The table below looks at the statistics for Apex Code skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apex Code over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 468 491 523
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +32
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 144 95 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% 0.46% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 62 60
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£475 £463 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £327 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £536 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £75.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21245 20525 21295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.88% 38.90% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13636 13000 12607
Average daily rate £390 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 560 739
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Apex Code
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apex Code within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Apex Code Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Apex Code
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apex Code within the UK.

Apex Code Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Apex Code
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apex Code within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Apex Code Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Apex Code
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apex Code within the UK.

Apex Code Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Apex Code
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
England +37 138 £475 +2.70% 82
London +59 109 £480 +3.78% 57
City of London +38 28 £463 -2.63% 20
South East -4 11 £450 -5.26% 15
East Midlands - 8 £438 - 3
North West -4 4 £494 +6.75% 1
West Midlands - 4 £275 -
Berkshire +1 3 £388 -18.42% 1
Surrey -3 3 £525 +7.69%
Oxfordshire -10 2 £300 -31.42%
Manchester -10 2 £494 +3.94% 1
Reading +12 1 £475 - 1
East of England -22 1 - - 3
Brighton - 1 £425 -
East Sussex - 1 £425 -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 3
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
South West - - - - 2
Burgess Hill - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Derby - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 315 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 287 (91.11%) Visualforce
3 175 (55.56%) Force.com
4 121 (38.41%) Java
5 102 (32.38%) Mason
6 81 (25.71%) CRM
7 71 (22.54%) JavaScript
8 60 (19.05%) Web Services
8 60 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (17.78%) Cloud Computing
10 55 (17.46%) SaaS
10 55 (17.46%) XML
11 51 (16.19%) Migration
12 49 (15.56%) HTML
13 37 (11.75%) SOQL
14 34 (10.79%) SQL
15 33 (10.48%) SOAP
16 28 (8.89%) .NET
16 28 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (7.94%) Data Migration
18 23 (7.30%) Publishing
19 22 (6.98%) CSS
20 19 (6.03%) SOSL
20 19 (6.03%) Workflow
20 19 (6.03%) Retail
21 18 (5.71%) Finance
21 18 (5.71%) J2EE
21 18 (5.71%) C#
21 18 (5.71%) Business Analysis
21 18 (5.71%) Web Development

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.54%) MS Excel
1 8 (2.54%) MS Project
1 8 (2.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 175 (55.56%) Force.com
2 56 (17.78%) Cloud Computing
3 55 (17.46%) SaaS
4 11 (3.49%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.22%) HTTP
2 5 (1.59%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 5 (1.59%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.95%) MS Access
4 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (3.17%) Eclipse
2 8 (2.54%) JIRA
3 6 (1.90%) Ant
4 5 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (1.59%) Subversion
5 2 (0.63%) Maven
5 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (7.30%) Publishing
2 19 (6.03%) Retail
3 18 (5.71%) Finance
4 9 (2.86%) Marketing
4 9 (2.86%) Billing
5 8 (2.54%) Banking
5 8 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.59%) Advertising
7 5 (1.59%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Electronics
8 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 225 (71.43%) Developer
2 220 (69.84%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 43 (13.65%) Architect
4 40 (12.70%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 24 (7.62%) Technical Architect
6 23 (7.30%) Consultant
7 22 (6.98%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 16 (5.08%) Administrator
8 16 (5.08%) Salesforce.com Administrator
9 11 (3.49%) Senior Developer
10 8 (2.54%) Analyst
11 7 (2.22%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
11 7 (2.22%) Business Analyst
12 6 (1.90%) CRM Developer
13 5 (1.59%) Solutions Architect
14 4 (1.27%) Project Manager
14 4 (1.27%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
15 3 (0.95%) Configuration Administrator
15 3 (0.95%) Functional Consultant
15 3 (0.95%) Procurement Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (91.11%) Visualforce
2 102 (32.38%) Mason
3 60 (19.05%) Web Services
4 55 (17.46%) XML
5 49 (15.56%) HTML
6 33 (10.48%) SOAP
7 28 (8.89%) .NET
8 22 (6.98%) CSS
9 18 (5.71%) J2EE
10 13 (4.13%) REST
11 10 (3.17%) Ajax
11 10 (3.17%) RESTful
11 10 (3.17%) JSON
12 8 (2.54%) jQuery
13 5 (1.59%) WSDL
13 5 (1.59%) XHTML
13 5 (1.59%) Struts
14 4 (1.27%) J2SE
15 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET
15 3 (0.95%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.49%) Mobile App
1 11 (3.49%) User Experience
2 9 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.54%) Data Integration
4 6 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.90%) FMCG
5 5 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.63%) DTV
7 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.63%) Social Media
8 1 (0.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.59%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.63%) Linux
2 2 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (25.71%) CRM
2 60 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (16.19%) Migration
4 28 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (7.94%) Data Migration
6 19 (6.03%) Workflow
7 18 (5.71%) Business Analysis
7 18 (5.71%) Web Development
8 17 (5.40%) ETL
9 15 (4.76%) OO
10 14 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (4.13%) Scrum
12 12 (3.81%) Project Management
12 12 (3.81%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (3.81%) OpenUP
13 10 (3.17%) Web Application Development
14 9 (2.86%) E-Commerce
14 9 (2.86%) OOP
14 9 (2.86%) Data Analysis
15 8 (2.54%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 121 (38.41%) Java
2 71 (22.54%) JavaScript
3 37 (11.75%) SOQL
4 34 (10.79%) SQL
5 19 (6.03%) SOSL
6 18 (5.71%) C#
7 8 (2.54%) C++
8 5 (1.59%) PHP
9 3 (0.95%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.63%) VB
10 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (1.27%) Degree
2 2 (0.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 315 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (2.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.22%) SAP
3 5 (1.59%) ExactTarget
3 5 (1.59%) Oracle
4 4 (1.27%) Siebel
4 4 (1.27%) Informatica
5 2 (0.63%) Sun
5 2 (0.63%) Ariba
5 2 (0.63%) Talend
6 1 (0.32%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.32%) JDA
6 1 (0.32%) Sage
6 1 (0.32%) Google
6 1 (0.32%) Teradata
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Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
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City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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