The first table below looks at the demand for Apex Code skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apex Code over the 3 months to 24 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 Cheshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 62 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% 0.13% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.81% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
246 244 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.42% 32.23% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 117 200
Average daily rate £363 £325 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.57 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.70% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £30.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £43.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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Apex Code
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Apex Code Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Apex Code
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (66.67%) Visualforce
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) PMP
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Visualforce
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com