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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 513 466 490
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +24
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 98 134 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.25% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.66% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 112 61
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£423 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.78%
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
21608 20250 19433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.86% 37.03% 38.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14529 12960 12023
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 410 571
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £16.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £55.60 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 July 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 21 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 29 July 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 -42 98 £423 -8.54% 61
London -17 71 £438 -7.89% 34
City of London +1 17 £500 - 17
South East -25 16 £388 +3.33% 12
Surrey +1 6 £356 -31.75%
South West +5 5 £300 -10.44% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames +2 5 £350 -32.95%
North West -18 5 £325 -34.17% 2
Hampshire +2 4 £386 +3.00% 1
Manchester -14 4 £219 -59.30%
Berkshire 0 3 £408 +8.66% 7
Devon 0 3 £300 -50.00%
Reading -5 3 £408 -24.18% 1
Oxfordshire -21 2 £475 +58.33% 1
East of England +1 1 £475 +11.76% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 1 £550 +69.23%
Bristol -11 1 £300 -10.44%
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Aylesbury - 1 £550 -
Basingstoke - 1 £350 -
Essex - 1 £475 - 1

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 219 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 161 (73.52%) Visualforce
3 83 (37.90%) Force.com
4 59 (26.94%) Java
5 54 (24.66%) REST
6 51 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (21.46%) CRM
8 44 (20.09%) JavaScript
9 40 (18.26%) Finance
9 40 (18.26%) Mason
10 39 (17.81%) HTML
11 34 (15.53%) Release Management
12 33 (15.07%) Cloud Computing
13 32 (14.61%) SaaS
14 31 (14.16%) Integration Testing
15 29 (13.24%) System Integration Testing
16 27 (12.33%) jQuery
16 27 (12.33%) CSS
17 26 (11.87%) SOAP
18 22 (10.05%) Asset Management
19 20 (9.13%) Scrum
19 20 (9.13%) Web Services
20 19 (8.68%) Informatica
20 19 (8.68%) SOQL
21 18 (8.22%) HTML5
22 15 (6.85%) SQL
22 15 (6.85%) Workflow
23 14 (6.39%) Marketing
23 14 (6.39%) Web Development
24 13 (5.94%) Retail

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (1.83%) CMS
2 3 (1.37%) Apache
3 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.46%) Jetty
3 1 (0.46%) WordPress
3 1 (0.46%) Confluence
3 1 (0.46%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.11%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.46%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 83 (37.90%) Force.com
2 33 (15.07%) Cloud Computing
3 32 (14.61%) SaaS
4 8 (3.65%) Heroku
5 5 (2.28%) FinancialForce.com
6 2 (0.91%) Boomi
7 1 (0.46%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.37%) HTTP
1 3 (1.37%) Intranet
2 1 (0.46%) Internet
2 1 (0.46%) Skype
2 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.46%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.37%) MySQL
2 2 (0.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.91%) DataStage
2 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (0.91%) MongoDB
2 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.11%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.83%) Subversion
3 4 (1.83%) JIRA
4 2 (0.91%) Selenium
4 2 (0.91%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.91%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.91%) Grunt
5 1 (0.46%) Yeoman
5 1 (0.46%) Bower
5 1 (0.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.46%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.46%) Gradle
5 1 (0.46%) Xcode
5 1 (0.46%) Ant
5 1 (0.46%) JUnit
5 1 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.46%) Maven
General
1 40 (18.26%) Finance
2 14 (6.39%) Marketing
3 13 (5.94%) Retail
4 5 (2.28%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.83%) Publishing
5 4 (1.83%) Law
6 3 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 153 (69.86%) Developer
2 139 (63.47%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 25 (11.42%) Architect
4 19 (8.68%) Consultant
4 19 (8.68%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 18 (8.22%) Salesforce.com Consultant
5 18 (8.22%) Technical Architect
6 13 (5.94%) Administrator
6 13 (5.94%) Technical Developer
7 12 (5.48%) Salesforce.com Administrator
8 11 (5.02%) Analyst
9 8 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.74%) Business Analyst
11 5 (2.28%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.28%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (2.28%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
12 4 (1.83%) Technical Solutions Architect
13 3 (1.37%) Programmer
14 2 (0.91%) Java Developer
14 2 (0.91%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (73.52%) Visualforce
2 54 (24.66%) REST
3 40 (18.26%) Mason
4 39 (17.81%) HTML
5 27 (12.33%) CSS
5 27 (12.33%) jQuery
6 26 (11.87%) SOAP
7 20 (9.13%) Web Services
8 18 (8.22%) HTML5
9 12 (5.48%) AngularJS
10 10 (4.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (4.57%) .NET
11 8 (3.65%) XML
12 7 (3.20%) Middleware
13 6 (2.74%) JSON
14 5 (2.28%) COM
15 3 (1.37%) Ajax
15 3 (1.37%) DHTML
15 3 (1.37%) ASP.NET
15 3 (1.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.11%) User Experience
2 8 (3.65%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.74%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.74%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.91%) Spread Betting
6 2 (0.91%) FMCG
7 1 (0.46%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.46%) Social Media
7 1 (0.46%) iPad
7 1 (0.46%) Informatics
7 1 (0.46%) IVR
7 1 (0.46%) Life Science
7 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.20%) Apple iOS
2 5 (2.28%) Android
3 2 (0.91%) UNIX
4 1 (0.46%) Windows
4 1 (0.46%) Linux
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (21.46%) CRM
3 34 (15.53%) Release Management
4 31 (14.16%) Integration Testing
5 29 (13.24%) System Integration Testing
6 22 (10.05%) Asset Management
7 20 (9.13%) Scrum
8 15 (6.85%) Workflow
9 14 (6.39%) Web Development
10 12 (5.48%) ETL
11 11 (5.02%) Migration
11 11 (5.02%) Data Management
12 10 (4.57%) Validation
12 10 (4.57%) SDLC
13 9 (4.11%) Project Management
14 8 (3.65%) Business Analysis
15 7 (3.20%) Mobile Development
16 6 (2.74%) Data Migration
16 6 (2.74%) ERP
16 6 (2.74%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 59 (26.94%) Java
2 44 (20.09%) JavaScript
3 19 (8.68%) SOQL
4 15 (6.85%) SQL
5 11 (5.02%) PHP
6 5 (2.28%) SOSL
7 4 (1.83%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.83%) C#
8 3 (1.37%) Python
9 2 (0.91%) Ruby
10 1 (0.46%) VB6
10 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.46%) VB
10 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (3.65%) Degree
2 1 (0.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Jitterbit
2 3 (1.37%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 2 (0.91%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 219 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 19 (8.68%) Informatica
3 9 (4.11%) Oracle
3 9 (4.11%) Eloqua
4 8 (3.65%) Siebel
5 6 (2.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.28%) ExactTarget
7 3 (1.37%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.91%) Dell
8 2 (0.91%) SAP
8 2 (0.91%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.46%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.46%) Maxymiser
9 1 (0.46%) Talend
9 1 (0.46%) Pardot
9 1 (0.46%) Zuora
9 1 (0.46%) Conga
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