The table below looks at the statistics for Apache Flex skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache Flex over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Flex (formerly Adobe Flex)
Rank 534 441 434
Rank change year-on-year
-93 -7
Contract jobs citing Apache Flex 80 138 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.91% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 76 108
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15570 15180 15836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.94% 28.80% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10092 9796 9484
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 256 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Apache Flex
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Apache Flex Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Apache Flex
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apache Flex within the UK.

Apache Flex Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Apache Flex
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apache Flex within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Apache Flex Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Apache Flex
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apache Flex within the UK.

Apache Flex Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Apache Flex
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 September 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
England -63 79 £438 +9.37% 26
London -16 72 £450 +4.34% 8
City of London +2 10 £500 - 2
Yorkshire +3 3 £300 +15.38% 8
York - 3 £300 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £300 -
East of England -25 2 £240 -12.72% 1
Norfolk - 2 £240 - 1
Norwich - 2 £240 - 1
South East -11 1 - - 1
Glasgow -20 1 £450 - 2
Scotland -24 1 £450 +20.00% 3
South West -25 1 £475 - 3
Surrey - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 7
Wiltshire - - - - 2
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 3
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -

Apache Flex
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 112 (74.67%) HTML
2 103 (68.67%) HTML5
3 99 (66.00%) Java
4 86 (57.33%) JavaScript
5 78 (52.00%) CSS
6 71 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (40.00%) Adobe
8 56 (37.33%) User Experience
9 45 (30.00%) AngularJS
10 42 (28.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 39 (26.00%) OO
11 39 (26.00%) CSS3
12 37 (24.67%) Grunt
13 32 (21.33%) Bower
14 31 (20.67%) Linux
15 30 (20.00%) Front Office
16 28 (18.67%) WebDriver
17 27 (18.00%) SQL
17 27 (18.00%) Flash
18 26 (17.33%) Banking
18 26 (17.33%) Spring
18 26 (17.33%) Low Latency
19 25 (16.67%) UNIX
20 24 (16.00%) Subversion
21 23 (15.33%) XML
21 23 (15.33%) ActionScript
22 22 (14.67%) E-Commerce
22 22 (14.67%) RIA
23 21 (14.00%) Perl
23 21 (14.00%) C#

Apache Flex
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (9.33%) Tomcat
2 13 (8.67%) Node.js
3 3 (2.00%) CMS
3 3 (2.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.67%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.67%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.67%) Apache
5 1 (0.67%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.67%) WordPress
5 1 (0.67%) Mule
5 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.67%) Jetty
5 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 20 (13.33%) Photoshop
1 20 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.67%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Summit
2 2 (1.33%) RMDS
2 2 (1.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.33%) GitHub
2 1 (0.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.33%) Internet
2 8 (5.33%) SPDY
3 6 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.67%) Intranet
4 1 (0.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (6.00%) Big Data
2 5 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.67%) DB2
4 2 (1.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (1.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 37 (24.67%) Grunt
2 32 (21.33%) Bower
3 28 (18.67%) WebDriver
4 24 (16.00%) Subversion
5 13 (8.67%) Git (software)
6 7 (4.67%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.67%) Flex Builder
6 7 (4.67%) Maven
6 7 (4.67%) Selenium
6 7 (4.67%) Jenkins
7 6 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
8 5 (3.33%) Ant
9 4 (2.67%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.67%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.00%) Hudson
11 2 (1.33%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.67%) JUnit
12 1 (0.67%) FlexUnit
12 1 (0.67%) Mocha
General
1 30 (20.00%) Front Office
2 26 (17.33%) Banking
3 13 (8.67%) Finance
4 12 (8.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.00%) Back Office
5 3 (2.00%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.33%) Retail
7 1 (0.67%) Games
7 1 (0.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 106 (70.67%) Developer
2 32 (21.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 29 (19.33%) Java Developer
4 26 (17.33%) Web Developer
5 19 (12.67%) Flex Developer
6 9 (6.00%) UI Developer
7 8 (5.33%) UI Programmer
7 8 (5.33%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.33%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.67%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (4.00%) Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Architect
11 4 (2.67%) Designer
11 4 (2.67%) Senior Web Developer
11 4 (2.67%) Business Analyst
12 3 (2.00%) Project Manager
12 3 (2.00%) Consultant
12 3 (2.00%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (74.67%) HTML
2 103 (68.67%) HTML5
3 78 (52.00%) CSS
4 45 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 39 (26.00%) CSS3
6 27 (18.00%) Flash
7 26 (17.33%) Spring
8 23 (15.33%) XML
9 19 (12.67%) jQuery
9 19 (12.67%) Hibernate
10 17 (11.33%) Backbone.js
11 16 (10.67%) Ajax
12 14 (9.33%) REST
13 12 (8.00%) Web Services
14 11 (7.33%) FIX Protocol
14 11 (7.33%) .NET
15 9 (6.00%) JSLint
15 9 (6.00%) JSON
16 8 (5.33%) KnockoutJS
17 7 (4.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 56 (37.33%) User Experience
2 42 (28.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 22 (14.67%) RIA
4 20 (13.33%) Open Source
5 9 (6.00%) Mobile App
6 8 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.33%) Animation
6 8 (5.33%) Streaming Video
7 7 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (4.00%) Photography
9 5 (3.33%) Clustering
10 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.67%) Visualisation
11 3 (2.00%) Equities
11 3 (2.00%) Digital Media
11 3 (2.00%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.67%) GIS
12 1 (0.67%) E-Learning
12 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.67%) Linux
2 25 (16.67%) UNIX
3 13 (8.67%) Windows
4 3 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.00%) OO
3 26 (17.33%) Low Latency
4 22 (14.67%) E-Commerce
5 20 (13.33%) Scrum
5 20 (13.33%) TDD
6 16 (10.67%) MVC
7 15 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 12 (8.00%) Kanban
9 11 (7.33%) Software Engineering
10 10 (6.67%) CRM
11 9 (6.00%) Integration Testing
11 9 (6.00%) Campaign Management
12 8 (5.33%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (5.33%) User Experience Design
12 8 (5.33%) BDD
13 7 (4.67%) 3D Animation
14 6 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (4.00%) Web Development
14 6 (4.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (66.00%) Java
2 86 (57.33%) JavaScript
3 27 (18.00%) SQL
4 23 (15.33%) ActionScript
5 21 (14.00%) Perl
5 21 (14.00%) C#
6 14 (9.33%) Shell Script
7 11 (7.33%) ActionScript 3.0
8 10 (6.67%) C++
9 9 (6.00%) PL/SQL
10 8 (5.33%) Ruby
11 7 (4.67%) C
12 4 (2.67%) PHP
13 2 (1.33%) Ada
14 1 (0.67%) Jython
14 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.67%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.67%) Python
14 1 (0.67%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (4.00%) Degree
2 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.33%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) QA
2 3 (2.00%) ISO 14001
2 3 (2.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 60 (40.00%) Adobe
2 14 (9.33%) Oracle
3 4 (2.67%) Perforce
4 3 (2.00%) IBM
4 3 (2.00%) Cognos
4 3 (2.00%) SAP
4 3 (2.00%) Facebook
5 2 (1.33%) Twitter
5 2 (1.33%) 29West
5 2 (1.33%) JBoss
6 1 (0.67%) Apple
6 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.67%) CA
6 1 (0.67%) Informatica
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.67%) Sybase
6 1 (0.67%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.67%) Omniture
6 1 (0.67%) Roku
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