The first table below looks at the demand for Flash skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 Cheshire 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 65 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Flash 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% 0.26% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 0.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.31% -
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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
201 218 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.09% 27.98% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 106 174
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 8
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £39.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Flash
North West

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Flash Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Flash
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Flash Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Flash
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Flash Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Flash
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Flash
North West

Flash
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe AIR
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) OpenSTA
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (50.00%) LoadUI
2 1 (50.00%) C#

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

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

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
1 1 (50.00%) OpenSTA
1 1 (50.00%) LoadUI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Flash Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe AIR
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5 Canvas
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe