The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 520 493 498
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 68 65 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% 1.13% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 52
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£381 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £281 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £458 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
Oracle APEX
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6715 5734 5881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.87% 12.06% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4503 3792 3310
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £281 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 118 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 +7 32 £420 +40.00% 4
South East -13 14 £375 - 5
North West -6 6 £338 +6.51% 3
South West -36 6 £250 -24.52% 2
Yorkshire +3 4 £290 -0.85% 4
West Midlands -14 2 £425 +21.42%
East of England - 1 £425 - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
Oracle APEX
UK

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Oracle
2 86 (76.79%) SQL
3 70 (62.50%) PL/SQL
4 54 (48.21%) Oracle Database
5 36 (32.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 27 (24.11%) UNIX
6 27 (24.11%) Oracle Reports
7 25 (22.32%) Oracle Forms
7 25 (22.32%) JavaScript
8 22 (19.64%) Java
8 22 (19.64%) XML
9 21 (18.75%) CSS
10 20 (17.86%) Toad
10 20 (17.86%) Oracle Database 10g
10 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
11 19 (16.96%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (15.18%) Ajax
13 16 (14.29%) Migration
13 16 (14.29%) jQuery
14 15 (13.39%) SC Cleared
14 15 (13.39%) HTML
15 14 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 14 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (11.61%) Workflow
16 13 (11.61%) Oracle Workflow
16 13 (11.61%) Linux
17 12 (10.71%) .NET
17 12 (10.71%) Shell Script
17 12 (10.71%) Banking
18 10 (8.93%) Finance

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 13 (11.61%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.57%) SAS
3 2 (1.79%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.79%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.89%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.36%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.79%) MS Office
4 1 (0.89%) MS Project
4 1 (0.89%) SPSS
4 1 (0.89%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (1.79%) Kondor+
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Force.com
2 2 (1.79%) Office 365
3 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) SAN
2 3 (2.68%) LDAP
2 3 (2.68%) HTTP
2 3 (2.68%) Firewall
3 2 (1.79%) Network Security
3 2 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (48.21%) Oracle Database
2 36 (32.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 27 (24.11%) Oracle Reports
4 20 (17.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
5 9 (8.04%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (8.04%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (8.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 7 (6.25%) Oracle OWB
7 6 (5.36%) OLTP
7 6 (5.36%) OLAP
7 6 (5.36%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.46%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (2.68%) MySQL
9 3 (2.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (22.32%) Oracle Forms
2 20 (17.86%) Toad
3 8 (7.14%) Subversion
3 8 (7.14%) PVCS
4 6 (5.36%) JDeveloper
5 5 (4.46%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.89%) FishEye
7 1 (0.89%) JIRA
7 1 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (10.71%) Banking
2 10 (8.93%) Finance
3 7 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.36%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.68%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.79%) Military
7 1 (0.89%) Legal
7 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (60.71%) Developer
2 55 (49.11%) Oracle Developer
3 15 (13.39%) Analyst
4 9 (8.04%) SQL Developer
5 8 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
6 6 (5.36%) Architect
6 6 (5.36%) Consultant
7 5 (4.46%) DBA
7 5 (4.46%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.46%) Test Analyst
7 5 (4.46%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (4.46%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 4 (3.57%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (3.57%) Technical Architect
9 3 (2.68%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.68%) Java Developer
10 2 (1.79%) Applications Developer
10 2 (1.79%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (1.79%) Solutions Designer
10 2 (1.79%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.64%) XML
2 21 (18.75%) CSS
3 17 (15.18%) Ajax
4 16 (14.29%) jQuery
5 15 (13.39%) HTML
6 12 (10.71%) .NET
7 8 (7.14%) JSON
7 8 (7.14%) Dojo
8 7 (6.25%) Web Services
9 5 (4.46%) SOAP
10 3 (2.68%) WSDL
10 3 (2.68%) Middleware
10 3 (2.68%) XSD
10 3 (2.68%) XSLT
10 3 (2.68%) XHTML
10 3 (2.68%) Visualforce
10 3 (2.68%) REST
11 2 (1.79%) Drools
11 2 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (1.79%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.36%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.68%) Open Source
4 3 (2.68%) NHS
5 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.89%) PMI
6 1 (0.89%) Statistics
6 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.89%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.11%) UNIX
2 13 (11.61%) Linux
3 8 (7.14%) Windows
4 3 (2.68%) SUSE
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.89%) AIX
5 1 (0.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.96%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (14.29%) Migration
3 14 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.61%) Workflow
5 10 (8.93%) CRM
5 10 (8.93%) SOA
5 10 (8.93%) Data Migration
6 9 (8.04%) ITIL
7 8 (7.14%) Validation
7 8 (7.14%) Database Tuning
8 6 (5.36%) Scrum
8 6 (5.36%) Release Management
8 6 (5.36%) Test Scripting
8 6 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (5.36%) Asset Management
8 6 (5.36%) ETL
8 6 (5.36%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.46%) Change Management
9 5 (4.46%) Regression Testing
9 5 (4.46%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 86 (76.79%) SQL
2 70 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 25 (22.32%) JavaScript
4 22 (19.64%) Java
5 12 (10.71%) Shell Script
6 9 (8.04%) Perl
7 5 (4.46%) PHP
7 5 (4.46%) Apex Code
7 5 (4.46%) C
8 4 (3.57%) VBScript
8 4 (3.57%) VB
9 3 (2.68%) Python
9 3 (2.68%) SOQL
10 2 (1.79%) C++
11 1 (0.89%) C#
11 1 (0.89%) VBA
11 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.39%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.25%) ISEB
4 6 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (2.68%) Degree
7 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.68%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.68%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.68%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.68%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.79%) Control-M
4 1 (0.89%) OVSD
4 1 (0.89%) OpenView
Vendors
1 112 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.36%) HP
3 6 (5.36%) Serena
4 5 (4.46%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.46%) SAP
5 4 (3.57%) IBM
6 3 (2.68%) VMware
7 2 (1.79%) Siebel
7 2 (1.79%) Sybase
7 2 (1.79%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.79%) Citrix
7 2 (1.79%) Lotus
8 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.89%) Adobe
8 1 (0.89%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.89%) Informatica
8 1 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.89%) Cognos
8 1 (0.89%) Primavera
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