The table below looks at the statistics for Apex Code skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 70 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.19% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £513
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -7.31%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
340 205 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.82% 39.20% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 116 235
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 20
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.06 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £131.00 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Apex Code
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Apex Code Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Apex Code
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Apex Code Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Apex Code
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (100.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Force.com
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mason

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Force.com
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (50.00%) Mason
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Salesforce.com