The table below looks at the statistics for Flash skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Flash over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Flash
Rank 123 113 131
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs citing Flash 1 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.039% 0.75% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 2.65% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 1
Average daily rate - £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £42.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-70.58% +286.36%
Flash
England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
602 756 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.73% 28.39% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 418 477
Average daily rate £375 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 32
Average hourly rate £30.50 £38.00 £35.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% +6.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.50 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Flash across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Flash Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Flash
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Flash across the East of England region.

Flash Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Flash
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Flash across the East of England region.

Flash Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Flash
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +3 1 - - 2
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) System Testing
1 4 (80.00%) DbVisualizer
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) Protractor
2 3 (60.00%) Magento
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Document Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (20.00%) InDesign
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (20.00%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
1 4 (80.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Protractor
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Java Automation Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Web Automation Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Web Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Animation
2 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) System Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Document Management
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Quark