Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 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
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 82 128 185
Rank change year-on-year +46 +57 -7
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 1,466 1,086 1,488
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.71% 1.93% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 6.57% 4.57% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 699 919
10th Percentile £325 £313 £307
25th Percentile £404 £408 £403
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £600 £600 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 18
10th Percentile £15.88 £19.78 £12.50
25th Percentile £18.25 £25.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -25.45% +57.14% +6.06%
75th Percentile £22.75 £47.94 £31.19
90th Percentile £24.35 £62.38 £39.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £34.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -62.59% +104.41% -20.93%

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 22,325 23,771 39,947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.26% 42.31% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,310 14,804 25,219
10th Percentile £275 £215 £263
25th Percentile £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
75th Percentile £575 £556 £560
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 705 1,020 1,320
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.80 £10.85
25th Percentile £15.00 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate £22.42 £18.90 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +18.62% +8.00% +2.64%
75th Percentile £45.20 £32.15 £35.75
90th Percentile £58.73 £51.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.54 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.97% +9.09% +4.04%

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 23 April 2021.

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 23 April 2021.

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 23 April 2021. 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 +36 1,176 £500 - 390
London +21 687 £524 +1.90% 183
Work from Home -14 510 £500 - 82
UK excluding London +51 411 £475 - 224
South East +44 181 £525 +10.53% 35
South West +18 69 £463 -8.64% 23
Scotland +10 47 £450 +6.82% 13
Midlands +38 45 £386 -24.78% 43
North of England +30 44 £475 -5.00% 79
North West +18 31 £475 -9.52% 43
East Midlands +39 27 £396 -12.00% 16
East of England +43 21 £475 - 25
West Midlands +14 17 £325 -38.10% 27
Yorkshire +27 10 £525 +61.54% 15
North East +25 3 £450 -7.69% 21
Wales +11 3 £403 -30.00% 5
Northern Ireland -8 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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.

1 414 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (21.15%) CRM
3 268 (18.28%) Marketing
4 250 (17.05%) Apex Code
5 239 (16.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 180 (12.28%) Finance
7 165 (11.26%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
8 164 (11.19%) Visualforce
9 160 (10.91%) Azure
10 155 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 149 (10.16%) Scrum
12 141 (9.62%) Migration
13 139 (9.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 124 (8.46%) SAP
15 121 (8.25%) DevOps
16 118 (8.05%) MuleSoft
16 118 (8.05%) JavaScript
16 118 (8.05%) Project Management
17 111 (7.57%) SQL
17 111 (7.57%) Data Modelling
18 104 (7.09%) User Stories
19 103 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
19 103 (7.03%) Problem-Solving
20 102 (6.96%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
21 99 (6.75%) Microsoft
22 95 (6.48%) Retail
23 94 (6.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
23 94 (6.41%) SaaS
24 92 (6.28%) JIRA
25 90 (6.14%) E-Commerce

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 33 (2.25%) Confluence
2 26 (1.77%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.09%) CMS
4 12 (0.82%) Anypoint
5 11 (0.75%) WordPress
6 7 (0.48%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.41%) Drupal
7 6 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.34%) Alfresco
8 5 (0.34%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.34%) IBM Domino
8 5 (0.34%) Mule
8 5 (0.34%) SAS
8 5 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.27%) Jupyter
10 3 (0.20%) Mule ESB
10 3 (0.20%) SugarCRM
11 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.34%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.20%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.14%) Camtasia
6 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.068%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.068%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 94 (6.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 31 (2.11%) NetSuite
3 21 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (1.30%) Magento
5 11 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
5 11 (0.75%) Social Studio
6 8 (0.55%) SAP Hybris
6 8 (0.55%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 7 (0.48%) Shopify
8 6 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.34%) Eloqua
9 5 (0.34%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.34%) SAP SD
10 3 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.20%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.20%) Workfront
11 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
11 2 (0.14%) Radian6
11 2 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 239 (16.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 160 (10.91%) Azure
3 139 (9.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 94 (6.41%) SaaS
5 90 (6.14%) AWS
6 71 (4.84%) Force.com
7 46 (3.14%) Power Platform
8 28 (1.91%) Heroku
9 27 (1.84%) Serverless
10 21 (1.43%) Microsoft 365
11 16 (1.09%) Apigee
12 15 (1.02%) PaaS
13 14 (0.95%) Boomi
13 14 (0.95%) GitHub
14 12 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (0.82%) FinancialForce
15 9 (0.61%) iPaaS
16 8 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
16 8 (0.55%) Slack
17 7 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.75%) HTTP
2 8 (0.55%) SSL
3 6 (0.41%) FTP
4 5 (0.34%) Internet
4 5 (0.34%) Skype
5 4 (0.27%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.27%) Softphone
5 4 (0.27%) WAN
6 3 (0.20%) DNS
6 3 (0.20%) SMS
7 2 (0.14%) Extranet
7 2 (0.14%) ISDN
7 2 (0.14%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.14%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.14%) VoIP
8 1 (0.068%) Firewall
8 1 (0.068%) Intranet
8 1 (0.068%) SAN
8 1 (0.068%) SSH
8 1 (0.068%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (2.80%) Power BI
2 26 (1.77%) Relational Database
3 23 (1.57%) Tableau
4 22 (1.50%) SQL Server
5 20 (1.36%) Data Lake
5 20 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (1.09%) Big Data
6 16 (1.09%) MySQL
7 8 (0.55%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.48%) Hadoop
8 7 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (0.48%) Qlik Sense
8 7 (0.48%) Spotfire
9 6 (0.41%) Apache Hive
9 6 (0.41%) Impala
9 6 (0.41%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.41%) Parquet
10 5 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (0.34%) QlikView
10 5 (0.34%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 92 (6.28%) JIRA
2 59 (4.02%) Git (software)
3 49 (3.34%) Jenkins
4 30 (2.05%) Ant
5 20 (1.36%) Bitbucket
6 19 (1.30%) Subversion
7 13 (0.89%) Eclipse
8 12 (0.82%) Visual Studio Code
9 11 (0.75%) GitLab
10 9 (0.61%) PowerDesigner
10 9 (0.61%) Selenium
11 8 (0.55%) Maven
12 6 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (0.41%) Redmine
13 5 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.34%) Postman
13 5 (0.34%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.27%) ERwin
14 4 (0.27%) SoapUI
15 3 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 268 (18.28%) Marketing
2 180 (12.28%) Finance
3 95 (6.48%) Retail
4 62 (4.23%) Public Sector
5 41 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 34 (2.32%) Banking
7 24 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 22 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.30%) Billing
9 19 (1.30%) Legal
10 11 (0.75%) Advertising
10 11 (0.75%) Electronics
11 10 (0.68%) German Language
12 9 (0.61%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.55%) Games
14 7 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.41%) French Language
16 5 (0.34%) Law
16 5 (0.34%) Publishing
17 4 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 344 (23.47%) Developer
2 342 (23.33%) Architect
3 278 (18.96%) Salesforce Developer
4 208 (14.19%) Salesforce Architect
5 195 (13.30%) Analyst
6 144 (9.82%) Consultant
7 132 (9.00%) Business Analyst
8 105 (7.16%) Solutions Architect
9 103 (7.03%) Salesforce Consultant
10 102 (6.96%) Project Manager
11 83 (5.66%) Salesforce Analyst
12 65 (4.43%) Salesforce Project Manager
13 64 (4.37%) Salesforce Business Analyst
14 60 (4.09%) Salesforce Solution Architect
14 60 (4.09%) Technical Architect
15 49 (3.34%) Administrator
16 44 (3.00%) Salesforce Administrator
17 43 (2.93%) Senior Developer
18 40 (2.73%) Cloud Developer
19 39 (2.66%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (11.19%) Visualforce
2 90 (6.14%) HTML
3 75 (5.12%) Web Services
4 63 (4.30%) REST
5 61 (4.16%) CSS
6 48 (3.27%) SOAP
7 47 (3.21%) .NET
8 39 (2.66%) Middleware
9 31 (2.11%) XML
10 28 (1.91%) Node.js
11 27 (1.84%) JSON
12 26 (1.77%) jQuery
12 26 (1.77%) RESTful
13 23 (1.57%) React
14 19 (1.30%) J2EE
14 19 (1.30%) Swagger
15 18 (1.23%) AngularJS
16 15 (1.02%) OAuth
17 13 (0.89%) Spring
18 11 (0.75%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 103 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (2.52%) User Experience
3 30 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (1.91%) Organisational Skills
5 21 (1.43%) Virtual Team
6 19 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 17 (1.16%) Public Cloud
8 14 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (0.89%) Data Structures
10 11 (0.75%) Cloud Native
11 9 (0.61%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.61%) Marketing Technology
12 8 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
12 8 (0.55%) N-Tier
12 8 (0.55%) PlayStation
13 6 (0.41%) Life Science
13 6 (0.41%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.41%) PMI
13 6 (0.41%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 13 (0.89%) Linux
2 8 (0.55%) Windows
3 5 (0.34%) Unix
4 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.068%) Android
5 1 (0.068%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.068%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (21.15%) CRM
3 165 (11.26%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 155 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 149 (10.16%) Scrum
6 141 (9.62%) Migration
7 121 (8.25%) DevOps
8 118 (8.05%) Project Management
9 111 (7.57%) Data Modelling
10 104 (7.09%) User Stories
11 103 (7.03%) Problem-Solving
12 90 (6.14%) E-Commerce
13 87 (5.93%) Data Migration
14 85 (5.80%) Requirements Gathering
15 76 (5.18%) Analytics
16 70 (4.77%) ETL
17 69 (4.71%) ERP
18 68 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
19 67 (4.57%) Workflow
20 64 (4.37%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 250 (17.05%) Apex Code
2 118 (8.05%) JavaScript
3 111 (7.57%) SQL
4 85 (5.80%) Java
5 54 (3.68%) Python
6 41 (2.80%) SOQL
7 27 (1.84%) C#
8 16 (1.09%) R
8 16 (1.09%) SOSL
9 12 (0.82%) TypeScript
10 10 (0.68%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.48%) C++
12 5 (0.34%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.34%) Ruby
13 4 (0.27%) C
13 4 (0.27%) PHP
13 4 (0.27%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.27%) Scala
13 4 (0.27%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (4.16%) Degree
2 24 (1.64%) PMP
2 24 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.30%) PMI Certification
4 17 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (0.89%) TOGAF Certification
6 8 (0.55%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.20%) ISEB
9 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.068%) APMG
10 1 (0.068%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.068%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.068%) CITP
10 1 (0.068%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.068%) HNC
10 1 (0.068%) IIBA
10 1 (0.068%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.62%) QA
2 35 (2.39%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.02%) NIST
4 11 (0.75%) GDPR
5 9 (0.61%) PMO
6 8 (0.55%) SLA
7 3 (0.20%) GRC
7 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.20%) NIST 800
7 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.068%) GxP
8 1 (0.068%) IFRS
System Software
1 16 (1.09%) Docker
2 6 (0.41%) HDFS
3 4 (0.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 18 (1.23%) Kubernetes
2 17 (1.16%) Terraform
3 12 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.48%) Ansible
6 4 (0.27%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (0.27%) CloudHub
7 3 (0.20%) Oozie
8 2 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.14%) Grafana
8 2 (0.14%) Marathon
8 2 (0.14%) Mesos
8 2 (0.14%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.14%) Puppet
9 1 (0.068%) Kibana
9 1 (0.068%) Opsgenie
9 1 (0.068%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 124 (8.46%) SAP
2 118 (8.05%) MuleSoft
3 102 (6.96%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 99 (6.75%) Microsoft
5 75 (5.12%) Oracle
6 40 (2.73%) Workday
7 31 (2.11%) Google
8 30 (2.05%) Adobe
9 28 (1.91%) Demandware
10 23 (1.57%) IBM
11 22 (1.50%) hybris
12 20 (1.36%) Informatica
13 13 (0.89%) Dell
13 13 (0.89%) DocuSign
13 13 (0.89%) Pardot
14 12 (0.82%) Marketo
15 11 (0.75%) ServiceNow
16 10 (0.68%) BiZZdesign
17 9 (0.61%) Apttus
17 9 (0.61%) Databricks