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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 78 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.57% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
538 348 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.02% 36.06% 35.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 171 300
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £374 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 30
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.99 £122.10 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Apex Code
North West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apex Code across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Apex Code Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Apex Code
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (50.00%) REST
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) Visualforce
2 7 (50.00%) WCF
2 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 7 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) SOAP
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (50.00%) XML
2 7 (50.00%) OOP
2 7 (50.00%) CRM
2 7 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (50.00%) HTTP
3 4 (28.57%) Force.com
3 4 (28.57%) Billing
3 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Mason

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (28.57%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (28.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
1 13 (92.86%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) REST
1 7 (50.00%) Visualforce
1 7 (50.00%) WCF
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
1 7 (50.00%) SOAP
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
1 7 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) Mason
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) TDD
1 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 7 (50.00%) OOP
1 7 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
1 7 (50.00%) Java
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
1 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Salesforce.com