Period
to 16 September 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 16 September 2019 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).

Salesforce.com
UK > England
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 201 185
Rank change year-on-year +84 -16 +49
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 1,770 1,315 1,279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.18% 1.42% 1.42%
As % of the Vendors category 5.09% 3.39% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,174 856 854
England median daily rate £492 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.58% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £311
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 11
England median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -57.58% +113.77%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.50 £14.50
90th Percentile £45.88 £45.00 £122.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% -60.28% +115.27%

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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 34,779 38,770 39,150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.83% 41.89% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,992 24,216 24,264
England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +4.02%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £619
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,241 1,460 1,275
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.40
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

Salesforce.com
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Salesforce.com as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Salesforce.com in England

Salesforce.com
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Salesforce.com in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Salesforce.com in England

Salesforce.com
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Salesforce.com in England over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Salesforce.com in England

Salesforce.com
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Salesforce.com in England

Salesforce.com
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Salesforce.com in England over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Salesforce.com in England

Salesforce.com
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Salesforce.com within the England region over the 6 months to 16 September 2019. 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
London +80 1,142 £500 - 219
South East +38 309 £485 +4.02% 47
North of England +20 98 £425 -10.53% 31
South West +47 91 £500 -4.76% 25
Midlands +17 73 £425 - 25
West Midlands +21 58 £425 -1.73% 17
North West -2 46 £450 -5.26% 17
Yorkshire +31 44 £425 -8.11% 10
East of England +22 32 £550 +66.67% 21
East Midlands +14 15 £500 +51.52% 8
North East +16 8 £450 +9.09% 4
Salesforce.com
UK

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Salesforce.com 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 England region with a requirement for Salesforce.com.

1 525 (29.66%) CRM
2 462 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
3 327 (18.47%) Apex Code
4 313 (17.68%) Marketing
5 260 (14.69%) Finance
6 210 (11.86%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 209 (11.81%) Visualforce
8 172 (9.72%) Scrum
9 156 (8.81%) Analytics
9 156 (8.81%) DevOps
10 153 (8.64%) SQL
11 151 (8.53%) Migration
12 143 (8.08%) JavaScript
12 143 (8.08%) Azure
13 139 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 132 (7.46%) Java
15 127 (7.18%) Project Management
16 126 (7.12%) Retail
16 126 (7.12%) JIRA
17 121 (6.84%) REST
18 117 (6.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
19 115 (6.50%) HTML
19 115 (6.50%) E-Commerce
19 115 (6.50%) Degree
20 110 (6.21%) Web Services
21 107 (6.05%) User Stories
22 106 (5.99%) SAP
22 106 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
23 104 (5.88%) Microsoft
24 101 (5.71%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Salesforce.com
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 63 (3.56%) Confluence
2 54 (3.05%) SharePoint
3 21 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 13 (0.73%) WebSphere
5 12 (0.68%) Apache
5 12 (0.68%) CMS
6 10 (0.56%) Drupal
7 9 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.40%) JBoss
8 7 (0.40%) nginx
9 6 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.28%) Anypoint
10 5 (0.28%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.28%) CoreMedia CMS
10 5 (0.28%) Mule
10 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.23%) IIS
12 3 (0.17%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.17%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 58 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.68%) Chatbot
6 8 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.17%) Zeplin
9 2 (0.11%) Sketch
10 1 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 117 (6.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 46 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.85%) Magento
4 13 (0.73%) SAP Hybris
5 12 (0.68%) CSG Singleview
6 11 (0.62%) NetSuite
7 9 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
8 6 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
8 6 (0.34%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.28%) Aligne
9 5 (0.28%) Fredhopper
10 4 (0.23%) Eloqua
10 4 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (0.23%) Revive Adserver
10 4 (0.23%) Shopify
10 4 (0.23%) SimCorp Dimension
10 4 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 4 (0.23%) thinkFolio
11 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 210 (11.86%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 143 (8.08%) Azure
3 95 (5.37%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 91 (5.14%) AWS
5 69 (3.90%) Force.com
6 53 (2.99%) SaaS
7 50 (2.82%) Power Platform
8 31 (1.75%) Office 365
9 29 (1.64%) IaaS
10 23 (1.30%) PaaS
11 21 (1.19%) Heroku
12 18 (1.02%) GCP
13 17 (0.96%) Google Analytics
14 16 (0.90%) Sauce Labs
15 15 (0.85%) OpenShift
16 13 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
17 11 (0.62%) Veeva
18 10 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
18 10 (0.56%) CloudSense
18 10 (0.56%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.07%) Internet
2 14 (0.79%) Firewall
3 12 (0.68%) SMS
4 9 (0.51%) SMTP
5 8 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (0.45%) LAN
5 8 (0.45%) WAN
6 7 (0.40%) SSL
7 6 (0.34%) SSH
8 4 (0.23%) DNS
8 4 (0.23%) FTP
9 3 (0.17%) VoIP
10 2 (0.11%) CTI
10 2 (0.11%) DHCP
10 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.11%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.11%) VPN
10 2 (0.11%) WebEx
10 2 (0.11%) X.509
11 1 (0.056%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 40 (2.26%) Power BI
3 35 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (1.98%) Relational Database
4 33 (1.86%) MySQL
5 23 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (1.13%) NoSQL
7 16 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (0.79%) Redis
9 12 (0.68%) RDBMS
10 10 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (0.51%) Big Data
11 9 (0.51%) Data Lake
11 9 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (0.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 8 (0.45%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (0.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 7 (0.40%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 126 (7.12%) JIRA
2 76 (4.29%) Git (software)
3 58 (3.28%) Jenkins
4 41 (2.32%) Bitbucket
4 41 (2.32%) Eclipse
5 40 (2.26%) Selenium
6 23 (1.30%) TeamCity
7 21 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
8 17 (0.96%) Visual Studio
9 16 (0.90%) Subversion
9 16 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 14 (0.79%) Cucumber
10 14 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
12 8 (0.45%) JUnit
13 7 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.34%) Mocha
14 6 (0.34%) Mockito
15 5 (0.28%) Ant
15 5 (0.28%) git-flow
General
1 313 (17.68%) Marketing
2 260 (14.69%) Finance
3 126 (7.12%) Retail
4 70 (3.95%) Banking
5 62 (3.50%) Telecoms
6 43 (2.43%) Billing
7 20 (1.13%) Public Sector
8 18 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
9 17 (0.96%) Front Office
9 17 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.90%) Advertising
11 15 (0.85%) Games
12 11 (0.62%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.40%) Back Office
13 7 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.34%) Legal
15 4 (0.23%) Automotive
15 4 (0.23%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.17%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 441 (24.92%) Developer
2 342 (19.32%) Salesforce Developer
3 305 (17.23%) Architect
4 239 (13.50%) Analyst
5 195 (11.02%) Salesforce Architect
6 154 (8.70%) Business Analyst
7 152 (8.59%) Administrator
8 150 (8.47%) Consultant
9 137 (7.74%) Salesforce Administrator
10 127 (7.18%) Salesforce Analyst
11 125 (7.06%) Solutions Architect
12 110 (6.21%) Salesforce Consultant
13 107 (6.05%) Project Manager
14 91 (5.14%) Salesforce Business Analyst
15 78 (4.41%) Salesforce Solution Architect
16 60 (3.39%) Technical Architect
17 59 (3.33%) Salesforce Project Manager
18 41 (2.32%) Salesforce Technical Architect
19 40 (2.26%) Technical Leader
20 39 (2.20%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (11.81%) Visualforce
2 121 (6.84%) REST
3 115 (6.50%) HTML
4 110 (6.21%) Web Services
5 86 (4.86%) CSS
5 86 (4.86%) SOAP
6 56 (3.16%) Node.js
7 50 (2.82%) .NET
8 49 (2.77%) RESTful
9 44 (2.49%) AngularJS
10 35 (1.98%) jQuery
10 35 (1.98%) JSON
11 33 (1.86%) HTML5
12 31 (1.75%) XML
13 27 (1.53%) Spring
14 24 (1.36%) React
15 21 (1.19%) Middleware
16 19 (1.07%) Kafka
17 18 (1.02%) CSS3
18 17 (0.96%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 106 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
2 51 (2.88%) User Experience
3 32 (1.81%) Management Information System
4 28 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (0.90%) Virtual Team
6 16 (0.90%) Wiki
7 15 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 8 (0.45%) Client/Server
8 8 (0.45%) Cloud Native
8 8 (0.45%) Mainframe
9 7 (0.40%) Life Science
9 7 (0.40%) Reference Data
9 7 (0.40%) Tandem
10 6 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (0.34%) Learning Management System
10 6 (0.34%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (0.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (2.49%) Windows
2 39 (2.20%) Linux
3 26 (1.47%) Unix
3 26 (1.47%) Windows Server
4 10 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (0.51%) Debian
5 9 (0.51%) Ubuntu
6 8 (0.45%) Mac OS X
6 8 (0.45%) openSUSE
7 6 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.28%) Android
9 2 (0.11%) CentOS
9 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.11%) VMS
9 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.056%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.056%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (29.66%) CRM
2 462 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (9.72%) Scrum
4 156 (8.81%) Analytics
4 156 (8.81%) DevOps
5 151 (8.53%) Migration
6 139 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 127 (7.18%) Project Management
8 115 (6.50%) E-Commerce
9 107 (6.05%) User Stories
10 96 (5.42%) Data Modelling
11 92 (5.20%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
12 83 (4.69%) Problem-Solving
13 76 (4.29%) Business Analysis
14 74 (4.18%) Test Automation
15 73 (4.12%) Data Migration
16 66 (3.73%) Microservices
17 64 (3.62%) Business Intelligence
18 60 (3.39%) Change Management
18 60 (3.39%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 327 (18.47%) Apex Code
2 153 (8.64%) SQL
3 143 (8.08%) JavaScript
4 132 (7.46%) Java
5 58 (3.28%) SOQL
6 52 (2.94%) C#
7 48 (2.71%) Python
8 25 (1.41%) SOSL
9 19 (1.07%) Ruby
10 14 (0.79%) C
11 12 (0.68%) T-SQL
12 11 (0.62%) Bash Shell
12 11 (0.62%) Java 8
13 10 (0.56%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.51%) Perl
14 9 (0.51%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.28%) Go
15 5 (0.28%) PHP
15 5 (0.28%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 115 (6.50%) Degree
2 28 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.02%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.02%) TOGAF Certification
4 16 (0.90%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.73%) PMI Certification
6 12 (0.68%) PMP
7 8 (0.45%) ISEB
7 8 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.40%) MCSA
9 6 (0.34%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.17%) CISSP
12 3 (0.17%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.11%) CCNP
13 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.39%) QA
2 33 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.07%) GDPR
4 12 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.68%) NIST
5 10 (0.56%) COBIT
6 6 (0.34%) PMO
6 6 (0.34%) SLA
7 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.056%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.056%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.056%) GxP
8 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.056%) PSD2
System Software
1 34 (1.92%) Docker
2 15 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.17%) Firmware
5 1 (0.056%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 26 (1.47%) Ansible
2 24 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
3 19 (1.07%) Kubernetes
4 8 (0.45%) HP Fortify
4 8 (0.45%) Nessus
5 7 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.34%) Terraform
7 4 (0.23%) Grafana
7 4 (0.23%) SCCM
8 3 (0.17%) CloudHub
8 3 (0.17%) MIIS
9 2 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.11%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.11%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.11%) Puppet
10 1 (0.056%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.056%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.056%) Kibana
10 1 (0.056%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 106 (5.99%) SAP
2 104 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 101 (5.71%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 95 (5.37%) MuleSoft
5 56 (3.16%) Oracle
6 50 (2.82%) Adobe
7 46 (2.60%) Google
8 41 (2.32%) Pardot
9 37 (2.09%) Demandware
10 34 (1.92%) Tableau
10 34 (1.92%) Workday
11 32 (1.81%) IBM
11 32 (1.81%) Informatica
12 24 (1.36%) hybris
13 19 (1.07%) Marketo
14 12 (0.68%) Dell
14 12 (0.68%) Elastic Path
14 12 (0.68%) ServiceNow
15 9 (0.51%) Genesys
15 9 (0.51%) Qualys