Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 801 776 735
Rank change year-on-year -25 -41 -36
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 91 117 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 0.61% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 59 95
UK median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £315 £297 £290
90th Percentile £538 £625 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £374 £400
% change year-on-year +0.40% -6.63% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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 21,935 19,112 17,345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.11% 18.57% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,036 13,327 11,670
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 285 250
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26.55 £29.00 £24.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £60.00 £53.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 16 November 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 13 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 16 November 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 -62 75 £415 -0.90% 14
UK excluding London -21 74 £375 +0.40% 9
South East +18 41 £369 -1.67% 4
North of England -24 15 £408 +16.43% 2
London -28 10 £525 +0.96% 7
Scotland -5 9 £363 -3.33% 2
North West -20 8 £408 +139.71% 1
East of England +10 6 £325 -21.21%
Yorkshire -7 6 £413 +18.71% 1
Midlands -21 2 £475 +18.75%
West Midlands -21 2 £475 -
North East -6 1 - -
Wales -19 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 91 (100.00%) Oracle
2 61 (67.03%) SQL
3 52 (57.14%) PL/SQL
4 41 (45.05%) Oracle Reports
5 32 (35.16%) Oracle Database
6 31 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (29.67%) Web Services
8 26 (28.57%) Java
8 26 (28.57%) .NET
9 23 (25.27%) Test Automation
9 23 (25.27%) System Integration Testing
10 22 (24.18%) Continuous Delivery
10 22 (24.18%) Security Cleared
11 21 (23.08%) SC Cleared
11 21 (23.08%) Test Scripting
11 21 (23.08%) Linux
12 20 (21.98%) ISEB
12 20 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (21.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 18 (19.78%) Oracle Database 11g
14 17 (18.68%) Requirements Analysis
14 17 (18.68%) User Stories
15 16 (17.58%) Agile Testing
15 16 (17.58%) Apex Code
15 16 (17.58%) ISTQB
15 16 (17.58%) Finance
16 15 (16.48%) Salesforce.com
16 15 (16.48%) Oracle Forms
16 15 (16.48%) Manual Testing
16 15 (16.48%) RESTful

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 6 (6.59%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.20%) SAS
4 1 (1.10%) Apache
4 1 (1.10%) JBoss
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (10.99%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (3.30%) SunGard Martini
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (1.10%) SAP MDG
7 1 (1.10%) SAP MDM
7 1 (1.10%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.30%) Force.com
3 3 (3.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.10%) GitHub
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) PuTTY
1 4 (4.40%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (45.05%) Oracle Reports
2 32 (35.16%) Oracle Database
3 18 (19.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 13 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
6 12 (13.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (8.79%) Relational Database
8 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (5.49%) MySQL
9 5 (5.49%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (5.49%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (5.49%) PowerCenter
10 4 (4.40%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (4.40%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (4.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (3.30%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (3.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (16.48%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (7.69%) HP UFT
2 7 (7.69%) Selenium
2 7 (7.69%) Toad
3 6 (6.59%) SoapUI
3 6 (6.59%) SpecFlow
4 5 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.40%) Ant
5 4 (4.40%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.40%) LoadRunner
5 4 (4.40%) TestNG
6 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.30%) JDeveloper
6 3 (3.30%) Subversion
6 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.10%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.10%) JIRA
7 1 (1.10%) JMeter
General
1 16 (17.58%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.40%) Marketing
4 3 (3.30%) Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Front Office
5 2 (2.20%) Back Office
6 1 (1.10%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (45.05%) Developer
2 24 (26.37%) Oracle Developer
3 13 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 11 (12.09%) Analyst
5 10 (10.99%) DBA
6 9 (9.89%) Oracle DBA
6 9 (9.89%) Salesforce Developer
6 9 (9.89%) Test Analyst
7 8 (8.79%) Tester
8 6 (6.59%) Administrator
8 6 (6.59%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Consultant
9 5 (5.49%) Oracle Consultant
9 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.30%) E-Business Consultant
11 3 (3.30%) ETL Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Oracle Applications Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.67%) Web Services
2 26 (28.57%) .NET
3 15 (16.48%) RESTful
4 9 (9.89%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (9.89%) XML
5 8 (8.79%) CSS
6 7 (7.69%) HTML
6 7 (7.69%) Middleware
6 7 (7.69%) Visualforce
7 4 (4.40%) Kafka
7 4 (4.40%) REST
7 4 (4.40%) SOAP
8 3 (3.30%) Flot
8 3 (3.30%) jQuery
8 3 (3.30%) JSON
9 2 (2.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 2 (2.20%) Oracle Streams
9 2 (2.20%) STL
10 1 (1.10%) Apache FOP
10 1 (1.10%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.59%) Private Cloud
3 5 (5.49%) Clustering
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle Licensing
4 3 (3.30%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.30%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.30%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.20%) Life Science
5 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.08%) Linux
2 13 (14.29%) Unix
3 11 (12.09%) Windows
4 6 (6.59%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.30%) AIX
8 2 (2.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.27%) System Integration Testing
2 23 (25.27%) Test Automation
3 22 (24.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 21 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 20 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (18.68%) Requirements Analysis
6 17 (18.68%) User Stories
7 16 (17.58%) Agile Testing
8 15 (16.48%) Manual Testing
9 14 (15.38%) Migration
10 11 (12.09%) CRM
11 10 (10.99%) ERP
11 10 (10.99%) ETL
12 9 (9.89%) Collaborative Working
12 9 (9.89%) Project Management
13 8 (8.79%) Quote-to-Cash
14 7 (7.69%) DevOps
14 7 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 61 (67.03%) SQL
2 52 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 26 (28.57%) Java
4 16 (17.58%) Apex Code
5 12 (13.19%) JavaScript
6 9 (9.89%) C#
7 6 (6.59%) F#
7 6 (6.59%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.40%) C++
9 3 (3.30%) Java 8
9 3 (3.30%) SOQL
10 2 (2.20%) Perl
10 2 (2.20%) Python
11 1 (1.10%) C
11 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (24.18%) Security Cleared
2 21 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 20 (21.98%) ISEB
3 20 (21.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (17.58%) ISTQB
5 7 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (3.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.19%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) vSphere
2 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) HP ALM
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.20%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Flashback
3 2 (2.20%) vRealize
4 1 (1.10%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 91 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (16.48%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.89%) HP
5 7 (7.69%) Software AG
5 7 (7.69%) webMethods
6 5 (5.49%) Informatica
6 5 (5.49%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.49%) SAP
6 5 (5.49%) VMware
7 3 (3.30%) IBM
7 3 (3.30%) SunGard
8 2 (2.20%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.20%) Tradeweb
9 1 (1.10%) CA
9 1 (1.10%) Cisco
9 1 (1.10%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.10%) Talend
9 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.10%) Xamarin