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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 330 286 256
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -30
Contract jobs citing Flash 60 105 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.49% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 1.64% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 60 80
Average daily rate
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£360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £503 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.71% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £22.99 £18.66
% change year-on-year
+90.34% +23.16%
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
6220 6415 5741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.69% 29.73% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4542 4523 4188
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 £313 £295 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 58 48
Average hourly rate £28.19 £35.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% +79.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £147.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -6 11 £331 -5.35% 8
Wimbledon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 91 (73.98%) HTML
2 56 (45.53%) JavaScript
3 48 (39.02%) CSS
4 46 (37.40%) Adobe
5 42 (34.15%) ActionScript
6 33 (26.83%) HTML5
7 29 (23.58%) XML
7 29 (23.58%) User Experience
8 28 (22.76%) Photoshop
9 26 (21.14%) Apache Flex
9 26 (21.14%) Marketing
10 25 (20.33%) ActionScript 3.0
11 21 (17.07%) Games
12 20 (16.26%) Finance
12 20 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (14.63%) jQuery
14 17 (13.82%) OO
15 16 (13.01%) Adobe Illustrator
15 16 (13.01%) Adobe AIR
16 15 (12.20%) Subversion
16 15 (12.20%) CSS3
17 14 (11.38%) Advertising
17 14 (11.38%) Java
18 13 (10.57%) OOP
18 13 (10.57%) Software Engineering
18 13 (10.57%) QA
19 12 (9.76%) Flash Games
19 12 (9.76%) E-Commerce
19 12 (9.76%) PHP
19 12 (9.76%) Project Management

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 9 (7.32%) SAS
1 9 (7.32%) CMS
1 9 (7.32%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (3.25%) Drupal
3 3 (2.44%) WordPress
3 3 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.81%) Confluence
4 1 (0.81%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.81%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (22.76%) Photoshop
2 16 (13.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (8.13%) Shockwave
4 5 (4.07%) Acrobat
4 5 (4.07%) MS Office
5 4 (3.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (2.44%) InDesign
6 3 (2.44%) AutoCAD
7 2 (1.63%) Maya
7 2 (1.63%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (1.63%) MS Project
7 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
8 1 (0.81%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.81%) Quicktime
8 1 (0.81%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.81%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 9 (7.32%) SiteCatalyst
2 3 (2.44%) Magento
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) ElastiCache
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) TCP/IP
1 4 (3.25%) RTSP
2 3 (2.44%) SPDY
3 1 (0.81%) InfiniBand
3 1 (0.81%) VoIP
3 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.81%) VPN
3 1 (0.81%) SAN
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.07%) Oracle Exadata
2 5 (4.07%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (4.07%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (3.25%) DB2
4 3 (2.44%) DbVisualizer
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.81%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (0.81%) OLAP
6 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.81%) OLTP
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (12.20%) Subversion
2 12 (9.76%) Cucumber
3 9 (7.32%) Axure RP
4 8 (6.50%) JIRA
4 8 (6.50%) Dreamweaver
4 8 (6.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.44%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.44%) Selenium
6 1 (0.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.81%) Toad
General
1 26 (21.14%) Marketing
2 21 (17.07%) Games
3 20 (16.26%) Finance
4 14 (11.38%) Advertising
5 11 (8.94%) Retail
6 6 (4.88%) Banking
6 6 (4.88%) Interactive Media
7 4 (3.25%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (47.97%) Developer
2 27 (21.95%) Designer
3 23 (18.70%) Flash Developer
4 9 (7.32%) Games Developer
4 9 (7.32%) ActionScript Developer
5 8 (6.50%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (6.50%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Analyst
6 7 (5.69%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.88%) UX Designer
7 6 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Flash Games Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Flex Developer
8 5 (4.07%) UI Designer
8 5 (4.07%) Web Designer
9 4 (3.25%) Administrator
9 4 (3.25%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Consultant
9 4 (3.25%) Flash ActionScript Developer
9 4 (3.25%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (73.98%) HTML
2 48 (39.02%) CSS
3 33 (26.83%) HTML5
4 29 (23.58%) XML
5 26 (21.14%) Apache Flex
6 18 (14.63%) jQuery
7 16 (13.01%) Adobe AIR
8 15 (12.20%) CSS3
9 9 (7.32%) JSON
9 9 (7.32%) Backbone.js
10 8 (6.50%) Web Services
11 7 (5.69%) OpenGL
11 7 (5.69%) Ajax
11 7 (5.69%) WebGL
11 7 (5.69%) PureMVC
11 7 (5.69%) Stage3D
11 7 (5.69%) Away3D
12 6 (4.88%) XHTML
13 5 (4.07%) XSLT
13 5 (4.07%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.58%) User Experience
2 12 (9.76%) Flash Games
3 11 (8.94%) Open Source
4 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.50%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.25%) Clustering
6 4 (3.25%) Graphic Design
6 4 (3.25%) Semantic Web
6 4 (3.25%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.25%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.25%) Social Gaming
7 3 (2.44%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.44%) Animation
7 3 (2.44%) Streaming Video
7 3 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.63%) Mobile Games
8 2 (1.63%) Replication
8 2 (1.63%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.81%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.69%) Android
2 6 (4.88%) Windows
3 4 (3.25%) UNIX
4 2 (1.63%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.63%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.81%) AIX
5 1 (0.81%) Linux
5 1 (0.81%) VMS
5 1 (0.81%) OpenVMS
5 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (13.82%) OO
3 13 (10.57%) OOP
3 13 (10.57%) Software Engineering
4 12 (9.76%) E-Commerce
4 12 (9.76%) Project Management
5 11 (8.94%) TDD
6 10 (8.13%) MVC
6 10 (8.13%) CRM
6 10 (8.13%) Mentoring
7 9 (7.32%) Game Development
7 9 (7.32%) Analytics
7 9 (7.32%) Web Design
7 9 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (6.50%) Scrum
8 8 (6.50%) Mobile Application Development
9 7 (5.69%) Progressive Enhancement
10 6 (4.88%) Android Development
10 6 (4.88%) Online Marketing
10 6 (4.88%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 56 (45.53%) JavaScript
2 42 (34.15%) ActionScript
3 25 (20.33%) ActionScript 3.0
4 14 (11.38%) Java
5 12 (9.76%) PHP
6 11 (8.94%) ActionScript 2.0
7 10 (8.13%) Ruby
8 6 (4.88%) SQL
8 6 (4.88%) C#
9 5 (4.07%) C
10 4 (3.25%) Perl
11 3 (2.44%) C++
12 2 (1.63%) Lua
12 2 (1.63%) Python
12 2 (1.63%) BrightScript
13 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (8.94%) Degree
2 5 (4.07%) VCP4
3 3 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.44%) ISEB
3 3 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.81%) OCP
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.57%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (37.40%) Adobe
2 10 (8.13%) Oracle
3 9 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.25%) DoubleClick
6 3 (2.44%) SAP
6 3 (2.44%) Facebook
7 2 (1.63%) Roku
8 1 (0.81%) Tandberg
8 1 (0.81%) Sun
8 1 (0.81%) Intel
8 1 (0.81%) Veritas
8 1 (0.81%) Apple
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