Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 762 712 683
Rank change year-on-year -50 -29 +37
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 117 176 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.61% 1.02% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 101 106
UK median daily rate £419 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +6.25% +4.92%
10th Percentile £301 £290 £300
90th Percentile £625 £540 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £43.39 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 - -

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 19118 17172 16327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.69% 16.51% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13309 11571 10870
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 250 341
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.30 £53.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Oracle APEX
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 15 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 20 November 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
England -31 106 £425 - 6
UK excluding London -13 75 £375 -6.25% 3
London -25 41 £523 -0.48% 3
South East -20 30 £375 -11.76% 1
North of England +52 20 £360 +2.13% 2
North West +27 11 £170 -57.76%
Midlands +16 9 £400 -
Scotland -12 8 £375 +7.14%
West Midlands +20 7 £475 +18.75%
North East +67 6 £363 -
South West +4 4 £360 -20.04%
Yorkshire -3 3 £370 +12.12% 2
East of England -19 3 £413 -8.33%
East Midlands +2 2 £350 -
Wales +10 1 £425 -2.30%

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Oracle
2 58 (49.57%) SQL
2 58 (49.57%) Oracle Database
3 54 (46.15%) Java
4 43 (36.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 38 (32.48%) .NET
5 38 (32.48%) Web Services
6 35 (29.91%) PL/SQL
7 34 (29.06%) Test Automation
8 33 (28.21%) Oracle Database 10g
9 32 (27.35%) Linux
10 31 (26.50%) Selenium
11 30 (25.64%) Windows
11 30 (25.64%) Eclipse
12 28 (23.93%) JavaScript
12 28 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (23.93%) Security Cleared
13 27 (23.08%) SQL Server
13 27 (23.08%) Microsoft
14 25 (21.37%) Red Hat
14 25 (21.37%) HTML
15 24 (20.51%) SC Cleared
16 23 (19.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 22 (18.80%) Windows Server
17 22 (18.80%) XML
17 22 (18.80%) HP UFT
18 21 (17.95%) HP
18 21 (17.95%) Ant
18 21 (17.95%) Oracle Reports
18 21 (17.95%) Finance

