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 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 Force.com
UK
Rank 556 594 567
Rank change year-on-year +38 -27  
Contract jobs citing Force.com 30 36 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.068% 0.086%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.54% 0.86% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 30
Median daily rate £600 £480 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £340
% change year-on-year +16.66% +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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 5600 4178 2612
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.61% 7.91% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3902 2905 1673
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.64% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 71 96
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.55% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.22 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £44.43 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Force.com
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Force.com.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Force.com in the UK

Force.com
Top 9 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 3 months to 22 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
England +42 30 £600 +25.00% 32
London +19 23 £600 +20.00% 25
South East +14 6 £525 +20.00% 1
Berkshire +22 3 £525 +27.27%
Oxfordshire -5 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £425 -

Force.com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for Force.com.

1 74 (98.67%) Salesforce.com
2 61 (81.33%) Apex Code
3 56 (74.67%) Visualforce
4 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (33.33%) CRM
6 20 (26.67%) Scrum
7 19 (25.33%) Java
8 16 (21.33%) SOQL
8 16 (21.33%) Web Services
8 16 (21.33%) Marketing
9 14 (18.67%) XML
9 14 (18.67%) SOAP
9 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
9 14 (18.67%) HTML
9 14 (18.67%) REST
10 13 (17.33%) Mason
11 12 (16.00%) Finance
12 10 (13.33%) QA
12 10 (13.33%) C++
12 10 (13.33%) Analytics
12 10 (13.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 9 (12.00%) Degree
14 8 (10.67%) AngularJS
14 8 (10.67%) SDLC
15 7 (9.33%) Waterfall
15 7 (9.33%) ETL
15 7 (9.33%) HTTP
15 7 (9.33%) JSON
15 7 (9.33%) NetSuite
15 7 (9.33%) Business Analysis

Force.com
Top Related 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 6 (8.00%) Confluence
2 2 (2.67%) Apache
2 2 (2.67%) JBoss
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.67%) SugarCRM
2 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 7 (9.33%) NetSuite
3 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.67%) Eloqua
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.33%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (8.00%) SaaS
2 3 (4.00%) Veeva
3 1 (1.33%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) HTTP
2 2 (2.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) Big Data
1 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.67%) QlikView
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) JIRA
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (4.00%) Ant
3 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.00%) Subversion
4 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (21.33%) Marketing
2 12 (16.00%) Finance
3 6 (8.00%) Banking
4 4 (5.33%) Publishing
4 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (56.00%) Developer
1 42 (56.00%) Salesforce Developer
2 20 (26.67%) Architect
3 17 (22.67%) Salesforce Architect
4 9 (12.00%) Consultant
5 8 (10.67%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (9.33%) Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Salesforce Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Salesforce Solution Architect
7 6 (8.00%) Lead Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Salesforce Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Administrator
9 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Salesforce Administrator
9 4 (5.33%) Salesforce Business Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.00%) CRM Developer
11 2 (2.67%) Salesforce Technical Architect
11 2 (2.67%) Senior Architect
11 2 (2.67%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (74.67%) Visualforce
2 16 (21.33%) Web Services
3 14 (18.67%) HTML
3 14 (18.67%) REST
3 14 (18.67%) SOAP
3 14 (18.67%) XML
4 13 (17.33%) Mason
5 8 (10.67%) AngularJS
6 7 (9.33%) JSON
7 6 (8.00%) CSS
7 6 (8.00%) GWT
7 6 (8.00%) HTML5
7 6 (8.00%) J2EE
7 6 (8.00%) XML Schema
7 6 (8.00%) XSLT
8 5 (6.67%) jQuery
8 5 (6.67%) Middleware
9 3 (4.00%) COM
10 2 (2.67%) .NET
10 2 (2.67%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.00%) User Experience
3 2 (2.67%) Life Science
3 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.33%) CRM
3 20 (26.67%) Scrum
4 10 (13.33%) Analytics
5 8 (10.67%) SDLC
6 7 (9.33%) Business Analysis
6 7 (9.33%) ETL
6 7 (9.33%) Migration
6 7 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (9.33%) Waterfall
7 6 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 6 (8.00%) DevOps
7 6 (8.00%) Investment Management
7 6 (8.00%) SOA
7 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.00%) XML Parsing
8 5 (6.67%) Data Integration
8 5 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 61 (81.33%) Apex Code
2 19 (25.33%) Java
3 16 (21.33%) SOQL
4 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
5 10 (13.33%) C++
6 5 (6.67%) SQL
7 4 (5.33%) SOSL
8 1 (1.33%) C#
8 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.33%) Ruby
8 1 (1.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Degree
2 6 (8.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (8.00%) PMP
3 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.33%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Piwik
2 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 74 (98.67%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (8.00%) Pardot
2 6 (8.00%) Siebel
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle
4 4 (5.33%) Informatica
4 4 (5.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 3 (4.00%) Apttus
5 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.67%) Conga
6 2 (2.67%) IBM
6 2 (2.67%) Pega
6 2 (2.67%) SAP
6 2 (2.67%) Tableau
7 1 (1.33%) Aprimo
7 1 (1.33%) DocuSign
7 1 (1.33%) Jitterbit
7 1 (1.33%) Marketo
7 1 (1.33%) WSO2
7 1 (1.33%) Zuora
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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