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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 181 192 192
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Force.com 12 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.88% 9.09% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £406 £450
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -9.72%
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
309 220 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.61% 3.55% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 168 103
Average daily rate £425 £418 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.57 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.82 - £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.31 - £26.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -11.86%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 25 (89.29%) Apex Code
3 22 (78.57%) Visualforce
4 16 (57.14%) Java
5 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (39.29%) CSS
6 10 (35.71%) Web Services
7 8 (28.57%) SOAP
7 8 (28.57%) HTML
7 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 8 (28.57%) SaaS
7 8 (28.57%) jQuery
7 8 (28.57%) REST
8 7 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (25.00%) Finance
9 6 (21.43%) CRM
9 6 (21.43%) Mason
10 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (14.29%) XML
12 3 (10.71%) PHP
12 3 (10.71%) DHTML
12 3 (10.71%) Informatica
12 3 (10.71%) Data Management
12 3 (10.71%) TDD
12 3 (10.71%) Retail
12 3 (10.71%) Ajax
12 3 (10.71%) Web Development
12 3 (10.71%) JSON
12 3 (10.71%) Selenium
12 3 (10.71%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) SaaS
2 7 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (10.71%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) CTI
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Selenium
1 3 (10.71%) Grunt
1 3 (10.71%) Yeoman
1 3 (10.71%) Bower
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Architect
3 7 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 3 (10.71%) UI Programmer
5 3 (10.71%) UI Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) CRM Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) Visualforce
2 11 (39.29%) CSS
3 10 (35.71%) Web Services
4 8 (28.57%) SOAP
4 8 (28.57%) HTML
4 8 (28.57%) REST
4 8 (28.57%) jQuery
5 6 (21.43%) Mason
6 4 (14.29%) XML
7 3 (10.71%) Ajax
7 3 (10.71%) JSON
7 3 (10.71%) DHTML
8 1 (3.57%) RESTful
8 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Social Media
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) CRM
3 3 (10.71%) TDD
3 3 (10.71%) Web Development
3 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
3 3 (10.71%) BDD
3 3 (10.71%) Progressive Enhancement
3 3 (10.71%) Data Management
3 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (10.71%) Master Data Management
4 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.14%) SOA
4 2 (7.14%) ETL
4 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) Apex Code
2 16 (57.14%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (10.71%) Maxymiser
2 3 (10.71%) Informatica
3 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.57%) Pardot
4 1 (3.57%) ExactTarget
4 1 (3.57%) Conga
4 1 (3.57%) Eloqua
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