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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 173 177 164
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing Flash 13 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.40% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 1.37% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 23
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £252 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £443 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
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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
1519 1750 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.64% 29.26% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1308 1390
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 19
Average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +114.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £82.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 19 (70.37%) HTML
2 12 (44.44%) Adobe
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) Marketing
4 8 (29.63%) OOP
4 8 (29.63%) MVC
4 8 (29.63%) HTML5
5 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
5 7 (25.93%) CSS
5 7 (25.93%) PHP
5 7 (25.93%) Apache Flex
5 7 (25.93%) Adobe AIR
5 7 (25.93%) PureMVC
6 6 (22.22%) Subversion
6 6 (22.22%) OO
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle
6 6 (22.22%) Advertising
6 6 (22.22%) OpenGL
6 6 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (22.22%) Stage3D
6 6 (22.22%) Away3D
6 6 (22.22%) WebGL
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
7 5 (18.52%) User Experience
7 5 (18.52%) ActionScript
7 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
7 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) Banking
7 5 (18.52%) Games
7 5 (18.52%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
1 3 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 3 (11.11%) Shockwave
1 3 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SiteCatalyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (11.11%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.70%) Toad
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (33.33%) Marketing
2 6 (22.22%) Advertising
3 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Games
4 3 (11.11%) Interactive Media
4 3 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Flash Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Flex Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (7.41%) UI Developer
5 2 (7.41%) DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (7.41%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior UX Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Games Producer
6 1 (3.70%) Games Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Flash Games Developer
6 1 (3.70%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) HTML
2 8 (29.63%) HTML5
3 7 (25.93%) CSS
3 7 (25.93%) Apache Flex
3 7 (25.93%) Adobe AIR
3 7 (25.93%) PureMVC
4 6 (22.22%) OpenGL
4 6 (22.22%) Stage3D
4 6 (22.22%) Away3D
4 6 (22.22%) WebGL
5 5 (18.52%) jQuery
6 3 (11.11%) .NET
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (7.41%) XSD
7 2 (7.41%) XSL
7 2 (7.41%) XHTML
7 2 (7.41%) DHTML
7 2 (7.41%) CSS3
8 1 (3.70%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
2 5 (18.52%) User Experience
3 4 (14.81%) Flash Games
4 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Games
5 1 (3.70%) Online Games
5 1 (3.70%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (3.70%) Open Source
5 1 (3.70%) Replication
5 1 (3.70%) Graphic Design
5 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) VMS
1 1 (3.70%) OpenVMS
1 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) OOP
1 8 (29.63%) MVC
2 6 (22.22%) OO
2 6 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.11%) Software Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) CRM
5 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Release Management
6 2 (7.41%) SEO
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.70%) Database Security
7 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.70%) High Availability
7 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) PHP
3 5 (18.52%) ActionScript
4 4 (14.81%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (7.41%) SQL
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.70%) Java
7 1 (3.70%) VBA
7 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) OCP
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) EMIR
2 1 (3.70%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Adobe
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Veritas
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Sun