Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 212 254
Rank change year-on-year +39 +42 -14
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 1,582 1,146 1,087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.56% 1.24% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 3.74% 2.77% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,078 759 714
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £625 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +5.48% +2.06% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 13
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £29.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.48% +11.54% +79.31%
10th Percentile £10.00 £14.90 £10.80
90th Percentile £39.50 £109.30 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £46.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -39.25% +72.22% +86.21%

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 42,284 41,305 46,647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.80% 44.55% 43.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,442 25,346 28,064
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,452 1,485 1,685
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.39 £10.02
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.29 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.88% -8.33% +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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 2018. 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 +43 1,541 £475 +5.56% 343
London +9 932 £495 +9.89% 215
UK excluding London +79 628 £458 +5.48% 135
South East +70 351 £475 +5.56% 56
North of England +51 96 £450 +12.50% 23
Midlands -9 69 £355 -16.47% 24
North West +27 67 £475 +18.75% 12
East of England +10 55 £330 -14.84% 9
West Midlands -2 45 £433 -1.14% 14
South West +21 40 £460 +8.24% 11
Yorkshire -1 24 £425 +21.43% 11
Scotland -33 23 £425 -15.00% 8
East Midlands +3 21 £330 -18.77% 10
North East +33 5 £425 +1.19%

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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.

1 480 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
2 458 (28.95%) CRM
3 271 (17.13%) Finance
4 268 (16.94%) Apex Code
5 267 (16.88%) Marketing
6 201 (12.71%) Visualforce
7 184 (11.63%) SQL
8 180 (11.38%) Migration
9 178 (11.25%) Scrum
10 170 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 169 (10.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 162 (10.24%) Java
13 160 (10.11%) HTML
14 158 (9.99%) Analytics
15 149 (9.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 147 (9.29%) Amazon AWS
17 144 (9.10%) Project Management
18 141 (8.91%) JavaScript
19 134 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
20 131 (8.28%) Microsoft
21 129 (8.15%) CSS
22 121 (7.65%) JIRA
23 119 (7.52%) SOAP
24 116 (7.33%) Web Services
25 114 (7.21%) Data Migration
26 110 (6.95%) Salesforce.com CRM
27 103 (6.51%) REST
28 101 (6.38%) DevOps
29 100 (6.32%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
29 100 (6.32%) Retail

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 45 (2.84%) Apache Spark
2 41 (2.59%) CMS
3 31 (1.96%) Confluence
4 23 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 20 (1.26%) WordPress
6 12 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 11 (0.70%) SAS
8 9 (0.57%) Apache Pig
8 9 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.44%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.38%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.32%) Marvel
11 5 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.25%) Drupal
12 4 (0.25%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.19%) Apache
14 2 (0.13%) JBoss
14 2 (0.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 68 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.63%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.51%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.32%) InVision
7 5 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.13%) SPSS
9 1 (0.063%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 110 (6.95%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 48 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 36 (2.28%) NetSuite
4 20 (1.26%) Eloqua
5 18 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
6 17 (1.07%) Adobe Campaign
6 17 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
7 16 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
8 14 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
9 13 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
10 10 (0.63%) Social Studio
11 7 (0.44%) Magento
12 6 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
13 5 (0.32%) Markit EDM
13 5 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
14 4 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
15 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 2 (0.13%) BASE24
16 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
16 2 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 169 (10.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 149 (9.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 147 (9.29%) Amazon AWS
4 72 (4.55%) Force.com
5 71 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 66 (4.17%) SaaS
7 34 (2.15%) Heroku
8 30 (1.90%) FinancialForce
9 26 (1.64%) Amazon S3
10 21 (1.33%) Google Tag Manager
11 18 (1.14%) Google Analytics
12 17 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
13 16 (1.01%) GitHub
14 15 (0.95%) Boomi
14 15 (0.95%) Veeva
15 11 (0.70%) PaaS
16 9 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
16 9 (0.57%) Office 365
17 8 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 7 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.39%) SMS
2 17 (1.07%) Internet
3 13 (0.82%) HTTP
4 8 (0.51%) FTP
4 8 (0.51%) Intranet
5 7 (0.44%) Firewall
6 6 (0.38%) VPN
7 4 (0.25%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.25%) VLAN
7 4 (0.25%) WAN
8 3 (0.19%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (0.19%) DNS
8 3 (0.19%) SMTP
8 3 (0.19%) SNMP
8 3 (0.19%) SSH
8 3 (0.19%) Wireless
9 2 (0.13%) CTI
9 2 (0.13%) MPLS
9 2 (0.13%) SSL
10 1 (0.063%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (5.25%) SQL Server
2 67 (4.24%) MySQL
3 62 (3.92%) Big Data
4 56 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
5 54 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
6 50 (3.16%) Relational Database
7 49 (3.10%) Hadoop
8 42 (2.65%) Apache Hive
9 39 (2.47%) Data Lake
10 32 (2.02%) Impala
11 30 (1.90%) Power BI
12 27 (1.71%) HBase
13 24 (1.52%) Sqoop
14 22 (1.39%) NoSQL
15 21 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
16 19 (1.20%) MongoDB
16 19 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 17 (1.07%) SAP HANA
18 15 (0.95%) Oracle Database
19 13 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 121 (7.65%) JIRA
2 79 (4.99%) Git (software)
3 62 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 56 (3.54%) Selenium
5 41 (2.59%) Maven
6 20 (1.26%) Visual Studio
7 18 (1.14%) Eclipse
8 17 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (1.01%) JUnit
10 15 (0.95%) Ant
10 15 (0.95%) SoapUI
10 15 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
11 10 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
12 9 (0.57%) JIRA Agile
12 9 (0.57%) Subversion
13 8 (0.51%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.44%) JSUnit
14 7 (0.44%) Wercker
15 6 (0.38%) Bitbucket
15 6 (0.38%) Grunt
General
1 271 (17.13%) Finance
2 267 (16.88%) Marketing
3 100 (6.32%) Retail
4 54 (3.41%) Banking
5 41 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 36 (2.28%) Advertising
6 36 (2.28%) Billing
7 31 (1.96%) Legal
8 25 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 25 (1.58%) Publishing
9 23 (1.45%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (0.70%) Games
12 9 (0.57%) Automotive
13 8 (0.51%) German Language
14 7 (0.44%) French Language
15 5 (0.32%) Digital Economy
15 5 (0.32%) Electronics
16 4 (0.25%) Front Office
17 3 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 371 (23.45%) Developer
2 271 (17.13%) Analyst
2 271 (17.13%) Salesforce Developer
3 205 (12.96%) Architect
4 178 (11.25%) Salesforce Analyst
5 164 (10.37%) Consultant
6 158 (9.99%) Business Analyst
7 151 (9.54%) Project Manager
8 132 (8.34%) Salesforce Architect
9 112 (7.08%) Salesforce Business Analyst
10 109 (6.89%) Salesforce Consultant
11 108 (6.83%) Administrator
12 96 (6.07%) Salesforce Administrator
13 73 (4.61%) Salesforce Project Manager
14 58 (3.67%) CRM Manager
15 54 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
16 48 (3.03%) Senior Developer
17 43 (2.72%) Senior Salesforce Developer
18 36 (2.28%) Data Analyst
18 36 (2.28%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (12.71%) Visualforce
2 160 (10.11%) HTML
3 129 (8.15%) CSS
4 119 (7.52%) SOAP
5 116 (7.33%) Web Services
6 103 (6.51%) REST
7 71 (4.49%) Mason
8 67 (4.24%) RESTful
9 62 (3.92%) AngularJS
10 57 (3.60%) Node.js
11 50 (3.16%) JSON
12 49 (3.10%) .NET
12 49 (3.10%) HTML5
13 43 (2.72%) XML
14 42 (2.65%) jQuery
15 41 (2.59%) CSS3
16 37 (2.34%) Kafka
17 32 (2.02%) Middleware
18 26 (1.64%) React
19 21 (1.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 134 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (5.50%) User Experience
3 50 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
4 47 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 38 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 31 (1.96%) Data Structures
7 29 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
8 28 (1.77%) Mobile App
9 26 (1.64%) Fintech
10 16 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (0.76%) Algorithms
11 12 (0.76%) Data Centre
12 10 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (0.57%) Analytical Mindset
14 8 (0.51%) iPad
14 8 (0.51%) Life Science
14 8 (0.51%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.44%) PKI
16 5 (0.32%) Marketing Technology
16 5 (0.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (3.16%) Linux
2 23 (1.45%) CentOS
3 22 (1.39%) Android
4 20 (1.26%) Apple iOS
5 11 (0.70%) Unix
6 10 (0.63%) Windows
7 2 (0.13%) AIX
7 2 (0.13%) Fedora
7 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.063%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.063%) webOS
8 1 (0.063%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.063%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
2 458 (28.95%) CRM
3 180 (11.38%) Migration
4 178 (11.25%) Scrum
5 170 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 158 (9.99%) Analytics
7 144 (9.10%) Project Management
8 114 (7.21%) Data Migration
9 101 (6.38%) DevOps
10 97 (6.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 94 (5.94%) Test Automation
12 87 (5.50%) Problem-Solving
13 81 (5.12%) Workflow
14 78 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
14 78 (4.93%) ETL
15 75 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
16 74 (4.68%) E-Commerce
16 74 (4.68%) Kanban
17 73 (4.61%) Data Modelling
18 72 (4.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 268 (16.94%) Apex Code
2 184 (11.63%) SQL
3 162 (10.24%) Java
4 141 (8.91%) JavaScript
5 49 (3.10%) Python
6 46 (2.91%) C#
7 40 (2.53%) Scala
8 39 (2.47%) SOQL
9 33 (2.09%) PHP
10 27 (1.71%) Bash Shell
11 18 (1.14%) SOSL
12 17 (1.07%) Java 8
13 16 (1.01%) C++
14 11 (0.70%) Go
15 10 (0.63%) R
15 10 (0.63%) Ruby
15 10 (0.63%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.38%) C
16 6 (0.38%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.38%) PyPy
Qualifications
1 88 (5.56%) Degree
2 33 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (1.07%) CTC Cleared
4 17 (1.07%) SC Cleared
5 15 (0.95%) CCNA
5 15 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (0.88%) PMI Certification
7 13 (0.82%) PMP
8 10 (0.63%) CCNP
8 10 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
9 9 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.44%) ISEB
11 6 (0.38%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.32%) JNCIA
12 5 (0.32%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.25%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.19%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.37%) QA
2 30 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 23 (1.45%) GDPR
4 17 (1.07%) PMO
5 7 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.44%) SLA
6 2 (0.13%) GxP
7 1 (0.063%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.063%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.063%) GCP
7 1 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (2.09%) Apache Flume
2 31 (1.96%) HDFS
3 27 (1.71%) Docker
4 6 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.25%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.063%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.063%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.063%) Varnish
7 1 (0.063%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (2.53%) Oozie
2 13 (0.82%) Kubernetes
2 13 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (0.51%) Terraform
4 4 (0.25%) HP ALM
5 3 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.13%) Ansible
6 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.13%) Nagios
6 2 (0.13%) Pingdom
6 2 (0.13%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.13%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 1 (0.063%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.063%) CloudForms
7 1 (0.063%) Matomo
7 1 (0.063%) MOM
7 1 (0.063%) Packer
7 1 (0.063%) Rancher
7 1 (0.063%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.063%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 131 (8.28%) Microsoft
2 100 (6.32%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 98 (6.19%) SAP
4 81 (5.12%) Oracle
5 59 (3.73%) Google
6 49 (3.10%) Talend
7 38 (2.40%) Informatica
8 37 (2.34%) Cloudera
9 33 (2.09%) Adobe
10 31 (1.96%) Demandware
10 31 (1.96%) Tableau
11 30 (1.90%) Pardot
12 27 (1.71%) Marketo
13 26 (1.64%) MuleSoft
14 23 (1.45%) Tealium
15 21 (1.33%) Hortonworks
15 21 (1.33%) IBM
15 21 (1.33%) MapR
16 19 (1.20%) Atlassian
16 19 (1.20%) Sage