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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Flash over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Flash
Rank 155 144 129
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing Flash 6 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.72% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £358 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.75% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £180 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £260 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £275 £276
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -0.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £42.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-70.58% +286.36%
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
934 832 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.95% 22.64% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 532 413
Median daily rate £393 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 5
Median hourly rate £27.75 £42.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.70% +47.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 3 £375 +100.00%
Lancashire - 2 - -
Cheshire -12 1 £340 +23.63% 1
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for Flash.

1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) ActionScript
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) Apache Flex
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Adobe
3 3 (23.08%) J2EE
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) Android
3 3 (23.08%) RESTful
3 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
3 3 (23.08%) ActionScript 3.0
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
4 2 (15.38%) Android Development
4 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
4 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) DB2
4 2 (15.38%) Photoshop

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Flash Media Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) 3ds Max
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Military
2 2 (15.38%) Multimedia
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) ActionScript Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Flash ActionScript Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Flash Developer
3 2 (15.38%) HTML Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Multimedia Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Domain Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Flex Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior WebSphere Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior WebSphere Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Manager
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Architect
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) Apache Flex
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
3 3 (23.08%) J2EE
3 3 (23.08%) RESTful
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) Ajax
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 2 (15.38%) EJB
4 2 (15.38%) JNDI
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
4 2 (15.38%) JSTL
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) Struts
4 2 (15.38%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Web 2.0
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Android
1 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Web Development
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Android Development
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) ETL Development
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) ActionScript
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (15.38%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (7.69%) SafeCom
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Adobe
2 2 (15.38%) Autodesk
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft