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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 531 487 498
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +11
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 94 131 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.84% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 94 57
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £370 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £500 £494
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
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
16337 15619 15306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.89% 28.09% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11094 9900 9829
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 218 264
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 -45 94 £475 - 95
London -17 66 £500 +5.26% 63
City of London -1 18 £500 +5.26% 21
South East -23 11 £356 -28.75% 11
South West -5 6 £350 -41.66% 4
Sunbury-on-Thames +1 5 £350 -32.95%
Surrey -3 5 £350 -33.01% 1
North West -28 5 £425 -20.93% 5
Devon +1 3 £300 -50.00%
Hampshire -7 3 £475 +26.66% 4
Berkshire -5 2 £300 -27.27% 5
Manchester -18 2 £325 -39.53% 2
Bristol - 2 £350 - 1
Midlands - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £365 - 4
East of England +2 1 £300 -29.41% 2
Northamptonshire -3 1 £275 -37.14% 1
Cheshire -8 1 - - 2
East Midlands -9 1 £275 -36.23% 4
Warwickshire - 1 £330 - 2
Essex - 1 £300 - 2
Merseyside - 1 £425 -
East Sussex - 1 £350 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £500 -
Liverpool - 1 £425 -
Warwick - 1 £330 - 1
Reading - 1 - - 1
Brighton - 1 £350 - 1
Farnborough - 1 £475 -
Northampton - 1 £275 - 1

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 166 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 162 (97.59%) Apex Code
3 69 (41.57%) Force.com
4 58 (34.94%) Java
5 49 (29.52%) JavaScript
6 46 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (27.11%) HTML
8 43 (25.90%) Mason
9 41 (24.70%) CRM
10 37 (22.29%) Finance
10 37 (22.29%) Cloud Computing
10 37 (22.29%) SaaS
11 33 (19.88%) jQuery
12 30 (18.07%) CSS
13 25 (15.06%) Asset Management
14 23 (13.86%) HTML5
15 22 (13.25%) SOQL
16 20 (12.05%) Web Development
17 17 (10.24%) AngularJS
17 17 (10.24%) REST
18 16 (9.64%) Web Services
19 15 (9.04%) PHP
19 15 (9.04%) Oracle
19 15 (9.04%) Oracle APEX
19 15 (9.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 14 (8.43%) Eloqua
20 14 (8.43%) BigMachines
20 14 (8.43%) SDLC
20 14 (8.43%) Scrum
21 13 (7.83%) Workflow

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (2.41%) Apache
1 4 (2.41%) CMS
2 3 (1.81%) WordPress
3 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.60%) Jetty
4 1 (0.60%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (8.43%) BigMachines
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.60%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 69 (41.57%) Force.com
2 37 (22.29%) Cloud Computing
2 37 (22.29%) SaaS
3 8 (4.82%) Heroku
4 6 (3.61%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.60%) Office 365
5 1 (0.60%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.81%) Intranet
2 2 (1.20%) HTTP
3 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.60%) CTI
3 1 (0.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.22%) MySQL
2 3 (1.81%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (9.04%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (4.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.41%) Subversion
4 3 (1.81%) JIRA
5 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.60%) Grunt
6 1 (0.60%) gulp
6 1 (0.60%) Maven
6 1 (0.60%) Ant
6 1 (0.60%) JUnit
6 1 (0.60%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.60%) Gradle
General
1 37 (22.29%) Finance
2 11 (6.63%) Marketing
3 10 (6.02%) Retail
4 5 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.81%) Publishing
5 3 (1.81%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.20%) Law
6 2 (1.20%) Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 120 (72.29%) Developer
2 100 (60.24%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 15 (9.04%) Consultant
4 14 (8.43%) Architect
4 14 (8.43%) Salesforce.com Consultant
5 12 (7.23%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 9 (5.42%) Technical Architect
7 8 (4.82%) Administrator
8 7 (4.22%) Analyst
8 7 (4.22%) Salesforce.com Administrator
9 6 (3.61%) Programmer
10 5 (3.01%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.01%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.01%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
11 4 (2.41%) PHP Developer
12 3 (1.81%) Technical Leader
12 3 (1.81%) PHP Web Developer
12 3 (1.81%) PHP Programmer
12 3 (1.81%) Web Developer
12 3 (1.81%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.11%) HTML
2 43 (25.90%) Mason
3 33 (19.88%) jQuery
4 30 (18.07%) CSS
5 23 (13.86%) HTML5
6 17 (10.24%) AngularJS
6 17 (10.24%) REST
7 16 (9.64%) Web Services
8 15 (9.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (6.02%) Middleware
10 9 (5.42%) SOAP
11 6 (3.61%) XML
12 5 (3.01%) COM
12 5 (3.01%) JSON
13 4 (2.41%) Ajax
13 4 (2.41%) CSS3
13 4 (2.41%) .NET
14 3 (1.81%) DHTML
15 2 (1.20%) JSP
15 2 (1.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.42%) User Experience
2 8 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.82%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.22%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.41%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.20%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.60%) Informatics
7 1 (0.60%) IVR
7 1 (0.60%) FMCG
7 1 (0.60%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.60%) Social Media
7 1 (0.60%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.82%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.01%) Android
3 2 (1.20%) UNIX
4 1 (0.60%) Windows
4 1 (0.60%) Linux
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (24.70%) CRM
3 25 (15.06%) Asset Management
4 20 (12.05%) Web Development
5 14 (8.43%) Scrum
5 14 (8.43%) SDLC
6 13 (7.83%) Release Management
6 13 (7.83%) Workflow
7 10 (6.02%) Validation
8 9 (5.42%) Project Management
9 8 (4.82%) Business Analysis
10 7 (4.22%) Migration
10 7 (4.22%) OO
10 7 (4.22%) Mobile Development
11 6 (3.61%) ETL
12 5 (3.01%) SOA
12 5 (3.01%) Data Management
12 5 (3.01%) iOS Development
12 5 (3.01%) Waterfall
13 4 (2.41%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 162 (97.59%) Apex Code
2 58 (34.94%) Java
3 49 (29.52%) JavaScript
4 22 (13.25%) SOQL
5 15 (9.04%) PHP
6 8 (4.82%) SQL
7 3 (1.81%) Python
7 3 (1.81%) SOSL
8 2 (1.20%) C#
8 2 (1.20%) Ruby
9 1 (0.60%) C++
9 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (5.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.01%) Jitterbit
2 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 166 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 15 (9.04%) Oracle
3 14 (8.43%) Eloqua
4 13 (7.83%) Siebel
5 9 (5.42%) Informatica
6 5 (3.01%) ExactTarget
6 5 (3.01%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.81%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.20%) SAP
9 1 (0.60%) Pardot
9 1 (0.60%) Conga
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