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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 131 128 137
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.52% 0.91% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
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£338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
- -2.70%
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
328 329 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.64% 11.38% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 171 203
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -9.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

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
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 27 August 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 -4 3 £350 -
Cheshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Oracle APEX
England

Oracle APEX
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Toad
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (16.67%) Toad
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle