The table below looks at the statistics for Apex Code skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apex Code over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 226 235 237
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 25 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 0.93% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 24
Median daily rate £406 £380 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.90% -23.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £362 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £470 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £390 £475
% change year-on-year
+12.17% -17.89%
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2659 3231 3200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.79% 34.36% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1568 1976 1880
Median daily rate £400 £380 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 147 105
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £17.35 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Apex Code
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 South East

Apex Code
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Apex Code Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Apex Code
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apex Code across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Apex Code Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Apex Code
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
Hampshire +22 8 £394 -4.54%
Berkshire -7 8 £400 +5.26% 4
Oxfordshire +4 7 £550 - 3
East Sussex +4 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £413 -
Apex Code
England

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Apex Code.

1 38 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 18 (47.37%) Visualforce
3 16 (42.11%) Force.com
4 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (34.21%) .NET
6 12 (31.58%) C#
7 11 (28.95%) Java
8 10 (26.32%) Mason
9 9 (23.68%) CRM
10 8 (21.05%) Project Management
10 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
10 8 (21.05%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 7 (18.42%) Line Management
11 7 (18.42%) Integration Testing
11 7 (18.42%) High Availability
11 7 (18.42%) Middleware
11 7 (18.42%) Sophos
11 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
11 7 (18.42%) Python
11 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
11 7 (18.42%) Perl
11 7 (18.42%) Regression Testing
12 6 (15.79%) SQL
13 5 (13.16%) REST
13 5 (13.16%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (13.16%) SaaS
14 4 (10.53%) SOAP
14 4 (10.53%) Finance
15 3 (7.89%) Scrum
15 3 (7.89%) Salesforce.com CRM

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) Apache
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (5.26%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) Force.com
2 5 (13.16%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (13.16%) SaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Checkstyle
1 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.26%) FindBugs
1 2 (5.26%) Flyway
1 2 (5.26%) Gradle
1 2 (5.26%) HP UFT
1 2 (5.26%) JMeter
1 2 (5.26%) Liquibase
1 2 (5.26%) MSTest
2 1 (2.63%) Ant
2 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.63%) Hudson
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Developer
2 27 (71.05%) Salesforce Developer
3 9 (23.68%) .NET Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Salesforce Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Salesforce Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.63%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Salesforce Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Salesforce Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Salesforce Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) Visualforce
2 13 (34.21%) .NET
3 10 (26.32%) Mason
4 7 (18.42%) Middleware
5 5 (13.16%) REST
6 4 (10.53%) SOAP
7 2 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (5.26%) Apache Camel
7 2 (5.26%) Gherkin
7 2 (5.26%) HTML5 Canvas
7 2 (5.26%) Java EE
7 2 (5.26%) JPA
7 2 (5.26%) jQuery
7 2 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (5.26%) Spring
7 2 (5.26%) Web Services
8 1 (2.63%) Ajax
8 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.63%) NHibernate
8 1 (2.63%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) CRM
3 8 (21.05%) Project Management
3 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 7 (18.42%) High Availability
4 7 (18.42%) Integration Testing
4 7 (18.42%) Line Management
4 7 (18.42%) Regression Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Scrum
6 2 (5.26%) Analytics
6 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.26%) ERP
6 2 (5.26%) Functional Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.63%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) C#
2 11 (28.95%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) Perl
3 7 (18.42%) Python
4 6 (15.79%) SQL
5 3 (7.89%) SOQL
6 2 (5.26%) Groovy
6 2 (5.26%) SOSL
7 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Sophos
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Siebel
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