The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 June 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
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 258 254
Rank change year-on-year +33 -4  
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 25 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 0.41% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 15
Median daily rate £425 £400 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £350 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £375
% change year-on-year -2.85% +16.66%  
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 South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2746 3136 3239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 35.35% 34.76% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1704 1960 2020
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 118 84
Median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £12.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

Apex Code
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Apex Code
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apex Code in the South East

Apex Code
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apex Code in the South East over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apex Code in the South East

Apex Code
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Hampshire +18 9 £425 +6.25% 2
Buckinghamshire - 6 £475 -
Berkshire +12 3 £438 +9.37% 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £400 -
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £450 -
Apex Code
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Apex Code.

1 51 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 40 (78.43%) Visualforce
3 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (29.41%) Force.com
6 13 (25.49%) Mason
6 13 (25.49%) CRM
7 8 (15.69%) Node.js
7 8 (15.69%) Functional Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
8 7 (13.73%) .NET
8 7 (13.73%) C#
8 7 (13.73%) Java
8 7 (13.73%) Finance
9 6 (11.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 5 (9.80%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 5 (9.80%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (9.80%) Marketing
10 5 (9.80%) Web Services
11 4 (7.84%) CSS
11 4 (7.84%) SOAP
11 4 (7.84%) ETL
11 4 (7.84%) SQL
11 4 (7.84%) REST
12 3 (5.88%) SaaS
12 3 (5.88%) Boomi
12 3 (5.88%) Migration
12 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management

Apex Code
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (3.92%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (3.92%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) Force.com
2 6 (11.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 5 (9.80%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 3 (5.88%) Boomi
4 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.88%) SaaS
5 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.92%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.92%) GitHub
5 2 (3.92%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) DataStage
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (3.92%) Ant
2 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.96%) German Language
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Developer
2 34 (66.67%) Salesforce Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) Salesforce Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Salesforce Developer
6 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Architect
6 4 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Salesforce Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Salesforce Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Salesforce Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Salesforce Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (78.43%) Visualforce
2 13 (25.49%) Mason
3 8 (15.69%) Node.js
4 7 (13.73%) .NET
4 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
5 5 (9.80%) Web Services
6 4 (7.84%) CSS
6 4 (7.84%) REST
6 4 (7.84%) SOAP
7 3 (5.88%) HTML
7 3 (5.88%) WSDL
8 2 (3.92%) CSS3
8 2 (3.92%) HTML5
9 1 (1.96%) Ajax
9 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.96%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.49%) CRM
3 8 (15.69%) Functional Testing
3 8 (15.69%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (7.84%) ETL
5 3 (5.88%) Data Architecture
5 3 (5.88%) Data Management
5 3 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 3 (5.88%) Migration
5 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.96%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 1 (1.96%) EAI
7 1 (1.96%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.96%) Marketing Automation
7 1 (1.96%) UML
7 1 (1.96%) User Stories
7 1 (1.96%) Validation
7 1 (1.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (13.73%) C#
2 7 (13.73%) Java
3 4 (7.84%) SQL
4 2 (3.92%) SOQL
5 1 (1.96%) C++
5 1 (1.96%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (5.88%) Dell
2 3 (5.88%) Informatica
3 2 (3.92%) Assembla
3 2 (3.92%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
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