Period
to 17 August 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 August 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
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 152 197
Rank change year-on-year +35 +45 +24
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 316 276 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.14% 1.64% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 4.44% 3.51% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 176 110
South East median daily rate £485 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.43% +8.24% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £299
90th Percentile £625 £606 £552
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 6
South East median hourly rate £19.13 £35.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.36% -17.16% +191.38%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.55 £11.75
90th Percentile £31.08 £46.25 £106.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £49.75
% change year-on-year +21.43% -71.86% +193.73%

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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,119 7,866 7,795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 48.23% 46.79% 48.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,228 4,522 4,306
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £606 £575 £563
England median daily rate £460 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 341 359
South East median hourly rate £19.73 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.06% +3.03% -5.44%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £60.30 £47.50 £45.00
England median hourly rate £19.31 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% +2.94% -2.37%

Salesforce.com
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Salesforce.com as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Salesforce.com in the South East

Salesforce.com
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Salesforce.com in the South East

Salesforce.com
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Salesforce.com in the South East over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Salesforce.com in the South East

Salesforce.com
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Salesforce.com in the South East

Salesforce.com
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Salesforce.com in the South East over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Salesforce.com in the South East

Salesforce.com
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
Thames Valley +31 206 £500 +9.29% 26
Berkshire +28 132 £500 +29.03% 15
Surrey +50 73 £476 -17.22% 8
Buckinghamshire +22 38 £419 -5.63% 5
Oxfordshire +14 36 £550 +10.00% 6
Hampshire +9 13 £535 +12.63% 6
West Sussex +3 8 £363 -14.71% 1
East Sussex -4 6 £215 -58.05% 2
Kent -7 6 - - 6
Middlesex +9 2 £476 +26.93%
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Salesforce.com
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 South East region with a requirement for Salesforce.com.

1 103 (32.59%) CRM
2 89 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (15.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (12.66%) Telecoms
4 40 (12.66%) Scrum
4 40 (12.66%) Marketing
5 36 (11.39%) DevOps
6 35 (11.08%) SAP
7 33 (10.44%) SaaS
8 32 (10.13%) Finance
8 32 (10.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 30 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (9.18%) Degree
11 27 (8.54%) Project Management
12 25 (7.91%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 24 (7.59%) Migration
13 24 (7.59%) Web Services
13 24 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (6.96%) SOAP
15 22 (6.96%) Workday
15 22 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
16 21 (6.65%) SQL Server
16 21 (6.65%) Data Management
16 21 (6.65%) Apex Code
16 21 (6.65%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
17 20 (6.33%) Data Modelling
17 20 (6.33%) Microsoft
18 19 (6.01%) JavaScript
18 19 (6.01%) User Stories

Salesforce.com
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (2.85%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.53%) Apache
3 5 (1.58%) Drupal
3 5 (1.58%) JBoss
4 4 (1.27%) IIS
5 2 (0.63%) Confluence
6 1 (0.32%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.32%) Mule
6 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (4.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.85%) Chatbot
4 6 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (5.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 12 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (3.48%) CSG Singleview
4 8 (2.53%) Markit EDM
5 4 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.27%) SimCorp Dimension
5 4 (1.27%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.63%) Unica
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.32%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle TCA
8 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (15.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (10.44%) SaaS
3 32 (10.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 23 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (4.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 9 (2.85%) Force.com
6 9 (2.85%) PaaS
7 8 (2.53%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (2.53%) Power Platform
8 7 (2.22%) Azure Data Factory
8 7 (2.22%) Heroku
9 6 (1.90%) Boomi
10 5 (1.58%) IaaS
10 5 (1.58%) Office 365
10 5 (1.58%) Serverless
10 5 (1.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.95%) AtomSphere
12 3 (0.95%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.22%) FTP
2 5 (1.58%) SSH
3 2 (0.63%) SMS
4 1 (0.32%) Internet
4 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.65%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.53%) Power BI
4 6 (1.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (1.90%) Data Lake
5 5 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (1.58%) MySQL
5 5 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (1.27%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.63%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.63%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.75%) JIRA
2 6 (1.90%) Selenium
3 5 (1.58%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.58%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.95%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.32%) Maven
7 1 (0.32%) SonarQube
General
1 40 (12.66%) Marketing
1 40 (12.66%) Telecoms
2 32 (10.13%) Finance
3 18 (5.70%) Billing
4 15 (4.75%) Retail
5 9 (2.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.90%) Banking
7 4 (1.27%) Back Office
8 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.63%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.63%) German Language
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 90 (28.48%) Architect
2 56 (17.72%) Salesforce Architect
3 54 (17.09%) Analyst
4 42 (13.29%) Developer
5 33 (10.44%) Solutions Architect
6 28 (8.86%) Salesforce Analyst
7 25 (7.91%) Business Analyst
8 24 (7.59%) Technical Architect
9 22 (6.96%) Consultant
10 19 (6.01%) Product Owner
11 18 (5.70%) Salesforce Business Analyst
11 18 (5.70%) Salesforce Developer
11 18 (5.70%) Salesforce Solution Architect
12 16 (5.06%) Salesforce Technical Architect
13 15 (4.75%) Project Manager
14 14 (4.43%) Data Analyst
14 14 (4.43%) Salesforce Consultant
15 13 (4.11%) Administrator
16 12 (3.80%) Designer
17 11 (3.48%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.59%) Web Services
2 22 (6.96%) SOAP
3 18 (5.70%) REST
4 15 (4.75%) HTML
5 14 (4.43%) .NET
6 12 (3.80%) Visualforce
7 10 (3.16%) RESTful
8 9 (2.85%) CSS
8 9 (2.85%) JSON
9 7 (2.22%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.22%) XML
10 6 (1.90%) React
10 6 (1.90%) XSLT
11 5 (1.58%) Middleware
11 5 (1.58%) Node.js
11 5 (1.58%) React Native
12 4 (1.27%) COM
13 3 (0.95%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET
13 3 (0.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.43%) User Experience
3 11 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.22%) Life Science
5 6 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (0.95%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.32%) Blog
9 1 (0.32%) Clustering
9 1 (0.32%) Derivative
9 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.32%) IVR
9 1 (0.32%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.32%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.32%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.85%) Windows
2 4 (1.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (32.59%) CRM
2 89 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (12.66%) Scrum
4 36 (11.39%) DevOps
5 30 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (8.54%) Project Management
7 25 (7.91%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 24 (7.59%) Migration
9 22 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (6.65%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
10 21 (6.65%) Data Management
11 20 (6.33%) Data Modelling
12 19 (6.01%) User Stories
13 17 (5.38%) Analytics
13 17 (5.38%) Business Analysis
13 17 (5.38%) Service Delivery
14 16 (5.06%) Enterprise Architecture
15 15 (4.75%) Product Roadmap
15 15 (4.75%) Risk Management
15 15 (4.75%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.65%) Apex Code
2 19 (6.01%) JavaScript
3 17 (5.38%) C#
4 15 (4.75%) SQL
5 13 (4.11%) Java
6 10 (3.16%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.90%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.58%) Python
8 5 (1.58%) Ruby
9 4 (1.27%) C
10 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.32%) Korn
11 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.32%) SOQL
11 1 (0.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (9.18%) Degree
2 7 (2.22%) ISEB
3 4 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (0.95%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.63%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.63%) PMP
6 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.32%) MCP
6 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.11%) QA
2 8 (2.53%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.27%) NIST
3 4 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.95%) GDPR
4 3 (0.95%) SLA
5 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (3.16%) Docker
2 5 (1.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (1.90%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.58%) Ansible
3 5 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.27%) Puppet
4 4 (1.27%) SCCM
5 2 (0.63%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (11.08%) SAP
2 22 (6.96%) Workday
3 20 (6.33%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.06%) Oracle
5 10 (3.16%) MuleSoft
5 10 (3.16%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 10 (3.16%) Tableau
6 8 (2.53%) Genesys
7 6 (1.90%) IBM
8 5 (1.58%) Databricks
8 5 (1.58%) Dell
9 4 (1.27%) Black Duck
9 4 (1.27%) Charles River
9 4 (1.27%) SimCorp
10 3 (0.95%) Adobe
10 3 (0.95%) Google
10 3 (0.95%) Informatica
11 2 (0.63%) Apttus
11 2 (0.63%) HP
11 2 (0.63%) JD Edwards