Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 179 170
Rank change year-on-year +70 -9 +18
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 353 195 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.11% 1.25% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 4.48% 2.55% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 136 162
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £315 £314 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
South East median hourly rate £33.00 £12.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.39% -55.45% -19.11%
10th Percentile £22.98 £12.25 £26.40
90th Percentile £37.25 £12.25 £34.95
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.27 £19.00
% change year-on-year +24.48% -9.09% -44.11%

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 7,884 7,636 8,860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.04% 49.01% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,596 4,341 4,974
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £234 £238 £220
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 391 454
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.36 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -18.11% +17.19%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.31 £9.50
90th Percentile £43.83 £47.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +7.66%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +32 201 £500 +11.11% 25
Berkshire +27 105 £525 +16.67% 17
Surrey +55 88 £495 +29.70% 10
Oxfordshire +11 81 £475 - 3
West Sussex +12 24 £425 +6.25% 3
Buckinghamshire -16 15 £525 -22.22% 5
Hampshire -17 15 £500 +17.65% 9
Middlesex +10 9 £315 -18.71% 1
Kent -9 6 £388 -3.13% 1
East Sussex -4 3 £350 -6.67% 1
Sussex - 2 £481 -
Home Counties - 1 £500 -
Salesforce.com
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 116 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (22.66%) CRM
3 74 (20.96%) Marketing
4 56 (15.86%) Java
5 54 (15.30%) Scrum
6 53 (15.01%) Finance
7 49 (13.88%) Test Automation
8 45 (12.75%) Kanban
8 45 (12.75%) SQL
9 44 (12.46%) Web Services
10 43 (12.18%) SOAP
10 43 (12.18%) Apex Code
11 40 (11.33%) SQL Server
12 39 (11.05%) QA
13 38 (10.76%) User Experience
13 38 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 37 (10.48%) Analytics
14 37 (10.48%) BDD
14 37 (10.48%) RESTful
15 33 (9.35%) HTML
15 33 (9.35%) Talend
16 32 (9.07%) Project Management
16 32 (9.07%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 31 (8.78%) Change Management
17 31 (8.78%) Visualforce
18 30 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
18 30 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (8.50%) Microsoft
19 29 (8.22%) Migration
19 29 (8.22%) Maven

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 24 (6.80%) Apache Spark
2 14 (3.97%) Confluence
3 7 (1.98%) CMS
3 7 (1.98%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.85%) Drupal
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.57%) WordPress
6 1 (0.28%) Apache
6 1 (0.28%) IIS
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 27 (7.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 15 (4.25%) Lawson
3 9 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (2.27%) NetSuite
5 7 (1.98%) Markit EDM
6 6 (1.70%) Eloqua
7 5 (1.42%) Oracle CRM
7 5 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.85%) iTrent
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle CRM On Demand
8 3 (0.85%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.85%) Social Studio
9 2 (0.57%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.28%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.07%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 30 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (5.95%) Google Tag Manager
5 16 (4.53%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 8 (2.27%) Amazon S3
6 8 (2.27%) Force.com
6 8 (2.27%) SaaS
7 7 (1.98%) Boomi
7 7 (1.98%) FinancialForce
8 6 (1.70%) Amazon Glacier
8 6 (1.70%) Google Analytics
8 6 (1.70%) Veeva
9 3 (0.85%) Heroku
10 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.57%) Office 365
10 2 (0.57%) PaaS
10 2 (0.57%) Slack
11 1 (0.28%) CloudSense
11 1 (0.28%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.12%) SMS
2 6 (1.70%) FTP
3 2 (0.57%) CTI
4 1 (0.28%) Extranet
4 1 (0.28%) HTTP
4 1 (0.28%) Internet
4 1 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.93%) Data Lake
3 26 (7.37%) Big Data
4 25 (7.08%) Apache Hive
4 25 (7.08%) Hadoop
4 25 (7.08%) Impala
5 24 (6.80%) HBase
5 24 (6.80%) Sqoop
6 23 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.98%) Power BI
9 7 (1.98%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.70%) MySQL
11 4 (1.13%) GIS
11 4 (1.13%) SAP Data Services
12 3 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.85%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.85%) Spotfire
12 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (8.22%) Jenkins
1 29 (8.22%) Maven
2 28 (7.93%) Selenium
3 27 (7.65%) JIRA
4 16 (4.53%) JUnit
5 12 (3.40%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.70%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.70%) JSUnit
7 3 (0.85%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.57%) Ant
8 2 (0.57%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.28%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (20.96%) Marketing
2 53 (15.01%) Finance
3 28 (7.93%) Billing
4 17 (4.82%) Legal
5 13 (3.68%) Retail
6 12 (3.40%) Publishing
7 9 (2.55%) General Ledger
8 6 (1.70%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.13%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.85%) Electronics
12 2 (0.57%) Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Advertising
13 1 (0.28%) Back Office
13 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 79 (22.38%) Developer
2 64 (18.13%) Analyst
3 58 (16.43%) Salesforce Developer
4 39 (11.05%) Architect
5 37 (10.48%) Salesforce Analyst
6 36 (10.20%) Project Manager
7 32 (9.07%) Business Analyst
8 31 (8.78%) Salesforce Architect
9 29 (8.22%) Consultant
10 27 (7.65%) Salesforce Consultant
11 18 (5.10%) Administrator
11 18 (5.10%) DevOps Developer
11 18 (5.10%) DevOps Engineer
11 18 (5.10%) Salesforce Business Analyst
12 16 (4.53%) Salesforce Administrator
13 14 (3.97%) CRM Manager
13 14 (3.97%) Technical Architect
14 13 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (3.68%) Technical Consultant
14 13 (3.68%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (12.46%) Web Services
2 43 (12.18%) SOAP
3 37 (10.48%) RESTful
4 33 (9.35%) HTML
5 31 (8.78%) Visualforce
6 24 (6.80%) Kafka
7 20 (5.67%) CSS
8 17 (4.82%) Mason
9 14 (3.97%) REST
10 13 (3.68%) .NET
11 9 (2.55%) jQuery
12 8 (2.27%) JSON
13 7 (1.98%) AngularJS
13 7 (1.98%) HTML5
14 6 (1.70%) Ajax
14 6 (1.70%) Node.js
14 6 (1.70%) XML
15 5 (1.42%) LAMP
16 4 (1.13%) EDI
17 3 (0.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.76%) User Experience
2 29 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.93%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (3.97%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.55%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.98%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.42%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.85%) Social Media
8 3 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (0.57%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.57%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.57%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.28%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.28%) Fintech
10 1 (0.28%) Life Science
10 1 (0.28%) Robotics
10 1 (0.28%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.23%) Linux
2 21 (5.95%) CentOS
3 4 (1.13%) Windows
4 2 (0.57%) Android
4 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.57%) Unix
5 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (22.66%) CRM
3 54 (15.30%) Scrum
4 49 (13.88%) Test Automation
5 45 (12.75%) Kanban
6 38 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (10.48%) Analytics
7 37 (10.48%) BDD
8 32 (9.07%) Project Management
9 31 (8.78%) Change Management
10 30 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (8.22%) Migration
11 29 (8.22%) Release Management
12 28 (7.93%) User Acceptance Testing
13 27 (7.65%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
13 27 (7.65%) Quote-to-Cash
14 26 (7.37%) DevOps
14 26 (7.37%) System Integration Testing
15 24 (6.80%) Data Strategy
15 24 (6.80%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 56 (15.86%) Java
2 45 (12.75%) SQL
3 43 (12.18%) Apex Code
4 27 (7.65%) JavaScript
5 24 (6.80%) Scala
6 21 (5.95%) Bash Shell
7 20 (5.67%) C#
8 12 (3.40%) PHP
9 10 (2.83%) Python
10 7 (1.98%) C++
10 7 (1.98%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.98%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.70%) Ruby
12 4 (1.13%) SOQL
13 3 (0.85%) R
14 2 (0.57%) SOSL
14 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.28%) ABAP
15 1 (0.28%) GraphQL
15 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (5.10%) Degree
2 8 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (2.27%) PMP
3 7 (1.98%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.85%) ISEB
4 3 (0.85%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.85%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.85%) SAP Certification
5 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.05%) QA
2 8 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.70%) PMO
4 3 (0.85%) GxP
5 2 (0.57%) GDPR
5 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (6.80%) Apache Flume
1 24 (6.80%) HDFS
2 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (6.80%) Oozie
2 9 (2.55%) HP ALM
3 4 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 33 (9.35%) Talend
2 30 (8.50%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.93%) Google
3 28 (7.93%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 26 (7.37%) Cloudera
5 22 (6.23%) SAP
6 21 (5.95%) Hortonworks
6 21 (5.95%) MapR
6 21 (5.95%) Tealium
7 20 (5.67%) Workday
8 17 (4.82%) Oracle
9 12 (3.40%) HP
10 9 (2.55%) MuleSoft
11 8 (2.27%) Demandware
11 8 (2.27%) Tableau
12 7 (1.98%) Dell
13 5 (1.42%) Ariba
13 5 (1.42%) Siebel
14 4 (1.13%) Pardot
14 4 (1.13%) Pega