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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 239 211 226
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 13 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.16% 2.47% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 10
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £310 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £445 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.16% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.32 £45.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-59.28% +32.35%
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1116 971 1073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.58% 11.40% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 535 556
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 50 60
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £15.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -15 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Oracle APEX
England

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) PL/SQL
4 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
5 8 (44.44%) Military
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) HTML
6 7 (38.89%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
7 6 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (33.33%) C
7 6 (33.33%) CSS
7 6 (33.33%) .NET
7 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
8 5 (27.78%) VMware
8 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
8 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
8 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (27.78%) HP
8 5 (27.78%) ISEB
8 5 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
8 5 (27.78%) Windows
8 5 (27.78%) Linux
8 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 5 (27.78%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle BI EE
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
2 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (16.67%) SQLPlus
5 2 (11.11%) MS Access
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
1 5 (27.78%) Hudson
2 4 (22.22%) Toad
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) ProC
General
1 8 (44.44%) Military
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Front Office
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Access Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) CSS
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) jQuery
3 5 (27.78%) Ajax
4 2 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) SOAP
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
5 1 (5.56%) Visualforce
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Web Development
2 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
2 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Workflow
4 3 (16.67%) System Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) UML
6 1 (5.56%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 6 (33.33%) C
4 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) Perl
4 5 (27.78%) VBScript
5 4 (22.22%) C#
6 3 (16.67%) VB
7 2 (11.11%) VBA
8 1 (5.56%) PHP
8 1 (5.56%) Java
8 1 (5.56%) Tcl
8 1 (5.56%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) ISEB
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Serena
5 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica