The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle APEX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 131 129 108
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 5 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.40% 1.94% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£260 £310 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £263 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £343 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
Oracle APEX
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
358 310 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.19% 11.16% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 172 87
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.13 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.00 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Oracle APEX
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle APEX Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Oracle APEX
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle APEX Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Oracle APEX
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh -4 5 £260 -7.30% 1
Oracle APEX
UK

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (91.67%) PL/SQL
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) JSP
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Spring
5 5 (41.67%) HTML
5 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
5 5 (41.67%) Toad
5 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
5 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
6 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (33.33%) UNIX
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) UML
7 3 (25.00%) OO
7 3 (25.00%) OOD
7 3 (25.00%) SOA
7 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (25.00%) MySQL
7 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
7 3 (25.00%) Web Services
7 3 (25.00%) XML

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (25.00%) GlassFish
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (16.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Toad
2 2 (16.67%) JDeveloper
2 2 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Designer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Development Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) JSP
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
3 5 (41.67%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle ADF
4 3 (25.00%) Java EE
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) JRuby
4 3 (25.00%) Java EE 5
5 2 (16.67%) Ajax
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) GIS
1 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (16.67%) Web 2.0
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Scrum
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Use Case
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Data Validation
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (25.00%) OOD
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) UML
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Validation
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) PL/SQL
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) Jython
5 3 (25.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft