%) Subversion
15 5 (1.94%) Eclipse
15 5 (1.94%) IntelliJ
General
1 39 (15.12%) Finance
2 22 (8.53%) Banking
3 11 (4.26%) Public Sector
4 4 (1.55%) Marketing
5 3 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
7 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (31.78%) Developer
2 72 (27.91%) Architect
3 29 (11.24%) MuleSoft Developer
4 25 (9.69%) Java Developer
5 23 (8.91%) Integration Architect
6 20 (7.75%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (5.43%) Integration Engineer
8 10 (3.88%) Consultant
8 10 (3.88%) Middleware Engineer
8 10 (3.88%) Senior Developer
9 9 (3.49%) Azure Architect
9 9 (3.49%) Java Engineer
10 8 (3.10%) Lead Developer
10 8 (3.10%) SAP Architect
11 6 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (2.33%) MuleSoft Architect
11 6 (2.33%) Test Leader
12 5 (1.94%) Data Architect
12 5 (1.94%) Salesforce Architect
12 5 (1.94%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (21.32%) Spring
2 47 (18.22%) Spring Boot
3 40 (15.50%) REST
4 38 (14.73%) Web Services
5 37 (14.34%) Middleware
6 36 (13.95%) JSON
7 31 (12.02%) Oracle Fusion
7 31 (12.02%) XML
8 27 (10.47%) SOAP
9 25 (9.69%) RxJava
10 24 (9.30%) Hystrix
11 21 (8.14%) Apache Camel
11 21 (8.14%) RESTful
12 18 (6.98%) AngularJS
13 16 (6.20%) Hibernate
14 14 (5.43%) Node.js
15 13 (5.04%) HTML
16 12 (4.65%) ActiveMQ
16 12 (4.65%) HTML5
16 12 (4.65%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.08%) Mobile App
2 15 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.65%) User Experience
4 10 (3.88%) Cloud Native
5 8 (3.10%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.94%) Derivative
8 4 (1.55%) Clustering
8 4 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.16%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.16%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.78%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.78%) FMCG
10 2 (0.78%) Wiki
11 1 (0.39%) DataPower
11 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.39%) Mashup
11 1 (0.39%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.75%) Linux
2 11 (4.26%) Windows
3 10 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (3.49%) Debian
4 9 (3.49%) Ubuntu
5 7 (2.71%) Android
5 7 (2.71%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.94%) CentOS
6 5 (1.94%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.16%) Unix
8 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (33.72%) Microservices
3 48 (18.60%) DevOps
4 47 (18.22%) Scrum
5 34 (13.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 26 (10.08%) Functional Programming
7 23 (8.91%) Software Engineering
7 23 (8.91%) Test Automation
8 21 (8.14%) Performance Testing
8 21 (8.14%) TDD
9 20 (7.75%) API Development
9 20 (7.75%) Data Modelling
10 19 (7.36%) SDLC
11 17 (6.59%) Analytics
11 17 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (6.20%) BDD
12 16 (6.20%) Incident Management
13 15 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (5.81%) SOA
13 15 (5.81%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 117 (45.35%) Java
2 60 (23.26%) Python
3 33 (12.79%) Java 8
3 33 (12.79%) SQL
4 26 (10.08%) JavaScript
5 25 (9.69%) Kotlin
6 17 (6.59%) PowerShell
7 14 (5.43%) C#
8 12 (4.65%) Perl
8 12 (4.65%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.10%) C++
9 8 (3.10%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.33%) Go
11 5 (1.94%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.94%) Clojure
11 5 (1.94%) ClojureScript
11 5 (1.94%) Groovy
11 5 (1.94%) Ruby
11 5 (1.94%) Scala
12 4 (1.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.16%) Degree
4 2 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.16%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.16%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) GxP
System Software
1 10 (3.88%) Docker
2 7 (2.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 42 (16.28%) Kubernetes
2 24 (9.30%) Prometheus
3 22 (8.53%) Ansible
4 18 (6.98%) Puppet
5 6 (2.33%) Terraform
6 5 (1.94%) Salt
7 4 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.78%) CloudHub
8 2 (0.78%) Istio
8 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (18.22%) Oracle
2 44 (17.05%) Salesforce.com
3 42 (16.28%) Splunk
4 26 (10.08%) AppDynamics
5 22 (8.53%) SAP
6 20 (7.75%) Red Hat
7 18 (6.98%) TIBCO
8 17 (6.59%) Axway
8 17 (6.59%) Dell
8 17 (6.59%) Talend
9 15 (5.81%) webMethods
10 13 (5.04%) Cloudera
11 12 (4.65%) Atlassian
12 11 (4.26%) Google
13 10 (3.88%) Sybase
14 9 (3.49%) hybris
14 9 (3.49%) Sonatype
15 8 (3.10%) IBM
15 8 (3.10%) Jitterbit
16 7 (2.71%) Fiorano