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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Flex (formerly Adobe Flex)
Rank 518 472 457
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -15
Contract jobs citing Apache Flex 81 98 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.69% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 54 44
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.89% -2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £266 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.95% +5.53%
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
14151 14119 12451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.37% 27.20% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9202 8972 7852
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 221 325
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £53.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 -27 77 £450 +8.69% 28
London +4 61 £463 +2.77% 8
City of London +27 17 £475 -15.17% 4
South West -13 6 £380 -7.87%
South East -26 6 £360 -28.00% 2
Bristol 0 3 - -
Scotland -7 3 £425 +47.82% 2
Cheltenham - 3 £380 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £380 -
Guildford - 2 £319 -
East Midlands - 2 £350 - 2
North West - 2 £350 - 7
Surrey - 2 £319 - 1
Glasgow -2 1 £350 +21.73%
Manchester - 1 £350 - 4
West Sussex - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - - 2
Derbyshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 6
Yorkshire - - - - 8
Sussex - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Mansfield - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 2
Stirling - - - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1

Apache Flex
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 119 (68.39%) Java
2 89 (51.15%) HTML
3 69 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (35.63%) Adobe
5 55 (31.61%) JavaScript
6 52 (29.89%) SQL
7 51 (29.31%) HTML5
8 46 (26.44%) Oracle
9 44 (25.29%) Finance
10 43 (24.71%) CSS
11 40 (22.99%) Banking
12 34 (19.54%) XML
13 33 (18.97%) jQuery
14 32 (18.39%) Spring
14 32 (18.39%) OO
14 32 (18.39%) Flash
15 30 (17.24%) Investment Banking
16 28 (16.09%) Web Services
17 25 (14.37%) Scrum
18 22 (12.64%) Subversion
18 22 (12.64%) Front Office
18 22 (12.64%) J2EE
19 20 (11.49%) ActionScript
19 20 (11.49%) Sybase
19 20 (11.49%) MVC
20 19 (10.92%) Hibernate
21 18 (10.34%) Adobe AIR
21 18 (10.34%) .NET
21 18 (10.34%) PL/SQL
21 18 (10.34%) Analytical Skills

Apache Flex
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 15 (8.62%) JBoss
2 7 (4.02%) CMS
3 6 (3.45%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (2.87%) Node.js
5 4 (2.30%) WordPress
6 3 (1.72%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.72%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.15%) Apache
7 2 (1.15%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.15%) FileNet
8 1 (0.57%) IIS
8 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.57%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 12 (6.90%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.15%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.15%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project
4 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.72%) GitHub
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.45%) Internet
2 4 (2.30%) Firewall
3 3 (1.72%) SAN
4 2 (1.15%) Intranet
4 2 (1.15%) LDAP
5 1 (0.57%) FTP
5 1 (0.57%) HTTP
5 1 (0.57%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.57%) VPN
5 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.57%) Wireless
5 1 (0.57%) IPsec
5 1 (0.57%) SPDY
5 1 (0.57%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.75%) Big Data
2 6 (3.45%) Jackrabbit
2 6 (3.45%) MySQL
2 6 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (1.72%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.72%) QlikView
5 2 (1.15%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.15%) Hazelcast
5 2 (1.15%) Redis
5 2 (1.15%) Neo4j
5 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.15%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.15%) Datomic
6 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.57%) DB2
6 1 (0.57%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 22 (12.64%) Subversion
2 13 (7.47%) Maven
3 12 (6.90%) Eclipse
3 12 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.17%) JIRA
4 9 (5.17%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.45%) JUnit
6 4 (2.30%) Build Forge
6 4 (2.30%) TestComplete
6 4 (2.30%) FlexUnit
7 2 (1.15%) Mockito
7 2 (1.15%) Grunt
7 2 (1.15%) ClearQuest
7 2 (1.15%) Bower
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.57%) Gradle
8 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.57%) Flex Builder
8 1 (0.57%) TestNG
8 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (25.29%) Finance
2 40 (22.99%) Banking
3 30 (17.24%) Investment Banking
4 22 (12.64%) Front Office
5 6 (3.45%) Advertising
6 5 (2.87%) Games
6 5 (2.87%) Back Office
6 5 (2.87%) Marketing
7 3 (1.72%) Retail
7 3 (1.72%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.15%) Publishing
9 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.57%) Automotive
9 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (75.86%) Developer
2 62 (35.63%) Java Developer
3 48 (27.59%) Flex Developer
4 16 (9.20%) Flash Developer
5 11 (6.32%) Analyst
6 8 (4.60%) Senior Developer
6 8 (4.60%) Business Analyst
6 8 (4.60%) Web Developer
6 8 (4.60%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (4.02%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (4.02%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.45%) Architect
8 6 (3.45%) Project Manager
9 5 (2.87%) Lead Developer
9 5 (2.87%) Designer
10 4 (2.30%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (2.30%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.30%) C# Developer
10 4 (2.30%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (1.72%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (51.15%) HTML
2 51 (29.31%) HTML5
3 43 (24.71%) CSS
4 34 (19.54%) XML
5 33 (18.97%) jQuery
6 32 (18.39%) Flash
6 32 (18.39%) Spring
7 28 (16.09%) Web Services
8 22 (12.64%) J2EE
9 19 (10.92%) Hibernate
10 18 (10.34%) .NET
10 18 (10.34%) Adobe AIR
11 16 (9.20%) Parsley
11 16 (9.20%) JSP
12 15 (8.62%) JMS
12 15 (8.62%) Java EE
12 15 (8.62%) CSS3
13 9 (5.17%) AngularJS
13 9 (5.17%) SOAP
14 7 (4.02%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (5.75%) User Experience
4 9 (5.17%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.60%) Open Source
6 5 (2.87%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.30%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.30%) GIS
7 4 (2.30%) Equities
7 4 (2.30%) Animation
7 4 (2.30%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.72%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.72%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.72%) RIA
8 3 (1.72%) Social Media
9 2 (1.15%) Kindle
9 2 (1.15%) LPAR
9 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.15%) Clustering
9 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.77%) UNIX
2 8 (4.60%) Windows
3 5 (2.87%) Linux
4 3 (1.72%) AIX
4 3 (1.72%) Android
4 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.57%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (18.39%) OO
3 25 (14.37%) Scrum
4 20 (11.49%) MVC
5 16 (9.20%) Web Development
6 15 (8.62%) TDD
6 15 (8.62%) CRM
6 15 (8.62%) SOA
7 14 (8.05%) Project Management
7 14 (8.05%) Software Engineering
8 13 (7.47%) E-Commerce
8 13 (7.47%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (6.32%) OOP
10 9 (5.17%) Asset Management
10 9 (5.17%) Kanban
11 8 (4.60%) Integration Testing
12 7 (4.02%) Progressive Enhancement
12 7 (4.02%) Mobile Application Development
12 7 (4.02%) Campaign Management
13 6 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 119 (68.39%) Java
2 55 (31.61%) JavaScript
3 52 (29.89%) SQL
4 20 (11.49%) ActionScript
5 18 (10.34%) ActionScript 3.0
5 18 (10.34%) PL/SQL
6 12 (6.90%) C#
7 10 (5.75%) PHP
8 9 (5.17%) Ruby
9 5 (2.87%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.72%) VB
10 3 (1.72%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.72%) R
10 3 (1.72%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (1.15%) Clojure
11 2 (1.15%) VB6
11 2 (1.15%) Scala
11 2 (1.15%) Python
11 2 (1.15%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (5.17%) Degree
2 4 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.72%) BC Cleared
3 3 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.57%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.57%) MBA
4 1 (0.57%) CISSP
4 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.47%) QA
2 2 (1.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.15%) Control-M
2 1 (0.57%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 62 (35.63%) Adobe
2 46 (26.44%) Oracle
3 20 (11.49%) Sybase
4 10 (5.75%) IBM
5 8 (4.60%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.30%) Twitter
7 3 (1.72%) Siebel
7 3 (1.72%) Facebook
7 3 (1.72%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.72%) FatWire
8 2 (1.15%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.15%) Cognos
8 2 (1.15%) BEA
8 2 (1.15%) Splunk
8 2 (1.15%) Tableau
8 2 (1.15%) Omniture
8 2 (1.15%) Coremetrics
9 1 (0.57%) F5
9 1 (0.57%) Google
9 1 (0.57%) Jaspersoft