The table below looks at the statistics for Apex Code skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apex Code over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 154 159 177
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 5 4 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.12% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.24% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 26
Median daily rate £363 £400 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £475
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -17.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Apex Code
London

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

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1699 1641 2545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.65% 47.90% 43.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1383 2070
Median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.19 £19.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Apex Code
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Apex Code as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Apex Code Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Apex Code
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Apex Code Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Apex Code
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apex Code across the City of London region.

Apex Code Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Apex Code 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 City of London region with a requirement for Apex Code.

1 31 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 23 (74.19%) Visualforce
3 19 (61.29%) Java
4 14 (45.16%) Web Services
5 12 (38.71%) SOAP
5 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
6 10 (32.26%) Force.com
7 9 (29.03%) REST
7 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (25.81%) Migration
8 8 (25.81%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) CSS
8 8 (25.81%) HTML
8 8 (25.81%) SOQL
9 7 (22.58%) OO
9 7 (22.58%) MVC
10 6 (19.35%) Eclipse
10 6 (19.35%) J2EE
10 6 (19.35%) jQuery
11 5 (16.13%) XML
11 5 (16.13%) Marketing
12 4 (12.90%) SOA
12 4 (12.90%) Modular Programming
13 3 (9.68%) API Development
13 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
13 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
13 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
13 3 (9.68%) RESTful
13 3 (9.68%) Mule
13 3 (9.68%) Data Migration

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (9.68%) Mule
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Force.com
2 2 (6.45%) FinancialForce.com
2 2 (6.45%) G Suite
2 2 (6.45%) GitHub
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) SNMP
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) DB2
1 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Eclipse
2 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 3 (9.68%) JUnit
2 3 (9.68%) Selenium
2 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (16.13%) Marketing
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
1 24 (77.42%) Salesforce Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Architect
2 4 (12.90%) Salesforce Architect
3 2 (6.45%) Administrator
3 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) ETL Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Salesforce Administrator
3 2 (6.45%) Salesforce Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Salesforce Support
4 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
4 1 (3.23%) CRM Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Data Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) Development Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Salesforce Technical Architect
4 1 (3.23%) SOA Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) Visualforce
2 14 (45.16%) Web Services
3 12 (38.71%) SOAP
4 9 (29.03%) REST
5 8 (25.81%) CSS
5 8 (25.81%) HTML
6 6 (19.35%) J2EE
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
7 5 (16.13%) XML
8 3 (9.68%) Ajax
8 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
8 3 (9.68%) Java RMI
8 3 (9.68%) JavaBeans
8 3 (9.68%) JMS
8 3 (9.68%) JSP
8 3 (9.68%) Servlets
8 3 (9.68%) Spring
8 3 (9.68%) Struts
8 3 (9.68%) XSD
8 3 (9.68%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Migration
3 7 (22.58%) MVC
3 7 (22.58%) OO
4 4 (12.90%) Modular Programming
4 4 (12.90%) SOA
5 3 (9.68%) API Development
5 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
5 3 (9.68%) ERP
5 3 (9.68%) ETL
5 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
5 3 (9.68%) OOP
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) Workflow
6 2 (6.45%) API Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (3.23%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.23%) Prototyping
7 1 (3.23%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.81%) SOQL
3 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (9.68%) Canoo
3 2 (6.45%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) Informatica