The first table below looks at the demand for Flash skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Flash over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 124 105 113
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs citing Flash 5 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.18% 0.65% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 2.90% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 16
Average daily rate £425 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £17.33 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £17.33 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-36.50% -18.47%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
543 552 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.03% 22.46% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 208 264
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 71 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Flash
South East

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Flash Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Flash
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Flash across the Berkshire region.

Flash Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Flash
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Flash across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Flash Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Flash
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Flash across the Berkshire region.

Flash Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Flash
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 3 £450 +5.88% 2
Bracknell - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Flash
South East

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Flash 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 Flash.

1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) E-Learning
3 3 (37.50%) Multimedia
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Sass
3 3 (37.50%) LESS
3 3 (37.50%) ActionScript
4 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Games
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) Animation
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Lua
5 1 (12.50%) Interactive Advertising
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Information Management
5 1 (12.50%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (12.50%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (12.50%) Xbox

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Flash 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 Flash. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (37.50%) Multimedia
2 2 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Instructional Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IBM Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) Sass
2 3 (37.50%) LESS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) E-Learning
2 2 (25.00%) Animation
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) Xbox
3 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Interactive Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Content Management
1 1 (12.50%) Information Management
1 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
1 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
1 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) ActionScript
2 1 (12.50%) Lua
2 1 (12.50%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (12.50%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco