The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 379 344 298
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -46
Contract jobs citing Flash 185 225 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.48% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.34% 1.70% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 145 162
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £454 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £300 £261
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 21
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £22.50 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £103.75 £22.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13762 13268 14024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.87% 28.48% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8997 8612 8708
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 271 343
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Flash
UK

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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
London -25 101 £345 -1.42% 34
South East -12 41 £306 +11.36% 17
Yorkshire +12 16 £160 -46.66% 6
East of England -32 11 £230 -16.36% 4
West Midlands -11 4 £278 -13.28%
South West -34 4 £190 -27.61% 1
North West -18 2 £263 +11.70% 6
North East - 1 - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 3
Flash
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Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 262 (67.88%) HTML
2 162 (41.97%) CSS
3 155 (40.16%) Adobe
4 150 (38.86%) Photoshop
5 141 (36.53%) JavaScript
6 116 (30.05%) HTML5
7 110 (28.50%) Adobe Illustrator
8 80 (20.73%) ActionScript
9 67 (17.36%) XML
10 65 (16.84%) Android
11 49 (12.69%) Java
12 47 (12.18%) InDesign
12 47 (12.18%) Finance
12 47 (12.18%) Degree
13 46 (11.92%) E-Learning
14 42 (10.88%) CSS3
15 41 (10.62%) Marketing
16 40 (10.36%) ActionScript 3.0
17 39 (10.10%) jQuery
18 38 (9.84%) Apple iOS
19 37 (9.59%) Social Media
19 37 (9.59%) E-Commerce
20 36 (9.33%) Windows
21 35 (9.07%) OO
22 34 (8.81%) Dreamweaver
22 34 (8.81%) Animation
23 33 (8.55%) Axure RP
23 33 (8.55%) Web Services
23 33 (8.55%) Retail
24 32 (8.29%) Agile Software Development

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 29 (7.51%) CMS
2 19 (4.92%) WebSphere
3 17 (4.40%) MQSeries
4 11 (2.85%) Moodle
5 10 (2.59%) WordPress
6 9 (2.33%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.07%) Drupal
8 5 (1.30%) Apache
9 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.78%) IIS
9 3 (0.78%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.78%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (0.78%) Lync
10 2 (0.52%) Node.js
10 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion MX
11 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.26%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.26%) JRun
Applications
1 150 (38.86%) Photoshop
2 110 (28.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 47 (12.18%) InDesign
4 32 (8.29%) Adobe Captivate
5 26 (6.74%) Adobe After Effects
6 24 (6.22%) Fireworks
7 23 (5.96%) MS Office
8 18 (4.66%) OmniGraffle
9 12 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (2.85%) MS Excel
11 10 (2.59%) MS Project
12 5 (1.30%) MS Visio
13 4 (1.04%) PaintShop Pro
13 4 (1.04%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.52%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.52%) Quicktime
15 1 (0.26%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.78%) Tridion
2 3 (0.78%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.52%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.26%) Magento
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.78%) GitHub
2 2 (0.52%) Office 365
3 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.63%) Internet
2 10 (2.59%) RTSP
3 9 (2.33%) SAN
4 8 (2.07%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.30%) Intranet
5 5 (1.30%) FTP
6 4 (1.04%) DNS
6 4 (1.04%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.78%) SPDY
7 3 (0.78%) Extranet
7 3 (0.78%) RTP
7 3 (0.78%) HTTP
7 3 (0.78%) DHCP
7 3 (0.78%) LAN
8 2 (0.52%) SMS
8 2 (0.52%) GSM
8 2 (0.52%) RFID
8 2 (0.52%) RTCP
9 1 (0.26%) LDAP
9 1 (0.26%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.40%) DB2
1 17 (4.40%) DbVisualizer
2 14 (3.63%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.07%) MySQL
4 7 (1.81%) NonStop SQL
5 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.26%) SQLite
6 1 (0.26%) Big Data
6 1 (0.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 34 (8.81%) Dreamweaver
2 33 (8.55%) Axure RP
3 20 (5.18%) Subversion
4 17 (4.40%) QuickTest Pro
5 14 (3.63%) LoadRunner
6 12 (3.11%) Git (software)
7 9 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 8 (2.07%) JIRA
9 7 (1.81%) Flex Builder
9 7 (1.81%) Maven
10 5 (1.30%) Ant
10 5 (1.30%) Selenium
10 5 (1.30%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.30%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.30%) Hudson
11 4 (1.04%) JBehave
11 4 (1.04%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.04%) eggPlant
12 3 (0.78%) Gradle
12 3 (0.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 47 (12.18%) Finance
2 41 (10.62%) Marketing
3 33 (8.55%) Retail
4 29 (7.51%) Advertising
5 28 (7.25%) Games
6 27 (6.99%) Multimedia
7 17 (4.40%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.59%) Automotive
8 10 (2.59%) Legal
9 7 (1.81%) Banking
9 7 (1.81%) Publishing
10 3 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.78%) Front Office
11 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.52%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.26%) Back Office
12 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 161 (41.71%) Developer
2 122 (31.61%) Designer
3 36 (9.33%) Flash Developer
4 27 (6.99%) Web Designer
4 27 (6.99%) Digital Designer
5 24 (6.22%) Front-End Developer
5 24 (6.22%) Multimedia Developer
6 17 (4.40%) Tester
7 16 (4.15%) User Experience Designer
8 15 (3.89%) UI Designer
8 15 (3.89%) Graduate
9 14 (3.63%) Web Developer
10 13 (3.37%) Visual Designer
11 11 (2.85%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (2.85%) Graphic Designer
12 10 (2.59%) UI Developer
13 9 (2.33%) Interactive Developer
13 9 (2.33%) Android Developer
13 9 (2.33%) UI Programmer
13 9 (2.33%) E-Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (67.88%) HTML
2 162 (41.97%) CSS
3 116 (30.05%) HTML5
4 67 (17.36%) XML
5 42 (10.88%) CSS3
6 39 (10.10%) jQuery
7 33 (8.55%) Web Services
8 30 (7.77%) Apache Flex
9 29 (7.51%) XHTML
10 23 (5.96%) .NET
11 21 (5.44%) Backbone.js
12 19 (4.92%) J2EE
13 16 (4.15%) Ajax
14 15 (3.89%) ASP.NET
15 13 (3.37%) JSON
16 12 (3.11%) SOAP
17 9 (2.33%) Android SDK
18 8 (2.07%) AngularJS
18 8 (2.07%) XSLT
19 6 (1.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.92%) E-Learning
2 37 (9.59%) Social Media
3 34 (8.81%) Animation
4 31 (8.03%) Mobile App
5 26 (6.74%) iPhone
6 17 (4.40%) Graphic Design
7 16 (4.15%) SCORM
8 15 (3.89%) Visualisation
9 14 (3.63%) Computer Science
9 14 (3.63%) Streaming Video
10 13 (3.37%) W3C
11 11 (2.85%) RIA
12 10 (2.59%) Photography
12 10 (2.59%) Management Information System
13 9 (2.33%) Smartphone
14 8 (2.07%) Client/Server
14 8 (2.07%) Digital Media
15 7 (1.81%) Learning Management System
16 6 (1.55%) Copywriting
17 5 (1.30%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 65 (16.84%) Android
2 38 (9.84%) Apple iOS
3 36 (9.33%) Windows
4 21 (5.44%) UNIX
5 11 (2.85%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.55%) Linux
6 6 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.04%) Solaris
8 3 (0.78%) AIX
8 3 (0.78%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.52%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.26%) ThreadX
10 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (9.59%) E-Commerce
2 35 (9.07%) OO
3 32 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (7.25%) OOP
5 21 (5.44%) Regression Testing
5 21 (5.44%) Content Management
6 18 (4.66%) Project Management
6 18 (4.66%) System Testing
7 17 (4.40%) SEO
7 17 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (3.89%) Analytics
9 14 (3.63%) Web Application Development
9 14 (3.63%) Online Marketing
9 14 (3.63%) MVC
9 14 (3.63%) TDD
9 14 (3.63%) Web Design
9 14 (3.63%) Test Scripting
10 12 (3.11%) Web Development
10 12 (3.11%) Automated Testing
10 12 (3.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 141 (36.53%) JavaScript
2 80 (20.73%) ActionScript
3 49 (12.69%) Java
4 40 (10.36%) ActionScript 3.0
5 29 (7.51%) SQL
6 25 (6.48%) PHP
7 22 (5.70%) C#
7 22 (5.70%) ActionScript 2.0
8 12 (3.11%) C++
9 9 (2.33%) C
9 9 (2.33%) Ruby
10 7 (1.81%) Lua
11 6 (1.55%) Perl
11 6 (1.55%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.30%) Python
13 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.78%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.52%) VBA
15 1 (0.26%) VB
15 1 (0.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (12.18%) Degree
2 22 (5.70%) ISEB
3 17 (4.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (2.07%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.07%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.30%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.78%) PMP
6 3 (0.78%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.26%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.11%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) SLA
3 2 (0.52%) WAI
3 2 (0.52%) JTAG
4 1 (0.26%) Section 508
System Software
1 4 (1.04%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.04%) Cygwin
2 3 (0.78%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.78%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (2.85%) Tivoli
1 11 (2.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (0.78%) Puppet
3 1 (0.26%) OpenView
3 1 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 155 (40.16%) Adobe
2 30 (7.77%) IBM
3 26 (6.74%) Microsoft
4 22 (5.70%) HP
5 17 (4.40%) Oracle
6 14 (3.63%) DoubleClick
7 9 (2.33%) Facebook
7 9 (2.33%) NetApp
8 8 (2.07%) Apple
9 7 (1.81%) Google
10 6 (1.55%) Twitter
11 5 (1.30%) VMware
12 4 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.78%) EMC
13 3 (0.78%) ExactTarget
13 3 (0.78%) Appcelerator
13 3 (0.78%) Brocade
13 3 (0.78%) Cisco
13 3 (0.78%) Stellent
14 2 (0.52%) ESRI
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