The first table below looks at the demand for Visualforce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visualforce over the 3 months to 31 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 Oxfordshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 44 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.63% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 0.90% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -9.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
120 111 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.16% 22.47% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 61 78
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £12.30 £190.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.52% +927.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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Visualforce
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Visualforce Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Visualforce
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Visualforce Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Visualforce
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 7 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 7 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SaaS
2 4 (57.14%) Mason
2 4 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (57.14%) Force.com
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) MS Access
3 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) Social Media
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (57.14%) Force.com
1 4 (57.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 4 (57.14%) Java
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Salesforce.com