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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 511 410 481
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +71
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 96 178 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.34% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.90% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 131 55
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£450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -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
20342 19691 17540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.55% 37.41% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13467 13006 10832
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 468 618
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 22 May 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 22 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 22 May 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 -92 96 £450 - 139
London -62 67 £450 - 108
City of London -21 18 £500 +3.62% 58
South East -19 10 £475 +4.10% 12
West Yorkshire - 8 £494 -
Yorkshire - 8 £494 - 1
Leeds - 7 £494 -
West Midlands -11 6 £290 -42.00% 3
South West +9 4 £438 +30.59%
Oxfordshire -21 4 £513 +17.14%
Coventry - 4 £283 - 1
Berkshire -12 3 £515 +37.33% 4
Reading +10 2 £408 -14.21% 1
Bristol -1 2 £438 +30.59%
Hampshire -2 2 £400 -20.00% 2
East of England +4 1 £475 +26.66% 6
Essex +3 1 £475 +26.66% 1
Gloucestershire -6 1 - -
Birmingham -11 1 £550 +10.00%
Oxford -14 1 £550 -
Basingstoke - 1 £350 - 1
Surrey - 1 £388 - 1

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 263 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 199 (75.67%) Visualforce
3 89 (33.84%) Force.com
4 70 (26.62%) Java
5 60 (22.81%) REST
6 57 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (19.39%) CRM
8 46 (17.49%) Mason
9 37 (14.07%) Integration Testing
10 36 (13.69%) Finance
11 35 (13.31%) Release Management
12 34 (12.93%) SOAP
13 33 (12.55%) JavaScript
14 31 (11.79%) Cloud Computing
15 30 (11.41%) SaaS
15 30 (11.41%) HTML
16 29 (11.03%) CSS
17 28 (10.65%) Web Services
18 23 (8.75%) jQuery
18 23 (8.75%) SOQL
19 15 (5.70%) Workflow
19 15 (5.70%) Scrum
19 15 (5.70%) Marketing
20 14 (5.32%) Retail
21 13 (4.94%) .NET
21 13 (4.94%) Asset Management
22 12 (4.56%) SQL
22 12 (4.56%) Informatica
23 10 (3.80%) ETL
23 10 (3.80%) Mobile App

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.14%) CMS
2 2 (0.76%) Apache
3 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.38%) WordPress
3 1 (0.38%) Confluence
3 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.38%) Node.js
3 1 (0.38%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.04%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.38%) Radian6
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 89 (33.84%) Force.com
2 31 (11.79%) Cloud Computing
3 30 (11.41%) SaaS
4 9 (3.42%) Heroku
5 2 (0.76%) Boomi
5 2 (0.76%) FinancialForce.com
6 1 (0.38%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.14%) Intranet
2 1 (0.38%) Skype
2 1 (0.38%) Internet
2 1 (0.38%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.76%) MySQL
2 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.38%) DataStage
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.42%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (1.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.52%) JIRA
3 4 (1.52%) Selenium
3 4 (1.52%) Grunt
4 3 (1.14%) Yeoman
4 3 (1.14%) Bower
4 3 (1.14%) Ant
5 2 (0.76%) Subversion
5 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.38%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.38%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.38%) Moq
6 1 (0.38%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.38%) NUnit
6 1 (0.38%) Xcode
General
1 36 (13.69%) Finance
2 15 (5.70%) Marketing
3 14 (5.32%) Retail
4 8 (3.04%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.90%) Legal
5 5 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.76%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) German Language
8 1 (0.38%) Billing
8 1 (0.38%) Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 192 (73.00%) Developer
2 183 (69.58%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 25 (9.51%) Architect
4 19 (7.22%) Consultant
5 18 (6.84%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 18 (6.84%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 16 (6.08%) Technical Architect
7 15 (5.70%) Technical Developer
8 14 (5.32%) Salesforce.com Administrator
8 14 (5.32%) Analyst
9 13 (4.94%) Administrator
10 10 (3.80%) Business Analyst
11 9 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.66%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
13 4 (1.52%) Technical Solutions Architect
13 4 (1.52%) Technical Consultant
13 4 (1.52%) Senior Developer
13 4 (1.52%) UI Developer
13 4 (1.52%) UI Programmer
14 3 (1.14%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (75.67%) Visualforce
2 60 (22.81%) REST
3 46 (17.49%) Mason
4 34 (12.93%) SOAP
5 30 (11.41%) HTML
6 29 (11.03%) CSS
7 28 (10.65%) Web Services
8 23 (8.75%) jQuery
9 13 (4.94%) .NET
10 9 (3.42%) HTML5
11 7 (2.66%) Ajax
12 6 (2.28%) Middleware
13 5 (1.90%) JSON
14 4 (1.52%) COM
14 4 (1.52%) XML
15 3 (1.14%) AngularJS
15 3 (1.14%) DHTML
16 2 (0.76%) CSS3
17 1 (0.38%) Ionic Framework
17 1 (0.38%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.80%) Mobile App
2 7 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (1.90%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.14%) User Experience
6 2 (0.76%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.76%) FMCG
6 2 (0.76%) Spread Betting
6 2 (0.76%) Life Science
6 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.38%) Social Media
7 1 (0.38%) iPad
7 1 (0.38%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.38%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.38%) Android
1 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (19.39%) CRM
3 37 (14.07%) Integration Testing
4 35 (13.31%) Release Management
5 15 (5.70%) Workflow
5 15 (5.70%) Scrum
6 13 (4.94%) Asset Management
7 10 (3.80%) ETL
8 9 (3.42%) Business Analysis
9 8 (3.04%) Migration
9 8 (3.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (2.66%) OO
10 7 (2.66%) Project Management
10 7 (2.66%) Web Development
10 7 (2.66%) Data Management
11 6 (2.28%) TDD
11 6 (2.28%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (1.90%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (1.90%) Web Application Development
12 5 (1.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 70 (26.62%) Java
2 33 (12.55%) JavaScript
3 23 (8.75%) SOQL
4 12 (4.56%) SQL
5 7 (2.66%) PHP
6 6 (2.28%) SOSL
7 4 (1.52%) C#
8 2 (0.76%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.76%) Python
9 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (1.52%) Degree
2 1 (0.38%) ISEB
2 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.14%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 2 (0.76%) DBAmp
3 1 (0.38%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 263 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (4.56%) Informatica
3 9 (3.42%) Oracle
4 8 (3.04%) Siebel
4 8 (3.04%) Eloqua
5 5 (1.90%) Apttus
5 5 (1.90%) ExactTarget
5 5 (1.90%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.14%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.14%) Maxymiser
7 2 (0.76%) Dell
7 2 (0.76%) Conga
8 1 (0.38%) Zuora
8 1 (0.38%) Zoho
8 1 (0.38%) Pardot
8 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.38%) SAP
8 1 (0.38%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.38%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.38%) Ab Initio
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