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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 474 446 463
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +17
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 123 153 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 0.76% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 98 60
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£463 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -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
20751 20243 17620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.28% 37.16% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13469 13142 10837
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 470 627
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.20 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +0.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -23 123 £463 +2.77% 121
London -41 71 £450 - 95
West Yorkshire - 31 £488 -
Yorkshire - 31 £488 - 1
Leeds - 30 £488 -
City of London -15 21 £485 +0.51% 61
West Midlands -12 9 £300 -39.39% 4
South East -26 5 £550 +15.78% 11
Coventry - 4 £283 - 2
South West -2 3 £438 +29.62% 1
Birmingham -10 3 £463 -7.50% 1
Oxfordshire -18 3 £550 +25.71% 1
Bristol +3 2 £438 - 1
Oxford -15 2 £550 - 1
East of England +5 1 - - 2
Berkshire 0 1 £575 +21.05% 2
East Midlands -7 1 £425 +41.66% 1
Nottingham - 1 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £450 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Cambridge - 1 - -

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 280 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 218 (77.86%) Visualforce
3 89 (31.79%) Force.com
4 81 (28.93%) Java
5 65 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (22.50%) CRM
7 61 (21.79%) REST
8 60 (21.43%) Mason
9 39 (13.93%) SOAP
9 39 (13.93%) Finance
10 38 (13.57%) Cloud Computing
11 37 (13.21%) SaaS
11 37 (13.21%) Integration Testing
12 35 (12.50%) Release Management
13 33 (11.79%) JavaScript
14 30 (10.71%) Web Services
15 28 (10.00%) HTML
16 25 (8.93%) CSS
17 24 (8.57%) SOQL
18 21 (7.50%) jQuery
19 19 (6.79%) Workflow
20 18 (6.43%) Retail
21 17 (6.07%) Scrum
22 15 (5.36%) Marketing
23 14 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
24 13 (4.64%) Asset Management
24 13 (4.64%) ETL
24 13 (4.64%) SQL
24 13 (4.64%) .NET
25 11 (3.93%) Informatica

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (1.07%) CMS
2 2 (0.71%) Apache
3 1 (0.36%) SugarCRM
3 1 (0.36%) WordPress
3 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.36%) Confluence
3 1 (0.36%) Node.js
3 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.86%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 89 (31.79%) Force.com
2 38 (13.57%) Cloud Computing
3 37 (13.21%) SaaS
4 6 (2.14%) Heroku
5 2 (0.71%) Boomi
5 2 (0.71%) FinancialForce.com
6 1 (0.36%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.07%) Intranet
2 1 (0.36%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.71%) MySQL
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.43%) Grunt
3 4 (1.43%) Selenium
4 3 (1.07%) JIRA
4 3 (1.07%) Ant
4 3 (1.07%) Yeoman
4 3 (1.07%) Bower
5 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.71%) Subversion
6 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.36%) Xcode
6 1 (0.36%) NUnit
6 1 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.36%) Moq
6 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.36%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.36%) Jasmine
General
1 39 (13.93%) Finance
2 18 (6.43%) Retail
3 15 (5.36%) Marketing
4 9 (3.21%) Legal
5 8 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.71%) Publishing
9 1 (0.36%) Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) French Language
9 1 (0.36%) German Language
9 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 200 (71.43%) Developer
2 191 (68.21%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 23 (8.21%) Architect
4 20 (7.14%) Consultant
5 19 (6.79%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 17 (6.07%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 17 (6.07%) Salesforce.com Administrator
6 17 (6.07%) Analyst
7 16 (5.71%) Administrator
8 15 (5.36%) Technical Architect
8 15 (5.36%) Technical Developer
9 13 (4.64%) Business Analyst
10 10 (3.57%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
11 8 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (1.79%) Project Manager
13 4 (1.43%) Senior Developer
13 4 (1.43%) UI Programmer
13 4 (1.43%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
13 4 (1.43%) Technical Consultant
13 4 (1.43%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (77.86%) Visualforce
2 61 (21.79%) REST
3 60 (21.43%) Mason
4 39 (13.93%) SOAP
5 30 (10.71%) Web Services
6 28 (10.00%) HTML
7 25 (8.93%) CSS
8 21 (7.50%) jQuery
9 13 (4.64%) .NET
10 8 (2.86%) Ajax
11 7 (2.50%) HTML5
12 6 (2.14%) JSON
12 6 (2.14%) Middleware
13 4 (1.43%) XML
13 4 (1.43%) COM
14 3 (1.07%) DHTML
15 2 (0.71%) RESTful
15 2 (0.71%) CSS3
15 2 (0.71%) AngularJS
16 1 (0.36%) Raphaël
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.93%) Mobile App
2 10 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.43%) User Experience
3 4 (1.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.71%) iPad
4 2 (0.71%) Life Science
4 2 (0.71%) Data Integration
4 2 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
4 2 (0.71%) Spread Betting
5 1 (0.36%) FMCG
5 1 (0.36%) Social Media
5 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.36%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.36%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.36%) Windows
1 1 (0.36%) Android
1 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (22.50%) CRM
3 37 (13.21%) Integration Testing
4 35 (12.50%) Release Management
5 19 (6.79%) Workflow
6 17 (6.07%) Scrum
7 14 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (4.64%) Asset Management
8 13 (4.64%) ETL
9 11 (3.93%) Project Management
9 11 (3.93%) Business Analysis
10 10 (3.57%) Data Management
11 9 (3.21%) Migration
11 9 (3.21%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (3.21%) OO
12 8 (2.86%) Validation
12 8 (2.86%) Web Development
13 6 (2.14%) Data Migration
13 6 (2.14%) Data Analysis
13 6 (2.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 81 (28.93%) Java
2 33 (11.79%) JavaScript
3 24 (8.57%) SOQL
4 13 (4.64%) SQL
5 7 (2.50%) SOSL
6 6 (2.14%) PHP
7 4 (1.43%) C#
8 2 (0.71%) Python
9 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.07%) Degree
2 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.07%) Jitterbit
1 3 (1.07%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 2 (0.71%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 280 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (3.93%) Informatica
3 10 (3.57%) Oracle
4 8 (2.86%) Siebel
4 8 (2.86%) Eloqua
4 8 (2.86%) Apttus
5 5 (1.79%) ExactTarget
5 5 (1.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.07%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.07%) Maxymiser
7 2 (0.71%) Conga
7 2 (0.71%) Dell
8 1 (0.36%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.36%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.36%) SAP
8 1 (0.36%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.36%) Zuora
8 1 (0.36%) Zoho
8 1 (0.36%) Pardot
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