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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Flex (formerly Adobe Flex)
Rank 563 529 447
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -82
Contract jobs citing Apache Flex 57 82 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.54% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 64 65
Average daily rate
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£419 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.68% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00

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
15587 15227 14467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 27.86% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10478 9801 9188
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 225 284
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 19 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 31 July 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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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 -48 55 £425 -10.52% 22
London -21 44 £438 -20.45% 10
City of London -8 12 £488 -25.00% 5
Croydon - 8 - -
West Midlands +6 4 £325 -
Staffordshire -3 3 £325 -
South East -8 3 £370 - 3
Yorkshire -24 3 £300 -4.00% 1
Hampshire - 3 £370 - 1
Glasgow +3 2 £306 -31.94% 2
Stoke-on-Trent -1 2 £325 -
Scotland -12 2 £306 -31.94% 3
Leeds - 2 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £300 - 1
East of England -2 1 £425 +70.00%
North Yorkshire -5 1 - -
Canary Wharf -10 1 £225 -
York -13 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £425 -

Apache Flex
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 83 (70.34%) Java
2 51 (43.22%) HTML
3 45 (38.14%) JavaScript
4 41 (34.75%) SQL
5 39 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (27.97%) CSS
6 33 (27.97%) HTML5
7 31 (26.27%) Finance
8 24 (20.34%) Oracle
8 24 (20.34%) XML
9 23 (19.49%) JBoss
9 23 (19.49%) SOA
10 22 (18.64%) Web Services
11 21 (17.80%) Linux
11 21 (17.80%) JMS
11 21 (17.80%) Banking
12 20 (16.95%) QA
12 20 (16.95%) Adobe
13 19 (16.10%) Spring
14 18 (15.25%) Scrum
14 18 (15.25%) UNIX
15 17 (14.41%) Tomcat
15 17 (14.41%) J2EE
15 17 (14.41%) MVC
15 17 (14.41%) Hibernate
15 17 (14.41%) Ajax
16 16 (13.56%) Investment Banking
16 16 (13.56%) CSS3
16 16 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (12.71%) Maven

Apache Flex
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (19.49%) JBoss
2 17 (14.41%) Tomcat
3 11 (9.32%) Node.js
4 10 (8.47%) Confluence
4 10 (8.47%) WebLogic
5 9 (7.63%) Apache
5 9 (7.63%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (6.78%) Tornado
6 8 (6.78%) WildFly
6 8 (6.78%) Mule ESB
6 8 (6.78%) Apache TomEE
6 8 (6.78%) iPlanet
6 8 (6.78%) GlassFish
6 8 (6.78%) Jetty
6 8 (6.78%) Mule
6 8 (6.78%) nginx
7 7 (5.93%) Alfresco
7 7 (5.93%) Apache Qpid
8 5 (4.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (2.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.85%) MS Project
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (4.24%) WebTrends
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) OpenShift
2 3 (2.54%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.85%) SaaS
4 1 (0.85%) PaaS
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.85%) IaaS
4 1 (0.85%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.17%) HTTP
2 7 (5.93%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (3.39%) DMZ
3 4 (3.39%) Firewall
3 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.39%) SSL
4 3 (2.54%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.54%) Internet
5 1 (0.85%) Wireless
5 1 (0.85%) IPsec
5 1 (0.85%) LDAP
5 1 (0.85%) SAN
5 1 (0.85%) VPN
5 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.02%) Redis
2 12 (10.17%) MySQL
3 8 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.93%) InterSystems Cache
4 7 (5.93%) Riak
4 7 (5.93%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.93%) Infinispan
5 5 (4.24%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.24%) Neo4j
5 5 (4.24%) QlikView
5 5 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.39%) Jackrabbit
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (12.71%) Maven
2 11 (9.32%) JIRA
2 11 (9.32%) JUnit
2 11 (9.32%) FlexUnit
3 10 (8.47%) Git (software)
4 9 (7.63%) Selenium
5 8 (6.78%) Gradle
5 8 (6.78%) Jenkins
6 7 (5.93%) SonarQube
6 7 (5.93%) Artifactory
6 7 (5.93%) Gerrit
6 7 (5.93%) Mocha
6 7 (5.93%) JMeter
7 4 (3.39%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.54%) Subversion
8 3 (2.54%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.54%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (2.54%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.69%) FishEye
10 1 (0.85%) Ant
General
1 31 (26.27%) Finance
2 21 (17.80%) Banking
3 16 (13.56%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.08%) Front Office
5 5 (4.24%) Games
6 4 (3.39%) Back Office
7 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.69%) Publishing
8 1 (0.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.85%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (65.25%) Developer
2 37 (31.36%) Java Developer
3 29 (24.58%) Flex Developer
4 13 (11.02%) Architect
5 10 (8.47%) Analyst
6 9 (7.63%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (5.93%) Flash Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Java Architect
9 5 (4.24%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Web Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.24%) Designer
10 4 (3.39%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.54%) UX Designer
11 3 (2.54%) Visual Designer
11 3 (2.54%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.54%) Business Analyst
11 3 (2.54%) Java Software Engineer
11 3 (2.54%) ActionScript Developer
11 3 (2.54%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (43.22%) HTML
2 33 (27.97%) CSS
2 33 (27.97%) HTML5
3 24 (20.34%) XML
4 22 (18.64%) Web Services
5 21 (17.80%) JMS
6 19 (16.10%) Spring
7 17 (14.41%) Ajax
7 17 (14.41%) Hibernate
7 17 (14.41%) J2EE
8 16 (13.56%) CSS3
9 14 (11.86%) Parsley
9 14 (11.86%) REST
9 14 (11.86%) AngularJS
9 14 (11.86%) Flash
10 13 (11.02%) Java EE
11 12 (10.17%) Ember.js
11 12 (10.17%) Backbone.js
11 12 (10.17%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (8.47%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (8.47%) User Experience
4 8 (6.78%) Visualisation
4 8 (6.78%) W3C
5 6 (5.08%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.24%) Derivative
7 3 (2.54%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.69%) DTCC
8 2 (1.69%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.69%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.69%) Wiki
8 2 (1.69%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.85%) LPAR
9 1 (0.85%) RIA
9 1 (0.85%) Xbox
9 1 (0.85%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.85%) STB
9 1 (0.85%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.80%) Linux
2 18 (15.25%) UNIX
3 7 (5.93%) Ubuntu
3 7 (5.93%) CentOS
4 6 (5.08%) Windows
5 4 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.54%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.54%) Android
7 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.49%) SOA
3 18 (15.25%) Scrum
4 17 (14.41%) MVC
5 13 (11.02%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (10.17%) E-Commerce
7 11 (9.32%) Software Engineering
7 11 (9.32%) Open Source
8 10 (8.47%) Data Modelling
8 10 (8.47%) Validation
9 9 (7.63%) Unit Testing
10 8 (6.78%) Kanban
10 8 (6.78%) BDD
10 8 (6.78%) Asset Management
10 8 (6.78%) OO
11 7 (5.93%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.93%) Project Management
11 7 (5.93%) Document Management
11 7 (5.93%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 83 (70.34%) Java
2 45 (38.14%) JavaScript
3 41 (34.75%) SQL
4 14 (11.86%) ActionScript
5 13 (11.02%) ActionScript 3.0
6 10 (8.47%) Python
7 9 (7.63%) Perl
8 7 (5.93%) PL/SQL
9 6 (5.08%) Ruby
10 5 (4.24%) R
10 5 (4.24%) Scala
11 3 (2.54%) C++
11 3 (2.54%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.69%) C
12 2 (1.69%) C#
12 2 (1.69%) PHP
13 1 (0.85%) VB6
13 1 (0.85%) VBScript
13 1 (0.85%) VB
13 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.93%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.39%) Degree
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (2.54%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) VCAP
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.95%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.78%) Squid
1 8 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (6.78%) Varnish
1 8 (6.78%) vCloud
2 7 (5.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) Puppet
2 9 (7.63%) Ansible
3 8 (6.78%) Salt
4 7 (5.93%) Kibana
4 7 (5.93%) Rundeck
4 7 (5.93%) logstash
4 7 (5.93%) ZABBIX
4 7 (5.93%) HAProxy
5 3 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.85%) OpenView
6 1 (0.85%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (20.34%) Oracle
2 20 (16.95%) Adobe
3 12 (10.17%) Splunk
4 10 (8.47%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.78%) VMware
6 7 (5.93%) Pega
6 7 (5.93%) Twitter
7 6 (5.08%) Omniture
8 5 (4.24%) Coremetrics
8 5 (4.24%) Tableau
9 4 (3.39%) Google
10 3 (2.54%) F5
10 3 (2.54%) InterSystems
10 3 (2.54%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.69%) IBM
11 2 (1.69%) HP
11 2 (1.69%) BEA
11 2 (1.69%) Sybase
11 2 (1.69%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.69%) Atlassian