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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 498 480 463
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -17
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 90 73 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.34% 1.30% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 63
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
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
6695 5620 5594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.64% 11.74% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4590 3755 3235
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 124 217
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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
South East -15 32 £360 -7.09% 4
London +8 26 £400 +33.33% 3
South West -12 20 £450 +40.62% 2
Yorkshire -5 4 £290 -3.33% 3
North West -16 3 - - 2
East Midlands - 3 £550 -
East of England -21 2 £425 -
Oracle APEX
UK

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 156 (100.00%) Oracle
2 128 (82.05%) SQL
3 113 (72.44%) PL/SQL
4 93 (59.62%) Oracle Database
5 64 (41.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 46 (29.49%) Oracle Database 10g
7 44 (28.21%) Security Cleared
8 38 (24.36%) CSS
9 36 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 33 (21.15%) HTML
10 33 (21.15%) jQuery
11 32 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (19.87%) Oracle Forms
12 31 (19.87%) SC Cleared
13 29 (18.59%) Ajax
13 29 (18.59%) Oracle Reports
13 29 (18.59%) Java
14 28 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (16.67%) .NET
16 25 (16.03%) UNIX
16 25 (16.03%) Linux
16 25 (16.03%) Shell Script
17 24 (15.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 23 (14.74%) XML
19 20 (12.82%) ITIL
20 18 (11.54%) Toad
20 18 (11.54%) Oracle Workflow
20 18 (11.54%) Workflow
20 18 (11.54%) Finance
21 17 (10.90%) Perl

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 18 (11.54%) Oracle Workflow
2 11 (7.05%) WebLogic
3 9 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.77%) K2 blackpearl
4 6 (3.85%) LiveCycle
5 4 (2.56%) SAS
6 3 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.92%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.28%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 11 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.92%) MS Project
3 2 (1.28%) MS Office
3 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) FastStats
4 1 (0.64%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (5.77%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (5.77%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (3.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (3.21%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle HRMS
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (1.28%) Kondor+
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.21%) Force.com
1 5 (3.21%) SaaS
2 2 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.49%) SAN
2 3 (1.92%) LDAP
2 3 (1.92%) HTTP
2 3 (1.92%) Firewall
3 2 (1.28%) Network Security
3 2 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (59.62%) Oracle Database
2 64 (41.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 46 (29.49%) Oracle Database 10g
4 29 (18.59%) Oracle Reports
5 24 (15.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 16 (10.26%) SQL Server
6 16 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (9.62%) Oracle BI EE
8 11 (7.05%) Oracle OWB
9 9 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (4.49%) Relational Database
12 6 (3.85%) Oracle OLAP
12 6 (3.85%) OLTP
12 6 (3.85%) OLAP
13 5 (3.21%) Oracle9i Database
13 5 (3.21%) Oracle Discoverer
13 5 (3.21%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (1.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 31 (19.87%) Oracle Forms
2 18 (11.54%) Toad
3 15 (9.62%) PVCS
4 8 (5.13%) Subversion
4 8 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.49%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (2.56%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.56%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.28%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.64%) JIRA
8 1 (0.64%) FishEye
General
1 18 (11.54%) Finance
2 10 (6.41%) Banking
3 6 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.21%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.56%) Military
6 3 (1.92%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 100 (64.10%) Developer
2 85 (54.49%) Oracle Developer
3 23 (14.74%) Analyst
4 10 (6.41%) Architect
5 9 (5.77%) Consultant
6 8 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.13%) Programmer
6 8 (5.13%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 6 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
7 6 (3.85%) SQL Developer
7 6 (3.85%) PL/SQL Developer
7 6 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (3.21%) Oracle Analyst
9 4 (2.56%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
9 4 (2.56%) Developer Analyst
9 4 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.56%) Technical Architect
10 3 (1.92%) Business Analyst
10 3 (1.92%) Software Engineer
10 3 (1.92%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (24.36%) CSS
2 33 (21.15%) HTML
2 33 (21.15%) jQuery
3 29 (18.59%) Ajax
4 26 (16.67%) .NET
5 23 (14.74%) XML
6 10 (6.41%) Middleware
7 9 (5.77%) Oracle Fusion
7 9 (5.77%) Web Services
8 8 (5.13%) ASP.NET
8 8 (5.13%) JSON
8 8 (5.13%) Dojo
9 5 (3.21%) SOAP
10 4 (2.56%) Visualforce
11 3 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.92%) REST
11 3 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (1.92%) XSD
11 3 (1.92%) XSLT
11 3 (1.92%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.77%) Open Source
2 8 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.28%) PMI
5 1 (0.64%) NHS
5 1 (0.64%) Statistics
5 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Exalytics
5 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.03%) UNIX
1 25 (16.03%) Linux
2 11 (7.05%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.56%) Windows
5 3 (1.92%) SUSE
6 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.64%) AIX
6 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (12.82%) ITIL
4 18 (11.54%) Workflow
5 15 (9.62%) Migration
6 14 (8.97%) Validation
7 13 (8.33%) Scrum
7 13 (8.33%) CRM
8 12 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 11 (7.05%) Data Analysis
9 11 (7.05%) Waterfall
10 10 (6.41%) SOA
11 9 (5.77%) Regression Testing
11 9 (5.77%) TDD
11 9 (5.77%) V-Model
11 9 (5.77%) Data Migration
12 8 (5.13%) Database Tuning
12 8 (5.13%) Test Scripting
12 8 (5.13%) User Stories
13 7 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 128 (82.05%) SQL
2 113 (72.44%) PL/SQL
3 36 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 29 (18.59%) Java
5 25 (16.03%) Shell Script
6 17 (10.90%) Perl
7 10 (6.41%) PHP
8 8 (5.13%) C#
9 7 (4.49%) VBA
10 6 (3.85%) C
10 6 (3.85%) VBScript
10 6 (3.85%) VB
11 5 (3.21%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.92%) SOQL
12 3 (1.92%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 31 (19.87%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.49%) ISEB
3 7 (4.49%) Degree
4 6 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
4 6 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.28%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.64%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.28%) COBIT
1 2 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.41%) VMware ESX
2 6 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (3.21%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (3.21%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.92%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (1.28%) Control-M
5 1 (0.64%) OVSD
5 1 (0.64%) OpenView
Vendors
1 156 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.41%) VMware
4 8 (5.13%) HP
5 6 (3.85%) Adobe
6 5 (3.21%) SAP
6 5 (3.21%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.56%) IBM
8 2 (1.28%) Serena
8 2 (1.28%) Citrix
8 2 (1.28%) Pegasus
8 2 (1.28%) Lotus
8 2 (1.28%) Siebel
8 2 (1.28%) Sybase
8 2 (1.28%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.64%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.64%) Primavera
9 1 (0.64%) Perforce
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