The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle APEX skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle APEX over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 192 213 221
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 2 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.13% 0.026%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.27% 1.11% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.04% +42.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
743 811 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.03% 11.51% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 612 610
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +26.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Oracle APEX
London

Oracle APEX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle APEX across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Oracle APEX Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle APEX across the City of London region.

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Oracle APEX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle APEX.

1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (50.00%) Toad
5 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (37.50%) Serena
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (37.50%) Workflow
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) JDeveloper
6 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (25.00%) Apex Code
6 2 (25.00%) QA
7 1 (12.50%) Dojo
7 1 (12.50%) QlikView
7 1 (12.50%) Release Management
7 1 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (12.50%) Data Migration

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Oracle APEX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle APEX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
1 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) QlikView
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (50.00%) Toad
2 2 (25.00%) JDeveloper
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (12.50%) PVCS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ETL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Dojo
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Visualforce
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Apex Code
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Serena
3 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (12.50%) Talend
4 1 (12.50%) Informatica