The table below looks at the statistics for Apex Code skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apex Code over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Force.com Apex Code
England / West Midlands
Rank 110 117 107
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 9 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.34% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.23% 0.97% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £275 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £424 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.19% -5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
733 924 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.49% 35.07% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 569 401
Median daily rate £390 £370 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 34
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £17.04 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Apex Code
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Apex Code as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apex Code across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Apex Code Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apex Code within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 4 £438 -
Coventry - 2 £450 -
Birmingham -6 1 - -
Apex Code
England

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apex Code also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Apex Code.

1 12 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (91.67%) Visualforce
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Boomi
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) DataStage
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
4 3 (25.00%) Informatica
4 3 (25.00%) NHS
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) GIS
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (16.67%) Automotive
5 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Mason
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (16.67%) Heroku
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) EAI

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Boomi
2 2 (16.67%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) DataStage
2 2 (16.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (16.67%) Automotive
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Dutch Language
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
1 9 (75.00%) Salesforce Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) Visualforce
2 4 (33.33%) REST
2 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Mason
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) NHS
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (25.00%) ETL
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) EAI
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (25.00%) Dell
2 3 (25.00%) Informatica
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle