The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 66 75 84
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 0.81% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
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£575 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £502 £475 £488
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
263 369 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.48% 36.39% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 177 129
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £469 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 £22.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £33.60 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Force.com
2 2 (66.67%) Visualforce
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Mason
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Visualforce
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Mason
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP