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 30 April 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).

Salesforce.com
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 251 255
Rank change year-on-year +57 +4  
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 613 556 494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 0.99% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 3.02% 2.25% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 381 321
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 3
Median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% +65.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £16.20 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.60 £30.04 £17.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £25.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year +86.00% +59.48%  

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 20312 24708 25306
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.83% 44.20% 45.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12463 15160 14364
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 689 803 1114
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.95% +8.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.88 £11.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.88 £41.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

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 30 April 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 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 3 months to 30 April 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 30 April 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 +55 602 £450 - 262
London +77 424 £475 - 174
South East 0 86 £430 +4.24% 25
West Midlands +51 39 £425 +6.25% 10
City of London -19 38 £475 -5.00% 36
Hampshire +17 23 £425 - 7
Berkshire -14 23 £400 -1.53% 3
Oxfordshire +11 21 £463 -7.50% 2
East of England -37 18 £438 -10.02% 12
Coventry - 11 £440 - 1
Oxford +1 10 £488 +2.63%
East Midlands 0 10 £394 +31.25% 7
North West +14 8 £400 -20.00% 8
Reading +13 8 £438 +143.05% 3
Essex -9 8 £438 -2.77% 1
Birmingham +11 7 £345 +6.15% 5
Buckinghamshire - 7 £463 -
Croydon +13 6 - - 2
South West -7 6 £400 -5.88% 12
Warwickshire - 6 £488 - 1
Scotland +36 5 £225 -26.82% 4
West Sussex +11 5 £388 -7.18%
Nottinghamshire +7 5 £350 - 3
Slough -5 5 £438 +7.69%
Cambridgeshire -20 5 £375 -25.00% 9
Southwark - 5 £480 -
West Yorkshire +24 4 £400 -5.88% 7
Yorkshire +16 4 £400 -5.88% 11
Nottingham +7 4 £344 - 1
East Sussex - 4 £375 - 1

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 412 (36.33%) CRM
2 321 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
3 306 (26.98%) Apex Code
4 249 (21.96%) Visualforce
5 192 (16.93%) Finance
6 185 (16.31%) Java
7 161 (14.20%) Marketing
8 156 (13.76%) SQL
9 146 (12.87%) JavaScript
10 126 (11.11%) SAP
10 126 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 121 (10.67%) Oracle
12 119 (10.49%) HTML
13 107 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
14 106 (9.35%) REST
14 106 (9.35%) Project Management
15 100 (8.82%) SQL Server
16 97 (8.55%) Migration
17 96 (8.47%) SOAP
18 94 (8.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
19 93 (8.20%) Web Services
20 91 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
21 89 (7.85%) Mason
22 87 (7.67%) Dynamics CRM
23 86 (7.58%) CSS
23 86 (7.58%) .NET
24 79 (6.97%) XML
24 79 (6.97%) Degree
25 72 (6.35%) C#
25 72 (6.35%) Scrum

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 59 (5.20%) SharePoint
2 49 (4.32%) BizTalk Server
3 34 (3.00%) CMS
4 33 (2.91%) Skype for Business
5 25 (2.20%) Confluence
6 18 (1.59%) Apache
7 14 (1.23%) Drupal
7 14 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (1.06%) IIS
9 10 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.79%) Apache Spark
10 9 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (0.71%) Mule
12 6 (0.53%) SAS
12 6 (0.53%) SugarCRM
13 5 (0.44%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.35%) JBoss
14 4 (0.35%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.088%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.088%) HipChat
8 1 (0.088%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 94 (8.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 87 (7.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (2.47%) Eloqua
4 19 (1.68%) NetSuite
5 15 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.88%) Adobe Campaign
7 9 (0.79%) Unica
8 8 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
10 5 (0.44%) Pega PRPC
10 5 (0.44%) SAP Business One
10 5 (0.44%) SAP CRM
11 4 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
12 3 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
12 3 (0.26%) Dynamics SL
12 3 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
12 3 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
12 3 (0.26%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 62 (5.47%) Force.com
2 49 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (3.79%) Office 365
4 42 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
5 38 (3.35%) SaaS
6 30 (2.65%) Yammer
7 25 (2.20%) Heroku
8 13 (1.15%) PaaS
9 12 (1.06%) CloudSense
9 12 (1.06%) GitHub
10 11 (0.97%) Adobe Analytics
10 11 (0.97%) Boomi
11 10 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
12 9 (0.79%) Google Analytics
13 6 (0.53%) FinancialForce.com
14 5 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
14 5 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.38%) Internet
2 14 (1.23%) Firewall
3 10 (0.88%) HTTPS
4 9 (0.79%) FTP
4 9 (0.79%) X.509
5 8 (0.71%) MPLS
6 5 (0.44%) Broadband
6 5 (0.44%) HTTP
6 5 (0.44%) Intranet
6 5 (0.44%) VPN
6 5 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.35%) WAN
8 3 (0.26%) DWDM
8 3 (0.26%) Skype
9 2 (0.18%) Network Security
10 1 (0.088%) DSL
10 1 (0.088%) LAN
10 1 (0.088%) PBX
10 1 (0.088%) SNMP
10 1 (0.088%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 39 (3.44%) MySQL
3 25 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (1.68%) DBAmp
7 17 (1.50%) Big Data
7 17 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
7 17 (1.50%) Relational Database
8 14 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 14 (1.23%) NoSQL
8 14 (1.23%) QlikView
9 13 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (1.06%) RDBMS
11 11 (0.97%) MongoDB
11 11 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (0.88%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.71%) Data Lake
13 8 (0.71%) GIS
14 7 (0.62%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 51 (4.50%) JIRA
2 33 (2.91%) Git (software)
3 29 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 22 (1.94%) Oracle APEX
5 20 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (1.68%) Selenium
7 17 (1.50%) Eclipse
8 16 (1.41%) Maven
8 16 (1.41%) WebDriver
9 13 (1.15%) Hudson
10 12 (1.06%) Subversion
11 9 (0.79%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.71%) HP UFT
13 5 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.44%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.44%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.44%) Vagrant
14 4 (0.35%) RSpec
14 4 (0.35%) SoapUI
General
1 192 (16.93%) Finance
2 161 (14.20%) Marketing
3 62 (5.47%) Retail
4 48 (4.23%) Banking
5 40 (3.53%) Billing
6 30 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.76%) Publishing
8 15 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.97%) Advertising
10 11 (0.97%) Automotive
11 5 (0.44%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.35%) Legal
12 4 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.26%) Back Office
13 3 (0.26%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.26%) French Language
13 3 (0.26%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 376 (33.16%) Developer
2 297 (26.19%) Salesforce Developer
3 162 (14.29%) Architect
4 151 (13.32%) Analyst
5 144 (12.70%) Consultant
6 85 (7.50%) Salesforce Architect
7 84 (7.41%) Business Analyst
8 73 (6.44%) Project Manager
9 71 (6.26%) Salesforce Consultant
10 68 (6.00%) Salesforce Analyst
11 66 (5.82%) Administrator
12 55 (4.85%) Salesforce Administrator
13 48 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
14 47 (4.14%) Java Developer
14 47 (4.14%) Salesforce Business Analyst
