Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Salesforce Sales Cloud skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Salesforce Sales Cloud over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 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.

Salesforce.com Sales Cloud
UK
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 824 772 801
Rank change year-on-year -52 +29 -3
Contract jobs citing Salesforce Sales Cloud 73 114 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.11% 0.090%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.30% 0.67% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 68 59
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £278 £313 £360
90th Percentile £614 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £15.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Salesforce Sales Cloud is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 24,493 17,101 12,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.47% 16.69% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,983 11,864 8,610
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £275
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 219 190
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -16.55%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.48
90th Percentile £63.18 £58.75 £56.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -5.41% +8.82% -24.44%

Salesforce Sales Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Salesforce Sales Cloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Salesforce Sales Cloud in the UK

Salesforce Sales Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Salesforce Sales Cloud in the UK

Salesforce Sales Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Salesforce Sales Cloud over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Salesforce Sales Cloud in the UK

Salesforce Sales Cloud
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 Sales Cloud within the UK over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. 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 -55 65 £450 -5.26% 25
London -37 38 £475 - 18
UK excluding London -23 35 £450 - 8
South East -17 18 £425 -5.56% 3
Scotland -8 8 £550 +37.50% 1
North of England -9 5 £500 +3.63% 3
Midlands -7 4 £425 -10.53%
East Midlands +13 3 £425 -10.53%
North West -17 2 £800 +65.80%
Yorkshire - 2 £500 - 2
West Midlands -20 1 - -
North East - 1 £350 - 1

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Salesforce Sales Cloud 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 Salesforce Sales Cloud.

1 73 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 37 (50.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (34.25%) Apex Code
5 23 (31.51%) Visualforce
6 20 (27.40%) CRM
7 14 (19.18%) Finance
7 14 (19.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 12 (16.44%) Workflow
8 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
8 12 (16.44%) Degree
9 11 (15.07%) Web Services
9 11 (15.07%) Migration
10 10 (13.70%) Validation
10 10 (13.70%) REST
11 9 (12.33%) Data Migration
12 8 (10.96%) Marketing
12 8 (10.96%) Business Analysis
12 8 (10.96%) Analytics
12 8 (10.96%) Scrum
12 8 (10.96%) SOAP
13 7 (9.59%) ERP
13 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (9.59%) JIRA
13 7 (9.59%) Collaborative Working
14 6 (8.22%) Customer-Centricity
14 6 (8.22%) Decision-Making
14 6 (8.22%) Technical Leadership
14 6 (8.22%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (8.22%) Computer Science

Salesforce Sales Cloud
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 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.37%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (50.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 6 (8.22%) Force.com
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.37%) Heroku
3 1 (1.37%) IaaS
3 1 (1.37%) PaaS
3 1 (1.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.37%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) Power BI
2 1 (1.37%) BigQuery
2 1 (1.37%) DBAmp
2 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.37%) Pentaho
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) JIRA
2 6 (8.22%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.11%) Ant
3 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.37%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Marketing
3 3 (4.11%) Advertising
3 3 (4.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Front Office
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (41.10%) Developer
1 30 (41.10%) Salesforce Developer
2 16 (21.92%) Analyst
3 13 (17.81%) Salesforce Analyst
4 12 (16.44%) Administrator
4 12 (16.44%) Salesforce Administrator
5 11 (15.07%) Business Analyst
6 10 (13.70%) Salesforce Business Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Architect
7 6 (8.22%) Salesforce Architect
8 5 (6.85%) Cloud Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Consultant
8 5 (6.85%) Salesforce Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) Data Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Functional Consultant
10 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.11%) Salesforce Functional Consultant
10 3 (4.11%) Technical Leader
11 2 (2.74%) Sales Administrator
11 2 (2.74%) Salesforce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.51%) Visualforce
2 11 (15.07%) Web Services
3 10 (13.70%) REST
4 8 (10.96%) SOAP
5 5 (6.85%) .NET
5 5 (6.85%) XML
6 4 (5.48%) jQuery
6 4 (5.48%) JSON
7 3 (4.11%) Middleware
8 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.74%) CSS
8 2 (2.74%) HTML
9 1 (1.37%) Node.js
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.37%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.11%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.37%) Fintech
5 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Linux
1 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.40%) CRM
3 12 (16.44%) Workflow
4 11 (15.07%) Migration
5 10 (13.70%) Validation
6 9 (12.33%) Data Migration
7 8 (10.96%) Analytics
7 8 (10.96%) Business Analysis
7 8 (10.96%) Scrum
8 7 (9.59%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (9.59%) ERP
9 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
9 6 (8.22%) Customer-Centricity
9 6 (8.22%) Data Modelling
9 6 (8.22%) Decision-Making
9 6 (8.22%) Technical Leadership
10 5 (6.85%) SDLC
11 4 (5.48%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (4.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.25%) Apex Code
2 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.11%) SQL
4 2 (2.74%) SOQL
4 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.74%) VB
5 1 (1.37%) C#
5 1 (1.37%) Java
5 1 (1.37%) PHP
5 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.37%) Python
5 1 (1.37%) Ruby
5 1 (1.37%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) APMP
4 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.74%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 73 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (4.11%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 2 (2.74%) Conga
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) Tableau
4 1 (1.37%) Anaplan
4 1 (1.37%) Callidus
4 1 (1.37%) Concur
4 1 (1.37%) Google
4 1 (1.37%) Informatica
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle
4 1 (1.37%) Pardot
4 1 (1.37%) SAP
4 1 (1.37%) Talend