Period
to 22 January 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 237 172 231
Rank change year-on-year -65 +59 +27
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 1,189 1,548 1,092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 1.55% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.83% 3.70% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 1,070 717
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.98%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 12
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £22.70 £15.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.72% +49.05% -21.90%
10th Percentile £12.85 £10.00 £10.58
90th Percentile £115.00 £53.05 £35.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £38.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year -40.79% +94.25% -28.86%

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 42,044 41,797 43,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.19% 41.96% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,009 26,362 26,409
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £231 £240
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,543 1,372 1,637
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019.

Contractor 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 2019. 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 -67 1,115 £475 - 503
London -66 607 £500 +2.56% 304
UK excluding London -17 566 £450 - 208
South East -15 278 £469 -1.32% 76
Midlands +20 78 £424 -0.29% 26
North of England -11 74 £450 - 61
West Midlands +1 62 £413 -10.81% 14
Scotland +16 56 £500 +17.65% 7
South West -28 45 £500 +17.65% 23
North West -1 42 £450 -5.76% 46
Yorkshire -8 31 £450 +16.13% 13
East of England -15 29 £443 +26.43% 21
East Midlands +10 15 £450 +21.62% 12
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
Wales - 3 - - 2
North East -10 1 £350 +3.70% 2

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 431 (36.25%) CRM
2 340 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (18.76%) Finance
4 183 (15.39%) Apex Code
5 171 (14.38%) Marketing
6 153 (12.87%) Java
7 134 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 133 (11.19%) Visualforce
9 126 (10.60%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 116 (9.76%) Scrum
11 115 (9.67%) SQL
12 108 (9.08%) JavaScript
13 107 (9.00%) Migration
14 105 (8.83%) Project Management
15 102 (8.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 101 (8.49%) Oracle
17 100 (8.41%) REST
18 90 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
18 90 (7.57%) Problem-Solving
19 87 (7.32%) HTML
20 86 (7.23%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
21 82 (6.90%) SAP
22 80 (6.73%) Retail
23 79 (6.64%) Analytics
24 78 (6.56%) SOAP
24 78 (6.56%) Web Services
25 73 (6.14%) Microsoft
26 71 (5.97%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
27 69 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
28 62 (5.21%) Waterfall

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 29 (2.44%) CMS
2 27 (2.27%) Confluence
3 20 (1.68%) SharePoint
4 17 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 13 (1.09%) Drupal
6 10 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.76%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.25%) Mule
9 3 (0.25%) WordPress
10 2 (0.17%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.17%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.17%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.17%) IIS
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.17%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.17%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.084%) Appian
11 1 (0.084%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.084%) Marvel
Applications
1 32 (2.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.25%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.25%) InDesign
7 2 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.084%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.084%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.084%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 102 (8.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 47 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (1.68%) Eloqua
3 20 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (0.93%) Endur
4 11 (0.93%) FastStats
5 9 (0.76%) NetSuite
5 9 (0.76%) SAP CRM
5 9 (0.76%) Social Studio
6 8 (0.67%) Oracle CRM On Demand
7 7 (0.59%) SAP ERP
8 6 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
8 6 (0.50%) SAP PP
9 5 (0.42%) Magento
9 5 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.34%) SAP EWM
11 3 (0.25%) FastStats PeopleStage
11 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.25%) Sprinklr
12 2 (0.17%) SAP CAR
Cloud Services
1 126 (10.60%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 71 (5.97%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 60 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
5 39 (3.28%) SaaS
6 36 (3.03%) Force.com
7 26 (2.19%) Google Analytics
8 16 (1.35%) Office 365
9 15 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
9 15 (1.26%) IaaS
10 11 (0.93%) OpenShift
10 11 (0.93%) PaaS
11 10 (0.84%) Serverless
12 9 (0.76%) GitHub
12 9 (0.76%) Heroku
13 5 (0.42%) Datadog
13 5 (0.42%) Veeva
14 4 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.26%) HTTP
2 8 (0.67%) Internet
3 6 (0.50%) MPLS
4 5 (0.42%) Skype
4 5 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.34%) SMS
5 4 (0.34%) WAN
6 3 (0.25%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.25%) Firewall
6 3 (0.25%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.25%) SSL
7 2 (0.17%) DAB
7 2 (0.17%) DNS
7 2 (0.17%) DWDM
7 2 (0.17%) FTP
7 2 (0.17%) ICMP
7 2 (0.17%) Intranet
7 2 (0.17%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.17%) VoIP
8 1 (0.084%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (3.78%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (2.19%) MySQL
4 20 (1.68%) Power BI
5 18 (1.51%) Relational Database
6 16 (1.35%) Big Data
7 12 (1.01%) NoSQL
7 12 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (0.84%) MongoDB
9 9 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.50%) DBAmp
11 6 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.42%) Cosmos DB
12 5 (0.42%) GIS
12 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.42%) QlikView
13 4 (0.34%) Data Lake
13 4 (0.34%) InfluxDB
13 4 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 59 (4.96%) JIRA
2 55 (4.63%) Git (software)
3 37 (3.11%) Jenkins
4 22 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
5 18 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (0.93%) Eclipse
7 10 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
7 10 (0.84%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.67%) Ant
9 7 (0.59%) Selenium
10 5 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (0.34%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.25%) git-flow
12 3 (0.25%) GitLab
12 3 (0.25%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.25%) JIRA Agile
12 3 (0.25%) Maven
12 3 (0.25%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.17%) ERwin
13 2 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 223 (18.76%) Finance
2 171 (14.38%) Marketing
3 80 (6.73%) Retail
4 41 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.28%) Billing
6 34 (2.86%) Banking
7 32 (2.69%) Publishing
8 22 (1.85%) Advertising
9 19 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (1.26%) Back Office
11 10 (0.84%) Law
11 10 (0.84%) Legal
12 9 (0.76%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.67%) Front Office
14 6 (0.50%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.42%) French Language
16 4 (0.34%) Automotive
16 4 (0.34%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.25%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 326 (27.42%) Developer
2 252 (21.19%) Analyst
3 227 (19.09%) Salesforce Developer
4 142 (11.94%) Business Analyst
5 130 (10.93%) Salesforce Analyst
6 109 (9.17%) Architect
7 91 (7.65%) Project Manager
8 85 (7.15%) Consultant
9 79 (6.64%) Administrator
10 76 (6.39%) Salesforce Administrator
11 73 (6.14%) Salesforce Business Analyst
12 63 (5.30%) Salesforce Consultant
13 61 (5.13%) Salesforce Architect
14 41 (3.45%) Salesforce Project Manager
15 39 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
16 35 (2.94%) CRM Manager
17 33 (2.78%) Java Developer
18 31 (2.61%) Senior Developer
19 28 (2.35%) CRM Analyst
20 27 (2.27%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (11.19%) Visualforce
2 100 (8.41%) REST
3 87 (7.32%) HTML
4 78 (6.56%) SOAP
4 78 (6.56%) Web Services
5 58 (4.88%) .NET
5 58 (4.88%) CSS
6 37 (3.11%) HTML5
7 35 (2.94%) XML
8 33 (2.78%) Kafka
9 28 (2.35%) Node.js
10 27 (2.27%) jQuery
11 25 (2.10%) CSS3
12 23 (1.93%) JSON
13 22 (1.85%) React
14 20 (1.68%) AngularJS
15 17 (1.43%) RESTful
16 15 (1.26%) ASP.NET
16 15 (1.26%) Spring
17 12 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 90 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (3.95%) User Experience
3 36 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (2.35%) Mobile App
5 25 (2.10%) Management Information System
5 25 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (1.51%) Social Media
7 13 (1.09%) Data Structures
7 13 (1.09%) Fintech
8 9 (0.76%) Algorithms
8 9 (0.76%) Data Centre
9 8 (0.67%) FMCG
10 7 (0.59%) PMI
11 6 (0.50%) Reference Data
11 6 (0.50%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.34%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.34%) Life Science
12 4 (0.34%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.25%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 37 (3.11%) Windows
2 23 (1.93%) Linux
3 19 (1.60%) Unix
4 18 (1.51%) Android
4 18 (1.51%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.42%) Mac OS X
6 5 (0.42%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.084%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.084%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.084%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (36.25%) CRM
2 340 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 116 (9.76%) Scrum
5 107 (9.00%) Migration
6 105 (8.83%) Project Management
7 90 (7.57%) Problem-Solving
8 86 (7.23%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
9 79 (6.64%) Analytics
10 69 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
11 62 (5.21%) Business Analysis
11 62 (5.21%) User Stories
11 62 (5.21%) Waterfall
12 59 (4.96%) DevOps
13 58 (4.88%) E-Commerce
14 55 (4.63%) Workflow
15 53 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
16 52 (4.37%) Data Modelling
17 50 (4.21%) Data Migration
17 50 (4.21%) Quote-to-Cash
Programming Languages
1 183 (15.39%) Apex Code
2 153 (12.87%) Java
3 115 (9.67%) SQL
4 108 (9.08%) JavaScript
5 35 (2.94%) SOQL
6 32 (2.69%) C#
6 32 (2.69%) Python
7 22 (1.85%) Java 8
8 20 (1.68%) PHP
9 16 (1.35%) Go
10 15 (1.26%) SOSL
11 11 (0.93%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.59%) ABAP
13 6 (0.50%) ES6
14 5 (0.42%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.34%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.34%) C++
15 4 (0.34%) VBA
16 3 (0.25%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 60 (5.05%) Degree
2 17 (1.43%) PMI Certification
3 13 (1.09%) ISEB
4 12 (1.01%) PMP
5 8 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.42%) APMP
7 5 (0.42%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.34%) CCNA
8 4 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.34%) JNCIA
8 4 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.34%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.17%) CBAP
10 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.17%) MBA
10 2 (0.17%) NVQ Level 3
11 1 (0.084%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.96%) QA
2 16 (1.35%) GDPR
3 14 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.84%) SLA
5 9 (0.76%) PMO
6 3 (0.25%) GxP
7 2 (0.17%) COBIT
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.084%) FATCA
System Software
1 23 (1.93%) Docker
2 6 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.084%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 16 (1.35%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.01%) Ansible
3 8 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.59%) Puppet
5 6 (0.50%) Terraform
6 5 (0.42%) logstash
7 4 (0.34%) Consul
7 4 (0.34%) Grafana
7 4 (0.34%) Graphite
7 4 (0.34%) Kibana
7 4 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.34%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.25%) CloudHub
8 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.25%) SCCM
9 2 (0.17%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.17%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.17%) Oozie
9 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 101 (8.49%) Oracle
2 82 (6.90%) SAP
3 73 (6.14%) Microsoft
4 53 (4.46%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 33 (2.78%) Google
6 30 (2.52%) Adobe
7 28 (2.35%) Tableau
8 25 (2.10%) Informatica
9 18 (1.51%) ServiceNow
10 15 (1.26%) IBM
11 14 (1.18%) Splunk
12 13 (1.09%) MuleSoft
12 13 (1.09%) Red Hat
13 12 (1.01%) AppDynamics
13 12 (1.01%) Demandware
13 12 (1.01%) Pardot
14 11 (0.93%) Murex
14 11 (0.93%) OpenLink
15 10 (0.84%) Talend
16 9 (0.76%) hybris