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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 331 304 275
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -29
Contract jobs citing Flash 84 124 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.49% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 1.57% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 70 104
Average daily rate
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£340 £310 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -5.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £184 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £425 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £16.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+102.71% -19.83%
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
7308 7875 7778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.35% 31.42% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5235 5674 5457
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 51 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 17 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 17 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 17 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 +4 18 £325 +22.41% 4
Greenford - 4 - -
Croydon - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 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.

1 131 (67.88%) HTML
2 97 (50.26%) CSS
3 86 (44.56%) Photoshop
4 78 (40.41%) JavaScript
5 75 (38.86%) Adobe Illustrator
6 67 (34.72%) Adobe
7 62 (32.12%) HTML5
8 57 (29.53%) User Experience
9 43 (22.28%) Android
10 41 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (20.73%) ActionScript
11 40 (20.73%) XML
12 37 (19.17%) InDesign
13 35 (18.13%) CSS3
14 27 (13.99%) ActionScript 3.0
14 27 (13.99%) Java
15 23 (11.92%) Web Services
15 23 (11.92%) Apache Flex
15 23 (11.92%) Social Media
16 21 (10.88%) Degree
16 21 (10.88%) Animation
16 21 (10.88%) OO
17 20 (10.36%) OOP
17 20 (10.36%) Backbone.js
18 19 (9.84%) Axure RP
18 19 (9.84%) jQuery
19 18 (9.33%) Games
19 18 (9.33%) Finance
19 18 (9.33%) Apple iOS
20 17 (8.81%) Mobile App

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 16 (8.29%) CMS
2 6 (3.11%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.11%) MQSeries
3 3 (1.55%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (1.04%) Moodle
4 2 (1.04%) Node.js
5 1 (0.52%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.52%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 86 (44.56%) Photoshop
2 75 (38.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 37 (19.17%) InDesign
4 17 (8.81%) Adobe After Effects
5 15 (7.77%) OmniGraffle
6 13 (6.74%) Fireworks
7 8 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (3.11%) MS Project
8 6 (3.11%) MS Office
9 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
10 2 (1.04%) MS Excel
10 2 (1.04%) Acrobat
10 2 (1.04%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.52%) Mingle
11 1 (0.52%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.04%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) GitHub
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.70%) Internet
2 8 (4.15%) RTSP
2 8 (4.15%) SPDY
3 6 (3.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.55%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.04%) Extranet
6 1 (0.52%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.11%) DB2
1 6 (3.11%) DbVisualizer
2 4 (2.07%) InterSystems Cache
2 4 (2.07%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.52%) Big Data
4 1 (0.52%) MySQL
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (9.84%) Axure RP
2 12 (6.22%) Subversion
3 9 (4.66%) JIRA
4 8 (4.15%) Dreamweaver
5 7 (3.63%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.11%) Mercurial
6 6 (3.11%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (2.59%) LoadRunner
7 5 (2.59%) Selenium
7 5 (2.59%) Flex Builder
8 4 (2.07%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.07%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.55%) eggPlant
9 3 (1.55%) JBehave
9 3 (1.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (1.55%) Maven
10 1 (0.52%) Bower
10 1 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.52%) Redmine
