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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 459 486 492
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +6
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 134 82 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 0.42% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 61 73
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £350
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
20247 19436 20658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.04% 38.09% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12959 12021 12339
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 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 571 791
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.80 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.80 £50.00 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 25 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 25 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 +24 128 £463 -2.63% 93
London +37 94 £475 +0.95% 60
City of London +12 20 £500 +5.26% 31
South East +7 20 £375 -25.00% 22
Berkshire +9 9 £375 -21.05% 3
North West -1 4 £494 +9.72% 2
Scotland -18 4 £400 -
Surrey -1 3 £522 - 2
Hampshire -14 3 £375 -28.57%
South West -27 3 £335 -4.28% 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £300 - 1
Reading +8 2 £538 +13.15% 1
East Midlands -1 2 £425 -10.52% 2
Birmingham -2 1 £575 +4.54%
Manchester -5 1 £538 +24.63% 1
West Midlands -13 1 £575 +4.54%
East of England -25 1 £425 +30.76% 3
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Telford - - - -
Trowbridge - - - -

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 289 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 254 (87.89%) Visualforce
3 138 (47.75%) Force.com
4 119 (41.18%) Java
5 103 (35.64%) Mason
6 66 (22.84%) CRM
7 58 (20.07%) JavaScript
8 54 (18.69%) SaaS
9 53 (18.34%) Cloud Computing
10 48 (16.61%) Web Services
11 42 (14.53%) XML
12 41 (14.19%) SQL
13 38 (13.15%) HTML
14 36 (12.46%) SOAP
15 32 (11.07%) Migration
16 26 (9.00%) Data Migration
17 24 (8.30%) Finance
17 24 (8.30%) C#
18 23 (7.96%) CSS
19 21 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
20 18 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
20 18 (6.23%) .NET
21 17 (5.88%) J2EE
21 17 (5.88%) Workflow
22 16 (5.54%) Retail
22 16 (5.54%) Eclipse
23 14 (4.84%) Data Analysis
24 13 (4.50%) OO
25 12 (4.15%) OOP
25 12 (4.15%) HTTP

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (0.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.73%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.73%) MS Project
3 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 138 (47.75%) Force.com
2 54 (18.69%) SaaS
3 53 (18.34%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.77%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.15%) HTTP
2 5 (1.73%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.81%) Relational Database
2 10 (3.46%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.08%) SAP BW
4 5 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.04%) MS Access
5 3 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.35%) Informix
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (5.54%) Eclipse
2 10 (3.46%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (2.08%) Ant
4 4 (1.38%) JIRA
5 3 (1.04%) Subversion
6 2 (0.69%) Maven
6 2 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (8.30%) Finance
2 16 (5.54%) Retail
3 12 (4.15%) Billing
3 12 (4.15%) Marketing
4 11 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.11%) Publishing
6 8 (2.77%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.08%) Banking
8 4 (1.38%) Advertising
9 2 (0.69%) Back Office
9 2 (0.69%) Electronics
9 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.35%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 217 (75.09%) Developer
2 209 (72.32%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 30 (10.38%) Architect
4 27 (9.34%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 21 (7.27%) Technical Architect
6 17 (5.88%) Administrator
6 17 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Administrator
7 15 (5.19%) Consultant
8 14 (4.84%) Salesforce.com Consultant
9 8 (2.77%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.42%) Analyst
11 5 (1.73%) Business Analyst
11 5 (1.73%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
12 3 (1.04%) Configuration Administrator
12 3 (1.04%) CRM Developer
12 3 (1.04%) .NET Developer
13 2 (0.69%) Developer Analyst
13 2 (0.69%) Senior .NET Developer
13 2 (0.69%) Project Manager
13 2 (0.69%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (87.89%) Visualforce
2 103 (35.64%) Mason
3 48 (16.61%) Web Services
4 42 (14.53%) XML
5 38 (13.15%) HTML
6 36 (12.46%) SOAP
7 23 (7.96%) CSS
8 18 (6.23%) .NET
9 17 (5.88%) J2EE
10 12 (4.15%) REST
11 11 (3.81%) Ajax
12 10 (3.46%) RESTful
13 7 (2.42%) WCF
14 6 (2.08%) XHTML
15 5 (1.73%) WSDL
15 5 (1.73%) ASP.NET
15 5 (1.73%) Struts
15 5 (1.73%) JSON
15 5 (1.73%) jQuery
16 4 (1.38%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.11%) Data Integration
1 9 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (2.77%) Mobile App
2 8 (2.77%) FMCG
3 4 (1.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.69%) Social Media
5 2 (0.69%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.69%) DTV
6 1 (0.35%) Replication
6 1 (0.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.73%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.69%) Linux
2 2 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (22.84%) CRM
2 32 (11.07%) Migration
3 26 (9.00%) Data Migration
4 21 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (5.88%) Workflow
7 14 (4.84%) Data Analysis
8 13 (4.50%) OO
9 12 (4.15%) OOP
9 12 (4.15%) Project Management
9 12 (4.15%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (3.81%) ETL
11 10 (3.46%) Business Analysis
11 10 (3.46%) Unit Testing
11 10 (3.46%) Web Application Development
12 9 (3.11%) Scrum
12 9 (3.11%) Data Modelling
13 8 (2.77%) TDD
13 8 (2.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (2.42%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (41.18%) Java
2 58 (20.07%) JavaScript
3 41 (14.19%) SQL
4 24 (8.30%) C#
5 9 (3.11%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.42%) C++
7 6 (2.08%) PHP
8 3 (1.04%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.04%) VBA
9 2 (0.69%) VB
9 2 (0.69%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (2.42%) Degree
2 2 (0.69%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.35%) PMP
3 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.38%) QA
Vendors
1 289 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (3.81%) SAP
3 10 (3.46%) Oracle
4 6 (2.08%) JDA
5 5 (1.73%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.38%) Siebel
6 4 (1.38%) ExactTarget
7 2 (0.69%) Talend
7 2 (0.69%) Sun
8 1 (0.35%) Ariba
8 1 (0.35%) BMC
8 1 (0.35%) Informatica
8 1 (0.35%) Sage
8 1 (0.35%) Remedy
8 1 (0.35%) Teradata
8 1 (0.35%) Google
8 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Citrus Global Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucestershire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
West Yorkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
East Midlands
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 23 days ago