Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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.

Salesforce Object Query Language (SOQL)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 239 260
Rank change year-on-year -6 +21 +34
Contract jobs citing SOQL 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.083% 0.076% 0.024%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.15% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
City of London median daily rate £538 £500 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +61.29% -43.64%
10th Percentile £330 £381 £262
90th Percentile £619 £576 £366
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £310
% change year-on-year +5.00% +61.29% -43.64%
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 3790 3295 3932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.58% 50.22% 46.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3167 2770 3296
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £660 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 20
City of London median hourly rate £24.49 £27.50 £25.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.96% +8.16% +27.13%
10th Percentile £13.35 £16.06 £15.69
90th Percentile £30.00 £55.19 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £25.79 £27.50 £25.43
% change year-on-year -6.23% +8.16% +27.13%

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

SOQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOQL in the City of London over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOQL in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SOQL 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 SOQL.

1 6 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 6 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 4 (66.67%) Visualforce
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) SOSL
3 3 (50.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (33.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 2 (33.33%) Pardot
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (16.67%) Velocity
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (16.67%) Atlassian

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 3 (50.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Salesforce Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Visualforce
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Velocity
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (16.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 3 (50.00%) SOSL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Piwik
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (33.33%) Pardot
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle