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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 474 492 538
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +46
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 139 92 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 0.61% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 53 51
Average daily rate
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£485 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £341 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £502 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £75.00 -
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
15691 15007 15615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.27% 28.87% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10164 9643 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 265 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 18 September 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 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 18 September 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
(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 +14 133 £485 +2.10% 72
London +38 107 £485 +3.08% 47
City of London +26 26 £475 - 19
South East -12 12 £504 +6.10% 15
Surrey +6 6 £523 +7.17%
North West -4 3 £494 +3.94% 1
Berkshire -4 2 £300 -36.84%
Manchester -7 2 £494 +3.94% 1
Oxfordshire -15 2 £300 -31.42%
East of England -27 2 £225 -55.00% 3
South West -34 1 £600 +23.07% 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 £225 - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Shropshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Telford - - - -
Trowbridge - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Ealing - - - -

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 286 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 281 (98.25%) Apex Code
3 168 (58.74%) Force.com
4 112 (39.16%) Java
5 101 (35.31%) Mason
6 73 (25.52%) CRM
7 69 (24.13%) JavaScript
8 55 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
9 54 (18.88%) SaaS
10 53 (18.53%) XML
11 51 (17.83%) Web Services
12 46 (16.08%) HTML
13 43 (15.03%) Migration
14 37 (12.94%) SOQL
15 32 (11.19%) SOAP
16 28 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
17 26 (9.09%) SQL
18 25 (8.74%) Publishing
19 22 (7.69%) .NET
20 19 (6.64%) Workflow
20 19 (6.64%) Business Analysis
20 19 (6.64%) CSS
20 19 (6.64%) Data Migration
20 19 (6.64%) SOSL
21 18 (6.29%) Web Development
22 17 (5.94%) J2EE
23 16 (5.59%) Retail
23 16 (5.59%) Finance
24 15 (5.24%) C#

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.45%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 168 (58.74%) Force.com
2 55 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
3 54 (18.88%) SaaS
4 11 (3.85%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.75%) HTTP
2 4 (1.40%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.80%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.05%) MS Access
3 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.35%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (3.15%) Eclipse
2 8 (2.80%) JIRA
3 6 (2.10%) Ant
4 5 (1.75%) Subversion
5 3 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.70%) Maven
General
1 25 (8.74%) Publishing
2 16 (5.59%) Finance
2 16 (5.59%) Retail
3 10 (3.50%) Billing
4 9 (3.15%) Marketing
5 8 (2.80%) Banking
5 8 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.10%) Advertising
7 5 (1.75%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.70%) Electronics
8 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 205 (71.68%) Developer
2 203 (70.98%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 37 (12.94%) Architect
4 34 (11.89%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 21 (7.34%) Technical Architect
6 20 (6.99%) Consultant
7 19 (6.64%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 15 (5.24%) Administrator
8 15 (5.24%) Salesforce.com Administrator
9 9 (3.15%) Senior Developer
10 8 (2.80%) Analyst
11 7 (2.45%) Business Analyst
12 6 (2.10%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
12 6 (2.10%) CRM Developer
13 5 (1.75%) Solutions Architect
14 3 (1.05%) Project Manager
14 3 (1.05%) Procurement Specialist
14 3 (1.05%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
14 3 (1.05%) Configuration Administrator
15 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (35.31%) Mason
2 53 (18.53%) XML
3 51 (17.83%) Web Services
4 46 (16.08%) HTML
5 32 (11.19%) SOAP
6 22 (7.69%) .NET
7 19 (6.64%) CSS
8 17 (5.94%) J2EE
9 12 (4.20%) REST
10 10 (3.50%) RESTful
10 10 (3.50%) JSON
11 8 (2.80%) Ajax
12 6 (2.10%) jQuery
13 5 (1.75%) WSDL
13 5 (1.75%) XHTML
14 4 (1.40%) J2SE
14 4 (1.40%) Struts
15 3 (1.05%) XSD
15 3 (1.05%) XSLT
16 2 (0.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.85%) Mobile App
1 11 (3.85%) User Experience
2 7 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (2.45%) Data Integration
3 5 (1.75%) FMCG
3 5 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.70%) DTV
4 2 (0.70%) Social Media
5 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.75%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.70%) Linux
2 2 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (25.52%) CRM
2 55 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (15.03%) Migration
4 28 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (6.64%) Business Analysis
5 19 (6.64%) Workflow
5 19 (6.64%) Data Migration
6 18 (6.29%) Web Development
7 14 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (4.90%) OO
8 13 (4.55%) ETL
9 12 (4.20%) Project Management
9 12 (4.20%) OpenUP
10 11 (3.85%) Scrum
11 10 (3.50%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (3.15%) Data Analysis
12 9 (3.15%) E-Commerce
13 8 (2.80%) Data Modelling
13 8 (2.80%) Web Application Development
13 8 (2.80%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 281 (98.25%) Apex Code
2 112 (39.16%) Java
3 69 (24.13%) JavaScript
4 37 (12.94%) SOQL
5 26 (9.09%) SQL
6 19 (6.64%) SOSL
7 15 (5.24%) C#
8 7 (2.45%) C++
9 5 (1.75%) PHP
10 1 (0.35%) VB
10 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (2.10%) Degree
2 2 (0.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.15%) QA
Vendors
1 286 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (2.45%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.10%) SAP
4 5 (1.75%) ExactTarget
5 4 (1.40%) Siebel
6 3 (1.05%) Oracle
7 2 (0.70%) Sun
7 2 (0.70%) Ariba
7 2 (0.70%) Informatica
8 1 (0.35%) JDA
8 1 (0.35%) Sage
8 1 (0.35%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.35%) Teradata
8 1 (0.35%) Google
8 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Rate: £650 - £750 per day
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Rate: £35000.00 per annum
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London
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