The table below looks at the statistics for Visualforce skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visualforce over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 142 129 121
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.081% 0.033% 0.080%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.15% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £450 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £488
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -17.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Visualforce
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
792 663 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.49% 22.11% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 394 369
Average daily rate £368 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £17.44 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

Visualforce
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visualforce across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Visualforce Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Visualforce
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visualforce across the North West region.

Visualforce Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Visualforce
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visualforce across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Visualforce Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Visualforce
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualforce within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Manchester - 2 £325 - 2
Visualforce
England

Visualforce
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Visualforce 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 Visualforce.

1 4 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 2 (50.00%) Force.com
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Mason
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Visualforce 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 Visualforce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Force.com
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) Mason
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Salesforce.com