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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 314 349 322
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -27
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 84 42 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 0.47% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 23 44
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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 £420 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £520 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
8986 8852 8259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.32% 40.50% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6590 6301 5949
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.77% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 76 88
Average hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £27.50 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £54.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +32 41 £485 +2.10% 52
Bromley - - - - 3
Apex Code
England

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 206 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 194 (94.17%) Visualforce
3 81 (39.32%) Force.com
4 76 (36.89%) Java
5 53 (25.73%) Mason
6 48 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (20.39%) Finance
8 41 (19.90%) CRM
9 37 (17.96%) Web Services
10 33 (16.02%) JavaScript
11 32 (15.53%) Cloud Computing
12 31 (15.05%) SaaS
13 27 (13.11%) .NET
14 25 (12.14%) SOQL
15 22 (10.68%) HTML
16 20 (9.71%) Migration
17 17 (8.25%) CSS
17 17 (8.25%) SOAP
17 17 (8.25%) ETL
17 17 (8.25%) REST
18 14 (6.80%) jQuery
19 13 (6.31%) SQL
20 12 (5.83%) SOSL
21 11 (5.34%) OpenUP
21 11 (5.34%) Data Migration
22 10 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
22 10 (4.85%) OO
23 9 (4.37%) XML
23 9 (4.37%) OOP
23 9 (4.37%) Stakeholder Management

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1 (0.49%) SugarCRM
1 1 (0.49%) Confluence
1 1 (0.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.49%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 81 (39.32%) Force.com
2 32 (15.53%) Cloud Computing
3 31 (15.05%) SaaS
4 3 (1.46%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.97%) Intranet
2 1 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.43%) Oracle APEX
1 5 (2.43%) Selenium
2 4 (1.94%) Grunt
3 3 (1.46%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.46%) Yeoman
3 3 (1.46%) Bower
4 2 (0.97%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.97%) Ant
5 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.49%) JIRA
5 1 (0.49%) Subversion
5 1 (0.49%) Xcode
5 1 (0.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.49%) Jasmine
General
1 42 (20.39%) Finance
2 9 (4.37%) Legal
3 7 (3.40%) Publishing
4 6 (2.91%) Banking
4 6 (2.91%) Billing
5 4 (1.94%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.94%) Retail
6 3 (1.46%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.46%) Marketing
6 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 155 (75.24%) Developer
2 149 (72.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 17 (8.25%) Consultant
4 16 (7.77%) Salesforce.com Consultant
5 14 (6.80%) Architect
6 12 (5.83%) Analyst
6 12 (5.83%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 9 (4.37%) Administrator
7 9 (4.37%) Salesforce.com Administrator
8 6 (2.91%) Business Analyst
9 5 (2.43%) Technical Architect
9 5 (2.43%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
10 4 (1.94%) UI Programmer
10 4 (1.94%) Senior Developer
10 4 (1.94%) UI Developer
11 3 (1.46%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
11 3 (1.46%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (1.46%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (1.46%) Project Manager
11 3 (1.46%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (94.17%) Visualforce
2 53 (25.73%) Mason
3 37 (17.96%) Web Services
4 27 (13.11%) .NET
5 22 (10.68%) HTML
6 17 (8.25%) CSS
6 17 (8.25%) SOAP
6 17 (8.25%) REST
7 14 (6.80%) jQuery
8 9 (4.37%) XML
9 7 (3.40%) Ajax
10 4 (1.94%) HTML5
11 2 (0.97%) J2SE
11 2 (0.97%) J2EE
11 2 (0.97%) JSON
11 2 (0.97%) RESTful
12 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.49%) Middleware
12 1 (0.49%) Apache Cordova
12 1 (0.49%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.37%) User Experience
2 7 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.40%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
4 2 (0.97%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.49%) FMCG
5 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.49%) Life Science
5 1 (0.49%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.49%) iPad
5 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (19.90%) CRM
3 20 (9.71%) Migration
4 17 (8.25%) ETL
5 11 (5.34%) OpenUP
5 11 (5.34%) Data Migration
6 10 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (4.85%) OO
7 9 (4.37%) OOP
7 9 (4.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (3.88%) Workflow
8 8 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (3.88%) Web Development
9 7 (3.40%) TDD
9 7 (3.40%) Business Analysis
9 7 (3.40%) Scrum
10 6 (2.91%) E-Commerce
10 6 (2.91%) Data Analysis
10 6 (2.91%) Asset Management
11 5 (2.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (36.89%) Java
2 33 (16.02%) JavaScript
3 25 (12.14%) SOQL
4 13 (6.31%) SQL
5 12 (5.83%) SOSL
6 6 (2.91%) C#
7 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.49%) C
7 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.46%) Degree
2 2 (0.97%) VCP4
3 1 (0.49%) ISEB
3 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.91%) QA
Vendors
1 206 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (2.43%) Oracle
3 4 (1.94%) Eloqua
3 4 (1.94%) Siebel
3 4 (1.94%) Informatica
4 3 (1.46%) Maxymiser
5 2 (0.97%) SAP
6 1 (0.49%) Google
6 1 (0.49%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.49%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.49%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.49%) ExactTarget
6 1 (0.49%) Zoho
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