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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 467 358 308
Rank change year-on-year
-109 -50
Contract jobs citing Flash 90 186 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.42% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 1.55% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 104 139
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.11% -22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £12.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
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
12683 12009 11563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.31% 27.30% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8620 7684 7424
Average daily rate £398 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 249 314
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £14.08 £19.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -63 54 £428 +14.00% 33
South East -20 17 £238 -22.44% 11
East of England +5 6 £275 - 9
North West -10 5 £190 -33.91% 5
West Midlands -8 4 £325 +14.53% 5
East Midlands +11 2 £350 -3.44% 2
Yorkshire -11 1 - - 10
South West -21 1 £250 -9.09% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Flash
UK

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 178 (67.94%) HTML
2 130 (49.62%) JavaScript
3 123 (46.95%) CSS
4 92 (35.11%) Adobe
5 91 (34.73%) Photoshop
6 80 (30.53%) ActionScript
7 71 (27.10%) HTML5
8 59 (22.52%) Adobe Illustrator
9 56 (21.37%) XML
10 54 (20.61%) User Experience
11 52 (19.85%) jQuery
12 49 (18.70%) ActionScript 3.0
13 46 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (16.03%) Apache Flex
15 40 (15.27%) Marketing
16 36 (13.74%) Web Development
17 34 (12.98%) Games
18 33 (12.60%) XHTML
19 32 (12.21%) Java
20 30 (11.45%) Dreamweaver
21 29 (11.07%) Finance
22 28 (10.69%) CSS3
23 27 (10.31%) Web Design
24 23 (8.78%) Windows
25 22 (8.40%) OO
26 21 (8.02%) Project Management
26 21 (8.02%) ActionScript 2.0
27 20 (7.63%) Degree
27 20 (7.63%) QA
27 20 (7.63%) Scrum

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (6.49%) CMS
2 9 (3.44%) SAS
2 9 (3.44%) Adobe CQ
2 9 (3.44%) WordPress
3 7 (2.67%) IIS
3 7 (2.67%) IBM Notes
3 7 (2.67%) Lotus Domino
3 7 (2.67%) GlassFish
4 5 (1.91%) Drupal
5 4 (1.53%) Moodle
5 4 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.76%) Node.js
7 2 (0.76%) Apache
8 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.38%) Lync
8 1 (0.38%) Confluence
8 1 (0.38%) Joomla!
Applications
1 91 (34.73%) Photoshop
2 59 (22.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (6.11%) Adobe After Effects
4 12 (4.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (4.20%) MS Office
6 10 (3.82%) Shockwave
7 9 (3.44%) InDesign
7 9 (3.44%) MS Excel
7 9 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (2.67%) Fireworks
9 4 (1.53%) MS Project
9 4 (1.53%) Acrobat
9 4 (1.53%) Maya
10 3 (1.15%) PaintShop Pro
10 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
10 3 (1.15%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.76%) Edge Animate
11 2 (0.76%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.38%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 9 (3.44%) SiteCatalyst
2 4 (1.53%) Magento
3 3 (1.15%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.15%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Office 365
1 1 (0.38%) SaaS
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.67%) RTSP
1 7 (2.67%) Internet
1 7 (2.67%) DNS
2 6 (2.29%) SPDY
2 6 (2.29%) SAN
3 5 (1.91%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.53%) FTP
5 3 (1.15%) LDAP
6 2 (0.76%) Network Security
6 2 (0.76%) Broadband
6 2 (0.76%) VoIP
7 1 (0.38%) Firewall
7 1 (0.38%) Intranet
7 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.38%) ATM
7 1 (0.38%) LAN
7 1 (0.38%) PBX
7 1 (0.38%) VPN
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.20%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.29%) Oracle Exadata
3 6 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (2.29%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.53%) MySQL
5 3 (1.15%) DB2
5 3 (1.15%) MS Access
5 3 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.15%) DbVisualizer
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.38%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 30 (11.45%) Dreamweaver
2 18 (6.87%) Subversion
3 12 (4.58%) Cucumber
4 11 (4.20%) Axure RP
5 9 (3.44%) Git (software)
6 8 (3.05%) JIRA
7 6 (2.29%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.53%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.15%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.15%) Selenium
9 3 (1.15%) Flex Builder
10 2 (0.76%) Flash Builder
11 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.38%) Toad
11 1 (0.38%) Ant
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.38%) Hudson
11 1 (0.38%) WiX
11 1 (0.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
General
1 40 (15.27%) Marketing
2 34 (12.98%) Games
3 29 (11.07%) Finance
4 19 (7.25%) Advertising
5 10 (3.82%) Retail
6 9 (3.44%) Banking
7 7 (2.67%) Multimedia
8 6 (2.29%) Legal
9 5 (1.91%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.91%) Interactive Media
10 4 (1.53%) Publishing
11 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 140 (53.44%) Developer
2 68 (25.95%) Designer
3 42 (16.03%) Flash Developer
4 29 (11.07%) Web Designer
5 27 (10.31%) Front-End Developer
6 24 (9.16%) Web Developer
7 20 (7.63%) Analyst
8 12 (4.58%) ActionScript Developer
9 11 (4.20%) UI Programmer
9 11 (4.20%) UI Developer
10 10 (3.82%) Games Developer
10 10 (3.82%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.44%) Flex Developer
12 8 (3.05%) UX Designer
12 8 (3.05%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (3.05%) Photoshop Designer
13 7 (2.67%) Business Analyst
13 7 (2.67%) Android Developer
14 6 (2.29%) Flash Games Developer
14 6 (2.29%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (67.94%) HTML
2 123 (46.95%) CSS
3 71 (27.10%) HTML5
4 56 (21.37%) XML
5 52 (19.85%) jQuery
6 42 (16.03%) Apache Flex
7 33 (12.60%) XHTML
8 28 (10.69%) CSS3
9 19 (7.25%) Web Services
9 19 (7.25%) Adobe AIR
10 18 (6.87%) JSON
11 16 (6.11%) Ajax
12 15 (5.73%) .NET
13 14 (5.34%) DHTML
14 13 (4.96%) ASP.NET
15 11 (4.20%) WebGL
16 10 (3.82%) Backbone.js
17 9 (3.44%) Struts
17 9 (3.44%) PureMVC
18 7 (2.67%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 54 (20.61%) User Experience
2 19 (7.25%) Graphic Design
3 17 (6.49%) Animation
3 17 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.73%) Digital Media
5 14 (5.34%) Mobile App
5 14 (5.34%) W3C
5 14 (5.34%) E-Learning
6 13 (4.96%) Open Source
7 11 (4.20%) Flash Games
8 10 (3.82%) Management Information System
9 8 (3.05%) SCORM
9 8 (3.05%) Streaming Video
10 7 (2.67%) CLARiiON
11 6 (2.29%) Online Games
11 6 (2.29%) Video Editing
11 6 (2.29%) Mobile Games
12 5 (1.91%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.53%) Visualisation
13 4 (1.53%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.78%) Windows
2 17 (6.49%) Android
3 10 (3.82%) UNIX
4 9 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.67%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.91%) Solaris
6 5 (1.91%) Linux
6 5 (1.91%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.15%) AIX
7 3 (1.15%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.76%) HPUX
8 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.38%) VMS
9 1 (0.38%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (13.74%) Web Development
3 27 (10.31%) Web Design
4 22 (8.40%) OO
5 21 (8.02%) Project Management
6 20 (7.63%) Scrum
7 18 (6.87%) MVC
7 18 (6.87%) OOP
8 17 (6.49%) Software Engineering
9 15 (5.73%) E-Commerce
9 15 (5.73%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (4.96%) TDD
10 13 (4.96%) Analytics
10 13 (4.96%) Mentoring
10 13 (4.96%) Web Accessibility
11 12 (4.58%) Online Marketing
11 12 (4.58%) Change Management
12 11 (4.20%) Content Management
12 11 (4.20%) CRM
12 11 (4.20%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 130 (49.62%) JavaScript
2 80 (30.53%) ActionScript
3 49 (18.70%) ActionScript 3.0
4 32 (12.21%) Java
5 21 (8.02%) ActionScript 2.0
6 19 (7.25%) PHP
7 15 (5.73%) C#
8 11 (4.20%) SQL
9 10 (3.82%) Ruby
10 9 (3.44%) C
11 6 (2.29%) C++
12 5 (1.91%) Perl
13 4 (1.53%) Lua
14 3 (1.15%) BrightScript
15 2 (0.76%) Delphi
15 2 (0.76%) VBA
15 2 (0.76%) VB
16 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (7.63%) Degree
2 7 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.15%) ISEB
4 3 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.15%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.38%) OCP
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.63%) QA
2 3 (1.15%) WCAG
2 3 (1.15%) WAI
3 1 (0.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) EMIR
3 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (2.67%) vSphere
2 3 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.76%) Firmware
3 2 (0.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (3.82%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.15%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (1.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (1.15%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.38%) cPanel
Vendors
1 92 (35.11%) Adobe
2 20 (7.63%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.11%) Oracle
4 10 (3.82%) EMC
5 9 (3.44%) VMware
5 9 (3.44%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.05%) Symantec
7 7 (2.67%) Lotus
8 6 (2.29%) SAP
9 4 (1.53%) Facebook
9 4 (1.53%) IBM
9 4 (1.53%) Veritas
9 4 (1.53%) Sun
10 3 (1.15%) DoubleClick
10 3 (1.15%) Google
10 3 (1.15%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.15%) Citrix
10 3 (1.15%) Roku
11 2 (0.76%) Cognos
11 2 (0.76%) BMC
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