Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Salesforce Developer was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Salesforce.com Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 206 220
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Salesforce Developer 36 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.51% 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.34% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 11
City of London median daily rate £538 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £443 £406 £325
90th Percentile £629 £510 £575
Central London median daily rate £525 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,651 5,922 6,845
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.23% 95.44% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,274 4,702 5,395
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +5.14%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £649
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 66 99
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.35 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.36% -8.20% +17.59%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.95 £10.96
90th Percentile £31.00 £55.00 £40.35
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.44 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -8.21% +15.15%

Salesforce Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Salesforce Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Salesforce Developer in the City of London

Salesforce Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Salesforce Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Salesforce Developer in the City of London

Salesforce Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Salesforce Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Salesforce Developer in the City of London

Salesforce Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Salesforce Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Salesforce Developer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 21 (58.33%) Java
3 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (52.78%) Apex Code
4 18 (50.00%) SDLC
5 17 (47.22%) Finance
5 17 (47.22%) JIRA
6 16 (44.44%) Visualforce
7 15 (41.67%) Jenkins
7 15 (41.67%) MongoDB
7 15 (41.67%) TDD
7 15 (41.67%) Banking
7 15 (41.67%) Investment Banking
8 14 (38.89%) Web Services
9 13 (36.11%) Financial Institution
9 13 (36.11%) AOP
9 13 (36.11%) Hedge funds
10 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 10 (27.78%) CSS
11 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
11 10 (27.78%) Big Data
12 9 (25.00%) DevOps
12 9 (25.00%) HTML
13 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
13 8 (22.22%) Reference Data
13 8 (22.22%) BDD
13 8 (22.22%) Code Optimisation
13 8 (22.22%) Virtual Team
14 7 (19.44%) jQuery
15 5 (13.89%) Web Development

Salesforce Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Radian6
1 1 (2.78%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Force.com
1 5 (13.89%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 4 (11.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) MongoDB
2 10 (27.78%) Big Data
3 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) JIRA
2 15 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.78%) FogBugz
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 15 (41.67%) Banking
2 15 (41.67%) Investment Banking
3 13 (36.11%) Financial Institution
4 4 (11.11%) Marketing
5 2 (5.56%) Front Office
6 1 (2.78%) Advertising
6 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) Visualforce
2 14 (38.89%) Web Services
3 10 (27.78%) CSS
4 9 (25.00%) HTML
5 7 (19.44%) jQuery
6 5 (13.89%) .NET
6 5 (13.89%) SOAP
7 4 (11.11%) Ajax
7 4 (11.11%) REST
8 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 3 (8.33%) XML
9 2 (5.56%) JSON
9 2 (5.56%) OpenFin
9 2 (5.56%) React
10 1 (2.78%) CSS3
10 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
10 1 (2.78%) HTML5
10 1 (2.78%) RESTful
10 1 (2.78%) Spring
10 1 (2.78%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Hedge funds
2 8 (22.22%) Reference Data
2 8 (22.22%) Virtual Team
3 3 (8.33%) Fintech
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) IVR
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) SDLC
3 15 (41.67%) TDD
4 13 (36.11%) AOP
5 9 (25.00%) DevOps
6 8 (22.22%) BDD
6 8 (22.22%) Code Optimisation
6 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
7 5 (13.89%) OO
7 5 (13.89%) Web Development
8 3 (8.33%) Analytics
8 3 (8.33%) API Integration
8 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.33%) ETL
9 2 (5.56%) Case Management
9 2 (5.56%) Dashboard Development
9 2 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (5.56%) Prototyping
9 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) Java
2 19 (52.78%) Apex Code
3 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.89%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) SOQL
6 1 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Matomo
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (8.33%) Demandware
3 2 (5.56%) Pardot
3 2 (5.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.78%) Conga
4 1 (2.78%) DocuSign
4 1 (2.78%) Informatica
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle