The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Salesforce.com products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Salesforce.com over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com
Rank 191 243 288
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +45
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 647 411 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 0.80% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 2.48% 1.72% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 243 213
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.45% +22.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.45% +22.00%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26075 23900 25528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.85% 46.25% 47.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15314 13568 13213
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1246 1152 1307
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

Salesforce.com
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Salesforce.com Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Salesforce.com
Daily Rate Trend

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

Salesforce.com Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Salesforce.com
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Salesforce.com within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Salesforce.com Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Salesforce.com
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Salesforce.com within the UK.

Salesforce.com Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Salesforce.com
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Salesforce.com within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Salesforce.com Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Salesforce.com
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 October 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
England +47 619 £450 +5.88% 270
London +71 421 £475 +11.76% 164
South East +6 112 £450 +4.34% 63
City of London +39 105 £450 +5.26% 77
Berkshire +31 45 £390 +11.42% 19
Surrey -3 20 £425 -10.52% 10
Oxfordshire -7 20 £500 +15.94% 4
Scotland - 18 £500 - 1
West Midlands -1 17 £363 -24.47% 4
East of England -8 16 £325 -18.75% 11
Yorkshire -19 16 £538 +43.33% 3
Edinburgh - 14 £375 - 1
East Midlands +15 13 £441 - 4
West Yorkshire -21 13 £438 +16.66% 1
Oxford - 12 £450 -
North West -6 10 £400 -11.11% 6
Hampshire -36 9 £413 -5.71% 18
Slough - 9 £378 - 3
Reading +20 8 £288 -36.11% 4
Manchester -4 8 £400 -11.11% 4
South West -40 8 £513 +22.38% 5
Buckinghamshire -7 7 £350 -26.31% 2
Bedfordshire - 7 £325 - 3
Newbury - 7 £413 -
Luton - 7 £325 - 2
Staffordshire - 6 £375 -
Bracknell +4 5 £500 -
Hertfordshire -13 5 £525 +31.25% 1
Middlesex +6 4 £475 -
Kent +2 4 £463 -11.90%

Salesforce.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 459 (36.14%) CRM
2 323 (25.43%) Apex Code
3 303 (23.86%) Visualforce
4 233 (18.35%) Force.com
5 223 (17.56%) Java
6 214 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
7 204 (16.06%) Finance
8 172 (13.54%) Mason
9 153 (12.05%) SQL
10 148 (11.65%) Web Services
11 139 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 138 (10.87%) JavaScript
13 132 (10.39%) Project Management
14 127 (10.00%) Migration
15 111 (8.74%) Marketing
16 109 (8.58%) HTML
17 105 (8.27%) XML
18 104 (8.19%) Oracle
19 101 (7.95%) .NET
20 100 (7.87%) SaaS
21 98 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
22 85 (6.69%) User Acceptance Testing
22 85 (6.69%) Business Analysis
23 81 (6.38%) SOAP
24 78 (6.14%) Data Migration
25 75 (5.91%) CSS
26 73 (5.75%) SAP
27 72 (5.67%) Cloud Computing
28 71 (5.59%) Microsoft
29 63 (4.96%) E-Commerce

Salesforce.com
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 38 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.73%) Apache
3 14 (1.10%) Drupal
4 13 (1.02%) Lync
5 8 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (0.63%) SugarCRM
6 7 (0.55%) CMS
6 7 (0.55%) IIS
6 7 (0.55%) Mule
7 6 (0.47%) IBM Notes
8 5 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.24%) WordPress
10 3 (0.24%) Confluence
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.16%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 49 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.36%) MS Visio
3 26 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 26 (2.05%) MS Office
4 19 (1.50%) MS Project
5 2 (0.16%) FastStats
5 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 41 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.10%) SAP SD
3 10 (0.79%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (0.31%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.31%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.16%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.16%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.16%) Cordys
7 2 (0.16%) Eagle STAR
7 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.16%) assyst
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.079%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.079%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.079%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 233 (18.35%) Force.com
2 100 (7.87%) SaaS
3 72 (5.67%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (1.02%) Heroku
5 8 (0.63%) PaaS
6 6 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.39%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.24%) Office 365
9 2 (0.16%) GitHub
10 1 (0.079%) Trello
10 1 (0.079%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.079%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.079%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.079%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.18%) DNS
2 13 (1.02%) DHCP
2 13 (1.02%) HTTP
3 8 (0.63%) HTTPS
4 7 (0.55%) Intranet
4 7 (0.55%) Internet
5 2 (0.16%) CTI
6 1 (0.079%) VPN
6 1 (0.079%) FTP
6 1 (0.079%) LAN
6 1 (0.079%) PBX
6 1 (0.079%) WAN
6 1 (0.079%) LDAP
6 1 (0.079%) DMZ
6 1 (0.079%) Firewall
6 1 (0.079%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (3.78%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.68%) Relational Database
3 26 (2.05%) MySQL
4 24 (1.89%) QlikView
5 20 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (1.10%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.71%) Big Data
10 5 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.24%) Spotfire
12 3 (0.24%) Snowflake Schema
12 3 (0.24%) PowerCenter
12 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.24%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.16%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.16%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 32 (2.52%) JIRA
2 30 (2.36%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.26%) Subversion
4 14 (1.10%) Selenium
5 13 (1.02%) Ant
6 9 (0.71%) Trac
7 8 (0.63%) Redmine
7 8 (0.63%) FogBugz
7 8 (0.63%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (0.63%) Mercurial
8 7 (0.55%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.47%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.31%) Gradle
12 3 (0.24%) Maven
12 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.16%) Calabash
General
1 204 (16.06%) Finance
2 111 (8.74%) Marketing
3 63 (4.96%) Retail
4 47 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 44 (3.46%) Telecoms
5 44 (3.46%) Publishing
6 43 (3.39%) Banking
7 32 (2.52%) Billing
8 20 (1.57%) Advertising
9 16 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.87%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.71%) German Language
12 8 (0.63%) French Language
13 5 (0.39%) Legal
14 4 (0.31%) Law
14 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.31%) Front Office
14 4 (0.31%) Back Office
15 3 (0.24%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 396 (31.18%) Developer
2 332 (26.14%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 252 (19.84%) Analyst
4 154 (12.13%) Architect
4 154 (12.13%) Business Analyst
5 137 (10.79%) Consultant
6 113 (8.90%) Project Manager
7 109 (8.58%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 88 (6.93%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
9 85 (6.69%) Salesforce.com Architect
10 78 (6.14%) Administrator
11 76 (5.98%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
12 73 (5.75%) Salesforce.com Administrator
13 69 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
14 44 (3.46%) Technical Architect
15 20 (1.57%) Test Analyst
16 19 (1.50%) Data Analyst
16 19 (1.50%) Support Analyst
16 19 (1.50%) CRM Manager
17 17 (1.34%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (23.86%) Visualforce
2 172 (13.54%) Mason
3 148 (11.65%) Web Services
4 109 (8.58%) HTML
5 105 (8.27%) XML
6 101 (7.95%) .NET
7 81 (6.38%) SOAP
8 75 (5.91%) CSS
9 59 (4.65%) REST
10 38 (2.99%) JSON
11 37 (2.91%) J2EE
12 29 (2.28%) jQuery
13 28 (2.20%) Ajax
14 16 (1.26%) COM
15 15 (1.18%) LAMP
15 15 (1.18%) Middleware
16 13 (1.02%) EDI
17 12 (0.94%) RESTful
17 12 (0.94%) JSP
17 12 (0.94%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 98 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (3.15%) User Experience
3 34 (2.68%) Data Integration
4 25 (1.97%) Social Media
4 25 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.26%) FMCG
7 15 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 12 (0.94%) iPad
9 11 (0.87%) Web 2.0
9 11 (0.87%) Visualisation
10 9 (0.71%) Data Structures
11 8 (0.63%) Taxonomies
12 7 (0.55%) Blog
13 6 (0.47%) Statistics
14 5 (0.39%) Open Source
15 4 (0.31%) E-Learning
16 3 (0.24%) N-Tier
16 3 (0.24%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 32 (2.52%) Windows
2 24 (1.89%) Linux
3 16 (1.26%) Windows 7
4 15 (1.18%) Windows XP
5 10 (0.79%) UNIX
6 3 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.16%) Android
8 1 (0.079%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (36.14%) CRM
2 214 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 132 (10.39%) Project Management
5 127 (10.00%) Migration
6 85 (6.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 85 (6.69%) Business Analysis
7 78 (6.14%) Data Migration
8 63 (4.96%) E-Commerce
9 61 (4.80%) Scrum
9 61 (4.80%) Workflow
10 58 (4.57%) ETL
11 49 (3.86%) OO
12 42 (3.31%) Analytics
13 39 (3.07%) SOA
14 38 (2.99%) MVC
14 38 (2.99%) Time Management
15 37 (2.91%) Business Intelligence
16 35 (2.76%) PRINCE2
16 35 (2.76%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 323 (25.43%) Apex Code
2 223 (17.56%) Java
3 153 (12.05%) SQL
4 138 (10.87%) JavaScript
5 47 (3.70%) SOQL
6 45 (3.54%) C#
7 35 (2.76%) PHP
8 25 (1.97%) SOSL
9 22 (1.73%) PHP5
10 19 (1.50%) C++
11 12 (0.94%) PL/SQL
11 12 (0.94%) ABAP
12 10 (0.79%) T-SQL
12 10 (0.79%) C
13 9 (0.71%) VB
13 9 (0.71%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.47%) VBA
15 4 (0.31%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.24%) Ruby
16 3 (0.24%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (3.07%) Degree
2 13 (1.02%) PMI Certification
3 12 (0.94%) PMP
4 10 (0.79%) ISEB
5 9 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (0.55%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.47%) MCTS
7 6 (0.47%) MCITP
8 5 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.16%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.16%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.16%) CAPM
11 1 (0.079%) CIPD
11 1 (0.079%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.079%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.079%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.62%) QA
2 9 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.16%) SLA
5 1 (0.079%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.079%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.079%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (1.02%) SCCM
1 13 (1.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.16%) Control-M
4 1 (0.079%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.079%) Foglight
4 1 (0.079%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.079%) Puppet
Vendors
1 104 (8.19%) Oracle
2 73 (5.75%) SAP
3 71 (5.59%) Microsoft
4 36 (2.83%) Eloqua
5 29 (2.28%) Informatica
6 24 (1.89%) Siebel
7 17 (1.34%) Google
8 15 (1.18%) IBM
8 15 (1.18%) Zend
8 15 (1.18%) Marketo
9 14 (1.10%) Metastorm
10 13 (1.02%) ION Trading
10 13 (1.02%) AppSense
10 13 (1.02%) Bloomberg
10 13 (1.02%) eSpeed
10 13 (1.02%) Symantec
10 13 (1.02%) HP
10 13 (1.02%) Murex
10 13 (1.02%) MarketAxess
11 12 (0.94%) Cognos
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day + competitive
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Rate: £350 - 500 per day
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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South East
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Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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England
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Rate: £500 - £750 per day
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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City of London
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