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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 562 600 537
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -63
Contract jobs citing Force.com 58 57 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.96% 1.50% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 35 67
Median daily rate £450 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £356 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £530 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -24.00%
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
6012 3808 2667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 6.88% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4109 2631 1778
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 58 59
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £21.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £70.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

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 3 December 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 26 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 3 December 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 +6 53 £450 +5.88% 17
London -11 32 £450 - 12
South East +16 10 £438 +15.13% 3
Hampshire +31 8 £394 -25.88%
City of London -1 4 £450 -5.26% 5
Manchester - 4 £413 -
North West - 4 £413 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £420 -
Yorkshire - 3 £550 -
North East - 3 £420 -
Sheffield - 3 £550 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £550 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £420 -
Berkshire -10 2 £450 +18.42% 2
East of England +11 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +2 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £475 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Hillingdon - 1 £450 -
North Wales - 1 £475 -
Flintshire - 1 £475 -
Cambridge - 1 - - 1
Holywell - 1 £475 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £475 -
Hook - 1 - -

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 98 (98.99%) Salesforce.com
2 76 (76.77%) Apex Code
3 68 (68.69%) Visualforce
4 35 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (31.31%) Java
6 29 (29.29%) CRM
7 26 (26.26%) Marketing
8 22 (22.22%) SOAP
9 21 (21.21%) Web Services
10 20 (20.20%) Scrum
11 18 (18.18%) REST
12 17 (17.17%) Mason
13 15 (15.15%) SOQL
14 13 (13.13%) SOA
14 13 (13.13%) XML
15 11 (11.11%) SDLC
16 9 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
16 9 (9.09%) Finance
17 8 (8.08%) Migration
17 8 (8.08%) Degree
17 8 (8.08%) Subversion
17 8 (8.08%) ERP
17 8 (8.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 8 (8.08%) SaaS
17 8 (8.08%) Waterfall
18 7 (7.07%) Git (software)
18 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
18 7 (7.07%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
18 7 (7.07%) OOP
18 7 (7.07%) OO

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 4 (4.04%) CMS
2 2 (2.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.02%) Apache
2 2 (2.02%) Drupal
2 2 (2.02%) Joomla!
2 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.02%) WordPress
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (5.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.05%) Radian6
3 2 (2.02%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (2.02%) Eloqua
3 2 (2.02%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (2.02%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (8.08%) SaaS
3 6 (6.06%) G Suite
4 3 (3.03%) Boomi
4 3 (3.03%) Veeva
5 2 (2.02%) FinancialForce.com
5 2 (2.02%) GitHub
5 2 (2.02%) Heroku
5 2 (2.02%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) HTTP
2 2 (2.02%) CTI
2 2 (2.02%) Firewall
2 2 (2.02%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) GIS
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Subversion
2 7 (7.07%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.05%) Ant
5 4 (4.04%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.02%) Checkstyle
6 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.02%) FindBugs
6 2 (2.02%) Flyway
6 2 (2.02%) Gradle
6 2 (2.02%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.02%) JMeter
6 2 (2.02%) Liquibase
6 2 (2.02%) MSTest
6 2 (2.02%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.01%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.01%) Hudson
7 1 (1.01%) JUnit
7 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (26.26%) Marketing
2 9 (9.09%) Finance
3 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.03%) Publishing
4 3 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (60.61%) Developer
2 58 (58.59%) Salesforce Developer
3 15 (15.15%) Architect
4 12 (12.12%) Consultant
4 12 (12.12%) Salesforce Architect
5 11 (11.11%) Analyst
6 10 (10.10%) Salesforce Consultant
7 9 (9.09%) Salesforce Analyst
8 7 (7.07%) Technical Architect
9 6 (6.06%) Lead Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Business Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) Salesforce Business Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.04%) Salesforce Solution Architect
11 4 (4.04%) Salesforce Technical Architect
12 3 (3.03%) Java Developer
13 2 (2.02%) Administrator
13 2 (2.02%) CRM Architect
13 2 (2.02%) Salesforce Administrator
13 2 (2.02%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (68.69%) Visualforce
2 22 (22.22%) SOAP
3 21 (21.21%) Web Services
4 18 (18.18%) REST
5 17 (17.17%) Mason
6 13 (13.13%) XML
7 6 (6.06%) J2EE
8 5 (5.05%) COM
8 5 (5.05%) Middleware
8 5 (5.05%) RESTful
9 4 (4.04%) CSS
9 4 (4.04%) HTML
9 4 (4.04%) JSON
10 2 (2.02%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (2.02%) Apache Camel
10 2 (2.02%) Gherkin
10 2 (2.02%) J2SE
10 2 (2.02%) Java EE
10 2 (2.02%) JPA
10 2 (2.02%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.04%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.03%) Life Science
3 2 (2.02%) IVR
3 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.01%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) Over-the-Top Content
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.29%) CRM
3 20 (20.20%) Scrum
4 13 (13.13%) SOA
5 11 (11.11%) SDLC
6 8 (8.08%) ERP
6 8 (8.08%) Migration
6 8 (8.08%) Waterfall
7 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.07%) OO
7 7 (7.07%) OOP
7 7 (7.07%) Workflow
8 6 (6.06%) Data Migration
8 6 (6.06%) Web Application Development
9 5 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.05%) Data Management
9 5 (5.05%) Email Marketing
9 5 (5.05%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (76.77%) Apex Code
2 31 (31.31%) Java
3 15 (15.15%) SOQL
4 7 (7.07%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.05%) C++
6 4 (4.04%) Ruby
7 3 (3.03%) PHP
7 3 (3.03%) SQL
8 2 (2.02%) Groovy
8 2 (2.02%) Python
8 2 (2.02%) SOSL
9 1 (1.01%) C
9 1 (1.01%) C#
9 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.01%) Tcl
9 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) PMI Certification
2 4 (4.04%) PMP
3 3 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.01%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 98 (98.99%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (7.07%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 6 (6.06%) Google
3 6 (6.06%) Informatica
4 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle
5 4 (4.04%) SAP
5 4 (4.04%) Siebel
6 3 (3.03%) Conga
6 3 (3.03%) NetSuite
6 3 (3.03%) Pardot
7 2 (2.02%) Adobe
7 2 (2.02%) Aprimo
7 2 (2.02%) Marketo
7 2 (2.02%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.02%) Talend
8 1 (1.01%) Apttus
8 1 (1.01%) WSO2