Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 141 181 214
Rank change year-on-year +40 +33 +32
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 1,728 1,505 1,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.90% 1.50% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 4.50% 3.62% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,102 975 733
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £635 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 9
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -34.48% +19.59%
10th Percentile £12.95 £10.38 £13.40
90th Percentile £48.35 £45.63 £137.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year -17.36% +4.31% +10.48%

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 38,435 41,567 40,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.29% 41.46% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,877 25,730 24,685
UK median daily rate £458 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £259 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,347 1,526 1,423
UK median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £17.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.74% +0.63% -6.00%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.75 £10.42
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% -3.03% -8.33%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Salesforce.com in the UK

Salesforce.com
Top 15 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 24 June 2019. 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 +47 1,668 £500 +5.26% 357
London +47 1,077 £500 - 240
UK excluding London +26 619 £475 +5.56% 121
South East +14 307 £485 +2.11% 29
North of England +12 91 £450 +5.88% 32
Midlands +24 72 £400 +6.67% 22
South West +11 63 £500 +11.11% 13
North West -2 51 £475 +15.15% 15
West Midlands +9 46 £388 -8.82% 11
East of England -1 39 £475 +18.75% 21
Scotland +33 38 £425 -6.59% 3
Yorkshire +19 25 £450 +16.88% 6
East Midlands +21 24 £450 +36.36% 11
North East +18 15 £400 -5.88% 11
Wales - 9 £538 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 495 (28.65%) CRM
2 482 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
3 324 (18.75%) Apex Code
4 301 (17.42%) Marketing
5 293 (16.96%) Finance
6 239 (13.83%) Visualforce
7 218 (12.62%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 202 (11.69%) Scrum
9 162 (9.38%) DevOps
10 152 (8.80%) Java
11 147 (8.51%) Migration
11 147 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 143 (8.28%) Analytics
13 137 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
14 133 (7.70%) JavaScript
15 130 (7.52%) SQL
16 128 (7.41%) Project Management
17 127 (7.35%) Web Services
17 127 (7.35%) JIRA
18 125 (7.23%) SOAP
19 123 (7.12%) User Stories
20 122 (7.06%) Retail
21 120 (6.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
22 118 (6.83%) REST
23 117 (6.77%) HTML
24 116 (6.71%) SAP
25 114 (6.60%) Degree
26 104 (6.02%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
27 101 (5.84%) CSS
28 100 (5.79%) Microsoft

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 56 (3.24%) Confluence
2 34 (1.97%) SharePoint
3 18 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 18 (1.04%) CMS
4 16 (0.93%) Drupal
4 16 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (0.87%) Anypoint
5 15 (0.87%) Apache
6 12 (0.69%) WebSphere
7 11 (0.64%) Mule
8 7 (0.41%) JBoss
9 6 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.29%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.29%) CoreMedia CMS
11 4 (0.23%) IIS
12 3 (0.17%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.17%) nginx
12 3 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 62 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.69%) Chatbot
6 9 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.12%) Sketch
10 1 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.058%) Blender
10 1 (0.058%) Maya
10 1 (0.058%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 120 (6.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 52 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.69%) Endur
4 11 (0.64%) CSG Singleview
4 11 (0.64%) Magento
5 10 (0.58%) Eloqua
6 9 (0.52%) Markit EDM
7 8 (0.46%) NetSuite
7 8 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
8 6 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
8 6 (0.35%) Oracle CRM On Demand
9 5 (0.29%) Fredhopper
9 5 (0.29%) Social Studio
10 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.23%) Revive Adserver
10 4 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.17%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.17%) SAP CRM
11 3 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
12 2 (0.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 218 (12.62%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 137 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (6.02%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 91 (5.27%) Amazon AWS
5 70 (4.05%) SaaS
6 67 (3.88%) Force.com
7 37 (2.14%) Power Platform
8 35 (2.03%) IaaS
9 29 (1.68%) PaaS
10 24 (1.39%) Office 365
11 23 (1.33%) Google Analytics
12 22 (1.27%) OpenShift
13 21 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
14 20 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
15 17 (0.98%) Heroku
16 16 (0.93%) Sauce Labs
16 16 (0.93%) Serverless
17 12 (0.69%) Apigee
18 11 (0.64%) Boomi
19 10 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.33%) Internet
2 14 (0.81%) FTP
3 10 (0.58%) SMTP
4 9 (0.52%) Firewall
5 6 (0.35%) SMS
6 4 (0.23%) SSH
6 4 (0.23%) SSL
7 3 (0.17%) LAN
7 3 (0.17%) Skype
7 3 (0.17%) VPN
7 3 (0.17%) WAN
8 2 (0.12%) 3G
8 2 (0.12%) 4G
8 2 (0.12%) BGP
8 2 (0.12%) CTI
8 2 (0.12%) DAB
8 2 (0.12%) Diameter Protocol
8 2 (0.12%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.12%) SIGTRAN
8 2 (0.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (3.99%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (2.14%) Power BI
4 29 (1.68%) MySQL
4 29 (1.68%) NoSQL
5 27 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 19 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (0.87%) MongoDB
7 15 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (0.75%) RDBMS
9 12 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
10 11 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (0.58%) Data Lake
12 8 (0.46%) Big Data
12 8 (0.46%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 7 (0.41%) DB2
13 7 (0.41%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 127 (7.35%) JIRA
2 99 (5.73%) Jenkins
3 92 (5.32%) Git (software)
4 54 (3.13%) Bitbucket
5 45 (2.60%) Eclipse
6 39 (2.26%) Selenium
7 27 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (1.39%) TeamCity
9 20 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
10 17 (0.98%) Visual Studio
11 16 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 15 (0.87%) Cucumber
13 9 (0.52%) Subversion
14 8 (0.46%) Maven
15 7 (0.41%) Ant
15 7 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.41%) JUnit
15 7 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
16 6 (0.35%) Mockito
17 5 (0.29%) git-flow
General
1 301 (17.42%) Marketing
2 293 (16.96%) Finance
3 122 (7.06%) Retail
4 86 (4.98%) Banking
5 73 (4.22%) Telecoms
6 52 (3.01%) Billing
7 20 (1.16%) Front Office
8 19 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 18 (1.04%) Advertising
10 17 (0.98%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.69%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.69%) Legal
12 11 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.46%) Games
14 6 (0.35%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.29%) German Language
16 4 (0.23%) Automotive
16 4 (0.23%) Publishing
17 3 (0.17%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 448 (25.93%) Developer
2 351 (20.31%) Salesforce Developer
3 302 (17.48%) Architect
4 280 (16.20%) Analyst
5 208 (12.04%) Salesforce Architect
6 175 (10.13%) Business Analyst
7 171 (9.90%) Consultant
8 159 (9.20%) Salesforce Analyst
9 121 (7.00%) Salesforce Consultant
10 117 (6.77%) Solutions Architect
11 116 (6.71%) Project Manager
12 113 (6.54%) Salesforce Business Analyst
13 111 (6.42%) Administrator
14 102 (5.90%) Salesforce Administrator
15 79 (4.57%) Salesforce Solution Architect
16 72 (4.17%) Technical Architect
17 62 (3.59%) Salesforce Project Manager
18 53 (3.07%) Salesforce Technical Architect
19 37 (2.14%) Marketing Consultant
20 36 (2.08%) Salesforce Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (13.83%) Visualforce
2 127 (7.35%) Web Services
3 125 (7.23%) SOAP
4 118 (6.83%) REST
5 117 (6.77%) HTML
6 101 (5.84%) CSS
7 54 (3.13%) .NET
8 51 (2.95%) JSON
8 51 (2.95%) RESTful
9 45 (2.60%) AngularJS
10 40 (2.31%) XML
11 39 (2.26%) jQuery
12 33 (1.91%) HTML5
13 30 (1.74%) Node.js
14 29 (1.68%) Spring
15 24 (1.39%) React
16 23 (1.33%) Middleware
17 21 (1.22%) Struts
18 20 (1.16%) Ajax
19 18 (1.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 98 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (3.70%) User Experience
