The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 336 362 378
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +16
Contract jobs citing Force.com 75 52 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.58% 8.09% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 40 30
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £555 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £550
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
990 643 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.19% 2.65% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 494 315
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 1
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.25 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
Force.com
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
(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 +9 11 £458 -3.68% 14
Force.com
England

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 101 (77.10%) Visualforce
3 99 (75.57%) Apex Code
4 69 (52.67%) Java
5 41 (31.30%) CRM
5 41 (31.30%) Mason
6 39 (29.77%) SaaS
7 35 (26.72%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (24.43%) JavaScript
9 22 (16.79%) Web Services
10 20 (15.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (12.98%) HTML
12 16 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (11.45%) SQL
13 15 (11.45%) SOAP
14 12 (9.16%) Finance
14 12 (9.16%) OO
15 11 (8.40%) XML
15 11 (8.40%) Migration
15 11 (8.40%) Billing
16 10 (7.63%) Business Analysis
16 10 (7.63%) Data Migration
16 10 (7.63%) ETL
16 10 (7.63%) Project Management
17 9 (6.87%) C#
17 9 (6.87%) Retail
18 8 (6.11%) Data Analysis
18 8 (6.11%) Ajax
18 8 (6.11%) Data Modelling
19 7 (5.34%) .NET

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 5 (3.82%) SharePoint
1 5 (3.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (3.05%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 39 (29.77%) SaaS
2 35 (26.72%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (5.34%) Heroku
4 4 (3.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) HTTP
1 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.34%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.53%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.76%) Subversion
3 1 (0.76%) JIRA
3 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (9.16%) Finance
2 11 (8.40%) Billing
3 9 (6.87%) Retail
4 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.29%) Advertising
5 3 (2.29%) Marketing
6 2 (1.53%) Publishing
6 2 (1.53%) Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 72 (54.96%) Developer
2 70 (53.44%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 14 (10.69%) Analyst
4 13 (9.92%) Project Manager
5 11 (8.40%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
6 10 (7.63%) Consultant
7 9 (6.87%) Architect
7 9 (6.87%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 9 (6.87%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 8 (6.11%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.34%) Administrator
9 7 (5.34%) Salesforce.com Administrator
10 6 (4.58%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
10 6 (4.58%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.05%) Designer
12 3 (2.29%) Senior Developer
13 2 (1.53%) Technical Consultant
13 2 (1.53%) Test Analyst
13 2 (1.53%) Solutions Designer
13 2 (1.53%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (77.10%) Visualforce
2 41 (31.30%) Mason
3 22 (16.79%) Web Services
4 17 (12.98%) HTML
5 15 (11.45%) SOAP
6 11 (8.40%) XML
7 8 (6.11%) Ajax
8 7 (5.34%) .NET
9 6 (4.58%) XHTML
10 5 (3.82%) J2EE
10 5 (3.82%) CSS
11 4 (3.05%) REST
11 4 (3.05%) J2SE
12 3 (2.29%) WSDL
12 3 (2.29%) XSD
12 3 (2.29%) XSLT
13 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
13 1 (0.76%) COM
13 1 (0.76%) Middleware
13 1 (0.76%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.82%) FMCG
1 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.29%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.53%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.30%) CRM
2 20 (15.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (9.16%) OO
5 11 (8.40%) Migration
6 10 (7.63%) ETL
6 10 (7.63%) Project Management
6 10 (7.63%) Business Analysis
6 10 (7.63%) Data Migration
7 8 (6.11%) Data Analysis
7 8 (6.11%) Data Modelling
8 5 (3.82%) OOP
8 5 (3.82%) MVC
8 5 (3.82%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (3.82%) OpenUP
8 5 (3.82%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (3.82%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.05%) Waterfall
9 4 (3.05%) Web Application Development
9 4 (3.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (75.57%) Apex Code
2 69 (52.67%) Java
3 32 (24.43%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.45%) SQL
5 9 (6.87%) C#
6 6 (4.58%) PHP
7 3 (2.29%) C++
8 1 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) QA
Vendors
1 131 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (4.58%) Eloqua
3 4 (3.05%) Oracle
4 2 (1.53%) Informatica
5 1 (0.76%) SAP
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
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Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 - £480 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago