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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 234 228 233
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 9 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.097% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.89% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 9
Average daily rate
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£402 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2256 2258 2457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.31% 25.85% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1283 1220
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 80
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.04 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Surrey -3 3 £525 +7.69%
Berkshire 0 2 £300 -36.84%
Oxfordshire -10 2 £300 -31.42%
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Visualforce
England

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 31 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 24 (77.42%) Force.com
3 21 (67.74%) Java
4 13 (41.94%) XML
5 12 (38.71%) Mason
6 11 (35.48%) CRM
6 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (29.03%) Migration
7 9 (29.03%) J2EE
7 9 (29.03%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (29.03%) SaaS
8 7 (22.58%) Data Migration
8 7 (22.58%) Analytics
8 7 (22.58%) Web Services
8 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
8 7 (22.58%) Eclipse
8 7 (22.58%) Workflow
9 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (19.35%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (19.35%) Ant
10 5 (16.13%) .NET
10 5 (16.13%) SOAP
10 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
10 5 (16.13%) Validation
10 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
10 5 (16.13%) SOQL
10 5 (16.13%) SOSL
10 5 (16.13%) RESTful
11 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
2 4 (12.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (77.42%) Force.com
2 9 (29.03%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (29.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) MS Access
2 1 (3.23%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Eclipse
2 6 (19.35%) Ant
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) Maven
General
1 4 (12.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Salesforce.com Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Procurement Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) CRM Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Informatica Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) XML
2 12 (38.71%) Mason
3 9 (29.03%) J2EE
4 7 (22.58%) Web Services
5 5 (16.13%) .NET
5 5 (16.13%) SOAP
5 5 (16.13%) RESTful
6 3 (9.68%) HTML
7 2 (6.45%) CSS
8 1 (3.23%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) DTV
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.45%) User Experience
1 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.45%) Social Media
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) CRM
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Migration
3 7 (22.58%) Data Migration
3 7 (22.58%) Analytics
3 7 (22.58%) Workflow
4 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (19.35%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) Validation
5 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.45%) Operations Management
7 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 21 (67.74%) Java
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) SOQL
4 5 (16.13%) SOSL
5 2 (6.45%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Siebel
3 3 (9.68%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) Sun
5 1 (3.23%) Informatica
5 1 (3.23%) JDA