Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 185 172
Rank change year-on-year +2 -13 -
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 6 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.87% 0.74% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
West Midlands median daily rate £500 - £431
10th Percentile £475 - £276
90th Percentile £525 - £616
England median daily rate £419 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.47% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 686 807 495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.56% 14.65% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 428 233
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.10% +12.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £219
90th Percentile £575 £510 £488
England median daily rate £470 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +9.30% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 38
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £23.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.43% -22.95% -10.03%
10th Percentile £13.61 £11.42 £19.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £35.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £43.75 £40.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.36% +1.88% +6.67%

Oracle APEX
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Oracle APEX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle APEX in the West Midlands

Oracle APEX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle APEX in the West Midlands

Oracle APEX
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
Solihull - 5 - -
Birmingham - 1 £500 -
Oracle APEX
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Oracle APEX.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (83.33%) Database Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) Data Guard
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Business Development
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
5 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (16.67%) Jitterbit
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

Oracle APEX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DBA
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) JDBC
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Struts
1 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Database Tuning
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Business Development
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) EAI
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Data Guard
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) Jitterbit