The table below looks at the statistics for the Flex Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Flex Developer
Rank 408 403 382
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Flex Developer 3 3 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.013% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.014% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 16
Average daily rate
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£413 £513 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +2.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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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 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21019 21294 21982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.93% 92.93% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14704 14718 14923
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 385 471
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Flex Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Flex Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Flex Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Flex Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Flex Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Flex Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Flex Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 34 (100.00%) Apache Flex
2 28 (82.35%) Java
3 21 (61.76%) SQL
4 15 (44.12%) JBoss
5 14 (41.18%) JMS
5 14 (41.18%) SOA
5 14 (41.18%) Web Services
5 14 (41.18%) Java EE
5 14 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (38.24%) XML
7 12 (35.29%) QA
8 10 (29.41%) Parsley
9 9 (26.47%) Banking
9 9 (26.47%) Asset Management
9 9 (26.47%) MVC
9 9 (26.47%) Finance
10 8 (23.53%) Investment Banking
11 7 (20.59%) FlexUnit
12 6 (17.65%) Adobe
12 6 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (17.65%) HTML
13 5 (14.71%) Front Office
13 5 (14.71%) BDD
13 5 (14.71%) PureMVC
13 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (11.76%) Adobe AIR
14 4 (11.76%) ActionScript 3.0
14 4 (11.76%) Subversion
14 4 (11.76%) Scrum
14 4 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis

Flex Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 15 (44.12%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) FlexUnit
2 4 (11.76%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Maven
3 1 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
1 9 (26.47%) Banking
2 8 (23.53%) Investment Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Front Office
4 4 (11.76%) Marketing
5 3 (8.82%) Advertising
6 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) Apache Flex
2 14 (41.18%) Java EE
2 14 (41.18%) Web Services
2 14 (41.18%) JMS
3 13 (38.24%) XML
4 10 (29.41%) Parsley
5 6 (17.65%) HTML
6 5 (14.71%) PureMVC
7 4 (11.76%) Adobe AIR
8 3 (8.82%) Flash
8 3 (8.82%) OpenGL
8 3 (8.82%) WebGL
8 3 (8.82%) Stage3D
8 3 (8.82%) Away3D
9 2 (5.88%) Robotlegs
9 2 (5.88%) CSS
10 1 (2.94%) BlazeDS
10 1 (2.94%) HTML5
10 1 (2.94%) EJB 3.0
10 1 (2.94%) Cairngorm
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) UNIX
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) SOA
1 14 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (26.47%) MVC
2 9 (26.47%) Asset Management
3 5 (14.71%) BDD
4 4 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) OO
4 4 (11.76%) Scrum
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.82%) OOP
5 3 (8.82%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (2.94%) Coaching
6 1 (2.94%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (2.94%) SDLC
6 1 (2.94%) Analytics
6 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.94%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) Java
2 21 (61.76%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) ActionScript
3 4 (11.76%) ActionScript 3.0
4 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) PHP
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) ANSI SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (35.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Adobe
2 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.94%) InterSystems
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle