The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle APEX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 April 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 Hampshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 101 99 83
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 11 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.53% 1.06% 0.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.67% 5.77% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 9
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £310 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £453 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.86% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.32 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-59.28% +21.62%
Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
300 312 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.45% 18.29% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 190 124
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 41
Average hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £17.10 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Oracle APEX
South East

Oracle APEX
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Oracle APEX Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
3 8 (72.73%) Military
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle OWB
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle Application Server
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (54.55%) C
4 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
5 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (45.45%) HP
5 5 (45.45%) ISEB
5 5 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (45.45%) VBScript
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (45.45%) Perl
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) Hudson
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Linux

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 6 (54.55%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle OWB
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle BI EE
1 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (27.27%) SQLPlus
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (45.45%) Hudson
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Toad
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 8 (72.73%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Automation Tester
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) Ajax
1 5 (45.45%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
2 5 (45.45%) Web Development
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 3 (27.27%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C
1 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 5 (45.45%) VBScript
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) Tcl
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Serena