The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Salesforce.com products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com
Rank 121 133 110
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 18 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.41% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.58% 0.95% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £328 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £392 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £20.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-16.85% -32.50%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1141 1266 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.73% 42.80% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 832 505
Average daily rate £365 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 77 51
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.34% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £37.50 £40.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Salesforce.com
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Salesforce.com Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Salesforce.com
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Salesforce.com Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Salesforce.com
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Salesforce.com across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Salesforce.com Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Salesforce.com
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Salesforce.com across the South West region.

Salesforce.com Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Salesforce.com
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
Bristol +7 13 £388 +6.89% 2
Wiltshire +1 2 £575 +43.75% 3
Devon -1 1 £325 -7.14%
Gloucestershire -9 1 - -
Salesforce.com
England

Salesforce.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 23 (63.89%) CRM
2 13 (36.11%) Marketing
3 11 (30.56%) Finance
3 11 (30.56%) Web Services
4 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.22%) C#
5 8 (22.22%) .NET
5 8 (22.22%) B2B
6 7 (19.44%) TIBCO
6 7 (19.44%) Visualforce
6 7 (19.44%) Apex Code
7 6 (16.67%) Liferay
7 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
7 6 (16.67%) Workflow
7 6 (16.67%) Java
7 6 (16.67%) iOS Development
7 6 (16.67%) Apple Swift
8 5 (13.89%) User Experience
8 5 (13.89%) Linux
8 5 (13.89%) Retail
8 5 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (11.11%) QA
9 4 (11.11%) Content Management
9 4 (11.11%) CMS
9 4 (11.11%) Force.com
9 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Drupal
9 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (11.11%) Middleware
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 6 (16.67%) Liferay
2 4 (11.11%) CMS
2 4 (11.11%) Drupal
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.56%) Sage CRM
2 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.78%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Force.com
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) SaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
1 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) NAS
1 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.56%) EDRMS
1 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Rational Rose
General
1 13 (36.11%) Marketing
2 11 (30.56%) Finance
3 5 (13.89%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Local Government
4 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.56%) Electronics
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Architect
4 6 (16.67%) iOS Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Marketing Executive
7 3 (8.33%) Marketing Executive
8 2 (5.56%) SOA Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Administrator
8 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com Administrator
9 1 (2.78%) CRM Developer
9 1 (2.78%) CRM Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.78%) CRM Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Project Leader
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) Web Services
2 8 (22.22%) .NET
3 7 (19.44%) Visualforce
4 4 (11.11%) Middleware
5 3 (8.33%) Mason
6 2 (5.56%) Spring MVC
6 2 (5.56%) Spring
7 1 (2.78%) Java EE
7 1 (2.78%) JSON
7 1 (2.78%) XSD
7 1 (2.78%) JMS
7 1 (2.78%) WSDL
7 1 (2.78%) WCF
7 1 (2.78%) jQuery
7 1 (2.78%) CSS
7 1 (2.78%) SOAP
7 1 (2.78%) HTML
7 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) FMCG
2 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) DTV
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.78%) IVR
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 5 (13.89%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) CRM
2 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) B2B
4 6 (16.67%) Workflow
4 6 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 5 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Content Management
6 4 (11.11%) SOA
6 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 3 (8.33%) User Stories
7 3 (8.33%) Migration
7 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (5.56%) Financial Modelling
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) C#
2 7 (19.44%) Apex Code
3 6 (16.67%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) Apple Swift
4 2 (5.56%) Objective-C
4 2 (5.56%) SOQL
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ISEB
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) TIBCO
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) ForgeRock
3 3 (8.33%) SAP
3 3 (8.33%) Eloqua
4 2 (5.56%) Sage
4 2 (5.56%) Siebel
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Nokia
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.78%) Lumesse
5 1 (2.78%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Saba
5 1 (2.78%) F5