The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 City of London 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 170 195 209
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +14
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 22 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 0.81% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 15
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2422 3096 3039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.03% 43.68% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1881 2376 2356
Average daily rate £460 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 21
Average hourly rate £38.49 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £22.50 £24.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.61 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Apex Code
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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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014, 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 65 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 61 (93.85%) Visualforce
3 37 (56.92%) Mason
4 28 (43.08%) Force.com
5 20 (30.77%) Java
6 9 (13.85%) CRM
7 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
7 8 (12.31%) Finance
8 7 (10.77%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (10.77%) SaaS
9 6 (9.23%) Retail
9 6 (9.23%) Billing
10 5 (7.69%) Migration
10 5 (7.69%) Data Migration
10 5 (7.69%) CSS
11 4 (6.15%) Project Management
11 4 (6.15%) HTML
12 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
12 3 (4.62%) SOAP
12 3 (4.62%) Web Services
12 3 (4.62%) SQL
12 3 (4.62%) C#
12 3 (4.62%) Data Integration
12 3 (4.62%) Business Analysis
12 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (4.62%) Marketing
12 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
13 2 (3.08%) Web Application Development
13 2 (3.08%) Talend
13 2 (3.08%) ExactTarget

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 28 (43.08%) Force.com
2 7 (10.77%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (10.77%) SaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (3.08%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 8 (12.31%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Retail
2 6 (9.23%) Billing
3 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.62%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (76.92%) Developer
2 48 (73.85%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 8 (12.31%) Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Technical Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 2 (3.08%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (3.08%) Administrator
6 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com Administrator
6 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 2 (3.08%) Consultant
7 1 (1.54%) Analyst
7 1 (1.54%) Test Manager
7 1 (1.54%) DBA
7 1 (1.54%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.54%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.54%) Development DBA
7 1 (1.54%) SQL DBA
7 1 (1.54%) ETL Developer
7 1 (1.54%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (93.85%) Visualforce
2 37 (56.92%) Mason
3 5 (7.69%) CSS
4 4 (6.15%) HTML
5 3 (4.62%) SOAP
5 3 (4.62%) Web Services
6 2 (3.08%) XML
7 1 (1.54%) .NET
7 1 (1.54%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.54%) Ajax
7 1 (1.54%) JSON
7 1 (1.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Data Integration
1 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.54%) FMCG
2 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.85%) CRM
2 5 (7.69%) Migration
2 5 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 4 (6.15%) Project Management
4 3 (4.62%) Business Analysis
4 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (3.08%) Web Application Development
5 2 (3.08%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.08%) Validation
6 1 (1.54%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.54%) ETL
6 1 (1.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.54%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.54%) Scrum
6 1 (1.54%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (1.54%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.54%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (1.54%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) Java
2 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.62%) SQL
3 3 (4.62%) C#
4 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.08%) Talend
2 2 (3.08%) ExactTarget
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle
2 2 (3.08%) SAP
2 2 (3.08%) JDA
3 1 (1.54%) Sage
3 1 (1.54%) Informatica
3 1 (1.54%) Google
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago