The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Salesforce.com products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Salesforce.com over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Salesforce.com (SFDC).

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com
Rank 104 54 114
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +60
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 19 70 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.75% 2.77% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.53% 5.69% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 40 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £374 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.02% -12.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £20.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-16.85% -32.50%
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South East

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

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1242 1231 1231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.96% 48.64% 50.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 571 485
Average daily rate £400 £350 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 48 52
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £11.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £33.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Salesforce.com
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Salesforce.com Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Salesforce.com
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Salesforce.com Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Salesforce.com
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Salesforce.com across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Salesforce.com Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Salesforce.com
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Salesforce.com across the Berkshire region.

Salesforce.com Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Salesforce.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 Salesforce.com within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 3 £408 -14.21% 3
Slough -18 3 £220 -25.42% 1
Bracknell +1 2 £310 +10.49% 1
Newbury -1 2 £519 +59.61% 1
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South East

Salesforce.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Salesforce.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 Salesforce.com.

1 25 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (18.89%) Marketing
2 17 (18.89%) Visualforce
2 17 (18.89%) Apex Code
3 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.78%) CRM
4 14 (15.56%) Telecoms
5 11 (12.22%) Force.com
6 10 (11.11%) JIRA
7 9 (10.00%) Oracle
8 8 (8.89%) Java
8 8 (8.89%) Project Management
8 8 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (8.89%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (7.78%) Migration
9 7 (7.78%) Web Services
10 6 (6.67%) XML
10 6 (6.67%) HTML
10 6 (6.67%) SOAP
10 6 (6.67%) Dell
10 6 (6.67%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.67%) Time Management
10 6 (6.67%) Mason
10 6 (6.67%) Analytics
10 6 (6.67%) Jenkins
10 6 (6.67%) SaaS
11 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (5.56%) CSS
12 4 (4.44%) .NET
12 4 (4.44%) JavaScript

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Salesforce.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 Salesforce.com. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.33%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.11%) Lync
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) BigMachines
2 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.22%) Force.com
2 8 (8.89%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (6.67%) SaaS
4 1 (1.11%) Veeva
4 1 (1.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (1.11%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (1.11%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (1.11%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (1.11%) Firewall
2 1 (1.11%) VoIP
2 1 (1.11%) IPv4
2 1 (1.11%) IPv6
2 1 (1.11%) MGCP
2 1 (1.11%) RTP
2 1 (1.11%) SS7
2 1 (1.11%) Megaco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) Star Schema
1 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.22%) DB2
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) JIRA
2 6 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.22%) XMLSpy
3 2 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.22%) JUnit
3 2 (2.22%) Selenium
4 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.11%) Subversion
4 1 (1.11%) Ant
General
1 17 (18.89%) Marketing
2 14 (15.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.44%) Finance
4 3 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Automotive
5 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.11%) Billing
5 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (33.33%) Architect
2 26 (28.89%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 19 (21.11%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (18.89%) Developer
5 16 (17.78%) Analyst
6 14 (15.56%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Business Analyst
8 7 (7.78%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Technical Architect
9 6 (6.67%) Consultant
9 6 (6.67%) Customer Analyst
10 5 (5.56%) Salesforce.com Consultant
11 4 (4.44%) Software Licensing Specialist
12 3 (3.33%) Salesforce.com Administrator
12 3 (3.33%) Test Manager
12 3 (3.33%) Administrator
12 3 (3.33%) Project Manager
13 2 (2.22%) Coordinator
13 2 (2.22%) Functional Consultant
13 2 (2.22%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.89%) Visualforce
2 7 (7.78%) Web Services
3 6 (6.67%) XML
3 6 (6.67%) HTML
3 6 (6.67%) SOAP
3 6 (6.67%) Mason
4 5 (5.56%) CSS
5 4 (4.44%) .NET
5 4 (4.44%) jQuery
6 3 (3.33%) REST
7 2 (2.22%) WSDL
7 2 (2.22%) JMS
7 2 (2.22%) JDBC
7 2 (2.22%) XSD
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.22%) iSeries
3 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.11%) Social Media
3 1 (1.11%) Life Science
3 1 (1.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.22%) UNIX
1 2 (2.22%) Windows
1 2 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.78%) CRM
3 8 (8.89%) Project Management
4 7 (7.78%) Migration
5 6 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 6 (6.67%) Time Management
5 6 (6.67%) Analytics
6 4 (4.44%) Asset Management
6 4 (4.44%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 4 (4.44%) Software Asset Management
6 4 (4.44%) Software Licensing
7 3 (3.33%) Business Analysis
7 3 (3.33%) Waterfall
7 3 (3.33%) Web Application Development
7 3 (3.33%) Scrum
7 3 (3.33%) SOA
7 3 (3.33%) ETL
8 2 (2.22%) B2B
8 2 (2.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.89%) Apex Code
2 8 (8.89%) Java
3 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.22%) RPG
5 1 (1.11%) SQL
5 1 (1.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
1 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (10.00%) Oracle
2 6 (6.67%) Dell
3 3 (3.33%) Marketo
3 3 (3.33%) Eloqua
3 3 (3.33%) Siebel
4 2 (2.22%) Software AG
4 2 (2.22%) webMethods
4 2 (2.22%) Cisco
4 2 (2.22%) Aprimo
5 1 (1.11%) Verint
5 1 (1.11%) Google
5 1 (1.11%) BT
5 1 (1.11%) IBM
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.11%) Remedy
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