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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 220 216 225
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 38 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 0.41% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
3288 2919 2681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.43% 34.20% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1907 1578 1395
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £230
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 110 118 187
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £12.80 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 17 £481 +1.31% 6
Surrey -1 4 £450 - 2
Hampshire -18 2 £481 -3.75% 4
Middlesex - 1 £450 - 2
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Kent - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Apex Code
England

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 47 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 45 (95.74%) Visualforce
3 33 (70.21%) Force.com
4 29 (61.70%) Java
5 20 (42.55%) Mason
6 17 (36.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (36.17%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (36.17%) SaaS
7 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (23.40%) CRM
9 10 (21.28%) SOAP
10 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
11 7 (14.89%) XML
12 6 (12.77%) Retail
13 5 (10.64%) Workflow
13 5 (10.64%) Migration
13 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
13 5 (10.64%) JIRA
13 5 (10.64%) HTML
13 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (8.51%) REST
14 4 (8.51%) Project Management
14 4 (8.51%) CSS
14 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
14 4 (8.51%) JSON
14 4 (8.51%) Scrum
15 3 (6.38%) Marketing
15 3 (6.38%) Web Services
15 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
15 3 (6.38%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (2.13%) MS Project
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 33 (70.21%) Force.com
2 17 (36.17%) SaaS
2 17 (36.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.13%) Ant
3 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (12.77%) Retail
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Developer
2 26 (55.32%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Architect
3 7 (14.89%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Salesforce.com Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com Administrator
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.13%) CRM Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Administrator
8 1 (2.13%) Functional Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Procurement Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (95.74%) Visualforce
2 20 (42.55%) Mason
3 10 (21.28%) SOAP
4 7 (14.89%) XML
5 5 (10.64%) HTML
6 4 (8.51%) JSON
6 4 (8.51%) CSS
6 4 (8.51%) REST
7 3 (6.38%) Web Services
8 2 (4.26%) J2EE
9 1 (2.13%) jQuery
9 1 (2.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.40%) CRM
4 5 (10.64%) Workflow
4 5 (10.64%) Migration
4 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
5 4 (8.51%) Scrum
5 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.51%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) Time Management
7 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.13%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (2.13%) Data Mapping
8 1 (2.13%) Data Architecture
8 1 (2.13%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (2.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) Java
2 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.13%) SOQL
4 1 (2.13%) SOSL
4 1 (2.13%) C++
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Informatica
Surrey
Mason Frank
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
South East England
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago