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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com
Rank 199 260 250
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -10
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 534 345 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.07% 0.71% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 2.33% 1.54% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 219 203
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £297 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £431
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £34.37 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.05% -35.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -35.55%

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
22941 22351 21486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 45.76% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13405 12390 11237
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 968 1337
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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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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 +60 511 £450 +5.88% 358
London +89 343 £450 +3.44% 225
City of London +67 110 £478 +6.11% 119
South East 0 100 £450 +28.57% 59
Berkshire +35 62 £382 +9.14% 16
Oxfordshire 0 19 £488 -2.50% 13
West Midlands +7 15 £363 +20.83% 5
East of England +8 14 £510 +45.71% 14
South West - 14 £450 - 11
Yorkshire -6 12 £425 - 9
West Yorkshire - 11 £425 - 6
Leeds - 11 £425 - 4
Bracknell +10 10 £119 -60.33% 1
Oxford - 10 £463 - 5
Birmingham -5 7 £500 +66.66% 2
Hertfordshire +5 6 £463 +32.14% 2
Surrey -3 6 £350 -23.70% 7
Cambridgeshire -8 6 £543 +55.00% 6
Bristol - 6 £463 - 2
Reading +5 5 £425 +44.06% 2
Slough -2 5 £340 +3.03% 2
Scotland -7 5 £400 -30.43% 1
Hampshire -21 5 £470 +35.25% 3
Devon - 5 £280 -
Canary Wharf - 5 £438 -
Middlesex +2 4 £438 -16.66% 4
Warwickshire - 4 £220 - 1
East Midlands +12 3 £300 -14.28% 6
Newbury -2 3 £425 -15.00% 1
Edinburgh -5 3 £350 -

Salesforce.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 387 (32.52%) CRM
2 337 (28.32%) Apex Code
3 312 (26.22%) Visualforce
4 238 (20.00%) Java
5 207 (17.39%) Finance
6 204 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
7 171 (14.37%) Force.com
8 151 (12.69%) Web Services
9 146 (12.27%) Mason
10 141 (11.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 128 (10.76%) Oracle
12 114 (9.58%) Project Management
13 111 (9.33%) SQL
14 106 (8.91%) .NET
15 105 (8.82%) Marketing
16 98 (8.24%) XML
17 96 (8.07%) REST
18 95 (7.98%) JavaScript
19 94 (7.90%) Microsoft
20 93 (7.82%) SaaS
21 86 (7.23%) HTML
21 86 (7.23%) Migration
22 71 (5.97%) OO
23 70 (5.88%) SOAP
24 69 (5.80%) C#
24 69 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
25 68 (5.71%) Business Analysis
26 67 (5.63%) Scrum
27 64 (5.38%) User Acceptance Testing
28 62 (5.21%) SQL Server

Salesforce.com
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 24 (2.02%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.43%) Mule
3 16 (1.34%) Adobe CQ
4 13 (1.09%) Apache
5 11 (0.92%) SAS
5 11 (0.92%) Drupal
6 9 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (0.76%) SugarCRM
7 7 (0.59%) IIS
8 5 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.34%) CMS
9 4 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.25%) Confluence
10 3 (0.25%) Lync
10 3 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.17%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.17%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.17%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 62 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 49 (4.12%) MS Office
4 45 (3.78%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.92%) MS Project
6 9 (0.76%) Shockwave
7 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.17%) FastStats
9 1 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.084%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 52 (4.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.92%) SiteCatalyst
3 11 (0.92%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.34%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.25%) Eagle STAR
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.25%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.25%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.25%) GoldMine
7 2 (0.17%) assyst
7 2 (0.17%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.084%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 171 (14.37%) Force.com
2 93 (7.82%) SaaS
3 60 (5.04%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.09%) GitHub
5 9 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.59%) PaaS
6 7 (0.59%) Heroku
7 3 (0.25%) Office 365
8 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.17%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.084%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.084%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.084%) Responsys
9 1 (0.084%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.61%) HTTP
2 8 (0.67%) Internet
3 7 (0.59%) Intranet
3 7 (0.59%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.34%) LAN
4 4 (0.34%) WAN
5 3 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.25%) VoIP
5 3 (0.25%) DHCP
5 3 (0.25%) DNS
6 2 (0.17%) CTI
7 1 (0.084%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.084%) Firewall
7 1 (0.084%) H.323
7 1 (0.084%) LDAP
7 1 (0.084%) PBX
7 1 (0.084%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (1.93%) Relational Database
4 19 (1.60%) MySQL
5 16 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (1.01%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.67%) QlikView
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.34%) Star Schema
8 4 (0.34%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (0.34%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.25%) DB2
9 3 (0.25%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (0.25%) Data Mart
9 3 (0.25%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.17%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 36 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 35 (2.94%) JIRA
3 19 (1.60%) Subversion
4 15 (1.26%) Jenkins
4 15 (1.26%) Selenium
4 15 (1.26%) Maven
5 13 (1.09%) Git (software)
6 10 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (0.59%) Ant
7 7 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (0.50%) JUnit
8 6 (0.50%) Grunt
9 5 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.34%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.34%) Trac
10 4 (0.34%) Mockito
10 4 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.25%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.25%) Redmine
11 3 (0.25%) SoapUI
General
1 207 (17.39%) Finance
2 105 (8.82%) Marketing
3 55 (4.62%) Retail
4 39 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.86%) Banking
6 33 (2.77%) Publishing
7 31 (2.61%) Billing
8 27 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 18 (1.51%) Advertising
10 12 (1.01%) Games
10 12 (1.01%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.01%) Legal
11 8 (0.67%) General Ledger
11 8 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.59%) Law
13 6 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.42%) Front Office
14 5 (0.42%) French Language
14 5 (0.42%) Interactive Media
15 3 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 374 (31.43%) Developer
2 309 (25.97%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 232 (19.50%) Analyst
4 150 (12.61%) Business Analyst
5 148 (12.44%) Architect
6 115 (9.66%) Consultant
7 104 (8.74%) Project Manager
8 91 (7.65%) Salesforce.com Consultant
9 88 (7.39%) Salesforce.com Architect
10 87 (7.31%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
11 70 (5.88%) Administrator
12 64 (5.38%) Salesforce.com Administrator
13 61 (5.13%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
14 56 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
15 36 (3.03%) Technical Architect
16 33 (2.77%) Author
16 33 (2.77%) Technical Author
17 23 (1.93%) Test Analyst
17 23 (1.93%) Functional Consultant
18 20 (1.68%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (26.22%) Visualforce
2 151 (12.69%) Web Services
3 146 (12.27%) Mason
4 106 (8.91%) .NET
5 98 (8.24%) XML
6 96 (8.07%) REST
7 86 (7.23%) HTML
8 70 (5.88%) SOAP
9 60 (5.04%) JSON
10 51 (4.29%) CSS
11 34 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
12 30 (2.52%) .NET Framework
13 29 (2.44%) Ajax
14 27 (2.27%) jQuery
15 21 (1.76%) HTML5
15 21 (1.76%) Middleware
16 17 (1.43%) J2EE
17 15 (1.26%) Hibernate
17 15 (1.26%) COM
18 13 (1.09%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 69 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (2.69%) User Experience
4 28 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 22 (1.85%) Data Integration
6 18 (1.51%) Management Information System
7 16 (1.34%) Social Media
8 13 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.01%) Visualisation
9 12 (1.01%) Data Structures
10 11 (0.92%) Video on Demand
10 11 (0.92%) Web 2.0
11 9 (0.76%) Open Source
11 9 (0.76%) Flash Games
12 8 (0.67%) Taxonomies
13 7 (0.59%) FMCG
13 7 (0.59%) Blog
14 4 (0.34%) E-Learning
15 3 (0.25%) Mainframe
15 3 (0.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (1.60%) Windows
2 17 (1.43%) Linux
3 11 (0.92%) UNIX
4 5 (0.42%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.34%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.084%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (32.52%) CRM
2 204 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (11.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 114 (9.58%) Project Management
5 86 (7.23%) Migration
6 71 (5.97%) OO
7 68 (5.71%) Business Analysis
8 67 (5.63%) Scrum
9 64 (5.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 59 (4.96%) ETL
11 58 (4.87%) Workflow
12 57 (4.79%) E-Commerce
13 51 (4.29%) Data Modelling
14 49 (4.12%) ITIL
15 47 (3.95%) SOA
16 44 (3.70%) Data Migration
16 44 (3.70%) Analytics
17 42 (3.53%) UML
18 39 (3.28%) Enterprise Architecture
19 38 (3.19%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 337 (28.32%) Apex Code
2 238 (20.00%) Java
3 111 (9.33%) SQL
4 95 (7.98%) JavaScript
5 69 (5.80%) C#
6 35 (2.94%) SOQL
7 24 (2.02%) C++
8 17 (1.43%) SOSL
9 15 (1.26%) PHP5
9 15 (1.26%) PHP
10 12 (1.01%) PL/SQL
11 9 (0.76%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.67%) C
13 6 (0.50%) Ruby
13 6 (0.50%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.34%) VB
14 4 (0.34%) VBA
15 3 (0.25%) Python
16 2 (0.17%) VB6
17 1 (0.084%) F#
Qualifications
1 48 (4.03%) Degree
2 11 (0.92%) ISEB
2 11 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (0.76%) PMI Certification
4 8 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (0.67%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.59%) PMP
6 5 (0.42%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.25%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.17%) CAPM
8 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.084%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.084%) CIMA
9 1 (0.084%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.084%) CCNP
9 1 (0.084%) CCNA
9 1 (0.084%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.28%) QA
2 8 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.084%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.084%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.25%) Varnish
3 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.084%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (0.59%) Puppet
1 7 (0.59%) Kibana
2 6 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.34%) StatsD
4 3 (0.25%) SCCM
4 3 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.084%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.084%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.084%) Foglight
6 1 (0.084%) Control-M
6 1 (0.084%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 128 (10.76%) Oracle
2 94 (7.90%) Microsoft
3 46 (3.87%) SAP
4 30 (2.52%) Eloqua
5 23 (1.93%) Adobe
6 21 (1.76%) Informatica
7 19 (1.60%) Siebel
8 15 (1.26%) Google
9 12 (1.01%) IBM
9 12 (1.01%) Marketo
10 11 (0.92%) Business Objects
10 11 (0.92%) Cisco
11 10 (0.84%) Sage
11 10 (0.84%) Talend
12 8 (0.67%) HP
12 8 (0.67%) ExactTarget
12 8 (0.67%) Pardot
12 8 (0.67%) Vermilion
12 8 (0.67%) Tableau
13 7 (0.59%) Neolane
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