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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 563 540 565
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +25
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 81 101 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.98% 1.39% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 64 39
Average daily rate £360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £28.93 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.93 £18.32
% change year-on-year
- +57.88%

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
8228 7244 6776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.73% 13.01% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5583 4637 4323
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 £313 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 140 132
Average hourly rate £42.48 £37.02 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.73% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £27.37 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.95 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.37 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -2.01%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -39 74 £363 +3.57% 11
London +1 28 £414 +3.43% 6
South East +6 23 £413 +16.19% 1
Hampshire +17 17 £425 +25.00%
West Midlands +1 9 £325 -
Warwickshire - 9 £325 -
Scotland -22 7 £340 -24.44% 3
Andover - 7 £375 -
Warwick - 7 £325 -
South West +2 6 £365 -13.60% 1
Berkshire - 5 £350 -
Slough - 5 £350 -
City of London +37 4 £488 -2.50% 2
Bristol +1 4 £365 +35.18% 1
Edinburgh -5 4 £345 -4.82% 2
Yorkshire -16 3 £313 -3.84% 3
West Lothian - 3 £325 - 1
Livingston - 3 £325 - 1
North West -11 2 £341 +11.88%
Preston - 2 £341 -
Lancashire - 2 £341 -
East Midlands -2 1 - -
West Yorkshire -5 1 £300 -11.11% 1
Leeds -9 1 £300 -2.04% 1
South Yorkshire -15 1 £325 -1.88%
Milton Keynes - 1 £450 -
Winchester - 1 £400 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £300 -
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 166 (100.00%) Oracle
2 83 (50.00%) HTML
3 82 (49.40%) Java
4 80 (48.19%) JavaScript
5 71 (42.77%) SQL
6 67 (40.36%) CSS
7 64 (38.55%) Salesforce.com
7 64 (38.55%) Apex Code
8 61 (36.75%) Visualforce
9 59 (35.54%) PL/SQL
10 56 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (32.53%) CRM
12 49 (29.52%) Oracle Database
13 45 (27.11%) PHP
14 44 (26.51%) Web Development
15 43 (25.90%) .NET
16 39 (23.49%) Cloud Computing
17 38 (22.89%) XML
18 36 (21.69%) Linux
18 36 (21.69%) Oracle Reports
18 36 (21.69%) Scrum
19 35 (21.08%) Git (software)
19 35 (21.08%) jQuery
20 34 (20.48%) SaaS
20 34 (20.48%) Relational Database
20 34 (20.48%) Eloqua
20 34 (20.48%) BigMachines
20 34 (20.48%) Siebel
21 33 (19.88%) Oracle Database 11g
21 33 (19.88%) Mason

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 21 (12.65%) WebLogic
2 11 (6.63%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (5.42%) Liferay
4 7 (4.22%) CMS
5 6 (3.61%) Node.js
6 5 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.41%) WordPress
8 3 (1.81%) Apache
8 3 (1.81%) ExpressionEngine
8 3 (1.81%) IIS
8 3 (1.81%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.81%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.20%) JBoss
9 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.20%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.60%) Drupal
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.01%) MS Office
2 5 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 34 (20.48%) BigMachines
1 34 (20.48%) Eloqua
2 23 (13.86%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (7.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (3.61%) Magento
5 4 (2.41%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (1.20%) OpenText Process Suite
7 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.60%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.60%) RMDS
8 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (23.49%) Cloud Computing
2 34 (20.48%) SaaS
3 11 (6.63%) Force.com
4 5 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.20%) FinancialForce.com
5 2 (1.20%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.42%) Internet
2 6 (3.61%) VLAN
3 2 (1.20%) HTTP
3 2 (1.20%) SAN
3 2 (1.20%) SSL
3 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.60%) 802.15
4 1 (0.60%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.60%) IPsec
4 1 (0.60%) LAN
4 1 (0.60%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.60%) VPN
4 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.60%) X.509
4 1 (0.60%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (29.52%) Oracle Database
2 36 (21.69%) Oracle Reports
3 34 (20.48%) Relational Database
4 33 (19.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (12.05%) Oracle Database 12c
6 19 (11.45%) RDBMS
7 18 (10.84%) MySQL
8 17 (10.24%) Oracle Database 10g
8 17 (10.24%) SQL Server
9 16 (9.64%) Oracle BI EE
10 14 (8.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 11 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (4.82%) Oracle Discoverer
14 6 (3.61%) MongoDB
14 6 (3.61%) SQL Navigator
15 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (2.41%) Oracle9i Database
16 4 (2.41%) SQLPlus
17 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (21.08%) Git (software)
2 29 (17.47%) Oracle Forms
3 23 (13.86%) Selenium
3 23 (13.86%) Subversion
4 20 (12.05%) WebDriver
5 16 (9.64%) Maven
6 15 (9.04%) Jenkins
6 15 (9.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (7.83%) Eclipse
7 13 (7.83%) JIRA
8 12 (7.23%) Hudson
9 11 (6.63%) SpecFlow
9 11 (6.63%) Toad
10 9 (5.42%) JDeveloper
11 6 (3.61%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 2 (1.20%) Ant
13 2 (1.20%) Grunt
13 2 (1.20%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (8.43%) Finance
2 13 (7.83%) Retail
3 12 (7.23%) Marketing
4 5 (3.01%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.01%) Military
5 3 (1.81%) Electronics
5 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.20%) Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Billing
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
7 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.60%) Front Office
7 1 (0.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 114 (68.67%) Developer
2 50 (30.12%) Oracle Developer
3 20 (12.05%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 14 (8.43%) Senior Developer
5 13 (7.83%) DBA
5 13 (7.83%) Full Stack Developer
6 12 (7.23%) PHP Developer
7 11 (6.63%) Consultant
7 11 (6.63%) Java Developer
7 11 (6.63%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (6.02%) Oracle DBA
9 9 (5.42%) SQL Developer
10 8 (4.82%) Applications Developer
10 8 (4.82%) Automation Tester
10 8 (4.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (4.82%) Oracle Applications Developer
10 8 (4.82%) PL/SQL Developer
10 8 (4.82%) Tester
11 7 (4.22%) Python Developer
11 7 (4.22%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (50.00%) HTML
2 67 (40.36%) CSS
3 61 (36.75%) Visualforce
4 43 (25.90%) .NET
5 38 (22.89%) XML
6 35 (21.08%) jQuery
7 33 (19.88%) Mason
8 29 (17.47%) Web Services
9 26 (15.66%) CSS3
9 26 (15.66%) HTML5
10 21 (12.65%) RESTful
10 21 (12.65%) SOAP
11 13 (7.83%) Ajax
12 12 (7.23%) AngularJS
13 11 (6.63%) JSON
13 11 (6.63%) XML Schema
14 10 (6.02%) J2EE
14 10 (6.02%) REST
14 10 (6.02%) Spring
15 9 (5.42%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.82%) User Experience
3 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.81%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.20%) NHS
5 2 (1.20%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.20%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.60%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.60%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.60%) Replication
6 1 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.69%) Linux
2 31 (18.67%) Unix
3 13 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (7.83%) Windows
4 9 (5.42%) AIX
5 5 (3.01%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.41%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.20%) Solaris
7 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (32.53%) CRM
3 44 (26.51%) Web Development
4 36 (21.69%) Scrum
5 21 (12.65%) BDD
6 19 (11.45%) Migration
6 19 (11.45%) OO
6 19 (11.45%) Open Source
7 17 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (9.64%) SOA
8 16 (9.64%) Workflow
9 14 (8.43%) TDD
9 14 (8.43%) Test Scripting
10 13 (7.83%) Front End Development
10 13 (7.83%) Systems Analysis
11 12 (7.23%) Automated Testing
12 11 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (6.63%) E-business
12 11 (6.63%) ITIL
13 10 (6.02%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (49.40%) Java
2 80 (48.19%) JavaScript
3 71 (42.77%) SQL
4 64 (38.55%) Apex Code
5 59 (35.54%) PL/SQL
6 45 (27.11%) PHP
7 23 (13.86%) Shell Script
8 18 (10.84%) SOQL
9 14 (8.43%) C#
10 13 (7.83%) Python
11 12 (7.23%) Perl
12 11 (6.63%) C
13 9 (5.42%) F#
14 8 (4.82%) Ruby
15 6 (3.61%) Korn
16 5 (3.01%) C++
16 5 (3.01%) C-shell
17 4 (2.41%) T-SQL
18 3 (1.81%) Bash Shell
18 3 (1.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (19.28%) Security Cleared
2 26 (15.66%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.02%) Degree
4 5 (3.01%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.81%) CBAP
6 2 (1.20%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.20%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.23%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.22%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.60%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (0.60%) vRealize
Vendors
1 166 (100.00%) Oracle
2 64 (38.55%) Salesforce.com
3 34 (20.48%) Siebel
4 17 (10.24%) Microsoft
5 13 (7.83%) Red Hat
6 9 (5.42%) MuleSoft
7 8 (4.82%) SAP
8 5 (3.01%) VMware
9 4 (2.41%) Zend
10 3 (1.81%) Conga
10 3 (1.81%) Infor
10 3 (1.81%) Pardot
10 3 (1.81%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 2 (1.20%) Cognos
11 2 (1.20%) Google
11 2 (1.20%) Informatica
11 2 (1.20%) Remedy
12 1 (0.60%) Adobe
12 1 (0.60%) BMC
12 1 (0.60%) IBM
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East
Talent Spa
Rate: £525-550pd
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago