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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 338 298 275
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -23
Contract jobs citing Flash 70 117 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.49% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 1.66% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 68 92
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £506 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.37 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.35% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
+286.36% -36.50%
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
6741 7064 6406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.27% 29.88% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4792 5094 4662
Average daily rate £425 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 66
Average hourly rate £22.18 £43.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.41% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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 -4 13 £275 -31.25% 4
Greenford +2 2 - -
Hayes - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £438 -
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 93 (74.40%) HTML
2 60 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 56 (44.80%) Adobe
4 54 (43.20%) CSS
5 39 (31.20%) HTML5
6 38 (30.40%) Photoshop
6 38 (30.40%) ActionScript
7 33 (26.40%) XML
8 27 (21.60%) Advertising
8 27 (21.60%) Marketing
8 27 (21.60%) jQuery
9 23 (18.40%) User Experience
10 21 (16.80%) Adobe Illustrator
11 20 (16.00%) Apache Flex
12 19 (15.20%) ActionScript 3.0
13 18 (14.40%) Games
14 17 (13.60%) OO
14 17 (13.60%) CSS3
15 16 (12.80%) Adobe AIR
15 16 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (12.00%) CRM
17 14 (11.20%) Dreamweaver
17 14 (11.20%) Java
17 14 (11.20%) MVC
17 14 (11.20%) Finance
17 14 (11.20%) CMS
17 14 (11.20%) Mobile App
18 13 (10.40%) Open Source
18 13 (10.40%) Subversion
18 13 (10.40%) Degree

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (11.20%) CMS
2 9 (7.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (7.20%) SAS
3 5 (4.00%) IIS
3 5 (4.00%) Immediacy CMS
4 4 (3.20%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.60%) Confluence
5 2 (1.60%) WordPress
5 2 (1.60%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.80%) Apache
6 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.80%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.80%) Drupal
6 1 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.80%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 38 (30.40%) Photoshop
2 21 (16.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (8.00%) Shockwave
4 7 (5.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (4.80%) InDesign
5 6 (4.80%) MS Office
6 5 (4.00%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (3.20%) Fireworks
7 4 (3.20%) Acrobat
8 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
8 2 (1.60%) MS Excel
8 2 (1.60%) MS Project
9 1 (0.80%) Quicktime
9 1 (0.80%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.80%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.80%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.80%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.80%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.20%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (2.40%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.60%) Unicast
2 1 (0.80%) VoIP
2 1 (0.80%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.80%) VPN
2 1 (0.80%) SAN
2 1 (0.80%) RTSP
2 1 (0.80%) InfiniBand
2 1 (0.80%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.00%) DB2
1 5 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (3.20%) DbVisualizer
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.80%) MySQL
4 1 (0.80%) OLAP
4 1 (0.80%) OLTP
4 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.80%) SQLite
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.80%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.80%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Dreamweaver
2 13 (10.40%) Subversion
3 11 (8.80%) Axure RP
3 11 (8.80%) Cucumber
4 10 (8.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (7.20%) JIRA
6 6 (4.80%) Android Studio
6 6 (4.80%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.60%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.60%) Selenium
7 2 (1.60%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.60%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.80%) Toad
8 1 (0.80%) Xcode
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 27 (21.60%) Advertising
1 27 (21.60%) Marketing
2 18 (14.40%) Games
3 14 (11.20%) Finance
4 7 (5.60%) Retail
5 6 (4.80%) Interactive Media
6 5 (4.00%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.60%) Banking
9 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (52.80%) Developer
2 26 (20.80%) Designer
3 21 (16.80%) Flash Developer
4 12 (9.60%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (7.20%) Analyst
5 9 (7.20%) Web Developer
6 7 (5.60%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.60%) UX Designer
7 6 (4.80%) Web Designer
7 6 (4.80%) ActionScript Developer
7 6 (4.80%) Flex Developer
8 5 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Mobile Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Senior UX Designer
9 4 (3.20%) Games Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Senior Designer
9 4 (3.20%) UI Designer
9 4 (3.20%) Consultant
9 4 (3.20%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (74.40%) HTML
2 54 (43.20%) CSS
3 39 (31.20%) HTML5
4 33 (26.40%) XML
5 27 (21.60%) jQuery
6 20 (16.00%) Apache Flex
7 17 (13.60%) CSS3
8 16 (12.80%) Adobe AIR
9 12 (9.60%) XHTML
10 10 (8.00%) Web Services
11 9 (7.20%) AngularJS
12 8 (6.40%) .NET
13 7 (5.60%) ASP.NET
13 7 (5.60%) OpenGL
13 7 (5.60%) PureMVC
13 7 (5.60%) WebGL
13 7 (5.60%) Android SDK
13 7 (5.60%) Stage3D
13 7 (5.60%) Away3D
14 6 (4.80%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.40%) User Experience
2 14 (11.20%) Mobile App
3 13 (10.40%) Open Source
4 11 (8.80%) Flash Games
5 9 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.00%) W3C
6 5 (4.00%) Streaming Video
7 4 (3.20%) Digital Media
7 4 (3.20%) Statistics
7 4 (3.20%) Animation
7 4 (3.20%) Semantic Web
7 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.40%) Online Games
8 3 (2.40%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.60%) Social Gaming
9 2 (1.60%) Video Editing
9 2 (1.60%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.80%) Replication
10 1 (0.80%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.40%) Android
2 5 (4.00%) UNIX
2 5 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.40%) Windows
4 2 (1.60%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.60%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.80%) AIX
5 1 (0.80%) Linux
5 1 (0.80%) VMS
5 1 (0.80%) OpenVMS
5 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.60%) OO
2 16 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (12.00%) CRM
4 14 (11.20%) MVC
5 13 (10.40%) Project Management
6 12 (9.60%) Analytics
7 11 (8.80%) Software Engineering
8 10 (8.00%) Web Development
8 10 (8.00%) Web Design
8 10 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (7.20%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (7.20%) OOP
9 9 (7.20%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (7.20%) TDD
10 7 (5.60%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.60%) SEO
10 7 (5.60%) UX Design
10 7 (5.60%) Usability Testing
10 7 (5.60%) Content Management
10 7 (5.60%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 38 (30.40%) ActionScript
3 19 (15.20%) ActionScript 3.0
4 14 (11.20%) Java
5 13 (10.40%) PHP
5 13 (10.40%) SQL
6 9 (7.20%) Ruby
7 8 (6.40%) C#
8 6 (4.80%) ActionScript 2.0
8 6 (4.80%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.40%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.60%) BrightScript
10 2 (1.60%) Python
10 2 (1.60%) C
10 2 (1.60%) C++
10 2 (1.60%) Perl
11 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (10.40%) Degree
2 5 (4.00%) HND
3 2 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.60%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.80%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 56 (44.80%) Adobe
2 9 (7.20%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (5.60%) DoubleClick
4 6 (4.80%) Google
4 6 (4.80%) Oracle
5 3 (2.40%) SAP
5 3 (2.40%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.60%) Roku
6 2 (1.60%) Facebook
6 2 (1.60%) HP
6 2 (1.60%) IBM
7 1 (0.80%) Intel
7 1 (0.80%) Apple
7 1 (0.80%) Tandberg
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