Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 787 765 706
Rank change year-on-year -22 -59 -15
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 77 98 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.097% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.37% 0.53% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 51 87
UK median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £317 £288 £333
90th Percentile £665 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £425
% change year-on-year +9.68% -8.82% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £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 20,801 18,576 15,989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.30% 18.47% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,207 13,014 10,689
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £631 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £449 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +6.86% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 232 271
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £30.70 £29.00 £22.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £67.10 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% +9.76% +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 17 February 2019.

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 10 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 17 February 2019. 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 -27 66 £453 +6.47% 19
UK excluding London -26 59 £425 +9.68% 17
South East +8 36 £450 +5.88% 3
London +6 15 £650 +57.58% 3
Scotland +1 8 £350 -6.67% 1
East of England +22 6 £325 - 1
Midlands 0 6 £425 +9.68% 1
West Midlands -21 6 £425 +9.68% 1
North West -19 3 £375 -11.76% 3
North of England -30 3 £375 -14.29% 7

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 77 (100.00%) Oracle
2 54 (70.13%) SQL
3 52 (67.53%) PL/SQL
4 34 (44.16%) Oracle Reports
4 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (33.77%) Oracle Database
6 23 (29.87%) Test Scripting
6 23 (29.87%) Web Services
7 22 (28.57%) .NET
7 22 (28.57%) RESTful
7 22 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
7 22 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 21 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 21 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (27.27%) ISEB
8 21 (27.27%) ISTQB
9 20 (25.97%) Requirements Analysis
9 20 (25.97%) Manual Testing
9 20 (25.97%) Test Automation
9 20 (25.97%) Agile Testing
9 20 (25.97%) User Stories
10 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 14 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
11 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
11 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
12 12 (15.58%) Java
12 12 (15.58%) Finance
13 11 (14.29%) ERP
13 11 (14.29%) Apex Code
14 10 (12.99%) Oracle EBS R12

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 4 (5.19%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.90%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.30%) SAS
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.30%) SAP MDG
4 1 (1.30%) SAP MDM
4 1 (1.30%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.30%) GitHub
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (44.16%) Oracle Reports
2 26 (33.77%) Oracle Database
3 14 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (11.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (5.19%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.90%) SQLPlus
8 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.60%) MySQL
8 2 (2.60%) PowerCenter
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.30%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.30%) Informix
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.30%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Toad
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.60%) Selenium
4 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.30%) eggPlant
4 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.30%) GitLab
4 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.30%) JIRA
4 1 (1.30%) JMeter
4 1 (1.30%) Mocha
4 1 (1.30%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Marketing
3 3 (3.90%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Front Office
4 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.30%) Publishing
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (40.26%) Developer
2 26 (33.77%) Oracle Developer
3 15 (19.48%) Test Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) DBA
6 6 (7.79%) Architect
6 6 (7.79%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (7.79%) Consultant
6 6 (7.79%) Development Consultant
6 6 (7.79%) Oracle Architect
6 6 (7.79%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (7.79%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 6 (7.79%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.49%) ERP Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Administrator
8 4 (5.19%) Data Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Support Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.87%) Web Services
2 22 (28.57%) .NET
2 22 (28.57%) RESTful
3 10 (12.99%) CSS
4 9 (11.69%) HTML
4 9 (11.69%) Middleware
4 9 (11.69%) XML
5 6 (7.79%) jQuery
5 6 (7.79%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (7.79%) SOAP
6 4 (5.19%) JSON
6 4 (5.19%) Kafka
7 3 (3.90%) Visualforce
8 2 (2.60%) D3.js
8 2 (2.60%) REST
9 1 (1.30%) Apache Camel
9 1 (1.30%) Chai
9 1 (1.30%) Node.js
9 1 (1.30%) Spring
9 1 (1.30%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.79%) Private Cloud
3 5 (6.49%) Clustering
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle Licensing
4 3 (3.90%) Animation
4 3 (3.90%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) Unix
3 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.87%) Test Scripting
3 22 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 22 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
4 21 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (25.97%) Agile Testing
5 20 (25.97%) Manual Testing
5 20 (25.97%) Requirements Analysis
5 20 (25.97%) Test Automation
5 20 (25.97%) User Stories
6 11 (14.29%) ERP
7 9 (11.69%) Migration
8 8 (10.39%) Quote-to-Cash
9 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 7 (9.09%) Release Management
10 6 (7.79%) Line Management
10 6 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.79%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 54 (70.13%) SQL
2 52 (67.53%) PL/SQL
3 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.58%) Java
5 11 (14.29%) Apex Code
6 3 (3.90%) Java 8
7 2 (2.60%) C#
7 2 (2.60%) C++
7 2 (2.60%) Python
7 2 (2.60%) VBA
8 1 (1.30%) Perl
8 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) ISEB
1 21 (27.27%) ISTQB
1 21 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.30%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Ansible
1 1 (1.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 77 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (12.99%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (9.09%) SAP
4 2 (2.60%) IBM
4 2 (2.60%) Informatica
4 2 (2.60%) Siebel
4 2 (2.60%) Teradata
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco
5 1 (1.30%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 1 (1.30%) FIS
5 1 (1.30%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.30%) SunGard
5 1 (1.30%) Talend
5 1 (1.30%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.30%) Xamarin