Period
to 18 May 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 18 May 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
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 82 145 161
Rank change year-on-year +63 +16 +17
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 1,305 802 1,497
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.87% 1.81% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category 7.04% 4.27% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 532 923
10th Percentile £332 £319 £325
25th Percentile £406 £407 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £600 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 15
10th Percentile £15.78 £19.25 £12.60
25th Percentile £18.25 £25.00 £14.88
Median hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -25.45% +57.14% +6.06%
75th Percentile £22.75 £38.63 £33.00
90th Percentile £24.35 £63.75 £39.80
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.45% +57.14% +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 18,547 18,788 35,177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.73% 42.40% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,055 11,913 22,463
10th Percentile £275 £225 £263
25th Percentile £380 £356 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £465
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +3.33%
75th Percentile £581 £571 £572
90th Percentile £675 £674 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £460
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 724 1,114
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.75 £11.00
25th Percentile £13.98 £14.21 £13.00
Median hourly rate £20.70 £18.60 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +11.29% +0.54% +5.71%
75th Percentile £42.59 £30.00 £36.67
90th Percentile £56.25 £50.00 £49.42
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £18.06
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.23% +6.21%

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 18 May 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 18 May 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 18 May 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 +33 754 £525 +2.44% 181
South East +49 193 £525 +10.53% 38
South West +40 84 £475 -5.00% 18
Midlands +37 56 £396 -15.52% 21
North of England +16 48 £475 -5.00% 80
North West +13 34 £475 -9.52% 38
East Midlands +35 33 £396 -12.00% 7
West Midlands +10 22 £388 -20.51% 14
East of England +36 20 £475 - 20
Yorkshire +21 12 £550 +69.23% 17
North East +13 2 £450 -5.26% 25
Salesforce.com
UK

For the 6 months to 18 May 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.

1 359 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (23.52%) CRM
3 264 (20.23%) Marketing
4 248 (19.00%) Social Skills
5 212 (16.25%) Apex Code
6 192 (14.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 187 (14.33%) Finance
8 162 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 157 (12.03%) Visualforce
10 140 (10.73%) Azure
11 136 (10.42%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
12 135 (10.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 134 (10.27%) Migration
14 120 (9.20%) Scrum
15 118 (9.04%) SAP
16 116 (8.89%) SQL
17 114 (8.74%) Project Management
18 111 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
19 106 (8.12%) Data Modelling
20 103 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
21 99 (7.59%) SaaS
22 95 (7.28%) Retail
23 93 (7.13%) MuleSoft
23 93 (7.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
24 92 (7.05%) User Stories
25 91 (6.97%) DevOps
25 91 (6.97%) Microsoft
26 87 (6.67%) E-Commerce
27 86 (6.59%) JavaScript
27 86 (6.59%) Data Migration

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 27 (2.07%) Confluence
2 21 (1.61%) CMS
3 20 (1.53%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.07%) Jupyter
5 8 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (0.61%) WordPress
6 7 (0.54%) Anypoint
6 7 (0.54%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.46%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.38%) Drupal
8 5 (0.38%) IBM Domino
8 5 (0.38%) Mule
9 4 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.31%) SAS
10 3 (0.23%) Mule ESB
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.15%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.077%) Apache
12 1 (0.077%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 43 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 22 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.54%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.23%) Camtasia
6 3 (0.23%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.077%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.077%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 93 (7.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 44 (3.37%) NetSuite
3 18 (1.38%) Magento
4 17 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.92%) SAP Hybris
6 11 (0.84%) Adobe Campaign
7 7 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
7 7 (0.54%) Social Studio
7 7 (0.54%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 6 (0.46%) Eloqua
9 5 (0.38%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.38%) SAP SD
9 5 (0.38%) Shopify
9 5 (0.38%) Workfront
10 4 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 3 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
12 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
13 1 (0.077%) FastStats PeopleStage
13 1 (0.077%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 192 (14.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 140 (10.73%) Azure
3 135 (10.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 99 (7.59%) SaaS
5 86 (6.59%) AWS
6 61 (4.67%) Force.com
7 31 (2.38%) Power Platform
8 23 (1.76%) Microsoft 365
9 22 (1.69%) Heroku
10 20 (1.53%) Serverless
11 16 (1.23%) Apigee
12 15 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (1.07%) Boomi
14 13 (1.00%) FinancialForce
15 12 (0.92%) PaaS
16 11 (0.84%) GitHub
17 10 (0.77%) GCP
17 10 (0.77%) iPaaS
18 9 (0.69%) Slack
19 8 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.69%) HTTP
2 6 (0.46%) SSL
3 5 (0.38%) Internet
3 5 (0.38%) Skype
4 3 (0.23%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.23%) SMS
5 2 (0.15%) Broadband
5 2 (0.15%) DNS
5 2 (0.15%) Extranet
5 2 (0.15%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.077%) 5G
6 1 (0.077%) FTP
6 1 (0.077%) SAN
6 1 (0.077%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.077%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (2.15%) Tableau
2 27 (2.07%) SQL Server
3 26 (1.99%) Power BI
4 24 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (1.30%) Data Lake
6 16 (1.23%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.15%) MySQL
8 14 (1.07%) Big Data
8 14 (1.07%) QlikView
9 7 (0.54%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (0.54%) Qlik Sense
9 7 (0.54%) Spotfire
10 6 (0.46%) Apache Hive
10 6 (0.46%) Impala
10 6 (0.46%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.46%) Parquet
10 6 (0.46%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 82 (6.28%) JIRA
2 42 (3.22%) Jenkins
3 39 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 19 (1.46%) Ant
5 18 (1.38%) Bitbucket
6 16 (1.23%) Eclipse
7 11 (0.84%) PowerDesigner
8 10 (0.77%) Subversion
8 10 (0.77%) Visual Studio Code
9 8 (0.61%) Selenium
10 7 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (0.54%) GitLab
10 7 (0.54%) Maven
11 5 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (0.38%) Postman
12 4 (0.31%) ERwin
12 4 (0.31%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.15%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.15%) LoadRunner
General
1 264 (20.23%) Marketing
2 248 (19.00%) Social Skills
3 187 (14.33%) Finance
4 103 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 95 (7.28%) Retail
6 59 (4.52%) Presentation Skills
7 48 (3.68%) Public Sector
8 37 (2.84%) Telecoms
9 32 (2.45%) Banking
10 26 (1.99%) Organisational Skills
11 18 (1.38%) Manufacturing
12 16 (1.23%) Billing
12 16 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 15 (1.15%) Advertising
14 14 (1.07%) German Language
15 13 (1.00%) Electronics
15 13 (1.00%) French Language
15 13 (1.00%) Legal
16 9 (0.69%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 303 (23.22%) Architect
2 272 (20.84%) Developer
3 217 (16.63%) Salesforce Developer
4 189 (14.48%) Salesforce Architect
5 186 (14.25%) Analyst
6 121 (9.27%) Business Analyst
7 107 (8.20%) Consultant
8 106 (8.12%) Project Manager
9 88 (6.74%) Solutions Architect
10 79 (6.05%) Salesforce Analyst
11 76 (5.82%) Salesforce Consultant
12 66 (5.06%) Salesforce Project Manager
13 62 (4.75%) Salesforce Business Analyst
14 54 (4.14%) Salesforce Solution Architect
15 50 (3.83%) Technical Architect
16 47 (3.60%) Administrator
17 41 (3.14%) Salesforce Administrator
18 37 (2.84%) Azure Architect
18 37 (2.84%) Data Analyst
19 34 (2.61%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (12.03%) Visualforce
2 80 (6.13%) Web Services
3 72 (5.52%) HTML
4 54 (4.14%) REST
5 50 (3.83%) CSS
6 39 (2.99%) SOAP
7 28 (2.15%) .NET
8 24 (1.84%) Middleware
9 22 (1.69%) JSON
9 22 (1.69%) RESTful
10 21 (1.61%) XML
11 19 (1.46%) Node.js
11 19 (1.46%) Swagger
12 18 (1.38%) J2EE
13 16 (1.23%) OAuth
14 14 (1.07%) SAML
15 13 (1.00%) D3.js
15 13 (1.00%) Shiny
16 10 (0.77%) AngularJS
16 10 (0.77%) React
Miscellaneous
1 30 (2.30%) User Experience
2 27 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (1.84%) Management Information System
4 21 (1.61%) Virtual Team
5 18 (1.38%) Data Structures
6 17 (1.30%) Algorithms
7 16 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (1.15%) Social Media
9 14 (1.07%) Public Cloud
10 11 (0.84%) Marketing Technology
11 10 (0.77%) Analytical Mindset
12 7 (0.54%) Cloud Native
12 7 (0.54%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.54%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.46%) PlayStation
13 6 (0.46%) VSAM
14 5 (0.38%) e-Learning
15 4 (0.31%) PMI
15 4 (0.31%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (0.69%) Linux
2 7 (0.54%) Windows
3 5 (0.38%) Unix
4 3 (0.23%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.077%) Android
6 1 (0.077%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.077%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (23.52%) CRM
3 162 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 136 (10.42%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 134 (10.27%) Migration
6 120 (9.20%) Scrum
7 114 (8.74%) Project Management
8 111 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
9 106 (8.12%) Data Modelling
10 92 (7.05%) User Stories
11 91 (6.97%) DevOps
12 87 (6.67%) E-Commerce
13 86 (6.59%) Data Migration
14 79 (6.05%) Requirements Gathering
15 77 (5.90%) Analytics
16 74 (5.67%) ERP
17 66 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
18 64 (4.90%) ETL
19 61 (4.67%) Workflow
20 58 (4.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 212 (16.25%) Apex Code
2 116 (8.89%) SQL
3 86 (6.59%) JavaScript
4 68 (5.21%) Java
5 52 (3.98%) Python
6 32 (2.45%) SOQL
7 24 (1.84%) C#
7 24 (1.84%) R
8 15 (1.15%) VBA
9 14 (1.07%) SOSL
10 11 (0.84%) PowerShell
10 11 (0.84%) TypeScript
11 10 (0.77%) Ruby
12 6 (0.46%) C++
13 4 (0.31%) Scala
14 3 (0.23%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.23%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.15%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.15%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 71 (5.44%) Degree
2 27 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 20 (1.53%) PMP
4 17 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.15%) PMI Certification
6 12 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.23%) ISEB
8 3 (0.23%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.23%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.077%) APMG
10 1 (0.077%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.077%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.077%) CITP
10 1 (0.077%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.077%) HNC
10 1 (0.077%) IIBA
10 1 (0.077%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.14%) QA
2 34 (2.61%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.84%) NIST
4 9 (0.69%) PMO
5 5 (0.38%) GDPR
6 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.23%) SLA
7 1 (0.077%) GRC
7 1 (0.077%) GxP
7 1 (0.077%) IFRS
System Software
1 14 (1.07%) Docker
2 6 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.46%) HDFS
3 3 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (1.15%) Kubernetes
1 15 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
2 11 (0.84%) Terraform
3 10 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.31%) Ansible
5 3 (0.23%) CloudHub
5 3 (0.23%) Oozie
5 3 (0.23%) Puppet
6 2 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.15%) Grafana
6 2 (0.15%) Marathon
6 2 (0.15%) Mesos
7 1 (0.077%) CASB
7 1 (0.077%) Opsgenie
7 1 (0.077%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.077%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 118 (9.04%) SAP
2 93 (7.13%) MuleSoft
3 91 (6.97%) Microsoft
4 85 (6.51%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 79 (6.05%) Oracle
6 50 (3.83%) Workday
7 32 (2.45%) Google
8 26 (1.99%) Informatica
9 25 (1.92%) hybris
10 22 (1.69%) Adobe
11 21 (1.61%) Demandware
12 18 (1.38%) IBM
13 14 (1.07%) Dell
13 14 (1.07%) Pardot
14 13 (1.00%) Alteryx
14 13 (1.00%) Marketo
15 12 (0.92%) DocuSign
16 11 (0.84%) BiZZdesign
17 9 (0.69%) Databricks
18 7 (0.54%) Sparx