Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 23 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 657 703 710
Rank change year-on-year +46 +7 -134
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 202 170 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.57% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 101 107
England median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £405 £363 £314
90th Percentile £625 £575 £613
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £80.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £80.00 -

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30652 30033 30024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.32% 30.71% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21811 20965 20810
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 347 505
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £18.68 £14.56 £14.53
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.37
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

Visualforce
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Visualforce as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Visualforce in England

Visualforce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Visualforce in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Visualforce in England

Visualforce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visualforce in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visualforce in England

Visualforce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualforce in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visualforce in England

Visualforce
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualforce within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 142 £525 +5.00% 24
South East +16 30 £438 +6.06% 3
South West +5 11 £491 +9.00% 3
West Midlands +36 6 £494 +12.86% 1
Midlands +25 6 £494 +11.27% 3
North of England +50 5 £395 -9.71% 4
East of England -22 4 £406 -26.68%
Yorkshire +19 3 £300 -38.78% 3
North West +16 2 £490 +14.62% 1
Visualforce
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Visualforce.

1 201 (99.50%) Salesforce.com
2 188 (93.07%) Apex Code
3 65 (32.18%) SOAP
4 61 (30.20%) JavaScript
5 56 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (27.23%) Force.com
7 52 (25.74%) Migration
8 51 (25.25%) Java
8 51 (25.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 50 (24.75%) HTML
10 48 (23.76%) Web Services
11 45 (22.28%) Finance
12 43 (21.29%) SOQL
13 41 (20.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 40 (19.80%) CSS
15 38 (18.81%) OO
16 37 (18.32%) CRM
17 30 (14.85%) .NET
17 30 (14.85%) REST
18 27 (13.37%) JIRA
19 26 (12.87%) Data Migration
20 25 (12.38%) Git (software)
21 24 (11.88%) Data Modelling
22 21 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
22 21 (10.40%) RESTful
22 21 (10.40%) Eclipse
22 21 (10.40%) Scrum
23 20 (9.90%) Informatica
24 19 (9.41%) SOSL
24 19 (9.41%) Jenkins

Visualforce
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (2.48%) Mule
2 1 (0.50%) Confluence
2 1 (0.50%) IIS
2 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.98%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.97%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.99%) Magento
4 1 (0.50%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 55 (27.23%) Force.com
2 51 (25.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 41 (20.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 7 (3.47%) SaaS
5 6 (2.97%) Boomi
5 6 (2.97%) GitHub
5 6 (2.97%) Heroku
6 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.50%) FinancialForce
7 1 (0.50%) PaaS
7 1 (0.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.46%) Internet
2 4 (1.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.91%) Relational Database
2 12 (5.94%) RDBMS
3 7 (3.47%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.97%) DataStage
5 4 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.98%) GIS
6 3 (1.49%) DBAmp
6 3 (1.49%) MySQL
6 3 (1.49%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.50%) Big Data
7 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.50%) QlikView
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (13.37%) JIRA
2 25 (12.38%) Git (software)
3 21 (10.40%) Eclipse
4 19 (9.41%) Jenkins
5 16 (7.92%) Subversion
6 13 (6.44%) Oracle APEX
7 10 (4.95%) Hudson
7 10 (4.95%) Maven
7 10 (4.95%) Selenium
7 10 (4.95%) WebDriver
8 6 (2.97%) Ant
9 3 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.99%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (0.99%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.50%) FogBugz
11 1 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.50%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 45 (22.28%) Finance
2 18 (8.91%) Marketing
3 17 (8.42%) Banking
4 9 (4.46%) Retail
5 7 (3.47%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.97%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.98%) Advertising
8 3 (1.49%) Automotive
9 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.50%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.50%) Law
10 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 142 (70.30%) Developer
2 139 (68.81%) Salesforce Developer
3 32 (15.84%) Architect
3 32 (15.84%) Senior Developer
3 32 (15.84%) Senior Salesforce Developer
4 22 (10.89%) Salesforce Architect
5 9 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (4.46%) Technical Architect
6 8 (3.96%) Analyst
6 8 (3.96%) Technical Leader
7 7 (3.47%) Salesforce Technical Architect
8 6 (2.97%) Salesforce Analyst
9 5 (2.48%) Lead Developer
9 5 (2.48%) Service Architect
10 4 (1.98%) Business Analyst
10 4 (1.98%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (1.98%) Salesforce Business Analyst
10 4 (1.98%) Salesforce Solution Architect
10 4 (1.98%) Senior Delivery Manager
10 4 (1.98%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (32.18%) SOAP
2 50 (24.75%) HTML
3 48 (23.76%) Web Services
4 40 (19.80%) CSS
5 30 (14.85%) .NET
5 30 (14.85%) REST
6 21 (10.40%) RESTful
7 16 (7.92%) AngularJS
7 16 (7.92%) jQuery
7 16 (7.92%) XML
8 14 (6.93%) Mason
9 11 (5.45%) XML Schema
10 10 (4.95%) XSD
11 9 (4.46%) JSON
11 9 (4.46%) WSDL
12 7 (3.47%) HTML5
12 7 (3.47%) Node.js
13 6 (2.97%) Ajax
14 5 (2.48%) GWT
14 5 (2.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.97%) Data Structures
3 6 (2.97%) Fintech
3 6 (2.97%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.48%) User Experience
5 4 (1.98%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.98%) Tandem
6 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.50%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.50%) Life Science
7 1 (0.50%) RIA
7 1 (0.50%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (25.74%) Migration
3 38 (18.81%) OO
4 37 (18.32%) CRM
5 26 (12.87%) Data Migration
6 24 (11.88%) Data Modelling
7 21 (10.40%) Scrum
8 18 (8.91%) SOA
9 16 (7.92%) Systems Analysis
10 13 (6.44%) SDLC
11 12 (5.94%) TDD
12 11 (5.45%) Analytics
12 11 (5.45%) Change Management
12 11 (5.45%) Data Integration
12 11 (5.45%) ETL
12 11 (5.45%) Test Automation
13 9 (4.46%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
13 9 (4.46%) Validation
14 8 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (3.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 188 (93.07%) Apex Code
2 61 (30.20%) JavaScript
3 51 (25.25%) Java
4 43 (21.29%) SOQL
5 19 (9.41%) SOSL
6 13 (6.44%) SQL
7 11 (5.45%) C#
8 3 (1.49%) Ruby
9 2 (0.99%) C++
9 2 (0.99%) Python
10 1 (0.50%) C
10 1 (0.50%) PHP
10 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (2.97%) Degree
1 6 (2.97%) SC Cleared
1 6 (2.97%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.43%) QA
2 5 (2.48%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.98%) MOM
2 3 (1.49%) Piwik
Vendors
1 201 (99.50%) Salesforce.com
2 20 (9.90%) Informatica
3 13 (6.44%) Oracle
4 11 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.96%) Pardot
6 6 (2.97%) Dell
6 6 (2.97%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.98%) IBM
8 3 (1.49%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.99%) hybris
9 2 (0.99%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 2 (0.99%) Tableau
10 1 (0.50%) Adobe
10 1 (0.50%) Anaplan
10 1 (0.50%) Apttus
10 1 (0.50%) Assembla
10 1 (0.50%) Demandware
10 1 (0.50%) Jitterbit
10 1 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.50%) Talend