Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 223 269
Rank change year-on-year +45 +46 -46
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 1484 1244 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 1.17% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 3.38% 2.59% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 826 724
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £308 £275 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.33% -3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 13
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.59% -9.38% -22.89%
10th Percentile £17.15 £10.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £140.50 £39.20 £35.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £26.88 £35.50
% change year-on-year +22.79% -24.30% +69.05%

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 43891 48012 49887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.69% 45.31% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27261 29317 29425
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1471 1723 2124
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.14 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.69% +6.03%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Salesforce.com in the UK

Salesforce.com
Top 14 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 17 November 2017. 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 +56 1448 £450 - 129
London +25 925 £488 +8.33% 74
UK excluding London +61 535 £425 +6.25% 60
South East +68 291 £425 - 10
Midlands +45 81 £475 +5.56% 5
North of England +63 59 £400 -5.88% 25
West Midlands +56 58 £500 +17.65% 2
East of England -70 45 £348 -7.33% 11
South West +15 35 £425 +9.68% 4
North West +16 32 £403 -5.01% 17
Yorkshire +42 25 £370 -17.78% 7
Scotland -1 24 £400 -5.88% 5
East Midlands -5 17 £400 +6.67% 3
North East +64 2 £338 -18.18% 1

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Salesforce.com also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Salesforce.com.

1 525 (35.38%) CRM
2 425 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
3 309 (20.82%) Finance
4 256 (17.25%) Apex Code
5 248 (16.71%) Marketing
6 215 (14.49%) Java
7 199 (13.41%) Visualforce
8 178 (11.99%) SQL
9 177 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 161 (10.85%) Migration
11 154 (10.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 139 (9.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 136 (9.16%) Project Management
14 130 (8.76%) Web Services
15 126 (8.49%) JavaScript
16 123 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
17 118 (7.95%) SOAP
18 115 (7.75%) Microsoft
18 115 (7.75%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
19 111 (7.48%) HTML
19 111 (7.48%) JIRA
20 110 (7.41%) Analytics
21 108 (7.28%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
21 108 (7.28%) Test Automation
21 108 (7.28%) Data Migration
22 99 (6.67%) Banking
22 99 (6.67%) Scrum
22 99 (6.67%) Oracle
23 96 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
24 91 (6.13%) SDLC

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 42 (2.83%) Confluence
2 27 (1.82%) CMS
3 23 (1.55%) SharePoint
4 20 (1.35%) Apache Spark
5 16 (1.08%) Drupal
6 13 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (0.81%) SAS
8 10 (0.67%) WebSphere
8 10 (0.67%) WordPress
9 9 (0.61%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (0.47%) Mule
12 5 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.27%) Apache
14 3 (0.20%) EPiServer
14 3 (0.20%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.13%) Skype for Business
16 1 (0.067%) Marvel
Applications
1 60 (4.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.13%) InVision
8 1 (0.067%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.067%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.067%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.067%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 154 (10.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 58 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (1.01%) Eloqua
3 15 (1.01%) Lawson
4 13 (0.88%) NetSuite
5 9 (0.61%) Adobe Campaign
5 9 (0.61%) Social Studio
6 7 (0.47%) Magento
7 6 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.34%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
10 3 (0.20%) BigMachines
10 3 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.20%) Radian6
10 3 (0.20%) SAP SD
10 3 (0.20%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 139 (9.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 115 (7.75%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 96 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
4 85 (5.73%) Force.com
5 79 (5.32%) SaaS
6 71 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 36 (2.43%) Heroku
8 26 (1.75%) PaaS
9 24 (1.62%) Google Analytics
10 23 (1.55%) Office 365
11 20 (1.35%) FinancialForce
12 17 (1.15%) GitHub
13 15 (1.01%) Boomi
14 14 (0.94%) Amazon S3
15 11 (0.74%) CloudSense
15 11 (0.74%) IaaS
15 11 (0.74%) Veeva
16 8 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
16 8 (0.54%) OpenShift
17 6 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.35%) Internet
2 11 (0.74%) Firewall
3 9 (0.61%) CTI
3 9 (0.61%) MPLS
4 6 (0.40%) FTP
5 5 (0.34%) Ethernet
5 5 (0.34%) LAN
5 5 (0.34%) VPN
5 5 (0.34%) WAN
6 4 (0.27%) Intranet
6 4 (0.27%) OSPF
6 4 (0.27%) SAN
6 4 (0.27%) VLAN
6 4 (0.27%) WLAN
7 3 (0.20%) DNS
7 3 (0.20%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.13%) HTTP
8 2 (0.13%) SMS
8 2 (0.13%) VPLS
8 2 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (4.99%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (2.96%) Big Data
4 39 (2.63%) MySQL
5 32 (2.16%) Relational Database
6 23 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
6 23 (1.55%) MongoDB
7 22 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (1.42%) RDBMS
9 16 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (0.94%) Data Lake
11 14 (0.94%) Hadoop
11 14 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (0.94%) Power BI
12 13 (0.88%) NoSQL
13 12 (0.81%) DBAmp
13 12 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.74%) HBase
14 11 (0.74%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 111 (7.48%) JIRA
2 60 (4.04%) Jenkins
3 50 (3.37%) Git (software)
4 48 (3.23%) Selenium
5 31 (2.09%) Eclipse
5 31 (2.09%) Maven
6 28 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
7 24 (1.62%) SoapUI
8 21 (1.42%) Subversion
9 15 (1.01%) Ant
10 14 (0.94%) Bitbucket
10 14 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
11 13 (0.88%) SpecFlow
11 13 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (0.81%) JUnit
13 11 (0.74%) Cucumber
13 11 (0.74%) NUnit
14 10 (0.67%) Hudson
14 10 (0.67%) Moq
14 10 (0.67%) WebDriver
General
1 309 (20.82%) Finance
2 248 (16.71%) Marketing
3 99 (6.67%) Banking
4 69 (4.65%) Retail
5 53 (3.57%) Billing
5 53 (3.57%) Investment Banking
6 50 (3.37%) Financial Institution
7 35 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.62%) Publishing
9 22 (1.48%) Legal
10 19 (1.28%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.81%) Electronics
12 10 (0.67%) Advertising
12 10 (0.67%) Front Office
12 10 (0.67%) General Ledger
12 10 (0.67%) Law
13 9 (0.61%) Games
13 9 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.54%) Back Office
15 7 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 403 (27.16%) Developer
2 309 (20.82%) Analyst
3 285 (19.20%) Salesforce Developer
4 200 (13.48%) Business Analyst
5 169 (11.39%) Salesforce Analyst
6 157 (10.58%) Architect
7 118 (7.95%) Salesforce Business Analyst
8 111 (7.48%) Project Manager
9 97 (6.54%) Consultant
10 93 (6.27%) Administrator
11 85 (5.73%) Salesforce Administrator
12 82 (5.53%) Salesforce Architect
13 72 (4.85%) Salesforce Consultant
14 58 (3.91%) Java Developer
14 58 (3.91%) Salesforce Project Manager
15 53 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
16 50 (3.37%) Senior Developer
17 47 (3.17%) CRM Analyst
18 41 (2.76%) Senior Salesforce Developer
19 37 (2.49%) CRM Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (13.41%) Visualforce
2 130 (8.76%) Web Services
3 118 (7.95%) SOAP
4 111 (7.48%) HTML
5 89 (6.00%) CSS
6 78 (5.26%) .NET
7 74 (4.99%) REST
8 70 (4.72%) Mason
9 54 (3.64%) Spring
10 47 (3.17%) RESTful
11 44 (2.96%) AngularJS
12 42 (2.83%) XML
13 39 (2.63%) Node.js
14 37 (2.49%) Hibernate
15 34 (2.29%) jQuery
16 30 (2.02%) JSON
17 22 (1.48%) Middleware
18 21 (1.42%) COM
18 21 (1.42%) Spring Boot
19 20 (1.35%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 123 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (4.11%) User Experience
3 39 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 37 (2.49%) Virtual Team
5 35 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
6 32 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 30 (2.02%) Data Structures
7 30 (2.02%) Fintech
8 25 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.08%) Data Centre
11 14 (0.94%) Hedge funds
11 14 (0.94%) Reference Data
11 14 (0.94%) Social Media
12 8 (0.54%) FMCG
12 8 (0.54%) IVR
13 7 (0.47%) Fixed Income
14 6 (0.40%) Equities
14 6 (0.40%) Tandem
15 5 (0.34%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 25 (1.68%) Linux
2 17 (1.15%) Windows
3 10 (0.67%) Android
4 9 (0.61%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.47%) Unix
6 4 (0.27%) CentOS
7 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.13%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.067%) VMS
9 1 (0.067%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (35.38%) CRM
2 425 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 161 (10.85%) Migration
5 136 (9.16%) Project Management
6 110 (7.41%) Analytics
7 108 (7.28%) Data Migration
7 108 (7.28%) Test Automation
8 99 (6.67%) Scrum
9 91 (6.13%) SDLC
10 85 (5.73%) Business Analysis
11 84 (5.66%) ETL
12 80 (5.39%) User Acceptance Testing
13 79 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
14 78 (5.26%) Workflow
15 70 (4.72%) Change Management
15 70 (4.72%) Data Modelling
15 70 (4.72%) E-Commerce
16 67 (4.51%) Open Source
17 59 (3.98%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 256 (17.25%) Apex Code
2 215 (14.49%) Java
3 178 (11.99%) SQL
4 126 (8.49%) JavaScript
5 63 (4.25%) C#
6 58 (3.91%) SOQL
7 26 (1.75%) PHP
8 23 (1.55%) SOSL
9 21 (1.42%) Python
10 15 (1.01%) Scala
10 15 (1.01%) T-SQL
11 14 (0.94%) Ruby
12 11 (0.74%) R
13 10 (0.67%) C++
13 10 (0.67%) TypeScript
14 9 (0.61%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.34%) C
16 3 (0.20%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.20%) VB
16 3 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 72 (4.85%) Degree
2 23 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.15%) ISEB
4 15 (1.01%) PMP
5 13 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
5 13 (0.88%) ISTQB
5 13 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 11 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (0.67%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.34%) CISA
8 5 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.34%) CISSP
9 4 (0.27%) CCNP
9 4 (0.27%) CCSE
9 4 (0.27%) CISMP
10 3 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.13%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.73%) QA
2 38 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.01%) GDPR
4 11 (0.74%) PMO
5 8 (0.54%) SLA
6 6 (0.40%) GxP
7 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.20%) MiFID
7 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.13%) COBIT
8 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.13%) EMIR
8 2 (0.13%) GAMP
8 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.067%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (1.42%) Docker
2 11 (0.74%) Apache Flume
2 11 (0.74%) HDFS
3 10 (0.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.067%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.067%) OpenDJ
6 1 (0.067%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.067%) XenApp
6 1 (0.067%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (1.01%) Kubernetes
2 11 (0.74%) MOM
2 11 (0.74%) Oozie
3 7 (0.47%) Puppet
4 6 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.34%) Ansible
5 5 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (0.27%) SCCM
6 4 (0.27%) SCOM
7 3 (0.20%) Piwik
7 3 (0.20%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.067%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.067%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (0.067%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.067%) Terraform
Vendors
1 115 (7.75%) Microsoft
2 108 (7.28%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 99 (6.67%) Oracle
4 61 (4.11%) SAP
5 48 (3.23%) Tableau
6 38 (2.56%) Google
7 31 (2.09%) Pardot
8 30 (2.02%) Informatica
9 28 (1.89%) Adobe
9 28 (1.89%) Talend
10 26 (1.75%) Workday
11 24 (1.62%) Siebel
12 23 (1.55%) MuleSoft
13 22 (1.48%) Demandware
14 16 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
15 15 (1.01%) IBM
16 13 (0.88%) Cloudera
16 13 (0.88%) HP
16 13 (0.88%) Sitecore
17 12 (0.81%) Atlassian