The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 549 467 494
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +27
Contract jobs citing Force.com 48 104 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.55% 5.02% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 81 49
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£450 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £488
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -12.82%
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 England region.

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
3093 2073 1286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.99% 4.20% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2077 1341 893
Average daily rate £415 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £528 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 52 34
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £23.90 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -48.43%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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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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 -36 38 £450 - 33
South East -27 6 £381 +1.66% 8
North West -18 3 £475 -11.62%
East of England -3 1 £475 +11.76% 1
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Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 93 (93.00%) Salesforce.com
2 83 (83.00%) Apex Code
3 73 (73.00%) Visualforce
4 43 (43.00%) Java
5 42 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (28.00%) Mason
7 26 (26.00%) SaaS
8 25 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
9 21 (21.00%) Finance
10 17 (17.00%) CRM
10 17 (17.00%) SOQL
11 14 (14.00%) Web Services
12 12 (12.00%) Scrum
12 12 (12.00%) Marketing
13 11 (11.00%) JavaScript
14 10 (10.00%) Degree
15 9 (9.00%) Asset Management
15 9 (9.00%) Business Analysis
15 9 (9.00%) HTML
15 9 (9.00%) Informatica
15 9 (9.00%) Middleware
15 9 (9.00%) REST
16 8 (8.00%) CSS
16 8 (8.00%) Retail
16 8 (8.00%) Computer Science
17 7 (7.00%) SOAP
17 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
18 6 (6.00%) Heroku
18 6 (6.00%) XML
18 6 (6.00%) Software Engineering

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 3 (3.00%) CMS
2 1 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.00%) Apache
2 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Radian6
2 1 (1.00%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 26 (26.00%) SaaS
2 25 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (6.00%) Heroku
4 1 (1.00%) Veeva
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) Intranet
2 1 (1.00%) CTI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.00%) Ant
2 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.00%) Subversion
2 2 (2.00%) Selenium
3 1 (1.00%) JUnit
3 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.00%) Grunt
3 1 (1.00%) Yeoman
3 1 (1.00%) Bower
General
1 21 (21.00%) Finance
2 12 (12.00%) Marketing
3 8 (8.00%) Retail
4 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.00%) Publishing
6 2 (2.00%) Banking
7 1 (1.00%) Front Office
7 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (53.00%) Developer
2 52 (52.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 21 (21.00%) Architect
4 15 (15.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 12 (12.00%) Technical Architect
6 11 (11.00%) Consultant
7 9 (9.00%) Analyst
7 9 (9.00%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 8 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (7.00%) Administrator
9 7 (7.00%) Salesforce.com Administrator
10 5 (5.00%) Business Analyst
11 4 (4.00%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
12 3 (3.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
13 2 (2.00%) Test Analyst
13 2 (2.00%) Technical Consultant
13 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
14 1 (1.00%) Commercial Executive
14 1 (1.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 1 (1.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (73.00%) Visualforce
2 28 (28.00%) Mason
3 14 (14.00%) Web Services
4 9 (9.00%) Middleware
4 9 (9.00%) HTML
4 9 (9.00%) REST
5 8 (8.00%) CSS
6 7 (7.00%) SOAP
7 6 (6.00%) XML
8 5 (5.00%) COM
8 5 (5.00%) .NET
8 5 (5.00%) JSON
9 4 (4.00%) jQuery
10 3 (3.00%) RESTful
10 3 (3.00%) DHTML
11 2 (2.00%) J2EE
11 2 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (2.00%) Java EE
12 1 (1.00%) J2SE
12 1 (1.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.00%) Spread Betting
5 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.00%) Life Science
6 1 (1.00%) Social Media
6 1 (1.00%) Informatics
6 1 (1.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.00%) UNIX
1 2 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.00%) CRM
3 12 (12.00%) Scrum
4 9 (9.00%) Business Analysis
4 9 (9.00%) Asset Management
5 6 (6.00%) Data Management
5 6 (6.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (6.00%) Workflow
6 5 (5.00%) Identity Management
6 5 (5.00%) Change Management
6 5 (5.00%) Web Development
6 5 (5.00%) Kanban
6 5 (5.00%) Master Data Management
6 5 (5.00%) SDLC
7 4 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (4.00%) Migration
7 4 (4.00%) ERP
8 3 (3.00%) OO
8 3 (3.00%) SOA
8 3 (3.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (83.00%) Apex Code
2 43 (43.00%) Java
3 17 (17.00%) SOQL
4 11 (11.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.00%) SQL
6 3 (3.00%) PHP
7 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.00%) Ruby
7 2 (2.00%) SOSL
7 2 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 93 (93.00%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (9.00%) Informatica
3 5 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.00%) ExactTarget
4 3 (3.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.00%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.00%) Eloqua
6 1 (1.00%) Pardot
6 1 (1.00%) Conga
6 1 (1.00%) Maxymiser
6 1 (1.00%) Google
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle
6 1 (1.00%) SAP
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