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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Salesforce.com Visualforce
UK
Rank 445 519 529
Rank change year-on-year +74 +10  
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 138 121 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 0.81% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 80 73
Median daily rate £480 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Visualforce is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14119 14879 14337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.43% 27.95% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9794 10317 9294
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 227 192
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Visualforce
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Visualforce as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visualforce in the UK

Visualforce
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visualforce in the UK

Visualforce
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 March 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 +65 136 £480 +1.05% 51
London +68 94 £500 - 32
South East +12 18 £450 +7.46% 5
West Midlands +25 14 £450 - 1
City of London +8 13 £600 +20.00% 12
Hampshire - 6 £450 - 1
Berkshire +30 5 £500 +25.00%
Oxfordshire -6 5 £500 +15.94% 1
East of England -19 5 £525 +7.41% 4
Warwickshire - 4 £438 -
East Midlands -3 3 £475 +11.76% 1
East Sussex - 3 £375 -
Coventry - 3 £450 -
Brighton - 3 £375 -
Oxford - 3 £500 -
Slough +9 2 £500 +42.85%
South West +5 2 - - 3
Suffolk +2 2 £525 -
Cambridgeshire -4 2 - - 2
Ipswich - 2 £525 -
Southwark - 2 £480 -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Scotland +22 1 - -
North West +20 1 £300 -36.67% 1
Edinburgh +20 1 - -
Birmingham 0 1 - -
Hertfordshire -2 1 - - 1
Devon - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 2
Middlesex - 1 £425 -

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 229 (99.13%) Salesforce.com
2 213 (92.21%) Apex Code
3 70 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (27.71%) JavaScript
5 62 (26.84%) REST
6 58 (25.11%) SOAP
7 53 (22.94%) Force.com
8 52 (22.51%) Java
9 50 (21.65%) CRM
10 47 (20.35%) SOQL
11 45 (19.48%) HTML
12 39 (16.88%) CSS
13 37 (16.02%) Web Services
14 35 (15.15%) Marketing
15 33 (14.29%) Mason
16 30 (12.99%) Finance
17 28 (12.12%) XML
18 27 (11.69%) jQuery
19 25 (10.82%) Scrum
20 22 (9.52%) AngularJS
21 21 (9.09%) XML Schema
22 20 (8.66%) JIRA
23 19 (8.23%) Analytics
24 18 (7.79%) DevOps
24 18 (7.79%) Oracle APEX
24 18 (7.79%) SQL
24 18 (7.79%) .NET
24 18 (7.79%) Oracle
25 17 (7.36%) Degree
25 17 (7.36%) Git (software)

Visualforce
Top Related 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 12 (5.19%) Confluence
2 5 (2.16%) Mule
3 4 (1.73%) Apache
3 4 (1.73%) JBoss
3 4 (1.73%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.73%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.87%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.43%) CMS
6 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (5.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 7 (3.03%) NetSuite
3 3 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.87%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.43%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 53 (22.94%) Force.com
2 11 (4.76%) Heroku
3 7 (3.03%) Boomi
3 7 (3.03%) SaaS
4 6 (2.60%) GitHub
5 5 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.30%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.30%) Slack
7 2 (0.87%) Veeva
8 1 (0.43%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.46%) Internet
2 5 (2.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.46%) DBAmp
2 8 (3.46%) RDBMS
2 8 (3.46%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.60%) Big Data
3 6 (2.60%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.60%) QlikView
4 5 (2.16%) DataStage
4 5 (2.16%) MySQL
5 3 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.87%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.87%) GIS
Development Applications
1 20 (8.66%) JIRA
2 18 (7.79%) Oracle APEX
3 17 (7.36%) Git (software)
4 16 (6.93%) Eclipse
5 15 (6.49%) Jenkins
6 11 (4.76%) Subversion
7 10 (4.33%) Selenium
8 8 (3.46%) Hudson
8 8 (3.46%) Maven
8 8 (3.46%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.16%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.16%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.30%) Ant
11 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.87%) WebStorm
12 1 (0.43%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (15.15%) Marketing
2 30 (12.99%) Finance
3 15 (6.49%) Banking
4 11 (4.76%) Billing
5 10 (4.33%) Publishing
6 7 (3.03%) Retail
7 4 (1.73%) Automotive
7 4 (1.73%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.43%) Games
10 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 171 (74.03%) Developer
2 169 (73.16%) Salesforce Developer
3 32 (13.85%) Architect
4 31 (13.42%) Salesforce Architect
5 22 (9.52%) Consultant
6 19 (8.23%) Salesforce Consultant
7 18 (7.79%) Senior Developer
7 18 (7.79%) Senior Salesforce Developer
8 11 (4.76%) Salesforce Solution Architect
8 11 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.33%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.46%) Administrator
10 8 (3.46%) Analyst
10 8 (3.46%) Salesforce Administrator
11 7 (3.03%) Lead Developer
11 7 (3.03%) Salesforce Analyst
12 5 (2.16%) CRM Developer
12 5 (2.16%) Lead Architect
12 5 (2.16%) Senior Architect
12 5 (2.16%) Senior Salesforce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (26.84%) REST
2 58 (25.11%) SOAP
3 45 (19.48%) HTML
4 39 (16.88%) CSS
5 37 (16.02%) Web Services
6 33 (14.29%) Mason
7 28 (12.12%) XML
8 27 (11.69%) jQuery
9 22 (9.52%) AngularJS
10 21 (9.09%) XML Schema
11 18 (7.79%) .NET
12 15 (6.49%) HTML5
12 15 (6.49%) JSON
13 14 (6.06%) RESTful
14 13 (5.63%) XSLT
15 12 (5.19%) GWT
16 10 (4.33%) Middleware
17 8 (3.46%) J2EE
17 8 (3.46%) XSD
18 7 (3.03%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.60%) Data Structures
2 6 (2.60%) User Experience
3 5 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.30%) NHS
5 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.43%) FMCG
6 1 (0.43%) iPad
6 1 (0.43%) Life Science
6 1 (0.43%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (21.65%) CRM
3 25 (10.82%) Scrum
4 19 (8.23%) Analytics
5 18 (7.79%) DevOps
6 15 (6.49%) Migration
6 15 (6.49%) SOA
7 13 (5.63%) Data Modelling
7 13 (5.63%) UML
7 13 (5.63%) XML Parsing
8 12 (5.19%) API Development
8 12 (5.19%) Data Migration
8 12 (5.19%) ETL
8 12 (5.19%) OO
8 12 (5.19%) Project Management
9 11 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (4.33%) Investment Management
11 9 (3.90%) Business Analysis
11 9 (3.90%) Software Engineering
11 9 (3.90%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 213 (92.21%) Apex Code
2 64 (27.71%) JavaScript
3 52 (22.51%) Java
4 47 (20.35%) SOQL
5 18 (7.79%) SQL
6 13 (5.63%) SOSL
7 8 (3.46%) C++
8 6 (2.60%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.73%) C#
10 2 (0.87%) Python
11 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (7.36%) Degree
2 5 (2.16%) PMI Certification
2 5 (2.16%) PMP
3 1 (0.43%) CBAP
3 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.03%) Piwik
2 4 (1.73%) MOM
3 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 229 (99.13%) Salesforce.com
2 18 (7.79%) Oracle
3 14 (6.06%) Informatica
4 8 (3.46%) Pardot
4 8 (3.46%) SAP
4 8 (3.46%) Zuora
5 6 (2.60%) Dell
5 6 (2.60%) Siebel
5 6 (2.60%) Tableau
6 5 (2.16%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.73%) Apttus
7 4 (1.73%) IBM
7 4 (1.73%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 3 (1.30%) Assembla
8 3 (1.30%) Conga
8 3 (1.30%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.30%) Pega
8 3 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.87%) DocuSign
9 2 (0.87%) Marketo
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