The table below looks at the statistics for Flash skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Flash over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Flash
Rank 104 98 80
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing Flash 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.060% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.26% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £375 £175 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -41.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £42.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-70.58% +286.36%
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
449 380 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.34% 22.86% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 238 240
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £135.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -72.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Flash as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Flash also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Flash.

1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) JSTL
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) Web 2.0
4 2 (28.57%) JNDI
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Flex
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) EJB
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Struts
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (14.29%) Sass
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
5 1 (14.29%) User Experience
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) Shockwave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) HTML Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Flash ActionScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Flex Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior WebSphere Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior WebSphere Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Architect
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) Ajax
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Flex
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) EJB
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) JNDI
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) JSTL
3 2 (28.57%) RESTful
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Struts
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Web 2.0
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) ETL Development
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SafeCom