The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 of the Development Applications category for the London 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FlexUnit
Rank - 385 406
Contract jobs citing FlexUnit 0 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.027% 0.068%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.22% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 17
Average daily rate - £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate - £360 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3210 2751 2698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 12.51% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2368 2054 1799
Average daily rate £413 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +43.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £21.70 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £127.50 £58.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
FlexUnit
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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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FlexUnit within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average Daily Rate
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FlexUnit
Top 18 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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%) Apache Flex
1 5 (100.00%) Parsley
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Java EE
2 4 (80.00%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (80.00%) Front Office
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) HTML

FlexUnit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

General
1 4 (80.00%) Front Office
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Flex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 5 (100.00%) Parsley
2 4 (80.00%) Java EE
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Dependency Injection
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript