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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Force.com Apex Code
London / City of London
Rank 154 142 149
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 1 7 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.23% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.069% 0.51% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 32
Median daily rate - £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1458 1360 2320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.38% 44.26% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1121 1911
Median daily rate £475 £480 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 3
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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
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 21 January 2017, 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 12 (60.00%) Visualforce
3 11 (55.00%) Java
4 9 (45.00%) Web Services
4 9 (45.00%) Force.com
5 8 (40.00%) SOAP
6 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (25.00%) OO
7 5 (25.00%) REST
8 4 (20.00%) Migration
9 3 (15.00%) Workflow
9 3 (15.00%) Finance
9 3 (15.00%) jQuery
9 3 (15.00%) RESTful
9 3 (15.00%) CSS
9 3 (15.00%) HTML
9 3 (15.00%) OOP
9 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
9 3 (15.00%) SOQL
10 2 (10.00%) GitHub
10 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
10 2 (10.00%) FinancialForce.com
10 2 (10.00%) Modular Programming
10 2 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (10.00%) ERP
10 2 (10.00%) J2EE
10 2 (10.00%) J2SE
10 2 (10.00%) MVC
10 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
10 2 (10.00%) Mason

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 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Force.com
2 2 (10.00%) FinancialForce.com
2 2 (10.00%) G Suite
2 2 (10.00%) GitHub
3 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) QlikView
1 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
1 16 (80.00%) Salesforce Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) Architect
2 2 (10.00%) Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Salesforce Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) Salesforce Architect
2 2 (10.00%) Salesforce Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Salesforce Support
3 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.00%) CRM Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Data Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce Technical Architect
3 1 (5.00%) SOA Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Visualforce
2 9 (45.00%) Web Services
3 8 (40.00%) SOAP
4 5 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (15.00%) CSS
5 3 (15.00%) HTML
5 3 (15.00%) jQuery
5 3 (15.00%) RESTful
6 2 (10.00%) J2EE
6 2 (10.00%) J2SE
6 2 (10.00%) Mason
7 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) OO
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) OOP
3 3 (15.00%) Workflow
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Modular Programming
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (5.00%) API Development
5 1 (5.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 1 (5.00%) Deep Learning
5 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Prototyping
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) System Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) SOQL
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica