Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 208 169
Rank change year-on-year +36 -39 -1
Contract jobs citing Apex Code 6 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.065% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.20% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
West Midlands median daily rate £466 £438 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.57% +38.89% -3.08%
10th Percentile £406 £371 £300
90th Percentile £615 £469 £384
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £80.00 -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1497 1987 1514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.92% 32.13% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 1217 894
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 62 56
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £24.25 £27.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.87% -10.45% +23.09%
10th Percentile £15.65 £11.73 £12.40
90th Percentile £49.63 £42.48 £43.15
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%

Apex Code
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Apex Code in the West Midlands

Apex Code
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apex Code in the West Midlands

Apex Code
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apex Code in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apex Code in the West Midlands

Apex Code
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Coventry +21 2 £531 +21.43%
Birmingham - 2 £450 - 1
Apex Code
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Apex Code.

1 5 (83.33%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (66.67%) Visualforce
3 3 (50.00%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) Jitterbit
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) API Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (16.67%) Struts
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) EAI
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) Informatica
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

Apex Code
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (16.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Salesforce Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Salesforce Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Salesforce Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Salesforce Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Visualforce
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) JDBC
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Mason
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Struts
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) API Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) EAI
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) Jitterbit
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle