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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 131 114 121
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.032% 0.26% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.94% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £488
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
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
799 743 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.41% 27.84% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 419 460
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.05 £21.90 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £40.00 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Mason

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Mason
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
Manchester, Lancashire
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Rate: £200 - £275 per day
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