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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com
Rank 188 261 314
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +53
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 613 361 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 0.71% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 2.45% 1.50% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 233 206
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.25 £14.00 £14.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.64% -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year
+44.64% -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25006 24082 26946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 47.09% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13870 13069 13651
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
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 1077 1194 1397
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 July 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 July 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 +90 592 £425 -7.60% 288
London +55 356 £433 -3.88% 183
South East +66 135 £406 -26.13% 56
City of London +32 88 £425 -12.82% 86
Berkshire +56 67 £450 -5.26% 13
East of England -4 33 £300 -12.72% 10
Slough +20 23 £375 -31.81% 2
West Midlands +3 21 £475 +22.58% 8
East Midlands +13 20 £438 -7.89% 6
Oxfordshire +11 19 £450 +12.50% 3
Buckinghamshire - 17 £154 - 5
Bedfordshire -7 16 £288 +4.54% 5
Surrey +7 14 £481 -30.00% 10
Cambridgeshire +3 13 £420 +29.23% 1
Hampshire -18 13 £375 -31.81% 4
Yorkshire +14 12 £413 -17.50% 2
Reading +16 10 £525 +7.69% 5
West Yorkshire +15 10 £450 -10.00% 1
Oxford - 10 £358 - 1
Northamptonshire +2 8 £475 - 3
Scotland -21 8 £375 -43.60% 6
North West -8 6 £450 -10.00% 14
South West -31 6 £475 +35.71% 5
Warwickshire - 6 £388 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 6 £350 -
Nottingham - 6 £350 -
Wokingham - 6 £378 -
Glasgow - 6 £400 -
Cambridge -6 5 £310 -4.61% 1
Basingstoke +1 4 £338 -38.63%

Salesforce.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 456 (36.98%) CRM
2 288 (23.36%) Apex Code
3 258 (20.92%) Visualforce
4 194 (15.73%) Java
5 183 (14.84%) Force.com
5 183 (14.84%) Mason
6 163 (13.22%) Finance
7 127 (10.30%) Business Analysis
8 126 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 125 (10.14%) Project Management
10 121 (9.81%) SQL
11 118 (9.57%) JavaScript
12 115 (9.33%) Web Services
13 114 (9.25%) Migration
13 114 (9.25%) Marketing
14 95 (7.70%) HTML
14 95 (7.70%) Agile Software Development
15 89 (7.22%) XML
16 86 (6.97%) SaaS
17 85 (6.89%) Oracle
18 81 (6.57%) SOAP
19 78 (6.33%) SAP
19 78 (6.33%) Data Migration
20 69 (5.60%) .NET
21 67 (5.43%) Retail
22 61 (4.95%) Telecoms
22 61 (4.95%) CSS
23 59 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
24 56 (4.54%) Microsoft
25 53 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing

Salesforce.com
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (1.05%) Apache
4 12 (0.97%) Drupal
5 10 (0.81%) Lync
6 8 (0.65%) IBM Notes
7 6 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.41%) Mule
8 5 (0.41%) CMS
8 5 (0.41%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (0.32%) Node.js
9 4 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.24%) Confluence
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.16%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.16%) SugarCRM
11 2 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (4.22%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 28 (2.27%) MS Project
3 28 (2.27%) MS Office
4 24 (1.95%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.30%) SAP SD
3 9 (0.73%) Oracle CRM
4 6 (0.49%) SAP CRM
4 6 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.32%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.32%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.16%) Agresso
7 2 (0.16%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.16%) Changepoint
7 2 (0.16%) Cordys
7 2 (0.16%) Magento
7 2 (0.16%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.081%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.081%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.081%) CA Clarity
8 1 (0.081%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 183 (14.84%) Force.com
2 86 (6.97%) SaaS
3 59 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.89%) Heroku
5 8 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.65%) PaaS
6 5 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.41%) IBM Blueworks
7 3 (0.24%) Office 365
7 3 (0.24%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.16%) IaaS
9 1 (0.081%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.081%) Trello
9 1 (0.081%) Responsys
9 1 (0.081%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.081%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.78%) HTTP
2 13 (1.05%) DNS
3 11 (0.89%) Internet
4 10 (0.81%) DHCP
5 6 (0.49%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.32%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.32%) DSL
6 4 (0.32%) Firewall
7 3 (0.24%) Intranet
8 2 (0.16%) DMZ
8 2 (0.16%) CTI
8 2 (0.16%) Softphone
8 2 (0.16%) VPN
8 2 (0.16%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.16%) 3G
8 2 (0.16%) xDSL
8 2 (0.16%) 4G
9 1 (0.081%) FTP
9 1 (0.081%) SNMP
9 1 (0.081%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (4.14%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.03%) Relational Database
3 21 (1.70%) QlikView
4 20 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (1.54%) MySQL
6 12 (0.97%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (0.65%) MongoDB
8 7 (0.57%) SAP BW
8 7 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (0.57%) Big Data
9 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.49%) Spotfire
9 6 (0.49%) MS Access
10 5 (0.41%) DataStage
10 5 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.24%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (2.35%) Git (software)
2 17 (1.38%) Subversion
3 16 (1.30%) Eclipse
4 14 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
5 13 (1.05%) JIRA
6 11 (0.89%) Ant
6 11 (0.89%) Selenium
7 10 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (0.49%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.49%) FogBugz
8 6 (0.49%) Trac
8 6 (0.49%) Mercurial
8 6 (0.49%) Redmine
9 5 (0.41%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.24%) Calabash
10 3 (0.24%) NuGet
10 3 (0.24%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.24%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.24%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 163 (13.22%) Finance
2 114 (9.25%) Marketing
3 67 (5.43%) Retail
4 61 (4.95%) Telecoms
5 38 (3.08%) Publishing
6 34 (2.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 28 (2.27%) Billing
8 27 (2.19%) Banking
9 23 (1.87%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.38%) Advertising
10 17 (1.38%) German Language
11 10 (0.81%) French Language
12 8 (0.65%) Back Office
13 7 (0.57%) Electronics
14 4 (0.32%) Japanese Language
15 3 (0.24%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.24%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.24%) Games
15 3 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 378 (30.66%) Developer
2 319 (25.87%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 250 (20.28%) Analyst
4 162 (13.14%) Business Analyst
5 134 (10.87%) Consultant
6 124 (10.06%) Architect
7 109 (8.84%) Project Manager
8 106 (8.60%) Salesforce.com Consultant
9 98 (7.95%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
10 91 (7.38%) Administrator
11 89 (7.22%) Salesforce.com Administrator
12 67 (5.43%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
13 65 (5.27%) Solutions Architect
14 61 (4.95%) Salesforce.com Architect
15 32 (2.60%) Technical Architect
16 28 (2.27%) CRM Analyst
17 25 (2.03%) CRM Manager
18 24 (1.95%) Designer
18 24 (1.95%) CRM Business Analyst
19 20 (1.62%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (20.92%) Visualforce
2 183 (14.84%) Mason
3 115 (9.33%) Web Services
4 95 (7.70%) HTML
5 89 (7.22%) XML
6 81 (6.57%) SOAP
7 69 (5.60%) .NET
8 61 (4.95%) CSS
9 50 (4.06%) REST
10 30 (2.43%) JSON
10 30 (2.43%) J2EE
11 24 (1.95%) jQuery
12 19 (1.54%) Ajax
13 16 (1.30%) ASP.NET
14 14 (1.14%) COM
14 14 (1.14%) LAMP
15 13 (1.05%) EDI
15 13 (1.05%) SAML
15 13 (1.05%) Middleware
15 13 (1.05%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (2.19%) Data Integration
2 24 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (1.30%) Mobile App
3 16 (1.30%) FMCG
4 15 (1.22%) Computer Science
5 14 (1.14%) Social Media
6 12 (0.97%) iPad
7 11 (0.89%) Open Source
7 11 (0.89%) Management Information System
8 7 (0.57%) Digital Media
9 6 (0.49%) DTV
10 5 (0.41%) SWIFT
11 4 (0.32%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.32%) E-Learning
12 3 (0.24%) Statistics
12 3 (0.24%) PMI
12 3 (0.24%) Mobile Computing
13 2 (0.16%) New Media
13 2 (0.16%) Data Extraction
13 2 (0.16%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 26 (2.11%) Windows
2 20 (1.62%) Linux
3 14 (1.14%) Windows 7
4 12 (0.97%) Windows XP
5 8 (0.65%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.32%) Android
6 4 (0.32%) UNIX
7 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.081%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.081%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.081%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (36.98%) CRM
2 127 (10.30%) Business Analysis
3 126 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 125 (10.14%) Project Management
5 114 (9.25%) Migration
6 95 (7.70%) Agile Software Development
7 78 (6.33%) Data Migration
8 53 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 47 (3.81%) SOA
10 46 (3.73%) Workflow
11 45 (3.65%) Data Modelling
12 44 (3.57%) E-Commerce
13 43 (3.49%) ETL
14 41 (3.33%) PRINCE2
15 37 (3.00%) Analytics
16 36 (2.92%) OO
16 36 (2.92%) B2B
16 36 (2.92%) Change Management
17 35 (2.84%) Business Intelligence
18 33 (2.68%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 288 (23.36%) Apex Code
2 194 (15.73%) Java
3 121 (9.81%) SQL
4 118 (9.57%) JavaScript
5 47 (3.81%) C#
6 42 (3.41%) PHP
7 13 (1.05%) T-SQL
7 13 (1.05%) ABAP
8 12 (0.97%) PHP5
9 8 (0.65%) C
10 7 (0.57%) Python
10 7 (0.57%) C++
10 7 (0.57%) VB
11 6 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.41%) VBA
13 4 (0.32%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.32%) Ruby
14 2 (0.16%) R
14 2 (0.16%) Groovy
14 2 (0.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (3.24%) Degree
2 9 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (0.73%) PMI Certification
3 8 (0.65%) PMP
4 7 (0.57%) ISEB
5 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.49%) MCTS
5 6 (0.49%) MCITP
6 4 (0.32%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.32%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.16%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.16%) APMP
8 2 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.16%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.081%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.081%) MCP
9 1 (0.081%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.84%) QA
2 5 (0.41%) ISO 8583
3 4 (0.32%) SLA
4 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.081%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.081%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (0.81%) SCCM
1 10 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.081%) Control-M
3 1 (0.081%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.081%) Puppet
Vendors
1 85 (6.89%) Oracle
2 78 (6.33%) SAP
3 56 (4.54%) Microsoft
4 24 (1.95%) Eloqua
5 23 (1.87%) Siebel
6 17 (1.38%) ATG
7 16 (1.30%) Metastorm
8 14 (1.14%) Zend
8 14 (1.14%) IBM
8 14 (1.14%) Talend
9 13 (1.05%) Informatica
10 12 (0.97%) Cognos
11 11 (0.89%) Business Objects
12 10 (0.81%) Murex
12 10 (0.81%) Bloomberg
12 10 (0.81%) Symantec
12 10 (0.81%) MarketAxess
12 10 (0.81%) eSpeed
12 10 (0.81%) AppSense
12 10 (0.81%) ION Trading
London
Red Commerce
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum 6 month rolling contract -Possibly more fo
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £280 to £300 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £370 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day Rate dependent on Expertise
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Citrus Global Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago