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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 183 187 195
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing Flash 18 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.52% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 1.75% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 24
Average daily rate
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£325 £266 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.41% -10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £174 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £354 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £16.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+102.71% -19.83%
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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
1722 2109 2168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.68% 29.49% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 1597 1661
Average daily rate £421 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -6.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014, 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 33 (64.71%) HTML
2 27 (52.94%) Adobe
3 26 (50.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 26 (50.98%) Photoshop
4 25 (49.02%) CSS
5 23 (45.10%) Android
6 21 (41.18%) InDesign
7 17 (33.33%) Social Media
7 17 (33.33%) User Experience
8 16 (31.37%) iPhone
9 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (15.69%) XML
11 8 (15.69%) Finance
11 8 (15.69%) HTML5
12 7 (13.73%) Axure RP
13 6 (11.76%) OmniGraffle
13 6 (11.76%) CSS3
13 6 (11.76%) ActionScript
14 5 (9.80%) .NET
14 5 (9.80%) XHTML
14 5 (9.80%) Project Management
14 5 (9.80%) Banking
14 5 (9.80%) Adobe After Effects
14 5 (9.80%) Content Management
14 5 (9.80%) Degree
14 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
14 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
15 4 (7.84%) Analytics
15 4 (7.84%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 4 (7.84%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 26 (50.98%) Adobe Illustrator
1 26 (50.98%) Photoshop
2 21 (41.18%) InDesign
3 6 (11.76%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (9.80%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (7.84%) Fireworks
5 4 (7.84%) MS Office
6 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (3.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) RTSP
1 2 (3.92%) Internet
1 2 (3.92%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) InterSystems Cache
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Axure RP
2 3 (5.88%) JIRA
3 2 (3.92%) Subversion
4 1 (1.96%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Marketing
3 4 (7.84%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Designer
2 16 (31.37%) Digital Designer
3 15 (29.41%) Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Flash Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Web Designer
5 3 (5.88%) UI Designer
5 3 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Android Developer
6 2 (3.92%) UI Developer
6 2 (3.92%) User Experience Designer
6 2 (3.92%) Visual Designer
6 2 (3.92%) UI Programmer
6 2 (3.92%) Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Test Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Technical Architect
7 1 (1.96%) Web Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Lead Designer
7 1 (1.96%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (64.71%) HTML
2 25 (49.02%) CSS
3 8 (15.69%) XML
3 8 (15.69%) HTML5
4 6 (11.76%) CSS3
5 5 (9.80%) .NET
5 5 (9.80%) XHTML
6 4 (7.84%) jQuery
7 3 (5.88%) DHTML
7 3 (5.88%) Web Services
8 2 (3.92%) Android SDK
8 2 (3.92%) JSON
8 2 (3.92%) XSD
8 2 (3.92%) XSL
8 2 (3.92%) XSLT
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.96%) SVG
9 1 (1.96%) OpenGL
9 1 (1.96%) Ajax
9 1 (1.96%) PureMVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Social Media
1 17 (33.33%) User Experience
2 16 (31.37%) iPhone
3 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.92%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.92%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.92%) Copywriting
5 2 (3.92%) W3C
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.96%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.96%) RIA
6 1 (1.96%) Animation
6 1 (1.96%) Photography
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.96%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (45.10%) Android
2 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) UNIX
4 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (9.80%) Project Management
2 5 (9.80%) Content Management
3 4 (7.84%) Analytics
3 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
3 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.88%) SEO
4 3 (5.88%) Web Design
4 3 (5.88%) Usability Testing
4 3 (5.88%) Web Development
4 3 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (5.88%) Software Architecture
5 2 (3.92%) Information Architecture
5 2 (3.92%) Android Development
5 2 (3.92%) Pay per click
5 2 (3.92%) Web Analytics
5 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.92%) Email Marketing
5 2 (3.92%) Scrum
5 2 (3.92%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.76%) ActionScript
3 4 (7.84%) Java
3 4 (7.84%) C#
4 3 (5.88%) PHP
4 3 (5.88%) SQL
5 2 (3.92%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) VBA
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) EMIR
2 1 (1.96%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (52.94%) Adobe
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) Apple
3 3 (5.88%) ExactTarget
4 2 (3.92%) Google
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.96%) DoubleClick