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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 123 124 113
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Flash 5 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.15% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 0.54% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate
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£190 £288 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.91% +30.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £288 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £288 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £48.75 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
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
790 747 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.62% 27.70% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 419 462
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -14.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.05 £21.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £40.00 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -1 3 £190 -33.91% 2
Cheshire +3 2 - - 2
Lancashire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Photoshop
3 4 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (50.00%) Adobe
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) WordPress
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (25.00%) InDesign
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) Fireworks
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Broadband
5 2 (25.00%) Magento
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) Node.js
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (25.00%) Facebook
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) Game Development
6 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) 3D Animation
6 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) Degree

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) WordPress
2 2 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Photoshop
2 3 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (25.00%) InDesign
3 2 (25.00%) Fireworks
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Designer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Designer
3 2 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (12.50%) CRM Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Magento Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Creative Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) XHTML
5 1 (12.50%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Animation
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) iDTV
1 1 (12.50%) BBC
1 1 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Game Development
2 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) 3D Animation
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Web Design
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (25.00%) Facebook
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft