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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com
Rank 253 163 295
Rank change year-on-year
-90 +132
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 458 681 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 1.29% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.88% 2.88% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 423 166
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £525 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £374 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.02% -12.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Average hourly rate £16.84 £20.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.85% -32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £20.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-16.85% -32.50%

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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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
(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 -78 451 £425 - 371
London -40 306 £450 - 262
City of London -39 69 £456 +1.38% 133
South East -74 69 £369 +5.20% 41
West Midlands -7 19 £410 -17.17% 11
Berkshire -50 19 £500 +42.85% 12
South West +15 17 £400 +10.34% 8
Hampshire +3 16 £350 -12.50% 9
Yorkshire -9 14 £488 +31.75% 5
Bristol +4 12 £388 +6.89% 1
Surrey 0 12 £325 -18.75% 2
Oxfordshire -33 11 £450 -10.00% 2
West Yorkshire -9 9 £494 +33.44%
Birmingham -5 8 £465 -7.00% 2
Leeds -9 7 £494 +33.44%
North West -23 7 £325 -40.90% 15
Brentford - 7 - -
East of England -13 6 £350 - 16
Oxford -16 6 £450 - 1
Coventry - 6 £295 - 1
West Sussex - 6 £369 - 7
East Sussex - 6 £315 - 3
Warwickshire +1 4 £600 - 5
Manchester -15 4 £320 -47.32% 7
East Midlands -21 4 £450 +28.57% 6
Woking - 4 £325 -
Brighton - 4 £315 - 2
Reading +9 3 £408 -14.21% 3
Guildford +7 3 £338 -
Cambridgeshire -7 3 £408 +31.45% 6

Salesforce.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 311 (30.40%) CRM
2 263 (25.71%) Apex Code
3 204 (19.94%) Visualforce
4 200 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
5 179 (17.50%) Finance
6 173 (16.91%) Java
7 134 (13.10%) Marketing
7 134 (13.10%) REST
8 125 (12.22%) Web Services
9 109 (10.65%) Oracle
10 104 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 97 (9.48%) Project Management
12 96 (9.38%) Force.com
13 86 (8.41%) .NET
14 79 (7.72%) SQL
15 76 (7.43%) Microsoft
16 71 (6.94%) SOAP
17 70 (6.84%) C#
18 69 (6.74%) Mason
19 68 (6.65%) SQL Server
20 66 (6.45%) HTML
21 63 (6.16%) Business Analysis
22 61 (5.96%) Migration
23 60 (5.87%) XML
24 58 (5.67%) MS Excel
25 57 (5.57%) Scrum
25 57 (5.57%) SaaS
26 56 (5.47%) JavaScript
27 54 (5.28%) OO
27 54 (5.28%) JSON

Salesforce.com
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (1.66%) Mule
1 17 (1.66%) Mule ESB
2 16 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.47%) CMS
4 13 (1.27%) Apache
4 13 (1.27%) SAS
5 12 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (0.68%) Drupal
7 6 (0.59%) Liferay
8 5 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.39%) Node.js
9 4 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.39%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.29%) IIS
10 3 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.20%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.20%) Confluence
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 58 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 53 (5.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 46 (4.50%) MS Office
4 43 (4.20%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.88%) Shockwave
6 8 (0.78%) MS Project
7 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.29%) SPSS
9 2 (0.20%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 34 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.08%) BigMachines
4 9 (0.88%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
5 6 (0.59%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.39%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (0.39%) thinkFolio
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.39%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.39%) SimCorp Dimension
6 4 (0.39%) GoldMine
7 3 (0.29%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.29%) Magento
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.20%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.20%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 96 (9.38%) Force.com
2 57 (5.57%) SaaS
3 36 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (1.56%) GitHub
5 13 (1.27%) Heroku
6 10 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
7 7 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (0.49%) PaaS
9 5 (0.49%) FinancialForce.com
9 5 (0.49%) Boomi
10 4 (0.39%) Office 365
11 3 (0.29%) CallidusCloud
12 2 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.20%) Yammer
12 2 (0.20%) Veeva
12 2 (0.20%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.098%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.098%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.11%) HTTP
2 8 (0.78%) Internet
3 5 (0.49%) Intranet
4 3 (0.29%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.29%) Network Security
4 3 (0.29%) Skype
5 2 (0.20%) WAN
5 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.20%) Broadband
5 2 (0.20%) LAN
5 2 (0.20%) Firewall
5 2 (0.20%) MPLS
5 2 (0.20%) CTI
6 1 (0.098%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.098%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.098%) MGCP
6 1 (0.098%) RTP
6 1 (0.098%) SS7
6 1 (0.098%) DSL
6 1 (0.098%) Megaco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (6.65%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (1.47%) MySQL
4 10 (0.98%) QlikView
4 10 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (0.68%) InfluxDB
7 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.49%) Big Data
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.39%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.39%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.29%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.29%) MS Access
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 38 (3.71%) Visual Studio
2 25 (2.44%) Subversion
3 22 (2.15%) Maven
4 20 (1.96%) Selenium
5 19 (1.86%) JIRA
6 18 (1.76%) Jenkins
7 11 (1.08%) Git (software)
8 9 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
8 9 (0.88%) Cucumber
8 9 (0.88%) WebDriver
9 7 (0.68%) JUnit
10 5 (0.49%) FogBugz
10 5 (0.49%) Trac
10 5 (0.49%) Redmine
10 5 (0.49%) Mockito
10 5 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (0.49%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.39%) Grunt
11 4 (0.39%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.39%) Hudson
General
1 179 (17.50%) Finance
2 134 (13.10%) Marketing
3 47 (4.59%) Retail
4 31 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 18 (1.76%) Publishing
6 17 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (1.37%) Billing
8 13 (1.27%) Banking
8 13 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.17%) Law
10 11 (1.08%) Games
11 10 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.88%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.88%) Advertising
13 8 (0.78%) Legal
13 8 (0.78%) Front Office
14 7 (0.68%) Back Office
15 5 (0.49%) Interactive Media
16 3 (0.29%) German Language
17 2 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 314 (30.69%) Developer
2 236 (23.07%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 179 (17.50%) Analyst
4 128 (12.51%) Architect
5 109 (10.65%) Business Analyst
6 97 (9.48%) Project Manager
6 97 (9.48%) Consultant
7 78 (7.62%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 77 (7.53%) Salesforce.com Architect
9 62 (6.06%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
10 55 (5.38%) Administrator
10 55 (5.38%) Salesforce.com Administrator
11 51 (4.99%) Solutions Architect
12 48 (4.69%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
13 34 (3.32%) Technical Architect
13 34 (3.32%) Author
13 34 (3.32%) Technical Author
14 22 (2.15%) Technical Leader
15 17 (1.66%) Technical Developer
16 15 (1.47%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (19.94%) Visualforce
2 134 (13.10%) REST
3 125 (12.22%) Web Services
4 86 (8.41%) .NET
5 71 (6.94%) SOAP
6 69 (6.74%) Mason
7 66 (6.45%) HTML
8 60 (5.87%) XML
9 54 (5.28%) JSON
10 45 (4.40%) CSS
11 38 (3.71%) .NET Framework
12 33 (3.23%) jQuery
13 32 (3.13%) Middleware
14 28 (2.74%) HTML5
15 25 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
16 20 (1.96%) JMS
17 16 (1.56%) Ajax
18 14 (1.37%) OAuth
18 14 (1.37%) SAML
19 10 (0.98%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.52%) Computer Science
3 28 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (2.05%) Open Source
5 19 (1.86%) Video on Demand
6 18 (1.76%) FMCG
7 16 (1.56%) User Experience
8 15 (1.47%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.08%) Data Integration
10 10 (0.98%) Management Information System
11 9 (0.88%) Flash Games
12 8 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
13 6 (0.59%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.59%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.49%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.49%) Social Media
15 4 (0.39%) Data Extraction
15 4 (0.39%) Taxonomies
16 3 (0.29%) IPTV
16 3 (0.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (2.15%) Linux
2 10 (0.98%) Windows
3 8 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.29%) UNIX
5 2 (0.20%) Android
6 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.098%) AIX
6 1 (0.098%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.098%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.098%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (30.40%) CRM
2 200 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 97 (9.48%) Project Management
5 63 (6.16%) Business Analysis
6 61 (5.96%) Migration
7 57 (5.57%) Scrum
8 54 (5.28%) OO
9 52 (5.08%) Data Modelling
10 49 (4.79%) UML
11 45 (4.40%) E-Commerce
11 45 (4.40%) SOA
12 42 (4.11%) ETL
13 41 (4.01%) Release Management
13 41 (4.01%) Integration Testing
14 40 (3.91%) User Acceptance Testing
14 40 (3.91%) Asset Management
15 37 (3.62%) Workflow
15 37 (3.62%) Enterprise Architecture
16 36 (3.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 263 (25.71%) Apex Code
2 173 (16.91%) Java
3 79 (7.72%) SQL
4 70 (6.84%) C#
5 56 (5.47%) JavaScript
6 28 (2.74%) SOQL
7 16 (1.56%) Ruby
8 14 (1.37%) PHP
9 12 (1.17%) T-SQL
10 8 (0.78%) Python
11 7 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.68%) PHP5
12 6 (0.59%) SOSL
12 6 (0.59%) Apple Swift
12 6 (0.59%) C++
13 5 (0.49%) C
13 5 (0.49%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.39%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.29%) VBA
16 2 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (4.89%) Degree
2 15 (1.47%) PMI Certification
3 13 (1.27%) PMP
4 9 (0.88%) ISEB
5 8 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.49%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.39%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.098%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.098%) CCSA
10 1 (0.098%) CISM
10 1 (0.098%) CCNA
10 1 (0.098%) CISSP
10 1 (0.098%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.098%) APMP
10 1 (0.098%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.098%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.64%) QA
2 4 (0.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.098%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.098%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (1.27%) CloudHub
2 7 (0.68%) Puppet
2 7 (0.68%) Kibana
3 5 (0.49%) StatsD
4 4 (0.39%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 4 (0.39%) DBAmp
5 3 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.29%) Jitterbit
6 1 (0.098%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.098%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 109 (10.65%) Oracle
2 76 (7.43%) Microsoft
3 35 (3.42%) SAP
4 27 (2.64%) Siebel
5 22 (2.15%) Informatica
6 21 (2.05%) Eloqua
7 15 (1.47%) Tableau
8 14 (1.37%) ExactTarget
8 14 (1.37%) MuleSoft
8 14 (1.37%) Adobe
9 12 (1.17%) Marketo
9 12 (1.17%) Dell
10 11 (1.08%) Business Objects
11 10 (0.98%) TIBCO
12 8 (0.78%) Sage
13 7 (0.68%) Cisco
14 6 (0.59%) IBM
14 6 (0.59%) Google
14 6 (0.59%) NetSuite
15 5 (0.49%) Talend
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
CHM Recruit
Rate: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum circa (pro rata)
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Costello & Reyes Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £455 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £300 - 420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
BPR Associates
Rate: From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.0 - £2 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago