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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 555 536 478
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -58
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 83 107 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.50% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 85 131
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
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
20833 21376 20227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.96% 38.08% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14267 14307 13109
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 440 434
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £19.03 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

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 1 July 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 24 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 1 July 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 -26 77 £450 +5.88% 28
London -29 54 £500 +11.11% 19
City of London +24 13 £500 - 3
South East +2 13 £400 -2.62% 3
Berkshire +2 6 £400 -1.84% 2
East of England +14 4 £625 +31.57% 3
Cambridgeshire - 4 £625 -
Osterley - 4 £515 -
Slough - 4 £400 - 2
Hampshire +5 3 £375 -9.09%
North West -6 3 £525 +31.25%
Manchester -1 2 £425 +30.76%
Surrey -5 2 £438 +20.68%
Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
Huntingdon - 2 - -
Winchester - 2 £375 -
West Midlands -24 1 £350 +23.89% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £350 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £375 -
Liverpool - 1 £550 -
Merseyside - 1 £550 -
Cambridge - 1 £625 -

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 213 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 189 (88.73%) Visualforce
3 95 (44.60%) Java
4 84 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (33.80%) JavaScript
6 71 (33.33%) HTML
7 65 (30.52%) CSS
8 64 (30.05%) SOAP
9 62 (29.11%) CRM
10 55 (25.82%) Web Services
10 55 (25.82%) SOQL
11 50 (23.47%) REST
12 47 (22.07%) XML
13 46 (21.60%) Force.com
14 45 (21.13%) Oracle APEX
14 45 (21.13%) Oracle
15 44 (20.66%) Git (software)
16 40 (18.78%) Marketing
16 40 (18.78%) Migration
17 39 (18.31%) RESTful
18 38 (17.84%) Scrum
19 37 (17.37%) Mason
20 34 (15.96%) Cloud Computing
20 34 (15.96%) Web Development
21 31 (14.55%) OO
22 30 (14.08%) Siebel
23 28 (13.15%) .NET
23 28 (13.15%) SQL
24 27 (12.68%) PHP
24 27 (12.68%) Workflow

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 17 (7.98%) CMS
2 9 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.41%) Apache
4 3 (1.41%) ExpressionEngine
4 3 (1.41%) Mule
4 3 (1.41%) WordPress
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
2 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (11.27%) Eloqua
2 19 (8.92%) BigMachines
3 12 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (3.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (2.35%) Magento
6 4 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.94%) Radian6
9 1 (0.47%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 46 (21.60%) Force.com
2 34 (15.96%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (11.74%) SaaS
4 15 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (5.16%) Heroku
6 4 (1.88%) GitHub
7 2 (0.94%) FinancialForce.com
7 2 (0.94%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.47%) IaaS
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.47%) PaaS
8 1 (0.47%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.88%) Internet
2 3 (1.41%) HTTP
2 3 (1.41%) SNMP
3 1 (0.47%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.45%) Relational Database
2 13 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (6.10%) MySQL
3 9 (4.23%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.35%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.88%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.41%) DB2
6 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (21.13%) Oracle APEX
2 44 (20.66%) Git (software)
3 26 (12.21%) Subversion
4 20 (9.39%) Eclipse
5 15 (7.04%) JIRA
6 11 (5.16%) Ant
6 11 (5.16%) Selenium
7 9 (4.23%) Jenkins
7 9 (4.23%) Maven
8 8 (3.76%) Hudson
9 7 (3.29%) Talend Open Studio
10 6 (2.82%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.35%) JUnit
12 3 (1.41%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.94%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.94%) FindBugs
13 2 (0.94%) Flyway
13 2 (0.94%) Gradle
13 2 (0.94%) Grunt
13 2 (0.94%) Liquibase
General
1 40 (18.78%) Marketing
2 22 (10.33%) Finance
3 13 (6.10%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.82%) Retail
5 5 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.41%) Electronics
7 2 (0.94%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 150 (70.42%) Developer
2 124 (58.22%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 30 (14.08%) Architect
4 28 (13.15%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 26 (12.21%) Consultant
5 26 (12.21%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 21 (9.86%) Senior Developer
7 18 (8.45%) Technical Architect
8 16 (7.51%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
9 9 (4.23%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (3.76%) Agile Developer
10 8 (3.76%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (3.76%) PHP Developer
11 7 (3.29%) CRM Developer
12 6 (2.82%) Administrator
12 6 (2.82%) Java Developer
12 6 (2.82%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (2.82%) Salesforce.com Administrator
13 5 (2.35%) Lead Developer
14 4 (1.88%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (88.73%) Visualforce
2 71 (33.33%) HTML
3 65 (30.52%) CSS
4 64 (30.05%) SOAP
5 55 (25.82%) Web Services
6 50 (23.47%) REST
7 47 (22.07%) XML
8 39 (18.31%) RESTful
9 37 (17.37%) Mason
10 28 (13.15%) .NET
11 27 (12.68%) jQuery
12 24 (11.27%) COM
13 18 (8.45%) AngularJS
14 17 (7.98%) J2EE
14 17 (7.98%) JSON
15 16 (7.51%) Ajax
16 15 (7.04%) CSS3
16 15 (7.04%) HTML5
17 11 (5.16%) Symfony
18 7 (3.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.21%) Mobile App
2 16 (7.51%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (6.57%) Data Structures
4 10 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.29%) User Experience
6 5 (2.35%) Mashup
7 4 (1.88%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.41%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.94%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.47%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.63%) Apple iOS
2 10 (4.69%) Android
3 4 (1.88%) Linux
3 4 (1.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (29.11%) CRM
3 40 (18.78%) Migration
4 38 (17.84%) Scrum
5 34 (15.96%) Web Development
6 31 (14.55%) OO
7 27 (12.68%) Workflow
8 26 (12.21%) Data Migration
9 25 (11.74%) SOA
10 20 (9.39%) API Development
10 20 (9.39%) Data Modelling
11 19 (8.92%) Automated Testing
11 19 (8.92%) ETL
12 18 (8.45%) ERP
12 18 (8.45%) TDD
13 17 (7.98%) MVC
13 17 (7.98%) Waterfall
14 16 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (7.51%) SDLC
15 15 (7.04%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 95 (44.60%) Java
2 72 (33.80%) JavaScript
3 55 (25.82%) SOQL
4 28 (13.15%) SQL
5 27 (12.68%) PHP
6 12 (5.63%) SOSL
7 11 (5.16%) C#
8 7 (3.29%) Ruby
9 5 (2.35%) Python
10 3 (1.41%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.94%) Groovy
11 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.47%) ES6
12 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.47%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 19 (8.92%) Degree
2 5 (2.35%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.88%) Kibana
2 3 (1.41%) DBAmp
2 3 (1.41%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 213 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 45 (21.13%) Oracle
3 30 (14.08%) Siebel
4 25 (11.74%) Microsoft
4 25 (11.74%) SAP
5 8 (3.76%) Informatica
6 7 (3.29%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 7 (3.29%) Talend
7 5 (2.35%) Conga
7 5 (2.35%) Pardot
8 4 (1.88%) Hyperion
8 4 (1.88%) Zend
9 3 (1.41%) Canoo
10 2 (0.94%) Adobe
10 2 (0.94%) Apttus
10 2 (0.94%) Google
10 2 (0.94%) Infor
11 1 (0.47%) Marketo
11 1 (0.47%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.47%) Zuora
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