Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 792 788 796
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8 -117
Contract jobs citing Force.com 87 100 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.096% 0.079%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.52% 0.81% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 67 65
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £394 £325 £325
90th Percentile £638 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% -10.81%
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 16585 12272 7470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.22% 11.80% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11495 8436 5046
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 185 116
UK median hourly rate £19.31 £18.55 £21.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.14% -14.02% +19.83%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.70 £10.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £56.75 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.58% -24.18% +28.57%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +21 87 £525 +16.67% 17
London -9 63 £525 +9.95% 16
UK excluding London +21 23 £425 - 2
South East +5 16 £425 +6.25%
East of England -13 4 - -
North of England +48 3 £400 -8.57% 1
North West +17 2 £400 -7.25%
Yorkshire +11 1 £375 -23.47% 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 87 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 65 (74.71%) Apex Code
3 55 (63.22%) Visualforce
4 31 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (35.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 29 (33.33%) Migration
6 28 (32.18%) SOAP
7 27 (31.03%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 26 (29.89%) Finance
9 20 (22.99%) Java
9 20 (22.99%) CRM
10 19 (21.84%) OO
10 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
11 18 (20.69%) Marketing
12 17 (19.54%) Scrum
13 16 (18.39%) QA
13 16 (18.39%) SOQL
14 15 (17.24%) Ajax
14 15 (17.24%) ETL
15 14 (16.09%) HTML
16 12 (13.79%) Analytics
16 12 (13.79%) Eclipse
17 11 (12.64%) MicroStrategy
17 11 (12.64%) BusinessObjects
17 11 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (12.64%) Ant
17 11 (12.64%) JSON
17 11 (12.64%) Visualisation
17 11 (12.64%) SoapUI

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 (5.75%) Confluence
1 5 (5.75%) Mule
2 4 (4.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (4.60%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (35.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 27 (31.03%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 5 (5.75%) Veeva
4 4 (4.60%) Heroku
5 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.45%) SaaS
6 1 (1.15%) CloudSense
6 1 (1.15%) FinancialForce
6 1 (1.15%) GitHub
6 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.15%) DBAmp
4 1 (1.15%) MySQL
4 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Eclipse
2 11 (12.64%) Ant
2 11 (12.64%) SoapUI
3 6 (6.90%) JIRA
4 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (29.89%) Finance
2 18 (20.69%) Marketing
3 7 (8.05%) Retail
3 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.90%) Electronics
4 6 (6.90%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.75%) Banking
6 4 (4.60%) Games
7 3 (3.45%) Billing
8 2 (2.30%) Advertising
9 1 (1.15%) Automotive
9 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (45.98%) Developer
2 38 (43.68%) Salesforce Developer
3 20 (22.99%) Architect
4 15 (17.24%) Senior Developer
4 15 (17.24%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 14 (16.09%) Salesforce Architect
6 12 (13.79%) Analyst
7 10 (11.49%) Administrator
7 10 (11.49%) Business Analyst
7 10 (11.49%) Salesforce Administrator
8 9 (10.34%) Technical Architect
9 7 (8.05%) Salesforce Analyst
9 7 (8.05%) Salesforce Business Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Veeva Architect
11 4 (4.60%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (4.60%) Salesforce Technical Architect
11 4 (4.60%) Senior Delivery Manager
11 4 (4.60%) Senior Manager
11 4 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (3.45%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (63.22%) Visualforce
2 28 (32.18%) SOAP
3 15 (17.24%) Ajax
4 14 (16.09%) HTML
5 11 (12.64%) JSON
6 10 (11.49%) AngularJS
6 10 (11.49%) REST
7 8 (9.20%) Web Services
8 6 (6.90%) CSS
8 6 (6.90%) jQuery
9 5 (5.75%) .NET
9 5 (5.75%) GWT
9 5 (5.75%) HTML5
9 5 (5.75%) Mason
9 5 (5.75%) Node.js
9 5 (5.75%) XML
10 4 (4.60%) COM
10 4 (4.60%) Middleware
10 4 (4.60%) WSDL
11 2 (2.30%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.90%) Fintech
3 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.15%) Life Science
5 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (33.33%) Migration
3 20 (22.99%) CRM
4 19 (21.84%) OO
5 17 (19.54%) Scrum
6 15 (17.24%) ETL
7 12 (13.79%) Analytics
8 11 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (12.64%) Visualisation
9 9 (10.34%) Data Modelling
10 8 (9.20%) E-Commerce
11 7 (8.05%) Data Migration
12 6 (6.90%) Data Ingestion
12 6 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (6.90%) DNA
12 6 (6.90%) Open Source
12 6 (6.90%) Programme Management
12 6 (6.90%) Translating Business Requirements
12 6 (6.90%) Waterfall
13 5 (5.75%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
Programming Languages
1 65 (74.71%) Apex Code
2 20 (22.99%) Java
3 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 16 (18.39%) SOQL
5 9 (10.34%) SQL
6 6 (6.90%) SOSL
7 3 (3.45%) C#
8 1 (1.15%) PHP
8 1 (1.15%) Ruby
8 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.39%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) MOM
Vendors
1 87 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (12.64%) MicroStrategy
2 11 (12.64%) Tableau
3 9 (10.34%) SAP
4 6 (6.90%) TIBCO
5 5 (5.75%) Informatica
6 4 (4.60%) Adobe
6 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.45%) Siebel
8 2 (2.30%) hybris
8 2 (2.30%) Pardot
8 2 (2.30%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (1.15%) Anaplan
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle