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 29 August 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.

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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com
Rank 135 121 138
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 8 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.38% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.85% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £410
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 - -
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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
1416 1297 1586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.33% 45.25% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 578 723
Average daily rate £338 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £214 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 105 133
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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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 29 August 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

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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 29 August 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 -13 5 £400 -23.80% 3
Cheshire -1 3 - - 2
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (64.71%) CRM
2 7 (41.18%) Apex Code
3 4 (23.53%) B2B
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) SAP
3 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 4 (23.53%) SAP CRM
4 3 (17.65%) Mason
4 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) SOAP
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) OOP
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
4 3 (17.65%) HTTP
4 3 (17.65%) Visualforce
4 3 (17.65%) REST
4 3 (17.65%) WCF
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies
6 1 (5.88%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) SAP CRM
2 1 (5.88%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.88%) Force.com
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 4 (23.53%) CRM Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior SAP CRM Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Senior SAP Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) SAP CRM Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) CRM Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Communications Manager
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) CSS
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) WCF
2 3 (17.65%) Mason
2 3 (17.65%) Visualforce
2 3 (17.65%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies
1 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) CRM
2 4 (23.53%) B2B
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) OOP
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) OO PHP
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Apex Code
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) VBA
4 1 (5.88%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) APMP
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft