Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 219 252
Rank change year-on-year +51 +33 -29
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 1,555 1,106 1,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.55% 1.15% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 3.67% 2.55% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,076 730 678
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.69% -1.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 12
UK median hourly rate £22.70 £15.23 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.05% -21.90% -42.64%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.58 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.05 £35.36 £29.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £19.56 £27.50
% change year-on-year +94.25% -28.86% -19.11%

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 42,353 43,431 46,020
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.12% 45.19% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,741 26,609 27,184
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £240 £228
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year +1.27% +3.95% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,393 1,650 1,931
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.51 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 +60 1,514 £475 +5.56% 484
London +41 974 £488 +8.33% 281
UK excluding London +75 570 £450 +5.88% 215
South East +59 308 £475 +5.56% 58
North of England +70 73 £450 +5.88% 53
Midlands +20 62 £425 +1.49% 27
East of England -30 54 £350 -6.67% 20
South West +29 43 £425 -2.86% 43
North West +21 41 £478 +15.76% 30
West Midlands +31 39 £463 +7.25% 21
Scotland -16 30 £425 -5.56% 9
Yorkshire +24 28 £388 -13.89% 22
East Midlands +1 18 £370 -7.50% 6
North East +47 4 £338 -19.64% 1

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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.

1 519 (33.38%) CRM
2 460 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
3 327 (21.03%) Finance
4 277 (17.81%) Marketing
5 263 (16.91%) Apex Code
6 204 (13.12%) Java
7 194 (12.48%) Visualforce
8 188 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 172 (11.06%) SQL
10 161 (10.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 157 (10.10%) Migration
12 155 (9.97%) Project Management
13 149 (9.58%) Analytics
14 147 (9.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 136 (8.75%) JavaScript
16 135 (8.68%) Web Services
17 131 (8.42%) HTML
18 127 (8.17%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
18 127 (8.17%) Scrum
19 126 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
20 121 (7.78%) JIRA
21 120 (7.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
22 117 (7.52%) Microsoft
23 113 (7.27%) SOAP
24 110 (7.07%) Test Automation
25 107 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
25 107 (6.88%) CSS
26 103 (6.62%) Data Migration
27 88 (5.66%) Force.com
28 87 (5.59%) QA

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 36 (2.32%) Confluence
2 35 (2.25%) CMS
3 33 (2.12%) Apache Spark
4 18 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 18 (1.16%) WordPress
5 16 (1.03%) Drupal
6 14 (0.90%) SAS
7 13 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 12 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (0.64%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.58%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.39%) Mule
12 4 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.26%) Marvel
13 3 (0.19%) Apache
13 3 (0.19%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.13%) eZ Publish
15 1 (0.064%) MS Project Server
15 1 (0.064%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 66 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.32%) InVision
8 1 (0.064%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.064%) SPSS
8 1 (0.064%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 147 (9.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 53 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (1.99%) NetSuite
4 16 (1.03%) Eloqua
5 15 (0.96%) Lawson
6 14 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
7 13 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
8 12 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
9 10 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
9 10 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (0.51%) Social Studio
11 7 (0.45%) Magento
11 7 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
12 6 (0.39%) Markit EDM
12 6 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
13 4 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
13 4 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
14 3 (0.19%) SAP SD
14 3 (0.19%) Unica
14 3 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 161 (10.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 120 (7.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 107 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
4 88 (5.66%) Force.com
5 68 (4.37%) SaaS
6 54 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 43 (2.77%) Heroku
8 28 (1.80%) FinancialForce
9 23 (1.48%) Google Analytics
10 19 (1.22%) Boomi
11 18 (1.16%) Amazon S3
12 17 (1.09%) Google Tag Manager
13 16 (1.03%) GitHub
14 13 (0.84%) Office 365
14 13 (0.84%) Veeva
15 10 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (0.64%) PaaS
16 9 (0.58%) CloudSense
17 6 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
18 5 (0.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.84%) SMS
2 12 (0.77%) Internet
3 11 (0.71%) Firewall
4 7 (0.45%) CTI
4 7 (0.45%) HTTP
4 7 (0.45%) WAN
5 6 (0.39%) VPN
6 5 (0.32%) FTP
6 5 (0.32%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.32%) MPLS
6 5 (0.32%) Wireless
7 4 (0.26%) LAN
7 4 (0.26%) OSPF
7 4 (0.26%) SAN
7 4 (0.26%) WLAN
8 3 (0.19%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (0.19%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.19%) Intranet
8 3 (0.19%) VLAN
9 2 (0.13%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 61 (3.92%) Big Data
3 48 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (2.70%) MySQL
5 33 (2.12%) Data Lake
5 33 (2.12%) Hadoop
6 31 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (1.74%) Relational Database
8 26 (1.67%) Apache Hive
8 26 (1.67%) HBase
8 26 (1.67%) Impala
8 26 (1.67%) Sqoop
9 23 (1.48%) MongoDB
10 20 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
11 17 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (1.03%) NoSQL
12 16 (1.03%) Power BI
13 14 (0.90%) RDBMS
13 14 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 121 (7.78%) JIRA
2 68 (4.37%) Jenkins
3 61 (3.92%) Selenium
4 54 (3.47%) Git (software)
5 41 (2.64%) Maven
6 34 (2.19%) Eclipse
7 28 (1.80%) SoapUI
8 23 (1.48%) Ant
9 16 (1.03%) Subversion
10 12 (0.77%) JUnit
11 11 (0.71%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
13 8 (0.51%) RSpec
13 8 (0.51%) WebObjects
14 7 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (0.45%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.39%) Bitbucket
15 6 (0.39%) SpecFlow
15 6 (0.39%) WebDriver
16 5 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 327 (21.03%) Finance
2 277 (17.81%) Marketing
3 84 (5.40%) Retail
4 83 (5.34%) Banking
5 49 (3.15%) Financial Institution
6 46 (2.96%) Billing
7 39 (2.51%) Investment Banking
8 38 (2.44%) Telecoms
9 29 (1.86%) Legal
10 26 (1.67%) Manufacturing
10 26 (1.67%) Publishing
11 22 (1.41%) Advertising
12 13 (0.84%) Electronics
13 11 (0.71%) Games
14 10 (0.64%) Front Office
14 10 (0.64%) Law
15 9 (0.58%) General Ledger
15 9 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.51%) Automotive
17 5 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 398 (25.59%) Developer
2 301 (19.36%) Analyst
3 281 (18.07%) Salesforce Developer
4 201 (12.93%) Business Analyst
5 183 (11.77%) Architect
6 169 (10.87%) Salesforce Analyst
7 142 (9.13%) Project Manager
8 128 (8.23%) Salesforce Architect
9 124 (7.97%) Salesforce Business Analyst
10 123 (7.91%) Consultant
11 90 (5.79%) Salesforce Consultant
12 84 (5.40%) Administrator
13 76 (4.89%) Salesforce Administrator
14 70 (4.50%) Salesforce Project Manager
15 66 (4.24%) Senior Developer
16 58 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
17 57 (3.67%) Senior Salesforce Developer
18 54 (3.47%) CRM Manager
19 50 (3.22%) Java Developer
20 39 (2.51%) Salesforce Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (12.48%) Visualforce
2 135 (8.68%) Web Services
3 131 (8.42%) HTML
4 113 (7.27%) SOAP
5 107 (6.88%) CSS
6 72 (4.63%) Mason
7 66 (4.24%) REST
8 63 (4.05%) .NET
9 61 (3.92%) RESTful
10 60 (3.86%) AngularJS
11 45 (2.89%) jQuery
12 40 (2.57%) XML
13 38 (2.44%) Middleware
14 35 (2.25%) Node.js
15 34 (2.19%) JSON
16 33 (2.12%) Kafka
16 33 (2.12%) Spring
17 32 (2.06%) Hibernate
17 32 (2.06%) HTML5
18 22 (1.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 126 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (4.95%) User Experience
3 51 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 31 (1.99%) Data Structures
6 29 (1.86%) Mobile App
7 27 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 27 (1.74%) Virtual Team
8 25 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (1.41%) Fintech
10 13 (0.84%) Data Centre
11 12 (0.77%) Hedge funds
11 12 (0.77%) Reference Data
12 11 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (0.64%) Social Media
14 6 (0.39%) Analytical Mindset
14 6 (0.39%) FMCG
14 6 (0.39%) iPad
15 5 (0.32%) Learning Management System
15 5 (0.32%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (2.38%) Linux
2 21 (1.35%) CentOS
3 16 (1.03%) Windows
4 12 (0.77%) Android
5 8 (0.51%) Unix
6 7 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.13%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.064%) webOS
9 1 (0.064%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.064%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (33.38%) CRM
2 460 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 157 (10.10%) Migration
5 155 (9.97%) Project Management
6 149 (9.58%) Analytics
7 127 (8.17%) Scrum
8 110 (7.07%) Test Automation
9 103 (6.62%) Data Migration
10 87 (5.59%) ETL
11 86 (5.53%) SDLC
12 83 (5.34%) Workflow
13 82 (5.27%) E-Commerce
14 77 (4.95%) Business Analysis
15 76 (4.89%) BDD
15 76 (4.89%) User Acceptance Testing
16 74 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
17 69 (4.44%) Data Modelling
18 63 (4.05%) Change Management
18 63 (4.05%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 263 (16.91%) Apex Code
2 204 (13.12%) Java
3 172 (11.06%) SQL
4 136 (8.75%) JavaScript
5 65 (4.18%) C#
6 54 (3.47%) SOQL
7 29 (1.86%) PHP
8 28 (1.80%) Scala
8 28 (1.80%) SOSL
9 21 (1.35%) Python
10 18 (1.16%) Bash Shell
11 15 (0.96%) C++
12 13 (0.84%) R
12 13 (0.84%) Ruby
13 12 (0.77%) T-SQL
14 10 (0.64%) TypeScript
15 9 (0.58%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.26%) VBA
17 2 (0.13%) C
17 2 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 81 (5.21%) Degree
2 35 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
4 18 (1.16%) PMP
5 16 (1.03%) PMI Certification
5 16 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 14 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (0.71%) ISEB
9 8 (0.51%) CCNA
10 7 (0.45%) CCNP
10 7 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.39%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.32%) JNCIA
13 4 (0.26%) CCSE
13 4 (0.26%) CISA
13 4 (0.26%) CISMP
13 4 (0.26%) CISSP
14 3 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (5.59%) QA
2 34 (2.19%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.90%) PMO
4 13 (0.84%) GDPR
5 5 (0.32%) SLA
6 3 (0.19%) MiFID
7 2 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.13%) EMIR
7 2 (0.13%) GxP
7 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.064%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.064%) GCP
8 1 (0.064%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (1.67%) Apache Flume
1 26 (1.67%) HDFS
2 9 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.58%) Docker
3 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (1.67%) Oozie
2 12 (0.77%) MOM
3 6 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (0.26%) SCCM
4 4 (0.26%) SCOM
5 3 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.19%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.19%) Matomo
5 3 (0.19%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.064%) CloudForms
6 1 (0.064%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.064%) Puppet
6 1 (0.064%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.064%) Terraform
Vendors
1 127 (8.17%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 117 (7.52%) Microsoft
3 86 (5.53%) Oracle
4 73 (4.69%) SAP
5 56 (3.60%) Google
6 49 (3.15%) Tableau
7 43 (2.77%) Talend
8 36 (2.32%) Adobe
8 36 (2.32%) Informatica
9 31 (1.99%) Cloudera
10 28 (1.80%) Demandware
11 26 (1.67%) MuleSoft
11 26 (1.67%) Workday
12 23 (1.48%) Pardot
13 21 (1.35%) Siebel
14 20 (1.29%) Marketo
15 19 (1.22%) Tealium
16 17 (1.09%) Hortonworks
16 17 (1.09%) MapR
17 15 (0.96%) IBM