The table below looks at the statistics for Force.com skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Force.com over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 249 270 250
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Contract jobs citing Force.com 6 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.072% 0.010% 0.077%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.56% 0.17% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Median daily rate £400 £300 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £300 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £300 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £338 £488
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Force.com
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1069 585 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.76% 5.89% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 350 225
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £11.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £26.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

Force.com
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Force.com as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Force.com Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Force.com
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Force.com across the South East region.

Force.com Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Force.com
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Force.com within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Middlesex - 2 £400 -
Berkshire +9 1 - - 3
Hampshire - 1 £400 -
Force.com
England

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Force.com 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 South East region with a requirement for Force.com.

1 10 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 10 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 9 (90.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) Visualforce
4 5 (50.00%) Mason
4 5 (50.00%) SaaS
4 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (40.00%) CRM
6 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) JMeter
6 3 (30.00%) Apache
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (30.00%) JPA
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (30.00%) Subversion
6 3 (30.00%) Spring
6 3 (30.00%) Checkstyle
6 3 (30.00%) Java EE
6 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (30.00%) Groovy
6 3 (30.00%) FindBugs
6 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
6 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Gradle

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Checkstyle
1 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (30.00%) FindBugs
1 3 (30.00%) Flyway
1 3 (30.00%) Gradle
1 3 (30.00%) JMeter
1 3 (30.00%) Liquibase
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) CruiseControl
2 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (20.00%) Hudson
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) MSTest
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Visualforce
2 5 (50.00%) Mason
3 3 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (30.00%) Apache Camel
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Java EE
3 3 (30.00%) JPA
3 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (20.00%) NHibernate
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) WebCenter
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) OWASP
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 9 (90.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Groovy
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) SOQL
5 1 (10.00%) SOSL
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle