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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 427 494 450
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -44
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 166 72 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 0.38% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 43 54
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£450 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
19750 18772 16977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.56% 36.99% 37.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12892 11766 10391
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 478 657
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £16.00 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.35 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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
England +87 166 £450 -2.70% 130
London +53 86 £450 -5.26% 93
City of London +31 42 £495 +4.21% 55
West Yorkshire - 38 £475 - 1
Yorkshire - 38 £475 - 1
Leeds - 37 £475 - 1
South East +3 28 £450 -10.00% 21
Berkshire +6 12 £365 -23.15% 7
Oxfordshire -5 11 £450 -10.00% 1
West Midlands - 5 £363 - 4
South West -10 4 £450 +50.00% 5
Slough - 4 £340 -
East of England +2 1 - -
East Midlands -8 1 £425 +41.66% 2
Manchester -19 1 £425 -2.85% 2
Hampshire -21 1 £463 -7.50% 1
North West -26 1 £425 -2.85% 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 £425 - 1
Surrey - 1 £450 - 4
Cambridge - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £550 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £425 - 1
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Essex - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 1

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 339 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 285 (84.07%) Visualforce
3 128 (37.76%) Force.com
4 115 (33.92%) Java
5 83 (24.48%) Mason
6 76 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (21.24%) CRM
8 58 (17.11%) REST
9 53 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
10 52 (15.34%) SaaS
11 48 (14.16%) Web Services
12 47 (13.86%) Finance
13 45 (13.27%) SOAP
14 43 (12.68%) JavaScript
15 35 (10.32%) Integration Testing
16 34 (10.03%) Release Management
17 33 (9.73%) .NET
18 30 (8.85%) HTML
18 30 (8.85%) Migration
19 29 (8.55%) SOQL
20 25 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
21 22 (6.49%) Scrum
21 22 (6.49%) ETL
22 21 (6.19%) SQL
22 21 (6.19%) CSS
23 19 (5.60%) XML
24 18 (5.31%) Workflow
25 16 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
26 15 (4.42%) Data Migration
26 15 (4.42%) jQuery

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (0.29%) SugarCRM
1 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
1 1 (0.29%) Confluence
1 1 (0.29%) Node.js
1 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.29%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 128 (37.76%) Force.com
2 53 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
3 52 (15.34%) SaaS
4 3 (0.88%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.88%) HTTP
1 3 (0.88%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.59%) Intranet
3 1 (0.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.36%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (1.77%) JIRA
3 5 (1.47%) Selenium
3 5 (1.47%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.18%) Grunt
4 4 (1.18%) Ant
5 3 (0.88%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.88%) Yeoman
5 3 (0.88%) Bower
6 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.59%) Subversion
7 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.29%) Xcode
7 1 (0.29%) NUnit
7 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.29%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.29%) Moq
7 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.29%) Jasmine
General
1 47 (13.86%) Finance
2 13 (3.83%) Retail
3 9 (2.65%) Legal
4 8 (2.36%) Publishing
5 7 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.77%) Banking
6 6 (1.77%) Billing
6 6 (1.77%) Marketing
7 5 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.88%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.29%) French Language
9 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 251 (74.04%) Developer
2 245 (72.27%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 26 (7.67%) Consultant
4 25 (7.37%) Architect
4 25 (7.37%) Salesforce.com Consultant
5 23 (6.78%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 20 (5.90%) Analyst
7 15 (4.42%) Administrator
7 15 (4.42%) Salesforce.com Administrator
7 15 (4.42%) Technical Developer
8 14 (4.13%) Business Analyst
9 11 (3.24%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
10 9 (2.65%) Technical Architect
11 6 (1.77%) Project Manager
11 6 (1.77%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (1.47%) Functional Consultant
12 5 (1.47%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
13 4 (1.18%) CRM Developer
13 4 (1.18%) UI Programmer
13 4 (1.18%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (84.07%) Visualforce
2 83 (24.48%) Mason
3 58 (17.11%) REST
4 48 (14.16%) Web Services
5 45 (13.27%) SOAP
6 33 (9.73%) .NET
7 30 (8.85%) HTML
8 21 (6.19%) CSS
9 19 (5.60%) XML
10 15 (4.42%) jQuery
11 8 (2.36%) Ajax
12 6 (1.77%) JSON
13 5 (1.47%) J2EE
14 4 (1.18%) HTML5
15 3 (0.88%) Struts
16 2 (0.59%) RESTful
16 2 (0.59%) J2SE
16 2 (0.59%) Middleware
16 2 (0.59%) AngularJS
17 1 (0.29%) ExpressJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (2.65%) User Experience
3 8 (2.36%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.47%) Data Integration
5 3 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (0.88%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.59%) iPad
6 2 (0.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.29%) Life Science
7 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.29%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.29%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (21.24%) CRM
3 35 (10.32%) Integration Testing
4 34 (10.03%) Release Management
5 30 (8.85%) Migration
6 25 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (6.49%) Scrum
7 22 (6.49%) ETL
8 18 (5.31%) Workflow
9 15 (4.42%) Data Migration
10 12 (3.54%) Web Development
10 12 (3.54%) Business Analysis
10 12 (3.54%) E-Commerce
11 11 (3.24%) OpenUP
12 10 (2.95%) Web Application Development
12 10 (2.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (2.95%) OO
13 9 (2.65%) OOP
13 9 (2.65%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (2.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (33.92%) Java
2 43 (12.68%) JavaScript
3 29 (8.55%) SOQL
4 21 (6.19%) SQL
5 13 (3.83%) SOSL
6 7 (2.06%) C#
7 3 (0.88%) C++
8 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.29%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (1.18%) Degree
1 4 (1.18%) VCP4
2 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.77%) QA
Vendors
1 339 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (2.36%) Oracle
3 5 (1.47%) Siebel
3 5 (1.47%) Informatica
3 5 (1.47%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.88%) Maxymiser
5 2 (0.59%) SAP
5 2 (0.59%) ExactTarget
6 1 (0.29%) Zoho
6 1 (0.29%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.29%) Google
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.29%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft
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Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day + competitive
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £475 - £500 per day
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West Midlands
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City of London
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City of London
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