Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 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
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 796 799 813
Rank change year-on-year +3 +14 -163
Contract jobs citing Force.com 80 80 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.075% 0.085%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.55% 0.69% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 60 74
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% - -
10th Percentile £399 £325 £300
90th Percentile £625 £589 £596
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £363
% change year-on-year - +17.24% -14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 14474 11562 7045
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.87% 10.84% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9924 8032 4651
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +9.76% -
10th Percentile £270 £275 £250
90th Percentile £625 £605 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 180 128
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -21.74% +31.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £48.88 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.98 £16.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +15.03% -28.26% +31.43%

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 24 September 2017.

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 8 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 24 September 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
England +28 80 £450 +0.06% 8
London +4 50 £513 +13.89% 6
UK excluding London +41 29 £425 - 2
South East +24 19 £425 +6.25% 1
North of England +74 7 £400 -8.57%
North West +23 6 £400 -3.03%
East of England -7 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +39 1 £375 -20.21%

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 with a requirement for Force.com.

1 79 (98.75%) Salesforce.com
2 55 (68.75%) Apex Code
3 44 (55.00%) Visualforce
4 34 (42.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 31 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (30.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 23 (28.75%) Scrum
7 23 (28.75%) SOAP
8 21 (26.25%) CRM
8 21 (26.25%) Java
9 19 (23.75%) ETL
9 19 (23.75%) Marketing
10 18 (22.50%) Migration
11 17 (21.25%) Finance
11 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
11 17 (21.25%) SOQL
12 14 (17.50%) Ajax
13 13 (16.25%) JSON
13 13 (16.25%) AngularJS
14 12 (15.00%) Analytics
14 12 (15.00%) HTML
15 11 (13.75%) Eclipse
15 11 (13.75%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (13.75%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (13.75%) MicroStrategy
15 11 (13.75%) Visualisation
15 11 (13.75%) REST
15 11 (13.75%) Tableau
16 10 (12.50%) SoapUI
16 10 (12.50%) Ant

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 5 (6.25%) Mule
2 4 (5.00%) Confluence
3 3 (3.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (42.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 24 (30.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 5 (6.25%) Veeva
4 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.50%) Heroku
4 2 (2.50%) PaaS
4 2 (2.50%) SaaS
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.25%) Bluemix
5 1 (1.25%) CloudSense
5 1 (1.25%) GitHub
5 1 (1.25%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.25%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.25%) DBAmp
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Eclipse
2 10 (12.50%) Ant
2 10 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 4 (5.00%) JIRA
4 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (23.75%) Marketing
2 17 (21.25%) Finance
3 7 (8.75%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.50%) Banking
4 6 (7.50%) Electronics
4 6 (7.50%) Manufacturing
4 6 (7.50%) Retail
5 3 (3.75%) Billing
5 3 (3.75%) Games
6 1 (1.25%) Automotive
6 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (50.00%) Developer
2 38 (47.50%) Salesforce Developer
3 21 (26.25%) Architect
4 15 (18.75%) Salesforce Architect
5 10 (12.50%) Administrator
5 10 (12.50%) Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Salesforce Administrator
6 8 (10.00%) Business Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Salesforce Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Salesforce Business Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Salesforce Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Veeva Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Delivery Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.75%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (55.00%) Visualforce
2 23 (28.75%) SOAP
3 14 (17.50%) Ajax
4 13 (16.25%) AngularJS
4 13 (16.25%) JSON
5 12 (15.00%) HTML
6 11 (13.75%) REST
7 9 (11.25%) Node.js
7 9 (11.25%) Web Services
8 8 (10.00%) XML
9 6 (7.50%) CSS
9 6 (7.50%) Mason
10 5 (6.25%) GWT
10 5 (6.25%) HTML5
10 5 (6.25%) jQuery
11 4 (5.00%) .NET
11 4 (5.00%) COM
11 4 (5.00%) Middleware
12 3 (3.75%) WSDL
13 1 (1.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Fintech
3 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.25%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.75%) Scrum
3 21 (26.25%) CRM
4 19 (23.75%) ETL
5 18 (22.50%) Migration
6 12 (15.00%) Analytics
7 11 (13.75%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (13.75%) Visualisation
8 9 (11.25%) Data Migration
9 8 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 8 (10.00%) Functional Testing
9 8 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (10.00%) OO
10 6 (7.50%) Data Ingestion
10 6 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.50%) Open Source
10 6 (7.50%) Programme Management
10 6 (7.50%) Waterfall
11 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (68.75%) Apex Code
2 21 (26.25%) Java
3 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
3 17 (21.25%) SOQL
4 7 (8.75%) SQL
5 4 (5.00%) SOSL
6 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.25%) Docker
1 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) MOM
2 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.25%) Piwik
2 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 79 (98.75%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (13.75%) MicroStrategy
2 11 (13.75%) Tableau
3 9 (11.25%) SAP
4 6 (7.50%) TIBCO
5 5 (6.25%) Informatica
6 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.75%) Adobe
7 3 (3.75%) Pardot
7 3 (3.75%) Siebel
8 1 (1.25%) Anaplan
8 1 (1.25%) hybris
8 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.25%) RightScale
8 1 (1.25%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (1.25%) Splunk
8 1 (1.25%) VMware