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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 471 457 513
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +56
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 152 137 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 1.00% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 105 40
Average daily rate £425 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-12.22% -
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
14367 13635 13340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.35% 26.66% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9935 9078 8335
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 196 272
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -0.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £20.37 £15.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £46.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +17 149 £425 -5.55% 68
London -21 70 £500 +11.11% 52
South East +18 40 £380 -15.55% 5
Berkshire +19 22 £380 +4.10% 4
West Midlands -7 12 £375 +3.44% 2
Slough +16 11 £380 +11.76%
City of London +11 10 £488 -2.50% 15
Birmingham +5 9 £250 -33.33% 1
North West -2 8 £400 -5.88% 1
East Midlands +1 7 £425 -
East of England +7 6 £450 - 4
Nottinghamshire -1 6 - -
Nottingham -8 6 - -
Surrey +1 5 £363 -19.44%
Yorkshire -10 4 £400 -15.78% 3
Lancashire - 4 £400 -
Cambridgeshire +12 3 £450 - 3
Oxfordshire -7 3 £431 -6.75%
Manchester -12 3 £400 -5.88% 1
West Sussex - 3 £450 -
Kent - 3 - - 1
Hampshire +13 2 £413 -10.81%
Cambridge -6 2 - - 1
Brighton - 2 £288 -
Sheffield - 2 £325 - 2
Redhill - 2 £350 -
Watford - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 £288 -
Maidenhead - 2 £425 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 2

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 219 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 216 (98.63%) Apex Code
3 102 (46.58%) JavaScript
4 99 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (44.75%) Java
6 73 (33.33%) HTML
7 72 (32.88%) CSS
8 71 (32.42%) CRM
9 69 (31.51%) Force.com
10 65 (29.68%) Mason
11 64 (29.22%) Oracle APEX
11 64 (29.22%) Oracle
12 56 (25.57%) Git (software)
12 56 (25.57%) SaaS
13 51 (23.29%) Cloud Computing
14 50 (22.83%) Scrum
15 47 (21.46%) Web Development
16 44 (20.09%) Subversion
17 43 (19.63%) SOAP
18 40 (18.26%) PHP
18 40 (18.26%) Siebel
18 40 (18.26%) Eloqua
18 40 (18.26%) BigMachines
19 38 (17.35%) REST
19 38 (17.35%) jQuery
20 37 (16.89%) Waterfall
20 37 (16.89%) Web Services
21 34 (15.53%) SDLC
22 33 (15.07%) XML
23 32 (14.61%) SOQL

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (3.65%) Node.js
2 7 (3.20%) CMS
3 6 (2.74%) WordPress
4 2 (0.91%) Apache
4 2 (0.91%) Drupal
4 2 (0.91%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (0.91%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.46%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.46%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (18.26%) BigMachines
1 40 (18.26%) Eloqua
2 10 (4.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (1.83%) Magento
4 3 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.91%) OpenText Process Suite
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.46%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 69 (31.51%) Force.com
2 56 (25.57%) SaaS
3 51 (23.29%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.83%) Heroku
6 3 (1.37%) GitHub
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.46%) Boomi
7 1 (0.46%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.46%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.11%) Internet
2 1 (0.46%) 802.15
2 1 (0.46%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.46%) HTTP
2 1 (0.46%) SSL
2 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.46%) X.509
2 1 (0.46%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.50%) MySQL
2 19 (8.68%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.02%) RDBMS
4 10 (4.57%) MongoDB
4 10 (4.57%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.20%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 64 (29.22%) Oracle APEX
2 56 (25.57%) Git (software)
3 44 (20.09%) Subversion
4 30 (13.70%) Ant
5 26 (11.87%) Jenkins
6 21 (9.59%) Eclipse
7 15 (6.85%) JIRA
8 14 (6.39%) Maven
9 11 (5.02%) Hudson
9 11 (5.02%) Selenium
9 11 (5.02%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.91%) Grunt
10 2 (0.91%) Toad
11 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.46%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.46%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 26 (11.87%) Marketing
2 19 (8.68%) Finance
3 10 (4.57%) Retail
4 5 (2.28%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.37%) German Language
5 3 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.37%) Publishing
5 3 (1.37%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Billing
6 1 (0.46%) Electronics
6 1 (0.46%) Games
6 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 183 (83.56%) Developer
2 138 (63.01%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 17 (7.76%) Senior Developer
4 14 (6.39%) Architect
5 12 (5.48%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (5.48%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 12 (5.48%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
6 11 (5.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (5.02%) Programmer
7 10 (4.57%) Consultant
7 10 (4.57%) PHP Developer
7 10 (4.57%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 9 (4.11%) Full Stack Developer
8 9 (4.11%) Python Developer
9 8 (3.65%) Agile Developer
9 8 (3.65%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.20%) Administrator
10 7 (3.20%) Lead Developer
10 7 (3.20%) Salesforce.com Administrator
10 7 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (33.33%) HTML
2 72 (32.88%) CSS
3 65 (29.68%) Mason
4 43 (19.63%) SOAP
5 38 (17.35%) jQuery
5 38 (17.35%) REST
6 37 (16.89%) Web Services
7 33 (15.07%) XML
8 29 (13.24%) HTML5
9 28 (12.79%) CSS3
10 20 (9.13%) AngularJS
11 18 (8.22%) .NET
11 18 (8.22%) RESTful
12 14 (6.39%) JSON
13 12 (5.48%) Ajax
14 11 (5.02%) XML Schema
15 9 (4.11%) Django
16 8 (3.65%) XSD
17 7 (3.20%) Backbone.js
17 7 (3.20%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.57%) Mobile App
2 10 (4.57%) User Experience
3 6 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.28%) Mashup
5 3 (1.37%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.46%) Blog
7 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.46%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.46%) Statistics
7 1 (0.46%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.02%) Linux
2 10 (4.57%) Unix
3 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (32.42%) CRM
3 50 (22.83%) Scrum
4 47 (21.46%) Web Development
5 37 (16.89%) Waterfall
6 34 (15.53%) SDLC
7 29 (13.24%) OO
8 28 (12.79%) SOA
9 27 (12.33%) Front End Development
10 25 (11.42%) Migration
11 21 (9.59%) TDD
12 20 (9.13%) Web Application Development
13 19 (8.68%) BDD
13 19 (8.68%) Data Migration
14 15 (6.85%) OOP
15 14 (6.39%) Automated Testing
16 13 (5.94%) Project Management
16 13 (5.94%) Release Management
17 12 (5.48%) ETL
17 12 (5.48%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 216 (98.63%) Apex Code
2 102 (46.58%) JavaScript
3 98 (44.75%) Java
4 40 (18.26%) PHP
5 32 (14.61%) SOQL
6 14 (6.39%) SQL
7 12 (5.48%) Python
8 9 (4.11%) C#
8 9 (4.11%) PL/SQL
8 9 (4.11%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.74%) Ruby
10 4 (1.83%) C
10 4 (1.83%) Perl
11 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.91%) C++
11 2 (0.91%) Jython
11 2 (0.91%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.46%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 10 (4.57%) Degree
2 4 (1.83%) CBAP
3 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.91%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 219 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 64 (29.22%) Oracle
3 40 (18.26%) Siebel
4 14 (6.39%) Informatica
5 9 (4.11%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 7 (3.20%) SAP
7 6 (2.74%) Conga
8 4 (1.83%) Pardot
8 4 (1.83%) Zuora
9 3 (1.37%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.37%) Zend
10 2 (0.91%) IBM
10 2 (0.91%) Infor
11 1 (0.46%) BMC
11 1 (0.46%) Dell
11 1 (0.46%) Google
11 1 (0.46%) Lotus
11 1 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.46%) Remedy
11 1 (0.46%) Talend
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