The table below looks at the statistics for Apex Code skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apex Code over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Force.com Apex Code
UK
Rank 456 463 456
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 145 174 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 0.89% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 108 110
Median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £314 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
18567 19636 19695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.81% 38.36% 37.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12812 13343 12904
Median daily rate £430 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 482 415
Median hourly rate £42.49 £40.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.21% +13.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.54 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

Apex Code
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Apex Code as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apex Code within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 131 £475 +11.76% 68
London +23 82 £500 +2.56% 41
South East +19 33 £450 +18.42% 4
Scotland +30 13 £528 -
Berkshire +9 13 £450 +18.42% 1
Oxfordshire +6 13 £525 +21.73%
Glasgow - 10 £528 -
West Midlands +9 9 £450 +20.00% 2
Reading +23 8 £450 -10.00%
City of London -4 7 £600 +26.31% 10
Oxford - 7 £525 -
Hampshire - 5 £450 - 2
South West -2 4 - - 3
Warwickshire - 4 £438 -
East Sussex +9 3 £375 -
Brighton +5 3 £375 -
Bristol - 3 - - 1
Slough 0 2 £500 +31.57%
East of England -24 2 - - 1
West End of London - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £450 -
Edinburgh +21 1 - -
North West +8 1 £400 -5.32% 2
Manchester +4 1 £400 -5.60% 1
East Midlands -5 1 £475 +11.76% 3
Suffolk -6 1 - -
Birmingham -7 1 - -
Hertfordshire -9 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £425 -
Southwark - 1 £480 -

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apex Code also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Apex Code.

1 270 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 197 (72.96%) Visualforce
3 88 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (25.19%) Force.com
5 61 (22.59%) Java
6 50 (18.52%) JavaScript
7 47 (17.41%) HTML
7 47 (17.41%) Mason
8 45 (16.67%) SOQL
9 44 (16.30%) CRM
10 43 (15.93%) REST
11 42 (15.56%) SOAP
12 40 (14.81%) CSS
13 37 (13.70%) Finance
14 36 (13.33%) .NET
15 35 (12.96%) C#
16 32 (11.85%) Web Services
16 32 (11.85%) Marketing
17 31 (11.48%) SQL
18 24 (8.89%) Oracle APEX
18 24 (8.89%) Scrum
18 24 (8.89%) Oracle
19 22 (8.15%) XML
20 21 (7.78%) Eclipse
21 19 (7.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
22 18 (6.67%) Git (software)
23 17 (6.30%) Software Engineering
24 16 (5.93%) JIRA
24 16 (5.93%) AngularJS
24 16 (5.93%) Jenkins

