The table below looks at the statistics 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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 119 134 124
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 10 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.035% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.62% 0.13% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Average daily rate £388 £575 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.60% +21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £575 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £575 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Apex Code
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
619 779 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.80% 27.60% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 478 377
Average daily rate £400 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £32.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Slough - 5 £350 -
Maidenhead - 2 £425 -
Newbury - 1 £375 -
Apex Code
South East

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 37 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 35 (94.59%) Visualforce
3 22 (59.46%) Force.com
4 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (51.35%) Waterfall
6 18 (48.65%) SDLC
7 16 (43.24%) Ant
8 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
8 15 (40.54%) Scrum
9 14 (37.84%) SOA
9 14 (37.84%) Git (software)
9 14 (37.84%) Web Application Development
9 14 (37.84%) Subversion
10 10 (27.03%) Workflow
10 10 (27.03%) Web Services
11 8 (21.62%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
12 7 (18.92%) REST
12 7 (18.92%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (16.22%) HTML
13 6 (16.22%) Java
13 6 (16.22%) Oracle
13 6 (16.22%) Oracle APEX
14 5 (13.51%) Apache Flex
14 5 (13.51%) SQL
14 5 (13.51%) .NET
14 5 (13.51%) J2EE
14 5 (13.51%) XML
14 5 (13.51%) CRM
15 3 (8.11%) Finance

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (18.92%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) BigMachines
1 1 (2.70%) Eloqua
1 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (59.46%) Force.com
2 8 (21.62%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.41%) FinancialForce.com
3 2 (5.41%) GitHub
4 1 (2.70%) Heroku
4 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Ant
2 14 (37.84%) Git (software)
2 14 (37.84%) Subversion
3 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (97.30%) Developer
2 35 (94.59%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (2.70%) Administrator
3 1 (2.70%) Agile Developer
3 1 (2.70%) Django Developer
3 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
3 1 (2.70%) Programmer
3 1 (2.70%) Python Developer
3 1 (2.70%) Python Programmer
3 1 (2.70%) Python/Django Developer
3 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (94.59%) Visualforce
2 10 (27.03%) Web Services
3 7 (18.92%) REST
4 6 (16.22%) HTML
5 5 (13.51%) .NET
5 5 (13.51%) Apache Flex
5 5 (13.51%) J2EE
5 5 (13.51%) XML
6 3 (8.11%) jQuery
6 3 (8.11%) SOAP
7 2 (5.41%) Mason
8 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.70%) CSS
8 1 (2.70%) CSS3
8 1 (2.70%) Django
8 1 (2.70%) Flask
8 1 (2.70%) HTML5
8 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) Waterfall
3 18 (48.65%) SDLC
4 15 (40.54%) Scrum
5 14 (37.84%) SOA
5 14 (37.84%) Web Application Development
6 10 (27.03%) Workflow
7 5 (13.51%) CRM
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.41%) ERP
8 2 (5.41%) Usability Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Validation
9 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.70%) OO
9 1 (2.70%) OOP
9 1 (2.70%) Pair Programming
9 1 (2.70%) Project Management
9 1 (2.70%) TDD
9 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.22%) Java
3 5 (13.51%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) PHP
4 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Informatica
3 1 (2.70%) Siebel