The table below looks at the statistics for Force.com skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Force.com over the 3 months to 24 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 628 569 510
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -59
Contract jobs citing Force.com 23 55 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.10% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.48% 1.83% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 41 72
Median daily rate £450 £450 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £300 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+41.25% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
4815 3003 2101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.99% 5.55% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3312 1922 1354
Median daily rate £450 £413 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 85 37
Median hourly rate £20.06 £30.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.15% +84.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £14.70 £9.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

Force.com
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Force.com as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Force.com within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 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
England -39 23 £450 - 28
London -38 13 £450 - 18
City of London +27 7 £500 -4.76% 5
East of England +12 6 £525 +10.52% 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £525 -
South East -7 4 £419 -6.94% 3
Surrey - 2 £419 -
Cambridge - 2 £565 -
Hampshire +4 1 £400 -11.11%
Reading -5 1 £450 +50.00%
Berkshire -9 1 £450 +2.85% 2
Winchester - 1 £400 -

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Force.com also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Force.com.

1 89 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 67 (75.28%) Apex Code
3 62 (69.66%) Visualforce
4 54 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (46.07%) Java
6 39 (43.82%) Waterfall
7 37 (41.57%) Scrum
8 36 (40.45%) JavaScript
8 36 (40.45%) SOAP
9 33 (37.08%) Migration
10 29 (32.58%) Marketing
10 29 (32.58%) CRM
11 28 (31.46%) Data Migration
12 27 (30.34%) REST
13 24 (26.97%) SDLC
13 24 (26.97%) Web Services
13 24 (26.97%) Subversion
14 23 (25.84%) SOQL
14 23 (25.84%) Git (software)
15 22 (24.72%) CSS
15 22 (24.72%) HTML
16 20 (22.47%) ETL
17 19 (21.35%) XML
18 17 (19.10%) SAP
19 15 (16.85%) COM
19 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
19 15 (16.85%) SOA
20 14 (15.73%) Ant
20 14 (15.73%) RESTful
20 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills 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 10 (11.24%) CMS
2 1 (1.12%) Apache
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (4.49%) Markit EDM
4 3 (3.37%) Eloqua
5 2 (2.25%) Radian6
6 1 (1.12%) SAP HCM
6 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.61%) SaaS
2 12 (13.48%) Heroku
3 9 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (7.87%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.25%) GitHub
6 1 (1.12%) Boomi
6 1 (1.12%) IaaS
6 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) HTTP
2 2 (2.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.24%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.49%) MySQL
4 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (26.97%) Subversion
2 23 (25.84%) Git (software)
3 14 (15.73%) Ant
4 10 (11.24%) Eclipse
5 8 (8.99%) Oracle APEX
6 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.12%) Checkstyle
7 1 (1.12%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.12%) FindBugs
7 1 (1.12%) Flyway
7 1 (1.12%) Gradle
7 1 (1.12%) Hudson
7 1 (1.12%) JIRA
7 1 (1.12%) JMeter
7 1 (1.12%) JUnit
7 1 (1.12%) Liquibase
7 1 (1.12%) Selenium
7 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (32.58%) Marketing
2 8 (8.99%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.74%) Finance
4 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.37%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Automotive
6 1 (1.12%) Billing
6 1 (1.12%) Electronics
6 1 (1.12%) French Language
6 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (52.81%) Developer
2 45 (50.56%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 28 (31.46%) Architect
4 26 (29.21%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 15 (16.85%) Technical Architect
6 11 (12.36%) Consultant
6 11 (12.36%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 11 (12.36%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (8.99%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (5.62%) Functional Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) Agile Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) CRM Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com Analyst
11 2 (2.25%) Business Analyst
11 2 (2.25%) Java Developer
11 2 (2.25%) Oracle Developer
11 2 (2.25%) Sales Consultant
11 2 (2.25%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (69.66%) Visualforce
2 36 (40.45%) SOAP
3 27 (30.34%) REST
4 24 (26.97%) Web Services
5 22 (24.72%) CSS
5 22 (24.72%) HTML
6 19 (21.35%) XML
7 15 (16.85%) COM
8 14 (15.73%) RESTful
9 9 (10.11%) Ajax
9 9 (10.11%) DHTML
10 8 (8.99%) Mason
11 7 (7.87%) JSON
12 6 (6.74%) .NET
13 4 (4.49%) Middleware
14 3 (3.37%) J2EE
14 3 (3.37%) jQuery
14 3 (3.37%) Symfony
15 1 (1.12%) Gherkin
15 1 (1.12%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (15.73%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (14.61%) Mobile App
3 9 (10.11%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) Blog
5 1 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Android
1 9 (10.11%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.49%) Linux
2 4 (4.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (43.82%) Waterfall
3 37 (41.57%) Scrum
4 33 (37.08%) Migration
5 29 (32.58%) CRM
6 28 (31.46%) Data Migration
7 24 (26.97%) SDLC
8 20 (22.47%) ETL
9 15 (16.85%) SOA
10 13 (14.61%) ERP
11 12 (13.48%) Data Modelling
11 12 (13.48%) Presales
11 12 (13.48%) Web Application Development
12 11 (12.36%) Mentoring
13 10 (11.24%) API Development
13 10 (11.24%) Project Management
13 10 (11.24%) Use Case
14 9 (10.11%) Automated Testing
14 9 (10.11%) OO
15 8 (8.99%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (75.28%) Apex Code
2 41 (46.07%) Java
3 36 (40.45%) JavaScript
4 23 (25.84%) SOQL
5 8 (8.99%) SQL
6 7 (7.87%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.49%) C#
7 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.49%) SOSL
8 3 (3.37%) PHP
9 2 (2.25%) C++
9 2 (2.25%) Ruby
10 1 (1.12%) Groovy
10 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Degree
2 7 (7.87%) CBAP
3 1 (1.12%) MBA
3 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Control-M
Vendors
1 89 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 17 (19.10%) SAP
3 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
4 11 (12.36%) Siebel
5 10 (11.24%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 8 (8.99%) Informatica
6 8 (8.99%) Oracle
7 7 (7.87%) Conga
7 7 (7.87%) Pardot
8 3 (3.37%) Infor
8 3 (3.37%) Marketo
9 2 (2.25%) Apttus
10 1 (1.12%) Dell
10 1 (1.12%) MuleSoft
10 1 (1.12%) TIBCO
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