The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 449 441 505
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +64
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 170 160 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 0.84% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 112 47
Average daily rate £425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
19676 19149 17940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.26% 37.80% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13377 12746 11251
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 427 478
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.54 £18.65 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apex Code within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 167 £425 -5.55% 104
London -18 82 £475 +5.43% 79
South East +11 43 £380 -17.83% 11
Berkshire +12 24 £380 -10.85% 5
Slough +18 12 £380 +11.76%
West Midlands -6 12 £375 - 3
City of London +4 11 £475 -5.00% 22
Birmingham +2 9 £250 -40.29% 2
North West -10 8 £400 -5.88%
East Midlands - 7 £425 - 1
East of England - 6 £450 - 1
Nottingham - 6 - -
Nottinghamshire - 6 - -
South West +2 5 £431 -4.16% 5
Surrey 0 5 £363 -19.44%
Dorset +8 4 £431 -6.75% 2
Yorkshire -22 4 £400 +1.58% 3
Bournemouth - 4 £431 - 2
Brighton +16 3 £288 -
East Sussex +12 3 £288 -
Oxfordshire -11 3 £431 -9.21% 2
Manchester -14 3 £400 -5.88%
Lancashire - 3 £400 -
West Sussex - 3 £450 -
Kent - 3 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 3 £450 -
Reading -11 2 £500 -9.09% 2
Cambridge - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £425 -
Watford - 2 - -

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 245 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 219 (89.39%) Visualforce
3 109 (44.49%) JavaScript
4 103 (42.04%) Java
5 101 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (32.65%) HTML
7 77 (31.43%) CSS
7 77 (31.43%) Force.com
8 74 (30.20%) CRM
9 68 (27.76%) Oracle
9 68 (27.76%) Mason
9 68 (27.76%) Oracle APEX
10 61 (24.90%) Git (software)
11 58 (23.67%) SaaS
12 53 (21.63%) Cloud Computing
13 51 (20.82%) Scrum
14 49 (20.00%) Web Development
15 45 (18.37%) SOAP
16 44 (17.96%) Subversion
17 42 (17.14%) jQuery
17 42 (17.14%) PHP
17 42 (17.14%) Siebel
17 42 (17.14%) Eloqua
17 42 (17.14%) BigMachines
18 40 (16.33%) REST
19 39 (15.92%) Web Services
19 39 (15.92%) Waterfall
20 36 (14.69%) SDLC
21 33 (13.47%) OO
22 32 (13.06%) XML

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (3.27%) Node.js
2 7 (2.86%) CMS
3 6 (2.45%) WordPress
4 4 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.82%) Apache
5 2 (0.82%) Drupal
5 2 (0.82%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (0.82%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.41%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.41%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 42 (17.14%) BigMachines
1 42 (17.14%) Eloqua
2 10 (4.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (1.63%) Magento
4 2 (0.82%) Cordys
4 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.41%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 77 (31.43%) Force.com
2 58 (23.67%) SaaS
3 53 (21.63%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (2.86%) GitHub
6 4 (1.63%) Heroku
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.41%) Boomi
7 1 (0.41%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.41%) 802.15
2 1 (0.41%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.41%) HTTP
2 1 (0.41%) SSL
2 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.41%) X.509
2 1 (0.41%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.61%) Relational Database
2 25 (10.20%) MySQL
3 11 (4.49%) RDBMS
4 10 (4.08%) MongoDB
4 10 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.86%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 68 (27.76%) Oracle APEX
2 61 (24.90%) Git (software)
3 44 (17.96%) Subversion
4 30 (12.24%) Ant
5 27 (11.02%) Jenkins
6 23 (9.39%) Eclipse
7 15 (6.12%) JIRA
8 14 (5.71%) Maven
9 11 (4.49%) Hudson
9 11 (4.49%) Selenium
9 11 (4.49%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.22%) Grunt
11 2 (0.82%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.82%) Toad
12 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.41%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (0.41%) gulp
12 1 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 25 (10.20%) Marketing
2 24 (9.80%) Finance
3 10 (4.08%) Retail
4 5 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.63%) German Language
6 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.22%) Publishing
6 3 (1.22%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.82%) Banking
7 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Billing
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 203 (82.86%) Developer
2 147 (60.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 18 (7.35%) Architect
4 17 (6.94%) Senior Developer
5 16 (6.53%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 14 (5.71%) Consultant
7 13 (5.31%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (4.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 12 (4.90%) PHP Developer
8 12 (4.90%) Programmer
8 12 (4.90%) Salesforce.com Consultant
9 10 (4.08%) Administrator
9 10 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (3.67%) Python Developer
10 9 (3.67%) Salesforce.com Administrator
10 9 (3.67%) Technical Architect
11 8 (3.27%) Java Developer
12 7 (2.86%) Lead Developer
12 7 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.86%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (89.39%) Visualforce
2 80 (32.65%) HTML
3 77 (31.43%) CSS
4 68 (27.76%) Mason
5 45 (18.37%) SOAP
6 42 (17.14%) jQuery
7 40 (16.33%) REST
8 39 (15.92%) Web Services
9 32 (13.06%) XML
10 31 (12.65%) HTML5
11 29 (11.84%) CSS3
12 25 (10.20%) AngularJS
13 23 (9.39%) .NET
14 22 (8.98%) RESTful
15 13 (5.31%) JSON
16 12 (4.90%) Ajax
17 11 (4.49%) XML Schema
18 9 (3.67%) Django
19 8 (3.27%) XSD
20 7 (2.86%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.90%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.08%) User Experience
4 9 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.04%) Mashup
6 3 (1.22%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.82%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.41%) Blog
8 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.41%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.41%) Statistics
8 1 (0.41%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.49%) Linux
2 10 (4.08%) Unix
3 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (30.20%) CRM
3 51 (20.82%) Scrum
4 49 (20.00%) Web Development
5 39 (15.92%) Waterfall
6 36 (14.69%) SDLC
7 33 (13.47%) OO
8 30 (12.24%) Migration
9 29 (11.84%) SOA
10 28 (11.43%) Front End Development
11 25 (10.20%) Data Migration
12 21 (8.57%) TDD
12 21 (8.57%) Web Application Development
13 19 (7.76%) BDD
14 15 (6.12%) ETL
15 14 (5.71%) Automated Testing
15 14 (5.71%) OOP
15 14 (5.71%) Project Management
15 14 (5.71%) Release Management
15 14 (5.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 109 (44.49%) JavaScript
2 103 (42.04%) Java
3 42 (17.14%) PHP
4 31 (12.65%) SOQL
5 19 (7.76%) SQL
6 12 (4.90%) C#
6 12 (4.90%) Python
7 9 (3.67%) PL/SQL
7 9 (3.67%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.45%) Ruby
9 4 (1.63%) C
9 4 (1.63%) Perl
10 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.82%) C++
10 2 (0.82%) Jython
10 2 (0.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (0.41%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 10 (4.08%) Degree
2 4 (1.63%) CBAP
3 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.63%) Kibana
2 2 (0.82%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 245 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 68 (27.76%) Oracle
3 42 (17.14%) Siebel
4 14 (5.71%) Informatica
5 10 (4.08%) SAP
6 6 (2.45%) Conga
6 6 (2.45%) ExactTarget
7 4 (1.63%) Pardot
7 4 (1.63%) Zuora
8 3 (1.22%) Zend
9 2 (0.82%) IBM
9 2 (0.82%) Infor
9 2 (0.82%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.82%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.41%) BMC
10 1 (0.41%) Dell
10 1 (0.41%) Lotus
10 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.41%) Remedy
10 1 (0.41%) Talend
London
Computer People
Rate: £600.00 - £1000.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Mason Frank International
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
North Yorkshire
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield
Mason Frank International
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 12 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 16 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Mason Frank International
Posted: 17 days ago
Sheffield
Mason Frank International
Posted: 17 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 17 days ago
Suffolk
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 22 days ago
England
Mason Frank International
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Kent
Mason Frank International
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Mason Frank International
Posted: 26 days ago
Somerset
Mason Frank International
Posted: 26 days ago
Oxfordshire
Mason Frank International
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 26 days ago