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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 149 191 185
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -6
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 26 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.31% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 0.68% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 18
Median daily rate £450 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%
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
1690 2487 2505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.83% 45.73% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1430 2070 1921
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 11
Median hourly rate £17.25 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £19.81 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £187.50 £116.09
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
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 28 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 22 (78.57%) Visualforce
3 21 (75.00%) Java
4 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 12 (42.86%) SOAP
4 12 (42.86%) Web Services
5 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (32.14%) CSS
6 9 (32.14%) HTML
6 9 (32.14%) Force.com
6 9 (32.14%) REST
6 9 (32.14%) SOQL
7 8 (28.57%) SQL
7 8 (28.57%) Migration
8 7 (25.00%) MVC
8 7 (25.00%) jQuery
8 7 (25.00%) J2EE
8 7 (25.00%) OO
9 6 (21.43%) Marketing
10 5 (17.86%) XML
11 4 (14.29%) SOA
11 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
11 4 (14.29%) Scrum
11 4 (14.29%) Modular Programming
12 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
12 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
12 3 (10.71%) Selenium
12 3 (10.71%) RESTful
12 3 (10.71%) Canoo
12 3 (10.71%) Hibernate

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 (10.71%) Mule
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Force.com
2 2 (7.14%) FinancialForce.com
2 2 (7.14%) GitHub
2 2 (7.14%) Google Apps
3 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) SNMP
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) DB2
1 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) JUnit
2 3 (10.71%) Selenium
2 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (21.43%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
1 24 (85.71%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Architect
2 3 (10.71%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) ETL Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) CRM Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Development Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
4 1 (3.57%) SOA Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) Visualforce
2 12 (42.86%) SOAP
2 12 (42.86%) Web Services
3 9 (32.14%) CSS
3 9 (32.14%) HTML
3 9 (32.14%) REST
4 7 (25.00%) J2EE
4 7 (25.00%) jQuery
5 5 (17.86%) XML
6 3 (10.71%) Ajax
6 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
6 3 (10.71%) Java RMI
6 3 (10.71%) JavaBeans
6 3 (10.71%) JMS
6 3 (10.71%) JSTL
6 3 (10.71%) Spring
6 3 (10.71%) Spring MVC
6 3 (10.71%) Struts
6 3 (10.71%) XSD
6 3 (10.71%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Migration
3 7 (25.00%) MVC
3 7 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (14.29%) Modular Programming
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
4 4 (14.29%) SOA
5 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.71%) ERP
5 3 (10.71%) ETL
5 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
5 3 (10.71%) OOP
5 3 (10.71%) TDD
5 3 (10.71%) Workflow
6 2 (7.14%) API Development
6 2 (7.14%) API Integration
6 2 (7.14%) SDLC
6 2 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (3.57%) Prototyping
7 1 (3.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 9 (32.14%) SOQL
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (10.71%) Canoo
3 2 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) Informatica