The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 3 months to 30 April 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.

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 / Scotland
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 143 -
Rank change year-on-year +36 -  
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.26% 0.27% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £225 £308 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.82% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.21 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £25.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year +86.00% +59.48%  

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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 832 1364 1142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.70% 45.59% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 713 608
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £255 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £463 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 45 46
Median hourly rate £19.00 £38.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.64% +140.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £19.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.03 £43.00 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

Salesforce.com
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Salesforce.com as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Salesforce.com in Scotland

Salesforce.com
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Salesforce.com in Scotland

Salesforce.com
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 4 £225 - 3
Edinburgh +19 1 - -
Salesforce.com
UK

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Salesforce.com 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Salesforce.com.

1 14 (53.85%) Apex Code
2 12 (46.15%) Visualforce
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) CRM
5 7 (26.92%) Migration
6 6 (23.08%) Data Migration
7 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (19.23%) REST
7 5 (19.23%) User Stories
7 5 (19.23%) API Development
8 4 (15.38%) Scrum
9 3 (11.54%) Oracle
9 3 (11.54%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (11.54%) SAP
9 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
9 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (11.54%) SugarCRM
10 2 (7.69%) Kanban
10 2 (7.69%) Big Data
10 2 (7.69%) Data Stewardship
10 2 (7.69%) PeopleSoft CRM
10 2 (7.69%) Siebel
10 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
10 2 (7.69%) .NET
11 1 (3.85%) TDD
11 1 (3.85%) Finance
11 1 (3.85%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (3.85%) ERP
11 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
11 1 (3.85%) Microsoft

Salesforce.com
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (11.54%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.69%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) DBAmp
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
1 6 (23.08%) Salesforce Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Salesforce Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Salesforce Functional Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) CRM Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) CRM Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Data Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Salesforce Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Salesforce Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Salesforce Support
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Software Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Salesforce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) Visualforce
2 5 (19.23%) REST
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) CRM
3 7 (26.92%) Migration
4 6 (23.08%) Data Migration
5 5 (19.23%) API Development
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (19.23%) User Stories
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Data Stewardship
7 2 (7.69%) Kanban
7 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Dashboard Development
8 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
8 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.85%) ERP
8 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.85%) TDD
8 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Apex Code
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
1 3 (11.54%) PeopleSoft
1 3 (11.54%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) Siebel
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Talend
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