The table below looks at the statistics for Apex Code skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apex Code over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 53 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 2 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.35% 1.69% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 4.21% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
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£300 £438 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Apex Code
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
216 190 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 37.57% 40.25% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 123 73
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £30.63 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Apex Code
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Apex Code Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Apex Code
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Apex Code Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Apex Code
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Apex Code
South East

Apex Code
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 7 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 7 (100.00%) Visualforce
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SaaS
2 4 (57.14%) Mason
2 4 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (57.14%) Force.com
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) MS Access
3 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) Social Media
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) SaaS
1 4 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (57.14%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Salesforce.com Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Visualforce
2 4 (57.14%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Salesforce.com