Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Visualforce skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visualforce over the 6 months to 19 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 Visualforce
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 679 720 728
Rank change year-on-year +41 +8 -154
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 197 176 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.55% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 105 110
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £403 £363 £311
90th Percentile £625 £575 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £80.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Visualforce is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32518 31826 32407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.07% 30.35% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22959 22067 22211
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 364 554
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.10 £14.19 £15.01
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.40 £54.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.29%

Visualforce
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Visualforce as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Visualforce in the UK

Visualforce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Visualforce.

Contractor daily rate trend for Visualforce in the UK

Visualforce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visualforce over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visualforce in the UK

Visualforce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualforce.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visualforce in the UK

Visualforce
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualforce within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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 +51 195 £525 +16.67% 15
London -4 137 £525 +5.00% 8
UK excluding London +23 54 £450 +2.86% 8
South East +18 30 £450 +9.09% 2
South West - 11 £491 - 2
West Midlands +31 6 £494 +12.86%
Midlands +28 6 £494 +11.27%
East of England -18 4 £406 -26.68%
North of England +45 3 £300 -31.43% 3
Yorkshire +20 3 £300 -38.78% 2

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visualforce 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 Visualforce.

1 196 (99.49%) Salesforce.com
2 185 (93.91%) Apex Code
3 63 (31.98%) SOAP
4 56 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (27.92%) JavaScript
6 53 (26.90%) Force.com
7 51 (25.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 50 (25.38%) Java
9 49 (24.87%) Web Services
9 49 (24.87%) Migration
10 45 (22.84%) HTML
11 44 (22.34%) Finance
12 43 (21.83%) SOQL
13 40 (20.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 38 (19.29%) CRM
15 37 (18.78%) OO
16 36 (18.27%) CSS
17 30 (15.23%) .NET
18 29 (14.72%) REST
19 27 (13.71%) JIRA
20 25 (12.69%) Data Modelling
20 25 (12.69%) Data Migration
21 23 (11.68%) Git (software)
22 21 (10.66%) RESTful
22 21 (10.66%) Scrum
23 19 (9.64%) Eclipse
23 19 (9.64%) Informatica
23 19 (9.64%) SOSL
23 19 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
24 18 (9.14%) Relational Database

Visualforce
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 (2.54%) Mule
2 1 (0.51%) Confluence
2 1 (0.51%) IIS
2 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.03%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.02%) Magento
4 1 (0.51%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 53 (26.90%) Force.com
2 51 (25.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 40 (20.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 7 (3.55%) SaaS
5 6 (3.05%) Heroku
6 5 (2.54%) Boomi
7 4 (2.03%) GitHub
8 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.51%) FinancialForce
9 1 (0.51%) PaaS
9 1 (0.51%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.57%) Internet
2 4 (2.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.14%) Relational Database
2 12 (6.09%) RDBMS
3 7 (3.55%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.54%) DataStage
5 4 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.52%) DBAmp
6 3 (1.52%) GIS
6 3 (1.52%) MySQL
6 3 (1.52%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.51%) Big Data
7 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (13.71%) JIRA
2 23 (11.68%) Git (software)
3 19 (9.64%) Eclipse
4 18 (9.14%) Jenkins
5 16 (8.12%) Subversion
6 13 (6.60%) Oracle APEX
7 10 (5.08%) Hudson
7 10 (5.08%) Maven
7 10 (5.08%) Selenium
7 10 (5.08%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.54%) Ant
9 3 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.02%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (1.02%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.51%) FogBugz
11 1 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.51%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 44 (22.34%) Finance
2 18 (9.14%) Marketing
3 16 (8.12%) Banking
4 9 (4.57%) Retail
5 7 (3.55%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.05%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.03%) Advertising
8 3 (1.52%) Automotive
9 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.51%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.51%) Law
10 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 139 (70.56%) Developer
2 136 (69.04%) Salesforce Developer
3 32 (16.24%) Architect
4 27 (13.71%) Senior Developer
4 27 (13.71%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 22 (11.17%) Salesforce Architect
6 9 (4.57%) Analyst
6 9 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (4.57%) Technical Architect
6 9 (4.57%) Technical Leader
7 7 (3.55%) Salesforce Analyst
7 7 (3.55%) Salesforce Technical Architect
8 5 (2.54%) Service Architect
9 4 (2.03%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.03%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (2.03%) Lead Developer
9 4 (2.03%) Salesforce Business Analyst
9 4 (2.03%) Salesforce Solution Architect
9 4 (2.03%) Senior Delivery Manager
9 4 (2.03%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (31.98%) SOAP
2 49 (24.87%) Web Services
3 45 (22.84%) HTML
4 36 (18.27%) CSS
5 30 (15.23%) .NET
6 29 (14.72%) REST
7 21 (10.66%) RESTful
8 16 (8.12%) jQuery
9 15 (7.61%) Mason
9 15 (7.61%) XML
10 14 (7.11%) AngularJS
11 11 (5.58%) XML Schema
12 10 (5.08%) WSDL
12 10 (5.08%) XSD
13 9 (4.57%) JSON
14 7 (3.55%) HTML5
14 7 (3.55%) Node.js
15 6 (3.05%) Ajax
16 5 (2.54%) GWT
16 5 (2.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.05%) Data Structures
3 6 (3.05%) Fintech
3 6 (3.05%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.54%) User Experience
5 4 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.03%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.03%) Tandem
6 3 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.51%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.51%) Life Science
7 1 (0.51%) RIA
7 1 (0.51%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (24.87%) Migration
3 38 (19.29%) CRM
4 37 (18.78%) OO
5 25 (12.69%) Data Migration
5 25 (12.69%) Data Modelling
6 21 (10.66%) Scrum
7 18 (9.14%) SOA
8 16 (8.12%) Systems Analysis
9 13 (6.60%) SDLC
10 12 (6.09%) TDD
11 11 (5.58%) Data Integration
11 11 (5.58%) Test Automation
12 10 (5.08%) Analytics
12 10 (5.08%) Change Management
12 10 (5.08%) ETL
13 9 (4.57%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
13 9 (4.57%) Validation
14 8 (4.06%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (4.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 185 (93.91%) Apex Code
2 55 (27.92%) JavaScript
3 50 (25.38%) Java
4 43 (21.83%) SOQL
5 19 (9.64%) SOSL
6 13 (6.60%) SQL
7 10 (5.08%) C#
8 3 (1.52%) Ruby
9 2 (1.02%) C++
9 2 (1.02%) Python
10 1 (0.51%) C
10 1 (0.51%) PHP
10 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (3.05%) Degree
1 6 (3.05%) SC Cleared
1 6 (3.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.11%) QA
2 5 (2.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.03%) MOM
2 3 (1.52%) Piwik
Vendors
1 196 (99.49%) Salesforce.com
2 19 (9.64%) Informatica
3 13 (6.60%) Oracle
4 11 (5.58%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.06%) Pardot
6 6 (3.05%) TIBCO
7 5 (2.54%) Dell
8 4 (2.03%) IBM
9 3 (1.52%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.02%) hybris
10 2 (1.02%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 1 (0.51%) Adobe
11 1 (0.51%) Anaplan
11 1 (0.51%) Apttus
11 1 (0.51%) Assembla
11 1 (0.51%) Demandware
11 1 (0.51%) Jitterbit
11 1 (0.51%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.51%) Tableau
11 1 (0.51%) Talend