The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Flash
Rank 70 66 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Flash 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 0.98% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £343 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £267 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.52% -11.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £48.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +45.16%
Flash
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
245 205 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.12% 26.69% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 143 123
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Average hourly rate £17.64 £19.45 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -52.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) ActionScript
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (40.00%) Android Development
1 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) GitHub
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ActionScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Creative Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Flash ActionScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Flash Developer
2 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Print Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Creative Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Android Development
1 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) SAP