The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 currently tracked.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com
Rank 180 283 252
Rank change year-on-year
+103 -31
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 624 293 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 0.61% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 2.49% 1.31% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 176 265
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -40.00%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25052 22396 27843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.89% 46.96% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14091 11884 14183
Average daily rate £395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £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 1059 1189 1316
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -

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 24 April 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
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 24 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
England +110 603 £425 -5.55% 80
London +69 383 £450 -2.70% 41
City of London +71 137 £450 -5.26% 12
South East +81 125 £350 -21.12% 27
Berkshire +33 54 £350 -36.36% 8
East of England -7 23 £350 -15.15% 5
Surrey +3 20 £400 +39.13% 4
East Midlands -1 17 £350 +27.27%
Buckinghamshire -7 15 £354 -7.21% 1
West Midlands -5 14 £425 - 4
Oxfordshire +7 13 £500 +11.11% 2
Scotland -14 12 £463 +68.18%
Edinburgh -25 12 £463 +68.18%
Slough +21 11 £285 -48.18%
Suffolk +6 11 £350 +7.76% 1
North West -12 11 £470 -6.00% 1
Manchester -4 10 £470 -6.00% 1
Ipswich -6 10 £351 - 1
Yorkshire -11 10 £398 -7.55%
West Sussex - 10 £320 -
South West -5 9 £365 +46.00% 2
West Yorkshire -7 8 £370 -26.00%
Hampshire +15 7 £388 -18.42% 8
Hertfordshire -1 7 £350 -36.36%
Milton Keynes -16 7 £450 +18.03% 1
Bristol - 7 £365 -
Birmingham - 6 £490 - 2
Oxford +2 4 - -
Essex -15 4 £400 - 1
Nottingham - 4 £400 -

Salesforce.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 374 (38.64%) CRM
2 226 (23.35%) Apex Code
3 202 (20.87%) Visualforce
4 139 (14.36%) Java
5 128 (13.22%) Mason
6 125 (12.91%) Finance
7 115 (11.88%) Force.com
8 107 (11.05%) SQL
9 106 (10.95%) Project Management
10 104 (10.74%) Business Analysis
11 97 (10.02%) Migration
12 89 (9.19%) Web Services
13 82 (8.47%) Marketing
14 78 (8.06%) Telecoms
15 75 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
16 71 (7.33%) JavaScript
17 68 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
17 68 (7.02%) Data Migration
18 66 (6.82%) Oracle
19 64 (6.61%) SaaS
20 60 (6.20%) XML
21 57 (5.89%) HTML
22 56 (5.79%) Data Modelling
23 51 (5.27%) Microsoft
23 51 (5.27%) .NET
24 48 (4.96%) SQL Server
25 46 (4.75%) SOAP
26 44 (4.55%) SAP
26 44 (4.55%) Change Management
27 42 (4.34%) C#

Salesforce.com
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (1.65%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (0.93%) Mule
3 6 (0.62%) CMS
3 6 (0.62%) Drupal
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.31%) Node.js
5 3 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.31%) Captiva
5 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.31%) LiveLink
5 3 (0.31%) SAS
5 3 (0.31%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.21%) PowerExchange
6 2 (0.21%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.21%) SugarCRM
6 2 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.21%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 42 (4.34%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.51%) MS Project
3 26 (2.69%) MS Office
4 16 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.10%) FastStats
7 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.83%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.62%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.21%) Agresso
7 2 (0.21%) Magento
7 2 (0.21%) Changepoint
8 1 (0.10%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.10%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.10%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 115 (11.88%) Force.com
2 64 (6.61%) SaaS
3 33 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.72%) Heroku
5 6 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.62%) PaaS
5 6 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.31%) Office 365
8 1 (0.10%) IaaS
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.17%) HTTP
2 7 (0.72%) Internet
3 6 (0.62%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.41%) DSL
5 3 (0.31%) Firewall
5 3 (0.31%) DNS
5 3 (0.31%) CTI
5 3 (0.31%) Intranet
6 2 (0.21%) 3G
6 2 (0.21%) MPLS
6 2 (0.21%) VoIP
6 2 (0.21%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.21%) Softphone
6 2 (0.21%) NGN
6 2 (0.21%) xDSL
6 2 (0.21%) 4G
6 2 (0.21%) MVNO
7 1 (0.10%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.10%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 13 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.34%) Oracle Database
4 12 (1.24%) MySQL
5 10 (1.03%) MongoDB
6 8 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (0.83%) SAP BW
7 7 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.62%) MS Access
9 5 (0.52%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.41%) DataStage
10 4 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.41%) Spotfire
10 4 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.31%) QlikView
11 3 (0.31%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 21 (2.17%) Eclipse
2 20 (2.07%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.34%) Subversion
4 10 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
4 10 (1.03%) Selenium
4 10 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
5 9 (0.93%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.62%) Maven
7 5 (0.52%) Ant
7 5 (0.52%) JUnit
7 5 (0.52%) Hudson
8 4 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.41%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.41%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.41%) JDeveloper
8 4 (0.41%) JIRA
9 3 (0.31%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.21%) NUnit
10 2 (0.21%) NuGet
10 2 (0.21%) TestNG
General
1 125 (12.91%) Finance
2 82 (8.47%) Marketing
3 78 (8.06%) Telecoms
4 42 (4.34%) Retail
5 30 (3.10%) Billing
6 27 (2.79%) Publishing
7 23 (2.38%) Banking
8 13 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.14%) Advertising
10 11 (1.14%) Games
10 11 (1.14%) German Language
11 8 (0.83%) French Language
11 8 (0.83%) Back Office
12 5 (0.52%) Japanese Language
12 5 (0.52%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.41%) Electronics
14 3 (0.31%) Legal
14 3 (0.31%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.31%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 287 (29.65%) Developer
2 228 (23.55%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 217 (22.42%) Analyst
4 143 (14.77%) Business Analyst
5 111 (11.47%) Project Manager
6 89 (9.19%) Consultant
7 88 (9.09%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
8 83 (8.57%) Architect
9 68 (7.02%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
10 67 (6.92%) Salesforce.com Consultant
11 63 (6.51%) Salesforce.com Administrator
11 63 (6.51%) Administrator
12 48 (4.96%) Salesforce.com Architect
13 33 (3.41%) Data Analyst
14 30 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
15 28 (2.89%) CRM Analyst
16 26 (2.69%) Designer
17 25 (2.58%) CRM Business Analyst
18 23 (2.38%) CRM Manager
19 21 (2.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (20.87%) Visualforce
2 128 (13.22%) Mason
3 89 (9.19%) Web Services
4 60 (6.20%) XML
5 57 (5.89%) HTML
6 51 (5.27%) .NET
7 46 (4.75%) SOAP
8 39 (4.03%) REST
9 31 (3.20%) CSS
10 19 (1.96%) JSON
11 13 (1.34%) Ajax
11 13 (1.34%) COM
12 12 (1.24%) J2EE
12 12 (1.24%) ASP.NET
13 11 (1.14%) Middleware
14 10 (1.03%) LAMP
14 10 (1.03%) WCF
15 9 (0.93%) CodeIgniter
15 9 (0.93%) jQuery
16 7 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (1.24%) Data Extraction
2 12 (1.24%) Data Integration
3 10 (1.03%) N-Tier
3 10 (1.03%) Computer Science
4 9 (0.93%) Digital Media
5 8 (0.83%) Online Games
6 7 (0.72%) FMCG
7 6 (0.62%) Mobile App
7 6 (0.62%) Open Source
7 6 (0.62%) E-Learning
8 5 (0.52%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.52%) Social Media
8 5 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.52%) SWIFT
9 4 (0.41%) Learning Management System
9 4 (0.41%) PMI
9 4 (0.41%) DTV
10 3 (0.31%) New Media
11 2 (0.21%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (1.45%) Windows
2 8 (0.83%) Apple iOS
3 6 (0.62%) UNIX
4 4 (0.41%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.41%) Linux
5 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.21%) Android
7 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (38.64%) CRM
2 106 (10.95%) Project Management
3 104 (10.74%) Business Analysis
4 97 (10.02%) Migration
5 75 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 68 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (7.02%) Data Migration
7 56 (5.79%) Data Modelling
8 44 (4.55%) Change Management
9 41 (4.24%) ETL
10 39 (4.03%) SOA
11 38 (3.93%) Data Analysis
12 32 (3.31%) Scrum
13 31 (3.20%) PRINCE2
14 29 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (3.00%) Workflow
15 27 (2.79%) Validation
15 27 (2.79%) User Acceptance Testing
16 26 (2.69%) Asset Management
17 25 (2.58%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 226 (23.35%) Apex Code
2 139 (14.36%) Java
3 107 (11.05%) SQL
4 71 (7.33%) JavaScript
5 42 (4.34%) C#
6 25 (2.58%) PHP
7 10 (1.03%) C++
7 10 (1.03%) T-SQL
8 9 (0.93%) Python
9 8 (0.83%) VBA
10 7 (0.72%) Ruby
11 4 (0.41%) C
12 3 (0.31%) Perl
12 3 (0.31%) Groovy
12 3 (0.31%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.21%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.21%) VB
13 2 (0.21%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.21%) PHP5
14 1 (0.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (3.62%) Degree
2 8 (0.83%) PMI Certification
3 7 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (0.72%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.62%) PMP
5 5 (0.52%) ISEB
5 5 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.21%) MCSE
7 2 (0.21%) MCITP
8 1 (0.10%) MCP
8 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.10%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.69%) QA
2 6 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.52%) ISO 8583
4 4 (0.41%) SLA
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.10%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.10%) Netcool
Vendors
1 66 (6.82%) Oracle
2 51 (5.27%) Microsoft
3 44 (4.55%) SAP
4 34 (3.51%) Siebel
5 17 (1.76%) ATG
6 15 (1.55%) Eloqua
7 14 (1.45%) Business Objects
8 12 (1.24%) Cerillion
9 10 (1.03%) Talend
9 10 (1.03%) IBM
9 10 (1.03%) Remedy
10 9 (0.93%) Informatica
10 9 (0.93%) Google
11 7 (0.72%) StreamServe
11 7 (0.72%) NetSuite
11 7 (0.72%) Marketo
12 6 (0.62%) Neolane
12 6 (0.62%) JDA
13 5 (0.52%) Omniture
13 5 (0.52%) Ab Initio
South East
Montash
Rate: £325 - £400 per day + negotiable
Posted: 45 minutes ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Rate: Good Rates
Posted: 22 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East England
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £330 - £400 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + remote working allowed
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Gonnadoo
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Aston Carter
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago