The first table below looks at the demand for Visualforce skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visualforce over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 456 480 484
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 131 64 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% 0.50% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 48 67
Average daily rate £444 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

Visualforce
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visualforce within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualforce within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -24 124 £450 -2.70% 87
London +19 87 £456 -1.35% 56
City of London +14 45 £494 +3.94% 34
South East -11 10 £475 +8.57% 21
East of England -18 10 £350 -36.36% 3
West Midlands -9 7 £495 +16.47% 3
Scotland -2 6 £425 -
Berkshire -5 6 £475 +8.57% 3
Edinburgh -22 6 £425 -
Oxfordshire +1 4 £438 - 3
South West - 3 £338 - 2
Oxford - 3 - -
North West -15 2 £425 - 1
Essex - 2 £375 - 2
Reading -3 1 £475 +8.57% 1
Slough - 1 £310 -
Manchester - 1 £425 - 1
Ipswich - 1 £475 -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 £475 -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Andover - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Visualforce 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 Visualforce.

1 194 (98.98%) Salesforce.com
2 189 (96.43%) Apex Code
3 89 (45.41%) Force.com
4 67 (34.18%) Java
5 60 (30.61%) Mason
6 32 (16.33%) SaaS
7 30 (15.31%) Cloud Computing
7 30 (15.31%) CRM
8 29 (14.80%) SQL
9 27 (13.78%) JavaScript
10 25 (12.76%) Migration
11 22 (11.22%) Data Migration
12 21 (10.71%) Finance
12 21 (10.71%) SOAP
13 20 (10.20%) HTML
14 19 (9.69%) XML
15 17 (8.67%) Web Services
15 17 (8.67%) Billing
16 12 (6.12%) Workflow
16 12 (6.12%) SAP
16 12 (6.12%) Data Modelling
16 12 (6.12%) Eclipse
17 10 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (5.10%) Scrum
17 10 (5.10%) Degree
17 10 (5.10%) QA
17 10 (5.10%) Project Management
17 10 (5.10%) SQL Server
18 9 (4.59%) J2EE
18 9 (4.59%) Oracle

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Visualforce 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 Visualforce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (1.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 89 (45.41%) Force.com
2 32 (16.33%) SaaS
3 30 (15.31%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.51%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.55%) HTTP
2 4 (2.04%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.59%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.06%) SAP BW
3 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.53%) MS Access
4 3 (1.53%) MySQL
5 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.51%) Informix
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (6.12%) Eclipse
2 9 (4.59%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.51%) Subversion
3 1 (0.51%) Ant
3 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (10.71%) Finance
2 17 (8.67%) Billing
3 7 (3.57%) Marketing
3 7 (3.57%) Publishing
4 6 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.55%) Retail
6 3 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.53%) Banking
7 2 (1.02%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) French Language
8 1 (0.51%) Front Office
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 150 (76.53%) Developer
2 141 (71.94%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 23 (11.73%) Architect
4 18 (9.18%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 11 (5.61%) Administrator
5 11 (5.61%) Salesforce.com Administrator
6 10 (5.10%) Technical Architect
7 6 (3.06%) Consultant
7 6 (3.06%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 5 (2.55%) Senior Developer
8 5 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (2.55%) Analyst
9 3 (1.53%) Configuration Administrator
9 3 (1.53%) Test Manager
10 2 (1.02%) Trainer
10 2 (1.02%) Business Analyst
10 2 (1.02%) Developer Analyst
10 2 (1.02%) Designer
10 2 (1.02%) Senior Architect
10 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (30.61%) Mason
2 21 (10.71%) SOAP
3 20 (10.20%) HTML
4 19 (9.69%) XML
5 17 (8.67%) Web Services
6 9 (4.59%) J2EE
7 7 (3.57%) Ajax
8 6 (3.06%) XHTML
8 6 (3.06%) Struts
9 5 (2.55%) .NET
10 4 (2.04%) CSS
10 4 (2.04%) RESTful
11 3 (1.53%) JSON
11 3 (1.53%) Apache Flex
12 2 (1.02%) JDBC
12 2 (1.02%) Hibernate
12 2 (1.02%) Spring
12 2 (1.02%) jQuery
13 1 (0.51%) D3.js
13 1 (0.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.06%) Data Integration
2 5 (2.55%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.04%) FMCG
3 4 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.51%) Online Games
5 1 (0.51%) Replication
5 1 (0.51%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.55%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.31%) CRM
2 25 (12.76%) Migration
3 22 (11.22%) Data Migration
4 12 (6.12%) Workflow
4 12 (6.12%) Data Modelling
5 10 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (5.10%) Scrum
5 10 (5.10%) Project Management
6 9 (4.59%) OO
6 9 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (4.59%) Validation
7 8 (4.08%) Web Application Development
7 8 (4.08%) Data Analysis
7 8 (4.08%) Business Analysis
8 7 (3.57%) ETL
9 6 (3.06%) ERP
9 6 (3.06%) Project Planning
10 5 (2.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (2.55%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (2.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 189 (96.43%) Apex Code
2 67 (34.18%) Java
3 29 (14.80%) SQL
4 27 (13.78%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.57%) PHP
5 7 (3.57%) C++
6 6 (3.06%) VBA
7 5 (2.55%) C#
8 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.51%) Ruby
9 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (5.10%) Degree
2 1 (0.51%) PMP
2 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.10%) QA
Vendors
1 194 (98.98%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (6.12%) SAP
3 9 (4.59%) Oracle
4 6 (3.06%) JDA
5 4 (2.04%) Siebel
6 2 (1.02%) Informatica
7 1 (0.51%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.51%) Sage
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Birmingham
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Berkshire
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