The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 520 499 502
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 68 57 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.98% 1.06% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 28 41
Average daily rate £375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.86% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.32 £45.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.28% +21.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.32 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-59.28% +21.62%
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6913 5399 5852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.27% 11.30% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4411 3425 3417
Average daily rate £375 £385 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 143 206
Average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%

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 17 April 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 17 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
England -19 67 £375 - 6
London -18 27 £400 -20.00% 3
South East -27 13 £375 +1.35% 1
Yorkshire -1 10 £323 -4.44%
West Yorkshire - 7 £331 -
City of London -12 6 £425 -15.00% 1
East of England - 6 £438 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £438 -
South West -24 3 £321 -
East Midlands - 3 £315 - 1
Leeds - 3 £329 -
North West -21 2 £425 +33.33%
West Midlands - 2 £344 - 1
Surrey -15 1 - -
Bristol -15 1 £343 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Chesterfield - 1 £300 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £300 -
East Sussex - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Croydon - - - -

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Oracle
2 90 (72.58%) SQL
3 78 (62.90%) PL/SQL
4 57 (45.97%) Oracle Database
5 41 (33.06%) Oracle Reports
6 34 (27.42%) UNIX
7 33 (26.61%) XML
7 33 (26.61%) CSS
8 32 (25.81%) Java
8 32 (25.81%) Oracle Forms
9 31 (25.00%) Toad
9 31 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 30 (24.19%) JavaScript
10 30 (24.19%) Security Cleared
11 29 (23.39%) Oracle Database 11g
12 28 (22.58%) HTML
13 26 (20.97%) MS Excel
14 25 (20.16%) Oracle Database 10g
15 23 (18.55%) Ajax
16 21 (16.94%) SC Cleared
17 20 (16.13%) Workflow
18 19 (15.32%) Oracle Workflow
18 19 (15.32%) .NET
19 18 (14.52%) jQuery
19 18 (14.52%) Serena
20 16 (12.90%) SQL Server
20 16 (12.90%) Oracle OWB
20 16 (12.90%) Finance
21 15 (12.10%) Oracle EBS
21 15 (12.10%) MS Visio

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (15.32%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (4.84%) Oracle Application Server
2 6 (4.84%) LiveCycle
3 4 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.42%) nginx
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.81%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.81%) IIS
5 1 (0.81%) Apache
5 1 (0.81%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 26 (20.97%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.10%) MS Visio
2 15 (12.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.61%) MS Project
3 2 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (12.10%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (12.10%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.81%) HFM
4 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.61%) Force.com
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) LDAP
1 1 (0.81%) SSL
1 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (45.97%) Oracle Database
2 41 (33.06%) Oracle Reports
3 29 (23.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 25 (20.16%) Oracle Database 10g
5 16 (12.90%) Oracle OWB
5 16 (12.90%) SQL Server
6 11 (8.87%) Relational Database
7 10 (8.06%) RDBMS
8 9 (7.26%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (5.65%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (4.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 5 (4.03%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (4.03%) Oracle Discoverer
13 4 (3.23%) SQLPlus
13 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (2.42%) MS Access
14 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (25.81%) Oracle Forms
2 31 (25.00%) Toad
3 14 (11.29%) JDeveloper
4 9 (7.26%) Subversion
5 8 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.03%) Hudson
6 5 (4.03%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.03%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (4.03%) PVCS
7 3 (2.42%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.61%) ProC
9 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.81%) FishEye
9 1 (0.81%) JIRA
9 1 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (12.90%) Finance
2 8 (6.45%) Military
3 6 (4.84%) Banking
4 4 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.42%) Marketing
6 2 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.61%) Retail
6 2 (1.61%) Front Office
7 1 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.81%) Automotive
7 1 (0.81%) Billing
7 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.81%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.81%) French Language
7 1 (0.81%) German Language
7 1 (0.81%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 80 (64.52%) Developer
2 53 (42.74%) Oracle Developer
3 16 (12.90%) Analyst
4 13 (10.48%) DBA
4 13 (10.48%) Oracle DBA
5 11 (8.87%) SQL Developer
6 10 (8.06%) PL/SQL Developer
7 9 (7.26%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Architect
8 6 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.84%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Automation Tester
9 5 (4.03%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Tester
10 4 (3.23%) Consultant
10 4 (3.23%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Oracle Analyst
11 3 (2.42%) Senior Analyst Developer
11 3 (2.42%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.61%) CSS
1 33 (26.61%) XML
2 28 (22.58%) HTML
3 23 (18.55%) Ajax
4 19 (15.32%) .NET
5 18 (14.52%) jQuery
6 10 (8.06%) ASP.NET
7 9 (7.26%) JSON
7 9 (7.26%) Visualforce
8 8 (6.45%) Dojo
8 8 (6.45%) XHTML
9 5 (4.03%) Web Services
10 4 (3.23%) SOAP
11 3 (2.42%) J2EE
11 3 (2.42%) Hibernate
11 3 (2.42%) Spring
12 2 (1.61%) Middleware
12 2 (1.61%) RESTful
12 2 (1.61%) JDBC
12 2 (1.61%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.84%) Open Source
2 5 (4.03%) NHS
3 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.81%) Replication
4 1 (0.81%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.81%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (27.42%) UNIX
2 15 (12.10%) Windows
3 13 (10.48%) Linux
4 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.03%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (2.42%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.81%) Android
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.13%) Workflow
2 12 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (8.87%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (8.87%) Data Analysis
4 10 (8.06%) Release Management
5 9 (7.26%) Web Development
6 8 (6.45%) Scrum
6 8 (6.45%) DSDM
6 8 (6.45%) Waterfall
6 8 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (5.65%) V-Model
7 7 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (5.65%) ETL
7 7 (5.65%) Validation
7 7 (5.65%) TDD
8 6 (4.84%) Migration
8 6 (4.84%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.84%) Project Management
8 6 (4.84%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (4.03%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 90 (72.58%) SQL
2 78 (62.90%) PL/SQL
3 32 (25.81%) Java
4 30 (24.19%) JavaScript
5 14 (11.29%) C#
6 13 (10.48%) Shell Script
7 12 (9.68%) Apex Code
8 8 (6.45%) C
9 6 (4.84%) Perl
10 5 (4.03%) VBScript
11 4 (3.23%) VBA
12 3 (2.42%) Ruby
12 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.42%) VB
12 3 (2.42%) C++
13 1 (0.81%) PHP
13 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.81%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 30 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.94%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.65%) ISEB
4 2 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.61%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.61%) Degree
4 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.84%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.03%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.84%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.42%) Capistrano
2 3 (2.42%) Puppet
2 3 (2.42%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 124 (100.00%) Oracle
2 31 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (14.52%) Serena
4 10 (8.06%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (4.84%) Adobe
6 5 (4.03%) HP
6 5 (4.03%) VMware
7 4 (3.23%) Informatica
8 3 (2.42%) Splunk
8 3 (2.42%) SAP
8 3 (2.42%) Siebel
9 1 (0.81%) IBM
9 1 (0.81%) Cognos
9 1 (0.81%) BMC
9 1 (0.81%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.81%) Talend
9 1 (0.81%) StreamServe
9 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.81%) Remedy