The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the City of London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 185 207 216
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +9
Contract jobs citing Force.com 11 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.83% 11.69% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 9
Average daily rate
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£458 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £408 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £488 £550
% change year-on-year
-12.82% -11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
161 154 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.78% 2.17% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 114 66
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £238 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +137.03%
Force.com
London

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
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 23 July 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 34 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 29 (85.29%) Visualforce
2 29 (85.29%) Apex Code
3 20 (58.82%) Java
4 10 (29.41%) Mason
5 9 (26.47%) CRM
6 8 (23.53%) Billing
7 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
7 7 (20.59%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (20.59%) SaaS
8 5 (14.71%) Finance
9 4 (11.76%) CSS
10 3 (8.82%) C#
10 3 (8.82%) HTML
10 3 (8.82%) Retail
10 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
10 3 (8.82%) Marketing
11 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
11 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
11 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
11 2 (5.88%) SQL
11 2 (5.88%) Web Services
11 2 (5.88%) Project Management
12 1 (2.94%) XML
12 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
12 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
12 1 (2.94%) .NET
12 1 (2.94%) Oracle
12 1 (2.94%) C++
12 1 (2.94%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (20.59%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (20.59%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (23.53%) Billing
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Marketing
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Developer
2 25 (73.53%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 2 (5.88%) Consultant
3 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Administrator
3 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Consultant
3 2 (5.88%) Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (2.94%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Test Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (85.29%) Visualforce
2 10 (29.41%) Mason
3 4 (11.76%) CSS
4 3 (8.82%) HTML
5 2 (5.88%) Web Services
6 1 (2.94%) XML
6 1 (2.94%) Ajax
6 1 (2.94%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.94%) .NET
6 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) CRM
2 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
3 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
3 2 (5.88%) Project Management
3 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
4 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) Apex Code
2 20 (58.82%) Java
3 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) C#
5 2 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (2.94%) C++
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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