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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 575 588
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13  
Contract jobs citing Apache Flex 32 79 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.15% 0.098%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.51% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 50 32
Median daily rate £404 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.25% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £625 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +3.12% +23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.00 -

Apache Flex is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 15079 15377 15197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 28.48% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10419 10829 10153
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 188 210
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Apache Flex
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Apache Flex as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 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 17 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -38 17 £383 -23.50% 13
London -37 12 £383 -37.55% 6
Northern Ireland - 7 £413 -
County Antrim - 7 £413 -
Belfast - 7 £413 -
Scotland +37 5 £350 -17.64% 1
Glasgow +11 5 £350 - 1
Wales - 3 £313 -
South Wales - 3 £313 -
North West +20 2 £369 +13.53% 2
Manchester +16 2 £369 +13.53% 1
Norwich - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Norfolk - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +1 1 - -
Newport - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £313 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 35 (54.69%) HTML
2 32 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 29 (45.31%) CSS
4 28 (43.75%) Java
5 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (31.25%) Ajax
7 19 (29.69%) SOA
7 19 (29.69%) jQuery
8 18 (28.13%) Git (software)
8 18 (28.13%) Perl
8 18 (28.13%) SQL
8 18 (28.13%) J2EE
9 16 (25.00%) Scrum
10 15 (23.44%) Finance
11 14 (21.88%) AngularJS
11 14 (21.88%) TDD
11 14 (21.88%) XML
11 14 (21.88%) E-Commerce
12 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
12 13 (20.31%) HTML5
13 12 (18.75%) CSS3
13 12 (18.75%) Scala
13 12 (18.75%) Kanban
13 12 (18.75%) Prototyping
13 12 (18.75%) Linux
13 12 (18.75%) Spring
13 12 (18.75%) Ruby
14 11 (17.19%) JSON
14 11 (17.19%) Refactoring
14 11 (17.19%) ActiveMQ

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 11 (17.19%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.69%) CMS
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.13%) CoreMedia CMS
3 2 (3.13%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (14.06%) Photoshop
2 6 (9.38%) Fireworks
3 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.56%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Magento
1 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (17.19%) RDBMS
1 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.38%) MySQL
3 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.13%) Big Data
4 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.56%) DB2
5 1 (1.56%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 18 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
3 11 (17.19%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.81%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (4.69%) Grunt
5 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.13%) Bower
6 2 (3.13%) gulp
6 2 (3.13%) JUnit
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (3.13%) webpack
7 1 (1.56%) Ant
7 1 (1.56%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.56%) Flex Builder
7 1 (1.56%) Maven
7 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Banking
3 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.25%) Marketing
5 2 (3.13%) Front Office
6 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (60.94%) Developer
2 15 (23.44%) Designer
2 15 (23.44%) Perl Developer
3 11 (17.19%) Scala Developer
4 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Senior Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Architect
7 7 (10.94%) Interaction Designer
7 7 (10.94%) Sybase Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (9.38%) Java Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Visual Designer
9 4 (6.25%) Senior Perl Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Unix Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Java Architect
10 3 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.69%) Technical Architect
11 2 (3.13%) .NET Developer
11 2 (3.13%) J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (54.69%) HTML
2 29 (45.31%) CSS
3 20 (31.25%) Ajax
4 19 (29.69%) jQuery
5 18 (28.13%) J2EE
6 14 (21.88%) AngularJS
6 14 (21.88%) XML
7 13 (20.31%) HTML5
8 12 (18.75%) CSS3
8 12 (18.75%) Spring
9 11 (17.19%) ActiveMQ
9 11 (17.19%) Catalyst
9 11 (17.19%) CPAN
9 11 (17.19%) JSON
9 11 (17.19%) Moose
10 10 (15.63%) .NET
10 10 (15.63%) Flash
10 10 (15.63%) Hibernate
11 7 (10.94%) DHTML
11 7 (10.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) User Experience
2 6 (9.38%) Interactive TV
3 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.69%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.56%) Animation
6 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.56%) Photography
6 1 (1.56%) RIA
6 1 (1.56%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Linux
2 7 (10.94%) Unix
3 1 (1.56%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.69%) SOA
3 16 (25.00%) Scrum
4 14 (21.88%) E-Commerce
4 14 (21.88%) TDD
5 12 (18.75%) Kanban
5 12 (18.75%) Prototyping
6 11 (17.19%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (17.19%) High Availability
6 11 (17.19%) Refactoring
7 9 (14.06%) Wireframes
8 8 (12.50%) OO
9 7 (10.94%) Front End Development
10 6 (9.38%) Rapid Prototyping
11 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
11 5 (7.81%) Information Security
11 5 (7.81%) MVC
11 5 (7.81%) Product Management
12 4 (6.25%) Project Management
12 4 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 28 (43.75%) Java
3 18 (28.13%) Perl
3 18 (28.13%) SQL
4 12 (18.75%) Ruby
4 12 (18.75%) Scala
5 3 (4.69%) ActionScript
5 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.13%) Apex Code
6 2 (3.13%) C#
6 2 (3.13%) C++
6 2 (3.13%) SOQL
6 2 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) ISEB
2 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Sybase
2 9 (14.06%) Adobe
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle
4 3 (4.69%) IBM
5 2 (3.13%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.56%) ATG
6 1 (1.56%) hybris
6 1 (1.56%) Perforce