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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Salesforce.com Visualforce
England / West Midlands
Rank 104 126 119
Rank change year-on-year +22 -7  
Contract jobs citing Visualforce 14 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.57% 0.74% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Median daily rate £450 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £290 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £498
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 545 676 618
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.08% 25.09% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 413 392
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £32.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -39.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £9.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Visualforce
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 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
Warwickshire - 4 £438 -
Coventry - 3 £450 -
Birmingham -1 1 - -
Visualforce
England

Visualforce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Visualforce.

1 22 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (63.64%) REST
2 14 (63.64%) SOAP
3 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 12 (54.55%) Apex Code
4 11 (50.00%) jQuery
4 11 (50.00%) Marketing
5 6 (27.27%) Visualisation
6 5 (22.73%) CRM
7 4 (18.18%) Automotive
7 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.64%) Boomi
8 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
8 3 (13.64%) Migration
8 3 (13.64%) Java
8 3 (13.64%) DataStage
8 3 (13.64%) ETL
8 3 (13.64%) Dell
8 3 (13.64%) Informatica
8 3 (13.64%) NHS
9 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle
9 2 (9.09%) GIS
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
9 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (9.09%) Heroku
10 1 (4.55%) Waterfall

Visualforce
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Boomi
2 2 (9.09%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) DataStage
2 2 (9.09%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (18.18%) Automotive
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
1 19 (86.36%) Salesforce Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Salesforce Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) REST
1 14 (63.64%) SOAP
2 11 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) NHS
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Visualisation
2 5 (22.73%) CRM
3 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
3 3 (13.64%) ETL
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) EAI
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Apex Code
1 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (13.64%) Dell
2 3 (13.64%) Informatica
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle