The table below looks at the statistics for Visualforce skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visualforce over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 590 554 453
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -101
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 66 73 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.50% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 54 125
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £463 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
15110 14689 14482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 27.00% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10708 9655 9625
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 203 177
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Visualforce
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Visualforce as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 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 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualforce within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -32 64 £450 - 39
London -35 31 £450 +2.85% 28
South East -5 16 £419 -6.94% 3
Berkshire +1 11 £400 -22.33% 1
Slough - 9 £400 -
East of England +13 6 £505 +6.31% 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £565 -
City of London +26 3 £500 - 10
Yorkshire +11 3 £400 -20.00%
West Yorkshire +2 3 £400 -20.00%
West Midlands -9 3 £175 -68.18% 2
Osterley - 3 £515 -
Surrey -6 2 £419 +8.06%
North West - 2 £538 - 2
Bradford - 2 £425 -
Coventry - 2 £169 - 2
Cambridge - 2 £565 -
Huntingdon - 2 - -
Leeds 0 1 £375 -25.00%
Essex -1 1 £500 +5.26% 1
Hampshire -4 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 £450 -
Liverpool - 1 £550 - 1
Manchester - 1 £525 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £550 - 1

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Visualforce also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Visualforce.

1 227 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 221 (97.36%) Apex Code
3 108 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (42.29%) Java
5 88 (38.77%) JavaScript
6 76 (33.48%) HTML
7 73 (32.16%) CSS
8 72 (31.72%) SOAP
9 69 (30.40%) CRM
10 63 (27.75%) Web Services
11 60 (26.43%) Force.com
12 56 (24.67%) Git (software)
13 54 (23.79%) Scrum
14 52 (22.91%) Oracle
14 52 (22.91%) Oracle APEX
15 51 (22.47%) REST
16 50 (22.03%) SOQL
17 49 (21.59%) XML
18 46 (20.26%) Mason
19 42 (18.50%) Cloud Computing
19 42 (18.50%) Subversion
20 41 (18.06%) Migration
20 41 (18.06%) Web Development
21 40 (17.62%) RESTful
22 38 (16.74%) SaaS
22 38 (16.74%) Siebel
23 37 (16.30%) PHP
24 35 (15.42%) Waterfall
25 33 (14.54%) SOA
26 31 (13.66%) Marketing

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (7.05%) CMS
2 9 (3.96%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.20%) Node.js
4 3 (1.32%) ExpressionEngine
4 3 (1.32%) WordPress
5 2 (0.88%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.44%) Apache
6 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (11.89%) BigMachines
1 27 (11.89%) Eloqua
2 12 (5.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (2.20%) Magento
5 3 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.88%) OpenText Process Suite
6 2 (0.88%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 60 (26.43%) Force.com
2 42 (18.50%) Cloud Computing
3 38 (16.74%) SaaS
4 15 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (5.29%) Heroku
6 2 (0.88%) FinancialForce.com
6 2 (0.88%) GitHub
6 2 (0.88%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.44%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.44%) IaaS
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.44%) PaaS
7 1 (0.44%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.44%) 802.15
2 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.44%) CTI
2 1 (0.44%) HTTP
2 1 (0.44%) SSL
2 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.44%) X.509
2 1 (0.44%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.05%) MySQL
1 16 (7.05%) Relational Database
2 13 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (4.85%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.76%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.76%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 56 (24.67%) Git (software)
2 52 (22.91%) Oracle APEX
3 42 (18.50%) Subversion
4 28 (12.33%) Eclipse
5 24 (10.57%) Ant
6 17 (7.49%) Jenkins
7 16 (7.05%) Maven
8 15 (6.61%) JIRA
9 11 (4.85%) Hudson
9 11 (4.85%) Selenium
9 11 (4.85%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.88%) Grunt
11 2 (0.88%) Toad
12 1 (0.44%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (0.44%) PHPUnit
General
1 31 (13.66%) Marketing
2 28 (12.33%) Finance
3 16 (7.05%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.41%) Retail
5 7 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.32%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 166 (73.13%) Developer
2 137 (60.35%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 29 (12.78%) Consultant
3 29 (12.78%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 26 (11.45%) Architect
4 26 (11.45%) Senior Developer
5 24 (10.57%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 19 (8.37%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
7 13 (5.73%) Technical Architect
8 10 (4.41%) PHP Developer
8 10 (4.41%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (3.96%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (3.96%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (3.52%) Administrator
10 8 (3.52%) Salesforce.com Administrator
10 8 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.08%) Agile Developer
12 6 (2.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (2.64%) Java Developer
12 6 (2.64%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (33.48%) HTML
2 73 (32.16%) CSS
3 72 (31.72%) SOAP
4 63 (27.75%) Web Services
5 51 (22.47%) REST
6 49 (21.59%) XML
7 46 (20.26%) Mason
8 40 (17.62%) RESTful
9 27 (11.89%) jQuery
10 24 (10.57%) .NET
11 20 (8.81%) CSS3
11 20 (8.81%) HTML5
12 17 (7.49%) JSON
13 16 (7.05%) Ajax
13 16 (7.05%) COM
14 15 (6.61%) AngularJS
15 14 (6.17%) J2EE
16 13 (5.73%) DHTML
17 11 (4.85%) Symfony
17 11 (4.85%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.01%) Mobile App
2 15 (6.61%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.85%) Data Structures
5 9 (3.96%) User Experience
6 5 (2.20%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.20%) Mashup
7 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.88%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.44%) Blog
8 1 (0.44%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.44%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.17%) Apple iOS
2 10 (4.41%) Android
3 9 (3.96%) Linux
4 7 (3.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (30.40%) CRM
3 54 (23.79%) Scrum
4 41 (18.06%) Migration
4 41 (18.06%) Web Development
5 35 (15.42%) Waterfall
6 33 (14.54%) SOA
7 31 (13.66%) Data Migration
8 30 (13.22%) OO
8 30 (13.22%) SDLC
9 26 (11.45%) Workflow
10 22 (9.69%) Automated Testing
11 21 (9.25%) ETL
12 18 (7.93%) API Development
13 17 (7.49%) BDD
13 17 (7.49%) TDD
14 15 (6.61%) Data Modelling
14 15 (6.61%) ERP
14 15 (6.61%) OOP
15 14 (6.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 221 (97.36%) Apex Code
2 96 (42.29%) Java
3 88 (38.77%) JavaScript
4 50 (22.03%) SOQL
5 37 (16.30%) PHP
6 22 (9.69%) SQL
7 9 (3.96%) Python
7 9 (3.96%) SOSL
8 8 (3.52%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.08%) Ruby
10 6 (2.64%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.32%) C
11 3 (1.32%) C#
11 3 (1.32%) Perl
12 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.88%) Jython
12 2 (0.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.44%) C++
13 1 (0.44%) ES6
13 1 (0.44%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 18 (7.93%) Degree
2 7 (3.08%) CBAP
3 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.32%) DBAmp
2 2 (0.88%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 227 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 52 (22.91%) Oracle
3 38 (16.74%) Siebel
4 21 (9.25%) SAP
5 17 (7.49%) Informatica
5 17 (7.49%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.96%) Conga
6 9 (3.96%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 7 (3.08%) Pardot
8 4 (1.76%) Zend
9 3 (1.32%) Google
9 3 (1.32%) Infor
9 3 (1.32%) Talend
10 2 (0.88%) Apttus
11 1 (0.44%) Adobe
11 1 (0.44%) Lotus
11 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.44%) Zuora
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