Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 777 752 701
Rank change year-on-year -25 -51 -14
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 111 107 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 0.60% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 62 117
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £316 £307 £290
90th Percentile £543 £611 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £374 £375
% change year-on-year +4.42% -0.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £43.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.34% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.39 -
% change year-on-year -19.34% - -

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 21,367 17,935 17,214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.80% 18.15% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,662 12,295 11,702
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £300
90th Percentile £613 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 294 266
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%
10th Percentile £26.50 £28.75 £25.56
90th Percentile £52.50 £60.70 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +6.40%

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 2018. 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 98 £415 -2.35% 15
UK excluding London +11 91 £390 +4.42% 10
South East +19 47 £375 -5.66% 3
North of England -12 24 £408 +13.19% 5
London -35 15 £525 +2.44% 7
North West -8 14 £425 - 5
Yorkshire -7 9 £375 +7.91%
Midlands -9 8 £475 +35.71%
Scotland -22 8 £395 +19.70% 2
West Midlands -16 6 £475 +5.56%
East Midlands +10 2 - -
East of England -1 2 £250 -39.39%
North East -14 1 - -
Wales -20 1 - -
South West -22 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Oracle
2 65 (58.56%) SQL
3 50 (45.05%) PL/SQL
4 44 (39.64%) Web Services
5 41 (36.94%) Java
6 39 (35.14%) Security Cleared
7 37 (33.33%) .NET
8 35 (31.53%) Linux
8 35 (31.53%) SC Cleared
8 35 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (30.63%) Oracle Database
10 32 (28.83%) Test Automation
10 32 (28.83%) SQL Server
11 31 (27.93%) Oracle Reports
12 26 (23.42%) Windows
12 26 (23.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 26 (23.42%) System Integration Testing
13 23 (20.72%) Unix
13 23 (20.72%) Microsoft
14 22 (19.82%) ISEB
14 22 (19.82%) Finance
14 22 (19.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 20 (18.02%) webMethods
15 20 (18.02%) Software AG
15 20 (18.02%) HP
16 19 (17.12%) Oracle Database 10g
17 18 (16.22%) HP UFT
17 18 (16.22%) Selenium
17 18 (16.22%) SoapUI
17 18 (16.22%) API Testing

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 12 (10.81%) Oracle Workflow
2 10 (9.01%) WebLogic
3 8 (7.21%) Apache
3 8 (7.21%) JBoss
3 8 (7.21%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.21%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle BPEL
6 2 (1.80%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (1.80%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.80%) Confluence
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.80%) SAS
7 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (13.51%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (12.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (6.31%) SunGard Martini
4 6 (5.41%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (5.41%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (5.41%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (4.50%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (3.60%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.90%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.90%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.90%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.50%) Force.com
3 3 (2.70%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (2.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.90%) GitHub
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.81%) PuTTY
1 12 (10.81%) WinSCP
2 1 (0.90%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.63%) Oracle Database
2 32 (28.83%) SQL Server
3 31 (27.93%) Oracle Reports
4 26 (23.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (17.12%) Oracle Database 10g
6 18 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (16.22%) SQL Server 2016
7 14 (12.61%) Relational Database
8 9 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (7.21%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (6.31%) MySQL
10 7 (6.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (6.31%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (5.41%) Oracle Discoverer
11 6 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (3.60%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (3.60%) PowerCenter
13 3 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (16.22%) HP UFT
1 18 (16.22%) Selenium
1 18 (16.22%) SoapUI
2 17 (15.32%) SpecFlow
3 15 (13.51%) Ant
3 15 (13.51%) Eclipse
3 15 (13.51%) TestNG
4 14 (12.61%) LoadRunner
5 12 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (9.91%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (7.21%) JIRA
8 6 (5.41%) JDeveloper
9 5 (4.50%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.70%) Subversion
10 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.80%) Toad
12 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.90%) JMeter
General
1 22 (19.82%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Front Office
3 6 (5.41%) Back Office
4 5 (4.50%) Banking
4 5 (4.50%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.60%) Marketing
6 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.90%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (40.54%) Developer
2 23 (20.72%) Oracle Developer
3 17 (15.32%) Analyst
4 12 (10.81%) Test Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) Tester
5 10 (9.01%) Test Analyst
6 9 (8.11%) DBA
7 8 (7.21%) Automation Tester
7 8 (7.21%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (6.31%) Administrator
8 7 (6.31%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) Oracle Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) C++ Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Consultant
9 6 (5.41%) Oracle Consultant
9 6 (5.41%) Salesforce Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Front Office C++ Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (39.64%) Web Services
2 37 (33.33%) .NET
3 11 (9.91%) XML
4 9 (8.11%) HTML
4 9 (8.11%) REST
5 8 (7.21%) RESTful
6 7 (6.31%) CSS
6 7 (6.31%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (6.31%) SOAP
7 6 (5.41%) STL
7 6 (5.41%) Visualforce
8 5 (4.50%) JSON
8 5 (4.50%) Middleware
8 5 (4.50%) Oracle Streams
9 3 (2.70%) Flot
9 3 (2.70%) Kafka
9 3 (2.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 2 (1.80%) DHTML
10 2 (1.80%) Spark Streaming
11 1 (0.90%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.01%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.31%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.31%) Fixed Income
4 5 (4.50%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.80%) Life Science
6 2 (1.80%) Replication
7 1 (0.90%) Derivative
7 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (31.53%) Linux
2 26 (23.42%) Windows
3 23 (20.72%) Unix
4 17 (15.32%) Windows Server
5 14 (12.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.60%) AIX
8 3 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.83%) Test Automation
3 26 (23.42%) System Integration Testing
4 18 (16.22%) API Testing
4 18 (16.22%) DevOps
5 17 (15.32%) Scrum
5 17 (15.32%) Test Strategy
6 15 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (12.61%) Migration
7 14 (12.61%) Performance Testing
8 13 (11.71%) Test Scripting
9 12 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (10.81%) Defect Tracking
9 12 (10.81%) Workflow
10 11 (9.91%) Collaborative Working
11 10 (9.01%) Agile Testing
11 10 (9.01%) Kanban
11 10 (9.01%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (9.01%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 65 (58.56%) SQL
2 50 (45.05%) PL/SQL
3 41 (36.94%) Java
4 17 (15.32%) F#
5 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
6 15 (13.51%) C#
7 13 (11.71%) Apex Code
8 9 (8.11%) Shell Script
9 8 (7.21%) C++
10 4 (3.60%) Perl
10 4 (3.60%) Python
11 3 (2.70%) SOQL
12 2 (1.80%) C
12 2 (1.80%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 35 (31.53%) SC Cleared
3 22 (19.82%) ISEB
3 22 (19.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (14.41%) ISEB Practitioner
5 13 (11.71%) Degree
6 9 (8.11%) ISTQB
7 6 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.90%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.71%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) GCP
3 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (12.61%) vSphere
2 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 15 (13.51%) HP ALM
2 8 (7.21%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (2.70%) Data Guard
4 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle Flashback
4 3 (2.70%) vRealize
5 2 (1.80%) Oozie
6 1 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 111 (100.00%) Oracle
2 23 (20.72%) Microsoft
3 20 (18.02%) HP
3 20 (18.02%) Software AG
3 20 (18.02%) webMethods
4 14 (12.61%) Red Hat
4 14 (12.61%) VMware
5 13 (11.71%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (9.01%) IBM
7 8 (7.21%) CA
8 7 (6.31%) SAP
8 7 (6.31%) SunGard
9 5 (4.50%) Bloomberg
9 5 (4.50%) Tradeweb
10 4 (3.60%) Informatica
11 2 (1.80%) Google
12 1 (0.90%) FIS
12 1 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (0.90%) Talend
12 1 (0.90%) Xero