The table below looks at the statistics for Apex Code skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apex Code over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 126 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.12% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.091% 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
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 Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1103 971 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.98% 38.93% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 489 384
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 32 31
Average hourly rate £43.00 £32.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £40.00
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 Scotland

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

Apex Code Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Apex Code
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Apex Code Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Apex Code
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mason
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Force.com
1 1 (100.00%) Visualforce
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Force.com
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Mason
1 1 (100.00%) Visualforce
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com