The first table below looks at the demand for Apache Flex skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache Flex over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Flex (formerly Adobe Flex)
Rank 130 106 129
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +23
Contract jobs citing Apache Flex 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.046% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.19% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +31.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £303
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +23.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.95%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
812 523 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.28% 24.31% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 364 338
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Apache Flex
England

Apache Flex
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apache Flex across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Apache Flex Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Apache Flex
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Apache Flex Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Apache Flex
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Apache Flex Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Apache Flex
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Flex within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bristol - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Apache Flex
England

Apache Flex
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Apache Flex 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 Apache Flex.

1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) HTML5
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) Adobe
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) CSS3
5 5 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
6 4 (26.67%) Summit
6 4 (26.67%) ISO 14001
6 4 (26.67%) Google
6 4 (26.67%) Google Maps API
7 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) ActionScript
8 2 (13.33%) Web Services
8 2 (13.33%) XML
8 2 (13.33%) OO
8 2 (13.33%) Flash
8 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (13.33%) YUI
9 1 (6.67%) Degree
9 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
9 1 (6.67%) Open Source
9 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 1 (6.67%) Finance
9 1 (6.67%) Scrum

Apache Flex
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Apache Flex 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 Apache Flex. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Summit
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) Flex Developer
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Flash Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) CSS3
4 4 (26.67%) Google Maps API
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) Flash
6 2 (13.33%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) OO
1 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (6.67%) Scrum
2 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
1 4 (26.67%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Adobe
2 4 (26.67%) Google