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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 259 253 228
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 10 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.52% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 17
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £328 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £484 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
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
2373 2502 2132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.67% 26.18% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1590 1194
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 36 45
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.30 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 July 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 +6 5 £456 +11.96% 2
Surrey -8 1 £450 +26.31%
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Visualforce
England

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 28 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 25 (89.29%) Apex Code
3 14 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (46.43%) Workflow
4 13 (46.43%) Web Services
5 10 (35.71%) CRM
5 10 (35.71%) HTML
5 10 (35.71%) SOA
6 9 (32.14%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (32.14%) Java
6 9 (32.14%) XML
6 9 (32.14%) Release Management
6 9 (32.14%) Force.com
7 7 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.00%) J2EE
7 7 (25.00%) Oracle
7 7 (25.00%) REST
8 6 (21.43%) SQL
8 6 (21.43%) .NET
8 6 (21.43%) Apache Flex
9 5 (17.86%) Mason
9 5 (17.86%) ERP
10 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 4 (14.29%) PHP
10 4 (14.29%) CSS
10 4 (14.29%) SOAP
10 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 4 (14.29%) Web Development
10 4 (14.29%) Scrum

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 (32.14%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) BigMachines
1 1 (3.57%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (32.14%) Force.com
3 4 (14.29%) SaaS
4 2 (7.14%) FinancialForce.com
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.71%) Subversion
4 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
4 2 (7.14%) MSTest
5 1 (3.57%) Grunt
5 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 20 (71.43%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Software Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (3.57%) Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) Web Services
2 10 (35.71%) HTML
3 9 (32.14%) XML
4 7 (25.00%) J2EE
4 7 (25.00%) REST
5 6 (21.43%) .NET
5 6 (21.43%) Apache Flex
6 5 (17.86%) Mason
7 4 (14.29%) CSS
7 4 (14.29%) SOAP
8 3 (10.71%) Ajax
8 3 (10.71%) DHTML
8 3 (10.71%) RESTful
8 3 (10.71%) Symfony
9 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
9 1 (3.57%) CSS3
9 1 (3.57%) HTML5
9 1 (3.57%) jQuery
9 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Workflow
2 10 (35.71%) CRM
2 10 (35.71%) SOA
3 9 (32.14%) Release Management
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) ERP
6 4 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) Web Development
7 3 (10.71%) API Development
7 3 (10.71%) Validation
8 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.14%) BDD
8 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 2 (7.14%) Migration
8 2 (7.14%) Open Source
8 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.14%) TDD
8 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.14%) Usability Testing
8 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) Apex Code
2 9 (32.14%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) PHP
5 3 (10.71%) SOQL
5 3 (10.71%) SOSL
6 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Siebel