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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com
Rank 191 250 323
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +73
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 613 418 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.08% 0.79% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 2.34% 1.69% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 273 207
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £410
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £24.25 £75.00 £14.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.66% +410.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 - -

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
26168 24713 26939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.27% 46.89% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14687 13698 13693
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
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 1117 1107 1353
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +42 590 £450 - 278
London +48 395 £450 - 170
South East +8 102 £450 -6.25% 66
City of London +22 101 £400 -18.98% 76
Berkshire +39 42 £490 +0.51% 14
West Midlands +4 22 £475 +22.58% 8
East of England -13 20 £300 -22.58% 13
East Midlands - 20 £438 - 3
Surrey +9 18 £475 -30.90% 8
Oxfordshire +4 16 £450 +5.88% 1
Bedfordshire -8 13 £300 +9.09% 1
Slough +11 12 £490 -10.90%
Yorkshire +11 12 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire +10 10 £450 -
Hampshire -45 10 £375 -23.07% 16
Northamptonshire - 10 £438 - 1
Buckinghamshire +4 9 £325 -31.57% 1
Scotland -9 8 £325 -56.66% 7
North West -14 8 £400 -23.80% 6
South West -28 8 £511 +4.87% 9
Reading +13 7 £575 +21.05% 6
Edinburgh -5 7 £325 -56.66% 4
Oxford - 7 £450 -
Bradford +2 5 - -
Manchester -13 5 £400 -23.80% 3
Warwickshire - 5 £225 - 6
Leeds +2 4 £450 -
Milton Keynes +1 4 £360 -
Middlesex -1 4 £490 -9.35% 5
Birmingham -2 4 £125 -58.33% 1

Salesforce.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 455 (35.88%) CRM
2 312 (24.61%) Apex Code
3 287 (22.63%) Visualforce
4 213 (16.80%) Force.com
5 211 (16.64%) Java
6 184 (14.51%) Mason
7 179 (14.12%) Finance
8 134 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 131 (10.33%) Project Management
9 131 (10.33%) JavaScript
10 126 (9.94%) SQL
10 126 (9.94%) Web Services
11 123 (9.70%) Migration
12 121 (9.54%) Marketing
13 119 (9.38%) Business Analysis
14 112 (8.83%) Agile Software Development
15 104 (8.20%) HTML
16 98 (7.73%) XML
17 91 (7.18%) Oracle
18 90 (7.10%) SaaS
19 82 (6.47%) .NET
20 80 (6.31%) SOAP
21 79 (6.23%) SAP
22 76 (5.99%) Data Migration
23 67 (5.28%) Retail
24 63 (4.97%) CSS
24 63 (4.97%) Microsoft
25 61 (4.81%) Cloud Computing
26 57 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
27 55 (4.34%) Workflow

