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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 124 120 127
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Flash 12 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.39% 1.00% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.85%
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
862 698 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.47% 28.76% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 371 443
Average daily rate £400 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 50 44
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £12.50 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Flash across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Flash Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 November 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
Norfolk +8 9 £350 +75.00%
Suffolk - 2 £230 -
Cambridgeshire -13 1 £250 - 1
Essex - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 19 (76.00%) HTML
2 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (60.00%) CSS
3 15 (60.00%) User Experience
4 12 (48.00%) Web Development
4 12 (48.00%) Photoshop
4 12 (48.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
6 9 (36.00%) Degree
6 9 (36.00%) Adobe After Effects
6 9 (36.00%) Graphic Design
6 9 (36.00%) Web Design
7 8 (32.00%) Finance
8 7 (28.00%) SQL
9 6 (24.00%) Adobe
9 6 (24.00%) Scrum
9 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (20.00%) DbVisualizer
10 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
10 5 (20.00%) System Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
10 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Retail
10 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 5 (20.00%) IBM
10 5 (20.00%) HP
10 5 (20.00%) ISEB
10 5 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Photoshop
1 12 (48.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (36.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (4.00%) Fireworks
3 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) InDesign
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) DbVisualizer
1 5 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (12.00%) Axure RP
3 2 (8.00%) Flex Builder
4 1 (4.00%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (4.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (16.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Designer
2 7 (28.00%) Web Designer
3 6 (24.00%) Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Tester
5 4 (16.00%) Photoshop Designer
6 3 (12.00%) Creative Web Designer
6 3 (12.00%) Creative Designer
6 3 (12.00%) UI Designer
7 2 (8.00%) UX Designer
7 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Delphi Developer
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Database Developer
8 1 (4.00%) PHP Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Graphic Designer
8 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
8 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
8 1 (4.00%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) HTML
2 15 (60.00%) CSS
3 5 (20.00%) XML
3 5 (20.00%) J2EE
4 3 (12.00%) HTML5
4 3 (12.00%) jQuery
5 2 (8.00%) Apache Flex
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.00%) .NET
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (4.00%) CSS3
6 1 (4.00%) JSON
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) User Experience
2 9 (36.00%) Graphic Design
3 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Animation
4 2 (8.00%) RIA
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (8.00%) Streaming Video
5 1 (4.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Web Development
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
3 9 (36.00%) Web Design
4 6 (24.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.00%) System Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) 3D Animation
7 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (8.00%) MVC
8 1 (4.00%) OOD
8 1 (4.00%) OO
8 1 (4.00%) Change Management
8 1 (4.00%) Project Management
8 1 (4.00%) TDD
8 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) ActionScript
5 2 (8.00%) C++
5 2 (8.00%) Delphi
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Adobe
2 5 (20.00%) IBM
2 5 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Macromedia
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Facebook