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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Flash
Rank 362 352 288
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -64
Contract jobs citing Flash 46 54 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.26% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.87% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 68
Average daily rate £475 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £215 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £267 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.52% -11.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +45.16%
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
6511 6235 6475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.21% 29.74% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4848 4656 4576
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 23 55
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.30 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +38 2 £500 +53.84% 4
Brentford - 1 - - 1
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 97 (82.91%) HTML
2 52 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 47 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (37.61%) CSS
5 42 (35.90%) Photoshop
6 41 (35.04%) HTML5
7 39 (33.33%) Adobe
7 39 (33.33%) User Experience
8 35 (29.91%) Adobe Illustrator
9 33 (28.21%) E-Commerce
10 32 (27.35%) Finance
11 28 (23.93%) ActionScript
12 26 (22.22%) Front End Development
13 25 (21.37%) Java
14 24 (20.51%) Banking
15 23 (19.66%) Games
16 21 (17.95%) Investment Banking
17 20 (17.09%) Workflow
18 18 (15.38%) Axure RP
18 18 (15.38%) Marketing
18 18 (15.38%) QA
19 17 (14.53%) UX Design
19 17 (14.53%) Usability Testing
19 17 (14.53%) XML
20 16 (13.68%) Back Office
20 16 (13.68%) Fixed Income
20 16 (13.68%) Ethnography
21 15 (12.82%) Ajax
21 15 (12.82%) DoubleClick
21 15 (12.82%) ActionScript 3.0

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (5.98%) CMS
1 7 (5.98%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.13%) Node.js
2 6 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (4.27%) Apache
3 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.42%) Drupal
4 4 (3.42%) IIS
5 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.85%) JBoss
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (35.90%) Photoshop
2 35 (29.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (5.98%) Edge Animate
4 5 (4.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (4.27%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.71%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (1.71%) InDesign
6 2 (1.71%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.85%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.85%) MS Office
7 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Magento
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) GitHub
2 5 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.56%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.56%) CloudFront
4 2 (1.71%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.26%) HTTP
2 11 (9.40%) Internet
3 6 (5.13%) DVB
4 5 (4.27%) IPv6
5 4 (3.42%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.71%) DHCP
6 2 (1.71%) DNS
6 2 (1.71%) SMTP
6 2 (1.71%) SSH
7 1 (0.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.69%) MySQL
2 6 (5.13%) DB2
2 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.71%) CouchDB
3 2 (1.71%) SQLite
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (15.38%) Axure RP
2 11 (9.40%) Dreamweaver
3 10 (8.55%) Maven
4 7 (5.98%) Cucumber
4 7 (5.98%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.13%) Rational Application Developer
5 6 (5.13%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 4 (3.42%) Grunt
6 4 (3.42%) Jasmine
6 4 (3.42%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.42%) Selenium
6 4 (3.42%) Subversion
7 3 (2.56%) JIRA
7 3 (2.56%) Mocha
7 3 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (2.56%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.71%) git-flow
8 2 (1.71%) JUnit
9 1 (0.85%) Calabash
General
1 32 (27.35%) Finance
2 24 (20.51%) Banking
3 23 (19.66%) Games
4 21 (17.95%) Investment Banking
5 18 (15.38%) Marketing
6 16 (13.68%) Back Office
7 9 (7.69%) Advertising
8 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.71%) Automotive
9 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.71%) Retail
10 1 (0.85%) Front Office
10 1 (0.85%) Legal
10 1 (0.85%) Publishing
10 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (44.44%) Developer
2 33 (28.21%) Designer
3 19 (16.24%) UX Designer
4 16 (13.68%) HTML Developer
4 16 (13.68%) Photoshop Designer
5 15 (12.82%) Flash Developer
6 10 (8.55%) Architect
7 8 (6.84%) Digital Designer
8 7 (5.98%) Flash ActionScript Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Games Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.27%) C Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Consultant
10 5 (4.27%) Flash Designer
10 5 (4.27%) Flash Games Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (3.42%) Digital Project Manager
11 4 (3.42%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (3.42%) UI Designer
11 4 (3.42%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (82.91%) HTML
2 44 (37.61%) CSS
3 41 (35.04%) HTML5
4 17 (14.53%) XML
5 15 (12.82%) Ajax
6 13 (11.11%) Web Services
7 11 (9.40%) Apache Flex
8 10 (8.55%) J2EE
9 9 (7.69%) CSS3
9 9 (7.69%) JSON
9 9 (7.69%) RESTful
10 8 (6.84%) EJB
10 8 (6.84%) JNDI
10 8 (6.84%) jQuery
10 8 (6.84%) JSTL
10 8 (6.84%) Struts
11 7 (5.98%) Spring
12 6 (5.13%) Robotlegs
12 6 (5.13%) XSD
13 5 (4.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (33.33%) User Experience
2 16 (13.68%) Fixed Income
3 13 (11.11%) Animation
4 12 (10.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (8.55%) Visualisation
6 8 (6.84%) Web 2.0
7 7 (5.98%) Online Games
7 7 (5.98%) RIA
8 6 (5.13%) Fat Client
8 6 (5.13%) Graphic Design
8 6 (5.13%) Interactive TV
8 6 (5.13%) MPEG
8 6 (5.13%) Thin Client
9 4 (3.42%) Flash Games
9 4 (3.42%) Mobile App
9 4 (3.42%) Photography
10 3 (2.56%) Clustering
10 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.56%) Social Media
11 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.69%) Windows
2 6 (5.13%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.42%) Android
3 4 (3.42%) Linux
3 4 (3.42%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.56%) Unix
5 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (28.21%) E-Commerce
3 26 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 20 (17.09%) Workflow
5 17 (14.53%) Usability Testing
5 17 (14.53%) UX Design
6 16 (13.68%) Ethnography
7 11 (9.40%) MVC
8 10 (8.55%) OO
8 10 (8.55%) Web Development
9 9 (7.69%) Scrum
10 8 (6.84%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.84%) Migration
10 8 (6.84%) OOD
10 8 (6.84%) Project Management
11 7 (5.98%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (5.98%) Kanban
11 7 (5.98%) TDD
11 7 (5.98%) Typography
12 6 (5.13%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 52 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 28 (23.93%) ActionScript
3 25 (21.37%) Java
4 15 (12.82%) ActionScript 3.0
5 12 (10.26%) PHP
6 11 (9.40%) SQL
7 9 (7.69%) C++
8 8 (6.84%) C
9 7 (5.98%) ActionScript 2.0
10 6 (5.13%) ANSI C
11 4 (3.42%) Python
12 2 (1.71%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.71%) Ruby
12 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.71%) XAML
13 1 (0.85%) C#
13 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (9.40%) Degree
2 5 (4.27%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (3.42%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) vCloud
1 5 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.71%) vSphere
2 2 (1.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) vRealize
2 2 (1.71%) Ansible
2 2 (1.71%) Nagios
2 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.71%) Puppet
2 2 (1.71%) vMotion
Vendors
1 39 (33.33%) Adobe
2 15 (12.82%) DoubleClick
3 11 (9.40%) Oracle
4 9 (7.69%) Google
5 6 (5.13%) ATG
5 6 (5.13%) OpenTV
6 5 (4.27%) HP
6 5 (4.27%) hybris
6 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.27%) VMware
7 2 (1.71%) Citrix
7 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.85%) BMC
8 1 (0.85%) Demandware
8 1 (0.85%) Empirix
8 1 (0.85%) Endeca
8 1 (0.85%) Nintex
8 1 (0.85%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Sun