Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 749 706 682
Rank change year-on-year -43 -24 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 106 165 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.59% 1.02% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 91 99
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.59%
10th Percentile £297 £290 £312
90th Percentile £625 £540 £532
UK median daily rate £419 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.47% +6.25% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.39 - -

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 17818 16120 14899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.79% 16.57% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12491 10920 10017
England median daily rate £451 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £280
90th Percentile £606 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 232 285
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £26.16 £23.85
90th Percentile £59.63 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
London -28 41 £523 -0.48% 3
South East -27 30 £375 -11.76% 1
North of England +46 20 £360 +2.13% 2
North West +29 11 £170 -57.76%
Midlands +16 9 £400 -
West Midlands +18 7 £475 +18.75%
North East +70 6 £363 -
South West -14 4 £360 -20.04%
Yorkshire +5 3 £370 +12.12% 2
East of England -8 3 £413 -8.33%
East Midlands 0 2 £350 -
Oracle APEX
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 England region with a requirement for Oracle APEX.

1 106 (100.00%) Oracle
2 50 (47.17%) SQL
3 49 (46.23%) Java
3 49 (46.23%) Oracle Database
4 39 (36.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 38 (35.85%) Web Services
6 37 (34.91%) .NET
7 34 (32.08%) Test Automation
8 31 (29.25%) Selenium
9 29 (27.36%) Oracle Database 10g
9 29 (27.36%) Windows
9 29 (27.36%) Linux
9 29 (27.36%) Eclipse
10 28 (26.42%) PL/SQL
11 27 (25.47%) Security Cleared
12 26 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (23.58%) SQL Server
13 25 (23.58%) Microsoft
13 25 (23.58%) Red Hat
14 23 (21.70%) JavaScript
14 23 (21.70%) HTML
14 23 (21.70%) SC Cleared
14 23 (21.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 22 (20.75%) HP UFT
15 22 (20.75%) Windows Server
16 21 (19.81%) HP
16 21 (19.81%) F#
17 20 (18.87%) TestNG
17 20 (18.87%) VMware
17 20 (18.87%) XML

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 8 (7.55%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.77%) Apache
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.89%) SAS
4 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.94%) Confluence
5 1 (0.94%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.94%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (14.15%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (12.26%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (5.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (3.77%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (3.77%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (3.77%) RMDS
5 3 (2.83%) ION MarketView
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (2.83%) SunGard Martini
6 2 (1.89%) HFM
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 10 (9.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 3 (2.83%) Heroku
4 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.89%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.89%) Serverless
5 1 (0.94%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.87%) PuTTY
1 20 (18.87%) WinSCP
2 9 (8.49%) Internet
3 4 (3.77%) HTTP
3 4 (3.77%) LAN
3 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.94%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (46.23%) Oracle Database
2 39 (36.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 29 (27.36%) Oracle Database 10g
4 25 (23.58%) SQL Server
5 20 (18.87%) Oracle Reports
6 19 (17.92%) Relational Database
6 19 (17.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (15.09%) Oracle BI EE
8 15 (14.15%) SQL Server 2016
9 13 (12.26%) RDBMS
10 10 (9.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 10 (9.43%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (5.66%) MySQL
13 5 (4.72%) QlikView
13 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (3.77%) Oracle Discoverer
14 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (2.83%) Oracle Exadata
15 3 (2.83%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 31 (29.25%) Selenium
2 29 (27.36%) Eclipse
3 22 (20.75%) HP UFT
4 20 (18.87%) Ant
4 20 (18.87%) SpecFlow
4 20 (18.87%) TestNG
5 19 (17.92%) SoapUI
5 19 (17.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (15.09%) LoadRunner
6 16 (15.09%) Oracle Forms
7 15 (14.15%) Jenkins
8 13 (12.26%) Subversion
9 11 (10.38%) Git (software)
9 11 (10.38%) JIRA
10 9 (8.49%) Hudson
10 9 (8.49%) Maven
10 9 (8.49%) Toad
10 9 (8.49%) WebDriver
11 6 (5.66%) TeamCity
12 3 (2.83%) CppUnit
General
1 18 (16.98%) Finance
2 3 (2.83%) Banking
2 3 (2.83%) Front Office
3 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.89%) Local Government
3 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (0.94%) Advertising
4 1 (0.94%) Legal
4 1 (0.94%) Marketing
4 1 (0.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (33.96%) Developer
2 20 (18.87%) Analyst
3 18 (16.98%) Oracle Developer
4 14 (13.21%) DBA
4 14 (13.21%) Oracle DBA
5 12 (11.32%) Consultant
5 12 (11.32%) Salesforce Developer
6 9 (8.49%) Test Engineer
7 8 (7.55%) Oracle Consultant
7 8 (7.55%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) Test Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) Oracle Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) Tester
10 5 (4.72%) QlikView Consultant
10 5 (4.72%) Support Analyst
11 4 (3.77%) Architect
11 4 (3.77%) Automation Tester
11 4 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (35.85%) Web Services
2 37 (34.91%) .NET
3 23 (21.70%) HTML
4 20 (18.87%) XML
5 17 (16.04%) SOAP
6 13 (12.26%) CSS
6 13 (12.26%) Visualforce
7 12 (11.32%) RESTful
8 10 (9.43%) XML Schema
8 10 (9.43%) XSD
9 7 (6.60%) Ajax
9 7 (6.60%) jQuery
9 7 (6.60%) Middleware
9 7 (6.60%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (4.72%) XHTML
11 3 (2.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (2.83%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 3 (2.83%) STL
12 2 (1.89%) Node.js
12 2 (1.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Fixed Income
2 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.83%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.89%) Life Science
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Exalytics
5 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.94%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.36%) Linux
1 29 (27.36%) Windows
2 23 (21.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (20.75%) Windows Server
4 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (11.32%) Unix
6 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.77%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.83%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.08%) Test Automation
2 26 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (18.87%) System Integration Testing
4 19 (17.92%) API Testing
4 19 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (17.92%) Migration
5 18 (16.98%) Scrum
6 17 (16.04%) Defect Tracking
7 16 (15.09%) Performance Testing
7 16 (15.09%) Test Strategy
8 13 (12.26%) SOA
9 12 (11.32%) OO
9 12 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (10.38%) DevOps
11 10 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (9.43%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (7.55%) Data Migration
13 7 (6.60%) Unit Testing
14 6 (5.66%) Database Tuning
14 6 (5.66%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (47.17%) SQL
2 49 (46.23%) Java
3 28 (26.42%) PL/SQL
4 23 (21.70%) JavaScript
5 21 (19.81%) F#
6 15 (14.15%) Apex Code
6 15 (14.15%) Shell Script
7 11 (10.38%) C++
7 11 (10.38%) SOQL
8 9 (8.49%) C#
9 8 (7.55%) Perl
10 6 (5.66%) C
10 6 (5.66%) PHP
10 6 (5.66%) Python
11 3 (2.83%) VB
11 3 (2.83%) VBA
12 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.89%) Ruby
12 2 (1.89%) VBScript
13 1 (0.94%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (25.47%) Security Cleared
2 23 (21.70%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.26%) ISEB
3 13 (12.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (11.32%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.83%) PMP
6 2 (1.89%) Degree
6 2 (1.89%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 18 (16.98%) vSphere
2 6 (5.66%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) Data Guard
2 9 (8.49%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (5.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (4.72%) vRealize
5 4 (3.77%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 106 (100.00%) Oracle
2 25 (23.58%) Microsoft
2 25 (23.58%) Red Hat
3 21 (19.81%) HP
4 20 (18.87%) VMware
5 14 (13.21%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (13.21%) Software AG
5 14 (13.21%) webMethods
6 5 (4.72%) Sybase
7 4 (3.77%) Informatica
8 3 (2.83%) Guidewire
8 3 (2.83%) ION Trading
8 3 (2.83%) Sun
8 3 (2.83%) SunGard
9 2 (1.89%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.89%) Splunk
10 1 (0.94%) Adobe
10 1 (0.94%) Jitterbit
10 1 (0.94%) Solace
10 1 (0.94%) TIBCO