Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 212 193
Rank change year-on-year +82 -19 +52
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 1,663 1,357 1,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.96% 1.31% 1.38%
As % of the Vendors category 4.53% 3.11% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,085 882 921
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £310
90th Percentile £638 £637 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 14
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £27.75 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.94% -15.91% +127.59%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.51 £17.15
90th Percentile £26.00 £111.38 £140.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.13 £27.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year -23.87% -15.91% +22.79%

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 36,697 43,584 43,123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.33% 42.13% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,063 26,991 26,665
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
10th Percentile £243 £250 £242
90th Percentile £638 £625 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,440 1,678 1,401
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.42 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.83% -0.47% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.77 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.80 £45.33 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.60 £16.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year +12.73% -1.99% +2.03%

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 23 October 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 23 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Salesforce.com in the UK

Salesforce.com
Top 15 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 October 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 +86 1,600 £500 +5.26% 424
London +89 1,030 £500 - 240
UK excluding London +42 592 £450 - 208
South East +18 253 £485 +2.11% 70
North of England +45 108 £425 -5.56% 56
South West +61 105 £500 +2.56% 22
Midlands +35 60 £450 +5.88% 29
North West +24 52 £450 -6.78% 27
Yorkshire +49 49 £425 -8.11% 18
West Midlands +17 47 £430 +1.18% 23
Scotland +6 42 £450 -1.10% 17
East of England +24 22 £475 +18.75% 7
East Midlands +28 12 £500 +42.86% 6
North East +11 7 £425 +6.25% 11
Wales +24 2 £325 - 6

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 455 (27.36%) CRM
2 447 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
3 318 (19.12%) Apex Code
4 289 (17.38%) Marketing
5 273 (16.42%) Finance
6 189 (11.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 187 (11.24%) Visualforce
8 165 (9.92%) Scrum
9 142 (8.54%) Analytics
10 141 (8.48%) Azure
11 138 (8.30%) DevOps
11 138 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 137 (8.24%) SQL
13 135 (8.12%) Migration
14 132 (7.94%) E-Commerce
15 128 (7.70%) Retail
15 128 (7.70%) REST
16 124 (7.46%) Java
16 124 (7.46%) JavaScript
17 117 (7.04%) Web Services
18 114 (6.86%) Microsoft
19 106 (6.37%) Project Management
20 102 (6.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
21 101 (6.07%) SAP
22 100 (6.01%) HTML
23 99 (5.95%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
24 96 (5.77%) AWS
25 95 (5.71%) MuleSoft
25 95 (5.71%) Degree
26 92 (5.53%) JIRA

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 51 (3.07%) SharePoint
2 49 (2.95%) Confluence
3 17 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 14 (0.84%) Anypoint
4 14 (0.84%) CMS
5 12 (0.72%) WebSphere
6 11 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.54%) Apache
7 9 (0.54%) Drupal
8 6 (0.36%) ColdFusion
8 6 (0.36%) nginx
9 5 (0.30%) JBoss
9 5 (0.30%) Mule
10 4 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.18%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.18%) CoreMedia CMS
11 3 (0.18%) Mule ESB
11 3 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.12%) IIS
12 2 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.24%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.18%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.060%) Sketch
8 1 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 102 (6.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 54 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.84%) Magento
4 12 (0.72%) NetSuite
5 11 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
6 10 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
7 9 (0.54%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.48%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 6 (0.36%) Aligne
9 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
10 5 (0.30%) Eloqua
11 4 (0.24%) CSG Singleview
11 4 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
11 4 (0.24%) Shopify
11 4 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
11 4 (0.24%) thinkFolio
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
12 3 (0.18%) SAP CRM
12 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 189 (11.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 141 (8.48%) Azure
3 99 (5.95%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 96 (5.77%) AWS
5 75 (4.51%) Force.com
6 47 (2.83%) SaaS
7 45 (2.71%) Power Platform
8 35 (2.10%) Office 365
9 29 (1.74%) IaaS
10 22 (1.32%) OpenShift
11 19 (1.14%) PaaS
12 16 (0.96%) Heroku
12 16 (0.96%) Sauce Labs
13 15 (0.90%) Microsoft Flow
13 15 (0.90%) PowerApps
13 15 (0.90%) Serverless
14 12 (0.72%) Azure Data Factory
14 12 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
14 12 (0.72%) GCP
15 10 (0.60%) CloudSense
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.84%) Firewall
2 13 (0.78%) Internet
2 13 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (0.78%) LAN
2 13 (0.78%) WAN
3 11 (0.66%) SMS
4 9 (0.54%) SSL
5 7 (0.42%) SSH
6 4 (0.24%) DNS
6 4 (0.24%) SMTP
6 4 (0.24%) VoIP
7 2 (0.12%) CTI
7 2 (0.12%) DHCP
7 2 (0.12%) HTTP
7 2 (0.12%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.12%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.12%) VPN
7 2 (0.12%) WebEx
7 2 (0.12%) X.509
8 1 (0.060%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (3.73%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.10%) MySQL
3 32 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 31 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (1.80%) Power BI
6 21 (1.26%) NoSQL
7 17 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (0.90%) Redis
9 13 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (0.72%) Big Data
11 11 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (0.60%) MongoDB
13 8 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
13 8 (0.48%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.36%) Data Lake
15 5 (0.30%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.24%) DB2
16 4 (0.24%) DBAmp
Development Applications
1 92 (5.53%) JIRA
2 65 (3.91%) Git (software)
3 56 (3.37%) Jenkins
4 40 (2.41%) Selenium
5 32 (1.92%) Bitbucket
6 31 (1.86%) Eclipse
7 23 (1.38%) TeamCity
8 22 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
9 16 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 15 (0.90%) Subversion
11 14 (0.84%) Cucumber
12 10 (0.60%) Visual Studio
13 8 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (0.36%) JUnit
14 6 (0.36%) Maven
15 5 (0.30%) Ant
15 5 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (0.30%) Mocha
15 5 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
16 4 (0.24%) Mockito
General
1 289 (17.38%) Marketing
2 273 (16.42%) Finance
3 128 (7.70%) Retail
4 65 (3.91%) Banking
5 44 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 35 (2.10%) Billing
7 24 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.32%) Public Sector
9 21 (1.26%) Advertising
10 17 (1.02%) Games
11 10 (0.60%) Legal
11 10 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.48%) Back Office
12 8 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.48%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.42%) Front Office
14 6 (0.36%) French Language
15 5 (0.30%) Automotive
15 5 (0.30%) Electronics
16 4 (0.24%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 424 (25.50%) Developer
2 318 (19.12%) Salesforce Developer
3 297 (17.86%) Architect
4 238 (14.31%) Analyst
5 178 (10.70%) Salesforce Architect
6 156 (9.38%) Administrator
7 154 (9.26%) Business Analyst
8 138 (8.30%) Salesforce Administrator
9 130 (7.82%) Salesforce Analyst
10 121 (7.28%) Consultant
11 113 (6.79%) Solutions Architect
12 95 (5.71%) Project Manager
12 95 (5.71%) Salesforce Business Analyst
13 84 (5.05%) Salesforce Consultant
14 62 (3.73%) Salesforce Solution Architect
15 51 (3.07%) Technical Architect
16 49 (2.95%) Salesforce Project Manager
