The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Vendors 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.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com
Rank 122 116 134
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 7 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.45% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.96% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Average daily rate
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£494 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £500 £388
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year
+44.64% -
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1332 1253 1611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.89% 46.93% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 541 741
Average daily rate £325 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 96 113
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.83% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.06 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 25 July 2014.

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 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
(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 -8 4 £538 +2.38% 9
Cheshire +4 2 - - 2
Merseyside - - - -
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Salesforce.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 15 (83.33%) CRM
2 12 (66.67%) Apex Code
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
3 8 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) CSS
4 7 (38.89%) SOAP
4 7 (38.89%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) XML
4 7 (38.89%) OOP
4 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
4 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 7 (38.89%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) Eclipse
4 7 (38.89%) HTTP
4 7 (38.89%) WCF
4 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
4 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 7 (38.89%) REST
5 4 (22.22%) B2B
5 4 (22.22%) SAP
5 4 (22.22%) SAP CRM
5 4 (22.22%) Visualforce
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) Project Management
7 2 (11.11%) Mason
8 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (5.56%) Force.com
8 1 (5.56%) SaaS

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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 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 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) SAP CRM
2 1 (5.56%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) Force.com
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
1 10 (55.56%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 3 (16.67%) CRM Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) CRM Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Senior SAP CRM Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Architect
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.56%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) CSS
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) REST
2 7 (38.89%) SOAP
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 7 (38.89%) XML
2 7 (38.89%) WCF
3 4 (22.22%) Visualforce
4 2 (11.11%) Mason
5 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) CRM
2 7 (38.89%) OOP
2 7 (38.89%) TDD
2 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
3 4 (22.22%) B2B
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) OO PHP
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Apex Code
2 8 (44.44%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
4 1 (5.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PMP
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) APMP
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft