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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 446 485 454
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -31
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 138 68 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 0.52% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 45 63
Average daily rate
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£463 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £488
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
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 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
13821 12977 12603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.08% 26.94% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9280 8153 7957
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 267 323
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £14.03 £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualforce within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 +56 137 £463 +2.77% 129
London +43 90 £475 +5.55% 85
City of London +45 46 £500 +11.11% 57
South East +26 35 £463 -7.50% 20
Berkshire +16 17 £435 +2.29% 9
Oxfordshire -4 13 £475 -5.00% 1
Slough - 5 £340 - 2
West Midlands 0 1 £350 - 2
Hampshire -21 1 £463 -7.50% 1
Middlesex - 1 £450 - 1
Surrey - 1 £450 - 3
Coventry - 1 £350 -
East of England - - - - 3
Warwickshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Winchester - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 304 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 301 (99.01%) Apex Code
3 131 (43.09%) Force.com
4 107 (35.20%) Java
5 87 (28.62%) Mason
6 71 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (23.03%) CRM
8 55 (18.09%) Cloud Computing
9 53 (17.43%) SaaS
10 52 (17.11%) JavaScript
11 48 (15.79%) Web Services
12 40 (13.16%) Finance
13 38 (12.50%) HTML
14 35 (11.51%) Migration
14 35 (11.51%) SOQL
15 31 (10.20%) XML
15 31 (10.20%) SOAP
16 30 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (7.57%) .NET
18 21 (6.91%) Workflow
18 21 (6.91%) REST
19 20 (6.58%) Web Development
19 20 (6.58%) CSS
20 18 (5.92%) Publishing
21 17 (5.59%) SOSL
21 17 (5.59%) Scrum
22 16 (5.26%) ETL
22 16 (5.26%) SQL
22 16 (5.26%) jQuery
23 15 (4.93%) Enterprise Software

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (0.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.33%) SugarCRM
1 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.99%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.99%) MS Project
1 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 131 (43.09%) Force.com
2 55 (18.09%) Cloud Computing
3 53 (17.43%) SaaS
4 7 (2.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.32%) HTTP
2 3 (0.99%) HTTPS
2 3 (0.99%) Internet
3 2 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (1.64%) JIRA
3 4 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.99%) Ant
4 3 (0.99%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.99%) Subversion
4 3 (0.99%) Selenium
4 3 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.66%) Bower
5 2 (0.66%) Grunt
5 2 (0.66%) Yeoman
6 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
General
1 40 (13.16%) Finance
2 18 (5.92%) Publishing
3 13 (4.28%) Retail
4 9 (2.96%) Legal
5 8 (2.63%) Marketing
6 7 (2.30%) Banking
7 6 (1.97%) Billing
7 6 (1.97%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.66%) Advertising
10 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.33%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 219 (72.04%) Developer
2 214 (70.39%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 30 (9.87%) Architect
4 29 (9.54%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 19 (6.25%) Analyst
5 19 (6.25%) Consultant
6 18 (5.92%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 15 (4.93%) Business Analyst
8 14 (4.61%) Administrator
8 14 (4.61%) Salesforce.com Administrator
9 12 (3.95%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
10 9 (2.96%) Technical Architect
11 8 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (1.97%) Senior Developer
12 6 (1.97%) Project Manager
13 5 (1.64%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
13 5 (1.64%) CRM Developer
14 3 (0.99%) Lead Developer
14 3 (0.99%) CRM Consultant
14 3 (0.99%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (28.62%) Mason
2 48 (15.79%) Web Services
3 38 (12.50%) HTML
4 31 (10.20%) XML
4 31 (10.20%) SOAP
5 23 (7.57%) .NET
6 21 (6.91%) REST
7 20 (6.58%) CSS
8 16 (5.26%) jQuery
9 7 (2.30%) J2EE
9 7 (2.30%) Ajax
9 7 (2.30%) JSON
10 5 (1.64%) HTML5
11 3 (0.99%) Struts
12 2 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (0.66%) AngularJS
12 2 (0.66%) Backbone.js
12 2 (0.66%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (0.66%) J2SE
13 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (3.62%) Mobile App
2 11 (3.62%) User Experience
3 5 (1.64%) Data Integration
3 5 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.33%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.33%) iPad
6 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.33%) FMCG
6 1 (0.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.33%) Windows
1 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (23.03%) CRM
3 35 (11.51%) Migration
4 30 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (6.91%) Workflow
6 20 (6.58%) Web Development
7 17 (5.59%) Scrum
8 16 (5.26%) ETL
9 15 (4.93%) E-Commerce
9 15 (4.93%) Business Analysis
10 14 (4.61%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (4.28%) OpenUP
12 12 (3.95%) Project Management
12 12 (3.95%) OO
13 11 (3.62%) OOP
14 10 (3.29%) Data Migration
15 9 (2.96%) Web Application Development
15 9 (2.96%) Data Analysis
16 8 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
17 6 (1.97%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 301 (99.01%) Apex Code
2 107 (35.20%) Java
3 52 (17.11%) JavaScript
4 35 (11.51%) SOQL
5 17 (5.59%) SOSL
6 16 (5.26%) SQL
7 9 (2.96%) C#
8 4 (1.32%) C++
9 1 (0.33%) C
9 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.33%) VB
9 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (1.32%) Degree
2 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.62%) QA
Vendors
1 304 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (2.30%) Oracle
3 4 (1.32%) Eloqua
3 4 (1.32%) Informatica
3 4 (1.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.32%) Siebel
4 2 (0.66%) ExactTarget
4 2 (0.66%) Maxymiser
4 2 (0.66%) SAP
5 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.33%) Ariba
5 1 (0.33%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.33%) Google
5 1 (0.33%) Zoho
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