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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 524 526 504
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs citing Force.com 52 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.080% 0.074%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.60% 3.18% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 23
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£450 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £393 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £438 £481
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.09%
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
2001 1257 835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.81% 2.50% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1258 789 518
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 23 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.20 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+60.71% -25.33%

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 27 February 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 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 27 February 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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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 -3 52 £450 -2.70% 75
London -1 36 £450 -7.45% 56
City of London +21 15 £450 -9.54% 37
South East -22 11 £463 -7.50% 7
Berkshire +5 8 £340 -2.85% 3
Slough - 2 £340 -
Hampshire -13 1 £463 -7.50%
Cambridge - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £315 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 2
Scotland - - - -
Bromley - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 142 (94.67%) Salesforce.com
2 128 (85.33%) Apex Code
3 120 (80.00%) Visualforce
4 75 (50.00%) Java
5 58 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (31.33%) Mason
6 47 (31.33%) SaaS
7 44 (29.33%) Cloud Computing
8 39 (26.00%) CRM
9 30 (20.00%) Web Services
9 30 (20.00%) Finance
10 22 (14.67%) Migration
11 21 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (14.00%) JavaScript
12 19 (12.67%) HTML
13 18 (12.00%) SOAP
14 15 (10.00%) XML
15 14 (9.33%) CSS
15 14 (9.33%) Scrum
15 14 (9.33%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (8.67%) REST
16 13 (8.67%) Retail
17 11 (7.33%) Data Migration
17 11 (7.33%) E-Commerce
17 11 (7.33%) SQL
17 11 (7.33%) .NET
18 10 (6.67%) jQuery
18 10 (6.67%) Business Analysis
18 10 (6.67%) Web Application Development
18 10 (6.67%) SOQL

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (0.67%) MS Office
1 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 47 (31.33%) SaaS
2 44 (29.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.00%) HTTP
1 3 (2.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Selenium
2 4 (2.67%) JIRA
3 3 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.00%) Ant
3 3 (2.00%) Grunt
3 3 (2.00%) Yeoman
3 3 (2.00%) Bower
4 2 (1.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.33%) Subversion
4 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (20.00%) Finance
2 13 (8.67%) Retail
3 6 (4.00%) Banking
4 4 (2.67%) Marketing
4 4 (2.67%) Publishing
5 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.33%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.33%) Legal
6 2 (1.33%) Advertising
6 2 (1.33%) Billing
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 84 (56.00%) Developer
2 80 (53.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 21 (14.00%) Consultant
4 20 (13.33%) Architect
5 16 (10.67%) Analyst
5 16 (10.67%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 14 (9.33%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 10 (6.67%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.33%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
9 7 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.67%) Administrator
9 7 (4.67%) Salesforce.com Administrator
10 6 (4.00%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.33%) Project Manager
12 4 (2.67%) Functional Consultant
12 4 (2.67%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
12 4 (2.67%) UI Developer
12 4 (2.67%) QA Analyst
12 4 (2.67%) UI Programmer
13 3 (2.00%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (80.00%) Visualforce
2 47 (31.33%) Mason
3 30 (20.00%) Web Services
4 19 (12.67%) HTML
5 18 (12.00%) SOAP
6 15 (10.00%) XML
7 14 (9.33%) CSS
8 13 (8.67%) REST
9 11 (7.33%) .NET
10 10 (6.67%) jQuery
11 5 (3.33%) Ajax
12 4 (2.67%) JSON
12 4 (2.67%) J2EE
13 3 (2.00%) Struts
13 3 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
13 3 (2.00%) Java EE
14 2 (1.33%) Middleware
15 1 (0.67%) RESTful
15 1 (0.67%) J2SE
15 1 (0.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.33%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.67%) User Experience
5 1 (0.67%) FMCG
5 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.00%) CRM
3 22 (14.67%) Migration
4 21 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (9.33%) Scrum
6 11 (7.33%) E-Commerce
6 11 (7.33%) Data Migration
7 10 (6.67%) Web Application Development
7 10 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 9 (6.00%) Web Development
9 8 (5.33%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (4.67%) ETL
11 6 (4.00%) TDD
12 5 (3.33%) Data Analysis
12 5 (3.33%) Change Management
12 5 (3.33%) Workflow
12 5 (3.33%) ERP
12 5 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (3.33%) Progressive Enhancement
12 5 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 128 (85.33%) Apex Code
2 75 (50.00%) Java
3 21 (14.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.33%) SQL
5 10 (6.67%) SOQL
6 5 (3.33%) SOSL
7 3 (2.00%) C#
7 3 (2.00%) C++
7 3 (2.00%) Ruby
8 2 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (3.33%) Degree
2 4 (2.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 142 (94.67%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (4.67%) Oracle
3 5 (3.33%) SAP
3 5 (3.33%) Eloqua
4 4 (2.67%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.00%) Informatica
5 3 (2.00%) Maxymiser
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft
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