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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 431 500 479
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -21
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 163 70 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 0.50% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 41 64
Average daily rate
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£475 £463 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
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
14718 14100 13785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.54% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10077 9008 8644
Average daily rate £395 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +0.67%
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 193 302 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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 December 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 +65 161 £475 +2.70% 65
London +80 113 £475 +5.55% 40
City of London +32 43 £500 +14.28% 28
South East -1 38 £475 -2.56% 17
Berkshire +8 17 £481 +4.05% 6
Surrey -1 4 £450 - 2
South West - 4 £400 - 2
Hampshire -18 2 £481 -3.75% 1
West Midlands -8 1 £375 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £450 - 2
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Luton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Trowbridge - - - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 306 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 303 (99.02%) Apex Code
3 155 (50.65%) Force.com
4 119 (38.89%) Java
5 92 (30.07%) Mason
6 74 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (22.55%) CRM
8 63 (20.59%) JavaScript
9 60 (19.61%) Cloud Computing
10 59 (19.28%) SaaS
11 53 (17.32%) Web Services
12 42 (13.73%) Migration
13 38 (12.42%) HTML
14 37 (12.09%) Finance
15 36 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 36 (11.76%) SOAP
15 36 (11.76%) XML
15 36 (11.76%) SOQL
16 28 (9.15%) .NET
17 27 (8.82%) REST
18 23 (7.52%) SOSL
19 20 (6.54%) CSS
19 20 (6.54%) Scrum
19 20 (6.54%) Web Development
20 19 (6.21%) ETL
20 19 (6.21%) OpenUP
21 18 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
21 18 (5.88%) Publishing
21 18 (5.88%) Workflow
22 17 (5.56%) Business Analysis

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (0.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.33%) SugarCRM
1 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.98%) MS Project
1 3 (0.98%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 155 (50.65%) Force.com
2 60 (19.61%) Cloud Computing
3 59 (19.28%) SaaS
4 7 (2.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.31%) HTTP
2 3 (0.98%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.65%) Intranet
3 2 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.65%) SQL Server
1 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
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%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 11 (3.59%) JIRA
2 3 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (0.98%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.98%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.65%) Ant
3 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.65%) Subversion
4 1 (0.33%) Selenium
4 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
General
1 37 (12.09%) Finance
2 18 (5.88%) Publishing
3 14 (4.58%) Retail
4 9 (2.94%) Banking
5 8 (2.61%) Legal
5 8 (2.61%) Marketing
6 7 (2.29%) Billing
7 6 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.98%) Advertising
9 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) French Language
10 1 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 216 (70.59%) Developer
2 215 (70.26%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 36 (11.76%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 36 (11.76%) Architect
4 23 (7.52%) Consultant
5 22 (7.19%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 18 (5.88%) Analyst
7 16 (5.23%) Administrator
7 16 (5.23%) Salesforce.com Administrator
8 14 (4.58%) Business Analyst
9 12 (3.92%) Technical Architect
9 12 (3.92%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
10 8 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.29%) Senior Developer
12 6 (1.96%) Project Manager
12 6 (1.96%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
13 5 (1.63%) CRM Developer
14 4 (1.31%) Lead Developer
15 3 (0.98%) Implementation Consultant
16 2 (0.65%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (30.07%) Mason
2 53 (17.32%) Web Services
3 38 (12.42%) HTML
4 36 (11.76%) SOAP
4 36 (11.76%) XML
5 28 (9.15%) .NET
6 27 (8.82%) REST
7 20 (6.54%) CSS
8 13 (4.25%) JSON
8 13 (4.25%) jQuery
9 12 (3.92%) J2EE
10 6 (1.96%) J2SE
11 5 (1.63%) HTML5
12 3 (0.98%) Ajax
12 3 (0.98%) Struts
13 2 (0.65%) WSDL
13 2 (0.65%) Backbone.js
13 2 (0.65%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (0.65%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.90%) User Experience
2 13 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.59%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.63%) Data Integration
4 5 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.65%) FMCG
5 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.33%) Life Science
6 1 (0.33%) iPad
6 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (22.55%) CRM
3 42 (13.73%) Migration
4 36 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (6.54%) Scrum
5 20 (6.54%) Web Development
6 19 (6.21%) ETL
6 19 (6.21%) OpenUP
7 18 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (5.88%) Workflow
8 17 (5.56%) Business Analysis
9 16 (5.23%) OO
10 15 (4.90%) E-Commerce
11 14 (4.58%) OOP
12 13 (4.25%) Data Migration
13 11 (3.59%) Project Management
14 9 (2.94%) MVC
14 9 (2.94%) Data Analysis
15 8 (2.61%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 303 (99.02%) Apex Code
2 119 (38.89%) Java
3 63 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 36 (11.76%) SOQL
5 23 (7.52%) SOSL
6 17 (5.56%) SQL
7 12 (3.92%) C#
8 4 (1.31%) C++
9 2 (0.65%) C
10 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (0.98%) Degree
2 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.59%) QA
Vendors
1 306 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (1.31%) Informatica
2 4 (1.31%) Microsoft
3 3 (0.98%) Oracle
3 3 (0.98%) SAP
3 3 (0.98%) ExactTarget
4 1 (0.33%) Google
4 1 (0.33%) Zoho
4 1 (0.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.33%) Ariba
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Mason Frank
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
North London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
South East England
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 18 days ago