The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle APEX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 July 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 South East 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 225 221 231
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 17 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.70% 0.98% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £370 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.48% -10.00%
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%
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1001 922 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.90% 10.94% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 498 453
Average daily rate £350 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 51
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Oracle APEX
England

Oracle APEX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Oracle APEX Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Oracle APEX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Oracle APEX Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle APEX
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Hampshire -8 9 £388 +10.71%
Berkshire +4 2 £575 - 3
Oracle APEX
England

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 30 (100.00%) Oracle
2 18 (60.00%) SQL
3 15 (50.00%) .NET
3 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (46.67%) PL/SQL
5 10 (33.33%) Military
6 9 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 9 (30.00%) VBScript
6 9 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (30.00%) HP
6 9 (30.00%) ISEB
7 8 (26.67%) C
7 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
8 7 (23.33%) HTML
8 7 (23.33%) VB
8 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
9 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (20.00%) Linux
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
9 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (20.00%) Data Migration
9 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
9 6 (20.00%) Migration
9 6 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) Force.com
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
1 3 (10.00%) HTTP
1 3 (10.00%) LDAP
1 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (10.00%) SQLPlus
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (16.67%) Hudson
2 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.00%) Toad
4 2 (6.67%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (3.33%) Front Office
2 1 (3.33%) Back Office
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Tester
4 5 (16.67%) Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Systems Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Test Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Business Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) HTML
3 5 (16.67%) Ajax
3 5 (16.67%) jQuery
3 5 (16.67%) Web Services
3 5 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) JSP
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Flex
5 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.33%) Visualforce
5 1 (3.33%) HTML5
5 1 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (20.00%) Migration
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Web Development
3 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) SOA
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (13.33%) Workflow
5 3 (10.00%) System Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Change Control
5 3 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) PL/SQL
3 9 (30.00%) VBScript
4 8 (26.67%) C
5 7 (23.33%) VB
6 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (16.67%) Perl
8 4 (13.33%) Java
8 4 (13.33%) C#
9 3 (10.00%) PHP
10 2 (6.67%) Apex Code
11 1 (3.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) ISEB
3 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (30.00%) HP
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) Serena
5 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.33%) SAP