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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 24 May 2022 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
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 178 145 150
Rank change year-on-year -33 +5 +72
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 9 5 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 0.37% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
10th Percentile £394 £383 £430
25th Percentile £434 £413 £481
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £494 £475 £550
Median % change year-on-year +3.95% -13.64% +19.57%
75th Percentile £561 £538 £575
90th Percentile £609 £568 £640
Central London median daily rate £494 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +3.95% -9.52% +5.00%

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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,844 1,340 1,533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.08% 47.13% 48.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,429 1,012 1,208
10th Percentile £419 £375 £379
25th Percentile £500 £463 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £713 £638 £620
90th Percentile £800 £725 £688
Central London median daily rate £600 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 14
10th Percentile £39.25 £17.09 £23.80
25th Percentile £45.25 £21.73 £25.06
Median hourly rate £53.50 £27.50 £43.00
Median % change year-on-year +94.55% -36.05% +97.70%
75th Percentile £66.75 £33.00 £52.81
90th Percentile £77.00 £35.55 £57.20
Central London median hourly rate £53.50 £24.23 £38.50
% change year-on-year +120.85% -37.08% +71.11%

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 24 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Apex Code in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (44.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 4 (44.44%) Visualforce
3 3 (33.33%) Lightning Web Components
3 3 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) Force.com
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 2 (22.22%) Conga
4 2 (22.22%) Social Skills
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) API Development
5 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (11.11%) Case Management
5 1 (11.11%) GDPR
5 1 (11.11%) SOQL
5 1 (11.11%) SOSL
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Gathering
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) .NET

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 (11.11%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 3 (33.33%) Force.com
3 1 (11.11%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 2 (22.22%) Social Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Salesforce Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Visualforce
2 3 (33.33%) Lightning Web Components
2 3 (33.33%) REST
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) COM
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
1 2 (22.22%) CRM
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Agile
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) AOP
2 1 (11.11%) API Development
2 1 (11.11%) Case Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Gathering
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Structured Programming
2 1 (11.11%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Formula Language
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SOQL
2 1 (11.11%) SOSL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (22.22%) Conga
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) SAP