The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle APEX skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle APEX over the 3 months to 11 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 England 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 494 496 494
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 55 43 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.094% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.89% 0.81% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 37
Average daily rate
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£388 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £490 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6162 5327 5398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.93% 11.69% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4027 3399 3272
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 144 196
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Oracle APEX
UK

Oracle APEX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Oracle APEX Jobs Demand Trend in England

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Trend in England

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle APEX across the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Histogram in England

Oracle APEX
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle APEX across the England region.

Oracle APEX Hourly Rate Trend in England

Oracle APEX
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle APEX within the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 22 £430 -14.00% 4
South East -8 17 £350 - 3
Yorkshire -1 4 £340 +51.11% 7
West Midlands -10 4 £300 -14.28% 1
North West -5 3 £388 +10.71% 4
South West -25 3 - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Oracle APEX
UK

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Oracle
2 95 (76.61%) SQL
3 78 (62.90%) PL/SQL
4 47 (37.90%) Oracle Database
5 35 (28.23%) Security Cleared
5 35 (28.23%) XML
6 34 (27.42%) JavaScript
6 34 (27.42%) UNIX
6 34 (27.42%) Oracle Reports
7 32 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 31 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
8 31 (25.00%) Java
8 31 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 29 (23.39%) CSS
9 29 (23.39%) Toad
10 27 (21.77%) HTML
10 27 (21.77%) MS Excel
11 24 (19.35%) Ajax
12 23 (18.55%) SC Cleared
13 21 (16.94%) Workflow
13 21 (16.94%) .NET
14 20 (16.13%) Oracle Workflow
15 19 (15.32%) Serena
15 19 (15.32%) Oracle Database 10g
16 18 (14.52%) Oracle EBS
17 17 (13.71%) MS Visio
17 17 (13.71%) MS PowerPoint
18 16 (12.90%) jQuery
18 16 (12.90%) Oracle OWB
18 16 (12.90%) Oracle Payables

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 20 (16.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (4.84%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (2.42%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.42%) LiveCycle
3 3 (2.42%) nginx
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.61%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.81%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.81%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 27 (21.77%) MS Excel
2 17 (13.71%) MS Visio
2 17 (13.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.23%) MS Office
4 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (14.52%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (12.90%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Force.com
2 4 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.61%) Office 365
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.81%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) LDAP
1 3 (2.42%) HTTP
1 3 (2.42%) SAN
1 3 (2.42%) Firewall
2 2 (1.61%) Network Security
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (37.90%) Oracle Database
2 34 (27.42%) Oracle Reports
3 31 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (15.32%) Oracle Database 10g
5 16 (12.90%) Oracle OWB
6 12 (9.68%) SQL Server
7 10 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (5.65%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (4.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 6 (4.84%) Relational Database
10 5 (4.03%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (4.03%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (2.42%) SQLPlus
12 3 (2.42%) MySQL
13 2 (1.61%) Informix
Development Applications
1 31 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 29 (23.39%) Toad
3 15 (12.10%) JDeveloper
4 11 (8.87%) Subversion
5 10 (8.06%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (6.45%) PVCS
7 5 (4.03%) Hudson
7 5 (4.03%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.42%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.81%) FishEye
9 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.81%) JIRA
9 1 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (12.10%) Finance
2 10 (8.06%) Military
3 8 (6.45%) Banking
4 6 (4.84%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.84%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.61%) Marketing
5 2 (1.61%) Retail
5 2 (1.61%) Front Office
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.81%) French Language
6 1 (0.81%) German Language
6 1 (0.81%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (61.29%) Developer
2 57 (45.97%) Oracle Developer
3 14 (11.29%) Analyst
4 13 (10.48%) SQL Developer
5 12 (9.68%) PL/SQL Developer
6 10 (8.06%) DBA
6 10 (8.06%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (4.84%) Tester
7 6 (4.84%) Architect
7 6 (4.84%) Automation Tester
8 5 (4.03%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.23%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Consultant
10 2 (1.61%) Business Developer
10 2 (1.61%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (28.23%) XML
2 29 (23.39%) CSS
3 27 (21.77%) HTML
4 24 (19.35%) Ajax
5 21 (16.94%) .NET
6 16 (12.90%) jQuery
7 10 (8.06%) Web Services
8 8 (6.45%) Dojo
8 8 (6.45%) JSON
8 8 (6.45%) XHTML
9 6 (4.84%) Visualforce
10 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET
10 5 (4.03%) SOAP
11 3 (2.42%) WSDL
11 3 (2.42%) XSD
11 3 (2.42%) XSLT
12 2 (1.61%) JSP
12 2 (1.61%) Middleware
12 2 (1.61%) REST
12 2 (1.61%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.03%) Open Source
2 3 (2.42%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.61%) NHS
3 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.81%) Replication
4 1 (0.81%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (27.42%) UNIX
2 15 (12.10%) Windows
2 15 (12.10%) Linux
3 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.03%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (2.42%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.61%) Solaris
6 1 (0.81%) SUSE
6 1 (0.81%) Android
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.94%) Workflow
2 12 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (8.87%) Release Management
4 10 (8.06%) Test Scripting
4 10 (8.06%) SOA
4 10 (8.06%) CRM
4 10 (8.06%) Migration
5 9 (7.26%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (6.45%) Validation
6 8 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.45%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.65%) ITIL
7 7 (5.65%) Test Strategy
7 7 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (5.65%) Data Migration
7 7 (5.65%) Database Tuning
7 7 (5.65%) Test Automation
8 6 (4.84%) Technical Analysis
8 6 (4.84%) Scrum
8 6 (4.84%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 95 (76.61%) SQL
2 78 (62.90%) PL/SQL
3 34 (27.42%) JavaScript
4 31 (25.00%) Java
5 12 (9.68%) Shell Script
6 11 (8.87%) C
7 10 (8.06%) Apex Code
8 9 (7.26%) VBScript
9 8 (6.45%) C#
10 7 (5.65%) Perl
10 7 (5.65%) VB
11 4 (3.23%) PHP
11 4 (3.23%) Ruby
12 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.42%) C++
13 2 (1.61%) VBA
13 2 (1.61%) Python
14 1 (0.81%) Tcl
14 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (28.23%) Security Cleared
2 23 (18.55%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.68%) ISEB
4 6 (4.84%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (3.23%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.42%) Degree
7 2 (1.61%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.87%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.65%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.03%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.42%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (5.65%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.42%) Capistrano
2 3 (2.42%) Puppet
2 3 (2.42%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.81%) OpenView
4 1 (0.81%) OVSD
4 1 (0.81%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 124 (100.00%) Oracle
2 32 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 19 (15.32%) Serena
4 10 (8.06%) HP
4 10 (8.06%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (4.03%) VMware
6 4 (3.23%) IBM
6 4 (3.23%) SAP
7 3 (2.42%) Adobe
7 3 (2.42%) Splunk
8 2 (1.61%) Siebel
8 2 (1.61%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.61%) Lotus
9 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.81%) BMC
9 1 (0.81%) Informatica
9 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.81%) Remedy
9 1 (0.81%) Perforce
9 1 (0.81%) Cognos
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