The table below looks at the statistics for the Flex Developer role 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 Flex Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Flex Developer
Rank 198 214 216
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Flex Developer 2 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5447 6649 7399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.23% 92.41% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3991 4821 5316
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 140 178
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £30.25 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Flex Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Flex Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Flex Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Flex Developer
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 Flex Developer across the City of London region.

Flex Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Flex Developer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Flex Developer in their job title 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 with Flex Developer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Flex
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (25.00%) Derivative
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Equities
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) BlazeDS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Flex Developer in their job title 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 with Flex Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Flex
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) BlazeDS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (25.00%) Equities
1 1 (25.00%) Credit Derivative
1 1 (25.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe