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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 420 490 408
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -82
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 157 71 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.82% 0.39% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 48 84
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£451 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £371 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -
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
19262 18075 17375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.94% 37.14% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12843 11406 10701
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 509 720
Average hourly rate £35.18 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.65 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +63 156 £451 +0.11% 110
London +57 97 £450 - 68
City of London +39 46 £500 +11.11% 45
South East +8 39 £469 -6.25% 19
Berkshire +12 19 £435 -13.05% 6
Oxfordshire -7 14 £475 -5.00%
Yorkshire - 8 £388 - 5
Slough - 6 £359 -
West Midlands -2 2 £406 - 3
Manchester -11 1 £425 -5.55% 5
North West -12 1 £425 -5.55% 5
Hampshire -18 1 £463 -7.50% 2
Middlesex - 1 £450 - 1
Coventry - 1 £350 -
Surrey - 1 £450 - 2
Warwickshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 3
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
Winchester - - - - 1

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 338 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 311 (92.01%) Visualforce
3 151 (44.67%) Force.com
4 124 (36.69%) Java
5 88 (26.04%) Mason
6 83 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (23.96%) CRM
8 60 (17.75%) Web Services
9 57 (16.86%) JavaScript
10 56 (16.57%) Cloud Computing
11 55 (16.27%) SaaS
12 48 (14.20%) Migration
13 42 (12.43%) HTML
14 38 (11.24%) SOAP
14 38 (11.24%) Finance
15 35 (10.36%) XML
15 35 (10.36%) .NET
15 35 (10.36%) SOQL
16 33 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
17 31 (9.17%) REST
18 25 (7.40%) SQL
19 24 (7.10%) CSS
20 23 (6.80%) ETL
20 23 (6.80%) Scrum
21 22 (6.51%) Workflow
22 20 (5.92%) Web Development
23 19 (5.62%) Business Analysis
24 18 (5.33%) Data Migration
24 18 (5.33%) SOSL
25 16 (4.73%) jQuery

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (0.30%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.30%) SugarCRM
1 1 (0.30%) WordPress
1 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
1 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (0.89%) MS Project
1 3 (0.89%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.30%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 151 (44.67%) Force.com
2 56 (16.57%) Cloud Computing
3 55 (16.27%) SaaS
4 7 (2.07%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.18%) HTTP
2 3 (0.89%) HTTPS
2 3 (0.89%) Internet
3 2 (0.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.66%) JIRA
2 7 (2.07%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (1.48%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.89%) Selenium
4 3 (0.89%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.89%) Ant
4 3 (0.89%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.89%) Subversion
5 2 (0.59%) Grunt
5 2 (0.59%) Yeoman
5 2 (0.59%) Bower
6 1 (0.30%) NUnit
6 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.30%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.30%) Moq
6 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
General
1 38 (11.24%) Finance
2 16 (4.73%) Publishing
2 16 (4.73%) Retail
3 9 (2.66%) Legal
4 8 (2.37%) Marketing
5 7 (2.07%) Banking
5 7 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.78%) Billing
7 4 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 241 (71.30%) Developer
2 236 (69.82%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 32 (9.47%) Architect
4 31 (9.17%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 29 (8.58%) Consultant
6 28 (8.28%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 19 (5.62%) Analyst
8 18 (5.33%) Administrator
8 18 (5.33%) Salesforce.com Administrator
9 15 (4.44%) Business Analyst
10 13 (3.85%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
11 9 (2.66%) Technical Architect
12 8 (2.37%) Functional Consultant
12 8 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.07%) Senior Developer
14 6 (1.78%) Project Manager
15 5 (1.48%) CRM Developer
15 5 (1.48%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
16 4 (1.18%) Lead Developer
17 3 (0.89%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 311 (92.01%) Visualforce
2 88 (26.04%) Mason
3 60 (17.75%) Web Services
4 42 (12.43%) HTML
5 38 (11.24%) SOAP
6 35 (10.36%) XML
6 35 (10.36%) .NET
7 31 (9.17%) REST
8 24 (7.10%) CSS
9 16 (4.73%) jQuery
10 11 (3.25%) JSON
11 7 (2.07%) Ajax
11 7 (2.07%) J2EE
12 5 (1.48%) HTML5
13 3 (0.89%) AngularJS
13 3 (0.89%) Struts
14 2 (0.59%) J2SE
14 2 (0.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (0.59%) Backbone.js
14 2 (0.59%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (3.55%) User Experience
3 11 (3.25%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.48%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.30%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.30%) Life Science
6 1 (0.30%) FMCG
6 1 (0.30%) iPad
6 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.30%) Windows
1 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (23.96%) CRM
3 48 (14.20%) Migration
4 33 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (6.80%) Scrum
5 23 (6.80%) ETL
6 22 (6.51%) Workflow
7 20 (5.92%) Web Development
8 19 (5.62%) Business Analysis
9 18 (5.33%) Data Migration
10 15 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (4.44%) E-Commerce
11 14 (4.14%) OpenUP
12 12 (3.55%) OO
12 12 (3.55%) Project Management
13 11 (3.25%) OOP
14 9 (2.66%) Release Management
15 8 (2.37%) Web Application Development
15 8 (2.37%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (2.07%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 124 (36.69%) Java
2 57 (16.86%) JavaScript
3 35 (10.36%) SOQL
4 25 (7.40%) SQL
5 18 (5.33%) SOSL
6 10 (2.96%) C#
7 4 (1.18%) C++
8 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.30%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (0.89%) Degree
2 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.25%) QA
Vendors
1 338 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (2.07%) Oracle
3 5 (1.48%) Informatica
4 4 (1.18%) Eloqua
4 4 (1.18%) Siebel
4 4 (1.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.59%) Maxymiser
5 2 (0.59%) ExactTarget
6 1 (0.30%) Zoho
6 1 (0.30%) Ariba
6 1 (0.30%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.30%) SAP
6 1 (0.30%) Google
Dorset
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Rate: £425-£500/Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Mason Frank
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago