Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 117 97 134
Rank change year-on-year -20 +37 +118
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 1,884 977 1,424
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.17% 2.34% 1.96%
As % of the Vendors category 5.56% 5.49% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,235 620 895
10th Percentile £363 £315 £325
25th Percentile £460 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £491 £500
Median % change year-on-year +11.96% -1.75% +5.26%
75th Percentile £675 £588 £588
90th Percentile £763 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 21
10th Percentile £13.25 £17.95 £12.50
25th Percentile £19.09 £20.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year +59.09% - +49.15%
75th Percentile £50.00 £50.39 £27.50
90th Percentile £67.98 £53.16 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £55.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year -77.27% +152.87% +55.36%

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 33,868 17,806 31,215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.03% 42.66% 42.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,215 11,376 19,826
10th Percentile £267 £250 £220
25th Percentile £406 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £463 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.27% +2.78% -
75th Percentile £613 £563 £550
90th Percentile £700 £650 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 928 617 1,276
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.04 £11.77
25th Percentile £14.25 £14.68 £14.31
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +28.34% +7.41%
75th Percentile £43.97 £46.50 £35.13
90th Percentile £62.15 £60.55 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -12.20% +17.14% +6.06%

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Salesforce.com in the UK

Salesforce.com
Top 16 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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -22 1,472 £550 +11.96% 539
London -25 866 £560 +12.00% 313
Work from Home +14 721 £550 +13.40% 113
UK excluding London -15 496 £525 +10.53% 229
South East -41 167 £525 - 52
North of England +20 127 £550 +18.92% 65
North West +5 71 £538 +10.26% 33
South West -19 70 £510 +20.00% 30
Midlands -21 59 £450 +16.13% 38
Yorkshire +6 56 £550 +15.79% 15
Scotland -29 41 £475 +18.75% 5
West Midlands -26 34 £525 +40.00% 23
East of England -47 27 £531 +41.67% 29
East Midlands -20 23 £450 -2.17% 15
Wales -26 4 £499 +53.46% 8
Northern Ireland - 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 591 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 552 (29.30%) CRM
3 525 (27.87%) Social Skills
4 327 (17.36%) Marketing
5 254 (13.48%) Azure
6 245 (13.00%) DevOps
7 243 (12.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 234 (12.42%) Apex Code
9 217 (11.52%) Finance
10 213 (11.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 212 (11.25%) SQL
12 207 (10.99%) JIRA
13 199 (10.56%) Scrum
14 191 (10.14%) Migration
15 186 (9.87%) SAP
16 175 (9.29%) AWS
17 174 (9.24%) Data Modelling
17 174 (9.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 162 (8.60%) HTML
19 159 (8.44%) JavaScript
20 158 (8.39%) Microsoft
21 157 (8.33%) Project Management
22 151 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
23 148 (7.86%) Oracle
24 147 (7.80%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
25 142 (7.54%) Visualforce
26 141 (7.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
27 137 (7.27%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
28 136 (7.22%) Analytics
29 134 (7.11%) ERP

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
1 102 (5.41%) Confluence
2 63 (3.34%) CMS
3 33 (1.75%) Drupal
4 28 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 19 (1.01%) Apache Spark
5 19 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (0.53%) Headless CMS
7 8 (0.42%) Anypoint
8 7 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.27%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.27%) Mule
9 5 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.27%) WordPress
10 4 (0.21%) IIS
11 3 (0.16%) nginx
11 3 (0.16%) SAS
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.11%) PowerExchange
12 2 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 75 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.64%) Chatbot
4 12 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.37%) Sketch
6 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.11%) Camtasia
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.11%) SPSS
8 1 (0.053%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.053%) Flinto
8 1 (0.053%) InVision
Business Applications
1 141 (7.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 69 (3.66%) NetSuite
3 60 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (1.11%) SAP S/4HANA
5 19 (1.01%) Social Studio
6 12 (0.64%) Oracle SCM
7 11 (0.58%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 10 (0.53%) Magento
9 8 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (0.32%) SAP CS
10 6 (0.32%) SAP ERP
10 6 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (0.32%) Workday HCM
11 5 (0.27%) Markit EDM
11 5 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
11 5 (0.27%) SAP CRM
11 5 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
12 4 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
12 4 (0.21%) Shopify
13 3 (0.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 254 (13.48%) Azure
2 243 (12.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 175 (9.29%) AWS
4 174 (9.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 100 (5.31%) SaaS
6 68 (3.61%) Power Platform
7 47 (2.49%) Force.com
8 38 (2.02%) Amazon S3
9 36 (1.91%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 36 (1.91%) Dynamics 365
10 33 (1.75%) Serverless
11 27 (1.43%) Azure Data Factory
11 27 (1.43%) Microsoft 365
12 24 (1.27%) PaaS
13 23 (1.22%) Azure Functions
13 23 (1.22%) Boomi
14 21 (1.11%) Azure Logic Apps
14 21 (1.11%) Snowflake
15 20 (1.06%) Azure Event Grid
15 20 (1.06%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.17%) SMS
2 17 (0.90%) HTTP
3 15 (0.80%) DNS
4 13 (0.69%) FTP
5 10 (0.53%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.32%) Firewall
7 5 (0.27%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.21%) CTI
8 4 (0.21%) SMTP
8 4 (0.21%) SSL
9 2 (0.11%) Network Security
9 2 (0.11%) Skype
9 2 (0.11%) VPN
10 1 (0.053%) DHCP
10 1 (0.053%) DWDM
10 1 (0.053%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.053%) Internet
10 1 (0.053%) Intranet
10 1 (0.053%) MPLS
10 1 (0.053%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 65 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 60 (3.18%) Power BI
4 55 (2.92%) Relational Database
5 51 (2.71%) Big Data
6 43 (2.28%) Data Lake
7 42 (2.23%) Metadata
8 38 (2.02%) Tableau
9 31 (1.65%) MySQL
10 27 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
11 26 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
13 21 (1.11%) NoSQL
14 18 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 16 (0.85%) MongoDB
16 15 (0.80%) Hadoop
17 14 (0.74%) Amazon Athena
17 14 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
18 13 (0.69%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 207 (10.99%) JIRA
2 82 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 71 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 38 (2.02%) Bitbucket
5 34 (1.80%) PowerDesigner
6 31 (1.65%) ERwin
7 23 (1.22%) Ant
8 20 (1.06%) Subversion
9 16 (0.85%) Selenium
10 15 (0.80%) Eclipse
10 15 (0.80%) JMeter
11 14 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (0.74%) Cucumber
12 11 (0.58%) GitLab
13 9 (0.48%) Visual Studio
13 9 (0.48%) WebDriver
14 8 (0.42%) ER Studio
14 8 (0.42%) Sourcetree
14 8 (0.42%) Visual Studio Code
15 7 (0.37%) Postman
General
1 525 (27.87%) Social Skills
2 327 (17.36%) Marketing
3 217 (11.52%) Finance
4 151 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
5 107 (5.68%) Retail
6 70 (3.72%) Public Sector
7 58 (3.08%) Telecoms
8 56 (2.97%) Banking
9 49 (2.60%) Presentation Skills
10 45 (2.39%) Billing
11 44 (2.34%) Influencing Skills
12 39 (2.07%) Legal
13 31 (1.65%) Organisational Skills
14 26 (1.38%) Law
14 26 (1.38%) Manufacturing
15 21 (1.11%) Advertising
15 21 (1.11%) German Language
16 20 (1.06%) Financial Institution
17 19 (1.01%) Games
17 19 (1.01%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 427 (22.66%) Architect
2 412 (21.87%) Developer
3 316 (16.77%) Salesforce Developer
4 247 (13.11%) Analyst
5 195 (10.35%) Salesforce Architect
6 166 (8.81%) Solutions Architect
7 155 (8.23%) Business Analyst
8 142 (7.54%) Consultant
9 109 (5.79%) Project Manager
10 101 (5.36%) Salesforce Analyst
11 99 (5.25%) Salesforce Consultant
12 75 (3.98%) Salesforce Business Analyst
13 71 (3.77%) Administrator
14 70 (3.72%) Data Architect
15 65 (3.45%) Cloud Developer
16 59 (3.13%) Salesforce Administrator
17 55 (2.92%) Salesforce Solution Architect
18 54 (2.87%) Technical Architect
19 43 (2.28%) Salesforce Project Manager
20 42 (2.23%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (8.60%) HTML
2 142 (7.54%) Visualforce
3 109 (5.79%) REST
4 93 (4.94%) CSS
5 78 (4.14%) XML
6 74 (3.93%) SOAP
7 73 (3.87%) Web Services
8 62 (3.29%) JSON
9 50 (2.65%) .NET
10 38 (2.02%) jQuery
11 37 (1.96%) Node.js
12 35 (1.86%) Middleware
13 32 (1.70%) AngularJS
14 29 (1.54%) React
15 26 (1.38%) Kafka
16 25 (1.33%) RESTful
17 19 (1.01%) XSLT
18 17 (0.90%) GraphQL
18 17 (0.90%) OpenAPI
18 17 (0.90%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 95 (5.04%) User Experience
2 58 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
3 55 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
4 42 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
4 42 (2.23%) Virtual Team
5 40 (2.12%) Data Protection Act
6 31 (1.65%) Legacy Systems
7 28 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 26 (1.38%) Mobile App
9 21 (1.11%) Data Structures
10 20 (1.06%) Hedge funds
11 19 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
12 13 (0.69%) Marketing Technology
12 13 (0.69%) Social Media
13 12 (0.64%) Enterprise Cloud
14 11 (0.58%) Mainframe
14 11 (0.58%) NHS
15 10 (0.53%) Legacy Applications
16 9 (0.48%) Cloud Native
16 9 (0.48%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 26 (1.38%) Windows
2 16 (0.85%) Linux
3 9 (0.48%) Windows Server
4 8 (0.42%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.37%) Android
6 5 (0.27%) VMS
7 4 (0.21%) Unix
8 3 (0.16%) Debian
8 3 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.053%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.053%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 552 (29.30%) CRM
3 245 (13.00%) DevOps
4 213 (11.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 199 (10.56%) Scrum
6 191 (10.14%) Migration
7 174 (9.24%) Data Modelling
8 157 (8.33%) Project Management
9 147 (7.80%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
10 136 (7.22%) Analytics
11 134 (7.11%) ERP
12 132 (7.01%) CI/CD
13 128 (6.79%) Problem-Solving
14 119 (6.32%) E-Commerce
14 119 (6.32%) Requirements Gathering
15 104 (5.52%) Data Migration
16 94 (4.99%) User Stories
17 82 (4.35%) Project Delivery
18 79 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
19 78 (4.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 234 (12.42%) Apex Code
2 212 (11.25%) SQL
3 159 (8.44%) JavaScript
4 117 (6.21%) Java
5 53 (2.81%) C#
6 44 (2.34%) Python
7 28 (1.49%) SOQL
8 20 (1.06%) PHP
9 13 (0.69%) T-SQL
10 10 (0.53%) C
10 10 (0.53%) PL/SQL
11 9 (0.48%) Perl
12 8 (0.42%) Scala
12 8 (0.42%) SOSL
13 7 (0.37%) C++
13 7 (0.37%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.37%) TypeScript
14 6 (0.32%) ES6
15 5 (0.27%) Bash
15 5 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 83 (4.41%) Degree
2 37 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.33%) PMP
4 23 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 17 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (0.58%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.48%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
10 5 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.21%) CISSP
11 4 (0.21%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.16%) CCNP
12 3 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.16%) MCSE
12 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.45%) QA
2 62 (3.29%) Data Quality
3 40 (2.12%) GDPR
4 22 (1.17%) SLA
5 20 (1.06%) Accessibility
6 14 (0.74%) PMO
7 6 (0.32%) NIST
8 3 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.16%) COBIT
8 3 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.11%) GxP
9 2 (0.11%) NCSC
9 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.053%) GMP
10 1 (0.053%) IFRS
10 1 (0.053%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.053%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.053%) SOC 2
System Software
1 28 (1.49%) Docker
2 23 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.42%) HDFS
4 3 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.053%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.053%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (1.54%) Kubernetes
2 14 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
3 10 (0.53%) Terraform
4 6 (0.32%) HP ALM
5 5 (0.27%) Ansible
6 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.11%) Grafana
7 2 (0.11%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.11%) Puppet
8 1 (0.053%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.053%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.053%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.053%) Kibana
8 1 (0.053%) Nagios
8 1 (0.053%) WMI
Vendors
1 186 (9.87%) SAP
2 158 (8.39%) Microsoft
3 148 (7.86%) Oracle
4 137 (7.27%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 98 (5.20%) MuleSoft
6 46 (2.44%) Adobe
7 42 (2.23%) Databricks
7 42 (2.23%) Informatica
8 37 (1.96%) Google
9 36 (1.91%) BiZZdesign
9 36 (1.91%) Pardot
10 34 (1.80%) Workday
11 25 (1.33%) IBM
12 24 (1.27%) Marketo
13 22 (1.17%) Conga
13 22 (1.17%) Dell
13 22 (1.17%) Demandware
14 21 (1.11%) ServiceNow
15 18 (0.96%) hybris
16 17 (0.90%) HubSpot