Period
to 25 September 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Salesforce.com products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Salesforce.com over the 6 months to 25 September 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Salesforce.com (SFDC).

Salesforce.com
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 232 270
Rank change year-on-year +36 +38 -70
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 1332 1167 1041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.36% 1.10% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 3.14% 2.45% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 800 752
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% -1.71%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 9
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.59% -9.38% -23.81%
10th Percentile £14.50 £10.00 £14.40
90th Percentile £145.00 £33.85 £31.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.70 £26.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year -13.52% +45.83% -13.25%

Salesforce.com is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 42448 47545 49981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.23% 44.87% 43.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26127 29188 29395
UK median daily rate £429 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.69% +3.44% +1.27%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1398 1651 2211
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -3.80% +2.94% +3.03%

Salesforce.com
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Salesforce.com in the UK

Salesforce.com
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Salesforce.com in the UK

Salesforce.com
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Salesforce.com over the 6 months to 25 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Salesforce.com in the UK

Salesforce.com
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Salesforce.com in the UK

Salesforce.com
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Salesforce.com over the 6 months to 25 September 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Salesforce.com in the UK

Salesforce.com
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 25 September 2017. 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 +51 1301 £450 - 129
London +26 853 £475 +2.15% 78
UK excluding London +66 455 £425 +6.25% 55
South East +60 230 £425 +6.25% 21
Midlands +72 98 £500 +11.11% 9
West Midlands +77 67 £550 +57.14% 2
North of England +66 51 £400 -11.11% 12
East of England -69 33 £408 +8.67% 6
North West +29 28 £400 -5.88% 7
South West +16 25 £350 -9.68% 3
East Midlands +2 25 £425 +13.33% 6
Yorkshire +47 22 £350 -22.22% 3
Scotland +15 18 £283 -40.53% 2
North East +64 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 25 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Salesforce.com also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Salesforce.com.

1 473 (35.51%) CRM
2 363 (27.25%) Agile Software Development
3 255 (19.14%) Apex Code
4 249 (18.69%) Finance
5 223 (16.74%) Java
6 218 (16.37%) Marketing
7 211 (15.84%) Visualforce
8 157 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 144 (10.81%) SQL
9 144 (10.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 129 (9.68%) Migration
11 126 (9.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 115 (8.63%) Project Management
13 114 (8.56%) Web Services
14 112 (8.41%) JavaScript
15 107 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
16 106 (7.96%) SOAP
17 102 (7.66%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 100 (7.51%) Banking
19 96 (7.21%) Oracle
19 96 (7.21%) Microsoft
20 93 (6.98%) Data Migration
21 90 (6.76%) SDLC
22 89 (6.68%) Business Analysis
23 84 (6.31%) HTML
24 82 (6.16%) Force.com
25 81 (6.08%) SAP
26 80 (6.01%) JIRA
27 78 (5.86%) Analytics
27 78 (5.86%) Scrum

