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 17 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 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank - - 51
Contract jobs citing Flash 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
200 166 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.81% 22.49% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 89 109
Average daily rate £375 £315 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Average hourly rate £40.57 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.46% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £33.20 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 17 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
Chester - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 2
Flash
North West

Flash
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) OmniGraffle
1 3 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Information Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Designer
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience Designer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Content Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe