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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 442 494 511
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +17
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 180 92 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 0.45% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 54 54
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£475 £463 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £534 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £75.00 -
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
21641 20443 20821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.17% 38.89% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14312 13100 12385
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 567 726
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.45 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £47.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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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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 +52 173 £475 +2.70% 65
London +70 137 £475 +2.70% 45
City of London +41 34 £463 -2.63% 24
South East -28 17 £475 +2.70% 14
Berkshire +6 9 £405 -14.73% 4
East Midlands - 6 £481 -
Reading +11 1 £475 -
East of England -20 1 - - 4
Brighton - 1 £425 -
East Sussex - 1 £425 -
Hampshire - 1 £500 - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 3
Luton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 2
Basingstoke - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Trowbridge - - - - 1
Winchester - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
South West - - - - 2

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 315 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 291 (92.38%) Visualforce
3 187 (59.37%) Force.com
4 129 (40.95%) Java
5 101 (32.06%) Mason
6 81 (25.71%) CRM
7 76 (24.13%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (22.86%) JavaScript
9 69 (21.90%) Web Services
10 62 (19.68%) Cloud Computing
11 61 (19.37%) SaaS
12 57 (18.10%) Migration
13 52 (16.51%) XML
14 48 (15.24%) HTML
15 46 (14.60%) SOQL
16 41 (13.02%) .NET
17 36 (11.43%) SOAP
18 33 (10.48%) SQL
19 32 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
20 30 (9.52%) Finance
21 27 (8.57%) CSS
21 27 (8.57%) Data Migration
22 24 (7.62%) SOSL
23 21 (6.67%) ETL
23 21 (6.67%) Business Analysis
23 21 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
24 20 (6.35%) REST
25 19 (6.03%) Web Development
25 19 (6.03%) Workflow
26 18 (5.71%) Publishing

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.54%) MS Project
1 8 (2.54%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 187 (59.37%) Force.com
2 62 (19.68%) Cloud Computing
3 61 (19.37%) SaaS
4 13 (4.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.59%) HTTP
2 4 (1.27%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.63%) Intranet
3 2 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (3.17%) JIRA
2 6 (1.90%) Ant
3 5 (1.59%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (1.27%) Subversion
5 3 (0.95%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.63%) Maven
7 1 (0.32%) Selenium
7 1 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (9.52%) Finance
2 18 (5.71%) Publishing
2 18 (5.71%) Retail
3 10 (3.17%) Banking
4 9 (2.86%) Billing
4 9 (2.86%) Marketing
5 8 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.90%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.59%) Advertising
8 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 213 (67.62%) Developer
2 209 (66.35%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 44 (13.97%) Architect
4 42 (13.33%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 29 (9.21%) Consultant
6 27 (8.57%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 22 (6.98%) Technical Architect
8 15 (4.76%) Administrator
8 15 (4.76%) Salesforce.com Administrator
9 12 (3.81%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.17%) Analyst
11 9 (2.86%) Business Analyst
11 9 (2.86%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
12 7 (2.22%) CRM Developer
12 7 (2.22%) Functional Consultant
13 6 (1.90%) Solutions Architect
14 5 (1.59%) Project Manager
14 5 (1.59%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
15 4 (1.27%) Lead Developer
16 3 (0.95%) Procurement Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (92.38%) Visualforce
2 101 (32.06%) Mason
3 69 (21.90%) Web Services
4 52 (16.51%) XML
5 48 (15.24%) HTML
6 41 (13.02%) .NET
7 36 (11.43%) SOAP
8 27 (8.57%) CSS
9 20 (6.35%) REST
10 18 (5.71%) J2EE
11 11 (3.49%) jQuery
11 11 (3.49%) JSON
12 9 (2.86%) RESTful
13 6 (1.90%) J2SE
14 5 (1.59%) WSDL
14 5 (1.59%) Ajax
14 5 (1.59%) HTML5
15 4 (1.27%) Struts
16 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET
16 3 (0.95%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.08%) User Experience
2 11 (3.49%) Mobile App
2 11 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.54%) Data Integration
4 6 (1.90%) FMCG
4 6 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.63%) Social Media
8 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.32%) Wiki
8 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.63%) Linux
2 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (25.71%) CRM
2 76 (24.13%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (18.10%) Migration
4 32 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (8.57%) Data Migration
6 21 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 21 (6.67%) ETL
7 19 (6.03%) Workflow
7 19 (6.03%) Web Development
8 18 (5.71%) OpenUP
9 17 (5.40%) Scrum
10 13 (4.13%) Project Management
10 13 (4.13%) E-Commerce
11 12 (3.81%) OO
12 11 (3.49%) Data Analysis
12 11 (3.49%) Technical Architecture
13 10 (3.17%) OOP
14 9 (2.86%) MVC
15 8 (2.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 129 (40.95%) Java
2 72 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 46 (14.60%) SOQL
4 33 (10.48%) SQL
5 24 (7.62%) SOSL
6 18 (5.71%) C#
7 6 (1.90%) C++
8 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.63%) VB
8 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.63%) C
9 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (1.27%) Degree
2 2 (0.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.13%) QA
Vendors
1 315 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.90%) ExactTarget
4 5 (1.59%) Informatica
4 5 (1.59%) Oracle
5 4 (1.27%) SAP
6 3 (0.95%) Siebel
7 2 (0.63%) Sun
7 2 (0.63%) Ariba
7 2 (0.63%) Google
8 1 (0.32%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.32%) Talend
8 1 (0.32%) Teradata
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