The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Salesforce.com products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Salesforce.com over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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).

Salesforce.com
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 74 73
Rank change year-on-year +19 -1  
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.31% 0.54% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 1.13% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £455 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £26.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year +60.95% +45.83%  

Salesforce.com is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 288 443 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 45.21% 47.79% 42.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 308 220
Median daily rate £388 £425 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -0.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £317 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 4 27
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £16.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.09% +28.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £15.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.50 £26.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Salesforce.com
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Salesforce.com as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Salesforce.com in Cheshire

Salesforce.com
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Salesforce.com in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Salesforce.com in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Salesforce.com also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Salesforce.com.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) OAuth
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) SAML
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) SABSA
2 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Visualforce
3 1 (33.33%) Apex Code
3 1 (33.33%) Umbraco

Salesforce.com
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
1 2 (66.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Intranet
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) OAuth
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SAML
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) SABSA
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow