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 3 months to 25 March 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).

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Salesforce.com
UK
Rank 206 220 219
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1  
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 557 593 539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.23% 1.11% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 2.78% 2.55% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 404 330
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +0.57% +5.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £34.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.88% -34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £11.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.80 £28.00 £135.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.00 - £13.50

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 20016 23252 23937
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.19% 43.70% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12337 14081 13513
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 804 1001
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Salesforce.com
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Salesforce.com as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Salesforce.com in the UK

Salesforce.com
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 550 £450 - 268
London +62 382 £468 -1.57% 166
South East -8 86 £450 +5.88% 35
City of London -6 37 £513 +5.12% 45
Oxfordshire +17 35 £456 +1.38% 11
West Midlands +21 34 £413 -4.06% 6
Berkshire -5 23 £450 - 11
Oxford +11 22 £475 +5.55% 3
Hampshire +17 18 £450 -3.22% 4
East of England -29 17 £450 - 13
Coventry +11 11 £440 +0.57% 1
Essex -2 9 £450 +20.00% 1
East Midlands -11 9 £400 -5.88% 4
Reading +10 8 £450 +32.35% 4
Birmingham -6 8 £345 -13.75% 2
South West -12 8 £400 -5.88% 10
Croydon +12 6 - -
Yorkshire +13 5 £350 -22.22% 21
West Yorkshire +11 5 £350 -22.22% 16
Leeds +12 4 £350 - 15
North West -1 4 £363 -27.50% 9
Warwickshire -1 4 £438 -5.40%
Cambridgeshire -8 4 £375 -22.68% 6
Abingdon - 4 £388 - 2
East Sussex - 4 £375 -
Basingstoke +9 3 £463 +42.30%
Slough +6 3 £500 +11.11%
Nottingham +6 3 £350 - 2
Nottinghamshire +2 3 £350 - 2
West End of London +2 3 - - 4

Salesforce.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 413 (36.68%) CRM
2 289 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (25.04%) Apex Code
4 229 (20.34%) Visualforce
5 199 (17.67%) Finance
6 155 (13.77%) Marketing
7 154 (13.68%) Java
7 154 (13.68%) SQL
8 140 (12.43%) Microsoft
9 136 (12.08%) Oracle
10 129 (11.46%) JavaScript
11 128 (11.37%) SAP
12 118 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
13 117 (10.39%) HTML
14 111 (9.86%) MS Excel
15 104 (9.24%) SQL Server
16 102 (9.06%) Project Management
17 98 (8.70%) REST
18 96 (8.53%) Dynamics CRM
19 95 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management
20 91 (8.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
20 91 (8.08%) .NET
21 90 (7.99%) Web Services
21 90 (7.99%) Migration
22 86 (7.64%) Mason
23 85 (7.55%) SOAP
24 83 (7.37%) CSS
25 78 (6.93%) XML
26 76 (6.75%) Waterfall
27 73 (6.48%) Force.com

Salesforce.com
Top Related 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 69 (6.13%) SharePoint
2 55 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
3 41 (3.64%) Skype for Business
4 32 (2.84%) CMS
5 24 (2.13%) Confluence
6 20 (1.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 18 (1.60%) Apache
8 13 (1.15%) Drupal
9 11 (0.98%) JBoss
10 10 (0.89%) IIS
11 8 (0.71%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.62%) Apache ServiceMix
12 7 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.62%) Mule
13 6 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (0.53%) SugarCRM
14 5 (0.44%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.44%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.44%) SAS
15 4 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 111 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.29%) MS Office
3 11 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.80%) MS Project
6 6 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.089%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.089%) HipChat
8 1 (0.089%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 96 (8.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 91 (8.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 22 (1.95%) Eloqua
4 20 (1.78%) NetSuite
5 19 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.98%) Adobe Campaign
7 10 (0.89%) Unica
8 7 (0.62%) BigMachines
8 7 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
9 5 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.44%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
10 4 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.27%) Dynamics SL
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
11 3 (0.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 73 (6.48%) Force.com
2 57 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (4.44%) Office 365
4 44 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
5 38 (3.37%) Yammer
6 35 (3.11%) SaaS
7 20 (1.78%) Heroku
8 13 (1.15%) CloudSense
8 13 (1.15%) GitHub
9 11 (0.98%) Boomi
9 11 (0.98%) Veeva
10 9 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
11 8 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.71%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
12 7 (0.62%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.62%) FinancialForce.com
13 6 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.95%) Internet
2 16 (1.42%) Firewall
3 11 (0.98%) HTTPS
4 10 (0.89%) FTP
4 10 (0.89%) HTTP
4 10 (0.89%) MPLS
5 7 (0.62%) X.509
6 6 (0.53%) Broadband
6 6 (0.53%) WAN
7 4 (0.36%) Network Security
7 4 (0.36%) Skype
8 3 (0.27%) DWDM
8 3 (0.27%) Intranet
8 3 (0.27%) LAN
8 3 (0.27%) PBX
8 3 (0.27%) VoIP
8 3 (0.27%) VPN
8 3 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.18%) DSL
9 2 (0.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.29%) MySQL
3 30 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (1.87%) Big Data
7 20 (1.78%) Hadoop
8 18 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
9 16 (1.42%) QlikView
10 15 (1.33%) Relational Database
11 14 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
11 14 (1.24%) NoSQL
12 12 (1.07%) RDBMS
13 11 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (0.89%) DBAmp
14 10 (0.89%) MongoDB
15 9 (0.80%) Oracle Database
16 8 (0.71%) CouchDB
16 8 (0.71%) Data Mining
16 8 (0.71%) GIS
Development Applications
1 45 (4.00%) JIRA
2 33 (2.93%) Git (software)
3 27 (2.40%) Jenkins
4 24 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 24 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
5 19 (1.69%) Selenium
6 16 (1.42%) Maven
6 16 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (1.33%) Subversion
7 15 (1.33%) WebDriver
8 11 (0.98%) Hudson
9 9 (0.80%) HP UFT
9 9 (0.80%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.53%) Ant
11 5 (0.44%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.44%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.44%) Toad
12 4 (0.36%) JUnit
12 4 (0.36%) RSpec
12 4 (0.36%) SoapUI
General
1 199 (17.67%) Finance
2 155 (13.77%) Marketing
3 67 (5.95%) Retail
4 43 (3.82%) Banking
5 42 (3.73%) Billing
6 33 (2.93%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.87%) Publishing
8 12 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.89%) Advertising
10 10 (0.89%) Automotive
11 7 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.36%) Front Office
12 4 (0.36%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.27%) Back Office
13 3 (0.27%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.27%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.27%) Legal
14 2 (0.18%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 340 (30.20%) Developer
2 259 (23.00%) Salesforce Developer
3 172 (15.28%) Architect
4 159 (14.12%) Analyst
5 146 (12.97%) Consultant
6 92 (8.17%) Salesforce Architect
7 89 (7.90%) Business Analyst
8 74 (6.57%) Salesforce Analyst
9 73 (6.48%) Administrator
10 72 (6.39%) Salesforce Consultant
11 70 (6.22%) Project Manager
12 63 (5.60%) Salesforce Administrator
