The table below looks at the statistics for Visualforce skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visualforce over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Salesforce.com Visualforce
Rank 133 124 110
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.035% 0.11% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.45% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate £450 £375 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -24.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Visualforce
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
705 666 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.49% 24.89% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 422 323
Average daily rate £388 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 22
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.20 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +5.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Visualforce
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visualforce across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Visualforce Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Visualforce
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visualforce across the West Midlands region.

Visualforce Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Visualforce
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualforce within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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
Shropshire - 1 £450 -
Visualforce
England

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 13 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 13 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 8 (61.54%) Mason
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) CRM
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 7 (53.85%) PHP
3 7 (53.85%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (53.85%) SaaS
4 6 (46.15%) BigMachines
4 6 (46.15%) Web Development
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (46.15%) Eloqua
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 6 (46.15%) Siebel
4 6 (46.15%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
5 4 (30.77%) CSS3
5 4 (30.77%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (23.08%) Force.com
6 3 (23.08%) BDD
6 3 (23.08%) Marketing
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) C
6 3 (23.08%) Perl

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 (15.38%) Node.js
1 2 (15.38%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 6 (46.15%) BigMachines
1 6 (46.15%) Eloqua
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (53.85%) SaaS
2 3 (23.08%) Force.com
3 2 (15.38%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) Ant
3 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Perl Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Perl Web Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (7.69%) CRM Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 1 (7.69%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Mason
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) CSS3
3 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) D3.js
4 2 (15.38%) Ember.js
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (15.38%) Meteor
4 2 (15.38%) React
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) Laravel
5 1 (7.69%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) CRM
2 6 (46.15%) Web Development
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) OOP
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
6 1 (7.69%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 7 (53.85%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) PHP
4 3 (23.08%) C
4 3 (23.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Siebel
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Zend