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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 509 582 498
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -84
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 140 88 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 0.40% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 58 103
Median daily rate £450 £431 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £463
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -21.62%
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
21570 22106 21217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.78% 38.13% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14849 15015 13643
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 534 414
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +74 135 £450 +4.34% 42
London +22 81 £450 -10.00% 26
South East +36 20 £400 +14.28% 5
City of London +21 19 £450 -5.26% 4
East of England +27 16 £400 +18.51% 6
Cambridgeshire - 15 £378 - 2
Cambridge - 13 £400 - 2
Oxfordshire - 9 £525 - 1
North West +22 7 £473 +11.17% 1
Manchester +3 7 £473 +51.80% 1
Abingdon - 5 - - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £470 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £470 -
Sheffield - 4 £470 -
Berkshire +12 3 - - 2
Hampshire +10 3 £375 -21.05% 1
East Midlands -3 3 £475 +72.72% 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £475 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £475 - 1
Reading - 2 - - 1
North Wales - 2 £450 -
Middlesex - 2 £400 -
Wales - 2 £450 -
Scotland - 2 £375 - 1
South West +11 1 - - 1
East Sussex +4 1 - - 1
West Midlands -22 1 £450 +42.85%
North East - 1 £420 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Flintshire - 1 £450 -

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 218 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 164 (75.23%) Visualforce
3 79 (36.24%) Java
4 59 (27.06%) Force.com
5 49 (22.48%) SOAP
6 48 (22.02%) Web Services
7 47 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (21.10%) Marketing
9 41 (18.81%) HTML
9 41 (18.81%) JavaScript
10 40 (18.35%) CRM
10 40 (18.35%) REST
10 40 (18.35%) SOQL
11 36 (16.51%) CSS
12 32 (14.68%) XML
13 29 (13.30%) SOA
14 27 (12.39%) Migration
15 25 (11.47%) Scrum
15 25 (11.47%) Microsoft
16 24 (11.01%) Mason
17 23 (10.55%) SQL
18 22 (10.09%) OO
18 22 (10.09%) Workflow
19 20 (9.17%) Data Modelling
19 20 (9.17%) .NET
20 18 (8.26%) COM
20 18 (8.26%) Cloud Computing
21 17 (7.80%) Git (software)
22 16 (7.34%) Data Migration
22 16 (7.34%) Oracle APEX

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 8 (3.67%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (2.29%) CMS
3 3 (1.38%) Apache
3 3 (1.38%) Mule
3 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (5.96%) Eloqua
2 8 (3.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.92%) OpenText Process Suite
5 2 (0.92%) Radian6
6 1 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.46%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 59 (27.06%) Force.com
2 18 (8.26%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (4.59%) SaaS
4 5 (2.29%) FinancialForce.com
5 4 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.83%) Google Apps
5 4 (1.83%) Heroku
6 2 (0.92%) GitHub
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.46%) IaaS
7 1 (0.46%) PaaS
7 1 (0.46%) Slack
7 1 (0.46%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.83%) HTTP
2 3 (1.38%) SNMP
3 1 (0.46%) CTI
3 1 (0.46%) Firewall
3 1 (0.46%) Internet
3 1 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.29%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.38%) DB2
3 3 (1.38%) MySQL
3 3 (1.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (7.80%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.34%) Oracle APEX
2 16 (7.34%) Subversion
3 15 (6.88%) Eclipse
4 8 (3.67%) Ant
5 7 (3.21%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (2.29%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.29%) JIRA
6 5 (2.29%) JUnit
6 5 (2.29%) Selenium
7 3 (1.38%) Checkstyle
7 3 (1.38%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.38%) FindBugs
7 3 (1.38%) Flyway
7 3 (1.38%) Gradle
7 3 (1.38%) JMeter
7 3 (1.38%) Liquibase
7 3 (1.38%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.92%) Hudson
8 2 (0.92%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (21.10%) Marketing
2 16 (7.34%) Finance
3 5 (2.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.38%) Retail
5 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.92%) Publishing
6 1 (0.46%) Electronics
6 1 (0.46%) French Language
6 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 165 (75.69%) Developer
2 160 (73.39%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 29 (13.30%) Architect
3 29 (13.30%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 21 (9.63%) Consultant
4 21 (9.63%) Salesforce.com Consultant
5 19 (8.72%) Senior Developer
5 19 (8.72%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
6 15 (6.88%) Technical Architect
7 6 (2.75%) Analyst
7 6 (2.75%) Development Manager
7 6 (2.75%) Salesforce.com Analyst
8 5 (2.29%) .NET Developer
8 5 (2.29%) CRM Developer
8 5 (2.29%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (1.83%) Java Developer
9 4 (1.83%) Lead Developer
9 4 (1.83%) Senior Development Manager
9 4 (1.83%) Senior Manager
9 4 (1.83%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (75.23%) Visualforce
2 49 (22.48%) SOAP
3 48 (22.02%) Web Services
4 41 (18.81%) HTML
5 40 (18.35%) REST
6 36 (16.51%) CSS
7 32 (14.68%) XML
8 24 (11.01%) Mason
9 20 (9.17%) .NET
10 18 (8.26%) COM
11 15 (6.88%) J2EE
11 15 (6.88%) jQuery
12 13 (5.96%) RESTful
13 12 (5.50%) Ajax
14 11 (5.05%) JSON
14 11 (5.05%) Middleware
15 6 (2.75%) Spring
16 5 (2.29%) Apache Flex
16 5 (2.29%) Hibernate
16 5 (2.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.05%) Data Structures
2 7 (3.21%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.83%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.46%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.46%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.46%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.46%) Life Science
6 1 (0.46%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.38%) Android
1 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (18.35%) CRM
3 29 (13.30%) SOA
4 27 (12.39%) Migration
5 25 (11.47%) Scrum
6 22 (10.09%) OO
6 22 (10.09%) Workflow
7 20 (9.17%) Data Modelling
8 16 (7.34%) Data Migration
9 15 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (6.88%) ERP
9 15 (6.88%) OOP
9 15 (6.88%) TDD
9 15 (6.88%) Technical Architecture
10 14 (6.42%) API Development
10 14 (6.42%) High Availability
11 13 (5.96%) MVC
11 13 (5.96%) Project Management
12 12 (5.50%) ETL
12 12 (5.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 79 (36.24%) Java
2 41 (18.81%) JavaScript
3 40 (18.35%) SOQL
4 23 (10.55%) SQL
5 11 (5.05%) C#
6 9 (4.13%) SOSL
7 6 (2.75%) PHP
7 6 (2.75%) Python
8 5 (2.29%) Perl
9 4 (1.83%) Ruby
10 3 (1.38%) Groovy
11 2 (0.92%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.46%) C
12 1 (0.46%) C++
12 1 (0.46%) ES6
12 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (6.88%) Degree
2 3 (1.38%) CBAP
3 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.46%) PMP
3 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.29%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (2.29%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 3 (1.38%) Jitterbit
3 1 (0.46%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 218 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 25 (11.47%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.34%) Oracle
4 12 (5.50%) SAP
5 8 (3.67%) Informatica
6 7 (3.21%) Talend
7 6 (2.75%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 6 (2.75%) Siebel
8 5 (2.29%) Sophos
9 4 (1.83%) Google
9 4 (1.83%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.38%) Canoo
10 3 (1.38%) Conga
10 3 (1.38%) Pardot
11 2 (0.92%) Apttus
12 1 (0.46%) Adobe
12 1 (0.46%) Assembla
12 1 (0.46%) Infor
12 1 (0.46%) Marketo
12 1 (0.46%) NetSuite
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