Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 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
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 151 133 210
Rank change year-on-year -18 +77 -11
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 583 1,659 1,342
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.80% 1.97% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 4.10% 4.61% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 1,108 882
Median daily rate £475 £499 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 31 22
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -42.15% -8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £21.13 £28.00
% change year-on-year +160.36% -24.55% -15.15%

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 14,205 35,993 42,787
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.88% 42.68% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,534 22,582 26,482
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £253 £238 £250
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +0.71% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 1,425 1,662
Median hourly rate £31.50 £19.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.82% +12.63% +0.72%
10th Percentile £12.08 £11.17 £10.88
90th Percentile £54.00 £51.63 £45.61
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +38.89% +9.09% -

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 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 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 -20 522 £499 -0.20% 290
London -38 296 £499 -0.20% 171
UK excluding London +44 219 £495 +10.00% 124
Work from Home -22 124 £450 +12.50% 46
South East +49 97 £575 +18.56% 26
North of England +49 40 £425 - 45
South West +44 35 £444 -11.25% 15
North West +59 30 £444 - 18
East of England +91 18 £350 -26.32% 10
Scotland +47 15 £413 -8.33% 5
Midlands +40 12 £472 +4.89% 18
Yorkshire +39 8 £425 - 24
West Midlands +24 7 £400 -5.88% 4
East Midlands +38 5 £488 -2.50% 14
Wales +41 2 £325 - 2
North East +31 2 £370 -12.94% 3

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 177 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (25.04%) CRM
3 101 (17.32%) Apex Code
4 99 (16.98%) Marketing
5 95 (16.30%) Finance
6 76 (13.04%) Visualforce
7 74 (12.69%) Migration
8 72 (12.35%) DevOps
9 71 (12.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 66 (11.32%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
11 63 (10.81%) Azure
12 62 (10.63%) SQL
13 61 (10.46%) Web Services
13 61 (10.46%) Project Management
14 52 (8.92%) Data Modelling
14 52 (8.92%) REST
15 47 (8.06%) HTML
15 47 (8.06%) JavaScript
16 45 (7.72%) Java
16 45 (7.72%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 45 (7.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 43 (7.38%) Scrum
17 43 (7.38%) MuleSoft
18 42 (7.20%) AWS
19 38 (6.52%) SOAP
19 38 (6.52%) Project Delivery
20 37 (6.35%) CSS
20 37 (6.35%) Data Migration
21 36 (6.17%) E-Commerce
21 36 (6.17%) Microsoft

