The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Salesforce.com products and/or services 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 Salesforce.com over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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).

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salesforce.com
Rank 133 151 129
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 33 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.18% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.84% 0.40% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 2
Average daily rate £500 £350 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -25.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £288 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £463 £626
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.68 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+59.48% -47.75%
Salesforce.com
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1797 1767 1324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.63% 45.52% 43.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1022 842 630
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 109 110
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £49.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

Salesforce.com
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Salesforce.com Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Salesforce.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 Salesforce.com across the North West region.

Salesforce.com Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Salesforce.com
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Salesforce.com across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Salesforce.com Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Salesforce.com
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Salesforce.com Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Salesforce.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 Salesforce.com within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 16 £500 +53.84% 3
Cheshire -4 9 £488 +8.09% 1
Merseyside - 5 £500 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Salesforce.com
England

Salesforce.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (38.46%) CRM
2 23 (35.38%) SAP
3 18 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (24.62%) Marketing
4 16 (24.62%) Change Management
5 15 (23.08%) B2C
5 15 (23.08%) Analytics
6 14 (21.54%) Customer Analytics
6 14 (21.54%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 14 (21.54%) SMS
6 14 (21.54%) Java
6 14 (21.54%) Oracle
6 14 (21.54%) Google
6 14 (21.54%) Copywriting
6 14 (21.54%) Google Analytics
6 14 (21.54%) Data Protection
6 14 (21.54%) Apex Code
7 13 (20.00%) Visualforce
8 10 (15.38%) Functional Testing
8 10 (15.38%) Ant
9 9 (13.85%) Project Management
9 9 (13.85%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (12.31%) Data Modelling
11 7 (10.77%) SOA
11 7 (10.77%) ETL
11 7 (10.77%) Star Schema
11 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
11 7 (10.77%) ERwin
11 7 (10.77%) MySQL
11 7 (10.77%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (7.69%) Oracle UPK
2 2 (3.08%) Node.js
3 1 (1.54%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) SAP MDM
2 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.62%) SAP CRM
3 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.54%) SAP hybris
4 1 (1.54%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.54%) Google Analytics
2 7 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.77%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (10.77%) Amazon S3
2 7 (10.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 7 (10.77%) Veeva
3 2 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (10.77%) Amazon Redshift
2 7 (10.77%) MySQL
2 7 (10.77%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Ant
2 7 (10.77%) ERwin
2 7 (10.77%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.08%) Selenium
General
1 16 (24.62%) Marketing
2 2 (3.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Developer
2 16 (24.62%) Project Manager
3 13 (20.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 9 (13.85%) Architect
5 8 (12.31%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Consultant
6 7 (10.77%) ETL Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Senior ETL Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 5 (7.69%) Oracle Architect
8 5 (7.69%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
8 5 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.69%) Technical Tester
8 5 (7.69%) Tester
9 4 (6.15%) Integration Architect
10 3 (4.62%) Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Programme Manager
10 3 (4.62%) Talend Developer
11 2 (3.08%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) Visualforce
2 6 (9.23%) .NET
3 5 (7.69%) JSON
3 5 (7.69%) RESTful
3 5 (7.69%) SOAP
3 5 (7.69%) XML
4 4 (6.15%) Mason
5 2 (3.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Copywriting
2 7 (10.77%) Data Integration
3 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.15%) FMCG
5 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Linux
1 5 (7.69%) Unix
2 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) CRM
2 18 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (24.62%) Change Management
4 15 (23.08%) Analytics
4 15 (23.08%) B2C
5 14 (21.54%) Customer Analytics
5 14 (21.54%) Data Protection
6 10 (15.38%) Functional Testing
7 9 (13.85%) Project Management
8 8 (12.31%) Data Modelling
9 7 (10.77%) Automated Testing
9 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.77%) DRM
9 7 (10.77%) ETL
9 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
9 7 (10.77%) Scrum
9 7 (10.77%) SOA
10 5 (7.69%) System Testing
10 5 (7.69%) Time Management
10 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) Apex Code
1 14 (21.54%) Java
2 2 (3.08%) C#
2 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) SAP
2 14 (21.54%) Google
2 14 (21.54%) Oracle
2 14 (21.54%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 7 (10.77%) Concur
3 7 (10.77%) Infor
3 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.77%) MuleSoft
3 7 (10.77%) Talend
4 5 (7.69%) IBM
4 5 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (3.08%) WSO2
6 1 (1.54%) HP
6 1 (1.54%) hybris
6 1 (1.54%) Siebel
6 1 (1.54%) Twitter