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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 224 222 234
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 18 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 0.32% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 11
Average daily rate
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£502 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.68% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £502 £475 £488
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3006 3114 3158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.86% 35.20% 31.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1658 1633 1539
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £226 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 147 190
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +11 6 £525 -2.32% 1
Surrey +1 5 £523 - 2
Oxfordshire -1 2 £300 -29.41% 1
Hampshire -7 2 £375 -28.57% 2
Apex Code
England

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 34 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 31 (91.18%) Visualforce
3 24 (70.59%) Force.com
4 22 (64.71%) Java
5 13 (38.24%) Mason
6 12 (35.29%) XML
7 11 (32.35%) CRM
8 10 (29.41%) Migration
9 9 (26.47%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (26.47%) SaaS
9 9 (26.47%) J2EE
10 8 (23.53%) Data Migration
11 7 (20.59%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (20.59%) Analytics
11 7 (20.59%) Eclipse
11 7 (20.59%) Web Services
11 7 (20.59%) Workflow
12 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (17.65%) .NET
12 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
12 6 (17.65%) Ant
12 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (14.71%) Validation
13 5 (14.71%) RESTful
13 5 (14.71%) MS Project
13 5 (14.71%) SOAP
13 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
13 5 (14.71%) MS Visio
13 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
14 4 (11.76%) Knowledge Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (14.71%) MS Project
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
1 5 (14.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (70.59%) Force.com
2 9 (26.47%) SaaS
2 9 (26.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.82%) MS Access
2 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Eclipse
2 6 (17.65%) Ant
3 2 (5.88%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (11.76%) Marketing
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Developer
2 19 (55.88%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Salesforce.com Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Procurement Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Informatica Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Knowledge Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (91.18%) Visualforce
2 13 (38.24%) Mason
3 12 (35.29%) XML
4 9 (26.47%) J2EE
5 7 (20.59%) Web Services
6 6 (17.65%) .NET
7 5 (14.71%) SOAP
7 5 (14.71%) RESTful
8 2 (5.88%) HTML
8 2 (5.88%) CSS
9 1 (2.94%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) DTV
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Social Media
3 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) CRM
2 10 (29.41%) Migration
3 8 (23.53%) Data Migration
4 7 (20.59%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (20.59%) Analytics
4 7 (20.59%) Workflow
5 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
6 5 (14.71%) Validation
7 4 (11.76%) Project Management
7 4 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Change Management
9 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.88%) Procure-to-pay
9 2 (5.88%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (11.76%) SAP
2 4 (11.76%) Siebel
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Sun
4 1 (2.94%) Informatica
4 1 (2.94%) JDA
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago