The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 29 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.

Force.com Apex Code
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 101 99
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.34% 0.061%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.95% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £474 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £456
% change year-on-year +2.85% -4.10%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 593 632 519
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 44.89% 35.29% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 395 322
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +63.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Apex Code
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Apex Code
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apex Code in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Apex Code.

1 6 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 6 (100.00%) Visualforce
2 2 (33.33%) Mason
3 1 (16.67%) Finance

Apex Code
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Salesforce Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Salesforce Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Visualforce
2 2 (33.33%) Mason
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Salesforce.com