Period
to 30 March 2020

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 30 March 2020 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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 135 203 174
Rank change year-on-year +68 -29 +50
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 1,198 1,354 1,579
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.91% 1.39% 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 4.46% 3.27% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 849 1,084
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £316 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £463 £458
% change year-on-year +5.41% +1.09% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 23
Median hourly rate £27.50 £33.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +56.98% -23.04%
10th Percentile £20.60 £16.13 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.35 £115.00 £41.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% -35.71% +25.28%

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 26,866 41,425 42,528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.81% 42.56% 41.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,129 25,778 26,497
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £213 £263 £240
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,237 1,441 1,443
Median hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.94% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.87 £10.91 £10.80
90th Percentile £50.85 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.54%

Salesforce.com
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Salesforce.com in the UK

Salesforce.com
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Salesforce.com in the UK

Salesforce.com
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Salesforce.com over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Salesforce.com in the UK

Salesforce.com
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Salesforce.com in the UK

Salesforce.com
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Salesforce.com over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Salesforce.com in the UK

Salesforce.com
Top 17 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 30 March 2020. 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 +68 1,113 £500 +2.83% 341
London +60 646 £520 +4.00% 187
UK excluding London +84 523 £488 +5.41% 165
South East +39 209 £500 +1.63% 56
South West +69 105 £513 +5.13% 22
North of England +82 90 £500 +16.28% 41
Work from Home +34 60 £500 -2.44% 20
North West +45 51 £525 +18.31% 23
Scotland +28 51 £450 -9.77% 9
Midlands +26 39 £500 +21.95% 24
West Midlands +35 29 £525 +31.25% 20
Yorkshire +55 26 £363 -17.85% 11
Northern Ireland - 15 £494 - 1
North East +19 14 £488 +21.88% 7
East of England +18 11 £394 -9.48% 11
East Midlands +19 9 £450 - 4
Wales +23 3 £563 +4.65% 1

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Salesforce.com 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.

1 373 (31.14%) CRM
2 318 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
3 232 (19.37%) Marketing
4 212 (17.70%) Apex Code
5 205 (17.11%) Finance
6 147 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 141 (11.77%) Java
8 133 (11.10%) Visualforce
9 127 (10.60%) Migration
10 126 (10.52%) REST
10 126 (10.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 123 (10.27%) HTML
12 121 (10.10%) Scrum
13 104 (8.68%) JavaScript
14 99 (8.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 94 (7.85%) Microsoft
16 90 (7.51%) Problem-Solving
17 87 (7.26%) SOAP
17 87 (7.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 85 (7.10%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
18 85 (7.10%) Analytics
19 79 (6.59%) Web Services
20 78 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
21 77 (6.43%) Azure
22 76 (6.34%) AWS
23 74 (6.18%) Dynamics CRM
24 72 (6.01%) Business Analysis
24 72 (6.01%) SQL
25 68 (5.68%) SAP
25 68 (5.68%) Analytical Skills

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 22 (1.84%) Confluence
2 17 (1.42%) CMS
3 14 (1.17%) SharePoint
4 11 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 11 (0.92%) WebSphere
5 7 (0.58%) Anypoint
5 7 (0.58%) SAS
6 4 (0.33%) Drupal
7 3 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.25%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.25%) IIS
7 3 (0.25%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.17%) Apache
8 2 (0.17%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.17%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.17%) JBoss
8 2 (0.17%) nginx
8 2 (0.17%) WildFly
8 2 (0.17%) WordPress
9 1 (0.083%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 37 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.083%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.083%) Figma
6 1 (0.083%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 99 (8.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 74 (6.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (1.67%) NetSuite
4 17 (1.42%) Eloqua
5 15 (1.25%) Adobe Campaign
6 14 (1.17%) Magento
7 10 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.33%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.33%) SAP MDG
8 4 (0.33%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.25%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.25%) SAP MDM
9 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.17%) Aligne
10 2 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (0.17%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 126 (10.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 87 (7.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 77 (6.43%) Azure
4 76 (6.34%) AWS
5 59 (4.92%) Power Platform
6 54 (4.51%) Force.com
7 51 (4.26%) SaaS
8 25 (2.09%) Serverless
9 19 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
10 18 (1.50%) Office 365
11 17 (1.42%) Heroku
12 16 (1.34%) Boomi
13 15 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (1.09%) Azure Data Factory
15 9 (0.75%) GCP
15 9 (0.75%) PaaS
16 8 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
16 8 (0.67%) iPaaS
16 8 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
17 7 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.83%) HTTP
2 5 (0.42%) Firewall
2 5 (0.42%) PPP
2 5 (0.42%) SMS
2 5 (0.42%) SSL
3 3 (0.25%) CTI
3 3 (0.25%) VoIP
4 2 (0.17%) DNS
4 2 (0.17%) SSH
4 2 (0.17%) tcpdump
4 2 (0.17%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.17%) VPN
4 2 (0.17%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.083%) DAB
5 1 (0.083%) DWDM
5 1 (0.083%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.083%) Internet
5 1 (0.083%) Softphone
5 1 (0.083%) WebEx
5 1 (0.083%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (4.92%) Power BI
2 42 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 27 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 17 (1.42%) Data Lake
6 13 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
9 9 (0.75%) MySQL
9 9 (0.75%) SAP HANA
9 9 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (0.67%) Big Data
11 6 (0.50%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.50%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.42%) Cosmos DB
12 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (0.42%) OLAP
12 5 (0.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 64 (5.34%) JIRA
2 32 (2.67%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.75%) Bitbucket
4 20 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.83%) Ant
6 9 (0.75%) Eclipse
7 7 (0.58%) Selenium
7 7 (0.58%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.42%) Subversion
8 5 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.33%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.33%) Mocha
10 3 (0.25%) Burp Suite
10 3 (0.25%) Maven
10 3 (0.25%) Visual Studio Code
10 3 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.17%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.17%) Lombardi
11 2 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 232 (19.37%) Marketing
2 205 (17.11%) Finance
3 63 (5.26%) Retail
4 32 (2.67%) Banking
5 23 (1.92%) Public Sector
6 21 (1.75%) Billing
6 21 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.42%) Legal
8 9 (0.75%) Back Office
8 9 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.58%) Advertising
9 7 (0.58%) Games
10 5 (0.42%) Automotive
10 5 (0.42%) Electronics
10 5 (0.42%) French Language
10 5 (0.42%) German Language
10 5 (0.42%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.33%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 347 (28.96%) Developer
2 266 (22.20%) Salesforce Developer
3 218 (18.20%) Architect
4 184 (15.36%) Analyst
5 122 (10.18%) Salesforce Architect
6 114 (9.52%) Business Analyst
7 92 (7.68%) Consultant
8 89 (7.43%) Solutions Architect
9 87 (7.26%) Salesforce Analyst
10 70 (5.84%) Salesforce Consultant
11 69 (5.76%) Project Manager
12 61 (5.09%) Salesforce Business Analyst
13 54 (4.51%) Administrator
13 54 (4.51%) Salesforce Solution Architect
14 45 (3.76%) Salesforce Administrator
15 39 (3.26%) Salesforce Project Manager
16 33 (2.75%) Cloud Developer
17 31 (2.59%) Data Analyst
18 28 (2.34%) CRM Manager
19 24 (2.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (11.10%) Visualforce
2 126 (10.52%) REST
3 123 (10.27%) HTML
4 87 (7.26%) SOAP
5 79 (6.59%) Web Services
6 65 (5.43%) CSS
7 37 (3.09%) XML
8 33 (2.75%) JSON
9 29 (2.42%) HTML5
10 27 (2.25%) .NET
11 26 (2.17%) CSS3
12 18 (1.50%) jQuery
13 17 (1.42%) RESTful
14 16 (1.34%) Middleware
15 15 (1.25%) React
16 12 (1.00%) AngularJS
17 11 (0.92%) Node.js
17 11 (0.92%) Sass
18 9 (0.75%) J2EE
18 9 (0.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 68 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (2.92%) User Experience
3 28 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.09%) Marketing Technology
8 12 (1.00%) Virtual Team
9 11 (0.92%) FMCG
10 10 (0.83%) Data Structures
11 9 (0.75%) Acoustics
12 7 (0.58%) Animation
12 7 (0.58%) e-Learning
12 7 (0.58%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.50%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.42%) Enterprise Cloud
15 4 (0.33%) Public Cloud
16 3 (0.25%) Client/Server
17 2 (0.17%) PMI
17 2 (0.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (0.92%) Windows
2 6 (0.50%) Linux
3 4 (0.33%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.25%) Unix
5 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.17%) Debian
5 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.083%) Android
6 1 (0.083%) Solaris
6 1 (0.083%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.083%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (31.14%) CRM
2 318 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 127 (10.60%) Migration
5 121 (10.10%) Scrum
6 90 (7.51%) Problem-Solving
7 85 (7.10%) Analytics
7 85 (7.10%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
8 78 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
9 72 (6.01%) Business Analysis
10 66 (5.51%) E-Commerce
10 66 (5.51%) Project Management
11 65 (5.43%) DevOps
12 63 (5.26%) Data Modelling
13 59 (4.92%) Data Migration
14 58 (4.84%) Project Delivery
15 54 (4.51%) Change Management
15 54 (4.51%) User Stories
16 45 (3.76%) ETL
16 45 (3.76%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 212 (17.70%) Apex Code
2 141 (11.77%) Java
3 104 (8.68%) JavaScript
4 72 (6.01%) SQL
5 45 (3.76%) Python
6 40 (3.34%) C#
7 37 (3.09%) SOQL
8 29 (2.42%) PHP
9 18 (1.50%) C++
10 17 (1.42%) SOSL
11 14 (1.17%) Ruby
12 12 (1.00%) C
13 6 (0.50%) ABAP
13 6 (0.50%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.50%) Go
13 6 (0.50%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.33%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.33%) Scala
14 4 (0.33%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (4.09%) Degree
2 26 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.84%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.09%) TOGAF Certification
5 12 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (0.67%) CISSP
7 7 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.42%) CISM
8 5 (0.42%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.42%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.42%) PMP
9 3 (0.25%) CLAS
9 3 (0.25%) CSPO
9 3 (0.25%) GIAC
9 3 (0.25%) SANS
10 2 (0.17%) HP AIS
10 2 (0.17%) ISEB
10 2 (0.17%) MBA
10 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.17%) QA
2 24 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 18 (1.50%) GDPR
4 14 (1.17%) SLA
5 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.25%) PMO
7 2 (0.17%) GAAP
7 2 (0.17%) IFRS
7 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.083%) COBIT
8 1 (0.083%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.083%) GxP
System Software
1 18 (1.50%) Docker
2 7 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.083%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (0.92%) Kubernetes
2 9 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (0.75%) Terraform
3 5 (0.42%) Ansible
4 4 (0.33%) Consul
4 4 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.33%) Packer
5 3 (0.25%) Kibana
5 3 (0.25%) Nessus
6 2 (0.17%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.17%) Puppet
6 2 (0.17%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.083%) Grafana
7 1 (0.083%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.083%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.083%) SCCM
Vendors
1 94 (7.85%) Microsoft
2 68 (5.68%) SAP
3 67 (5.59%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 62 (5.18%) MuleSoft
5 34 (2.84%) Adobe
6 33 (2.75%) Demandware
6 33 (2.75%) Pardot
7 30 (2.50%) Oracle
8 21 (1.75%) Tableau
9 16 (1.34%) Apttus
10 15 (1.25%) Ariba
10 15 (1.25%) Google
10 15 (1.25%) hybris
11 14 (1.17%) Dell
12 13 (1.09%) Marketo
13 12 (1.00%) Conga
14 11 (0.92%) Workday
15 10 (0.83%) IBM
16 9 (0.75%) Zuora
17 8 (0.67%) ServiceNow