Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 148 112
Rank change year-on-year +47 -36 +76
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 205 285 350
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.15% 1.81% 2.08%
As % of the Vendors category 4.38% 3.86% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 186 279
Median daily rate £500 £492 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +3.58% +5.56%
10th Percentile £317 £354 £315
90th Percentile £688 £625 £588
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Median hourly rate £21.75 £26.50 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.92% -2.75% -57.42%
10th Percentile £19.93 £16.10 £11.93
90th Percentile £22.00 £39.50 £36.75
England median hourly rate £27.50 £37.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year -27.15% +75.58% -23.04%

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 4,683 7,382 7,810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 49.11% 46.86% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,673 4,338 4,428
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £450 £455 £450
% change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 314 288
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.86% +12.90%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £10.47
90th Percentile £47.00 £50.00 £46.13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -

Salesforce.com
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Salesforce.com as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Salesforce.com in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Salesforce.com in the South East

Salesforce.com
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Salesforce.com in the South East over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Salesforce.com in the South East

Salesforce.com
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Salesforce.com in the South East.

Hourly rate trend 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 7 April 2020. 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 -2 101 £500 - 18
Berkshire -9 59 £500 - 7
Surrey +20 34 £488 +2.63% 5
West Sussex +47 27 £391 -13.06% 7
Buckinghamshire +18 24 £480 +20.75% 4
Kent +32 20 £588 - 2
Oxfordshire -7 18 £850 +61.90% 7
Hampshire +69 15 £550 - 2
East Sussex +26 6 £338 -18.18% 3
Middlesex +16 1 - - 1
Salesforce.com
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 63 (30.73%) CRM
2 45 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (20.98%) Marketing
4 31 (15.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (14.63%) Migration
6 26 (12.68%) Finance
7 23 (11.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 21 (10.24%) ETL
9 20 (9.76%) SAP
10 19 (9.27%) Data Modelling
10 19 (9.27%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 18 (8.78%) Azure
11 18 (8.78%) SQL
12 17 (8.29%) JavaScript
12 17 (8.29%) Project Management
12 17 (8.29%) Business Transformation
12 17 (8.29%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
13 16 (7.80%) Analytics
13 16 (7.80%) AWS
14 14 (6.83%) Business Analysis
14 14 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (6.83%) Apex Code
14 14 (6.83%) Data Cleansing
14 14 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (6.83%) AWS Lambda
14 14 (6.83%) Serverless
15 13 (6.34%) DevOps
15 13 (6.34%) Retail
15 13 (6.34%) Microsoft
16 12 (5.85%) Git (software)

