Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 214 245
Rank change year-on-year +30 +31 +16
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 1,526 1,179 1,178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.47% 1.24% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 3.52% 2.83% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 773 810
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £301 £275
90th Percentile £638 £625 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 10 19
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £45.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.24% +93.62% +46.88%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.95 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.13 £150.00 £32.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year -3.45% +10.48% +55.90%

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 43,337 41,649 49,033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.81% 43.85% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,847 25,425 30,024
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,585 1,438 1,629
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.47 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.07 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.47 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.21% -5.91% +2.94%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +24 1,470 £475 +5.56% 333
London -3 915 £500 +5.26% 179
UK excluding London +62 577 £450 +5.88% 163
South East +34 292 £458 +7.65% 61
North of England +63 109 £405 +1.25% 40
North West +37 71 £410 +2.50% 22
Midlands -46 69 £375 -16.67% 22
West Midlands -56 46 £425 -15.00% 15
East of England +25 43 £400 -5.88% 12
South West +19 36 £488 +40.09% 17
Scotland -21 34 £450 +87.50% 8
Yorkshire +2 25 £375 - 14
East Midlands +2 22 £330 -22.35% 7
North East +5 13 £425 - 4

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 470 (30.80%) CRM
2 469 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (18.02%) Marketing
4 266 (17.43%) Finance
5 224 (14.68%) Apex Code
6 206 (13.50%) SQL
7 179 (11.73%) Migration
8 175 (11.47%) HTML
9 171 (11.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 170 (11.14%) JavaScript
10 170 (11.14%) Scrum
11 169 (11.07%) Visualforce
12 156 (10.22%) Java
13 154 (10.09%) Analytics
14 146 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
14 146 (9.57%) Project Management
14 146 (9.57%) Microsoft
15 145 (9.50%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 138 (9.04%) CSS
17 129 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
18 127 (8.32%) Amazon AWS
19 111 (7.27%) JIRA
20 110 (7.21%) Data Migration
20 110 (7.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
21 108 (7.08%) Web Services
22 103 (6.75%) REST
23 96 (6.29%) SAP
24 95 (6.23%) Data Modelling
25 93 (6.09%) Degree
26 92 (6.03%) Retail

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 41 (2.69%) CMS
2 39 (2.56%) Confluence
3 28 (1.83%) Apache Spark
3 28 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 21 (1.38%) WordPress
5 11 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 11 (0.72%) Apache Pig
5 11 (0.72%) Apache Solr
6 10 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.59%) SAS
8 8 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (0.52%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.33%) Marvel
9 5 (0.33%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.26%) Anypoint
10 4 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.20%) Apache
11 3 (0.20%) Mule
11 3 (0.20%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 62 (4.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.66%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.39%) InVision
6 6 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.066%) Mingle
7 1 (0.066%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.066%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 110 (7.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 51 (3.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (1.25%) Eloqua
4 15 (0.98%) NetSuite
5 13 (0.85%) Adobe Campaign
6 10 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
10 6 (0.39%) Magento
10 6 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
10 6 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
10 6 (0.39%) Social Studio
11 4 (0.26%) Markit EDM
12 3 (0.20%) SAP CO
12 3 (0.20%) SAP FI
12 3 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
12 3 (0.20%) SAP R/3
13 2 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 171 (11.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 145 (9.50%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 127 (8.32%) Amazon AWS
4 80 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 72 (4.72%) Force.com
6 38 (2.49%) SaaS
7 33 (2.16%) FinancialForce
8 23 (1.51%) Amazon S3
9 18 (1.18%) PaaS
10 17 (1.11%) Google Analytics
11 15 (0.98%) Veeva
12 14 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (0.92%) Heroku
12 14 (0.92%) Office 365
13 12 (0.79%) GitHub
14 9 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
15 8 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
15 8 (0.52%) Serverless
15 8 (0.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.25%) HTTP
2 17 (1.11%) SMS
3 14 (0.92%) Internet
4 11 (0.72%) FTP
5 6 (0.39%) DNS
5 6 (0.39%) Intranet
5 6 (0.39%) VLAN
6 4 (0.26%) Firewall
6 4 (0.26%) SMTP
6 4 (0.26%) SNMP
6 4 (0.26%) SSH
6 4 (0.26%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.20%) CTI
7 3 (0.20%) MPLS
7 3 (0.20%) Skype
7 3 (0.20%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.20%) VPN
8 2 (0.13%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.13%) SAN
8 2 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 63 (4.13%) MySQL
3 56 (3.67%) Relational Database
4 47 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
5 46 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (2.42%) Big Data
7 30 (1.97%) Hadoop
8 29 (1.90%) Apache Hive
9 28 (1.83%) Power BI
10 26 (1.70%) NoSQL
11 25 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
12 22 (1.44%) MongoDB
13 15 (0.98%) Data Lake
13 15 (0.98%) Impala
14 13 (0.85%) Spotfire
14 13 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (0.72%) SAP HANA
17 10 (0.66%) HBase
17 10 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 111 (7.27%) JIRA
2 81 (5.31%) Git (software)
3 53 (3.47%) Jenkins
4 38 (2.49%) Selenium
5 25 (1.64%) Visual Studio
5 25 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
6 19 (1.25%) Maven
7 16 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
8 13 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (0.79%) Eclipse
10 11 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (0.66%) ERwin
12 9 (0.59%) Ant
12 9 (0.59%) Bitbucket
13 8 (0.52%) JIRA Agile
13 8 (0.52%) JUnit
13 8 (0.52%) Xdebug
14 7 (0.46%) JSUnit
14 7 (0.46%) Wercker
15 6 (0.39%) LoadRunner
General
1 275 (18.02%) Marketing
2 266 (17.43%) Finance
3 92 (6.03%) Retail
4 76 (4.98%) Banking
5 37 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 33 (2.16%) Advertising
7 27 (1.77%) Legal
8 26 (1.70%) Billing
9 23 (1.51%) Publishing
10 20 (1.31%) Front Office
10 20 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (0.98%) Automotive
12 14 (0.92%) Manufacturing
13 13 (0.85%) Back Office
13 13 (0.85%) French Language
14 11 (0.72%) German Language
15 9 (0.59%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.52%) Games
17 7 (0.46%) Investment Banking
18 6 (0.39%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 406 (26.61%) Developer
2 281 (18.41%) Salesforce Developer
3 279 (18.28%) Analyst
4 199 (13.04%) Architect
5 178 (11.66%) Salesforce Analyst
6 156 (10.22%) Consultant
7 140 (9.17%) Business Analyst
8 115 (7.54%) Project Manager
9 114 (7.47%) Salesforce Architect
10 113 (7.40%) Administrator
11 112 (7.34%) Salesforce Consultant
12 102 (6.68%) Salesforce Administrator
13 96 (6.29%) Salesforce Business Analyst
14 66 (4.33%) Salesforce Project Manager
14 66 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
15 43 (2.82%) Data Analyst
16 41 (2.69%) CRM Manager
17 40 (2.62%) CRM Architect
18 37 (2.42%) Cloud Consultant
19 33 (2.16%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (11.47%) HTML
2 169 (11.07%) Visualforce
3 138 (9.04%) CSS
4 108 (7.08%) Web Services
5 103 (6.75%) REST
6 88 (5.77%) SOAP
7 64 (4.19%) Node.js
8 61 (4.00%) .NET
9 57 (3.74%) Mason
10 53 (3.47%) RESTful
11 52 (3.41%) JSON
12 51 (3.34%) AngularJS
13 47 (3.08%) jQuery
14 43 (2.82%) HTML5
15 42 (2.75%) XML
16 41 (2.69%) CSS3
17 36 (2.36%) Middleware
18 33 (2.16%) React
19 26 (1.70%) J2EE
20 23 (1.51%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 146 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (4.26%) User Experience
3 52 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 40 (2.62%) Computer Science
5 38 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
6 29 (1.90%) Fintech
7 28 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
8 26 (1.70%) Data Structures
8 26 (1.70%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.05%) Virtual Team
10 14 (0.92%) Algorithms
11 12 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (0.66%) Public Cloud
13 8 (0.52%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.52%) FMCG
13 8 (0.52%) Life Science
13 8 (0.52%) PKI
13 8 (0.52%) Wiki
14 7 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (0.46%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (3.21%) Linux
2 33 (2.16%) Unix
3 32 (2.10%) Windows
4 31 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 23 (1.51%) Android
6 18 (1.18%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.46%) CentOS
8 2 (0.13%) AIX
8 2 (0.13%) Fedora
8 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.066%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.066%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.066%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (30.80%) CRM
2 469 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (11.73%) Migration
4 170 (11.14%) Scrum
5 154 (10.09%) Analytics
6 146 (9.57%) Project Management
7 129 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 110 (7.21%) Data Migration
9 95 (6.23%) Data Modelling
10 89 (5.83%) DevOps
11 86 (5.64%) Problem-Solving
12 78 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 76 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
14 74 (4.85%) Business Analysis
15 72 (4.72%) SDLC
15 72 (4.72%) Validation
16 71 (4.65%) Workflow
17 68 (4.46%) E-Commerce
18 67 (4.39%) User Stories
19 59 (3.87%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 224 (14.68%) Apex Code
2 206 (13.50%) SQL
3 170 (11.14%) JavaScript
4 156 (10.22%) Java
5 62 (4.06%) Python
6 47 (3.08%) C#
7 40 (2.62%) SOQL
8 29 (1.90%) PHP
9 24 (1.57%) Scala
10 16 (1.05%) Java 8
11 15 (0.98%) C++
11 15 (0.98%) Go
12 14 (0.92%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.66%) Ruby
14 9 (0.59%) C
14 9 (0.59%) SOSL
15 8 (0.52%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.52%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.39%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 93 (6.09%) Degree
2 31 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.52%) CCNA
5 8 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (0.52%) PMI Certification
5 8 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
6 7 (0.46%) CCNP
6 7 (0.46%) DBS Check
7 6 (0.39%) PMP
8 5 (0.33%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.20%) APMP
10 3 (0.20%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.20%) MCP
10 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.20%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.87%) QA
2 26 (1.70%) Data Quality
2 26 (1.70%) GDPR
3 14 (0.92%) PMO
4 6 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.33%) SLA
6 3 (0.20%) IFRS
7 2 (0.13%) GxP
8 1 (0.066%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.066%) GCP
8 1 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (2.29%) Docker
2 16 (1.05%) HDFS
3 15 (0.98%) Apache Flume
4 9 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.46%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.066%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.066%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.066%) Varnish
7 1 (0.066%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (1.70%) Oozie
2 18 (1.18%) Kubernetes
3 17 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
4 9 (0.59%) Terraform
5 5 (0.33%) Ansible
5 5 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.20%) Puppet
6 3 (0.20%) Salt
6 3 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.13%) CASB
7 2 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.13%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.13%) Matomo
7 2 (0.13%) Nagios
7 2 (0.13%) Packer
7 2 (0.13%) Pingdom
7 2 (0.13%) Rancher
7 2 (0.13%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 146 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 96 (6.29%) SAP
3 86 (5.64%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 85 (5.57%) Oracle
5 43 (2.82%) Google
6 42 (2.75%) Adobe
7 36 (2.36%) Demandware
8 29 (1.90%) Informatica
9 28 (1.83%) MuleSoft
9 28 (1.83%) Pardot
9 28 (1.83%) Tableau
10 24 (1.57%) IBM
11 20 (1.31%) Marketo
11 20 (1.31%) Talend
12 18 (1.18%) Sitecore
13 15 (0.98%) Cloudera
14 14 (0.92%) Sage
15 13 (0.85%) Atlassian
15 13 (0.85%) hybris
16 11 (0.72%) Infor