The table below looks at the statistics for Force.com skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Force.com over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 612 584 514
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -70
Contract jobs citing Force.com 28 56 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.100% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.54% 1.70% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 46 83
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5155 3301 2250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.59% 5.89% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3626 2149 1438
Median daily rate £463 £410 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 70 52
Median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +101.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.87 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £27.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-43.11% +83.33%

Force.com
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Force.com as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 June 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 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Force.com within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 28 £500 +11.11% 8
London -25 18 £478 +6.11% 7
City of London +30 8 £490 -2.00%
East of England +18 5 £525 +10.52%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £525 -
South East 0 3 £413 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £565 -
Hampshire +4 1 £400 -7.24%
Berkshire -13 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £425 -
Winchester - 1 £400 -

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Force.com also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Force.com.

1 65 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 43 (66.15%) Apex Code
3 39 (60.00%) Visualforce
4 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (55.38%) Java
6 30 (46.15%) CRM
7 29 (44.62%) SOAP
8 25 (38.46%) Marketing
9 24 (36.92%) SOQL
10 22 (33.85%) Migration
10 22 (33.85%) Waterfall
11 21 (32.31%) Scrum
12 19 (29.23%) REST
13 18 (27.69%) SAP
14 17 (26.15%) Web Services
14 17 (26.15%) Data Migration
15 15 (23.08%) ERP
15 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
15 15 (23.08%) XML
15 15 (23.08%) COM
15 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
16 14 (21.54%) HTML
16 14 (21.54%) CSS
16 14 (21.54%) ETL
16 14 (21.54%) Data Modelling
16 14 (21.54%) RESTful
17 13 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
18 12 (18.46%) Mobile App
18 12 (18.46%) Heroku
18 12 (18.46%) CMS

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (18.46%) CMS
2 2 (3.08%) Drupal
2 2 (3.08%) Joomla!
2 2 (3.08%) WordPress
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.15%) Markit EDM
2 4 (6.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (3.08%) Radian6
4 1 (1.54%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.46%) Heroku
2 9 (13.85%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.69%) SaaS
4 4 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.62%) Boomi
6 2 (3.08%) Google Apps
7 1 (1.54%) IaaS
7 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) HTTP
2 2 (3.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.62%) MySQL
4 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.08%) GIS
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Subversion
2 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (4.62%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.08%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.54%) Ant
6 1 (1.54%) Checkstyle
6 1 (1.54%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.54%) FindBugs
6 1 (1.54%) Flyway
6 1 (1.54%) Gradle
6 1 (1.54%) Hudson
6 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.54%) JIRA
6 1 (1.54%) JMeter
6 1 (1.54%) JUnit
6 1 (1.54%) Liquibase
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (38.46%) Marketing
2 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.69%) Finance
4 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) Automotive
6 1 (1.54%) Electronics
6 1 (1.54%) French Language
6 1 (1.54%) Games
6 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Developer
2 27 (41.54%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 23 (35.38%) Architect
4 20 (30.77%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 16 (24.62%) Technical Architect
6 9 (13.85%) Consultant
6 9 (13.85%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 7 (10.77%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (10.77%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) Agile Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Salesforce.com Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Administrator
9 3 (4.62%) CRM Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Functional Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Salesforce.com Administrator
9 3 (4.62%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.08%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (60.00%) Visualforce
2 29 (44.62%) SOAP
3 19 (29.23%) REST
4 17 (26.15%) Web Services
5 15 (23.08%) COM
5 15 (23.08%) XML
6 14 (21.54%) CSS
6 14 (21.54%) HTML
6 14 (21.54%) RESTful
7 9 (13.85%) JSON
8 8 (12.31%) Mason
9 6 (9.23%) .NET
10 3 (4.62%) Ajax
10 3 (4.62%) DHTML
10 3 (4.62%) Middleware
10 3 (4.62%) Symfony
11 2 (3.08%) J2EE
11 2 (3.08%) jQuery
12 1 (1.54%) NHibernate
12 1 (1.54%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (18.46%) Mobile App
3 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (13.85%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Android
1 9 (13.85%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.62%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.15%) CRM
3 22 (33.85%) Migration
3 22 (33.85%) Waterfall
4 21 (32.31%) Scrum
5 17 (26.15%) Data Migration
6 15 (23.08%) ERP
7 14 (21.54%) Data Modelling
7 14 (21.54%) ETL
8 11 (16.92%) Mentoring
8 11 (16.92%) Presales
9 10 (15.38%) API Development
9 10 (15.38%) Prototyping
9 10 (15.38%) Use Case
10 9 (13.85%) Automated Testing
10 9 (13.85%) OO
11 8 (12.31%) High Availability
11 8 (12.31%) OOP
11 8 (12.31%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (12.31%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (66.15%) Apex Code
2 36 (55.38%) Java
3 24 (36.92%) SOQL
4 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.69%) PHP
6 4 (6.15%) C#
6 4 (6.15%) Ruby
6 4 (6.15%) SOSL
6 4 (6.15%) SQL
7 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.08%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) Python
9 1 (1.54%) Groovy
9 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) CBAP
3 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.54%) MBA
3 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 18 (27.69%) SAP
3 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 11 (16.92%) Siebel
5 6 (9.23%) Oracle
6 5 (7.69%) Conga
6 5 (7.69%) Pardot
6 5 (7.69%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 4 (6.15%) Informatica
8 2 (3.08%) Apttus
8 2 (3.08%) Google
8 2 (3.08%) Infor
8 2 (3.08%) Talend
9 1 (1.54%) Dell
9 1 (1.54%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
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