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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 500 547 528
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -19
Contract jobs citing Force.com 100 34 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.066% 0.084%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.82% 2.62% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 28 33
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£500 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £360 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £533 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
2076 1297 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.60% 2.51% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 820 424
Average daily rate £430 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 25 17
Average hourly rate £21.56 £17.11 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% -36.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £11.35 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £43.25 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -37.36%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +13 98 £500 +11.11% 76
London +48 61 £500 +11.11% 45
South East -14 24 £500 +6.66% 22
City of London +39 17 £500 +17.64% 29
Berkshire +15 13 £481 -3.75% 7
Surrey -2 4 - - 3
East Midlands - 4 £613 - 1
South West -29 1 £600 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £425 - 1
Scotland - 1 £375 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
East Sussex - 1 £425 -
Brighton - 1 £425 -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - - 1
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Harrogate - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Trowbridge - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 212 (98.60%) Salesforce.com
2 178 (82.79%) Apex Code
3 167 (77.67%) Visualforce
4 113 (52.56%) Java
5 70 (32.56%) CRM
6 68 (31.63%) Mason
7 67 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
8 62 (28.84%) SaaS
9 60 (27.91%) Cloud Computing
10 54 (25.12%) Web Services
11 49 (22.79%) JavaScript
12 43 (20.00%) Migration
13 41 (19.07%) XML
14 38 (17.67%) Stakeholder Management
15 31 (14.42%) HTML
16 30 (13.95%) Finance
17 26 (12.09%) SOAP
18 23 (10.70%) SOQL
19 22 (10.23%) .NET
20 19 (8.84%) SQL
21 16 (7.44%) Data Migration
21 16 (7.44%) REST
22 15 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
22 15 (6.98%) ETL
22 15 (6.98%) E-Commerce
22 15 (6.98%) Retail
22 15 (6.98%) Web Development
23 14 (6.51%) Scrum
23 14 (6.51%) Project Management
24 13 (6.05%) CSS

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
1 3 (1.40%) MS Project
2 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 62 (28.84%) SaaS
2 60 (27.91%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.86%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.72%) HTTP
2 7 (3.26%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (3.72%) JIRA
2 7 (3.26%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.93%) Ant
3 2 (0.93%) Subversion
3 2 (0.93%) Maven
3 2 (0.93%) Selenium
General
1 30 (13.95%) Finance
2 15 (6.98%) Retail
3 9 (4.19%) Banking
3 9 (4.19%) Advertising
4 8 (3.72%) Billing
5 6 (2.79%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.79%) Marketing
6 5 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 110 (51.16%) Developer
2 108 (50.23%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 34 (15.81%) Consultant
4 32 (14.88%) Architect
5 30 (13.95%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 29 (13.49%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 17 (7.91%) Analyst
8 15 (6.98%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
8 15 (6.98%) Project Manager
9 12 (5.58%) Administrator
9 12 (5.58%) Salesforce.com Administrator
10 11 (5.12%) Business Analyst
10 11 (5.12%) Technical Architect
10 11 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.65%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
12 8 (3.72%) Functional Consultant
13 5 (2.33%) Senior Developer
13 5 (2.33%) Lead Developer
14 4 (1.86%) QA Analyst
14 4 (1.86%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (77.67%) Visualforce
2 68 (31.63%) Mason
3 54 (25.12%) Web Services
4 41 (19.07%) XML
5 31 (14.42%) HTML
6 26 (12.09%) SOAP
7 22 (10.23%) .NET
8 16 (7.44%) REST
9 13 (6.05%) CSS
10 12 (5.58%) J2EE
11 8 (3.72%) JSON
12 5 (2.33%) J2SE
13 3 (1.40%) WSDL
13 3 (1.40%) Middleware
13 3 (1.40%) XSD
13 3 (1.40%) XSLT
13 3 (1.40%) Struts
14 1 (0.47%) jQuery
14 1 (0.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.26%) Data Integration
3 6 (2.79%) User Experience
3 6 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.93%) FMCG
4 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.47%) Social Media
5 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.93%) Linux
2 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (32.56%) CRM
2 67 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (20.00%) Migration
4 38 (17.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (7.44%) Data Migration
6 15 (6.98%) ETL
6 15 (6.98%) E-Commerce
6 15 (6.98%) Web Development
7 14 (6.51%) Scrum
7 14 (6.51%) Project Management
8 12 (5.58%) Business Analysis
8 12 (5.58%) OpenUP
9 9 (4.19%) Mentoring
9 9 (4.19%) SOA
10 8 (3.72%) Workflow
10 8 (3.72%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (3.26%) OO
11 7 (3.26%) Data Analysis
11 7 (3.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 178 (82.79%) Apex Code
2 113 (52.56%) Java
3 49 (22.79%) JavaScript
4 23 (10.70%) SOQL
5 19 (8.84%) SQL
6 12 (5.58%) SOSL
7 8 (3.72%) C#
7 8 (3.72%) C++
8 3 (1.40%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (1.86%) Degree
2 2 (0.93%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 212 (98.60%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (6.05%) Oracle
3 11 (5.12%) SAP
4 8 (3.72%) Eloqua
5 5 (2.33%) Informatica
6 2 (0.93%) Siebel
6 2 (0.93%) Sun
6 2 (0.93%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Rate: £350 - £405 per day
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Oxfordshire
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Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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City of London
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
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Central London / West End
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Rate: From £375 to £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £401 - £501 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Poole
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Hampshire
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
Mason Frank
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxfordshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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England
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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