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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 139 - 135
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% - 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
803 830 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.89% 29.07% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 448 543
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 28
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +28.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.69 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Mason
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (25.00%) Force.com

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) Force.com
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Mason
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Salesforce.com