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 18 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 175 209 205
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -4
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 28 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 0.58% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 14
Average daily rate
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£463 £475 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £429 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2509 3125 3019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.54% 44.16% 38.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1957 2419 2317
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £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 9 17 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £17.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £129.00 £58.10 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 62 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 58 (93.55%) Visualforce
3 31 (50.00%) Mason
4 22 (35.48%) Force.com
5 13 (20.97%) Java
6 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
7 10 (16.13%) CRM
8 8 (12.90%) HTML
8 8 (12.90%) Web Services
9 7 (11.29%) XML
9 7 (11.29%) Migration
9 7 (11.29%) Retail
10 6 (9.68%) QA
10 6 (9.68%) Finance
11 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
11 5 (8.06%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (8.06%) Publishing
12 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (6.45%) Web Development
12 4 (6.45%) SaaS
12 4 (6.45%) CSS
12 4 (6.45%) SOAP
13 3 (4.84%) SQL
13 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
13 3 (4.84%) Project Management
13 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
13 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Architecture
13 3 (4.84%) Marketing
13 3 (4.84%) Billing
14 2 (3.23%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 22 (35.48%) Force.com
2 5 (8.06%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (6.45%) SaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Heroku
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.61%) Subversion
2 1 (1.61%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (11.29%) Retail
2 6 (9.68%) Finance
3 5 (8.06%) Publishing
4 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.84%) Billing
4 3 (4.84%) Marketing
5 2 (3.23%) Advertising
5 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (79.03%) Developer
2 48 (77.42%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Architect
4 8 (12.90%) Technical Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com Administrator
8 1 (1.61%) DBA
8 1 (1.61%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.61%) Administrator
8 1 (1.61%) SQL DBA
8 1 (1.61%) ETL Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (93.55%) Visualforce
2 31 (50.00%) Mason
3 8 (12.90%) HTML
3 8 (12.90%) Web Services
4 7 (11.29%) XML
5 4 (6.45%) CSS
5 4 (6.45%) SOAP
6 2 (3.23%) JSON
6 2 (3.23%) REST
7 1 (1.61%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.61%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.61%) HTML5
7 1 (1.61%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.61%) Ajax
7 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.61%) FMCG
2 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) CRM
2 7 (11.29%) Migration
3 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (6.45%) Web Development
4 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (4.84%) Project Management
4 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.23%) Scrum
5 2 (3.23%) OOP
5 2 (3.23%) OO
5 2 (3.23%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.61%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.61%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.61%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.61%) Usability Testing
6 1 (1.61%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.61%) ETL
6 1 (1.61%) Contact Management
6 1 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.61%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) Java
2 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.84%) SQL
4 2 (3.23%) SOQL
4 2 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (1.61%) C++
5 1 (1.61%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.23%) Talend
2 2 (3.23%) ExactTarget
3 1 (1.61%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) Informatica
3 1 (1.61%) Sage
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