The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 289 274 193
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -81
Contract jobs citing Flash 124 117 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.54% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 1.88% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 87 175
Average daily rate £400 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £498 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -45.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £17.33 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-36.50% -18.47%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7080 6238 7719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.26% 28.87% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5091 4525 5117
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Flash
England

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 36 £400 +28.00% 10
Chiswick - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 146 (63.76%) HTML
2 96 (41.92%) JavaScript
3 82 (35.81%) CSS
4 76 (33.19%) Photoshop
5 59 (25.76%) XML
5 59 (25.76%) HTML5
6 57 (24.89%) ActionScript
7 53 (23.14%) Adobe
8 51 (22.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 46 (20.09%) ActionScript 3.0
10 45 (19.65%) Java
11 40 (17.47%) Games
11 40 (17.47%) jQuery
12 38 (16.59%) Finance
13 35 (15.28%) Advertising
14 34 (14.85%) Project Management
15 32 (13.97%) CSS3
16 31 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (12.66%) E-Commerce
18 28 (12.23%) Subversion
18 28 (12.23%) Android
19 27 (11.79%) Marketing
19 27 (11.79%) Degree
19 27 (11.79%) QA
20 26 (11.35%) OO
21 24 (10.48%) Web Services
21 24 (10.48%) SQL
21 24 (10.48%) Retail
21 24 (10.48%) Backbone.js
22 23 (10.04%) Web Development

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (8.73%) CMS
2 10 (4.37%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.49%) MQSeries
4 6 (2.62%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.62%) Umbraco
5 5 (2.18%) IIS
6 4 (1.75%) WordPress
6 4 (1.75%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (1.31%) Node.js
7 3 (1.31%) Apache
8 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.87%) Drupal
8 2 (0.87%) Kentico
8 2 (0.87%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.44%) concrete5
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 76 (33.19%) Photoshop
2 51 (22.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (6.55%) InDesign
4 13 (5.68%) MS Office
5 12 (5.24%) MS Excel
5 12 (5.24%) Fireworks
6 11 (4.80%) OmniGraffle
7 10 (4.37%) Adobe After Effects
8 8 (3.49%) MS Project
9 7 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (1.75%) MS Visio
10 4 (1.75%) Acrobat
11 3 (1.31%) Mingle
12 2 (0.87%) Quicktime
13 1 (0.44%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.44%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 8 (3.49%) Google Analytics
2 6 (2.62%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.75%) GitHub
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.24%) Internet
2 6 (2.62%) Intranet
2 6 (2.62%) HTTP
2 6 (2.62%) SAN
3 5 (2.18%) RTSP
4 4 (1.75%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.31%) FTP
5 3 (1.31%) RTP
6 2 (0.87%) GSM
6 2 (0.87%) RFID
6 2 (0.87%) RTCP
6 2 (0.87%) SMS
6 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.44%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.49%) DB2
2 8 (3.49%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (3.06%) MySQL
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.87%) Big Data
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.44%) SQLite
5 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.44%) MS Access
5 1 (0.44%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 28 (12.23%) Subversion
2 16 (6.99%) Axure RP
3 14 (6.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.49%) Maven
4 8 (3.49%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (3.06%) WebDriver
5 7 (3.06%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.06%) Selenium
5 7 (3.06%) Dreamweaver
5 7 (3.06%) JIRA
6 5 (2.18%) LoadRunner
6 5 (2.18%) Ant
7 4 (1.75%) Xcode
7 4 (1.75%) JUnit
7 4 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.75%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.75%) Gradle
7 4 (1.75%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.75%) Hudson
8 3 (1.31%) eggPlant
General
1 40 (17.47%) Games
2 38 (16.59%) Finance
3 35 (15.28%) Advertising
4 27 (11.79%) Marketing
5 24 (10.48%) Retail
6 10 (4.37%) Front Office
7 9 (3.93%) Manufacturing
7 9 (3.93%) Banking
8 6 (2.62%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.75%) Publishing
10 3 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.87%) Legal
11 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.44%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.44%) Billing
12 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 89 (38.86%) Developer
2 56 (24.45%) Designer
3 20 (8.73%) Flash Developer
4 17 (7.42%) Web Developer
5 14 (6.11%) Front-End Developer
6 13 (5.68%) User Experience Designer
6 13 (5.68%) Digital Designer
7 11 (4.80%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (4.37%) Project Manager
9 9 (3.93%) Operations Manager
10 8 (3.49%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.49%) UI Designer
10 8 (3.49%) Senior Designer
11 7 (3.06%) Visual Designer
11 7 (3.06%) Tester
11 7 (3.06%) Web Designer
11 7 (3.06%) Technical Manager
12 6 (2.62%) Graphic Designer
12 6 (2.62%) ActionScript Developer
12 6 (2.62%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (63.76%) HTML
2 82 (35.81%) CSS
3 59 (25.76%) XML
3 59 (25.76%) HTML5
4 40 (17.47%) jQuery
5 32 (13.97%) CSS3
6 24 (10.48%) Web Services
6 24 (10.48%) Backbone.js
7 16 (6.99%) .NET
8 15 (6.55%) Ajax
9 13 (5.68%) JSON
10 12 (5.24%) Apache Flex
11 11 (4.80%) J2EE
12 10 (4.37%) Symfony
13 8 (3.49%) XHTML
14 7 (3.06%) REST
14 7 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (3.06%) AngularJS
14 7 (3.06%) XSLT
14 7 (3.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.86%) Social Media
2 14 (6.11%) Graphic Design
3 13 (5.68%) iPhone
4 11 (4.80%) Streaming Video
4 11 (4.80%) Animation
5 10 (4.37%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.37%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.93%) Digital Media
6 9 (3.93%) Online Games
7 7 (3.06%) RIA
7 7 (3.06%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.62%) W3C
9 5 (2.18%) New Media
9 5 (2.18%) Equities
10 4 (1.75%) Mobile Games
10 4 (1.75%) Photography
10 4 (1.75%) FMCG
10 4 (1.75%) Video on Demand
10 4 (1.75%) Open Source
11 3 (1.31%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.23%) Android
2 18 (7.86%) Apple iOS
3 15 (6.55%) Windows
4 14 (6.11%) UNIX
5 6 (2.62%) Linux
6 4 (1.75%) Nucleus RTOS
7 3 (1.31%) Windows CE
7 3 (1.31%) AIX
8 2 (0.87%) Solaris
8 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (14.85%) Project Management
2 31 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (12.66%) E-Commerce
4 26 (11.35%) OO
5 23 (10.04%) Web Development
6 20 (8.73%) Scrum
7 15 (6.55%) Analytics
7 15 (6.55%) OOP
7 15 (6.55%) TDD
8 14 (6.11%) Content Management
8 14 (6.11%) SEO
8 14 (6.11%) System Testing
8 14 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (5.68%) Unit Testing
9 13 (5.68%) Workflow
10 12 (5.24%) Regression Testing
11 10 (4.37%) Web Design
11 10 (4.37%) Kanban
12 9 (3.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (3.93%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 96 (41.92%) JavaScript
2 57 (24.89%) ActionScript
3 46 (20.09%) ActionScript 3.0
4 45 (19.65%) Java
5 24 (10.48%) SQL
6 19 (8.30%) PHP
7 17 (7.42%) ActionScript 2.0
8 16 (6.99%) C++
9 15 (6.55%) C#
10 10 (4.37%) Objective-C
11 9 (3.93%) Ruby
12 8 (3.49%) Python
13 7 (3.06%) C
14 4 (1.75%) Perl
14 4 (1.75%) Lua
15 3 (1.31%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.44%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.44%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 27 (11.79%) Degree
2 11 (4.80%) ISEB
3 4 (1.75%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.44%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.79%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) JTAG
3 1 (0.44%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.31%) Cygwin
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.87%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.44%) XenServer
3 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.44%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (2.62%) Tivoli
1 6 (2.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (1.75%) Puppet
3 3 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 53 (23.14%) Adobe
2 17 (7.42%) IBM
2 17 (7.42%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.80%) Oracle
4 10 (4.37%) Google
5 9 (3.93%) Facebook
5 9 (3.93%) HP
6 6 (2.62%) DoubleClick
6 6 (2.62%) NetApp
7 5 (2.18%) Twitter
7 5 (2.18%) Zend
8 4 (1.75%) SAP
8 4 (1.75%) Apple
9 2 (0.87%) ESRI
9 2 (0.87%) Mapinfo
9 2 (0.87%) Cisco
9 2 (0.87%) Macromedia
9 2 (0.87%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.44%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.44%) EMC
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