Period
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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 12 August 2022 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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 123 84 154
Rank change year-on-year -39 +70 -26
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 1,867 2,061 581
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.11% 2.79% 1.68%
As % of the Vendors category 5.11% 6.77% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,237 1,288 403
10th Percentile £380 £325 £325
25th Percentile £463 £406 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -3.46%
75th Percentile £675 £638 £588
90th Percentile £775 £713 £666
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £488 £495
% change year-on-year +12.82% -1.52% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 5
10th Percentile £12.18 £11.60 £17.70
25th Percentile £28.75 £12.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate £37.75 £20.50 £27.00
Median % change year-on-year +84.15% -24.07% +54.29%
75th Percentile £54.06 £24.25 £28.75
90th Percentile £62.73 - £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +153.85% - -

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 36,546 30,464 15,230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.22% 41.21% 44.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,540 19,606 9,748
10th Percentile £300 £300 £258
25th Percentile £420 £400 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £575
90th Percentile £738 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 806 858 512
10th Percentile £12.28 £11.25 £11.50
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.50 £14.69
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +8.11%
75th Percentile £47.50 £42.00 £40.75
90th Percentile £66.00 £60.00 £52.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.81 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +10.06% -7.69% +11.43%

Salesforce.com
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Salesforce.com as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Salesforce.com in the UK

Salesforce.com
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Salesforce.com.

Daily rate trend for Salesforce.com in the UK

Salesforce.com
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Salesforce.com over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Salesforce.com in the UK

Salesforce.com
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Salesforce.com.

Hourly rate trend for Salesforce.com in the UK

Salesforce.com
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Salesforce.com over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Salesforce.com in the UK

Salesforce.com
Top 17 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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -42 1,494 £550 +4.76% 445
Work from Home -25 1,066 £553 +9.14% 274
London -29 933 £550 - 232
UK excluding London -69 386 £550 +12.82% 227
South East -51 137 £600 +5.49% 56
North of England -11 84 £500 - 79
Midlands -26 67 £550 +29.41% 30
West Midlands -4 53 £550 +15.79% 17
North West -31 49 £500 - 48
South West -55 43 £575 +26.03% 25
Yorkshire -4 34 £500 -4.76% 16
Scotland -25 31 £500 +8.11% 13
East of England +2 22 £438 -7.89% 23
East Midlands -21 12 £500 +26.26% 13
Northern Ireland +4 3 £370 +48.00%
Wales -5 1 - - 2
North East - 1 - - 16

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 655 (35.08%) Agile
2 493 (26.41%) CRM
3 447 (23.94%) Social Skills
4 348 (18.64%) Finance
5 328 (17.57%) SAP
6 269 (14.41%) Marketing
7 245 (13.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 235 (12.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 229 (12.27%) Lightning Web Components
10 226 (12.10%) DevOps
11 218 (11.68%) Apex Code
12 217 (11.62%) Azure
13 211 (11.30%) Scrum
14 206 (11.03%) Migration
14 206 (11.03%) AWS
15 205 (10.98%) Oracle
16 193 (10.34%) E-Commerce
17 191 (10.23%) JavaScript
18 177 (9.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
19 170 (9.11%) Retail
19 170 (9.11%) SaaS
20 166 (8.89%) Microsoft
21 164 (8.78%) SQL
22 162 (8.68%) Project Management
23 154 (8.25%) Problem-Solving
24 148 (7.93%) Analytics
25 147 (7.87%) JIRA
26 144 (7.71%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
27 143 (7.66%) Java
28 142 (7.61%) ERP

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 81 (4.34%) Confluence
2 51 (2.73%) CMS
3 36 (1.93%) Apache Spark
4 34 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 28 (1.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 19 (1.02%) Apache Pig
7 11 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (0.48%) Drupal
9 7 (0.37%) Mule
10 6 (0.32%) Anypoint
10 6 (0.32%) Appian
10 6 (0.32%) WordPress
11 5 (0.27%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.21%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.21%) Liferay
12 4 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.16%) Apache
13 3 (0.16%) JBoss
13 3 (0.16%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 60 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.16%) Camtasia
6 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.11%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 90 (4.82%) NetSuite
2 86 (4.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 55 (2.95%) Shopify
4 46 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 37 (1.98%) SAP S/4HANA
6 33 (1.77%) Magento
7 14 (0.75%) SAP CRM
8 11 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
8 11 (0.59%) SAP FI
9 10 (0.54%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 9 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
10 9 (0.48%) SAP IS-U
10 9 (0.48%) Workfront
11 8 (0.43%) Eloqua
11 8 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
12 7 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 6 (0.32%) Maximo
13 6 (0.32%) SAP CO
13 6 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
13 6 (0.32%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 235 (12.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 217 (11.62%) Azure
3 206 (11.03%) AWS
4 177 (9.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 170 (9.11%) SaaS
6 95 (5.09%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
7 68 (3.64%) Azure DevOps
8 54 (2.89%) BigCommerce
9 50 (2.68%) Commercetools
9 50 (2.68%) Serverless
10 45 (2.41%) PaaS
10 45 (2.41%) Power Platform
11 40 (2.14%) Microsoft 365
11 40 (2.14%) SAP Commerce Cloud
12 34 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
13 31 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
14 30 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
14 30 (1.61%) GCP
15 29 (1.55%) Force.com
15 29 (1.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.02%) Firewall
2 15 (0.80%) HTTP
2 15 (0.80%) Internet
3 12 (0.64%) FTP
4 6 (0.32%) Intranet
5 5 (0.27%) 4G
5 5 (0.27%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (0.27%) DNS
6 4 (0.21%) WebEx
7 3 (0.16%) 5G
7 3 (0.16%) IP Telephony
7 3 (0.16%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.16%) VoIP
8 2 (0.11%) FCAPS
8 2 (0.11%) GSM
8 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.11%) ISUP
8 2 (0.11%) SMS
8 2 (0.11%) SS7
8 2 (0.11%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (2.30%) Data Lake
3 37 (1.98%) Power BI
3 37 (1.98%) Tableau
4 36 (1.93%) SAP HANA
5 24 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
6 23 (1.23%) Metadata
7 22 (1.18%) SQL Server
8 18 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
8 18 (0.96%) NoSQL
9 16 (0.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 16 (0.86%) Big Data
9 16 (0.86%) MySQL
9 16 (0.86%) Relational Database
10 15 (0.80%) SAP BW
11 14 (0.75%) MongoDB
12 13 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (0.48%) Oracle Database
13 9 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (0.37%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 147 (7.87%) JIRA
2 70 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 49 (2.62%) Jenkins
4 31 (1.66%) Bitbucket
4 31 (1.66%) ERwin
5 25 (1.34%) PowerDesigner
6 22 (1.18%) GitLab
7 18 (0.96%) Postman
8 16 (0.86%) Selenium
9 15 (0.80%) Visual Studio Code
10 14 (0.75%) Cucumber
11 11 (0.59%) Travis CI
12 10 (0.54%) SonarQube
13 9 (0.48%) Gatling
13 9 (0.48%) JMeter
13 9 (0.48%) Subversion
14 8 (0.43%) Eclipse
14 8 (0.43%) Mocha
15 7 (0.37%) Cypress.io
15 7 (0.37%) REST Assured
General
1 447 (23.94%) Social Skills
2 348 (18.64%) Finance
3 269 (14.41%) Marketing
4 170 (9.11%) Retail
5 138 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
6 66 (3.54%) Telecoms
7 55 (2.95%) Presentation Skills
8 51 (2.73%) Billing
8 51 (2.73%) Public Sector
9 45 (2.41%) Organisational Skills
10 43 (2.30%) Banking
11 36 (1.93%) Influencing Skills
12 29 (1.55%) Manufacturing
13 26 (1.39%) Documentation Skills
14 22 (1.18%) Advertising
15 20 (1.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 20 (1.07%) Law
16 19 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
17 18 (0.96%) Back Office
18 15 (0.80%) Legal
Job Titles
1 395 (21.16%) Architect
2 313 (16.76%) Developer
3 298 (15.96%) Analyst
4 245 (13.12%) Salesforce Developer
5 183 (9.80%) Business Analyst
6 181 (9.69%) Solutions Architect
7 175 (9.37%) Project Manager
8 169 (9.05%) Salesforce Architect
9 125 (6.70%) Consultant
10 118 (6.32%) Salesforce Analyst
11 80 (4.28%) Salesforce Business Analyst
12 76 (4.07%) Salesforce Consultant
13 75 (4.02%) Data Architect
14 70 (3.75%) Administrator
15 67 (3.59%) Salesforce Project Manager
16 64 (3.43%) Salesforce Administrator
16 64 (3.43%) Salesforce Solution Architect
17 42 (2.25%) Programme Manager
18 39 (2.09%) Technical Architect
19 38 (2.04%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (12.27%) Lightning Web Components
2 105 (5.62%) Visualforce
3 93 (4.98%) REST
4 85 (4.55%) SOAP
5 78 (4.18%) Web Services
6 75 (4.02%) HTML
7 67 (3.59%) CSS
8 57 (3.05%) RESTful
9 43 (2.30%) Kafka
10 41 (2.20%) XML
11 30 (1.61%) JSON
12 29 (1.55%) React
13 28 (1.50%) .NET
14 25 (1.34%) Node.js
15 23 (1.23%) Middleware
16 17 (0.91%) jQuery
16 17 (0.91%) OAuth
17 16 (0.86%) HTML5
18 15 (0.80%) J2EE
19 14 (0.75%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 67 (3.59%) User Experience
2 53 (2.84%) Management Information System
3 48 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
4 40 (2.14%) Cloud Native
5 39 (2.09%) Legacy Systems
5 39 (2.09%) Virtual Team
6 35 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
7 30 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
8 29 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 24 (1.29%) Legacy Applications
10 20 (1.07%) FMCG
11 19 (1.02%) Reference Data
12 18 (0.96%) Analytical Mindset
13 15 (0.80%) Data Structures
13 15 (0.80%) Social Media
14 14 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
14 14 (0.75%) Renewable Energy
15 11 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
16 10 (0.54%) Data Centre
16 10 (0.54%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 55 (2.95%) Linux
2 51 (2.73%) Windows
3 24 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (1.18%) Ubuntu
5 19 (1.02%) Debian
6 10 (0.54%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.48%) Unix
8 7 (0.37%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.32%) Android
10 5 (0.27%) AIX
10 5 (0.27%) Solaris
11 4 (0.21%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.054%) CentOS
12 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 655 (35.08%) Agile
2 493 (26.41%) CRM
3 245 (13.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 226 (12.10%) DevOps
5 211 (11.30%) Scrum
6 206 (11.03%) Migration
7 193 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 162 (8.68%) Project Management
9 154 (8.25%) Problem-Solving
10 148 (7.93%) Analytics
11 144 (7.71%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
12 142 (7.61%) ERP
13 140 (7.50%) CI/CD
14 138 (7.39%) Data Modelling
15 121 (6.48%) Data Migration
16 116 (6.21%) Project Delivery
17 113 (6.05%) User Stories
18 109 (5.84%) Microservices
19 96 (5.14%) B2B
20 93 (4.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 218 (11.68%) Apex Code
2 191 (10.23%) JavaScript
3 164 (8.78%) SQL
4 143 (7.66%) Java
5 78 (4.18%) Python
6 45 (2.41%) C#
7 37 (1.98%) PowerShell
8 33 (1.77%) PHP
9 28 (1.50%) Perl
10 27 (1.45%) SOQL
11 24 (1.29%) T-SQL
12 23 (1.23%) Go
13 19 (1.02%) Bash
14 16 (0.86%) TypeScript
15 15 (0.80%) C
16 11 (0.59%) Ruby
17 8 (0.43%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.32%) ES6
18 6 (0.32%) SOSL
19 5 (0.27%) DataWeave
Qualifications
1 84 (4.50%) Degree
2 73 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 61 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.34%) TOGAF Certification
5 14 (0.75%) PMP
6 13 (0.70%) PMI Certification
7 11 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (0.48%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.27%) CBAP
11 5 (0.27%) CISSP
12 4 (0.21%) CISM
12 4 (0.21%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.16%) CRISC
13 3 (0.16%) Master's Degree
14 2 (0.11%) APMG
14 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.11%) CSPO
14 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (5.57%) QA
2 51 (2.73%) Data Quality
3 28 (1.50%) PMO
4 26 (1.39%) GDPR
5 15 (0.80%) Accessibility
6 11 (0.59%) SLA
7 8 (0.43%) NIST
8 5 (0.27%) NIST 800
9 3 (0.16%) GxP
10 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.11%) NCSC
11 1 (0.054%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.054%) GRC
11 1 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.054%) SOC 1
11 1 (0.054%) SOC 2
System Software
1 36 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.45%) Docker
3 2 (0.11%) HDFS
3 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.054%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.054%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.054%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (2.62%) Kubernetes
2 28 (1.50%) Single Sign-On
3 24 (1.29%) Terraform
4 9 (0.48%) HP ALM
5 7 (0.37%) Opsgenie
6 5 (0.27%) Ansible
7 4 (0.21%) CloudHub
7 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.16%) Grafana
8 3 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.16%) WMI
9 2 (0.11%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 2 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.11%) Mesos
9 2 (0.11%) Puppet
9 2 (0.11%) SCCM
10 1 (0.054%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.054%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.054%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.054%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 328 (17.57%) SAP
2 205 (10.98%) Oracle
3 166 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 121 (6.48%) Adobe
5 110 (5.89%) MuleSoft
6 55 (2.95%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 53 (2.84%) Informatica
8 52 (2.79%) NN4M
9 45 (2.41%) Workday
10 38 (2.04%) Sitecore
11 36 (1.93%) Google
11 36 (1.93%) Pardot
12 33 (1.77%) BiZZdesign
12 33 (1.77%) ServiceNow
13 28 (1.50%) Atlassian
14 21 (1.12%) Callidus
14 21 (1.12%) Databricks
14 21 (1.12%) Red Hat
15 20 (1.07%) Anaplan
16 16 (0.86%) Pega