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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 586 575 514
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -61
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 75 88 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.56% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 64 106
Median daily rate £500 £420 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.97% -9.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £308 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £568 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £356 £400
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -10.93%
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
15731 15665 15106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.22% 27.44% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11012 10559 9742
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 228 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 30 July 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 26 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 30 July 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 0 71 £500 +18.97% 28
London -18 51 £515 +14.44% 22
City of London +49 17 £500 - 5
South East +12 9 £425 +17.24%
Berkshire -4 4 £431 +5.82%
Osterley - 4 £515 -
North West 0 3 £525 +31.25%
East Midlands - 3 £475 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £475 -
East of England +22 2 £425 -10.52% 4
Manchester -10 2 £425 +30.76%
West Midlands - 2 £169 -
Coventry - 2 £169 -
Slough - 2 £431 -
Reading +3 1 - -
Surrey -12 1 £450 +26.31%
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 1
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £550 -
Merseyside - 1 £550 -
Leeds - 1 £375 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 172 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 165 (95.93%) Apex Code
3 77 (44.77%) Java
4 70 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (34.88%) SOAP
6 57 (33.14%) Web Services
7 49 (28.49%) JavaScript
7 49 (28.49%) HTML
8 48 (27.91%) CSS
9 46 (26.74%) CRM
9 46 (26.74%) SOQL
10 42 (24.42%) REST
11 41 (23.84%) Force.com
12 38 (22.09%) XML
13 34 (19.77%) Marketing
14 33 (19.19%) Migration
15 32 (18.60%) RESTful
16 28 (16.28%) Scrum
17 26 (15.12%) Workflow
17 26 (15.12%) Cloud Computing
18 24 (13.95%) Git (software)
18 24 (13.95%) Mason
18 24 (13.95%) Oracle APEX
18 24 (13.95%) SOA
18 24 (13.95%) OO
18 24 (13.95%) Oracle
19 23 (13.37%) SQL
19 23 (13.37%) Data Modelling
19 23 (13.37%) Microsoft
20 22 (12.79%) ERP

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 13 (7.56%) CMS
2 9 (5.23%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.74%) Mule
4 1 (0.58%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS Office
2 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (10.47%) Eloqua
2 12 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (5.81%) BigMachines
4 4 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.16%) Magento
6 2 (1.16%) Radian6
6 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.58%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 41 (23.84%) Force.com
2 26 (15.12%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (9.30%) SaaS
4 14 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (6.40%) Heroku
6 4 (2.33%) FinancialForce.com
7 3 (1.74%) Google Apps
8 2 (1.16%) Google App Engine
8 2 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.58%) GitHub
9 1 (0.58%) IaaS
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.58%) PaaS
9 1 (0.58%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.74%) SNMP
2 1 (0.58%) CTI
2 1 (0.58%) HTTP
2 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.56%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (5.23%) MySQL
3 8 (4.65%) RDBMS
3 8 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.74%) DB2
5 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (13.95%) Git (software)
1 24 (13.95%) Oracle APEX
2 19 (11.05%) Eclipse
3 17 (9.88%) Subversion
4 11 (6.40%) Ant
5 7 (4.07%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (2.91%) JIRA
6 5 (2.91%) Selenium
7 4 (2.33%) Maven
8 3 (1.74%) JUnit
8 3 (1.74%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.16%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.16%) Hudson
9 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.16%) MSTest
9 2 (1.16%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (19.77%) Marketing
2 21 (12.21%) Finance
3 11 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.74%) Electronics
5 3 (1.74%) Retail
6 2 (1.16%) Publishing
7 1 (0.58%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 111 (64.53%) Developer
2 99 (57.56%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 31 (18.02%) Architect
4 29 (16.86%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 26 (15.12%) Consultant
5 26 (15.12%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 16 (9.30%) Technical Architect
7 15 (8.72%) Senior Developer
8 12 (6.98%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
9 8 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (4.07%) CRM Developer
11 5 (2.91%) Agile Developer
11 5 (2.91%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (2.91%) PHP Developer
12 4 (2.33%) Administrator
12 4 (2.33%) Java Developer
12 4 (2.33%) Lead Developer
12 4 (2.33%) Salesforce.com Administrator
12 4 (2.33%) Technical Leader
13 3 (1.74%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (34.88%) SOAP
2 57 (33.14%) Web Services
3 49 (28.49%) HTML
4 48 (27.91%) CSS
5 42 (24.42%) REST
6 38 (22.09%) XML
7 32 (18.60%) RESTful
8 24 (13.95%) Mason
9 22 (12.79%) COM
10 20 (11.63%) jQuery
11 19 (11.05%) J2EE
12 16 (9.30%) .NET
13 15 (8.72%) Ajax
14 14 (8.14%) JSON
15 10 (5.81%) CSS3
15 10 (5.81%) HTML5
16 8 (4.65%) AngularJS
16 8 (4.65%) Symfony
17 7 (4.07%) DHTML
18 6 (3.49%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.63%) Mobile App
2 18 (10.47%) Data Structures
3 14 (8.14%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.33%) User Experience
5 3 (1.74%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.58%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.58%) Mashup
7 1 (0.58%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.98%) Apple iOS
2 10 (5.81%) Android
3 3 (1.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (26.74%) CRM
3 33 (19.19%) Migration
4 28 (16.28%) Scrum
5 26 (15.12%) Workflow
6 24 (13.95%) OO
6 24 (13.95%) SOA
7 23 (13.37%) Data Modelling
8 22 (12.79%) ERP
8 22 (12.79%) Web Development
9 19 (11.05%) Data Migration
9 19 (11.05%) ETL
10 17 (9.88%) API Development
11 16 (9.30%) Automated Testing
11 16 (9.30%) TDD
11 16 (9.30%) Use Case
12 15 (8.72%) Waterfall
13 13 (7.56%) BDD
13 13 (7.56%) OOP
13 13 (7.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 165 (95.93%) Apex Code
2 77 (44.77%) Java
3 49 (28.49%) JavaScript
4 46 (26.74%) SOQL
5 23 (13.37%) SQL
6 19 (11.05%) PHP
7 12 (6.98%) SOSL
8 6 (3.49%) C#
9 5 (2.91%) Ruby
10 3 (1.74%) Python
11 1 (0.58%) ES6
11 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (8.72%) Degree
2 3 (1.74%) CBAP
3 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.74%) Jitterbit
2 2 (1.16%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 172 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 24 (13.95%) Oracle
3 23 (13.37%) Microsoft
4 21 (12.21%) SAP
4 21 (12.21%) Siebel
5 8 (4.65%) Informatica
6 7 (4.07%) Talend
7 5 (2.91%) Google
8 4 (2.33%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.74%) Canoo
9 3 (1.74%) Conga
9 3 (1.74%) Pardot
9 3 (1.74%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 2 (1.16%) Apttus
11 1 (0.58%) Adobe
11 1 (0.58%) Infor
11 1 (0.58%) Zend
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