The first table below looks at the demand for Apex Code skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apex Code over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 111 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.055% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £495 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
737 590 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.99% 32.21% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 308 375
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 37
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £15.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Apex Code
England

Apex Code
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apex Code across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Apex Code Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Apex Code
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apex Code across the West Midlands region.

Apex Code Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Apex Code
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
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Shropshire - - - -
Apex Code
England

Apex Code
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 13 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (84.62%) Visualforce
3 4 (30.77%) SaaS
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Workflow
4 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (23.08%) Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Mason
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.69%) HTML
6 1 (7.69%) Retail
6 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) PHP
6 1 (7.69%) MySQL
6 1 (7.69%) SAP
6 1 (7.69%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) JDA
6 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) RESTful
6 1 (7.69%) Force.com
6 1 (7.69%) jQuery
6 1 (7.69%) Data Migration

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (92.31%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) Visualforce
2 2 (15.38%) Mason
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Workflow
2 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) OOP
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) JDA
Birmingham
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £675 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago