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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 497 480 475
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 102 90 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 0.64% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 57 47
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -15.78%
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
14151 14119 12451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.37% 27.20% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9202 8972 7852
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 221 325
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £53.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 30 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 27 March 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 +13 102 £450 - 106
London +17 71 £475 +2.70% 85
City of London +12 26 £475 -3.06% 45
South East -21 14 £420 -11.57% 9
Berkshire -4 10 £365 -23.15% 2
West Yorkshire - 5 £475 -
Yorkshire - 5 £475 -
Leeds - 5 £475 -
South West -3 4 £450 +33.33% 1
West Midlands -6 4 £363 -18.53% 1
Slough - 4 £340 -
Oxford - 3 £550 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £550 -
East of England 0 1 - - 5
East Midlands -8 1 £425 - 1
Manchester -11 1 £425 - 1
North West -16 1 £425 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Nottingham - 1 £425 -
Cambridge - 1 - - 2
Coventry - 1 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 3
Devon - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Ilkley - - - -
Abingdon - - - -

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 257 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 252 (98.05%) Apex Code
3 105 (40.86%) Force.com
4 95 (36.96%) Java
5 72 (28.02%) Mason
6 71 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (18.68%) Finance
8 47 (18.29%) CRM
8 47 (18.29%) Cloud Computing
9 46 (17.90%) SaaS
10 35 (13.62%) JavaScript
11 32 (12.45%) REST
11 32 (12.45%) SOQL
12 31 (12.06%) Web Services
13 27 (10.51%) SOAP
14 26 (10.12%) HTML
15 24 (9.34%) CSS
16 22 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (7.39%) jQuery
18 18 (7.00%) Scrum
19 17 (6.61%) Workflow
20 15 (5.84%) ETL
21 14 (5.45%) .NET
21 14 (5.45%) Retail
22 13 (5.06%) Migration
22 13 (5.06%) SQL
23 11 (4.28%) Project Management
23 11 (4.28%) Business Analysis
23 11 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
24 10 (3.89%) Marketing

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (0.78%) CMS
2 1 (0.39%) SugarCRM
2 1 (0.39%) Confluence
2 1 (0.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.39%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 105 (40.86%) Force.com
2 47 (18.29%) Cloud Computing
3 46 (17.90%) SaaS
4 4 (1.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.56%) Intranet
2 1 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (3.50%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (2.33%) JIRA
3 4 (1.56%) Ant
3 4 (1.56%) Selenium
3 4 (1.56%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.56%) Grunt
4 3 (1.17%) Yeoman
4 3 (1.17%) Bower
4 3 (1.17%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.78%) Subversion
5 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.39%) Xcode
6 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.39%) Jasmine
General
1 48 (18.68%) Finance
2 14 (5.45%) Retail
3 10 (3.89%) Marketing
4 9 (3.50%) Legal
5 7 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.17%) Banking
8 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.39%) Publishing
9 1 (0.39%) French Language
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 189 (73.54%) Developer
2 182 (70.82%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 19 (7.39%) Consultant
4 18 (7.00%) Salesforce.com Consultant
5 17 (6.61%) Analyst
5 17 (6.61%) Architect
6 14 (5.45%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 14 (5.45%) Salesforce.com Administrator
7 13 (5.06%) Business Analyst
7 13 (5.06%) Administrator
8 10 (3.89%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
9 9 (3.50%) Technical Architect
10 5 (1.95%) Project Manager
11 4 (1.56%) UI Developer
11 4 (1.56%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (1.56%) UI Programmer
11 4 (1.56%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
12 3 (1.17%) Senior Developer
12 3 (1.17%) Technical Consultant
12 3 (1.17%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (28.02%) Mason
2 32 (12.45%) REST
3 31 (12.06%) Web Services
4 27 (10.51%) SOAP
5 26 (10.12%) HTML
6 24 (9.34%) CSS
7 19 (7.39%) jQuery
8 14 (5.45%) .NET
9 9 (3.50%) XML
9 9 (3.50%) Middleware
10 8 (3.11%) Ajax
11 6 (2.33%) JSON
11 6 (2.33%) HTML5
12 2 (0.78%) RESTful
12 2 (0.78%) J2SE
12 2 (0.78%) J2EE
12 2 (0.78%) COM
13 1 (0.39%) Backbone.js
13 1 (0.39%) D3.js
13 1 (0.39%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (3.50%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.72%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.33%) User Experience
5 3 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.17%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.78%) Life Science
6 2 (0.78%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.78%) iPad
7 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.39%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.39%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (18.29%) CRM
3 22 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (7.00%) Scrum
5 17 (6.61%) Workflow
6 15 (5.84%) ETL
7 13 (5.06%) Migration
8 11 (4.28%) Project Management
8 11 (4.28%) Business Analysis
9 9 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (3.50%) E-Commerce
9 9 (3.50%) OO
9 9 (3.50%) Data Management
10 8 (3.11%) Data Analysis
10 8 (3.11%) Validation
10 8 (3.11%) OOP
10 8 (3.11%) Asset Management
10 8 (3.11%) Data Migration
11 7 (2.72%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (2.72%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 252 (98.05%) Apex Code
2 95 (36.96%) Java
3 35 (13.62%) JavaScript
4 32 (12.45%) SOQL
5 13 (5.06%) SQL
6 7 (2.72%) SOSL
7 3 (1.17%) C#
8 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (3.50%) Degree
2 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.95%) QA
Vendors
1 257 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (3.50%) Oracle
3 6 (2.33%) Siebel
3 6 (2.33%) Eloqua
4 4 (1.56%) Informatica
5 3 (1.17%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.17%) Maxymiser
5 3 (1.17%) ExactTarget
6 2 (0.78%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.39%) Zoho
7 1 (0.39%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.39%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.39%) SAP
7 1 (0.39%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.39%) Google
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