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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 127 117
Rank change year-on-year +29 -10  
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 8 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.45% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.94% 2.30% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Median daily rate £325 £333 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.25% -24.49%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +25.00% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.23 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.23 - -

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 272 305 342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.46% 11.77% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 169 211
Median daily rate £375 £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -16.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £15.89 £26.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.46% -41.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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 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 29 March 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 +20 4 £325 -4.41%
Glasgow - 2 - - 1
West Lothian -1 1 - -
Oracle APEX
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (73.33%) Oracle Database
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
4 9 (60.00%) Java
5 8 (53.33%) PL/SQL
6 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (40.00%) CSS
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 4 (26.67%) SDLC
8 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
8 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) Change Control
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (26.67%) CRM
8 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
8 4 (26.67%) SOA
8 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
8 4 (26.67%) Unix
8 4 (26.67%) Middleware
8 4 (26.67%) Replication
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g

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 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
2 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) MySQL
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (20.00%) German Language
1 3 (20.00%) Italian Language
2 2 (13.33%) Billing
2 2 (13.33%) Spanish Language
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) French Language
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Applications Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Database Designer
3 4 (26.67%) Designer
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) Middleware
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Felix
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Sling
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) Java EE
3 2 (13.33%) JRuby
3 2 (13.33%) JSP
3 2 (13.33%) JSTL
3 2 (13.33%) REST
3 2 (13.33%) Servlets
3 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Replication
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (13.33%) Reference Data
4 2 (13.33%) RIA
5 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (26.67%) Change Control
3 4 (26.67%) CRM
3 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 4 (26.67%) SOA
4 3 (20.00%) Data Management
4 3 (20.00%) DSDM
4 3 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Content Management
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) People Management
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) PL/SQL
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) Groovy
5 2 (13.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) DevExpress
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter
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