Personnel Cost Factor APEX

Ranking APEX is coupled with the level of applications experience of the project team developing the software system or subsystem. The ratings in the following table are characterized in terms of the project team’s equivalent level of experience with this kind of software system

APEX Descriptors <= 2 months 6 months 1 year 3 years 6 years  
Rating Levels Very Low Low Nominal High Very High Extra High
Value 1.22 1.10 1.00 0.88 0.81 n/a