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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com Force.com
Rank 526 520 488
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -32
Contract jobs citing Force.com 52 37 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.076% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.72% 3.06% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 38
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£463 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £355 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
1911 1208 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.77% 2.48% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1242 779 519
Average daily rate £430 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 23 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -13.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £11.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £44.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -11.66%

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 23 January 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 29 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 23 January 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 -6 52 £463 +2.77% 68
London +9 31 £450 - 46
South East -10 19 £500 - 7
City of London +19 15 £450 -1.36% 29
Berkshire +9 12 £488 +14.70% 3
Slough - 3 £340 -
Hampshire -20 1 £463 -7.50%
South West - 1 £463 - 3
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 3
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 3
Trowbridge - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Manchester - - - - 3
Nottingham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Harrogate - - - - 2

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 176 (96.70%) Salesforce.com
2 152 (83.52%) Apex Code
3 142 (78.02%) Visualforce
4 90 (49.45%) Java
5 66 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (31.32%) CRM
7 52 (28.57%) Mason
8 50 (27.47%) SaaS
9 46 (25.27%) Cloud Computing
9 46 (25.27%) Web Services
10 37 (20.33%) JavaScript
11 36 (19.78%) Migration
12 33 (18.13%) XML
13 29 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (15.38%) Finance
14 28 (15.38%) HTML
15 22 (12.09%) SOAP
16 17 (9.34%) Scrum
17 16 (8.79%) Web Development
17 16 (8.79%) SQL
17 16 (8.79%) .NET
17 16 (8.79%) CSS
17 16 (8.79%) Enterprise Software
18 15 (8.24%) REST
18 15 (8.24%) Retail
19 14 (7.69%) E-Commerce
19 14 (7.69%) SOQL
20 13 (7.14%) Business Analysis
21 12 (6.59%) Data Migration
22 11 (6.04%) ETL

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.55%) WordPress
1 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) MS Office
1 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 50 (27.47%) SaaS
2 46 (25.27%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.40%) HTTP
2 7 (3.85%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (4.40%) JIRA
2 4 (2.20%) Selenium
3 3 (1.65%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.10%) Ant
4 2 (1.10%) Grunt
4 2 (1.10%) Yeoman
4 2 (1.10%) Bower
5 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.55%) Subversion
5 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (15.38%) Finance
2 15 (8.24%) Retail
3 8 (4.40%) Banking
4 7 (3.85%) Advertising
5 6 (3.30%) Marketing
6 5 (2.75%) Billing
7 4 (2.20%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.65%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.10%) Legal
9 2 (1.10%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.55%) Front Office
10 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 99 (54.40%) Developer
2 95 (52.20%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 29 (15.93%) Consultant
4 26 (14.29%) Architect
5 24 (13.19%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 22 (12.09%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 16 (8.79%) Analyst
8 11 (6.04%) Business Analyst
9 10 (5.49%) Project Manager
9 10 (5.49%) Administrator
9 10 (5.49%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
9 10 (5.49%) Salesforce.com Administrator
10 9 (4.95%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
10 9 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.95%) Technical Architect
11 8 (4.40%) Functional Consultant
12 5 (2.75%) Senior Developer
13 4 (2.20%) Lead Developer
13 4 (2.20%) QA Analyst
13 4 (2.20%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (78.02%) Visualforce
2 52 (28.57%) Mason
3 46 (25.27%) Web Services
4 33 (18.13%) XML
5 28 (15.38%) HTML
6 22 (12.09%) SOAP
7 16 (8.79%) .NET
7 16 (8.79%) CSS
8 15 (8.24%) REST
9 8 (4.40%) jQuery
10 7 (3.85%) JSON
11 6 (3.30%) J2EE
12 4 (2.20%) Ajax
13 3 (1.65%) Middleware
13 3 (1.65%) Struts
14 1 (0.55%) J2SE
14 1 (0.55%) COM
14 1 (0.55%) Ruby on Rails
14 1 (0.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.79%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.20%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.65%) User Experience
4 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.55%) FMCG
5 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (31.32%) CRM
3 36 (19.78%) Migration
4 29 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (9.34%) Scrum
6 16 (8.79%) Web Development
7 14 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 13 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 12 (6.59%) Data Migration
10 11 (6.04%) ETL
11 8 (4.40%) Project Management
11 8 (4.40%) Web Application Development
11 8 (4.40%) Mentoring
12 7 (3.85%) OpenUP
13 6 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (3.30%) Workflow
14 5 (2.75%) TDD
14 5 (2.75%) Data Analysis
14 5 (2.75%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (2.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 152 (83.52%) Apex Code
2 90 (49.45%) Java
3 37 (20.33%) JavaScript
4 16 (8.79%) SQL
5 14 (7.69%) SOQL
6 8 (4.40%) SOSL
6 8 (4.40%) C++
7 4 (2.20%) C#
8 2 (1.10%) C
9 1 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (1.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.75%) QA
Vendors
1 176 (96.70%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (4.95%) Oracle
3 7 (3.85%) SAP
3 7 (3.85%) Eloqua
4 4 (2.20%) ServiceNow
4 4 (2.20%) Informatica
5 2 (1.10%) Maxymiser
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft
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