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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 556 554 490
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -64
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 91 82 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.55% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 59 90
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £555 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £454 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +11.76%
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
15308 14976 14857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.54% 26.82% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10705 9692 9726
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 203 204
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 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.30 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

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 4 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 30 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 4 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 -14 89 £450 - 38
London -38 34 £450 - 32
East of England +30 22 £496 - 1
Cambridgeshire +24 20 £499 - 1
South East +6 18 £425 -15.00% 3
Berkshire +18 12 £413 -28.26%
Huntingdon - 10 £485 -
Slough - 7 £400 -
North West - 6 £474 -
Cambridge +5 5 £505 -
Salford - 5 £474 -
Manchester - 5 £474 -
Surrey -3 4 £419 +8.06%
Yorkshire -3 4 £441 -7.10%
West Yorkshire +3 2 £425 -10.52%
Bradford - 2 £425 -
Maidenhead - 2 £425 -
City of London +27 1 £350 -25.33% 9
East Midlands +10 1 - -
Hampshire +1 1 - -
West Midlands -13 1 £450 +20.00% 2
North East - 1 £200 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £200 -
Shropshire - 1 £450 - 1
Hull - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £300 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £458 -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £200 -

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 250 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 245 (98.00%) Apex Code
3 125 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (40.40%) Java
5 99 (39.60%) JavaScript
6 81 (32.40%) HTML
7 79 (31.60%) CRM
8 76 (30.40%) CSS
9 74 (29.60%) Force.com
10 73 (29.20%) SOAP
11 64 (25.60%) Web Services
12 62 (24.80%) Scrum
12 62 (24.80%) Git (software)
13 59 (23.60%) Oracle APEX
13 59 (23.60%) Oracle
14 55 (22.00%) Mason
15 52 (20.80%) REST
16 51 (20.40%) SOQL
17 50 (20.00%) XML
18 48 (19.20%) Web Development
19 47 (18.80%) Subversion
20 46 (18.40%) Cloud Computing
21 45 (18.00%) Waterfall
22 43 (17.20%) SaaS
22 43 (17.20%) Siebel
23 42 (16.80%) RESTful
24 40 (16.00%) PHP
25 39 (15.60%) Migration
26 36 (14.40%) SDLC
27 34 (13.60%) SOA

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 19 (7.60%) CMS
2 7 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (2.40%) Node.js
4 4 (1.60%) WordPress
5 3 (1.20%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (0.80%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.40%) Apache
7 1 (0.40%) Drupal
7 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (12.80%) BigMachines
1 32 (12.80%) Eloqua
2 12 (4.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (3.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (2.40%) Magento
5 3 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.80%) OpenText Process Suite
6 2 (0.80%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 74 (29.60%) Force.com
2 46 (18.40%) Cloud Computing
3 43 (17.20%) SaaS
4 17 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (5.60%) Heroku
6 3 (1.20%) GitHub
7 2 (0.80%) FinancialForce.com
7 2 (0.80%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.40%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.60%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) 802.15
2 1 (0.40%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.40%) HTTP
2 1 (0.40%) SSL
2 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.40%) X.509
2 1 (0.40%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.60%) MySQL
1 19 (7.60%) Relational Database
2 14 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (4.40%) RDBMS
4 7 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.80%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.60%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.40%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 62 (24.80%) Git (software)
2 59 (23.60%) Oracle APEX
3 47 (18.80%) Subversion
4 30 (12.00%) Ant
5 29 (11.60%) Eclipse
6 24 (9.60%) Jenkins
7 16 (6.40%) Maven
8 15 (6.00%) JIRA
9 11 (4.40%) Hudson
9 11 (4.40%) Selenium
9 11 (4.40%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.80%) Grunt
11 2 (0.80%) Toad
12 1 (0.40%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (0.40%) PHPUnit
General
1 33 (13.20%) Marketing
2 26 (10.40%) Finance
3 16 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.40%) Retail
5 7 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.60%) Electronics
7 3 (1.20%) German Language
7 3 (1.20%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.40%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 187 (74.80%) Developer
2 153 (61.20%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 29 (11.60%) Consultant
3 29 (11.60%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 27 (10.80%) Architect
5 23 (9.20%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 23 (9.20%) Senior Developer
6 15 (6.00%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
7 14 (5.60%) Technical Architect
8 12 (4.80%) Full Stack Developer
9 11 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (3.60%) Lead Developer
11 9 (3.60%) PHP Developer
12 8 (3.20%) Administrator
12 8 (3.20%) Agile Developer
12 8 (3.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 8 (3.20%) Salesforce.com Administrator
12 8 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.80%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (32.40%) HTML
2 76 (30.40%) CSS
3 73 (29.20%) SOAP
4 64 (25.60%) Web Services
5 55 (22.00%) Mason
6 52 (20.80%) REST
7 50 (20.00%) XML
8 42 (16.80%) RESTful
9 29 (11.60%) jQuery
10 24 (9.60%) CSS3
10 24 (9.60%) HTML5
11 23 (9.20%) .NET
12 18 (7.20%) JSON
13 16 (6.40%) Ajax
13 16 (6.40%) AngularJS
13 16 (6.40%) COM
14 13 (5.20%) DHTML
15 11 (4.40%) J2EE
15 11 (4.40%) Symfony
15 11 (4.40%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.40%) Mobile App
2 19 (7.60%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.40%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.20%) User Experience
6 5 (2.00%) Mashup
7 4 (1.60%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.80%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.40%) Blog
9 1 (0.40%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.40%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.00%) Apple iOS
2 11 (4.40%) Android
2 11 (4.40%) Linux
3 10 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (31.60%) CRM
3 62 (24.80%) Scrum
4 48 (19.20%) Web Development
5 45 (18.00%) Waterfall
6 39 (15.60%) Migration
7 36 (14.40%) SDLC
8 34 (13.60%) SOA
9 31 (12.40%) OO
10 30 (12.00%) Data Migration
11 25 (10.00%) Automated Testing
12 24 (9.60%) Workflow
13 22 (8.80%) ETL
14 20 (8.00%) BDD
14 20 (8.00%) TDD
15 19 (7.60%) API Development
16 18 (7.20%) OOP
17 17 (6.80%) ERP
18 16 (6.40%) Data Modelling
18 16 (6.40%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 245 (98.00%) Apex Code
2 101 (40.40%) Java
3 99 (39.60%) JavaScript
4 51 (20.40%) SOQL
5 40 (16.00%) PHP
6 21 (8.40%) SQL
7 10 (4.00%) Python
8 9 (3.60%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.20%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.20%) SOSL
10 7 (2.80%) Ruby
11 4 (1.60%) C
11 4 (1.60%) Perl
12 3 (1.20%) C#
13 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.80%) Jython
13 2 (0.80%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 1 (0.40%) C++
14 1 (0.40%) ES6
14 1 (0.40%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 19 (7.60%) Degree
2 7 (2.80%) CBAP
3 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.80%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.20%) DBAmp
2 2 (0.80%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 250 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 59 (23.60%) Oracle
3 43 (17.20%) Siebel
4 21 (8.40%) SAP
5 19 (7.60%) Informatica
6 18 (7.20%) Microsoft
7 10 (4.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 9 (3.60%) Conga
9 7 (2.80%) Pardot
10 4 (1.60%) Zend
11 3 (1.20%) Google
11 3 (1.20%) Infor
11 3 (1.20%) Talend
12 2 (0.80%) Apttus
13 1 (0.40%) Adobe
13 1 (0.40%) Lotus
13 1 (0.40%) MuleSoft
13 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft
13 1 (0.40%) Zuora
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