The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle APEX skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle APEX over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank - 109 103
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.049% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.75% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
209 133 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.22% 6.46% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 79 103
Average daily rate £375 £323 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 15
Average hourly rate £37.10 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £37.27 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

Oracle APEX
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle APEX across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Oracle APEX Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle APEX across the West Midlands region.

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle APEX
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) SAP PI
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) SAP PI
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM