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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 183 173 176
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Flash 20 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.51% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 1.72% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 32
Average daily rate
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£200 £520 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +73.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £374 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £568 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
+9.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.64 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £12.30 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+245.52% -31.66%
Flash
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
1719 1748 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.39% 29.65% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1391 1336 1591
Average daily rate £425 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £312 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 28
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £16.00 £27.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £32.01 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 21 (70.00%) HTML
2 15 (50.00%) HTML5
3 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
4 12 (40.00%) Adobe
5 10 (33.33%) Advertising
6 9 (30.00%) ActionScript
6 9 (30.00%) Marketing
7 8 (26.67%) CSS
8 6 (20.00%) Games
8 6 (20.00%) Photoshop
9 5 (16.67%) PHP
9 5 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (16.67%) MVC
9 5 (16.67%) Apache Flex
9 5 (16.67%) PureMVC
9 5 (16.67%) Analytics
10 4 (13.33%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (13.33%) Adobe AIR
10 4 (13.33%) jQuery
10 4 (13.33%) Google
10 4 (13.33%) Shockwave
11 3 (10.00%) CRM
11 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (10.00%) OOP
11 3 (10.00%) OO
11 3 (10.00%) SAS
11 3 (10.00%) SQL
11 3 (10.00%) Project Management
11 3 (10.00%) OpenGL
11 3 (10.00%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (10.00%) SAS
1 3 (10.00%) CMS
1 3 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (6.67%) WordPress
2 2 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (3.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (13.33%) Shockwave
4 3 (10.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (6.67%) InDesign
6 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Subversion
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 10 (33.33%) Advertising
2 9 (30.00%) Marketing
3 6 (20.00%) Games
4 3 (10.00%) Finance
4 3 (10.00%) Interactive Media
5 2 (6.67%) Retail
6 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Flash Developer
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Flex Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Designer
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Designer
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Designer
7 1 (3.33%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.33%) Junior
7 1 (3.33%) Copywriter
7 1 (3.33%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) HTML
2 15 (50.00%) HTML5
3 8 (26.67%) CSS
4 5 (16.67%) Apache Flex
4 5 (16.67%) PureMVC
5 4 (13.33%) Adobe AIR
5 4 (13.33%) jQuery
6 3 (10.00%) OpenGL
6 3 (10.00%) Ajax
6 3 (10.00%) WebGL
6 3 (10.00%) CSS3
6 3 (10.00%) Stage3D
6 3 (10.00%) Away3D
7 2 (6.67%) React
7 2 (6.67%) Meteor
8 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (3.33%) SOAP
8 1 (3.33%) Web Services
8 1 (3.33%) XML
8 1 (3.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Animation
1 3 (10.00%) Flash Games
1 3 (10.00%) Online Games
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) FMCG
3 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.33%) Video Editing
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) MVC
1 5 (16.67%) Analytics
2 3 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (10.00%) Project Management
2 3 (10.00%) OOP
2 3 (10.00%) OO
2 3 (10.00%) CRM
2 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Workflow
3 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.67%) Load Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Open Source
3 2 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (3.33%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) TDD
4 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.33%) Web Analytics
4 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (30.00%) ActionScript
3 5 (16.67%) PHP
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (3.33%) VBScript
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
5 1 (3.33%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Adobe
2 4 (13.33%) Google
3 3 (10.00%) DoubleClick
3 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) McAfee
5 1 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Omniture
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix