The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Flex Developer
Rank 208 192 214
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Flex Developer 2 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.080% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.086% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Average daily rate £538 £575 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £428 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £635 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Flex Developer
London

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (95.24%) Apache Flex
2 16 (76.19%) HTML
2 16 (76.19%) Java
3 15 (71.43%) HTML5
4 13 (61.90%) Finance
5 12 (57.14%) Adobe
6 10 (47.62%) ActionScript
7 9 (42.86%) Parsley
8 8 (38.10%) ActionScript 3.0
8 8 (38.10%) Cairngorm
8 8 (38.10%) Banking
9 7 (33.33%) Investment Banking
10 6 (28.57%) RIA
10 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
10 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 6 (28.57%) SQL
11 5 (23.81%) JDBC
12 4 (19.05%) TDD
12 4 (19.05%) CSS
12 4 (19.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (19.05%) OO
13 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (14.29%) PureMVC
13 3 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
13 3 (14.29%) Maven
14 2 (9.52%) Ext JS
14 2 (9.52%) Ajax
14 2 (9.52%) Subversion
14 2 (9.52%) Spring
14 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) LiveCycle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) FlexUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Flexmojos
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 7 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Front Office
5 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) Apache Flex
2 16 (76.19%) HTML
3 15 (71.43%) HTML5
4 9 (42.86%) Parsley
5 8 (38.10%) Cairngorm
6 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
7 5 (23.81%) JDBC
8 4 (19.05%) CSS
9 3 (14.29%) PureMVC
10 2 (9.52%) Ext JS
10 2 (9.52%) Ajax
10 2 (9.52%) Spring
11 1 (4.76%) Flash
11 1 (4.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) RIA
2 4 (19.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) TDD
1 4 (19.05%) OO
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (9.52%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) OOP
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) ActionScript
3 8 (38.10%) ActionScript 3.0
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) EasyScreen
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Sybase