The table below looks at the statistics for FlexUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FlexUnit over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FlexUnit
Rank 592 - 568
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FlexUnit 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% - 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.040% - 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£394 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7476 6607 5830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.11% 12.91% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4997 4312 3810
Average daily rate £410 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 119 127
Average hourly rate £37.75 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.13% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £23.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.04 £50.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

FlexUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FlexUnit across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

FlexUnit Jobs Demand Trend in England

FlexUnit
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

FlexUnit Daily Rate Trend in England

FlexUnit
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 FlexUnit within the England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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London - 3 £394 -
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FlexUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FlexUnit 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 FlexUnit.

1 8 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 8 (100.00%) Parsley
2 6 (75.00%) Robotlegs
2 6 (75.00%) Ruby
2 6 (75.00%) PureMVC
2 6 (75.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 6 (75.00%) ActionScript
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) Kanban
6 2 (25.00%) QA
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Java EE
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) UML
6 2 (25.00%) JBoss
6 2 (25.00%) Flash
6 2 (25.00%) JMS
6 2 (25.00%) SOA
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Mobile App

FlexUnit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FlexUnit 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 FlexUnit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Flex Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Flash Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 8 (100.00%) Parsley
2 6 (75.00%) PureMVC
2 6 (75.00%) Robotlegs
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Flash
4 2 (25.00%) JMS
4 2 (25.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) ActionScript
1 6 (75.00%) Ruby
1 6 (75.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA