Period
to 27 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 27 November 2021 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 174 121 173
Rank change year-on-year -53 +52 +70
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 10 3 54
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.15% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 0.31% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 47
10th Percentile £542 " £413
25th Percentile £594 " £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £740 - £525
75th Percentile " " £588
90th Percentile £770 " £605
Central London median daily rate £740 £538 £538
% change year-on-year +37.67% - +2.38%

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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,914 981 2,877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.10% 50.03% 49.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,513 754 2,347
10th Percentile £413 £363 £390
25th Percentile £500 £425 £458
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £598 £545 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.63% +3.81% -
75th Percentile £688 £638 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £688
Central London median daily rate £600 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +11.63% +2.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 9
10th Percentile £35.23 £12.75 "
25th Percentile £35.50 £15.06 £21.00
Median hourly rate £54.75 £29.00 £22.33
Median % change year-on-year +88.79% +29.87% -39.80%
75th Percentile £66.25 £38.69 £52.25
90th Percentile £70.75 £39.63 £57.40
Central London median hourly rate £51.50 £29.00 £22.42
% change year-on-year +77.59% +29.38% -39.57%

Apex Code
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Apex Code as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Apex Code in the City of London

Apex Code
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Apex Code in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Apex Code in the City of London

Apex Code
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Apex Code in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Apex Code in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Apex Code.

1 9 (90.00%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (50.00%) Visualforce
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Force.com
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (20.00%) Social Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 2 (20.00%) API Development
5 2 (20.00%) Hedge funds
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Billing
5 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (20.00%) AOP
5 2 (20.00%) Law
5 2 (20.00%) Legal
5 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) GDPR
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

Apex Code
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (10.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (10.00%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Force.com
2 3 (30.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) FinancialForce
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Billing
3 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (20.00%) Law
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (20.00%) Social Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) International Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
1 8 (80.00%) Salesforce Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Technical Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Visualforce
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) COM
4 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (10.00%) Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Analytics
1 2 (20.00%) AOP
1 2 (20.00%) API Development
1 2 (20.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
1 2 (20.00%) CRM
1 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) BDD
2 1 (10.00%) Cost Reduction
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) Requirements Gathering
2 1 (10.00%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) UML
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Formula Language
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) SOQL
3 1 (10.00%) SOSL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) SunGard