Period
to 20 August 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 August 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 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 712 722 710
Rank change year-on-year +10 -12 +24
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 139 191 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.80% 1.11% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 110 118
UK median daily rate £406 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.30% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £307 £290 £279
90th Percentile £611 £525 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
UK median hourly rate £43.39 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 - £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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17349 17206 14971
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.14% 15.86% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11899 11698 9766
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £273
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £365
% change year-on-year +1.27% +8.22% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 276 285
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +12.67% -
10th Percentile £28.75 £26.13 £21.61
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.13 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £38.38
% change year-on-year +1.19% +9.45% +2.33%

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 August 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 August 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 +3 117 £413 +10.74% 7
UK excluding London +25 91 £375 +7.14% 6
London +9 43 £525 +23.53% 2
North of England +58 25 £375 +19.52% 4
South West +5 20 £425 +16.44%
South East -27 20 £363 -3.33% 1
Scotland +41 18 £328 -5.07%
North East +63 12 £383 +91.25%
Yorkshire +16 8 £373 +20.16% 2
North West +40 5 - - 2
Midlands +23 4 £350 -
East Midlands -11 3 £350 -
Wales +9 2 - -
East of England -11 2 £413 -8.33%
West Midlands +30 1 £450 +28.57%

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Oracle
2 92 (66.19%) SQL
3 81 (58.27%) Oracle Database
4 62 (44.60%) PL/SQL
5 58 (41.73%) Java
6 47 (33.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 42 (30.22%) Oracle Reports
7 42 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (28.06%) Linux
9 37 (26.62%) Windows
9 37 (26.62%) .NET
9 37 (26.62%) Test Automation
10 36 (25.90%) JavaScript
10 36 (25.90%) XML
11 35 (25.18%) Oracle Database 10g
11 35 (25.18%) Red Hat
12 34 (24.46%) Web Services
12 34 (24.46%) Security Cleared
12 34 (24.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 33 (23.74%) SC Cleared
13 33 (23.74%) SQL Server
14 32 (23.02%) Jenkins
15 31 (22.30%) Selenium
16 30 (21.58%) Toad
16 30 (21.58%) Scrum
16 30 (21.58%) VMware
17 29 (20.86%) Oracle Forms
18 28 (20.14%) Eclipse
18 28 (20.14%) HP
18 28 (20.14%) Windows Server

