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 26 May 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
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 523 565 531
Rank change year-on-year +42 -34  
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 83 95 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.04% 1.16% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 55 69
Median daily rate £380 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -0.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £465 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £358 £353
% change year-on-year +4.89% +1.41%  
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 7990 8211 7075
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.27% 15.27% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5450 5635 4600
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 £320 £315 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £373
% change year-on-year +0.62% +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 131 129
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.10 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.02
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.45%  

Oracle APEX
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Oracle APEX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 26 May 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 30 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 26 May 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 +39 67 £390 +6.84% 14
South West +13 19 £413 +15.38%
Scotland +45 15 £328 -5.07% 2
Hampshire +6 15 £370 -10.30%
South East -1 15 £370 -7.50%
London -1 15 £413 +3.12% 7
Edinburgh +26 9 £288 -17.85% 2
Bristol +2 9 £400 +9.58%
Andover -2 8 £325 -7.14%
Yorkshire +22 6 £375 +25.00% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £391 -
North East - 6 £391 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £391 -
City of London -8 5 £519 +25.75% 1
York - 3 £375 - 2
North Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 2
South Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
North West +31 2 - -
Wiltshire +4 2 £388 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
Doncaster - 2 £371 -
Corsham - 2 £388 -
Livingston +4 1 £330 +1.53%
Nottingham +4 1 £250 -
West Lothian +4 1 £330 +1.53%
Nottinghamshire +1 1 £250 -
East Midlands -10 1 £250 -
Motherwell - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Oracle
2 113 (70.19%) SQL
3 107 (66.46%) Oracle Database
4 82 (50.93%) PL/SQL
5 67 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (40.99%) Oracle Database 11g
7 61 (37.89%) Linux
8 57 (35.40%) Security Cleared
9 55 (34.16%) SC Cleared
10 52 (32.30%) Java
11 51 (31.68%) Red Hat
12 50 (31.06%) Oracle Database 10g
13 47 (29.19%) VMware
14 46 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 45 (27.95%) Oracle Reports
16 44 (27.33%) Windows
16 44 (27.33%) Business Intelligence
16 44 (27.33%) Test Automation
17 43 (26.71%) JavaScript
18 40 (24.84%) HP
19 39 (24.22%) Oracle Forms
20 37 (22.98%) CSS
21 36 (22.36%) WebLogic
21 36 (22.36%) Toad
22 35 (21.74%) Web Services
22 35 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
22 35 (21.74%) TeamCity
22 35 (21.74%) Oracle Database 12c
23 34 (21.12%) XML
23 34 (21.12%) .NET

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 36 (22.36%) WebLogic
2 14 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 13 (8.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (4.35%) Confluence
4 7 (4.35%) GeoServer
5 6 (3.73%) IIS
6 5 (3.11%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (2.48%) Apache
7 4 (2.48%) GlassFish
7 4 (2.48%) JBoss
7 4 (2.48%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.86%) Mule
9 2 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.24%) CMS
9 2 (1.24%) SAS
9 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.62%) Apache Qpid
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.62%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (11.18%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (6.21%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (3.73%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (3.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (3.11%) Siebel CRM
5 4 (2.48%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (2.48%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (1.86%) NetSuite
6 3 (1.86%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (1.86%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (1.86%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (1.86%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (1.86%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.62%) HFM
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.62%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.62%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.62%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 9 (5.59%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 3 (1.86%) Force.com
4 3 (1.86%) GitHub
5 2 (1.24%) Boomi
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.39%) PuTTY
1 28 (17.39%) WinSCP
2 10 (6.21%) Kerberos
3 8 (4.97%) Internet
4 5 (3.11%) LDAP
5 3 (1.86%) HTTP
6 1 (0.62%) AMQP
6 1 (0.62%) VoIP
6 1 (0.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (66.46%) Oracle Database
2 66 (40.99%) Oracle Database 11g
3 50 (31.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 45 (27.95%) Oracle Reports
5 35 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (21.74%) Oracle Database 12c
6 30 (18.63%) SQL Server
7 22 (13.66%) Oracle BI EE
8 21 (13.04%) Oracle OWB
9 20 (12.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 19 (11.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (11.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (10.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (9.94%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (8.70%) Relational Database
14 13 (8.07%) RDBMS
15 12 (7.45%) BODI
15 12 (7.45%) Oracle Discoverer
16 8 (4.97%) QlikView
16 8 (4.97%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 39 (24.22%) Oracle Forms
