Period
to 20 October 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 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 777 727 710
Rank change year-on-year -50 -17 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 101 165 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.55% 0.94% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 97 105
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £318 £290 £304
90th Percentile £625 £530 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
UK median hourly rate £43.39 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 - £35.00

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 18302 17523 15954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.42% 16.49% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12684 11864 10558
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 254 313
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +4.46% +3.84%
10th Percentile £30.25 £24.00 £24.28
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.75 £49.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.37
% change year-on-year +3.66% +4.14% +4.99%

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 October 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 October 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 -16 90 £450 +12.50% 4
UK excluding London -13 62 £375 - 5
London +13 36 £525 +5.00% 1
South East -12 25 £398 -0.63% 1
North of England +55 14 £360 +1.41% 1
Scotland +13 9 £375 -0.66% 2
South West +11 7 £366 +0.27% 1
North East +74 6 £363 -
North West +24 6 - -
Midlands +26 4 £400 -
West Midlands +15 2 £475 +18.75%
Yorkshire +11 2 £348 +5.30% 1
East Midlands +1 2 £350 -
East of England -21 2 £413 -8.33%
Wales +9 1 £425 -5.56%

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Oracle
2 54 (53.47%) SQL
2 54 (53.47%) Oracle Database
3 48 (47.52%) Java
4 34 (33.66%) PL/SQL
4 34 (33.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 33 (32.67%) Web Services
6 31 (30.69%) .NET
7 29 (28.71%) JavaScript
8 27 (26.73%) Test Automation
9 26 (25.74%) Oracle Database 10g
10 25 (24.75%) Linux
10 25 (24.75%) Eclipse
10 25 (24.75%) Selenium
11 24 (23.76%) Windows
11 24 (23.76%) HTML
11 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
11 24 (23.76%) XML
12 23 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (20.79%) Security Cleared
14 19 (18.81%) SC Cleared
14 19 (18.81%) CSS
15 18 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (17.82%) Red Hat
16 17 (16.83%) Finance
16 17 (16.83%) SOAP
16 17 (16.83%) Relational Database
17 16 (15.84%) Oracle Database 12c
17 16 (15.84%) Windows Server
17 16 (15.84%) Ant

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 11 (10.89%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.96%) Apache
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.97%) SAS
4 2 (1.98%) GeoServer
4 2 (1.98%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.99%) CMS
5 1 (0.99%) IIS
5 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (11.88%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (5.94%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (3.96%) RMDS
4 3 (2.97%) ION MarketView
4 3 (2.97%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 3 (2.97%) SunGard Martini
5 2 (1.98%) HFM
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.90%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 10 (9.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 3 (2.97%) Heroku
4 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.98%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.98%) Serverless
5 1 (0.99%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.86%) PuTTY
1 14 (13.86%) WinSCP
2 9 (8.91%) Internet
3 4 (3.96%) HTTP
3 4 (3.96%) LAN
3 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.98%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.99%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (53.47%) Oracle Database
2 34 (33.66%) Oracle Database 11g
3 26 (25.74%) Oracle Database 10g
4 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
5 17 (16.83%) Relational Database
6 16 (15.84%) Oracle Database 12c
7 13 (12.87%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (10.89%) RDBMS
9 10 (9.90%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (8.91%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (7.92%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (7.92%) MySQL
11 8 (7.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 7 (6.93%) Oracle Discoverer
13 5 (4.95%) QlikView
13 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (4.95%) SQLPlus
14 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (2.97%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 25 (24.75%) Eclipse
1 25 (24.75%) Selenium
2 16 (15.84%) Ant
2 16 (15.84%) HP UFT
3 15 (14.85%) Jenkins
3 15 (14.85%) Oracle Forms
4 14 (13.86%) SpecFlow
4 14 (13.86%) TestNG
5 13 (12.87%) SoapUI
5 13 (12.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (11.88%) LoadRunner
6 12 (11.88%) Subversion
6 12 (11.88%) Toad
7 10 (9.90%) Git (software)
7 10 (9.90%) JIRA
8 9 (8.91%) Hudson
8 9 (8.91%) Maven
8 9 (8.91%) WebDriver
9 4 (3.96%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.97%) CppUnit
General
1 17 (16.83%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Banking
3 2 (1.98%) Front Office
3 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.98%) Legal
3 2 (1.98%) Local Government
3 2 (1.98%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Advertising
4 1 (0.99%) German Language
4 1 (0.99%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.99%) Marketing
4 1 (0.99%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (41.58%) Developer
2 25 (24.75%) Oracle Developer
3 14 (13.86%) Analyst
4 12 (11.88%) DBA
4 12 (11.88%) Oracle DBA
4 12 (11.88%) Salesforce Developer
5 10 (9.90%) Consultant
6 7 (6.93%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (5.94%) Oracle Consultant
7 6 (5.94%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Test Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Oracle Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) QlikView Consultant
8 5 (4.95%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Tester
9 4 (3.96%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 4 (3.96%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Oracle BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (32.67%) Web Services
2 31 (30.69%) .NET
3 24 (23.76%) HTML
3 24 (23.76%) XML
4 19 (18.81%) CSS
5 17 (16.83%) SOAP
6 13 (12.87%) RESTful
6 13 (12.87%) Visualforce
7 10 (9.90%) XML Schema
7 10 (9.90%) XSD
8 8 (7.92%) jQuery
8 8 (7.92%) Middleware
8 8 (7.92%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (4.95%) Ajax
9 5 (4.95%) XHTML
10 4 (3.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 3 (2.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (2.97%) JDBC
11 3 (2.97%) REST
11 3 (2.97%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Fixed Income
2 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.97%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.97%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Exalytics
7 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.99%) iPad
7 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.75%) Linux
2 24 (23.76%) Windows
3 16 (15.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (15.84%) Windows Server
4 13 (12.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.94%) Unix
6 4 (3.96%) Solaris
6 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.96%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.97%) AIX
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.73%) Test Automation
2 23 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (14.85%) Scrum
5 13 (12.87%) API Testing
5 13 (12.87%) Defect Tracking
5 13 (12.87%) Migration
5 13 (12.87%) SOA
5 13 (12.87%) System Integration Testing
6 12 (11.88%) Performance Testing
6 12 (11.88%) Test Strategy
7 11 (10.89%) Data Migration
7 11 (10.89%) OO
8 10 (9.90%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (7.92%) ITIL
10 7 (6.93%) DevOps
10 7 (6.93%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.94%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.95%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 54 (53.47%) SQL
2 48 (47.52%) Java
3 34 (33.66%) PL/SQL
4 29 (28.71%) JavaScript
5 15 (14.85%) Apex Code
5 15 (14.85%) F#
6 12 (11.88%) C++
7 11 (10.89%) SOQL
8 9 (8.91%) C#
9 8 (7.92%) Shell Script
10 7 (6.93%) Perl
11 6 (5.94%) C
11 6 (5.94%) PHP
12 5 (4.95%) Python
13 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
13 4 (3.96%) VBA
14 2 (1.98%) Ruby
14 2 (1.98%) VB
14 2 (1.98%) VBScript
15 1 (0.99%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (20.79%) Security Cleared
2 19 (18.81%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.89%) ISEB
3 11 (10.89%) ISEB Practitioner
3 11 (10.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (5.94%) Degree
5 3 (2.97%) PMP
6 2 (1.98%) HND
7 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.88%) vSphere
2 4 (3.96%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (7.92%) Data Guard
1 8 (7.92%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (5.94%) vRealize
3 5 (4.95%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 4 (3.96%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.99%) Puppet
7 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 101 (100.00%) Oracle
2 18 (17.82%) Red Hat
3 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
4 15 (14.85%) HP
4 15 (14.85%) VMware
5 14 (13.86%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (7.92%) Software AG
6 8 (7.92%) webMethods
7 6 (5.94%) Informatica
8 5 (4.95%) Sybase
9 3 (2.97%) Guidewire
9 3 (2.97%) ION Trading
9 3 (2.97%) Sun
9 3 (2.97%) SunGard
10 2 (1.98%) Hyperion
10 2 (1.98%) Splunk
11 1 (0.99%) Adobe
11 1 (0.99%) Citrix
11 1 (0.99%) Jitterbit