The table below looks at the statistics for Flash skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Flash over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 456 389 339
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -50
Contract jobs citing Flash 131 186 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.38% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 1.34% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 106 141
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £161 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £438 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £245 £293
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -16.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £28.25 £32.50 £18.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% +76.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £22.40 £15.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.55 £103.75 £21.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.88 £32.50 £18.44
% change year-on-year
-63.46% +76.27%
Flash
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14400 13832 13524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.88% 28.02% 29.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9882 9000 8757
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 200 261
Average hourly rate £39.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Flash Jobs Demand Trend in England

Flash
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Flash Daily Rate Trend in England

Flash
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Flash across the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Flash Daily Rate Histogram in England

Flash
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Flash Hourly Rate Trend in England

Flash
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Flash across the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Flash Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Flash
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 4 August 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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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
London -39 57 £375 +6.38% 21
South East -41 27 £225 -25.00% 8
West Midlands +23 20 £350 +26.12% 12
East of England -8 13 £150 -37.50% 6
East Midlands - 6 £241 - 2
South West -1 5 £163 +1.56% 2
North West -24 4 £200 -23.80% 9
Yorkshire -40 3 £300 +87.50% 3
Flash
UK

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 170 (65.89%) HTML
2 141 (54.65%) JavaScript
3 116 (44.96%) CSS
4 90 (34.88%) Photoshop
5 70 (27.13%) Adobe
6 61 (23.64%) HTML5
7 56 (21.71%) ActionScript
8 55 (21.32%) XML
9 49 (18.99%) Adobe Illustrator
10 45 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
11 41 (15.89%) User Experience
11 41 (15.89%) SQL
12 38 (14.73%) Java
13 36 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (13.57%) Marketing
14 35 (13.57%) Advertising
15 34 (13.18%) CMS
16 32 (12.40%) E-Commerce
16 32 (12.40%) Web Design
17 31 (12.02%) Retail
18 30 (11.63%) Content Management
18 30 (11.63%) Mobile App
19 29 (11.24%) CSS3
20 27 (10.47%) ActionScript 3.0
20 27 (10.47%) XHTML
20 27 (10.47%) Finance
21 26 (10.08%) UNIX
21 26 (10.08%) DB2
22 25 (9.69%) Automated Testing
22 25 (9.69%) jQuery

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 34 (13.18%) CMS
2 19 (7.36%) WebSphere
3 14 (5.43%) Umbraco
4 13 (5.04%) WordPress
5 10 (3.88%) MQSeries
6 9 (3.49%) IIS
7 5 (1.94%) Node.js
7 5 (1.94%) Immediacy CMS
8 4 (1.55%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.78%) DNN
9 2 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.78%) Confluence
10 1 (0.39%) Lync
10 1 (0.39%) Moodle
10 1 (0.39%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.39%) Drupal
10 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 90 (34.88%) Photoshop
2 49 (18.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (6.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (5.04%) InDesign
4 13 (5.04%) Adobe After Effects
5 12 (4.65%) MS Excel
6 8 (3.10%) MS Office
7 6 (2.33%) Fireworks
8 4 (1.55%) MS Visio
9 3 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (1.16%) Acrobat
9 3 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.78%) CINEMA 4D
10 2 (0.78%) MS Project
11 1 (0.39%) Shockwave
11 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.04%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (1.16%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.78%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.39%) SaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.65%) HTTP
1 12 (4.65%) Internet
2 7 (2.71%) SAN
3 4 (1.55%) DNS
3 4 (1.55%) DHCP
4 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.78%) IPv6
4 2 (0.78%) FTP
4 2 (0.78%) Wireless
4 2 (0.78%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.39%) InfiniBand
5 1 (0.39%) RTSP
5 1 (0.39%) 802.11
5 1 (0.39%) DVB
5 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.08%) DB2
2 25 (9.69%) DbVisualizer
3 13 (5.04%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.94%) MySQL
4 5 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.55%) MS Access
6 3 (1.16%) SQLite
7 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.39%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.39%) DTS
8 1 (0.39%) OLTP
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.39%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.39%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (6.98%) Subversion
2 17 (6.59%) Dreamweaver
3 16 (6.20%) Selenium
4 15 (5.81%) WebDriver
5 14 (5.43%) Git (software)
6 12 (4.65%) LoadRunner
6 12 (4.65%) Android Studio
7 11 (4.26%) Cucumber
7 11 (4.26%) Visual Studio
8 10 (3.88%) HP UFT
9 8 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (3.10%) Axure RP
10 6 (2.33%) PHPUnit
11 5 (1.94%) Xcode
12 3 (1.16%) JBehave
13 2 (0.78%) JIRA
13 2 (0.78%) FlexUnit
14 1 (0.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 1 (0.39%) GCC
14 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (13.57%) Advertising
1 35 (13.57%) Marketing
2 31 (12.02%) Retail
3 27 (10.47%) Finance
4 19 (7.36%) Games
5 9 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.10%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.55%) Automotive
7 4 (1.55%) Banking
8 2 (0.78%) Publishing
8 2 (0.78%) Back Office
8 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.78%) Interactive Media
8 2 (0.78%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
9 1 (0.39%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 109 (42.25%) Developer
2 55 (21.32%) Designer
3 33 (12.79%) Flash Developer
4 21 (8.14%) Web Designer
4 21 (8.14%) Front-End Developer
5 19 (7.36%) Analyst
5 19 (7.36%) Web Developer
6 16 (6.20%) Tester
7 15 (5.81%) Automation Tester
8 13 (5.04%) Photoshop Designer
9 10 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (3.88%) Senior Designer
9 10 (3.88%) Test Analyst
10 9 (3.49%) Consultant
11 8 (3.10%) Junior
11 8 (3.10%) Senior Web Designer
11 8 (3.10%) Mobile Developer
11 8 (3.10%) UI Designer
11 8 (3.10%) Flash ActionScript Developer
11 8 (3.10%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (65.89%) HTML
2 116 (44.96%) CSS
3 61 (23.64%) HTML5
4 55 (21.32%) XML
5 29 (11.24%) CSS3
6 27 (10.47%) XHTML
7 25 (9.69%) jQuery
8 21 (8.14%) Sass
9 20 (7.75%) J2EE
10 19 (7.36%) Web Services
11 16 (6.20%) SOAP
11 16 (6.20%) RESTful
11 16 (6.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (5.81%) REST
13 13 (5.04%) Android SDK
13 13 (5.04%) Apache Flex
13 13 (5.04%) .NET
14 11 (4.26%) JSON
14 11 (4.26%) iOS SDK
15 9 (3.49%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (15.89%) User Experience
3 30 (11.63%) Mobile App
4 23 (8.91%) Graphic Design
5 21 (8.14%) W3C
6 14 (5.43%) Animation
7 11 (4.26%) Video on Demand
8 10 (3.88%) Streaming Video
9 8 (3.10%) N-Tier
10 7 (2.71%) Video Editing
10 7 (2.71%) Online Games
11 6 (2.33%) Social Media
12 5 (1.94%) Statistics
12 5 (1.94%) Clustering
12 5 (1.94%) E-Learning
13 3 (1.16%) FMCG
14 2 (0.78%) Copywriting
14 2 (0.78%) iPad
14 2 (0.78%) Motion Graphics
14 2 (0.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.08%) UNIX
2 21 (8.14%) Android
3 20 (7.75%) Apple iOS
4 13 (5.04%) Windows
5 6 (2.33%) Linux
6 4 (1.55%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.16%) AIX
8 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.78%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (12.40%) Web Design
2 32 (12.40%) E-Commerce
3 30 (11.63%) Content Management
4 25 (9.69%) System Testing
4 25 (9.69%) Automated Testing
5 22 (8.53%) SEO
5 22 (8.53%) Project Management
6 19 (7.36%) OO
6 19 (7.36%) Responsive Web Design
6 19 (7.36%) Analytics
6 19 (7.36%) Android Development
7 17 (6.59%) Test Scripting
7 17 (6.59%) Web Accessibility
7 17 (6.59%) Web Development
8 16 (6.20%) Test Automation
8 16 (6.20%) TDD
8 16 (6.20%) Coaching
9 15 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (5.81%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (54.65%) JavaScript
2 56 (21.71%) ActionScript
3 41 (15.89%) SQL
4 38 (14.73%) Java
5 27 (10.47%) ActionScript 3.0
6 15 (5.81%) PHP
7 13 (5.04%) C#
8 9 (3.49%) Objective-C
9 7 (2.71%) Perl
10 6 (2.33%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.33%) Python
11 5 (1.94%) C
12 4 (1.55%) C++
12 4 (1.55%) VBA
12 4 (1.55%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.55%) ActionScript 2.0
13 3 (1.16%) VB
14 2 (0.78%) Ruby
15 1 (0.39%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.39%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 24 (9.30%) Degree
2 7 (2.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (2.71%) ISEB
3 6 (2.33%) HND
4 4 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.55%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.16%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.59%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.94%) vSphere
2 4 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.16%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.78%) Firmware
4 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.78%) XenApp
4 2 (0.78%) vCloud
4 2 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.16%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (0.78%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.78%) vMotion
2 2 (0.78%) SnapMirror
3 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.39%) Control-M
3 1 (0.39%) WMI
3 1 (0.39%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 70 (27.13%) Adobe
2 24 (9.30%) Google
3 15 (5.81%) IBM
3 15 (5.81%) HP
4 14 (5.43%) Macromedia
5 12 (4.65%) EPiServer
6 11 (4.26%) Microsoft
7 7 (2.71%) Oracle
8 5 (1.94%) SAP
8 5 (1.94%) DoubleClick
8 5 (1.94%) VMware
9 4 (1.55%) Apple
10 3 (1.16%) Citrix
10 3 (1.16%) Zend
11 2 (0.78%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.78%) NetApp
11 2 (0.78%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.78%) Websense
11 2 (0.78%) Stellent
12 1 (0.39%) McAfee
London
Connectus
Rate: £40 - £47 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Resource Partners Ltd
Rate: Salary negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £365 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £365 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £275 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Rate: To be negotiated directly with the client
Posted: 8 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago