The table below looks at the statistics for FlexUnit skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FlexUnit over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FlexUnit
Rank - 588 589
Contract jobs citing FlexUnit 0 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.008% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.064% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 15
Average daily rate
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- £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7309 6259 6454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.71% 11.85% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4814 4042 3619
Average daily rate £400 £388 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +5.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £542 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 135 223
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £52.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

FlexUnit
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FlexUnit within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

FlexUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FlexUnit
Daily Rate Trend

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

FlexUnit Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FlexUnit
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 FlexUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 16 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
Derby - - - -
London - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
England - - - - 1

FlexUnit
Top 17 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FlexUnit 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 FlexUnit.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 2 (100.00%) Build Forge
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Ivy
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database

FlexUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FlexUnit 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 FlexUnit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 2 (100.00%) Build Forge
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Ivy
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Build Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase