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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Force.com Apex Code
London / City of London
Rank 141 153 167
Rank change year-on-year +12 +14  
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 12 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.24% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 0.52% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 18
Median daily rate £600 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £375 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £590 £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 the City of London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1446 1532 2212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 48.28% 46.59% 43.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1183 1297 1782
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £28.35 £29.64 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.36% +8.29%  
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 the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Apex Code
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apex Code in the City of London

Apex Code
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apex Code in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apex Code in the City of London

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 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 City of London region with a requirement for Apex Code.

1 16 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (75.00%) Visualforce
3 10 (62.50%) Java
4 8 (50.00%) Finance
5 7 (43.75%) Banking
5 7 (43.75%) CRM
6 6 (37.50%) SOQL
6 6 (37.50%) SOSL
6 6 (37.50%) Middleware
7 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 5 (31.25%) DevOps
8 4 (25.00%) Analytics
8 4 (25.00%) REST
8 4 (25.00%) XML Parsing
8 4 (25.00%) API Development
8 4 (25.00%) QlikView
8 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
8 4 (25.00%) XML Schema
8 4 (25.00%) XML
8 4 (25.00%) XSLT
9 3 (18.75%) UML
9 3 (18.75%) CSS
9 3 (18.75%) SOAP
9 3 (18.75%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 3 (18.75%) MOM
9 3 (18.75%) EAI
9 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
9 3 (18.75%) SOA

Apex Code
Top Related 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 3 (18.75%) Confluence
2 2 (12.50%) Mule
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Force.com
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Heroku
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) QlikView
2 3 (18.75%) Big Data
2 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
1 11 (68.75%) Salesforce Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 7 (43.75%) Salesforce Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Java Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Lead Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Salesforce Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Salesforce Support
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Salesforce Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Salesforce Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Salesforce Solution Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Salesforce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) Visualforce
2 6 (37.50%) Middleware
3 4 (25.00%) REST
3 4 (25.00%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) XML Schema
3 4 (25.00%) XSLT
4 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 3 (18.75%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) GWT
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) SOAP
5 2 (12.50%) Apache Camel
5 2 (12.50%) JSON
5 2 (12.50%) Struts
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
6 1 (6.25%) HTML5
6 1 (6.25%) Mason
6 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) CRM
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) API Development
3 4 (25.00%) XML Parsing
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Data Mapping
4 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
4 3 (18.75%) EAI
4 3 (18.75%) ERD
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 3 (18.75%) Service Design
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SOQL
2 6 (37.50%) SOSL
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) MOM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Tableau
3 2 (12.50%) Informatica
3 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Zuora
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