The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 143 129
Rank change year-on-year +41 -14  
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 11 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.50% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.31% 0.92% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £330 £450 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +73.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £450 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £450 £342
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £365 £363
% change year-on-year -1.36% +0.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.39 - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 332 435 304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.13% 14.80% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 240 158
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 15
Median hourly rate £43.39 £27.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.78% -9.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £15.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £39.50 £40.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

Oracle APEX
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Oracle APEX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle APEX in Scotland

Oracle APEX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle APEX in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle APEX in Scotland

Oracle APEX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle APEX in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle APEX in Scotland

Oracle APEX
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Edinburgh +24 6 £250 -44.44%
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Glasgow - 1 £425 -
West Lothian - 1 £330 -
Oracle APEX
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Oracle APEX.

1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (89.47%) SQL
3 15 (78.95%) PL/SQL
4 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
4 14 (73.68%) Oracle Database
5 13 (68.42%) Java
6 12 (63.16%) CSS
7 9 (47.37%) Degree
8 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (31.58%) Driving Licence
9 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
9 6 (31.58%) XML
10 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (21.05%) SDLC
11 4 (21.05%) German Language
11 4 (21.05%) Italian Language
11 4 (21.05%) GlassFish
11 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
11 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
11 4 (21.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (21.05%) SOA
11 4 (21.05%) HTML
11 4 (21.05%) JSP
11 4 (21.05%) Servlets
11 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
11 4 (21.05%) MVC
11 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
11 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (15.79%) Finance
12 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling

Oracle APEX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (21.05%) GlassFish
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (10.53%) CMS
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (5.26%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) Oracle Database
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (10.53%) MySQL
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) MS Access
5 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Ant
1 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.26%) Toad
General
1 4 (21.05%) German Language
1 4 (21.05%) Italian Language
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Spanish Language
3 2 (10.53%) Billing
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) French Language
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Database Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Development Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SAP BW Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) CSS
2 6 (31.58%) XML
3 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 4 (21.05%) JSP
3 4 (21.05%) Servlets
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) Apache Felix
4 2 (10.53%) Apache Sling
4 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
4 2 (10.53%) J2EE
4 2 (10.53%) JDBC
4 2 (10.53%) jQuery
4 2 (10.53%) JRuby
4 2 (10.53%) JSTL
4 2 (10.53%) Middleware
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (10.53%) REST
4 2 (10.53%) SOAP
4 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
1 6 (31.58%) Driving Licence
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.53%) Reference Data
4 2 (10.53%) Replication
4 2 (10.53%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
1 4 (21.05%) MVC
1 4 (21.05%) SDLC
1 4 (21.05%) SOA
2 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Content Management
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) People Management
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
3 2 (10.53%) RAD
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Data Conversion
4 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 15 (78.95%) PL/SQL
3 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
4 13 (68.42%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) Groovy
5 2 (10.53%) Jython
6 1 (5.26%) ABAP
6 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) SAP