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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 418 497 459
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -38
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 180 85 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 0.44% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 49 75
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£469 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £373 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £553 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
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
20975 19538 18709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.02% 37.86% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14282 12430 11439
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 572 738
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +63 178 £469 +4.16% 74
London +85 127 £450 - 37
City of London +31 42 £500 +11.11% 25
South East +5 37 £475 -5.00% 23
Berkshire +10 17 £481 +1.31% 6
South West - 4 £400 - 4
Surrey -2 3 - - 3
West Midlands -19 3 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £425 -
Hampshire -17 2 £481 -3.75% 5
Middlesex - 1 £450 - 2
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Ealing - - - -
East of England - - - - 4
East Midlands - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Luton - - - -

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 324 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 305 (94.14%) Visualforce
3 168 (51.85%) Force.com
4 133 (41.05%) Java
5 96 (29.63%) Mason
6 79 (24.38%) CRM
7 75 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (19.44%) JavaScript
8 63 (19.44%) Cloud Computing
9 62 (19.14%) SaaS
9 62 (19.14%) Web Services
10 50 (15.43%) Migration
11 38 (11.73%) HTML
12 37 (11.42%) .NET
12 37 (11.42%) Finance
13 36 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 36 (11.11%) SOAP
13 36 (11.11%) XML
13 36 (11.11%) SOQL
14 27 (8.33%) REST
15 26 (8.02%) ETL
16 24 (7.41%) SQL
17 23 (7.10%) SOSL
18 21 (6.48%) Scrum
18 21 (6.48%) Data Migration
19 20 (6.17%) Web Development
19 20 (6.17%) CSS
20 19 (5.86%) Workflow
20 19 (5.86%) OpenUP
21 18 (5.56%) Business Analysis

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (0.31%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.31%) SugarCRM
1 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.93%) MS Project
1 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
1 3 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.31%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 168 (51.85%) Force.com
2 63 (19.44%) Cloud Computing
3 62 (19.14%) SaaS
4 7 (2.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.23%) HTTP
2 3 (0.93%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.62%) Intranet
3 2 (0.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 11 (3.40%) JIRA
2 3 (0.93%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.62%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.62%) Subversion
3 2 (0.62%) Ant
4 1 (0.31%) Selenium
4 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (11.42%) Finance
2 16 (4.94%) Publishing
2 16 (4.94%) Retail
3 9 (2.78%) Banking
3 9 (2.78%) Marketing
4 8 (2.47%) Legal
5 7 (2.16%) Billing
5 7 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.85%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.62%) Advertising
7 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.31%) French Language
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 222 (68.52%) Developer
2 221 (68.21%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 39 (12.04%) Architect
3 39 (12.04%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 30 (9.26%) Consultant
5 29 (8.95%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 18 (5.56%) Salesforce.com Administrator
6 18 (5.56%) Administrator
7 17 (5.25%) Analyst
8 15 (4.63%) Technical Architect
9 13 (4.01%) Business Analyst
10 12 (3.70%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
11 8 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.16%) Functional Consultant
13 6 (1.85%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
13 6 (1.85%) Senior Developer
13 6 (1.85%) Project Manager
14 5 (1.54%) CRM Developer
15 4 (1.23%) Lead Developer
16 3 (0.93%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (94.14%) Visualforce
2 96 (29.63%) Mason
3 62 (19.14%) Web Services
4 38 (11.73%) HTML
5 37 (11.42%) .NET
6 36 (11.11%) SOAP
6 36 (11.11%) XML
7 27 (8.33%) REST
8 20 (6.17%) CSS
9 13 (4.01%) jQuery
9 13 (4.01%) JSON
10 12 (3.70%) J2EE
11 6 (1.85%) J2SE
12 5 (1.54%) HTML5
13 3 (0.93%) Struts
13 3 (0.93%) Ajax
14 2 (0.62%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (0.62%) AngularJS
14 2 (0.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (0.62%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.63%) User Experience
2 13 (4.01%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.40%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.54%) Data Integration
4 5 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.62%) FMCG
5 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.31%) Life Science
6 1 (0.31%) Social Media
6 1 (0.31%) iPad
6 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (24.38%) CRM
2 75 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (15.43%) Migration
4 36 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (8.02%) ETL
6 21 (6.48%) Scrum
6 21 (6.48%) Data Migration
7 20 (6.17%) Web Development
8 19 (5.86%) Workflow
8 19 (5.86%) OpenUP
9 18 (5.56%) Business Analysis
9 18 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (4.94%) OO
11 15 (4.63%) E-Commerce
12 14 (4.32%) OOP
13 11 (3.40%) Project Management
14 10 (3.09%) Data Analysis
15 9 (2.78%) MVC
16 8 (2.47%) Business Intelligence
17 6 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 133 (41.05%) Java
2 63 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 36 (11.11%) SOQL
4 24 (7.41%) SQL
5 23 (7.10%) SOSL
6 11 (3.40%) C#
7 4 (1.23%) C++
8 2 (0.62%) C
9 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (0.93%) Degree
2 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.40%) QA
Vendors
1 324 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (1.54%) Informatica
3 4 (1.23%) Microsoft
4 3 (0.93%) Oracle
4 3 (0.93%) ExactTarget
5 2 (0.62%) SAP
6 1 (0.31%) Ariba
6 1 (0.31%) Google
6 1 (0.31%) Zoho
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Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
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North London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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London
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Rate: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
South East England
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
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Rate: £550 - £700 per day
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City of London
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England
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Birmingham
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Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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London
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