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.96%) Confluence
2 4 (1.48%) Apache
2 4 (1.48%) JBoss
2 4 (1.48%) Mule
2 4 (1.48%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.48%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.74%) SugarCRM
5 1 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (7.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (2.22%) NetSuite
3 3 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.74%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.37%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 68 (25.19%) Force.com
2 8 (2.96%) SaaS
3 7 (2.59%) Boomi
3 7 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.22%) Heroku
5 5 (1.85%) GitHub
6 4 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.48%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.48%) Slack
7 2 (0.74%) Veeva
8 1 (0.37%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.96%) Internet
2 5 (1.85%) HTTP
3 1 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 8 (2.96%) QlikView
2 8 (2.96%) RDBMS
3 7 (2.59%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.22%) Big Data
4 6 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.85%) DataStage
5 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.48%) MySQL
7 3 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.74%) GIS
9 1 (0.37%) DBAmp
Development Applications
1 24 (8.89%) Oracle APEX
2 21 (7.78%) Eclipse
3 18 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 16 (5.93%) Jenkins
4 16 (5.93%) JIRA
5 13 (4.81%) Subversion
6 8 (2.96%) Hudson
6 8 (2.96%) Maven
6 8 (2.96%) Selenium
6 8 (2.96%) WebDriver
7 5 (1.85%) Ant
8 4 (1.48%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.48%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (13.70%) Finance
2 32 (11.85%) Marketing
3 14 (5.19%) Banking
4 7 (2.59%) Billing
5 6 (2.22%) Publishing
5 6 (2.22%) Retail
6 5 (1.85%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.74%) Automotive
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.37%) French Language
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 192 (71.11%) Developer
2 186 (68.89%) Salesforce Developer
3 32 (11.85%) Consultant
4 29 (10.74%) Architect
4 29 (10.74%) Salesforce Architect
4 29 (10.74%) Salesforce Consultant
5 19 (7.04%) .NET Developer
5 19 (7.04%) Senior Developer
5 19 (7.04%) Senior Salesforce Developer
6 16 (5.93%) Administrator
6 16 (5.93%) C# Developer
7 15 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 15 (5.56%) Salesforce Administrator
8 14 (5.19%) Salesforce Solution Architect
8 14 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (4.81%) Analyst
10 12 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (4.07%) SQL Developer
12 10 (3.70%) Salesforce Analyst
13 7 (2.59%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (72.96%) Visualforce
2 47 (17.41%) HTML
2 47 (17.41%) Mason
3 43 (15.93%) REST
4 42 (15.56%) SOAP
5 40 (14.81%) CSS
6 36 (13.33%) .NET
7 32 (11.85%) Web Services
8 22 (8.15%) XML
9 16 (5.93%) AngularJS
9 16 (5.93%) XML Schema
10 15 (5.56%) Middleware
11 13 (4.81%) HTML5
11 13 (4.81%) RESTful
12 11 (4.07%) jQuery
12 11 (4.07%) JSON
13 8 (2.96%) GWT
13 8 (2.96%) XSD
13 8 (2.96%) XSLT
14 7 (2.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.22%) Virtual Team
3 5 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.48%) User Experience
5 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.11%) NHS
6 2 (0.74%) Life Science
6 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.37%) FMCG
7 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (32.59%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (16.30%) CRM
3 24 (8.89%) Scrum
4 17 (6.30%) Software Engineering
5 16 (5.93%) SOA
6 14 (5.19%) Analytics
6 14 (5.19%) SDLC
7 13 (4.81%) Data Modelling
7 13 (4.81%) OO
7 13 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (4.81%) Waterfall
8 12 (4.44%) Project Management
8 12 (4.44%) Systems Analysis
9 11 (4.07%) Migration
9 11 (4.07%) UML
9 11 (4.07%) Workflow
10 10 (3.70%) API Development
10 10 (3.70%) ETL
11 9 (3.33%) Data Management
11 9 (3.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 61 (22.59%) Java
2 50 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 45 (16.67%) SOQL
4 35 (12.96%) C#
5 31 (11.48%) SQL
6 12 (4.44%) C++
7 10 (3.70%) SOSL
8 8 (2.96%) Python
9 7 (2.59%) Perl
10 5 (1.85%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.85%) VBA
11 1 (0.37%) PHP
11 1 (0.37%) Ruby
11 1 (0.37%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (4.07%) Degree
2 6 (2.22%) PMI Certification
2 6 (2.22%) PMP
3 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.37%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.96%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.96%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 5 (1.85%) Piwik
3 3 (1.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 270 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 24 (8.89%) Oracle
3 12 (4.44%) Informatica
3 12 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.96%) SAP
5 7 (2.59%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 7 (2.59%) Sophos
6 6 (2.22%) Dell
6 6 (2.22%) Pardot
6 6 (2.22%) Tableau
7 5 (1.85%) Siebel
8 4 (1.48%) Assembla
8 4 (1.48%) IBM
8 4 (1.48%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.11%) Apttus
9 3 (1.11%) Conga
9 3 (1.11%) Pega
10 2 (0.74%) DocuSign
10 2 (0.74%) Marketo
10 2 (0.74%) Zuora
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