The table below looks at the statistics for Flash skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Flash over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Flash
Rank 125 118 109
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Flash 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 0.79% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate £250 £188 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £188 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £188 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +40.62%
Flash
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
624 631 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.49% 23.86% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 364 306
Average daily rate £363 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Average hourly rate £23.75 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £45.25 £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Flash Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Flash
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Flash Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Flash
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Flash across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Flash Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Flash
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Flash Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Flash
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 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
Edinburgh -11 5 £288 +53.33%
Glasgow - 1 £180 - 2
Flash
UK

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (53.85%) Photoshop
1 7 (53.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (38.46%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) Brocade
3 4 (30.77%) SAN
3 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Adobe
4 3 (23.08%) Apache Flex
4 3 (23.08%) User Experience
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Edge Animate
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Drupal
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) WordPress
5 2 (15.38%) Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Graphic Design
5 2 (15.38%) Photography
5 2 (15.38%) New Media
5 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (15.38%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (15.38%) Axure RP
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (15.38%) CMS
1 2 (15.38%) Drupal
1 2 (15.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (53.85%) Photoshop
2 2 (15.38%) 3ds Max
2 2 (15.38%) Acrobat
2 2 (15.38%) Edge Animate
2 2 (15.38%) Fireworks
2 2 (15.38%) FreeHand
2 2 (15.38%) InDesign
2 2 (15.38%) QuarkXPress
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (15.38%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Designer
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) IBM Storage Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) SAN Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) SAN Storage Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Graphic Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Interactive Developer
3 2 (15.38%) UX Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile UX Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) Apache Flex
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) e-Learning
2 2 (15.38%) Graphic Design
2 2 (15.38%) New Media
2 2 (15.38%) Photography
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) iPad
3 1 (7.69%) iPhone
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) CAD
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Rapid Prototyping
2 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Android Development
3 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) ActionScript
2 1 (7.69%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (7.69%) Apple Swift
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Brocade
1 4 (30.77%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) Adobe