The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 March 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 / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 - 60
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.29% - 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.61% - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +30.76% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.23 - -

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 124 170 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 17.69% 24.75% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 124 79
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.02% +44.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Oracle APEX
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Oracle APEX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle APEX in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle APEX in Wales

Oracle APEX
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
South Wales - 2 - -
Oracle APEX
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Oracle APEX.

1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Toad
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (50.00%) Tcl
3 2 (50.00%) SQLPlus
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (25.00%) WebCenter
4 1 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) JDeveloper
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) XML

Oracle APEX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (50.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Toad
2 1 (25.00%) JDeveloper
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (25.00%) WebCenter
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Tcl
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle