Period
to 23 July 2021

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 23 July 2021 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
23 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 88 159 122
Rank change year-on-year +71 -37 +56
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 1,528 577 1,761
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.70% 1.71% 2.10%
As % of the Vendors category 6.62% 4.01% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 403 1,154
10th Percentile £330 £325 £325
25th Percentile £411 £413 £403
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £597 £575
90th Percentile £704 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £520 £499 £500
% change year-on-year +4.21% -0.20% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 19
10th Percentile £11.60 £17.70 £12.70
25th Percentile £13.13 £25.50 £14.63
Median hourly rate £20.50 £27.00 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year -24.07% +58.82% +21.43%
75th Percentile £24.25 £28.75 £23.06
90th Percentile " £49.75 £39.60
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -24.07% +54.29% +14.75%

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 23,081 14,385 35,126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.78% 42.75% 41.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,109 9,392 22,391
10th Percentile £283 £258 £256
25th Percentile £400 £364 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £563
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 726 471 1,163
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.75 £11.11
25th Percentile £13.28 £14.03 £13.16
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -2.56% +4.28% +6.86%
75th Percentile £41.80 £34.70 £37.75
90th Percentile £56.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £18.60
% change year-on-year -2.50% +7.53% +6.29%

Salesforce.com
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Salesforce.com in England

Salesforce.com
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Salesforce.com in England.

Daily rate trend for Salesforce.com in England

Salesforce.com
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Salesforce.com in England over the 6 months to 23 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Salesforce.com in England

Salesforce.com
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Salesforce.com in England.

Hourly rate trend for Salesforce.com in England

Salesforce.com
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Salesforce.com in England over the 6 months to 23 July 2021.

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 23 July 2021. 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 +53 931 £550 +10.00% 255
South East +17 177 £556 +5.95% 34
South West +29 99 £463 -7.50% 22
Midlands +16 67 £425 -5.56% 41
North of England -3 60 £500 +17.65% 82
North West -2 48 £500 +3.90% 52
East Midlands +11 35 £396 -12.00% 11
West Midlands -17 31 £475 +15.15% 30
East of England -13 15 £533 +9.23% 18
Yorkshire -12 12 £575 +35.29% 19
Salesforce.com
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 2021, 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.

1 463 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 374 (24.48%) CRM
3 310 (20.29%) Social Skills
4 302 (19.76%) Marketing
5 251 (16.43%) Finance
6 229 (14.99%) Apex Code
7 212 (13.87%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 209 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 171 (11.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 169 (11.06%) Azure
11 167 (10.93%) Visualforce
12 163 (10.67%) Project Management
13 158 (10.34%) SQL
14 156 (10.21%) Migration
15 155 (10.14%) Scrum
16 151 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
17 147 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
18 146 (9.55%) SAP
19 134 (8.77%) Data Modelling
20 129 (8.44%) AWS
21 123 (8.05%) Analytics
22 117 (7.66%) Retail
22 117 (7.66%) User Stories
23 116 (7.59%) JIRA
24 112 (7.33%) JavaScript
24 112 (7.33%) Microsoft
25 110 (7.20%) SaaS
26 109 (7.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
27 108 (7.07%) MuleSoft
27 108 (7.07%) Requirements Gathering

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 43 (2.81%) Confluence
2 34 (2.23%) SharePoint
3 24 (1.57%) CMS
4 18 (1.18%) Jupyter
5 12 (0.79%) Apache Spark
6 10 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 10 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.26%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.26%) Drupal
9 4 (0.26%) Mule
9 4 (0.26%) SAS
9 4 (0.26%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.20%) Anypoint
11 2 (0.13%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.13%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.065%) Jetty
12 1 (0.065%) Tomcat
Applications
1 57 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
3 34 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.65%) Chatbot
4 10 (0.65%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.59%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.39%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.26%) Camtasia
8 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Smart View
9 2 (0.13%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 109 (7.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 44 (2.88%) NetSuite
3 29 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (1.11%) Magento
5 16 (1.05%) Adobe Campaign
6 14 (0.92%) SAP Hybris
7 9 (0.59%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 7 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
8 7 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
8 7 (0.46%) Shopify
9 6 (0.39%) Eloqua
10 5 (0.33%) Social Studio
11 4 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.26%) SAP CRM
12 3 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
12 3 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (0.20%) SAP SD
12 3 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
13 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 212 (13.87%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 171 (11.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 169 (11.06%) Azure
4 129 (8.44%) AWS
5 110 (7.20%) SaaS
6 74 (4.84%) Force.com
7 43 (2.81%) Power Platform
8 33 (2.16%) Microsoft 365
9 32 (2.09%) Serverless
10 25 (1.64%) PaaS
11 24 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
12 23 (1.51%) iPaaS
13 21 (1.37%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 20 (1.31%) Azure Data Factory
15 18 (1.18%) Amazon S3
16 17 (1.11%) Apigee
17 16 (1.05%) GitHub
17 16 (1.05%) Snowflake
18 15 (0.98%) Heroku
19 14 (0.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.05%) HTTP
2 11 (0.72%) SSL
3 8 (0.52%) Firewall
4 7 (0.46%) DNS
4 7 (0.46%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.39%) Skype
5 6 (0.39%) SMS
5 6 (0.39%) VPN
6 5 (0.33%) Internet
6 5 (0.33%) IPsec
6 5 (0.33%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.26%) FTP
8 3 (0.20%) Broadband
8 3 (0.20%) CTI
9 2 (0.13%) 5G
9 2 (0.13%) Intranet
9 2 (0.13%) LAN
9 2 (0.13%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.13%) WAN
10 1 (0.065%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 40 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (2.49%) Power BI
4 36 (2.36%) Tableau
5 33 (2.16%) Metadata
6 32 (2.09%) Data Lake
7 29 (1.90%) Big Data
8 18 (1.18%) QlikView
8 18 (1.18%) Relational Database
9 17 (1.11%) MySQL
10 11 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.46%) SAP HANA
14 6 (0.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 116 (7.59%) JIRA
2 51 (3.34%) Git (software)
3 44 (2.88%) Jenkins
4 26 (1.70%) PowerDesigner
5 25 (1.64%) Bitbucket
5 25 (1.64%) Eclipse
6 18 (1.18%) Visual Studio Code
7 14 (0.92%) Ant
8 13 (0.85%) Subversion
9 11 (0.72%) Postman
10 9 (0.59%) ERwin
11 8 (0.52%) Selenium
12 7 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (0.46%) Visual Studio
13 6 (0.39%) GitLab
14 5 (0.33%) ER Studio
14 5 (0.33%) Maven
14 5 (0.33%) SoapUI
14 5 (0.33%) Zephyr
General
1 310 (20.29%) Social Skills
2 302 (19.76%) Marketing
3 251 (16.43%) Finance
4 147 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
5 117 (7.66%) Retail
6 67 (4.38%) Presentation Skills
7 57 (3.73%) Public Sector
8 41 (2.68%) Telecoms
9 38 (2.49%) Banking
10 29 (1.90%) Organisational Skills
11 26 (1.70%) Manufacturing
12 22 (1.44%) French Language
13 21 (1.37%) German Language
14 17 (1.11%) Advertising
14 17 (1.11%) Billing
15 15 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.92%) Investment Banking
17 13 (0.85%) Influencing Skills
17 13 (0.85%) Law
17 13 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 376 (24.61%) Architect
2 280 (18.32%) Developer
3 254 (16.62%) Analyst
4 221 (14.46%) Salesforce Architect
5 216 (14.14%) Salesforce Developer
6 165 (10.80%) Business Analyst
7 132 (8.64%) Solutions Architect
8 120 (7.85%) Project Manager
9 118 (7.72%) Consultant
10 103 (6.74%) Salesforce Analyst
11 91 (5.96%) Salesforce Business Analyst
12 81 (5.30%) Salesforce Project Manager
13 76 (4.97%) Salesforce Consultant
14 68 (4.45%) Salesforce Solution Architect
15 60 (3.93%) Data Architect
16 58 (3.80%) Technical Architect
17 54 (3.53%) Administrator
18 49 (3.21%) Data Analyst
19 47 (3.08%) Azure Architect
20 46 (3.01%) Salesforce Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (10.93%) Visualforce
2 100 (6.54%) HTML
3 86 (5.63%) Web Services
4 79 (5.17%) REST
5 63 (4.12%) CSS
6 53 (3.47%) SOAP
7 31 (2.03%) Middleware
7 31 (2.03%) XML
8 29 (1.90%) .NET
8 29 (1.90%) RESTful
9 28 (1.83%) JSON
10 26 (1.70%) Node.js
11 21 (1.37%) OAuth
12 20 (1.31%) Swagger
13 19 (1.24%) SAML
14 17 (1.11%) D3.js
14 17 (1.11%) Shiny
15 14 (0.92%) React
16 13 (0.85%) AngularJS
17 10 (0.65%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 39 (2.55%) User Experience
2 38 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (2.23%) Virtual Team
4 33 (2.16%) Management Information System
5 27 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (1.70%) Legacy Systems
7 25 (1.64%) Data Structures
8 24 (1.57%) Algorithms
9 22 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
10 18 (1.18%) Social Media
11 16 (1.05%) Mobile App
12 12 (0.79%) Cloud Native
12 12 (0.79%) Marketing Technology
13 11 (0.72%) Analytical Mindset
14 10 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
14 10 (0.65%) Tandem
15 9 (0.59%) N-Tier
15 9 (0.59%) Public Cloud
16 6 (0.39%) e-Learning
16 6 (0.39%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 17 (1.11%) Windows
2 7 (0.46%) Linux
3 5 (0.33%) Android
3 5 (0.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.26%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.20%) Debian
5 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.20%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.20%) Unix
6 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.065%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.065%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 374 (24.48%) CRM
3 209 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 163 (10.67%) Project Management
5 156 (10.21%) Migration
6 155 (10.14%) Scrum
7 151 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
8 134 (8.77%) Data Modelling
9 123 (8.05%) Analytics
10 117 (7.66%) User Stories
11 108 (7.07%) Requirements Gathering
12 106 (6.94%) DevOps
13 101 (6.61%) E-Commerce
14 98 (6.41%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
15 93 (6.09%) ERP
16 92 (6.02%) Data Migration
17 78 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
18 72 (4.71%) Business Analysis
18 72 (4.71%) SDLC
19 69 (4.52%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 229 (14.99%) Apex Code
2 158 (10.34%) SQL
3 112 (7.33%) JavaScript
4 102 (6.68%) Java
5 71 (4.65%) Python
6 36 (2.36%) C#
7 28 (1.83%) R
8 20 (1.31%) SOQL
9 19 (1.24%) VBA
10 18 (1.18%) PowerShell
11 11 (0.72%) TypeScript
12 10 (0.65%) Ruby
13 9 (0.59%) SOSL
13 9 (0.59%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.52%) C++
15 6 (0.39%) Go
15 6 (0.39%) Kotlin
15 6 (0.39%) PHP
16 5 (0.33%) C
17 4 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 97 (6.35%) Degree
2 32 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.24%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.11%) PMP
6 13 (0.85%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.33%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.20%) MBA
10 2 (0.13%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.13%) ISEB
10 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.065%) APMG
11 1 (0.065%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.065%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.065%) HNC
11 1 (0.065%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.99%) QA
2 44 (2.88%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.72%) NIST
3 11 (0.72%) SLA
4 8 (0.52%) PMO
5 6 (0.39%) COBIT
6 5 (0.33%) GDPR
7 2 (0.13%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.065%) GRC
8 1 (0.065%) IFRS
8 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.065%) NCSC
System Software
1 13 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.59%) Docker
3 3 (0.20%) HDFS
4 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (1.44%) Single Sign-On
2 13 (0.85%) Kubernetes
3 9 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.39%) Terraform
5 2 (0.13%) CloudHub
5 2 (0.13%) Grafana
5 2 (0.13%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.13%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.065%) Ansible
6 1 (0.065%) CASB
6 1 (0.065%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.065%) Opsgenie
6 1 (0.065%) Puppet
Vendors
1 146 (9.55%) SAP
2 112 (7.33%) Microsoft
3 108 (7.07%) MuleSoft
4 96 (6.28%) Oracle
5 94 (6.15%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 57 (3.73%) Workday
7 43 (2.81%) Google
8 38 (2.49%) hybris
9 34 (2.23%) Adobe
9 34 (2.23%) Informatica
10 28 (1.83%) BiZZdesign
11 27 (1.77%) Pardot
12 25 (1.64%) Databricks
13 23 (1.51%) Marketo
14 22 (1.44%) IBM
15 21 (1.37%) Alteryx
16 11 (0.72%) Dell
17 10 (0.65%) Demandware
17 10 (0.65%) Nintex
18 9 (0.59%) Conga