The table below looks at the statistics for Visualforce 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 Visualforce over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 253 268 238
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -30
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 8 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.091% 0.092% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.35% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 13
Median daily rate £400 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £343 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £444
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -21.12%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2375 2555 2259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.98% 26.12% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1510 1669 1267
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 50 49
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.59 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

Visualforce
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 South East

Visualforce
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Visualforce Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Visualforce
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 Visualforce within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire +9 3 - - 1
Middlesex - 2 £400 -
Surrey +1 1 £450 +28.57%
Visualforce
England

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Visualforce.

1 24 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 21 (87.50%) Apex Code
3 14 (58.33%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (50.00%) Web Services
5 11 (45.83%) Workflow
6 10 (41.67%) SOA
7 9 (37.50%) CRM
7 9 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (37.50%) Release Management
8 8 (33.33%) XML
8 8 (33.33%) HTML
8 8 (33.33%) .NET
9 7 (29.17%) Force.com
10 6 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (25.00%) Apache Flex
10 6 (25.00%) J2EE
10 6 (25.00%) Oracle
10 6 (25.00%) Java
10 6 (25.00%) SQL
11 5 (20.83%) ERP
11 5 (20.83%) Mason
11 5 (20.83%) REST
12 4 (16.67%) SaaS
12 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (16.67%) SOAP
13 3 (12.50%) Scrum
14 2 (8.33%) Symfony
14 2 (8.33%) jQuery
14 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 2 (8.33%) Usability Testing

Visualforce
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 9 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 14 (58.33%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (29.17%) Force.com
3 4 (16.67%) SaaS
4 2 (8.33%) FinancialForce.com
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (8.33%) MSTest
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
1 18 (75.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 2 (8.33%) Analyst
2 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com Analyst
2 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com Software Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (4.17%) Architect
3 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Implementation Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) Web Services
2 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (33.33%) XML
3 6 (25.00%) Apache Flex
3 6 (25.00%) J2EE
4 5 (20.83%) Mason
4 5 (20.83%) REST
5 4 (16.67%) SOAP
6 2 (8.33%) Ajax
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) DHTML
6 2 (8.33%) HTML5 Canvas
6 2 (8.33%) jQuery
6 2 (8.33%) RESTful
6 2 (8.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Workflow
2 10 (41.67%) SOA
3 9 (37.50%) CRM
3 9 (37.50%) Release Management
4 5 (20.83%) ERP
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) API Development
7 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.33%) BDD
7 2 (8.33%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
7 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.33%) Usability Testing
7 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Validation
7 2 (8.33%) Web Development
8 1 (4.17%) Project Governance
8 1 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) Apex Code
2 6 (25.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 2 (8.33%) SOQL
3 2 (8.33%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle