The table below looks at the statistics for Flash skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Flash over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 245 211 198
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -13
Contract jobs citing Flash 18 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 1.44% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 18
Average daily rate
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£263 £300 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £17.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +73.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £11.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
+297.72% -36.50%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2427 2217 1958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.86% 23.40% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1442 1270 1037
Average daily rate £350 £346 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 43 125
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Flash Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Flash
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Flash Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Flash
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Flash across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Flash Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Flash
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Flash Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Flash
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
Surrey -4 6 £285 +8.57% 3
Berkshire -8 5 £263 -38.23% 5
Hampshire -16 4 £275 -12.00%
Buckinghamshire -2 1 £450 - 4
East Sussex -7 1 £200 -27.27% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 24 (61.54%) HTML
2 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
2 22 (56.41%) CSS
3 14 (35.90%) Photoshop
4 11 (28.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (28.21%) Adobe
5 10 (25.64%) XML
5 10 (25.64%) Marketing
5 10 (25.64%) HTML5
5 10 (25.64%) User Experience
6 9 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (23.08%) Digital Media
6 9 (23.08%) jQuery
7 8 (20.51%) Dreamweaver
8 7 (17.95%) ActionScript
8 7 (17.95%) Animation
8 7 (17.95%) CSS3
9 6 (15.38%) Finance
10 5 (12.82%) Migration
10 5 (12.82%) PHP
10 5 (12.82%) Java
10 5 (12.82%) XHTML
10 5 (12.82%) Web Design
10 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
10 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
11 4 (10.26%) Content Management
11 4 (10.26%) Video Editing
11 4 (10.26%) Web Services
11 4 (10.26%) E-Learning
11 4 (10.26%) Microsoft

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (7.69%) CMS
1 3 (7.69%) WordPress
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Photoshop
2 11 (28.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (7.69%) InDesign
3 3 (7.69%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.13%) MS Project
4 2 (5.13%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (5.13%) Fireworks
5 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
5 1 (2.56%) MS Office
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) WebTrends
1 3 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) SAN
1 3 (7.69%) LDAP
2 2 (5.13%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (5.13%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) Flash Builder
General
1 10 (25.64%) Marketing
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Advertising
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Games
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Billing
5 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Designer
3 8 (20.51%) Web Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Web Designer
5 6 (15.38%) Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Interactive Designer
6 4 (10.26%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Flash Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Administrator
7 3 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) E-Learning Developer
8 2 (5.13%) UI Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Author
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Author
8 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Android Developer
8 2 (5.13%) UI Programmer
9 1 (2.56%) Coordinator
9 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (61.54%) HTML
2 22 (56.41%) CSS
3 10 (25.64%) XML
3 10 (25.64%) HTML5
4 9 (23.08%) jQuery
5 7 (17.95%) CSS3
6 5 (12.82%) XHTML
7 4 (10.26%) Web Services
7 4 (10.26%) WebGL
8 3 (7.69%) DOM
8 3 (7.69%) JSP
8 3 (7.69%) Ajax
9 2 (5.13%) Velocity
9 2 (5.13%) Apache Flex
9 2 (5.13%) CakePHP
9 2 (5.13%) JSON
9 2 (5.13%) SOAP
9 2 (5.13%) Struts
9 2 (5.13%) Android SDK
10 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) User Experience
2 9 (23.08%) Digital Media
3 7 (17.95%) Animation
4 4 (10.26%) Video Editing
4 4 (10.26%) E-Learning
4 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.69%) W3C
6 2 (5.13%) SCORM
6 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
6 2 (5.13%) Open Source
7 1 (2.56%) CAN bus
7 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (7.69%) Solaris
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
1 3 (7.69%) UNIX
2 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.13%) Android
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (12.82%) Migration
2 5 (12.82%) Web Design
3 4 (10.26%) Content Management
4 3 (7.69%) Analytics
4 3 (7.69%) Marketing Analytics
4 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.69%) Web Development
4 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.13%) OOP
5 2 (5.13%) MVC
5 2 (5.13%) Scrum
5 2 (5.13%) Android Development
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) OO
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.95%) ActionScript
3 5 (12.82%) PHP
3 5 (12.82%) Java
4 3 (7.69%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (5.13%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (2.56%) C
6 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) WAI
2 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 3 (7.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 3 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Adobe
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Sun
3 3 (7.69%) EMC
3 3 (7.69%) Veritas
3 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Google
4 2 (5.13%) Zend
5 1 (2.56%) HP
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