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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 253 264 241
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 12 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 0.32% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 15
Median daily rate £400 £386 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% -22.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £494 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%
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
3154 3427 3033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.66% 34.96% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1990 2168 1680
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 109 108
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.60 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £48.50 £47.50
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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Berkshire +9 3 - - 3
Hampshire +5 2 £375 -21.05% 1
Middlesex - 2 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £525 -
Surrey -3 1 £450 +28.57%
Apex Code
England

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 28 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 21 (75.00%) Visualforce
3 14 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (42.86%) Web Services
5 11 (39.29%) Java
5 11 (39.29%) Workflow
6 10 (35.71%) HTML
6 10 (35.71%) XML
6 10 (35.71%) SOA
6 10 (35.71%) Force.com
7 9 (32.14%) Release Management
7 9 (32.14%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
8 8 (28.57%) CRM
8 8 (28.57%) .NET
8 8 (28.57%) Oracle
8 8 (28.57%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) J2EE
9 6 (21.43%) Apache Flex
10 5 (17.86%) ERP
10 5 (17.86%) Mason
10 5 (17.86%) REST
11 4 (14.29%) SaaS
11 4 (14.29%) Finance
11 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (14.29%) Subversion
11 4 (14.29%) CSS
11 4 (14.29%) SOAP
11 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 3 (10.71%) SharePoint

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 9 (32.14%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) OpenText Process Suite
1 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (35.71%) Force.com
3 4 (14.29%) SaaS
4 2 (7.14%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (14.29%) Subversion
3 3 (10.71%) Checkstyle
3 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.71%) FindBugs
3 3 (10.71%) Flyway
3 3 (10.71%) Gradle
3 3 (10.71%) JMeter
3 3 (10.71%) Liquibase
4 2 (7.14%) CruiseControl
4 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
4 2 (7.14%) Hudson
4 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.14%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) JUnit
4 2 (7.14%) MSTest
4 2 (7.14%) Selenium
4 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 17 (60.71%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Implementation Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) Visualforce
2 12 (42.86%) Web Services
3 10 (35.71%) HTML
3 10 (35.71%) XML
4 8 (28.57%) .NET
5 6 (21.43%) Apache Flex
5 6 (21.43%) J2EE
6 5 (17.86%) Mason
6 5 (17.86%) REST
7 4 (14.29%) CSS
7 4 (14.29%) SOAP
8 3 (10.71%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (10.71%) Apache Camel
8 3 (10.71%) Gherkin
8 3 (10.71%) Java EE
8 3 (10.71%) JPA
8 3 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (10.71%) Spring
9 2 (7.14%) RESTful
9 2 (7.14%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Workflow
2 10 (35.71%) SOA
3 9 (32.14%) Release Management
4 8 (28.57%) CRM
5 5 (17.86%) ERP
6 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) API Development
8 2 (7.14%) BDD
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.14%) Open Source
8 2 (7.14%) OWASP
8 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Usability Testing
8 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Validation
8 2 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) Groovy
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.14%) SOQL
5 2 (7.14%) SOSL
5 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle