Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 190 217
Rank change year-on-year +33 +27 +19
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 268 189 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.62% 1.18% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 3.44% 2.44% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 112 137
South East median daily rate £460 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £188
90th Percentile £606 £569 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £42.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.16% +191.38% -19.44%
10th Percentile £12.55 £11.75 £11.63
90th Percentile £46.25 £106.00 £23.68
England median hourly rate £20.75 £49.75 £16.94
% change year-on-year -58.29% +193.73% +5.86%

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 7,785 7,749 8,799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.99% 48.58% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,488 4,285 5,250
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +5.96%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £237
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £420
% change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 360 409
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.63 £17.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.26% -4.73% -0.29%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.31 £45.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +2.94% -1.45% -1.43%

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018. 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 +34 167 £458 +4.57% 46
Berkshire -5 90 £394 -12.50% 24
Oxfordshire +19 48 £500 +25.00% 20
Surrey -7 46 £577 +35.65% 9
Buckinghamshire +30 29 £444 -1.39% 2
West Sussex +8 24 £425 +1.19% 1
Kent +19 10 £575 - 2
Hampshire -42 9 £475 +11.76% 4
Middlesex +10 7 £375 -2.09% 1
East Sussex +1 2 £513 - 2
Salesforce.com
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 97 (36.19%) CRM
2 85 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (22.01%) Marketing
4 48 (17.91%) Scrum
4 48 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (17.54%) Project Management
6 39 (14.55%) Apex Code
7 34 (12.69%) Finance
8 33 (12.31%) Visualforce
9 31 (11.57%) HTML
10 29 (10.82%) Java
11 28 (10.45%) Microsoft
12 27 (10.07%) Web Services
12 27 (10.07%) Force.com
12 27 (10.07%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 26 (9.70%) Analytics
13 26 (9.70%) JavaScript
13 26 (9.70%) Oracle
14 24 (8.96%) SQL
14 24 (8.96%) Migration
15 21 (7.84%) Degree
15 21 (7.84%) .NET
15 21 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
16 20 (7.46%) JIRA
16 20 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (7.46%) Git (software)
17 19 (7.09%) User Experience
17 19 (7.09%) Business Analysis
18 18 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
19 17 (6.34%) CSS

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 11 (4.10%) CMS
2 7 (2.61%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.24%) Confluence
3 6 (2.24%) WordPress
4 4 (1.49%) Drupal
4 4 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.37%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.99%) Photoshop
3 7 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.37%) Mingle
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (4.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 9 (3.36%) Adobe Campaign
3 7 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.49%) Eloqua
5 3 (1.12%) Markit EDM
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (1.12%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.75%) Magento
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.75%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.75%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.75%) Social Studio
7 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.07%) Force.com
1 27 (10.07%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 15 (5.60%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 13 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.99%) SaaS
6 6 (2.24%) Adobe Analytics
6 6 (2.24%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (1.12%) GitHub
7 3 (1.12%) Heroku
7 3 (1.12%) PaaS
7 3 (1.12%) Veeva
8 2 (0.75%) Amazon Glacier
8 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.75%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.75%) Boomi
8 2 (0.75%) Office 365
8 2 (0.75%) Responsys
9 1 (0.37%) Serverless
9 1 (0.37%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.49%) HTTP
1 4 (1.49%) SMS
2 3 (1.12%) FTP
3 2 (0.75%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.37%) Broadband
4 1 (0.37%) CTI
4 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.37%) Firewall
4 1 (0.37%) Internet
4 1 (0.37%) Intranet
4 1 (0.37%) LAN
4 1 (0.37%) MPLS
4 1 (0.37%) MQTT
4 1 (0.37%) Skype
4 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.97%) Relational Database
2 15 (5.60%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.73%) MySQL
4 8 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.24%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (2.24%) MySQL Workbench
6 3 (1.12%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.12%) Power BI
7 2 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.75%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.75%) OLAP
7 2 (0.75%) OLTP
7 2 (0.75%) QlikView
7 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.37%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.37%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (7.46%) Git (software)
1 20 (7.46%) JIRA
2 10 (3.73%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.99%) Selenium
4 7 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (1.87%) Bitbucket
5 5 (1.87%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (1.87%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.75%) Subversion
7 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.37%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.37%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.37%) JUnit
General
1 59 (22.01%) Marketing
2 34 (12.69%) Finance
3 15 (5.60%) Legal
4 11 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (2.99%) Publishing
7 7 (2.61%) Back Office
8 6 (2.24%) Banking
8 6 (2.24%) Games
8 6 (2.24%) Retail
9 4 (1.49%) Billing
10 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.37%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) Electronics
11 1 (0.37%) French Language
11 1 (0.37%) Front Office
11 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 65 (24.25%) Developer
2 43 (16.04%) Analyst
3 38 (14.18%) Consultant
4 36 (13.43%) Salesforce Developer
5 33 (12.31%) Architect
6 31 (11.57%) Salesforce Consultant
7 27 (10.07%) Administrator
8 26 (9.70%) Project Manager
9 25 (9.33%) Salesforce Architect
10 23 (8.58%) Salesforce Administrator
11 21 (7.84%) Salesforce Analyst
12 19 (7.09%) CRM Manager
13 16 (5.97%) Salesforce Project Manager
14 15 (5.60%) Business Analyst
15 14 (5.22%) Programme Manager
16 12 (4.48%) CRM Consultant
16 12 (4.48%) Marketing Analyst
17 11 (4.10%) CRM Developer
17 11 (4.10%) Service Manager
18 10 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.31%) Visualforce
2 31 (11.57%) HTML
3 27 (10.07%) Web Services
4 21 (7.84%) .NET
5 17 (6.34%) CSS
6 16 (5.97%) SOAP
7 15 (5.60%) RESTful
8 14 (5.22%) REST
9 10 (3.73%) ASP.NET
9 10 (3.73%) JSON
9 10 (3.73%) Middleware
10 9 (3.36%) Node.js
11 8 (2.99%) AngularJS
11 8 (2.99%) HTML5
11 8 (2.99%) jQuery
12 7 (2.61%) .NET Framework
12 7 (2.61%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (1.87%) CSS3
13 5 (1.87%) LAMP
14 4 (1.49%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.09%) User Experience
3 9 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.24%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.24%) Virtual Team
5 5 (1.87%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.49%) Life Science
6 4 (1.49%) Social Media
7 3 (1.12%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.12%) W3C
8 2 (0.75%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.75%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.75%) PKI
8 2 (0.75%) PMI
9 1 (0.37%) FMCG
9 1 (0.37%) iSeries
9 1 (0.37%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.99%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.12%) Linux
3 2 (0.75%) Mac OS
3 2 (0.75%) Unix
3 2 (0.75%) Windows
4 1 (0.37%) Android
4 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (36.19%) CRM
2 85 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (17.91%) Scrum
4 47 (17.54%) Project Management
5 26 (9.70%) Analytics
6 24 (8.96%) Migration
7 21 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (7.09%) Business Analysis
10 18 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (5.60%) Marketing Intelligence
12 14 (5.22%) User Stories
13 13 (4.85%) B2B
13 13 (4.85%) Data Migration
14 12 (4.48%) E-Commerce
14 12 (4.48%) Enterprise Architecture
14 12 (4.48%) Release Management
14 12 (4.48%) Service Management
14 12 (4.48%) Test Automation
15 11 (4.10%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 39 (14.55%) Apex Code
2 29 (10.82%) Java
3 26 (9.70%) JavaScript
4 24 (8.96%) SQL
5 16 (5.97%) C#
6 9 (3.36%) SOQL
7 6 (2.24%) PHP
8 4 (1.49%) Java 8
8 4 (1.49%) Python
8 4 (1.49%) Ruby
9 3 (1.12%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.37%) C++
10 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.37%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 21 (7.84%) Degree
2 8 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.49%) DBS Check
4 3 (1.12%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.75%) PMP
5 2 (0.75%) SAP Certification
5 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.60%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) GDPR
2 3 (1.12%) IFRS
2 3 (1.12%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.87%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (1.12%) Ansible
2 3 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.12%) Puppet
2 3 (1.12%) Salt
3 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.70%) Oracle
3 17 (6.34%) SAP
4 13 (4.85%) Adobe
5 12 (4.48%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 6 (2.24%) Pega
6 6 (2.24%) Tableau
7 5 (1.87%) Adyen
7 5 (1.87%) IBM
7 5 (1.87%) Workday
7 5 (1.87%) WorldPay
8 4 (1.49%) Informatica
9 3 (1.12%) Conga
9 3 (1.12%) Remedy
10 2 (0.75%) Demandware
10 2 (0.75%) Google
10 2 (0.75%) Sage
10 2 (0.75%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.75%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.75%) Talend