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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 556 520 544
Rank change year-on-year -36 +24  
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 54 131 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.65% 1.57% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 83 63
Median daily rate £419 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £290 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £535 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £370 £355
% change year-on-year -2.70% +4.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
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 8279 8360 7382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.58% 15.52% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13728 13919 10637
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 195 186
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £25.00 £21.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.75 £50.78 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 9 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -46 42 £425 +13.33% 17
UK excluding London -31 32 £360 -2.70% 12
London -1 18 £516 +14.72% 6
Scotland +41 11 £330 -26.66%
South West -6 8 £372 +4.05%
North of England +47 6 £325 +2.36% 9
South East -13 5 £348 -13.12%
Midlands +5 1 £250 -29.57% 1
East of England -5 1 £413 -8.33% 1

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 155 (100.00%) Oracle
2 107 (69.03%) SQL
3 98 (63.23%) Oracle Database
4 72 (46.45%) PL/SQL
5 66 (42.58%) Oracle Database 11g
6 65 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (35.48%) Java
8 54 (34.84%) Linux
9 51 (32.90%) Security Cleared
10 49 (31.61%) SC Cleared
11 48 (30.97%) Test Automation
11 48 (30.97%) Oracle Database 10g
12 45 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
13 44 (28.39%) Red Hat
13 44 (28.39%) Oracle Reports
14 42 (27.10%) JavaScript
15 40 (25.81%) VMware
16 39 (25.16%) Windows
16 39 (25.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 38 (24.52%) Web Services
18 37 (23.87%) XML
18 37 (23.87%) Toad
19 36 (23.23%) Data Warehouse
19 36 (23.23%) .NET
19 36 (23.23%) CSS
20 35 (22.58%) Oracle Database 12c
20 35 (22.58%) Jenkins
21 34 (21.94%) TeamCity
21 34 (21.94%) HP
22 33 (21.29%) Scrum

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 28 (18.06%) WebLogic
2 15 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 13 (8.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (5.16%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (4.52%) Confluence
5 7 (4.52%) GeoServer
6 6 (3.87%) IIS
7 5 (3.23%) Apache
8 4 (2.58%) GlassFish
8 4 (2.58%) JBoss
8 4 (2.58%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.94%) Mule
9 3 (1.94%) SAS
10 2 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (1.29%) CMS
10 2 (1.29%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.65%) Apache Qpid
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (14.84%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (7.74%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (3.87%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (3.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (3.23%) Siebel CRM
5 4 (2.58%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (1.94%) NetSuite
6 3 (1.94%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
6 3 (1.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (1.94%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (1.94%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (1.94%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (1.94%) SunGard Martini
7 2 (1.29%) HFM
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.65%) RMDS
8 1 (0.65%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (9.03%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 11 (7.10%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 3 (1.94%) Force.com
4 3 (1.94%) GitHub
5 2 (1.29%) Boomi
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.06%) PuTTY
1 28 (18.06%) WinSCP
2 10 (6.45%) Internet
2 10 (6.45%) Kerberos
3 5 (3.23%) LDAP
4 3 (1.94%) HTTP
5 1 (0.65%) AMQP
5 1 (0.65%) LAN
5 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.65%) VoIP
5 1 (0.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (63.23%) Oracle Database
2 66 (42.58%) Oracle Database 11g
3 48 (30.97%) Oracle Database 10g
4 44 (28.39%) Oracle Reports
5 36 (23.23%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (22.58%) Oracle Database 12c
7 30 (19.35%) SQL Server
8 23 (14.84%) Oracle BI EE
9 21 (13.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 21 (13.55%) Oracle OWB
10 19 (12.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (12.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (10.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (10.32%) Relational Database
13 13 (8.39%) RDBMS
14 12 (7.74%) Oracle Discoverer
15 11 (7.10%) QlikView
16 10 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
17 8 (5.16%) SQLPlus
18 7 (4.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (23.87%) Toad
2 35 (22.58%) Jenkins
3 34 (21.94%) TeamCity
4 33 (21.29%) Selenium
5 32 (20.65%) Oracle Forms
6 31 (20.00%) HP UFT
7 29 (18.71%) Eclipse
8 27 (17.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (12.90%) SpecFlow
10 19 (12.26%) Git (software)
11 18 (11.61%) JIRA
12 16 (10.32%) Ant
13 14 (9.03%) Subversion
13 14 (9.03%) TestNG
14 13 (8.39%) SoapUI
15 11 (7.10%) WebDriver
16 10 (6.45%) Hudson
16 10 (6.45%) LoadRunner
16 10 (6.45%) Maven
17 4 (2.58%) Bitbucket
General
1 29 (18.71%) Finance
2 9 (5.81%) Banking
2 9 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.16%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.52%) Marketing
5 6 (3.87%) Electronics
6 4 (2.58%) German Language
6 4 (2.58%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.94%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.29%) Billing
8 2 (1.29%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.29%) Legal
8 2 (1.29%) Local Government
8 2 (1.29%) Retail
9 1 (0.65%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.65%) French Language
9 1 (0.65%) Front Office
9 1 (0.65%) Military
9 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (46.45%) Developer
2 45 (29.03%) Oracle Developer
3 20 (12.90%) Tester
4 18 (11.61%) Consultant
5 17 (10.97%) Architect
6 15 (9.68%) Analyst
7 12 (7.74%) Automation Tester
7 12 (7.74%) Salesforce Developer
8 10 (6.45%) Oracle Consultant
9 9 (5.81%) DBA
9 9 (5.81%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (4.52%) PL/SQL Developer
10 7 (4.52%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.87%) Lead Developer
11 6 (3.87%) OBIEE Consultant
11 6 (3.87%) Oracle Analyst
11 6 (3.87%) Salesforce Architect
12 5 (3.23%) QlikView Consultant
12 5 (3.23%) Technical Architect
13 4 (2.58%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (24.52%) Web Services
2 37 (23.87%) XML
3 36 (23.23%) .NET
3 36 (23.23%) CSS
4 28 (18.06%) HTML
5 22 (14.19%) RESTful
6 20 (12.90%) SOAP
7 19 (12.26%) Visualforce
8 18 (11.61%) Middleware
9 16 (10.32%) XML Schema
10 14 (9.03%) REST
11 12 (7.74%) jQuery
11 12 (7.74%) OAuth2
11 12 (7.74%) Oracle Fusion
12 10 (6.45%) XSD
13 9 (5.81%) Ajax
14 7 (4.52%) AngularJS
14 7 (4.52%) J2EE
15 6 (3.87%) GWT
15 6 (3.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.87%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.58%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.58%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.58%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.94%) CESG
7 2 (1.29%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.29%) NHS
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle Exalytics
7 2 (1.29%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.29%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.29%) Replication
7 2 (1.29%) User Experience
7 2 (1.29%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.29%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.65%) Derivative
8 1 (0.65%) Fintech
8 1 (0.65%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 54 (34.84%) Linux
2 39 (25.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 39 (25.16%) Windows
3 25 (16.13%) Windows Server
4 19 (12.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (7.10%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (3.87%) Solaris
6 6 (3.87%) Unix
6 6 (3.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (30.97%) Test Automation
3 45 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (21.29%) Scrum
5 30 (19.35%) DevOps
6 26 (16.77%) Migration
6 26 (16.77%) Test Scripting
7 25 (16.13%) Data Modelling
8 23 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (14.84%) Defect Tracking
8 23 (14.84%) SOA
9 20 (12.90%) Integration Testing
9 20 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
10 18 (11.61%) ETL
10 18 (11.61%) Exploratory Testing
10 18 (11.61%) Regression Testing
10 18 (11.61%) Test Strategy
11 17 (10.97%) Analytics
11 17 (10.97%) BDD
12 15 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 107 (69.03%) SQL
2 72 (46.45%) PL/SQL
3 55 (35.48%) Java
4 42 (27.10%) JavaScript
5 29 (18.71%) F#
6 19 (12.26%) Apex Code
7 13 (8.39%) C++
7 13 (8.39%) SOQL
8 10 (6.45%) Shell Script
9 8 (5.16%) VB
10 7 (4.52%) C#
10 7 (4.52%) VBScript
11 5 (3.23%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.23%) Tcl
12 4 (2.58%) C
12 4 (2.58%) VBA
13 3 (1.94%) Perl
13 3 (1.94%) Python
13 3 (1.94%) SOSL
14 2 (1.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 51 (32.90%) Security Cleared
2 49 (31.61%) SC Cleared
3 16 (10.32%) ISEB
3 16 (10.32%) ISEB Practitioner
3 16 (10.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (7.74%) Degree
5 3 (1.94%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.94%) PMP
6 2 (1.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.29%) HND
6 2 (1.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.74%) QA
2 4 (2.58%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (12.26%) vSphere
2 18 (11.61%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (8.39%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (3.87%) Active Directory
5 6 (3.87%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.58%) Docker
6 4 (2.58%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (16.77%) vRealize
2 8 (5.16%) Data Guard
3 7 (4.52%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (3.87%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 6 (3.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.94%) MOM
6 1 (0.65%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 155 (100.00%) Oracle
2 44 (28.39%) Red Hat
3 40 (25.81%) VMware
4 34 (21.94%) HP
5 22 (14.19%) Microsoft
6 19 (12.26%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (10.32%) Informatica
8 9 (5.81%) TIBCO
9 8 (5.16%) SAP
9 8 (5.16%) Siebel
10 6 (3.87%) Cisco
10 6 (3.87%) F5
10 6 (3.87%) Remedy
10 6 (3.87%) Tableau
11 5 (3.23%) IBM
11 5 (3.23%) Teradata
12 3 (1.94%) Hyperion
12 3 (1.94%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (1.94%) Software AG
12 3 (1.94%) SunGard
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