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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visualforce over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 153 162 135
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -27
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.086% 0.095% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.40% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £390 £425 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% -20.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Visualforce
England

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
953 1011 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.25% 24.08% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 652 469
Median daily rate £375 £383 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 14
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

Visualforce
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Visualforce as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualforce within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 3 £390 +20.00%
Visualforce
England

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Visualforce also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Visualforce.

1 5 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 5 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Force.com
3 2 (40.00%) SOQL
3 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (20.00%) Email Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Mason
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) CTI

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) CTI
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Mason
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Email Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SOQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Salesforce.com