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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Force.com over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 221 249 237
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Contract jobs citing Force.com 25 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.15% 0.070%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.04% 3.57% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 6
Average daily rate £380 £481 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.03% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £304 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
619 392 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.23% 4.11% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 221 151
Average daily rate £425 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £11.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.91% -39.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £8.97 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £20.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

Force.com
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Force.com across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Force.com across the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Force.com Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Force.com within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +20 21 £380 +11.76%
Oxfordshire +3 2 £431 -15.85%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £450 -
Force.com
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Force.com 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 Force.com.

1 31 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 26 (83.87%) Visualforce
2 26 (83.87%) Apex Code
3 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (64.52%) Waterfall
4 20 (64.52%) SDLC
5 16 (51.61%) Ant
6 15 (48.39%) Scrum
7 14 (45.16%) Subversion
7 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
7 14 (45.16%) Web Application Development
7 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
8 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
8 8 (25.81%) Java
9 7 (22.58%) SOA
9 7 (22.58%) Mason
10 5 (16.13%) REST
11 4 (12.90%) SaaS
11 4 (12.90%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (12.90%) CRM
12 3 (9.68%) Web Services
12 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
12 3 (9.68%) Workflow
13 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (6.45%) Heroku
13 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (6.45%) GitHub
13 2 (6.45%) Finance
13 2 (6.45%) Validation
13 2 (6.45%) Marketing

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Force.com 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 Force.com. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (12.90%) SaaS
2 2 (6.45%) GitHub
2 2 (6.45%) Heroku
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Ant
2 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
2 14 (45.16%) Subversion
3 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
1 26 (83.87%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Developer
5 1 (3.23%) CRM Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Data Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (83.87%) Visualforce
2 7 (22.58%) Mason
3 5 (16.13%) REST
4 3 (9.68%) Web Services
5 2 (6.45%) .NET
5 2 (6.45%) jQuery
5 2 (6.45%) SOAP
6 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) SDLC
2 20 (64.52%) Waterfall
3 15 (48.39%) Scrum
4 14 (45.16%) Web Application Development
5 7 (22.58%) SOA
6 4 (12.90%) CRM
7 3 (9.68%) Workflow
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) ERP
8 2 (6.45%) Validation
9 1 (3.23%) Dashboard Development
9 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
9 1 (3.23%) Data Architecture
9 1 (3.23%) Migration
9 1 (3.23%) Project Management
9 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) Apex Code
2 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.81%) Java
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Salesforce.com