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 24 (17.27%) WebLogic
2 9 (6.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (5.76%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (5.76%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.04%) Apache
5 6 (4.32%) Confluence
5 6 (4.32%) GeoServer
5 6 (4.32%) IIS
6 4 (2.88%) GlassFish
6 4 (2.88%) JBoss
6 4 (2.88%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.16%) Mule
7 3 (2.16%) SAS
7 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.72%) CMS
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 7 (5.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (14.39%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (7.19%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (3.60%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (2.16%) NetSuite
4 3 (2.16%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (2.16%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 3 (2.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (2.16%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (2.16%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (2.16%) SunGard Martini
5 2 (1.44%) HFM
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (1.44%) RMDS
6 1 (0.72%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 10 (7.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 3 (2.16%) Force.com
4 3 (2.16%) GitHub
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.39%) PuTTY
1 20 (14.39%) WinSCP
2 8 (5.76%) Internet
3 7 (5.04%) HTTP
4 6 (4.32%) Kerberos
5 5 (3.60%) LDAP
6 2 (1.44%) LAN
6 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (58.27%) Oracle Database
2 47 (33.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 42 (30.22%) Oracle Reports
4 35 (25.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 33 (23.74%) SQL Server
6 21 (15.11%) Oracle Database 12c
7 19 (13.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (13.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (12.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (11.51%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (11.51%) Relational Database
10 14 (10.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 13 (9.35%) Oracle BI EE
11 13 (9.35%) Oracle Discoverer
12 11 (7.91%) QlikView
12 11 (7.91%) RDBMS
13 10 (7.19%) MySQL
13 10 (7.19%) SQLPlus
14 9 (6.47%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (6.47%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 32 (23.02%) Jenkins
2 31 (22.30%) Selenium
3 30 (21.58%) Toad
4 29 (20.86%) Oracle Forms
5 28 (20.14%) Eclipse
6 24 (17.27%) TeamCity
7 23 (16.55%) HP UFT
8 20 (14.39%) SpecFlow
9 18 (12.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (12.23%) Ant
11 15 (10.79%) JIRA
12 14 (10.07%) TestNG
13 13 (9.35%) SoapUI
14 12 (8.63%) Git (software)
14 12 (8.63%) Subversion
15 10 (7.19%) LoadRunner
16 9 (6.47%) WebDriver
17 8 (5.76%) Hudson
17 8 (5.76%) Maven
18 3 (2.16%) JDeveloper
General
1 24 (17.27%) Finance
2 8 (5.76%) Banking
3 4 (2.88%) German Language
3 4 (2.88%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.16%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.16%) Marketing
4 3 (2.16%) Spanish Language
4 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.44%) Local Government
6 1 (0.72%) Billing
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) French Language
6 1 (0.72%) Front Office
6 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Military
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (46.04%) Developer
2 41 (29.50%) Oracle Developer
3 18 (12.95%) Analyst
4 16 (11.51%) Consultant
5 14 (10.07%) Tester
6 13 (9.35%) DBA
6 13 (9.35%) Oracle DBA
7 12 (8.63%) Architect
7 12 (8.63%) Automation Tester
7 12 (8.63%) Oracle Consultant
7 12 (8.63%) Salesforce Developer
8 7 (5.04%) Oracle Analyst
8 7 (5.04%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (4.32%) Salesforce Architect
10 5 (3.60%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.60%) QlikView Consultant
11 4 (2.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 4 (2.88%) SQL Developer
11 4 (2.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (26.62%) .NET
2 36 (25.90%) XML
3 34 (24.46%) Web Services
4 27 (19.42%) CSS
5 24 (17.27%) HTML
6 18 (12.95%) SOAP
7 17 (12.23%) Visualforce
8 16 (11.51%) Middleware
8 16 (11.51%) RESTful
9 15 (10.79%) XML Schema
10 11 (7.91%) Oracle Fusion
10 11 (7.91%) REST
11 10 (7.19%) jQuery
12 9 (6.47%) XSD
13 8 (5.76%) J2EE
14 7 (5.04%) OAuth2
15 6 (4.32%) AngularJS
15 6 (4.32%) GWT
15 6 (4.32%) XSLT
16 5 (3.60%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.19%) Computer Science
1 10 (7.19%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.32%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.60%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.16%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.44%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle Exalytics
7 2 (1.44%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.44%) User Experience
7 2 (1.44%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.44%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.72%) Derivative
8 1 (0.72%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (28.06%) Linux
2 37 (26.62%) Windows
3 34 (24.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (20.14%) Windows Server
5 19 (13.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.32%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (4.32%) Solaris
7 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.60%) HPUX
8 5 (3.60%) Unix
9 3 (2.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (26.62%) Test Automation
3 30 (21.58%) Scrum
4 27 (19.42%) DevOps
5 26 (18.71%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (17.27%) Migration
7 22 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (14.39%) Integration Testing
8 20 (14.39%) System Integration Testing
8 20 (14.39%) Test Scripting
9 18 (12.95%) Exploratory Testing
9 18 (12.95%) Regression Testing
9 18 (12.95%) SOA
9 18 (12.95%) Test Strategy
10 17 (12.23%) BDD
10 17 (12.23%) Defect Tracking
11 15 (10.79%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (10.07%) Data Migration
12 14 (10.07%) Data Modelling
13 13 (9.35%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (66.19%) SQL
2 62 (44.60%) PL/SQL
3 58 (41.73%) Java
4 36 (25.90%) JavaScript
5 21 (15.11%) F#
6 17 (12.23%) Apex Code
7 16 (11.51%) C++
8 13 (9.35%) SOQL
9 10 (7.19%) C#
10 9 (6.47%) Shell Script
11 8 (5.76%) VB
12 7 (5.04%) VBScript
13 6 (4.32%) PowerShell
13 6 (4.32%) VBA
14 4 (2.88%) C
14 4 (2.88%) SOSL
14 4 (2.88%) Tcl
15 2 (1.44%) Perl
15 2 (1.44%) PHP
15 2 (1.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (24.46%) Security Cleared
2 33 (23.74%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.07%) Degree
4 11 (7.91%) ISEB
4 11 (7.91%) ISEB Practitioner
4 11 (7.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.88%) PMP
6 3 (2.16%) HND
6 3 (2.16%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.63%) QA
2 3 (2.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (13.67%) vSphere
2 13 (9.35%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.32%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.32%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (4.32%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (17.99%) vRealize
2 10 (7.19%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (5.04%) Data Guard
4 5 (3.60%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 5 (3.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (2.16%) MOM
6 2 (1.44%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 139 (100.00%) Oracle
2 35 (25.18%) Red Hat
3 30 (21.58%) VMware
4 28 (20.14%) HP
5 17 (12.23%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (10.07%) Microsoft
7 9 (6.47%) Informatica
7 9 (6.47%) TIBCO
8 6 (4.32%) Cisco
8 6 (4.32%) F5
8 6 (4.32%) Tableau
9 4 (2.88%) IBM
10 3 (2.16%) Pega
10 3 (2.16%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (2.16%) Siebel
10 3 (2.16%) SunGard
11 2 (1.44%) Adobe
11 2 (1.44%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.44%) SAP
11 2 (1.44%) Sybase