Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 October 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 211 175
Rank change year-on-year +38 -36 -4
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.032% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £169 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +180.65% -53.63% -23.16%
10th Percentile £400 £147 £324
90th Percentile £606 £187 £395
England median daily rate £500 £450 £448
% change year-on-year +11.11% +0.56% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £80.00 -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1132 1595 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.47% 25.67% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 1010 712
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £213
90th Percentile £575 £513 £502
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 30
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £23.50 £29.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.79% -19.92% +6.71%
10th Percentile £15.15 £11.23 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.18 £39.58 £43.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +10.15%

Visualforce
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Visualforce as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Visualforce in the West Midlands

Visualforce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Visualforce in the West Midlands

Visualforce
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visualforce in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visualforce in the West Midlands

Visualforce
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualforce within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Coventry +27 3 £488 +188.04%
Birmingham - 3 £450 - 3
Visualforce
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Visualforce.

1 8 (88.89%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (55.56%) Apex Code
2 5 (55.56%) Marketing
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) SOAP
2 5 (55.56%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) REST
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (22.22%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Jitterbit
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
6 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Mason
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 1 (11.11%) Spring
6 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (11.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (11.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) MySQL

Visualforce
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (55.56%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Salesforce Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Salesforce Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Salesforce Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Salesforce Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum Master
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Salesforce Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) JDBC
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) Mason
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Struts
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) EAI
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Apex Code
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica
2 1 (11.11%) Jitterbit
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle