The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Manchester 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 84 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.41% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.53% 4.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £425 £319 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.86% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.32 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.32 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-59.28% +21.62%
Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
131 98 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.26% 10.16% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 49 74
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £27.91 £112.50 £33.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.19% +237.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £61.75 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.75 £166.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Oracle APEX
North West

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 18 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) BPMN
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) SQLPlus
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
4 1 (25.00%) MDX
4 1 (25.00%) Dutch Language
4 1 (25.00%) French Language

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) SQLPlus
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Dutch Language
1 1 (25.00%) French Language
1 1 (25.00%) German Language
1 1 (25.00%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) BPMN
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Android Development
1 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat