Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 758 698 676
Rank change year-on-year -60 -22 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 88 132 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.096% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 0.90% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 77 82
England median daily rate £425 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +7.46% +13.95%
10th Percentile £303 £350 £319
90th Percentile £595 £585 £538
UK median daily rate £413 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 17,050 14,669 14,659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.59% 16.62% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,020 9,810 9,874
England median daily rate £475 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +2.99% +4.38%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £285
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 243 354
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £30.45 £23.20 £23.40
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.58 £50.75
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -30 31 £425 -3.41% 3
London -59 28 £413 -21.43% 7
North of England +25 15 £438 +18.24% 3
North West +23 14 £425 -5.56% 1
West Midlands +9 7 £388 - 1
Midlands +8 7 £388 +72.22% 1
South West -1 6 £375 -14.29%
Yorkshire -10 1 £500 +42.86% 2
East of England -17 1 - - 1
Oracle APEX
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 88 (100.00%) Oracle
2 44 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 43 (48.86%) SQL
4 35 (39.77%) Java
5 31 (35.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 30 (34.09%) .NET
7 28 (31.82%) Linux
8 27 (30.68%) PL/SQL
8 27 (30.68%) Security Cleared
9 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
9 26 (29.55%) Oracle Database 10g
10 25 (28.41%) Web Services
11 24 (27.27%) Test Automation
12 23 (26.14%) Selenium
12 23 (26.14%) Red Hat
13 22 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 22 (25.00%) SC Cleared
13 22 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (23.86%) Windows
14 21 (23.86%) HP
14 21 (23.86%) Finance
15 20 (22.73%) VMware
15 20 (22.73%) HP UFT
15 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
15 20 (22.73%) Eclipse
15 20 (22.73%) PuTTY
15 20 (22.73%) WinSCP
16 19 (21.59%) Ant
16 19 (21.59%) TestNG
17 18 (20.45%) F#

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 5 (5.68%) Apache
1 5 (5.68%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.55%) Apache Solr
2 4 (4.55%) Mule
2 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.14%) Confluence
4 1 (1.14%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (13.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (10.23%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (6.82%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (6.82%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (5.68%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (4.55%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (2.27%) ION MarketView
8 2 (2.27%) RMDS
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (1.14%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.68%) Taleo
3 3 (3.41%) Heroku
4 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.27%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.27%) Serverless
5 1 (1.14%) Force.com
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) PaaS
5 1 (1.14%) SaaS
5 1 (1.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.73%) PuTTY
1 20 (22.73%) WinSCP
2 2 (2.27%) Internet
2 2 (2.27%) LAN
2 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.14%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 31 (35.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 26 (29.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 22 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 18 (20.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (20.45%) SQL Server 2016
6 12 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (11.36%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (7.95%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (6.82%) Relational Database
10 4 (4.55%) RDBMS
11 3 (3.41%) MySQL
11 3 (3.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (2.27%) Neo4j
12 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
13 1 (1.14%) Oracle Discoverer
13 1 (1.14%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 23 (26.14%) Selenium
2 20 (22.73%) Eclipse
2 20 (22.73%) HP UFT
3 19 (21.59%) Ant
3 19 (21.59%) TestNG
4 18 (20.45%) SoapUI
4 18 (20.45%) SpecFlow
5 17 (19.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (14.77%) LoadRunner
7 9 (10.23%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (6.82%) Toad
9 4 (4.55%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
10 3 (3.41%) JIRA
10 3 (3.41%) Subversion
10 3 (3.41%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
11 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
12 1 (1.14%) CppUnit
12 1 (1.14%) Hudson
General
1 21 (23.86%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Military
4 2 (2.27%) Front Office
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (38.64%) Developer
2 24 (27.27%) Oracle Developer
3 13 (14.77%) Analyst
4 11 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) DBA
6 9 (10.23%) Oracle DBA
6 9 (10.23%) Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Consultant
7 7 (7.95%) Test Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Oracle Consultant
9 5 (5.68%) Tester
10 4 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Architect
10 4 (4.55%) Oracle Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) PL/SQL Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Salesforce Developer
10 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 3 (3.41%) Cloud Consultant
11 3 (3.41%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.09%) .NET
2 25 (28.41%) Web Services
3 14 (15.91%) HTML
4 10 (11.36%) XML
5 9 (10.23%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (10.23%) SOAP
6 8 (9.09%) CSS
7 6 (6.82%) JSON
7 6 (6.82%) REST
8 5 (5.68%) Ajax
8 5 (5.68%) Spring
9 4 (4.55%) jQuery
9 4 (4.55%) Visualforce
10 3 (3.41%) JAX-RS
10 3 (3.41%) Middleware
10 3 (3.41%) RESTful
10 3 (3.41%) XHTML
11 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.27%) MyBatis
11 2 (2.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.55%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.27%) Life Science
4 2 (2.27%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.82%) Linux
2 22 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (23.86%) Windows
4 18 (20.45%) Windows Server
5 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (11.36%) Unix
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (2.27%) Solaris
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.45%) API Testing
2 18 (20.45%) System Integration Testing
3 17 (19.32%) Migration
4 13 (14.77%) Defect Tracking
4 13 (14.77%) Performance Testing
4 13 (14.77%) Scrum
5 11 (12.50%) DevOps
5 11 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 8 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (7.95%) Kanban
8 6 (6.82%) Data Migration
8 6 (6.82%) Database Tuning
8 6 (6.82%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.68%) Business Process Mapping
9 5 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.68%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (48.86%) SQL
2 35 (39.77%) Java
3 27 (30.68%) PL/SQL
4 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 18 (20.45%) F#
5 18 (20.45%) Shell Script
6 9 (10.23%) C#
7 8 (9.09%) C++
8 6 (6.82%) Apex Code
8 6 (6.82%) Perl
8 6 (6.82%) Python
9 4 (4.55%) C
9 4 (4.55%) PHP
10 1 (1.14%) Korn
10 1 (1.14%) Ruby
10 1 (1.14%) SOQL
10 1 (1.14%) VB
10 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (30.68%) Security Cleared
2 22 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.64%) ISEB
3 12 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.27%) PMP
6 1 (1.14%) Degree
6 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.14%) OCP
System Software
1 17 (19.32%) vSphere
2 7 (7.95%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (6.82%) Data Guard
2 6 (6.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (2.27%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.14%) Puppet
5 1 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 88 (100.00%) Oracle
2 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
3 23 (26.14%) Red Hat
4 21 (23.86%) HP
5 20 (22.73%) VMware
6 16 (18.18%) Software AG
6 16 (18.18%) webMethods
7 5 (5.68%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.41%) Guidewire
8 3 (3.41%) Sybase
9 2 (2.27%) ION Trading
9 2 (2.27%) Sun
10 1 (1.14%) Dell
10 1 (1.14%) Informatica
10 1 (1.14%) Jitterbit
10 1 (1.14%) Solace
10 1 (1.14%) Splunk
10 1 (1.14%) SunGard
10 1 (1.14%) Symantec
10 1 (1.14%) TIBCO