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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 247 247 222
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 14 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 0.53% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 20
Median daily rate £400 £411 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.62% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
3173 3204 2993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.28% 34.50% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1969 1997 1651
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 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 85 103
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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
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 June 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 0 8 £400 -1.84% 1
Hampshire +10 3 £375 -9.09% 1
Surrey -7 2 £438 +20.68%
Apex Code
England

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 34 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 30 (88.24%) Visualforce
3 14 (41.18%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (41.18%) Workflow
4 13 (38.24%) HTML
4 13 (38.24%) Web Services
5 11 (32.35%) XML
5 11 (32.35%) Java
6 10 (29.41%) Oracle
6 10 (29.41%) SOA
6 10 (29.41%) Oracle APEX
6 10 (29.41%) Force.com
7 9 (26.47%) Release Management
7 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (26.47%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (23.53%) .NET
8 8 (23.53%) SQL
9 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
9 7 (20.59%) J2EE
9 7 (20.59%) CSS
9 7 (20.59%) REST
10 6 (17.65%) CRM
10 6 (17.65%) Apache Flex
10 6 (17.65%) JIRA
11 5 (14.71%) Web Development
11 5 (14.71%) Subversion
11 5 (14.71%) PHP
11 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
11 5 (14.71%) Mason
12 4 (11.76%) Data Migration

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 (26.47%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) BigMachines
1 2 (5.88%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (29.41%) Force.com
3 4 (11.76%) SaaS
4 2 (5.88%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (17.65%) JIRA
3 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.71%) Subversion
4 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.88%) Checkstyle
5 2 (5.88%) CruiseControl
5 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.88%) FindBugs
5 2 (5.88%) Flyway
5 2 (5.88%) Gradle
5 2 (5.88%) Grunt
5 2 (5.88%) Hudson
5 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.88%) JMeter
5 2 (5.88%) JUnit
5 2 (5.88%) Liquibase
5 2 (5.88%) Selenium
5 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (11.76%) Marketing
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (85.29%) Developer
2 25 (73.53%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 2 (5.88%) Administrator
3 2 (5.88%) Agile Developer
3 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Administrator
3 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Software Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Architect
4 1 (2.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (88.24%) Visualforce
2 13 (38.24%) HTML
2 13 (38.24%) Web Services
3 11 (32.35%) XML
4 8 (23.53%) .NET
5 7 (20.59%) CSS
5 7 (20.59%) J2EE
5 7 (20.59%) REST
6 6 (17.65%) Apache Flex
7 5 (14.71%) Mason
8 4 (11.76%) SOAP
9 3 (8.82%) Ajax
9 3 (8.82%) DHTML
9 3 (8.82%) RESTful
9 3 (8.82%) Symfony
10 2 (5.88%) CSS3
10 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
10 2 (5.88%) HTML5
10 2 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (5.88%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Workflow
2 10 (29.41%) SOA
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Release Management
4 6 (17.65%) CRM
5 5 (14.71%) Web Development
6 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.76%) Migration
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) Validation
7 3 (8.82%) API Development
7 3 (8.82%) ERP
8 2 (5.88%) B2B
8 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.88%) Functional Testing
8 2 (5.88%) MVC
8 2 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.88%) TDD
8 2 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.71%) PHP
5 3 (8.82%) SOQL
5 3 (8.82%) SOSL
6 2 (5.88%) Groovy
6 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Siebel