The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle APEX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle APEX over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 551 527 518
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -9
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 75 85 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.99% 1.21% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 39
Average daily rate £413 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £271 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £500 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +75.92%

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7597 7025 5984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.77% 13.57% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5056 4715 3786
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 127 130
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.83 £25.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.89 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

Oracle APEX
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Oracle APEX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Trend

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

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle APEX within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle APEX
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Oracle APEX Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
England -3 70 £425 +30.76% 15
London +11 31 £488 +62.50% 7
South East +24 17 £375 -23.07% 1
West Midlands - 8 £413 -
Hampshire +7 7 £388 -
Yorkshire -16 6 £375 - 4
Birmingham - 6 £250 -
City of London +34 5 £450 +5.26%
Scotland -11 5 £325 -23.52%
Edinburgh -15 4 £325 +14.03%
Gosport +16 3 - -
East Midlands -14 3 £350 - 1
Andover - 3 £400 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £325 - 2
Kent - 3 - - 1
South West -5 2 - -
Surrey -7 2 £350 -
Warwickshire - 2 £431 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 £288 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £350 -
Warwick - 2 £431 -
Brighton - 2 £288 -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £350 -
Redhill - 2 £350 -
Sheffield - 2 £325 - 2
East of England - 2 - -
Oxfordshire +5 1 - -
Middlesex -4 1 - -

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 205 (100.00%) Oracle
2 104 (50.73%) HTML
2 104 (50.73%) Java
3 103 (50.24%) SQL
4 101 (49.27%) JavaScript
5 90 (43.90%) PL/SQL
6 82 (40.00%) CSS
7 78 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (34.63%) CRM
9 68 (33.17%) Salesforce.com
9 68 (33.17%) Apex Code
10 65 (31.71%) Visualforce
11 61 (29.76%) Security Cleared
12 60 (29.27%) jQuery
12 60 (29.27%) Oracle Database
13 55 (26.83%) SC Cleared
14 50 (24.39%) Web Development
15 49 (23.90%) PHP
16 48 (23.41%) Oracle Reports
17 46 (22.44%) Oracle Forms
17 46 (22.44%) Unix
18 45 (21.95%) XML
18 45 (21.95%) Git (software)
19 44 (21.46%) Business Intelligence
20 42 (20.49%) Shell Script
20 42 (20.49%) .NET
21 41 (20.00%) Siebel
21 41 (20.00%) SaaS
21 41 (20.00%) Mason
21 41 (20.00%) Cloud Computing

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 24 (11.71%) WebLogic
2 17 (8.29%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (3.90%) Node.js
4 6 (2.93%) CMS
4 6 (2.93%) WordPress
5 3 (1.46%) IIS
6 2 (0.98%) Apache
6 2 (0.98%) Drupal
6 2 (0.98%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.98%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.49%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.49%) JBoss
7 1 (0.49%) Liferay
7 1 (0.49%) Mule
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.49%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 21 (10.24%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.85%) MS Office
3 10 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 41 (20.00%) BigMachines
1 41 (20.00%) Eloqua
2 11 (5.37%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (5.37%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (4.88%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (4.39%) Oracle General Ledger
4 9 (4.39%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (1.95%) Magento
7 3 (1.46%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (1.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.98%) OpenText Process Suite
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.49%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 41 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 41 (20.00%) SaaS
2 10 (4.88%) Force.com
3 5 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.49%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.88%) Internet
2 4 (1.95%) SAN
3 2 (0.98%) HTTP
3 2 (0.98%) SSL
4 1 (0.49%) 802.15
4 1 (0.49%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.49%) IPsec
4 1 (0.49%) LDAP
4 1 (0.49%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.49%) VPN
4 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.49%) X.509
4 1 (0.49%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (29.27%) Oracle Database
2 48 (23.41%) Oracle Reports
3 41 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 40 (19.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 31 (15.12%) Oracle Database 10g
6 30 (14.63%) Relational Database
7 28 (13.66%) MySQL
8 25 (12.20%) Oracle Database 12c
9 22 (10.73%) Oracle BI EE
10 16 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (7.80%) Oracle Discoverer
11 13 (6.34%) SQL Navigator
11 13 (6.34%) SQL Server
12 12 (5.85%) MongoDB
12 12 (5.85%) RDBMS
13 8 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (22.44%) Oracle Forms
2 45 (21.95%) Git (software)
3 28 (13.66%) Selenium
4 27 (13.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (10.73%) WebDriver
6 21 (10.24%) Subversion
7 18 (8.78%) Toad
8 16 (7.80%) TeamCity
9 15 (7.32%) HP UFT
9 15 (7.32%) JDeveloper
10 14 (6.83%) Jenkins
10 14 (6.83%) Maven
11 13 (6.34%) Eclipse
12 12 (5.85%) JIRA
13 11 (5.37%) Hudson
14 9 (4.39%) SpecFlow
15 5 (2.44%) Cucumber
16 3 (1.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 3 (1.46%) Grunt
16 3 (1.46%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (10.73%) Finance
2 18 (8.78%) Military
3 12 (5.85%) Marketing
4 10 (4.88%) Retail
5 8 (3.90%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.95%) Billing
6 4 (1.95%) Electronics
7 3 (1.46%) Publishing
7 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.98%) Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Back Office
9 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 148 (72.20%) Developer
2 75 (36.59%) Oracle Developer
3 20 (9.76%) Consultant
4 16 (7.80%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 14 (6.83%) Programmer
6 13 (6.34%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (5.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 11 (5.37%) PHP Developer
8 11 (5.37%) Tester
9 10 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (4.88%) Java Developer
9 10 (4.88%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.88%) SQL Developer
9 10 (4.88%) XML Developer
10 9 (4.39%) Analyst
10 9 (4.39%) Automation Tester
10 9 (4.39%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (4.39%) Oracle BI Developer
10 9 (4.39%) Python Developer
11 8 (3.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (50.73%) HTML
2 82 (40.00%) CSS
3 65 (31.71%) Visualforce
4 60 (29.27%) jQuery
5 45 (21.95%) XML
6 42 (20.49%) .NET
7 41 (20.00%) Mason
8 29 (14.15%) Ajax
9 28 (13.66%) CSS3
9 28 (13.66%) HTML5
10 25 (12.20%) Web Services
11 20 (9.76%) SOAP
12 18 (8.78%) Middleware
12 18 (8.78%) Oracle Fusion
13 15 (7.32%) RESTful
14 14 (6.83%) AngularJS
15 11 (5.37%) XML Schema
16 9 (4.39%) KnockoutJS
16 9 (4.39%) REST
16 9 (4.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (4.39%) User Experience
2 5 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.46%) Data Structures
3 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.98%) Life Science
4 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.98%) N-Tier
4 2 (0.98%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.49%) NHS
5 1 (0.49%) Replication
5 1 (0.49%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 46 (22.44%) Unix
2 40 (19.51%) Linux
3 17 (8.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (7.80%) Oracle Linux
5 12 (5.85%) Windows
6 6 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.46%) AIX
8 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.46%) Solaris
8 3 (1.46%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.49%) Debian
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (34.63%) CRM
3 50 (24.39%) Web Development
4 44 (21.46%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (19.02%) Scrum
6 30 (14.63%) System Testing
7 28 (13.66%) ITIL
7 28 (13.66%) Test Scripting
8 27 (13.17%) BDD
9 22 (10.73%) OO
10 21 (10.24%) E-business
10 21 (10.24%) Front End Development
10 21 (10.24%) TDD
11 20 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (9.27%) Migration
13 17 (8.29%) Workflow
14 15 (7.32%) Systems Analysis
14 15 (7.32%) User Stories
15 13 (6.34%) Automated Testing
15 13 (6.34%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 104 (50.73%) Java
2 103 (50.24%) SQL
3 101 (49.27%) JavaScript
4 90 (43.90%) PL/SQL
5 68 (33.17%) Apex Code
6 49 (23.90%) PHP
7 42 (20.49%) Shell Script
8 21 (10.24%) Perl
9 18 (8.78%) SOQL
9 18 (8.78%) VB
10 16 (7.80%) C++
11 15 (7.32%) VBScript
12 14 (6.83%) Python
13 13 (6.34%) Korn
14 12 (5.85%) C-shell
15 11 (5.37%) C#
16 10 (4.88%) Ruby
17 9 (4.39%) C
18 8 (3.90%) F#
19 5 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (29.76%) Security Cleared
2 55 (26.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.37%) ISEB
4 10 (4.88%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.90%) Degree
6 7 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (2.93%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (1.95%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.98%) CBAP
9 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.49%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (0.49%) vRealize
Vendors
1 205 (100.00%) Oracle
2 68 (33.17%) Salesforce.com
3 41 (20.00%) Siebel
4 35 (17.07%) Microsoft
5 17 (8.29%) Red Hat
6 15 (7.32%) HP
7 12 (5.85%) SAP
8 8 (3.90%) VMware
9 3 (1.46%) Informatica
9 3 (1.46%) Remedy
9 3 (1.46%) Zend
10 2 (0.98%) BMC
10 2 (0.98%) Cognos
10 2 (0.98%) Conga
10 2 (0.98%) IBM
10 2 (0.98%) Infor
10 2 (0.98%) OpenText
10 2 (0.98%) Pardot
10 2 (0.98%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 1 (0.49%) PeopleSoft
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