Period
to 18 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Apex Code skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Apex Code over the 6 months to 18 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Salesforce Apex
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 162 141
Rank change year-on-year -4 -21 +5
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 12 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.28% 0.27% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 0.88% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 17
Berkshire median daily rate £538 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.97% +3.89% +18.42%
10th Percentile £439 £398 £385
90th Percentile £640 £531 £540
South East median daily rate £525 £525 £450
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £35.00 -

Apex Code is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,286 1,253 1,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 29.80% 31.08% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 703 582
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £315 £300 £298
90th Percentile £607 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 22
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +21.21% -10.81%
10th Percentile £35.00 £8.00 £12.10
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.35
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

Apex Code
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Apex Code as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Apex Code in Berkshire

Apex Code
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Apex Code in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Apex Code in Berkshire

Apex Code
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apex Code in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apex Code in Berkshire

Apex Code
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +4 5 £600 +23.71%
Reading -14 3 £463 +15.63%
Apex Code
South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Apex Code also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Apex Code.

1 12 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 12 (100.00%) Visualforce
2 8 (66.67%) CRM
2 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (66.67%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 8 (66.67%) Workshop Facilitation
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (8.33%) SaaS
5 1 (8.33%) PaaS
5 1 (8.33%) Confluence
5 1 (8.33%) GitHub
5 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (8.33%) SOQL
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation

Apex Code
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 5 (41.67%) Salesforce Architect
4 4 (33.33%) Salesforce Technical Architect
5 3 (25.00%) Integration Architect
6 2 (16.67%) Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Salesforce Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Specialist
7 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
1 8 (66.67%) CRM
1 8 (66.67%) Workshop Facilitation
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SOQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft