The first table below looks at the demand for Force.com skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Force.com over the 3 months to 22 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 of the Cloud Services category for the South East 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 223 231 237
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing Force.com 17 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.036% 0.041%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.69% 1.52% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £538 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £528 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £548 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £550
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
254 198 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.85% 2.36% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 116 38
Average daily rate £350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £33.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.57% +144.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +151.85%
Force.com
England

Force.com
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Force.com across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Force.com Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Force.com
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Force.com Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Force.com
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Force.com across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Force.com Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Force.com
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Force.com within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
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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
Berkshire +9 9 £500 -9.09% 2
Hampshire -6 3 £375 -28.57% 3
Surrey - - - - 4
Force.com
England

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Force.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 Force.com.

1 24 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 21 (87.50%) Apex Code
3 20 (83.33%) Visualforce
4 19 (79.17%) Java
5 12 (50.00%) CRM
6 10 (41.67%) XML
6 10 (41.67%) Migration
6 10 (41.67%) Mason
7 8 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (33.33%) Data Migration
7 8 (33.33%) SaaS
7 8 (33.33%) J2EE
8 7 (29.17%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (25.00%) Ant
9 6 (25.00%) .NET
9 6 (25.00%) Web Services
9 6 (25.00%) SAP
9 6 (25.00%) Siebel
10 5 (20.83%) SOAP
10 5 (20.83%) Validation
10 5 (20.83%) Analytics
10 5 (20.83%) RESTful
11 4 (16.67%) Finance
11 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (16.67%) Marketing
11 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
12 3 (12.50%) ERP
12 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
12 3 (12.50%) MS Project

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Force.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 Force.com. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 3 (12.50%) MS Project
1 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Ant
2 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) Maven
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
1 4 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
1 13 (54.17%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Salesforce.com Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) Visualforce
2 10 (41.67%) XML
2 10 (41.67%) Mason
3 8 (33.33%) J2EE
4 6 (25.00%) .NET
4 6 (25.00%) Web Services
5 5 (20.83%) SOAP
5 5 (20.83%) RESTful
6 2 (8.33%) HTML
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
7 1 (4.17%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) DTV
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) CRM
2 10 (41.67%) Migration
3 8 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 7 (29.17%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (20.83%) Validation
5 5 (20.83%) Analytics
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) ERP
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.33%) Data Management
8 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Business Development
8 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.33%) Workflow
8 2 (8.33%) Project Management
8 2 (8.33%) SOA
8 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.33%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) Apex Code
2 19 (79.17%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (25.00%) SAP
2 6 (25.00%) Siebel
3 2 (8.33%) Sun
4 1 (4.17%) JDA
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle