Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 240 266
Rank change year-on-year +36 +26 -64
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 1209 1178 1008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.27% 1.07% 0.89%
As % of the Vendors category 2.89% 2.40% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 819 698
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £306 £275 £269
90th Percentile £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 8
UK median hourly rate £45.50 £23.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.62% +46.88% -21.95%
10th Percentile £13.95 £10.00 £14.18
90th Percentile £150.00 £36.00 £28.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year +5.45% +63.33% -17.87%

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 41799 49097 50308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.83% 44.67% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 25580 30120 29048
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £248 £219
90th Percentile £600 £580 £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 1418 1628 2183
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.47 £17.38 £17.00
% change year-on-year -5.24% +2.21% +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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +40 1185 £450 - 211
London +37 792 £475 - 128
UK excluding London +11 391 £425 - 86
South East +22 193 £425 +3.03% 38
Midlands +61 112 £450 - 15
West Midlands +85 85 £475 +26.67% 6
North of England +18 35 £400 -11.11% 17
East of England -68 29 £425 - 8
East Midlands -2 23 £425 +13.33% 9
North West +10 22 £400 -17.95% 8
South West -5 13 £337 -15.88% 4
Yorkshire +38 12 £375 -11.76% 5
Scotland +42 11 £240 -49.47% 3
North East +38 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 423 (34.99%) CRM
2 350 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 301 (24.90%) Apex Code
4 261 (21.59%) Visualforce
5 208 (17.20%) Finance
6 203 (16.79%) Java
7 171 (14.14%) Marketing
8 148 (12.24%) SQL
9 125 (10.34%) Migration
10 122 (10.09%) SOAP
11 121 (10.01%) JavaScript
11 121 (10.01%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 120 (9.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 117 (9.68%) REST
14 111 (9.18%) Project Management
14 111 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
15 103 (8.52%) Microsoft
16 102 (8.44%) Web Services
16 102 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
17 99 (8.19%) Oracle
18 92 (7.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 92 (7.61%) Data Migration
19 88 (7.28%) HTML
20 87 (7.20%) SAP
21 85 (7.03%) Banking
22 78 (6.45%) Scrum
23 77 (6.37%) SDLC
24 76 (6.29%) Mason
25 75 (6.20%) Business Analysis
25 75 (6.20%) XML

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 32 (2.65%) Confluence
2 29 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 24 (1.99%) CMS
4 23 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
6 15 (1.24%) Skype for Business
7 12 (0.99%) WebSphere
8 10 (0.83%) Apache Spark
8 10 (0.83%) Mule
9 9 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (0.74%) Drupal
10 8 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (0.58%) Apache
11 7 (0.58%) IIS
11 7 (0.58%) SAS
12 5 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.41%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (2.98%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.083%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.083%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.083%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.083%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 120 (9.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 66 (5.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (1.49%) Eloqua
4 17 (1.41%) NetSuite
5 10 (0.83%) Adobe Campaign
5 10 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (0.58%) SAP CRM
6 7 (0.58%) Unica
7 6 (0.50%) Social Studio
8 5 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.33%) Pega PRPC
9 4 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.25%) BigMachines
10 3 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
10 3 (0.25%) Fredhopper
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.25%) SAP SD
11 2 (0.17%) Magento
11 2 (0.17%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 121 (10.01%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 92 (7.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 74 (6.12%) SaaS
4 65 (5.38%) Force.com
5 60 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 57 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
7 40 (3.31%) Heroku
8 37 (3.06%) PaaS
9 32 (2.65%) Office 365
10 24 (1.99%) GitHub
11 17 (1.41%) IaaS
12 16 (1.32%) CloudSense
12 16 (1.32%) OpenShift
13 12 (0.99%) Yammer
14 11 (0.91%) Adobe Analytics
14 11 (0.91%) Boomi
15 10 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
16 8 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
16 8 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
17 6 (0.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.65%) Internet
2 15 (1.24%) Firewall
3 12 (0.99%) MPLS
4 10 (0.83%) Intranet
5 9 (0.74%) VPN
5 9 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.33%) HTTP
6 4 (0.33%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.33%) Network Security
6 4 (0.33%) Skype
6 4 (0.33%) WAN
6 4 (0.33%) X.509
7 3 (0.25%) DWDM
7 3 (0.25%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.17%) CTI
8 2 (0.17%) FTP
8 2 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.17%) VLAN
9 1 (0.083%) SNMP
9 1 (0.083%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (5.87%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.23%) DBAmp
3 24 (1.99%) Relational Database
4 23 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
5 22 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 17 (1.41%) Big Data
7 17 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (1.41%) MySQL
8 15 (1.24%) QlikView
9 11 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (0.83%) MongoDB
10 10 (0.83%) Power BI
11 9 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.66%) Data Lake
12 8 (0.66%) DataStage
12 8 (0.66%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.58%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.50%) Data Mart
15 4 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 73 (6.04%) JIRA
2 44 (3.64%) Jenkins
3 40 (3.31%) Git (software)
4 28 (2.32%) Eclipse
5 25 (2.07%) Selenium
6 19 (1.57%) Bitbucket
6 19 (1.57%) Oracle APEX
6 19 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (1.49%) WebDriver
8 16 (1.32%) Maven
8 16 (1.32%) Subversion
9 15 (1.24%) Hudson
10 13 (1.08%) Ant
11 12 (0.99%) SoapUI
12 11 (0.91%) GitLab
13 10 (0.83%) SpecFlow
13 10 (0.83%) TeamCity
14 8 (0.66%) HP UFT
15 7 (0.58%) Moq
15 7 (0.58%) NUnit
General
1 208 (17.20%) Finance
2 171 (14.14%) Marketing
3 85 (7.03%) Banking
4 54 (4.47%) Billing
5 48 (3.97%) Retail
6 40 (3.31%) Investment Banking
7 38 (3.14%) Telecoms
8 12 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 12 (0.99%) Publishing
9 11 (0.91%) Advertising
10 9 (0.74%) Automotive
10 9 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.50%) Back Office
11 6 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.41%) French Language
12 5 (0.41%) Legal
12 5 (0.41%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.25%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.17%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 384 (31.76%) Developer
2 322 (26.63%) Salesforce Developer
3 185 (15.30%) Analyst
4 167 (13.81%) Architect
5 109 (9.02%) Business Analyst
6 106 (8.77%) Consultant
7 94 (7.78%) Salesforce Analyst
8 92 (7.61%) Project Manager
9 80 (6.62%) Administrator
10 71 (5.87%) Salesforce Administrator
10 71 (5.87%) Salesforce Architect
11 63 (5.21%) Salesforce Business Analyst
12 58 (4.80%) Salesforce Consultant
13 48 (3.97%) Java Developer
14 45 (3.72%) Salesforce Project Manager
15 40 (3.31%) CRM Analyst
15 40 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
16 29 (2.40%) Senior Developer
17 26 (2.15%) CRM Business Analyst
18 25 (2.07%) Senior Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (21.59%) Visualforce
2 122 (10.09%) SOAP
3 117 (9.68%) REST
4 102 (8.44%) Web Services
5 88 (7.28%) HTML
6 76 (6.29%) Mason
7 75 (6.20%) XML
8 74 (6.12%) .NET
9 72 (5.96%) CSS
10 58 (4.80%) JSON
11 50 (4.14%) Spring
12 35 (2.89%) AngularJS
13 31 (2.56%) jQuery
14 30 (2.48%) Hibernate
14 30 (2.48%) Node.js
15 29 (2.40%) RESTful
16 23 (1.90%) XML Schema
17 21 (1.74%) COM
18 19 (1.57%) J2SE
18 19 (1.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 102 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (2.89%) User Experience
3 32 (2.65%) Virtual Team
4 29 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 24 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (1.99%) Management Information System
6 21 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (1.49%) Data Centre
8 17 (1.41%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.16%) Mobile App
10 12 (0.99%) IVR
11 11 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (0.83%) Social Media
13 9 (0.74%) Private Cloud
14 8 (0.66%) Fintech
14 8 (0.66%) Reference Data
15 6 (0.50%) Equities
15 6 (0.50%) Fixed Income
15 6 (0.50%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 25 (2.07%) Windows
2 15 (1.24%) Unix
3 14 (1.16%) Linux
4 5 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.33%) Android
6 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.083%) VMS
7 1 (0.083%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (34.99%) CRM
2 350 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (10.34%) Migration
4 111 (9.18%) Project Management
4 111 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 92 (7.61%) Data Migration
6 78 (6.45%) Scrum
7 77 (6.37%) SDLC
8 75 (6.20%) Business Analysis
9 63 (5.21%) Waterfall
10 62 (5.13%) Analytics
11 60 (4.96%) Test Automation
12 58 (4.80%) Data Management
13 57 (4.71%) DevOps
14 55 (4.55%) ETL
15 54 (4.47%) Open Source
16 51 (4.22%) E-Commerce
17 49 (4.05%) Workflow
18 47 (3.89%) Change Management
19 45 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 301 (24.90%) Apex Code
2 203 (16.79%) Java
3 148 (12.24%) SQL
4 121 (10.01%) JavaScript
5 55 (4.55%) SOQL
6 52 (4.30%) C#
7 21 (1.74%) T-SQL
8 19 (1.57%) PHP
9 13 (1.08%) Python
10 11 (0.91%) SOSL
11 9 (0.74%) Ruby
12 7 (0.58%) C
12 7 (0.58%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.50%) Scala
14 5 (0.41%) C++
14 5 (0.41%) VB
15 3 (0.25%) R
15 3 (0.25%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.25%) VBA
16 2 (0.17%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (5.87%) Degree
2 19 (1.57%) PMI Certification
3 16 (1.32%) PMP
4 14 (1.16%) ISEB
5 12 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.33%) PgMP
7 3 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.17%) APMP
8 2 (0.17%) Dell Certification
8 2 (0.17%) IIBA
8 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.17%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.083%) CISA
9 1 (0.083%) CISM
9 1 (0.083%) CISSP
9 1 (0.083%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.083%) MAPM
9 1 (0.083%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.083%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.31%) QA
2 30 (2.48%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.91%) PMO
4 7 (0.58%) SLA
5 4 (0.33%) GxP
6 3 (0.25%) GDPR
7 2 (0.17%) COBIT
7 2 (0.17%) GAMP
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.083%) GCP
8 1 (0.083%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (2.23%) Docker
2 16 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (0.25%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.17%) HDFS
6 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.083%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.083%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.083%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.083%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.083%) vSphere
7 1 (0.083%) XenApp
7 1 (0.083%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (1.57%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.08%) Puppet
3 11 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.83%) Ansible
5 9 (0.74%) Piwik
6 4 (0.33%) MOM
7 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (0.25%) SCOM
7 3 (0.25%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.17%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.17%) Amdocs OSS
8 2 (0.17%) Netcool
8 2 (0.17%) Oozie
9 1 (0.083%) logstash
9 1 (0.083%) MobiControl
9 1 (0.083%) nmon
9 1 (0.083%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.083%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.083%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 103 (8.52%) Microsoft
2 99 (8.19%) Oracle
3 87 (7.20%) SAP
4 59 (4.88%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 34 (2.81%) Informatica
6 30 (2.48%) Zuora
7 28 (2.32%) Pardot
8 25 (2.07%) Tableau
9 23 (1.90%) Adobe
9 23 (1.90%) IBM
10 21 (1.74%) Siebel
11 20 (1.65%) Marketo
12 15 (1.24%) MuleSoft
12 15 (1.24%) ServiceNow
13 14 (1.16%) Apigee
13 14 (1.16%) Sage
13 14 (1.16%) VMware
14 13 (1.08%) Infor
15 11 (0.91%) Dell
15 11 (0.91%) Google
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City, London
Client Server
Rate: £500 p/day
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Rate: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum d.o.e
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
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Thebes IT
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London
Mason Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venture Up
Rate: From £450 to £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Modis International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 6 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: Up to £200 per day 3 months
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Swindon, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
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Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum (circa)
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Thebes IT
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South West London
Lorien Resourcing
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West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey
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Surrey
Square One Resources
Rate: £435 per day
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Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
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