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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visualforce over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 220 219 225
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 38 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.62% 0.43% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 8 11
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£475 £488 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2339 2090 2067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.78% 24.49% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1418 1164 1123
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 64 87
Average hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £14.93 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Visualforce
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visualforce across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Visualforce Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualforce within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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 +8 17 £481 +4.05% 6
Surrey -1 4 £450 - 2
Hampshire -18 2 £481 -3.75% 1
Middlesex - 1 £450 - 2
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Kent - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Visualforce
England

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 45 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 45 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 32 (71.11%) Force.com
3 29 (64.44%) Java
4 20 (44.44%) Mason
5 17 (37.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (37.78%) SaaS
5 17 (37.78%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (24.44%) CRM
8 10 (22.22%) SOAP
9 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 7 (15.56%) XML
11 6 (13.33%) Retail
12 5 (11.11%) Workflow
12 5 (11.11%) Migration
12 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
12 5 (11.11%) JIRA
12 5 (11.11%) HTML
12 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (8.89%) REST
13 4 (8.89%) Project Management
13 4 (8.89%) CSS
13 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
13 4 (8.89%) JSON
13 4 (8.89%) Scrum
14 3 (6.67%) Marketing
14 3 (6.67%) Web Services
14 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
14 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (2.22%) MS Project
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 32 (71.11%) Force.com
2 17 (37.78%) SaaS
2 17 (37.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.22%) Ant
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (13.33%) Retail
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 24 (53.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Architect
3 7 (15.56%) Business Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Salesforce.com Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.22%) CRM Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Functional Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Procurement Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (44.44%) Mason
2 10 (22.22%) SOAP
3 7 (15.56%) XML
4 5 (11.11%) HTML
5 4 (8.89%) JSON
5 4 (8.89%) REST
5 4 (8.89%) CSS
6 3 (6.67%) Web Services
7 2 (4.44%) J2EE
8 1 (2.22%) jQuery
8 1 (2.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (24.44%) CRM
4 5 (11.11%) Workflow
4 5 (11.11%) Migration
4 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 4 (8.89%) Scrum
5 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.89%) Project Management
6 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Time Management
7 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.22%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (2.22%) Data Mapping
8 1 (2.22%) Data Architecture
8 1 (2.22%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (2.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 29 (64.44%) Java
3 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.44%) SQL
5 1 (2.22%) SOQL
5 1 (2.22%) SOSL
5 1 (2.22%) C++
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Informatica
Surrey
Mason Frank
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
South East England
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago