The table below looks at the statistics for Apache Flex skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apache Flex over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Flex (formerly Adobe Flex)
Rank 115 110 97
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs citing Apache Flex 10 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.046% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.62% 0.22% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 6
Average daily rate £335 - £294
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.05% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Apache Flex
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
618 458 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.41% 21.25% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 285 307
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% -11.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.35 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Apache Flex
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apache Flex across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Apache Flex Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Apache Flex
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apache Flex across the West Midlands region.

Apache Flex Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Apache Flex
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apache Flex across the West Midlands region.

Apache Flex Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Apache Flex
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Staffordshire - 7 £320 - 3
Coventry - 2 £363 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £350 - 3
Apache Flex
England

Apache Flex
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 7 (70.00%) High Availability
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) ActionScript
2 7 (70.00%) N-Tier
2 7 (70.00%) SOA
2 7 (70.00%) Flash
3 6 (60.00%) HTTP
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) Photoshop
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Spring
5 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (20.00%) J2EE
6 2 (20.00%) Adobe
7 1 (10.00%) B2B
7 1 (10.00%) B2C
7 1 (10.00%) .NET
7 1 (10.00%) OO
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (10.00%) Line Management
7 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (10.00%) Coaching
7 1 (10.00%) SaaS
7 1 (10.00%) Streaming Video

Apache Flex
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Flash Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Flash ActionScript Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ActionScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Flash
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) RIA
2 1 (10.00%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) High Availability
2 7 (70.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) B2B
4 1 (10.00%) B2C
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) ActionScript
1 7 (70.00%) ActionScript 3.0
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe