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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 499 548 514
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -34
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 101 51 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.095% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.36% 0.74% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 29 21
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£375 £370 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -

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
7416 6860 5553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.22% 12.74% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4894 4357 3438
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 £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 158 158
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.37 £31.50 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £52.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%

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 30 June 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle APEX within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Oracle APEX Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 June 2015. 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 +40 96 £375 -1.63% 19
Yorkshire +9 29 £325 -8.45% 1
London -11 20 £375 -13.79% 7
South West +19 18 £408 - 1
Gloucestershire +12 15 £408 - 1
South East -26 13 £365 +12.30% 3
South Yorkshire - 13 £325 -
Cheltenham - 8 £408 -
North Yorkshire - 7 £188 -
Hampshire -6 6 £340 -13.65% 1
Doncaster - 6 £394 -
York - 6 - -
Scotland +3 5 £260 -16.12% 2
Edinburgh -3 5 £260 -7.30% 2
East Midlands - 5 £400 -
City of London +2 4 £500 - 4
West Yorkshire -17 4 £400 +12.67% 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £350 -
Bradford -13 3 - -
North West -18 3 £455 - 5
Kent - 3 £560 - 1
Bristol - 3 £285 -
Andover +3 2 - -
Surrey -5 2 £355 +18.33%
Manchester -13 2 £455 - 1
Luton - 2 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £375 -
Gloucester - 2 £475 - 1
East of England - 2 £375 - 1
Reading +5 1 - - 1

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Oracle
2 143 (80.79%) SQL
3 141 (79.66%) PL/SQL
4 86 (48.59%) Oracle Database
5 60 (33.90%) Java
6 50 (28.25%) Oracle Reports
7 47 (26.55%) Oracle Forms
7 47 (26.55%) JavaScript
8 43 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (22.03%) Finance
10 37 (20.90%) HTML
10 37 (20.90%) CSS
11 35 (19.77%) Oracle Database 10g
12 32 (18.08%) Security Cleared
13 30 (16.95%) Oracle Database 11g
14 25 (14.12%) Performance Tuning
15 24 (13.56%) UNIX
16 22 (12.43%) Toad
17 20 (11.30%) Data Modelling
17 20 (11.30%) jQuery
17 20 (11.30%) DV Cleared
18 19 (10.73%) Oracle ODI
19 18 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
19 18 (10.17%) Linux
19 18 (10.17%) Oracle BI EE
20 17 (9.60%) XML
20 17 (9.60%) SQL Server
20 17 (9.60%) Relational Database
21 16 (9.04%) Unit Testing
22 14 (7.91%) Scrum

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 5 (2.82%) WebLogic
1 5 (2.82%) GlassFish
1 5 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (2.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (2.26%) LiveCycle
2 4 (2.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.13%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (1.13%) Apache
4 2 (1.13%) Confluence
5 1 (0.56%) WordPress
5 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.21%) BigMachines
2 10 (5.65%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (4.52%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (2.82%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (2.26%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (2.26%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.56%) Demantra
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle TCA
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.21%) Cloud Computing
1 11 (6.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (48.59%) Oracle Database
2 50 (28.25%) Oracle Reports
3 35 (19.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 30 (16.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (10.73%) Oracle ODI
6 18 (10.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 18 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (9.60%) SQL Server
7 17 (9.60%) Relational Database
8 14 (7.91%) Oracle9i Database
8 14 (7.91%) RDBMS
9 13 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (5.65%) MySQL
11 9 (5.08%) SQLPlus
12 8 (4.52%) OLTP
12 8 (4.52%) Oracle Discoverer
13 6 (3.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (2.26%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 47 (26.55%) Oracle Forms
2 22 (12.43%) Toad
3 8 (4.52%) Ant
4 7 (3.95%) JDeveloper
5 6 (3.39%) Maven
6 4 (2.26%) JIRA
6 4 (2.26%) HP UFT
6 4 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.13%) Subversion
7 2 (1.13%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.13%) Hudson
7 2 (1.13%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.56%) Selenium
8 1 (0.56%) ProC
8 1 (0.56%) FishEye
8 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (22.03%) Finance
2 10 (5.65%) Billing
3 4 (2.26%) Legal
3 4 (2.26%) Retail
4 3 (1.69%) Banking
4 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.56%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 123 (69.49%) Developer
2 100 (56.50%) Oracle Developer
3 25 (14.12%) Analyst
4 19 (10.73%) Programmer
5 14 (7.91%) Analyst Programmer
6 10 (5.65%) Architect
6 10 (5.65%) SQL Developer
7 9 (5.08%) Consultant
7 9 (5.08%) Lead Developer
8 8 (4.52%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.52%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 7 (3.95%) Database Developer
9 7 (3.95%) Service Architect
10 6 (3.39%) Analyst Developer
10 6 (3.39%) PL/SQL Developer
11 5 (2.82%) Solutions Designer
11 5 (2.82%) Oracle Analyst
11 5 (2.82%) Designer
12 4 (2.26%) Senior Designer
12 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (20.90%) HTML
1 37 (20.90%) CSS
2 20 (11.30%) jQuery
3 17 (9.60%) XML
4 12 (6.78%) .NET
5 11 (6.21%) Visualforce
6 10 (5.65%) Ajax
6 10 (5.65%) Mason
6 10 (5.65%) JSP
7 9 (5.08%) JSON
8 7 (3.95%) Web Services
8 7 (3.95%) Hibernate
8 7 (3.95%) Spring
9 6 (3.39%) Java EE
10 5 (2.82%) Java EE 5
10 5 (2.82%) JRuby
10 5 (2.82%) Oracle ADF
10 5 (2.82%) J2EE
10 5 (2.82%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.52%) NHS
2 4 (2.26%) PACS
2 4 (2.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.69%) Life Science
3 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.69%) User Experience
3 3 (1.69%) GIS
3 3 (1.69%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.13%) Web 2.0
4 2 (1.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.56%) UNIX
2 18 (10.17%) Linux
3 6 (3.39%) Windows
4 3 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (14.12%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (11.30%) Data Modelling
4 16 (9.04%) Unit Testing
5 14 (7.91%) Kimball Methodology
5 14 (7.91%) CRM
5 14 (7.91%) Scrum
6 13 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (5.65%) Validation
8 9 (5.08%) Migration
8 9 (5.08%) Waterfall
9 8 (4.52%) Inmon Methodology
9 8 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (4.52%) Data Analysis
9 8 (4.52%) Service Management
9 8 (4.52%) Risk Management
9 8 (4.52%) Mentoring
10 7 (3.95%) DevOps
10 7 (3.95%) ITIL
10 7 (3.95%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 143 (80.79%) SQL
2 141 (79.66%) PL/SQL
3 60 (33.90%) Java
4 47 (26.55%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.21%) Apex Code
6 10 (5.65%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.95%) C#
8 6 (3.39%) PHP
9 5 (2.82%) Jython
9 5 (2.82%) Groovy
10 4 (2.26%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.26%) C
10 4 (2.26%) VBScript
10 4 (2.26%) VB
11 3 (1.69%) Perl
11 3 (1.69%) Python
11 3 (1.69%) Ruby
12 2 (1.13%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.13%) VBA
13 1 (0.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (18.08%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.30%) DV Cleared
3 10 (5.65%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.95%) Degree
5 4 (2.26%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (2.26%) ISEB
5 4 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.13%) OCP
8 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.56%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.69%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.13%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 177 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (6.21%) Siebel
2 11 (6.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.21%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (6.21%) Eloqua
3 6 (3.39%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.26%) Adobe
4 4 (2.26%) HP
5 3 (1.69%) SAP
5 3 (1.69%) VMware
6 2 (1.13%) Serena
6 2 (1.13%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.13%) IBM
7 1 (0.56%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.56%) OpenText
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