Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 184 224
Rank change year-on-year -31 +40 +53
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 1,355 1,491 1,224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.30% 1.45% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 3.08% 3.38% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 1,029 810
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £313 £308 £275
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £425 £402
% change year-on-year +7.06% +5.77% +0.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 23
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £33.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.76% +127.59% -9.38%
10th Percentile £11.17 £17.15 £10.00
90th Percentile £115.00 £140.50 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year -16.67% +22.79% -24.30%

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 44,002 44,091 47,887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.17% 42.80% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,280 27,373 29,221
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.99% +4.38%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,681 1,479 1,725
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +5.64% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.58 £10.05
90th Percentile £47.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.76 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.58% - -5.71%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -33 1,268 £475 +5.56% 598
London -37 738 £500 +5.26% 386
UK excluding London +7 597 £455 +7.06% 223
South East -3 297 £483 +13.53% 72
North of England +22 90 £450 +12.50% 63
Midlands -20 76 £425 -10.53% 26
Scotland +30 68 £475 +18.75% 5
West Midlands -31 60 £425 -19.05% 19
North West +5 46 £483 +19.94% 34
Yorkshire -2 35 £431 +16.55% 25
East of England -2 30 £400 +15.11% 26
South West -34 30 £506 +20.54% 26
East Midlands +10 14 £350 -12.50% 7
North East +7 9 £400 +18.52% 4
Wales - 3 - - 6
Northern Ireland - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 462 (34.10%) CRM
2 434 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (18.01%) Finance
4 196 (14.46%) Marketing
5 186 (13.73%) Apex Code
6 162 (11.96%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 159 (11.73%) SQL
8 146 (10.77%) Scrum
9 145 (10.70%) Project Management
10 139 (10.26%) Java
11 133 (9.82%) Visualforce
12 132 (9.74%) JavaScript
13 127 (9.37%) Migration
14 125 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
15 113 (8.34%) Microsoft
16 110 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
17 109 (8.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
18 108 (7.97%) HTML
19 104 (7.68%) Oracle
19 104 (7.68%) Analytics
20 102 (7.53%) JIRA
21 95 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
22 94 (6.94%) REST
23 90 (6.64%) Data Modelling
24 89 (6.57%) Web Services
25 84 (6.20%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
26 81 (5.98%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
27 80 (5.90%) CSS
28 74 (5.46%) Degree
28 74 (5.46%) User Acceptance Testing

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 48 (3.54%) Confluence
2 32 (2.36%) CMS
3 14 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 13 (0.96%) WordPress
5 10 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 10 (0.74%) WebSphere
6 8 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.52%) Apache Spark
7 7 (0.52%) Drupal
8 5 (0.37%) Anypoint
8 5 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.37%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.30%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.22%) Mule
11 2 (0.15%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.15%) IIS
11 2 (0.15%) Marvel
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.15%) SAS
12 1 (0.074%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 40 (2.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.22%) InVision
7 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.074%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.074%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.074%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.074%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.074%) InDesign
9 1 (0.074%) Mingle
9 1 (0.074%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 109 (8.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 45 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (0.89%) Eloqua
5 8 (0.59%) FastStats
6 7 (0.52%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.44%) Magento
7 6 (0.44%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.44%) SAP PP
8 4 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.30%) SAP EWM
8 4 (0.30%) Social Studio
9 3 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.22%) Sprinklr
9 3 (0.22%) Unica
10 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.15%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.15%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 162 (11.96%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 81 (5.98%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 69 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 65 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
5 54 (3.99%) Force.com
6 47 (3.47%) SaaS
7 20 (1.48%) Google Analytics
7 20 (1.48%) PaaS
8 19 (1.40%) Office 365
9 17 (1.25%) GitHub
10 14 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
11 11 (0.81%) Serverless
12 10 (0.74%) Heroku
13 9 (0.66%) FinancialForce
14 7 (0.52%) Slack
15 6 (0.44%) Apigee
16 5 (0.37%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.37%) Datadog
16 5 (0.37%) IaaS
17 4 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.55%) HTTP
2 9 (0.66%) SMS
3 8 (0.59%) Internet
3 8 (0.59%) MPLS
4 6 (0.44%) Skype
4 6 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.37%) DNS
5 5 (0.37%) Ethernet
5 5 (0.37%) Firewall
5 5 (0.37%) FTP
5 5 (0.37%) WAN
6 4 (0.30%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.22%) DWDM
7 3 (0.22%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.22%) ICMP
7 3 (0.22%) SSL
8 2 (0.15%) Broadband
8 2 (0.15%) Intranet
8 2 (0.15%) LAN
9 1 (0.074%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.29%) MySQL
3 28 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (1.62%) Power BI
5 20 (1.48%) Big Data
6 18 (1.33%) Relational Database
7 13 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (0.89%) NoSQL
9 11 (0.81%) MongoDB
10 9 (0.66%) DBAmp
10 9 (0.66%) Hadoop
11 8 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
11 8 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.44%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.44%) Redis
13 5 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.37%) QlikView
13 5 (0.37%) Spotfire
13 5 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 102 (7.53%) JIRA
2 61 (4.50%) Git (software)
3 44 (3.25%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.25%) Eclipse
4 17 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
5 16 (1.18%) Selenium
6 15 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
6 15 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (1.03%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.59%) JIRA Agile
9 7 (0.52%) ERwin
10 6 (0.44%) Ant
10 6 (0.44%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.44%) Maven
11 5 (0.37%) JMeter
11 5 (0.37%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.37%) Subversion
12 4 (0.30%) GitLab
12 4 (0.30%) Jasmine
13 3 (0.22%) SoapUI
General
1 244 (18.01%) Finance
2 196 (14.46%) Marketing
3 70 (5.17%) Retail
4 49 (3.62%) Banking
5 41 (3.03%) Billing
6 37 (2.73%) Publishing
6 37 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 26 (1.92%) Back Office
8 23 (1.70%) Front Office
9 20 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 19 (1.40%) Advertising
11 15 (1.11%) Legal
12 10 (0.74%) French Language
13 8 (0.59%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.59%) Law
14 6 (0.44%) Automotive
14 6 (0.44%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.44%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.22%) German Language
16 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 387 (28.56%) Developer
2 272 (20.07%) Salesforce Developer
3 251 (18.52%) Analyst
4 148 (10.92%) Architect
5 139 (10.26%) Salesforce Analyst
6 130 (9.59%) Business Analyst
7 111 (8.19%) Consultant
8 106 (7.82%) Project Manager
9 90 (6.64%) Administrator
10 88 (6.49%) Salesforce Administrator
10 88 (6.49%) Salesforce Consultant
11 86 (6.35%) Salesforce Architect
12 73 (5.39%) Salesforce Business Analyst
13 56 (4.13%) Salesforce Project Manager
14 51 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
15 37 (2.73%) Salesforce Support
16 36 (2.66%) Java Developer
17 34 (2.51%) .NET Developer
17 34 (2.51%) CRM Manager
18 33 (2.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (9.82%) Visualforce
2 108 (7.97%) HTML
3 94 (6.94%) REST
4 89 (6.57%) Web Services
5 80 (5.90%) CSS
6 68 (5.02%) SOAP
7 62 (4.58%) .NET
8 39 (2.88%) XML
