Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 150 134
Rank change year-on-year +38 -16 +48
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 249 271 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.15% 1.72% 1.88%
As % of the Vendors category 4.29% 3.69% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 201 257
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £314
90th Percentile £648 £575 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £36.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.45% +9.85% +169.39%
10th Percentile £14.50 £19.45 £30.70
90th Percentile £22.00 £43.13 £37.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £41.25 £25.35
% change year-on-year -46.67% +62.72% +66.45%

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 5,798 7,350 7,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 49.95% 46.69% 47.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,334 4,211 4,500
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £220 £240 £237
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 296 292
South East median hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.12% -5.71% +12.90%
10th Percentile £11.44 £10.00 £10.40
90th Percentile £64.50 £50.00 £42.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

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 20 January 2020.

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
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 20 January 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 -8 137 £440 -7.37% 37
Berkshire -7 74 £425 -12.82% 17
Surrey +35 44 £517 +21.75% 16
Buckinghamshire +50 35 £469 +17.19% 10
Oxfordshire -15 28 £525 +10.53% 10
West Sussex +38 22 £363 -19.44% 13
Kent - 19 £569 - 4
Hampshire +33 16 £575 +21.05% 6
East Sussex +15 7 £325 +0.78% 3
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Salesforce.com
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 76 (30.52%) CRM
2 59 (23.69%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (19.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (15.26%) Finance
5 37 (14.86%) Marketing
6 34 (13.65%) SAP
7 30 (12.05%) Migration
8 25 (10.04%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
9 24 (9.64%) Azure
10 23 (9.24%) Data Modelling
11 21 (8.43%) Analytics
11 21 (8.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 20 (8.03%) ERP
12 20 (8.03%) SharePoint
12 20 (8.03%) Change Management
12 20 (8.03%) Retail
12 20 (8.03%) Business Analysis
13 18 (7.23%) QA
13 18 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (7.23%) Business Transformation
13 18 (7.23%) Apex Code
14 17 (6.83%) Project Management
15 16 (6.43%) Oracle
15 16 (6.43%) Microsoft
16 15 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (5.62%) Waterfall
17 14 (5.62%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (5.22%) DevOps
18 13 (5.22%) Data Governance
18 13 (5.22%) Office 365

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 20 (8.03%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.01%) CMS
3 2 (0.80%) Drupal
3 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.40%) Confluence
4 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.40%) Figma
Business Applications
1 21 (8.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 13 (5.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (4.02%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (2.41%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (2.01%) NetSuite
6 4 (1.61%) SimCorp Dimension
6 4 (1.61%) thinkFolio
7 3 (1.20%) SAP MDG
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.80%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.80%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.40%) Magento
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle TCA
9 1 (0.40%) Shopify
9 1 (0.40%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.64%) Azure
2 13 (5.22%) Office 365
3 11 (4.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 7 (2.81%) Power Platform
5 6 (2.41%) Force.com
6 5 (2.01%) AWS
6 5 (2.01%) SaaS
7 4 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (1.20%) Boomi
8 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.20%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (0.80%) Heroku
10 1 (0.40%) Akamai
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.40%) Serverless
10 1 (0.40%) Silverpop
10 1 (0.40%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.01%) PPP
1 5 (2.01%) VoIP
2 4 (1.61%) Firewall
3 2 (0.80%) SMS
3 2 (0.80%) SSH
4 1 (0.40%) DAB
4 1 (0.40%) Intranet
4 1 (0.40%) SAN
4 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.81%) Power BI
2 7 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (0.80%) MySQL
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.80%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.40%) Big Data
5 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.40%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.40%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.40%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.21%) Git (software)
1 8 (3.21%) JIRA
2 5 (2.01%) Ant
3 4 (1.61%) Bitbucket
3 4 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.61%) Postman
3 4 (1.61%) Selenium
4 3 (1.20%) Burp Suite
5 2 (0.80%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.40%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.40%) Sublime Text
6 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (15.26%) Finance
2 37 (14.86%) Marketing
3 20 (8.03%) Retail
4 12 (4.82%) Billing
4 12 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.41%) Legal
6 4 (1.61%) Back Office
7 3 (1.20%) Automotive
7 3 (1.20%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.20%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) German Language
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (24.50%) Analyst
2 60 (24.10%) Architect
3 35 (14.06%) Salesforce Analyst
4 34 (13.65%) Business Analyst
5 23 (9.24%) Salesforce Business Analyst
6 19 (7.63%) Consultant
6 19 (7.63%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (7.23%) Developer
8 17 (6.83%) Project Manager
8 17 (6.83%) Salesforce Architect
9 15 (6.02%) Change Manager
10 14 (5.62%) Azure Architect
11 13 (5.22%) Data Analyst
11 13 (5.22%) Salesforce Consultant
12 12 (4.82%) Business Manager
13 11 (4.42%) Administrator
13 11 (4.42%) Business Change Manager
13 11 (4.42%) Salesforce Project Manager
14 10 (4.02%) Salesforce Developer
14 10 (4.02%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.82%) HTML
2 10 (4.02%) Visualforce
3 7 (2.81%) .NET
3 7 (2.81%) Kafka
3 7 (2.81%) SOAP
4 6 (2.41%) Web Services
5 5 (2.01%) CSS
6 4 (1.61%) React
6 4 (1.61%) REST
7 3 (1.20%) HTML5
7 3 (1.20%) RESTful
7 3 (1.20%) SAP Basis
7 3 (1.20%) SAP Fiori
8 2 (0.80%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.80%) Node.js
8 2 (0.80%) React Native
8 2 (0.80%) Velocity
9 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.40%) Sass
9 1 (0.40%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.21%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.81%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (1.61%) FMCG
5 3 (1.20%) User Experience
6 2 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.40%) Acoustics
7 1 (0.40%) Blog
7 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.40%) RIA
7 1 (0.40%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.81%) Windows
2 6 (2.41%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.20%) Android
3 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (30.52%) CRM
2 59 (23.69%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (19.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (12.05%) Migration
5 25 (10.04%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 23 (9.24%) Data Modelling
7 21 (8.43%) Analytics
8 20 (8.03%) Business Analysis
8 20 (8.03%) Change Management
8 20 (8.03%) ERP
9 18 (7.23%) Business Transformation
10 17 (6.83%) Project Management
11 15 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (5.62%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (5.62%) Waterfall
13 13 (5.22%) Data Governance
13 13 (5.22%) DevOps
13 13 (5.22%) E-Commerce
14 12 (4.82%) Data Cleansing
14 12 (4.82%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.23%) Apex Code
2 12 (4.82%) Java
2 12 (4.82%) SQL
3 10 (4.02%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.21%) C#
5 6 (2.41%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.01%) SOQL
7 3 (1.20%) ABAP
8 2 (0.80%) C
8 2 (0.80%) Python
8 2 (0.80%) Ruby
9 1 (0.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (5.22%) Degree
2 6 (2.41%) ISEB
3 4 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (1.61%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.61%) PMP
4 3 (1.20%) CISSP
4 3 (1.20%) CLAS
4 3 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.20%) GIAC
4 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.20%) SANS
4 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.20%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.40%) Dell Certification
5 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.40%) MCSE
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.23%) QA
2 7 (2.81%) PMO
3 5 (2.01%) GDPR
4 4 (1.61%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.80%) Docker
3 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.20%) Nessus
2 2 (0.80%) Ansible
2 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.80%) Terraform
3 1 (0.40%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (13.65%) SAP
2 16 (6.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.43%) Oracle
3 12 (4.82%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 10 (4.02%) MuleSoft
5 8 (3.21%) Demandware
6 7 (2.81%) Apttus
6 7 (2.81%) Workday
7 5 (2.01%) Apple
7 5 (2.01%) Conga
7 5 (2.01%) Tableau
8 4 (1.61%) Ariba
8 4 (1.61%) Charles River
8 4 (1.61%) SimCorp
9 3 (1.20%) Adobe
9 3 (1.20%) Dell
9 3 (1.20%) IBM
9 3 (1.20%) Informatica
9 3 (1.20%) McAfee
9 3 (1.20%) Qualys