The median contractor rate for a Salesforce Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 Developer
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 419 569 522
Rank change year-on-year +150 -47  
Contract jobs requiring a Salesforce Developer 184 89 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 67 67
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £463
% change year-on-year - -2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43831 53159 52965
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.58% 95.10% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28449 34627 32119
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1436 1538 2125
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Salesforce Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Salesforce Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Salesforce Developer in the UK

Salesforce Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Salesforce Developer.

Contractor daily rate trend for Salesforce Developer in the UK

Salesforce Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Salesforce Developer over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Salesforce Developer in the UK

Salesforce Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Salesforce Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Salesforce Developer in the UK

Salesforce Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Salesforce Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
England +150 183 £475 -0.52% 49
London +121 138 £475 -5.00% 28
South East +21 20 £463 +8.82% 4
City of London -1 17 £450 -2.70% 5
West Midlands +34 14 £450 +50.00% 2
Hampshire +15 7 £428 +0.58% 2
Oxfordshire +1 6 £525 +16.66%
North West +37 5 £400 -5.88% 3
Southwark - 5 £480 -
Oxford -3 4 £550 +22.22%
East of England -3 4 £413 -17.50%
Andover - 4 £425 - 1
Brighton - 3 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £475 -
East Sussex - 3 £375 -
Coventry - 3 £450 -
Berkshire +12 2 £500 +17.64%
Birmingham +11 2 £450 +50.00% 1
Slough -2 2 £500 +21.21%
Ipswich - 2 £450 -
Suffolk - 2 £450 -
Hertfordshire +6 1 - -
South West +3 1 - - 5
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £375 -
Cheshire - 1 £300 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £375 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £300 -

Salesforce Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Salesforce Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Salesforce Developer in the job title.

1 297 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 221 (74.41%) Apex Code
3 193 (64.98%) Visualforce
4 118 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (31.31%) Java
6 70 (23.57%) JavaScript
6 70 (23.57%) CRM
7 67 (22.56%) REST
8 60 (20.20%) SOAP
9 47 (15.82%) SOQL
10 43 (14.48%) SQL
10 43 (14.48%) HTML
10 43 (14.48%) Marketing
11 42 (14.14%) CSS
12 39 (13.13%) Force.com
13 37 (12.46%) Finance
14 36 (12.12%) Web Services
14 36 (12.12%) C#
15 35 (11.78%) Scrum
16 34 (11.45%) .NET
17 33 (11.11%) jQuery
18 27 (9.09%) Mason
19 23 (7.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
20 22 (7.41%) XML
21 21 (7.07%) Degree
22 19 (6.40%) Heroku
23 18 (6.06%) AngularJS
23 18 (6.06%) Analytics
23 18 (6.06%) Banking
23 18 (6.06%) Migration

Salesforce Developer 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 6 (2.02%) Confluence
2 5 (1.68%) Mule
3 4 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.67%) Apache
5 1 (0.34%) JBoss
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 23 (7.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.13%) Force.com
2 19 (6.40%) Heroku
3 6 (2.02%) GitHub
4 4 (1.35%) SaaS
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.01%) Boomi
5 3 (1.01%) Veeva
6 2 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.67%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.67%) CloudSense
6 2 (0.67%) PaaS
6 2 (0.67%) Slack
7 1 (0.34%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.69%) Internet
2 1 (0.34%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.05%) DBAmp
2 9 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.69%) RDBMS
3 8 (2.69%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.35%) MySQL
6 3 (1.01%) Big Data
6 3 (1.01%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.01%) QlikView
7 2 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.67%) DataStage
7 2 (0.67%) GIS
8 1 (0.34%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (5.05%) Eclipse
1 15 (5.05%) Git (software)
1 15 (5.05%) JIRA
2 13 (4.38%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
4 9 (3.03%) Selenium
4 9 (3.03%) Subversion
5 8 (2.69%) Hudson
5 8 (2.69%) Maven
5 8 (2.69%) WebDriver
6 5 (1.68%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.68%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.34%) Ant
7 1 (0.34%) JUnit
7 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
General
1 43 (14.48%) Marketing
2 37 (12.46%) Finance
3 18 (6.06%) Banking
4 11 (3.70%) Billing
5 10 (3.37%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.03%) Retail
7 8 (2.69%) Publishing
8 4 (1.35%) Automotive
8 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.34%) Advertising
11 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (64.98%) Visualforce
2 67 (22.56%) REST
3 60 (20.20%) SOAP
4 43 (14.48%) HTML
5 42 (14.14%) CSS
6 36 (12.12%) Web Services
7 34 (11.45%) .NET
8 33 (11.11%) jQuery
9 27 (9.09%) Mason
10 22 (7.41%) XML
11 18 (6.06%) AngularJS
12 16 (5.39%) JSON
13 15 (5.05%) XML Schema
14 13 (4.38%) RESTful
15 11 (3.70%) Hibernate
15 11 (3.70%) Node.js
15 11 (3.70%) Spring
16 10 (3.37%) J2SE
17 9 (3.03%) XSD
18 8 (2.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 10 (3.37%) Data Structures
3 9 (3.03%) Virtual Team
4 7 (2.36%) User Experience
5 5 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.34%) FMCG
8 1 (0.34%) iPad
8 1 (0.34%) iPhone
8 1 (0.34%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (23.57%) CRM
3 35 (11.78%) Scrum
4 18 (6.06%) Analytics
4 18 (6.06%) Migration
5 15 (5.05%) Data Migration
5 15 (5.05%) DevOps
5 15 (5.05%) SOA
5 15 (5.05%) Software Engineering
6 14 (4.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (4.71%) Data Integration
6 14 (4.71%) Investment Management
7 12 (4.04%) Change Management
7 12 (4.04%) OO
7 12 (4.04%) Open Source
7 12 (4.04%) Project Management
8 11 (3.70%) API Development
8 11 (3.70%) SDLC
8 11 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
8 11 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 221 (74.41%) Apex Code
2 93 (31.31%) Java
3 70 (23.57%) JavaScript
4 47 (15.82%) SOQL
5 43 (14.48%) SQL
6 36 (12.12%) C#
7 10 (3.37%) SOSL
8 9 (3.03%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.36%) C++
10 5 (1.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (7.07%) Degree
2 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.01%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.37%) Piwik
2 4 (1.35%) MOM
Vendors
1 297 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 15 (5.05%) Zuora
3 12 (4.04%) Oracle
4 11 (3.70%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 10 (3.37%) Informatica
5 10 (3.37%) Pardot
6 5 (1.68%) Tableau
6 5 (1.68%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.35%) SAP
8 3 (1.01%) Dell
9 2 (0.67%) Anaplan
9 2 (0.67%) Apttus
9 2 (0.67%) Assembla
9 2 (0.67%) Marketo
9 2 (0.67%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.34%) Canoo
10 1 (0.34%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.34%) Jitterbit
10 1 (0.34%) Pega
10 1 (0.34%) Sage
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