Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 108 211 212
Rank change year-on-year +103 +1 -22
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 11 11 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 0.60% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.90% 0.42% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 4
Median daily rate £425 £475 £516
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% -7.99% +14.72%
10th Percentile £300 £420 £425
90th Percentile £478 £639 £617
England median daily rate £488 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 - £45.00

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 South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 578 2,633 2,355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.48% 41.13% 39.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 1,650 1,484
Median daily rate £450 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +10.67%
10th Percentile £281 £305 £282
90th Percentile £610 £600 £563
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 153 116
Median hourly rate £40.75 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.44% +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £22.00 £25.00 £27.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £54.75 £48.13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.10
% change year-on-year -22.22% +6.90% +5.24%

Apex Code
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Apex Code as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Apex Code in the South West.

Daily rate trend for Apex Code in the South West

Apex Code
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Apex Code in the South West over the 6 months to 26 September 2020.

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 26 September 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
Wiltshire - 6 £430 - 1
Gloucestershire +42 1 - -
Apex Code
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 11 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 11 (100.00%) Visualforce
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) Data Structures
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) Physics
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) OOD
4 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
4 4 (36.36%) React
4 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
5 3 (27.27%) Public Sector
6 2 (18.18%) Project Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) DevOps
6 2 (18.18%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) REST
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Force.com
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) CRM
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) MySQL

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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 2 (18.18%) Force.com
2 2 (18.18%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Public Sector
2 2 (18.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Salesforce Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Sales Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Salesforce Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Salesforce Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Sales Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Visualforce
2 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 4 (36.36%) React
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Structures
2 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) OOD
2 4 (36.36%) Physics
2 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Project Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL Certification
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Salesforce.com