Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 711 803 827
Rank change year-on-year +92 +24 +85
Contract jobs citing Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) 94 95 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.092% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.11% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 57 40
UK median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £403 £413 £425
90th Percentile £648 £610 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £481 £500
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
UK median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.81% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 - -

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 72,325 89,346 87,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.16% 86.88% 86.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 47,414 59,091 58,000
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,300 2,337 2,104
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £23.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.95% -4.66% +2.56%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.35 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% -10.64% +2.17%

Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ).

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

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

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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ).

Contractor 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 12 November 2019. 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 +95 90 £550 +16.40% 12
London +96 57 £575 +22.34% 9
UK excluding London +22 32 £500 +3.90% 3
South East +38 25 £500 +11.11% 2
North of England +33 3 £463 -6.02%
Midlands +41 1 £450 -
West Midlands +39 1 £450 -
East of England +35 1 - - 1
North West +20 1 - -
South West -1 1 £650 +18.18%
Scotland -2 1 - -
North East - 1 £600 -
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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 84 (89.36%) Salesforce.com
2 35 (37.23%) Apex Code
2 35 (37.23%) Visualforce
3 22 (23.40%) Data Modelling
3 22 (23.40%) Billing
4 18 (19.15%) Force.com
5 17 (18.09%) Web Services
5 17 (18.09%) CRM
6 16 (17.02%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 15 (15.96%) Finance
7 15 (15.96%) SAP
8 14 (14.89%) Data Analytics
8 14 (14.89%) Analytics
8 14 (14.89%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 12 (12.77%) Migration
9 12 (12.77%) Apttus
10 11 (11.70%) Quote-to-Cash
11 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (9.57%) Oracle
12 9 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (8.51%) Data Migration
14 7 (7.45%) Business Analysis
14 7 (7.45%) Telecoms
14 7 (7.45%) Technical Leadership
15 6 (6.38%) Conga
15 6 (6.38%) Data Analysis
15 6 (6.38%) Data Quality
16 5 (5.32%) Marketing
16 5 (5.32%) Degree
16 5 (5.32%) Release 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:

Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) SAP GTS
2 1 (1.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.06%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.15%) Force.com
2 16 (17.02%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 14 (14.89%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 3 (3.19%) CloudSense
5 2 (2.13%) Heroku
5 2 (2.13%) Office 365
6 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Ant
2 1 (1.06%) Selenium
General
1 22 (23.40%) Billing
2 15 (15.96%) Finance
3 7 (7.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.32%) Marketing
5 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (48.94%) Architect
2 39 (41.49%) Salesforce Architect
3 16 (17.02%) Consultant
3 16 (17.02%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (13.83%) Salesforce Consultant
5 12 (12.77%) Salesforce Solution Architect
6 9 (9.57%) Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Salesforce Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Salesforce Technical Architect
7 7 (7.45%) Technical Architect
8 6 (6.38%) Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) Technical Leader
9 5 (5.32%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.26%) Administrator
10 4 (4.26%) Salesforce Administrator
11 3 (3.19%) Applications Support Analyst
11 3 (3.19%) Lead Architect
11 3 (3.19%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Architect
12 2 (2.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (37.23%) Visualforce
2 17 (18.09%) Web Services
3 3 (3.19%) REST
3 3 (3.19%) SOAP
4 2 (2.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.06%) Frameworx
2 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.06%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.40%) Data Modelling
2 17 (18.09%) CRM
3 14 (14.89%) Analytics
3 14 (14.89%) Data Analytics
4 12 (12.77%) Migration
5 11 (11.70%) Quote-to-Cash
6 9 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (8.51%) Data Migration
8 7 (7.45%) Business Analysis
8 7 (7.45%) Technical Leadership
9 6 (6.38%) Data Analysis
10 5 (5.32%) ERP
10 5 (5.32%) Release Management
10 5 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.26%) Business Development
11 4 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 3 (3.19%) Business Process Analysis
12 3 (3.19%) Design Sprint
Programming Languages
1 35 (37.23%) Apex Code
2 1 (1.06%) C
2 1 (1.06%) Java
2 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.19%) SLA
3 2 (2.13%) QA
4 1 (1.06%) PMO
Vendors
1 84 (89.36%) Salesforce.com
2 15 (15.96%) SAP
3 12 (12.77%) Apttus
4 9 (9.57%) Oracle
5 6 (6.38%) Conga
6 3 (3.19%) DocuSign
6 3 (3.19%) Marketo
7 2 (2.13%) Informatica
7 2 (2.13%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.13%) Zuora
8 1 (1.06%) Cognos
8 1 (1.06%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.06%) Siebel
8 1 (1.06%) Tableau