Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Apache Flex skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Apache Flex over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache Flex (formerly Adobe Flex)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 758 773
Rank change year-on-year -80 +15 -57
Contract jobs citing Apache Flex 51 128 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.40% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 72 93
UK median daily rate £413 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.16% +7.95% +3.53%
10th Percentile £319 £314 £313
90th Percentile £518 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £31.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Apache Flex is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32706 32101 32482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.04% 30.38% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23099 22264 22271
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 368 548
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.10 £14.09 £15.03
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.29%

Apache Flex
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Apache Flex as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Apache Flex in the UK

Apache Flex
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Flex in the UK

Apache Flex
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apache Flex over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apache Flex in the UK

Apache Flex
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apache Flex in the UK

Apache Flex
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Flex within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -44 35 £433 -8.95% 15
UK excluding London +21 26 £413 +3.13% 11
London -71 25 £453 -11.71% 4
Northern Ireland - 8 £413 -
Scotland -1 6 £350 -12.50%
North of England +68 4 £415 - 4
North West +30 4 £415 - 1
Midlands +24 4 £413 - 3
West Midlands - 4 £413 - 2
East of England -28 2 - - 1
Wales - 2 £313 -
South East +6 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apache Flex also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Apache Flex.

1 28 (54.90%) Java
2 19 (37.25%) HTML
3 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 15 (29.41%) SQL
5 15 (29.41%) Finance
5 15 (29.41%) Git (software)
6 14 (27.45%) Banking
6 14 (27.45%) CSS
7 12 (23.53%) Sybase
7 12 (23.53%) RESTful
7 12 (23.53%) HTML5
8 11 (21.57%) J2EE
9 10 (19.61%) Unix
9 10 (19.61%) BDD
9 10 (19.61%) REST
9 10 (19.61%) Kanban
10 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
10 9 (17.65%) Front End Development
10 9 (17.65%) Scrum
10 9 (17.65%) TDD
11 8 (15.69%) JSON
11 8 (15.69%) Perl
11 8 (15.69%) CRM
11 8 (15.69%) React
11 8 (15.69%) CSS3
12 7 (13.73%) Sass
12 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
12 7 (13.73%) User Experience

Apache Flex
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.73%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.84%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.92%) Confluence
4 2 (3.92%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.96%) CMS
5 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.96%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) nginx
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.92%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.96%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) FTP
2 1 (1.96%) SMTP
2 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Big Data
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.92%) MySQL
2 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.96%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.80%) JIRA
4 3 (5.88%) Mocha
4 3 (5.88%) webpack
5 2 (3.92%) Babel
5 2 (3.92%) gulp
5 2 (3.92%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.96%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.96%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.96%) Grunt
6 1 (1.96%) Maven
6 1 (1.96%) Mockito
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.96%) Subversion
6 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 14 (27.45%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Advertising
4 2 (3.92%) Games
4 2 (3.92%) Prime Brokerage
5 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Senior Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Sybase Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (11.76%) Automation Tester
5 6 (11.76%) Designer
5 6 (11.76%) Flex Developer
5 6 (11.76%) HTML Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Java Automation Tester
5 6 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Automation Tester
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Tester
5 6 (11.76%) Tester
6 4 (7.84%) Perl Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Perl Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Unix Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Visual Designer
7 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) HTML
2 14 (27.45%) CSS
3 12 (23.53%) HTML5
3 12 (23.53%) RESTful
4 11 (21.57%) J2EE
5 10 (19.61%) REST
6 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
7 8 (15.69%) CSS3
7 8 (15.69%) JSON
7 8 (15.69%) React
8 7 (13.73%) .NET
8 7 (13.73%) Sass
9 6 (11.76%) XML
10 5 (9.80%) Ajax
10 5 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (7.84%) jQuery
12 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
12 3 (5.88%) LESS
12 3 (5.88%) Node.js
12 3 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) User Experience
2 3 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.96%) Interactive TV
4 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Unix
2 5 (9.80%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) BDD
2 10 (19.61%) Kanban
3 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (17.65%) Front End Development
3 9 (17.65%) Scrum
3 9 (17.65%) TDD
4 8 (15.69%) CRM
5 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
5 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
6 6 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (11.76%) Web Development
7 5 (9.80%) OO
8 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.84%) MVC
8 4 (7.84%) Wealth Management
9 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.88%) ETL
9 3 (5.88%) Prototyping
9 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) Java
2 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 15 (29.41%) SQL
4 8 (15.69%) Perl
5 4 (7.84%) ES6
6 3 (5.88%) PHP
7 2 (3.92%) ActionScript
7 2 (3.92%) C#
7 2 (3.92%) ECMAScript
7 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.92%) Python
7 2 (3.92%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.96%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) Scala
8 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) ISEB
1 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Grafana
1 1 (1.96%) Kibana
1 1 (1.96%) logstash
1 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Sybase
2 6 (11.76%) Adobe
3 5 (9.80%) IBM
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.92%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.96%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Splunk
6 1 (1.96%) Symantec
6 1 (1.96%) Unisys
6 1 (1.96%) VMware
6 1 (1.96%) Zend