The table below looks at the statistics for Flash skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Flash over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Flash
Rank 58 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Flash 1 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.14% 0.85% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 3.61% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £268 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £42.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-70.58% +286.36%
Flash
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
127 166 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.79% 23.48% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 90 119
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £40.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.00 £37.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Flash across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Flash Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Flash
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Flash across the Hertfordshire region.

Flash Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Flash
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Flash across the Hertfordshire region.

Flash Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) System Testing
1 4 (80.00%) DbVisualizer
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) Protractor
2 3 (60.00%) Magento
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Document Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (20.00%) InDesign
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (20.00%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
1 4 (80.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Protractor
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Java Automation Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Web Automation Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Web Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Animation
2 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) System Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Document Management
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Quark