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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 397 370 315
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -55
Contract jobs citing Flash 190 181 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.38% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.34% 1.28% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 89 166
Average daily rate
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£300 £310 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £187 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £315 £263
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 16
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.03 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.71% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £14.11 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.50 £19.66 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £16.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+102.71% -19.83%
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
14196 14151 14913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.06% 29.33% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9332 9313 9048
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 242 357
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.69 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £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 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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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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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
London -29 83 £338 +8.87% 31
South East +26 53 £288 -17.85% 21
Yorkshire +16 21 £160 -38.46% 6
East of England -26 16 £275 -8.33% 9
West Midlands -9 10 £315 +23.52% 2
East Midlands +1 2 - - 8
South West -38 2 £150 -22.52% 2
North West -14 1 £263 -22.22% 6
North East - - - - 3
Flash
UK

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 257 (68.17%) HTML
2 176 (46.68%) CSS
3 166 (44.03%) Photoshop
4 153 (40.58%) JavaScript
5 152 (40.32%) Adobe
6 112 (29.71%) Adobe Illustrator
7 101 (26.79%) HTML5
8 95 (25.20%) User Experience
9 87 (23.08%) ActionScript
10 74 (19.63%) XML
11 64 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
12 59 (15.65%) Android
13 51 (13.53%) XHTML
14 50 (13.26%) Java
15 49 (13.00%) jQuery
16 48 (12.73%) ActionScript 3.0
17 44 (11.67%) Dreamweaver
18 43 (11.41%) Marketing
18 43 (11.41%) Degree
19 42 (11.14%) InDesign
20 39 (10.34%) CSS3
21 36 (9.55%) E-Learning
21 36 (9.55%) Windows
22 34 (9.02%) Web Services
22 34 (9.02%) Finance
22 34 (9.02%) Axure RP
23 33 (8.75%) Apple iOS
23 33 (8.75%) OOP
24 31 (8.22%) Mobile App
25 30 (7.96%) OO

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 30 (7.96%) CMS
2 15 (3.98%) Moodle
3 12 (3.18%) WordPress
4 10 (2.65%) WebSphere
4 10 (2.65%) MQSeries
5 9 (2.39%) Drupal
6 8 (2.12%) IIS
7 7 (1.86%) IBM Notes
7 7 (1.86%) Lotus Domino
7 7 (1.86%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.59%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.06%) Apache
10 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.80%) Lync
10 3 (0.80%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.53%) Node.js
11 2 (0.53%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.27%) ColdFusion MX
Applications
1 166 (44.03%) Photoshop
2 112 (29.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 42 (11.14%) InDesign
4 30 (7.96%) Adobe After Effects
5 23 (6.10%) Fireworks
6 17 (4.51%) MS Office
7 15 (3.98%) Adobe Captivate
7 15 (3.98%) OmniGraffle
8 12 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (2.12%) MS Project
10 7 (1.86%) MS Visio
11 6 (1.59%) MS Excel
12 5 (1.33%) PaintShop Pro
13 3 (0.80%) Maya
14 2 (0.53%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.53%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.27%) Quicktime
15 1 (0.27%) Mingle
15 1 (0.27%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.53%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.27%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.80%) GitHub
2 2 (0.53%) SaaS
2 2 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.71%) Internet
2 10 (2.65%) RTSP
3 8 (2.12%) SPDY
4 7 (1.86%) FTP
4 7 (1.86%) DNS
5 6 (1.59%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.06%) LAN
7 3 (0.80%) Extranet
7 3 (0.80%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.53%) Intranet
9 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.27%) LDAP
9 1 (0.27%) Broadband
9 1 (0.27%) SAN
9 1 (0.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.92%) MySQL
3 10 (2.65%) DB2
3 10 (2.65%) DbVisualizer
4 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.06%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (1.06%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 44 (11.67%) Dreamweaver
2 34 (9.02%) Axure RP
3 17 (4.51%) Subversion
4 11 (2.92%) LoadRunner
5 10 (2.65%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (2.65%) Git (software)
6 9 (2.39%) Mercurial
6 9 (2.39%) JIRA
7 7 (1.86%) Flex Builder
7 7 (1.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 4 (1.06%) Selenium
8 4 (1.06%) Flash Builder
9 3 (0.80%) Maven
9 3 (0.80%) Ant
9 3 (0.80%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.80%) JBehave
9 3 (0.80%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.80%) eggPlant
9 3 (0.80%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.80%) Hudson
General
1 43 (11.41%) Marketing
2 34 (9.02%) Finance
3 29 (7.69%) Games
4 28 (7.43%) Advertising
5 23 (6.10%) Retail
6 18 (4.77%) Multimedia
7 13 (3.45%) Legal
8 12 (3.18%) Banking
9 10 (2.65%) Manufacturing
10 9 (2.39%) Publishing
11 6 (1.59%) Investment Banking
12 5 (1.33%) Automotive
13 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.53%) Interactive Media
14 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.53%) Front Office
15 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 169 (44.83%) Developer
2 120 (31.83%) Designer
3 41 (10.88%) Flash Developer
4 40 (10.61%) Web Designer
5 31 (8.22%) Front-End Developer
6 24 (6.37%) Web Developer
7 23 (6.10%) Digital Designer
8 15 (3.98%) User Experience Designer
9 14 (3.71%) UI Designer
10 13 (3.45%) UI Developer
10 13 (3.45%) Graphic Designer
10 13 (3.45%) E-Learning Developer
11 12 (3.18%) Tester
11 12 (3.18%) UI Programmer
12 11 (2.92%) Photoshop Designer
13 10 (2.65%) Android Developer
13 10 (2.65%) Analyst
14 9 (2.39%) Software Engineer
14 9 (2.39%) Visual Designer
14 9 (2.39%) Multimedia Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (68.17%) HTML
2 176 (46.68%) CSS
3 101 (26.79%) HTML5
4 74 (19.63%) XML
5 51 (13.53%) XHTML
6 49 (13.00%) jQuery
7 39 (10.34%) CSS3
8 34 (9.02%) Web Services
9 27 (7.16%) Apache Flex
10 23 (6.10%) .NET
11 20 (5.31%) Ajax
11 20 (5.31%) JSON
11 20 (5.31%) Backbone.js
12 18 (4.77%) ASP.NET
13 14 (3.71%) DHTML
14 12 (3.18%) SOAP
15 10 (2.65%) Struts
15 10 (2.65%) J2EE
15 10 (2.65%) Android SDK
16 8 (2.12%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 95 (25.20%) User Experience
2 36 (9.55%) E-Learning
3 31 (8.22%) Mobile App
4 29 (7.69%) Animation
4 29 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (7.43%) Social Media
6 20 (5.31%) SCORM
6 20 (5.31%) W3C
7 18 (4.77%) Graphic Design
8 16 (4.24%) iPhone
9 12 (3.18%) Visualisation
9 12 (3.18%) Streaming Video
10 11 (2.92%) Computer Science
11 10 (2.65%) Management Information System
11 10 (2.65%) Smartphone
12 9 (2.39%) Client/Server
12 9 (2.39%) RIA
13 7 (1.86%) Digital Media
13 7 (1.86%) Photography
14 6 (1.59%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 59 (15.65%) Android
2 36 (9.55%) Windows
3 33 (8.75%) Apple iOS
4 12 (3.18%) UNIX
5 10 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.39%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.06%) Linux
7 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.53%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.27%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.27%) Solaris
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (8.75%) OOP
3 30 (7.96%) OO
3 30 (7.96%) E-Commerce
4 28 (7.43%) Content Management
5 24 (6.37%) Web Development
6 22 (5.84%) Web Design
7 21 (5.57%) SEO
8 19 (5.04%) MVC
8 19 (5.04%) Scrum
8 19 (5.04%) Project Management
9 18 (4.77%) Online Marketing
10 16 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (4.24%) Software Engineering
10 16 (4.24%) Web Accessibility
11 14 (3.71%) Web Application Development
11 14 (3.71%) Analytics
12 13 (3.45%) Android Development
12 13 (3.45%) Regression Testing
13 12 (3.18%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 153 (40.58%) JavaScript
2 87 (23.08%) ActionScript
3 50 (13.26%) Java
4 48 (12.73%) ActionScript 3.0
5 27 (7.16%) PHP
6 25 (6.63%) C#
7 23 (6.10%) ActionScript 2.0
8 20 (5.31%) SQL
9 13 (3.45%) C
10 11 (2.92%) C++
11 10 (2.65%) Perl
12 7 (1.86%) Lua
13 5 (1.33%) Python
14 4 (1.06%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.06%) Ruby
15 1 (0.27%) PHP5
15 1 (0.27%) PHP4
15 1 (0.27%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.27%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (11.41%) Degree
2 14 (3.71%) ISEB
3 10 (2.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (1.86%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.59%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.80%) PMP
6 3 (0.80%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.27%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.71%) QA
2 3 (0.80%) WCAG
3 2 (0.53%) WAI
4 1 (0.27%) Section 508
4 1 (0.27%) EMIR
4 1 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (1.59%) vSphere
2 4 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.06%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.80%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (1.86%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.06%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 152 (40.32%) Adobe
2 23 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.77%) Oracle
4 16 (4.24%) IBM
5 11 (2.92%) HP
5 11 (2.92%) VMware
6 10 (2.65%) DoubleClick
7 8 (2.12%) EMC
7 8 (2.12%) Apple
8 7 (1.86%) Lotus
8 7 (1.86%) Google
9 6 (1.59%) Facebook
9 6 (1.59%) Symantec
10 4 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.06%) Twitter
10 4 (1.06%) Brocade
11 3 (0.80%) Omniture
11 3 (0.80%) Appcelerator
11 3 (0.80%) ExactTarget
11 3 (0.80%) Stellent
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Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £13.20 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
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Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £275 per day + competitive
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
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Ioko
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PwC Careers in the UK
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Roc Search
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LA International
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
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Profiles Creative
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
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Rate: 200-250 Per Day
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