The first table below looks at the demand for the Flex Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Flex Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Flex Developer
Rank 569 501 516
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Flex Developer 18 43 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.090% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.097% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 46
Average daily rate £425 £513 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £339 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £600 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Flex Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Flex Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Flex Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Flex Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Flex Developer within the UK.

Flex Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Flex Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Flex Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Flex Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Flex Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Flex Developer within the UK.

Flex Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Flex Developer
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flex Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -98 18 £425 -17.07% 7
London -39 7 £488 -11.36% 5
City of London -16 2 £538 -6.52% 3
North East -26 1 £325 +36.84% 1
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1

Flex Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Flex Developer in their job title 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 with Flex Developer in their job title.

1 63 (92.65%) Apache Flex
2 38 (55.88%) Adobe
3 34 (50.00%) HTML
3 34 (50.00%) Java
4 31 (45.59%) HTML5
5 28 (41.18%) Parsley
6 22 (32.35%) Finance
7 21 (30.88%) JavaScript
8 20 (29.41%) OO
9 17 (25.00%) Cairngorm
10 15 (22.06%) ActionScript
11 14 (20.59%) XML
11 14 (20.59%) Banking
11 14 (20.59%) RIA
11 14 (20.59%) Maven
12 13 (19.12%) CSS
12 13 (19.12%) Flash
13 12 (17.65%) Investment Banking
14 10 (14.71%) ActionScript 3.0
15 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (11.76%) Google
16 8 (11.76%) Google Maps API
16 8 (11.76%) OOP
16 8 (11.76%) SQL
16 8 (11.76%) Java EE
17 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
17 7 (10.29%) Spring
17 7 (10.29%) TDD
17 7 (10.29%) Scrum
18 6 (8.82%) Hibernate

Flex Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Flex Developer in their job title 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 with Flex Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.82%) Confluence
2 5 (7.35%) Apache
2 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.47%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (20.59%) Maven
2 6 (8.82%) Ant
2 6 (8.82%) JIRA
3 5 (7.35%) FlexUnit
3 5 (7.35%) Subversion
4 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.88%) Flash Builder
5 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.47%) Flexmojos
General
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 14 (20.59%) Banking
3 12 (17.65%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.82%) Front Office
5 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.47%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (92.65%) Apache Flex
2 34 (50.00%) HTML
3 31 (45.59%) HTML5
4 28 (41.18%) Parsley
5 17 (25.00%) Cairngorm
6 14 (20.59%) XML
7 13 (19.12%) CSS
7 13 (19.12%) Flash
8 8 (11.76%) Google Maps API
8 8 (11.76%) Java EE
9 7 (10.29%) Spring
10 6 (8.82%) Hibernate
10 6 (8.82%) PureMVC
11 5 (7.35%) Ext JS
11 5 (7.35%) JDBC
11 5 (7.35%) Ajax
12 4 (5.88%) DWR
12 4 (5.88%) Servlets
12 4 (5.88%) JPA
13 3 (4.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) RIA
2 6 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Open Source
4 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) OO
2 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.76%) OOP
4 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.29%) TDD
4 7 (10.29%) Scrum
5 6 (8.82%) Unit Testing
5 6 (8.82%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (7.35%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (7.35%) MVC
7 3 (4.41%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (4.41%) Investment Management
8 2 (2.94%) Web Development
9 1 (1.47%) Information Architecture
9 1 (1.47%) Automated Testing
9 1 (1.47%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.47%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.00%) Java
2 21 (30.88%) JavaScript
3 15 (22.06%) ActionScript
4 10 (14.71%) ActionScript 3.0
5 8 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.41%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 38 (55.88%) Adobe
2 8 (11.76%) Google
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) Sybase
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) EasyScreen