9 38 (2.80%) HTML5
9 38 (2.80%) jQuery
10 34 (2.51%) Node.js
11 33 (2.44%) CSS3
12 32 (2.36%) Kafka
13 29 (2.14%) JSON
14 28 (2.07%) Middleware
15 27 (1.99%) Spring
16 24 (1.77%) ASP.NET
16 24 (1.77%) React
17 22 (1.62%) RESTful
18 20 (1.48%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 110 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (4.87%) User Experience
3 33 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
3 33 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 27 (1.99%) Management Information System
5 22 (1.62%) Computer Science
6 21 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (1.25%) Fintech
7 17 (1.25%) Virtual Team
8 14 (1.03%) Public Cloud
9 12 (0.89%) FMCG
10 10 (0.74%) Data Structures
10 10 (0.74%) Social Media
11 9 (0.66%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.66%) Wiki
12 8 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.59%) PMI
13 7 (0.52%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.52%) Private Cloud
14 6 (0.44%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 52 (3.84%) Windows
2 37 (2.73%) Unix
3 30 (2.21%) Apple iOS
4 29 (2.14%) Linux
5 25 (1.85%) Windows Server
6 23 (1.70%) Android
7 5 (0.37%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.30%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.074%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.074%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (34.10%) CRM
2 434 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (10.77%) Scrum
4 145 (10.70%) Project Management
5 127 (9.37%) Migration
6 125 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 104 (7.68%) Analytics
8 95 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
9 90 (6.64%) Data Modelling
10 84 (6.20%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
11 74 (5.46%) User Acceptance Testing
12 71 (5.24%) User Stories
13 69 (5.09%) Data Migration
14 67 (4.94%) Workflow
15 63 (4.65%) Business Analysis
15 63 (4.65%) E-Commerce
16 62 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
16 62 (4.58%) Waterfall
17 58 (4.28%) ERP
18 57 (4.21%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 186 (13.73%) Apex Code
2 159 (11.73%) SQL
3 139 (10.26%) Java
4 132 (9.74%) JavaScript
5 47 (3.47%) C#
6 37 (2.73%) SOQL
7 33 (2.44%) Python
8 22 (1.62%) Java 8
9 17 (1.25%) PHP
10 15 (1.11%) Go
11 11 (0.81%) SOSL
11 11 (0.81%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.52%) ABAP
12 7 (0.52%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.52%) C++
12 7 (0.52%) VBA
13 5 (0.37%) ES6
14 4 (0.30%) Scala
14 4 (0.30%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.22%) C
Qualifications
1 74 (5.46%) Degree
2 17 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (1.25%) Security Cleared
3 13 (0.96%) PMI Certification
4 12 (0.89%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.52%) ISTQB
5 7 (0.52%) PMP
6 5 (0.37%) APMP
6 5 (0.37%) ISEB
7 4 (0.30%) CCNA
7 4 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.30%) DBS Check
7 4 (0.30%) JNCIA
7 4 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.22%) MCP
9 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.15%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.94%) QA
2 21 (1.55%) Data Quality
3 18 (1.33%) GDPR
4 7 (0.52%) PMO
5 5 (0.37%) SLA
6 3 (0.22%) GxP
7 2 (0.15%) COBIT
7 2 (0.15%) IFRS
7 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 26 (1.92%) Docker
2 8 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.30%) HDFS
4 2 (0.15%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 19 (1.40%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.52%) Oozie
4 6 (0.44%) Terraform
5 5 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (0.37%) logstash
5 5 (0.37%) Puppet
5 5 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.30%) Consul
6 4 (0.30%) Grafana
6 4 (0.30%) Graphite
6 4 (0.30%) Kibana
6 4 (0.30%) SCCM
6 4 (0.30%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.15%) CloudHub
8 2 (0.15%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 113 (8.34%) Microsoft
2 104 (7.68%) Oracle
3 68 (5.02%) SAP
4 52 (3.84%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 35 (2.58%) Adobe
6 29 (2.14%) Google
7 25 (1.85%) Tableau
8 23 (1.70%) Demandware
9 22 (1.62%) Informatica
10 21 (1.55%) MuleSoft
11 15 (1.11%) IBM
12 13 (0.96%) Sitecore
13 11 (0.81%) Talend
14 10 (0.74%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.66%) hybris
15 9 (0.66%) Pardot
15 9 (0.66%) Workday
16 8 (0.59%) Adyen
16 8 (0.59%) Marketo
16 8 (0.59%) WorldPay