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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 96 81 61
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -20
Contract jobs citing Flash 1 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.061% 0.079% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.25% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£175 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £11.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
+297.72% -36.50%
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
393 397 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.04% 31.24% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 240 157
Average daily rate £325 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +65.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.70 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £94.20 £187.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 2015. 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
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Job
Vacancies
Bolton - - - -
Flash
North West

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) WordPress
3 2 (33.33%) Magento
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Node.js
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (33.33%) Facebook
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) 3D Animation
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (16.67%) Game Development
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Moodle
4 1 (16.67%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) ActionScript
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) C#

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WordPress
1 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) Moodle
2 1 (16.67%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (16.67%) Fireworks
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Magento
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Magento Developer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) DHTML
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iDTV
1 1 (16.67%) BBC
1 1 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (16.67%) E-Learning
1 1 (16.67%) VLE
1 1 (16.67%) Animation
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Web Design
1 1 (16.67%) Content Management
1 1 (16.67%) Web Development
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
1 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Game Development
1 1 (16.67%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ActionScript
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Facebook
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe