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 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 Force.com
Rank 501 528 542
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +14
Contract jobs citing Force.com 111 58 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.58% 4.65% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 41 43
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£500 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £375 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £483
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -1.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £95.00 -
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
1988 1248 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.45% 2.37% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1233 836 424
Average daily rate £425 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £125 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 27 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.85 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £47.20 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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 19 September 2014.

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 30 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 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
England +40 106 £475 - 49
London +55 76 £500 +5.26% 33
East Midlands +13 11 £438 - 3
City of London +28 9 £500 -2.43% 10
South East +1 9 £363 -20.54% 7
Surrey -3 3 £525 +7.69%
South West -43 3 - - 1
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Berkshire +7 2 £300 -40.00%
East of England -20 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 4
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 4
Swindon - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £425 -
Leeds - 1 £450 - 3
Brighton - 1 £425 -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Trowbridge - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 221 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 175 (79.19%) Apex Code
3 171 (77.38%) Visualforce
4 110 (49.77%) Java
5 79 (35.75%) CRM
6 65 (29.41%) Mason
7 59 (26.70%) JavaScript
7 59 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (25.34%) SaaS
9 53 (23.98%) Web Services
10 52 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
11 49 (22.17%) XML
12 46 (20.81%) Migration
13 37 (16.74%) HTML
14 35 (15.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 31 (14.03%) SOQL
16 26 (11.76%) SOAP
17 23 (10.41%) SQL
17 23 (10.41%) .NET
18 21 (9.50%) Data Migration
19 18 (8.14%) J2EE
20 17 (7.69%) Finance
21 16 (7.24%) Web Development
21 16 (7.24%) ETL
21 16 (7.24%) SOSL
22 15 (6.79%) Project Management
22 15 (6.79%) Business Analysis
23 14 (6.33%) Scrum
23 14 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
24 12 (5.43%) Retail

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (2.71%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
1 3 (1.36%) MS Project
1 3 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 56 (25.34%) SaaS
2 52 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (4.07%) Heroku
4 4 (1.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.52%) HTTP
2 9 (4.07%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.07%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (2.71%) JIRA
1 6 (2.71%) Ant
1 6 (2.71%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.81%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (1.36%) Subversion
4 2 (0.90%) Maven
General
1 17 (7.69%) Finance
2 12 (5.43%) Retail
3 11 (4.98%) Billing
4 9 (4.07%) Advertising
4 9 (4.07%) Marketing
5 6 (2.71%) Banking
5 6 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.26%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.90%) Electronics
8 2 (0.90%) Back Office
8 2 (0.90%) Publishing
9 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.45%) Front Office
9 1 (0.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 120 (54.30%) Developer
2 118 (53.39%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 31 (14.03%) Architect
4 30 (13.57%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 26 (11.76%) Consultant
6 25 (11.31%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 20 (9.05%) Project Manager
8 18 (8.14%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
9 14 (6.33%) Analyst
10 13 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Administrator
10 13 (5.88%) Administrator
11 12 (5.43%) Technical Architect
12 11 (4.98%) Business Analyst
13 9 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (4.07%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
14 8 (3.62%) Senior Developer
15 4 (1.81%) CRM Developer
15 4 (1.81%) Functional Consultant
16 3 (1.36%) Technical Solutions Architect
16 3 (1.36%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (77.38%) Visualforce
2 65 (29.41%) Mason
3 53 (23.98%) Web Services
4 49 (22.17%) XML
5 37 (16.74%) HTML
6 26 (11.76%) SOAP
7 23 (10.41%) .NET
8 18 (8.14%) J2EE
9 12 (5.43%) CSS
10 10 (4.52%) REST
11 7 (3.17%) Ajax
12 5 (2.26%) Struts
12 5 (2.26%) XHTML
12 5 (2.26%) JSON
12 5 (2.26%) RESTful
13 4 (1.81%) J2SE
13 4 (1.81%) Middleware
14 3 (1.36%) WSDL
14 3 (1.36%) XSD
14 3 (1.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.17%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.71%) FMCG
4 6 (2.71%) User Experience
5 3 (1.36%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.90%) Social Media
6 2 (0.90%) DTV
7 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.81%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.90%) Linux
3 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (35.75%) CRM
2 59 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (20.81%) Migration
4 35 (15.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (9.50%) Data Migration
6 16 (7.24%) Web Development
6 16 (7.24%) ETL
7 15 (6.79%) Project Management
7 15 (6.79%) Business Analysis
8 14 (6.33%) Scrum
9 11 (4.98%) OO
9 11 (4.98%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (4.98%) OpenUP
10 10 (4.52%) Web Application Development
10 10 (4.52%) Workflow
10 10 (4.52%) ERP
11 9 (4.07%) SOA
11 9 (4.07%) E-Commerce
11 9 (4.07%) Data Analysis
12 8 (3.62%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 175 (79.19%) Apex Code
2 110 (49.77%) Java
3 59 (26.70%) JavaScript
4 31 (14.03%) SOQL
5 23 (10.41%) SQL
6 16 (7.24%) SOSL
7 12 (5.43%) C#
7 12 (5.43%) C++
8 5 (2.26%) PHP
9 2 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (1.81%) Degree
2 2 (0.90%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 221 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (4.98%) SAP
3 7 (3.17%) Oracle
4 6 (2.71%) Eloqua
4 6 (2.71%) Siebel
5 3 (1.36%) Informatica
6 2 (0.90%) Sun
7 1 (0.45%) JDA
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft
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