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 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 607 588 555
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -33
Contract jobs citing Force.com 37 53 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.095% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.78% 1.86% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 52
Average daily rate £485 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £336 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £503 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+40.55% -4.66%
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
4772 2851 1886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.54% 5.12% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3279 1807 1194
Average daily rate £450 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 108 35
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +55.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £14.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £40.00 £36.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +69.49%

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 April 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 14 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 April 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 -37 37 £485 +7.77% 20
London -24 16 £450 -2.70% 13
East of England +17 12 £520 - 2
Cambridgeshire +17 12 £520 - 2
South East +2 9 £419 -18.29% 5
City of London +33 6 £513 -6.81% 3
Berkshire +3 4 £450 -21.73% 1
Surrey - 4 £419 - 1
Huntingdon - 4 £530 -
Cambridge -1 3 £505 - 1
Reading - 3 £450 - 1
Hampshire +6 1 £400 -11.11% 1
Newbury - 1 £375 -
Winchester - 1 £400 - 1

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 82 (72.57%) Apex Code
3 77 (68.14%) Visualforce
4 67 (59.29%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (42.48%) Java
6 47 (41.59%) Waterfall
7 46 (40.71%) Scrum
8 45 (39.82%) JavaScript
9 41 (36.28%) SOAP
10 39 (34.51%) Migration
11 36 (31.86%) CRM
12 35 (30.97%) Marketing
13 33 (29.20%) Data Migration
14 32 (28.32%) REST
14 32 (28.32%) Subversion
15 31 (27.43%) Git (software)
15 31 (27.43%) SDLC
16 27 (23.89%) SOQL
17 26 (23.01%) Web Services
17 26 (23.01%) CSS
17 26 (23.01%) HTML
18 23 (20.35%) XML
19 22 (19.47%) ETL
20 19 (16.81%) Ant
20 19 (16.81%) Web Application Development
21 18 (15.93%) Enterprise Software
22 17 (15.04%) SOA
22 17 (15.04%) SAP
22 17 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
22 17 (15.04%) API Development

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 12 (10.62%) CMS
2 1 (0.88%) Apache
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (5.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (3.54%) Eloqua
3 4 (3.54%) Markit EDM
4 2 (1.77%) Radian6
5 1 (0.88%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.39%) SaaS
2 12 (10.62%) Heroku
3 10 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (7.96%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.65%) GitHub
6 2 (1.77%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) HTTP
2 2 (1.77%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.62%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (7.08%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.19%) MySQL
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (28.32%) Subversion
2 31 (27.43%) Git (software)
3 19 (16.81%) Ant
4 13 (11.50%) Jenkins
5 11 (9.73%) Eclipse
5 11 (9.73%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.88%) Checkstyle
6 1 (0.88%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.88%) FindBugs
6 1 (0.88%) Flyway
6 1 (0.88%) Gradle
6 1 (0.88%) Hudson
6 1 (0.88%) JIRA
6 1 (0.88%) JMeter
6 1 (0.88%) JUnit
6 1 (0.88%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.88%) Selenium
6 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (30.97%) Marketing
2 8 (7.08%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.31%) Finance
4 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Billing
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) French Language
6 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (55.75%) Developer
2 59 (52.21%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 33 (29.20%) Architect
4 29 (25.66%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 18 (15.93%) Technical Architect
6 12 (10.62%) Consultant
6 12 (10.62%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 12 (10.62%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.08%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (5.31%) Agile Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Functional Consultant
10 4 (3.54%) Administrator
10 4 (3.54%) Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.54%) MuleSoft Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Salesforce.com Administrator
10 4 (3.54%) Salesforce.com Analyst
11 3 (2.65%) Agile Java Developer
11 3 (2.65%) CRM Developer
11 3 (2.65%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (68.14%) Visualforce
2 41 (36.28%) SOAP
3 32 (28.32%) REST
4 26 (23.01%) CSS
4 26 (23.01%) HTML
4 26 (23.01%) Web Services
5 23 (20.35%) XML
6 16 (14.16%) RESTful
7 15 (13.27%) COM
8 10 (8.85%) JSON
9 9 (7.96%) Ajax
9 9 (7.96%) DHTML
9 9 (7.96%) Mason
10 6 (5.31%) .NET
11 4 (3.54%) Middleware
12 3 (2.65%) jQuery
12 3 (2.65%) Symfony
13 2 (1.77%) J2EE
14 1 (0.88%) J2SE
14 1 (0.88%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.93%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (12.39%) Mobile App
4 9 (7.96%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Blog
6 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.85%) Android
1 10 (8.85%) Apple iOS
2 7 (6.19%) Linux
2 7 (6.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (59.29%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (41.59%) Waterfall
3 46 (40.71%) Scrum
4 39 (34.51%) Migration
5 36 (31.86%) CRM
6 33 (29.20%) Data Migration
7 31 (27.43%) SDLC
8 22 (19.47%) ETL
9 19 (16.81%) Web Application Development
10 17 (15.04%) API Development
10 17 (15.04%) SOA
11 15 (13.27%) ERP
12 13 (11.50%) Data Modelling
12 13 (11.50%) Presales
13 12 (10.62%) Mentoring
13 12 (10.62%) Project Management
14 11 (9.73%) OO
14 11 (9.73%) OOP
14 11 (9.73%) Use Case
14 11 (9.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (72.57%) Apex Code
2 48 (42.48%) Java
3 45 (39.82%) JavaScript
4 27 (23.89%) SOQL
5 10 (8.85%) SQL
6 7 (6.19%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.19%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.54%) C#
8 3 (2.65%) PHP
8 3 (2.65%) SOSL
9 2 (1.77%) C++
9 2 (1.77%) Ruby
10 1 (0.88%) Groovy
10 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.62%) Degree
2 7 (6.19%) CBAP
3 2 (1.77%) MBA
3 2 (1.77%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.77%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) Control-M
Vendors
1 113 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 17 (15.04%) SAP
3 15 (13.27%) Microsoft
4 12 (10.62%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 11 (9.73%) Oracle
5 11 (9.73%) Siebel
6 8 (7.08%) Informatica
7 7 (6.19%) Conga
7 7 (6.19%) Pardot
8 6 (5.31%) MuleSoft
9 4 (3.54%) Marketo
10 3 (2.65%) Infor
11 2 (1.77%) Apttus
11 2 (1.77%) Dell
11 2 (1.77%) TIBCO
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