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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 521 513 511
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 72 55 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 0.94% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 25 48
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.48% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
- -2.70%
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6995 5870 6070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.80% 11.50% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4485 3689 3562
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 221
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.65 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 -7 66 £388 +14.81% 22
London +17 28 £430 +7.50% 2
South East -2 17 £350 - 6
Hampshire -14 9 £388 +10.71% 1
Scotland -23 6 £310 -1.58%
North West +1 5 £350 - 7
South West -28 5 £250 -25.92% 2
Yorkshire +5 4 £340 +51.11% 3
Manchester -2 4 £350 - 2
West Midlands -10 4 £300 -14.28%
Edinburgh -18 4 £281 +3.88%
Gloucestershire - 4 - - 1
City of London +10 3 £410 -18.04% 2
Berkshire +4 2 £575 - 3
West Yorkshire +3 2 £340 +51.11% 3
Leeds +1 2 £340 +4.61% 3
Cheltenham - 2 - - 1
Glasgow +1 1 - -
Birmingham -2 1 £350 -
Aberdeen - 1 £352 -
Reading - 1 £575 -
Southampton - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £250 -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
York - - - -
Slough - - - - 3

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 136 (100.00%) Oracle
2 103 (75.74%) SQL
3 82 (60.29%) PL/SQL
4 54 (39.71%) Oracle Database
5 39 (28.68%) Oracle Reports
6 38 (27.94%) UNIX
7 37 (27.21%) Oracle Forms
8 36 (26.47%) Java
8 36 (26.47%) JavaScript
8 36 (26.47%) Security Cleared
9 35 (25.74%) XML
10 33 (24.26%) Microsoft
10 33 (24.26%) Oracle Database 11g
11 32 (23.53%) Toad
12 29 (21.32%) CSS
13 27 (19.85%) MS Excel
14 26 (19.12%) HTML
15 24 (17.65%) Ajax
15 24 (17.65%) SC Cleared
16 23 (16.91%) Oracle Database 10g
17 22 (16.18%) .NET
17 22 (16.18%) Workflow
18 21 (15.44%) Oracle Workflow
19 19 (13.97%) Oracle EBS
19 19 (13.97%) Serena
19 19 (13.97%) jQuery
20 17 (12.50%) MS Visio
20 17 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
20 17 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
21 16 (11.76%) Finance

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 21 (15.44%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (4.41%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.21%) LiveCycle
4 3 (2.21%) nginx
4 3 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.47%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.74%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.74%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.74%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.74%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 27 (19.85%) MS Excel
2 17 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 17 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.94%) MS Office
4 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (13.97%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (2.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.47%) Kondor+
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) Force.com
2 4 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.47%) Office 365
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.74%) SaaS
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.94%) HTTP
2 3 (2.21%) SAN
2 3 (2.21%) Firewall
2 3 (2.21%) LDAP
3 2 (1.47%) Network Security
4 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (39.71%) Oracle Database
2 39 (28.68%) Oracle Reports
3 33 (24.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 23 (16.91%) Oracle Database 10g
5 15 (11.03%) Oracle OWB
6 12 (8.82%) SQL Server
7 10 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (5.15%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (5.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 7 (5.15%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.68%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (3.68%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.94%) MySQL
10 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (2.21%) SQLPlus
11 3 (2.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (27.21%) Oracle Forms
2 32 (23.53%) Toad
3 15 (11.03%) JDeveloper
4 11 (8.09%) Subversion
5 10 (7.35%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (5.88%) PVCS
7 5 (3.68%) Hudson
7 5 (3.68%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.21%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.74%) FishEye
9 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.74%) JIRA
9 1 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (11.76%) Finance
2 10 (7.35%) Military
2 10 (7.35%) Banking
3 7 (5.15%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.47%) Marketing
5 2 (1.47%) Retail
5 2 (1.47%) Front Office
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Billing
6 1 (0.74%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.74%) French Language
6 1 (0.74%) German Language
6 1 (0.74%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (61.76%) Developer
2 64 (47.06%) Oracle Developer
3 18 (13.24%) Analyst
4 10 (7.35%) DBA
4 10 (7.35%) SQL Developer
4 10 (7.35%) Oracle DBA
5 9 (6.62%) PL/SQL Developer
6 6 (4.41%) Automation Tester
6 6 (4.41%) Tester
6 6 (4.41%) Architect
6 6 (4.41%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.41%) Java Developer
7 5 (3.68%) Test Analyst
7 5 (3.68%) Applications Developer
7 5 (3.68%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 4 (2.94%) Consultant
8 4 (2.94%) Technical Architect
8 4 (2.94%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.21%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.21%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.74%) XML
2 29 (21.32%) CSS
3 26 (19.12%) HTML
4 24 (17.65%) Ajax
5 22 (16.18%) .NET
6 19 (13.97%) jQuery
7 11 (8.09%) Web Services
8 8 (5.88%) XHTML
8 8 (5.88%) Dojo
8 8 (5.88%) JSON
9 6 (4.41%) Visualforce
10 5 (3.68%) SOAP
10 5 (3.68%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.21%) JSP
11 3 (2.21%) WSDL
11 3 (2.21%) Middleware
11 3 (2.21%) XSD
11 3 (2.21%) XSLT
11 3 (2.21%) Java SE
11 3 (2.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.68%) Open Source
2 4 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.21%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.47%) NHS
4 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.74%) Replication
5 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.94%) UNIX
2 16 (11.76%) Linux
3 15 (11.03%) Windows
4 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.68%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (2.21%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.47%) Solaris
7 1 (0.74%) Android
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.74%) SUSE
7 1 (0.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.18%) Workflow
2 14 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (9.56%) Migration
4 12 (8.82%) CRM
5 11 (8.09%) SOA
5 11 (8.09%) Release Management
5 11 (8.09%) Test Scripting
6 10 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (6.62%) ITIL
8 8 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 8 (5.88%) Scrum
8 8 (5.88%) Validation
8 8 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (5.88%) Data Migration
9 7 (5.15%) Database Tuning
9 7 (5.15%) Test Automation
9 7 (5.15%) Test Strategy
9 7 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.15%) Web Development
9 7 (5.15%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 103 (75.74%) SQL
2 82 (60.29%) PL/SQL
3 36 (26.47%) Java
3 36 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.56%) Shell Script
5 11 (8.09%) C
6 10 (7.35%) Apex Code
7 9 (6.62%) VBScript
8 8 (5.88%) Perl
8 8 (5.88%) C#
9 7 (5.15%) VB
10 5 (3.68%) PHP
11 4 (2.94%) Ruby
12 3 (2.21%) C++
12 3 (2.21%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.47%) Python
13 2 (1.47%) XPath
14 1 (0.74%) Groovy
14 1 (0.74%) Jython
14 1 (0.74%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 36 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 24 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.82%) ISEB
4 8 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.41%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.21%) Degree
8 2 (1.47%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.09%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.15%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (3.68%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.21%) Capistrano
2 3 (2.21%) Puppet
2 3 (2.21%) HAProxy
2 3 (2.21%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.47%) Control-M
4 1 (0.74%) OVSD
4 1 (0.74%) OpenView
Vendors
1 136 (100.00%) Oracle
2 33 (24.26%) Microsoft
3 19 (13.97%) Serena
4 11 (8.09%) HP
5 10 (7.35%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.68%) IBM
6 5 (3.68%) VMware
7 4 (2.94%) SAP
8 3 (2.21%) Adobe
8 3 (2.21%) Splunk
9 2 (1.47%) Lotus
9 2 (1.47%) Siebel
9 2 (1.47%) Sybase
9 2 (1.47%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.47%) Citrix
10 1 (0.74%) BMC
10 1 (0.74%) Informatica
10 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.74%) Remedy
10 1 (0.74%) Perforce
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