The table below looks at the statistics for FlexUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FlexUnit over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FlexUnit
Rank 398 405 384
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing FlexUnit 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.004% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.031% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3130 3206 2687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.00% 13.28% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2195 2357 1999
Average daily rate £425 £412 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.28% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -20.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.99 £30.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £107.50 £54.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

FlexUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

FlexUnit Jobs Demand Trend in London

FlexUnit
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

FlexUnit Daily Rate Trend in London

FlexUnit
Top 21 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JBoss
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
1 5 (100.00%) Parsley
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) JMS
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) EJB
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (20.00%) InterSystems
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) EJB 3.0

FlexUnit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (100.00%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Flex Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 5 (100.00%) Parsley
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (20.00%) EJB
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) InterSystems