The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 53 - 68
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.19% - 0.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.09% - 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £333 £350
% change year-on-year +27.81% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.23 - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 92 165 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 17.10% 17.08% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 95 74
Median daily rate £431 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.48% +15.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +212.50% -67.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Oracle APEX
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Oracle APEX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle APEX in Cheshire

Oracle APEX
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle APEX within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 1 £450 -
Oracle APEX
North West

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Oracle APEX.

1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (50.00%) PowerCenter
2 1 (50.00%) SPSS
2 1 (50.00%) DRM
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SAP MDM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (50.00%) SAP MDG
1 1 (50.00%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) PowerCenter
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (50.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) DRM
2 1 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (50.00%) SAP