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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 353 308 367
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +59
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 71 104 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.45% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 1.09% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 89 36
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£450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £395 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
9871 9585 9984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.31% 41.83% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7239 6955 7071
Average daily rate £450 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 59 122
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.99 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.22% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £16.65 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £49.25 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 -16 19 £500 - 34
Apex Code
England

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 128 (86.49%) Visualforce
3 66 (44.59%) Force.com
4 49 (33.11%) Java
5 41 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (23.65%) Finance
7 32 (21.62%) CRM
8 31 (20.95%) Mason
9 30 (20.27%) JavaScript
10 28 (18.92%) HTML
11 25 (16.89%) Cloud Computing
12 24 (16.22%) SaaS
13 22 (14.86%) CSS
14 20 (13.51%) Web Services
14 20 (13.51%) jQuery
14 20 (13.51%) SOQL
15 19 (12.84%) REST
16 18 (12.16%) Asset Management
17 13 (8.78%) HTML5
17 13 (8.78%) Scrum
18 12 (8.11%) Retail
18 12 (8.11%) Marketing
18 12 (8.11%) SOAP
19 8 (5.41%) Oracle
19 8 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
19 8 (5.41%) Heroku
19 8 (5.41%) BigMachines
20 7 (4.73%) Eloqua
20 7 (4.73%) Web Development
20 7 (4.73%) Data Management

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (2.03%) CMS
2 2 (1.35%) Apache
3 1 (0.68%) WordPress
3 1 (0.68%) Confluence
3 1 (0.68%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.41%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.68%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 66 (44.59%) Force.com
2 25 (16.89%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (16.22%) SaaS
4 8 (5.41%) Heroku
5 5 (3.38%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.03%) Intranet
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) Skype
2 1 (0.68%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.35%) MySQL
2 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (2.70%) Selenium
2 4 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.70%) Grunt
3 3 (2.03%) Yeoman
3 3 (2.03%) Bower
4 2 (1.35%) Subversion
4 2 (1.35%) JIRA
5 1 (0.68%) Ant
5 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.68%) Xcode
5 1 (0.68%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (23.65%) Finance
2 12 (8.11%) Retail
2 12 (8.11%) Marketing
3 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.70%) Publishing
3 4 (2.70%) Law
3 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.03%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 103 (69.59%) Developer
2 94 (63.51%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 17 (11.49%) Architect
4 16 (10.81%) Consultant
5 15 (10.14%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 13 (8.78%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 12 (8.11%) Technical Architect
8 9 (6.08%) Analyst
9 5 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.38%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.38%) Salesforce.com Administrator
10 4 (2.70%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
10 4 (2.70%) UI Programmer
10 4 (2.70%) UI Developer
10 4 (2.70%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (2.70%) Administrator
11 3 (2.03%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.03%) Siebel Architect
11 3 (2.03%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (86.49%) Visualforce
2 31 (20.95%) Mason
3 28 (18.92%) HTML
4 22 (14.86%) CSS
5 20 (13.51%) Web Services
5 20 (13.51%) jQuery
6 19 (12.84%) REST
7 13 (8.78%) HTML5
8 12 (8.11%) SOAP
9 7 (4.73%) .NET
10 6 (4.05%) Ajax
10 6 (4.05%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (3.38%) Middleware
11 5 (3.38%) XML
11 5 (3.38%) COM
12 4 (2.70%) JSON
13 3 (2.03%) DHTML
14 2 (1.35%) J2EE
14 2 (1.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.05%) Mobile App
1 6 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.03%) User Experience
4 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.35%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.35%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.68%) FMCG
6 1 (0.68%) Social Media
6 1 (0.68%) iPad
6 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.68%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.68%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.35%) Android
1 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.68%) Windows
2 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.62%) CRM
3 18 (12.16%) Asset Management
4 13 (8.78%) Scrum
5 7 (4.73%) Data Management
5 7 (4.73%) Web Development
6 6 (4.05%) SDLC
6 6 (4.05%) Business Analysis
6 6 (4.05%) TDD
7 5 (3.38%) Workflow
7 5 (3.38%) Validation
7 5 (3.38%) OO
7 5 (3.38%) SOA
7 5 (3.38%) Project Management
7 5 (3.38%) Change Management
7 5 (3.38%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (3.38%) Progressive Enhancement
7 5 (3.38%) Kanban
8 4 (2.70%) Test Automation
8 4 (2.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (33.11%) Java
2 30 (20.27%) JavaScript
3 20 (13.51%) SOQL
4 5 (3.38%) SOSL
4 5 (3.38%) PHP
4 5 (3.38%) SQL
5 2 (1.35%) Python
6 1 (0.68%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) WebSphere Cast Iron
1 2 (1.35%) DBAmp
2 1 (0.68%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 148 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (5.41%) Oracle
3 7 (4.73%) Siebel
3 7 (4.73%) Informatica
3 7 (4.73%) Eloqua
4 5 (3.38%) ExactTarget
4 5 (3.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.03%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.03%) Maxymiser
6 2 (1.35%) SAP
7 1 (0.68%) Zuora
7 1 (0.68%) Conga
7 1 (0.68%) Pardot
7 1 (0.68%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.68%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
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