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 22 March 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).

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Salesforce.com
North West / Cheshire
Rank 53 74 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 -  
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.38% 0.71% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 1.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £388 £489 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.71% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.00 - £13.50

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 225 444 395
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 42.37% 44.98% 49.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 232 212
Median daily rate £375 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -4.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £274 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 23
Median hourly rate £15.08 £17.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.32% -6.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £35.00 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

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

Salesforce.com
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Salesforce.com in Cheshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Salesforce.com in Cheshire

Salesforce.com
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Salesforce.com within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Alderley Edge - 1 £300 -
Chester - 1 £475 -
Salesforce.com
North West

Salesforce.com
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 1 (33.33%) Apex Code
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement Process
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
1 1 (33.33%) Visualforce
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Salesforce.com
Top Related 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
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Process Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement Process
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Apex Code