The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South West 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.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com
Rank 132 126 138
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 9 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.042% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.094% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate £365 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £250 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -40.00%
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1490 1068 1566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 44.35% 44.74% 43.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 608 872
Average daily rate £363 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 57 126
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -43.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
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England

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
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

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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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 7 £365 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £300 - 4
Somerset - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Visualforce
2 3 (27.27%) Apex Code
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) VBScript
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) IIS
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) COM
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) Windows NT
3 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Informix
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (18.18%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) Visualforce
2 2 (18.18%) COM
3 1 (9.09%) ODBC
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) BPR
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) Apex Code
2 2 (18.18%) VBScript
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle