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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 511 453 513
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +60
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 102 143 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 0.72% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 121 50
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£425 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
-9.68% -15.78%
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
20864 19760 18972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.05% 37.34% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14000 12753 11633
Average daily rate £400 £388 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 403 601
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £16.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £51.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

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 7 July 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 23 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 7 July 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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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 -55 102 £425 -10.52% 117
London -32 70 £450 -5.26% 82
City of London -10 18 £500 - 37
South East -25 17 £398 +6.21% 14
Surrey +1 6 £356 -31.75% 2
South West -10 6 £300 -10.44% 2
West Midlands +7 5 £283 -50.86% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames +4 5 £350 -32.95%
Hampshire +2 4 £386 +3.00% 1
Coventry - 4 £283 -
Berkshire +4 3 £408 +8.66% 9
Reading +4 3 £408 -24.18% 4
Devon -2 3 £300 -50.00% 1
North West -20 3 £400 -18.98% 8
Oxfordshire -22 3 £500 +66.66% 1
Bristol -1 2 £388 +15.67%
Manchester -12 2 £325 -39.53% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 1 £550 +37.50%
East of England -1 1 £475 +11.76% 2
Aylesbury - 1 £550 -
Basingstoke - 1 £350 -
Essex - 1 £475 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 253 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 186 (73.52%) Visualforce
3 90 (35.57%) Force.com
4 67 (26.48%) Java
5 60 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (23.72%) REST
6 49 (19.37%) CRM
7 45 (17.79%) Mason
8 42 (16.60%) JavaScript
9 39 (15.42%) Finance
9 39 (15.42%) Release Management
10 37 (14.62%) Integration Testing
11 36 (14.23%) HTML
12 35 (13.83%) Cloud Computing
12 35 (13.83%) System Integration Testing
13 34 (13.44%) SaaS
14 32 (12.65%) SOAP
15 29 (11.46%) CSS
16 26 (10.28%) Web Services
16 26 (10.28%) jQuery
17 23 (9.09%) SOQL
18 21 (8.30%) Scrum
19 20 (7.91%) Asset Management
20 19 (7.51%) Workflow
21 14 (5.53%) Retail
21 14 (5.53%) Marketing
21 14 (5.53%) HTML5
21 14 (5.53%) Informatica
21 14 (5.53%) .NET
22 13 (5.14%) SDLC

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (1.19%) CMS
2 2 (0.79%) Apache
3 1 (0.40%) WordPress
3 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.40%) Confluence
3 1 (0.40%) Node.js
3 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (4.35%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.40%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 90 (35.57%) Force.com
2 35 (13.83%) Cloud Computing
3 34 (13.44%) SaaS
4 8 (3.16%) Heroku
5 5 (1.98%) FinancialForce.com
6 2 (0.79%) Boomi
7 1 (0.40%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.19%) Intranet
2 2 (0.79%) HTTP
3 1 (0.40%) CTI
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.19%) MySQL
1 3 (1.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.79%) DataStage
2 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (2.37%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.58%) Grunt
3 4 (1.58%) Selenium
4 3 (1.19%) Yeoman
4 3 (1.19%) Bower
4 3 (1.19%) Subversion
4 3 (1.19%) JIRA
5 2 (0.79%) Ant
5 2 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.40%) Xcode
6 1 (0.40%) NUnit
6 1 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.40%) Moq
6 1 (0.40%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.40%) Jasmine
General
1 39 (15.42%) Finance
2 14 (5.53%) Retail
2 14 (5.53%) Marketing
3 8 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.58%) Publishing
5 4 (1.58%) Law
6 3 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.19%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 185 (73.12%) Developer
2 171 (67.59%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 24 (9.49%) Architect
4 20 (7.91%) Consultant
5 19 (7.51%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 17 (6.72%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 17 (6.72%) Technical Architect
7 15 (5.93%) Technical Developer
8 13 (5.14%) Administrator
9 12 (4.74%) Salesforce.com Administrator
10 11 (4.35%) Analyst
11 8 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.37%) Business Analyst
13 4 (1.58%) Technical Consultant
13 4 (1.58%) Senior Developer
13 4 (1.58%) UI Developer
13 4 (1.58%) Technical Solutions Architect
13 4 (1.58%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
13 4 (1.58%) UI Programmer
14 3 (1.19%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (73.52%) Visualforce
2 60 (23.72%) REST
3 45 (17.79%) Mason
4 36 (14.23%) HTML
5 32 (12.65%) SOAP
6 29 (11.46%) CSS
7 26 (10.28%) Web Services
7 26 (10.28%) jQuery
8 14 (5.53%) HTML5
8 14 (5.53%) .NET
9 8 (3.16%) AngularJS
10 7 (2.77%) XML
10 7 (2.77%) Ajax
11 6 (2.37%) Middleware
11 6 (2.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (1.98%) COM
12 5 (1.98%) JSON
13 4 (1.58%) ASP.NET
14 3 (1.19%) DHTML
15 2 (0.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.16%) Computer Science
2 7 (2.77%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.37%) User Experience
3 6 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.37%) Data Integration
4 5 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.58%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.79%) FMCG
6 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.79%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.40%) Social Media
7 1 (0.40%) iPad
7 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.40%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.40%) IVR
7 1 (0.40%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.19%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.79%) Android
2 2 (0.79%) Windows
3 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (19.37%) CRM
3 39 (15.42%) Release Management
4 37 (14.62%) Integration Testing
5 35 (13.83%) System Integration Testing
6 21 (8.30%) Scrum
7 20 (7.91%) Asset Management
8 19 (7.51%) Workflow
9 13 (5.14%) SDLC
10 10 (3.95%) Validation
10 10 (3.95%) Migration
10 10 (3.95%) Data Management
10 10 (3.95%) ETL
11 9 (3.56%) Project Management
11 9 (3.56%) Web Development
12 8 (3.16%) Business Analysis
12 8 (3.16%) TDD
13 6 (2.37%) SOA
13 6 (2.37%) ERP
13 6 (2.37%) OO
Programming Languages
1 67 (26.48%) Java
2 42 (16.60%) JavaScript
3 23 (9.09%) SOQL
4 11 (4.35%) SQL
5 9 (3.56%) PHP
6 5 (1.98%) SOSL
7 4 (1.58%) C#
7 4 (1.58%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.19%) Python
9 2 (0.79%) Ruby
10 1 (0.40%) VB6
10 1 (0.40%) VB
10 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (2.77%) Degree
2 1 (0.40%) ISEB
2 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.79%) WebSphere Cast Iron
1 2 (0.79%) DBAmp
2 1 (0.40%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 253 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (5.53%) Informatica
3 11 (4.35%) Oracle
4 10 (3.95%) Siebel
4 10 (3.95%) Eloqua
5 6 (2.37%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.98%) ExactTarget
7 3 (1.19%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.19%) Maxymiser
8 2 (0.79%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.79%) Dell
8 2 (0.79%) SAP
9 1 (0.40%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.40%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.40%) Zuora
9 1 (0.40%) Conga
9 1 (0.40%) Talend
9 1 (0.40%) Pardot
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