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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 240 249
Rank change year-on-year +44 +9  
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 610 573 520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.29% 1.02% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 2.95% 2.32% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 390 332
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £314 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £381
% change year-on-year -5.55% +18.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 2
Median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% +70.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £16.60 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.60 £30.06 £17.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £25.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +86.00% +63.93%  

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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20707 24694 25343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.95% 44.17% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12701 15159 14403
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 710 813 1095
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.58 £42.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +8.57%  

Salesforce.com
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Salesforce.com as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Salesforce.com in the UK

Salesforce.com
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 601 £450 - 226
London +80 420 £475 - 147
South East -5 88 £450 +9.09% 21
West Midlands +45 37 £425 -5.55% 5
City of London -8 37 £488 - 35
Hampshire +21 25 £425 - 4
Oxfordshire +10 25 £469 +4.16% 6
Berkshire -19 20 £450 +9.09% 5
East of England -28 18 £450 -7.69% 11
Oxford +4 14 £500 +11.11%
Coventry - 11 £440 -
East Midlands -13 10 £394 +31.25% 4
Essex -7 9 £450 - 3
North West -4 8 £400 -20.00% 11
South West -9 8 £400 -5.88% 12
Birmingham +8 7 £345 -8.00% 3
Croydon +17 6 - - 2
Reading +16 6 £400 +113.33% 3
Buckinghamshire - 6 £475 -
Yorkshire +17 5 £350 -17.64% 10
West Yorkshire +17 5 £350 -17.64% 8
Warwickshire +8 5 £450 -14.28% 2
West Sussex +7 5 £388 +7.63%
Nottinghamshire +6 5 £350 - 3
Slough +1 5 £438 +7.69%
Nottingham +9 4 £344 - 1
Cambridgeshire -19 4 £400 -20.00% 5
East Sussex - 4 £375 -
Andover - 4 £425 - 1
Southwark - 4 £480 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 415 (36.47%) CRM
2 317 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
3 304 (26.71%) Apex Code
4 248 (21.79%) Visualforce
5 196 (17.22%) Finance
6 177 (15.55%) Java
7 158 (13.88%) SQL
7 158 (13.88%) Marketing
8 147 (12.92%) JavaScript
9 129 (11.34%) Microsoft
10 127 (11.16%) SAP
11 122 (10.72%) Oracle
12 120 (10.54%) HTML
13 107 (9.40%) REST
14 105 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
15 104 (9.14%) Project Management
16 103 (9.05%) SQL Server
17 99 (8.70%) SOAP
18 96 (8.44%) Migration
19 94 (8.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
20 92 (8.08%) Web Services
21 91 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
22 89 (7.82%) Dynamics CRM
23 86 (7.56%) CSS
24 85 (7.47%) .NET
25 84 (7.38%) Mason
26 79 (6.94%) XML
27 77 (6.77%) Degree
28 74 (6.50%) Data Management
29 72 (6.33%) 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 63 (5.54%) SharePoint
2 51 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
3 36 (3.16%) Skype for Business
4 34 (2.99%) CMS
5 25 (2.20%) Confluence
6 18 (1.58%) Apache
7 14 (1.23%) Drupal
7 14 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (0.97%) IIS
9 10 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.79%) Apache Spark
10 9 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (0.70%) Mule
12 6 (0.53%) SugarCRM
13 5 (0.44%) JBoss
13 5 (0.44%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.44%) SAS
14 4 (0.35%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.088%) HipChat
7 1 (0.088%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 94 (8.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 89 (7.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (2.37%) Eloqua
4 17 (1.49%) NetSuite
5 16 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.97%) Adobe Campaign
7 10 (0.88%) Unica
8 8 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
10 5 (0.44%) Pega PRPC
10 5 (0.44%) SAP Business One
10 5 (0.44%) SAP CRM
11 4 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
12 3 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
12 3 (0.26%) Dynamics SL
12 3 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
12 3 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
12 3 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 64 (5.62%) Force.com
2 51 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (3.95%) Office 365
4 43 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
5 34 (2.99%) SaaS
6 33 (2.90%) Yammer
7 24 (2.11%) Heroku
8 13 (1.14%) CloudSense
8 13 (1.14%) GitHub
9 12 (1.05%) Adobe Analytics
10 11 (0.97%) Boomi
10 11 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (0.79%) Google Analytics
11 9 (0.79%) PaaS
11 9 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
12 6 (0.53%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.53%) FinancialForce.com
13 5 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.20%) Internet
2 14 (1.23%) Firewall
3 9 (0.79%) FTP
3 9 (0.79%) HTTPS
4 8 (0.70%) MPLS
4 8 (0.70%) X.509
5 6 (0.53%) Broadband
6 5 (0.44%) HTTP
6 5 (0.44%) WAN
7 4 (0.35%) Intranet
7 4 (0.35%) VPN
7 4 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.26%) DWDM
8 3 (0.26%) Skype
9 2 (0.18%) DSL
9 2 (0.18%) LAN
9 2 (0.18%) Network Security
9 2 (0.18%) PBX
9 2 (0.18%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 39 (3.43%) MySQL
3 26 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (1.58%) DBAmp
6 18 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
7 17 (1.49%) Big Data
8 15 (1.32%) Hadoop
8 15 (1.32%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
9 14 (1.23%) NoSQL
9 14 (1.23%) QlikView
10 12 (1.05%) RDBMS
11 11 (0.97%) MongoDB
11 11 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (0.88%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.70%) Data Lake
13 8 (0.70%) GIS
14 7 (0.62%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 52 (4.57%) JIRA
2 34 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 31 (2.72%) Jenkins
4 22 (1.93%) Oracle APEX
5 19 (1.67%) Selenium
5 19 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (1.49%) Eclipse
7 16 (1.41%) Maven
7 16 (1.41%) WebDriver
8 13 (1.14%) Hudson
8 13 (1.14%) Subversion
9 9 (0.79%) TeamCity
10 8 (0.70%) HP UFT
11 5 (0.44%) Ant
11 5 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.44%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.44%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.44%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.35%) SoapUI
General
1 196 (17.22%) Finance
2 158 (13.88%) Marketing
3 65 (5.71%) Retail
4 47 (4.13%) Banking
5 41 (3.60%) Billing
6 30 (2.64%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.76%) Publishing
8 14 (1.23%) Investment Banking
9 11 (0.97%) Advertising
9 11 (0.97%) Automotive
9 11 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.35%) Legal
10 4 (0.35%) Music Industry
10 4 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.26%) Back Office
11 3 (0.26%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.26%) French Language
11 3 (0.26%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 374 (32.86%) Developer
2 294 (25.83%) Salesforce Developer
3 167 (14.67%) Architect
4 154 (13.53%) Analyst
5 142 (12.48%) Consultant
6 90 (7.91%) Salesforce Architect
7 87 (7.64%) Business Analyst
8 72 (6.33%) Project Manager
9 71 (6.24%) Salesforce Consultant
10 70 (6.15%) Salesforce Analyst
11 65 (5.71%) Administrator
12 54 (4.75%) Salesforce Administrator
13 53 (4.66%) Solutions Architect
14 49 (4.31%) Salesforce Business Analyst
15 45 (3.95%) Java Developer
16 39 (3.43%) Technical Leader
17 34 (2.99%) CRM Manager
18 32 (2.81%) CRM Consultant
18 32 (2.81%) Microsoft Consultant
18 32 (2.81%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (21.79%) Visualforce
2 120 (10.54%) HTML
3 107 (9.40%) REST
4 99 (8.70%) SOAP
5 92 (8.08%) Web Services
6 86 (7.56%) CSS
7 85 (7.47%) .NET
8 84 (7.38%) Mason
9 79 (6.94%) XML
10 53 (4.66%) JSON
11 41 (3.60%) COM
12 39 (3.43%) AngularJS
13 35 (3.08%) jQuery
14 34 (2.99%) Spring
15 30 (2.64%) RESTful
16 24 (2.11%) Node.js
17 21 (1.85%) Kafka
17 21 (1.85%) Middleware
17 21 (1.85%) XML Schema
18 17 (1.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 105 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (2.64%) Computer Science
2 30 (2.64%) User Experience
3 23 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 21 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 21 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (1.23%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.14%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.05%) Virtual Team
9 9 (0.79%) PMI
9 9 (0.79%) Social Media
10 7 (0.62%) EPoS
10 7 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (0.62%) IVR
11 6 (0.53%) Life Science
12 5 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.35%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.26%) Animation
14 3 (0.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 45 (3.95%) Windows
2 25 (2.20%) Unix
3 5 (0.44%) Linux
4 4 (0.35%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.18%) Android
7 1 (0.088%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (36.47%) CRM
2 317 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (9.14%) Project Management
4 96 (8.44%) Migration
5 91 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 74 (6.50%) Data Management
7 72 (6.33%) Scrum
7 72 (6.33%) Waterfall
8 70 (6.15%) Data Migration
9 67 (5.89%) Business Analysis
10 61 (5.36%) Analytics
11 58 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
11 58 (5.10%) SDLC
12 51 (4.48%) ETL
12 51 (4.48%) IT Strategy
13 47 (4.13%) Data Integration
13 47 (4.13%) SOA
14 44 (3.87%) Workflow
15 43 (3.78%) Change Management
16 42 (3.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 304 (26.71%) Apex Code
2 177 (15.55%) Java
3 158 (13.88%) SQL
4 147 (12.92%) JavaScript
5 71 (6.24%) C#
6 49 (4.31%) SOQL
7 30 (2.64%) PHP
8 23 (2.02%) T-SQL
9 14 (1.23%) C++
9 14 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 12 (1.05%) Python
10 12 (1.05%) VBA
11 11 (0.97%) SOSL
12 9 (0.79%) Ruby
13 3 (0.26%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.18%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.18%) C
14 2 (0.18%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.18%) Scala
14 2 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 77 (6.77%) Degree
2 26 (2.28%) PMI Certification
3 18 (1.58%) PMP
4 13 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.44%) MAPM
7 4 (0.35%) MBA
8 3 (0.26%) CISA
8 3 (0.26%) CISM
8 3 (0.26%) CISSP
8 3 (0.26%) ISEB
8 3 (0.26%) PgMP
8 3 (0.26%) PhD
9 2 (0.18%) ACCA
9 2 (0.18%) APMP
9 2 (0.18%) CIMA
9 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.25%) QA
2 23 (2.02%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.97%) PMO
4 4 (0.35%) SLA
5 3 (0.26%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.18%) GCP
7 1 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.088%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.23%) Docker
3 12 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (0.26%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.088%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (0.88%) Piwik
1 10 (0.88%) Puppet
2 6 (0.53%) Ansible
2 6 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.53%) Tivoli
2 6 (0.53%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 4 (0.35%) Amdocs OSS
3 4 (0.35%) MOM
3 4 (0.35%) Netcool
4 3 (0.26%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (0.26%) SCOM
5 2 (0.18%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.18%) SCCM
6 1 (0.088%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.088%) Kibana
6 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.088%) MobiControl
6 1 (0.088%) nmon
6 1 (0.088%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 129 (11.34%) Microsoft
2 127 (11.16%) SAP
3 122 (10.72%) Oracle
4 62 (5.45%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 35 (3.08%) Infor
6 31 (2.72%) Informatica
7 30 (2.64%) Zuora
8 26 (2.28%) IBM
9 25 (2.20%) Adobe
10 21 (1.85%) Tableau
11 19 (1.67%) Google
12 17 (1.49%) Marketo
13 15 (1.32%) PeopleSoft
14 14 (1.23%) Sage
14 14 (1.23%) Siebel
15 13 (1.14%) Pardot
16 12 (1.05%) VMware
17 11 (0.97%) Dell
17 11 (0.97%) ServiceNow
18 10 (0.88%) Apttus
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