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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com
Rank 192 288 252
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -36
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 623 289 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 0.61% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 2.41% 1.29% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 175 249
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 £565 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £30.00 £25.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £30.00 £81.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -40.00%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -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 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 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
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 18 April 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 18 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 +76 599 £425 -5.55% 282
London +70 382 £450 -4.25% 171
City of London +52 133 £450 -5.26% 87
South East +70 122 £350 -18.84% 74
Berkshire +35 52 £350 -20.00% 24
East of England -11 23 £350 -15.15% 9
Surrey 0 19 £400 +39.13% 7
West Midlands +1 17 £425 - 6
East Midlands +4 15 £350 -26.31% 2
Buckinghamshire -10 14 £320 -16.06% 4
Oxfordshire +2 13 £500 +11.11% 9
Scotland -8 13 £475 +72.72% 3
North West -7 12 £425 -10.52% 4
Edinburgh -28 12 £463 +68.18% 2
Suffolk +3 11 £350 +7.76% 1
Manchester -3 11 £425 -15.00% 3
West Sussex - 11 £320 -
Ipswich -4 10 £351 - 1
Slough +16 9 £285 -17.09% 1
South West -13 9 £365 +46.00% 11
Milton Keynes -12 8 £450 +18.03%
Yorkshire -18 8 £425 +18.05%
Birmingham - 8 £458 - 5
Hampshire +10 7 £388 -18.42% 12
Hertfordshire -3 7 £350 -36.36% 1
Bristol - 7 £365 - 2
West Yorkshire -14 6 - -
Oxford +3 4 - -
Reading -2 4 £388 -11.42% 8
Essex -22 4 £400 - 3

Salesforce.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 375 (38.66%) CRM
2 219 (22.58%) Apex Code
3 194 (20.00%) Visualforce
4 132 (13.61%) Java
5 126 (12.99%) Finance
6 124 (12.78%) Mason
7 111 (11.44%) Project Management
8 109 (11.24%) Force.com
9 107 (11.03%) SQL
10 102 (10.52%) Migration
11 100 (10.31%) Business Analysis
12 90 (9.28%) Web Services
13 81 (8.35%) Telecoms
14 80 (8.25%) Marketing
15 75 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
16 72 (7.42%) Agile Software Development
17 70 (7.22%) Data Migration
18 69 (7.11%) JavaScript
19 67 (6.91%) Oracle
20 63 (6.49%) SaaS
21 60 (6.19%) XML
22 57 (5.88%) HTML
23 56 (5.77%) Data Modelling
24 52 (5.36%) Microsoft
25 51 (5.26%) .NET
26 48 (4.95%) SQL Server
27 46 (4.74%) SOAP
27 46 (4.74%) Change Management
28 45 (4.64%) SAP
29 42 (4.33%) MS Excel

Salesforce.com
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 17 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.93%) Mule
3 8 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (0.72%) CMS
5 6 (0.62%) Drupal
6 4 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.31%) Captiva
7 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.31%) NetWeaver
7 3 (0.31%) LiveLink
7 3 (0.31%) SAS
7 3 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.31%) Node.js
8 2 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.21%) IIS
8 2 (0.21%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.21%) PowerExchange
8 2 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.21%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 42 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.51%) MS Project
3 26 (2.68%) 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%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.10%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 30 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.82%) 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%) Magento
7 2 (0.21%) Agresso
7 2 (0.21%) Changepoint
8 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.10%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.10%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.10%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 109 (11.24%) Force.com
2 63 (6.49%) SaaS
3 30 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.72%) Heroku
4 7 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.62%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.62%) PaaS
6 5 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.31%) Office 365
8 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.10%) IaaS
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.06%) HTTP
2 7 (0.72%) Internet
3 5 (0.52%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.41%) DSL
5 3 (0.31%) Intranet
5 3 (0.31%) Firewall
5 3 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.31%) DNS
6 2 (0.21%) 4G
6 2 (0.21%) xDSL
6 2 (0.21%) MVNO
6 2 (0.21%) Broadband
6 2 (0.21%) VoIP
6 2 (0.21%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.21%) 3G
6 2 (0.21%) MPLS
6 2 (0.21%) CTI
6 2 (0.21%) NGN
7 1 (0.10%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.10%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 13 (1.34%) MySQL
3 13 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (1.24%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.03%) MongoDB
6 8 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (0.82%) SAP BW
6 8 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.62%) MS Access
8 5 (0.52%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.41%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.31%) QlikView
10 3 (0.31%) Spotfire
10 3 (0.31%) DataStage
10 3 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 20 (2.06%) Eclipse
1 20 (2.06%) Git (software)
2 12 (1.24%) Subversion
3 10 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
3 10 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
4 9 (0.93%) Selenium
4 9 (0.93%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.62%) Maven
6 5 (0.52%) Ant
6 5 (0.52%) JUnit
6 5 (0.52%) Hudson
7 4 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.41%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.41%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.41%) JDeveloper
7 4 (0.41%) JIRA
8 3 (0.31%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.21%) TestNG
9 2 (0.21%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.21%) NuGet
General
1 126 (12.99%) Finance
2 81 (8.35%) Telecoms
3 80 (8.25%) Marketing
4 40 (4.12%) Retail
5 30 (3.09%) Billing
6 28 (2.89%) Publishing
7 24 (2.47%) Banking
8 12 (1.24%) Games
8 12 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.13%) German Language
9 11 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.13%) Advertising
10 8 (0.82%) Back Office
10 8 (0.82%) French Language
11 5 (0.52%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.41%) Electronics
12 4 (0.41%) Legal
12 4 (0.41%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.31%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.31%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 282 (29.07%) Developer
2 221 (22.78%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 220 (22.68%) Analyst
4 145 (14.95%) Business Analyst
5 121 (12.47%) Project Manager
6 89 (9.18%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
7 88 (9.07%) Consultant
8 81 (8.35%) Architect
9 72 (7.42%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
10 65 (6.70%) Salesforce.com Administrator
10 65 (6.70%) Salesforce.com Consultant
11 64 (6.60%) Administrator
12 48 (4.95%) Salesforce.com Architect
13 33 (3.40%) Data Analyst
14 28 (2.89%) CRM Manager
14 28 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
15 27 (2.78%) CRM Analyst
16 26 (2.68%) Designer
17 24 (2.47%) CRM Business Analyst
18 20 (2.06%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (20.00%) Visualforce
2 124 (12.78%) Mason
3 90 (9.28%) Web Services
4 60 (6.19%) XML
5 57 (5.88%) HTML
6 51 (5.26%) .NET
7 46 (4.74%) SOAP
8 39 (4.02%) REST
9 31 (3.20%) CSS
10 19 (1.96%) JSON
11 13 (1.34%) Ajax
11 13 (1.34%) COM
12 11 (1.13%) Middleware
12 11 (1.13%) ASP.NET
12 11 (1.13%) J2EE
13 10 (1.03%) LAMP
13 10 (1.03%) WCF
13 10 (1.03%) jQuery
14 9 (0.93%) CodeIgniter
15 7 (0.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (1.24%) Data Extraction
3 11 (1.13%) Data Integration
4 10 (1.03%) N-Tier
4 10 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 9 (0.93%) Online Games
5 9 (0.93%) Digital Media
6 7 (0.72%) Management Information System
6 7 (0.72%) FMCG
7 6 (0.62%) Open Source
7 6 (0.62%) Mobile App
7 6 (0.62%) E-Learning
8 5 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.52%) SWIFT
8 5 (0.52%) Social Media
9 4 (0.41%) Learning Management System
9 4 (0.41%) PMI
9 4 (0.41%) DTV
10 3 (0.31%) Replication
10 3 (0.31%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.34%) Windows
2 8 (0.82%) Apple iOS
3 6 (0.62%) UNIX
4 5 (0.52%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.31%) Linux
5 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.21%) Android
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (38.66%) CRM
2 111 (11.44%) Project Management
3 102 (10.52%) Migration
4 100 (10.31%) Business Analysis
5 75 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 72 (7.42%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (7.22%) Data Migration
8 56 (5.77%) Data Modelling
9 46 (4.74%) Change Management
10 42 (4.33%) ETL
11 40 (4.12%) Data Analysis
12 37 (3.81%) SOA
13 32 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
13 32 (3.30%) Scrum
14 31 (3.20%) Workflow
14 31 (3.20%) PRINCE2
14 31 (3.20%) User Acceptance Testing
15 28 (2.89%) Time Management
16 26 (2.68%) Analytics
16 26 (2.68%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 219 (22.58%) Apex Code
2 132 (13.61%) Java
3 107 (11.03%) SQL
4 69 (7.11%) JavaScript
5 41 (4.23%) C#
6 26 (2.68%) PHP
7 10 (1.03%) T-SQL
8 9 (0.93%) C++
9 8 (0.82%) VBA
9 8 (0.82%) Python
10 6 (0.62%) Ruby
11 5 (0.52%) C
12 3 (0.31%) Perl
12 3 (0.31%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.31%) Groovy
13 2 (0.21%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.21%) VB
13 2 (0.21%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.21%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.21%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 35 (3.61%) Degree
2 10 (1.03%) PMI Certification
3 8 (0.82%) PMP
4 7 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (0.72%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.52%) ISEB
5 5 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.21%) MCSE
7 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.21%) MCITP
8 1 (0.10%) MCP
8 1 (0.10%) APMP
8 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.58%) 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 3 (0.31%) 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 67 (6.91%) Oracle
2 52 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 45 (4.64%) SAP
4 34 (3.51%) Siebel
5 16 (1.65%) ATG
6 15 (1.55%) Eloqua
7 13 (1.34%) Business Objects
8 12 (1.24%) Cerillion
9 10 (1.03%) Talend
9 10 (1.03%) Informatica
9 10 (1.03%) Remedy
9 10 (1.03%) Google
10 9 (0.93%) IBM
11 7 (0.72%) StreamServe
11 7 (0.72%) Marketo
12 6 (0.62%) Neolane
12 6 (0.62%) JDA
12 6 (0.62%) Ab Initio
12 6 (0.62%) NetSuite
13 5 (0.52%) Omniture
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Aston Carter
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Volt
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Recruit Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Experis IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Gonnadoo
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £650 to £680 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago