The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Flash
Rank 55 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Flash 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.17% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.28% 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £275 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +40.62%
Flash
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
156 107 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.46% 17.98% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 71 76
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) WordPress
2 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) CGI
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (25.00%) SCORM
3 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) FlexNet

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) WordPress
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) e-Learning Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
1 1 (25.00%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat