The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 24 June 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)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 48 49
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.45% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.35% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £341 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £370 £363
% change year-on-year -1.35% +2.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 - £35.00

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 Lancashire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 28 46 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 8.43% 10.31% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 35
Median daily rate £294 £410 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.35% +21.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 4
Median hourly rate £41.25 £42.63 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +15.20%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Oracle APEX
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Oracle APEX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle APEX in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle APEX in Lancashire