Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Visualforce skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visualforce over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Salesforce.com Visualforce
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 225 242
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17 +4
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 32 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.45% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.18% 1.01% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 18
City of London median daily rate £525 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £413 £363 £324
90th Percentile £638 £608 £615
Central London median daily rate £525 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Visualforce is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2712 2386 2817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.92% 35.86% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2275 2018 2325
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.31% -9.68% +29.17%
10th Percentile £20.28 £19.00 £12.40
90th Percentile £33.75 £56.31 £66.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +29.17%

Visualforce
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Visualforce as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Visualforce in the City of London

Visualforce
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 Visualforce in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Visualforce in the City of London

Visualforce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visualforce in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visualforce in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Visualforce.

1 32 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 29 (90.63%) Apex Code
3 19 (59.38%) Java
4 15 (46.88%) Banking
5 14 (43.75%) Finance
6 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (37.50%) HTML
7 11 (34.38%) JIRA
8 10 (31.25%) Force.com
9 9 (28.13%) Web Services
9 9 (28.13%) SOAP
10 8 (25.00%) CRM
10 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 8 (25.00%) SDLC
11 7 (21.88%) MongoDB
11 7 (21.88%) Investment Banking
11 7 (21.88%) CSS
11 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
11 7 (21.88%) TDD
12 6 (18.75%) Financial Institution
12 6 (18.75%) AOP
12 6 (18.75%) .NET
12 6 (18.75%) SOA
12 6 (18.75%) OO
12 6 (18.75%) Informatica
12 6 (18.75%) Hedge funds
12 6 (18.75%) REST
12 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
12 6 (18.75%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 5 (15.63%) SOQL

Visualforce
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) Mule
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Force.com
2 6 (18.75%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 3 (9.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) GitHub
4 1 (3.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) JIRA
2 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.25%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.13%) FogBugz
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.13%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 15 (46.88%) Banking
2 14 (43.75%) Finance
3 7 (21.88%) Investment Banking
4 6 (18.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.13%) Advertising
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
1 21 (65.63%) Salesforce Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Senior Delivery Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) ETL Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Salesforce Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) CRM Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Salesforce Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Salesforce Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) HTML
2 9 (28.13%) SOAP
2 9 (28.13%) Web Services
3 7 (21.88%) CSS
4 6 (18.75%) .NET
4 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 6 (18.75%) REST
5 5 (15.63%) GWT
5 5 (15.63%) HTML5
6 4 (12.50%) Middleware
7 3 (9.38%) Ajax
7 3 (9.38%) jQuery
7 3 (9.38%) JSON
7 3 (9.38%) RESTful
7 3 (9.38%) XML
8 2 (6.25%) XML Schema
9 1 (3.13%) JSP
9 1 (3.13%) Struts
9 1 (3.13%) XSD
9 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Hedge funds
2 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.38%) Fintech
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) CRM
2 8 (25.00%) SDLC
3 7 (21.88%) TDD
4 6 (18.75%) AOP
4 6 (18.75%) OO
4 6 (18.75%) SOA
5 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 4 (12.50%) EAI
5 4 (12.50%) Open Source
5 4 (12.50%) Service Design
5 4 (12.50%) Web Development
6 3 (9.38%) API Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps
6 3 (9.38%) ETL
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) Apex Code
2 19 (59.38%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.63%) SOQL
5 4 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) SOSL
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) C#
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) MOM
2 1 (3.13%) Piwik
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (18.75%) Informatica
3 5 (15.63%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Pardot