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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 188 186 207
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Contract jobs citing Force.com 22 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.89% 10.48% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 15
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £444 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
185 105 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.87% 1.68% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 87 77
Average daily rate £409 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £244 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
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
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 29 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 28 (96.55%) Apex Code
3 27 (93.10%) Visualforce
4 19 (65.52%) Java
5 9 (31.03%) Mason
6 8 (27.59%) Business Analysis
7 7 (24.14%) Billing
7 7 (24.14%) CRM
7 7 (24.14%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (24.14%) SaaS
8 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
8 5 (17.24%) Finance
9 4 (13.79%) Project Management
10 3 (10.34%) SQL
10 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
11 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (6.90%) Oracle
11 2 (6.90%) CSS
11 2 (6.90%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (6.90%) HTML
12 1 (3.45%) Apache Flex
12 1 (3.45%) Online Games
12 1 (3.45%) Web Application Development
12 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
12 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
12 1 (3.45%) C#
12 1 (3.45%) C++
12 1 (3.45%) SOAP
12 1 (3.45%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (24.14%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (24.14%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (24.14%) Billing
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Front Office
3 1 (3.45%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 19 (65.52%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) Visualforce
2 9 (31.03%) Mason
3 2 (6.90%) CSS
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Business Analysis
2 7 (24.14%) CRM
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) Apex Code
2 19 (65.52%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) C++
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 25 days ago