Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 762 695 708
Rank change year-on-year -67 +13 -10
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 113 121 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.59% 0.76% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 71 103
England median daily rate £415 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +16.44% -2.67%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £290
90th Percentile £547 £613 £525
UK median daily rate £411 £413 £360
% change year-on-year -0.30% +14.58% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £43.39 -
% change year-on-year -19.34% - -

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 19,174 15,999 15,887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.53% 18.14% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,256 11,022 10,903
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 279 261
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.83% +13.20%
10th Percentile £26.38 £28.75 £26.75
90th Percentile £53.13 £53.88 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.27
% change year-on-year - +0.54% +12.72%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +21 57 £375 +2.39% 2
North of England -8 26 £400 +6.67% 1
London -34 19 £450 -14.29% 10
Yorkshire -8 13 £375 +0.67%
North West -8 12 £425 - 1
Midlands -4 9 £475 +35.71%
West Midlands -22 6 £475 +8.57%
East Midlands +1 3 - -
North East -18 1 - -
South West -25 1 - -
Oracle APEX
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Oracle
2 54 (47.79%) Java
2 54 (47.79%) SQL
2 54 (47.79%) Web Services
3 50 (44.25%) .NET
4 49 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (42.48%) SQL Server
5 48 (42.48%) Linux
6 47 (41.59%) Oracle Database
7 42 (37.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 42 (37.17%) Security Cleared
8 41 (36.28%) Test Automation
9 39 (34.51%) SC Cleared
9 39 (34.51%) DevOps
9 39 (34.51%) Windows
10 35 (30.97%) HP
11 34 (30.09%) System Integration Testing
12 33 (29.20%) Software AG
12 33 (29.20%) Scrum
12 33 (29.20%) webMethods
13 32 (28.32%) HP UFT
13 32 (28.32%) PL/SQL
13 32 (28.32%) Selenium
14 31 (27.43%) F#
15 30 (26.55%) SQL Server 2012
15 30 (26.55%) SoapUI
15 30 (26.55%) SpecFlow
15 30 (26.55%) Microsoft
15 30 (26.55%) API Testing
15 30 (26.55%) SQL Server 2016

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 12 (10.62%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (7.96%) WebLogic
3 8 (7.08%) Apache
3 8 (7.08%) Apache Airflow
3 8 (7.08%) Apache Spark
3 8 (7.08%) JBoss
3 8 (7.08%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.42%) Confluence
4 5 (4.42%) Oracle BPEL
4 5 (4.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (6.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (6.19%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (6.19%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (6.19%) SunGard Martini
4 5 (4.42%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.88%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.88%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (23.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (9.73%) Force.com
4 8 (7.08%) Amazon EMR
4 8 (7.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (5.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 5 (4.42%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.01%) PuTTY
1 26 (23.01%) WinSCP
2 2 (1.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (42.48%) SQL Server
2 47 (41.59%) Oracle Database
3 42 (37.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 30 (26.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (26.55%) SQL Server 2016
5 28 (24.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 28 (24.78%) Oracle Reports
6 21 (18.58%) Relational Database
7 15 (13.27%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (10.62%) MySQL
8 12 (10.62%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (10.62%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (7.08%) Spark SQL
10 6 (5.31%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (5.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (4.42%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (4.42%) MySQL Workbench
11 5 (4.42%) Oracle Discoverer
12 3 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (28.32%) HP UFT
1 32 (28.32%) Selenium
2 30 (26.55%) SoapUI
2 30 (26.55%) SpecFlow
3 29 (25.66%) Ant
3 29 (25.66%) Eclipse
3 29 (25.66%) TestNG
4 23 (20.35%) LoadRunner
5 21 (18.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (15.93%) JIRA
7 11 (9.73%) Git (software)
8 9 (7.96%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (5.31%) JDeveloper
9 6 (5.31%) Subversion
10 5 (4.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (2.65%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.77%) Toad
13 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.88%) JSUnit
13 1 (0.88%) JUnit
General
1 15 (13.27%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.19%) Back Office
3 7 (6.19%) Front Office
3 7 (6.19%) Marketing
4 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 51 (45.13%) Developer
2 19 (16.81%) Analyst
3 17 (15.04%) Oracle Developer
4 15 (13.27%) Test Analyst
4 15 (13.27%) Tester
5 12 (10.62%) Automation Tester
6 11 (9.73%) Test Engineer
7 10 (8.85%) Salesforce Developer
8 9 (7.96%) Automation Test Analyst
8 9 (7.96%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 9 (7.96%) Test Automation Engineer
9 8 (7.08%) Apache Spark Developer
9 8 (7.08%) Business Developer
9 8 (7.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (7.08%) Python Developer
10 7 (6.19%) C++ Developer
11 6 (5.31%) Front Office C++ Developer
11 6 (5.31%) Front Office Developer
12 5 (4.42%) Salesforce Architect
12 5 (4.42%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (47.79%) Web Services
2 50 (44.25%) .NET
3 17 (15.04%) REST
4 13 (11.50%) Visualforce
5 12 (10.62%) HTML
5 12 (10.62%) JSON
6 11 (9.73%) SOAP
7 9 (7.96%) CSS
7 9 (7.96%) XML
8 8 (7.08%) Kafka
8 8 (7.08%) Spark Streaming
9 7 (6.19%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (6.19%) STL
10 4 (3.54%) Oracle Streams
11 3 (2.65%) DHTML
11 3 (2.65%) Flot
11 3 (2.65%) Middleware
12 2 (1.77%) RESTful
13 1 (0.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.73%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.96%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (6.19%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.65%) Replication
5 3 (2.65%) User Experience
6 2 (1.77%) Life Science
7 1 (0.88%) Derivative
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (42.48%) Linux
2 39 (34.51%) Windows
3 29 (25.66%) Windows Server
4 26 (23.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (23.01%) Unix
5 22 (19.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) AIX
6 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (36.28%) Test Automation
3 39 (34.51%) DevOps
4 34 (30.09%) System Integration Testing
5 33 (29.20%) Scrum
6 30 (26.55%) API Testing
7 27 (23.89%) Test Strategy
8 23 (20.35%) Performance Testing
9 21 (18.58%) Defect Tracking
10 18 (15.93%) Kanban
11 16 (14.16%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (14.16%) Collaborative Working
12 12 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (10.62%) CRM
12 12 (10.62%) Workflow
13 11 (9.73%) BDD
13 11 (9.73%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (9.73%) Migration
14 10 (8.85%) Test Scripting
15 9 (7.96%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 54 (47.79%) Java
1 54 (47.79%) SQL
2 32 (28.32%) PL/SQL
3 31 (27.43%) F#
4 21 (18.58%) C#
5 20 (17.70%) JavaScript
6 19 (16.81%) Shell Script
7 15 (13.27%) Apex Code
8 11 (9.73%) Python
9 8 (7.08%) C++
9 8 (7.08%) Scala
10 6 (5.31%) SOQL
11 3 (2.65%) Perl
12 2 (1.77%) C
13 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (37.17%) Security Cleared
2 39 (34.51%) SC Cleared
3 28 (24.78%) ISEB
3 28 (24.78%) ISEB Practitioner
3 28 (24.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 21 (18.58%) Degree
5 6 (5.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.65%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.65%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) GCP
2 5 (4.42%) QA
System Software
1 26 (23.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (25.66%) HP ALM
2 8 (7.08%) CA Single Sign-On
2 8 (7.08%) Oozie
3 6 (5.31%) vRealize
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 113 (100.00%) Oracle
2 35 (30.97%) HP
3 33 (29.20%) Software AG
3 33 (29.20%) webMethods
4 30 (26.55%) Microsoft
5 26 (23.01%) Red Hat
5 26 (23.01%) VMware
6 15 (13.27%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (7.96%) SAP
8 8 (7.08%) CA
8 8 (7.08%) Google
8 8 (7.08%) IBM
9 7 (6.19%) SunGard
10 6 (5.31%) Bloomberg
10 6 (5.31%) Tradeweb
11 3 (2.65%) Informatica
12 1 (0.88%) Capita
12 1 (0.88%) NetApp
12 1 (0.88%) Siebel
12 1 (0.88%) Xero