The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 27 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 107 107
Rank change year-on-year +25 0  
Contract jobs citing Salesforce.com 34 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.51% 0.93% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 3.65% 1.91% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 14
Median daily rate £413 £430 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.06% +4.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £543
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 West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 932 1308 1294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 41.48% 48.59% 50.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 656 674
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 38 104
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -35.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.58 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Salesforce.com
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salesforce.com
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Salesforce.com in the West Midlands

Salesforce.com
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Salesforce.com in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Salesforce.com in the West Midlands

Salesforce.com
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Salesforce.com in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Salesforce.com in the West Midlands

Salesforce.com
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Coventry +12 11 £440 +0.57% 1
Birmingham -3 8 £345 -13.75% 1
Warwickshire +2 4 £438 -5.40%
Salesforce.com
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Salesforce.com.

1 22 (44.90%) Visualforce
2 16 (32.65%) REST
3 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.57%) SOAP
3 14 (28.57%) CRM
4 13 (26.53%) jQuery
5 12 (24.49%) Apex Code
5 12 (24.49%) Marketing
6 8 (16.33%) Visualisation
6 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 7 (14.29%) Automotive
7 7 (14.29%) Migration
8 6 (12.24%) Java
9 5 (10.20%) Finance
10 4 (8.16%) Heroku
10 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
10 4 (8.16%) Validation
10 4 (8.16%) HTML
10 4 (8.16%) Informatica
10 4 (8.16%) GIS
11 3 (6.12%) NHS
11 3 (6.12%) DataStage
11 3 (6.12%) Dell
11 3 (6.12%) ETL
11 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
11 3 (6.12%) SQL
11 3 (6.12%) .NET
11 3 (6.12%) Workflow
11 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development

Salesforce.com
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Heroku
2 3 (6.12%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) GIS
2 3 (6.12%) DataStage
3 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.04%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.04%) QlikView
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Ant
1 2 (4.08%) Maven
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.04%) VersionOne
General
1 12 (24.49%) Marketing
2 7 (14.29%) Automotive
3 5 (10.20%) Finance
4 2 (4.08%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Developer
2 20 (40.82%) Salesforce Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Administrator
4 6 (12.24%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Salesforce Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Salesforce Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Salesforce Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) CRM Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Salesforce Solution Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) Visualforce
2 16 (32.65%) REST
3 14 (28.57%) SOAP
4 13 (26.53%) jQuery
5 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
5 4 (8.16%) HTML
6 3 (6.12%) .NET
6 3 (6.12%) Mason
7 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.08%) HTML5
7 2 (4.08%) JPA
7 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) NHS
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) CRM
2 8 (16.33%) Visualisation
3 7 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 7 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (8.16%) Validation
5 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.12%) ETL
5 3 (6.12%) Requirements Management
5 3 (6.12%) Use Case
5 3 (6.12%) Workflow
6 2 (4.08%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.08%) Front End Development
6 2 (4.08%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.08%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.08%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (4.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 12 (24.49%) Apex Code
3 6 (12.24%) Java
4 3 (6.12%) SQL
5 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) PMO
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Informatica
2 3 (6.12%) Dell
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle