Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 July 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)
England > South West
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 195 185
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10 +24
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 27 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.49% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.71% 1.86% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 16
South West median daily rate £426 £365 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.58% -12.05% +38.33%
10th Percentile £361 £323 £331
90th Percentile £524 £411 £472
England median daily rate £434 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +15.67% - -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £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 the South West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 997 859 886
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 18.22% 14.25% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 562 568
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £275
90th Percentile £500 £538 £492
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 58 57
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £42.48 £37.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +12.55% +1.32%
10th Percentile £34.50 £31.10 £30.00
90th Percentile £51.38 £48.55 £44.10
England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -0.79%

Oracle APEX
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle APEX in the South West

Oracle APEX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle APEX in the South West

Oracle APEX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle APEX in the South West over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle APEX in the South West

Oracle APEX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle APEX in the South West

Oracle APEX
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
Bristol +5 9 £400 +7.38%
Wiltshire +5 3 £426 -
Gloucestershire +4 1 £450 +28.57%
Oracle APEX
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 South West region with a requirement for Oracle APEX.

1 27 (100.00%) Oracle
2 25 (92.59%) Oracle Database
3 22 (81.48%) SQL
4 21 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (74.07%) Linux
5 20 (74.07%) Red Hat
6 19 (70.37%) Oracle Database 10g
7 18 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (55.56%) VMware
8 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
8 15 (55.56%) Web Services
9 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
9 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
9 14 (51.85%) TeamCity
9 14 (51.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (51.85%) vRealize
10 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (48.15%) PL/SQL
11 12 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
12 11 (40.74%) DevOps
12 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
13 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (37.04%) PuTTY
13 10 (37.04%) WinSCP
13 10 (37.04%) Exploratory Testing
13 10 (37.04%) System Integration Testing
13 10 (37.04%) Defect Tracking

Oracle APEX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (37.04%) WebLogic
2 4 (14.81%) GeoServer
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Qpid
4 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) PuTTY
1 10 (37.04%) WinSCP
2 5 (18.52%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.70%) AMQP
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (92.59%) Oracle Database
2 21 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (70.37%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (3.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (51.85%) TeamCity
2 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
3 10 (37.04%) HP UFT
3 10 (37.04%) Selenium
3 10 (37.04%) SpecFlow
3 10 (37.04%) Toad
4 8 (29.63%) Ant
4 8 (29.63%) Eclipse
4 8 (29.63%) SoapUI
4 8 (29.63%) TestNG
5 6 (22.22%) LoadRunner
6 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
8 1 (3.70%) CMake
8 1 (3.70%) GoogleTest
8 1 (3.70%) JIRA
8 1 (3.70%) Valgrind
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Tester
3 6 (22.22%) Automation Tester
4 4 (14.81%) DBA
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Applications Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) QA Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) Web Services
2 10 (37.04%) .NET
3 8 (29.63%) Middleware
3 8 (29.63%) OAuth2
3 8 (29.63%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (25.93%) CSS
4 7 (25.93%) HTML
4 7 (25.93%) RESTful
5 5 (18.52%) Ajax
5 5 (18.52%) jQuery
6 3 (11.11%) REST
7 2 (7.41%) XML
8 1 (3.70%) Apache FOP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) CESG
1 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (37.04%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) DevOps
2 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
3 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (37.04%) Defect Tracking
3 10 (37.04%) Exploratory Testing
3 10 (37.04%) Integration Testing
3 10 (37.04%) Regression Testing
3 10 (37.04%) System Integration Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 9 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 8 (29.63%) API Testing
5 8 (29.63%) BDD
5 8 (29.63%) Scrum
6 6 (22.22%) ITIL
6 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
7 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 4 (14.81%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) PL/SQL
3 10 (37.04%) F#
4 8 (29.63%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 3 (11.11%) VB
6 3 (11.11%) VBScript
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
1 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) ISEB
2 6 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
2 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) vSphere
2 8 (29.63%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
4 2 (7.41%) vCloud
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) vRealize
2 4 (14.81%) Data Guard
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (74.07%) Red Hat
3 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 15 (55.56%) VMware
4 10 (37.04%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Software AG