Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 129 235 176
Rank change year-on-year +106 -59 +56
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 1,432 1,177 1,538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.96% 1.19% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 4.52% 2.81% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 742 1,065
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 19
UK median hourly rate £21.75 £41.25 £22.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.27% +81.72% +49.05%
10th Percentile £12.58 £12.85 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.58 £115.00 £53.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -4.44% -40.79% +94.25%

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 31,679 41,815 41,513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.46% 42.31% 42.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,671 25,878 26,170
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £225 £258 £231
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,361 1,528 1,360
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +0.40% +2.53%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.75 £48.43 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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 +108 1,358 £500 +5.26% 419
London +114 796 £515 +3.00% 227
UK excluding London +86 604 £475 +5.56% 201
South East +41 249 £500 +8.11% 75
North of England +85 114 £425 -5.56% 60
South West +78 113 £481 -3.75% 14
Scotland +25 55 £475 -5.00% 5
North West +25 52 £500 +11.11% 32
Yorkshire +63 50 £400 -11.11% 23
Midlands +16 50 £463 +9.47% 26
West Midlands +19 43 £463 +12.12% 14
East of England +16 15 £430 -1.15% 17
North East +33 13 £488 +39.29% 5
East Midlands +21 6 £419 -4.01% 12
Northern Ireland +8 6 £500 -
Wales +28 2 £325 - 4

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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.

1 426 (29.75%) CRM
2 351 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
3 249 (17.39%) Finance
4 247 (17.25%) Marketing
5 240 (16.76%) Apex Code
6 146 (10.20%) Java
7 140 (9.78%) Visualforce
8 138 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 129 (9.01%) Microsoft
10 127 (8.87%) Scrum
11 125 (8.73%) REST
12 123 (8.59%) HTML
13 121 (8.45%) Migration
13 121 (8.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 109 (7.61%) Azure
15 107 (7.47%) JavaScript
16 103 (7.19%) E-Commerce
17 102 (7.12%) Analytics
18 100 (6.98%) Retail
19 96 (6.70%) Problem-Solving
20 94 (6.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
21 93 (6.49%) DevOps
22 91 (6.35%) SAP
22 91 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
23 87 (6.08%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
24 82 (5.73%) Project Management
24 82 (5.73%) SQL
25 79 (5.52%) Business Analysis
26 78 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
27 76 (5.31%) Business Intelligence

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 38 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.82%) Confluence
3 12 (0.84%) CMS
4 9 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (0.56%) Anypoint
6 7 (0.49%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.42%) ColdFusion
7 6 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.42%) nginx
8 5 (0.35%) SAS
9 3 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.14%) Apache
10 2 (0.14%) Drupal
10 2 (0.14%) Mule
10 2 (0.14%) WordPress
11 1 (0.070%) IIS
11 1 (0.070%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.070%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.070%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.070%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (2.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.21%) Zeplin
6 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.070%) Figma
Business Applications
1 94 (6.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 91 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (1.40%) NetSuite
4 16 (1.12%) SAP S/4HANA
5 12 (0.84%) Eloqua
6 11 (0.77%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.56%) Magento
8 7 (0.49%) Adobe Campaign
8 7 (0.49%) Aligne
9 6 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.28%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.28%) SimCorp Dimension
10 4 (0.28%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 4 (0.28%) thinkFolio
11 3 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
11 3 (0.21%) Raiser's Edge
11 3 (0.21%) SAP IBP
11 3 (0.21%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 121 (8.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 109 (7.61%) Azure
3 72 (5.03%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 66 (4.61%) AWS
5 65 (4.54%) Power Platform
6 53 (3.70%) Force.com
7 40 (2.79%) SaaS
8 30 (2.09%) Office 365
9 15 (1.05%) Boomi
10 14 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (0.91%) GCP
12 12 (0.84%) Heroku
13 11 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
14 10 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
14 10 (0.70%) IaaS
14 10 (0.70%) Serverless
15 8 (0.56%) iPaaS
15 8 (0.56%) OpenShift
15 8 (0.56%) PaaS
15 8 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.49%) SMS
2 6 (0.42%) LAN
2 6 (0.42%) WAN
3 5 (0.35%) Firewall
3 5 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (0.35%) PPP
3 5 (0.35%) VoIP
4 4 (0.28%) HTTP
5 3 (0.21%) CTI
5 3 (0.21%) SSL
5 3 (0.21%) WebEx
6 2 (0.14%) Internet
6 2 (0.14%) SSH
6 2 (0.14%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.14%) VPN
7 1 (0.070%) DAB
7 1 (0.070%) DWDM
7 1 (0.070%) Skype
7 1 (0.070%) Softphone
7 1 (0.070%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (4.19%) Power BI
2 51 (3.56%) SQL Server
3 28 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 25 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (1.61%) MySQL
6 16 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (0.98%) NoSQL
8 13 (0.91%) Big Data
8 13 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (0.84%) Redis
10 11 (0.77%) Data Lake
11 6 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (0.42%) Cosmos DB
11 6 (0.42%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.42%) OLAP
11 6 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.35%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.28%) QlikView
13 4 (0.28%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 66 (4.61%) JIRA
2 38 (2.65%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 20 (1.40%) Bitbucket
5 15 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
6 11 (0.77%) Visual Studio
7 10 (0.70%) Selenium
8 8 (0.56%) Subversion
9 7 (0.49%) Ant
10 6 (0.42%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.42%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.42%) Postman
10 6 (0.42%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.28%) Maven
11 4 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.21%) Burp Suite
12 3 (0.21%) ClearCase
12 3 (0.21%) Mocha
12 3 (0.21%) SoapUI
General
1 249 (17.39%) Finance
2 247 (17.25%) Marketing
3 100 (6.98%) Retail
4 38 (2.65%) Banking
5 32 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.16%) Public Sector
7 23 (1.61%) Legal
8 18 (1.26%) Billing
9 14 (0.98%) Advertising
10 12 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.77%) Back Office
12 10 (0.70%) Games
13 6 (0.42%) Electronics
13 6 (0.42%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.42%) French Language
14 5 (0.35%) Automotive
14 5 (0.35%) German Language
14 5 (0.35%) Publishing
15 4 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 358 (25.00%) Developer
2 270 (18.85%) Architect
3 257 (17.95%) Salesforce Developer
4 198 (13.83%) Analyst
5 144 (10.06%) Salesforce Architect
6 122 (8.52%) Business Analyst
7 115 (8.03%) Administrator
8 108 (7.54%) Solutions Architect
9 100 (6.98%) Salesforce Administrator
10 97 (6.77%) Consultant
10 97 (6.77%) Salesforce Analyst
11 85 (5.94%) Project Manager
12 71 (4.96%) Salesforce Business Analyst
13 68 (4.75%) Salesforce Consultant
14 54 (3.77%) Salesforce Solution Architect
15 44 (3.07%) Salesforce Project Manager
16 41 (2.86%) CRM Manager
16 41 (2.86%) Technical Architect
17 27 (1.89%) Data Analyst
18 26 (1.82%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (9.78%) Visualforce
2 125 (8.73%) REST
3 123 (8.59%) HTML
4 73 (5.10%) Web Services
5 64 (4.47%) SOAP
6 57 (3.98%) CSS
7 45 (3.14%) .NET
8 33 (2.30%) XML
9 30 (2.09%) Node.js
10 27 (1.89%) CSS3
11 26 (1.82%) HTML5
11 26 (1.82%) RESTful
12 21 (1.47%) JSON
13 20 (1.40%) React
14 18 (1.26%) jQuery
15 17 (1.19%) Kafka
16 13 (0.91%) Sass
17 12 (0.84%) Middleware
18 11 (0.77%) AngularJS
19 8 (0.56%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 78 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (2.16%) User Experience
4 28 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (1.40%) Management Information System
7 13 (0.91%) Marketing Technology
8 10 (0.70%) Animation
8 10 (0.70%) e-Learning
8 10 (0.70%) FMCG
9 9 (0.63%) Virtual Team
10 8 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
11 6 (0.42%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.28%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.28%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.28%) Video\Live Streaming
13 3 (0.21%) Acoustics
13 3 (0.21%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.21%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.21%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (0.63%) Windows
2 6 (0.42%) Android
2 6 (0.42%) Windows 10
3 5 (0.35%) Linux
4 4 (0.28%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.21%) Unix
6 2 (0.14%) CentOS
6 2 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.070%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.070%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (29.75%) CRM
2 351 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 127 (8.87%) Scrum
5 121 (8.45%) Migration
6 103 (7.19%) E-Commerce
7 102 (7.12%) Analytics
8 96 (6.70%) Problem-Solving
9 93 (6.49%) DevOps
10 87 (6.08%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
11 82 (5.73%) Project Management
12 79 (5.52%) Business Analysis
13 76 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
14 64 (4.47%) Data Modelling
15 60 (4.19%) ERP
16 51 (3.56%) Change Management
17 50 (3.49%) Project Delivery
18 48 (3.35%) Data Migration
19 47 (3.28%) Mentoring
20 46 (3.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 240 (16.76%) Apex Code
2 146 (10.20%) Java
3 107 (7.47%) JavaScript
4 82 (5.73%) SQL
5 50 (3.49%) Python
6 45 (3.14%) C#
7 29 (2.03%) SOQL
8 24 (1.68%) PHP
9 19 (1.33%) C++
10 14 (0.98%) TypeScript
11 13 (0.91%) SOSL
12 11 (0.77%) C
13 8 (0.56%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.42%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.42%) Ruby
15 5 (0.35%) Java 8
15 5 (0.35%) Perl
15 5 (0.35%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.28%) ABAP
17 3 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 65 (4.54%) Degree
2 29 (2.03%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.61%) TOGAF Certification
5 18 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (0.91%) PMI Certification
6 13 (0.91%) PMP
7 8 (0.56%) CISSP
7 8 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.42%) ISEB
10 5 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.35%) CISM
10 5 (0.35%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.35%) MCSA
11 4 (0.28%) HND
11 4 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 3 (0.21%) GIAC
12 3 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.28%) QA
2 25 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.33%) GDPR
4 16 (1.12%) SLA
5 9 (0.63%) PMO
6 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.14%) GxP
9 1 (0.070%) COBIT
9 1 (0.070%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (2.03%) Docker
2 11 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.21%) Firmware
4 1 (0.070%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (1.26%) Kubernetes
2 15 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
3 12 (0.84%) Ansible
4 7 (0.49%) Grafana
5 5 (0.35%) Terraform
6 3 (0.21%) Kibana
6 3 (0.21%) Nessus
7 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.14%) Puppet
8 1 (0.070%) CloudHub
8 1 (0.070%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.070%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.070%) SCCM
8 1 (0.070%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 129 (9.01%) Microsoft
2 91 (6.35%) SAP
3 72 (5.03%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 65 (4.54%) Demandware
5 63 (4.40%) MuleSoft
6 45 (3.14%) Oracle
7 29 (2.03%) Adobe
8 25 (1.75%) Pardot
9 21 (1.47%) Tableau
10 19 (1.33%) Apttus
10 19 (1.33%) Google
11 17 (1.19%) Workday
12 16 (1.12%) Ariba
12 16 (1.12%) ServiceNow
13 15 (1.05%) hybris
13 15 (1.05%) Marketo
14 13 (0.91%) Dell
14 13 (0.91%) Sitecore
15 12 (0.84%) IBM
16 11 (0.77%) Informatica