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 30 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.

Oracle Application Express (APEX)
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 157 190
Rank change year-on-year +13 +33  
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.21% 1.13% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £513 £419 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.38% -16.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £280 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £601 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +30.76% -7.14%  
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 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 577 533 701
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 18.60% 15.66% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 434 537
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £36.82 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +34.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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 30 March 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 City of London region with a requirement for Oracle APEX.

1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Banking
3 6 (66.67%) Analytics
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) XSLT
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) RAD
5 3 (33.33%) XML Schema
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
5 3 (33.33%) QlikView
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (33.33%) GWT
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 3 (33.33%) Tableau
5 3 (33.33%) Big Data
5 3 (33.33%) Visualforce
5 3 (33.33%) Apex Code
5 3 (33.33%) Confluence

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 (33.33%) Confluence
2 2 (22.22%) Mule
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (33.33%) QlikView
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Bitbucket
2 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (66.67%) Banking
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Salesforce Architect
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Business Manager
3 2 (22.22%) E-Business Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Java Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Salesforce Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 3 (33.33%) GWT
2 3 (33.33%) Visualforce
2 3 (33.33%) XML Schema
2 3 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Camel
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Struts
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Fintech
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) RAD
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) XML Parsing
3 2 (22.22%) API Development
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) EAI
3 2 (22.22%) ERD
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Service Design
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Apex Code
5 2 (22.22%) SOQL
5 2 (22.22%) SOSL
6 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (33.33%) Tableau
3 2 (22.22%) Informatica
3 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
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