The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 160 198
Rank change year-on-year -3 +38  
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.091% 0.12% 0.052%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 0.67% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £519 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.75% -17.50%  
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 the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 671 595 713
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 20.33% 17.58% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 495 580
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
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 the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Oracle APEX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle APEX in the City of London

Oracle APEX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle APEX in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle APEX in the City of London

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 City of London region with a requirement for Oracle APEX.

1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) Java
4 6 (60.00%) XML
4 6 (60.00%) Banking
5 5 (50.00%) Analytics
6 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (30.00%) SOAP
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (30.00%) XSLT
7 3 (30.00%) Unix
7 3 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (30.00%) XML Schema
7 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (30.00%) DevOps
7 3 (30.00%) XML Parsing
7 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
7 3 (30.00%) JIRA
7 3 (30.00%) QlikView
7 3 (30.00%) GWT
7 3 (30.00%) Visualforce
7 3 (30.00%) Apex Code
7 3 (30.00%) Confluence
7 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (30.00%) Tableau
7 3 (30.00%) Big Data

Oracle APEX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (30.00%) Confluence
2 2 (20.00%) Mule
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (10.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) GitHub
1 2 (20.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (30.00%) QlikView
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Salesforce Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 2 (20.00%) E-Business Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Java Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Salesforce Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (30.00%) GWT
2 3 (30.00%) SOAP
2 3 (30.00%) Visualforce
2 3 (30.00%) XML Schema
2 3 (30.00%) XSLT
3 2 (20.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) Struts
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (20.00%) Fintech
2 1 (10.00%) Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) XML Parsing
3 2 (20.00%) API Development
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) EAI
3 2 (20.00%) ERD
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) RAD
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Service Design
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Apex Code
5 2 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) SOQL
5 2 (20.00%) SOSL
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) MOM
2 1 (10.00%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (30.00%) Tableau
3 2 (20.00%) Informatica
3 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Sun
4 1 (10.00%) Sybase