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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 469 368 283
Rank change year-on-year
-101 -85
Contract jobs citing Flash 116 195 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.41% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 1.48% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 92 168
Average daily rate
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£300 £315 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £412 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 16
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
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
13562 13160 12847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.20% 27.92% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9437 8578 8195
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 275 344
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.40 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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
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 December 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 -32 63 £325 -7.14% 25
South East -31 21 £275 -12.69% 8
East of England -6 10 £250 +25.00% 4
West Midlands -8 8 £325 +13.04% 1
North West -19 6 £208 -30.83% 4
South West -27 5 £388 +34.78% 1
Yorkshire -9 3 £325 +30.00% 6
East Midlands -7 1 £350 -3.44%
Midlands - - - -
Flash
UK

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 203 (66.56%) HTML
2 148 (48.52%) JavaScript
3 137 (44.92%) CSS
4 121 (39.67%) Photoshop
5 102 (33.44%) Adobe
6 85 (27.87%) ActionScript
7 77 (25.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 74 (24.26%) HTML5
9 73 (23.93%) User Experience
10 70 (22.95%) XML
11 62 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
12 57 (18.69%) jQuery
13 50 (16.39%) ActionScript 3.0
14 48 (15.74%) XHTML
15 40 (13.11%) Java
16 39 (12.79%) Marketing
16 39 (12.79%) Apache Flex
17 36 (11.80%) Dreamweaver
18 34 (11.15%) Web Development
19 33 (10.82%) CSS3
20 31 (10.16%) Web Design
21 30 (9.84%) Finance
22 29 (9.51%) E-Commerce
23 28 (9.18%) Degree
24 27 (8.85%) Windows
24 27 (8.85%) Android
24 27 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
25 26 (8.52%) Content Management
25 26 (8.52%) ActionScript 2.0
26 25 (8.20%) Games

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 19 (6.23%) CMS
2 11 (3.61%) WebSphere
2 11 (3.61%) WordPress
3 9 (2.95%) Moodle
4 8 (2.62%) MQSeries
5 7 (2.30%) IIS
5 7 (2.30%) IBM Notes
5 7 (2.30%) Lotus Domino
5 7 (2.30%) GlassFish
6 6 (1.97%) Drupal
7 5 (1.64%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.98%) Lync
8 3 (0.98%) Node.js
9 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.66%) Apache
10 1 (0.33%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.33%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.33%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 121 (39.67%) Photoshop
2 77 (25.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (5.25%) Adobe After Effects
4 15 (4.92%) MS Office
5 14 (4.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (2.62%) MS Excel
6 8 (2.62%) Fireworks
7 7 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (1.97%) InDesign
9 4 (1.31%) Maya
9 4 (1.31%) Adobe Captivate
9 4 (1.31%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.98%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.98%) MS Project
10 3 (0.98%) PaintShop Pro
11 2 (0.66%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.66%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.66%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.66%) Edge Animate
12 1 (0.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Magento
2 3 (0.98%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.98%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.98%) Office 365
2 2 (0.66%) GitHub
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.93%) Internet
2 9 (2.95%) RTSP
3 8 (2.62%) FTP
3 8 (2.62%) DNS
4 6 (1.97%) SAN
4 6 (1.97%) SPDY
5 4 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.31%) LDAP
6 3 (0.98%) LAN
7 2 (0.66%) Extranet
8 1 (0.33%) Firewall
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.33%) Network Security
8 1 (0.33%) PBX
8 1 (0.33%) VoIP
8 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.33%) Intranet
8 1 (0.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.61%) DB2
2 11 (3.61%) DbVisualizer
2 11 (3.61%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.97%) Oracle Exadata
3 6 (1.97%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.31%) MySQL
5 3 (0.98%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.33%) MS Access
7 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.33%) OLAP
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (11.80%) Dreamweaver
2 21 (6.89%) Axure RP
3 15 (4.92%) Subversion
4 9 (2.95%) JIRA
4 9 (2.95%) LoadRunner
5 8 (2.62%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (2.62%) Flex Builder
6 6 (1.97%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.97%) Mercurial
6 6 (1.97%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.31%) Selenium
7 4 (1.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (1.31%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.98%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.98%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.66%) Flash Builder
9 2 (0.66%) Toad
10 1 (0.33%) Ant
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (12.79%) Marketing
2 30 (9.84%) Finance
3 25 (8.20%) Games
4 22 (7.21%) Retail
5 19 (6.23%) Advertising
6 11 (3.61%) Legal
7 10 (3.28%) Multimedia
8 9 (2.95%) Banking
9 8 (2.62%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.64%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.31%) Publishing
12 2 (0.66%) Automotive
12 2 (0.66%) Front Office
12 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.33%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 160 (52.46%) Developer
2 86 (28.20%) Designer
3 40 (13.11%) Flash Developer
4 38 (12.46%) Web Designer
5 32 (10.49%) Front-End Developer
6 28 (9.18%) Web Developer
7 17 (5.57%) UI Developer
8 16 (5.25%) UI Programmer
8 16 (5.25%) Analyst
9 13 (4.26%) UX Designer
10 12 (3.93%) ActionScript Developer
11 11 (3.61%) E-Learning Developer
11 11 (3.61%) Tester
11 11 (3.61%) UI Designer
12 10 (3.28%) Games Developer
13 9 (2.95%) Photoshop Designer
13 9 (2.95%) Android Developer
14 8 (2.62%) Flex Developer
15 6 (1.97%) Flash Games Developer
15 6 (1.97%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (66.56%) HTML
2 137 (44.92%) CSS
3 74 (24.26%) HTML5
4 70 (22.95%) XML
5 57 (18.69%) jQuery
6 48 (15.74%) XHTML
7 39 (12.79%) Apache Flex
8 33 (10.82%) CSS3
9 23 (7.54%) Web Services
9 23 (7.54%) .NET
10 21 (6.89%) JSON
11 19 (6.23%) ASP.NET
12 18 (5.90%) Ajax
13 15 (4.92%) DHTML
14 11 (3.61%) J2EE
14 11 (3.61%) Backbone.js
15 10 (3.28%) Adobe AIR
16 9 (2.95%) Android SDK
17 8 (2.62%) JSP
18 7 (2.30%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 73 (23.93%) User Experience
2 27 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.21%) Mobile App
3 22 (7.21%) Animation
4 19 (6.23%) E-Learning
4 19 (6.23%) Graphic Design
5 18 (5.90%) W3C
6 12 (3.93%) SCORM
6 12 (3.93%) Streaming Video
6 12 (3.93%) Digital Media
7 11 (3.61%) Visualisation
8 9 (2.95%) RIA
9 8 (2.62%) Smartphone
10 7 (2.30%) CLARiiON
10 7 (2.30%) Photography
10 7 (2.30%) Open Source
11 6 (1.97%) Online Games
11 6 (1.97%) Mobile Games
12 5 (1.64%) Social Media
13 4 (1.31%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.85%) Windows
1 27 (8.85%) Android
2 19 (6.23%) UNIX
3 16 (5.25%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.62%) Linux
6 6 (1.97%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.64%) Solaris
8 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.66%) Nucleus RTOS
9 2 (0.66%) AIX
9 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.66%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.33%) VMS
10 1 (0.33%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (11.15%) Web Development
3 31 (10.16%) Web Design
4 29 (9.51%) E-Commerce
5 26 (8.52%) Content Management
6 24 (7.87%) OO
7 22 (7.21%) MVC
7 22 (7.21%) Online Marketing
8 21 (6.89%) OOP
9 20 (6.56%) Scrum
10 19 (6.23%) Web Accessibility
11 17 (5.57%) SEO
12 15 (4.92%) Project Management
13 14 (4.59%) Migration
13 14 (4.59%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (4.26%) Android Development
14 13 (4.26%) Software Engineering
15 12 (3.93%) System Testing
16 11 (3.61%) Automated Testing
16 11 (3.61%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 148 (48.52%) JavaScript
2 85 (27.87%) ActionScript
3 50 (16.39%) ActionScript 3.0
4 40 (13.11%) Java
5 26 (8.52%) ActionScript 2.0
6 22 (7.21%) SQL
7 21 (6.89%) C#
8 18 (5.90%) PHP
9 12 (3.93%) C
10 10 (3.28%) C++
11 5 (1.64%) Perl
12 4 (1.31%) Ruby
12 4 (1.31%) Lua
13 3 (0.98%) BrightScript
14 2 (0.66%) Delphi
15 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.33%) VB
15 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (9.18%) Degree
2 12 (3.93%) ISEB
3 11 (3.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (2.30%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.31%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.98%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.33%) OCP
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.21%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) WCAG
2 3 (0.98%) WAI
3 1 (0.33%) EMIR
3 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.30%) vSphere
2 4 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.31%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.66%) Firmware
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (3.61%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.31%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (1.31%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (1.31%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.98%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.33%) cPanel
Vendors
1 102 (33.44%) Adobe
2 18 (5.90%) Oracle
3 17 (5.57%) Microsoft
4 13 (4.26%) IBM
5 11 (3.61%) EMC
5 11 (3.61%) VMware
6 8 (2.62%) Symantec
6 8 (2.62%) HP
7 7 (2.30%) Lotus
8 6 (1.97%) DoubleClick
9 5 (1.64%) Veritas
9 5 (1.64%) Sun
10 4 (1.31%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.31%) Facebook
11 3 (0.98%) Appcelerator
11 3 (0.98%) Stellent
11 3 (0.98%) Google
11 3 (0.98%) Brocade
11 3 (0.98%) Roku
12 2 (0.66%) Perforce
Brentwood, Essex
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 6 month contract
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago