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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 538 517 520
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 74 69 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% 1.10% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 55
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£388 £344 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £284 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £449 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00

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
7337 6269 6306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.74% 11.88% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4848 4049 3517
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 131 216
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.10 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
England -8 66 £388 +10.71% 22
London +23 30 £420 +40.00% 3
South East -5 13 £358 -4.66% 7
Hampshire -15 10 £381 +1.66% 3
South West -45 7 £375 +13.20% 2
North West -5 6 £338 +6.51% 3
City of London +29 5 £415 -17.00%
Yorkshire 0 4 £290 -0.85% 4
Gloucestershire -13 4 £500 +56.25% 1
Scotland -14 3 £400 +30.08%
East of England - 2 £425 - 2
Glasgow - 2 £400 -
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Berkshire +5 1 - - 2
South Yorkshire +4 1 £250 -14.52%
West Midlands -17 1 £500 +42.85%
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 4
North Yorkshire - 1 £290 -
Leeds - 1 - - 2
Southampton - 1 - -
Watford - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - - 2
York - - - -
Reading - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
Slough - - - - 2
Croydon - - - -
Derby - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Oracle
2 100 (78.74%) SQL
3 81 (63.78%) PL/SQL
4 62 (48.82%) Oracle Database
5 39 (30.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 33 (25.98%) Oracle Reports
7 29 (22.83%) UNIX
7 29 (22.83%) Oracle Forms
7 29 (22.83%) JavaScript
8 28 (22.05%) Java
9 25 (19.69%) Toad
10 24 (18.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 23 (18.11%) CSS
11 23 (18.11%) XML
12 21 (16.54%) Security Cleared
13 20 (15.75%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (15.75%) jQuery
14 17 (13.39%) Ajax
14 17 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (12.60%) Migration
16 15 (11.81%) Oracle Workflow
16 15 (11.81%) Workflow
16 15 (11.81%) HTML
16 15 (11.81%) Linux
16 15 (11.81%) SC Cleared
17 14 (11.02%) Microsoft
18 13 (10.24%) .NET
19 12 (9.45%) SOA
19 12 (9.45%) Shell Script
19 12 (9.45%) Banking

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (11.81%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (4.72%) SAS
2 6 (4.72%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.15%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.57%) K2 blackpearl
4 2 (1.57%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (1.57%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.57%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.79%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 10 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.72%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.57%) MS Office
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) SPSS
4 1 (0.79%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (6.30%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (3.94%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (3.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (3.15%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (1.57%) Kondor+
7 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle AGIS
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Force.com
2 2 (1.57%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.94%) SAN
2 4 (3.15%) HTTP
3 3 (2.36%) Firewall
3 3 (2.36%) LDAP
4 2 (1.57%) Internet
4 2 (1.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (48.82%) Oracle Database
2 39 (30.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 33 (25.98%) Oracle Reports
4 24 (18.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (7.87%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (7.09%) SQL Server
6 9 (7.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 8 (6.30%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.51%) Oracle OWB
8 7 (5.51%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (4.72%) OLTP
9 6 (4.72%) OLAP
9 6 (4.72%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (3.94%) MySQL
10 5 (3.94%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (3.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 4 (3.15%) RDBMS
11 4 (3.15%) SAP BW
11 4 (3.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 29 (22.83%) Oracle Forms
2 25 (19.69%) Toad
3 8 (6.30%) PVCS
3 8 (6.30%) Subversion
4 6 (4.72%) JDeveloper
5 5 (3.94%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.79%) JIRA
7 1 (0.79%) FishEye
7 1 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (9.45%) Banking
2 10 (7.87%) Finance
3 7 (5.51%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.72%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.36%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.57%) Military
6 2 (1.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.79%) Billing
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (61.42%) Developer
2 60 (47.24%) Oracle Developer
3 20 (15.75%) Analyst
4 9 (7.09%) SQL Developer
5 8 (6.30%) PL/SQL Developer
6 7 (5.51%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.72%) Consultant
7 6 (4.72%) Architect
7 6 (4.72%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 5 (3.94%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (3.94%) Data Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) DBA
8 5 (3.94%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) Designer
9 4 (3.15%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.15%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (3.15%) Oracle Consultant
10 3 (2.36%) SAS Developer
10 3 (2.36%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.11%) CSS
1 23 (18.11%) XML
2 20 (15.75%) jQuery
3 17 (13.39%) Ajax
4 15 (11.81%) HTML
5 13 (10.24%) .NET
6 9 (7.09%) Web Services
7 8 (6.30%) Dojo
7 8 (6.30%) JSON
8 5 (3.94%) SOAP
9 4 (3.15%) JSP
10 3 (2.36%) Java SE
10 3 (2.36%) Spring
10 3 (2.36%) XSD
10 3 (2.36%) XSLT
10 3 (2.36%) XHTML
10 3 (2.36%) Middleware
10 3 (2.36%) WSDL
10 3 (2.36%) REST
10 3 (2.36%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
1 8 (6.30%) Data Integration
2 5 (3.94%) Data Extraction
3 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.36%) NHS
4 3 (2.36%) Open Source
5 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.79%) Statistics
6 1 (0.79%) PMI
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.79%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.83%) UNIX
2 15 (11.81%) Linux
3 8 (6.30%) Windows
4 3 (2.36%) SUSE
4 3 (2.36%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.79%) AIX
5 1 (0.79%) Solaris
5 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.75%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (12.60%) Migration
4 15 (11.81%) Workflow
5 12 (9.45%) SOA
6 11 (8.66%) Data Modelling
6 11 (8.66%) CRM
7 10 (7.87%) Data Migration
8 9 (7.09%) ITIL
9 8 (6.30%) Database Tuning
9 8 (6.30%) Validation
9 8 (6.30%) Scrum
10 7 (5.51%) Test Scripting
10 7 (5.51%) ETL
10 7 (5.51%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (5.51%) Waterfall
11 6 (4.72%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (4.72%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.72%) Change Management
11 6 (4.72%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (78.74%) SQL
2 81 (63.78%) PL/SQL
3 29 (22.83%) JavaScript
4 28 (22.05%) Java
5 12 (9.45%) Shell Script
6 9 (7.09%) VB
6 9 (7.09%) Perl
7 6 (4.72%) PHP
8 5 (3.94%) C
8 5 (3.94%) Apex Code
9 4 (3.15%) VBScript
10 3 (2.36%) VBA
10 3 (2.36%) Python
10 3 (2.36%) SOQL
11 2 (1.57%) C++
11 2 (1.57%) Jython
11 2 (1.57%) XPath
11 2 (1.57%) Groovy
12 1 (0.79%) Ruby
12 1 (0.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (16.54%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.81%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.51%) ISEB
4 6 (4.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.94%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.15%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (3.15%) Degree
7 2 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.57%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.79%) COBIT
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.15%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.36%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (2.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (3.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.36%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (2.36%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.57%) Control-M
4 1 (0.79%) OVSD
4 1 (0.79%) OpenView
Vendors
1 127 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (11.02%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.87%) SAP
4 7 (5.51%) Business Objects
5 6 (4.72%) HP
5 6 (4.72%) Serena
6 5 (3.94%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.15%) IBM
8 3 (2.36%) VMware
9 2 (1.57%) Twitter
9 2 (1.57%) Lotus
9 2 (1.57%) Citrix
9 2 (1.57%) Siebel
9 2 (1.57%) Sybase
10 1 (0.79%) StreamServe
10 1 (0.79%) Google
10 1 (0.79%) Alterian
10 1 (0.79%) Perforce
10 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.79%) Cognos
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