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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 323 298 252
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -46
Contract jobs citing Flash 90 132 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.52% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 1.65% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 82 102
Average daily rate
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£334 £310 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.66% -7.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £192 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £424 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £95.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+83.71% -21.37%
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
7388 7994 7788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.50% 31.48% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5178 5789 5519
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 74
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.01 £14.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Flash across the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Flash Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 September 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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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 +10 17 £300 +5.35% 11
Greenford - 4 - -
Westminster - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 138 (66.99%) HTML
2 100 (48.54%) CSS
3 91 (44.17%) Photoshop
4 85 (41.26%) JavaScript
5 78 (37.86%) Adobe Illustrator
6 70 (33.98%) Adobe
7 65 (31.55%) HTML5
8 44 (21.36%) Android
9 43 (20.87%) ActionScript
10 42 (20.39%) XML
11 39 (18.93%) CSS3
12 38 (18.45%) InDesign
13 28 (13.59%) ActionScript 3.0
14 27 (13.11%) Java
15 24 (11.65%) Social Media
16 23 (11.17%) OO
16 23 (11.17%) Finance
16 23 (11.17%) Apache Flex
17 22 (10.68%) Animation
17 22 (10.68%) Web Services
17 22 (10.68%) Backbone.js
18 21 (10.19%) OOP
18 21 (10.19%) Degree
19 20 (9.71%) jQuery
20 19 (9.22%) Axure RP
20 19 (9.22%) Games
20 19 (9.22%) Advertising
21 18 (8.74%) E-Commerce
21 18 (8.74%) Adobe After Effects
21 18 (8.74%) iPhone

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 15 (7.28%) CMS
2 10 (4.85%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.88%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.46%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (0.97%) Apache
5 2 (0.97%) Moodle
5 2 (0.97%) Node.js
5 2 (0.97%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.97%) IIS
6 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.49%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.49%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 91 (44.17%) Photoshop
2 78 (37.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 38 (18.45%) InDesign
4 18 (8.74%) Adobe After Effects
5 16 (7.77%) OmniGraffle
6 15 (7.28%) Fireworks
7 7 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (2.91%) MS Project
8 6 (2.91%) MS Office
9 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.97%) MS Excel
10 2 (0.97%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.49%) Mingle
11 1 (0.49%) Quicktime
11 1 (0.49%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.49%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.97%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) GitHub
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.31%) Internet
2 9 (4.37%) RTSP
3 6 (2.91%) SPDY
4 5 (2.43%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.94%) SAN
6 3 (1.46%) RTP
6 3 (1.46%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.97%) RFID
7 2 (0.97%) Extranet
7 2 (0.97%) RTCP
7 2 (0.97%) GSM
7 2 (0.97%) SMS
8 1 (0.49%) HTTP
8 1 (0.49%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.88%) DB2
1 8 (3.88%) DbVisualizer
2 3 (1.46%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.49%) MySQL
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (9.22%) Axure RP
2 13 (6.31%) Subversion
3 9 (4.37%) JIRA
4 8 (3.88%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (3.40%) Dreamweaver
5 7 (3.40%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.91%) Mercurial
7 5 (2.43%) LoadRunner
7 5 (2.43%) Selenium
7 5 (2.43%) Flex Builder
8 4 (1.94%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.94%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.46%) JBehave
9 3 (1.46%) Maven
9 3 (1.46%) eggPlant
9 3 (1.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.49%) Bower
10 1 (0.49%) Toad
10 1 (0.49%) Mocha
10 1 (0.49%) Redmine
General
1 23 (11.17%) Finance
2 19 (9.22%) Advertising
2 19 (9.22%) Games
3 13 (6.31%) Marketing
4 11 (5.34%) Retail
5 8 (3.88%) Banking
5 8 (3.88%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.91%) Publishing
7 5 (2.43%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.46%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.46%) Legal
9 2 (0.97%) Front Office
9 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 78 (37.86%) Developer
2 68 (33.01%) Designer
3 20 (9.71%) Digital Designer
4 18 (8.74%) Front-End Developer
4 18 (8.74%) Flash Developer
5 13 (6.31%) UI Developer
6 12 (5.83%) User Experience Designer
6 12 (5.83%) UI Programmer
7 11 (5.34%) Web Designer
8 9 (4.37%) Tester
9 8 (3.88%) UI Designer
9 8 (3.88%) Android Developer
10 7 (3.40%) Visual Designer
10 7 (3.40%) Graphic Designer
10 7 (3.40%) Software Engineer
11 6 (2.91%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (2.43%) Photoshop Designer
12 5 (2.43%) Senior Designer
12 5 (2.43%) Software Developer
12 5 (2.43%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (66.99%) HTML
2 100 (48.54%) CSS
3 65 (31.55%) HTML5
4 42 (20.39%) XML
5 39 (18.93%) CSS3
6 23 (11.17%) Apache Flex
7 22 (10.68%) Web Services
7 22 (10.68%) Backbone.js
8 20 (9.71%) jQuery
9 16 (7.77%) XHTML
9 16 (7.77%) .NET
10 15 (7.28%) JSON
11 12 (5.83%) DHTML
12 10 (4.85%) ASP.NET
12 10 (4.85%) J2EE
13 9 (4.37%) Ajax
14 8 (3.88%) AngularJS
14 8 (3.88%) Android SDK
15 7 (3.40%) SOAP
15 7 (3.40%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.65%) Social Media
2 22 (10.68%) Animation
3 18 (8.74%) iPhone
3 18 (8.74%) Mobile App
4 11 (5.34%) Streaming Video
5 9 (4.37%) W3C
5 9 (4.37%) Graphic Design
5 9 (4.37%) RIA
6 8 (3.88%) Photography
7 6 (2.91%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.91%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.43%) Copywriting
8 5 (2.43%) Online Games
8 5 (2.43%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.43%) iPad
8 5 (2.43%) Video on Demand
8 5 (2.43%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.46%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (1.46%) IPTV
9 3 (1.46%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 44 (21.36%) Android
2 18 (8.74%) Apple iOS
3 13 (6.31%) Windows
4 9 (4.37%) UNIX
5 2 (0.97%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (0.97%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.49%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (11.17%) OO
2 21 (10.19%) OOP
3 18 (8.74%) E-Commerce
4 15 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (6.31%) Project Management
5 13 (6.31%) Web Application Development
6 11 (5.34%) Regression Testing
6 11 (5.34%) Software Engineering
6 11 (5.34%) Test Scripting
7 10 (4.85%) Scrum
7 10 (4.85%) TDD
7 10 (4.85%) MVC
7 10 (4.85%) Analytics
8 9 (4.37%) Android Development
8 9 (4.37%) System Testing
9 8 (3.88%) Web Design
9 8 (3.88%) Usability Testing
9 8 (3.88%) Content Management
10 7 (3.40%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (41.26%) JavaScript
2 43 (20.87%) ActionScript
3 28 (13.59%) ActionScript 3.0
4 27 (13.11%) Java
5 15 (7.28%) C#
5 15 (7.28%) SQL
6 8 (3.88%) ActionScript 2.0
6 8 (3.88%) C
6 8 (3.88%) Perl
7 7 (3.40%) PHP
8 6 (2.91%) C++
9 5 (2.43%) Python
9 5 (2.43%) Ruby
9 5 (2.43%) Lua
10 4 (1.94%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.49%) BrightScript
11 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (10.19%) Degree
2 11 (5.34%) ISEB
3 8 (3.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.94%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.34%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) JTAG
2 2 (0.97%) WAI
3 1 (0.49%) Section 508
3 1 (0.49%) EMIR
3 1 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (1.46%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.94%) Tivoli
1 4 (1.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 70 (33.98%) Adobe
2 13 (6.31%) IBM
3 9 (4.37%) HP
4 8 (3.88%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.88%) DoubleClick
5 7 (3.40%) Apple
6 5 (2.43%) Oracle
6 5 (2.43%) Google
7 4 (1.94%) NetApp
8 3 (1.46%) Omniture
8 3 (1.46%) Facebook
8 3 (1.46%) ExactTarget
9 2 (0.97%) Twitter
9 2 (0.97%) Sencha
9 2 (0.97%) Mapinfo
9 2 (0.97%) ESRI
10 1 (0.49%) Perforce
10 1 (0.49%) FatWire
10 1 (0.49%) VMware
10 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
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