Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 192 243
Rank change year-on-year -8 +51 +21
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 1,408 1,351 1,179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.37% 1.36% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 3.26% 3.15% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 889 810
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £275
90th Percentile £635 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 11 25
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +127.59% -9.38%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £67.75 £145.00 £33.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.70 £26.25
% change year-on-year +23.35% -13.52% +45.83%

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 43,179 42,916 48,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.02% 43.31% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,779 26,418 29,466
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £240
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,653 1,408 1,672
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.45 £46.92 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.82 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.90% -3.89% +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 26 September 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 26 September 2018.

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 26 September 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 -22 1,325 £475 +5.56% 550
London -27 797 £500 +5.26% 355
UK excluding London +30 584 £450 +5.88% 215
South East +9 282 £450 +5.88% 70
North of England +28 100 £475 +18.75% 65
Midlands -31 86 £425 -15.00% 25
West Midlands -19 65 £433 -21.36% 18
Scotland +28 60 £455 +61.06% 17
North West +16 58 £475 +18.75% 26
Yorkshire -6 31 £463 +32.14% 34
South West -16 29 £525 +50.00% 16
East of England -16 26 £363 -11.04% 19
East Midlands +2 19 £330 -22.35% 7
North East -1 11 £400 - 5
Wales - 3 - - 2
Northern Ireland - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 463 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
2 453 (32.17%) CRM
3 235 (16.69%) Finance
4 212 (15.06%) Marketing
5 211 (14.99%) Apex Code
6 174 (12.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 163 (11.58%) Project Management
8 160 (11.36%) SQL
9 157 (11.15%) JavaScript
10 152 (10.80%) Scrum
11 151 (10.72%) Migration
11 151 (10.72%) Visualforce
12 146 (10.37%) Java
13 130 (9.23%) HTML
14 118 (8.38%) Analytics
15 109 (7.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 107 (7.60%) JIRA
17 106 (7.53%) Web Services
18 105 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
19 103 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
19 103 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
20 102 (7.24%) Data Modelling
21 100 (7.10%) Microsoft
22 98 (6.96%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
23 97 (6.89%) CSS
24 95 (6.75%) Oracle
25 90 (6.39%) REST
26 85 (6.04%) Data Migration
26 85 (6.04%) Workflow
27 77 (5.47%) User Stories

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 47 (3.34%) CMS
2 46 (3.27%) Confluence
3 19 (1.35%) WordPress
4 13 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 13 (0.92%) SharePoint
5 10 (0.71%) Apache Spark
6 9 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (0.64%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.43%) Drupal
8 5 (0.36%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.36%) Marvel
8 5 (0.36%) SAS
8 5 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.28%) Anypoint
9 4 (0.28%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.28%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.14%) Apache
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 42 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (0.43%) InVision
7 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.071%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.071%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.071%) InDesign
8 1 (0.071%) Mingle
8 1 (0.071%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 109 (7.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 39 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.99%) Eloqua
3 14 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.36%) Magento
4 5 (0.36%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.28%) Social Studio
6 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.21%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.21%) Sprinklr
6 3 (0.21%) Unica
7 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.14%) Primavera
7 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.14%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.14%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 174 (12.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 98 (6.96%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 68 (4.83%) Force.com
4 66 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
5 53 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
6 46 (3.27%) SaaS
7 21 (1.49%) GitHub
8 19 (1.35%) PaaS
9 16 (1.14%) Google Analytics
10 15 (1.07%) FinancialForce
11 13 (0.92%) Heroku
12 12 (0.85%) Serverless
13 10 (0.71%) Office 365
14 9 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
15 8 (0.57%) Amazon S3
16 7 (0.50%) Slack
17 6 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
17 6 (0.43%) npm
18 5 (0.36%) G Suite
18 5 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.85%) HTTP
2 11 (0.78%) SMS
3 9 (0.64%) MPLS
4 7 (0.50%) Internet
5 6 (0.43%) DNS
5 6 (0.43%) WAN
6 5 (0.36%) Firewall
6 5 (0.36%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.28%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.28%) Skype
7 4 (0.28%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.28%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.28%) VLAN
8 3 (0.21%) DWDM
8 3 (0.21%) FTP
8 3 (0.21%) ICMP
8 3 (0.21%) SSL
9 2 (0.14%) SMTP
9 2 (0.14%) SNMP
9 2 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 36 (2.56%) MySQL
3 31 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (1.78%) Relational Database
5 20 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (1.28%) Big Data
7 13 (0.92%) NoSQL
8 12 (0.85%) Power BI
9 11 (0.78%) Hadoop
10 9 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
10 9 (0.64%) Apache Hive
10 9 (0.64%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.57%) DBAmp
11 8 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.43%) QlikView
12 6 (0.43%) Spotfire
13 5 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.28%) Data Lake
14 4 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 107 (7.60%) JIRA
2 58 (4.12%) Git (software)
3 47 (3.34%) Jenkins
4 20 (1.42%) Selenium
5 17 (1.21%) Eclipse
5 17 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
6 15 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (1.07%) Visual Studio
7 11 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
8 10 (0.71%) Ant
9 9 (0.64%) ERwin
10 8 (0.57%) JIRA Agile
10 8 (0.57%) Maven
11 7 (0.50%) Xdebug
12 5 (0.36%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.36%) GitLab
12 5 (0.36%) JMeter
12 5 (0.36%) LoadRunner
12 5 (0.36%) SonarQube
12 5 (0.36%) WebObjects
General
1 235 (16.69%) Finance
2 212 (15.06%) Marketing
3 74 (5.26%) Retail
4 57 (4.05%) Banking
5 44 (3.13%) Publishing
6 35 (2.49%) Billing
7 34 (2.41%) Telecoms
8 29 (2.06%) Advertising
9 25 (1.78%) Back Office
10 23 (1.63%) Front Office
11 21 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (1.14%) Automotive
12 16 (1.14%) Legal
13 14 (0.99%) French Language
14 8 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.57%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.57%) Law
15 7 (0.50%) German Language
16 6 (0.43%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.28%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 413 (29.33%) Developer
2 296 (21.02%) Salesforce Developer
3 254 (18.04%) Analyst
4 173 (12.29%) Architect
5 149 (10.58%) Salesforce Analyst
6 132 (9.38%) Business Analyst
7 114 (8.10%) Project Manager
8 105 (7.46%) Consultant
9 100 (7.10%) Salesforce Architect
10 95 (6.75%) Administrator
11 91 (6.46%) Salesforce Administrator
12 85 (6.04%) Salesforce Consultant
13 75 (5.33%) Salesforce Business Analyst
14 63 (4.47%) Salesforce Project Manager
15 57 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
16 37 (2.63%) CRM Manager
17 35 (2.49%) Salesforce Support
18 34 (2.41%) Data Analyst
19 33 (2.34%) Cloud Consultant
20 32 (2.27%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (10.72%) Visualforce
2 130 (9.23%) HTML
3 106 (7.53%) Web Services
4 97 (6.89%) CSS
5 90 (6.39%) REST
6 72 (5.11%) SOAP
7 52 (3.69%) .NET
8 51 (3.62%) Mason
9 49 (3.48%) Node.js
10 45 (3.20%) jQuery
11 42 (2.98%) XML
12 38 (2.70%) JSON
13 33 (2.34%) HTML5
14 32 (2.27%) AngularJS
14 32 (2.27%) CSS3
14 32 (2.27%) Middleware
15 29 (2.06%) RESTful
16 27 (1.92%) Spring
17 24 (1.70%) ASP.NET
18 23 (1.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 105 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (4.47%) User Experience
3 34 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
4 32 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 28 (1.99%) Computer Science
6 26 (1.85%) Fintech
6 26 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
7 25 (1.78%) Mobile App
8 17 (1.21%) Virtual Team
9 14 (0.99%) Public Cloud
10 13 (0.92%) FMCG
11 11 (0.78%) Algorithms
11 11 (0.78%) Data Structures
12 9 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.64%) Social Media
13 8 (0.57%) Wiki
14 7 (0.50%) Data Centre
14 7 (0.50%) PKI
14 7 (0.50%) Private Cloud
15 6 (0.43%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (3.27%) Windows
2 38 (2.70%) Unix
3 34 (2.41%) Linux
4 25 (1.78%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.07%) Android
7 5 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.28%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.071%) CentOS
10 1 (0.071%) Fedora
10 1 (0.071%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.071%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.071%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
2 453 (32.17%) CRM
3 163 (11.58%) Project Management
4 152 (10.80%) Scrum
5 151 (10.72%) Migration
6 118 (8.38%) Analytics
7 103 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
7 103 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 102 (7.24%) Data Modelling
9 85 (6.04%) Data Migration
9 85 (6.04%) Workflow
10 77 (5.47%) User Stories
11 74 (5.26%) E-Commerce
12 73 (5.18%) Waterfall
13 72 (5.11%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
14 70 (4.97%) User Acceptance Testing
15 66 (4.69%) Business Analysis
16 57 (4.05%) Validation
17 54 (3.84%) SDLC
18 53 (3.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 211 (14.99%) Apex Code
2 160 (11.36%) SQL
3 157 (11.15%) JavaScript
4 146 (10.37%) Java
5 44 (3.13%) C#
6 40 (2.84%) SOQL
7 33 (2.34%) Python
8 23 (1.63%) Java 8
9 20 (1.42%) PHP
10 11 (0.78%) Go
10 11 (0.78%) SOSL
11 8 (0.57%) C++
12 7 (0.50%) C
13 6 (0.43%) Scala
13 6 (0.43%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.43%) VBA
14 5 (0.36%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.36%) ES6
14 5 (0.36%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 71 (5.04%) Degree
2 21 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 14 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 10 (0.71%) CCNA
5 10 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (0.64%) PMI Certification
7 8 (0.57%) DBS Check
8 7 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.50%) PMP
9 6 (0.43%) CCNP
10 5 (0.36%) APMP
10 5 (0.36%) JNCIA
11 4 (0.28%) ISEB
12 3 (0.21%) MCP
13 2 (0.14%) CBAP
13 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.14%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.98%) QA
2 20 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.35%) GDPR
4 7 (0.50%) PMO
5 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.21%) GxP
6 3 (0.21%) IFRS
6 3 (0.21%) SLA
7 2 (0.14%) COBIT
7 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 1 (0.071%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 24 (1.70%) Docker
2 8 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.36%) HDFS
4 4 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.21%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 15 (1.07%) Kubernetes
2 9 (0.64%) Oozie
3 5 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.36%) Terraform
4 4 (0.28%) Ansible
4 4 (0.28%) SCCM
5 3 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.21%) Puppet
5 3 (0.21%) Salt
5 3 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.14%) CASB
6 2 (0.14%) CloudHub
6 2 (0.14%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.14%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.14%) Matomo
6 2 (0.14%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 1 (0.071%) logstash
Vendors
1 100 (7.10%) Microsoft
2 95 (6.75%) Oracle
3 66 (4.69%) SAP
4 65 (4.62%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 40 (2.84%) Adobe
6 35 (2.49%) Google
7 29 (2.06%) Informatica
8 26 (1.85%) Demandware
9 24 (1.70%) MuleSoft
10 22 (1.56%) Tableau
11 20 (1.42%) IBM
12 17 (1.21%) Pardot
12 17 (1.21%) Sitecore
13 12 (0.85%) hybris
13 12 (0.85%) Marketo
13 12 (0.85%) Talend
14 11 (0.78%) ATG
15 10 (0.71%) Cisco
16 8 (0.57%) Pega
16 8 (0.57%) WorldPay