The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Salesforce.com products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Salesforce.com over the 3 months to 23 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 Salesforce.com (SFDC).

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Salesforce.com
London / City of London
Rank 117 114 106
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8  
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 36 47 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.20% 1.43% 1.85%
As % of the Vendors category 3.03% 3.54% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 40 60
Median daily rate £513 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.12% +2.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £375 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +4.09% +0.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.46% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.00 - £13.50

Salesforce.com 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 advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1188 1326 2137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 39.67% 40.33% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 1001 1548
Median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 45
Median hourly rate £14.15 £19.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.55% -7.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £10.80 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £43.66 £25.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Salesforce.com
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Salesforce.com in the City of London

Salesforce.com
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.com in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Salesforce.com in the City of London

Salesforce.com
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Salesforce.com in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Salesforce.com in the City of London

Salesforce.com
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Salesforce.com in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Salesforce.com in the City of London

Salesforce.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Salesforce.com also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Salesforce.com.

1 32 (48.48%) CRM
2 27 (40.91%) Finance
3 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (24.24%) Apex Code
5 14 (21.21%) Visualforce
6 12 (18.18%) Banking
6 12 (18.18%) Java
7 8 (12.12%) CSS
7 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
8 7 (10.61%) REST
8 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
8 7 (10.61%) SQL
8 7 (10.61%) HTML
8 7 (10.61%) Oracle
8 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
8 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.09%) Service Management
9 6 (9.09%) Middleware
9 6 (9.09%) Business Analysis
9 6 (9.09%) Web Services
9 6 (9.09%) XML
9 6 (9.09%) SOQL
9 6 (9.09%) SOSL
9 6 (9.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (7.58%) DevOps
10 5 (7.58%) API Development
10 5 (7.58%) Analytics
10 5 (7.58%) GitHub
10 5 (7.58%) QlikView

Salesforce.com
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.55%) Confluence
3 2 (3.03%) Apache
3 2 (3.03%) Drupal
3 2 (3.03%) Mule
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) JBoss
4 1 (1.52%) Magnolia
4 1 (1.52%) SAS
4 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.52%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.52%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.52%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) GitHub
2 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.55%) Force.com
4 2 (3.03%) FinancialForce.com
4 2 (3.03%) Heroku
5 1 (1.52%) SaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) FTP
2 1 (1.52%) HTTP
2 1 (1.52%) SMS
2 1 (1.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) QlikView
3 3 (4.55%) Big Data
3 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.03%) MySQL
5 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.52%) DB2
5 1 (1.52%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.52%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Eclipse
1 5 (7.58%) JIRA
2 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (4.55%) Selenium
4 2 (3.03%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.52%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.52%) JUnit
5 1 (1.52%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.52%) Subversion
5 1 (1.52%) Toad
5 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.52%) Xcode
General
1 27 (40.91%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Advertising
3 3 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Automotive
4 1 (1.52%) Billing
4 1 (1.52%) Front Office
4 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Salesforce Developer
3 13 (19.70%) Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) Architect
5 10 (15.15%) Business Analyst
5 10 (15.15%) Consultant
6 8 (12.12%) Salesforce Architect
6 8 (12.12%) Salesforce Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) Java Architect
7 5 (7.58%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Salesforce Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) CRM Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) CRM Business Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Lead Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Lead Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Salesforce Business Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Salesforce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) Visualforce
2 8 (12.12%) CSS
3 7 (10.61%) HTML
3 7 (10.61%) REST
4 6 (9.09%) Middleware
4 6 (9.09%) Web Services
4 6 (9.09%) XML
5 5 (7.58%) SOAP
6 4 (6.06%) JSON
6 4 (6.06%) XML Schema
6 4 (6.06%) XSLT
7 3 (4.55%) .NET
7 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.55%) GWT
7 3 (4.55%) HTML5
7 3 (4.55%) jQuery
7 3 (4.55%) Struts
8 2 (3.03%) Apache Camel
8 2 (3.03%) JSP
8 2 (3.03%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.03%) Fintech
3 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Blog
4 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Android
1 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.52%) Unix
1 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) CRM
2 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 6 (9.09%) Service Management
5 5 (7.58%) Analytics
5 5 (7.58%) API Development
5 5 (7.58%) DevOps
5 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.06%) Project Management
6 4 (6.06%) Scrum
6 4 (6.06%) SOA
6 4 (6.06%) UML
6 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
6 4 (6.06%) Workflow
6 4 (6.06%) XML Parsing
7 3 (4.55%) ERD
7 3 (4.55%) Fund Management
7 3 (4.55%) Microservices
7 3 (4.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.24%) Apex Code
2 12 (18.18%) Java
3 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.61%) SQL
4 6 (9.09%) SOQL
4 6 (9.09%) SOSL
5 5 (7.58%) C#
6 3 (4.55%) PHP
7 2 (3.03%) C
8 1 (1.52%) C++
8 1 (1.52%) Perl
8 1 (1.52%) Ruby
8 1 (1.52%) VBA
8 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.03%) PMP
3 1 (1.52%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) MOM
2 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) SAP
2 4 (6.06%) Tableau
3 3 (4.55%) Marketo
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) Rackspace
4 2 (3.03%) Adobe
4 2 (3.03%) Informatica
4 2 (3.03%) Pardot
4 2 (3.03%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.52%) Canoo
5 1 (1.52%) Facebook
5 1 (1.52%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) Meraki
5 1 (1.52%) PayPal
5 1 (1.52%) Reuters
5 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.52%) Twitter
5 1 (1.52%) Zuora
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