15 39 (3.44%) Technical Leader
16 33 (2.91%) CRM Consultant
16 33 (2.91%) Microsoft Consultant
17 32 (2.82%) CRM Manager
18 31 (2.73%) Salesforce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (21.96%) Visualforce
2 119 (10.49%) HTML
3 106 (9.35%) REST
4 96 (8.47%) SOAP
5 93 (8.20%) Web Services
6 89 (7.85%) Mason
7 86 (7.58%) .NET
7 86 (7.58%) CSS
8 79 (6.97%) XML
9 51 (4.50%) JSON
10 39 (3.44%) AngularJS
11 38 (3.35%) COM
12 35 (3.09%) jQuery
12 35 (3.09%) Spring
13 28 (2.47%) RESTful
14 25 (2.20%) Node.js
15 21 (1.85%) Kafka
15 21 (1.85%) Middleware
15 21 (1.85%) XML Schema
16 18 (1.59%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 107 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (2.73%) Computer Science
2 31 (2.73%) User Experience
3 23 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 21 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 19 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (1.15%) Data Centre
6 13 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.06%) Virtual Team
8 9 (0.79%) PMI
8 9 (0.79%) Social Media
9 7 (0.62%) EPoS
9 7 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (0.62%) IVR
10 6 (0.53%) Life Science
11 5 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.44%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.26%) NHS
12 3 (0.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 42 (3.70%) Windows
2 24 (2.12%) Unix
3 5 (0.44%) Linux
4 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.088%) Android
6 1 (0.088%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (36.33%) CRM
2 321 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (9.35%) Project Management
4 97 (8.55%) Migration
5 91 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 72 (6.35%) Data Migration
6 72 (6.35%) Scrum
6 72 (6.35%) Waterfall
7 71 (6.26%) Data Management
8 63 (5.56%) Business Analysis
9 59 (5.20%) Analytics
10 58 (5.11%) SDLC
11 53 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
11 53 (4.67%) IT Strategy
12 48 (4.23%) ETL
13 46 (4.06%) Data Integration
13 46 (4.06%) SOA
14 45 (3.97%) Workflow
15 44 (3.88%) Data Modelling
16 43 (3.79%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 306 (26.98%) Apex Code
2 185 (16.31%) Java
3 156 (13.76%) SQL
4 146 (12.87%) JavaScript
5 72 (6.35%) C#
6 49 (4.32%) SOQL
7 29 (2.56%) PHP
8 22 (1.94%) T-SQL
9 14 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 13 (1.15%) C++
10 13 (1.15%) Python
11 12 (1.06%) VBA
12 11 (0.97%) SOSL
13 9 (0.79%) Ruby
14 3 (0.26%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.18%) C
15 2 (0.18%) Scala
15 2 (0.18%) VB
16 1 (0.088%) Groovy
16 1 (0.088%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (6.97%) Degree
2 27 (2.38%) PMI Certification
3 19 (1.68%) PMP
4 13 (1.15%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (0.44%) ISEB
6 5 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.44%) MAPM
7 4 (0.35%) MBA
8 3 (0.26%) CISA
8 3 (0.26%) CISM
8 3 (0.26%) CISSP
8 3 (0.26%) PgMP
8 3 (0.26%) PhD
9 2 (0.18%) APMP
9 2 (0.18%) IIBA
9 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.18%) MCP
9 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.09%) QA
2 25 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.88%) PMO
4 4 (0.35%) SLA
5 3 (0.26%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.18%) GCP
7 1 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.088%) SEPA
System Software
1 22 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.23%) Docker
3 12 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (0.26%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.088%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (0.88%) Piwik
1 10 (0.88%) Puppet
2 6 (0.53%) Ansible
2 6 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.53%) Tivoli
2 6 (0.53%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 4 (0.35%) MOM
4 3 (0.26%) Amdocs OSS
4 3 (0.26%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (0.26%) Netcool
4 3 (0.26%) SCOM
5 2 (0.18%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.18%) SCCM
6 1 (0.088%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.088%) Kibana
6 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.088%) MobiControl
6 1 (0.088%) nmon
6 1 (0.088%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 126 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 126 (11.11%) SAP
2 121 (10.67%) Oracle
3 62 (5.47%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 33 (2.91%) Informatica
5 32 (2.82%) Infor
5 32 (2.82%) Zuora
6 26 (2.29%) IBM
7 25 (2.20%) Adobe
8 21 (1.85%) Tableau
9 20 (1.76%) Google
10 17 (1.50%) Marketo
10 17 (1.50%) Siebel
11 15 (1.32%) Pardot
11 15 (1.32%) PeopleSoft
12 14 (1.23%) Sage
13 12 (1.06%) Apttus
13 12 (1.06%) ServiceNow
13 12 (1.06%) VMware
14 11 (0.97%) Dell
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