The table below looks at the statistics for Force.com skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Force.com over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 135 128 140
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Force.com 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.032% 0.069% 0.060%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.35% 3.64% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£538 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £483
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -1.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Cloud Services Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
74 55 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.34% 1.89% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 5
Average daily rate £450 £388 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -29.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

Force.com
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Force.com Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Force.com
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Force.com Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) Mason
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Visualforce
1 1 (100.00%) Apex Code
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Mason
1 1 (100.00%) Visualforce
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com