Period
to 20 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 750 817 798
Rank change year-on-year +67 -19 +78
Contract jobs citing Force.com 84 79 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.077% 0.073%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.33% 0.35% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 39 46
UK median daily rate £475 £513 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +15.49% -9.44%
10th Percentile £350 £345 £394
90th Percentile £650 £720 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 25,803 22,605 14,387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.66% 22.11% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,613 15,497 9,861
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% +1.67%
10th Percentile £306 £305 £275
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 332 203
UK median hourly rate £21.88 £18.60 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.63% -2.11% -3.11%
10th Percentile £13.48 £11.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £71.25 £59.75 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.71% - +2.94%

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 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019. 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 +37 83 £475 -7.32% 13
London +68 58 £500 -16.67% 9
UK excluding London +26 25 £400 -5.88% 4
East of England +29 11 £575 - 1
South East +14 9 £450 +4.35% 1
North of England +43 5 £400 +14.29% 2
North East +23 5 £400 -

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Force.com also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Force.com.

1 76 (90.48%) Salesforce.com
2 48 (57.14%) Visualforce
3 47 (55.95%) Apex Code
4 37 (44.05%) Web Services
5 36 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
7 22 (26.19%) SOQL
7 22 (26.19%) CSS
8 21 (25.00%) HTML
9 18 (21.43%) Migration
9 18 (21.43%) Analytics
9 18 (21.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 17 (20.24%) C#
10 17 (20.24%) Data Modelling
11 16 (19.05%) SOAP
11 16 (19.05%) jQuery
12 15 (17.86%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
12 15 (17.86%) REST
13 14 (16.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 14 (16.67%) Computer Science
13 14 (16.67%) .NET
14 13 (15.48%) DevOps
15 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
15 12 (14.29%) Finance
15 12 (14.29%) JIRA
15 12 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (13.10%) Marketing
16 11 (13.10%) SOSL
16 11 (13.10%) Data Quality
17 10 (11.90%) Problem-Solving

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 (5.95%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.95%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (4.76%) Confluence
2 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.57%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Magento
1 4 (4.76%) Revive Adserver
1 4 (4.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 14 (16.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 6 (7.14%) Power Platform
4 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (4.76%) Veeva
6 3 (3.57%) SaaS
7 2 (2.38%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (1.19%) Heroku
8 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) FTP
2 1 (1.19%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.52%) Big Data
2 8 (9.52%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.14%) Power BI
4 4 (4.76%) MySQL
4 4 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.19%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) JIRA
2 9 (10.71%) Ant
3 8 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.33%) Selenium
4 7 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (3.57%) RStudio
8 2 (2.38%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (14.29%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Marketing
3 7 (8.33%) Billing
4 6 (7.14%) Games
4 6 (7.14%) Retail
4 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.95%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.38%) Banking
8 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (39.29%) Developer
2 30 (35.71%) Architect
3 25 (29.76%) Salesforce Architect
3 25 (29.76%) Salesforce Developer
4 12 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (13.10%) Salesforce Solution Architect
5 11 (13.10%) Salesforce Technical Architect
5 11 (13.10%) Technical Architect
6 7 (8.33%) Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Data Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Telecoms Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Development Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Test Development Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (57.14%) Visualforce
2 37 (44.05%) Web Services
3 22 (26.19%) CSS
4 21 (25.00%) HTML
5 16 (19.05%) jQuery
5 16 (19.05%) SOAP
6 15 (17.86%) REST
7 14 (16.67%) .NET
8 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET
8 10 (11.90%) HTML5
9 8 (9.52%) CSS3
9 8 (9.52%) JSON
9 8 (9.52%) XML
10 7 (8.33%) Ajax
11 6 (7.14%) Kafka
12 5 (5.95%) .NET Framework
12 5 (5.95%) AngularJS
12 5 (5.95%) Middleware
13 4 (4.76%) DHTML
13 4 (4.76%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Reference Data
2 5 (5.95%) e-Learning
2 5 (5.95%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.57%) User Experience
4 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.38%) Wiki
5 1 (1.19%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.19%) IVR
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Android
1 5 (5.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.43%) Analytics
2 18 (21.43%) Migration
3 17 (20.24%) Data Modelling
4 15 (17.86%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 14 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 13 (15.48%) DevOps
7 12 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (11.90%) Data Architecture
8 10 (11.90%) E-Commerce
8 10 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (11.90%) Scrum
9 9 (10.71%) Presales
9 9 (10.71%) Test Automation
10 8 (9.52%) CRM
10 8 (9.52%) Kanban
10 8 (9.52%) User Stories
11 7 (8.33%) Data Analytics
11 7 (8.33%) Data Integration
11 7 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 47 (55.95%) Apex Code
2 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
3 22 (26.19%) SOQL
4 17 (20.24%) C#
5 11 (13.10%) SOSL
6 5 (5.95%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.76%) C++
7 4 (4.76%) Java
7 4 (4.76%) Ruby
8 3 (3.57%) Python
8 3 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Degree
2 8 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.57%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 76 (90.48%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (10.71%) MuleSoft
3 7 (8.33%) SAP
4 6 (7.14%) Dell
5 4 (4.76%) Adobe
5 4 (4.76%) hybris
5 4 (4.76%) Oracle
5 4 (4.76%) Teradata
6 3 (3.57%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.38%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 2 (2.38%) Tableau
8 1 (1.19%) Xerox