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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 177 175
Rank change year-on-year +21 -2  
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 100 93 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.29% 1.03% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 2.61% 2.14% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 75 73
Median daily rate £425 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £195 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.17% -19.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £26.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year +60.95% +45.83%  

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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3827 4353 4417
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.35% 48.40% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2131 2551 2414
Median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 218 228
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.84 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Salesforce.com
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Salesforce.com as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +11 35 £450 +12.50% 6
Hampshire +18 20 £425 +6.25% 5
Oxfordshire -3 17 £425 +12.95% 8
Buckinghamshire - 10 £475 - 1
West Sussex +18 6 £450 +63.63% 1
Surrey +7 5 £396 -12.00% 6
Middlesex +12 2 £383 -38.72% 1
East Sussex +3 2 - -
Kent - 1 - - 3
Salesforce.com
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Salesforce.com also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Salesforce.com.

1 59 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (28.65%) Apex Code
3 47 (25.41%) CRM
4 43 (23.24%) Visualforce
5 33 (17.84%) Finance
6 24 (12.97%) Mason
6 24 (12.97%) SaaS
7 22 (11.89%) JavaScript
8 21 (11.35%) Marketing
8 21 (11.35%) JIRA
8 21 (11.35%) Test Automation
8 21 (11.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 18 (9.73%) Force.com
9 18 (9.73%) Waterfall
9 18 (9.73%) Oracle
9 18 (9.73%) Migration
10 16 (8.65%) Java
10 16 (8.65%) ITIL
10 16 (8.65%) Test Management
11 15 (8.11%) Data Migration
11 15 (8.11%) Test Strategy
12 14 (7.57%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 14 (7.57%) SQL
12 14 (7.57%) Microsoft
12 14 (7.57%) Regression Testing
13 13 (7.03%) Microsoft Excel
13 13 (7.03%) Confluence
13 13 (7.03%) Open Source
14 12 (6.49%) ISEB
14 12 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management

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 13 (7.03%) Confluence
2 3 (1.62%) SugarCRM
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.54%) CMS
3 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.54%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.54%) SAS
3 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (7.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (5.95%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (11.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (3.24%) Eloqua
2 6 (3.24%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.08%) Pega PRPC
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.54%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.54%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.54%) Primavera
4 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.54%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.54%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.54%) Social Studio
4 1 (0.54%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.97%) SaaS
2 18 (9.73%) Force.com
3 14 (7.57%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 11 (5.95%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 6 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (2.70%) Boomi
6 5 (2.70%) CloudSense
7 4 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (1.62%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.08%) GitHub
9 2 (1.08%) IaaS
9 2 (1.08%) PaaS
9 2 (1.08%) Slack
10 1 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.54%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.54%) SmartFocus
10 1 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.54%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.70%) Internet
2 3 (1.62%) Broadband
2 3 (1.62%) FTP
3 1 (0.54%) CTI
3 1 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.16%) Data Lake
3 4 (2.16%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.62%) Big Data
4 3 (1.62%) DataStage
4 3 (1.62%) QlikView
5 2 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.08%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.08%) IDOL
5 2 (1.08%) MySQL
5 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.54%) DBAmp
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.54%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 21 (11.35%) JIRA
2 6 (3.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.62%) Calabash
5 2 (1.08%) Ant
5 2 (1.08%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.54%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.54%) Protractor
6 1 (0.54%) Selenium
6 1 (0.54%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.54%) Toad
6 1 (0.54%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (17.84%) Finance
2 21 (11.35%) Marketing
3 6 (3.24%) Billing
3 6 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.16%) Publishing
5 3 (1.62%) Legal
5 3 (1.62%) Retail
6 2 (1.08%) Advertising
6 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.54%) Front Office
7 1 (0.54%) German Language
Job Titles
1 55 (29.73%) Developer
2 46 (24.86%) Salesforce Developer
3 27 (14.59%) Analyst
4 18 (9.73%) Salesforce Analyst
5 17 (9.19%) Consultant
6 16 (8.65%) Business Analyst
7 14 (7.57%) Project Manager
8 13 (7.03%) Salesforce Consultant
9 12 (6.49%) Administrator
9 12 (6.49%) Architect
9 12 (6.49%) Test Manager
10 11 (5.95%) Salesforce Business Analyst
11 9 (4.86%) Salesforce Administrator
12 8 (4.32%) Salesforce Architect
13 7 (3.78%) CRM Analyst
13 7 (3.78%) Data Analyst
13 7 (3.78%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
13 7 (3.78%) Technical Consultant
14 6 (3.24%) Senior Developer
14 6 (3.24%) Senior Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (23.24%) Visualforce
2 24 (12.97%) Mason
3 11 (5.95%) CSS
3 11 (5.95%) REST
3 11 (5.95%) SOAP
4 10 (5.41%) .NET
4 10 (5.41%) Web Services
5 9 (4.86%) AngularJS
5 9 (4.86%) Node.js
6 7 (3.78%) HTML
7 5 (2.70%) XML
8 4 (2.16%) COM
9 3 (1.62%) J2EE
9 3 (1.62%) WSDL
10 2 (1.08%) CSS3
10 2 (1.08%) EJB
10 2 (1.08%) HTML5
10 2 (1.08%) JSON
10 2 (1.08%) JSP
10 2 (1.08%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.24%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.24%) User Experience
4 4 (2.16%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.16%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.62%) Semantic Web
5 3 (1.62%) Social Media
6 2 (1.08%) Life Science
7 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.54%) FMCG
7 1 (0.54%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.08%) Android
1 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.54%) Linux
2 1 (0.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (25.41%) CRM
3 21 (11.35%) Test Automation
4 18 (9.73%) Migration
4 18 (9.73%) Waterfall
5 16 (8.65%) ITIL
5 16 (8.65%) Test Management
6 15 (8.11%) Data Migration
6 15 (8.11%) Test Strategy
7 14 (7.57%) Regression Testing
8 13 (7.03%) Open Source
9 12 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (5.95%) Data Management
10 11 (5.95%) Supplier Management
11 10 (5.41%) Data Modelling
11 10 (5.41%) ETL
11 10 (5.41%) Functional Testing
11 10 (5.41%) Matrix Management
11 10 (5.41%) Matrix Organization
12 9 (4.86%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (28.65%) Apex Code
2 22 (11.89%) JavaScript
3 16 (8.65%) Java
4 14 (7.57%) SQL
5 8 (4.32%) C#
6 5 (2.70%) Python
7 3 (1.62%) PHP
7 3 (1.62%) Ruby
7 3 (1.62%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.62%) VB
8 2 (1.08%) C
8 2 (1.08%) SOQL
9 1 (0.54%) C++
9 1 (0.54%) PHP 7
9 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.54%) SOSL
9 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (6.49%) Degree
1 12 (6.49%) ISEB
2 10 (5.41%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.62%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.62%) PMP
4 2 (1.08%) IIBA
5 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.86%) QA
2 7 (3.78%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.54%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) Amdocs OSS
1 2 (1.08%) Netcool
2 1 (0.54%) Kibana
2 1 (0.54%) logstash
2 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.54%) Packer
2 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (9.73%) Oracle
2 14 (7.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.86%) SAP
4 7 (3.78%) Informatica
5 5 (2.70%) Dell
5 5 (2.70%) HP
5 5 (2.70%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 5 (2.70%) Siebel
6 4 (2.16%) Adobe
7 3 (1.62%) Apttus
7 3 (1.62%) Marketo
7 3 (1.62%) Pardot
7 3 (1.62%) Pega
7 3 (1.62%) Sage
7 3 (1.62%) Trillium
7 3 (1.62%) Zuora
8 2 (1.08%) Demandware
8 2 (1.08%) Spredfast
8 2 (1.08%) Tableau
8 2 (1.08%) Vertica
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