The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the North West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 128 127 137
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Force.com 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.033% 0.037% 0.031%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.67% 5.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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 £425 £475 £550
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
60 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.98% 0.75% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 6
Average daily rate £425 £320 £454
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -29.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
Force.com
England

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

Force.com
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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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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
Manchester -4 1 £538 +13.15%
Force.com
England

Force.com
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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