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 April 2016 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).

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salesforce.com
Rank 240 247 200
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -47
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 556 499 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 0.90% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 2.25% 1.98% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 323 381
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.68 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.86% -47.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.68 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+59.48% -47.75%

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
24658 25241 24652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.14% 45.28% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15141 14341 13830
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 799 1095 1052
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 537 £450 +5.88% 180
London -17 281 £475 +5.55% 131
South East +9 108 £413 +22.22% 26
Berkshire +36 62 £406 -12.16% 8
East of England +54 51 £486 -2.75% 7
City of London +30 47 £500 +9.58% 40
North West +17 33 £500 +42.85% 4
Cambridgeshire +32 28 £500 - 4
South West -10 17 £425 +6.25% 1
Manchester +4 16 £500 +53.84% 3
Hampshire +3 16 £425 +25.92% 8
Slough +23 14 £406 +25.00% 2
Reading +4 14 £180 -20.00% 4
West Midlands -23 13 £400 +2.56% 7
Huntingdon - 13 £485 - 1
Birmingham +3 9 £325 -16.66% 2
Cheshire +1 9 £488 +8.09% 1
Surrey -20 9 £413 +26.92% 3
North East -21 9 £450 - 1
Yorkshire -28 9 £425 -10.52%
Essex - 9 £450 - 1
East Midlands +10 8 £300 -33.33% 2
Scotland - 8 £308 -
Oxfordshire +1 7 £500 +11.11% 2
Cambridge -2 6 £499 -20.20% 2
Tyne and Wear -28 6 £300 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -30 6 £300 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £450 - 1
West Sussex -17 5 £418 +17.19% 1
West Yorkshire -34 5 £425 -12.82%

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 429 (39.14%) CRM
2 309 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
3 272 (24.82%) Apex Code
4 255 (23.27%) Visualforce
5 202 (18.43%) Marketing
6 179 (16.33%) Oracle
7 167 (15.24%) Java
8 159 (14.51%) Finance
9 152 (13.87%) JavaScript
10 138 (12.59%) SAP
11 136 (12.41%) Project Management
12 135 (12.32%) Microsoft
13 125 (11.41%) HTML
14 116 (10.58%) Mason
15 113 (10.31%) Force.com
16 112 (10.22%) CSS
16 112 (10.22%) Scrum
17 111 (10.13%) Dynamics CRM
18 110 (10.04%) Migration
19 107 (9.76%) SQL
20 100 (9.12%) SaaS
21 92 (8.39%) MS Excel
22 87 (7.94%) SOAP
22 87 (7.94%) SDLC
23 85 (7.76%) Web Services
24 83 (7.57%) .NET
25 82 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
26 81 (7.39%) Waterfall
27 79 (7.21%) Git (software)
28 77 (7.03%) Data Migration

Salesforce.com
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 36 (3.28%) CMS
2 33 (3.01%) SharePoint
3 20 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (1.19%) Skype for Business
5 11 (1.00%) WordPress
6 8 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (0.73%) Confluence
6 8 (0.73%) Node.js
7 6 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.46%) Drupal
8 5 (0.46%) Oracle UPK
8 5 (0.46%) Smallworld
9 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.36%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.36%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.27%) Apache
10 3 (0.27%) ExpressionEngine
10 3 (0.27%) IIS
11 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 92 (8.39%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.92%) MS Office
3 17 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.82%) MS Project
6 8 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.091%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.091%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.091%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.091%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.091%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.091%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 111 (10.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (6.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 53 (4.84%) Eloqua
4 38 (3.47%) BigMachines
5 15 (1.37%) SAP CRM
6 13 (1.19%) Unica
7 8 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.64%) SAP MDM
9 6 (0.55%) Magento
9 6 (0.55%) Sage CRM
9 6 (0.55%) SAP CCM
10 5 (0.46%) Markit EDM
10 5 (0.46%) SAP hybris
10 5 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
11 4 (0.36%) Primavera
11 4 (0.36%) Teamcenter
12 3 (0.27%) Radian6
13 2 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 113 (10.31%) Force.com
2 100 (9.12%) SaaS
3 58 (5.29%) Cloud Computing
4 35 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (2.10%) Office 365
6 21 (1.92%) Veeva
7 20 (1.82%) Google Analytics
8 17 (1.55%) Heroku
9 15 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (0.91%) Yammer
11 9 (0.82%) GitHub
12 8 (0.73%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
13 7 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.64%) IaaS
13 7 (0.64%) PaaS
14 6 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
15 5 (0.46%) Silverpop
16 4 (0.36%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.46%) SMS
2 15 (1.37%) Internet
3 8 (0.73%) DNS
4 5 (0.46%) HTTP
4 5 (0.46%) LDAP
5 4 (0.36%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.36%) VPN
5 4 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.27%) H.323
6 3 (0.27%) Intranet
6 3 (0.27%) ISDN
6 3 (0.27%) SSH
6 3 (0.27%) Telepresence
7 2 (0.18%) ADSL
7 2 (0.18%) CTI
7 2 (0.18%) DHCP
7 2 (0.18%) Firewall
7 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.18%) Network Security
7 2 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 41 (3.74%) Relational Database
3 39 (3.56%) MySQL
4 24 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (1.28%) RDBMS
10 13 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
11 12 (1.09%) MongoDB
12 10 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (0.82%) Data Mining
13 9 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
14 8 (0.73%) QlikView
15 7 (0.64%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.64%) Star Schema
16 5 (0.46%) GIS
16 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 79 (7.21%) Git (software)
2 64 (5.84%) Oracle APEX
3 57 (5.20%) Subversion
4 48 (4.38%) JIRA
5 32 (2.92%) Ant
6 31 (2.83%) Eclipse
7 28 (2.55%) Jenkins
8 20 (1.82%) Selenium
9 16 (1.46%) Maven
10 13 (1.19%) Hudson
11 12 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
11 12 (1.09%) WebDriver
12 10 (0.91%) Grunt
13 8 (0.73%) ERwin
13 8 (0.73%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (0.55%) RSpec
15 5 (0.46%) Dreamweaver
15 5 (0.46%) SoapUI
16 4 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 202 (18.43%) Marketing
2 159 (14.51%) Finance
3 62 (5.66%) Retail
4 51 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 31 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 21 (1.92%) Billing
6 21 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.82%) Banking
8 16 (1.46%) German Language
9 14 (1.28%) Publishing
10 11 (1.00%) Legal
11 8 (0.73%) Brand Awareness
12 6 (0.55%) Electronics
13 5 (0.46%) French Language
13 5 (0.46%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.46%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.36%) Advertising
14 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.27%) Games
15 3 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 330 (30.11%) Developer
2 235 (21.44%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 183 (16.70%) Analyst
4 159 (14.51%) Architect
5 134 (12.23%) Business Analyst
6 112 (10.22%) Consultant
7 104 (9.49%) Project Manager
8 87 (7.94%) Salesforce.com Architect
9 83 (7.57%) Salesforce.com Consultant
10 82 (7.48%) Salesforce.com Analyst
11 75 (6.84%) Solutions Architect
12 68 (6.20%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
13 65 (5.93%) Administrator
14 57 (5.20%) CRM Analyst
15 52 (4.74%) Salesforce.com Administrator
16 44 (4.01%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
17 42 (3.83%) CRM Business Analyst
18 38 (3.47%) Senior Developer
19 36 (3.28%) Technical Architect
20 26 (2.37%) CRM Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (23.27%) Visualforce
2 125 (11.41%) HTML
3 116 (10.58%) Mason
4 112 (10.22%) CSS
5 87 (7.94%) SOAP
6 85 (7.76%) Web Services
7 83 (7.57%) .NET
8 71 (6.48%) XML
9 62 (5.66%) REST
10 58 (5.29%) RESTful
11 54 (4.93%) COM
12 44 (4.01%) jQuery
13 40 (3.65%) HTML5
14 34 (3.10%) CSS3
15 29 (2.65%) AngularJS
16 28 (2.55%) JSON
17 17 (1.55%) Ajax
18 16 (1.46%) Middleware
19 13 (1.19%) DHTML
20 12 (1.09%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 76 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 32 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (2.83%) User Experience
5 28 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 22 (2.01%) Data Integration
7 17 (1.55%) Social Media
8 14 (1.28%) Copywriting
9 12 (1.09%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.00%) Computer Science
11 10 (0.91%) Digital Media
11 10 (0.91%) FMCG
12 7 (0.64%) Life Science
12 7 (0.64%) Replication
12 7 (0.64%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.55%) Minimum Viable Product
14 5 (0.46%) e-Learning
14 5 (0.46%) Mashup
15 4 (0.36%) Fintech
16 3 (0.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (2.46%) Linux
2 25 (2.28%) Windows
3 18 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 16 (1.46%) Unix
5 13 (1.19%) Android
6 8 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.36%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.36%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.091%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (39.14%) CRM
2 309 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (12.41%) Project Management
4 112 (10.22%) Scrum
5 110 (10.04%) Migration
6 87 (7.94%) SDLC
7 82 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 81 (7.39%) Waterfall
9 77 (7.03%) Data Migration
10 68 (6.20%) Business Analysis
10 68 (6.20%) Web Development
11 62 (5.66%) Change Management
12 60 (5.47%) SOA
13 58 (5.29%) ERP
14 53 (4.84%) Analytics
14 53 (4.84%) PRINCE2
15 49 (4.47%) E-Commerce
16 48 (4.38%) ETL
16 48 (4.38%) Workflow
17 47 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 272 (24.82%) Apex Code
2 167 (15.24%) Java
3 152 (13.87%) JavaScript
4 107 (9.76%) SQL
5 54 (4.93%) PHP
6 50 (4.56%) SOQL
7 42 (3.83%) C#
8 14 (1.28%) Python
8 14 (1.28%) Ruby
9 13 (1.19%) PL/SQL
10 12 (1.09%) C
11 10 (0.91%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.82%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.73%) SOSL
14 6 (0.55%) C++
15 5 (0.46%) Perl
16 4 (0.36%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.36%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.27%) BeanShell
17 3 (0.27%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 65 (5.93%) Degree
2 14 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (0.91%) PMI Certification
4 9 (0.82%) ISEB
5 8 (0.73%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.64%) CBAP
6 7 (0.64%) PMP
7 5 (0.46%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.36%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.18%) MBA
10 1 (0.091%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.091%) CCA
10 1 (0.091%) CISA
10 1 (0.091%) CISM
10 1 (0.091%) CISSP
10 1 (0.091%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.091%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.091%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.92%) QA
2 17 (1.55%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.36%) SLA
4 3 (0.27%) GAAP
4 3 (0.27%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.73%) Docker
3 6 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.27%) XenApp
5 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.091%) RACF
6 1 (0.091%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.091%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (1.00%) DBAmp
2 8 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.46%) Control-M
3 5 (0.46%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 4 (0.36%) Kibana
4 4 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.18%) Ansible
5 2 (0.18%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.18%) Jitterbit
5 2 (0.18%) Puppet
6 1 (0.091%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 179 (16.33%) Oracle
2 138 (12.59%) SAP
3 135 (12.32%) Microsoft
4 73 (6.66%) Siebel
5 65 (5.93%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 32 (2.92%) Google
7 29 (2.65%) Marketo
8 28 (2.55%) Informatica
9 27 (2.46%) NetSuite
10 26 (2.37%) Infor
11 21 (1.92%) IBM
12 20 (1.82%) Adobe
13 15 (1.37%) MuleSoft
13 15 (1.37%) Sage
14 12 (1.09%) Talend
15 11 (1.00%) Conga
15 11 (1.00%) Pardot
16 10 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
16 10 (0.91%) TIBCO
16 10 (0.91%) VMware
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