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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 130 115 130
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing Flash 13 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 1.52% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£250 £280 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £223 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £296 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £17.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+83.71% -29.24%
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
945 726 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.40% 29.99% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 393 465
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 64
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.66 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.74 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 2014. 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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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 -14 5 - -
Norfolk - 4 £240 -
Essex -5 2 £263 +10.52% 1
Cambridgeshire -8 1 £275 - 9
Bedfordshire - 1 £198 - 6
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) HP
3 10 (43.48%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) Retail
3 10 (43.48%) Degree
4 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (39.13%) XML
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) UNIX
5 7 (30.43%) J2EE
5 7 (30.43%) DB2
5 7 (30.43%) ISEB
5 7 (30.43%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (30.43%) IBM
5 7 (30.43%) MQSeries
5 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
5 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Finance
5 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
5 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
5 7 (30.43%) System Testing
5 7 (30.43%) DbVisualizer
5 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (26.09%) CSS
6 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Adobe
6 6 (26.09%) LoadRunner
7 5 (21.74%) Photoshop
7 5 (21.74%) ActionScript
8 4 (17.39%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 7 (30.43%) MQSeries
1 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) Moodle
4 1 (4.35%) Drupal
4 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Photoshop
2 4 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (8.70%) InDesign
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (4.35%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
1 3 (13.04%) DHCP
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) DB2
1 7 (30.43%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (26.09%) LoadRunner
3 3 (13.04%) Axure RP
4 2 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (8.70%) Flex Builder
4 2 (8.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 10 (43.48%) Retail
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Interactive Media
3 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Tester
2 4 (17.39%) Designer
3 3 (13.04%) IT Support
3 3 (13.04%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Graphic Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Interactive Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Online Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) UI Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Web Designer
5 1 (4.35%) HTML Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Photoshop Designer
5 1 (4.35%) E-Learning Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) XML
3 7 (30.43%) J2EE
4 6 (26.09%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) HTML5
5 4 (17.39%) Apache Flex
6 1 (4.35%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.35%) CSS3
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.35%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Animation
2 3 (13.04%) iPhone
2 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.70%) Streaming Video
3 2 (8.70%) RIA
4 1 (4.35%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) E-Learning
4 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) UNIX
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
1 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
1 7 (30.43%) System Testing
2 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) OOP
4 2 (8.70%) 3D Animation
4 2 (8.70%) Web Development
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.35%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) MVC
5 1 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) ActionScript
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) ISEB
2 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Terminal Services
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (4.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) HP
2 7 (30.43%) IBM
3 6 (26.09%) Adobe
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Facebook
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix