The table below looks at the statistics for Apex Code skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apex Code over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 311 370 355
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -15
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 109 64 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 0.59% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 37 45
Average daily rate
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£480 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £75.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Apex Code
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10172 10931 10384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.53% 43.49% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7298 7805 7252
Average daily rate £425 £426 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 91 136
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.75 £59.10 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Apex Code
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Apex Code Jobs Demand Trend in London

Apex Code
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Apex Code Daily Rate Trend in London

Apex Code
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apex Code across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Apex Code Daily Rate Histogram in London

Apex Code
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Apex Code Hourly Rate Trend in London

Apex Code
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
City of London +38 28 £463 -2.63% 20
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Brentford - - - - 1
Apex Code
England

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 230 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 215 (93.48%) Visualforce
3 121 (52.61%) Force.com
4 80 (34.78%) Java
5 74 (32.17%) Mason
6 47 (20.43%) JavaScript
7 45 (19.57%) CRM
8 42 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (16.96%) Cloud Computing
9 39 (16.96%) SaaS
10 37 (16.09%) Web Services
11 32 (13.91%) Migration
12 30 (13.04%) HTML
13 29 (12.61%) SOQL
14 26 (11.30%) XML
14 26 (11.30%) SOAP
15 23 (10.00%) Publishing
16 18 (7.83%) SQL
16 18 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (7.39%) .NET
18 15 (6.52%) OO
19 14 (6.09%) Finance
19 14 (6.09%) Retail
19 14 (6.09%) SOSL
20 13 (5.65%) Business Analysis
20 13 (5.65%) Data Migration
20 13 (5.65%) Web Development
20 13 (5.65%) ETL
20 13 (5.65%) C#
21 12 (5.22%) OpenUP

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.30%) MS Visio
1 3 (1.30%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 121 (52.61%) Force.com
2 39 (16.96%) Cloud Computing
2 39 (16.96%) SaaS
3 11 (4.78%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.48%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (3.04%) JIRA
2 4 (1.74%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (1.30%) Subversion
4 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.87%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (10.00%) Publishing
2 14 (6.09%) Finance
2 14 (6.09%) Retail
3 9 (3.91%) Billing
4 6 (2.61%) Banking
4 6 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.74%) Marketing
6 4 (1.74%) Advertising
7 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 170 (73.91%) Developer
2 169 (73.48%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 29 (12.61%) Architect
4 26 (11.30%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 20 (8.70%) Technical Architect
6 14 (6.09%) Consultant
7 13 (5.65%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 10 (4.35%) Salesforce.com Administrator
8 10 (4.35%) Administrator
9 7 (3.04%) Analyst
9 7 (3.04%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.04%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.04%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
10 4 (1.74%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
10 4 (1.74%) Project Manager
11 3 (1.30%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (1.30%) CRM Developer
11 3 (1.30%) Configuration Administrator
12 2 (0.87%) Designer
12 2 (0.87%) Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (93.48%) Visualforce
2 74 (32.17%) Mason
3 37 (16.09%) Web Services
4 30 (13.04%) HTML
5 26 (11.30%) XML
5 26 (11.30%) SOAP
6 17 (7.39%) .NET
7 11 (4.78%) CSS
7 11 (4.78%) REST
8 9 (3.91%) JSON
9 8 (3.48%) Ajax
10 6 (2.61%) jQuery
11 5 (2.17%) XHTML
11 5 (2.17%) J2EE
11 5 (2.17%) WSDL
12 4 (1.74%) J2SE
13 3 (1.30%) XSD
13 3 (1.30%) XSLT
14 2 (0.87%) AngularJS
14 2 (0.87%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.91%) Mobile App
1 9 (3.91%) User Experience
2 6 (2.61%) FMCG
3 5 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.74%) Data Integration
4 4 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.87%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.74%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.57%) CRM
2 42 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (13.91%) Migration
4 18 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (6.52%) OO
6 13 (5.65%) Business Analysis
6 13 (5.65%) Data Migration
6 13 (5.65%) Web Development
6 13 (5.65%) ETL
7 12 (5.22%) OpenUP
8 10 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (3.91%) Scrum
10 8 (3.48%) Project Management
10 8 (3.48%) OOP
11 7 (3.04%) Data Modelling
11 7 (3.04%) MVC
11 7 (3.04%) Data Analysis
12 6 (2.61%) E-Commerce
13 5 (2.17%) Workflow
13 5 (2.17%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 80 (34.78%) Java
2 47 (20.43%) JavaScript
3 29 (12.61%) SOQL
4 18 (7.83%) SQL
5 14 (6.09%) SOSL
6 13 (5.65%) C#
7 5 (2.17%) PHP
8 3 (1.30%) C++
9 2 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.91%) QA
Vendors
1 230 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (2.17%) ExactTarget
3 4 (1.74%) Oracle
4 3 (1.30%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.87%) Talend
5 2 (0.87%) Ariba
5 2 (0.87%) Informatica
5 2 (0.87%) SAP
6 1 (0.43%) Sage
6 1 (0.43%) Google
6 1 (0.43%) Eloqua
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