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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 530 426 485
Rank change year-on-year
-104 +59
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 77 160 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 1.10% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 123 52
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
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
14620 14600 12823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.99% 27.74% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9624 9677 8046
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 183 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.85 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 21 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 22 May 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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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 -95 77 £450 - 124
London -55 62 £450 -1.36% 99
City of London -23 15 £488 -0.51% 55
South East -21 8 £450 -1.36% 9
South West +11 4 £438 +29.62%
Berkshire -12 3 £515 +37.33% 4
Reading +10 2 £408 -14.21% 1
Bristol +1 2 £438 -
Hampshire -2 2 £400 -20.00% 2
Oxfordshire -23 2 £500 +14.28%
East of England +4 1 £475 +26.66% 6
Essex +3 1 £475 +26.66% 1
Gloucestershire -6 1 - -
Birmingham -11 1 £550 +10.00%
Oxford -14 1 £550 -
West Midlands -16 1 £550 +10.00% 1
Surrey - 1 £388 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £350 - 1
Leeds - 1 £500 -

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 204 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 199 (97.55%) Apex Code
3 80 (39.22%) Force.com
4 62 (30.39%) Java
5 54 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (22.55%) Mason
7 38 (18.63%) Finance
7 38 (18.63%) CRM
8 31 (15.20%) Cloud Computing
9 30 (14.71%) SaaS
10 28 (13.73%) REST
10 28 (13.73%) JavaScript
11 27 (13.24%) HTML
11 27 (13.24%) CSS
12 26 (12.75%) SOQL
13 23 (11.27%) jQuery
14 21 (10.29%) Web Services
15 17 (8.33%) SOAP
16 13 (6.37%) Asset Management
17 12 (5.88%) Marketing
17 12 (5.88%) Retail
17 12 (5.88%) Workflow
17 12 (5.88%) Scrum
18 10 (4.90%) Middleware
18 10 (4.90%) SQL
18 10 (4.90%) Mobile App
19 9 (4.41%) Heroku
19 9 (4.41%) Oracle
19 9 (4.41%) Computer Science
19 9 (4.41%) Oracle APEX

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (1.47%) CMS
2 2 (0.98%) Apache
3 1 (0.49%) SugarCRM
3 1 (0.49%) Confluence
3 1 (0.49%) WordPress
3 1 (0.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.92%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 80 (39.22%) Force.com
2 31 (15.20%) Cloud Computing
3 30 (14.71%) SaaS
4 9 (4.41%) Heroku
5 2 (0.98%) FinancialForce.com
6 1 (0.49%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.47%) Intranet
2 1 (0.49%) CTI
2 1 (0.49%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.98%) MySQL
1 2 (0.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.41%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (1.96%) Grunt
2 4 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.96%) JIRA
3 3 (1.47%) Ant
3 3 (1.47%) Selenium
3 3 (1.47%) Yeoman
3 3 (1.47%) Bower
4 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.98%) Subversion
5 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.49%) Xcode
5 1 (0.49%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 38 (18.63%) Finance
2 12 (5.88%) Marketing
2 12 (5.88%) Retail
3 8 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.45%) Legal
5 4 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.49%) Banking
7 1 (0.49%) German Language
7 1 (0.49%) Publishing
7 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 155 (75.98%) Developer
2 146 (71.57%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 17 (8.33%) Architect
4 16 (7.84%) Consultant
5 15 (7.35%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 13 (6.37%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 10 (4.90%) Technical Architect
7 10 (4.90%) Salesforce.com Administrator
8 9 (4.41%) Analyst
8 9 (4.41%) Administrator
9 8 (3.92%) Business Analyst
10 5 (2.45%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.45%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
11 4 (1.96%) UI Programmer
11 4 (1.96%) UI Developer
11 4 (1.96%) Senior Developer
12 3 (1.47%) Technical Consultant
12 3 (1.47%) Siebel Architect
12 3 (1.47%) Front-End Developer
13 2 (0.98%) Siebel Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (22.55%) Mason
2 28 (13.73%) REST
3 27 (13.24%) HTML
3 27 (13.24%) CSS
4 23 (11.27%) jQuery
5 21 (10.29%) Web Services
6 17 (8.33%) SOAP
7 10 (4.90%) Middleware
8 7 (3.43%) HTML5
8 7 (3.43%) .NET
8 7 (3.43%) Ajax
9 5 (2.45%) JSON
10 4 (1.96%) COM
10 4 (1.96%) XML
11 3 (1.47%) DHTML
12 2 (0.98%) AngularJS
13 1 (0.49%) Django
13 1 (0.49%) LAMP
13 1 (0.49%) Ionic Framework
13 1 (0.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.90%) Mobile App
2 9 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.98%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.98%) User Experience
5 2 (0.98%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.98%) Life Science
5 2 (0.98%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.49%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.49%) IVR
6 1 (0.49%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.49%) Social Media
6 1 (0.49%) iPad
6 1 (0.49%) FMCG
6 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (18.63%) CRM
3 13 (6.37%) Asset Management
4 12 (5.88%) Workflow
4 12 (5.88%) Scrum
5 8 (3.92%) Business Analysis
5 8 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (3.43%) Migration
6 7 (3.43%) Data Management
6 7 (3.43%) Web Development
7 6 (2.94%) ETL
7 6 (2.94%) OO
7 6 (2.94%) Project Management
7 6 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (2.45%) TDD
8 5 (2.45%) Release Management
8 5 (2.45%) Integration Testing
8 5 (2.45%) Kanban
8 5 (2.45%) Data Analysis
8 5 (2.45%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 199 (97.55%) Apex Code
2 62 (30.39%) Java
3 28 (13.73%) JavaScript
4 26 (12.75%) SOQL
5 10 (4.90%) SQL
6 5 (2.45%) PHP
7 4 (1.96%) SOSL
8 1 (0.49%) Python
8 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) DBAmp
2 1 (0.49%) Jitterbit
2 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 204 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (4.41%) Oracle
3 8 (3.92%) Siebel
3 8 (3.92%) Eloqua
4 5 (2.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.45%) ExactTarget
4 5 (2.45%) Apttus
5 4 (1.96%) Informatica
6 3 (1.47%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.47%) Maxymiser
7 2 (0.98%) Conga
8 1 (0.49%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.49%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.49%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.49%) SAP
8 1 (0.49%) Zuora
8 1 (0.49%) Zoho
8 1 (0.49%) Pardot
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Mason Frank
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago