Period
to 26 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 October 2021 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
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 726 472 746
Rank change year-on-year -254 +274 +72
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 95 64 67
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.20% 0.079%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.61% 1.11% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 46 38
10th Percentile £400 £364 £300
25th Percentile £500 £443 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £700 £516 £448
Median % change year-on-year +35.59% +15.36% +11.88%
75th Percentile £750 £606 £489
90th Percentile £763 £763 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £500 £428
% change year-on-year -18.50% +16.96% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £39.08 £55.00 -
Median % change year-on-year -28.95% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.08 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -28.95% - -

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 15,495 5,744 14,899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.22% 17.86% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,726 4,045 9,915
10th Percentile £363 £316 £325
25th Percentile £429 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
75th Percentile £620 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 79 197
10th Percentile £25.50 £30.00 £20.95
25th Percentile £41.25 £41.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62.95 £52.38 £51.00
90th Percentile £71.50 £61.25 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Oracle APEX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Oracle APEX as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle APEX in the UK

Oracle APEX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle APEX.

Daily rate trend for Oracle APEX in the UK

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle APEX over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle APEX in the UK

Oracle APEX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle APEX.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle APEX in the UK

Oracle APEX
Top 12 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 26 October 2021. 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
England -220 77 £700 +33.33% 15
London -183 56 £725 -3.33% 8
Work from Home -200 21 £500 -4.76% 3
UK excluding London -179 18 £408 -18.50% 8
Scotland -77 5 £350 -15.66% 1
South East -101 5 £563 +12.50%
East of England - 4 £408 - 1
North West -57 2 - - 1
North of England -83 2 - - 4
South West -65 1 - - 1
Midlands -81 1 £500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 26 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle APEX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Oracle APEX.

1 95 (100.00%) Oracle
2 68 (71.58%) SQL
3 54 (56.84%) Oracle Database
4 48 (50.53%) Relational Database
5 45 (47.37%) C++
6 43 (45.26%) C#
7 42 (44.21%) Windows
7 42 (44.21%) Oracle Database 12c
8 41 (43.16%) .NET
9 40 (42.11%) Test Automation
9 40 (42.11%) FIS
10 39 (41.05%) XML
10 39 (41.05%) Python
11 38 (40.00%) Subversion
12 37 (38.95%) Banking
12 37 (38.95%) Regression Testing
12 37 (38.95%) STL
13 36 (37.89%) SunGard
13 36 (37.89%) Investment Banking
13 36 (37.89%) SunGard Martini
13 36 (37.89%) Unit Testing
13 36 (37.89%) Multithreading
13 36 (37.89%) Multithreaded Programming
14 35 (36.84%) CppUnit
14 35 (36.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 35 (36.84%) Visual Studio
15 34 (35.79%) Git (software)
16 31 (32.63%) JSON
17 30 (31.58%) Jenkins
18 28 (29.47%) AngularJS

