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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 133 134 106
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -28
Contract jobs citing Flash 12 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 0.40% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.44% 1.32% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate
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£150 £230 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% -16.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £248 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.88 £32.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-63.46% +73.33%
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
836 907 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.86% 29.89% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 568 381
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 44
Average hourly rate £37.45 £35.00 £29.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +16.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £20.40 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.72 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 July 2015. 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
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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 -9 11 £150 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 £220 - 1
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 29 (90.63%) HTML
2 28 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 24 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 16 (50.00%) Retail
5 15 (46.88%) CSS
6 14 (43.75%) XML
6 14 (43.75%) UNIX
6 14 (43.75%) DB2
6 14 (43.75%) Photoshop
6 14 (43.75%) SQL
6 14 (43.75%) Automated Testing
6 14 (43.75%) Marketing
6 14 (43.75%) System Testing
6 14 (43.75%) DbVisualizer
7 13 (40.63%) Content Management
7 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (40.63%) Adobe
8 12 (37.50%) SEO
8 12 (37.50%) CMS
8 12 (37.50%) Google
8 12 (37.50%) EPiServer
8 12 (37.50%) Umbraco
8 12 (37.50%) Email Marketing
8 12 (37.50%) Adobe Analytics
8 12 (37.50%) Analytics
8 12 (37.50%) Mobile App
8 12 (37.50%) Data Privacy
9 11 (34.38%) Coaching
9 11 (34.38%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 12 (37.50%) CMS
1 12 (37.50%) Umbraco
2 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.38%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DVB
1 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) DB2
1 14 (43.75%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Subversion
1 11 (34.38%) Selenium
1 11 (34.38%) WebDriver
2 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 5 (15.63%) PHPUnit
4 3 (9.38%) HP UFT
4 3 (9.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (50.00%) Retail
2 14 (43.75%) Marketing
3 3 (9.38%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Tester
1 11 (34.38%) Automation Tester
2 7 (21.88%) Selenium Tester
3 6 (18.75%) Marketing Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Junior
5 4 (12.50%) Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Digital Production Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Designer
6 3 (9.38%) Content Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Production Manager
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Digital Producer
7 2 (6.25%) Web Marketing Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Photoshop Designer
7 2 (6.25%) Web Manager
8 1 (3.13%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) HTML
2 15 (46.88%) CSS
3 14 (43.75%) XML
4 11 (34.38%) RESTful
5 9 (28.13%) J2EE
6 6 (18.75%) Gherkin
7 1 (3.13%) HTML5
7 1 (3.13%) WebGL
7 1 (3.13%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.13%) Animation
4 1 (3.13%) Video Editing
4 1 (3.13%) Copywriting
4 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.13%) STB
4 1 (3.13%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 14 (43.75%) Automated Testing
2 14 (43.75%) System Testing
3 13 (40.63%) Content Management
3 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (37.50%) SEO
4 12 (37.50%) Email Marketing
4 12 (37.50%) Analytics
4 12 (37.50%) Data Privacy
5 11 (34.38%) Coaching
5 11 (34.38%) Test Scripting
5 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
5 11 (34.38%) TDD
5 11 (34.38%) Document Management
6 10 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (25.00%) Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.25%) OO
9 2 (6.25%) Web Marketing
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) Java
4 5 (15.63%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Adobe
2 12 (37.50%) Google
2 12 (37.50%) EPiServer
3 3 (9.38%) HP
3 3 (9.38%) IBM