Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 765 758 759
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 -84
Contract jobs citing Force.com 90 95 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.098% 0.100%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.51% 0.79% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 61 67
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £377 £325 £320
90th Percentile £638 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £380
% change year-on-year +11.11% +18.42% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £92.50 - -
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 17,565 12,062 7,525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.53% 12.45% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,190 8,289 5,127
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £285 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 166 122
UK median hourly rate £18.63 £18.65 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.12% -13.83% -3.82%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.38 £10.55
90th Percentile £54.55 £57.18 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.28 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.27% -27.24% +5.56%

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 19 January 2018.

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 7 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 19 January 2018. 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 -1 90 £525 +16.67% 15
London -18 73 £525 +16.67% 9
UK excluding London -15 17 £500 +11.11% 7
South East -21 11 £520 +17.18% 2
East of England -3 5 - -
North of England +22 1 £500 +14.29% 3
Yorkshire +9 1 £500 +2.04% 3

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 88 (97.78%) Salesforce.com
2 59 (65.56%) Apex Code
3 45 (50.00%) Visualforce
4 39 (43.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 35 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (37.78%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 26 (28.89%) Finance
7 26 (28.89%) Migration
8 24 (26.67%) CRM
9 22 (24.44%) Java
9 22 (24.44%) SOAP
9 22 (24.44%) Scrum
10 20 (22.22%) Marketing
11 18 (20.00%) Ajax
11 18 (20.00%) QA
12 17 (18.89%) OO
12 17 (18.89%) Eclipse
12 17 (18.89%) SOQL
12 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (17.78%) ETL
14 15 (16.67%) Ant
14 15 (16.67%) SoapUI
14 15 (16.67%) Analytics
15 14 (15.56%) JavaScript
15 14 (15.56%) HTML
16 11 (12.22%) JSON
16 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
17 10 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
17 10 (11.11%) SOA

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 (5.56%) Confluence
1 5 (5.56%) Mule
2 4 (4.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.22%) Magento
4 1 (1.11%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 39 (43.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 34 (37.78%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 6 (6.67%) Heroku
4 5 (5.56%) Veeva
5 4 (4.44%) SaaS
6 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.11%) Bluemix
7 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.11%) CloudSense
7 1 (1.11%) FinancialForce
7 1 (1.11%) GitHub
7 1 (1.11%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.11%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) HTTP
1 4 (4.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.11%) DBAmp
3 1 (1.11%) MySQL
3 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (18.89%) Eclipse
2 15 (16.67%) Ant
2 15 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 7 (7.78%) JIRA
4 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.11%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (28.89%) Finance
2 20 (22.22%) Marketing
3 9 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
5 7 (7.78%) Electronics
5 7 (7.78%) Retail
6 5 (5.56%) Banking
7 4 (4.44%) Billing
7 4 (4.44%) Games
8 2 (2.22%) Advertising
9 1 (1.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (32.22%) Developer
2 28 (31.11%) Salesforce Developer
3 23 (25.56%) Architect
4 16 (17.78%) Salesforce Architect
5 14 (15.56%) Administrator
5 14 (15.56%) Salesforce Administrator
6 12 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 12 (13.33%) Senior Salesforce Developer
7 11 (12.22%) Technical Architect
8 9 (10.00%) Analyst
9 8 (8.89%) Business Analyst
10 7 (7.78%) Salesforce Analyst
11 6 (6.67%) Salesforce Business Analyst
11 6 (6.67%) Salesforce Technical Architect
12 5 (5.56%) Veeva Architect
13 4 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
13 4 (4.44%) Senior Delivery Manager
13 4 (4.44%) Senior Manager
13 4 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
14 3 (3.33%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (50.00%) Visualforce
2 22 (24.44%) SOAP
3 18 (20.00%) Ajax
4 14 (15.56%) HTML
5 11 (12.22%) JSON
6 10 (11.11%) REST
7 7 (7.78%) Middleware
7 7 (7.78%) Web Services
7 7 (7.78%) XML
8 6 (6.67%) CSS
9 5 (5.56%) .NET
9 5 (5.56%) AngularJS
9 5 (5.56%) GWT
9 5 (5.56%) HTML5
9 5 (5.56%) jQuery
10 4 (4.44%) Mason
11 3 (3.33%) COM
11 3 (3.33%) WSDL
12 2 (2.22%) Ext JS
13 1 (1.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.67%) Fintech
4 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.89%) Migration
3 24 (26.67%) CRM
4 22 (24.44%) Scrum
5 17 (18.89%) OO
6 16 (17.78%) ETL
7 15 (16.67%) Analytics
8 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (11.11%) SOA
9 10 (11.11%) Visualisation
10 9 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 9 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 8 (8.89%) Project Management
12 7 (7.78%) Data Migration
12 7 (7.78%) Data Modelling
12 7 (7.78%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (7.78%) Programme Management
13 6 (6.67%) DNA
13 6 (6.67%) Mentoring
14 5 (5.56%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
Programming Languages
1 59 (65.56%) Apex Code
2 22 (24.44%) Java
3 17 (18.89%) SOQL
4 14 (15.56%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.00%) SQL
6 7 (7.78%) SOSL
7 4 (4.44%) C++
8 3 (3.33%) C#
9 1 (1.11%) PHP
9 1 (1.11%) Ruby
9 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.11%) PMP
2 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.11%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) MOM
2 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 88 (97.78%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
2 10 (11.11%) SAP
2 10 (11.11%) Tableau
3 6 (6.67%) Informatica
3 6 (6.67%) TIBCO
4 4 (4.44%) Adobe
5 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.33%) Siebel
6 2 (2.22%) hybris
6 2 (2.22%) Marketo
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle
7 1 (1.11%) Pardot
7 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.11%) RightScale
7 1 (1.11%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (1.11%) Splunk
7 1 (1.11%) VMware