Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 January 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)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 341 310 286
Rank change year-on-year -31 -24 +43
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 27 40 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.26% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.93% 1.75% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 37
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £321
90th Percentile £530 £475 £455
England median daily rate £419 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.47% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,897 2,285 2,453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.50% 14.74% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,768 1,389 1,506
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £263
90th Percentile £576 £538 £513
England median daily rate £470 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +9.30% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 64 84
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -6.82% +17.33%
10th Percentile £26.00 £33.25 £27.68
90th Percentile £62.25 £54.60 £56.00
England median hourly rate £43.75 £40.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.36% +1.88% +6.67%

Oracle APEX
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Oracle APEX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle APEX in the South East

Oracle APEX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle APEX in the South East

Oracle APEX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle APEX in the South East over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle APEX in the South East

Oracle APEX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle APEX in the South East

Oracle APEX
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Hampshire -15 19 £400 -5.88%
Berkshire -6 4 £363 - 2
Thames Valley -11 4 £363 - 2
Surrey - 2 £531 -
Oracle APEX
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Oracle APEX.

1 27 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (74.07%) Oracle Database 10g
2 20 (74.07%) Oracle Database 11g
2 20 (74.07%) Oracle Database
3 19 (70.37%) Java
4 18 (66.67%) Linux
4 18 (66.67%) Red Hat
5 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
5 17 (62.96%) Windows
5 17 (62.96%) Web Services
5 17 (62.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (62.96%) Windows Server
6 16 (59.26%) PuTTY
6 16 (59.26%) WinSCP
6 16 (59.26%) TestNG
6 16 (59.26%) Selenium
6 16 (59.26%) VMware
6 16 (59.26%) Test Automation
6 16 (59.26%) Eclipse
6 16 (59.26%) .NET
6 16 (59.26%) Ant
6 16 (59.26%) HP
7 15 (55.56%) HP UFT
7 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
7 15 (55.56%) SoapUI
7 15 (55.56%) SpecFlow
7 15 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (55.56%) F#
7 15 (55.56%) API Testing
7 15 (55.56%) SQL Server 2016

Oracle APEX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) GeoServer
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) PuTTY
1 16 (59.26%) WinSCP
2 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) Oracle Database
1 20 (74.07%) Oracle Database 10g
1 20 (74.07%) Oracle Database 11g
2 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 15 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 15 (55.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) MySQL
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Ant
1 16 (59.26%) Eclipse
1 16 (59.26%) Selenium
1 16 (59.26%) TestNG
2 15 (55.56%) HP UFT
2 15 (55.56%) SoapUI
2 15 (55.56%) SpecFlow
3 12 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (40.74%) LoadRunner
5 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.70%) JIRA
6 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.70%) Toad
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
1 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Developer in Test
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) Web Services
2 16 (59.26%) .NET
3 5 (18.52%) HTML
4 4 (14.81%) jQuery
5 2 (7.41%) Middleware
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (7.41%) REST
6 1 (3.70%) Ajax
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) Mason
6 1 (3.70%) OAuth2
6 1 (3.70%) RESTful
6 1 (3.70%) SOAP
6 1 (3.70%) Visualforce
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 17 (62.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server
3 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.11%) Unix
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Test Automation
2 15 (55.56%) API Testing
3 14 (51.85%) System Integration Testing
4 11 (40.74%) Defect Tracking
4 11 (40.74%) Performance Testing
5 10 (37.04%) Test Strategy
6 9 (33.33%) DevOps
7 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (22.22%) Kanban
8 5 (18.52%) Scrum
9 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (11.11%) Web Testing
11 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
11 2 (7.41%) ITIL
11 2 (7.41%) SDET
12 1 (3.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) F#
3 12 (44.44%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.41%) Perl
8 1 (3.70%) Apex Code
8 1 (3.70%) C
8 1 (3.70%) C#
8 1 (3.70%) PHP
8 1 (3.70%) Python
8 1 (3.70%) SOQL
8 1 (3.70%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) ISEB
3 8 (29.63%) ISEB Practitioner
3 8 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) vSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Oracle
2 18 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
4 16 (59.26%) HP
4 16 (59.26%) VMware
5 13 (48.15%) Software AG
5 13 (48.15%) webMethods
6 2 (7.41%) Guidewire
6 2 (7.41%) Sun
7 1 (3.70%) Adobe
7 1 (3.70%) Informatica
7 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com