Period
to 17 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 17 February 2020 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
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 684 846 791
Rank change year-on-year +162 -55 -19
Contract jobs citing Force.com 53 26 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.027% 0.081%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.26% 0.10% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 52
UK median daily rate £563 £463 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -11.90% +16.67%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £412
90th Percentile £830 £572 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +19.41% -15.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £92.50

Force.com is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 20,597 25,222 19,144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.05% 25.83% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,932 17,374 13,262
UK median daily rate £490 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £280 £310 £298
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 314 238
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.18 £11.50 £11.18
90th Percentile £70.25 £56.75 £51.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -

Force.com
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Force.com as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Force.com in the UK

Force.com
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Force.com in the UK

Force.com
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Force.com over the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Force.com in the UK

Force.com
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Force.com in the UK

Force.com
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 17 February 2020. 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
England +178 51 £575 +24.32% 23
London +143 34 £575 +12.20% 16
UK excluding London +110 17 £508 +19.41% 8
South East +81 6 £500 - 1
North of England - 6 £345 - 2
North West - 4 - -
East of England +38 2 - - 1
Midlands +57 1 - - 3
West Midlands +49 1 - - 3
South West - 1 £650 -
North East - 1 £515 -
Yorkshire - 1 £175 - 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Force.com also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Force.com.

1 52 (98.11%) Salesforce.com
2 29 (54.72%) Apex Code
3 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (45.28%) Visualforce
5 18 (33.96%) CRM
6 16 (30.19%) Migration
7 12 (22.64%) Marketing
8 11 (20.75%) SaaS
9 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
9 10 (18.87%) MuleSoft
10 9 (16.98%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 9 (16.98%) Web Services
11 8 (15.09%) HTML
11 8 (15.09%) ERP
11 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (15.09%) Analytics
11 8 (15.09%) Anypoint
11 8 (15.09%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
11 8 (15.09%) SOQL
12 7 (13.21%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (13.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 7 (13.21%) Data Migration
12 7 (13.21%) Finance
12 7 (13.21%) Scrum
13 6 (11.32%) Service Management
13 6 (11.32%) ITSM
13 6 (11.32%) Billing
13 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
13 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence

Force.com
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (15.09%) Anypoint
2 3 (5.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (5.66%) Confluence
3 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) SaaS
2 9 (16.98%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 7 (13.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 5 (9.43%) AWS
5 2 (3.77%) Azure
5 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.77%) PaaS
6 1 (1.89%) CloudSense
6 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.66%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) JIRA
2 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.66%) Ant
4 2 (3.77%) Selenium
5 1 (1.89%) GitLab
5 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (22.64%) Marketing
2 7 (13.21%) Finance
3 6 (11.32%) Billing
4 4 (7.55%) Games
5 3 (5.66%) Retail
6 2 (3.77%) Back Office
6 2 (3.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Architect
2 21 (39.62%) Developer
3 20 (37.74%) Salesforce Developer
4 16 (30.19%) Salesforce Architect
5 7 (13.21%) Cloud Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Salesforce Solution Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Integration Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Lead Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) MuleSoft Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Salesforce Technical Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Billing Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Digital Developer
9 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Salesforce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) Visualforce
2 9 (16.98%) Web Services
3 8 (15.09%) HTML
4 6 (11.32%) CSS
5 5 (9.43%) CSS3
6 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.66%) React
6 3 (5.66%) REST
6 3 (5.66%) SOAP
7 2 (3.77%) JSON
7 2 (3.77%) Middleware
7 2 (3.77%) Velocity
8 1 (1.89%) Ajax
8 1 (1.89%) JSP
8 1 (1.89%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.89%) OAuth
8 1 (1.89%) RESTful
8 1 (1.89%) Servlets
8 1 (1.89%) Struts
8 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (13.21%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.77%) Smart Meter
3 2 (3.77%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) CRM
3 16 (30.19%) Migration
4 8 (15.09%) Analytics
4 8 (15.09%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 8 (15.09%) ERP
4 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.21%) Data Migration
5 7 (13.21%) Scrum
6 6 (11.32%) Business Analytics
6 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (11.32%) Data Architecture
6 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
6 6 (11.32%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
6 6 (11.32%) ITSM
6 6 (11.32%) Service Management
6 6 (11.32%) Visualisation
7 5 (9.43%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (9.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (54.72%) Apex Code
2 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.09%) SOQL
4 6 (11.32%) SOSL
5 5 (9.43%) Java
6 2 (3.77%) C++
7 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.77%) QA
Vendors
1 52 (98.11%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (18.87%) MuleSoft
3 6 (11.32%) Apttus
3 6 (11.32%) Conga
4 4 (7.55%) Demandware
4 4 (7.55%) Pardot
5 3 (5.66%) Adobe
6 2 (3.77%) hybris
7 1 (1.89%) Ariba
7 1 (1.89%) SAP