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 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 506 584 553
Rank change year-on-year +78 -31  
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 99 64 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.26% 0.82% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 37 44
Median daily rate £439 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.94% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £560 £465
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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7833 7833 7014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.32% 14.55% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5287 5237 4483
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 186 130
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £32.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Oracle APEX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle APEX in the UK

Oracle APEX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle APEX over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle APEX in the UK

Oracle APEX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle APEX in the UK

Oracle APEX
Top 30 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 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
England +79 87 £445 +11.82% 7
South East +39 25 £450 +28.57% 2
London +20 25 £525 +16.66%
Hampshire - 24 £450 - 2
South West +12 20 £428 - 1
Andover - 14 £413 -
Scotland +29 8 £325 -2.25% 2
Yorkshire +20 7 £375 - 2
City of London -2 7 £513 +22.38%
North East -2 6 £391 +95.62%
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 6 £391 +95.62%
Tyne and Wear -5 6 £391 +95.62%
Edinburgh +20 4 £325 -4.41%
South Yorkshire +5 4 £378 +16.15%
York +12 3 £375 -16.66% 1
North Yorkshire +8 3 £375 -16.66% 1
Doncaster - 3 £380 -
Wiltshire - 3 £426 -
West Midlands +10 2 £425 +33.85%
Warwickshire -1 2 £425 +25.46%
Corsham - 2 £388 -
Bristol - 2 £438 - 1
South Wales - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - - 1
Ebbw Vale - 2 - -
Monmouthshire - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £419 -
Nottinghamshire +9 1 £225 -35.71%
Nottingham +6 1 £225 -35.71%

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 with a requirement for Oracle APEX.

1 178 (100.00%) Oracle
2 118 (66.29%) Oracle Database
3 113 (63.48%) SQL
4 83 (46.63%) PL/SQL
5 77 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (40.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 64 (35.96%) Security Cleared
8 61 (34.27%) SC Cleared
8 61 (34.27%) Linux
9 54 (30.34%) JavaScript
10 52 (29.21%) Business Intelligence
11 49 (27.53%) Java
12 47 (26.40%) CSS
13 46 (25.84%) HTML
14 45 (25.28%) Red Hat
15 44 (24.72%) Oracle Reports
15 44 (24.72%) VMware
16 43 (24.16%) Oracle Database 10g
17 42 (23.60%) TeamCity
18 41 (23.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 39 (21.91%) Windows
19 39 (21.91%) Scrum
20 37 (20.79%) XML
21 36 (20.22%) HP
22 34 (19.10%) Web Services
22 34 (19.10%) WebLogic
23 33 (18.54%) Oracle Forms
24 32 (17.98%) Oracle BI EE
25 31 (17.42%) Data Warehouse
26 30 (16.85%) Continuous Integration

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 34 (19.10%) WebLogic
2 14 (7.87%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (3.93%) Confluence
4 7 (3.93%) IIS
5 6 (3.37%) Apache
5 6 (3.37%) GeoServer
6 5 (2.81%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (2.25%) JBoss
7 4 (2.25%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.69%) Mule
9 2 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.12%) CMS
9 2 (1.12%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.12%) Liferay
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Qpid
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.56%) SAS
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
2 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (12.92%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (6.18%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (5.62%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (5.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (4.49%) Oracle Assets
5 8 (4.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (3.93%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (2.81%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (2.25%) NetSuite
8 4 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (2.25%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.56%) RMDS
11 1 (0.56%) SAP MDM
11 1 (0.56%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.25%) Force.com
3 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.69%) GitHub
4 2 (1.12%) Boomi
5 1 (0.56%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.48%) PuTTY
1 24 (13.48%) WinSCP
2 9 (5.06%) Kerberos
3 8 (4.49%) Internet
4 5 (2.81%) LDAP
5 4 (2.25%) HTTP
6 2 (1.12%) FTP
6 2 (1.12%) SAN
7 1 (0.56%) AMQP
7 1 (0.56%) LAN
7 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.56%) VoIP
7 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (66.29%) Oracle Database
2 72 (40.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 44 (24.72%) Oracle Reports
4 43 (24.16%) Oracle Database 10g
5 32 (17.98%) Oracle BI EE
6 31 (17.42%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (16.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 28 (15.73%) Oracle Database 12c
9 27 (15.17%) SQL Server
10 20 (11.24%) Oracle OWB
11 17 (9.55%) Relational Database
12 16 (8.99%) RDBMS
13 15 (8.43%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (7.30%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (6.74%) BODI
16 9 (5.06%) Oracle Discoverer
17 7 (3.93%) Big Data
18 6 (3.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 42 (23.60%) TeamCity
2 33 (18.54%) Oracle Forms
3 28 (15.73%) Jenkins
4 27 (15.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (15.17%) Toad
5 26 (14.61%) HP UFT
5 26 (14.61%) Selenium
6 24 (13.48%) Git (software)
7 21 (11.80%) Eclipse
8 18 (10.11%) SpecFlow
9 17 (9.55%) JIRA
10 10 (5.62%) Ant
10 10 (5.62%) TestNG
11 9 (5.06%) SoapUI
11 9 (5.06%) Subversion
11 9 (5.06%) WebDriver
12 8 (4.49%) Hudson
12 8 (4.49%) Maven
13 7 (3.93%) LoadRunner
13 7 (3.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (14.04%) Finance
2 13 (7.30%) Banking
3 12 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.62%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.62%) Marketing
5 9 (5.06%) Electronics
6 4 (2.25%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.69%) German Language
7 3 (1.69%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.69%) Retail
8 2 (1.12%) Billing
8 2 (1.12%) Military
8 2 (1.12%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.56%) French Language
9 1 (0.56%) Legal
9 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 80 (44.94%) Developer
2 57 (32.02%) Oracle Developer
3 29 (16.29%) Tester
4 23 (12.92%) Architect
5 16 (8.99%) Consultant
6 12 (6.74%) Applications Developer
6 12 (6.74%) Oracle Consultant
7 11 (6.18%) Analyst
7 11 (6.18%) Salesforce Developer
8 10 (5.62%) SQL Developer
9 8 (4.49%) Automation Tester
9 8 (4.49%) DBA
9 8 (4.49%) Oracle Applications Developer
9 8 (4.49%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (3.93%) PL/SQL Developer
10 7 (3.93%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.37%) Cloud Architect
11 6 (3.37%) Salesforce Architect
12 5 (2.81%) Lead Developer
12 5 (2.81%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (26.40%) CSS
2 46 (25.84%) HTML
3 37 (20.79%) XML
4 34 (19.10%) Web Services
5 28 (15.73%) .NET
6 24 (13.48%) jQuery
6 24 (13.48%) Middleware
7 22 (12.36%) Ajax
8 20 (11.24%) SOAP
9 19 (10.67%) RESTful
10 18 (10.11%) Visualforce
11 16 (8.99%) Oracle Fusion
12 14 (7.87%) XML Schema
13 13 (7.30%) REST
14 11 (6.18%) OAuth2
15 8 (4.49%) XSD
16 7 (3.93%) AngularJS
17 6 (3.37%) GWT
17 6 (3.37%) XSLT
18 5 (2.81%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.67%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.37%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.81%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.25%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.25%) Replication
6 3 (1.69%) CESG
6 3 (1.69%) Fintech
6 3 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.12%) DataPower
7 2 (1.12%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.12%) NHS
7 2 (1.12%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.12%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.12%) RIA
7 2 (1.12%) User Experience
7 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.56%) Derivative
8 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 61 (34.27%) Linux
2 41 (23.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 39 (21.91%) Windows
4 27 (15.17%) Windows Server
5 15 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (7.87%) Unix
7 12 (6.74%) Oracle Linux
7 12 (6.74%) Solaris
7 12 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (6.18%) HPUX
9 4 (2.25%) AIX
10 2 (1.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (29.21%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (21.91%) Scrum
4 30 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (15.17%) DevOps
5 27 (15.17%) Migration
6 24 (13.48%) Regression Testing
6 24 (13.48%) Test Scripting
7 22 (12.36%) Data Modelling
8 21 (11.80%) Defect Tracking
8 21 (11.80%) SOA
9 18 (10.11%) Service Design
9 18 (10.11%) Test Automation
10 17 (9.55%) ETL
11 16 (8.99%) Analytics
11 16 (8.99%) CRM
11 16 (8.99%) Integration Testing
11 16 (8.99%) System Integration Testing
12 15 (8.43%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (8.43%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 113 (63.48%) SQL
2 83 (46.63%) PL/SQL
3 54 (30.34%) JavaScript
4 49 (27.53%) Java
5 26 (14.61%) F#
6 23 (12.92%) Apex Code
7 22 (12.36%) Shell Script
8 11 (6.18%) PowerShell
8 11 (6.18%) SOQL
9 10 (5.62%) C++
10 8 (4.49%) Perl
11 6 (3.37%) C
11 6 (3.37%) Python
11 6 (3.37%) VBScript
12 5 (2.81%) VB
12 5 (2.81%) VBA
13 4 (2.25%) C#
13 4 (2.25%) Tcl
14 3 (1.69%) PHP
14 3 (1.69%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 64 (35.96%) Security Cleared
2 61 (34.27%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.30%) ISEB
3 13 (7.30%) ISEB Practitioner
3 13 (7.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (3.93%) Degree
5 5 (2.81%) PMP
6 4 (2.25%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.69%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.18%) QA
2 4 (2.25%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (9.55%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.43%) vSphere
4 9 (5.06%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (3.37%) Active Directory
5 6 (3.37%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.25%) Docker
6 4 (2.25%) vCloud
7 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (11.80%) vRealize
2 8 (4.49%) Data Guard
3 6 (3.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (2.81%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 5 (2.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.69%) MOM
6 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.56%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 178 (100.00%) Oracle
2 45 (25.28%) Red Hat
3 44 (24.72%) VMware
4 36 (20.22%) HP
5 23 (12.92%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (11.80%) Microsoft
7 15 (8.43%) TIBCO
8 12 (6.74%) Cisco
8 12 (6.74%) F5
8 12 (6.74%) Informatica
9 10 (5.62%) SAP
10 9 (5.06%) Siebel
11 8 (4.49%) IBM
12 6 (3.37%) Remedy
12 6 (3.37%) Tableau
13 5 (2.81%) Teradata
14 3 (1.69%) Pega
14 3 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
14 3 (1.69%) Software AG
14 3 (1.69%) Sybase
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