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 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.93%) CMS
3 4 (1.95%) Drupal
4 2 (0.98%) Apache
4 2 (0.98%) JBoss
4 2 (0.98%) nginx
4 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.98%) WildFly
5 1 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.49%) Confluence
5 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.95%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.49%) Figma
Business Applications
1 23 (11.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 9 (4.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (3.90%) Adobe Campaign
3 8 (3.90%) NetSuite
4 5 (2.44%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (1.95%) SAP MDG
6 3 (1.46%) SAP ERP
6 3 (1.46%) SAP MDM
6 3 (1.46%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.49%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.49%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.49%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.78%) Azure
2 16 (7.80%) AWS
3 14 (6.83%) AWS Lambda
3 14 (6.83%) Serverless
4 10 (4.88%) Power Platform
5 8 (3.90%) Office 365
6 7 (3.41%) SaaS
6 7 (3.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 6 (2.93%) AWS Step Functions
7 6 (2.93%) Force.com
8 5 (2.44%) Boomi
9 4 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.95%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (1.95%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.95%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (1.95%) Heroku
9 4 (1.95%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 4 (1.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.98%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.44%) PPP
2 4 (1.95%) Firewall
3 3 (1.46%) VoIP
4 2 (0.98%) DNS
4 2 (0.98%) SSH
4 2 (0.98%) tcpdump
4 2 (0.98%) VPN
4 2 (0.98%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.49%) DAB
5 1 (0.49%) SAN
5 1 (0.49%) SMS
5 1 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.88%) Power BI
2 8 (3.90%) Amazon Redshift
2 8 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.46%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.98%) MySQL
6 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.98%) Redis
6 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.49%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.49%) DataStage
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.49%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.49%) QualityStage
7 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (5.85%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.90%) Bitbucket
2 8 (3.90%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.41%) JIRA
4 5 (2.44%) Ant
5 4 (1.95%) Selenium
6 3 (1.46%) Burp Suite
7 2 (0.98%) Mocha
7 2 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.98%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.49%) Postman
8 1 (0.49%) Sublime Text
8 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.49%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (20.98%) Marketing
2 26 (12.68%) Finance
3 13 (6.34%) Retail
4 10 (4.88%) Billing
5 5 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.95%) Legal
7 3 (1.46%) Law
8 2 (0.98%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.49%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) Automotive
9 1 (0.49%) Back Office
9 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (24.39%) Analyst
2 48 (23.41%) Architect
3 27 (13.17%) Salesforce Analyst
4 23 (11.22%) Business Analyst
5 22 (10.73%) Developer
6 16 (7.80%) Salesforce Architect
7 15 (7.32%) Data Analyst
7 15 (7.32%) Salesforce Business Analyst
8 13 (6.34%) Consultant
8 13 (6.34%) Project Manager
8 13 (6.34%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (5.37%) Change Manager
9 11 (5.37%) Salesforce Developer
10 9 (4.39%) Salesforce Consultant
10 9 (4.39%) Salesforce Project Manager
11 8 (3.90%) Applications Architect
11 8 (3.90%) CRM Manager
11 8 (3.90%) Test Analyst
12 7 (3.41%) AWS Engineer
12 7 (3.41%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.37%) HTML
2 9 (4.39%) CSS
2 9 (4.39%) Visualforce
2 9 (4.39%) Web Services
3 7 (3.41%) .NET
4 6 (2.93%) HTML5
4 6 (2.93%) REST
5 4 (1.95%) Ajax
5 4 (1.95%) CSS3
5 4 (1.95%) Node.js
5 4 (1.95%) SAP Basis
5 4 (1.95%) SAP Fiori
5 4 (1.95%) SOAP
6 3 (1.46%) J2EE
6 3 (1.46%) Kafka
6 3 (1.46%) Middleware
7 2 (0.98%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.98%) React Native
7 2 (0.98%) Symfony
7 2 (0.98%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.90%) Acoustics
3 5 (2.44%) FMCG
4 4 (1.95%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (1.95%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.95%) User Experience
5 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.98%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.49%) DataPower
7 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.49%) RIA
7 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.44%) Windows
2 4 (1.95%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (30.73%) CRM
2 45 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (15.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (14.63%) Migration
5 21 (10.24%) ETL
6 19 (9.27%) Data Modelling
7 17 (8.29%) Business Transformation
7 17 (8.29%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 17 (8.29%) Project Management
8 16 (7.80%) Analytics
9 14 (6.83%) Business Analysis
9 14 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (6.83%) Data Cleansing
10 13 (6.34%) DevOps
11 12 (5.85%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (5.85%) Test Strategy
12 11 (5.37%) Data Governance
12 11 (5.37%) Data Migration
12 11 (5.37%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.37%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.78%) SQL
2 17 (8.29%) JavaScript
3 14 (6.83%) Apex Code
4 11 (5.37%) C#
5 10 (4.88%) Java
6 8 (3.90%) Python
7 6 (2.93%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.93%) SOQL
8 4 (1.95%) ABAP
8 4 (1.95%) Ruby
9 2 (0.98%) C
9 2 (0.98%) ES6
9 2 (0.98%) PHP
10 1 (0.49%) C++
10 1 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (3.41%) Degree
2 3 (1.46%) CISSP
2 3 (1.46%) CLAS
2 3 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.46%) GIAC
2 3 (1.46%) SANS
2 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.46%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (0.98%) ISEB
3 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) Dell Certification
4 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.49%) MCSE
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.88%) QA
2 5 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.95%) GDPR
4 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (1.95%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.95%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.93%) Terraform
2 4 (1.95%) Ansible
2 4 (1.95%) Consul
2 4 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.95%) Packer
3 3 (1.46%) Nessus
4 2 (0.98%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.98%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (9.76%) SAP
2 19 (9.27%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 13 (6.34%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.37%) Oracle
5 10 (4.88%) Adobe
6 8 (3.90%) Tableau
7 6 (2.93%) Apttus
8 5 (2.44%) Conga
8 5 (2.44%) Dell
9 4 (1.95%) Ariba
9 4 (1.95%) Informatica
9 4 (1.95%) Marketo
9 4 (1.95%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.46%) Apple
10 3 (1.46%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.46%) McAfee
10 3 (1.46%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.46%) Qualys
10 3 (1.46%) Rapid7
10 3 (1.46%) Sitecore