The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Force.com skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Force.com over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Salesforce.com Force.com
London / City of London
Rank - 157 185
Contract jobs citing Force.com 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.030% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 0.34% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £340
% change year-on-year +16.66% +32.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Force.com is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 439 296 281
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.66% 8.90% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 241 210
Median daily rate £500 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £327 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 0
Median hourly rate £21.16 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.63% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Force.com
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Force.com as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Force.com in the City of London

Force.com
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Force.com in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Force.com in the City of London

Force.com
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Force.com also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Force.com.

1 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Visualforce
2 2 (66.67%) Apex Code
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) API Development
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Retail

Force.com
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Visualforce
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com