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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 251 237 225
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 5 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.050% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.40% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £387 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £413 £475
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -13.15%
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
3240 3033 2753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.36% 32.07% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1932 1717 1382
Average daily rate £350 £335 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 107 217
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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
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 April 2015. 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
Oxfordshire -21 3 £550 +25.71% 1
Berkshire -11 1 £575 +21.05% 2
Hampshire - 1 £450 - 2
Apex Code
England

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 44 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 42 (95.45%) Visualforce
3 21 (47.73%) Force.com
4 18 (40.91%) Java
5 17 (38.64%) Mason
6 15 (34.09%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (34.09%) SaaS
7 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (20.45%) CRM
10 6 (13.64%) Retail
11 5 (11.36%) Migration
11 5 (11.36%) SOAP
11 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
12 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 4 (9.09%) ETL
12 4 (9.09%) Scrum
12 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
12 4 (9.09%) Workflow
13 3 (6.82%) Finance
13 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
13 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
13 3 (6.82%) Marketing
13 3 (6.82%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (6.82%) Data Architecture
13 3 (6.82%) Project Management
13 3 (6.82%) SQL
13 3 (6.82%) Oracle
13 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
13 3 (6.82%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (2.27%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 21 (47.73%) Force.com
2 15 (34.09%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (34.09%) SaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Boomi
3 1 (2.27%) Veeva
3 1 (2.27%) FinancialForce.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) Ant
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) NUnit
3 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.27%) Moq
3 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (13.64%) Retail
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Salesforce.com Developer
1 24 (54.55%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Siebel Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (95.45%) Visualforce
2 17 (38.64%) Mason
3 5 (11.36%) SOAP
4 3 (6.82%) REST
5 2 (4.55%) Web Services
5 2 (4.55%) HTML
5 2 (4.55%) CSS
5 2 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (2.27%) JSON
6 1 (2.27%) Ajax
6 1 (2.27%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.27%) .NET
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (20.45%) CRM
4 5 (11.36%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.09%) ETL
5 4 (9.09%) Scrum
5 4 (9.09%) Workflow
6 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Data Architecture
6 3 (6.82%) Project Management
6 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.82%) Web Application Development
7 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.27%) Investment Management
8 1 (2.27%) Time Management
8 1 (2.27%) Web Development
8 1 (2.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) Java
2 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.82%) SQL
4 2 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) SOQL
5 1 (2.27%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Dell
3 1 (2.27%) Informatica
3 1 (2.27%) Siebel
3 1 (2.27%) Eloqua
3 1 (2.27%) Conga
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