The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle APEX skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 128 126 129
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 11 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.11% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.90% 1.07% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 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
England

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

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
379 281 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.80% 9.92% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 150 172
Average daily rate £358 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.37% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £442 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 5
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.25 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.12 £41.50
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 the North West

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

Oracle APEX Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Oracle APEX
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle APEX across the North West region.

Oracle APEX Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle APEX
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -9 6 £325 -8.77%
Cheshire - 1 - -
Oracle APEX
England

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
3 14 (87.50%) PL/SQL
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (37.50%) Java
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
7 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (25.00%) SaaS
7 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (25.00%) QA
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (25.00%) HP
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (25.00%) SQLPlus
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (25.00%) VMS
7 4 (25.00%) VBA
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) MS Office
7 4 (25.00%) RAD
7 4 (25.00%) Linux

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (25.00%) SQLPlus
3 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (6.25%) Toad
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Integrator
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
1 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) VMS
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) HPUX
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (25.00%) RAD
3 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 14 (87.50%) PL/SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) VBA
5 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) SAP