The table below looks at the statistics for Force.com skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Force.com over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 117 128 134
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing Force.com 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.52% 3.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Average daily rate
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£391 £488 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.74% +13.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £458 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £465
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Force.com
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
119 109 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.85% 4.20% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 69 16
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £343 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.78% -14.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -36.66%

Force.com
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Force.com across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Force.com Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Force.com
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Force.com across the Berkshire region.

Force.com Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Force.com
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Force.com within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
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Last Year
Matching
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Force.com
South East

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Force.com also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Force.com.

1 15 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (86.67%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) Apex Code
3 12 (80.00%) Visualforce
4 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (66.67%) CRM
6 9 (60.00%) Migration
7 8 (53.33%) XML
8 7 (46.67%) SOAP
8 7 (46.67%) Web Services
8 7 (46.67%) J2EE
8 7 (46.67%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (40.00%) Data Migration
9 6 (40.00%) .NET
9 6 (40.00%) Siebel
10 5 (33.33%) SAP
10 5 (33.33%) Validation
10 5 (33.33%) Analytics
10 5 (33.33%) SOQL
10 5 (33.33%) SOSL
10 5 (33.33%) RESTful
11 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (26.67%) Finance
11 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
11 4 (26.67%) Ant
12 3 (20.00%) MS Project
12 3 (20.00%) ERP
12 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
12 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Force.com also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Force.com. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Project
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (26.67%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Architect
4 4 (26.67%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Informatica Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) Visualforce
2 8 (53.33%) XML
3 7 (46.67%) SOAP
3 7 (46.67%) Web Services
3 7 (46.67%) J2EE
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) RESTful
6 3 (20.00%) Mason
7 1 (6.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) DTV
4 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) CRM
3 9 (60.00%) Migration
4 7 (46.67%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (40.00%) Data Migration
6 5 (33.33%) Validation
6 5 (33.33%) Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) ERP
8 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 2 (13.33%) Change Control
8 2 (13.33%) Business Development
8 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (13.33%) Data Management
8 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
8 2 (13.33%) SOA
8 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (13.33%) B2B
8 2 (13.33%) B2C
8 2 (13.33%) Project Management
8 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
1 13 (86.67%) Apex Code
2 5 (33.33%) SOQL
2 5 (33.33%) SOSL
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (40.00%) Siebel
3 5 (33.33%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Informatica
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle