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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 480 403 375
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -28
Contract jobs citing Flash 132 185 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 1.30% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 101 121
Average daily rate
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£336 £275 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.27% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £245 £300
% change year-on-year
+32.65% -18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £28.25 £32.50 £17.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% +83.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £13.92 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £89.50 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.88 £32.50 £17.69
% change year-on-year
-63.46% +83.71%
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
15367 14266 14343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.50% 28.33% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10606 9191 9385
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 195 250
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -30 55 £350 +14.19% 28
South East -47 30 £231 -7.50% 8
West Midlands +14 24 £360 +28.57% 10
East of England +5 12 £150 -45.45% 3
North West -27 5 £450 +71.42% 9
South West -2 3 £210 +40.00% 1
East Midlands -6 3 £263 - 2
North East -24 2 £450 - 1
Yorkshire -47 1 £300 +87.50% 1
Flash
UK

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 169 (64.02%) HTML
2 140 (53.03%) JavaScript
3 114 (43.18%) CSS
4 88 (33.33%) Photoshop
5 63 (23.86%) Adobe
6 59 (22.35%) XML
6 59 (22.35%) HTML5
7 58 (21.97%) ActionScript
8 51 (19.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 50 (18.94%) Analytical Skills
10 46 (17.42%) SQL
11 43 (16.29%) Java
12 40 (15.15%) Marketing
13 38 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (14.39%) User Experience
14 35 (13.26%) Advertising
15 34 (12.88%) E-Commerce
15 34 (12.88%) Retail
15 34 (12.88%) CMS
15 34 (12.88%) ActionScript 3.0
16 31 (11.74%) Finance
17 30 (11.36%) UNIX
18 29 (10.98%) DB2
18 29 (10.98%) Automated Testing
18 29 (10.98%) System Testing
18 29 (10.98%) DbVisualizer
18 29 (10.98%) Mobile App
19 28 (10.61%) Web Design
20 27 (10.23%) Content Management
21 26 (9.85%) CSS3

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 34 (12.88%) CMS
2 22 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 13 (4.92%) MQSeries
4 12 (4.55%) WordPress
4 12 (4.55%) Umbraco
5 9 (3.41%) IIS
6 5 (1.89%) Immediacy CMS
6 5 (1.89%) Node.js
7 4 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.14%) DNN
9 2 (0.76%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.76%) Apache
9 2 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.38%) Confluence
10 1 (0.38%) Lync
10 1 (0.38%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.38%) Drupal
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 88 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 51 (19.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (5.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (4.55%) Adobe After Effects
5 11 (4.17%) InDesign
6 9 (3.41%) MS Excel
7 6 (2.27%) Fireworks
8 5 (1.89%) MS Office
9 4 (1.52%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.76%) MS Project
10 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.38%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.38%) Shockwave
11 1 (0.38%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (2.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.17%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (1.14%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.76%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.92%) HTTP
2 12 (4.55%) Internet
3 7 (2.65%) DNS
3 7 (2.65%) DHCP
4 6 (2.27%) SAN
5 5 (1.89%) IPv6
6 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.76%) FTP
6 2 (0.76%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.38%) InfiniBand
7 1 (0.38%) 802.11
7 1 (0.38%) Wireless
7 1 (0.38%) SSH
7 1 (0.38%) RTSP
7 1 (0.38%) SMTP
7 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.98%) DB2
1 29 (10.98%) DbVisualizer
2 13 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.65%) MySQL
4 4 (1.52%) SQLite
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.38%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.38%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.38%) DTS
6 1 (0.38%) OLTP
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.38%) MS Access
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.38%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 19 (7.20%) Subversion
2 18 (6.82%) Dreamweaver
3 16 (6.06%) Selenium
3 16 (6.06%) WebDriver
4 15 (5.68%) LoadRunner
5 14 (5.30%) Git (software)
6 13 (4.92%) HP UFT
7 12 (4.55%) Android Studio
8 11 (4.17%) Cucumber
9 10 (3.79%) Visual Studio
10 8 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (2.65%) PHPUnit
12 5 (1.89%) Xcode
13 4 (1.52%) Axure RP
14 3 (1.14%) JBehave
15 2 (0.76%) FlexUnit
15 2 (0.76%) JIRA
16 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 1 (0.38%) IntelliJ
16 1 (0.38%) JUnit
General
1 40 (15.15%) Marketing
2 35 (13.26%) Advertising
3 34 (12.88%) Retail
4 31 (11.74%) Finance
5 24 (9.09%) Games
6 12 (4.55%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.65%) Multimedia
8 6 (2.27%) Automotive
9 5 (1.89%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.89%) Banking
10 3 (1.14%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.76%) Publishing
11 2 (0.76%) Back Office
12 1 (0.38%) Front Office
12 1 (0.38%) Legal
12 1 (0.38%) Billing
12 1 (0.38%) German Language
12 1 (0.38%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 108 (40.91%) Developer
2 49 (18.56%) Designer
3 36 (13.64%) Flash Developer
4 24 (9.09%) Analyst
5 21 (7.95%) Front-End Developer
6 20 (7.58%) Web Designer
7 17 (6.44%) Tester
8 16 (6.06%) Web Developer
8 16 (6.06%) Automation Tester
9 14 (5.30%) Consultant
10 13 (4.92%) Test Analyst
11 12 (4.55%) Photoshop Designer
12 11 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (3.79%) Flash ActionScript Developer
13 10 (3.79%) Senior Designer
14 9 (3.41%) Selenium Tester
14 9 (3.41%) Project Manager
15 8 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 8 (3.03%) Junior
15 8 (3.03%) Senior Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (64.02%) HTML
2 114 (43.18%) CSS
3 59 (22.35%) XML
3 59 (22.35%) HTML5
4 26 (9.85%) CSS3
5 24 (9.09%) XHTML
6 23 (8.71%) J2EE
6 23 (8.71%) jQuery
7 21 (7.95%) Sass
8 19 (7.20%) Web Services
9 16 (6.06%) RESTful
9 16 (6.06%) SOAP
9 16 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (4.92%) Android SDK
10 13 (4.92%) REST
10 13 (4.92%) .NET
10 13 (4.92%) Apache Flex
11 12 (4.55%) JSON
12 11 (4.17%) iOS SDK
13 9 (3.41%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 50 (18.94%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (14.39%) User Experience
3 29 (10.98%) Mobile App
4 21 (7.95%) W3C
5 20 (7.58%) Graphic Design
5 20 (7.58%) Animation
6 11 (4.17%) Video on Demand
7 10 (3.79%) Online Games
7 10 (3.79%) Streaming Video
8 9 (3.41%) Social Media
9 8 (3.03%) N-Tier
10 7 (2.65%) Video Editing
10 7 (2.65%) Clustering
11 5 (1.89%) Statistics
12 4 (1.52%) E-Learning
13 3 (1.14%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.14%) FMCG
13 3 (1.14%) Life Science
14 2 (0.76%) Copywriting
14 2 (0.76%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.36%) UNIX
2 20 (7.58%) Android
3 19 (7.20%) Windows
3 19 (7.20%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.27%) Linux
5 5 (1.89%) AIX
5 5 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.76%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.76%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.76%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (12.88%) E-Commerce
3 29 (10.98%) Automated Testing
3 29 (10.98%) System Testing
4 28 (10.61%) Web Design
5 27 (10.23%) Content Management
6 22 (8.33%) SEO
6 22 (8.33%) Project Management
7 19 (7.20%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (7.20%) Analytics
8 18 (6.82%) Android Development
8 18 (6.82%) Test Scripting
8 18 (6.82%) Test Automation
9 17 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (6.44%) Coaching
10 16 (6.06%) Document Management
10 16 (6.06%) Web Accessibility
10 16 (6.06%) TDD
11 15 (5.68%) MVC
11 15 (5.68%) OO
Programming Languages
1 140 (53.03%) JavaScript
2 58 (21.97%) ActionScript
3 46 (17.42%) SQL
4 43 (16.29%) Java
5 34 (12.88%) ActionScript 3.0
6 16 (6.06%) PHP
7 14 (5.30%) C#
8 9 (3.41%) Objective-C
9 7 (2.65%) Python
10 6 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.27%) Perl
11 5 (1.89%) C++
11 5 (1.89%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.52%) ActionScript 2.0
12 4 (1.52%) C
13 3 (1.14%) VB
14 2 (0.76%) Ruby
15 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (7.95%) Degree
2 7 (2.65%) ISEB
2 7 (2.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (2.27%) HND
4 5 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (1.14%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.38%) PMP
6 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.38%) ACCA
6 1 (0.38%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.58%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (3.03%) vSphere
2 7 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.89%) vCloud
3 5 (1.89%) XenApp
4 4 (1.52%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.76%) Firmware
5 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.89%) vMotion
2 3 (1.14%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.76%) SnapMirror
4 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.38%) Control-M
4 1 (0.38%) Nagios
4 1 (0.38%) WMI
4 1 (0.38%) SCCM
4 1 (0.38%) SCOM
4 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.38%) Puppet
4 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 63 (23.86%) Adobe
2 22 (8.33%) Google
3 21 (7.95%) IBM
4 20 (7.58%) HP
5 14 (5.30%) Macromedia
6 13 (4.92%) Microsoft
7 10 (3.79%) EPiServer
8 8 (3.03%) VMware
9 6 (2.27%) DoubleClick
9 6 (2.27%) Oracle
9 6 (2.27%) SAP
9 6 (2.27%) Citrix
10 4 (1.52%) Apple
11 3 (1.14%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.14%) Zend
12 2 (0.76%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.76%) Websense
12 2 (0.76%) Stellent
12 2 (0.76%) NetApp
13 1 (0.38%) EMC
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £300 to £350 p/day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 Per Day (depending on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £300 to £350 p/day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Warwick
Applause IT Innovation
Posted: 27 days ago