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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 86 77 82
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.26% 0.083%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.39% 2.31% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£325 £356 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+27.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+50.79% -37.00%
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
177 130 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.61% 11.37% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 78 87
Average daily rate £346 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.48% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £286 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £28.13 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.10% -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle APEX across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) PL/SQL
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (44.44%) SQLPlus
5 4 (44.44%) VMS
5 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 4 (44.44%) RAD
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) MS Office
5 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 4 (44.44%) QA
6 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (33.33%) UNIX
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (22.22%) CRM

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (44.44%) SQLPlus
3 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
4 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Integrator
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Development Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) VMS
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) HPUX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) RAD
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) SAP