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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Force.com over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 166 175 204
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +29
Contract jobs citing Force.com 7 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.49% 3.50% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 10
Median daily rate £450 £475 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £338 £488
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Force.com
London

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
470 286 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.74% 6.16% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 232 174
Median daily rate £510 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £265 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.94 £21.20 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £23.78 £21.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

Force.com
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Force.com as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Force.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 City of London region with a requirement for Force.com.

1 16 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (75.00%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) Apex Code
3 10 (62.50%) Visualforce
4 8 (50.00%) SOAP
5 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 5 (31.25%) REST
7 4 (25.00%) Markit EDM
7 4 (25.00%) J2EE
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) Control-M
7 4 (25.00%) CRM
7 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (18.75%) Migration
8 3 (18.75%) Google
8 3 (18.75%) RESTful
8 3 (18.75%) ERP
8 3 (18.75%) SOA
8 3 (18.75%) ETL
8 3 (18.75%) C#
8 3 (18.75%) OOP
8 3 (18.75%) OO
8 3 (18.75%) Google Apps
8 3 (18.75%) SDLC
9 2 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (12.50%) Waterfall

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Drupal
2 1 (6.25%) Joomla!
2 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Google Apps
2 2 (12.50%) FinancialForce.com
2 2 (12.50%) GitHub
3 1 (6.25%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
1 13 (81.25%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (6.25%) CRM Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SOA Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Visualforce
2 8 (50.00%) SOAP
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
4 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) REST
5 4 (25.00%) J2EE
6 3 (18.75%) RESTful
7 2 (12.50%) J2SE
7 2 (12.50%) Mason
8 1 (6.25%) CSS
8 1 (6.25%) HTML
8 1 (6.25%) jQuery
8 1 (6.25%) JSON
8 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) ERP
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) OOP
3 3 (18.75%) SDLC
3 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (12.50%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Apex Code
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) Ruby
5 2 (12.50%) SOQL
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) C
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (18.75%) Google
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica
4 1 (6.25%) Siebel
4 1 (6.25%) Talend