The table below looks at the statistics for Force.com skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Force.com over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 543 495 503
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +8
Contract jobs citing Force.com 53 100 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.86% 5.13% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 75 42
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £330 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
2857 1950 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 5.36% 3.68% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1845 1247 732
Average daily rate £413 £418 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 37 32
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £8.72 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -52.29%

Force.com
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Force.com within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Force.com Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Force.com
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Force.com within the UK.

Force.com Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Force.com
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Force.com within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Force.com Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Force.com
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Force.com within the UK.

Force.com Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Force.com
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Force.com within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
England -68 52 £450 +5.88% 87
London -33 40 £450 +4.65% 68
City of London +5 12 £525 +23.52% 40
South East -10 6 £400 +6.66% 7
Berkshire 0 4 £438 +27.73% 3
West Midlands -10 3 £275 -48.83% 2
Coventry - 3 £275 -
South West +14 2 £438 +16.66%
Hampshire +1 2 £400 -20.00% 1
Bracknell - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £438 -
East of England +3 1 £475 +26.66% 5
Reading +1 1 £300 -40.00% 1
Scotland 0 1 - -
Edinburgh -2 1 - -
Essex -3 1 £475 +26.66% 1
Basingstoke - 1 £350 -

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Force.com 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 Force.com.

1 93 (91.18%) Salesforce.com
2 86 (84.31%) Apex Code
3 76 (74.51%) Visualforce
4 45 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (36.27%) Java
6 23 (22.55%) SaaS
6 23 (22.55%) Mason
7 19 (18.63%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (18.63%) Finance
8 16 (15.69%) Web Services
8 16 (15.69%) SOQL
9 15 (14.71%) CRM
10 14 (13.73%) CSS
11 13 (12.75%) JavaScript
11 13 (12.75%) Scrum
11 13 (12.75%) Retail
12 12 (11.76%) HTML
13 11 (10.78%) jQuery
14 10 (9.80%) REST
14 10 (9.80%) SOAP
15 9 (8.82%) Middleware
15 9 (8.82%) Marketing
16 8 (7.84%) SDLC
17 7 (6.86%) Software Engineering
17 7 (6.86%) Business Analysis
17 7 (6.86%) Degree
17 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
17 7 (6.86%) Asset Management
17 7 (6.86%) Informatica
18 6 (5.88%) Identity Management

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Force.com 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 Force.com. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.94%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.55%) SaaS
2 19 (18.63%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (5.88%) Heroku
4 1 (0.98%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) Intranet
2 1 (0.98%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Selenium
2 3 (2.94%) Grunt
2 3 (2.94%) Yeoman
2 3 (2.94%) Bower
2 3 (2.94%) Ant
3 2 (1.96%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.96%) Subversion
3 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.98%) JIRA
4 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (18.63%) Finance
2 13 (12.75%) Retail
3 9 (8.82%) Marketing
4 4 (3.92%) Publishing
5 3 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.96%) Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Legal
7 1 (0.98%) Advertising
7 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (58.82%) Developer
2 56 (54.90%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 17 (16.67%) Architect
4 12 (11.76%) Consultant
5 11 (10.78%) Technical Architect
6 10 (9.80%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 9 (8.82%) Administrator
7 9 (8.82%) Salesforce.com Administrator
8 7 (6.86%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 7 (6.86%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.90%) Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) UI Programmer
10 4 (3.92%) UI Developer
10 4 (3.92%) ServiceNow Consultant
11 3 (2.94%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.94%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
12 2 (1.96%) Front-End Developer
13 1 (0.98%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 1 (0.98%) Commercial Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (74.51%) Visualforce
2 23 (22.55%) Mason
3 16 (15.69%) Web Services
4 14 (13.73%) CSS
5 12 (11.76%) HTML
6 11 (10.78%) jQuery
7 10 (9.80%) REST
7 10 (9.80%) SOAP
8 9 (8.82%) Middleware
9 5 (4.90%) Ajax
9 5 (4.90%) .NET
10 4 (3.92%) XML
10 4 (3.92%) COM
10 4 (3.92%) JSON
11 3 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (2.94%) Java EE
11 3 (2.94%) DHTML
12 1 (0.98%) RESTful
12 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.96%) Spread Betting
4 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.98%) Life Science
5 1 (0.98%) Social Media
5 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.98%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (14.71%) CRM
3 13 (12.75%) Scrum
4 8 (7.84%) SDLC
5 7 (6.86%) Software Engineering
5 7 (6.86%) Business Analysis
5 7 (6.86%) Asset Management
6 6 (5.88%) Identity Management
6 6 (5.88%) Workflow
6 6 (5.88%) Web Development
7 5 (4.90%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (4.90%) Kanban
7 5 (4.90%) Progressive Enhancement
7 5 (4.90%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (4.90%) Web Application Development
7 5 (4.90%) Change Management
8 4 (3.92%) ERP
8 4 (3.92%) SOA
8 4 (3.92%) Data Management
8 4 (3.92%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (84.31%) Apex Code
2 37 (36.27%) Java
3 16 (15.69%) SOQL
4 13 (12.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.94%) SOSL
5 3 (2.94%) Ruby
5 3 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (0.98%) SQL
6 1 (0.98%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 93 (91.18%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (6.86%) Informatica
3 5 (4.90%) ServiceNow
3 5 (4.90%) ExactTarget
4 4 (3.92%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.94%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.94%) Maxymiser
6 2 (1.96%) Conga
7 1 (0.98%) Pardot
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