Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 21 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 - 168
Rank change year-on-year - +168 +9
Contract jobs citing Apache Flex 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.083% - 0.081%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
West Midlands median daily rate £413 - £330
10th Percentile £338 - £325
90th Percentile £450 - £341
England median daily rate £415 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -12.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £31.25 -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1168 1572 1119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.13% 25.50% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 965 684
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £268 £213
90th Percentile £571 £519 £498
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.15 £39.82 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Apache Flex
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Apache Flex as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Apache Flex in the West Midlands

Apache Flex
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apache Flex 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apache Flex within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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
Birmingham - 3 £375 - 1
Apache Flex
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Apache Flex.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Kendo UI
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) Unisys
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Mocha

Apache Flex
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Mocha
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Dapper ORM
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Kendo UI
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Unisys