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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 172 174 163
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing Flash 12 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.45% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 1.53% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 28
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
-9.71% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £24.25 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £32.00 £18.66
% change year-on-year
+36.71% +71.46%
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
1571 1699 1608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.59% 29.29% 28.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1261 1244 1281
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 19
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% +9.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Flash across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Flash Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 11 (52.38%) Adobe
3 9 (42.86%) Marketing
4 7 (33.33%) PHP
4 7 (33.33%) MVC
4 7 (33.33%) Apache Flex
4 7 (33.33%) Adobe AIR
5 6 (28.57%) Subversion
5 6 (28.57%) PureMVC
5 6 (28.57%) WebGL
5 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 6 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
5 6 (28.57%) Stage3D
5 6 (28.57%) Away3D
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle
5 6 (28.57%) OOP
5 6 (28.57%) OO
5 6 (28.57%) Advertising
5 6 (28.57%) OpenGL
6 5 (23.81%) Games
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
6 5 (23.81%) HTML5
7 4 (19.05%) Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) Banking
7 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
7 4 (19.05%) Flash Games
7 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 3 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (14.29%) SAS
8 3 (14.29%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (14.29%) SAS
1 3 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Shockwave
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SiteCatalyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 3 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.76%) Toad
General
1 9 (42.86%) Marketing
2 6 (28.57%) Advertising
3 5 (23.81%) Games
4 4 (19.05%) Banking
4 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
5 3 (14.29%) Finance
5 3 (14.29%) Interactive Media
6 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Flash Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Flex Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Flash Games Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Games Producer
6 1 (4.76%) Games Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 7 (33.33%) Adobe AIR
3 6 (28.57%) PureMVC
3 6 (28.57%) WebGL
3 6 (28.57%) Stage3D
3 6 (28.57%) Away3D
3 6 (28.57%) OpenGL
4 5 (23.81%) HTML5
5 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 3 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (4.76%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) .NET
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.76%) Ajax
6 1 (4.76%) JSON
6 1 (4.76%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 4 (19.05%) Flash Games
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Games
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.76%) Online Games
4 1 (4.76%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) VMS
1 1 (4.76%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) MVC
2 6 (28.57%) OOP
2 6 (28.57%) OO
2 6 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (19.05%) Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 3 (14.29%) CRM
4 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (9.52%) Release Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.76%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (4.76%) High Availability
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.76%) Database Security
6 1 (4.76%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) PHP
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) ActionScript
4 2 (9.52%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) OCP
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Adobe
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Sun
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas
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