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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 493 552 459
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -93
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 137 92 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.17% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 0.43% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 49 129
Median daily rate £450 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £395 £475
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -16.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £80.00 - -
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
20346 21414 21224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.81% 38.63% 37.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13988 14585 14432
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 552 412
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £17.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +55 120 £438 +2.94% 60
London +20 59 £450 -2.17% 36
South East +24 25 £406 +6.90% 7
Scotland +28 14 £510 -
Glasgow - 11 £510 -
Hampshire +29 8 £394 -4.54%
South West +18 8 £438 +9.37% 7
Bristol +14 8 £438 +9.37% 5
Berkshire -5 8 £400 +5.26% 4
East of England +12 7 £683 +51.66% 5
North West +9 7 £400 - 1
Cambridgeshire +8 7 £683 +51.66% 1
Manchester +8 7 £400 -3.03% 1
Oxfordshire +4 7 £550 - 3
City of London +2 5 £363 -9.37% 12
Abingdon - 5 - -
Reading +2 4 £400 - 1
Huntingdon +2 4 - -
Yorkshire +17 3 £550 -
Cambridge +15 3 £683 - 1
West Midlands -19 3 £438 - 2
North East - 3 £420 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £420 -
North Wales - 3 £463 -
Wales - 3 £463 -
Sheffield - 3 £550 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £550 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £420 -
Flintshire - 2 £463 -
Docklands, London - 2 £538 -

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 270 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 186 (68.89%) Visualforce
3 76 (28.15%) Force.com
4 73 (27.04%) Java
5 61 (22.59%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (17.78%) Marketing
7 39 (14.44%) CRM
8 37 (13.70%) Mason
9 36 (13.33%) REST
10 33 (12.22%) JavaScript
10 33 (12.22%) SOAP
11 31 (11.48%) Web Services
12 28 (10.37%) SOQL
13 27 (10.00%) CSS
13 27 (10.00%) HTML
14 24 (8.89%) C#
14 24 (8.89%) .NET
15 22 (8.15%) SQL
16 21 (7.78%) SOA
16 21 (7.78%) Scrum
17 19 (7.04%) Finance
18 18 (6.67%) Migration
19 17 (6.30%) Microsoft
19 17 (6.30%) XML
20 15 (5.56%) OO
21 14 (5.19%) Data Modelling
21 14 (5.19%) Eclipse
21 14 (5.19%) Oracle
21 14 (5.19%) Oracle APEX
21 14 (5.19%) Continuous Integration

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 4 (1.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.11%) CMS
2 3 (1.11%) Mule
2 3 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.74%) Apache
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (4.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (4.44%) Eloqua
1 12 (4.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.74%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.37%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 76 (28.15%) Force.com
2 9 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (3.33%) SaaS
3 4 (1.48%) G Suite
3 4 (1.48%) Heroku
4 3 (1.11%) FinancialForce.com
4 3 (1.11%) Veeva
5 2 (0.74%) GitHub
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.37%) Boomi
6 1 (0.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.85%) HTTP
2 3 (1.11%) SNMP
3 1 (0.37%) Firewall
3 1 (0.37%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.59%) Relational Database
2 6 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.48%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.11%) DB2
4 3 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.74%) GIS
5 2 (0.74%) MySQL
5 2 (0.74%) QlikView
5 2 (0.74%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (5.19%) Eclipse
1 14 (5.19%) Oracle APEX
2 10 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.70%) Subversion
3 6 (2.22%) Ant
3 6 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.48%) JIRA
4 4 (1.48%) JUnit
