Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 155 169 200
Rank change year-on-year +14 +31 +35
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 1,496 1,468 1,087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.80% 1.59% 1.29%
As % of the Vendors category 4.23% 3.85% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 982 726
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £325 £306 £300
90th Percentile £675 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 6
England median hourly rate £19.85 £16.50 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.30% -63.74% +78.43%
10th Percentile £12.65 £10.05 £15.00
90th Percentile £44.00 £34.47 £106.00
UK median hourly rate £19.85 £15.25 £45.50
% change year-on-year +30.16% -66.48% +75.00%

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 35,341 38,081 37,044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.45% 41.34% 44.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,253 23,852 22,962
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,162 1,332 1,264
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -2.78%
10th Percentile £11.05 £10.76 £10.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +28 942 £525 +6.17% 265
South East +7 291 £500 +5.26% 45
North of England -5 80 £450 +5.88% 21
Midlands +23 73 £400 +6.67% 17
South West -1 56 £473 +3.85% 18
West Midlands +8 48 £400 -7.51% 8
North West -5 46 £450 -5.26% 11
East of England -1 39 £465 +24.00% 23
East Midlands +22 23 £450 +36.36% 9
Yorkshire +9 20 £456 +14.06% 4
North East +21 14 £400 -5.88% 6
Salesforce.com
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 452 (30.21%) CRM
2 407 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (18.85%) Marketing
4 268 (17.91%) Apex Code
5 257 (17.18%) Finance
6 190 (12.70%) Visualforce
7 157 (10.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 153 (10.23%) Scrum
9 151 (10.09%) Java
10 138 (9.22%) DevOps
11 131 (8.76%) Migration
12 122 (8.16%) Analytics
13 121 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 121 (8.09%) JavaScript
14 118 (7.89%) JIRA
15 117 (7.82%) SQL
16 116 (7.75%) Project Management
17 110 (7.35%) Degree
18 107 (7.15%) SAP
19 106 (7.09%) SOAP
19 106 (7.09%) User Stories
20 104 (6.95%) Microsoft Azure
20 104 (6.95%) Retail
21 102 (6.82%) HTML
21 102 (6.82%) REST
22 95 (6.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
23 93 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
24 91 (6.08%) Web Services
25 90 (6.02%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
26 88 (5.88%) CSS

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 51 (3.41%) Confluence
2 32 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 21 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 18 (1.20%) CMS
5 15 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (0.94%) WebSphere
7 11 (0.74%) Drupal
8 9 (0.60%) Mule
9 8 (0.53%) Anypoint
10 7 (0.47%) Apache
11 6 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.33%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.33%) CoreMedia CMS
13 4 (0.27%) IIS
14 3 (0.20%) JBoss
14 3 (0.20%) nginx
15 2 (0.13%) Apache Spark
15 2 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 59 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.67%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.13%) Sketch
9 1 (0.067%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.067%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.067%) Blender
9 1 (0.067%) InDesign
9 1 (0.067%) Marvel
9 1 (0.067%) Maya
9 1 (0.067%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 95 (6.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 48 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (1.34%) Eloqua
4 19 (1.27%) Endur
5 11 (0.74%) CSG Singleview
6 10 (0.67%) Magento
7 9 (0.60%) Markit EDM
8 8 (0.53%) NetSuite
8 8 (0.53%) SAP CRM
9 7 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
10 6 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
10 6 (0.40%) Oracle CRM On Demand
10 6 (0.40%) Social Studio
11 5 (0.33%) Fredhopper
11 5 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (0.27%) Revive Adserver
13 3 (0.20%) FastStats
13 3 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
13 3 (0.20%) SAP Business One
13 3 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 157 (10.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 104 (6.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
4 73 (4.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 58 (3.88%) SaaS
6 38 (2.54%) Force.com
7 32 (2.14%) IaaS
7 32 (2.14%) Power Platform
8 26 (1.74%) Google Analytics
9 24 (1.60%) PaaS
10 22 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
11 20 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
12 19 (1.27%) OpenShift
13 17 (1.14%) Office 365
14 16 (1.07%) Heroku
15 11 (0.74%) Serverless
16 10 (0.67%) Veeva
17 9 (0.60%) FinancialForce
18 8 (0.53%) Boomi
18 8 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.27%) Internet
2 14 (0.94%) FTP
3 10 (0.67%) SMTP
4 7 (0.47%) SMS
5 5 (0.33%) SSL
6 4 (0.27%) VPN
7 3 (0.20%) LAN
7 3 (0.20%) Skype
7 3 (0.20%) WAN
8 2 (0.13%) 3G
8 2 (0.13%) 4G
8 2 (0.13%) BGP
8 2 (0.13%) DAB
8 2 (0.13%) Diameter Protocol
8 2 (0.13%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.13%) Firewall
8 2 (0.13%) SIGTRAN
8 2 (0.13%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.067%) CTI
9 1 (0.067%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (4.28%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (2.14%) Power BI
4 26 (1.74%) NoSQL
4 26 (1.74%) Relational Database
5 24 (1.60%) MySQL
6 16 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
6 16 (1.07%) MongoDB
7 15 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (0.94%) RDBMS
9 11 (0.74%) Data Lake
10 9 (0.60%) Big Data
11 8 (0.53%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 7 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.40%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.40%) SAP Data Services
13 6 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 118 (7.89%) JIRA
2 82 (5.48%) Jenkins
3 81 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 42 (2.81%) Bitbucket
5 35 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (2.14%) Eclipse
7 24 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
8 21 (1.40%) Selenium
9 15 (1.00%) Visual Studio
10 14 (0.94%) TeamCity
11 11 (0.74%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.47%) git-flow
12 7 (0.47%) JUnit
12 7 (0.47%) Maven
12 7 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (0.40%) Ant
13 6 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.40%) Mockito
14 5 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 282 (18.85%) Marketing
2 257 (17.18%) Finance
3 104 (6.95%) Retail
4 70 (4.68%) Banking
4 70 (4.68%) Telecoms
5 48 (3.21%) Billing
6 21 (1.40%) Front Office
7 17 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 16 (1.07%) Advertising
9 14 (0.94%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 12 (0.80%) Legal
11 8 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.47%) Games
13 6 (0.40%) Automotive
13 6 (0.40%) German Language
13 6 (0.40%) Law
13 6 (0.40%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.33%) Publishing
15 2 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 399 (26.67%) Developer
2 301 (20.12%) Salesforce Developer
3 261 (17.45%) Analyst
4 247 (16.51%) Architect
5 169 (11.30%) Salesforce Architect
6 164 (10.96%) Business Analyst
7 146 (9.76%) Salesforce Analyst
8 145 (9.69%) Consultant
9 101 (6.75%) Project Manager
9 101 (6.75%) Salesforce Consultant
10 98 (6.55%) Salesforce Business Analyst
11 89 (5.95%) Solutions Architect
12 84 (5.61%) Administrator
13 78 (5.21%) Salesforce Administrator
14 64 (4.28%) Technical Architect
15 61 (4.08%) Salesforce Solution Architect
16 49 (3.28%) Salesforce Project Manager
17 47 (3.14%) Salesforce Technical Architect
18 39 (2.61%) Salesforce Support
19 38 (2.54%) Marketing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (12.70%) Visualforce
2 106 (7.09%) SOAP
3 102 (6.82%) HTML
3 102 (6.82%) REST
4 91 (6.08%) Web Services
5 88 (5.88%) CSS
6 52 (3.48%) .NET
7 48 (3.21%) JSON
8 46 (3.07%) RESTful
9 39 (2.61%) XML
10 38 (2.54%) AngularJS
11 35 (2.34%) jQuery
12 34 (2.27%) HTML5
13 23 (1.54%) Middleware
14 21 (1.40%) Spring
14 21 (1.40%) Struts
15 20 (1.34%) Ajax
15 20 (1.34%) React
16 15 (1.00%) Node.js
17 14 (0.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 93 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (2.87%) User Experience
3 40 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
4 34 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 21 (1.40%) Data Structures
7 15 (1.00%) Virtual Team
8 14 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 11 (0.74%) Social Media
11 10 (0.67%) Fintech
12 9 (0.60%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.53%) PKI
14 7 (0.47%) Cloud Native
14 7 (0.47%) Life Science
14 7 (0.47%) Tandem
14 7 (0.47%) Wiki
15 6 (0.40%) e-Learning
15 6 (0.40%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 51 (3.41%) Windows
2 33 (2.21%) Linux
3 28 (1.87%) Unix
4 19 (1.27%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.33%) Android
7 4 (0.27%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.067%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.067%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.067%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.067%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (30.21%) CRM
2 407 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (10.23%) Scrum
4 138 (9.22%) DevOps
5 131 (8.76%) Migration
6 122 (8.16%) Analytics
7 121 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 116 (7.75%) Project Management
9 106 (7.09%) User Stories
10 81 (5.41%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
11 77 (5.15%) Data Migration
12 76 (5.08%) E-Commerce
13 65 (4.34%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 64 (4.28%) Test Automation
15 62 (4.14%) Problem-Solving
16 61 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
17 58 (3.88%) Business Analysis
18 57 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
19 52 (3.48%) Data Management
20 51 (3.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 268 (17.91%) Apex Code
2 151 (10.09%) Java
3 121 (8.09%) JavaScript
4 117 (7.82%) SQL
5 51 (3.41%) SOQL
6 44 (2.94%) C#
7 37 (2.47%) Python
8 25 (1.67%) SOSL
9 15 (1.00%) PHP
10 13 (0.87%) T-SQL
11 10 (0.67%) C
12 9 (0.60%) Go
12 9 (0.60%) Ruby
13 7 (0.47%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.47%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.40%) Java 8
15 4 (0.27%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.27%) C++
16 2 (0.13%) Groovy
16 2 (0.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 110 (7.35%) Degree
2 27 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (0.87%) PMP
4 10 (0.67%) PMI Certification
4 10 (0.67%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.60%) ISEB
5 9 (0.60%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.20%) AAT
9 2 (0.13%) CCNP
9 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.13%) CISSP
9 2 (0.13%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.13%) NVQ Level 3
9 2 (0.13%) PhD
10 1 (0.067%) HNC
10 1 (0.067%) HND
10 1 (0.067%) MCSA
10 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.67%) QA
2 27 (1.80%) Data Quality
3 20 (1.34%) GDPR
4 7 (0.47%) PMO
5 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.40%) SLA
6 1 (0.067%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.067%) FATCA
6 1 (0.067%) PSD2
System Software
1 33 (2.21%) Docker
2 10 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.067%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (1.34%) Ansible
2 17 (1.14%) Kubernetes
3 15 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.33%) Puppet
5 4 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.27%) SCCM
5 4 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.20%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.13%) CloudHub
7 2 (0.13%) Kibana
8 1 (0.067%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 107 (7.15%) SAP
2 90 (6.02%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 82 (5.48%) Microsoft
4 69 (4.61%) MuleSoft
5 66 (4.41%) Oracle
6 50 (3.34%) Google
7 33 (2.21%) Adobe
8 31 (2.07%) Pardot
9 30 (2.01%) Informatica
10 28 (1.87%) IBM
10 28 (1.87%) Tableau
10 28 (1.87%) Workday
11 23 (1.54%) Marketo
12 21 (1.40%) ServiceNow
12 21 (1.40%) Splunk
13 20 (1.34%) Red Hat
14 19 (1.27%) AppDynamics
14 19 (1.27%) Murex
14 19 (1.27%) OpenLink
15 18 (1.20%) hybris