The first table below looks at the demand for Apache Flex skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache Flex over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Flex (formerly Adobe Flex)
Rank 184 194 199
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing Apache Flex 11 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 1.19% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 20
Average daily rate
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£650 £494 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.64% -5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £253 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £588 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.95%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1688 2094 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.27% 29.57% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1612 1717
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Apache Flex
London

Apache Flex
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apache Flex across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Apache Flex Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Apache Flex
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apache Flex across the City of London region.

Apache Flex Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Apache Flex
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apache Flex across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Apache Flex Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apache Flex
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apache Flex across the City of London region.

Apache Flex Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Apache Flex
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apache Flex also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apache Flex.

1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
3 14 (66.67%) Adobe
3 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 13 (61.90%) CSS
5 12 (57.14%) HTML5
6 9 (42.86%) Grunt
6 9 (42.86%) Bower
6 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
6 9 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
7 8 (38.10%) WebDriver
8 6 (28.57%) Low Latency
8 6 (28.57%) Front Office
8 6 (28.57%) SQL
9 5 (23.81%) OO
9 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
9 5 (23.81%) Banking
10 4 (19.05%) Workflow
10 4 (19.05%) Project Management
10 4 (19.05%) XML
10 4 (19.05%) Sybase
10 4 (19.05%) Oracle
10 4 (19.05%) RIA
10 4 (19.05%) Ajax
10 4 (19.05%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
11 3 (14.29%) Scrum
11 3 (14.29%) jQuery
11 3 (14.29%) Oracle BPM

Apache Flex
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apache Flex also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apache Flex. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) ArcGIS
2 2 (9.52%) FileNet
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (9.52%) ArcSDE
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.76%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Force.com
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Grunt
1 9 (42.86%) Bower
2 8 (38.10%) WebDriver
3 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (28.57%) Front Office
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Web Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Technical Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Technical Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Flex Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) HTML
2 13 (61.90%) CSS
3 12 (57.14%) HTML5
4 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
5 4 (19.05%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (19.05%) XML
5 4 (19.05%) Ajax
6 3 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (14.29%) jQuery
6 3 (14.29%) CSS3
7 2 (9.52%) BlazeDS
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.76%) SOAP
8 1 (4.76%) Web Services
8 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.76%) JSON
8 1 (4.76%) Middleware
8 1 (4.76%) Visualforce
8 1 (4.76%) Silverlight
8 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (19.05%) RIA
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 6 (28.57%) Low Latency
3 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
3 5 (23.81%) OO
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Workflow
5 3 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) UML
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.76%) Process Management
7 1 (4.76%) BPR
7 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.76%) Content Management
7 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Web Development
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) ActionScript
5 2 (9.52%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) Apex Code
6 1 (4.76%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Adobe
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Sybase
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) EPiServer
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore