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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apex Code over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 239 211 227
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +16
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 17 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.75% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 10
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£475 £463 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £534 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3132 3079 3115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.59% 35.62% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1783 1713 1473
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 122 179
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Apex Code
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apex Code across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apex Code within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +6 9 £405 -14.73% 4
East Sussex - 1 £425 -
Hampshire - 1 £500 - 2
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Apex Code
England

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 38 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 33 (86.84%) Visualforce
3 31 (81.58%) Force.com
4 27 (71.05%) Java
5 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (36.84%) XML
7 12 (31.58%) Mason
8 11 (28.95%) CRM
9 10 (26.32%) SOAP
10 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
10 9 (23.68%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (23.68%) SaaS
11 8 (21.05%) J2EE
11 8 (21.05%) Migration
11 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (18.42%) Web Services
12 7 (18.42%) Workflow
13 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
13 6 (15.79%) Analytics
13 6 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
14 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
14 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 5 (13.16%) Ant
14 5 (13.16%) MS Project
14 5 (13.16%) HTML
14 5 (13.16%) .NET
14 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
14 5 (13.16%) Project Management
15 4 (10.53%) Microsoft

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (13.16%) MS Project
1 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (81.58%) Force.com
2 9 (23.68%) SaaS
2 9 (23.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Ant
2 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) Maven
3 2 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (7.89%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Developer
2 20 (52.63%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Salesforce.com Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Procurement Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Informatica Developer
7 1 (2.63%) CRM Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Knowledge Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (86.84%) Visualforce
2 14 (36.84%) XML
3 12 (31.58%) Mason
4 10 (26.32%) SOAP
5 8 (21.05%) J2EE
6 7 (18.42%) Web Services
7 5 (13.16%) HTML
7 5 (13.16%) .NET
8 4 (10.53%) CSS
8 4 (10.53%) RESTful
9 2 (5.26%) REST
9 2 (5.26%) JSON
10 1 (2.63%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Social Media
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) CRM
3 8 (21.05%) Migration
3 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (18.42%) Workflow
5 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 6 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (15.79%) Analytics
6 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
6 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
7 4 (10.53%) Validation
7 4 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Scrum
8 3 (7.89%) Change Management
9 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.26%) Operations Management
9 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.26%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) Java
2 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.53%) SOQL
3 4 (10.53%) SOSL
4 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Siebel
4 2 (5.26%) Sun
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Informatica
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Hampshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 days ago