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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 365 370 349
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Contract jobs citing Force.com 37 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.56% 5.02% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 27
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £400 £488
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -17.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1039 677 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.86% 3.02% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 465 312
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 7 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.46 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 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
(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 +10 10 £450 -6.25% 37
Bromley - - - -
Force.com
England

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 82 (92.13%) Salesforce.com
2 72 (80.90%) Apex Code
3 69 (77.53%) Visualforce
4 43 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (48.31%) Java
5 28 (31.46%) Finance
6 22 (24.72%) SaaS
7 20 (22.47%) Mason
8 19 (21.35%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (19.10%) Web Services
10 16 (17.98%) CRM
11 11 (12.36%) CSS
11 11 (12.36%) JavaScript
11 11 (12.36%) SOQL
12 10 (11.24%) HTML
12 10 (11.24%) REST
12 10 (11.24%) jQuery
13 9 (10.11%) SOAP
14 8 (8.99%) Middleware
14 8 (8.99%) Scrum
15 7 (7.87%) Retail
15 7 (7.87%) Migration
15 7 (7.87%) Degree
16 6 (6.74%) QA
16 6 (6.74%) Selenium
16 6 (6.74%) Business Analysis
16 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (6.74%) Data Migration
16 6 (6.74%) TDD
17 5 (5.62%) Change Management

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (2.25%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Office
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (24.72%) SaaS
2 19 (21.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Selenium
2 3 (3.37%) Grunt
2 3 (3.37%) Yeoman
2 3 (3.37%) Bower
3 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.12%) Ant
3 1 (1.12%) Subversion
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
General
1 28 (31.46%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Retail
3 4 (4.49%) Publishing
3 4 (4.49%) Marketing
4 3 (3.37%) Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Legal
5 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.25%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.12%) Advertising
6 1 (1.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 58 (65.17%) Developer
2 54 (60.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 10 (11.24%) Consultant
4 9 (10.11%) Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) Architect
6 6 (6.74%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) UI Developer
7 4 (4.49%) QA Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) UI Programmer
7 4 (4.49%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.37%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.37%) Administrator
8 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com Administrator
8 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 2 (2.25%) Senior QA Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (77.53%) Visualforce
2 20 (22.47%) Mason
3 17 (19.10%) Web Services
4 11 (12.36%) CSS
5 10 (11.24%) HTML
5 10 (11.24%) jQuery
5 10 (11.24%) REST
6 9 (10.11%) SOAP
7 8 (8.99%) Middleware
8 5 (5.62%) Ajax
8 5 (5.62%) .NET
9 3 (3.37%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (3.37%) Java EE
9 3 (3.37%) COM
9 3 (3.37%) XML
10 1 (1.12%) J2SE
10 1 (1.12%) RESTful
10 1 (1.12%) JSON
10 1 (1.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.12%) Spread Betting
4 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.98%) CRM
3 8 (8.99%) Scrum
4 7 (7.87%) Migration
5 6 (6.74%) TDD
5 6 (6.74%) Business Analysis
5 6 (6.74%) Data Migration
6 5 (5.62%) Progressive Enhancement
6 5 (5.62%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (5.62%) Software Engineering
6 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.62%) Change Management
6 5 (5.62%) Identity Management
7 4 (4.49%) ETL
7 4 (4.49%) Project Planning
7 4 (4.49%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (4.49%) Web Development
7 4 (4.49%) Automation Testing
7 4 (4.49%) Test Automation
7 4 (4.49%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 72 (80.90%) Apex Code
2 43 (48.31%) Java
3 11 (12.36%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.36%) SOQL
4 5 (5.62%) SQL
5 3 (3.37%) Ruby
6 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) QA
Vendors
1 82 (92.13%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (4.49%) ServiceNow
3 3 (3.37%) Maxymiser
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.25%) Informatica
4 2 (2.25%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.25%) ExactTarget
5 1 (1.12%) Eloqua
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle
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