The first table below looks at the demand for Force.com skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Force.com over the 3 months to 31 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 England 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 457 476 521
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +45
Contract jobs citing Force.com 109 63 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.14% 0.083%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.44% 5.72% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 47 38
Average daily rate
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£438 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £365 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £470
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1693 1102 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.43% 2.37% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1080 753 426
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.16% +129.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.35 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £48.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +151.85%
Force.com
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Force.com
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Force.com across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Force.com Jobs Demand Trend in England

Force.com
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Force.com across the England region.

Force.com Daily Rate Trend in England

Force.com
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Force.com across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Force.com Daily Rate Histogram in England

Force.com
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Force.com across the England region.

Force.com Hourly Rate Trend in England

Force.com
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Force.com within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +48 82 £450 -5.26% 23
South East +5 17 £375 -28.57% 7
East of England - 2 £425 - 4
Yorkshire - 2 £450 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £425 - 1
North West -2 1 £538 +13.15% 1
South West -25 1 £600 +65.51% 2
Force.com
UK

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 187 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 146 (78.07%) Visualforce
3 145 (77.54%) Apex Code
4 102 (54.55%) Java
5 60 (32.09%) Mason
6 59 (31.55%) CRM
7 52 (27.81%) SaaS
8 48 (25.67%) Cloud Computing
9 45 (24.06%) JavaScript
10 29 (15.51%) Web Services
10 29 (15.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (14.97%) XML
12 27 (14.44%) HTML
13 25 (13.37%) SOAP
13 25 (13.37%) Migration
14 19 (10.16%) SQL
15 18 (9.63%) Data Migration
16 17 (9.09%) Business Analysis
17 16 (8.56%) Finance
18 14 (7.49%) Project Management
18 14 (7.49%) .NET
18 14 (7.49%) J2EE
19 13 (6.95%) CSS
19 13 (6.95%) Billing
20 12 (6.42%) Retail
20 12 (6.42%) ETL
20 12 (6.42%) OO
21 11 (5.88%) C#
22 10 (5.35%) Data Modelling

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.67%) SharePoint
1 5 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.60%) MS Project
1 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
1 3 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (27.81%) SaaS
2 48 (25.67%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.74%) Heroku
4 4 (2.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.60%) HTTP
1 3 (1.60%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (3.21%) Ant
1 6 (3.21%) Eclipse
1 6 (3.21%) JIRA
2 5 (2.67%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (1.60%) Subversion
4 2 (1.07%) Maven
5 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (8.56%) Finance
2 13 (6.95%) Billing
3 12 (6.42%) Retail
4 7 (3.74%) Marketing
4 7 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.14%) Advertising
6 2 (1.07%) Publishing
6 2 (1.07%) Banking
6 2 (1.07%) Back Office
6 2 (1.07%) Electronics
6 2 (1.07%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) French Language
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (54.55%) Developer
2 100 (53.48%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 20 (10.70%) Analyst
4 19 (10.16%) Architect
5 18 (9.63%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 15 (8.02%) Salesforce.com Administrator
6 15 (8.02%) Consultant
6 15 (8.02%) Administrator
7 14 (7.49%) Project Manager
7 14 (7.49%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 13 (6.95%) Business Analyst
9 12 (6.42%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
10 10 (5.35%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
11 8 (4.28%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.21%) Senior Developer
13 5 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
14 4 (2.14%) Designer
15 2 (1.07%) CRM Analyst
15 2 (1.07%) Test Analyst
15 2 (1.07%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (78.07%) Visualforce
2 60 (32.09%) Mason
3 29 (15.51%) Web Services
4 28 (14.97%) XML
5 27 (14.44%) HTML
6 25 (13.37%) SOAP
7 14 (7.49%) .NET
7 14 (7.49%) J2EE
8 13 (6.95%) CSS
9 9 (4.81%) REST
10 8 (4.28%) Ajax
11 6 (3.21%) XHTML
12 5 (2.67%) JSON
12 5 (2.67%) RESTful
13 4 (2.14%) J2SE
14 3 (1.60%) WSDL
14 3 (1.60%) Struts
14 3 (1.60%) XSD
14 3 (1.60%) XSLT
15 2 (1.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.67%) FMCG
3 4 (2.14%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.07%) DTV
5 2 (1.07%) Social Media
5 2 (1.07%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.14%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.07%) Linux
3 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (31.55%) CRM
2 29 (15.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (13.37%) Migration
5 18 (9.63%) Data Migration
6 17 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 14 (7.49%) Project Management
8 12 (6.42%) ETL
8 12 (6.42%) OO
9 10 (5.35%) Data Modelling
9 10 (5.35%) Data Analysis
10 9 (4.81%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (4.81%) Scrum
11 8 (4.28%) Workflow
11 8 (4.28%) Web Application Development
12 7 (3.74%) ERP
13 6 (3.21%) MVC
13 6 (3.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (3.21%) OpenUP
13 6 (3.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 145 (77.54%) Apex Code
2 102 (54.55%) Java
3 45 (24.06%) JavaScript
4 19 (10.16%) SQL
5 11 (5.88%) C#
6 6 (3.21%) PHP
7 5 (2.67%) C++
8 1 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (3.74%) Degree
2 2 (1.07%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) QA
Vendors
1 187 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (3.74%) SAP
3 6 (3.21%) Siebel
3 6 (3.21%) Eloqua
4 5 (2.67%) Oracle
5 2 (1.07%) Sun
5 2 (1.07%) Informatica
6 1 (0.53%) JDA
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft
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