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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 475 534 515
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -19
Contract jobs citing Force.com 125 37 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.077% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.46% 3.00% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 26 32
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£475 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £394 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £463 £465
% change year-on-year
-1.35% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £95.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1934 1233 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.64% 2.57% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1251 803 378
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £204 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £371 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 17
Average hourly rate £21.56 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.20% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £46.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -41.66%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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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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 +59 86 £500 +5.26% 31
South East -21 15 £425 -5.55% 10
East Midlands +10 9 £481 -
South West -33 4 £600 +23.07% 1
East of England -17 1 - - 5
Yorkshire - 1 £425 - 4
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Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 225 (99.56%) Salesforce.com
2 181 (80.09%) Apex Code
3 172 (76.11%) Visualforce
4 113 (50.00%) Java
5 72 (31.86%) CRM
6 68 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (29.65%) Mason
8 55 (24.34%) Cloud Computing
8 55 (24.34%) SaaS
9 52 (23.01%) Web Services
10 48 (21.24%) JavaScript
11 45 (19.91%) Migration
12 42 (18.58%) XML
13 34 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
14 31 (13.72%) SOQL
15 29 (12.83%) HTML
16 28 (12.39%) Finance
17 27 (11.95%) .NET
17 27 (11.95%) SOAP
18 22 (9.73%) Data Migration
19 20 (8.85%) SQL
20 17 (7.52%) J2EE
20 17 (7.52%) Project Management
21 16 (7.08%) SOSL
22 15 (6.64%) Scrum
22 15 (6.64%) Business Analysis
23 14 (6.19%) ETL
23 14 (6.19%) CSS
23 14 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
23 14 (6.19%) REST

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (2.65%) SharePoint
1 6 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.33%) MS Project
1 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
1 3 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.44%) MS Office
2 1 (0.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 55 (24.34%) Cloud Computing
1 55 (24.34%) SaaS
2 9 (3.98%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.98%) HTTP
2 8 (3.54%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.77%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (3.54%) JIRA
2 5 (2.21%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (2.21%) Ant
3 3 (1.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.88%) Subversion
4 2 (0.88%) Maven
4 2 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 28 (12.39%) Finance
2 12 (5.31%) Retail
3 10 (4.42%) Billing
4 8 (3.54%) Banking
4 8 (3.54%) Marketing
4 8 (3.54%) Advertising
5 6 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Front Office
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 117 (51.77%) Developer
2 115 (50.88%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 32 (14.16%) Architect
3 32 (14.16%) Consultant
4 30 (13.27%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 30 (13.27%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 16 (7.08%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
5 16 (7.08%) Project Manager
5 16 (7.08%) Analyst
6 13 (5.75%) Administrator
6 13 (5.75%) Salesforce.com Administrator
7 12 (5.31%) Technical Architect
8 11 (4.87%) Business Analyst
9 10 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.98%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.98%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
11 8 (3.54%) Functional Consultant
12 5 (2.21%) CRM Developer
13 4 (1.77%) Lead Developer
13 4 (1.77%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (76.11%) Visualforce
2 67 (29.65%) Mason
3 52 (23.01%) Web Services
4 42 (18.58%) XML
5 29 (12.83%) HTML
6 27 (11.95%) .NET
6 27 (11.95%) SOAP
7 17 (7.52%) J2EE
8 14 (6.19%) CSS
8 14 (6.19%) REST
9 7 (3.10%) JSON
10 5 (2.21%) J2SE
11 4 (1.77%) Struts
11 4 (1.77%) RESTful
12 3 (1.33%) WSDL
12 3 (1.33%) Middleware
12 3 (1.33%) XSD
12 3 (1.33%) XSLT
13 2 (0.88%) COM
13 2 (0.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.10%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.65%) FMCG
4 6 (2.65%) User Experience
5 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.88%) Social Media
5 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.44%) Wiki
6 1 (0.44%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (31.86%) CRM
2 68 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (19.91%) Migration
4 34 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (9.73%) Data Migration
6 17 (7.52%) Project Management
7 15 (6.64%) Scrum
7 15 (6.64%) Business Analysis
8 14 (6.19%) ETL
9 12 (5.31%) Web Development
9 12 (5.31%) OpenUP
10 11 (4.87%) E-Commerce
11 10 (4.42%) Data Analysis
11 10 (4.42%) Workflow
11 10 (4.42%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (3.98%) SOA
13 8 (3.54%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (3.54%) Mentoring
14 7 (3.10%) Web Application Development
14 7 (3.10%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 181 (80.09%) Apex Code
2 113 (50.00%) Java
3 48 (21.24%) JavaScript
4 31 (13.72%) SOQL
5 20 (8.85%) SQL
6 16 (7.08%) SOSL
7 11 (4.87%) C#
8 10 (4.42%) C++
9 3 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (1.77%) Degree
2 2 (0.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.21%) QA
Vendors
1 225 (99.56%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (4.87%) SAP
3 10 (4.42%) Oracle
4 7 (3.10%) Eloqua
5 5 (2.21%) Siebel
6 4 (1.77%) Informatica
7 2 (0.88%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.88%) Sun
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