The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 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)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 92 82
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10  
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.50% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.66% 1.88% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £250 £450 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +73.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £370 £363
% change year-on-year -1.35% +2.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.39 - -
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 164 213 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 13.78% 16.08% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 104 80
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £262 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
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 £43.39 £42.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +4.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Oracle APEX
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Oracle APEX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle APEX in Edinburgh

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

1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) PL/SQL
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (80.00%) Degree
3 8 (80.00%) Java
4 7 (70.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (60.00%) Driving Licence
5 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
6 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (40.00%) German Language
6 4 (40.00%) Italian Language
7 3 (30.00%) Spanish Language
8 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
8 2 (20.00%) jQuery
8 2 (20.00%) GlassFish
8 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (20.00%) MVC
8 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
8 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
8 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g

Oracle APEX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (20.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Ant
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (40.00%) German Language
1 4 (40.00%) Italian Language
2 3 (30.00%) Spanish Language
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) JDBC
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) JSP
2 2 (20.00%) Servlets
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (60.00%) Driving Licence
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (90.00%) PL/SQL
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) HND
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle