Period
to 27 October 2021

The median contractor rate for a Salesforce Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Salesforce.com Consultant
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 718 496 731
Rank change year-on-year -222 +235 +90
Contract jobs requiring a Salesforce Consultant 107 44 86
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 24 47
10th Percentile £425 £350 £363
25th Percentile £512 £405 £422
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.90%
75th Percentile £684 £570 £588
90th Percentile £763 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £456
% change year-on-year +4.76% +15.07% -8.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 79,516 29,896 79,393
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.28% 92.35% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,388 20,224 53,196
10th Percentile £300 £258 £258
25th Percentile £408 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £569
90th Percentile £700 £660 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,085 995 2,723
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.74 £14.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +8.57%
75th Percentile £45.00 £43.75 £43.00
90th Percentile £62.50 £54.41 £51.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -10.26% +11.43% -

Salesforce Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Salesforce Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Salesforce Consultant in the UK

Salesforce Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Salesforce Consultant.

Daily rate trend for Salesforce Consultant in the UK

Salesforce Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Salesforce Consultant over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Salesforce Consultant in the UK

Salesforce Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Salesforce Consultant.

Hourly rate trend for Salesforce Consultant in the UK

Salesforce Consultant
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Salesforce Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. 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 -213 71 £550 +10.00% 38
Work from Home -181 51 £631 +20.19% 8
London -195 41 £550 +10.00% 27
UK excluding London -154 22 £550 +4.76% 11
South East -79 7 £575 -2.95%
Midlands - 4 £528 - 2
West Midlands - 4 £528 - 2
Scotland - 4 £550 - 1
South West -49 3 £500 +53.85%
North West -54 3 £563 +40.63% 2
North of England -71 3 £563 +40.63% 3
East of England - 1 - - 5

Salesforce Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, Salesforce Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Salesforce Consultant in the job title.

1 107 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 29 (27.10%) Marketing
3 27 (25.23%) CRM
4 23 (21.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 19 (17.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 19 (17.76%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 19 (17.76%) Social Skills
6 18 (16.82%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 14 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (12.15%) Requirements Gathering
9 12 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (11.21%) Telecoms
10 11 (10.28%) Finance
10 11 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (9.35%) SQL
12 9 (8.41%) Degree
12 9 (8.41%) JIRA
12 9 (8.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 8 (7.48%) Business Process Analysis
13 8 (7.48%) Computer Science
13 8 (7.48%) Visualforce
13 8 (7.48%) Apex Code
14 7 (6.54%) SaaS
14 7 (6.54%) SAP
14 7 (6.54%) HTML
14 7 (6.54%) Data Modelling
14 7 (6.54%) User Stories
14 7 (6.54%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (6.54%) Presentation Skills

Salesforce Consultant Skill Set
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 1 (0.93%) CMS
1 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 23 (21.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 19 (17.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 7 (6.54%) SaaS
4 4 (3.74%) Force.com
4 4 (3.74%) PaaS
5 2 (1.87%) Azure
5 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.87%) CloudSense
5 2 (1.87%) Smartsheet
6 1 (0.93%) AWS
6 1 (0.93%) FinancialForce
6 1 (0.93%) IaaS
6 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) Firewall
1 4 (3.74%) SMS
2 2 (1.87%) HTTP
2 2 (1.87%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.93%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) MySQL
2 3 (2.80%) Metadata
2 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (8.41%) JIRA
2 3 (2.80%) Ant
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (27.10%) Marketing
2 19 (17.76%) Social Skills
3 14 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (11.21%) Telecoms
5 11 (10.28%) Finance
6 7 (6.54%) Presentation Skills
7 5 (4.67%) Public Sector
8 4 (3.74%) Documentation Skills
8 4 (3.74%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.87%) Electronics
9 2 (1.87%) Retail
10 1 (0.93%) Automotive
10 1 (0.93%) Back Office
10 1 (0.93%) Billing
10 1 (0.93%) French Language
10 1 (0.93%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.48%) Visualforce
2 7 (6.54%) HTML
3 2 (1.87%) XML
4 1 (0.93%) CSS
4 1 (0.93%) JSON
4 1 (0.93%) SOAP
4 1 (0.93%) Velocity
4 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.74%) User Experience
3 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
3 1 (0.93%) Learning Management System
3 1 (0.93%) Legacy Applications
3 1 (0.93%) Life Science
3 1 (0.93%) Marketing Technology
3 1 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
3 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.23%) CRM
2 18 (16.82%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
3 14 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (12.15%) Requirements Gathering
5 12 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.48%) Business Process Analysis
7 8 (7.48%) Computer Science
8 7 (6.54%) Data Modelling
8 7 (6.54%) User Stories
9 6 (5.61%) Analytics
9 6 (5.61%) DevOps
10 4 (3.74%) B2B
10 4 (3.74%) Coaching
10 4 (3.74%) Conversational UI
10 4 (3.74%) ITIL
10 4 (3.74%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.74%) Migration
10 4 (3.74%) Process Improvement
10 4 (3.74%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.35%) SQL
2 8 (7.48%) Apex Code
3 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.93%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) Degree
2 7 (6.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.80%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.87%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) GDPR
2 1 (0.93%) GMP
Vendors
1 107 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 19 (17.76%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 7 (6.54%) SAP
4 4 (3.74%) DocuSign
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle
5 3 (2.80%) Ariba
5 3 (2.80%) HubSpot
5 3 (2.80%) Pardot
6 2 (1.87%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.87%) Qualtrics
7 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.93%) Conga
7 1 (0.93%) Informatica
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.93%) MuleSoft