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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 517 500 487
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs citing Force.com 52 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.084% 0.079%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.75% 3.22% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 22
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£450 £463 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £406 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £438 £525
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Force.com
UK

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
1893 1211 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.97% 2.60% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1207 767 496
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 25 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.76 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -9.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £38.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -30.66%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +19 36 £450 -5.26% 51
South East -11 11 £463 -7.50% 7
West Midlands - 1 £315 - 4
East of England - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Force.com
UK

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 140 (94.59%) Salesforce.com
2 126 (85.14%) Apex Code
3 118 (79.73%) Visualforce
4 74 (50.00%) Java
5 58 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (31.08%) Mason
6 46 (31.08%) SaaS
7 43 (29.05%) Cloud Computing
8 38 (25.68%) CRM
9 30 (20.27%) Finance
10 29 (19.59%) Web Services
11 21 (14.19%) Migration
12 20 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (13.51%) JavaScript
13 18 (12.16%) HTML
13 18 (12.16%) SOAP
14 14 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (9.46%) XML
14 14 (9.46%) CSS
14 14 (9.46%) Scrum
15 13 (8.78%) REST
16 12 (8.11%) Retail
17 11 (7.43%) Data Migration
17 11 (7.43%) SQL
17 11 (7.43%) .NET
18 10 (6.76%) E-Commerce
18 10 (6.76%) jQuery
18 10 (6.76%) Business Analysis
18 10 (6.76%) Web Application Development
18 10 (6.76%) SOQL

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Office
1 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 46 (31.08%) SaaS
2 43 (29.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.03%) HTTP
1 3 (2.03%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Selenium
2 4 (2.70%) JIRA
3 3 (2.03%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.03%) Ant
3 3 (2.03%) Grunt
3 3 (2.03%) Yeoman
3 3 (2.03%) Bower
4 2 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.35%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.35%) Subversion
4 2 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (20.27%) Finance
2 12 (8.11%) Retail
3 6 (4.05%) Banking
4 4 (2.70%) Marketing
4 4 (2.70%) Publishing
5 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.03%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.35%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.35%) Legal
6 2 (1.35%) Advertising
6 2 (1.35%) Billing
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 82 (55.41%) Developer
2 78 (52.70%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 21 (14.19%) Consultant
4 20 (13.51%) Architect
5 16 (10.81%) Analyst
5 16 (10.81%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 14 (9.46%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 10 (6.76%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.41%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
9 7 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.73%) Administrator
9 7 (4.73%) Salesforce.com Administrator
10 6 (4.05%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.38%) Project Manager
12 4 (2.70%) Functional Consultant
12 4 (2.70%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
12 4 (2.70%) UI Developer
12 4 (2.70%) QA Analyst
12 4 (2.70%) UI Programmer
13 3 (2.03%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (79.73%) Visualforce
2 46 (31.08%) Mason
3 29 (19.59%) Web Services
4 18 (12.16%) SOAP
4 18 (12.16%) HTML
5 14 (9.46%) XML
5 14 (9.46%) CSS
6 13 (8.78%) REST
7 11 (7.43%) .NET
8 10 (6.76%) jQuery
9 5 (3.38%) Ajax
10 4 (2.70%) JSON
10 4 (2.70%) J2EE
11 3 (2.03%) Struts
11 3 (2.03%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (2.03%) Java EE
12 2 (1.35%) Middleware
13 1 (0.68%) RESTful
13 1 (0.68%) J2SE
13 1 (0.68%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.03%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.35%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.68%) User Experience
5 1 (0.68%) FMCG
5 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.68%) CRM
3 21 (14.19%) Migration
4 20 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (9.46%) Scrum
6 11 (7.43%) Data Migration
7 10 (6.76%) Web Application Development
7 10 (6.76%) Business Analysis
7 10 (6.76%) E-Commerce
8 8 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (5.41%) Web Development
9 7 (4.73%) ETL
10 6 (4.05%) TDD
11 5 (3.38%) Data Analysis
11 5 (3.38%) Change Management
11 5 (3.38%) Workflow
11 5 (3.38%) ERP
11 5 (3.38%) Progressive Enhancement
11 5 (3.38%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (3.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 126 (85.14%) Apex Code
2 74 (50.00%) Java
3 20 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.43%) SQL
5 10 (6.76%) SOQL
6 5 (3.38%) SOSL
7 3 (2.03%) C#
7 3 (2.03%) C++
7 3 (2.03%) Ruby
8 2 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (3.38%) Degree
2 4 (2.70%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) QA
Vendors
1 140 (94.59%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (4.73%) Oracle
3 5 (3.38%) SAP
3 5 (3.38%) Eloqua
4 4 (2.70%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.03%) Informatica
5 3 (2.03%) Maxymiser
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft
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