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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 442 479 450
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -29
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 144 115 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 0.58% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 70 64
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£456 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £349 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -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
20728 19948 17487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.17% 36.86% 37.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13452 12815 10834
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 476 644
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.87 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +31 144 £456 +1.38% 133
London +15 75 £456 +1.38% 113
West Yorkshire - 39 £475 - 1
Yorkshire - 39 £475 - 1
Leeds - 38 £475 -
City of London +16 28 £475 +2.70% 65
South East -9 15 £420 -11.57% 9
Berkshire -3 10 £365 -23.15% 1
West Midlands -6 6 £375 -23.46% 1
South West +2 4 £450 +33.33%
Slough - 4 £340 -
Oxford - 3 £550 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £550 -
East of England +4 1 - - 5
East Midlands -8 1 £425 +41.66% 2
Manchester -19 1 £425 -
North West -25 1 £425 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 3
Nottingham - 1 £425 - 1
Brighton - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - - 2
Coventry - 1 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £425 - 1
Northern Ireland - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Ilkley - - - - 1
Abingdon - - - -
County Antrim - - - -

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 299 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 246 (82.27%) Visualforce
3 104 (34.78%) Force.com
4 99 (33.11%) Java
5 71 (23.75%) Mason
6 70 (23.41%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (21.07%) REST
8 58 (19.40%) CRM
9 47 (15.72%) Cloud Computing
10 46 (15.38%) SaaS
11 43 (14.38%) SOAP
11 43 (14.38%) Finance
12 37 (12.37%) Integration Testing
13 36 (12.04%) Web Services
14 35 (11.71%) Release Management
15 34 (11.37%) JavaScript
16 27 (9.03%) SOQL
17 26 (8.70%) HTML
18 24 (8.03%) CSS
19 22 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
20 21 (7.02%) .NET
21 19 (6.35%) Scrum
21 19 (6.35%) jQuery
22 17 (5.69%) Workflow
22 17 (5.69%) ETL
23 16 (5.35%) Migration
24 15 (5.02%) Retail
24 15 (5.02%) SQL
25 13 (4.35%) Project Management
25 13 (4.35%) Business Analysis

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 3 (1.00%) CMS
2 1 (0.33%) SugarCRM
2 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.33%) Confluence
2 1 (0.33%) Node.js
2 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 104 (34.78%) Force.com
2 47 (15.72%) Cloud Computing
3 46 (15.38%) SaaS
4 4 (1.34%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.67%) Intranet
2 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.68%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (2.01%) JIRA
3 5 (1.67%) Selenium
3 5 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.34%) Grunt
4 4 (1.34%) Ant
5 3 (1.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.00%) Yeoman
5 3 (1.00%) Bower
6 2 (0.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.67%) Subversion
7 1 (0.33%) Xcode
7 1 (0.33%) NUnit
7 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.33%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.33%) Moq
7 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.33%) Jasmine
General
1 43 (14.38%) Finance
2 15 (5.02%) Retail
3 12 (4.01%) Marketing
4 9 (3.01%) Legal
5 7 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.01%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.00%) Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Billing
8 2 (0.67%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) French Language
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 218 (72.91%) Developer
2 211 (70.57%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 24 (8.03%) Consultant
4 23 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Consultant
5 20 (6.69%) Analyst
6 19 (6.35%) Architect
7 16 (5.35%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 15 (5.02%) Technical Developer
9 14 (4.68%) Business Analyst
9 14 (4.68%) Salesforce.com Administrator
10 13 (4.35%) Administrator
11 11 (3.68%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
12 10 (3.34%) Technical Architect
13 6 (2.01%) Project Manager
14 5 (1.67%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
15 4 (1.34%) UI Programmer
15 4 (1.34%) UI Developer
15 4 (1.34%) Functional Consultant
15 4 (1.34%) Solutions Architect
15 4 (1.34%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (82.27%) Visualforce
2 71 (23.75%) Mason
3 63 (21.07%) REST
4 43 (14.38%) SOAP
5 36 (12.04%) Web Services
6 26 (8.70%) HTML
7 24 (8.03%) CSS
8 21 (7.02%) .NET
9 19 (6.35%) jQuery
10 8 (2.68%) Ajax
10 8 (2.68%) XML
11 7 (2.34%) HTML5
12 6 (2.01%) JSON
13 5 (1.67%) Middleware
14 3 (1.00%) COM
15 2 (0.67%) AngularJS
15 2 (0.67%) RESTful
15 2 (0.67%) J2SE
15 2 (0.67%) J2EE
16 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (3.01%) Mobile App
3 5 (1.67%) User Experience
4 4 (1.34%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.67%) iPad
6 2 (0.67%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.67%) Life Science
7 1 (0.33%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.33%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (23.41%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (19.40%) CRM
3 37 (12.37%) Integration Testing
4 35 (11.71%) Release Management
5 22 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (6.35%) Scrum
7 17 (5.69%) Workflow
7 17 (5.69%) ETL
8 16 (5.35%) Migration
9 13 (4.35%) Project Management
9 13 (4.35%) Business Analysis
10 11 (3.68%) Data Migration
11 10 (3.34%) Validation
12 9 (3.01%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (3.01%) OO
12 9 (3.01%) Asset Management
12 9 (3.01%) Data Management
13 8 (2.68%) TDD
13 8 (2.68%) Data Analysis
13 8 (2.68%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 99 (33.11%) Java
2 34 (11.37%) JavaScript
3 27 (9.03%) SOQL
4 15 (5.02%) SQL
5 7 (2.34%) SOSL
6 4 (1.34%) C#
7 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.00%) Degree
2 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.34%) QA
Vendors
1 299 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (2.68%) Oracle
3 6 (2.01%) Eloqua
3 6 (2.01%) Siebel
4 4 (1.34%) ExactTarget
4 4 (1.34%) Informatica
4 4 (1.34%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.00%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.00%) Maxymiser
6 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.33%) SAP
6 1 (0.33%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.33%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.33%) Google
6 1 (0.33%) Zoho
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