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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 187 219 209
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -10
Contract jobs citing Force.com 15 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.069% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.08% 3.31% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 10
Average daily rate
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£500 £506 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +20.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £429 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £575 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £463 £465
% change year-on-year
-1.35% -0.53%
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
212 151 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.57% 2.07% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 111 60
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £371 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -41.66%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 28 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 22 (78.57%) Visualforce
2 22 (78.57%) Apex Code
3 13 (46.43%) Java
4 10 (35.71%) CRM
5 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (25.00%) Web Services
5 7 (25.00%) Mason
6 6 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (21.43%) SaaS
6 6 (21.43%) HTML
6 6 (21.43%) Finance
7 5 (17.86%) Migration
7 5 (17.86%) XML
8 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 4 (14.29%) Marketing
8 4 (14.29%) Web Development
9 3 (10.71%) Retail
9 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.71%) CSS
10 2 (7.14%) C#
10 2 (7.14%) .NET
10 2 (7.14%) Banking
10 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
10 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
10 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
10 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
10 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (21.43%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Marketing
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
4 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.14%) Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Billing
5 1 (3.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
1 19 (67.86%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) QA Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Senior QA Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) Visualforce
2 7 (25.00%) Web Services
2 7 (25.00%) Mason
3 6 (21.43%) HTML
4 5 (17.86%) XML
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
6 2 (7.14%) .NET
7 1 (3.57%) SOAP
7 1 (3.57%) JSON
7 1 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) CRM
2 5 (17.86%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Web Development
3 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) System Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.57%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) Apex Code
2 13 (46.43%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.57%) Informatica
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