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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 470 575 553
Rank change year-on-year +105 -22  
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 117 77 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 0.51% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 55 64
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £398
% change year-on-year -2.85% +9.84%  
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 14838 15088 15400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.06% 28.44% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10253 10630 10284
Median daily rate £425 £420 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 180 213
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 25 June 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 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 25 June 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 +88 112 £475 +5.55% 50
London +39 76 £480 -4.00% 30
South East +46 22 £425 - 8
Hampshire +14 8 £425 - 3
West Midlands +29 7 £450 +165.87%
City of London -1 7 £450 -10.00% 6
Andover - 7 £425 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £475 - 1
Glasgow - 5 £240 - 2
Scotland - 5 £240 - 2
Berkshire +11 3 £438 +6.06% 3
Slough -1 3 £438 +6.06% 2
East of England -9 3 £375 -33.62% 2
Southwark - 3 £480 -
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £375 -33.62% 1
South West - 2 £325 - 3
Milton Keynes - 2 £450 -
Swindon - 2 £325 - 1
Brighton - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £325 - 1
East Sussex - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £500 - 1
North West +25 1 £425 -19.04% 3
Coventry +14 1 £630 +272.23%
Manchester +14 1 £425 - 3
Cambridge +2 1 £375 -33.62% 1
Basingstoke - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
West Sussex - 1 £450 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 251 (99.21%) Salesforce.com
2 236 (93.28%) Apex Code
3 93 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (30.83%) JavaScript
5 68 (26.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 66 (26.09%) SOAP
7 65 (25.69%) Java
8 64 (25.30%) CRM
9 59 (23.32%) REST
10 57 (22.53%) SOQL
11 50 (19.76%) HTML
12 47 (18.58%) Web Services
13 46 (18.18%) Force.com
14 45 (17.79%) CSS
15 39 (15.42%) Finance
16 35 (13.83%) Scrum
16 35 (13.83%) Mason
17 32 (12.65%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 28 (11.07%) JIRA
18 28 (11.07%) jQuery
19 27 (10.67%) XML
20 26 (10.28%) SQL
21 25 (9.88%) Marketing
21 25 (9.88%) DevOps
21 25 (9.88%) AngularJS
21 25 (9.88%) Degree
22 23 (9.09%) Git (software)
22 23 (9.09%) DBAmp
22 23 (9.09%) XML Schema
23 22 (8.70%) .NET

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 12 (4.74%) Confluence
2 5 (1.98%) Mule
3 4 (1.58%) Apache
3 4 (1.58%) JBoss
3 4 (1.58%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.58%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.79%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (7.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (2.37%) NetSuite
3 3 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 68 (26.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 46 (18.18%) Force.com
3 32 (12.65%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 13 (5.14%) Heroku
5 9 (3.56%) Boomi
6 8 (3.16%) GitHub
7 6 (2.37%) SaaS
8 4 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.79%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.79%) Slack
10 1 (0.40%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.40%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.95%) Internet
2 4 (1.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.09%) DBAmp
2 12 (4.74%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.95%) RDBMS
3 10 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.16%) DataStage
5 6 (2.37%) Big Data
5 6 (2.37%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.37%) QlikView
5 6 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.19%) MySQL
7 2 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 28 (11.07%) JIRA
2 23 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 20 (7.91%) Eclipse
4 19 (7.51%) Oracle APEX
5 16 (6.32%) Jenkins
6 15 (5.93%) Subversion
7 13 (5.14%) Selenium
8 11 (4.35%) Hudson
8 11 (4.35%) Maven
8 11 (4.35%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.98%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.98%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (1.98%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.19%) Ant
11 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.79%) WebStorm
General
1 39 (15.42%) Finance
2 25 (9.88%) Marketing
3 17 (6.72%) Banking
4 8 (3.16%) Billing
4 8 (3.16%) Publishing
5 7 (2.77%) Retail
6 2 (0.79%) Automotive
6 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 203 (80.24%) Developer
2 200 (79.05%) Salesforce Developer
3 30 (11.86%) Architect
4 28 (11.07%) Salesforce Architect
5 15 (5.93%) Senior Developer
5 15 (5.93%) Senior Salesforce Developer
6 12 (4.74%) Java Developer
7 9 (3.56%) Administrator
7 9 (3.56%) Consultant
7 9 (3.56%) Lead Developer
7 9 (3.56%) Salesforce Administrator
8 8 (3.16%) CRM Developer
8 8 (3.16%) Technical Leader
9 7 (2.77%) Salesforce Consultant
10 6 (2.37%) Integration Developer
10 6 (2.37%) Salesforce Technical Architect
10 6 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.37%) Technical Architect
11 5 (1.98%) Analyst
11 5 (1.98%) Salesforce Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (26.09%) SOAP
2 59 (23.32%) REST
3 50 (19.76%) HTML
4 47 (18.58%) Web Services
5 45 (17.79%) CSS
6 35 (13.83%) Mason
7 28 (11.07%) jQuery
8 27 (10.67%) XML
9 25 (9.88%) AngularJS
10 23 (9.09%) XML Schema
11 22 (8.70%) .NET
12 20 (7.91%) Node.js
12 20 (7.91%) RESTful
13 18 (7.11%) JSON
14 14 (5.53%) HTML5
15 13 (5.14%) XSLT
16 12 (4.74%) GWT
17 10 (3.95%) XSD
18 9 (3.56%) Middleware
19 6 (2.37%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.32%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.35%) User Experience
3 10 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.56%) Data Structures
4 9 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.19%) NHS
7 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.79%) Tandem
7 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.40%) Fintech
8 1 (0.40%) iPad
8 1 (0.40%) Life Science
8 1 (0.40%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (25.30%) CRM
3 35 (13.83%) Scrum
4 25 (9.88%) DevOps
5 20 (7.91%) Migration
6 19 (7.51%) Analytics
7 18 (7.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (7.11%) Data Integration
7 18 (7.11%) OO
8 17 (6.72%) Investment Management
8 17 (6.72%) Systems Analysis
9 16 (6.32%) Data Migration
10 15 (5.93%) Data Modelling
10 15 (5.93%) ETL
11 14 (5.53%) Change Management
11 14 (5.53%) Front End Development
11 14 (5.53%) Project Management
11 14 (5.53%) SOA
12 13 (5.14%) Data Management
12 13 (5.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 236 (93.28%) Apex Code
2 78 (30.83%) JavaScript
3 65 (25.69%) Java
4 57 (22.53%) SOQL
5 26 (10.28%) SQL
6 11 (4.35%) SOSL
7 9 (3.56%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.77%) C++
9 6 (2.37%) Python
10 3 (1.19%) C#
11 1 (0.40%) C
11 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (9.88%) Degree
2 3 (1.19%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.16%) QA
2 3 (1.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.19%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (3.95%) Piwik
2 4 (1.58%) MOM
Vendors
1 251 (99.21%) Salesforce.com
2 20 (7.91%) Informatica
3 19 (7.51%) Oracle
4 11 (4.35%) Zuora
5 10 (3.95%) Pardot
6 9 (3.56%) Dell
7 6 (2.37%) Tableau
8 5 (1.98%) Talend
8 5 (1.98%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.58%) IBM
9 4 (1.58%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 4 (1.58%) Siebel
10 3 (1.19%) Pega
10 3 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.79%) Assembla
12 1 (0.40%) Anaplan
12 1 (0.40%) Apttus
12 1 (0.40%) Jitterbit
12 1 (0.40%) Microsoft
12 1 (0.40%) SAP
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