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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 182 190 186
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Flash 12 16 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.27% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.91% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 27
Average daily rate
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£126 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.20% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £253 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £420 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £245 £300
% change year-on-year
+32.65% -18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.88 £32.50 £17.69
% change year-on-year
-63.46% +83.71%
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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
1605 1761 2226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.50% 29.94% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1319 1307 1674
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 23 (79.31%) HTML
2 18 (62.07%) HTML5
3 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
4 11 (37.93%) ActionScript
5 10 (34.48%) CSS
6 8 (27.59%) Photoshop
6 8 (27.59%) Advertising
7 7 (24.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (20.69%) Games
8 6 (20.69%) Adobe
9 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (17.24%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (13.79%) ActionScript 3.0
10 4 (13.79%) jQuery
10 4 (13.79%) Online Games
10 4 (13.79%) Animation
10 4 (13.79%) CSS3
10 4 (13.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (13.79%) Ajax
10 4 (13.79%) Google
10 4 (13.79%) CMS
11 3 (10.34%) MVC
11 3 (10.34%) Workflow
11 3 (10.34%) Internet
11 3 (10.34%) Project Management
11 3 (10.34%) HTTP
11 3 (10.34%) SQL
11 3 (10.34%) React
11 3 (10.34%) Meteor
11 3 (10.34%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4 (13.79%) CMS
2 3 (10.34%) WordPress
2 3 (10.34%) Node.js
3 1 (3.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Photoshop
2 7 (24.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (17.24%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (13.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (6.90%) InDesign
6 1 (3.45%) MS Office
6 1 (3.45%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) HTTP
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (27.59%) Advertising
2 6 (20.69%) Games
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Finance
4 2 (6.90%) Multimedia
5 1 (3.45%) Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Flash Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Designer
4 4 (13.79%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Designer
5 2 (6.90%) HTML Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Junior
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Games Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Web Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Graphic Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Project Accountant
6 1 (3.45%) Web Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) HTML
2 18 (62.07%) HTML5
3 10 (34.48%) CSS
4 4 (13.79%) Ajax
4 4 (13.79%) jQuery
4 4 (13.79%) CSS3
5 3 (10.34%) React
5 3 (10.34%) Meteor
6 2 (6.90%) PureMVC
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.45%) Apache Flex
7 1 (3.45%) SOAP
7 1 (3.45%) Web Services
7 1 (3.45%) XML
7 1 (3.45%) CGI
7 1 (3.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Animation
1 4 (13.79%) Online Games
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) FMCG
3 2 (6.90%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
4 1 (3.45%) Video Editing
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.34%) Web Development
2 3 (10.34%) Load Testing
2 3 (10.34%) BDD
2 3 (10.34%) Project Management
2 3 (10.34%) MVC
2 3 (10.34%) Workflow
3 2 (6.90%) Scrum
3 2 (6.90%) Web Design
3 2 (6.90%) Web Accessibility
3 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
3 2 (6.90%) Analytics
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
4 1 (3.45%) Game Development
4 1 (3.45%) Usability Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Web Analytics
4 1 (3.45%) Validation
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) SEO
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
2 11 (37.93%) ActionScript
3 4 (13.79%) ActionScript 3.0
4 3 (10.34%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) VBScript
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Adobe
2 4 (13.79%) Google
3 3 (10.34%) DoubleClick
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) McAfee
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Omniture
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