The table below looks at the statistics for Visualforce skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visualforce over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 561 568 510
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -58
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 92 90 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.55% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 64 93
Median daily rate £475 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -2.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £308 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -26.31%
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16138 16326 15676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.83% 27.95% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11190 11035 9953
Median daily rate £418 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 292 221
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.64 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

Visualforce
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Visualforce as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Visualforce Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Visualforce
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visualforce within the UK.

Visualforce Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Visualforce
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Visualforce within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Visualforce Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Visualforce
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visualforce within the UK.

Visualforce Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Visualforce
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualforce within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 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 -1 86 £490 +5.88% 39
London -5 70 £515 +3.00% 29
City of London +28 20 £500 - 7
South East +14 8 £400 +10.34% 2
North West +14 3 £390 -8.23% 1
Berkshire +4 3 - - 1
East Midlands +1 3 £475 +72.72% 1
Manchester -2 3 £390 +20.00%
Nottingham - 3 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £475 -
Reading +11 2 - -
Osterley - 2 £515 -
Middlesex - 2 £400 -
East of England +17 1 £425 +41.66% 3
Surrey +5 1 £450 +28.57%
Sheffield - 1 £490 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £490 -
Sale - 1 £455 -
Yorkshire - 1 £490 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 -

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Visualforce 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 Visualforce.

1 158 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 150 (94.94%) Apex Code
3 66 (41.77%) Java
4 52 (32.91%) SOAP
5 49 (31.01%) Web Services
6 46 (29.11%) JavaScript
7 44 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (26.58%) HTML
8 42 (26.58%) CSS
9 40 (25.32%) Force.com
10 39 (24.68%) REST
11 37 (23.42%) Marketing
12 36 (22.78%) SOQL
13 35 (22.15%) XML
14 34 (21.52%) CRM
15 28 (17.72%) SOA
15 28 (17.72%) Migration
16 25 (15.82%) Scrum
17 24 (15.19%) Workflow
18 23 (14.56%) OO
18 23 (14.56%) SQL
19 20 (12.66%) Data Modelling
19 20 (12.66%) Cloud Computing
19 20 (12.66%) Mason
20 18 (11.39%) jQuery
20 18 (11.39%) Git (software)
20 18 (11.39%) RESTful
20 18 (11.39%) J2EE
21 17 (10.76%) Microsoft
21 17 (10.76%) Finance

Visualforce
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 9 (5.70%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.16%) CMS
3 3 (1.90%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (10.13%) Eloqua
2 5 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.53%) BigMachines
3 4 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (1.27%) OpenText Process Suite
4 2 (1.27%) Radian6
5 1 (0.63%) Magento
5 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (25.32%) Force.com
2 20 (12.66%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (6.33%) SaaS
4 5 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.53%) FinancialForce.com
5 4 (2.53%) Google Apps
5 4 (2.53%) Heroku
6 2 (1.27%) GitHub
6 2 (1.27%) Veeva
7 1 (0.63%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.63%) IaaS
7 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) SNMP
2 2 (1.27%) HTTP
3 1 (0.63%) CTI
3 1 (0.63%) Firewall
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.80%) MySQL
1 6 (3.80%) RDBMS
1 6 (3.80%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.90%) DB2
4 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (11.39%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.13%) Eclipse
2 16 (10.13%) Oracle APEX
3 14 (8.86%) Subversion
4 7 (4.43%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (3.80%) Ant
6 3 (1.90%) JIRA
6 3 (1.90%) JUnit
6 3 (1.90%) Selenium
6 3 (1.90%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.27%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.27%) MSTest
8 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.63%) Maven
General
1 37 (23.42%) Marketing
2 17 (10.76%) Finance
3 7 (4.43%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.27%) Publishing
4 2 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Electronics
5 1 (0.63%) Games
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 112 (70.89%) Developer
2 106 (67.09%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 26 (16.46%) Architect
3 26 (16.46%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 17 (10.76%) Consultant
4 17 (10.76%) Salesforce.com Consultant
5 14 (8.86%) Senior Developer
6 13 (8.23%) Technical Architect
7 12 (7.59%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
8 5 (3.16%) CRM Developer
9 4 (2.53%) Agile Developer
9 4 (2.53%) Analyst
9 4 (2.53%) Lead Developer
9 4 (2.53%) Salesforce.com Analyst
9 4 (2.53%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (1.90%) .NET Architect
10 3 (1.90%) .NET Technical Architect
10 3 (1.90%) Java Developer
10 3 (1.90%) PHP Developer
10 3 (1.90%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (32.91%) SOAP
2 49 (31.01%) Web Services
3 42 (26.58%) CSS
3 42 (26.58%) HTML
4 39 (24.68%) REST
5 35 (22.15%) XML
6 20 (12.66%) Mason
7 18 (11.39%) J2EE
7 18 (11.39%) jQuery
7 18 (11.39%) RESTful
8 16 (10.13%) COM
9 15 (9.49%) .NET
10 14 (8.86%) Ajax
11 12 (7.59%) JSON
12 7 (4.43%) Symfony
13 6 (3.80%) Apache Flex
13 6 (3.80%) DHTML
13 6 (3.80%) Middleware
14 5 (3.16%) HTML5
14 5 (3.16%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.96%) Data Structures
2 10 (6.33%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.53%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.27%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.27%) User Experience
6 1 (0.63%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.63%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.63%) Life Science
6 1 (0.63%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.90%) Android
2 3 (1.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (21.52%) CRM
3 28 (17.72%) Migration
3 28 (17.72%) SOA
4 25 (15.82%) Scrum
5 24 (15.19%) Workflow
6 23 (14.56%) OO
7 20 (12.66%) Data Modelling
8 16 (10.13%) API Development
8 16 (10.13%) Data Migration
8 16 (10.13%) TDD
9 15 (9.49%) ERP
9 15 (9.49%) Web Development
10 14 (8.86%) OOP
11 13 (8.23%) BDD
11 13 (8.23%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (7.59%) Marketing Automation
12 12 (7.59%) MVC
12 12 (7.59%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 150 (94.94%) Apex Code
2 66 (41.77%) Java
3 46 (29.11%) JavaScript
4 36 (22.78%) SOQL
5 23 (14.56%) SQL
6 12 (7.59%) PHP
7 11 (6.96%) SOSL
8 5 (3.16%) C#
8 5 (3.16%) Ruby
9 2 (1.27%) Python
10 1 (0.63%) C
10 1 (0.63%) C++
10 1 (0.63%) ES6
10 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (10.13%) Degree
2 3 (1.90%) CBAP
3 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.63%) PMP
4 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.90%) Jitterbit
2 1 (0.63%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 158 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 17 (10.76%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.13%) Oracle
4 11 (6.96%) SAP
5 9 (5.70%) Siebel
6 8 (5.06%) Informatica
7 7 (4.43%) Talend
8 5 (3.16%) Google
9 4 (2.53%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.90%) Canoo
10 3 (1.90%) Conga
10 3 (1.90%) Pardot
10 3 (1.90%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 2 (1.27%) Apttus
12 1 (0.63%) Infor
12 1 (0.63%) NetSuite
12 1 (0.63%) Zend
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