The first table below looks at the demand for Apex Code skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apex Code over the 3 months to 29 July 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 England 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 431 479 483
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +4
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 132 75 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 0.42% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 58 66
Average daily rate
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£463 £475 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £347 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18415 18050 19396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.33% 38.72% 36.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11983 11402 11811
Average daily rate £390 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 515 749
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.45 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Apex Code
UK

Apex Code
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apex Code across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Apex Code Jobs Demand Trend in England

Apex Code
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apex Code across the England region.

Apex Code Daily Rate Trend in England

Apex Code
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apex Code across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Apex Code Daily Rate Histogram in England

Apex Code
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apex Code across the England region.

Apex Code Hourly Rate Trend in England

Apex Code
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apex Code within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +34 97 £475 - 61
South East +6 20 £375 -25.00% 21
North West -2 4 £494 +9.72% 2
South West -34 3 £335 -4.28% 3
East Midlands -4 2 £425 -10.52% 2
East of England -27 2 £425 +41.66% 3
West Midlands -11 1 £575 +4.54%
Apex Code
UK

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 275 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 240 (87.27%) Visualforce
3 139 (50.55%) Force.com
4 114 (41.45%) Java
5 100 (36.36%) Mason
6 60 (21.82%) CRM
7 54 (19.64%) JavaScript
8 53 (19.27%) SaaS
9 52 (18.91%) Cloud Computing
10 43 (15.64%) Web Services
11 36 (13.09%) XML
12 35 (12.73%) SOAP
13 33 (12.00%) SQL
13 33 (12.00%) HTML
14 32 (11.64%) Migration
15 24 (8.73%) Data Migration
15 24 (8.73%) C#
16 23 (8.36%) Finance
17 19 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (6.91%) .NET
18 18 (6.55%) CSS
18 18 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (6.55%) Retail
19 17 (6.18%) Workflow
20 16 (5.82%) Eclipse
20 16 (5.82%) J2EE
21 13 (4.73%) Relational Database
21 13 (4.73%) Data Analysis
21 13 (4.73%) OO
22 12 (4.36%) OOP

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.82%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.82%) MS Project
3 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 139 (50.55%) Force.com
2 53 (19.27%) SaaS
3 52 (18.91%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.91%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.00%) HTTP
2 4 (1.45%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.73%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.18%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.09%) MS Access
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.36%) Informix
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (5.82%) Eclipse
2 10 (3.64%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (2.18%) Ant
4 4 (1.45%) JIRA
5 3 (1.09%) Subversion
6 2 (0.73%) Maven
6 2 (0.73%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (8.36%) Finance
2 18 (6.55%) Retail
3 12 (4.36%) Billing
3 12 (4.36%) Marketing
4 11 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.27%) Publishing
6 8 (2.91%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.45%) Advertising
7 4 (1.45%) Banking
8 2 (0.73%) Back Office
8 2 (0.73%) Electronics
8 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.36%) French Language
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 202 (73.45%) Developer
2 195 (70.91%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 29 (10.55%) Architect
4 26 (9.45%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 21 (7.64%) Technical Architect
6 19 (6.91%) Administrator
6 19 (6.91%) Salesforce.com Administrator
7 15 (5.45%) Consultant
8 14 (5.09%) Salesforce.com Consultant
9 8 (2.91%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.55%) Analyst
11 5 (1.82%) Business Analyst
11 5 (1.82%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
12 3 (1.09%) Configuration Administrator
12 3 (1.09%) .NET Developer
13 2 (0.73%) Developer Analyst
13 2 (0.73%) Senior .NET Developer
13 2 (0.73%) Project Manager
13 2 (0.73%) Technical Consultant
13 2 (0.73%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (87.27%) Visualforce
2 100 (36.36%) Mason
3 43 (15.64%) Web Services
4 36 (13.09%) XML
5 35 (12.73%) SOAP
6 33 (12.00%) HTML
7 19 (6.91%) .NET
8 18 (6.55%) CSS
9 16 (5.82%) J2EE
10 12 (4.36%) REST
11 11 (4.00%) Ajax
12 7 (2.55%) WCF
13 6 (2.18%) XHTML
14 5 (1.82%) WSDL
14 5 (1.82%) ASP.NET
14 5 (1.82%) RESTful
14 5 (1.82%) JSON
14 5 (1.82%) jQuery
15 4 (1.45%) Struts
15 4 (1.45%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.91%) Data Integration
1 8 (2.91%) FMCG
1 8 (2.91%) Mobile App
1 8 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (1.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.73%) Social Media
4 2 (0.73%) Digital Media
4 2 (0.73%) DTV
5 1 (0.36%) Replication
5 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.82%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.73%) Linux
2 2 (0.73%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (21.82%) CRM
2 32 (11.64%) Migration
3 24 (8.73%) Data Migration
4 19 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (6.18%) Workflow
7 13 (4.73%) OO
7 13 (4.73%) Data Analysis
8 12 (4.36%) OOP
8 12 (4.36%) ETL
8 12 (4.36%) Project Management
9 11 (4.00%) Data Modelling
9 11 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (3.64%) Business Analysis
10 10 (3.64%) Unit Testing
11 9 (3.27%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (3.27%) Web Application Development
12 8 (2.91%) TDD
13 7 (2.55%) Scrum
13 7 (2.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 114 (41.45%) Java
2 54 (19.64%) JavaScript
3 33 (12.00%) SQL
4 24 (8.73%) C#
5 9 (3.27%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.18%) C++
6 6 (2.18%) PHP
7 3 (1.09%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.73%) C
8 2 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (2.55%) Degree
2 2 (0.73%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.36%) PMP
3 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.45%) QA
Vendors
1 275 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (4.00%) SAP
3 10 (3.64%) Oracle
4 6 (2.18%) JDA
5 5 (1.82%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.45%) Siebel
6 4 (1.45%) ExactTarget
7 2 (0.73%) Talend
7 2 (0.73%) Sun
8 1 (0.36%) Ariba
8 1 (0.36%) BMC
8 1 (0.36%) Informatica
8 1 (0.36%) Sage
8 1 (0.36%) Remedy
8 1 (0.36%) Google
8 1 (0.36%) Eloqua
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum 6 month rolling contract -Possibly more fo
Posted: 1 hour ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Citrus Global Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucestershire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
West Yorkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago