The first table below looks at the demand for Flash skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Flash over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Birmingham 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 58 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Flash 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.97% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 3.30% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate
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£280 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £293 £261
% change year-on-year
-16.23% +11.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.44 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+76.27% -26.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
174 182 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.23% 29.40% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 120 77
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +446.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Flash
West Midlands

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Flash Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Flash
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Flash Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Flash
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Flash Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Flash
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Stellent

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Stellent
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