Salesforce.com
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 23 (1.73%) CMS
2 21 (1.58%) Confluence
2 21 (1.58%) SharePoint
3 18 (1.35%) Apache Spark
3 18 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 11 (0.83%) WebSphere
5 9 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 9 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (0.68%) Drupal
5 9 (0.68%) Mule
5 9 (0.68%) WordPress
6 8 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (0.45%) SAS
8 5 (0.38%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.30%) Apache
10 3 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.23%) IIS
10 3 (0.23%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 54 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.075%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.075%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.075%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 144 (10.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 54 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (1.50%) Eloqua
4 12 (0.90%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.53%) Lawson
5 7 (0.53%) Social Studio
6 6 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.45%) SAP CRM
6 6 (0.45%) SAP SD
7 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.30%) Magento
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.23%) BigMachines
9 3 (0.23%) Radian6
9 3 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 126 (9.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 102 (7.66%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 82 (6.16%) Force.com
4 69 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
5 67 (5.03%) SaaS
6 58 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
7 41 (3.08%) Heroku
8 35 (2.63%) PaaS
9 23 (1.73%) Office 365
10 17 (1.28%) GitHub
11 16 (1.20%) Google Analytics
11 16 (1.20%) OpenShift
12 15 (1.13%) IaaS
13 14 (1.05%) FinancialForce.com
14 13 (0.98%) CloudSense
15 11 (0.83%) Amazon S3
15 11 (0.83%) Veeva
16 8 (0.60%) Boomi
17 7 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
18 6 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.03%) Internet
2 9 (0.68%) Firewall
3 8 (0.60%) Intranet
3 8 (0.60%) VPN
4 7 (0.53%) CTI
4 7 (0.53%) MPLS
5 6 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.30%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.23%) DNS
7 3 (0.23%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.23%) FTP
7 3 (0.23%) LAN
7 3 (0.23%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.23%) VLAN
7 3 (0.23%) WAN
7 3 (0.23%) X.509
8 2 (0.15%) OSPF
8 2 (0.15%) SAN
8 2 (0.15%) Wireless
8 2 (0.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.25%) Relational Database
3 29 (2.18%) Big Data
4 27 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (1.95%) MySQL
6 23 (1.73%) DBAmp
7 21 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
8 18 (1.35%) MongoDB
8 18 (1.35%) RDBMS
9 15 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (1.05%) Data Lake
11 13 (0.98%) Power BI
12 11 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (0.68%) Hadoop
13 9 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.60%) Apache Hive
14 8 (0.60%) HBase
14 8 (0.60%) Impala
14 8 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.60%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 80 (6.01%) JIRA
2 44 (3.30%) Jenkins
3 41 (3.08%) Git (software)
4 35 (2.63%) Selenium
5 28 (2.10%) Eclipse
6 18 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (1.20%) Bitbucket
7 16 (1.20%) Maven
8 15 (1.13%) SoapUI
8 15 (1.13%) Subversion
9 14 (1.05%) Ant
10 13 (0.98%) SpecFlow
11 12 (0.90%) Hudson
11 12 (0.90%) WebDriver
12 11 (0.83%) GitLab
12 11 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
13 10 (0.75%) Moq
13 10 (0.75%) NUnit
14 8 (0.60%) RSpec
14 8 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 249 (18.69%) Finance
2 218 (16.37%) Marketing
3 100 (7.51%) Banking
4 57 (4.28%) Investment Banking
5 52 (3.90%) Billing
6 46 (3.45%) Retail
7 40 (3.00%) Telecoms
8 26 (1.95%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.20%) Publishing
10 11 (0.83%) Legal
11 10 (0.75%) Front Office
12 9 (0.68%) Electronics
13 8 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.53%) General Ledger
15 6 (0.45%) Advertising
15 6 (0.45%) Automotive
15 6 (0.45%) Back Office
15 6 (0.45%) French Language
15 6 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 385 (28.90%) Developer
2 293 (22.00%) Salesforce Developer
3 265 (19.89%) Analyst
4 170 (12.76%) Business Analyst
5 160 (12.01%) Architect
6 142 (10.66%) Salesforce Analyst
7 101 (7.58%) Project Manager
7 101 (7.58%) Salesforce Business Analyst
8 94 (7.06%) Consultant
9 88 (6.61%) Administrator
10 82 (6.16%) Salesforce Administrator
11 65 (4.88%) Salesforce Consultant
12 64 (4.80%) Salesforce Architect
13 62 (4.65%) Java Developer
14 52 (3.90%) Salesforce Project Manager
15 51 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
16 46 (3.45%) CRM Analyst
17 38 (2.85%) Senior Developer
18 35 (2.63%) CRM Business Analyst
19 30 (2.25%) Senior Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (15.84%) Visualforce
2 114 (8.56%) Web Services
3 106 (7.96%) SOAP
4 84 (6.31%) HTML
5 76 (5.71%) REST
6 73 (5.48%) Mason
7 70 (5.26%) CSS
8 69 (5.18%) .NET
9 64 (4.80%) Spring
10 51 (3.83%) XML
11 41 (3.08%) AngularJS
12 40 (3.00%) Hibernate
13 38 (2.85%) Node.js
14 37 (2.78%) RESTful
15 33 (2.48%) JSON
16 24 (1.80%) J2SE
16 24 (1.80%) jQuery
17 23 (1.73%) Kafka
18 21 (1.58%) Spring Boot
19 19 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 107 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (3.08%) Virtual Team
3 37 (2.78%) User Experience
4 31 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 30 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (1.95%) Mobile App
7 24 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (1.65%) Data Structures
9 20 (1.50%) Fintech
10 19 (1.43%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.13%) Hedge funds
12 13 (0.98%) Reference Data
13 12 (0.90%) Data Centre
14 9 (0.68%) Social Media
15 8 (0.60%) FMCG
15 8 (0.60%) IVR
16 7 (0.53%) Fixed Income
17 6 (0.45%) Equities
17 6 (0.45%) Private Cloud
17 6 (0.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (1.50%) Linux
2 14 (1.05%) Windows
3 9 (0.68%) Android
4 8 (0.60%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.53%) Unix
6 2 (0.15%) CentOS
6 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.075%) VMS
7 1 (0.075%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (35.51%) CRM
2 363 (27.25%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 129 (9.68%) Migration
5 115 (8.63%) Project Management
6 93 (6.98%) Data Migration
7 90 (6.76%) SDLC
8 89 (6.68%) Business Analysis
9 78 (5.86%) Analytics
9 78 (5.86%) Scrum
10 69 (5.18%) Open Source
10 69 (5.18%) Test Automation
11 65 (4.88%) E-Commerce
12 60 (4.50%) Workflow
13 59 (4.43%) Business Intelligence
14 58 (4.35%) ETL
15 56 (4.20%) Change Management
16 55 (4.13%) Data Modelling
17 54 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
18 49 (3.68%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 255 (19.14%) Apex Code
2 223 (16.74%) Java
3 144 (10.81%) SQL
4 112 (8.41%) JavaScript
5 56 (4.20%) SOQL
6 48 (3.60%) C#
7 20 (1.50%) Python
7 20 (1.50%) T-SQL
8 17 (1.28%) SOSL
9 16 (1.20%) PHP
9 16 (1.20%) Ruby
10 14 (1.05%) Scala
11 6 (0.45%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.45%) VB
12 5 (0.38%) C
12 5 (0.38%) C++
12 5 (0.38%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.30%) VBA
14 3 (0.23%) R
15 2 (0.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 69 (5.18%) Degree
2 13 (0.98%) PMP
3 12 (0.90%) ISEB
4 11 (0.83%) PMI Certification
5 10 (0.75%) Security Cleared
6 8 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.45%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.23%) CISA
8 3 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.23%) CISSP
9 2 (0.15%) CCNP
9 2 (0.15%) CCSE
9 2 (0.15%) CISMP
9 2 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.15%) CWNA
9 2 (0.15%) Dell Certification
9 2 (0.15%) PgMP
9 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.15%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.83%) QA
2 34 (2.55%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.90%) PMO
4 8 (0.60%) GDPR
5 7 (0.53%) SLA
6 6 (0.45%) GxP
7 3 (0.23%) MiFID
8 2 (0.15%) COBIT
8 2 (0.15%) EMIR
8 2 (0.15%) GAMP
8 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.075%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.075%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.075%) GCP
9 1 (0.075%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (1.95%) Docker
2 8 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.60%) Apache Flume
2 8 (0.60%) HDFS
3 7 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.075%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.075%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.075%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.075%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.075%) vSphere
5 1 (0.075%) XenApp
5 1 (0.075%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (1.58%) Kubernetes
2 11 (0.83%) MOM
3 9 (0.68%) Puppet
4 8 (0.60%) Oozie
4 8 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.53%) Ansible
6 6 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.23%) Piwik
8 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.15%) SCCM
8 2 (0.15%) SCOM
9 1 (0.075%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.075%) DatAdvantage
9 1 (0.075%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.075%) MobiControl
9 1 (0.075%) nmon
9 1 (0.075%) Packer
9 1 (0.075%) Terraform
9 1 (0.075%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 96 (7.21%) Microsoft
1 96 (7.21%) Oracle
2 81 (6.08%) SAP
3 77 (5.78%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 29 (2.18%) Informatica
4 29 (2.18%) Pardot
4 29 (2.18%) Tableau
5 26 (1.95%) Siebel
6 23 (1.73%) Google
7 21 (1.58%) Adobe
7 21 (1.58%) Demandware
8 20 (1.50%) MuleSoft
9 18 (1.35%) Zuora
10 16 (1.20%) MicroStrategy
11 14 (1.05%) HP
11 14 (1.05%) IBM
12 13 (0.98%) Apigee
13 12 (0.90%) Marketo
13 12 (0.90%) ServiceNow
13 12 (0.90%) Workday