Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 89 159 124
Rank change year-on-year +70 -35 +88
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 2,139 509 1,833
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.73% 1.72% 2.06%
As % of the Vendors category 6.68% 3.88% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,375 333 1,219
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
25th Percentile £413 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £498
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -4.52% +4.74%
75th Percentile £650 £578 £575
90th Percentile £725 £666 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 27
10th Percentile £11.55 £19.00 £12.50
25th Percentile £12.84 £25.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate £21.00 £36.96 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year -43.19% +117.43% +15.25%
75th Percentile £27.13 £53.85 £19.38
90th Percentile £38.45 £59.38 £24.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -76.36% +214.29% -36.94%

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 32,007 13,125 37,580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.79% 44.41% 42.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,674 8,431 23,859
10th Percentile £288 £263 £245
25th Percentile £400 £365 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £554
90th Percentile £694 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £444 £425
% change year-on-year +1.35% +4.47% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 894 398 1,350
10th Percentile £11.28 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.65 £14.55 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.29 £19.11
Median % change year-on-year -3.91% +6.22% +12.38%
75th Percentile £42.20 £43.75 £42.00
90th Percentile £62.00 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +11.43% +6.87%

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 19 September 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 19 September 2021.

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 19 September 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 +67 1,677 £540 +8.00% 500
London +55 1,014 £550 +11.51% 276
Work from Home +37 789 £525 +5.11% 92
UK excluding London +6 517 £500 +5.26% 222
South East +1 192 £560 +5.16% 46
North of England -26 95 £525 +23.53% 70
South West +9 88 £481 -2.53% 18
Midlands -8 78 £450 +16.13% 39
North West -19 67 £525 +18.31% 40
Scotland -48 43 £475 +15.15% 11
East Midlands - 39 £400 - 10
West Midlands -34 36 £475 +22.58% 28
Yorkshire -26 28 £575 +35.29% 18
East of England -39 15 £581 +78.85% 35
Wales -18 5 £405 -26.36% 2
Northern Ireland -6 1 £250 -39.76% 2

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 658 (30.76%) Agile Software Development
2 532 (24.87%) CRM
3 493 (23.05%) Social Skills
4 391 (18.28%) Marketing
5 312 (14.59%) Finance
6 296 (13.84%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 294 (13.74%) Apex Code
8 255 (11.92%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 247 (11.55%) Scrum
10 244 (11.41%) SQL
11 231 (10.80%) Azure
12 224 (10.47%) SAP
13 221 (10.33%) Migration
14 219 (10.24%) JIRA
15 217 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
16 215 (10.05%) JavaScript
17 211 (9.86%) DevOps
18 205 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
19 197 (9.21%) Project Management
20 193 (9.02%) Visualforce
21 185 (8.65%) HTML
22 183 (8.56%) AWS
23 179 (8.37%) Data Modelling
24 175 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
25 170 (7.95%) E-Commerce
26 161 (7.53%) Oracle
27 158 (7.39%) Analytics
28 154 (7.20%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
28 154 (7.20%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
29 150 (7.01%) Java

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 93 (4.35%) Confluence
2 40 (1.87%) CMS
2 40 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 19 (0.89%) Apache Spark
4 16 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 16 (0.75%) Jupyter
5 10 (0.47%) Anypoint
5 10 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (0.47%) Drupal
5 10 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (0.37%) nginx
8 7 (0.33%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.23%) Alfresco
9 5 (0.23%) Headless CMS
10 4 (0.19%) Mule
10 4 (0.19%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.14%) SAS
12 2 (0.094%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.094%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 74 (3.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 64 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (0.94%) Chatbot
5 12 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.37%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.33%) Camtasia
9 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (0.23%) Sketch
10 3 (0.14%) Adobe XD
11 2 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.094%) InVision
11 2 (0.094%) Oracle Smart View
11 2 (0.094%) SPSS
11 2 (0.094%) Zeplin
12 1 (0.047%) Figma
Business Applications
1 137 (6.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 62 (2.90%) NetSuite
3 41 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.70%) Adobe Campaign
4 15 (0.70%) Magento
5 14 (0.65%) Social Studio
6 11 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
6 11 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
7 7 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.33%) Shopify
7 7 (0.33%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 6 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.28%) SAP MM
8 6 (0.28%) SAP SD
9 5 (0.23%) Eloqua
9 5 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.19%) SAP PP
10 4 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 296 (13.84%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 255 (11.92%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 231 (10.80%) Azure
4 183 (8.56%) AWS
5 121 (5.66%) SaaS
6 96 (4.49%) Force.com
7 49 (2.29%) Power Platform
8 39 (1.82%) Serverless
9 35 (1.64%) Microsoft 365
10 33 (1.54%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 31 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
12 30 (1.40%) PaaS
13 28 (1.31%) Azure Data Factory
14 27 (1.26%) Amazon S3
14 27 (1.26%) GitHub
14 27 (1.26%) Heroku
15 25 (1.17%) GCP
15 25 (1.17%) iPaaS
16 23 (1.08%) Boomi
17 20 (0.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.12%) HTTP
2 14 (0.65%) Firewall
2 14 (0.65%) SMS
3 12 (0.56%) CTI
4 11 (0.51%) FTP
5 10 (0.47%) HTTPS
5 10 (0.47%) VPN
6 9 (0.42%) DNS
6 9 (0.42%) SSL
7 8 (0.37%) Skype
8 7 (0.33%) IPsec
9 5 (0.23%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.19%) Internet
11 3 (0.14%) Broadband
11 3 (0.14%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.094%) Intranet
12 2 (0.094%) LAN
12 2 (0.094%) Network Security
12 2 (0.094%) PSTN
12 2 (0.094%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
2 64 (2.99%) SQL Server
3 52 (2.43%) Big Data
4 50 (2.34%) Data Lake
5 46 (2.15%) Metadata
6 45 (2.10%) Power BI
7 39 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 34 (1.59%) Tableau
9 28 (1.31%) MySQL
10 23 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (0.79%) NoSQL
11 17 (0.79%) QlikView
12 16 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
12 16 (0.75%) MongoDB
13 15 (0.70%) SAP HANA
14 14 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
15 13 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 12 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (0.56%) Redis
17 11 (0.51%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 219 (10.24%) JIRA
2 100 (4.68%) Git (software)
3 78 (3.65%) Jenkins
4 52 (2.43%) Bitbucket
5 40 (1.87%) Subversion
6 33 (1.54%) PowerDesigner
7 31 (1.45%) Ant
8 30 (1.40%) Eclipse
9 27 (1.26%) Visual Studio Code
10 18 (0.84%) Postman
11 17 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (0.79%) Selenium
12 16 (0.75%) GitLab
12 16 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
13 12 (0.56%) ERwin
14 11 (0.51%) Cucumber
14 11 (0.51%) Redmine
15 10 (0.47%) Visual Studio
16 9 (0.42%) ER Studio
16 9 (0.42%) JMeter
General
1 493 (23.05%) Social Skills
2 391 (18.28%) Marketing
3 312 (14.59%) Finance
4 205 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
5 132 (6.17%) Retail
6 94 (4.39%) Presentation Skills
7 84 (3.93%) Public Sector
8 58 (2.71%) Banking
9 54 (2.52%) Telecoms
10 37 (1.73%) Organisational Skills
11 32 (1.50%) Manufacturing
12 30 (1.40%) Billing
13 28 (1.31%) French Language
14 27 (1.26%) German Language
15 23 (1.08%) Documentation Skills
15 23 (1.08%) Law
16 21 (0.98%) Influencing Skills
17 20 (0.94%) Advertising
18 19 (0.89%) Legal
19 18 (0.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 483 (22.58%) Architect
2 463 (21.65%) Developer
3 357 (16.69%) Salesforce Developer
4 313 (14.63%) Analyst
5 283 (13.23%) Salesforce Architect
6 207 (9.68%) Business Analyst
7 180 (8.42%) Consultant
8 176 (8.23%) Solutions Architect
9 133 (6.22%) Salesforce Analyst
10 120 (5.61%) Project Manager
11 114 (5.33%) Salesforce Business Analyst
12 110 (5.14%) Salesforce Consultant
13 84 (3.93%) Administrator
14 81 (3.79%) Salesforce Solution Architect
15 79 (3.69%) Technical Architect
16 74 (3.46%) Salesforce Administrator
17 72 (3.37%) Salesforce Project Manager
18 69 (3.23%) Data Architect
19 60 (2.81%) Cloud Developer
20 59 (2.76%) Salesforce Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (9.02%) Visualforce
2 185 (8.65%) HTML
3 127 (5.94%) REST
4 124 (5.80%) CSS
5 103 (4.82%) Web Services
6 80 (3.74%) SOAP
7 75 (3.51%) Node.js
8 64 (2.99%) XML
9 59 (2.76%) Middleware
10 57 (2.66%) JSON
11 55 (2.57%) jQuery
12 50 (2.34%) .NET
13 49 (2.29%) React
14 41 (1.92%) AngularJS
15 34 (1.59%) RESTful
16 24 (1.12%) OAuth
17 21 (0.98%) Swagger
18 19 (0.89%) HTML5
19 18 (0.84%) Kafka
20 17 (0.79%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 78 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
2 57 (2.66%) User Experience
3 54 (2.52%) Virtual Team
4 49 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
5 44 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 42 (1.96%) Legacy Systems
7 40 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
8 34 (1.59%) Data Structures
9 30 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
10 25 (1.17%) Algorithms
11 24 (1.12%) Social Media
12 22 (1.03%) Mobile App
13 17 (0.79%) Marketing Technology
14 14 (0.65%) Analytical Mindset
14 14 (0.65%) Cloud Native
15 12 (0.56%) Public Cloud
16 11 (0.51%) e-Learning
17 10 (0.47%) Enterprise Cloud
17 10 (0.47%) IVR
17 10 (0.47%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 28 (1.31%) Windows
2 11 (0.51%) Linux
3 10 (0.47%) Apple iOS
4 8 (0.37%) Android
5 4 (0.19%) Debian
5 4 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.19%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.19%) Unix
5 4 (0.19%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.094%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.094%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.047%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.047%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.047%) VMS
7 1 (0.047%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 658 (30.76%) Agile Software Development
2 532 (24.87%) CRM
3 247 (11.55%) Scrum
4 221 (10.33%) Migration
5 217 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 211 (9.86%) DevOps
7 197 (9.21%) Project Management
8 179 (8.37%) Data Modelling
9 175 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
10 170 (7.95%) E-Commerce
11 158 (7.39%) Analytics
12 154 (7.20%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
13 143 (6.69%) ERP
14 129 (6.03%) Data Migration
15 125 (5.84%) Requirements Gathering
16 116 (5.42%) User Stories
17 104 (4.86%) SDLC
18 96 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
19 94 (4.39%) B2B
20 92 (4.30%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 294 (13.74%) Apex Code
2 244 (11.41%) SQL
3 215 (10.05%) JavaScript
4 150 (7.01%) Java
5 83 (3.88%) Python
6 58 (2.71%) C#
7 41 (1.92%) SOQL
8 33 (1.54%) PHP
9 22 (1.03%) PowerShell
9 22 (1.03%) R
10 19 (0.89%) VBA
11 14 (0.65%) Ruby
11 14 (0.65%) T-SQL
11 14 (0.65%) TypeScript
12 11 (0.51%) C++
13 9 (0.42%) SOSL
14 8 (0.37%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.37%) C
14 8 (0.37%) Go
15 7 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 129 (6.03%) Degree
2 40 (1.87%) Security Cleared
3 32 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 19 (0.89%) PMP
6 16 (0.75%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
8 8 (0.37%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.37%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.19%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.14%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.14%) CCNP
11 3 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.14%) CISSP
11 3 (0.14%) MBA
11 3 (0.14%) MCSE
11 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.094%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (4.49%) QA
2 73 (3.41%) Data Quality
3 18 (0.84%) GDPR
4 14 (0.65%) SLA
5 13 (0.61%) PMO
6 12 (0.56%) Accessibility
7 9 (0.42%) NIST
8 8 (0.37%) COBIT
9 3 (0.14%) GRC
9 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.094%) GMP
11 1 (0.047%) GxP
11 1 (0.047%) IFRS
11 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.047%) NCSC
System Software
1 29 (1.36%) Docker
2 19 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.33%) HDFS
4 4 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.094%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (1.26%) Kubernetes
2 21 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
3 14 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.37%) Ansible
5 7 (0.33%) Terraform
6 6 (0.28%) HP ALM
7 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.19%) CloudHub
8 4 (0.19%) Puppet
9 3 (0.14%) Grafana
9 3 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.094%) CASB
10 2 (0.094%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.047%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.047%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.047%) Kibana
11 1 (0.047%) Nagios
11 1 (0.047%) Opsgenie
11 1 (0.047%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.047%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 224 (10.47%) SAP
2 161 (7.53%) Oracle
3 154 (7.20%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 142 (6.64%) MuleSoft
5 126 (5.89%) Microsoft
6 65 (3.04%) Workday
7 59 (2.76%) Google
8 51 (2.38%) Adobe
9 49 (2.29%) Informatica
10 46 (2.15%) Pardot
11 39 (1.82%) Databricks
12 35 (1.64%) BiZZdesign
13 33 (1.54%) hybris
13 33 (1.54%) Marketo
14 25 (1.17%) IBM
15 24 (1.12%) Alteryx
15 24 (1.12%) Demandware
16 23 (1.08%) Dell
17 19 (0.89%) ServiceNow
18 18 (0.84%) HubSpot