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 10 (1.72%) CMS
2 9 (1.54%) Confluence
2 9 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (0.86%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.69%) Apache Pig
5 4 (0.69%) EPiServer
6 3 (0.51%) Anypoint
6 3 (0.51%) WordPress
7 2 (0.34%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.34%) Mule
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.17%) CoreMedia CMS
8 1 (0.17%) Drupal
8 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.17%) IIS
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.69%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.17%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.17%) CATIA
8 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.17%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 34 (5.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 21 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (3.60%) NetSuite
3 7 (1.20%) Eloqua
3 7 (1.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 4 (0.69%) Magento
4 4 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.51%) Social Studio
6 2 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.17%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.17%) Shopify
7 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 71 (12.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 63 (10.81%) Azure
3 45 (7.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 42 (7.20%) AWS
5 28 (4.80%) SaaS
6 23 (3.95%) Force.com
7 11 (1.89%) Power Platform
8 10 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (1.72%) Veeva
9 9 (1.54%) Boomi
9 9 (1.54%) GCP
9 9 (1.54%) OpenShift
10 8 (1.37%) Office 365
11 7 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (1.03%) Amazon S3
12 6 (1.03%) FinancialForce
12 6 (1.03%) Serverless
13 5 (0.86%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.20%) DNS
2 5 (0.86%) DKIM
2 5 (0.86%) HTTP
3 3 (0.51%) Internet
3 3 (0.51%) SMS
4 2 (0.34%) ISDN
4 2 (0.34%) VoIP
5 1 (0.17%) DWDM
5 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.17%) Firewall
5 1 (0.17%) MPLS
5 1 (0.17%) Skype
5 1 (0.17%) SSL
5 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.43%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.92%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.23%) Data Lake
4 12 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (1.89%) MySQL
5 11 (1.89%) Power BI
5 11 (1.89%) Tableau
6 8 (1.37%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (0.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (0.86%) Cosmos DB
8 5 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.86%) SAP HANA
8 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.51%) Big Data
9 3 (0.51%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.34%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 31 (5.32%) JIRA
2 15 (2.57%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.72%) Ant
3 10 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.69%) Flyway
4 4 (0.69%) Liquibase
4 4 (0.69%) Selenium
4 4 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio Code
5 3 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.51%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.51%) JUnit
5 3 (0.51%) Mocha
5 3 (0.51%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.34%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.34%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.34%) ERwin
6 2 (0.34%) JMeter
6 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 99 (16.98%) Marketing
2 95 (16.30%) Finance
3 25 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.09%) Retail
5 13 (2.23%) Public Sector
6 12 (2.06%) Banking
6 12 (2.06%) Billing
7 9 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.37%) Publishing
9 6 (1.03%) Back Office
10 5 (0.86%) Advertising
11 4 (0.69%) Law
12 3 (0.51%) German Language
13 2 (0.34%) Electronics
13 2 (0.34%) French Language
13 2 (0.34%) Legal
13 2 (0.34%) Local Government
13 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 151 (25.90%) Developer
2 134 (22.98%) Architect
3 117 (20.07%) Salesforce Developer
4 72 (12.35%) Salesforce Architect
5 59 (10.12%) Consultant
6 49 (8.40%) Analyst
7 44 (7.55%) Salesforce Consultant
8 41 (7.03%) Project Manager
9 36 (6.17%) Business Analyst
10 31 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
11 26 (4.46%) Salesforce Project Manager
12 24 (4.12%) Salesforce Analyst
13 23 (3.95%) Cloud Developer
14 20 (3.43%) Administrator
14 20 (3.43%) Salesforce Business Analyst
14 20 (3.43%) Technical Architect
15 17 (2.92%) Salesforce Administrator
16 16 (2.74%) Cloud Architect
17 15 (2.57%) Integration Architect
18 14 (2.40%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (13.04%) Visualforce
2 61 (10.46%) Web Services
3 52 (8.92%) REST
4 47 (8.06%) HTML
5 38 (6.52%) SOAP
6 37 (6.35%) CSS
7 25 (4.29%) XML
8 18 (3.09%) JSON
9 15 (2.57%) .NET
10 14 (2.40%) Middleware
11 11 (1.89%) RESTful
12 9 (1.54%) Kafka
13 8 (1.37%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.37%) Spring
14 7 (1.20%) GraphQL
14 7 (1.20%) Node.js
14 7 (1.20%) React
15 6 (1.03%) jQuery
15 6 (1.03%) Spring Boot
15 6 (1.03%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (2.40%) User Experience
4 10 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.37%) N-Tier
6 7 (1.20%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.20%) TM Forum
7 6 (1.03%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.03%) Marketing Technology
8 5 (0.86%) Cloud Native
9 4 (0.69%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.69%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.51%) Equities
10 3 (0.51%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.51%) PMI
11 2 (0.34%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.57%) Linux
2 13 (2.23%) Windows
3 6 (1.03%) Android
3 6 (1.03%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (0.86%) Debian
5 4 (0.69%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.51%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.17%) Fedora
7 1 (0.17%) Unix
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (25.04%) CRM
3 74 (12.69%) Migration
4 72 (12.35%) DevOps
5 66 (11.32%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 61 (10.46%) Project Management
7 52 (8.92%) Data Modelling
8 43 (7.38%) Scrum
9 38 (6.52%) Project Delivery
10 37 (6.35%) Data Migration
11 36 (6.17%) E-Commerce
11 36 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (6.00%) Microservices
13 27 (4.63%) Analytics
13 27 (4.63%) User Stories
14 24 (4.12%) ERP
14 24 (4.12%) Requirements Gathering
15 23 (3.95%) Software Engineering
16 22 (3.77%) Problem-Solving
16 22 (3.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 101 (17.32%) Apex Code
2 62 (10.63%) SQL
3 47 (8.06%) JavaScript
4 45 (7.72%) Java
5 22 (3.77%) C#
6 12 (2.06%) Python
6 12 (2.06%) SOQL
7 8 (1.37%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.20%) C
9 6 (1.03%) PHP
9 6 (1.03%) SOSL
10 4 (0.69%) Java 8
10 4 (0.69%) Perl
10 4 (0.69%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.51%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.51%) Ruby
12 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.34%) Go
12 2 (0.34%) Groovy
13 1 (0.17%) ES6
Qualifications
1 30 (5.15%) Degree
2 14 (2.40%) TOGAF Certification
3 7 (1.20%) PMP
4 6 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.86%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (0.69%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.51%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.34%) CISM
8 2 (0.34%) CISSP
8 2 (0.34%) CRISC
8 2 (0.34%) MySQL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.17%) MBA
9 1 (0.17%) PgMP
9 1 (0.17%) PhD
9 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.29%) QA
2 15 (2.57%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.54%) GDPR
4 7 (1.20%) SLA
5 6 (1.03%) NIST
6 3 (0.51%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.34%) GxP
7 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.34%) PMO
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (1.72%) Docker
2 8 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (3.95%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.20%) Grafana
3 7 (1.20%) Prometheus
4 4 (0.69%) Ansible
5 2 (0.34%) Avamar
5 2 (0.34%) Puppet
5 2 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.34%) Terraform
5 2 (0.34%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.17%) Consul
6 1 (0.17%) Packer
6 1 (0.17%) SCCM
6 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (7.72%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 43 (7.38%) MuleSoft
3 36 (6.17%) Microsoft
4 27 (4.63%) Oracle
5 25 (4.29%) SAP
6 17 (2.92%) Pardot
7 11 (1.89%) Demandware
8 10 (1.72%) Google
9 9 (1.54%) Dell
10 8 (1.37%) IBM
10 8 (1.37%) Marketo
10 8 (1.37%) Workday
11 7 (1.20%) Amdocs
11 7 (1.20%) Sparx
12 6 (1.03%) DocuSign
12 6 (1.03%) hybris
12 6 (1.03%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.86%) Siebel
13 5 (0.86%) Tealium
14 4 (0.69%) Adobe