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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 460 483 525
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +42
Contract jobs citing Force.com 104 65 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.14% 0.085%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.24% 6.02% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 49 38
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £370 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £488 £550
% change year-on-year
-12.82% -11.36%
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
1666 1079 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.37% 2.32% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1065 740 422
Average daily rate £405 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 30 5
Average hourly rate £16.63 £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.37% +129.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.59 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
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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 24 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 24 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 +29 75 £450 -5.26% 27
South East +2 17 £375 -30.23% 13
Yorkshire +4 2 £450 -10.00% 1
East Midlands - 2 £425 - 1
East of England - 2 £425 - 2
North West -4 1 £538 +13.15%
South West -27 1 £600 +65.51% 3
Force.com
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Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 137 (77.40%) Visualforce
3 136 (76.84%) Apex Code
4 99 (55.93%) Java
5 59 (33.33%) Mason
6 58 (32.77%) CRM
7 51 (28.81%) SaaS
8 47 (26.55%) Cloud Computing
9 40 (22.60%) JavaScript
10 28 (15.82%) Web Services
11 26 (14.69%) XML
11 26 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (12.99%) HTML
13 21 (11.86%) SOAP
13 21 (11.86%) Migration
14 20 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (10.73%) SQL
16 18 (10.17%) Data Migration
17 16 (9.04%) Finance
17 16 (9.04%) J2EE
18 15 (8.47%) Business Analysis
19 14 (7.91%) Project Management
20 13 (7.34%) .NET
21 12 (6.78%) OO
21 12 (6.78%) Billing
22 11 (6.21%) Technical Architecture
22 11 (6.21%) C#
22 11 (6.21%) ETL
23 10 (5.65%) Data Analysis
23 10 (5.65%) Retail

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
1 3 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 51 (28.81%) SaaS
2 47 (26.55%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.95%) Heroku
4 4 (2.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.82%) HTTP
1 5 (2.82%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (3.39%) Ant
1 6 (3.39%) Eclipse
2 5 (2.82%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (1.69%) Subversion
4 2 (1.13%) Maven
4 2 (1.13%) JIRA
5 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (9.04%) Finance
2 12 (6.78%) Billing
3 10 (5.65%) Retail
4 7 (3.95%) Marketing
4 7 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.26%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.69%) Advertising
7 2 (1.13%) Banking
7 2 (1.13%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.13%) Publishing
7 2 (1.13%) Electronics
7 2 (1.13%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) French Language
8 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (54.24%) Developer
2 94 (53.11%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 20 (11.30%) Analyst
4 19 (10.73%) Architect
5 18 (10.17%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 13 (7.34%) Project Manager
6 13 (7.34%) Business Analyst
6 13 (7.34%) Consultant
7 12 (6.78%) Administrator
7 12 (6.78%) Salesforce.com Administrator
7 12 (6.78%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 11 (6.21%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
9 10 (5.65%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
10 9 (5.08%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.82%) Senior Developer
12 4 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.26%) Designer
13 2 (1.13%) Technical Project Manager
13 2 (1.13%) Technical Consultant
13 2 (1.13%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (77.40%) Visualforce
2 59 (33.33%) Mason
3 28 (15.82%) Web Services
4 26 (14.69%) XML
5 23 (12.99%) HTML
6 21 (11.86%) SOAP
7 16 (9.04%) J2EE
8 13 (7.34%) .NET
9 9 (5.08%) CSS
10 8 (4.52%) Ajax
11 6 (3.39%) XHTML
12 5 (2.82%) REST
12 5 (2.82%) RESTful
12 5 (2.82%) Struts
13 4 (2.26%) J2SE
14 3 (1.69%) WSDL
14 3 (1.69%) XSD
14 3 (1.69%) XSLT
15 2 (1.13%) jQuery
16 1 (0.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.39%) Data Integration
3 5 (2.82%) FMCG
4 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.13%) DTV
5 2 (1.13%) Social Media
5 2 (1.13%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.56%) Wiki
6 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.13%) Linux
3 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.77%) CRM
2 26 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (11.86%) Migration
4 20 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (10.17%) Data Migration
6 15 (8.47%) Business Analysis
7 14 (7.91%) Project Management
8 12 (6.78%) OO
9 11 (6.21%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (6.21%) ETL
10 10 (5.65%) Data Analysis
10 10 (5.65%) Web Application Development
11 9 (5.08%) ERP
12 8 (4.52%) Data Modelling
12 8 (4.52%) Workflow
13 7 (3.95%) Scrum
14 6 (3.39%) Waterfall
15 5 (2.82%) Analytics
15 5 (2.82%) Portfolio Management
15 5 (2.82%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 136 (76.84%) Apex Code
2 99 (55.93%) Java
3 40 (22.60%) JavaScript
4 19 (10.73%) SQL
5 11 (6.21%) C#
6 7 (3.95%) C++
7 6 (3.39%) PHP
8 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (3.95%) Degree
2 2 (1.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.56%) QA
Vendors
1 177 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (3.95%) SAP
3 6 (3.39%) Siebel
3 6 (3.39%) Eloqua
4 5 (2.82%) Oracle
5 2 (1.13%) Sun
5 2 (1.13%) Informatica
6 1 (0.56%) JDA
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
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