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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Flex (formerly Adobe Flex)
Rank 558 505 412
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -93
Contract jobs citing Apache Flex 49 77 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.53% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 54 70
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £345 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £668 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £54.00
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
14620 14600 12823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.99% 27.74% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9624 9677 8046
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 183 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.85 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 18 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 22 May 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 -53 46 £438 -12.50% 35
London -33 39 £444 -15.47% 14
City of London -1 6 £450 -23.40% 3
Croydon - 4 - -
West Midlands -8 3 - - 3
Scotland -6 2 £338 +17.39% 1
Canary Wharf -9 2 £219 -
South East -13 2 £365 -27.00% 3
Oxfordshire - 2 £365 -
Oxford - 2 £365 -
Edinburgh -1 1 £325 - 1
Glasgow -5 1 £350 +21.73%
Staffordshire -10 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - - 3
Northamptonshire - 1 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 1
North West - 1 - - 6

Apache Flex
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 98 (68.53%) Java
2 64 (44.76%) HTML
3 51 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (33.57%) JavaScript
5 46 (32.17%) SQL
6 38 (26.57%) CSS
7 37 (25.87%) Adobe
8 36 (25.17%) Finance
8 36 (25.17%) HTML5
9 31 (21.68%) Banking
10 25 (17.48%) Scrum
11 24 (16.78%) MVC
11 24 (16.78%) J2EE
12 23 (16.08%) Web Services
12 23 (16.08%) Spring
12 23 (16.08%) jQuery
13 22 (15.38%) Investment Banking
13 22 (15.38%) XML
13 22 (15.38%) Oracle
14 21 (14.69%) JBoss
14 21 (14.69%) SOA
15 20 (13.99%) OO
15 20 (13.99%) Flash
15 20 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (11.89%) Parsley
16 17 (11.89%) Hibernate
16 17 (11.89%) QA
17 16 (11.19%) Adobe AIR
17 16 (11.19%) Software Engineering
17 16 (11.19%) JMS

Apache Flex
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (14.69%) JBoss
2 8 (5.59%) Node.js
2 8 (5.59%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (4.20%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.50%) Apache
4 5 (3.50%) CMS
5 4 (2.80%) WildFly
5 4 (2.80%) Mule ESB
5 4 (2.80%) Apache TomEE
5 4 (2.80%) Tornado
5 4 (2.80%) Apache Qpid
5 4 (2.80%) Confluence
5 4 (2.80%) Jetty
5 4 (2.80%) Alfresco
5 4 (2.80%) GlassFish
5 4 (2.80%) Mule
5 4 (2.80%) nginx
5 4 (2.80%) iPlanet
Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.10%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.10%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (2.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.40%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.70%) MS Project
4 1 (0.70%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (2.80%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.80%) OpenShift
2 3 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.10%) GitHub
3 2 (1.40%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.50%) HTTP
2 4 (2.80%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (2.10%) Firewall
4 2 (1.40%) Internet
4 2 (1.40%) LDAP
5 1 (0.70%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.70%) VPN
5 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.70%) SAN
5 1 (0.70%) DMZ
5 1 (0.70%) Wireless
5 1 (0.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.39%) MySQL
2 8 (5.59%) Redis
3 5 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.50%) Jackrabbit
4 4 (2.80%) Infinispan
4 4 (2.80%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.80%) Riak
4 4 (2.80%) Neo4j
4 4 (2.80%) QlikView
4 4 (2.80%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.80%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (2.80%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.10%) DB2
5 3 (2.10%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (2.10%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.40%) Big Data
6 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (9.79%) JIRA
1 14 (9.79%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.09%) Maven
3 12 (8.39%) Subversion
4 9 (6.29%) Cucumber
5 8 (5.59%) JUnit
6 6 (4.20%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.50%) Selenium
7 5 (3.50%) FlexUnit
7 5 (3.50%) Gradle
8 4 (2.80%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.80%) SonarQube
8 4 (2.80%) Gerrit
8 4 (2.80%) Mocha
8 4 (2.80%) JMeter
8 4 (2.80%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.40%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.70%) Ant
10 1 (0.70%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.70%) Dreamweaver
General
1 36 (25.17%) Finance
2 31 (21.68%) Banking
3 22 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 13 (9.09%) Front Office
5 6 (4.20%) Marketing
5 6 (4.20%) Advertising
6 3 (2.10%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.10%) Back Office
7 2 (1.40%) Games
7 2 (1.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.70%) Automotive
8 1 (0.70%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 101 (70.63%) Developer
2 47 (32.87%) Java Developer
2 47 (32.87%) Flex Developer
3 12 (8.39%) Flash Developer
4 10 (6.99%) Architect
4 10 (6.99%) Analyst
5 8 (5.59%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (4.90%) Software Engineer
7 6 (4.20%) Designer
7 6 (4.20%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.50%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.80%) Java Architect
9 4 (2.80%) Web Analyst
10 3 (2.10%) ETL Developer
10 3 (2.10%) User Experience Architect
10 3 (2.10%) Senior Architect
11 2 (1.40%) Flex Programmer
11 2 (1.40%) CRM Developer
11 2 (1.40%) CRM Architect
11 2 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (44.76%) HTML
2 38 (26.57%) CSS
3 36 (25.17%) HTML5
4 24 (16.78%) J2EE
5 23 (16.08%) Web Services
5 23 (16.08%) Spring
5 23 (16.08%) jQuery
6 22 (15.38%) XML
7 20 (13.99%) Flash
8 17 (11.89%) Parsley
8 17 (11.89%) Hibernate
9 16 (11.19%) Adobe AIR
9 16 (11.19%) JMS
10 15 (10.49%) CSS3
11 14 (9.79%) Java EE
12 13 (9.09%) JSP
13 11 (7.69%) AngularJS
14 10 (6.99%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (6.29%) Backbone.js
16 8 (5.59%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (9.09%) Open Source
3 11 (7.69%) User Experience
4 9 (6.29%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.20%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.80%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.80%) Equities
6 4 (2.80%) W3C
7 3 (2.10%) Derivative
7 3 (2.10%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.40%) Kindle
9 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.70%) PMI
9 1 (0.70%) GIS
9 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.70%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.09%) UNIX
2 12 (8.39%) Linux
3 6 (4.20%) Windows
4 4 (2.80%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.80%) Android
4 4 (2.80%) CentOS
4 4 (2.80%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.70%) AIX
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (17.48%) Scrum
3 24 (16.78%) MVC
4 21 (14.69%) SOA
5 20 (13.99%) OO
6 16 (11.19%) Software Engineering
7 14 (9.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (9.09%) TDD
9 10 (6.99%) Asset Management
10 9 (6.29%) Kanban
10 9 (6.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (5.59%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (5.59%) Web Development
11 8 (5.59%) OOP
11 8 (5.59%) Data Modelling
12 7 (4.90%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.90%) Unit Testing
12 7 (4.90%) Progressive Enhancement
13 6 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (4.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (68.53%) Java
2 48 (33.57%) JavaScript
3 46 (32.17%) SQL
4 15 (10.49%) ActionScript
5 13 (9.09%) ActionScript 3.0
6 9 (6.29%) Ruby
7 8 (5.59%) PHP
7 8 (5.59%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.80%) R
8 4 (2.80%) Scala
8 4 (2.80%) Python
8 4 (2.80%) C#
8 4 (2.80%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.10%) Perl
10 2 (1.40%) VB6
10 2 (1.40%) C++
10 2 (1.40%) VB
10 2 (1.40%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.70%) C
11 1 (0.70%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (4.90%) Security Cleared
1 7 (4.90%) Degree
2 4 (2.80%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (2.10%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) CISSP
4 1 (0.70%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.89%) QA
2 2 (1.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.80%) vCloud
1 4 (2.80%) Varnish
1 4 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.80%) Squid
1 4 (2.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.20%) Ansible
1 6 (4.20%) Puppet
2 5 (3.50%) Salt
3 4 (2.80%) HAProxy
3 4 (2.80%) Rundeck
3 4 (2.80%) Kibana
3 4 (2.80%) logstash
3 4 (2.80%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.70%) Control-M
5 1 (0.70%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 37 (25.87%) Adobe
2 22 (15.38%) Oracle
3 8 (5.59%) Splunk
3 8 (5.59%) Sybase
4 5 (3.50%) IBM
4 5 (3.50%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.50%) Twitter
5 4 (2.80%) Tableau
5 4 (2.80%) Pega
5 4 (2.80%) VMware
5 4 (2.80%) Omniture
5 4 (2.80%) Coremetrics
5 4 (2.80%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.10%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.10%) Google
6 3 (2.10%) FatWire
7 2 (1.40%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.40%) BEA
8 1 (0.70%) Cognos
8 1 (0.70%) Siebel
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