Period
to 21 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 February 2020 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 > South West
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 196 231 174
Rank change year-on-year +35 -57 +17
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 7 1 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.13% 0.016% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.039% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 20
South West median daily rate £494 £625 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.00% +34.34% +6.34%
10th Percentile £431 £613 £399
90th Percentile £631 £638 £638
England median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £16.50

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 South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,238 2,572 2,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.68% 40.17% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,471 1,647 1,240
South West median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £583 £588 £554
England median daily rate £488 £484 £475
% change year-on-year +0.72% +1.89% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 113 83
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -2.50%
10th Percentile £23.08 £28.15 £22.55
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £48.60
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Apex Code
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Apex Code in the South West

Apex Code
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apex Code in the South West

Apex Code
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apex Code in the South West over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apex Code in the South West

Apex Code
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 21 February 2020. 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
Gloucestershire - 4 £475 -
Bristol +9 1 £575 -8.00%
Devon - 1 £513 -
Apex Code
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 South West region with a requirement for Apex Code.

1 7 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Visualforce
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
3 2 (28.57%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Code
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) Architecture Roadmap
4 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
4 1 (14.29%) Confluence
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development

Apex Code
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Code
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Salesforce Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Salesforce Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce Solution Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) Visualforce
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Architecture Roadmap
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian