The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 471 488 515
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +27
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 135 91 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 0.60% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 57 60
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £383 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £494 £500
% change year-on-year
-3.79% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £75.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
15698 15095 15547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.76% 28.64% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9962 9698 9555
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 265 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 28 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 29 August 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
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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 +27 131 £475 - 70
London +50 104 £475 - 41
City of London +10 23 £475 - 20
South East -11 15 £500 +5.26% 20
Surrey +2 5 £523 - 2
Berkshire +7 3 £413 -23.25% 1
Oxfordshire -3 2 £300 -29.41% 1
North West -10 2 £538 +13.15%
Hampshire -14 2 £375 -28.57% 1
East of England -24 2 £425 -15.00% 3
Manchester -11 1 £538 +13.15%
South West -35 1 £600 +23.07% 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Telford - - - -
Trowbridge - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - - 1

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 287 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 283 (98.61%) Apex Code
3 160 (55.75%) Force.com
4 113 (39.37%) Java
5 103 (35.89%) Mason
6 66 (23.00%) JavaScript
7 63 (21.95%) CRM
8 55 (19.16%) Cloud Computing
9 54 (18.82%) SaaS
10 45 (15.68%) XML
11 43 (14.98%) Web Services
12 41 (14.29%) HTML
12 41 (14.29%) Migration
13 35 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (11.50%) SOAP
15 29 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
16 28 (9.76%) SQL
17 21 (7.32%) Publishing
17 21 (7.32%) Data Migration
18 20 (6.97%) Workflow
18 20 (6.97%) Finance
19 19 (6.62%) CSS
20 17 (5.92%) Retail
20 17 (5.92%) Business Analysis
21 15 (5.23%) .NET
21 15 (5.23%) J2EE
22 14 (4.88%) C#
22 14 (4.88%) OO
22 14 (4.88%) Web Development
23 13 (4.53%) Project Management

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 160 (55.75%) Force.com
2 55 (19.16%) Cloud Computing
3 54 (18.82%) SaaS
4 11 (3.83%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.05%) HTTP
1 3 (1.05%) Internet
2 2 (0.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.83%) Relational Database
2 6 (2.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.09%) SAP BW
3 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.05%) MS Access
4 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (3.14%) Eclipse
2 8 (2.79%) JIRA
3 6 (2.09%) Ant
4 5 (1.74%) Subversion
5 3 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.70%) Maven
General
1 21 (7.32%) Publishing
2 20 (6.97%) Finance
3 17 (5.92%) Retail
4 12 (4.18%) Marketing
5 10 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.14%) Billing
7 7 (2.44%) Banking
8 6 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.09%) Advertising
9 3 (1.05%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.70%) Electronics
10 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.35%) Back Office
11 1 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 210 (73.17%) Developer
2 208 (72.47%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 33 (11.50%) Architect
4 30 (10.45%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 21 (7.32%) Technical Architect
6 18 (6.27%) Consultant
7 17 (5.92%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 16 (5.57%) Salesforce.com Administrator
8 16 (5.57%) Administrator
9 8 (2.79%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.44%) Analyst
11 5 (1.74%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (1.74%) Business Analyst
11 5 (1.74%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
12 4 (1.39%) CRM Developer
13 3 (1.05%) Configuration Administrator
13 3 (1.05%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
13 3 (1.05%) Procurement Specialist
13 3 (1.05%) Project Manager
14 2 (0.70%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (35.89%) Mason
2 45 (15.68%) XML
3 43 (14.98%) Web Services
4 41 (14.29%) HTML
5 33 (11.50%) SOAP
6 19 (6.62%) CSS
7 15 (5.23%) .NET
7 15 (5.23%) J2EE
8 12 (4.18%) REST
9 10 (3.48%) RESTful
9 10 (3.48%) JSON
10 8 (2.79%) Ajax
11 6 (2.09%) jQuery
12 5 (1.74%) WSDL
12 5 (1.74%) XHTML
13 4 (1.39%) J2SE
14 3 (1.05%) XSD
14 3 (1.05%) XSLT
15 2 (0.70%) Middleware
15 2 (0.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.83%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.09%) FMCG
3 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (1.74%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.74%) Data Integration
4 2 (0.70%) DTV
4 2 (0.70%) Social Media
5 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.09%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.70%) Linux
2 2 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (21.95%) CRM
2 41 (14.29%) Migration
3 35 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (7.32%) Data Migration
6 20 (6.97%) Workflow
7 17 (5.92%) Business Analysis
8 14 (4.88%) OO
8 14 (4.88%) Web Development
9 13 (4.53%) Project Management
10 12 (4.18%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (3.83%) Data Modelling
11 11 (3.83%) ETL
12 10 (3.48%) Data Analysis
12 10 (3.48%) Scrum
13 8 (2.79%) Technical Architecture
13 8 (2.79%) OpenUP
13 8 (2.79%) Analytics
14 7 (2.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (2.44%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 283 (98.61%) Apex Code
2 113 (39.37%) Java
3 66 (23.00%) JavaScript
4 28 (9.76%) SQL
5 14 (4.88%) C#
6 5 (1.74%) C++
6 5 (1.74%) PHP
7 3 (1.05%) VBA
8 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (2.44%) Degree
2 2 (0.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.79%) QA
Vendors
1 287 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (3.48%) SAP
3 7 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.09%) JDA
5 5 (1.74%) ExactTarget
6 4 (1.39%) Siebel
7 3 (1.05%) Oracle
8 2 (0.70%) Sun
8 2 (0.70%) Ariba
8 2 (0.70%) Informatica
9 1 (0.35%) Sage
9 1 (0.35%) Teradata
9 1 (0.35%) Google
9 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
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East Midlands
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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City of London
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Edinburgh
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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