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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 623 587
Rank change year-on-year +47 -36  
Contract jobs citing Force.com 31 28 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.053% 0.097%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.49% 0.54% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 44
Median daily rate £425 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £433 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £643 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £525 £413
% change year-on-year -19.04% +27.27%  
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 6387 5209 3425
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.59% 9.81% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4344 3659 2228
Median daily rate £475 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +12.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 77 70
Median hourly rate £27.16 £19.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.94% -45.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £40.35 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year +75.75% -38.31%  

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 26 June 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 12 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 26 June 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 +37 31 £425 -15.00% 24
London -11 13 £475 -0.52% 12
South East +37 10 £425 +3.03% 4
Hampshire +15 8 £425 +6.25% 2
Andover - 7 £425 - 1
North West - 6 £400 - 3
City of London -10 2 £450 -8.16% 2
Berkshire +20 1 £425 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £375 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 61 (98.39%) Salesforce.com
2 48 (77.42%) Apex Code
3 47 (75.81%) Visualforce
4 25 (40.32%) CRM
5 22 (35.48%) SOAP
5 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
7 18 (29.03%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 18 (29.03%) Java
8 16 (25.81%) XML
8 16 (25.81%) Scrum
9 15 (24.19%) HTML
9 15 (24.19%) AngularJS
9 15 (24.19%) SOQL
10 14 (22.58%) REST
10 14 (22.58%) Marketing
11 13 (20.97%) Web Services
11 13 (20.97%) ETL
12 11 (17.74%) Finance
12 11 (17.74%) Migration
13 10 (16.13%) Data Migration
13 10 (16.13%) Mason
14 9 (14.52%) Investment Management
14 9 (14.52%) Functional Testing
15 8 (12.90%) Non-Functional Testing
15 8 (12.90%) Node.js
15 8 (12.90%) Analytics
15 8 (12.90%) DevOps
15 8 (12.90%) JSON
15 8 (12.90%) Change Management

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 6 (9.68%) Confluence
2 2 (3.23%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) JBoss
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.23%) SugarCRM
2 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (8.06%) NetSuite
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.61%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 18 (29.03%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 5 (8.06%) SaaS
3 4 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (6.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.61%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.61%) Heroku
4 1 (1.61%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.61%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.61%) PaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Big Data
2 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.23%) QlikView
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) JIRA
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (22.58%) Marketing
2 11 (17.74%) Finance
3 7 (11.29%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Publishing
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (66.13%) Developer
1 41 (66.13%) Salesforce Developer
2 22 (35.48%) Architect
3 20 (32.26%) Salesforce Architect
4 5 (8.06%) Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Salesforce Solution Architect
4 5 (8.06%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Salesforce Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) CRM Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Salesforce Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Administrator
7 2 (3.23%) CRM Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Salesforce Administrator
7 2 (3.23%) Salesforce Business Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Salesforce Technical Architect
8 1 (1.61%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (75.81%) Visualforce
2 22 (35.48%) SOAP
3 16 (25.81%) XML
4 15 (24.19%) AngularJS
4 15 (24.19%) HTML
5 14 (22.58%) REST
6 13 (20.97%) Web Services
7 10 (16.13%) Mason
8 8 (12.90%) JSON
8 8 (12.90%) Node.js
9 7 (11.29%) CSS
9 7 (11.29%) jQuery
10 6 (9.68%) GWT
10 6 (9.68%) HTML5
10 6 (9.68%) XML Schema
10 6 (9.68%) XSLT
11 3 (4.84%) J2EE
12 2 (3.23%) .NET
12 2 (3.23%) Apache Flex
13 1 (1.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.84%) User Experience
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Life Science
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) CRM
2 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.81%) Scrum
4 13 (20.97%) ETL
5 11 (17.74%) Migration
6 10 (16.13%) Data Migration
7 9 (14.52%) Functional Testing
7 9 (14.52%) Investment Management
8 8 (12.90%) Analytics
8 8 (12.90%) Change Management
8 8 (12.90%) DevOps
8 8 (12.90%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (11.29%) Data Integration
9 7 (11.29%) Data Modelling
10 6 (9.68%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (9.68%) User Stories
10 6 (9.68%) XML Parsing
11 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (6.45%) UML
12 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (77.42%) Apex Code
2 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 18 (29.03%) Java
4 15 (24.19%) SOQL
5 6 (9.68%) C++
6 5 (8.06%) SQL
7 2 (3.23%) SOSL
8 1 (1.61%) C#
8 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Piwik
2 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (98.39%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (11.29%) Pardot
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (4.84%) Siebel
4 2 (3.23%) IBM
4 2 (3.23%) Pega
4 2 (3.23%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 2 (3.23%) Tableau
5 1 (1.61%) Anaplan
5 1 (1.61%) Aprimo
5 1 (1.61%) Apttus
5 1 (1.61%) Informatica
5 1 (1.61%) Jitterbit
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.61%) RightScale
5 1 (1.61%) Splunk
5 1 (1.61%) VMware
5 1 (1.61%) Zuora
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