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 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 531 466 480
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +14
Contract jobs citing Force.com 52 100 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.87% 5.41% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 74 41
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£450 £428 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £330 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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
2774 1847 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.54% 3.75% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1806 1189 701
Average daily rate £415 £402 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.36% +18.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 33 32
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £8.68 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.70 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -54.12%

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 May 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 May 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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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 -20 40 £450 +3.74% 68
South East -24 6 £400 +6.66% 7
West Midlands -9 3 £275 -48.83% 1
South West +12 2 £438 +16.66%
East of England +8 1 £475 +26.66% 5
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Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 96 (92.31%) Salesforce.com
2 89 (85.58%) Apex Code
3 79 (75.96%) Visualforce
4 44 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (38.46%) Java
6 25 (24.04%) Mason
7 24 (23.08%) SaaS
8 21 (20.19%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (19.23%) Finance
10 17 (16.35%) CRM
11 16 (15.38%) Web Services
11 16 (15.38%) SOQL
12 14 (13.46%) JavaScript
12 14 (13.46%) CSS
13 13 (12.50%) HTML
13 13 (12.50%) Scrum
13 13 (12.50%) Retail
14 11 (10.58%) jQuery
15 10 (9.62%) SOAP
15 10 (9.62%) Marketing
15 10 (9.62%) REST
16 9 (8.65%) Middleware
17 8 (7.69%) SDLC
18 7 (6.73%) Informatica
18 7 (6.73%) Degree
18 7 (6.73%) Computer Science
18 7 (6.73%) Asset Management
18 7 (6.73%) Software Engineering
18 7 (6.73%) Business Analysis
19 6 (5.77%) Web Development

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (2.88%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 24 (23.08%) SaaS
2 21 (20.19%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (5.77%) Heroku
4 1 (0.96%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) Intranet
2 1 (0.96%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Selenium
2 3 (2.88%) Grunt
2 3 (2.88%) Yeoman
2 3 (2.88%) Bower
2 3 (2.88%) Ant
3 2 (1.92%) Subversion
3 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.96%) JIRA
General
1 20 (19.23%) Finance
2 13 (12.50%) Retail
3 10 (9.62%) Marketing
4 4 (3.85%) Publishing
5 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.88%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.92%) Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.96%) Advertising
7 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (58.65%) Developer
2 57 (54.81%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 17 (16.35%) Architect
4 11 (10.58%) Technical Architect
4 11 (10.58%) Consultant
4 11 (10.58%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 9 (8.65%) Salesforce.com Administrator
5 9 (8.65%) Administrator
6 7 (6.73%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.73%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 6 (5.77%) Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) UI Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) UI Programmer
10 3 (2.88%) ServiceNow Consultant
10 3 (2.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 2 (1.92%) Front-End Developer
12 1 (0.96%) Commercial Executive
12 1 (0.96%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (75.96%) Visualforce
2 25 (24.04%) Mason
3 16 (15.38%) Web Services
4 14 (13.46%) CSS
5 13 (12.50%) HTML
6 11 (10.58%) jQuery
7 10 (9.62%) SOAP
7 10 (9.62%) REST
8 9 (8.65%) Middleware
9 5 (4.81%) .NET
9 5 (4.81%) Ajax
10 4 (3.85%) JSON
10 4 (3.85%) COM
10 4 (3.85%) XML
11 3 (2.88%) DHTML
11 3 (2.88%) Java EE
11 3 (2.88%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.92%) Spread Betting
4 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.96%) IVR
5 1 (0.96%) Social Media
5 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.96%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (16.35%) CRM
3 13 (12.50%) Scrum
4 8 (7.69%) SDLC
5 7 (6.73%) Asset Management
5 7 (6.73%) Software Engineering
5 7 (6.73%) Business Analysis
6 6 (5.77%) Web Development
6 6 (5.77%) Identity Management
6 6 (5.77%) Workflow
7 5 (4.81%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (4.81%) Web Application Development
7 5 (4.81%) Change Management
7 5 (4.81%) Progressive Enhancement
7 5 (4.81%) Kanban
7 5 (4.81%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (3.85%) Data Management
8 4 (3.85%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.85%) Test Automation
8 4 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 89 (85.58%) Apex Code
2 40 (38.46%) Java
3 16 (15.38%) SOQL
4 14 (13.46%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.88%) SOSL
5 3 (2.88%) PHP
5 3 (2.88%) Ruby
6 2 (1.92%) SQL
7 1 (0.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (6.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 96 (92.31%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (6.73%) Informatica
3 5 (4.81%) ExactTarget
4 4 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.88%) Maxymiser
5 3 (2.88%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.92%) Conga
7 1 (0.96%) Pardot
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