Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 783 729 678
Rank change year-on-year -54 -51 +22
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 95 127 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 0.80% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 74 94
UK median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £290 £323 £313
90th Percentile £600 £550 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £408 £388
% change year-on-year -7.98% +5.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 18,416 15,843 15,858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.49% 16.62% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,918 10,577 10,560
UK median daily rate £455 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £613 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 237 401
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £21.20 £23.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £52.50 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.67%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 86 £413 -2.94% 17
UK excluding London -7 65 £375 -7.98% 10
London -48 30 £419 -20.24% 9
South East -33 28 £400 -5.88% 2
North of England +39 18 £400 +8.11% 6
North West +10 12 £425 -5.56% 5
Midlands +2 7 £425 -
Scotland -16 7 £338 -7.53% 1
West Midlands +10 6 £500 -
North East +52 5 £363 -6.75%
South West +2 3 £338 -12.90%
Yorkshire +5 1 £500 +42.86% 1
Wales +3 1 £425 -2.30% 1
East Midlands 0 1 £350 -
East of England -21 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 95 (100.00%) Oracle
2 49 (51.58%) Oracle Database
3 43 (45.26%) SQL
4 41 (43.16%) Java
5 36 (37.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 33 (34.74%) Linux
7 31 (32.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 30 (31.58%) .NET
8 30 (31.58%) Web Services
9 29 (30.53%) PL/SQL
10 28 (29.47%) JavaScript
11 26 (27.37%) Security Cleared
12 25 (26.32%) Microsoft
13 24 (25.26%) Eclipse
14 23 (24.21%) HTML
14 23 (24.21%) Test Automation
14 23 (24.21%) Selenium
15 22 (23.16%) SC Cleared
15 22 (23.16%) SQL Server
15 22 (23.16%) Windows
15 22 (23.16%) Finance
16 21 (22.11%) Red Hat
17 20 (21.05%) Migration
17 20 (21.05%) VMware
17 20 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 19 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (20.00%) Shell Script
18 19 (20.00%) Ant
18 19 (20.00%) Windows Server
19 18 (18.95%) PuTTY

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 (11.58%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.32%) Apache
3 5 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.21%) Apache Solr
4 4 (4.21%) Mule
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.05%) CMS
6 1 (1.05%) Confluence
6 1 (1.05%) GeoServer
6 1 (1.05%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.05%) IIS
6 1 (1.05%) SAS
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (11.58%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (11.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (7.37%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (7.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (5.26%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (3.16%) ION MarketView
6 3 (3.16%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (3.16%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (3.16%) RMDS
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 5 (5.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 3 (3.16%) Heroku
3 3 (3.16%) Taleo
4 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.11%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.11%) Serverless
5 1 (1.05%) Force.com
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.95%) PuTTY
1 18 (18.95%) WinSCP
2 5 (5.26%) Internet
3 4 (4.21%) HTTP
4 3 (3.16%) LAN
4 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.05%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (51.58%) Oracle Database
2 36 (37.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 31 (32.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 22 (23.16%) SQL Server
5 17 (17.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (17.89%) SQL Server 2016
6 14 (14.74%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (11.58%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (10.53%) Relational Database
9 9 (9.47%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (8.42%) RDBMS
11 6 (6.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 3 (3.16%) MySQL
13 2 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (2.11%) Neo4j
13 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
13 2 (2.11%) Oracle9i Database
14 1 (1.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 24 (25.26%) Eclipse
2 23 (24.21%) Selenium
3 19 (20.00%) Ant
4 18 (18.95%) TestNG
5 17 (17.89%) HP UFT
5 17 (17.89%) SoapUI
5 17 (17.89%) SpecFlow
