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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Flash
Rank 153 161 135
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -26
Contract jobs citing Flash 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.086% 0.12% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.49% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £251 £450 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.16% +71.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £325 £248
% change year-on-year
-6.92% +31.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £10.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £11.88 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -63.46%
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
953 1011 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.25% 24.08% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 652 469
Median daily rate £375 £383 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 14
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

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 August 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
Lancashire - 2 £303 - 1
Cheshire +4 1 £200 -55.55%
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) 3ds Max
2 3 (33.33%) Military
2 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) Adobe
2 3 (33.33%) Autodesk
2 3 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) Web 2.0
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Flex
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) JSTL
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Struts
3 2 (22.22%) EJB
3 2 (22.22%) JNDI
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

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 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Flash Media Server
2 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) 3ds Max
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Military
2 3 (33.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Multimedia Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ActionScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Domain Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Flash ActionScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Flash Developer
3 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Designer
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior WebSphere Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior WebSphere Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Strategy Manager
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Architect
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) Ajax
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Flex
2 2 (22.22%) EJB
2 2 (22.22%) JNDI
2 2 (22.22%) JSTL
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) Struts
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Web 2.0
2 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) ActionScript
2 1 (11.11%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ACCA
1 1 (11.11%) CIMA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe
1 3 (33.33%) Autodesk