The table below looks at the statistics for Force.com skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Force.com over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 416 387 379
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -8
Contract jobs citing Force.com 16 40 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.69% 2.76% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 41
Average daily rate £450 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £580 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £503 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+40.55% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Force.com
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
2324 1447 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.10% 6.45% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1683 965 738
Average daily rate £475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 6
Average hourly rate £26.25 £35.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £17.50 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £35.00 £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

Force.com
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Force.com across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Force.com Jobs Demand Trend in London

Force.com
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Force.com across the London region.

Force.com Daily Rate Trend in London

Force.com
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Force.com across the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Force.com Daily Rate Histogram in London

Force.com
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Force.com across the London region.

Force.com Hourly Rate Trend in London

Force.com
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +36 6 £513 -6.81% 3
Force.com
England

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 51 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 32 (62.75%) Apex Code
3 28 (54.90%) Visualforce
4 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (49.02%) Marketing
5 23 (45.10%) Migration
6 21 (41.18%) Scrum
6 21 (41.18%) Data Migration
7 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
8 18 (35.29%) SOAP
9 17 (33.33%) Java
9 17 (33.33%) CRM
9 17 (33.33%) REST
10 16 (31.37%) HTML
10 16 (31.37%) CSS
11 14 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (27.45%) API Development
12 13 (25.49%) SOQL
12 13 (25.49%) Waterfall
13 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
13 12 (23.53%) Subversion
13 12 (23.53%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
14 11 (21.57%) OOP
14 11 (21.57%) OO
14 11 (21.57%) XML
15 10 (19.61%) Oracle
15 10 (19.61%) Degree
15 10 (19.61%) JSON
15 10 (19.61%) Oracle APEX

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (3.92%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Eloqua
1 4 (7.84%) Markit EDM
2 2 (3.92%) Radian6
3 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (9.80%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
3 7 (13.73%) MySQL
3 7 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 12 (23.53%) Subversion
2 10 (19.61%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.96%) Ant
General
1 25 (49.02%) Marketing
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Developer
2 27 (52.94%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Architect
4 8 (15.69%) Consultant
4 8 (15.69%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 8 (15.69%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 8 (15.69%) Technical Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Agile Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Functional Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) MuleSoft Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Salesforce.com Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) CRM Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Administrator
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (54.90%) Visualforce
2 18 (35.29%) SOAP
3 17 (33.33%) REST
4 16 (31.37%) CSS
4 16 (31.37%) HTML
5 11 (21.57%) XML
6 10 (19.61%) JSON
7 5 (9.80%) COM
8 4 (7.84%) .NET
9 3 (5.88%) Web Services
10 2 (3.92%) Mason
10 2 (3.92%) Middleware
10 2 (3.92%) RESTful
11 1 (1.96%) J2EE
11 1 (1.96%) J2SE
11 1 (1.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Linux
1 7 (13.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) Migration
3 21 (41.18%) Data Migration
3 21 (41.18%) Scrum
4 17 (33.33%) CRM
5 14 (27.45%) API Development
6 13 (25.49%) Waterfall
7 11 (21.57%) OO
7 11 (21.57%) OOP
8 10 (19.61%) High Availability
9 9 (17.65%) Project Management
10 8 (15.69%) Email Marketing
10 8 (15.69%) Release Management
11 7 (13.73%) BDD
11 7 (13.73%) Business Analysis
11 7 (13.73%) Open Source
11 7 (13.73%) Pair Programming
11 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
11 7 (13.73%) TDD
11 7 (13.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) Apex Code
2 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
3 17 (33.33%) Java
4 13 (25.49%) SOQL
5 7 (13.73%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.84%) C#
7 3 (5.88%) SQL
8 2 (3.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Control-M
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (23.53%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 10 (19.61%) Oracle
4 7 (13.73%) Conga
4 7 (13.73%) Pardot
5 6 (11.76%) SAP
6 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.80%) MuleSoft
7 4 (7.84%) Marketo
8 3 (5.88%) Infor
9 2 (3.92%) Apttus
9 2 (3.92%) Informatica
10 1 (1.96%) Siebel