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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 149 196 186
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -10
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 16 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 0.64% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 19
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £435 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £540 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
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
1689 2638 2493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.88% 44.44% 42.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 2174 1930
Median daily rate £475 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 14
Median hourly rate £50.00 £23.75 £29.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -20.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 20 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 19 (95.00%) Visualforce
3 13 (65.00%) Java
4 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (45.00%) SOAP
5 9 (45.00%) Web Services
6 8 (40.00%) CSS
6 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 8 (40.00%) HTML
6 8 (40.00%) SOQL
7 6 (30.00%) REST
7 6 (30.00%) XML
7 6 (30.00%) Migration
8 5 (25.00%) Scrum
8 5 (25.00%) MVC
8 5 (25.00%) Marketing
8 5 (25.00%) jQuery
8 5 (25.00%) J2EE
8 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
8 5 (25.00%) Force.com
9 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 4 (20.00%) SOA
9 4 (20.00%) OO
9 4 (20.00%) JIRA
9 4 (20.00%) Selenium
9 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
10 3 (15.00%) TDD
10 3 (15.00%) Spring
10 3 (15.00%) 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 (15.00%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Force.com
2 2 (10.00%) FinancialForce.com
3 1 (5.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 4 (20.00%) Selenium
3 3 (15.00%) JUnit
3 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Hudson
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
1 16 (80.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Architect
2 2 (10.00%) Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) ETL Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
2 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) SDLC Manager
3 1 (5.00%) SDLC Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) Visualforce
2 9 (45.00%) SOAP
2 9 (45.00%) Web Services
3 8 (40.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (30.00%) REST
4 6 (30.00%) XML
5 5 (25.00%) J2EE
5 5 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (15.00%) Ajax
6 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (15.00%) JavaBeans
6 3 (15.00%) JSP
6 3 (15.00%) JSTL
6 3 (15.00%) RESTful
6 3 (15.00%) Servlets
6 3 (15.00%) Spring
6 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
6 3 (15.00%) XSD
6 3 (15.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) MVC
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) ETL
5 3 (15.00%) Modular Programming
5 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) API Development
6 2 (10.00%) API Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow
7 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) SOQL
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (15.00%) Canoo
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle