The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 131 124 141
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.076% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.27% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£494 £431 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.49% -21.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £488 £463
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
686 744 989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.14% 28.33% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 403 538
Average daily rate £325 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 36
Average hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.54 £13.61 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Visualforce
England

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
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 22 July 2014. 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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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 -1 1 £538 +24.63% 1
Visualforce
England

Visualforce
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 5 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Mason
2 2 (40.00%) Force.com
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (20.00%) PMP
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (40.00%) Force.com
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Mason
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Salesforce.com