The first table below looks at the demand for the Flex Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 16 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 England 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Flex Developer
Rank 545 500 493
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Flex Developer 21 29 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.066% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.071% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 46
Average daily rate £425 £513 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £339 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48348 40743 51574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.77% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29873 23952 29018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 2112 2464
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.13 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Flex Developer
UK

Flex Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Flex Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Flex Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Flex Developer across the England region.

Flex Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Flex Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Flex Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Flex Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Flex Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Flex Developer across the England region.

Flex Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Flex Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flex Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -53 7 £488 -11.36% 4
North East -25 1 £325 +36.84% 1
Flex Developer
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Flex Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 63 (92.65%) Apache Flex
2 40 (58.82%) Adobe
3 36 (52.94%) HTML
4 34 (50.00%) Java
5 33 (48.53%) HTML5
6 28 (41.18%) Parsley
7 24 (35.29%) Finance
8 21 (30.88%) JavaScript
9 20 (29.41%) OO
10 17 (25.00%) ActionScript
10 17 (25.00%) Cairngorm
11 16 (23.53%) RIA
12 15 (22.06%) Banking
13 14 (20.59%) Maven
13 14 (20.59%) XML
14 13 (19.12%) CSS
15 12 (17.65%) Investment Banking
15 12 (17.65%) ActionScript 3.0
16 11 (16.18%) Flash
17 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
18 8 (11.76%) Google
18 8 (11.76%) Java EE
18 8 (11.76%) SQL
18 8 (11.76%) Google Maps API
19 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
19 7 (10.29%) Spring
19 7 (10.29%) TDD
19 7 (10.29%) Scrum
20 6 (8.82%) Hibernate
20 6 (8.82%) Front Office

Flex Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 6 (8.82%) Confluence
2 5 (7.35%) Apache
2 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.47%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Internet
1 3 (4.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (20.59%) Maven
2 6 (8.82%) JIRA
2 6 (8.82%) Ant
3 5 (7.35%) FlexUnit
3 5 (7.35%) Subversion
4 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.88%) Flash Builder
5 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.47%) Flexmojos
General
1 24 (35.29%) Finance
2 15 (22.06%) Banking
3 12 (17.65%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.82%) Front Office
5 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.47%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (92.65%) Apache Flex
2 36 (52.94%) HTML
3 33 (48.53%) HTML5
4 28 (41.18%) Parsley
5 17 (25.00%) Cairngorm
6 14 (20.59%) XML
7 13 (19.12%) CSS
8 11 (16.18%) Flash
9 8 (11.76%) Java EE
9 8 (11.76%) Google Maps API
10 7 (10.29%) Spring
11 6 (8.82%) Hibernate
11 6 (8.82%) PureMVC
12 5 (7.35%) Ext JS
12 5 (7.35%) JDBC
12 5 (7.35%) Ajax
13 4 (5.88%) DWR
13 4 (5.88%) Servlets
13 4 (5.88%) JPA
14 3 (4.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) RIA
2 6 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.47%) Open Source
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) OO
2 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
3 7 (10.29%) TDD
3 7 (10.29%) Scrum
4 6 (8.82%) OOP
4 6 (8.82%) Unit Testing
4 6 (8.82%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (7.35%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (7.35%) MVC
6 3 (4.41%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (4.41%) Investment Management
7 2 (2.94%) Web Development
8 1 (1.47%) Information Architecture
8 1 (1.47%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.47%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.47%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.00%) Java
2 21 (30.88%) JavaScript
3 17 (25.00%) ActionScript
4 12 (17.65%) ActionScript 3.0
5 8 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.41%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 40 (58.82%) Adobe
2 8 (11.76%) Google
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) Sybase
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) EasyScreen