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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Force.com Apex Code
South East / Berkshire
Rank 91 122 122
Rank change year-on-year +31 0  
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 10 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.54% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.23% 0.69% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 7
Median daily rate £450 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £358 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Apex Code is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 448 577 798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.20% 23.45% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 368 465
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 21
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -54.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Apex Code
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Apex Code as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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
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 3 months to 25 March 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
Reading - 5 £450 -
Slough +9 2 £500 +42.85%
Apex Code
South East

Apex Code
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Apex Code.

1 19 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (57.89%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) .NET
4 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 7 (36.84%) Visualforce
7 3 (15.79%) Force.com
7 3 (15.79%) Mason
7 3 (15.79%) Java
8 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (10.53%) SaaS
8 2 (10.53%) CRM
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.53%) Marketing
8 2 (10.53%) SugarCRM
8 2 (10.53%) NetSuite
9 1 (5.26%) German Language
9 1 (5.26%) QA
9 1 (5.26%) Retail
9 1 (5.26%) REST
9 1 (5.26%) Analytics
9 1 (5.26%) SOQL
9 1 (5.26%) SOSL
9 1 (5.26%) Migration
9 1 (5.26%) CSS
9 1 (5.26%) SOAP
9 1 (5.26%) Web Services

Apex Code
Top Related 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 2 (10.53%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Force.com
2 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) German Language
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
1 16 (84.21%) Salesforce Developer
2 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
2 8 (42.11%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (42.11%) C# Developer
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) CRM Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Salesforce Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce Trainer
4 1 (5.26%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) Visualforce
3 3 (15.79%) Mason
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) CRM
2 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Analytics
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C#
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) SOQL
4 1 (5.26%) SOSL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Salesforce.com