10 1 (0.52%) Grunt
General
1 18 (9.33%) Games
1 18 (9.33%) Finance
2 17 (8.81%) Advertising
3 13 (6.74%) Marketing
4 11 (5.70%) Banking
5 10 (5.18%) Retail
6 6 (3.11%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.11%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.11%) Publishing
7 5 (2.59%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.55%) Legal
9 2 (1.04%) Front Office
9 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (39.90%) Developer
2 61 (31.61%) Designer
3 19 (9.84%) Digital Designer
4 17 (8.81%) Front-End Developer
4 17 (8.81%) Flash Developer
5 13 (6.74%) UI Developer
6 12 (6.22%) UI Programmer
7 11 (5.70%) Web Designer
8 10 (5.18%) User Experience Designer
9 8 (4.15%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.15%) Android Developer
10 7 (3.63%) Tester
10 7 (3.63%) Graphic Designer
10 7 (3.63%) UI Designer
11 5 (2.59%) Visual Designer
11 5 (2.59%) Photoshop Designer
11 5 (2.59%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (2.07%) Flex Developer
12 4 (2.07%) Coordinator
12 4 (2.07%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (67.88%) HTML
2 97 (50.26%) CSS
3 62 (32.12%) HTML5
4 40 (20.73%) XML
5 35 (18.13%) CSS3
6 23 (11.92%) Web Services
6 23 (11.92%) Apache Flex
7 20 (10.36%) Backbone.js
8 19 (9.84%) jQuery
9 17 (8.81%) JSON
10 16 (8.29%) XHTML
10 16 (8.29%) .NET
11 12 (6.22%) DHTML
12 11 (5.70%) ASP.NET
12 11 (5.70%) Ajax
13 8 (4.15%) Android SDK
14 7 (3.63%) AngularJS
14 7 (3.63%) SOAP
14 7 (3.63%) Struts
15 6 (3.11%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 57 (29.53%) User Experience
2 23 (11.92%) Social Media
3 21 (10.88%) Animation
4 17 (8.81%) Mobile App
4 17 (8.81%) iPhone
5 13 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (5.18%) Streaming Video
7 9 (4.66%) W3C
8 8 (4.15%) Graphic Design
9 7 (3.63%) Photography
9 7 (3.63%) Computer Science
9 7 (3.63%) RIA
10 6 (3.11%) Management Information System
11 5 (2.59%) Digital Media
11 5 (2.59%) Video on Demand
11 5 (2.59%) iPad
11 5 (2.59%) Clustering
11 5 (2.59%) Online Games
12 4 (2.07%) Copywriting
12 4 (2.07%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (22.28%) Android
2 18 (9.33%) Apple iOS
3 12 (6.22%) Windows
4 7 (3.63%) UNIX
5 2 (1.04%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.52%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (10.88%) OO
3 20 (10.36%) OOP
4 16 (8.29%) E-Commerce
5 13 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (6.74%) Project Management
6 12 (6.22%) Web Application Development
7 11 (5.70%) Software Engineering
7 11 (5.70%) Test Scripting
8 10 (5.18%) MVC
8 10 (5.18%) Scrum
8 10 (5.18%) Analytics
9 9 (4.66%) Android Development
9 9 (4.66%) Regression Testing
9 9 (4.66%) TDD
10 8 (4.15%) Usability Testing
10 8 (4.15%) Content Management
11 7 (3.63%) Web Design
11 7 (3.63%) Web Development
11 7 (3.63%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 78 (40.41%) JavaScript
2 40 (20.73%) ActionScript
3 27 (13.99%) ActionScript 3.0
3 27 (13.99%) Java
4 16 (8.29%) C#
5 11 (5.70%) SQL
6 10 (5.18%) C
6 10 (5.18%) Perl
7 8 (4.15%) PHP
8 7 (3.63%) ActionScript 2.0
8 7 (3.63%) C++
9 5 (2.59%) Python
9 5 (2.59%) Ruby
9 5 (2.59%) Lua
10 4 (2.07%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.52%) BrightScript
11 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (10.88%) Degree
2 9 (4.66%) ISEB
3 6 (3.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.07%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.70%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) WAI
3 1 (0.52%) EMIR
3 1 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.52%) Section 508
System Software
1 3 (1.55%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 67 (34.72%) Adobe
2 9 (4.66%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.15%) DoubleClick
4 7 (3.63%) Oracle
4 7 (3.63%) IBM
4 7 (3.63%) HP
4 7 (3.63%) Apple
5 5 (2.59%) Google
6 4 (2.07%) Facebook
7 3 (1.55%) ExactTarget
7 3 (1.55%) Omniture
8 2 (1.04%) Sencha
8 2 (1.04%) Twitter
9 1 (0.52%) Roku
9 1 (0.52%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.52%) VMware
9 1 (0.52%) FatWire
9 1 (0.52%) Perforce
9 1 (0.52%) Lotus
9 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
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