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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Force.com Apex Code
England / South East
Rank 212 213 220
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 25 42 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.51% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.05% 1.50% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 30
Median daily rate £450 £380 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -21.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2378 2799 3153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.65% 34.12% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1426 1763 1793
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 123 107
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.78 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £50.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Berkshire -13 12 £450 +18.42% 9
Hampshire +22 8 £438 +6.06% 1
Oxfordshire -2 4 £525 +23.52% 3
Surrey +15 1 £413 +36.36%
Apex Code
England

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 44 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 19 (43.18%) Visualforce
2 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.91%) .NET
4 17 (38.64%) C#
5 12 (27.27%) Finance
5 12 (27.27%) Force.com
6 10 (22.73%) Mason
6 10 (22.73%) CRM
6 10 (22.73%) SQL
7 8 (18.18%) Java
7 8 (18.18%) Project Management
7 8 (18.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 7 (15.91%) Line Management
8 7 (15.91%) Middleware
8 7 (15.91%) Sophos
8 7 (15.91%) Regression Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Perl
8 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
8 7 (15.91%) Python
8 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
8 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Integration Testing
8 7 (15.91%) High Availability
9 5 (11.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (9.09%) REST
10 4 (9.09%) SaaS
10 4 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (9.09%) SOAP
11 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management

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 1 (2.27%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (4.55%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.27%) Force.com
2 4 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (9.09%) SaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.27%) Boomi
3 1 (2.27%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Ant
1 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Developer
1 33 (75.00%) Salesforce Developer
2 14 (31.82%) .NET Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Salesforce Developer
4 7 (15.91%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (15.91%) C# Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Salesforce Consultant
4 7 (15.91%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (15.91%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Implementation Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Salesforce Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Salesforce Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Salesforce Technical Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) Visualforce
2 18 (40.91%) .NET
3 10 (22.73%) Mason
4 7 (15.91%) Middleware
5 4 (9.09%) REST
5 4 (9.09%) SOAP
6 2 (4.55%) HTML5 Canvas
6 2 (4.55%) jQuery
6 2 (4.55%) Web Services
7 1 (2.27%) Ajax
7 1 (2.27%) CSS
7 1 (2.27%) CSS3
7 1 (2.27%) HTML
7 1 (2.27%) HTML5
7 1 (2.27%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) CRM
3 8 (18.18%) Project Management
4 7 (15.91%) High Availability
4 7 (15.91%) Integration Testing
4 7 (15.91%) Line Management
4 7 (15.91%) Regression Testing
4 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.55%) Analytics
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (2.27%) API Integration
7 1 (2.27%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.27%) Project Governance
7 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) C#
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) Java
4 7 (15.91%) Perl
4 7 (15.91%) Python
5 3 (6.82%) SOQL
6 2 (4.55%) SOSL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Sophos
3 1 (2.27%) Assembla
3 1 (2.27%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.27%) Siebel
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