Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 22 May 2018 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)
UK > England
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 747 662 705
Rank change year-on-year -85 +43 -43
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 116 133 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% 0.94% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 80 76
England median daily rate £415 £425 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.58% +13.93%
10th Percentile £323 £325 £293
90th Percentile £524 £613 £528
UK median daily rate £410 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -3.53% +13.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £45.31 -
% change year-on-year -22.75% - -

Oracle APEX is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18,031 14,210 14,544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.59% 17.05% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,481 9,609 9,913
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £300
90th Percentile £613 £590 £575
UK median daily rate £473 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.18% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 288 310
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.06% +14.73%
10th Percentile £31.00 £24.00 £25.00
90th Percentile £67.25 £55.40 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.45
% change year-on-year - +0.12% +14.73%

Oracle APEX
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Oracle APEX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle APEX in England

Oracle APEX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle APEX in England

Oracle APEX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle APEX in England over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle APEX in England

Oracle APEX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle APEX in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle APEX in England

Oracle APEX
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 22 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -6 50 £384 -9.65% 3
North of England -8 26 £400 +5.96% 3
London -71 24 £450 -13.46% 6
North West -8 16 £435 -3.33% 3
Yorkshire -5 10 £375 -
Midlands -9 9 £475 +90.00% 1
South West -14 6 £413 -2.94%
West Midlands -20 6 £475 +11.76% 1
East Midlands +2 3 - -
Oracle APEX
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle APEX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Oracle APEX.

1 116 (100.00%) Oracle
2 57 (49.14%) Java
3 56 (48.28%) Oracle Database
4 50 (43.10%) .NET
5 49 (42.24%) SQL
6 48 (41.38%) Web Services
7 47 (40.52%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (39.66%) Oracle Database 11g
9 45 (38.79%) Linux
10 44 (37.93%) SQL Server
11 41 (35.34%) Security Cleared
12 40 (34.48%) Test Automation
13 37 (31.90%) Windows
14 36 (31.03%) SC Cleared
14 36 (31.03%) DevOps
15 35 (30.17%) Selenium
16 34 (29.31%) HP
16 34 (29.31%) Scrum
17 32 (27.59%) HP UFT
18 31 (26.72%) webMethods
18 31 (26.72%) Software AG
18 31 (26.72%) Eclipse
18 31 (26.72%) Ant
18 31 (26.72%) TestNG
19 30 (25.86%) F#
19 30 (25.86%) SQL Server 2012
19 30 (25.86%) SoapUI
19 30 (25.86%) API Testing
19 30 (25.86%) SQL Server 2016
20 29 (25.00%) Windows Server

Oracle APEX
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 11 (9.48%) Apache
2 9 (7.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (7.76%) WebLogic
3 8 (6.90%) Apache Airflow
3 8 (6.90%) Apache Spark
4 7 (6.03%) JBoss
4 7 (6.03%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.03%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (5.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (4.31%) Confluence
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle BPEL
7 4 (3.45%) Apache Solr
7 4 (3.45%) Mule
7 4 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (12.93%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (8.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (6.90%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (6.90%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (6.90%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (5.17%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (5.17%) SunGard Martini
5 4 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.86%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.86%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.90%) Amazon EMR
3 8 (6.90%) Force.com
3 8 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.31%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (4.31%) Taleo
5 3 (2.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) PaaS
6 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.28%) PuTTY
1 27 (23.28%) WinSCP
2 2 (1.72%) FTP
3 1 (0.86%) Internet
3 1 (0.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (48.28%) Oracle Database
2 46 (39.66%) Oracle Database 11g
3 44 (37.93%) SQL Server
4 30 (25.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (25.86%) SQL Server 2016
5 27 (23.28%) Oracle Database 10g
6 17 (14.66%) Oracle Reports
7 14 (12.07%) Oracle Database 12c
7 14 (12.07%) Relational Database
8 10 (8.62%) MySQL
8 10 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (6.90%) Spark SQL
10 6 (5.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (4.31%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (4.31%) MySQL Workbench
11 5 (4.31%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (4.31%) Oracle Discoverer
12 3 (2.59%) SQLPlus
13 1 (0.86%) GIS
Development Applications
1 35 (30.17%) Selenium
2 32 (27.59%) HP UFT
3 31 (26.72%) Ant
3 31 (26.72%) Eclipse
3 31 (26.72%) TestNG
4 30 (25.86%) SoapUI
5 29 (25.00%) SpecFlow
6 21 (18.10%) LoadRunner
7 18 (15.52%) JIRA
7 18 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (6.90%) Git (software)
9 7 (6.03%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (5.17%) JDeveloper
11 5 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (4.31%) Toad
12 4 (3.45%) Cucumber
12 4 (3.45%) Subversion
13 2 (1.72%) JSUnit
13 2 (1.72%) JUnit
13 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (18.10%) Finance
2 8 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.17%) Banking
4 5 (4.31%) Back Office
4 5 (4.31%) Front Office
5 3 (2.59%) Marketing
6 2 (1.72%) Military
7 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (43.97%) Developer
2 24 (20.69%) Oracle Developer
3 14 (12.07%) Tester
4 13 (11.21%) Analyst
4 13 (11.21%) Automation Tester
5 11 (9.48%) Test Engineer
6 9 (7.76%) Test Analyst
6 9 (7.76%) Test Automation Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Apache Spark Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Business Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Python Developer
8 7 (6.03%) Consultant
9 6 (5.17%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) C++ Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Oracle Consultant
9 6 (5.17%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.31%) Salesforce Architect
10 5 (4.31%) Salesforce Developer
10 5 (4.31%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (43.10%) .NET
2 48 (41.38%) Web Services
3 19 (16.38%) REST
4 14 (12.07%) JSON
5 12 (10.34%) SOAP
6 11 (9.48%) HTML
6 11 (9.48%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (9.48%) XML
7 10 (8.62%) Visualforce
8 8 (6.90%) Kafka
8 8 (6.90%) Spark Streaming
9 6 (5.17%) CSS
9 6 (5.17%) STL
10 4 (3.45%) Spring
11 3 (2.59%) DHTML
11 3 (2.59%) JAX-RS
11 3 (2.59%) Middleware
11 3 (2.59%) Oracle Streams
12 2 (1.72%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.72%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.48%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.17%) Fixed Income
3 6 (5.17%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.59%) Replication
4 3 (2.59%) User Experience
5 2 (1.72%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.86%) Derivative
6 1 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.86%) Life Science
6 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (38.79%) Linux
2 37 (31.90%) Windows
3 29 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 26 (22.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (18.97%) Unix
5 22 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.52%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (34.48%) Test Automation
3 36 (31.03%) DevOps
4 34 (29.31%) Scrum
5 30 (25.86%) API Testing
6 28 (24.14%) System Integration Testing
7 22 (18.97%) Test Strategy
8 21 (18.10%) Performance Testing
9 18 (15.52%) Kanban
10 16 (13.79%) Defect Tracking
11 14 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (12.07%) Migration
12 12 (10.34%) BDD
12 12 (10.34%) Collaborative Working
13 9 (7.76%) Data Migration
13 9 (7.76%) Workflow
14 8 (6.90%) Test Scripting
15 6 (5.17%) Multithreaded Programming
15 6 (5.17%) Multithreading
15 6 (5.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (49.14%) Java
2 49 (42.24%) SQL
3 30 (25.86%) F#
4 28 (24.14%) PL/SQL
5 23 (19.83%) JavaScript
6 20 (17.24%) Shell Script
7 19 (16.38%) C#
8 12 (10.34%) Python
9 10 (8.62%) Apex Code
9 10 (8.62%) C++
10 8 (6.90%) Scala
11 3 (2.59%) Perl
11 3 (2.59%) SOQL
12 2 (1.72%) Ruby
13 1 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (35.34%) Security Cleared
2 36 (31.03%) SC Cleared
3 24 (20.69%) ISEB
3 24 (20.69%) ISEB Practitioner
3 24 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (15.52%) Degree
5 6 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.59%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.86%) OCP
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) GCP
2 3 (2.59%) QA
System Software
1 25 (21.55%) vSphere
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (22.41%) HP ALM
2 8 (6.90%) Oozie
3 7 (6.03%) CA Single Sign-On
4 5 (4.31%) vRealize
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.86%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 116 (100.00%) Oracle
2 34 (29.31%) HP
3 31 (26.72%) Software AG
3 31 (26.72%) webMethods
4 29 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 26 (22.41%) Red Hat
5 26 (22.41%) VMware
6 10 (8.62%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (6.90%) Google
8 7 (6.03%) CA
8 7 (6.03%) IBM
9 6 (5.17%) SAP
9 6 (5.17%) SunGard
10 4 (3.45%) Bloomberg
10 4 (3.45%) Tradeweb
11 1 (0.86%) Capita
11 1 (0.86%) Dell
11 1 (0.86%) NetApp
11 1 (0.86%) Siebel
11 1 (0.86%) Symantec