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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Flex (formerly Adobe Flex)
Rank 513 440 407
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -33
Contract jobs citing Apache Flex 87 135 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.88% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 75 108
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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
15459 15268 15752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.81% 28.61% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9792 9812 9695
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 270 375
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -46 83 £425 +0.89% 35
London -27 69 £468 +10.00% 11
City of London +2 9 £500 +2.56% 3
South West -28 5 £425 +6.25% 4
Yorkshire +11 4 £313 -24.24% 12
Glasgow -7 4 £450 - 1
Scotland -32 4 £450 +20.00% 2
North Yorkshire - 4 £313 - 4
York - 4 £313 - 4
East of England - 3 £240 -
Norfolk - 2 £240 -
Norwich - 2 £240 -
South East -11 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Dunstable - 1 - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Farnham - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 2
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
Staffordshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 2
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -

Apache Flex
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 117 (73.58%) HTML
2 106 (66.67%) Java
2 106 (66.67%) HTML5
3 94 (59.12%) JavaScript
4 83 (52.20%) CSS
5 70 (44.03%) Adobe
6 50 (31.45%) OO
7 46 (28.93%) AngularJS
8 45 (28.30%) CSS3
9 40 (25.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 35 (22.01%) SQL
10 35 (22.01%) Grunt
11 31 (19.50%) Banking
12 30 (18.87%) Linux
12 30 (18.87%) Bower
13 29 (18.24%) XML
14 28 (17.61%) Flash
14 28 (17.61%) Front Office
14 28 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (16.98%) WebDriver
15 27 (16.98%) Low Latency
16 25 (15.72%) jQuery
16 25 (15.72%) C#
17 24 (15.09%) ActionScript
17 24 (15.09%) UNIX
17 24 (15.09%) Subversion
17 24 (15.09%) Spring
18 23 (14.47%) RIA
18 23 (14.47%) Oracle
18 23 (14.47%) Scrum

Apache Flex
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (8.18%) Tomcat
1 13 (8.18%) Node.js
2 8 (5.03%) ArcGIS
3 7 (4.40%) ArcSDE
4 5 (3.14%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.89%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.26%) CMS
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.63%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.63%) FileNet
7 1 (0.63%) Apache
7 1 (0.63%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.63%) Jetty
7 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.63%) Mule
7 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.63%) Confluence
7 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 22 (13.84%) Photoshop
1 22 (13.84%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (3.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.63%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Summit
2 2 (1.26%) RMDS
2 2 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.63%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.40%) GitHub
2 1 (0.63%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.95%) Internet
2 5 (3.14%) SPDY
3 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) DNS
4 1 (0.63%) LDAP
4 1 (0.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.66%) Big Data
2 8 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.03%) NoSQL
2 8 (5.03%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.14%) DB2
4 3 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.26%) QlikView
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 35 (22.01%) Grunt
2 30 (18.87%) Bower
3 27 (16.98%) WebDriver
4 24 (15.09%) Subversion
5 13 (8.18%) Git (software)
6 7 (4.40%) Flex Builder
6 7 (4.40%) Maven
6 7 (4.40%) Selenium
6 7 (4.40%) Visual Studio
6 7 (4.40%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.40%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.77%) Apache Ivy
7 6 (3.77%) Ant
8 5 (3.14%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.52%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.89%) Hudson
11 2 (1.26%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.26%) Build Forge
11 2 (1.26%) FlexUnit
11 2 (1.26%) JUnit
General
1 31 (19.50%) Banking
2 28 (17.61%) Front Office
3 16 (10.06%) Investment Banking
4 15 (9.43%) Finance
5 3 (1.89%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.26%) Retail
6 2 (1.26%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 109 (68.55%) Developer
2 32 (20.13%) JavaScript Developer
3 27 (16.98%) Java Developer
4 23 (14.47%) Web Developer
5 20 (12.58%) Flex Developer
6 11 (6.92%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.66%) UI Developer
8 8 (5.03%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.03%) UI Programmer
9 7 (4.40%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.40%) Analyst
10 6 (3.77%) Technical Project Manager
10 6 (3.77%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.77%) Lead Developer
10 6 (3.77%) Systems Developer
10 6 (3.77%) Technical Manager
11 5 (3.14%) Senior Manager
11 5 (3.14%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.14%) Architect
11 5 (3.14%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (73.58%) HTML
2 106 (66.67%) HTML5
3 83 (52.20%) CSS
4 46 (28.93%) AngularJS
5 45 (28.30%) CSS3
6 29 (18.24%) XML
7 28 (17.61%) Flash
8 25 (15.72%) jQuery
9 24 (15.09%) Spring
10 20 (12.58%) Ajax
11 19 (11.95%) Hibernate
12 18 (11.32%) Backbone.js
13 15 (9.43%) .NET
14 13 (8.18%) REST
15 12 (7.55%) JSON
15 12 (7.55%) FIX Protocol
15 12 (7.55%) ASP.NET
16 11 (6.92%) JSLint
17 9 (5.66%) BlazeDS
18 8 (5.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (25.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 23 (14.47%) RIA
3 19 (11.95%) Open Source
4 8 (5.03%) Streaming Video
4 8 (5.03%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.40%) GIS
5 7 (4.40%) Animation
5 7 (4.40%) Photography
6 4 (2.52%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.89%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.89%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.26%) Equities
8 2 (1.26%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.26%) Clustering
9 1 (0.63%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.63%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.63%) Derivative
9 1 (0.63%) Wiki
9 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.87%) Linux
2 24 (15.09%) UNIX
3 10 (6.29%) Windows
4 3 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.45%) OO
2 28 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (16.98%) Low Latency
4 23 (14.47%) Scrum
5 22 (13.84%) E-Commerce
6 21 (13.21%) TDD
7 16 (10.06%) Risk Management
8 15 (9.43%) MVC
9 13 (8.18%) Kanban
10 12 (7.55%) CRM
10 12 (7.55%) Software Engineering
11 11 (6.92%) Web Development
12 9 (5.66%) Integration Testing
12 9 (5.66%) Campaign Management
13 8 (5.03%) BDD
13 8 (5.03%) OOA/OOD
14 7 (4.40%) Project Management
14 7 (4.40%) Workflow
14 7 (4.40%) Migration
14 7 (4.40%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 106 (66.67%) Java
2 94 (59.12%) JavaScript
3 35 (22.01%) SQL
4 25 (15.72%) C#
5 24 (15.09%) ActionScript
6 17 (10.69%) Perl
7 15 (9.43%) PL/SQL
8 14 (8.81%) Shell Script
9 13 (8.18%) ActionScript 3.0
10 9 (5.66%) Python
10 9 (5.66%) C++
11 7 (4.40%) Ruby
12 4 (2.52%) C
13 3 (1.89%) PHP
14 2 (1.26%) Ada
15 1 (0.63%) ECMAScript
15 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.63%) Jython
15 1 (0.63%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 8 (5.03%) Degree
2 3 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.26%) MBA
4 1 (0.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.40%) QA
2 3 (1.89%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.89%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.63%) WCAG
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (0.63%) Puppet
1 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (0.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 70 (44.03%) Adobe
2 23 (14.47%) Oracle
3 7 (4.40%) Sybase
4 5 (3.14%) IBM
5 4 (2.52%) Cognos
5 4 (2.52%) Perforce
6 3 (1.89%) 29West
6 3 (1.89%) SAP
7 2 (1.26%) JBoss
8 1 (0.63%) CA
8 1 (0.63%) Informatica
8 1 (0.63%) Apple
8 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.63%) ESRI
8 1 (0.63%) Splunk
8 1 (0.63%) Facebook
8 1 (0.63%) Twitter
8 1 (0.63%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.63%) Roku
8 1 (0.63%) Omniture
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