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 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)
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 489 569 543
Rank change year-on-year +80 -26  
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 87 55 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.19% 0.75% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 29 38
Median daily rate £445 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.82% +13.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £480
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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7340 7291 6380
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.48% 14.59% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4962 4918 4146
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 169 119
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.13 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +12.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £47.00
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +40 25 £450 +28.57% 2
London +23 25 £525 +16.66%
South West +20 20 £428 - 1
Yorkshire +23 7 £375 +15.38% 2
North East -6 6 £391 +95.62%
West Midlands +15 2 £425 +33.85%
East Midlands -7 1 £225 -35.71%
North West - 1 £450 -
Oracle APEX
UK

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 England region with a requirement for Oracle APEX.

1 157 (100.00%) Oracle
2 105 (66.88%) Oracle Database
3 98 (62.42%) SQL
4 71 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (44.59%) PL/SQL
6 69 (43.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 61 (38.85%) Linux
8 58 (36.94%) Security Cleared
9 55 (35.03%) SC Cleared
10 49 (31.21%) Business Intelligence
11 48 (30.57%) JavaScript
12 45 (28.66%) Red Hat
13 44 (28.03%) VMware
14 43 (27.39%) HTML
15 42 (26.75%) Oracle Database 10g
15 42 (26.75%) TeamCity
16 41 (26.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 40 (25.48%) CSS
18 39 (24.84%) Windows
18 39 (24.84%) Oracle Reports
19 38 (24.20%) Java
20 37 (23.57%) Scrum
21 36 (22.93%) HP
22 34 (21.66%) WebLogic
23 33 (21.02%) XML
24 32 (20.38%) Web Services
24 32 (20.38%) Oracle Forms
25 30 (19.11%) Continuous Integration
26 29 (18.47%) Oracle BI EE
26 29 (18.47%) Data Warehouse

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 34 (21.66%) WebLogic
2 14 (8.92%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (4.46%) Confluence
4 7 (4.46%) IIS
5 6 (3.82%) Apache
5 6 (3.82%) GeoServer
6 4 (2.55%) JBoss
6 4 (2.55%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (2.55%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.91%) Mule
8 2 (1.27%) Liferay
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Qpid
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.64%) SAS
9 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) MS Office
2 1 (0.64%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (13.38%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (7.01%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (6.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (5.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (5.10%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (4.46%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (4.46%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (3.18%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (2.55%) NetSuite
8 4 (2.55%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (2.55%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (1.91%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (1.91%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (1.91%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 2 (1.27%) Oracle iProcurement
11 1 (0.64%) ION MarketView
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.64%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.55%) Force.com
3 3 (1.91%) GitHub
4 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.27%) Boomi
5 1 (0.64%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.29%) PuTTY
1 24 (15.29%) WinSCP
2 9 (5.73%) Kerberos
3 8 (5.10%) Internet
4 5 (3.18%) LDAP
5 4 (2.55%) HTTP
6 2 (1.27%) FTP
6 2 (1.27%) SAN
7 1 (0.64%) AMQP
7 1 (0.64%) LAN
7 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.64%) VoIP
7 1 (0.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (66.88%) Oracle Database
2 69 (43.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 42 (26.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 39 (24.84%) Oracle Reports
5 29 (18.47%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (18.47%) Oracle BI EE
6 26 (16.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 24 (15.29%) Oracle Database 12c
7 24 (15.29%) SQL Server
8 18 (11.46%) Oracle OWB
9 15 (9.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (9.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (8.28%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (8.28%) Relational Database
10 13 (8.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (7.64%) BODI
11 12 (7.64%) RDBMS
12 9 (5.73%) Oracle Discoverer
13 7 (4.46%) Big Data
14 6 (3.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (26.75%) TeamCity
2 32 (20.38%) Oracle Forms
3 28 (17.83%) Jenkins
4 27 (17.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (16.56%) HP UFT
5 26 (16.56%) Selenium
6 25 (15.92%) Toad
7 24 (15.29%) Git (software)
8 21 (13.38%) Eclipse
9 18 (11.46%) SpecFlow
10 17 (10.83%) JIRA
11 10 (6.37%) Ant
11 10 (6.37%) TestNG
12 9 (5.73%) SoapUI
12 9 (5.73%) Subversion
12 9 (5.73%) WebDriver
13 8 (5.10%) Hudson
13 8 (5.10%) Maven
14 7 (4.46%) LoadRunner
14 7 (4.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (15.29%) Finance
2 12 (7.64%) Banking
3 10 (6.37%) Marketing
3 10 (6.37%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.73%) Electronics
4 9 (5.73%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.55%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.91%) Retail
7 2 (1.27%) Military
8 1 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (40.76%) Developer
2 43 (27.39%) Oracle Developer
3 29 (18.47%) Tester
4 23 (14.65%) Architect
5 15 (9.55%) Consultant
6 11 (7.01%) Analyst
6 11 (7.01%) Oracle Consultant
6 11 (7.01%) Salesforce Developer
7 10 (6.37%) SQL Developer
8 8 (5.10%) Applications Developer
8 8 (5.10%) Automation Tester
8 8 (5.10%) DBA
8 8 (5.10%) Oracle DBA
9 7 (4.46%) PL/SQL Developer
9 7 (4.46%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.82%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (3.82%) Salesforce Architect
11 5 (3.18%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.18%) Oracle Analyst
12 4 (2.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (27.39%) HTML
2 40 (25.48%) CSS
3 33 (21.02%) XML
4 32 (20.38%) Web Services
5 28 (17.83%) .NET
6 24 (15.29%) jQuery
7 22 (14.01%) Ajax
8 19 (12.10%) RESTful
9 18 (11.46%) Middleware
9 18 (11.46%) SOAP
9 18 (11.46%) Visualforce
10 15 (9.55%) Oracle Fusion
11 14 (8.92%) XML Schema
12 11 (7.01%) OAuth2
12 11 (7.01%) REST
13 8 (5.10%) XSD
14 7 (4.46%) AngularJS
15 6 (3.82%) GWT
15 6 (3.82%) XSLT
16 5 (3.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.19%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.82%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.55%) Fixed Income
4 3 (1.91%) CESG
4 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.91%) Fintech
4 3 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.27%) DataPower
5 2 (1.27%) NHS
5 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.27%) User Experience
5 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.64%) Derivative
6 1 (0.64%) Life Science
6 1 (0.64%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 61 (38.85%) Linux
2 41 (26.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 39 (24.84%) Windows
4 27 (17.20%) Windows Server
5 15 (9.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (7.64%) Oracle Linux
6 12 (7.64%) Solaris
6 12 (7.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (7.01%) HPUX
8 9 (5.73%) Unix
9 4 (2.55%) AIX
10 2 (1.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (31.21%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (23.57%) Scrum
4 30 (19.11%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (17.20%) DevOps
5 27 (17.20%) Migration
6 24 (15.29%) Regression Testing
6 24 (15.29%) Test Scripting
7 21 (13.38%) Defect Tracking
8 18 (11.46%) Service Design
8 18 (11.46%) Test Automation
9 17 (10.83%) ETL
9 17 (10.83%) SOA
10 16 (10.19%) Analytics
10 16 (10.19%) Data Modelling
10 16 (10.19%) Integration Testing
10 16 (10.19%) System Integration Testing
11 15 (9.55%) BDD
11 15 (9.55%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (8.92%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (62.42%) SQL
2 70 (44.59%) PL/SQL
3 48 (30.57%) JavaScript
4 38 (24.20%) Java
5 26 (16.56%) F#
6 23 (14.65%) Apex Code
7 22 (14.01%) Shell Script
8 11 (7.01%) PowerShell
8 11 (7.01%) SOQL
9 10 (6.37%) C++
10 8 (5.10%) Perl
11 6 (3.82%) C
11 6 (3.82%) Python
11 6 (3.82%) VBScript
12 5 (3.18%) VB
12 5 (3.18%) VBA
13 4 (2.55%) C#
14 3 (1.91%) PHP
14 3 (1.91%) SOSL
15 2 (1.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 58 (36.94%) Security Cleared
2 55 (35.03%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.28%) ISEB
3 13 (8.28%) ISEB Practitioner
3 13 (8.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.18%) PMP
5 4 (2.55%) Degree
5 4 (2.55%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.91%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.64%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.37%) QA
2 4 (2.55%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (10.83%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.55%) vSphere
4 9 (5.73%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (3.82%) Active Directory
5 6 (3.82%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.55%) Docker
6 4 (2.55%) vCloud
7 2 (1.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (13.38%) vRealize
2 8 (5.10%) Data Guard
3 6 (3.82%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (3.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 5 (3.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.91%) MOM
6 2 (1.27%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.64%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 157 (100.00%) Oracle
2 45 (28.66%) Red Hat
3 44 (28.03%) VMware
4 36 (22.93%) HP
5 23 (14.65%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (13.38%) Microsoft
7 15 (9.55%) TIBCO
8 12 (7.64%) Cisco
8 12 (7.64%) F5
8 12 (7.64%) Informatica
9 10 (6.37%) SAP
10 9 (5.73%) Siebel
11 8 (5.10%) IBM
12 6 (3.82%) Remedy
12 6 (3.82%) Tableau
13 5 (3.18%) Teradata
14 3 (1.91%) Pega
14 3 (1.91%) PeopleSoft
14 3 (1.91%) Software AG
14 3 (1.91%) Sybase
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