13 60 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
14 54 (4.80%) Salesforce Business Analyst
15 38 (3.37%) Technical Leader
16 37 (3.29%) Java Developer
17 35 (3.11%) Salesforce Solution Architect
18 34 (3.02%) CRM Consultant
19 33 (2.93%) Microsoft Consultant
20 32 (2.84%) CRM Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (20.34%) Visualforce
2 117 (10.39%) HTML
3 98 (8.70%) REST
4 91 (8.08%) .NET
5 90 (7.99%) Web Services
6 86 (7.64%) Mason
7 85 (7.55%) SOAP
8 83 (7.37%) CSS
9 78 (6.93%) XML
10 51 (4.53%) COM
11 49 (4.35%) JSON
12 33 (2.93%) AngularJS
12 33 (2.93%) RESTful
13 31 (2.75%) jQuery
13 31 (2.75%) Spring
14 28 (2.49%) Middleware
15 21 (1.87%) XML Schema
16 20 (1.78%) HTML5
17 17 (1.51%) Node.js
18 16 (1.42%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 118 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (3.02%) User Experience
3 27 (2.40%) Computer Science
4 19 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.33%) Data Structures
6 14 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.15%) Data Centre
8 11 (0.98%) Social Media
9 10 (0.89%) Mobile App
9 10 (0.89%) Virtual Team
10 9 (0.80%) Life Science
11 8 (0.71%) IVR
12 7 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.62%) PMI
13 6 (0.53%) EPoS
13 6 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.44%) N-Tier
15 3 (0.27%) Animation
15 3 (0.27%) FMCG
15 3 (0.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 51 (4.53%) Windows
2 26 (2.31%) Unix
3 6 (0.53%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.44%) Linux
5 4 (0.36%) Android
6 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.089%) Solaris
7 1 (0.089%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (36.68%) CRM
2 289 (25.67%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (9.06%) Project Management
4 95 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 90 (7.99%) Migration
6 76 (6.75%) Waterfall
7 68 (6.04%) Data Management
8 67 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
9 63 (5.60%) Analytics
9 63 (5.60%) Data Migration
10 62 (5.51%) Scrum
11 61 (5.42%) Business Analysis
12 58 (5.15%) SOA
13 57 (5.06%) SDLC
14 49 (4.35%) IT Strategy
15 48 (4.26%) ETL
16 45 (4.00%) DevOps
17 43 (3.82%) Data Modelling
18 40 (3.55%) TOGAF
19 39 (3.46%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 282 (25.04%) Apex Code
2 154 (13.68%) Java
2 154 (13.68%) SQL
3 129 (11.46%) JavaScript
4 73 (6.48%) C#
5 47 (4.17%) SOQL
6 30 (2.66%) PHP
7 22 (1.95%) T-SQL
8 19 (1.69%) C++
9 13 (1.15%) SOSL
10 11 (0.98%) PL/SQL
10 11 (0.98%) Python
10 11 (0.98%) VBA
11 8 (0.71%) Ruby
12 5 (0.44%) C
13 3 (0.27%) Perl
13 3 (0.27%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.18%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.18%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.089%) X++
Qualifications
1 69 (6.13%) Degree
2 27 (2.40%) PMI Certification
3 20 (1.78%) PMP
4 12 (1.07%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.44%) CISA
6 5 (0.44%) CISM
6 5 (0.44%) CISSP
6 5 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.44%) MAPM
6 5 (0.44%) MBA
6 5 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.36%) ISEB
7 4 (0.36%) PhD
8 2 (0.18%) ACCA
8 2 (0.18%) APMP
8 2 (0.18%) CIMA
8 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.18%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.46%) QA
2 21 (1.87%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.80%) PMO
4 6 (0.53%) SLA
5 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.27%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.089%) GCP
7 1 (0.089%) SEPA
7 1 (0.089%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.15%) Docker
3 12 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (0.27%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.089%) Varnish
6 1 (0.089%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (0.62%) Piwik
1 7 (0.62%) Puppet
2 6 (0.53%) Amdocs OSS
2 6 (0.53%) Netcool
3 5 (0.44%) Ansible
3 5 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.44%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 4 (0.36%) MOM
5 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.27%) SCOM
5 3 (0.27%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 2 (0.18%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.18%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.18%) SCCM
7 1 (0.089%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.089%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.089%) Kibana
7 1 (0.089%) Nagios
7 1 (0.089%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 140 (12.43%) Microsoft
2 136 (12.08%) Oracle
3 128 (11.37%) SAP
4 58 (5.15%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 41 (3.64%) Infor
6 29 (2.58%) IBM
7 28 (2.49%) Informatica
8 26 (2.31%) Adobe
9 24 (2.13%) Zuora
10 21 (1.87%) Google
10 21 (1.87%) Tableau
11 16 (1.42%) Apttus
11 16 (1.42%) PeopleSoft
12 15 (1.33%) Marketo
13 14 (1.24%) Siebel
14 13 (1.15%) Pardot
15 12 (1.07%) Sage
15 12 (1.07%) VMware
16 10 (0.89%) Dell
16 10 (0.89%) Pega
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