The first table below looks at the demand for Apex Code skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apex Code over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 113 117 135
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 9 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 0.66% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
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£375 £538 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% -2.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £470
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
620 762 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.75% 31.66% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 343 383
Average daily rate £375 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.77 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.00 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Apex Code
South East

Apex Code
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apex Code across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Apex Code Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Apex Code
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apex Code across the Berkshire region.

Apex Code Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Apex Code
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apex Code across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Apex Code Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Apex Code
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apex Code within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 2 £538 +13.15% 1
Wokingham - - - -
Apex Code
South East

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Apex Code also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apex Code.

1 16 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (81.25%) Visualforce
3 11 (68.75%) Force.com
3 11 (68.75%) CRM
4 10 (62.50%) Java
5 8 (50.00%) J2EE
5 8 (50.00%) XML
6 7 (43.75%) Web Services
6 7 (43.75%) .NET
6 7 (43.75%) Migration
6 7 (43.75%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (37.50%) Data Migration
8 5 (31.25%) RESTful
8 5 (31.25%) Analytics
8 5 (31.25%) Validation
8 5 (31.25%) SOAP
9 4 (25.00%) Ant
9 4 (25.00%) SAP
9 4 (25.00%) Siebel
9 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
9 4 (25.00%) Finance
9 4 (25.00%) SaaS
9 4 (25.00%) Mason
9 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
10 3 (18.75%) Workflow
10 3 (18.75%) ERP
11 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (12.50%) DTV
11 2 (12.50%) UML

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Apex Code also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apex Code. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (68.75%) Force.com
2 4 (25.00%) SaaS
2 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Ant
1 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (12.50%) Electronics
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Front Office
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Salesforce.com Developer
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) Visualforce
2 8 (50.00%) J2EE
2 8 (50.00%) XML
3 7 (43.75%) Web Services
3 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) RESTful
4 5 (31.25%) SOAP
5 4 (25.00%) Mason
6 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
6 1 (6.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) DTV
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) CRM
2 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 7 (43.75%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (37.50%) Data Migration
4 5 (31.25%) Analytics
4 5 (31.25%) Validation
5 3 (18.75%) Workflow
5 3 (18.75%) ERP
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) UML
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
6 2 (12.50%) User Stories
7 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 4 (25.00%) Siebel
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) JDA