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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 385 345 383
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +38
Contract jobs citing Force.com 28 75 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.31% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.77% 5.82% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 51 36
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £444 £488
% change year-on-year
- -8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £95.00
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
1585 1289 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.69% 5.38% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1146 866 615
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 9
Average hourly rate £21.64 £22.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £137.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -44.71%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 +11 11 £500 +3.62% 17
Force.com
England

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 71 (97.26%) Salesforce.com
2 61 (83.56%) Apex Code
3 54 (73.97%) Visualforce
4 39 (53.42%) Java
5 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (28.77%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (28.77%) SaaS
6 21 (28.77%) Mason
7 16 (21.92%) Finance
7 16 (21.92%) CRM
7 16 (21.92%) SOQL
8 12 (16.44%) Web Services
8 12 (16.44%) Marketing
9 10 (13.70%) Business Analysis
10 9 (12.33%) Scrum
11 8 (10.96%) Asset Management
11 8 (10.96%) Degree
11 8 (10.96%) Middleware
11 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
12 7 (9.59%) CSS
12 7 (9.59%) HTML
12 7 (9.59%) SDLC
13 6 (8.22%) Heroku
13 6 (8.22%) REST
13 6 (8.22%) Project Management
13 6 (8.22%) Informatica
13 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
13 6 (8.22%) Retail
14 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
14 5 (6.85%) XML

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (5.48%) CMS
2 1 (1.37%) Drupal
2 1 (1.37%) Lync
2 1 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.37%) Apache
2 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Office
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Radian6
2 1 (1.37%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.77%) SaaS
1 21 (28.77%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (8.22%) Heroku
3 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.37%) Office 365
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Intranet
2 1 (1.37%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.74%) Ant
2 2 (2.74%) Subversion
3 1 (1.37%) JUnit
3 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (21.92%) Finance
2 12 (16.44%) Marketing
3 6 (8.22%) Retail
4 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.37%) Front Office
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (49.32%) Developer
1 36 (49.32%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 16 (21.92%) Architect
3 14 (19.18%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 11 (15.07%) Technical Architect
5 8 (10.96%) Consultant
5 8 (10.96%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 7 (9.59%) Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Salesforce.com Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Technical Consultant
10 1 (1.37%) Test Analyst
10 1 (1.37%) Project Manager
10 1 (1.37%) Java Architect
10 1 (1.37%) Functional Consultant
10 1 (1.37%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (73.97%) Visualforce
2 21 (28.77%) Mason
3 12 (16.44%) Web Services
4 8 (10.96%) Middleware
5 7 (9.59%) HTML
5 7 (9.59%) CSS
6 6 (8.22%) REST
7 5 (6.85%) SOAP
7 5 (6.85%) COM
7 5 (6.85%) XML
8 4 (5.48%) JSON
9 3 (4.11%) DHTML
9 3 (4.11%) .NET
10 2 (2.74%) J2EE
10 2 (2.74%) RESTful
11 1 (1.37%) JPA
11 1 (1.37%) HTML5
11 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
11 1 (1.37%) JSP
11 1 (1.37%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) Spread Betting
4 2 (2.74%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.37%) Social Media
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) Informatics
5 1 (1.37%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) UNIX
1 2 (2.74%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.92%) CRM
3 10 (13.70%) Business Analysis
4 9 (12.33%) Scrum
5 8 (10.96%) Asset Management
6 7 (9.59%) SDLC
7 6 (8.22%) Project Management
8 4 (5.48%) Data Management
8 4 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.48%) Kanban
9 3 (4.11%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.11%) Master Data Management
9 3 (4.11%) Investment Management
9 3 (4.11%) Web Development
9 3 (4.11%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.11%) Change Management
9 3 (4.11%) Validation
9 3 (4.11%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (4.11%) Identity Management
9 3 (4.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 61 (83.56%) Apex Code
2 39 (53.42%) Java
3 16 (21.92%) SOQL
4 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.48%) SQL
6 3 (4.11%) PHP
6 3 (4.11%) C#
7 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.74%) SOSL
8 1 (1.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 71 (97.26%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (8.22%) Informatica
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.85%) ExactTarget
4 3 (4.11%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.74%) Eloqua
6 1 (1.37%) Pardot
6 1 (1.37%) Conga
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle
6 1 (1.37%) Google
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