The table below looks at the statistics for Flash skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Flash over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Flash
Rank 513 488 393
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -95
Contract jobs citing Flash 99 125 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.24% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.89% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 71 106
Median daily rate £375 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 12
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.18 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.64% +101.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £42.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-70.58% +286.36%
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
14288 14017 13683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 27.22% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9215 9082
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 184 191
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.15 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Flash as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the England region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -25 65 £388 +7.63% 16
South East -22 15 £390 +21.87% 5
North West 0 7 £373 +65.55% 5
West Midlands -12 4 £338 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +9 3 £400 +14.28% 2
Yorkshire +5 2 £363 - 3
South West -4 1 £375 -11.76% 2
East of England -19 1 - - 5
Flash
UK

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Flash also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Flash.

1 120 (68.18%) HTML
2 101 (57.39%) JavaScript
3 81 (46.02%) CSS
4 64 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (32.95%) Photoshop
5 58 (32.95%) ActionScript
6 56 (31.82%) Adobe
7 51 (28.98%) HTML5
8 48 (27.27%) Java
9 43 (24.43%) User Experience
10 38 (21.59%) E-Commerce
10 38 (21.59%) Adobe Illustrator
11 36 (20.45%) Finance
12 34 (19.32%) Web Development
12 34 (19.32%) XML
12 34 (19.32%) OO
13 33 (18.75%) ActionScript 3.0
14 27 (15.34%) CSS3
14 27 (15.34%) Front End Development
15 26 (14.77%) SQL
15 26 (14.77%) Apache Flex
16 25 (14.20%) Ajax
16 25 (14.20%) J2EE
17 24 (13.64%) jQuery
18 22 (12.50%) QA
19 21 (11.93%) Games
19 21 (11.93%) Web Services
19 21 (11.93%) RESTful
20 19 (10.80%) Windows
20 19 (10.80%) JSTL

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.68%) CMS
3 9 (5.11%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (3.98%) WordPress
5 6 (3.41%) Node.js
6 5 (2.84%) Drupal
7 4 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.70%) Apache
8 3 (1.70%) ColdFusion
8 3 (1.70%) ColdFusion MX
8 3 (1.70%) IIS
8 3 (1.70%) Joomla!
8 3 (1.70%) JRun
8 3 (1.70%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.14%) concrete5
9 2 (1.14%) JBoss
9 2 (1.14%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 58 (32.95%) Photoshop
2 38 (21.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (4.55%) MS Office
4 4 (2.27%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (2.27%) InDesign
4 4 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.27%) MS Project
4 4 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.27%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (1.70%) PaintShop Pro
6 2 (1.14%) 3ds Max
6 2 (1.14%) Acrobat
6 2 (1.14%) GIMP
6 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.57%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.57%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.57%) Maya
7 1 (0.57%) QuarkXPress
7 1 (0.57%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Magento
2 6 (3.41%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.68%) GitHub
2 6 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.41%) Amazon S3
2 6 (3.41%) CloudFront
3 3 (1.70%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.57%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.23%) HTTP
2 10 (5.68%) Internet
3 8 (4.55%) DVB
4 3 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.14%) WebEx
6 1 (0.57%) Firewall
6 1 (0.57%) LAN
6 1 (0.57%) RTSP
6 1 (0.57%) Skype
6 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.09%) DB2
2 12 (6.82%) MySQL
3 8 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.98%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.84%) DbVisualizer
6 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.57%) Informix
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (9.09%) Axure RP
2 15 (8.52%) Maven
3 12 (6.82%) Cucumber
4 10 (5.68%) Subversion
5 9 (5.11%) Git (software)
5 9 (5.11%) Selenium
6 8 (4.55%) Grunt
6 8 (4.55%) Rational Application Developer
6 8 (4.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 6 (3.41%) Jasmine
7 6 (3.41%) JIRA
7 6 (3.41%) Mocha
7 6 (3.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (3.41%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.84%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (1.70%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.70%) Protractor
9 3 (1.70%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.14%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 36 (20.45%) Finance
2 21 (11.93%) Games
3 15 (8.52%) Back Office
4 12 (6.82%) Banking
5 11 (6.25%) Investment Banking
6 10 (5.68%) Retail
7 9 (5.11%) Marketing
8 5 (2.84%) Advertising
9 3 (1.70%) Multimedia
10 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.57%) Automotive
11 1 (0.57%) Billing
11 1 (0.57%) Electronics
11 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (50.00%) Developer
2 36 (20.45%) Designer
3 22 (12.50%) Flash Developer
4 18 (10.23%) HTML Developer
5 15 (8.52%) UX Designer
6 13 (7.39%) ActionScript Developer
6 13 (7.39%) Architect
6 13 (7.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (6.25%) Photoshop Designer
8 9 (5.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (5.11%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.11%) Software Developer
8 9 (5.11%) WebSphere Architect
9 8 (4.55%) Domain Architect
9 8 (4.55%) Flash ActionScript Developer
9 8 (4.55%) Web Developer
10 7 (3.98%) Analyst
10 7 (3.98%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.98%) UI Developer
10 7 (3.98%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (68.18%) HTML
2 81 (46.02%) CSS
3 51 (28.98%) HTML5
4 34 (19.32%) XML
5 27 (15.34%) CSS3
6 26 (14.77%) Apache Flex
7 25 (14.20%) Ajax
7 25 (14.20%) J2EE
8 24 (13.64%) jQuery
9 21 (11.93%) RESTful
9 21 (11.93%) Web Services
10 19 (10.80%) JSTL
11 18 (10.23%) Struts
12 17 (9.66%) EJB
13 16 (9.09%) JNDI
14 15 (8.52%) JSON
15 14 (7.95%) .NET
16 10 (5.68%) XHTML
17 9 (5.11%) SOAP
17 9 (5.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 43 (24.43%) User Experience
2 16 (9.09%) Web 2.0
3 13 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (6.82%) STB
5 11 (6.25%) Fixed Income
6 10 (5.68%) Animation
6 10 (5.68%) Graphic Design
6 10 (5.68%) Mobile App
6 10 (5.68%) N-Tier
7 8 (4.55%) Fat Client
7 8 (4.55%) Interactive TV
7 8 (4.55%) MPEG
7 8 (4.55%) Thin Client
8 7 (3.98%) Data Structures
8 7 (3.98%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (3.41%) Algorithms
9 6 (3.41%) Mobile Games
10 5 (2.84%) e-Learning
10 5 (2.84%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.80%) Windows
2 13 (7.39%) Android
3 11 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.41%) Unix
6 2 (1.14%) CentOS
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.57%) Linux
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (21.59%) E-Commerce
3 34 (19.32%) OO
3 34 (19.32%) Web Development
4 27 (15.34%) Front End Development
5 18 (10.23%) OOD
6 17 (9.66%) Project Management
7 15 (8.52%) Migration
7 15 (8.52%) TDD
8 14 (7.95%) SOA
9 13 (7.39%) Scrum
9 13 (7.39%) Typography
9 13 (7.39%) UX Design
9 13 (7.39%) Web Design
10 12 (6.82%) High Availability
10 12 (6.82%) Usability Testing
11 11 (6.25%) Ethnography
11 11 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (6.25%) Workflow
12 10 (5.68%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (57.39%) JavaScript
2 58 (32.95%) ActionScript
3 48 (27.27%) Java
4 33 (18.75%) ActionScript 3.0
5 26 (14.77%) SQL
6 15 (8.52%) ActionScript 2.0
6 15 (8.52%) PHP
7 13 (7.39%) C
8 12 (6.82%) C++
9 8 (4.55%) ANSI C
10 6 (3.41%) C#
11 4 (2.27%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.70%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.70%) Ruby
13 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.14%) Python
13 2 (1.14%) VB
13 2 (1.14%) XAML
14 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (7.39%) Degree
2 11 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 11 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.27%) APMP
3 4 (2.27%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.14%) ISEB
5 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.50%) QA
2 7 (3.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (3.98%) Active Directory
1 7 (3.98%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.57%) SCCM
2 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (31.82%) Adobe
2 18 (10.23%) Oracle
3 10 (5.68%) ATG
3 10 (5.68%) hybris
4 8 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.55%) OpenTV
5 7 (3.98%) Fujitsu
6 5 (2.84%) Google
6 5 (2.84%) SAP
7 4 (2.27%) Facebook
8 3 (1.70%) IBM
8 3 (1.70%) Twitter
9 2 (1.14%) Apple
9 2 (1.14%) Demandware
9 2 (1.14%) DoubleClick
9 2 (1.14%) HP
9 2 (1.14%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.14%) Zend
10 1 (0.57%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 1 (0.57%) VeriFone
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