How to Calculate Deal-Based Renewal Rate
Deal-based renewal rate measures the percentage of renewal deals won out of the total number that were up for renewal in a period. To measure deal-based renewal rate, you take your total number of renewal deals in a given period, and divide by the number of deals that expired in that same period.
For example, if you had 380 renewal deals in Q2, and 400 deals that were up for renewal in Q2, then your deal-based renewal rate would be 380 / 400 = 95%.
To measure deal-based renewal rate with Salesforce data,
first count the number of closed won opportunities with a type of “renewal” with a close date in the period you are measuring. Then count the number of opportunities that had a subscription end date in that same period. Then divide the closed won renewal opps by expired opps.
To measure deal-based renewal rate with HubSpot CRM data,
first count the number of closed won deals with a type of “renewal” with a close date in the period you are measuring. Then count the number of deals that had a subscription end date in that same period. Then divide the closed won renewal deals by expired deals.
Rekener can calculate deal-based renewal rate automatically,
and can measure it by sales rep, by account, industry, or any other breakdown. Check out our Customer Success Analytics app to see how Rekener calculates deal-based renewal rate automatically.
Deal-based renewal rates can sometimes be misleading if you are renewing a lot of deals early. To overcome this, you might want to look at deal-based renewal rate on a cohort basis.
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Greg is COO and Co-Founder at Rekener. Greg’s career has been focused on using data to grow recurring revenue businesses. Before joining Rekener, he served as VP of Operations at ZeroTurnaround, where he built its strategy and operations practice, ran customer success and renewals, helped to grow and coach its high-velocity sales organization, and optimize its marketing efforts. Prior to that, he ran the BizOps and marketing functions for the AVOKE call center analytics business, a SaaS company within BBN Technologies. He got his start using data to improve sales and marketing efforts while at AppNeta. Greg is also a member of the Revenue Collective.
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