The first table below looks at the demand for Apex Code skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 Reading 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 72 69 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.093% 0.13% 0.092%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 0.40% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £475 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
304 252 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.31% 32.64% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 104 103
Average daily rate £335 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Apex Code
Berkshire

Apex Code
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Apex Code Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Apex Code
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Apex Code Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Apex Code
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (100.00%) Visualforce
1 2 (100.00%) Mason
2 1 (50.00%) Force.com
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (50.00%) Force.com
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Visualforce
1 2 (100.00%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Salesforce.com