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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 591 496 525
Rank change year-on-year
-95 +29
Contract jobs citing Force.com 42 114 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.27% 4.90% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 75 46
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£475 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £335 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £572 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £444 £488
% change year-on-year
- -8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £95.00
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
3302 2326 1490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 5.65% 4.16% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2189 1460 1037
Average daily rate £425 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 45 29
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.10 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £80.50 £46.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -44.71%

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 4 September 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 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 4 September 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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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 -73 41 £475 +3.82% 64
London -40 28 £475 - 43
City of London +11 11 £500 +3.62% 17
West Midlands +9 3 £300 +9.09% 5
North West -31 3 £475 -11.62% 2
South East -35 3 £413 -13.15% 9
Hampshire 0 2 £450 +20.00% 5
Midlands - 2 - -
East of England +5 1 £375 -11.76% 1
Wiltshire +2 1 £500 -
Coventry +2 1 £300 +9.09%
Berkshire -7 1 £300 -42.85% 4
South West -8 1 £500 -16.66% 2
Manchester -19 1 - - 2
Cheshire - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £375 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £300 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £700 - 4
Suffolk - 1 £375 - 1

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 94 (94.00%) Salesforce.com
2 82 (82.00%) Apex Code
3 69 (69.00%) Visualforce
4 43 (43.00%) Java
5 38 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (28.00%) Mason
7 27 (27.00%) SaaS
8 24 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (18.00%) Finance
10 17 (17.00%) CRM
11 16 (16.00%) SOQL
12 13 (13.00%) Web Services
13 12 (12.00%) Marketing
14 11 (11.00%) Informatica
15 10 (10.00%) JavaScript
15 10 (10.00%) Business Analysis
15 10 (10.00%) Scrum
16 9 (9.00%) SDLC
16 9 (9.00%) Retail
16 9 (9.00%) CSS
16 9 (9.00%) HTML
17 8 (8.00%) Middleware
17 8 (8.00%) Degree
17 8 (8.00%) Asset Management
18 6 (6.00%) Workflow
18 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
18 6 (6.00%) Project Management
18 6 (6.00%) REST
18 6 (6.00%) Heroku
19 5 (5.00%) Waterfall

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (1.00%) Drupal
2 1 (1.00%) Lync
2 1 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.00%) Apache
2 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MS Office
1 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Radian6
2 1 (1.00%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 27 (27.00%) SaaS
2 24 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (6.00%) Heroku
4 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.00%) Office 365
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (1.00%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) Intranet
2 1 (1.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.00%) Ant
2 2 (2.00%) Subversion
3 1 (1.00%) JUnit
3 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (18.00%) Finance
2 12 (12.00%) Marketing
3 9 (9.00%) Retail
4 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.00%) Banking
7 1 (1.00%) Front Office
7 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (48.00%) Developer
1 48 (48.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 20 (20.00%) Architect
3 15 (15.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 13 (13.00%) Technical Architect
5 12 (12.00%) Consultant
6 10 (10.00%) Administrator
6 10 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Administrator
7 9 (9.00%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 8 (8.00%) Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.00%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
11 3 (3.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
11 3 (3.00%) Technical Leader
11 3 (3.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 2 (2.00%) Technical Consultant
13 1 (1.00%) Test Analyst
13 1 (1.00%) Project Manager
13 1 (1.00%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (69.00%) Visualforce
2 28 (28.00%) Mason
3 13 (13.00%) Web Services
4 9 (9.00%) HTML
4 9 (9.00%) CSS
5 8 (8.00%) Middleware
6 6 (6.00%) REST
7 5 (5.00%) SOAP
7 5 (5.00%) XML
7 5 (5.00%) COM
8 4 (4.00%) JSON
9 3 (3.00%) DHTML
9 3 (3.00%) .NET
9 3 (3.00%) jQuery
10 2 (2.00%) RESTful
10 2 (2.00%) J2EE
11 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
11 1 (1.00%) JSP
11 1 (1.00%) Spring MVC
11 1 (1.00%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.00%) Spread Betting
4 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.00%) Life Science
5 1 (1.00%) Social Media
5 1 (1.00%) Informatics
5 1 (1.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.00%) UNIX
1 2 (2.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.00%) CRM
3 10 (10.00%) Scrum
3 10 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 9 (9.00%) SDLC
5 8 (8.00%) Asset Management
6 6 (6.00%) Project Management
6 6 (6.00%) Workflow
7 5 (5.00%) ERP
7 5 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (4.00%) Kanban
8 4 (4.00%) Data Management
8 4 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.00%) Web Development
9 3 (3.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.00%) Change Management
9 3 (3.00%) OO
9 3 (3.00%) SOA
9 3 (3.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 82 (82.00%) Apex Code
2 43 (43.00%) Java
3 16 (16.00%) SOQL
4 10 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.00%) SQL
6 3 (3.00%) PHP
6 3 (3.00%) C#
7 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.00%) SOSL
8 1 (1.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 94 (94.00%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (11.00%) Informatica
3 5 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.00%) ExactTarget
4 4 (4.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.00%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.00%) Eloqua
7 1 (1.00%) Google
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle
7 1 (1.00%) SAP
7 1 (1.00%) Pardot
7 1 (1.00%) Conga
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