Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 782 756 708
Rank change year-on-year -26 -48 -20
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 76 105 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.60% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 58 92
England median daily rate £415 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £296 £290
90th Percentile £538 £625 £540
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
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 20,013 17,487 16,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.19% 18.75% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,849 12,257 10,846
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £603 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 270 231
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £25.41 £28.98 £26.15
90th Percentile £55.20 £58.88 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -8 42 £369 -1.67% 3
North of England -21 14 £415 +15.28% 1
London -23 11 £525 +0.48% 7
North West -19 8 £408 +139.71%
East of England +3 6 £325 -21.21%
Yorkshire -9 5 £450 +21.62% 1
Midlands -22 2 £475 +18.75% 1
West Midlands -26 2 £475 -
North East -10 1 - -
Oracle APEX
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 76 (100.00%) Oracle
2 51 (67.11%) SQL
3 42 (55.26%) PL/SQL
4 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (42.11%) Oracle Reports
5 28 (36.84%) Web Services
6 27 (35.53%) .NET
7 24 (31.58%) Test Automation
7 24 (31.58%) System Integration Testing
8 23 (30.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 23 (30.26%) Security Cleared
9 22 (28.95%) SC Cleared
9 22 (28.95%) Oracle Database
10 21 (27.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 21 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (27.63%) Java
10 21 (27.63%) ISEB
11 20 (26.32%) Test Scripting
12 18 (23.68%) Requirements Analysis
12 18 (23.68%) User Stories
13 17 (22.37%) Agile Testing
13 17 (22.37%) ISTQB
14 16 (21.05%) Manual Testing
14 16 (21.05%) RESTful
15 15 (19.74%) Apex Code
15 15 (19.74%) Salesforce.com
16 14 (18.42%) Linux
17 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
17 13 (17.11%) Oracle EBS R12
18 12 (15.79%) Finance

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 3 (3.95%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.32%) Apache
3 1 (1.32%) JBoss
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.32%) SAS
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (3.95%) SunGard Martini
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (1.32%) SAP MDG
6 1 (1.32%) SAP MDM
6 1 (1.32%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.95%) Force.com
3 3 (3.95%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.32%) GitHub
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) PuTTY
1 4 (5.26%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (42.11%) Oracle Reports
2 22 (28.95%) Oracle Database
3 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
4 11 (14.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
6 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (6.58%) MySQL
7 5 (6.58%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (6.58%) PowerCenter
8 4 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (1.32%) Apache Hive
11 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) HP UFT
1 7 (9.21%) Selenium
2 6 (7.89%) SoapUI
2 6 (7.89%) SpecFlow
2 6 (7.89%) Toad
3 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.26%) Ant
4 4 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.26%) LoadRunner
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (5.26%) TestNG
5 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.95%) Subversion
5 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.32%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.32%) GitLab
6 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.32%) JMeter
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Marketing
3 3 (3.95%) Front Office
4 2 (2.63%) Back Office
4 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (43.42%) Developer
2 17 (22.37%) Oracle Developer
3 14 (18.42%) Test Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Salesforce Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Test Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Tester
7 7 (9.21%) DBA
7 7 (9.21%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (6.58%) Administrator
9 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Applications Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 3 (3.95%) ETL Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Oracle Applications Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Salesforce Support
11 3 (3.95%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (36.84%) Web Services
2 27 (35.53%) .NET
3 16 (21.05%) RESTful
4 7 (9.21%) Visualforce
5 6 (7.89%) CSS
5 6 (7.89%) HTML
6 4 (5.26%) Kafka
6 4 (5.26%) REST
6 4 (5.26%) SOAP
6 4 (5.26%) XML
7 3 (3.95%) Flot
7 3 (3.95%) JSON
7 3 (3.95%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (2.63%) STL
9 1 (1.32%) D3.js
9 1 (1.32%) JMS
9 1 (1.32%) Middleware
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle Streams
9 1 (1.32%) Spring
9 1 (1.32%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.95%) Fixed Income
2 3 (3.95%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.63%) Life Science
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.42%) Linux
2 11 (14.47%) Windows
3 8 (10.53%) Unix
4 6 (7.89%) Windows Server
5 5 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) AIX
7 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.58%) System Integration Testing
2 24 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 23 (30.26%) Continuous Delivery
4 21 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (26.32%) Test Scripting
6 18 (23.68%) Requirements Analysis
6 18 (23.68%) User Stories
7 17 (22.37%) Agile Testing
8 16 (21.05%) Manual Testing
9 11 (14.47%) CRM
10 10 (13.16%) ETL
11 8 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
11 8 (10.53%) Quote-to-Cash
12 7 (9.21%) DevOps
12 7 (9.21%) ERP
12 7 (9.21%) Migration
12 7 (9.21%) Scrum
12 7 (9.21%) Test Strategy
13 6 (7.89%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (67.11%) SQL
2 42 (55.26%) PL/SQL
3 21 (27.63%) Java
4 15 (19.74%) Apex Code
5 10 (13.16%) JavaScript
6 9 (11.84%) C#
7 6 (7.89%) F#
8 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.26%) C++
10 3 (3.95%) Java 8
10 3 (3.95%) SOQL
11 2 (2.63%) Python
12 1 (1.32%) C
12 1 (1.32%) Perl
12 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (30.26%) Security Cleared
2 22 (28.95%) SC Cleared
3 21 (27.63%) ISEB
3 21 (27.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (22.37%) ISTQB
5 7 (9.21%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (3.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) HP ALM
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.63%) vRealize
3 1 (1.32%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.32%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 76 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (19.74%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (11.84%) HP
4 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.21%) Software AG
5 7 (9.21%) webMethods
6 5 (6.58%) Informatica
6 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.58%) SAP
6 5 (6.58%) VMware
7 3 (3.95%) IBM
7 3 (3.95%) SunGard
8 2 (2.63%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.63%) Tradeweb
9 1 (1.32%) FIS
9 1 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.32%) NetApp
9 1 (1.32%) Talend
9 1 (1.32%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.32%) Xero