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 10 (8.55%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.42%) Apache
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.56%) SAS
4 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.85%) CMS
5 1 (0.85%) Confluence
5 1 (0.85%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.85%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (12.82%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (4.27%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (4.27%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (3.42%) RMDS
6 3 (2.56%) ION MarketView
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
6 3 (2.56%) SunGard Martini
7 2 (1.71%) HFM
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.55%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 10 (8.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 3 (2.56%) Heroku
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.71%) Serverless
5 1 (0.85%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.09%) PuTTY
1 20 (17.09%) WinSCP
2 9 (7.69%) Internet
3 4 (3.42%) HTTP
3 4 (3.42%) LAN
3 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (49.57%) Oracle Database
2 43 (36.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 33 (28.21%) Oracle Database 10g
4 27 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 21 (17.95%) Oracle Reports
6 19 (16.24%) Relational Database
6 19 (16.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (13.68%) Oracle BI EE
8 15 (12.82%) Oracle Database 12c
8 15 (12.82%) SQL Server 2016
9 13 (11.11%) RDBMS
10 10 (8.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 7 (5.98%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (5.13%) MySQL
13 5 (4.27%) QlikView
13 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (3.42%) Oracle Discoverer
14 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
15 3 (2.56%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 31 (26.50%) Selenium
2 30 (25.64%) Eclipse
3 22 (18.80%) HP UFT
4 21 (17.95%) Ant
5 20 (17.09%) SpecFlow
5 20 (17.09%) TestNG
6 19 (16.24%) SoapUI
6 19 (16.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
8 16 (13.68%) LoadRunner
9 15 (12.82%) Jenkins
10 13 (11.11%) Subversion
11 11 (9.40%) Git (software)
11 11 (9.40%) JIRA
12 9 (7.69%) Hudson
12 9 (7.69%) Maven
12 9 (7.69%) Toad
12 9 (7.69%) WebDriver
13 6 (5.13%) TeamCity
14 3 (2.56%) CppUnit
General
1 21 (17.95%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Banking
3 3 (2.56%) Front Office
3 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.71%) Legal
4 2 (1.71%) Local Government
4 2 (1.71%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) German Language
5 1 (0.85%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Military
5 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (36.75%) Developer
2 25 (21.37%) Oracle Developer
3 20 (17.09%) Analyst
4 16 (13.68%) DBA
4 16 (13.68%) Oracle DBA
5 13 (11.11%) Consultant
6 12 (10.26%) Salesforce Developer
7 9 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
7 9 (7.69%) Test Engineer
8 8 (6.84%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (6.84%) Test Analyst
8 8 (6.84%) Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) Oracle Analyst
10 6 (5.13%) Tester
11 5 (4.27%) Architect
11 5 (4.27%) QlikView Consultant
11 5 (4.27%) Support Analyst
12 4 (3.42%) Automation Tester
12 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
12 4 (3.42%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (32.48%) .NET
1 38 (32.48%) Web Services
2 25 (21.37%) HTML
3 22 (18.80%) XML
4 18 (15.38%) CSS
5 17 (14.53%) SOAP
6 13 (11.11%) Visualforce
7 12 (10.26%) RESTful
8 10 (8.55%) XML Schema
8 10 (8.55%) XSD
9 9 (7.69%) jQuery
10 8 (6.84%) Middleware
10 8 (6.84%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (5.98%) Ajax
12 5 (4.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 5 (4.27%) XHTML
13 3 (2.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 3 (2.56%) STL
14 2 (1.71%) JDBC
14 2 (1.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.84%) Fixed Income
2 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.71%) Life Science
5 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) iPad
6 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.35%) Linux
2 30 (25.64%) Windows
3 23 (19.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (18.80%) Windows Server
5 19 (16.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (11.11%) Unix
7 4 (3.42%) Solaris
7 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.42%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.56%) AIX
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.06%) Test Automation
2 28 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (17.09%) System Integration Testing
4 19 (16.24%) API Testing
4 19 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (16.24%) Migration
5 18 (15.38%) Scrum
6 17 (14.53%) Defect Tracking
7 16 (13.68%) Performance Testing
7 16 (13.68%) Test Strategy
8 13 (11.11%) SOA
9 12 (10.26%) DevOps
9 12 (10.26%) OO
9 12 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.55%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (6.84%) Data Migration
12 7 (5.98%) ITIL
12 7 (5.98%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.13%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 58 (49.57%) SQL
2 54 (46.15%) Java
3 35 (29.91%) PL/SQL
4 28 (23.93%) JavaScript
5 21 (17.95%) F#
6 15 (12.82%) Apex Code
6 15 (12.82%) Shell Script
7 11 (9.40%) C++
7 11 (9.40%) SOQL
8 9 (7.69%) C#
8 9 (7.69%) Perl
9 6 (5.13%) C
9 6 (5.13%) PHP
9 6 (5.13%) Python
10 3 (2.56%) VB
10 3 (2.56%) VBA
11 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.71%) Ruby
11 2 (1.71%) VBScript
12 1 (0.85%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 28 (23.93%) Security Cleared
2 24 (20.51%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.11%) ISEB
3 13 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (10.26%) ISEB Practitioner
5 6 (5.13%) Degree
6 3 (2.56%) PMP
7 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) HND
8 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 18 (15.38%) vSphere
2 6 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (10.26%) Data Guard
2 11 (9.40%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (4.27%) vRealize
5 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 4 (3.42%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.85%) Puppet
7 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 117 (100.00%) Oracle
2 27 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 25 (21.37%) Red Hat
4 21 (17.95%) HP
4 21 (17.95%) VMware
5 14 (11.97%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (11.97%) Software AG
5 14 (11.97%) webMethods
6 5 (4.27%) Sybase
7 4 (3.42%) Informatica
8 3 (2.56%) Guidewire
8 3 (2.56%) ION Trading
8 3 (2.56%) Sun
8 3 (2.56%) SunGard
9 2 (1.71%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.71%) Splunk
10 1 (0.85%) Adobe
10 1 (0.85%) Citrix
10 1 (0.85%) Jitterbit
10 1 (0.85%) TIBCO