Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 159 218
Rank change year-on-year +13 +59 -13
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 289 245 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.76% 1.51% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 3.78% 3.12% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 171 114
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +4.62% -1.52%
10th Percentile £319 £263 £206
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
South East median hourly rate £36.50 £33.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.61% +127.59% -59.72%
10th Percentile £22.13 £15.13 £12.65
90th Percentile £48.13 £50.00 £14.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £33.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -31.82% +127.59% -9.38%

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 7,640 7,854 8,115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.44% 48.27% 47.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,423 4,474 4,732
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £224
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 339 414
South East median hourly rate £16.58 £17.48 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.15% +10.28% -11.94%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £47.73
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.06% +2.88% -2.86%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +40 199 £475 +5.56% 54
Oxfordshire +23 95 £475 +5.56% 14
Berkshire +6 89 £475 +5.56% 30
Surrey -18 46 £550 +29.41% 3
West Sussex -4 19 £425 +1.19% 2
Buckinghamshire +27 15 £350 -22.22% 10
Hampshire -37 9 £475 +11.76% 7
Kent +11 7 £590 - 1
East Sussex -1 6 £335 -4.29%
Middlesex +7 2 £325 -12.16% 2
Salesforce.com
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 99 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (28.03%) CRM
3 56 (19.38%) Java
4 45 (15.57%) Project Management
4 45 (15.57%) Scrum
4 45 (15.57%) Marketing
5 42 (14.53%) Oracle
6 38 (13.15%) Apex Code
7 31 (10.73%) Finance
7 31 (10.73%) Quote-to-Cash
8 30 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (9.34%) Visualforce
9 27 (9.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 26 (9.00%) Web Services
11 25 (8.65%) QA
12 24 (8.30%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (8.30%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (7.61%) Force.com
13 22 (7.61%) User Experience
14 21 (7.27%) Publishing
14 21 (7.27%) Migration
15 20 (6.92%) SQL
15 20 (6.92%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 19 (6.57%) Business Analysis
16 19 (6.57%) User Stories
16 19 (6.57%) Analytics
17 18 (6.23%) Kafka
17 18 (6.23%) Microsoft
18 17 (5.88%) Software Engineering
19 15 (5.19%) Validation

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 7 (2.42%) CMS
2 5 (1.73%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.38%) Drupal
4 2 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.69%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.69%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.69%) WordPress
5 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.35%) Confluence
5 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (2.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.35%) Mingle
5 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (4.84%) Oracle EBS R12
1 14 (4.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.04%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.69%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.69%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.69%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle CRM On Demand
5 1 (0.35%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.35%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.35%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 22 (7.61%) Force.com
3 20 (6.92%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 11 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.81%) SaaS
5 10 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (2.08%) Serverless
7 5 (1.73%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (1.73%) GitHub
8 4 (1.38%) Heroku
8 4 (1.38%) PaaS
9 2 (0.69%) Responsys
9 2 (0.69%) Veeva
10 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.35%) CloudSense
10 1 (0.35%) Office 365
10 1 (0.35%) SurveyMonkey
10 1 (0.35%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.73%) HTTP
2 3 (1.04%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.69%) Skype
3 2 (0.69%) SMS
3 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.35%) Broadband
4 1 (0.35%) CTI
4 1 (0.35%) DSL
4 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.35%) Firewall
4 1 (0.35%) Internet
4 1 (0.35%) Intranet
4 1 (0.35%) LAN
4 1 (0.35%) MPLS
4 1 (0.35%) MQTT
4 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.35%) WAN
4 1 (0.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (0.69%) MySQL
2 2 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (0.69%) QlikView
2 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.35%) Big Data
3 1 (0.35%) DTS
3 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.35%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (3.81%) Jenkins
1 11 (3.81%) JIRA
2 9 (3.11%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.42%) Selenium
4 6 (2.08%) Bitbucket
5 5 (1.73%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.69%) Subversion
8 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.35%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (15.57%) Marketing
2 31 (10.73%) Finance
3 21 (7.27%) Publishing
4 14 (4.84%) Billing
5 13 (4.50%) Back Office
6 12 (4.15%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (2.08%) Legal
9 3 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.69%) Banking
10 2 (0.69%) Retail
11 1 (0.35%) Electronics
11 1 (0.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 65 (22.49%) Developer
2 47 (16.26%) Salesforce Developer
3 40 (13.84%) Architect
4 39 (13.49%) Analyst
5 34 (11.76%) Administrator
6 30 (10.38%) Salesforce Administrator
7 29 (10.03%) Consultant
8 27 (9.34%) Salesforce Architect
9 24 (8.30%) Salesforce Consultant
10 22 (7.61%) Salesforce Analyst
11 21 (7.27%) Project Manager
12 18 (6.23%) Business Analyst
13 17 (5.88%) Java Developer
14 16 (5.54%) Salesforce Project Manager
14 16 (5.54%) Solutions Architect
15 15 (5.19%) Java Engineer
16 14 (4.84%) Programme Manager
17 12 (4.15%) Java Software Engineer
17 12 (4.15%) Software Engineer
18 11 (3.81%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.34%) Visualforce
2 26 (9.00%) Web Services
3 18 (6.23%) Kafka
4 13 (4.50%) HTML
5 11 (3.81%) .NET
6 9 (3.11%) CSS
6 9 (3.11%) Middleware
7 8 (2.77%) SOAP
8 6 (2.08%) COM
8 6 (2.08%) JSON
8 6 (2.08%) REST
8 6 (2.08%) XML
9 5 (1.73%) Node.js
10 4 (1.38%) Ajax
10 4 (1.38%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.38%) jQuery
11 3 (1.04%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.04%) HTML5
11 3 (1.04%) J2EE
11 3 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.61%) User Experience
3 9 (3.11%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.08%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.73%) Life Science
6 5 (1.73%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.04%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.04%) Fintech
7 3 (1.04%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.04%) Social Media
8 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.69%) PKI
8 2 (0.69%) PMI
9 1 (0.35%) FMCG
9 1 (0.35%) iSeries
9 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.77%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.38%) Linux
3 3 (1.04%) Windows
4 2 (0.69%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.69%) Unix
5 1 (0.35%) Android
5 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (28.03%) CRM
3 45 (15.57%) Project Management
3 45 (15.57%) Scrum
4 31 (10.73%) Quote-to-Cash
5 24 (8.30%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (8.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (7.27%) Migration
7 19 (6.57%) Analytics
7 19 (6.57%) Business Analysis
7 19 (6.57%) User Stories
8 17 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 15 (5.19%) Validation
10 14 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (4.50%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
11 13 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (4.50%) Workflow
12 12 (4.15%) B2B
12 12 (4.15%) SDLC
12 12 (4.15%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 56 (19.38%) Java
2 38 (13.15%) Apex Code
3 20 (6.92%) SQL
4 12 (4.15%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.77%) Java 8
6 7 (2.42%) C#
6 7 (2.42%) SOQL
7 4 (1.38%) Python
7 4 (1.38%) Ruby
8 2 (0.69%) ABAP
9 1 (0.35%) PHP
9 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (4.84%) Degree
2 6 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.38%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.69%) PMP
4 2 (0.69%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.65%) QA
2 4 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.04%) GDPR
3 3 (1.04%) IFRS
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.73%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.04%) Ansible
3 3 (1.04%) Puppet
3 3 (1.04%) Salt
4 2 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.69%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (14.53%) Oracle
2 18 (6.23%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.84%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 11 (3.81%) SAP
5 8 (2.77%) Adyen
5 8 (2.77%) WorldPay
6 6 (2.08%) Adobe
7 5 (1.73%) IBM
7 5 (1.73%) Workday
8 4 (1.38%) Informatica
8 4 (1.38%) Pega
9 3 (1.04%) Conga
9 3 (1.04%) Tableau
10 2 (0.69%) Cognos
10 2 (0.69%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.69%) Talend
11 1 (0.35%) Citrix
11 1 (0.35%) Lotus
11 1 (0.35%) Sage
11 1 (0.35%) VMware