17 36 (2.16%) CRM Manager
18 33 (1.98%) Senior Developer
19 32 (1.92%) Salesforce Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (11.24%) Visualforce
2 128 (7.70%) REST
3 117 (7.04%) Web Services
4 100 (6.01%) HTML
5 79 (4.75%) SOAP
6 70 (4.21%) CSS
7 64 (3.85%) Node.js
8 49 (2.95%) .NET
9 38 (2.29%) RESTful
10 29 (1.74%) AngularJS
11 28 (1.68%) React
12 26 (1.56%) Spring
13 24 (1.44%) jQuery
13 24 (1.44%) Kafka
14 23 (1.38%) XML
15 22 (1.32%) CSS3
15 22 (1.32%) JSON
16 18 (1.08%) HTML5
17 15 (0.90%) ADO
18 12 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 86 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
3 41 (2.47%) User Experience
4 33 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 26 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
6 22 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (0.96%) Wiki
8 12 (0.72%) Virtual Team
9 10 (0.60%) Data Structures
9 10 (0.60%) Public Cloud
10 9 (0.54%) Mainframe
11 8 (0.48%) Animation
11 8 (0.48%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.48%) e-Learning
11 8 (0.48%) Tandem
12 7 (0.42%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.42%) Reference Data
13 6 (0.36%) Learning Management System
13 6 (0.36%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.30%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 34 (2.04%) Windows
2 23 (1.38%) Linux
3 17 (1.02%) Windows Server
4 13 (0.78%) Unix
5 10 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.54%) Debian
6 9 (0.54%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.48%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.48%) openSUSE
8 6 (0.36%) Android
9 3 (0.18%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.12%) CentOS
10 2 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.12%) VMS
10 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.060%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (27.36%) CRM
2 447 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (9.92%) Scrum
4 142 (8.54%) Analytics
5 138 (8.30%) DevOps
5 138 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 135 (8.12%) Migration
7 132 (7.94%) E-Commerce
8 106 (6.37%) Project Management
9 92 (5.53%) Data Modelling
10 90 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
11 81 (4.87%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
12 76 (4.57%) User Stories
13 75 (4.51%) Business Analysis
13 75 (4.51%) Test Automation
14 69 (4.15%) Microservices
15 66 (3.97%) Waterfall
16 60 (3.61%) Project Delivery
17 59 (3.55%) Continuous Integration
18 57 (3.43%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 318 (19.12%) Apex Code
2 137 (8.24%) SQL
3 124 (7.46%) Java
3 124 (7.46%) JavaScript
4 58 (3.49%) Python
5 50 (3.01%) SOQL
6 43 (2.59%) C#
7 19 (1.14%) SOSL
8 15 (0.90%) Ruby
9 14 (0.84%) Perl
10 13 (0.78%) Bash Shell
10 13 (0.78%) TypeScript
11 12 (0.72%) C
11 12 (0.72%) Java 8
12 9 (0.54%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.48%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.42%) PHP
14 7 (0.42%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.24%) Go
16 2 (0.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 95 (5.71%) Degree
2 31 (1.86%) TOGAF Certification
3 19 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (0.96%) PMI Certification
6 15 (0.90%) SC Cleared
7 14 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (0.84%) PMP
8 12 (0.72%) MCSA
9 8 (0.48%) ISEB
10 5 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.24%) CISSP
11 4 (0.24%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.24%) HND
11 4 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.24%) MBA
11 4 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.18%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.37%) QA
2 28 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.02%) GDPR
4 10 (0.60%) COBIT
4 10 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.60%) NIST
5 9 (0.54%) PMO
5 9 (0.54%) SLA
6 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.060%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.060%) GxP
7 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.060%) PSD2
System Software
1 43 (2.59%) Docker
2 13 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.18%) Firmware
5 1 (0.060%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 36 (2.16%) Ansible
2 22 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
3 20 (1.20%) Kubernetes
4 14 (0.84%) Terraform
5 8 (0.48%) HP Fortify
5 8 (0.48%) Nessus
6 7 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.36%) Grafana
8 3 (0.18%) CloudHub
9 2 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.12%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.12%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.12%) SCCM
10 1 (0.060%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.060%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 114 (6.86%) Microsoft
2 101 (6.07%) SAP
3 95 (5.71%) MuleSoft
4 84 (5.05%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 60 (3.61%) Demandware
6 56 (3.37%) Oracle
7 43 (2.59%) Adobe
8 37 (2.22%) Google
9 36 (2.16%) Pardot
10 35 (2.10%) Tableau
11 25 (1.50%) hybris
12 22 (1.32%) Informatica
13 19 (1.14%) IBM
14 16 (0.96%) Marketo
15 15 (0.90%) Workday
16 14 (0.84%) Dell
17 13 (0.78%) Elastic Path
17 13 (0.78%) ServiceNow
18 11 (0.66%) Apttus
18 11 (0.66%) Sitecore