The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 446 489 498
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +9
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 145 84 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 0.43% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 63 66
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £549 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £470
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20133 19482 20816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.85% 38.10% 36.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12863 12054 12440
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 554 799
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.01 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 +53 139 £450 -5.26% 66
London +51 105 £469 -1.31% 46
City of London +25 22 £500 +5.26% 26
South East +6 20 £375 -28.57% 9
Berkshire +2 9 £375 -30.23% 3
North West -7 4 £494 +9.72% 2
Scotland -18 4 £400 -
Oxfordshire +3 3 £300 -36.84%
Surrey -3 3 £522 - 2
Hampshire -7 3 £375 -28.57% 1
South West -31 3 £335 -4.28% 1
East Midlands 0 2 £425 -10.52% 1
Reading 0 2 £538 +13.15% 1
East of England -16 2 £425 +41.66% 6
Manchester -2 1 £538 +24.63% 1
Bedfordshire -22 1 £425 +54.54%
Wiltshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Andover - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Telford - - - -

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 294 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 262 (89.12%) Visualforce
3 147 (50.00%) Force.com
4 119 (40.48%) Java
5 104 (35.37%) Mason
6 66 (22.45%) CRM
7 60 (20.41%) JavaScript
8 56 (19.05%) SaaS
9 55 (18.71%) Cloud Computing
10 45 (15.31%) Web Services
11 41 (13.95%) XML
12 39 (13.27%) HTML
13 38 (12.93%) SQL
14 37 (12.59%) SOAP
14 37 (12.59%) Migration
15 28 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (8.84%) Data Migration
17 25 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (8.50%) CSS
18 24 (8.16%) Finance
19 20 (6.80%) C#
20 19 (6.46%) .NET
20 19 (6.46%) Retail
21 17 (5.78%) Workflow
22 15 (5.10%) REST
22 15 (5.10%) J2EE
23 14 (4.76%) Eclipse
23 14 (4.76%) Business Analysis
24 13 (4.42%) Marketing
24 13 (4.42%) Data Analysis

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.70%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.70%) MS Project
3 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 147 (50.00%) Force.com
2 56 (19.05%) SaaS
3 55 (18.71%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.06%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.72%) HTTP
2 3 (1.02%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.08%) Relational Database
2 10 (3.40%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.04%) SAP BW
4 5 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.02%) MS Access
5 3 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.34%) Informix
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 10 (3.40%) Oracle APEX
3 8 (2.72%) JIRA
4 6 (2.04%) Ant
5 3 (1.02%) Subversion
6 2 (0.68%) Maven
6 2 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (8.16%) Finance
2 19 (6.46%) Retail
3 13 (4.42%) Marketing
4 11 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.74%) Billing
5 9 (3.06%) Publishing
6 8 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.04%) Banking
8 4 (1.36%) Advertising
9 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.68%) Back Office
9 2 (0.68%) Electronics
10 1 (0.34%) French Language
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.34%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 216 (73.47%) Developer
2 208 (70.75%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 34 (11.56%) Architect
4 31 (10.54%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 22 (7.48%) Technical Architect
6 19 (6.46%) Administrator
6 19 (6.46%) Salesforce.com Administrator
7 18 (6.12%) Consultant
8 17 (5.78%) Salesforce.com Consultant
9 9 (3.06%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.38%) Analyst
11 5 (1.70%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
11 5 (1.70%) Business Analyst
12 4 (1.36%) Solutions Architect
13 3 (1.02%) CRM Developer
13 3 (1.02%) Configuration Administrator
13 3 (1.02%) .NET Developer
14 2 (0.68%) Developer Analyst
14 2 (0.68%) Senior .NET Developer
14 2 (0.68%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (89.12%) Visualforce
2 104 (35.37%) Mason
3 45 (15.31%) Web Services
4 41 (13.95%) XML
5 39 (13.27%) HTML
6 37 (12.59%) SOAP
7 25 (8.50%) CSS
8 19 (6.46%) .NET
9 15 (5.10%) REST
9 15 (5.10%) J2EE
10 10 (3.40%) Ajax
10 10 (3.40%) RESTful
11 8 (2.72%) JSON
12 5 (1.70%) WCF
12 5 (1.70%) jQuery
12 5 (1.70%) XHTML
12 5 (1.70%) WSDL
12 5 (1.70%) ASP.NET
13 4 (1.36%) J2SE
14 3 (1.02%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.72%) Mobile App
1 8 (2.72%) Data Integration
1 8 (2.72%) FMCG
2 7 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.68%) DTV
5 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.68%) Social Media
6 1 (0.34%) Wiki
6 1 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.70%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.68%) Linux
2 2 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (22.45%) CRM
2 37 (12.59%) Migration
3 28 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (8.84%) Data Migration
5 25 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (5.78%) Workflow
7 14 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 13 (4.42%) Data Analysis
9 12 (4.08%) Project Management
9 12 (4.08%) OO
10 11 (3.74%) ETL
10 11 (3.74%) Scrum
11 10 (3.40%) Data Modelling
11 10 (3.40%) OOP
11 10 (3.40%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (3.06%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (2.72%) Web Application Development
13 8 (2.72%) Unit Testing
14 7 (2.38%) Analytics
14 7 (2.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 119 (40.48%) Java
2 60 (20.41%) JavaScript
3 38 (12.93%) SQL
4 20 (6.80%) C#
5 7 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.70%) PHP
6 5 (1.70%) C++
7 3 (1.02%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.02%) VBA
8 2 (0.68%) C
8 2 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (2.38%) Degree
2 2 (0.68%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.34%) PMP
3 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.36%) QA
Vendors
1 294 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (3.74%) SAP
3 10 (3.40%) Oracle
4 6 (2.04%) JDA
5 5 (1.70%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.36%) Siebel
6 4 (1.36%) ExactTarget
7 2 (0.68%) Sun
7 2 (0.68%) Informatica
7 2 (0.68%) Talend
8 1 (0.34%) Google
8 1 (0.34%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.34%) Remedy
8 1 (0.34%) Ariba
8 1 (0.34%) BMC
8 1 (0.34%) Sage
8 1 (0.34%) Teradata
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £325 to £425 per day 6 month Rolling + Top Rate for SFDC SME expe
Posted: 14 hours ago
England
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum 6 month rolling contract -Possibly more fo
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Gloucestershire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: 27 days ago