The table below looks at the statistics for Visualforce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visualforce over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank - 67 58
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.25% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.06% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate - £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Visualforce
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
144 189 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.68% 23.39% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 140 103
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -53.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Visualforce
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visualforce across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Visualforce Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Visualforce
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visualforce across the Birmingham region.

Visualforce Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Visualforce 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 Visualforce.

1 9 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 9 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) CRM
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) Siebel
4 6 (66.67%) Web Development
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (66.67%) HTML
4 6 (66.67%) Java
4 6 (66.67%) PHP
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle
4 6 (66.67%) CSS
4 6 (66.67%) SaaS
4 6 (66.67%) Mason
4 6 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (66.67%) Eloqua
4 6 (66.67%) BigMachines
5 4 (44.44%) HTML5
5 4 (44.44%) CSS3
6 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (33.33%) BDD
6 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) Perl
6 3 (33.33%) C
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
7 2 (22.22%) Subversion
7 2 (22.22%) SOA

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Visualforce 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 Visualforce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
1 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) BigMachines
1 6 (66.67%) Eloqua
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (22.22%) Force.com
3 1 (11.11%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) Ant
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Perl Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Perl Web Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (11.11%) CRM Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) Mason
2 4 (44.44%) CSS3
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) D3.js
3 2 (22.22%) Ember.js
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (22.22%) Meteor
3 2 (22.22%) React
4 1 (11.11%) Laravel
4 1 (11.11%) Symfony
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) CRM
2 6 (66.67%) Web Development
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Siebel
3 1 (11.11%) Zend