The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Visualforce skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visualforce over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Salesforce.com Visualforce
North West / Manchester
Rank - 95 90
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.34% 0.062%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.19% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £474 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £431 £438
% change year-on-year +4.34% -1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Visualforce is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 466 503 385
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 35.71% 28.32% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 324 247
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.87 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Visualforce
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Visualforce as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Visualforce in Manchester

Visualforce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visualforce in Manchester

Visualforce
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Visualforce.

1 6 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 6 (100.00%) Apex Code
2 2 (33.33%) Mason
3 1 (16.67%) Finance

Visualforce
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Salesforce Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Salesforce Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Mason
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Salesforce.com