The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Salesforce.com products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Salesforce.com over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com
Rank 67 80 95
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.90% 0.37% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.95% 0.70% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate
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£288 £463 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.83% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £377 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £475 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £411
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.45% +22.00%
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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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
411 575 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.02% 53.00% 58.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 286 230
Average daily rate £375 £390 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -30.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.40 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Salesforce.com
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Salesforce.com Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Salesforce.com
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Salesforce.com Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Salesforce.com
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Salesforce.com across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Salesforce.com Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (50.00%) CRM
1 9 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Marketing
4 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Force.com
4 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 4 (22.22%) Eloqua
4 4 (22.22%) B2B
4 4 (22.22%) PMP
4 4 (22.22%) PMI Certification
4 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
4 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 4 (22.22%) MS Project
5 3 (16.67%) MS Office
5 3 (16.67%) SAP
5 3 (16.67%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Apex Code
5 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Operations Management
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Business Development
6 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Project
1 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
1 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
1 4 (22.22%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Operations Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Operations Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Sales Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Campaign Manager
4 1 (5.56%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
2 1 (5.56%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) CRM
1 9 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) B2B
3 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 3 (16.67%) Operations Management
4 3 (16.67%) ETL
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Business Development
5 2 (11.11%) Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) B2C
5 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
5 2 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Apex Code
2 2 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) SOQL
3 1 (5.56%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) PMP
1 4 (22.22%) PMI Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Eloqua
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Informatica
3 2 (11.11%) Siebel
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle