The table below looks at the statistics for Apex Code skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apex Code over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 154 147 131
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.080% 0.082% 0.033%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.25% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £525 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1296 1190 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.38% 32.70% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 767 514
Median daily rate £388 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 23
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.97% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.68 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.25 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Apex Code
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Apex Code as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Apex Code Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Apex Code
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Apex Code Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Apex Code
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apex Code across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Apex Code Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Apex Code
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apex Code within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -15 2 £425 +30.76%
Merseyside - 1 £550 -
Apex Code
England

Apex Code
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Apex Code also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Apex Code.

1 11 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (90.91%) Visualforce
3 6 (54.55%) Ant
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Mason
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) CRM
6 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (9.09%) HTTP
7 1 (9.09%) CTI
7 1 (9.09%) SAP
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (9.09%) Workflow
7 1 (9.09%) Finance
7 1 (9.09%) SOQL
7 1 (9.09%) MuleSoft
7 1 (9.09%) SOAP
7 1 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) Ajax
7 1 (9.09%) Web Development
7 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
7 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Data Migration

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) CTI
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Ant
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Salesforce.com Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Visualforce
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) Mason
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) SOQL
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) MuleSoft
2 1 (9.09%) SAP