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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com
Rank 194 263 313
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +50
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 623 399 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.08% 0.76% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 2.36% 1.62% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 244 228
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £463 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £55.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £30.50 -
% change year-on-year
+11.45% -

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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +62 599 £450 - 307
London +81 416 £450 - 193
City of London +57 113 £438 -11.39% 72
South East +17 97 £431 -9.21% 52
Berkshire +21 38 £375 -16.66% 14
East Midlands - 21 £438 - 4
West Midlands 0 20 £250 -16.66% 6
Oxfordshire 0 19 £450 +4.34% 4
Surrey +7 16 £438 -9.09% 4
East of England -10 16 £300 -7.69% 22
Hampshire -35 12 £338 -28.94% 15
North West -5 11 £425 -19.04% 9
Reading +21 10 £263 -44.73% 6
Oxford - 10 £450 - 1
Bedfordshire -5 9 £300 +9.09% 3
South West -39 9 £510 +4.61% 8
Manchester -10 8 £425 -19.04% 5
Basingstoke +8 7 £338 -38.63% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 7 £243 -48.94% 2
Yorkshire 0 7 £450 +63.63% 12
Scotland - 6 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire +3 5 £450 +63.63% 10
Slough -1 5 £288 -47.72%
Edinburgh - 5 £338 - 1
Warwickshire - 5 £225 - 2
Birmingham 0 4 £125 -58.33% 3
Luton -15 4 £325 +18.18% 2
Cheshire +10 3 - - 3
Middlesex +5 3 £504 -
Bracknell +3 3 £500 - 1

Salesforce.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 476 (36.81%) CRM
2 315 (24.36%) Apex Code
3 292 (22.58%) Visualforce
4 221 (17.09%) Force.com
5 220 (17.01%) Java
6 212 (16.40%) Agile Software Development
7 182 (14.08%) Finance
8 178 (13.77%) Mason
9 140 (10.83%) Project Management
9 140 (10.83%) Web Services
10 138 (10.67%) SQL
11 133 (10.29%) Migration
12 132 (10.21%) JavaScript
13 131 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 125 (9.67%) Marketing
15 115 (8.89%) Business Analysis
16 113 (8.74%) XML
17 108 (8.35%) HTML
18 103 (7.97%) Oracle
19 100 (7.73%) SaaS
20 94 (7.27%) .NET
21 84 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
22 81 (6.26%) SOAP
23 79 (6.11%) Data Migration
24 77 (5.96%) SAP
25 74 (5.72%) Microsoft
26 67 (5.18%) Retail
27 64 (4.95%) Cloud Computing
28 63 (4.87%) CSS
29 60 (4.64%) User Acceptance Testing

Salesforce.com
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.16%) Apache
2 15 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (0.85%) Lync
4 9 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (0.62%) IBM Notes
6 7 (0.54%) Drupal
6 7 (0.54%) Mule
7 6 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (0.46%) SugarCRM
8 5 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.39%) CMS
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.23%) WordPress
10 3 (0.23%) Confluence
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.15%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 56 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 34 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 30 (2.32%) MS Office
4 20 (1.55%) MS Project
5 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 33 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.16%) SAP SD
3 8 (0.62%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
5 5 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.39%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.31%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.15%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.15%) Cordys
8 2 (0.15%) Magento
8 2 (0.15%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.077%) Agresso
9 1 (0.077%) CA Clarity
9 1 (0.077%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.077%) GoldMine
9 1 (0.077%) assyst
9 1 (0.077%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 221 (17.09%) Force.com
2 100 (7.73%) SaaS
3 64 (4.95%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.85%) Heroku
4 11 (0.85%) PaaS
5 8 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.39%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.39%) Office 365
8 3 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (0.15%) GitHub
9 2 (0.15%) IaaS
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.077%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.077%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.077%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.70%) HTTP
2 14 (1.08%) DNS
3 11 (0.85%) HTTPS
3 11 (0.85%) DHCP
4 9 (0.70%) Internet
5 3 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.23%) Firewall
5 3 (0.23%) CTI
5 3 (0.23%) Intranet
6 2 (0.15%) Softphone
6 2 (0.15%) DMZ
6 2 (0.15%) VPN
7 1 (0.077%) LDAP
7 1 (0.077%) SNMP
7 1 (0.077%) FTP
7 1 (0.077%) SSL
7 1 (0.077%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (4.02%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 22 (1.70%) QlikView
4 21 (1.62%) MySQL
5 20 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (1.16%) Oracle Database
8 11 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.70%) Big Data
10 8 (0.62%) Spotfire
11 5 (0.39%) MS Access
11 5 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.39%) DataStage
12 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.23%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.23%) Snowflake Schema
13 3 (0.23%) PowerCenter
13 3 (0.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 3 (0.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (2.24%) Git (software)
2 27 (2.09%) JIRA
3 17 (1.31%) Subversion
4 15 (1.16%) Selenium
5 13 (1.01%) Ant
6 12 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
7 10 (0.77%) Visual Studio
7 10 (0.77%) Eclipse
8 9 (0.70%) Trac
9 8 (0.62%) FogBugz
9 8 (0.62%) Jenkins
9 8 (0.62%) Redmine
9 8 (0.62%) Mercurial
10 5 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.31%) Gradle
12 3 (0.23%) Maven
12 3 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.15%) Calabash
13 2 (0.15%) WebDriver
General
1 182 (14.08%) Finance
2 125 (9.67%) Marketing
3 67 (5.18%) Retail
4 55 (4.25%) Publishing
5 50 (3.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 49 (3.79%) Telecoms
7 34 (2.63%) Banking
8 30 (2.32%) Billing
9 21 (1.62%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.55%) Advertising
11 13 (1.01%) German Language
12 9 (0.70%) French Language
13 8 (0.62%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.46%) Electronics
15 5 (0.39%) Back Office
16 4 (0.31%) Japanese Language
16 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.31%) Law
16 4 (0.31%) Legal
17 3 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 407 (31.48%) Developer
2 338 (26.14%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 249 (19.26%) Analyst
4 156 (12.06%) Business Analyst
5 150 (11.60%) Architect
6 140 (10.83%) Consultant
7 118 (9.13%) Project Manager
8 112 (8.66%) Salesforce.com Consultant
9 90 (6.96%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
10 85 (6.57%) Salesforce.com Architect
11 81 (6.26%) Administrator
12 77 (5.96%) Salesforce.com Administrator
13 76 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
14 75 (5.80%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
15 42 (3.25%) Technical Architect
16 20 (1.55%) Support Analyst
16 20 (1.55%) Programme Manager
16 20 (1.55%) Test Analyst
17 19 (1.47%) CRM Manager
17 19 (1.47%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (22.58%) Visualforce
2 178 (13.77%) Mason
3 140 (10.83%) Web Services
4 113 (8.74%) XML
5 108 (8.35%) HTML
6 94 (7.27%) .NET
7 81 (6.26%) SOAP
8 63 (4.87%) CSS
9 59 (4.56%) REST
10 45 (3.48%) JSON
11 40 (3.09%) J2EE
12 25 (1.93%) Ajax
13 22 (1.70%) jQuery
14 16 (1.24%) Middleware
14 16 (1.24%) COM
15 14 (1.08%) SAML
15 14 (1.08%) XHTML
16 13 (1.01%) EDI
16 13 (1.01%) ASP.NET
16 13 (1.01%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 84 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (2.32%) Data Integration
3 26 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (1.93%) User Experience
5 21 (1.62%) Management Information System
6 19 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 19 (1.47%) Social Media
7 18 (1.39%) Mobile App
8 12 (0.93%) iPad
8 12 (0.93%) FMCG
9 10 (0.77%) Visualisation
10 9 (0.70%) Web 2.0
11 8 (0.62%) Open Source
12 6 (0.46%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.39%) DTV
13 5 (0.39%) Statistics
14 4 (0.31%) N-Tier
15 3 (0.23%) Online Games
15 3 (0.23%) SWIFT
15 3 (0.23%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 37 (2.86%) Windows
2 26 (2.01%) Linux
3 16 (1.24%) Windows 7
4 14 (1.08%) Windows XP
5 12 (0.93%) UNIX
6 9 (0.70%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.31%) Android
8 1 (0.077%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.077%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (36.81%) CRM
2 212 (16.40%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (10.83%) Project Management
4 133 (10.29%) Migration
5 131 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 115 (8.89%) Business Analysis
7 79 (6.11%) Data Migration
8 60 (4.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 59 (4.56%) E-Commerce
10 58 (4.49%) OO
11 55 (4.25%) Workflow
12 54 (4.18%) SOA
13 52 (4.02%) Scrum
14 50 (3.87%) ETL
15 48 (3.71%) Analytics
16 42 (3.25%) PRINCE2
17 41 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
18 39 (3.02%) Data Modelling
19 35 (2.71%) B2B
20 34 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 315 (24.36%) Apex Code
2 220 (17.01%) Java
3 138 (10.67%) SQL
4 132 (10.21%) JavaScript
5 49 (3.79%) C#
6 37 (2.86%) SOQL
7 36 (2.78%) PHP
8 19 (1.47%) SOSL
9 18 (1.39%) C++
10 16 (1.24%) PHP5
11 13 (1.01%) ABAP
12 11 (0.85%) T-SQL
13 9 (0.70%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.62%) VB
14 8 (0.62%) C
14 8 (0.62%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.39%) VBA
15 5 (0.39%) Python
15 5 (0.39%) Ruby
16 4 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (3.79%) Degree
2 13 (1.01%) PMI Certification
3 12 (0.93%) ISEB
4 11 (0.85%) PMP
5 8 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (0.54%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.46%) MCTS
7 6 (0.46%) MCITP
7 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.39%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.15%) APMP
10 2 (0.15%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.15%) CAPM
10 2 (0.15%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.077%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.077%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.077%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.25%) QA
2 6 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.23%) SLA
3 3 (0.23%) ISO 8583
3 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.077%) GxP
5 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.077%) XenApp
3 1 (0.077%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (0.85%) SCCM
1 11 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.15%) Control-M
4 1 (0.077%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.077%) Foglight
4 1 (0.077%) Puppet
4 1 (0.077%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.077%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 103 (7.97%) Oracle
2 77 (5.96%) SAP
3 74 (5.72%) Microsoft
4 28 (2.17%) Eloqua
5 25 (1.93%) Informatica
6 24 (1.86%) Siebel
7 18 (1.39%) IBM
8 16 (1.24%) Zend
8 16 (1.24%) Metastorm
9 14 (1.08%) Business Objects
9 14 (1.08%) Google
10 12 (0.93%) Talend
10 12 (0.93%) HP
11 11 (0.85%) Murex
11 11 (0.85%) Cognos
11 11 (0.85%) Bloomberg
11 11 (0.85%) eSpeed
11 11 (0.85%) Symantec
11 11 (0.85%) ION Trading
11 11 (0.85%) AppSense
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