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 23 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)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 81 -
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.11% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £355 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £370 £369
% change year-on-year +0.94% +0.33%  
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 Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 122 158 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 19.06% 17.17% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 121 105
Median daily rate £410 £413 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +12.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.78 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.99% -49.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Oracle APEX.

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

Oracle APEX
Co-occurring 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 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (100.00%) SAP MDG
1 1 (100.00%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) PowerCenter
1 1 (100.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (100.00%) Spotfire
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Virtualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) DRM
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 1 (100.00%) Master Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Hyperion
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP