The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 218 225 227
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 20 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.059% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% 0.17% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 9
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£375 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £475 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2941 2895 2992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.06% 34.20% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1599 1474 1508
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 158 193
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.15 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Apex Code
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +9 9 £375 -21.05% 3
Surrey -1 3 £522 - 2
Hampshire -14 3 £375 -28.57%
Oxfordshire - 3 £300 - 1
Apex Code
England

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 32 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 29 (90.63%) Visualforce
3 21 (65.63%) Force.com
4 19 (59.38%) Java
5 12 (37.50%) CRM
6 11 (34.38%) XML
6 11 (34.38%) Mason
7 10 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (31.25%) SaaS
8 9 (28.13%) J2EE
8 9 (28.13%) Migration
9 8 (25.00%) Data Migration
10 7 (21.88%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (21.88%) Analytics
10 7 (21.88%) Workflow
10 7 (21.88%) .NET
10 7 (21.88%) Web Services
10 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
11 6 (18.75%) Ant
12 5 (15.63%) Validation
12 5 (15.63%) RESTful
12 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (15.63%) SOAP
12 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
13 4 (12.50%) Siebel
13 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
13 4 (12.50%) MS Project
13 4 (12.50%) SAP
13 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
13 4 (12.50%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 4 (12.50%) MS Project
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (65.63%) Force.com
2 10 (31.25%) SaaS
2 10 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.38%) MS Access
2 1 (3.13%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
2 6 (18.75%) Ant
3 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) Maven
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
1 4 (12.50%) Marketing
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Front Office
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
1 19 (59.38%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Architect
2 6 (18.75%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Salesforce.com Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Procurement Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Knowledge Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) Visualforce
2 11 (34.38%) Mason
2 11 (34.38%) XML
3 9 (28.13%) J2EE
4 7 (21.88%) .NET
4 7 (21.88%) Web Services
5 5 (15.63%) RESTful
5 5 (15.63%) SOAP
6 3 (9.38%) HTML
7 2 (6.25%) CSS
8 1 (3.13%) Struts
8 1 (3.13%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) DTV
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) CRM
2 9 (28.13%) Migration
3 8 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 7 (21.88%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (21.88%) Analytics
4 7 (21.88%) Workflow
5 5 (15.63%) Validation
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (9.38%) ERP
7 3 (9.38%) Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) Change Management
7 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.25%) Information Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) Usability Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Operations Management
8 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (12.50%) SAP
2 4 (12.50%) Siebel
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Sun
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) JDA