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 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 61 74 79
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 7 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.80% 0.30% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.73% 0.61% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate
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£575 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £475 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £535 £510
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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
405 493 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.34% 49.10% 55.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 196 209
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £171 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 20
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £27.50
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 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 29 August 2014.

Salesforce.com Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) CRM
3 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
3 4 (36.36%) MS Project
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (36.36%) Force.com
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Apex Code
4 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 2 (18.18%) B2B
5 2 (18.18%) B2C
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) Siebel
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Informatica
5 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Business Development
5 2 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (36.36%) MS Visio
1 4 (36.36%) MS Project
1 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) Visualforce
2 1 (9.09%) Mason
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) CRM
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 2 (18.18%) B2B
5 2 (18.18%) B2C
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Business Development
5 2 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Apex Code
2 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Siebel
2 2 (18.18%) Informatica
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle