The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 240 229 236
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 10 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.096% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.40% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 7
Average daily rate £475 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £425 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2244 1994 2366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.17% 23.83% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1033 1183
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 133 107
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.00 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Visualforce
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -5 6 £475 +8.57% 3
Oxfordshire +1 4 £438 - 5
Surrey - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Visualforce
England

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 16 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 10 (62.50%) Force.com
3 8 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (50.00%) SaaS
3 8 (50.00%) Mason
4 7 (43.75%) CRM
5 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (18.75%) Workflow
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 3 (18.75%) MS Access
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) J2EE
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 2 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) UML
7 2 (12.50%) SAP
7 2 (12.50%) ERP
7 2 (12.50%) SOA
7 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
7 2 (12.50%) QA
7 2 (12.50%) Apache Flex
7 2 (12.50%) User Stories
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Force.com
2 8 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MS Access
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Front Office
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
1 9 (56.25%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Trainer
3 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com Trainer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Mason
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Flex
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) FMCG
1 1 (6.25%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) Workflow
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) UML
3 2 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
3 2 (12.50%) User Stories
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) JDA
3 1 (6.25%) Siebel
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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