The table below looks at the statistics for Flash skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 151 137 129
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing Flash 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.47% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £363 £288 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £48.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +40.62%
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1023 848 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.99% 25.92% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 544 435
Average daily rate £360 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 25 15
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.93 £19.36 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £40.57
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 the North West

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

Flash Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Flash
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Flash Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Flash
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Flash across the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Flash Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Flash
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Flash Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Flash
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 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
Manchester -14 3 £336 +16.95% 2
Cheshire -6 2 £343 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £450 - 1
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (36.36%) SAP
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 3 (27.27%) CSS3
2 3 (27.27%) Android
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) ActionScript
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Adobe
3 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
3 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) DB2
3 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) ActionScript 3.0
3 2 (18.18%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 1 (9.09%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) HTML Developer
3 2 (18.18%) ActionScript Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Flash ActionScript Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Flash Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Creative Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Flex Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Print Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Creative Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Designer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Storage Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) CSS3
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 3 (27.27%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) Sass
4 1 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
1 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) AIX
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 2 (18.18%) Android Development
2 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) ETL Development
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
3 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) User Stories
3 1 (9.09%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) ActionScript
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (18.18%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) SafeCom