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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 557 559 547
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Force.com 69 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.10% 0.082%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.81% 2.23% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 32
Average daily rate £431 £451 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% -1.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £339 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +5.55%
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
3818 2379 1472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.42% 4.59% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2671 1548 953
Average daily rate £450 £430 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 84 31
Average hourly rate £22.88 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.05 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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 12 February 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 19 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 69 £431 -4.37% 35
London +1 30 £500 +11.11% 35
South East +28 25 £380 -21.03%
Berkshire +20 21 £380 +11.76%
Slough +14 11 £380 +11.76%
Nottingham - 6 - -
Nottinghamshire - 6 - -
East Midlands - 6 - -
East of England +5 4 £450 -
West Midlands - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 £431 -
Oxfordshire +3 2 £431 -15.85%
Reading - 2 £450 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Watford - 2 £413 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £450 -
City of London +20 1 £475 +5.55% 14
Cambridgeshire +12 1 £450 -
Huntingdon - 1 £450 -

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 107 (99.07%) Salesforce.com
2 77 (71.30%) Apex Code
3 70 (64.81%) Visualforce
4 53 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (38.89%) JavaScript
6 39 (36.11%) Scrum
7 38 (35.19%) Java
8 36 (33.33%) Waterfall
9 33 (30.56%) SDLC
9 33 (30.56%) Marketing
10 31 (28.70%) Subversion
10 31 (28.70%) Git (software)
11 28 (25.93%) REST
12 27 (25.00%) Migration
13 26 (24.07%) CRM
14 25 (23.15%) SOAP
15 23 (21.30%) HTML
15 23 (21.30%) Data Migration
16 22 (20.37%) Ant
17 21 (19.44%) CSS
17 21 (19.44%) Web Application Development
18 20 (18.52%) SaaS
19 17 (15.74%) SOQL
19 17 (15.74%) XML
20 16 (14.81%) SOA
21 15 (13.89%) Web Services
21 15 (13.89%) Mason
22 14 (12.96%) Cloud Computing
22 14 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
22 14 (12.96%) Jenkins

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.93%) Drupal
2 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (3.70%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.93%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.52%) SaaS
2 14 (12.96%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.70%) Heroku
4 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.78%) GitHub
5 2 (1.85%) Boomi
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.93%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.93%) IaaS
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.93%) Office 365
6 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.93%) PaaS
6 1 (0.93%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.26%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.48%) MySQL
2 7 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (28.70%) Git (software)
1 31 (28.70%) Subversion
2 22 (20.37%) Ant
3 14 (12.96%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.26%) Oracle APEX
5 8 (7.41%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 33 (30.56%) Marketing
2 6 (5.56%) Finance
3 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.78%) Retail
5 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 68 (62.96%) Developer
2 65 (60.19%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 22 (20.37%) Architect
4 19 (17.59%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 9 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.41%) Technical Architect
7 7 (6.48%) Consultant
7 7 (6.48%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 6 (5.56%) Agile Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Functional Consultant
9 4 (3.70%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.70%) MuleSoft Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Administrator
10 3 (2.78%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (2.78%) CRM Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Salesforce.com Administrator
10 3 (2.78%) Salesforce.com Analyst
11 2 (1.85%) HTML CSS Developer
11 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (64.81%) Visualforce
2 28 (25.93%) REST
3 25 (23.15%) SOAP
4 23 (21.30%) HTML
5 21 (19.44%) CSS
6 17 (15.74%) XML
7 15 (13.89%) Mason
7 15 (13.89%) Web Services
8 10 (9.26%) JSON
9 7 (6.48%) Ajax
10 6 (5.56%) DHTML
11 4 (3.70%) jQuery
12 3 (2.78%) .NET
12 3 (2.78%) COM
13 2 (1.85%) Middleware
13 2 (1.85%) RESTful
14 1 (0.93%) HTML5
14 1 (0.93%) J2EE
14 1 (0.93%) J2SE
14 1 (0.93%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.93%) Blog
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.48%) Linux
1 7 (6.48%) Unix
2 1 (0.93%) Android
2 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (36.11%) Scrum
3 36 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 33 (30.56%) SDLC
5 27 (25.00%) Migration
6 26 (24.07%) CRM
7 23 (21.30%) Data Migration
8 21 (19.44%) Web Application Development
9 16 (14.81%) SOA
10 14 (12.96%) API Development
11 12 (11.11%) OO
11 12 (11.11%) Project Management
12 11 (10.19%) ETL
12 11 (10.19%) OOP
13 10 (9.26%) High Availability
14 8 (7.41%) Email Marketing
14 8 (7.41%) Release Management
14 8 (7.41%) Web Development
15 7 (6.48%) TDD
15 7 (6.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 77 (71.30%) Apex Code
2 42 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 38 (35.19%) Java
4 17 (15.74%) SOQL
5 8 (7.41%) SQL
6 7 (6.48%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.70%) C#
9 2 (1.85%) SOSL
10 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (10.19%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) CBAP
3 2 (1.85%) MBA
3 2 (1.85%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) vCloud
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 107 (99.07%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (9.26%) Oracle
2 10 (9.26%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 6 (5.56%) Informatica
3 6 (5.56%) MuleSoft
4 4 (3.70%) Conga
4 4 (3.70%) Marketo
4 4 (3.70%) Pardot
4 4 (3.70%) SAP
5 3 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.85%) Dell
6 2 (1.85%) Infor
6 2 (1.85%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.93%) Google
7 1 (0.93%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.93%) VMware
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