The table below looks at the statistics for Force.com skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Force.com over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 192 216 202
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Contract jobs citing Force.com 8 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.57% 6.04% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 12
Average daily rate
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£501 £513 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.19% +20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £418 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £583 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £475 £483
% change year-on-year
-6.57% -1.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
175 149 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.98% 2.07% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 115 64
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-4.87% -26.78%

Force.com
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Force.com across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Force.com Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Force.com
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Force.com across the City of London region.

Force.com Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Force.com
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Force.com across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Force.com Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Force.com
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Force.com across the City of London region.

Force.com Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Force.com 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 Force.com.

1 27 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 22 (81.48%) Visualforce
2 22 (81.48%) Apex Code
3 11 (40.74%) Java
4 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
5 8 (29.63%) CRM
6 7 (25.93%) HTML
7 6 (22.22%) Web Services
7 6 (22.22%) XML
7 6 (22.22%) Mason
8 4 (14.81%) SaaS
8 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (14.81%) CSS
8 4 (14.81%) Migration
8 4 (14.81%) Marketing
8 4 (14.81%) Web Development
9 3 (11.11%) Retail
9 3 (11.11%) Billing
9 3 (11.11%) Finance
9 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
10 2 (7.41%) SOAP
10 2 (7.41%) .NET
10 2 (7.41%) C#
11 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
11 1 (3.70%) C++
11 1 (3.70%) SQL
11 1 (3.70%) Scrum
11 1 (3.70%) Front Office

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Force.com 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 Force.com. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (14.81%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.81%) Marketing
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Billing
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Developer
1 22 (81.48%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) Visualforce
2 7 (25.93%) HTML
3 6 (22.22%) Web Services
3 6 (22.22%) XML
3 6 (22.22%) Mason
4 4 (14.81%) CSS
5 2 (7.41%) SOAP
5 2 (7.41%) .NET
6 1 (3.70%) Ajax
6 1 (3.70%) JSON
6 1 (3.70%) Apache Flex
6 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) CRM
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Web Development
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
4 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
4 1 (3.70%) Scrum
4 1 (3.70%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Apex Code
2 11 (40.74%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) SOQL
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 17 days ago