The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 Manchester 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank - 67 86
Contract jobs citing Flash 0 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 1.00% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.32% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £280 £261
% change year-on-year
-11.60% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £18.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+45.33% -25.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
340 331 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.58% 30.09% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 200 225
Average daily rate £325 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 20
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Flash
North West

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
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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
Oldham - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Flash
North West

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Android
1 5 (83.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Games
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Adobe AIR
4 2 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (33.33%) ActionScript
4 2 (33.33%) Adobe
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) WebTrends
5 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) JSP
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) XSLT
5 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (16.67%) SVG
5 1 (16.67%) CGI
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (16.67%) CorelDRAW
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) WebTrends
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (50.00%) CSS Developer
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (50.00%) HTML Developer
3 2 (33.33%) ActionScript Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Flash Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Flash ActionScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe AIR
4 1 (16.67%) JSP
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) SVG
4 1 (16.67%) CGI
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Android
1 5 (83.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
2 2 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
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