6 15 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (14.74%) Oracle Forms
8 13 (13.68%) LoadRunner
9 7 (7.37%) Git (software)
9 7 (7.37%) JIRA
10 6 (6.32%) Jenkins
10 6 (6.32%) Subversion
11 5 (5.26%) Hudson
11 5 (5.26%) Maven
11 5 (5.26%) WebDriver
12 3 (3.16%) Toad
13 2 (2.11%) TeamCity
14 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (23.16%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Front Office
3 2 (2.11%) Legal
3 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Military
4 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (36.84%) Developer
2 22 (23.16%) Oracle Developer
3 15 (15.79%) DBA
3 15 (15.79%) Oracle DBA
4 13 (13.68%) Analyst
5 10 (10.53%) Test Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) Test Automation Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Salesforce Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Test Analyst
9 6 (6.32%) Consultant
9 6 (6.32%) Oracle Consultant
10 5 (5.26%) Architect
11 4 (4.21%) Oracle Analyst
11 4 (4.21%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 4 (4.21%) PL/SQL Developer
11 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 4 (4.21%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.21%) Technical Analyst
12 3 (3.16%) Cloud Consultant
12 3 (3.16%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.58%) .NET
1 30 (31.58%) Web Services
2 23 (24.21%) HTML
3 16 (16.84%) Oracle Fusion
3 16 (16.84%) XML
4 15 (15.79%) SOAP
5 14 (14.74%) CSS
6 11 (11.58%) Middleware
7 8 (8.42%) jQuery
7 8 (8.42%) Visualforce
8 7 (7.37%) RESTful
9 6 (6.32%) Ajax
9 6 (6.32%) REST
9 6 (6.32%) Spring
10 5 (5.26%) JSON
10 5 (5.26%) XML Schema
10 5 (5.26%) XSD
11 4 (4.21%) XHTML
12 3 (3.16%) JAX-RS
12 3 (3.16%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.21%) Fixed Income
2 4 (4.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.16%) Clustering
3 3 (3.16%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle Licensing
4 2 (2.11%) Life Science
5 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.05%) iPad
5 1 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.74%) Linux
2 22 (23.16%) Windows
3 20 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 17 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (12.63%) Unix
7 4 (4.21%) Solaris
8 3 (3.16%) AIX
8 3 (3.16%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.16%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.21%) Test Automation
2 20 (21.05%) Migration
3 19 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (17.89%) API Testing
4 17 (17.89%) System Integration Testing
5 13 (13.68%) Defect Tracking
5 13 (13.68%) Performance Testing
6 12 (12.63%) Scrum
7 11 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (11.58%) DevOps
7 11 (11.58%) Test Strategy
8 8 (8.42%) Data Migration
8 8 (8.42%) ITIL
8 8 (8.42%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (7.37%) OO
9 7 (7.37%) SOA
10 6 (6.32%) Database Tuning
10 6 (6.32%) Kanban
10 6 (6.32%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (6.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (45.26%) SQL
2 41 (43.16%) Java
3 29 (30.53%) PL/SQL
4 28 (29.47%) JavaScript
5 19 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 17 (17.89%) F#
7 10 (10.53%) Apex Code
8 8 (8.42%) Perl
9 6 (6.32%) C#
9 6 (6.32%) SOQL
10 5 (5.26%) C
10 5 (5.26%) C++
10 5 (5.26%) PHP
10 5 (5.26%) Python
11 1 (1.05%) Korn
11 1 (1.05%) Ruby
11 1 (1.05%) SOSL
11 1 (1.05%) VB
11 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (27.37%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.16%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.53%) ISEB
3 10 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (9.47%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (4.21%) Degree
6 3 (3.16%) PMP
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.05%) HND
8 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.05%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (16.84%) vSphere
2 7 (7.37%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (12.63%) Data Guard
1 12 (12.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (7.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (3.16%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.05%) Puppet
6 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.05%) vRealize
Vendors
1 95 (100.00%) Oracle
2 25 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 21 (22.11%) Red Hat
4 20 (21.05%) VMware
5 18 (18.95%) HP
6 15 (15.79%) Software AG
6 15 (15.79%) webMethods
7 9 (9.47%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (4.21%) Sybase
9 3 (3.16%) Guidewire
9 3 (3.16%) ION Trading
10 2 (2.11%) Informatica
10 2 (2.11%) Splunk
10 2 (2.11%) Sun
11 1 (1.05%) Adobe
11 1 (1.05%) Citrix
11 1 (1.05%) Dell
11 1 (1.05%) Jitterbit
11 1 (1.05%) Symantec
11 1 (1.05%) TIBCO