Oracle APEX
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.16%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.11%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (2.11%) Luigi
3 2 (2.11%) OpenEdge
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.05%) Apache
4 1 (1.05%) Confluence
4 1 (1.05%) JBoss
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 36 (37.89%) SunGard Martini
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.53%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 10 (10.53%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 9 (9.47%) AWS
3 5 (5.26%) GCP
4 4 (4.21%) Force.com
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle CX
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 4 (4.21%) PaaS
5 3 (3.16%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.16%) Azure
5 3 (3.16%) Google Analytics
6 2 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.11%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (2.11%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.11%) Google App Engine
6 2 (2.11%) Snowflake
7 1 (1.05%) GitHub
7 1 (1.05%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 27 (28.42%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.11%) Internet
2 2 (2.11%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.05%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (56.84%) Oracle Database
2 48 (50.53%) Relational Database
3 42 (44.21%) Oracle Database 12c
4 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 7 (7.37%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (7.37%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (6.32%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (5.26%) MySQL
8 4 (4.21%) Big Data
8 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.16%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (3.16%) Data Mart
9 3 (3.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.16%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (3.16%) Star Schema
10 2 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (2.11%) Azkaban
10 2 (2.11%) BigQuery
10 2 (2.11%) Data Vault
Development Applications
1 38 (40.00%) Subversion
2 35 (36.84%) CppUnit
2 35 (36.84%) Visual Studio
3 34 (35.79%) Git (software)
4 30 (31.58%) Jenkins
5 27 (28.42%) Artifactory
5 27 (28.42%) Bitbucket
5 27 (28.42%) Robot Framework
5 27 (28.42%) TeamCity
6 5 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 5 (5.26%) JIRA
7 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.11%) eggPlant
8 2 (2.11%) JMeter
8 2 (2.11%) REST Assured
8 2 (2.11%) Selenium
9 1 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.05%) Toad
General
1 37 (38.95%) Banking
2 36 (37.89%) Investment Banking
3 25 (26.32%) Finance
4 24 (25.26%) Social Skills
5 19 (20.00%) Front Office
6 8 (8.42%) Back Office
6 8 (8.42%) Marketing
7 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (6.32%) Public Sector
8 6 (6.32%) Retail
9 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
10 4 (4.21%) Presentation Skills
11 3 (3.16%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (3.16%) Electronics
11 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
12 2 (2.11%) Billing
13 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
13 1 (1.05%) Legal
13 1 (1.05%) Local Government
13 1 (1.05%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 60 (63.16%) Developer
2 39 (41.05%) C++ Developer
3 34 (35.79%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
4 19 (20.00%) Front Office C++ Developer
4 19 (20.00%) Front Office Developer
5 13 (13.68%) Oracle Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Consultant
7 8 (8.42%) Architect
8 5 (5.26%) Salesforce Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (4.21%) DBA
9 4 (4.21%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) Oracle DBA
10 3 (3.16%) Administrator
10 3 (3.16%) Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Salesforce Administrator
10 3 (3.16%) Salesforce Consultant
10 3 (3.16%) Salesforce Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.11%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (43.16%) .NET
2 39 (41.05%) XML
3 37 (38.95%) STL
4 35 (36.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 31 (32.63%) JSON
6 28 (29.47%) .NET Core
6 28 (29.47%) .NET Framework
6 28 (29.47%) AngularJS
7 27 (28.42%) gRPC
7 27 (28.42%) REST
8 10 (10.53%) Visualforce
9 8 (8.42%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 6 (6.32%) CSS
10 6 (6.32%) HTML
11 5 (5.26%) Ajax
11 5 (5.26%) Kafka
11 5 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (5.26%) Web Services
12 4 (4.21%) LDAP
13 3 (3.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) Fixed Income
2 4 (4.21%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle Exalytics
3 3 (3.16%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.11%) Equities
5 1 (1.05%) Clustering
5 1 (1.05%) Derivative
5 1 (1.05%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) Replication
5 1 (1.05%) Tandem
5 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (44.21%) Windows
2 5 (5.26%) Linux
3 4 (4.21%) Unix
4 3 (3.16%) Solaris
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.11%) Test Automation
2 37 (38.95%) Regression Testing
3 36 (37.89%) Multithreaded Programming
3 36 (37.89%) Multithreading
3 36 (37.89%) Unit Testing
4 26 (27.37%) Workflow
5 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (17.89%) DevOps
7 11 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (10.53%) Migration
9 8 (8.42%) Change Management
10 7 (7.37%) Data Integration
10 7 (7.37%) Data Migration
10 7 (7.37%) ITIL
10 7 (7.37%) OO
10 7 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (6.32%) CRM
11 6 (6.32%) Data Protection
11 6 (6.32%) Presales
11 6 (6.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 68 (71.58%) SQL
2 45 (47.37%) C++
3 43 (45.26%) C#
4 39 (41.05%) Python
5 19 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 14 (14.74%) Apex Code
7 12 (12.63%) Java
8 4 (4.21%) PHP
9 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.11%) Scala
10 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.05%) Korn
11 1 (1.05%) Ruby
11 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (13.68%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.63%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.32%) Degree
4 5 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) GDPR
1 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (28.42%) BladeLogic
2 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (4.21%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.11%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 95 (100.00%) Oracle
2 40 (42.11%) FIS
3 36 (37.89%) SunGard
4 14 (14.74%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (9.47%) SAP
6 5 (5.26%) Google
7 4 (4.21%) CA
7 4 (4.21%) Hyperion
7 4 (4.21%) Rogue Wave
7 4 (4.21%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 3 (3.16%) DocuSign
8 3 (3.16%) HubSpot
9 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.11%) MuleSoft
9 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.05%) BT
10 1 (1.05%) Veritas