The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Force.com Apex Code
UK / Scotland
Rank 106 129 -
Rank change year-on-year +23 -  
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.058% 0.039% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 771 824 917
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 44.39% 31.83% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 484 538
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 12
Median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £19.65 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.30 £47.50
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Apex Code
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apex Code in Scotland

Apex Code
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +18 1 - -
Apex Code
UK

Apex Code
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Apex Code.

1 14 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (85.71%) Visualforce
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) REST
3 5 (35.71%) User Stories
3 5 (35.71%) API Development
4 4 (28.57%) CRM
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (7.14%) Data Quality

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Salesforce Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Salesforce Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Salesforce Functional Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Salesforce Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) Visualforce
2 5 (35.71%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) API Development
1 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (35.71%) User Stories
2 4 (28.57%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Salesforce.com