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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 525 494 487
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -7
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 88 83 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.18% 1.34% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 37 62
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£368 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £294 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £485 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

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
7439 6195 6084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.75% 11.81% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5001 4023 3446
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 146 234
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -21 80 £368 -2.00% 17
South East -15 31 £350 -9.67% 6
Hampshire -3 26 £360 -4.00% 4
London -8 24 £400 +33.33% 4
South West -21 18 £428 +33.75% 5
Andover +2 15 £360 - 4
Bristol -16 8 £375 - 3
Gloucestershire -16 5 £500 +56.25% 2
City of London +15 4 £330 -
Berkshire +11 3 - - 2
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £425 -
Yorkshire -6 2 £290 -3.33%
Scotland -11 2 £400 +33.33%
North West -12 2 £300 -14.28% 2
East of England -15 2 £425 -
Cambridge - 2 £425 -
Reading - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £550 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £360 -
Glasgow - 1 £400 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Wetherby - - - -

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 159 (100.00%) Oracle
2 131 (82.39%) SQL
3 112 (70.44%) PL/SQL
4 96 (60.38%) Oracle Database
5 64 (40.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 47 (29.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 41 (25.79%) Security Cleared
8 38 (23.90%) JavaScript
8 38 (23.90%) CSS
9 34 (21.38%) Java
9 34 (21.38%) jQuery
10 32 (20.13%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (19.50%) HTML
11 31 (19.50%) Oracle Forms
11 31 (19.50%) Oracle Reports
12 28 (17.61%) Linux
12 28 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (17.61%) SC Cleared
13 27 (16.98%) Ajax
14 26 (16.35%) UNIX
14 26 (16.35%) Shell Script
15 24 (15.09%) .NET
16 23 (14.47%) XML
16 23 (14.47%) Toad
16 23 (14.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 21 (13.21%) ITIL
18 19 (11.95%) Perl
18 19 (11.95%) Workflow
18 19 (11.95%) Oracle Workflow
19 17 (10.69%) Finance

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (11.95%) Oracle Workflow
2 13 (8.18%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.03%) K2 blackpearl
4 6 (3.77%) LiveCycle
4 6 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.77%) SAS
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.26%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.26%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.26%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 12 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.89%) MS Project
3 2 (1.26%) MS Office
3 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) FastStats
4 1 (0.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (5.03%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.77%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (3.14%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (3.14%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (3.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (3.14%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (2.52%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.26%) Kondor+
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.14%) Force.com
2 2 (1.26%) SaaS
2 2 (1.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.40%) SAN
2 4 (2.52%) HTTP
3 3 (1.89%) LDAP
3 3 (1.89%) Firewall
4 2 (1.26%) Network Security
4 2 (1.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (60.38%) Oracle Database
2 64 (40.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 47 (29.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 31 (19.50%) Oracle Reports
5 23 (14.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 17 (10.69%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (10.06%) Oracle BI EE
8 13 (8.18%) SQL Server
9 11 (6.92%) Oracle OWB
10 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (5.66%) Relational Database
11 8 (5.03%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (5.03%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (3.77%) OLTP
12 6 (3.77%) OLAP
12 6 (3.77%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (3.14%) MySQL
13 5 (3.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 31 (19.50%) Oracle Forms
2 23 (14.47%) Toad
3 15 (9.43%) PVCS
4 8 (5.03%) Subversion
4 8 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.14%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (2.52%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.52%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.26%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.63%) JIRA
8 1 (0.63%) FishEye
General
1 17 (10.69%) Finance
2 11 (6.92%) Banking
3 8 (5.03%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.52%) Military
6 3 (1.89%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.26%) Marketing
8 1 (0.63%) Billing
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 101 (63.52%) Developer
2 82 (51.57%) Oracle Developer
3 29 (18.24%) Analyst
4 8 (5.03%) Programmer
4 8 (5.03%) Senior Developer
5 7 (4.40%) Architect
5 7 (4.40%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (4.40%) Consultant
5 7 (4.40%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 6 (3.77%) PL/SQL Developer
6 6 (3.77%) SQL Developer
6 6 (3.77%) Analyst Programmer
6 6 (3.77%) Data Analyst
7 5 (3.14%) Oracle Consultant
7 5 (3.14%) Oracle Analyst
7 5 (3.14%) Designer
8 4 (2.52%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
8 4 (2.52%) Developer Analyst
8 4 (2.52%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (2.52%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.90%) CSS
2 34 (21.38%) jQuery
3 31 (19.50%) HTML
4 27 (16.98%) Ajax
5 24 (15.09%) .NET
6 23 (14.47%) XML
7 11 (6.92%) Web Services
8 10 (6.29%) Middleware
9 9 (5.66%) Oracle Fusion
10 8 (5.03%) JSON
10 8 (5.03%) Dojo
10 8 (5.03%) ASP.NET
11 5 (3.14%) SOAP
12 4 (2.52%) JSP
12 4 (2.52%) Visualforce
13 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (1.89%) REST
13 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 3 (1.89%) Java SE
13 3 (1.89%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.66%) Open Source
2 8 (5.03%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.03%) Data Integration
3 6 (3.77%) Data Extraction
4 5 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.26%) PMI
6 1 (0.63%) NHS
6 1 (0.63%) Statistics
6 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.63%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.61%) Linux
2 26 (16.35%) UNIX
3 11 (6.92%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (3.77%) Windows
5 5 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.89%) SUSE
7 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.63%) AIX
7 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.13%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (13.21%) ITIL
4 19 (11.95%) Workflow
5 15 (9.43%) Migration
5 15 (9.43%) Scrum
5 15 (9.43%) Data Modelling
6 14 (8.81%) CRM
6 14 (8.81%) Validation
6 14 (8.81%) Waterfall
7 13 (8.18%) Configuration Management
8 12 (7.55%) SOA
9 11 (6.92%) Data Analysis
10 9 (5.66%) Data Migration
10 9 (5.66%) V-Model
10 9 (5.66%) TDD
11 8 (5.03%) Regression Testing
11 8 (5.03%) Database Tuning
11 8 (5.03%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (4.40%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (82.39%) SQL
2 112 (70.44%) PL/SQL
3 38 (23.90%) JavaScript
4 34 (21.38%) Java
5 26 (16.35%) Shell Script
6 19 (11.95%) Perl
7 10 (6.29%) PHP
7 10 (6.29%) VB
8 8 (5.03%) C#
9 7 (4.40%) VBA
10 5 (3.14%) C
10 5 (3.14%) Apex Code
11 4 (2.52%) VBScript
12 3 (1.89%) Python
12 3 (1.89%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.89%) SOQL
13 2 (1.26%) Jython
13 2 (1.26%) XPath
13 2 (1.26%) Groovy
13 2 (1.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (25.79%) Security Cleared
2 28 (17.61%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.14%) ISEB
4 4 (2.52%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (2.52%) Degree
4 4 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.52%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.26%) COBIT
1 2 (1.26%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.29%) VMware ESX
2 6 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (3.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (3.14%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.89%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (1.26%) Control-M
5 1 (0.63%) OVSD
5 1 (0.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 159 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (10.06%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.92%) SAP
4 10 (6.29%) VMware
5 8 (5.03%) Business Objects
6 6 (3.77%) Adobe
6 6 (3.77%) HP
7 5 (3.14%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.52%) IBM
9 2 (1.26%) Lotus
9 2 (1.26%) Siebel
9 2 (1.26%) Citrix
9 2 (1.26%) Sybase
9 2 (1.26%) Serena
9 2 (1.26%) Twitter
10 1 (0.63%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (0.63%) Alterian
10 1 (0.63%) Google
10 1 (0.63%) Splunk
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