The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Oracle APEX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle APEX over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Oracle Application Express (APEX)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 60 71
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11  
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 7 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.82% 1.06% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.43% 9.38% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £386 £365 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.75% +28.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £333 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £377 £297
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £365 £363
% change year-on-year -1.36% +0.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 - £35.00

Oracle APEX is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 129 96 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 15.14% 11.31% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 69 110
Median daily rate £372 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.10% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +12.99%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

Oracle APEX
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Oracle APEX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle APEX in Bristol

Oracle APEX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle APEX in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle APEX in Bristol

Oracle APEX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle APEX in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle APEX in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle APEX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Oracle APEX.

1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
3 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Toad
5 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) vRealize
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (22.22%) Selenium
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (22.22%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) PuTTY
6 2 (22.22%) WinSCP
6 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) API Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Defect Tracking

Oracle APEX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) PuTTY
1 2 (22.22%) WinSCP
2 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (11.11%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Toad
2 2 (22.22%) Ant
2 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
2 2 (22.22%) TestNG
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Apache FOP
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) OAuth2
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) API Testing
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) F#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) vRealize
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) VMware