The table below looks at the statistics for Apex Code skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apex Code over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 548 513 472
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -41
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 99 123 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.59% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 75 98
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £565 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
21209 20865 20370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.16% 37.36% 37.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14599 13576 13264
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 443 481
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.77 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

Apex Code
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Apex Code as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apex Code within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -47 97 £450 - 39
London -45 36 £450 - 32
East of England +30 22 £496 - 1
Cambridgeshire +24 20 £499 - 1
South East +6 19 £419 -20.23% 5
Berkshire +16 10 £388 -32.60%
Huntingdon - 10 £485 -
North West - 7 £425 -
Cambridge +5 5 £505 -
Slough - 5 £350 -
Manchester - 5 £474 -
Salford - 5 £474 -
South West +2 4 £431 -1.42%
Surrey -3 4 £419 +8.06%
Yorkshire -28 4 £441 -9.48%
Dorset - 4 £431 -
Bournemouth - 4 £431 -
Oxford +8 2 £450 -18.18%
Oxfordshire +6 2 £450 -16.27% 1
Hampshire +2 2 £400 -11.11% 1
West Yorkshire -22 2 £425 -12.82%
Bradford - 2 £425 -
Maidenhead - 2 £425 -
City of London +23 1 £350 -26.31% 8
East Midlands +10 1 - -
West Midlands -18 1 £450 +50.00% 1
North East - 1 £200 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £200 -
Shropshire - 1 £450 - 1
Osterley - 1 £515 -

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Apex Code also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Apex Code.

1 266 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 245 (92.11%) Visualforce
3 125 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (39.10%) Java
4 104 (39.10%) JavaScript
5 85 (31.95%) HTML
6 80 (30.08%) CSS
7 79 (29.70%) CRM
7 79 (29.70%) Force.com
8 77 (28.95%) SOAP
9 66 (24.81%) Web Services
9 66 (24.81%) Git (software)
10 62 (23.31%) Oracle APEX
10 62 (23.31%) Oracle
10 62 (23.31%) Scrum
11 56 (21.05%) Mason
11 56 (21.05%) REST
12 51 (19.17%) SOQL
12 51 (19.17%) XML
13 48 (18.05%) Web Development
13 48 (18.05%) Subversion
14 46 (17.29%) Cloud Computing
14 46 (17.29%) RESTful
15 45 (16.92%) Migration
15 45 (16.92%) Waterfall
16 43 (16.17%) SaaS
16 43 (16.17%) Siebel
17 40 (15.04%) PHP
18 36 (13.53%) Data Migration
18 36 (13.53%) SDLC

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (7.14%) CMS
2 7 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (2.26%) Node.js
4 4 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.50%) WordPress
5 3 (1.13%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (0.75%) Apache
6 2 (0.75%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.38%) Drupal
7 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (1.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (12.03%) BigMachines
1 32 (12.03%) Eloqua
2 12 (4.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (3.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (2.26%) Magento
5 3 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.75%) OpenText Process Suite
6 2 (0.75%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 79 (29.70%) Force.com
2 46 (17.29%) Cloud Computing
3 43 (16.17%) SaaS
4 17 (6.39%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (5.26%) Heroku
6 7 (2.63%) GitHub
7 2 (0.75%) FinancialForce.com
7 2 (0.75%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.38%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.38%) Internet
2 2 (0.75%) HTTP
3 1 (0.38%) 802.15
3 1 (0.38%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.38%) SSL
3 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.38%) X.509
3 1 (0.38%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.40%) Relational Database
2 19 (7.14%) MySQL
3 14 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (4.14%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.01%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.88%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.88%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 66 (24.81%) Git (software)
2 62 (23.31%) Oracle APEX
3 48 (18.05%) Subversion
4 31 (11.65%) Eclipse
5 30 (11.28%) Ant
6 25 (9.40%) Jenkins
7 16 (6.02%) JIRA
7 16 (6.02%) Maven
8 12 (4.51%) Hudson
8 12 (4.51%) Selenium
9 11 (4.14%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.13%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.75%) Grunt
11 2 (0.75%) Toad
12 1 (0.38%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.38%) FindBugs
12 1 (0.38%) Flyway
12 1 (0.38%) Gradle
12 1 (0.38%) Liquibase
General
1 33 (12.41%) Marketing
2 28 (10.53%) Finance
3 16 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.14%) Retail
5 7 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.50%) Electronics
7 3 (1.13%) German Language
7 3 (1.13%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.38%) Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Billing
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 198 (74.44%) Developer
2 159 (59.77%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 32 (12.03%) Consultant
3 32 (12.03%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 29 (10.90%) Architect
5 25 (9.40%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 23 (8.65%) Senior Developer
7 16 (6.02%) Technical Architect
8 15 (5.64%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
9 12 (4.51%) Full Stack Developer
9 12 (4.51%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (4.14%) Administrator
10 11 (4.14%) Salesforce.com Administrator
11 10 (3.76%) Technical Consultant
12 9 (3.38%) Lead Developer
12 9 (3.38%) PHP Developer
13 8 (3.01%) Agile Developer
13 8 (3.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 8 (3.01%) Java Developer
13 8 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (92.11%) Visualforce
2 85 (31.95%) HTML
3 80 (30.08%) CSS
4 77 (28.95%) SOAP
5 66 (24.81%) Web Services
6 56 (21.05%) Mason
6 56 (21.05%) REST
7 51 (19.17%) XML
8 46 (17.29%) RESTful
9 32 (12.03%) jQuery
10 27 (10.15%) .NET
11 24 (9.02%) CSS3
11 24 (9.02%) HTML5
12 20 (7.52%) AngularJS
13 18 (6.77%) JSON
14 16 (6.02%) Ajax
14 16 (6.02%) COM
15 13 (4.89%) DHTML
16 11 (4.14%) J2EE
16 11 (4.14%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 21 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.14%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.01%) User Experience
6 5 (1.88%) Mashup
7 4 (1.50%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.38%) Blog
9 1 (0.38%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.38%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.64%) Apple iOS
2 11 (4.14%) Android
2 11 (4.14%) Linux
3 10 (3.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (29.70%) CRM
3 62 (23.31%) Scrum
4 48 (18.05%) Web Development
5 45 (16.92%) Migration
5 45 (16.92%) Waterfall
6 36 (13.53%) Data Migration
6 36 (13.53%) SDLC
7 35 (13.16%) OO
8 34 (12.78%) SOA
9 28 (10.53%) Workflow
10 25 (9.40%) Automated Testing
11 24 (9.02%) ETL
12 20 (7.52%) BDD
12 20 (7.52%) TDD
13 19 (7.14%) API Development
14 18 (6.77%) OOP
15 17 (6.39%) ERP
16 16 (6.02%) Data Modelling
16 16 (6.02%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 104 (39.10%) Java
1 104 (39.10%) JavaScript
2 51 (19.17%) SOQL
3 40 (15.04%) PHP
4 27 (10.15%) SQL
5 10 (3.76%) Python
6 9 (3.38%) PL/SQL
6 9 (3.38%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.01%) SOSL
8 7 (2.63%) C#
8 7 (2.63%) Ruby
9 4 (1.50%) C
9 4 (1.50%) Perl
10 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.75%) Jython
10 2 (0.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (0.38%) C++
11 1 (0.38%) Groovy
11 1 (0.38%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (7.14%) Degree
2 7 (2.63%) CBAP
3 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.50%) Kibana
2 3 (1.13%) DBAmp
3 2 (0.75%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 266 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 62 (23.31%) Oracle
3 43 (16.17%) Siebel
4 24 (9.02%) SAP
5 19 (7.14%) Informatica
6 17 (6.39%) Microsoft
7 10 (3.76%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 9 (3.38%) Conga
9 7 (2.63%) Pardot
10 4 (1.50%) Zend
11 3 (1.13%) Google
11 3 (1.13%) Infor
11 3 (1.13%) Talend
12 2 (0.75%) Apttus
12 2 (0.75%) MuleSoft
13 1 (0.38%) Adobe
13 1 (0.38%) Lotus
13 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
13 1 (0.38%) Zuora
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