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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FlexUnit
Rank 567 538 515
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -23
Contract jobs citing FlexUnit 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.031% 0.018% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +18.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £360
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
6419 5575 4645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.46% 11.98% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4286 3587 2999
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 106 154
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.29 £25.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.95 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.00%

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 2 March 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 2 £450 +5.88%
FlexUnit
UK

FlexUnit
Top 22 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 2 (100.00%) Parsley
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) InterSystems
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML

FlexUnit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (100.00%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Flex Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 2 (100.00%) Parsley
2 1 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) InterSystems