The table below looks at the statistics for Flash skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Flash over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Flash
Rank 103 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing Flash 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.51% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £336 £288 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +40.62%
Flash
North West

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
518 390 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.59% 27.31% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 266 224
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £32.50 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
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 Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Flash across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Flash Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Flash
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Flash across the Manchester region.

Flash Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Flash
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Flash across the Manchester region.

Flash Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (25.00%) SafeCom
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) UX Design
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 3.0

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (25.00%) Shockwave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Flash ActionScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Flash Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Flex Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
1 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) UX Design
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SafeCom