4 4 (1.48%) Selenium
4 4 (1.48%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.74%) Checkstyle
5 2 (0.74%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.74%) FindBugs
5 2 (0.74%) Flyway
5 2 (0.74%) Gradle
5 2 (0.74%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.74%) JMeter
5 2 (0.74%) Liquibase
5 2 (0.74%) MSTest
5 2 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 48 (17.78%) Marketing
2 19 (7.04%) Finance
3 6 (2.22%) Billing
4 4 (1.48%) Publishing
4 4 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.11%) Retail
6 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Banking
7 1 (0.37%) French Language
7 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 197 (72.96%) Developer
2 189 (70.00%) Salesforce Developer
3 30 (11.11%) Architect
3 30 (11.11%) Salesforce Architect
4 26 (9.63%) Consultant
5 25 (9.26%) Salesforce Consultant
6 16 (5.93%) Senior Developer
6 16 (5.93%) Senior Salesforce Developer
7 12 (4.44%) Administrator
8 11 (4.07%) .NET Developer
8 11 (4.07%) Analyst
8 11 (4.07%) Salesforce Administrator
8 11 (4.07%) Salesforce Technical Architect
8 11 (4.07%) Technical Architect
9 8 (2.96%) C# Developer
9 8 (2.96%) Java Developer
9 8 (2.96%) Salesforce Analyst
9 8 (2.96%) Salesforce Solution Architect
9 8 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.59%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (68.89%) Visualforce
2 37 (13.70%) Mason
3 36 (13.33%) REST
4 33 (12.22%) SOAP
5 31 (11.48%) Web Services
6 27 (10.00%) CSS
6 27 (10.00%) HTML
7 24 (8.89%) .NET
8 17 (6.30%) XML
9 11 (4.07%) Middleware
10 10 (3.70%) J2EE
10 10 (3.70%) jQuery
11 9 (3.33%) COM
12 6 (2.22%) Ajax
12 6 (2.22%) JSON
13 5 (1.85%) D3.js
13 5 (1.85%) RESTful
13 5 (1.85%) Spring
14 4 (1.48%) Hibernate
14 4 (1.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.59%) Data Structures
2 5 (1.85%) Visualisation
3 4 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.11%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.11%) Life Science
4 3 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.37%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.37%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.37%) FMCG
6 1 (0.37%) Over-the-Top Content
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.59%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (14.44%) CRM
3 21 (7.78%) Scrum
3 21 (7.78%) SOA
4 18 (6.67%) Migration
5 15 (5.56%) OO
6 14 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (5.19%) Data Modelling
7 13 (4.81%) API Development
7 13 (4.81%) High Availability
7 13 (4.81%) Marketing Automation
7 13 (4.81%) SDLC
7 13 (4.81%) Technical Architecture
8 12 (4.44%) UML
9 11 (4.07%) Data Migration
9 11 (4.07%) Project Management
10 10 (3.70%) MVC
10 10 (3.70%) OOP
10 10 (3.70%) Use Case
11 9 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 73 (27.04%) Java
2 33 (12.22%) JavaScript
3 28 (10.37%) SOQL
4 24 (8.89%) C#
5 22 (8.15%) SQL
6 7 (2.59%) Perl
6 7 (2.59%) Python
7 6 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.85%) C++
8 5 (1.85%) VBA
9 3 (1.11%) Ruby
9 3 (1.11%) SOSL
10 2 (0.74%) Groovy
11 1 (0.37%) C
11 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.37%) PHP
11 1 (0.37%) Tcl
11 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (2.59%) Degree
2 3 (1.11%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.11%) PMP
2 3 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.37%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (2.96%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 270 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 17 (6.30%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.19%) Oracle
4 9 (3.33%) SAP
5 7 (2.59%) Sophos
6 6 (2.22%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 4 (1.48%) Google
7 4 (1.48%) Informatica
7 4 (1.48%) Siebel
8 3 (1.11%) Canoo
8 3 (1.11%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.11%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.74%) Apttus
9 2 (0.74%) Conga
9 2 (0.74%) Marketo
9 2 (0.74%) Talend
9 2 (0.74%) Zuora
10 1 (0.37%) Jitterbit
10 1 (0.37%) Pardot
10 1 (0.37%) WSO2
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