The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 440 494 473
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -21
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 145 69 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 0.36% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 53 82
Average daily rate
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£456 £475 £466
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19583 19096 20286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.13% 38.13% 35.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12600 11739 12113
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 590 749
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.45 £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

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 +60 139 £463 -2.63% 92
London +59 101 £475 - 49
City of London +30 26 £500 +5.26% 28
South East +18 25 £375 -30.23% 26
Berkshire +12 10 £375 -31.81% 3
Oxfordshire - 6 £300 - 5
Scotland 0 4 £400 -
North West 0 3 £494 +14.49% 2
Hampshire -7 3 £375 -28.57% 1
South West -30 3 £335 -4.28% 5
Surrey - 3 £522 - 2
Oxford - 3 - - 1
Reading - 2 £538 - 2
Manchester -3 1 £538 +24.63% 2
Birmingham -6 1 £575 +4.54% 1
West Midlands -11 1 £575 +4.54% 2
East of England - 1 £425 - 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 -
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Telford - - - -
Trowbridge - - - - 1
Witham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Andover - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 279 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 243 (87.10%) Visualforce
3 131 (46.95%) Force.com
4 111 (39.78%) Java
5 99 (35.48%) Mason
6 65 (23.30%) CRM
7 53 (19.00%) JavaScript
8 49 (17.56%) Cloud Computing
8 49 (17.56%) SaaS
9 43 (15.41%) Web Services
10 42 (15.05%) XML
11 41 (14.70%) SQL
12 38 (13.62%) HTML
13 34 (12.19%) SOAP
14 31 (11.11%) Migration
15 25 (8.96%) Data Migration
16 24 (8.60%) Finance
17 23 (8.24%) CSS
17 23 (8.24%) C#
18 20 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
19 18 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
20 17 (6.09%) Workflow
21 16 (5.73%) Retail
21 16 (5.73%) Eclipse
22 15 (5.38%) .NET
22 15 (5.38%) J2EE
23 13 (4.66%) Billing
23 13 (4.66%) Data Analysis
24 12 (4.30%) Project Management
24 12 (4.30%) HTTP

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.79%) MS Project
3 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 131 (46.95%) Force.com
2 49 (17.56%) SaaS
2 49 (17.56%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (3.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.30%) HTTP
2 5 (1.79%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.94%) Relational Database
2 10 (3.58%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.15%) SAP BW
4 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.08%) MS Access
5 3 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.36%) Informix
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (5.73%) Eclipse
2 10 (3.58%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (2.15%) Ant
4 4 (1.43%) JIRA
5 3 (1.08%) Subversion
6 2 (0.72%) Maven
6 2 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (8.60%) Finance
2 16 (5.73%) Retail
3 13 (4.66%) Billing
4 12 (4.30%) Marketing
5 11 (3.94%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.23%) Publishing
7 8 (2.87%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.79%) Banking
9 4 (1.43%) Advertising
10 2 (0.72%) Back Office
10 2 (0.72%) Electronics
11 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.36%) Front Office
11 1 (0.36%) French Language
11 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 211 (75.63%) Developer
2 203 (72.76%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 28 (10.04%) Architect
4 25 (8.96%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 19 (6.81%) Technical Architect
6 17 (6.09%) Administrator
6 17 (6.09%) Salesforce.com Administrator
7 12 (4.30%) Consultant
8 11 (3.94%) Salesforce.com Consultant
9 8 (2.87%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.51%) Analyst
11 5 (1.79%) Business Analyst
11 5 (1.79%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
12 3 (1.08%) CRM Developer
12 3 (1.08%) Configuration Administrator
12 3 (1.08%) .NET Developer
13 2 (0.72%) Developer Analyst
13 2 (0.72%) Senior .NET Developer
13 2 (0.72%) Project Manager
13 2 (0.72%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (87.10%) Visualforce
2 99 (35.48%) Mason
3 43 (15.41%) Web Services
4 42 (15.05%) XML
5 38 (13.62%) HTML
6 34 (12.19%) SOAP
7 23 (8.24%) CSS
8 15 (5.38%) .NET
8 15 (5.38%) J2EE
9 11 (3.94%) Ajax
10 10 (3.58%) RESTful
10 10 (3.58%) REST
11 7 (2.51%) WCF
12 6 (2.15%) XHTML
13 5 (1.79%) WSDL
13 5 (1.79%) ASP.NET
13 5 (1.79%) Struts
13 5 (1.79%) JSON
13 5 (1.79%) jQuery
14 3 (1.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.23%) Data Integration
1 9 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (2.87%) FMCG
3 7 (2.51%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.72%) Social Media
6 2 (0.72%) DTV
7 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.36%) Replication
7 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.79%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.72%) Linux
2 2 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (23.30%) CRM
2 31 (11.11%) Migration
3 25 (8.96%) Data Migration
4 20 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (6.09%) Workflow
7 13 (4.66%) Data Analysis
8 12 (4.30%) Project Management
8 12 (4.30%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (3.94%) OO
10 10 (3.58%) OOP
10 10 (3.58%) Business Analysis
10 10 (3.58%) Unit Testing
10 10 (3.58%) Web Application Development
11 9 (3.23%) Scrum
11 9 (3.23%) Data Modelling
11 9 (3.23%) ETL
12 8 (2.87%) TDD
13 7 (2.51%) ERP
13 7 (2.51%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 111 (39.78%) Java
2 53 (19.00%) JavaScript
3 41 (14.70%) SQL
4 23 (8.24%) C#
5 9 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.51%) C++
7 6 (2.15%) PHP
8 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.08%) VBA
9 2 (0.72%) VB
9 2 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (2.51%) Degree
2 2 (0.72%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.36%) PMP
3 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.43%) QA
Vendors
1 279 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (3.94%) SAP
3 10 (3.58%) Oracle
4 6 (2.15%) JDA
5 5 (1.79%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.43%) Siebel
6 4 (1.43%) ExactTarget
7 2 (0.72%) Talend
7 2 (0.72%) Sun
8 1 (0.36%) Ariba
8 1 (0.36%) BMC
8 1 (0.36%) Informatica
8 1 (0.36%) Sage
8 1 (0.36%) Remedy
8 1 (0.36%) Teradata
8 1 (0.36%) Google
8 1 (0.36%) Eloqua
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Citrus Global Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - £350
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Mason Frank International
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Mason Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Middlesex
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Leicestershire
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxfordshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Devon
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 24 days ago