Period
to 28 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) over the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
UK
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 531 744 857
Rank change year-on-year +213 +113 -53
Contract jobs citing Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) 82 97 51
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.11% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.12% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 38 31
Median daily rate £550 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £324 £400 £325
90th Percentile £655 £683 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £525 £400
% change year-on-year -9.52% +31.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £23.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +48.44% -74.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.25 -

Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,022 79,195 87,674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.44% 87.26% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,204 52,151 57,814
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £298
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,410 2,124 2,314
Median hourly rate £29.88 £24.83 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.31% +12.88% -13.73%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.82 £11.17
90th Percentile £55.00 £51.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £23.00 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -2.13% +14.63% -21.15%

Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) in the UK

Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ).

Daily rate trend for Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) in the UK

Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) in the UK

Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ).

Hourly rate trend for Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) in the UK

Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) within the UK over the 6 months to 28 May 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
England +220 71 £550 +4.76% 8
London +181 41 £600 +14.29% 7
UK excluding London +170 35 £475 -9.52% 1
North of England +108 13 £400 - 1
South East +111 11 £600 +14.29%
Work from Home +20 9 £575 -
North West +62 7 £550 - 1
Scotland - 7 £475 -
Yorkshire - 3 £363 -
North East - 3 - -
East of England - 3 £213 -
Midlands +75 1 £338 -
East Midlands - 1 £338 -

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) 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 with a requirement for Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ).

1 68 (82.93%) Salesforce.com
2 26 (31.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 24 (29.27%) Apex Code
4 23 (28.05%) CRM
5 21 (25.61%) Visualforce
6 19 (23.17%) REST
6 19 (23.17%) SOAP
7 18 (21.95%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (15.85%) Web Services
10 11 (13.41%) Oracle
10 11 (13.41%) Heroku
11 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
11 10 (12.20%) XML
11 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (10.98%) Finance
12 9 (10.98%) SAP
12 9 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (9.76%) HTML
13 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
14 7 (8.54%) Migration
14 7 (8.54%) Marketing
14 7 (8.54%) Force.com
14 7 (8.54%) Project Delivery
15 6 (7.32%) Quote-to-Cash
15 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
15 6 (7.32%) Data Migration
15 6 (7.32%) Billing
15 6 (7.32%) Capacity Management

Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) BigMachines
1 2 (2.44%) Magento
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (2.44%) Shopify
2 1 (1.22%) Data Workbench
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (31.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 18 (21.95%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 11 (13.41%) Heroku
4 7 (8.54%) Force.com
5 5 (6.10%) SaaS
6 4 (4.88%) Oracle CX
7 2 (2.44%) AWS
7 2 (2.44%) PaaS
7 2 (2.44%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.22%) Sumo Logic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) Power BI
1 2 (2.44%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.22%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.22%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.22%) QlikView
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Ant
2 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 9 (10.98%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.54%) Marketing
4 6 (7.32%) Billing
5 3 (3.66%) Back Office
6 2 (2.44%) Front Office
7 1 (1.22%) French Language
7 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Architect
2 19 (23.17%) Developer
3 13 (15.85%) Consultant
3 13 (15.85%) Salesforce Architect
4 11 (13.41%) Salesforce Developer
5 8 (9.76%) Project Manager
5 8 (9.76%) Salesforce Consultant
6 7 (8.54%) Administrator
6 7 (8.54%) Salesforce Administrator
6 7 (8.54%) Salesforce Project Manager
7 5 (6.10%) Salesforce Technical Leader
7 5 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (6.10%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.88%) Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Salesforce Configurator
8 4 (4.88%) Salesforce Solution Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.61%) Visualforce
2 19 (23.17%) REST
2 19 (23.17%) SOAP
3 13 (15.85%) Web Services
4 10 (12.20%) XML
5 8 (9.76%) HTML
6 5 (6.10%) CSS
6 5 (6.10%) MSMQ
7 3 (3.66%) .NET
7 3 (3.66%) JSON
7 3 (3.66%) React
8 2 (2.44%) jQuery
8 2 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (2.44%) Middleware
8 2 (2.44%) Node.js
8 2 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.44%) XSL
9 1 (1.22%) JSP
9 1 (1.22%) Servlets
9 1 (1.22%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.44%) Learning Management System
2 2 (2.44%) TM Forum
2 2 (2.44%) User Experience
3 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.22%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.05%) CRM
2 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (8.54%) Migration
5 7 (8.54%) Project Delivery
6 6 (7.32%) Analytics
6 6 (7.32%) Capacity Management
6 6 (7.32%) Data Migration
6 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
6 6 (7.32%) Quote-to-Cash
7 5 (6.10%) API Development
7 5 (6.10%) UML
7 5 (6.10%) Workflow
8 4 (4.88%) B2B
8 4 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.88%) Contract Management
8 4 (4.88%) Data Analytics
8 4 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.27%) Apex Code
2 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.10%) Java
4 2 (2.44%) C#
4 2 (2.44%) PHP
4 2 (2.44%) Python
4 2 (2.44%) VBA
5 1 (1.22%) ABAP
5 1 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (1.22%) IronPython
5 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) GDPR
2 2 (2.44%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.22%) GxP
3 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 68 (82.93%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (13.41%) Oracle
3 9 (10.98%) SAP
4 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.44%) Amdocs
5 2 (2.44%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.44%) Google
5 2 (2.44%) hybris
5 2 (2.44%) NetCracker
5 2 (2.44%) Siebel
6 1 (1.22%) Apttus
6 1 (1.22%) Callidus
6 1 (1.22%) Cerillion
6 1 (1.22%) DocuSign
6 1 (1.22%) Freshdesk
6 1 (1.22%) Tableau