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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 384 330 270
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -60
Contract jobs citing Flash 171 226 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.50% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.29% 1.76% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 155 168
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £275 £255
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 21
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.24 £16.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £36.50 £36.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% -13.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13298 12877 13707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.91% 28.26% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8723 8333 8487
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 £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 298 341
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.40 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
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 11 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 11 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 11 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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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 -50 100 £400 +22.92% 41
South East -14 29 £313 +66.66% 15
Yorkshire +6 12 £160 -49.08% 5
East of England -14 10 £230 -16.36% 3
West Midlands -11 6 £263 +16.66% 3
South West -26 4 £190 -27.61%
North West -17 2 £185 -21.27% 7
East Midlands - 1 - - 4
Flash
UK

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 265 (68.12%) HTML
2 160 (41.13%) CSS
3 152 (39.07%) Adobe
4 150 (38.56%) Photoshop
5 137 (35.22%) JavaScript
6 110 (28.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 109 (28.02%) HTML5
8 83 (21.34%) ActionScript
9 68 (17.48%) XML
10 64 (16.45%) Android
11 55 (14.14%) Java
12 54 (13.88%) Finance
13 47 (12.08%) InDesign
13 47 (12.08%) Degree
14 44 (11.31%) E-Learning
15 42 (10.80%) ActionScript 3.0
15 42 (10.80%) CSS3
16 40 (10.28%) Marketing
17 37 (9.51%) OO
17 37 (9.51%) E-Commerce
18 36 (9.25%) Social Media
19 34 (8.74%) Apple iOS
19 34 (8.74%) jQuery
20 33 (8.48%) Axure RP
20 33 (8.48%) Web Services
21 32 (8.23%) Windows
21 32 (8.23%) Dreamweaver
21 32 (8.23%) Retail
21 32 (8.23%) Animation
21 32 (8.23%) Adobe Captivate

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 30 (7.71%) CMS
2 18 (4.63%) WebSphere
3 16 (4.11%) MQSeries
4 10 (2.57%) Drupal
4 10 (2.57%) WordPress
5 9 (2.31%) Moodle
6 8 (2.06%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.80%) Apache
8 3 (0.77%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.77%) IIS
8 3 (0.77%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.77%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (0.51%) Lync
9 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion MX
10 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.26%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.26%) JRun
10 1 (0.26%) Joomla!
Applications
1 150 (38.56%) Photoshop
2 110 (28.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 47 (12.08%) InDesign
4 32 (8.23%) Adobe Captivate
5 28 (7.20%) Fireworks
6 25 (6.43%) Adobe After Effects
7 22 (5.66%) MS Office
8 18 (4.63%) OmniGraffle
9 14 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
10 12 (3.08%) MS Excel
11 9 (2.31%) MS Project
12 5 (1.29%) MS Visio
12 5 (1.29%) Quicktime
12 5 (1.29%) Acrobat
13 4 (1.03%) PaintShop Pro
14 3 (0.77%) QuarkXPress
15 1 (0.26%) CorelDRAW
15 1 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 5 (1.29%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.77%) Tridion
2 3 (0.77%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.51%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.26%) Magento
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) SaaS
1 1 (0.26%) Office 365
1 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.60%) Internet
2 11 (2.83%) RTSP
3 9 (2.31%) SAN
3 9 (2.31%) Intranet
4 8 (2.06%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.29%) FTP
5 5 (1.29%) HTTP
6 4 (1.03%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.77%) SPDY
7 3 (0.77%) RTP
7 3 (0.77%) DNS
7 3 (0.77%) DHCP
8 2 (0.51%) GSM
8 2 (0.51%) LAN
8 2 (0.51%) SMS
8 2 (0.51%) RFID
8 2 (0.51%) Extranet
8 2 (0.51%) RTCP
9 1 (0.26%) LDAP
9 1 (0.26%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.11%) DB2
1 16 (4.11%) DbVisualizer
2 11 (2.83%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.57%) MySQL
4 7 (1.80%) NonStop SQL
5 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.51%) Big Data
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.26%) SQLite
7 1 (0.26%) MS Access
7 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.26%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 33 (8.48%) Axure RP
2 32 (8.23%) Dreamweaver
3 20 (5.14%) Subversion
4 16 (4.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (3.08%) LoadRunner
5 12 (3.08%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.80%) Maven
6 7 (1.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 6 (1.54%) Hudson
7 6 (1.54%) Ant
7 6 (1.54%) Flex Builder
8 5 (1.29%) JIRA
8 5 (1.29%) Selenium
8 5 (1.29%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.29%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.03%) eggPlant
9 4 (1.03%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.03%) Flash Builder
9 4 (1.03%) JBehave
10 3 (0.77%) Eclipse
General
1 54 (13.88%) Finance
2 40 (10.28%) Marketing
3 32 (8.23%) Retail
4 31 (7.97%) Games
5 29 (7.46%) Advertising
6 26 (6.68%) Multimedia
7 16 (4.11%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.83%) Banking
9 10 (2.57%) Front Office
10 9 (2.31%) Automotive
11 8 (2.06%) Legal
11 8 (2.06%) Publishing
12 7 (1.80%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.51%) Interactive Media
15 1 (0.26%) Back Office
15 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 162 (41.65%) Developer
2 121 (31.11%) Designer
3 40 (10.28%) Flash Developer
4 26 (6.68%) Digital Designer
5 24 (6.17%) Multimedia Developer
5 24 (6.17%) Web Designer
6 23 (5.91%) Front-End Developer
7 19 (4.88%) User Experience Designer
8 16 (4.11%) Tester
9 15 (3.86%) Graduate
9 15 (3.86%) Graphic Designer
10 14 (3.60%) Web Developer
11 12 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
12 11 (2.83%) ActionScript Developer
12 11 (2.83%) UI Designer
12 11 (2.83%) Visual Designer
12 11 (2.83%) Software Engineer
13 10 (2.57%) Consultant
13 10 (2.57%) Android Developer
14 9 (2.31%) Interactive Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (68.12%) HTML
2 160 (41.13%) CSS
3 109 (28.02%) HTML5
4 68 (17.48%) XML
5 42 (10.80%) CSS3
6 34 (8.74%) jQuery
7 33 (8.48%) Web Services
8 31 (7.97%) Apache Flex
9 24 (6.17%) XHTML
10 20 (5.14%) Backbone.js
11 19 (4.88%) Ajax
12 18 (4.63%) .NET
12 18 (4.63%) J2EE
13 13 (3.34%) JSON
14 11 (2.83%) ASP.NET
14 11 (2.83%) SOAP
15 10 (2.57%) Android SDK
16 9 (2.31%) XSLT
17 7 (1.80%) AngularJS
18 6 (1.54%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.31%) E-Learning
2 36 (9.25%) Social Media
3 32 (8.23%) Animation
4 30 (7.71%) iPhone
5 24 (6.17%) Mobile App
6 23 (5.91%) Graphic Design
7 15 (3.86%) W3C
8 14 (3.60%) SCORM
8 14 (3.60%) Computer Science
9 13 (3.34%) Streaming Video
10 11 (2.83%) RIA
11 10 (2.57%) Management Information System
11 10 (2.57%) Digital Media
11 10 (2.57%) Visualisation
12 9 (2.31%) Client/Server
12 9 (2.31%) Photography
13 7 (1.80%) Learning Management System
14 6 (1.54%) iPad
15 5 (1.29%) Video on Demand
15 5 (1.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 64 (16.45%) Android
2 34 (8.74%) Apple iOS
3 32 (8.23%) Windows
4 21 (5.40%) UNIX
5 10 (2.57%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.80%) Linux
7 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.03%) Nucleus RTOS
8 4 (1.03%) Solaris
9 3 (0.77%) AIX
9 3 (0.77%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (9.51%) OO
1 37 (9.51%) E-Commerce
2 31 (7.97%) OOP
2 31 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (6.68%) Project Management
4 20 (5.14%) Regression Testing
5 19 (4.88%) Content Management
6 18 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (4.37%) System Testing
8 16 (4.11%) SEO
9 15 (3.86%) Usability Testing
9 15 (3.86%) Analytics
10 14 (3.60%) TDD
11 13 (3.34%) Test Scripting
11 13 (3.34%) Web Application Development
12 12 (3.08%) Android Development
12 12 (3.08%) User Experience Design
12 12 (3.08%) Online Marketing
12 12 (3.08%) Software Engineering
12 12 (3.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 137 (35.22%) JavaScript
2 83 (21.34%) ActionScript
3 55 (14.14%) Java
4 42 (10.80%) ActionScript 3.0
5 28 (7.20%) SQL
6 27 (6.94%) PHP
7 18 (4.63%) C#
7 18 (4.63%) ActionScript 2.0
8 14 (3.60%) C++
9 11 (2.83%) C
10 9 (2.31%) Ruby
11 8 (2.06%) Lua
12 7 (1.80%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.54%) Perl
14 5 (1.29%) Python
15 3 (0.77%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.77%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.51%) VBA
17 1 (0.26%) VB
17 1 (0.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (12.08%) Degree
2 20 (5.14%) ISEB
3 8 (2.06%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.06%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.29%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.77%) PMP
5 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.26%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.11%) QA
2 4 (1.03%) WAI
3 3 (0.77%) SLA
4 2 (0.51%) WCAG
4 2 (0.51%) JTAG
5 1 (0.26%) Section 508
System Software
1 4 (1.03%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.03%) Cygwin
2 3 (0.77%) Terminal Services
2 3 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (2.57%) Tivoli
1 10 (2.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (0.77%) 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
1 152 (39.07%) Adobe
2 30 (7.71%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.20%) IBM
4 21 (5.40%) HP
5 18 (4.63%) Oracle
6 12 (3.08%) DoubleClick
7 11 (2.83%) Apple
8 10 (2.57%) Facebook
9 9 (2.31%) NetApp
10 7 (1.80%) Google
11 6 (1.54%) Twitter
12 4 (1.03%) VMware
12 4 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.77%) Cisco
13 3 (0.77%) EMC
13 3 (0.77%) Stellent
14 2 (0.51%) ESRI
14 2 (0.51%) ExactTarget
14 2 (0.51%) Brocade
14 2 (0.51%) Citrix
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Posted: 22 hours ago
London
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Rate: £150.00 - £200 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £100 to £250 per day 4 Months initially + possible extension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £neg on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Hays Plc - The Pensions Regulator
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £265 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
The Pensions Regulator
Rate: £30 - 35 per hour +
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
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Posted: 8 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
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Posted: 9 days ago
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