Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 141 194
Rank change year-on-year -10 +53 +2
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 287 290 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.69% 1.73% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 3.66% 3.63% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 227 120
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £325 £308 £310
90th Percentile £588 £588 £553
England median daily rate £484 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.89% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
South East median hourly rate £33.75 £33.00 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +146.73% -51.36%
10th Percentile £18.48 £30.70 £12.45
90th Percentile £42.15 £37.50 £14.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £14.09
% change year-on-year +31.15% +116.54% -26.83%

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 7,844 7,984 7,911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.15% 47.65% 48.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,535 4,628 4,578
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £223
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 325 391
South East median hourly rate £16.18 £17.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.23% +13.11% -15.28%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.28 £9.25
90th Percentile £49.88 £43.15 £48.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -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 12 December 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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +23 194 £475 - 26
Oxfordshire +20 100 £475 - 8
Berkshire -5 90 £488 +4.00% 13
Surrey -38 55 £533 +25.29% 2
West Sussex -19 14 £375 -6.25%
Hampshire -32 8 £475 +11.76% 18
East Sussex -8 7 £323 -7.86% 2
Buckinghamshire +20 4 £366 -1.08% 5
Kent - 4 £605 - 2
Middlesex +8 2 £325 +3.17%
Salesforce.com
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 101 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (30.66%) CRM
3 72 (25.09%) Java
4 52 (18.12%) Oracle
5 47 (16.38%) Quote-to-Cash
6 45 (15.68%) Scrum
7 36 (12.54%) QA
8 35 (12.20%) Apex Code
9 32 (11.15%) Marketing
10 30 (10.45%) Kafka
11 29 (10.10%) Visualforce
12 28 (9.76%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
13 27 (9.41%) Project Management
13 27 (9.41%) Finance
14 26 (9.06%) Web Services
15 24 (8.36%) User Acceptance Testing
16 23 (8.01%) Publishing
16 23 (8.01%) User Experience
16 23 (8.01%) Problem-Solving
17 22 (7.67%) User Stories
17 22 (7.67%) Migration
18 21 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
19 19 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (6.62%) Billing
20 18 (6.27%) Software Engineering
20 18 (6.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
20 18 (6.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
21 17 (5.92%) Oracle EBS R12
22 16 (5.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
22 16 (5.57%) Degree

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 4 (1.39%) CMS
1 4 (1.39%) Drupal
2 3 (1.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.05%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.35%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.35%) Confluence
4 1 (0.35%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (2.09%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.70%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.35%) Mingle
5 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (5.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 16 (5.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 11 (3.83%) Eloqua
4 4 (1.39%) SAP ERP
5 3 (1.05%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.70%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.35%) Magento
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle CRM On Demand
7 1 (0.35%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.35%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.35%) Shopify
7 1 (0.35%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 18 (6.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 15 (5.23%) Force.com
4 13 (4.53%) SaaS
5 10 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (2.44%) Serverless
7 5 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (1.74%) GitHub
8 4 (1.39%) Heroku
9 2 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.70%) PaaS
9 2 (0.70%) Responsys
10 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.35%) IaaS
10 1 (0.35%) Office 365
10 1 (0.35%) Twilio
10 1 (0.35%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.39%) HTTP
2 3 (1.05%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.70%) FTP
3 2 (0.70%) Internet
3 2 (0.70%) Skype
3 2 (0.70%) SMS
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%) Intranet
4 1 (0.35%) MPLS
4 1 (0.35%) MQTT
4 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.70%) QlikView
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%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.35%) Power BI
3 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (3.48%) Git (software)
1 10 (3.48%) JIRA
2 8 (2.79%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (2.09%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.70%) Selenium
5 2 (0.70%) Subversion
6 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.35%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (11.15%) Marketing
2 27 (9.41%) Finance
3 23 (8.01%) Publishing
4 19 (6.62%) Billing
5 16 (5.57%) Telecoms
6 13 (4.53%) Back Office
7 7 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.74%) Retail
9 2 (0.70%) Banking
9 2 (0.70%) Legal
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Front Office
10 1 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 70 (24.39%) Developer
2 51 (17.77%) Salesforce Developer
3 43 (14.98%) Architect
4 40 (13.94%) Analyst
5 27 (9.41%) Salesforce Architect
6 24 (8.36%) Java Developer
7 23 (8.01%) Administrator
7 23 (8.01%) Salesforce Analyst
8 22 (7.67%) Salesforce Administrator
9 19 (6.62%) Business Analyst
9 19 (6.62%) Consultant
10 18 (6.27%) Java Engineer
11 16 (5.57%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (5.23%) CRM Manager
12 15 (5.23%) Project Manager
13 14 (4.88%) Java Software Engineer
13 14 (4.88%) Software Engineer
14 12 (4.18%) Programme Manager
14 12 (4.18%) Salesforce Consultant
14 12 (4.18%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.45%) Kafka
2 29 (10.10%) Visualforce
3 26 (9.06%) Web Services
4 14 (4.88%) .NET
5 13 (4.53%) SOAP
6 11 (3.83%) HTML
7 9 (3.14%) REST
8 8 (2.79%) XML
9 7 (2.44%) COM
9 7 (2.44%) JSON
10 5 (1.74%) CSS
10 5 (1.74%) RESTful
11 4 (1.39%) Ajax
11 4 (1.39%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.39%) IDoc
11 4 (1.39%) jQuery
12 3 (1.05%) Middleware
12 3 (1.05%) Spring
12 3 (1.05%) Spring Boot
12 3 (1.05%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.01%) User Experience
2 19 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.14%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.09%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.09%) Virtual Team
5 5 (1.74%) Life Science
5 5 (1.74%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.39%) Fintech
7 3 (1.05%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.05%) Social Media
8 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.70%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.70%) PMI
9 1 (0.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.35%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.35%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 5 (1.74%) Android
3 2 (0.70%) Windows
4 1 (0.35%) Linux
4 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (30.66%) CRM
3 47 (16.38%) Quote-to-Cash
4 45 (15.68%) Scrum
5 28 (9.76%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 27 (9.41%) Project Management
7 24 (8.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (8.01%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (7.67%) Migration
9 22 (7.67%) User Stories
10 18 (6.27%) Software Engineering
11 16 (5.57%) B2B
11 16 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (5.23%) Service Delivery
13 14 (4.88%) Analytics
13 14 (4.88%) SDLC
14 13 (4.53%) Business Analysis
14 13 (4.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 13 (4.53%) Technical Leadership
14 13 (4.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 72 (25.09%) Java
2 35 (12.20%) Apex Code
3 13 (4.53%) Java 8
4 12 (4.18%) SQL
5 9 (3.14%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.44%) C#
7 4 (1.39%) ABAP
8 3 (1.05%) SOQL
9 2 (0.70%) Python
9 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.35%) PHP
10 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (5.57%) Degree
2 6 (2.09%) PMI Certification
2 6 (2.09%) PMP
3 4 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.70%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.35%) CBAP
5 1 (0.35%) IIBA
5 1 (0.35%) ISEB
5 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (12.54%) QA
2 5 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.39%) PMO
4 2 (0.70%) GDPR
4 2 (0.70%) SLA
5 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (1.39%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.35%) Puppet
2 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (18.12%) Oracle
2 14 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.88%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 13 (4.53%) SAP
4 8 (2.79%) Adyen
4 8 (2.79%) WorldPay
5 6 (2.09%) IBM
5 6 (2.09%) New Relic
5 6 (2.09%) Workday
6 4 (1.39%) Adobe
6 4 (1.39%) Demandware
6 4 (1.39%) Informatica
6 4 (1.39%) Pega
7 3 (1.05%) Tableau
8 2 (0.70%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.35%) Apttus
9 1 (0.35%) hybris
9 1 (0.35%) Marketo
9 1 (0.35%) SendGrid
9 1 (0.35%) Talend