The table below looks at the statistics for Flash skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 176 175 171
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Flash 14 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.56% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 1.87% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 25
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £254 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £521 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.07 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £11.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
+275.00% -36.50%
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London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1633 1925 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.03% 29.72% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1439 1401
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 17
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% -69.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Flash Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Flash
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Flash Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Flash
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Flash across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Flash Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Flash
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Flash Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 17 (70.83%) HTML
2 11 (45.83%) Adobe
3 10 (41.67%) Advertising
3 10 (41.67%) Marketing
4 8 (33.33%) PHP
5 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 7 (29.17%) MVC
5 7 (29.17%) Apache Flex
5 7 (29.17%) Adobe AIR
5 7 (29.17%) HTML5
6 6 (25.00%) WebGL
6 6 (25.00%) PureMVC
6 6 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 6 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (25.00%) Stage3D
6 6 (25.00%) Away3D
6 6 (25.00%) Subversion
6 6 (25.00%) OpenGL
6 6 (25.00%) OOP
6 6 (25.00%) OO
7 5 (20.83%) CSS
8 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
8 4 (16.67%) Games
8 4 (16.67%) Analytics
8 4 (16.67%) jQuery
8 4 (16.67%) Flash Games
9 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (12.50%) Interactive Media
9 3 (12.50%) SiteCatalyst
9 3 (12.50%) Adobe CQ

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (12.50%) SAS
1 3 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (12.50%) Shockwave
2 3 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (8.33%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.17%) Toad
General
1 10 (41.67%) Advertising
1 10 (41.67%) Marketing
2 4 (16.67%) Games
3 3 (12.50%) Interactive Media
3 3 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Flash Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Flex Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Games Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Developer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.17%) UX Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior UX Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Accountant
5 1 (4.17%) Flash Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) HTML5
2 7 (29.17%) Apache Flex
2 7 (29.17%) Adobe AIR
3 6 (25.00%) PureMVC
3 6 (25.00%) WebGL
3 6 (25.00%) Stage3D
3 6 (25.00%) Away3D
3 6 (25.00%) OpenGL
4 5 (20.83%) CSS
5 4 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (4.17%) XML
6 1 (4.17%) .NET
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.17%) Ajax
6 1 (4.17%) JSON
6 1 (4.17%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.67%) Flash Games
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 2 (8.33%) Animation
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.17%) Statistics
4 1 (4.17%) Online Games
4 1 (4.17%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) VMS
1 1 (4.17%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) MVC
2 6 (25.00%) OOP
2 6 (25.00%) OO
2 6 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (16.67%) Analytics
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) CRM
4 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.33%) Usability Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Database Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) UX Design
6 1 (4.17%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) SEO
6 1 (4.17%) E-Procurement
6 1 (4.17%) Workflow
6 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) PHP
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) ActionScript
4 2 (8.33%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Adobe
2 3 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Google
3 2 (8.33%) DoubleClick
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
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