The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Hertfordshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 53 49 70
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Contract jobs citing Flash 6 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.90% 1.47% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 4.59% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £285 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £300 £261
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
168 196 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.15% 32.08% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 103 162
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Flash
East of England

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Rickmansworth - - - -
Flash
East of England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 11 (73.33%) HTML
1 11 (73.33%) HP
2 10 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) Retail
3 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Manufacturing
3 7 (46.67%) Degree
3 7 (46.67%) System Testing
3 7 (46.67%) WebSphere
3 7 (46.67%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) J2EE
3 7 (46.67%) DB2
3 7 (46.67%) MQSeries
3 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
3 7 (46.67%) XML
3 7 (46.67%) UNIX
3 7 (46.67%) ISEB
3 7 (46.67%) IBM
3 7 (46.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (40.00%) LoadRunner
4 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) SLA
6 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (20.00%) DHCP

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 7 (46.67%) MQSeries
1 7 (46.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) DB2
1 7 (46.67%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (66.67%) Retail
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Online Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) IT Support
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) J2EE
2 7 (46.67%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) Apache Flex
3 3 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (20.00%) iPhone
1 3 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
1 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
1 7 (46.67%) System Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) OpenView
1 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) HP
2 7 (46.67%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Facebook
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) VMware