2 36 (22.36%) Toad
3 35 (21.74%) TeamCity
4 33 (20.50%) Jenkins
5 31 (19.25%) HP UFT
5 31 (19.25%) Selenium
6 28 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (16.77%) Eclipse
8 20 (12.42%) SpecFlow
9 18 (11.18%) Git (software)
10 16 (9.94%) Ant
10 16 (9.94%) JIRA
11 14 (8.70%) TestNG
12 13 (8.07%) SoapUI
13 10 (6.21%) LoadRunner
13 10 (6.21%) Subversion
14 9 (5.59%) WebDriver
15 8 (4.97%) Hudson
15 8 (4.97%) Maven
16 4 (2.48%) Bitbucket
General
1 23 (14.29%) Finance
2 10 (6.21%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.59%) Banking
4 8 (4.97%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.35%) Marketing
6 6 (3.73%) Electronics
7 4 (2.48%) German Language
7 4 (2.48%) Italian Language
8 3 (1.86%) Billing
8 3 (1.86%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.24%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.24%) Legal
9 2 (1.24%) Military
9 2 (1.24%) Retail
10 1 (0.62%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.62%) French Language
10 1 (0.62%) Local Government
10 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (46.58%) Developer
2 50 (31.06%) Oracle Developer
3 25 (15.53%) Tester
4 23 (14.29%) Architect
5 14 (8.70%) Consultant
6 13 (8.07%) Analyst
7 12 (7.45%) Automation Tester
8 11 (6.83%) Salesforce Developer
9 9 (5.59%) PL/SQL Developer
9 9 (5.59%) SQL Developer
10 8 (4.97%) DBA
10 8 (4.97%) Oracle Consultant
10 8 (4.97%) Oracle DBA
11 7 (4.35%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.73%) Cloud Architect
12 6 (3.73%) Salesforce Architect
13 5 (3.11%) Lead Developer
13 5 (3.11%) OBIEE Consultant
13 5 (3.11%) Oracle Analyst
14 4 (2.48%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.98%) CSS
2 35 (21.74%) Web Services
3 34 (21.12%) .NET
3 34 (21.12%) XML
4 29 (18.01%) HTML
5 21 (13.04%) Middleware
6 20 (12.42%) RESTful
7 17 (10.56%) SOAP
7 17 (10.56%) Visualforce
8 14 (8.70%) jQuery
8 14 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
8 14 (8.70%) REST
8 14 (8.70%) XML Schema
9 12 (7.45%) OAuth2
10 11 (6.83%) Ajax
11 8 (4.97%) XSD
12 7 (4.35%) AngularJS
12 7 (4.35%) J2EE
13 6 (3.73%) GWT
13 6 (3.73%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.94%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.97%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.11%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.48%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.86%) CESG
5 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.86%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.86%) Replication
6 2 (1.24%) Fintech
6 2 (1.24%) NHS
6 2 (1.24%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.24%) User Experience
6 2 (1.24%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.24%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.62%) Derivative
7 1 (0.62%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Exalytics
7 1 (0.62%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 61 (37.89%) Linux
2 46 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (27.33%) Windows
4 31 (19.25%) Windows Server
5 19 (11.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (7.45%) Oracle Linux
6 12 (7.45%) Solaris
6 12 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (6.83%) HPUX
8 8 (4.97%) Unix
9 1 (0.62%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (27.33%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (27.33%) Test Automation
3 31 (19.25%) Scrum
4 30 (18.63%) DevOps
5 29 (18.01%) Migration
6 26 (16.15%) Data Modelling
6 26 (16.15%) Test Scripting
7 23 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
8 21 (13.04%) SOA
9 20 (12.42%) Integration Testing
9 20 (12.42%) Regression Testing
9 20 (12.42%) System Integration Testing
10 18 (11.18%) ETL
10 18 (11.18%) Exploratory Testing
10 18 (11.18%) Test Strategy
11 17 (10.56%) BDD
12 16 (9.94%) Analytics
13 15 (9.32%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 113 (70.19%) SQL
2 82 (50.93%) PL/SQL
3 52 (32.30%) Java
4 43 (26.71%) JavaScript
5 29 (18.01%) F#
6 17 (10.56%) Apex Code
7 11 (6.83%) SOQL
8 10 (6.21%) C++
8 10 (6.21%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.97%) VB
10 7 (4.35%) VBScript
11 5 (3.11%) C#
11 5 (3.11%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.11%) Tcl
12 4 (2.48%) C
12 4 (2.48%) Perl
12 4 (2.48%) VBA
13 3 (1.86%) SOSL
14 2 (1.24%) Groovy
14 2 (1.24%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (35.40%) Security Cleared
2 55 (34.16%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.94%) ISEB
3 16 (9.94%) ISEB Practitioner
3 16 (9.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (6.83%) Degree
5 3 (1.86%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.86%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.86%) PMP
6 2 (1.24%) HND
6 2 (1.24%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.24%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.62%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.45%) QA
2 4 (2.48%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (11.80%) vSphere
2 18 (11.18%) Oracle RAC
3 16 (9.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (8.07%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (3.73%) Active Directory
5 6 (3.73%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.48%) Docker
6 4 (2.48%) vCloud
7 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (16.15%) vRealize
2 8 (4.97%) Data Guard
3 7 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (3.73%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 6 (3.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.86%) MOM
Vendors
1 161 (100.00%) Oracle
2 51 (31.68%) Red Hat
3 47 (29.19%) VMware
4 40 (24.84%) HP
5 23 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 17 (10.56%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (9.32%) Informatica
7 15 (9.32%) TIBCO
8 12 (7.45%) Cisco
8 12 (7.45%) F5
9 8 (4.97%) SAP
9 8 (4.97%) Siebel
10 6 (3.73%) Remedy
10 6 (3.73%) Tableau
11 5 (3.11%) IBM
11 5 (3.11%) Teradata
12 3 (1.86%) Pega
12 3 (1.86%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (1.86%) Software AG
13 2 (1.24%) Hyperion
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