Salesforce.com
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (1.18%) Apache
4 11 (0.87%) Lync
5 8 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (0.63%) IBM Notes
5 8 (0.63%) Drupal
6 6 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.39%) CMS
7 5 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (0.32%) SugarCRM
9 3 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.24%) Confluence
9 3 (0.24%) Mule
9 3 (0.24%) WordPress
10 2 (0.16%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.16%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.16%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 51 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 31 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 27 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (2.05%) MS Office
5 19 (1.50%) MS Project
6 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.26%) SAP SD
3 7 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
3 7 (0.55%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.47%) SAP CRM
4 6 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.32%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.16%) Cordys
6 2 (0.16%) Magento
6 2 (0.16%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.16%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.16%) Agresso
7 1 (0.079%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.079%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.079%) assyst
7 1 (0.079%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.079%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 213 (16.80%) Force.com
2 90 (7.10%) SaaS
3 61 (4.81%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.87%) Heroku
5 10 (0.79%) PaaS
6 8 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.24%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
8 3 (0.24%) Office 365
9 2 (0.16%) GitHub
9 2 (0.16%) IaaS
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.079%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.079%) Trello
10 1 (0.079%) Responsys
10 1 (0.079%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.66%) HTTP
2 14 (1.10%) DNS
3 11 (0.87%) DHCP
4 10 (0.79%) Internet
5 8 (0.63%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.24%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.24%) Firewall
6 3 (0.24%) Intranet
7 2 (0.16%) DMZ
7 2 (0.16%) CTI
7 2 (0.16%) Softphone
7 2 (0.16%) 4G
7 2 (0.16%) 3G
7 2 (0.16%) DSL
7 2 (0.16%) VPN
7 2 (0.16%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.079%) FTP
8 1 (0.079%) SNMP
8 1 (0.079%) SSL
8 1 (0.079%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (3.94%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.60%) Relational Database
3 22 (1.74%) QlikView
4 21 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (1.58%) MySQL
6 13 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 10 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (0.71%) Big Data
9 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.63%) Spotfire
10 7 (0.55%) SAP BW
11 6 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.39%) DataStage
12 5 (0.39%) MS Access
13 4 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.24%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.24%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.24%) PowerCenter
14 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (2.21%) Git (software)
2 26 (2.05%) JIRA
3 17 (1.34%) Subversion
4 16 (1.26%) Selenium
4 16 (1.26%) Talend Open Studio
5 12 (0.95%) Eclipse
6 11 (0.87%) Ant
7 9 (0.71%) Trac
8 8 (0.63%) Redmine
8 8 (0.63%) Mercurial
8 8 (0.63%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.63%) FogBugz
9 6 (0.47%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.24%) Maven
11 3 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (0.24%) NuGet
11 3 (0.24%) Calabash
11 3 (0.24%) WebDriver
General
1 179 (14.12%) Finance
2 121 (9.54%) Marketing
3 67 (5.28%) Retail
4 53 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 51 (4.02%) Publishing
6 36 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
7 32 (2.52%) Banking
8 26 (2.05%) Billing
9 24 (1.89%) Manufacturing
10 22 (1.74%) Advertising
11 14 (1.10%) German Language
12 8 (0.63%) French Language
13 7 (0.55%) Back Office
13 7 (0.55%) Electronics
14 6 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.39%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.32%) Law
16 4 (0.32%) Japanese Language
17 2 (0.16%) International Banking
17 2 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 407 (32.10%) Developer
2 344 (27.13%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 240 (18.93%) Analyst
4 150 (11.83%) Business Analyst
5 142 (11.20%) Architect
6 140 (11.04%) Consultant
7 112 (8.83%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 106 (8.36%) Project Manager
9 88 (6.94%) Administrator
10 86 (6.78%) Salesforce.com Administrator
11 85 (6.70%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
12 79 (6.23%) Salesforce.com Architect
13 75 (5.91%) Solutions Architect
14 67 (5.28%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
15 39 (3.08%) Technical Architect
16 21 (1.66%) Designer
17 20 (1.58%) CRM Analyst
18 18 (1.42%) Programme Manager
18 18 (1.42%) Support Analyst
19 17 (1.34%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (22.63%) Visualforce
2 184 (14.51%) Mason
3 126 (9.94%) Web Services
4 104 (8.20%) HTML
5 98 (7.73%) XML
6 82 (6.47%) .NET
7 80 (6.31%) SOAP
8 63 (4.97%) CSS
9 52 (4.10%) REST
10 40 (3.15%) JSON
11 31 (2.44%) J2EE
12 25 (1.97%) jQuery
13 20 (1.58%) Ajax
14 16 (1.26%) COM
15 14 (1.10%) ASP.NET
15 14 (1.10%) XHTML
15 14 (1.10%) Middleware
16 13 (1.03%) SAML
16 13 (1.03%) EDI
16 13 (1.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (1.81%) Data Integration
3 19 (1.50%) Social Media
3 19 (1.50%) Mobile App
4 18 (1.42%) Computer Science
5 17 (1.34%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.03%) FMCG
7 12 (0.95%) iPad
8 8 (0.63%) Open Source
9 7 (0.55%) Digital Media
9 7 (0.55%) Visualisation
10 6 (0.47%) DTV
11 5 (0.39%) Web 2.0
12 4 (0.32%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.32%) Statistics
13 3 (0.24%) Mobile Computing
13 3 (0.24%) SWIFT
14 2 (0.16%) Online Games
14 2 (0.16%) PMI
14 2 (0.16%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (2.37%) Windows
2 24 (1.89%) Linux
3 16 (1.26%) Windows 7
4 14 (1.10%) Windows XP
5 10 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.47%) UNIX
7 4 (0.32%) Android
8 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.079%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.079%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (35.88%) CRM
2 134 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 131 (10.33%) Project Management
4 123 (9.70%) Migration
5 119 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 112 (8.83%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (5.99%) Data Migration
8 57 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 55 (4.34%) Workflow
10 53 (4.18%) E-Commerce
11 50 (3.94%) SOA
11 50 (3.94%) Scrum
12 47 (3.71%) Analytics
13 46 (3.63%) OO
14 45 (3.55%) ETL
15 40 (3.15%) PRINCE2
16 39 (3.08%) Data Modelling
17 36 (2.84%) Business Intelligence
18 32 (2.52%) B2B
18 32 (2.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 312 (24.61%) Apex Code
2 211 (16.64%) Java
3 131 (10.33%) JavaScript
4 126 (9.94%) SQL
5 46 (3.63%) C#
6 36 (2.84%) PHP
7 15 (1.18%) PHP5
8 13 (1.03%) ABAP
9 12 (0.95%) C++
10 10 (0.79%) T-SQL
11 9 (0.71%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.55%) VB
13 6 (0.47%) C
13 6 (0.47%) Python
13 6 (0.47%) Ruby
14 5 (0.39%) VBA
14 5 (0.39%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.24%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.24%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.16%) R
Qualifications
1 46 (3.63%) Degree
2 10 (0.79%) PMI Certification
3 9 (0.71%) ISEB
4 8 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (0.63%) PMP
5 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.47%) MCTS
5 6 (0.47%) MCITP
6 5 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.32%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.16%) APMP
8 2 (0.16%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.16%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.16%) CAPM
9 1 (0.079%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.079%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.079%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.15%) QA
2 4 (0.32%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.32%) SLA
3 3 (0.24%) ISO 8583
3 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.079%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.079%) XenApp
3 1 (0.079%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (0.87%) SCCM
1 11 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.079%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.079%) Control-M
2 1 (0.079%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.079%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.079%) Puppet
Vendors
1 91 (7.18%) Oracle
2 79 (6.23%) SAP
3 63 (4.97%) Microsoft
4 30 (2.37%) Eloqua
5 22 (1.74%) Siebel
6 19 (1.50%) Informatica
7 16 (1.26%) IBM
7 16 (1.26%) Metastorm
7 16 (1.26%) Zend
7 16 (1.26%) Talend
8 13 (1.03%) ATG
9 11 (0.87%) AppSense
9 11 (0.87%) eSpeed
9 11 (0.87%) Bloomberg
9 11 (0.87%) Symantec
9 11 (0.87%) MarketAxess
9 11 (0.87%) ION Trading
9 11 (0.87%) Google
9 11 (0.87%) Murex
9 11 (0.87%) Marketo
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