The table below looks at the statistics for Flash skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Flash over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 366 330 297
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -33
Contract jobs citing Flash 58 86 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.35% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 1.15% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 51 83
Average daily rate
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£345 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £200 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £245 £300
% change year-on-year
+32.65% -18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 £95.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.88 £32.50 £17.69
% change year-on-year
-63.46% +83.71%
Flash
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7497 7460 8105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.65% 30.78% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5514 5232 5855
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 54 54
Average hourly rate £27.66 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.53% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £17.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Flash Jobs Demand Trend in London

Flash
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Flash Daily Rate Trend in London

Flash
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Flash across the London region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Flash Daily Rate Histogram in London

Flash
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Flash Hourly Rate Trend in London

Flash
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the London region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
City of London +8 12 £126 -58.20% 6
Croydon - 3 - -
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 80 (62.99%) HTML
2 54 (42.52%) CSS
3 52 (40.94%) JavaScript
4 45 (35.43%) HTML5
5 38 (29.92%) Photoshop
6 35 (27.56%) ActionScript
7 30 (23.62%) Advertising
8 26 (20.47%) Adobe Illustrator
8 26 (20.47%) Adobe
9 25 (19.69%) XML
10 21 (16.54%) Java
10 21 (16.54%) User Experience
11 20 (15.75%) jQuery
12 19 (14.96%) Web Services
13 18 (14.17%) Mobile App
14 17 (13.39%) SOAP
15 16 (12.60%) CMS
15 16 (12.60%) Games
15 16 (12.60%) Animation
15 16 (12.60%) Android
15 16 (12.60%) ActionScript 3.0
15 16 (12.60%) Apple iOS
16 15 (11.81%) Android Development
16 15 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (11.81%) SQL
17 14 (11.02%) OO
17 14 (11.02%) Dreamweaver
17 14 (11.02%) CSS3
18 13 (10.24%) REST
18 13 (10.24%) Git (software)

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 16 (12.60%) CMS
2 8 (6.30%) WordPress
3 6 (4.72%) Node.js
4 5 (3.94%) Immediacy CMS
4 5 (3.94%) IIS
5 3 (2.36%) Apache
5 3 (2.36%) DNN
6 2 (1.57%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.79%) Drupal
7 1 (0.79%) Confluence
7 1 (0.79%) Lync
7 1 (0.79%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (29.92%) Photoshop
2 26 (20.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (7.09%) InDesign
3 9 (7.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (5.51%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (3.15%) Fireworks
6 3 (2.36%) MS Office
6 3 (2.36%) MS Excel
7 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.79%) Shockwave
8 1 (0.79%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.79%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.79%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.79%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.09%) Internet
2 8 (6.30%) HTTP
3 5 (3.94%) DNS
3 5 (3.94%) IPv6
3 5 (3.94%) DHCP
4 1 (0.79%) SAN
4 1 (0.79%) SSH
4 1 (0.79%) LDAP
4 1 (0.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.15%) SQLite
2 4 (3.15%) MySQL
3 2 (1.57%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (1.57%) DB2
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.79%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.79%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (11.02%) Dreamweaver
2 13 (10.24%) Git (software)
3 12 (9.45%) Android Studio
4 6 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.94%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.94%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.94%) LoadRunner
5 5 (3.94%) Xcode
6 4 (3.15%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.57%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.57%) JUnit
7 2 (1.57%) JIRA
7 2 (1.57%) FlexUnit
8 1 (0.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.79%) Ant
8 1 (0.79%) Subversion
8 1 (0.79%) Maven
8 1 (0.79%) Optimizeit
General
1 30 (23.62%) Advertising
2 16 (12.60%) Games
3 12 (9.45%) Marketing
4 10 (7.87%) Finance
5 7 (5.51%) Multimedia
5 7 (5.51%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.72%) Automotive
6 6 (4.72%) Banking
7 4 (3.15%) Retail
8 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.36%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.57%) Front Office
9 2 (1.57%) Back Office
10 1 (0.79%) Publishing
10 1 (0.79%) German Language
10 1 (0.79%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 71 (55.91%) Developer
2 22 (17.32%) Designer
3 18 (14.17%) Flash Developer
4 13 (10.24%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (7.87%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (6.30%) Web Designer
7 7 (5.51%) Web Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.51%) Consultant
7 7 (5.51%) Mobile Developer
8 6 (4.72%) Digital Designer
8 6 (4.72%) Android Developer
8 6 (4.72%) Digital Project Manager
8 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) iOS Developer
9 5 (3.94%) Flash ActionScript Developer
10 4 (3.15%) User Experience Consultant
11 3 (2.36%) Lead Designer
11 3 (2.36%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (62.99%) HTML
2 54 (42.52%) CSS
3 45 (35.43%) HTML5
4 25 (19.69%) XML
5 20 (15.75%) jQuery
6 19 (14.96%) Web Services
7 17 (13.39%) SOAP
8 14 (11.02%) CSS3
9 13 (10.24%) REST
10 12 (9.45%) Android SDK
11 11 (8.66%) JSON
12 10 (7.87%) iOS SDK
13 8 (6.30%) Apache Flex
13 8 (6.30%) Ajax
14 7 (5.51%) XHTML
14 7 (5.51%) .NET
15 6 (4.72%) PureMVC
16 5 (3.94%) WCF
16 5 (3.94%) Entity Framework
16 5 (3.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.54%) User Experience
2 18 (14.17%) Mobile App
3 16 (12.60%) Animation
4 11 (8.66%) Online Games
4 11 (8.66%) Video on Demand
5 8 (6.30%) Streaming Video
6 6 (4.72%) Clustering
7 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.15%) Social Media
8 4 (3.15%) Statistics
8 4 (3.15%) Graphic Design
8 4 (3.15%) W3C
9 3 (2.36%) E-Learning
9 3 (2.36%) FMCG
9 3 (2.36%) Video Editing
9 3 (2.36%) Life Science
9 3 (2.36%) RIA
10 2 (1.57%) Flash Games
10 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.60%) Android
1 16 (12.60%) Apple iOS
2 8 (6.30%) Windows
3 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.36%) UNIX
5 2 (1.57%) Linux
6 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (11.81%) Android Development
2 14 (11.02%) OO
3 11 (8.66%) MVC
4 10 (7.87%) Content Management
5 9 (7.09%) Web Design
5 9 (7.09%) iOS Development
5 9 (7.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (6.30%) Mobile Development
6 8 (6.30%) Web Development
7 7 (5.51%) Scrum
7 7 (5.51%) BDD
8 6 (4.72%) Display Advertising
8 6 (4.72%) Usability Testing
8 6 (4.72%) CRM
8 6 (4.72%) E-Commerce
8 6 (4.72%) Project Management
8 6 (4.72%) Load Testing
9 5 (3.94%) Workflow
9 5 (3.94%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 52 (40.94%) JavaScript
2 35 (27.56%) ActionScript
3 21 (16.54%) Java
4 16 (12.60%) ActionScript 3.0
5 15 (11.81%) SQL
6 8 (6.30%) Objective-C
7 6 (4.72%) PHP
7 6 (4.72%) C#
8 5 (3.94%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.15%) Python
10 3 (2.36%) C
11 2 (1.57%) C++
11 2 (1.57%) Ruby
11 2 (1.57%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.79%) VBScript
12 1 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (8.66%) Degree
2 5 (3.94%) Network+ Certification
2 5 (3.94%) HND
3 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.79%) PMP
3 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) WCAG
1 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.72%) vSphere
2 5 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (3.94%) vCloud
2 5 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) vMotion
2 1 (0.79%) Control-M
2 1 (0.79%) Nagios
2 1 (0.79%) Puppet
2 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (20.47%) Adobe
2 9 (7.09%) HP
3 8 (6.30%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.30%) Google
4 6 (4.72%) VMware
4 6 (4.72%) Citrix
5 5 (3.94%) DoubleClick
6 4 (3.15%) IBM
7 3 (2.36%) Oracle
8 2 (1.57%) SAP
9 1 (0.79%) Cisco
9 1 (0.79%) Sybase
9 1 (0.79%) Sun
9 1 (0.79%) BMC
9 1 (0.79%) Empirix
9 1 (0.79%) Apple
9 1 (0.79%) McAfee
9 1 (0.79%) ATG
9 1 (0.79%) Omniture
9 1 (0.79%) Endeca
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