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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 561 465 507
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +42
Contract jobs citing Force.com 44 113 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.42% 5.10% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 75 50
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£475 £450 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £335 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £444 £494
% change year-on-year
-7.04% -10.12%
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
3101 2217 1439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.95% 4.35% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2062 1403 1022
Average daily rate £425 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 47 27
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £37.50 £45.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -48.48%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -33 32 £488 +6.55% 49
West Midlands +9 3 £300 - 5
North West -22 3 £475 -11.62% 2
South East -29 3 £413 +10.00% 8
Midlands - 2 - -
East of England 0 1 £375 -11.76% 1
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Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 92 (94.85%) Salesforce.com
2 82 (84.54%) Apex Code
3 69 (71.13%) Visualforce
4 43 (44.33%) Java
5 38 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (28.87%) Mason
7 26 (26.80%) SaaS
8 24 (24.74%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (18.56%) Finance
10 17 (17.53%) CRM
11 16 (16.49%) SOQL
12 13 (13.40%) Web Services
13 12 (12.37%) Marketing
14 11 (11.34%) Informatica
15 10 (10.31%) JavaScript
15 10 (10.31%) Business Analysis
15 10 (10.31%) Scrum
16 9 (9.28%) SDLC
17 8 (8.25%) Retail
17 8 (8.25%) Asset Management
17 8 (8.25%) Degree
17 8 (8.25%) CSS
17 8 (8.25%) HTML
17 8 (8.25%) Middleware
18 6 (6.19%) Project Management
18 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
18 6 (6.19%) Workflow
18 6 (6.19%) REST
18 6 (6.19%) Heroku
19 5 (5.15%) Waterfall

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (3.09%) CMS
2 1 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.03%) Apache
2 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Radian6
2 1 (1.03%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 26 (26.80%) SaaS
2 24 (24.74%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (6.19%) Heroku
4 1 (1.03%) Veeva
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) Intranet
2 1 (1.03%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.06%) Ant
2 2 (2.06%) Subversion
3 1 (1.03%) JUnit
3 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (18.56%) Finance
2 12 (12.37%) Marketing
3 8 (8.25%) Retail
4 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.09%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.06%) Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Front Office
7 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (50.52%) Developer
1 49 (50.52%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 19 (19.59%) Architect
3 15 (15.46%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 12 (12.37%) Technical Architect
5 11 (11.34%) Consultant
6 10 (10.31%) Administrator
6 10 (10.31%) Salesforce.com Administrator
7 9 (9.28%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 7 (7.22%) Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.12%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
11 3 (3.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 2 (2.06%) Technical Leader
12 2 (2.06%) Technical Consultant
12 2 (2.06%) ServiceNow Consultant
13 1 (1.03%) Commercial Executive
13 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
13 1 (1.03%) SaaS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (71.13%) Visualforce
2 28 (28.87%) Mason
3 13 (13.40%) Web Services
4 8 (8.25%) Middleware
4 8 (8.25%) HTML
4 8 (8.25%) CSS
5 6 (6.19%) REST
6 5 (5.15%) SOAP
6 5 (5.15%) COM
6 5 (5.15%) XML
7 4 (4.12%) JSON
8 3 (3.09%) DHTML
8 3 (3.09%) .NET
8 3 (3.09%) jQuery
9 2 (2.06%) RESTful
9 2 (2.06%) J2EE
10 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.03%) JSP
10 1 (1.03%) Spring MVC
10 1 (1.03%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.06%) Spread Betting
4 2 (2.06%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.03%) Life Science
5 1 (1.03%) Social Media
5 1 (1.03%) Informatics
5 1 (1.03%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.06%) UNIX
1 2 (2.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.53%) CRM
3 10 (10.31%) Scrum
3 10 (10.31%) Business Analysis
4 9 (9.28%) SDLC
5 8 (8.25%) Asset Management
6 6 (6.19%) Project Management
6 6 (6.19%) Workflow
7 5 (5.15%) ERP
7 5 (5.15%) Waterfall
8 4 (4.12%) Kanban
8 4 (4.12%) Data Management
8 4 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.09%) Web Development
9 3 (3.09%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.09%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.09%) Change Management
9 3 (3.09%) OO
9 3 (3.09%) SOA
9 3 (3.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 82 (84.54%) Apex Code
2 43 (44.33%) Java
3 16 (16.49%) SOQL
4 10 (10.31%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.12%) SQL
6 3 (3.09%) PHP
6 3 (3.09%) C#
7 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.06%) SOSL
8 1 (1.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 92 (94.85%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (11.34%) Informatica
3 5 (5.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.15%) ExactTarget
4 3 (3.09%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.09%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.06%) Eloqua
6 1 (1.03%) Google
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle
6 1 (1.03%) SAP
6 1 (1.03%) Pardot
6 1 (1.03%) Conga
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