The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Flex Developer
Rank 551 508 511
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Flex Developer 26 50 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.10% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.11% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 21
Average daily rate
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£356 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £650 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+7.75% -
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46978 45024 42156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29483 26863 23894
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1824 1987 2469
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.15 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 2015.

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 6 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 27 January 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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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 23 £338 -34.14% 4
London -24 20 £334 -36.42% 4
City of London +8 8 £331 -36.90% 2
Scotland -7 2 £467 +16.81%
Glasgow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -

Flex Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) Apache Flex
2 26 (74.29%) Java
3 16 (45.71%) MVC
4 14 (40.00%) Adobe
5 13 (37.14%) HTML
6 9 (25.71%) OOP
6 9 (25.71%) OO
6 9 (25.71%) Flash
6 9 (25.71%) Finance
6 9 (25.71%) Banking
7 8 (22.86%) Subversion
7 8 (22.86%) Parsley
8 6 (17.14%) Advertising
8 6 (17.14%) OpenGL
8 6 (17.14%) ActionScript
8 6 (17.14%) PHP
8 6 (17.14%) HTML5
8 6 (17.14%) WebGL
8 6 (17.14%) Mobile App
8 6 (17.14%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (17.14%) Stage3D
8 6 (17.14%) Away3D
8 6 (17.14%) Adobe AIR
8 6 (17.14%) PureMVC
9 5 (14.29%) BlazeDS
9 5 (14.29%) Equities
9 5 (14.29%) Oracle
9 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (14.29%) Spring
9 5 (14.29%) Marketing

Flex Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 4 (11.43%) JBoss
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.71%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.71%) Photoshop
1 2 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Subversion
2 3 (8.57%) Maven
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.86%) Flash Builder
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
1 9 (25.71%) Banking
2 6 (17.14%) Advertising
3 5 (14.29%) Marketing
4 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking
4 4 (11.43%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) Apache Flex
2 13 (37.14%) HTML
3 9 (25.71%) Flash
4 8 (22.86%) Parsley
5 6 (17.14%) OpenGL
5 6 (17.14%) HTML5
5 6 (17.14%) WebGL
5 6 (17.14%) Stage3D
5 6 (17.14%) Away3D
5 6 (17.14%) Adobe AIR
5 6 (17.14%) PureMVC
6 5 (14.29%) BlazeDS
6 5 (14.29%) Spring
7 4 (11.43%) Java EE
8 3 (8.57%) JMS
8 3 (8.57%) J2EE
8 3 (8.57%) CSS
8 3 (8.57%) Web Services
8 3 (8.57%) XML
8 3 (8.57%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Mobile App
2 5 (14.29%) Equities
3 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
4 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) RIA
5 1 (2.86%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.86%) Tandem
5 1 (2.86%) Derivative
5 1 (2.86%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) UNIX
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) MVC
2 9 (25.71%) OOP
2 9 (25.71%) OO
3 6 (17.14%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) SOA
5 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.71%) Web Development
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.86%) Analytics
7 1 (2.86%) People Management
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) EAI
7 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Scrum
7 1 (2.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) ActionScript
2 6 (17.14%) PHP
3 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Adobe
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Sybase
4 2 (5.71%) TIBCO