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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 467 494 501
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +7
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 124 76 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 0.53% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 56 67
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15105 14234 14850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.61% 27.92% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9741 9047 9067
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 296 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%

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 24 July 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 29 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 24 July 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 +32 118 £469 -1.31% 76
London +37 90 £475 +0.47% 47
City of London +18 18 £500 +5.26% 23
South East +1 17 £375 -28.57% 22
Berkshire +7 6 £343 -33.17% 2
Scotland -13 4 £400 -
North West -3 3 £494 +14.49% 1
Surrey -7 3 £522 - 2
Hampshire -10 3 £375 -28.57% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £300 - 1
Reading +7 1 £500 -2.43% 1
Manchester -2 1 £538 +24.63% 1
Birmingham -3 1 £575 +4.54%
West Midlands -13 1 £575 +4.54%
South West -27 1 £600 +65.51% 3
East of England - 1 £425 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 -
Andover - - - -
Essex - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Telford - - - -
Trowbridge - - - -
Witham - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 258 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 253 (98.06%) Apex Code
3 139 (53.88%) Force.com
4 107 (41.47%) Java
5 102 (39.53%) Mason
6 54 (20.93%) CRM
7 53 (20.54%) Cloud Computing
7 53 (20.54%) SaaS
8 49 (18.99%) JavaScript
9 36 (13.95%) Web Services
10 34 (13.18%) XML
11 30 (11.63%) SQL
12 29 (11.24%) SOAP
13 28 (10.85%) HTML
13 28 (10.85%) Migration
14 23 (8.91%) Data Migration
15 22 (8.53%) Finance
16 21 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (6.59%) J2EE
19 16 (6.20%) Workflow
20 14 (5.43%) Data Analysis
20 14 (5.43%) Retail
20 14 (5.43%) .NET
21 13 (5.04%) C#
21 13 (5.04%) OO
21 13 (5.04%) CSS
22 12 (4.65%) Marketing
23 11 (4.26%) Business Analysis
23 11 (4.26%) Technical Architecture

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.55%) MS Project
2 4 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 139 (53.88%) Force.com
2 53 (20.54%) Cloud Computing
2 53 (20.54%) SaaS
3 7 (2.71%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.94%) HTTP
1 5 (1.94%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.88%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.71%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.33%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.16%) MS Access
5 1 (0.39%) Informix
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (3.49%) Eclipse
2 6 (2.33%) Ant
2 6 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.55%) JIRA
4 3 (1.16%) Subversion
5 2 (0.78%) Maven
6 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (8.53%) Finance
2 14 (5.43%) Retail
3 12 (4.65%) Marketing
4 11 (4.26%) Billing
4 11 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.49%) Publishing
6 6 (2.33%) Banking
6 6 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.55%) Advertising
8 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.78%) Back Office
8 2 (0.78%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Front Office
9 1 (0.39%) French Language
9 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 187 (72.48%) Developer
2 184 (71.32%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 27 (10.47%) Architect
4 24 (9.30%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 18 (6.98%) Technical Architect
6 17 (6.59%) Administrator
6 17 (6.59%) Salesforce.com Administrator
7 15 (5.81%) Consultant
8 14 (5.43%) Salesforce.com Consultant
9 6 (2.33%) Analyst
9 6 (2.33%) Senior Developer
10 4 (1.55%) Business Analyst
10 4 (1.55%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
11 3 (1.16%) Configuration Administrator
11 3 (1.16%) CRM Developer
12 2 (0.78%) Project Manager
12 2 (0.78%) Developer Analyst
12 2 (0.78%) Technical Consultant
12 2 (0.78%) Solutions Designer
12 2 (0.78%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (39.53%) Mason
2 36 (13.95%) Web Services
3 34 (13.18%) XML
4 29 (11.24%) SOAP
5 28 (10.85%) HTML
6 17 (6.59%) J2EE
7 14 (5.43%) .NET
8 13 (5.04%) CSS
9 10 (3.88%) RESTful
10 9 (3.49%) Ajax
11 6 (2.33%) XHTML
12 5 (1.94%) REST
12 5 (1.94%) WSDL
12 5 (1.94%) Struts
13 4 (1.55%) J2SE
13 4 (1.55%) JSON
14 3 (1.16%) jQuery
14 3 (1.16%) XSD
14 3 (1.16%) XSLT
15 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.49%) Data Integration
2 8 (3.10%) FMCG
2 8 (3.10%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.78%) DTV
5 2 (0.78%) Social Media
6 1 (0.39%) Wiki
6 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.94%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.78%) Linux
2 2 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (20.93%) CRM
2 28 (10.85%) Migration
3 23 (8.91%) Data Migration
4 21 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (6.20%) Workflow
7 14 (5.43%) Data Analysis
8 13 (5.04%) OO
9 11 (4.26%) Business Analysis
9 11 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (4.26%) Project Management
10 10 (3.88%) Data Modelling
10 10 (3.88%) ETL
10 10 (3.88%) Web Application Development
11 9 (3.49%) Scrum
12 8 (3.10%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (2.71%) Analytics
13 7 (2.71%) Validation
13 7 (2.71%) ERP
14 5 (1.94%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 253 (98.06%) Apex Code
2 107 (41.47%) Java
3 49 (18.99%) JavaScript
4 30 (11.63%) SQL
5 13 (5.04%) C#
6 7 (2.71%) C++
7 6 (2.33%) PHP
8 3 (1.16%) VBA
9 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (3.49%) Degree
2 2 (0.78%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.39%) PMP
3 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.55%) QA
Vendors
1 258 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (3.88%) SAP
3 6 (2.33%) Oracle
3 6 (2.33%) JDA
4 5 (1.94%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.55%) Siebel
5 4 (1.55%) ExactTarget
6 2 (0.78%) Sun
7 1 (0.39%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.39%) Teradata
7 1 (0.39%) Google
7 1 (0.39%) Sage
7 1 (0.39%) Ariba
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucestershire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
West Yorkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
East Midlands
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago