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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Force.com Apex Code
England / South East
Rank 219 242 251
Rank change year-on-year +23 +9  
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 26 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% 0.65% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 11
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £363 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  
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 2588 3079 3269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 33.40% 33.65% 33.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1537 2032 1877
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 120 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.38% +2.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £18.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.80 £45.00
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 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 23 March 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 23 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
Berkshire +28 10 £450 +12.50% 1
Oxfordshire -3 9 £525 +18.30% 2
Hampshire - 5 £450 - 2
East Sussex - 3 £375 -
Middlesex - 1 £425 -
Apex Code
England

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Apex Code.

1 51 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 26 (50.98%) Visualforce
3 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (33.33%) C#
5 15 (29.41%) .NET
6 13 (25.49%) Finance
6 13 (25.49%) Force.com
7 11 (21.57%) SQL
8 10 (19.61%) CRM
9 7 (13.73%) Java
9 7 (13.73%) Mason
10 5 (9.80%) CSS
10 5 (9.80%) SOAP
10 5 (9.80%) REST
10 5 (9.80%) SOQL
11 4 (7.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
11 4 (7.84%) HTML
11 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.84%) Marketing
12 3 (5.88%) Migration
12 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
12 3 (5.88%) Perl
12 3 (5.88%) Web Services
12 3 (5.88%) Middleware
12 3 (5.88%) Sophos
12 3 (5.88%) Project Management
12 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
12 3 (5.88%) Python

Apex Code
Top Related 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
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (3.92%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Force.com
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 3 (5.88%) Boomi
2 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.88%) SaaS
2 3 (5.88%) Slack
3 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.92%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Ant
1 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.96%) German Language
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (66.67%) Developer
1 34 (66.67%) Salesforce Developer
2 12 (23.53%) Consultant
3 11 (21.57%) .NET Developer
4 10 (19.61%) Salesforce Consultant
5 8 (15.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (15.69%) C# Developer
5 8 (15.69%) SQL Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Salesforce Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
7 5 (9.80%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Salesforce Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Salesforce Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Salesforce Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) Visualforce
2 15 (29.41%) .NET
3 7 (13.73%) Mason
4 5 (9.80%) CSS
4 5 (9.80%) REST
4 5 (9.80%) SOAP
5 4 (7.84%) HTML
6 3 (5.88%) CSS3
6 3 (5.88%) HTML5
6 3 (5.88%) Middleware
6 3 (5.88%) Web Services
7 1 (1.96%) Ajax
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.96%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) CRM
3 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.88%) ETL
4 3 (5.88%) High Availability
4 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 3 (5.88%) Line Management
4 3 (5.88%) Migration
4 3 (5.88%) Project Management
4 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
4 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Analytics
5 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.92%) Scrum
5 2 (3.92%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.96%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.96%) EAI
6 1 (1.96%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.96%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) C#
2 11 (21.57%) SQL
3 7 (13.73%) Java
4 5 (9.80%) SOQL
5 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.88%) Perl
6 3 (5.88%) Python
6 3 (5.88%) SOSL
7 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (5.88%) Assembla
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Sophos
3 2 (3.92%) Dell
3 2 (3.92%) Informatica
4 1 (1.96%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Siebel
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