Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 January 2019 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
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 196 195 204
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 +33
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 14 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.25% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 0.52% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
North West median daily rate £496 £480 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.35% +12.28% +6.88%
10th Percentile £400 £463 £356
90th Percentile £615 £489 £486
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £80.00

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 North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,280 2,134 2,283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.60% 39.90% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,583 1,481 1,589
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £543 £525
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 65 61
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £38.75 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +0.65% +4.05%
10th Percentile £17.20 £13.20 £14.00
90th Percentile £48.54 £48.45 £48.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Apex Code
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Apex Code as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Apex Code in the North West

Apex Code
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apex Code in the North West

Apex Code
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apex Code in the North West over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apex Code in the North West

Apex Code
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 10 £492 +2.53% 10
Merseyside -2 4 £500 - 7
Apex Code
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for Apex Code.

1 14 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (64.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 6 (42.86%) Velocity
3 6 (42.86%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 3 (21.43%) Visualforce
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) J2EE
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (7.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (7.14%) API Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared

Apex Code
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
1 9 (64.29%) Salesforce Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Salesforce Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Salesforce Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Salesforce Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Salesforce Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Velocity
2 3 (21.43%) Visualforce
3 2 (14.29%) J2EE
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.14%) API Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Salesforce.com