The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 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.

Salesforce.com Force.com
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 256 265
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9  
Contract jobs citing Force.com 6 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.077% 0.12% 0.060%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.67% 1.41% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 4
Median daily rate £475 £444 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.04% +30.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £409 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £455 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £340
% change year-on-year +5.55% +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 South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 897 779 449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.45% 8.40% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 498 272
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.70 £47.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.49% -13.35%  

Force.com
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Force.com
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Force.com in the South East

Force.com
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Force.com within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +24 2 £525 +16.66% 1
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire -3 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £425 -
Force.com
England

Force.com
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for Force.com.

1 16 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (87.50%) Apex Code
3 10 (62.50%) Visualforce
4 7 (43.75%) CRM
5 6 (37.50%) Java
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) SOQL
7 4 (25.00%) Mason
7 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (25.00%) Marketing
7 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (25.00%) Scrum
8 3 (18.75%) SOAP
8 3 (18.75%) Web Services
8 3 (18.75%) REST
8 3 (18.75%) SOSL
8 3 (18.75%) SaaS
8 3 (18.75%) Migration
9 2 (12.50%) Analytics
9 2 (12.50%) NetSuite
9 2 (12.50%) ETL
9 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 2 (12.50%) SugarCRM
10 1 (6.25%) Degree
10 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
10 1 (6.25%) Ajax
10 1 (6.25%) Finance
10 1 (6.25%) Validation
10 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
10 1 (6.25%) WSDL

Force.com
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (12.50%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) NetSuite
2 1 (6.25%) Eloqua
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (18.75%) SaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Boomi
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Ant
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
1 8 (50.00%) Salesforce Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Salesforce Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Salesforce Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Salesforce Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Salesforce Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Salesforce Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Salesforce Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Visualforce
2 4 (25.00%) Mason
3 3 (18.75%) REST
3 3 (18.75%) SOAP
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) CRM
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Complex ETL
6 1 (6.25%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Marketing Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) User Stories
6 1 (6.25%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Apex Code
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) SOQL
4 3 (18.75%) SOSL
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.25%) Aprimo
2 1 (6.25%) Apttus
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Siebel
2 1 (6.25%) Zuora
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