3 44 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
4 32 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 23 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (1.16%) Virtual Team
8 19 (1.10%) Data Structures
9 16 (0.93%) Wiki
10 14 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (0.64%) Public Cloud
11 11 (0.64%) Social Media
12 10 (0.58%) Cloud Native
12 10 (0.58%) Life Science
13 9 (0.52%) Mobile App
14 8 (0.46%) Mainframe
14 8 (0.46%) PKI
14 8 (0.46%) Reference Data
15 7 (0.41%) Tandem
16 6 (0.35%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 51 (2.95%) Windows
2 37 (2.14%) Linux
3 29 (1.68%) Unix
4 21 (1.22%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.52%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.29%) Android
6 5 (0.29%) Debian
6 5 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.29%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.23%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.23%) openSUSE
8 2 (0.12%) HPUX
8 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (28.65%) CRM
2 482 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (11.69%) Scrum
4 162 (9.38%) DevOps
5 147 (8.51%) Migration
5 147 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 143 (8.28%) Analytics
7 128 (7.41%) Project Management
8 123 (7.12%) User Stories
9 95 (5.50%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
9 95 (5.50%) E-Commerce
10 87 (5.03%) Test Automation
11 83 (4.80%) Data Migration
12 75 (4.34%) Data Modelling
13 72 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
14 66 (3.82%) Business Analysis
14 66 (3.82%) Waterfall
15 63 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
15 63 (3.65%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 62 (3.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 324 (18.75%) Apex Code
2 152 (8.80%) Java
3 133 (7.70%) JavaScript
4 130 (7.52%) SQL
5 63 (3.65%) SOQL
6 58 (3.36%) C#
7 43 (2.49%) Python
8 29 (1.68%) SOSL
9 17 (0.98%) T-SQL
10 16 (0.93%) PHP
10 16 (0.93%) Ruby
11 12 (0.69%) C
12 10 (0.58%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.52%) Go
14 7 (0.41%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.41%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.29%) Java 8
16 4 (0.23%) C++
16 4 (0.23%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 114 (6.60%) Degree
2 28 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (0.93%) PMP
4 15 (0.87%) PMI Certification
5 13 (0.75%) Security Cleared
6 12 (0.69%) SC Cleared
7 9 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
8 8 (0.46%) ISEB
9 7 (0.41%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.17%) AAT
11 3 (0.17%) CISSP
11 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.12%) CCNP
12 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.12%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.12%) NVQ Level 3
13 1 (0.058%) MCSA
13 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.058%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.13%) QA
2 37 (2.14%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.10%) GDPR
4 10 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.58%) NIST
5 9 (0.52%) PMO
6 6 (0.35%) COBIT
6 6 (0.35%) SLA
7 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.058%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.058%) PSD2
System Software
1 45 (2.60%) Docker
2 10 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.058%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 28 (1.62%) Ansible
2 20 (1.16%) Kubernetes
3 18 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.41%) Terraform
6 6 (0.35%) Puppet
7 4 (0.23%) HP Fortify
7 4 (0.23%) Nessus
7 4 (0.23%) SCCM
8 3 (0.17%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.17%) MIIS
9 2 (0.12%) CloudHub
9 2 (0.12%) Kibana
9 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.058%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.058%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 116 (6.71%) SAP
2 100 (5.79%) Microsoft
2 100 (5.79%) MuleSoft
3 90 (5.21%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 61 (3.53%) Oracle
5 50 (2.89%) Google
6 39 (2.26%) Pardot
7 38 (2.20%) Adobe
8 30 (1.74%) IBM
8 30 (1.74%) Informatica
8 30 (1.74%) Tableau
9 29 (1.68%) Workday
10 22 (1.27%) Marketo
11 19 (1.10%) hybris
12 15 (0.87%) Dell
12 15 (0.87%) Elastic Path
13 14 (0.81%) ServiceNow
14 13 (0.75%) Red Hat
14 13 (0.75%) Splunk
14 13 (0.75%) WSO2