Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SOQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOQL over the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Salesforce Object Query Language (SOQL)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 254 233 239
Rank change year-on-year -21 +6 +58
Contract jobs citing SOQL 3 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.043% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.080% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
City of London median daily rate £525 £613 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +48.48% +17.86%
10th Percentile £480 £506 £344
90th Percentile £570 £638 £569
Central London median daily rate £525 £600 £413
% change year-on-year -12.50% +45.45% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

SOQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,748 3,401 3,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.43% 51.45% 48.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,117 2,722 2,751
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +2.70%
10th Percentile £368 £358 £313
90th Percentile £694 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £455
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.89% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 11
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.99 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.49% +21.01% -22.81%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.31 £15.16
90th Percentile £50.48 £36.73 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £28.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year -24.15% +49.18% -24.00%

SOQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SOQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SOQL in the City of London

SOQL
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 SOQL in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOQL in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOQL 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for SOQL.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (100.00%) Visualforce
1 3 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Pardot
2 2 (66.67%) Matomo
2 2 (66.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Force.com
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery

SOQL
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Force.com
2 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Visualforce
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fintech
1 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Apex Code
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Matomo
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (66.67%) Pardot