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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Flex (formerly Adobe Flex)
Rank 501 437 430
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -7
Contract jobs citing Apache Flex 91 134 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.95% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 76 86
Average daily rate
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£413 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.55% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00

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
14718 14100 13785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.54% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10077 9008 8644
Average daily rate £395 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 302 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 78 £405 -19.00% 24
London -4 71 £410 -21.90% 10
City of London -10 18 £363 -32.55% 3
Scotland -15 12 £425 +21.42% 1
North West -10 1 £148 - 3
Glasgow -17 1 £375 +7.14%
South East -33 1 - - 3
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
East of England - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Havant - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
Liverpool - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Bury - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Newport - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - -

Apache Flex
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 113 (66.86%) HTML
2 111 (65.68%) Java
3 85 (50.30%) HTML5
4 83 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (46.75%) Adobe
6 76 (44.97%) JavaScript
7 60 (35.50%) CSS
8 50 (29.59%) OO
9 48 (28.40%) Oracle
10 39 (23.08%) Flash
10 39 (23.08%) Banking
11 37 (21.89%) Spring
12 36 (21.30%) jQuery
13 33 (19.53%) SQL
13 33 (19.53%) Finance
14 32 (18.93%) XML
14 32 (18.93%) User Experience
15 31 (18.34%) CSS3
16 30 (17.75%) Subversion
17 29 (17.16%) Front Office
18 28 (16.57%) ActionScript
19 27 (15.98%) UNIX
20 26 (15.38%) Investment Banking
20 26 (15.38%) C#
21 24 (14.20%) Linux
21 24 (14.20%) Hibernate
21 24 (14.20%) AngularJS
22 23 (13.61%) PL/SQL
23 22 (13.02%) .NET
23 22 (13.02%) CRM

Apache Flex
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (5.33%) Tomcat
2 8 (4.73%) Node.js
3 6 (3.55%) Apache
3 6 (3.55%) CMS
4 5 (2.96%) WordPress
5 4 (2.37%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.18%) FileNet
7 1 (0.59%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.59%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.59%) IIS
7 1 (0.59%) JBoss
7 1 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.59%) Jetty
Applications
1 19 (11.24%) Photoshop
2 15 (8.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.59%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.24%) Internet
2 6 (3.55%) SPDY
3 4 (2.37%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.78%) Intranet
5 2 (1.18%) SAN
6 1 (0.59%) LDAP
6 1 (0.59%) FTP
6 1 (0.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.83%) Big Data
2 9 (5.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.37%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.78%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.18%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (1.18%) MySQL
5 2 (1.18%) Datomic
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.59%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.59%) DB2
6 1 (0.59%) OLAP
6 1 (0.59%) Informix
6 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.59%) QlikView
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (17.75%) Subversion
2 22 (13.02%) Grunt
3 20 (11.83%) Git (software)
4 17 (10.06%) Bower
5 12 (7.10%) WebDriver
6 11 (6.51%) Eclipse
7 10 (5.92%) Maven
8 8 (4.73%) Flex Builder
9 6 (3.55%) JIRA
10 4 (2.37%) TestComplete
10 4 (2.37%) Build Forge
11 3 (1.78%) Apache Ivy
11 3 (1.78%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.78%) JUnit
12 2 (1.18%) Mockito
13 1 (0.59%) Flash Builder
13 1 (0.59%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.59%) Yeoman
13 1 (0.59%) Ant
13 1 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
General
1 39 (23.08%) Banking
2 33 (19.53%) Finance
3 29 (17.16%) Front Office
4 26 (15.38%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.37%) Back Office
5 4 (2.37%) Games
6 3 (1.78%) Retail
6 3 (1.78%) Advertising
7 2 (1.18%) Marketing
8 1 (0.59%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.59%) Local Government
8 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (76.92%) Developer
2 45 (26.63%) Java Developer
3 27 (15.98%) Flex Developer
4 22 (13.02%) Web Developer
5 17 (10.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 15 (8.88%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
8 11 (6.51%) UI Developer
9 10 (5.92%) UI Programmer
9 10 (5.92%) Flash Developer
10 8 (4.73%) Senior Web Developer
11 7 (4.14%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (4.14%) Lead Developer
11 7 (4.14%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.55%) Analyst
12 6 (3.55%) Business Analyst
13 5 (2.96%) Architect
14 4 (2.37%) Software Developer
14 4 (2.37%) .NET Developer
14 4 (2.37%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (66.86%) HTML
2 85 (50.30%) HTML5
3 60 (35.50%) CSS
4 39 (23.08%) Flash
5 37 (21.89%) Spring
6 36 (21.30%) jQuery
7 32 (18.93%) XML
8 31 (18.34%) CSS3
9 24 (14.20%) AngularJS
9 24 (14.20%) Hibernate
10 22 (13.02%) .NET
11 16 (9.47%) Web Services
12 9 (5.33%) Adobe AIR
12 9 (5.33%) Backbone.js
13 8 (4.73%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (4.73%) REST
13 8 (4.73%) Ajax
14 7 (4.14%) JSON
14 7 (4.14%) J2EE
14 7 (4.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.93%) User Experience
2 22 (13.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (8.88%) RIA
3 15 (8.88%) Open Source
4 12 (7.10%) Mobile App
4 12 (7.10%) Animation
5 9 (5.33%) Streaming Video
5 9 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.14%) Equities
7 6 (3.55%) Photography
7 6 (3.55%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.96%) GIS
8 5 (2.96%) Clustering
9 4 (2.37%) Social Media
9 4 (2.37%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.37%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.78%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.78%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.18%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.98%) UNIX
2 24 (14.20%) Linux
3 14 (8.28%) Windows
4 2 (1.18%) AIX
5 1 (0.59%) MVS
5 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (29.59%) OO
3 22 (13.02%) CRM
4 18 (10.65%) MVC
4 18 (10.65%) Integration Testing
5 17 (10.06%) Web Development
5 17 (10.06%) Scrum
5 17 (10.06%) Campaign Management
6 12 (7.10%) Software Engineering
7 11 (6.51%) TDD
7 11 (6.51%) Mobile Application Development
8 10 (5.92%) E-Commerce
9 9 (5.33%) Project Management
9 9 (5.33%) Low Latency
9 9 (5.33%) Kanban
10 8 (4.73%) 3D Animation
11 7 (4.14%) UX Design
11 7 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (3.55%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 111 (65.68%) Java
2 76 (44.97%) JavaScript
3 33 (19.53%) SQL
4 28 (16.57%) ActionScript
5 26 (15.38%) C#
6 23 (13.61%) PL/SQL
7 17 (10.06%) ActionScript 3.0
8 13 (7.69%) Perl
8 13 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 10 (5.92%) Ruby
10 8 (4.73%) PHP
11 6 (3.55%) C++
12 5 (2.96%) C
13 4 (2.37%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (1.18%) Clojure
14 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.59%) VB
15 1 (0.59%) Python
15 1 (0.59%) MUMPS
15 1 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (3.55%) Degree
2 3 (1.78%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) MBA
4 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) Control-M
2 1 (0.59%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 79 (46.75%) Adobe
2 48 (28.40%) Oracle
3 18 (10.65%) Sybase
4 8 (4.73%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.55%) Facebook
6 5 (2.96%) Twitter
6 5 (2.96%) IBM
7 2 (1.18%) Siebel
8 1 (0.59%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.59%) Roku
8 1 (0.59%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.59%) SAP
8 1 (0.59%) Cognos
8 1 (0.59%) Dell
8 1 (0.59%) CA
8 1 (0.59%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.59%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.59%) ESRI
8 1 (0.59%) Perforce
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