The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 28 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).

Salesforce.com
England / Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 29 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.84% 0.47% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 0.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +1.71% +9.37%  
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 the Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 77 101 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 64.71% 47.64% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 37
Median daily rate £400 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Salesforce.com
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Salesforce.com
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Salesforce.com in the Midlands

Salesforce.com
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Salesforce.com.

1 4 (80.00%) SAP
1 4 (80.00%) CRM
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (60.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (40.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Presales
3 2 (40.00%) MSBuild
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) PeopleSoft

Salesforce.com
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MSBuild
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Author
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Technical Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Salesforce Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Author
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) MSMQ
1 2 (40.00%) SAML
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) COM
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Presales
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Document Management
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Infor