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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Flex (formerly Adobe Flex)
Rank 522 452 435
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -17
Contract jobs citing Apache Flex 82 135 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.89% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 76 105
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -20.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +11.11%
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
15578 15242 15706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.84% 28.87% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10165 9888 9399
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 254 394
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 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 30 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 -62 81 £438 +9.37% 24
London -8 79 £450 +5.88% 7
City of London +14 13 £481 -2.53% 1
East of England -17 2 £240 -12.72%
Norfolk - 2 £240 -
Norwich - 2 £240 -
Glasgow -13 1 £450 - 1
Scotland -23 1 £450 +20.00% 2
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Havant - - - - 1
Leeds - - - - 5
Liverpool - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Chippenham - - - - 1
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1
Street - - - -
Swindon - - - - 1
Tewkesbury - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
York - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1

Apache Flex
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 115 (75.66%) HTML
2 104 (68.42%) HTML5
3 97 (63.82%) Java
4 92 (60.53%) JavaScript
5 82 (53.95%) CSS
6 71 (46.71%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (42.76%) Adobe
8 58 (38.16%) User Experience
9 48 (31.58%) AngularJS
10 43 (28.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 41 (26.97%) OO
12 39 (25.66%) CSS3
12 39 (25.66%) Grunt
13 34 (22.37%) Bower
14 30 (19.74%) Front Office
15 29 (19.08%) WebDriver
16 28 (18.42%) Linux
16 28 (18.42%) Flash
17 26 (17.11%) Banking
17 26 (17.11%) Low Latency
18 25 (16.45%) XML
18 25 (16.45%) SQL
19 24 (15.79%) ActionScript
19 24 (15.79%) C#
19 24 (15.79%) UNIX
19 24 (15.79%) Subversion
19 24 (15.79%) Spring
20 22 (14.47%) RIA
20 22 (14.47%) jQuery
20 22 (14.47%) E-Commerce

Apache Flex
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 12 (7.89%) Node.js
2 10 (6.58%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.97%) CMS
4 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.32%) WordPress
5 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.66%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (0.66%) Apache
5 1 (0.66%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.66%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.66%) Jetty
5 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.66%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 21 (13.82%) Photoshop
2 20 (13.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Summit
2 2 (1.32%) RMDS
2 2 (1.32%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.26%) GitHub
2 1 (0.66%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.16%) Internet
2 8 (5.26%) SPDY
3 6 (3.95%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.66%) Intranet
4 1 (0.66%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.58%) Big Data
2 9 (5.92%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.63%) DB2
4 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.66%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 39 (25.66%) Grunt
2 34 (22.37%) Bower
3 29 (19.08%) WebDriver
4 24 (15.79%) Subversion
5 13 (8.55%) Git (software)
6 7 (4.61%) Flex Builder
7 6 (3.95%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.29%) Maven
8 5 (3.29%) Apache Ivy
9 4 (2.63%) Ant
9 4 (2.63%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.63%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.63%) Selenium
9 4 (2.63%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.32%) Hudson
10 2 (1.32%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.66%) JIRA
11 1 (0.66%) Mocha
11 1 (0.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 30 (19.74%) Front Office
2 26 (17.11%) Banking
3 16 (10.53%) Finance
4 12 (7.89%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.63%) Back Office
6 3 (1.97%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.32%) Retail
8 1 (0.66%) Local Government
8 1 (0.66%) Games
Job Titles
1 108 (71.05%) Developer
2 33 (21.71%) JavaScript Developer
3 27 (17.76%) Web Developer
4 25 (16.45%) Java Developer
5 19 (12.50%) Flex Developer
6 10 (6.58%) Software Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) UI Developer
7 9 (5.92%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
8 8 (5.26%) UI Programmer
9 7 (4.61%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.95%) Analyst
10 6 (3.95%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.29%) Senior Web Developer
11 5 (3.29%) Architect
12 4 (2.63%) Business Analyst
12 4 (2.63%) Consultant
12 4 (2.63%) HTML Developer
12 4 (2.63%) Designer
13 3 (1.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (75.66%) HTML
2 104 (68.42%) HTML5
3 82 (53.95%) CSS
4 48 (31.58%) AngularJS
5 39 (25.66%) CSS3
6 28 (18.42%) Flash
7 25 (16.45%) XML
8 24 (15.79%) Spring
9 22 (14.47%) jQuery
10 17 (11.18%) Hibernate
10 17 (11.18%) Backbone.js
11 14 (9.21%) .NET
11 14 (9.21%) Ajax
12 13 (8.55%) Web Services
13 12 (7.89%) REST
14 11 (7.24%) FIX Protocol
15 9 (5.92%) JSON
15 9 (5.92%) JSLint
16 8 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
17 7 (4.61%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (38.16%) User Experience
2 43 (28.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 22 (14.47%) RIA
4 18 (11.84%) Open Source
5 10 (6.58%) Mobile App
6 9 (5.92%) Animation
7 8 (5.26%) Streaming Video
8 7 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (3.95%) Photography
10 5 (3.29%) Clustering
11 4 (2.63%) Mathematics
11 4 (2.63%) Computer Science
11 4 (2.63%) Visualisation
11 4 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.97%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.97%) GIS
12 3 (1.97%) Equities
13 2 (1.32%) Social Media
14 1 (0.66%) Wiki
14 1 (0.66%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.42%) Linux
2 24 (15.79%) UNIX
3 13 (8.55%) Windows
4 2 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (46.71%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.97%) OO
3 26 (17.11%) Low Latency
4 22 (14.47%) E-Commerce
5 17 (11.18%) TDD
5 17 (11.18%) Scrum
6 15 (9.87%) Risk Management
7 13 (8.55%) MVC
7 13 (8.55%) Software Engineering
8 12 (7.89%) CRM
8 12 (7.89%) Kanban
9 10 (6.58%) Integration Testing
9 10 (6.58%) Campaign Management
10 8 (5.26%) UX Design
10 8 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
10 8 (5.26%) Web Development
11 7 (4.61%) 3D Animation
12 6 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (3.95%) Performance Management
13 5 (3.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 97 (63.82%) Java
2 92 (60.53%) JavaScript
3 25 (16.45%) SQL
4 24 (15.79%) ActionScript
4 24 (15.79%) C#
5 20 (13.16%) Perl
6 14 (9.21%) Shell Script
7 12 (7.89%) ActionScript 3.0
8 11 (7.24%) PL/SQL
9 10 (6.58%) C++
10 8 (5.26%) Ruby
11 7 (4.61%) C
12 4 (2.63%) PHP
13 2 (1.32%) Ada
14 1 (0.66%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.66%) Python
14 1 (0.66%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.66%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.66%) Jython
14 1 (0.66%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 6 (3.95%) Degree
2 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.97%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.66%) MBA
5 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) QA
2 3 (1.97%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.97%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.66%) WCAG
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 65 (42.76%) Adobe
2 14 (9.21%) Oracle
3 4 (2.63%) Perforce
3 4 (2.63%) Facebook
4 3 (1.97%) Twitter
4 3 (1.97%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.97%) SAP
4 3 (1.97%) Cognos
5 2 (1.32%) IBM
5 2 (1.32%) 29West
6 1 (0.66%) Roku
6 1 (0.66%) Omniture
6 1 (0.66%) Google
6 1 (0.66%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.66%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.66%) JBoss
6 1 (0.66%) CA
6 1 (0.66%) Apple
6 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.66%) ESRI
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