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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apex Code over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 154 180 174
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -6
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 3 20 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.37% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.87% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 40
Average daily rate £475 £475 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £410 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £595 £550
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
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
1628 2299 2621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.63% 42.04% 42.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1853 2018
Average daily rate £490 £460 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £30.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £54.00 £92.00
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 the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apex Code across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apex Code across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Apex Code Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 12 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (91.67%) Visualforce
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) SOQL
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) RESTful
6 2 (16.67%) Mason
6 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 2 (16.67%) Hudson
6 2 (16.67%) REST
6 2 (16.67%) Selenium
6 2 (16.67%) Subversion
6 2 (16.67%) Maven
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) XML Schema

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) BigMachines
1 1 (8.33%) Eloqua
1 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Force.com
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (16.67%) Hudson
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC Manager
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Ruby Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) Visualforce
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) RESTful
4 3 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) Mason
5 2 (16.67%) REST
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) XML Schema
6 1 (8.33%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) CSS3
6 1 (8.33%) Django
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) Laravel
6 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (8.33%) Symfony
6 1 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Code Coverage
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SOQL
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Siebel
3 1 (8.33%) Zend
3 1 (8.33%) Zuora