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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 527 501 480
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -21
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 72 69 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 1.08% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 43 30
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.32 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -59.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.32 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -59.28%

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
6982 6366 5205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.01% 12.26% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4469 4037 3301
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 110 142
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.40 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +3.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £17.90 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 27 March 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
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 27 March 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 -19 58 £350 -2.77% 26
London -3 22 £425 +6.25% 11
North West -7 9 £296 -30.29%
Scotland - 8 £440 - 1
Yorkshire -19 7 £338 +12.50% 4
South East -37 7 £325 -13.33% 7
Glasgow - 7 £440 -
City of London +14 6 £500 +21.21% 5
East Midlands -3 6 £350 +11.11%
South West -3 5 £423 +31.51% 2
Gloucestershire -13 5 £423 +40.83% 1
Hampshire -17 5 £333 -11.33% 3
Cheshire - 5 £293 -
Manchester -8 4 £319 -25.00%
West Yorkshire -11 3 £338 +5.46% 3
South Wales - 3 - -
Wales - 3 - - 1
Leeds -14 2 £306 -4.29% 2
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Northwich - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £340 -
Reading - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wrexham - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 3
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Barry - - - -

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 172 (100.00%) Oracle
2 145 (84.30%) SQL
3 136 (79.07%) PL/SQL
4 103 (59.88%) Oracle Database
5 63 (36.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 56 (32.56%) Java
7 50 (29.07%) JavaScript
8 49 (28.49%) HTML
8 49 (28.49%) Oracle Reports
9 48 (27.91%) Oracle Forms
9 48 (27.91%) CSS
10 45 (26.16%) Oracle Database 10g
11 42 (24.42%) Security Cleared
12 40 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (19.19%) jQuery
14 26 (15.12%) Toad
14 26 (15.12%) .NET
14 26 (15.12%) SQL Server
15 25 (14.53%) UNIX
16 23 (13.37%) Performance Tuning
17 22 (12.79%) Linux
17 22 (12.79%) SC Cleared
17 22 (12.79%) Finance
18 21 (12.21%) CRM
19 20 (11.63%) Scrum
19 20 (11.63%) Unit Testing
20 18 (10.47%) Oracle Applications
20 18 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
21 17 (9.88%) XML
21 17 (9.88%) Ajax

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (5.81%) WebLogic
2 9 (5.23%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (4.07%) LiveCycle
4 5 (2.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.91%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (2.91%) GlassFish
4 5 (2.91%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.33%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (2.33%) Apache
6 3 (1.74%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.74%) JBoss
6 3 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.58%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.58%) Confluence
7 1 (0.58%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 10 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.07%) MS Project
3 6 (3.49%) MS Office
4 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (10.47%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (3.49%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (3.49%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (2.91%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (2.33%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.74%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (1.74%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (1.74%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (1.74%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 1 (0.58%) Demantra
8 1 (0.58%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.56%) SaaS
2 9 (5.23%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.74%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (59.88%) Oracle Database
2 63 (36.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 49 (28.49%) Oracle Reports
4 45 (26.16%) Oracle Database 10g
5 26 (15.12%) SQL Server
6 16 (9.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 14 (8.14%) Relational Database
7 14 (8.14%) RDBMS
8 12 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (6.40%) Oracle Discoverer
10 9 (5.23%) Oracle9i Database
10 9 (5.23%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (5.23%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (4.65%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (4.65%) OLTP
12 7 (4.07%) MySQL
12 7 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (4.07%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 48 (27.91%) Oracle Forms
2 26 (15.12%) Toad
3 12 (6.98%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.65%) PVCS
4 8 (4.65%) Maven
4 8 (4.65%) JDeveloper
4 8 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.65%) Ant
5 7 (4.07%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.16%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.16%) Subversion
7 1 (0.58%) JIRA
7 1 (0.58%) Hudson
7 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (12.79%) Finance
2 3 (1.74%) Manufacturing
2 3 (1.74%) Banking
2 3 (1.74%) Billing
2 3 (1.74%) Local Government
3 2 (1.16%) Music Industry
3 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.16%) Retail
3 2 (1.16%) Military
4 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.58%) Electronics
4 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (66.28%) Developer
2 88 (51.16%) Oracle Developer
3 22 (12.79%) Analyst
4 13 (7.56%) Programmer
5 10 (5.81%) Analyst Programmer
6 9 (5.23%) Lead Developer
6 9 (5.23%) DBA
7 8 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.65%) Database Developer
7 8 (4.65%) Oracle DBA
7 8 (4.65%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 7 (4.07%) Architect
8 7 (4.07%) Designer
9 6 (3.49%) Consultant
10 5 (2.91%) Solutions Designer
10 5 (2.91%) Systems Developer
10 5 (2.91%) Oracle Database Developer
10 5 (2.91%) Oracle Analyst
11 4 (2.33%) SQL Developer
11 4 (2.33%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (28.49%) HTML
2 48 (27.91%) CSS
3 33 (19.19%) jQuery
4 26 (15.12%) .NET
5 17 (9.88%) XML
5 17 (9.88%) Ajax
6 15 (8.72%) Web Services
7 13 (7.56%) ASP.NET
8 9 (5.23%) JSP
8 9 (5.23%) Visualforce
9 8 (4.65%) Mason
9 8 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (4.65%) Middleware
10 7 (4.07%) Hibernate
10 7 (4.07%) Spring
11 6 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (3.49%) JSON
12 5 (2.91%) Java EE
12 5 (2.91%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.65%) Open Source
3 4 (2.33%) Life Science
4 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.16%) Web 2.0
4 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.58%) NHS
5 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.58%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.58%) Equities
5 1 (0.58%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.58%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.53%) UNIX
2 22 (12.79%) Linux
3 10 (5.81%) Windows
4 9 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.07%) VMS
6 5 (2.91%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.74%) OpenVMS
8 2 (1.16%) HPUX
9 1 (0.58%) Solaris
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (13.37%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (12.21%) CRM
4 20 (11.63%) Scrum
4 20 (11.63%) Unit Testing
5 18 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (8.14%) Data Modelling
7 13 (7.56%) Waterfall
8 12 (6.98%) Configuration Management
9 11 (6.40%) TDD
9 11 (6.40%) Validation
9 11 (6.40%) Data Analysis
10 9 (5.23%) Workflow
11 8 (4.65%) Migration
11 8 (4.65%) V-Model
12 7 (4.07%) Web Development
12 7 (4.07%) Automated Testing
12 7 (4.07%) ITIL
13 6 (3.49%) UML
13 6 (3.49%) OO
Programming Languages
1 145 (84.30%) SQL
2 136 (79.07%) PL/SQL
3 56 (32.56%) Java
4 50 (29.07%) JavaScript
5 16 (9.30%) Shell Script
6 15 (8.72%) C#
7 10 (5.81%) PHP
8 9 (5.23%) Apex Code
9 8 (4.65%) VBA
10 7 (4.07%) C
11 6 (3.49%) VB
11 6 (3.49%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.91%) Jython
12 5 (2.91%) Groovy
12 5 (2.91%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.91%) Perl
13 4 (2.33%) C++
14 3 (1.74%) VB6
15 2 (1.16%) VBScript
16 1 (0.58%) VC++
Qualifications
1 42 (24.42%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.79%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.56%) Degree
4 12 (6.98%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.16%) ISEB
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.58%) OCP
6 1 (0.58%) OCA
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.58%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 172 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (7.56%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.23%) Red Hat
3 9 (5.23%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (4.07%) Adobe
4 7 (4.07%) Siebel
4 7 (4.07%) Eloqua
5 6 (3.49%) HP
6 4 (2.33%) VMware
7 3 (1.74%) SAP
8 2 (1.16%) Pegasus
8 2 (1.16%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.58%) IBM
9 1 (0.58%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.58%) NetApp
9 1 (0.58%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.58%) Serena
9 1 (0.58%) i-GRasp
9 1 (0.58%) Rogue Wave
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