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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 179 189 184
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing Force.com 10 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.46% 10.67% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £480 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £400 £488
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -17.94%
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
224 150 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.36% 2.47% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 109 84
Average daily rate £450 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £259 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 26 (92.86%) Salesforce.com
2 24 (85.71%) Apex Code
3 23 (82.14%) Visualforce
4 16 (57.14%) Java
5 9 (32.14%) Web Services
5 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (28.57%) Finance
6 8 (28.57%) CSS
6 8 (28.57%) jQuery
7 7 (25.00%) SaaS
8 6 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (21.43%) CRM
9 5 (17.86%) SOAP
9 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
9 5 (17.86%) Mason
9 5 (17.86%) HTML
9 5 (17.86%) Selenium
9 5 (17.86%) REST
9 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 4 (14.29%) TDD
11 3 (10.71%) BDD
11 3 (10.71%) Progressive Enhancement
11 3 (10.71%) Maxymiser
11 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
11 3 (10.71%) Ajax
11 3 (10.71%) Degree
11 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (10.71%) Grunt
11 3 (10.71%) Yeoman

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (25.00%) SaaS
2 6 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Selenium
2 3 (10.71%) Grunt
2 3 (10.71%) Yeoman
2 3 (10.71%) Bower
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 19 (67.86%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) UI Programmer
4 3 (10.71%) UI Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) QA Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (82.14%) Visualforce
2 9 (32.14%) Web Services
3 8 (28.57%) CSS
3 8 (28.57%) jQuery
4 5 (17.86%) Mason
4 5 (17.86%) HTML
4 5 (17.86%) SOAP
4 5 (17.86%) REST
5 3 (10.71%) Ajax
6 1 (3.57%) RESTful
6 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) CRM
3 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
4 3 (10.71%) BDD
4 3 (10.71%) Progressive Enhancement
4 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) ETL
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) MVC
6 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.57%) OOP
6 1 (3.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) Apex Code
2 16 (57.14%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (10.71%) Maxymiser
3 2 (7.14%) Informatica
3 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.57%) Eloqua
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