The first table below looks at the demand for Apex Code skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apex Code over the 3 months to 24 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 Manchester 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 81 79 87
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.079% 0.18% 0.072%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.53% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£538 £431 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.63% -21.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
443 380 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.96% 34.08% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 215 285
Average daily rate £325 £305 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +7.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £244 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 42
Average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.61 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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Apex Code
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Apex Code Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Apex Code
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Apex Code Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Apex Code
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) REST
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) SOAP
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) OOP
2 7 (87.50%) CRM
2 7 (87.50%) Eclipse
2 7 (87.50%) HTTP
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) WCF
2 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Mason
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (12.50%) Force.com
3 1 (12.50%) Visualforce
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Force.com
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) REST
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) SOAP
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) Mason
2 1 (12.50%) Visualforce
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) OOP
1 7 (87.50%) CRM
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Salesforce.com