The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle APEX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle APEX over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 95 87 69
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.15% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.11% 1.61% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £425 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.32 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.93 £18.32 -
% change year-on-year
+57.88% -
Oracle APEX
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
180 124 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.86% 9.01% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 70 47
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.49 £112.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.02% -66.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

Oracle APEX
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Oracle APEX Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
5 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (40.00%) SQLPlus
6 4 (40.00%) RAD
6 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (40.00%) QA
6 4 (40.00%) VMS
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (40.00%) HP
6 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (40.00%) Linux
6 4 (40.00%) MS Office
7 3 (30.00%) XML
7 3 (30.00%) Windows
7 3 (30.00%) CRM
7 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (30.00%) Life Science
7 3 (30.00%) Finance

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (20.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (40.00%) SQLPlus
4 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Integrator
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) VMS
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) HPUX
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) RAD
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Logistics
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft