Period
to 9 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Salesforce.com CRM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Salesforce.com CRM over the 6 months to 9 May 2021 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 Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
UK
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 567 565 752
Rank change year-on-year -2 +187 +55
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com CRM 107 92 102
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.94% 2.35% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 65 67
10th Percentile £340 £356 £313
25th Percentile £425 £406 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £463 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.59% -7.50% +11.11%
75th Percentile £563 £606 £575
90th Percentile £650 £645 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +14.71% -15.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year - -45.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Salesforce.com CRM is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3,637 3,910 6,185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.50% 7.53% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,144 2,411 3,786
10th Percentile £313 £325 £315
25th Percentile £401 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £599 £610 £575
90th Percentile £700 £706 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 57 78
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.06 £11.25
25th Percentile £17.75 £18.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate £36.75 £28.00 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year +31.25% -30.00% +63.27%
75th Percentile £61.14 £47.25 £58.44
90th Percentile £67.95 £56.45 £64.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £45.57
% change year-on-year -20.00% -31.42% +127.83%

Salesforce.com CRM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Salesforce.com CRM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Salesforce.com CRM in the UK

Salesforce.com CRM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Salesforce.com CRM in the UK

Salesforce.com CRM
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Salesforce.com CRM over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Salesforce.com CRM in the UK

Salesforce.com CRM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Salesforce.com CRM in the UK

Salesforce.com CRM
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Salesforce.com CRM within the UK over the 6 months to 9 May 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 +12 95 £475 -0.11% 25
London -17 52 £440 -9.74% 9
Work from Home -233 40 £500 -14.89% 3
UK excluding London +45 38 £488 +14.71% 18
South East +46 14 £519 +22.06% 3
South West +29 8 £500 +8.11% 4
Scotland -10 6 £450 +9.09% 2
North of England +42 5 £450 -21.74% 4
North West +25 4 £450 -23.40% 1
Midlands +21 3 £470 -30.37% 2
East Midlands - 2 £470 - 1
East of England - 2 £563 - 3
North East +27 1 - -
West Midlands +6 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Salesforce.com CRM 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.com CRM.

1 107 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 103 (96.26%) CRM
3 39 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (20.56%) Marketing
5 21 (19.63%) Apex Code
5 21 (19.63%) Social Skills
6 19 (17.76%) JavaScript
7 17 (15.89%) Visualforce
8 16 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (14.02%) Finance
9 15 (14.02%) Scrum
9 15 (14.02%) Requirements Gathering
10 14 (13.08%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 14 (13.08%) MySQL
11 12 (11.21%) HTML
11 12 (11.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 12 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (10.28%) Project Management
12 11 (10.28%) Data Modelling
13 10 (9.35%) Waterfall
14 9 (8.41%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 9 (8.41%) SDLC
14 9 (8.41%) SQL
15 8 (7.48%) Software Engineering
15 8 (7.48%) Translating Business Requirements
15 8 (7.48%) User Stories
15 8 (7.48%) Computer Science
15 8 (7.48%) Data Quality
15 8 (7.48%) Collaborative Working
16 7 (6.54%) Data Sharing

Salesforce.com CRM
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 (1.87%) Confluence
2 1 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.93%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.87%) Chatbot
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Magento
2 1 (0.93%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.93%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.08%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 12 (11.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 7 (6.54%) SaaS
4 6 (5.61%) Azure
5 4 (3.74%) Force.com
5 4 (3.74%) Power Platform
6 3 (2.80%) AWS
7 2 (1.87%) Veeva
8 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.93%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.93%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.93%) Slack
8 1 (0.93%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.08%) MySQL
2 4 (3.74%) Power BI
3 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.93%) Big Data
4 1 (0.93%) DB2
4 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.74%) JIRA
2 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.93%) Ant
3 1 (0.93%) Appium
3 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.93%) JMeter
3 1 (0.93%) Maven
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.93%) Postman
3 1 (0.93%) REST Assured
3 1 (0.93%) Selenium
3 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.93%) Subversion
3 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (20.56%) Marketing
2 21 (19.63%) Social Skills
3 15 (14.02%) Finance
4 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (5.61%) Presentation Skills
5 4 (3.74%) Organisational Skills
6 3 (2.80%) Banking
6 3 (2.80%) Law
6 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.80%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.87%) Advertising
7 2 (1.87%) Billing
7 2 (1.87%) Front Office
7 2 (1.87%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.87%) Retail
8 1 (0.93%) Electronics
8 1 (0.93%) Games
8 1 (0.93%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (17.76%) Developer
1 19 (17.76%) Salesforce Developer
2 18 (16.82%) Architect
3 17 (15.89%) Analyst
4 15 (14.02%) Project Manager
5 12 (11.21%) Business Analyst
5 12 (11.21%) Salesforce Project Manager
6 11 (10.28%) Consultant
6 11 (10.28%) Salesforce Architect
7 10 (9.35%) Salesforce Consultant
8 8 (7.48%) Salesforce Analyst
9 7 (6.54%) Salesforce Business Analyst
10 6 (5.61%) Cloud Consultant
10 6 (5.61%) CRM Manager
10 6 (5.61%) Marketing Consultant
11 5 (4.67%) Administrator
11 5 (4.67%) Automation Consultant
11 5 (4.67%) IT Manager
11 5 (4.67%) Salesforce Specialist
12 4 (3.74%) Salesforce Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.89%) Visualforce
2 12 (11.21%) HTML
3 3 (2.80%) Web Services
4 2 (1.87%) CSS
4 2 (1.87%) J2EE
4 2 (1.87%) Middleware
4 2 (1.87%) REST
4 2 (1.87%) SOAP
5 1 (0.93%) .NET
5 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.93%) GraphQL
5 1 (0.93%) JSON
5 1 (0.93%) React
5 1 (0.93%) RESTful
5 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.87%) PMI
2 2 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
3 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (0.93%) Life Science
3 1 (0.93%) NHS
3 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (96.26%) CRM
2 39 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (14.02%) Requirements Gathering
4 15 (14.02%) Scrum
5 12 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (10.28%) Data Modelling
6 11 (10.28%) Project Management
7 10 (9.35%) Waterfall
8 9 (8.41%) SDLC
9 8 (7.48%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (7.48%) Computer Science
9 8 (7.48%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.48%) Translating Business Requirements
9 8 (7.48%) User Stories
10 7 (6.54%) Data Sharing
10 7 (6.54%) DevOps
10 7 (6.54%) ERP
11 6 (5.61%) B2B
11 6 (5.61%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.63%) Apex Code
2 19 (17.76%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.41%) SQL
4 5 (4.67%) Java
4 5 (4.67%) SOQL
5 2 (1.87%) C#
6 1 (0.93%) C++
6 1 (0.93%) Go
6 1 (0.93%) Perl
6 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.93%) Python
6 1 (0.93%) SOSL
6 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) Degree
1 6 (5.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (4.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.87%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.87%) PMP
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.93%) ISEB
4 1 (0.93%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.74%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) GDPR
3 1 (0.93%) GxP
3 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 107 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (8.41%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 6 (5.61%) MuleSoft
3 6 (5.61%) Oracle
3 6 (5.61%) SAP
4 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.80%) Genesys
6 2 (1.87%) HubSpot
6 2 (1.87%) Pardot
7 1 (0.93%) Adobe
7 1 (0.93%) Ariba
7 1 (0.93%) New Relic
7 1 (0.93%) Workday