The first table below looks at the demand for Flash skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Flash over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 134 102 126
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +24
Contract jobs citing Flash 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.37% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 1.54% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Average daily rate
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£190 £263 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.61% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £164 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £344 £276
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £280 £261
% change year-on-year
-11.60% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £18.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+45.33% -25.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
799 518 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.29% 24.00% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 361 344
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £54.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.77% +118.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Flash
England

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Flash Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Flash
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Flash Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Flash
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Flash Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Flash
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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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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
Wiltshire -8 2 £220 -
Gloucestershire -15 1 £160 -22.42%
Somerset - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (44.44%) HTML5
5 3 (33.33%) ActionScript
5 3 (33.33%) Adobe
5 3 (33.33%) Fireworks
5 3 (33.33%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (33.33%) Graphic Design
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 2 (22.22%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (22.22%) W3C
6 2 (22.22%) Advertising
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Apache Flex
6 2 (22.22%) YUI
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 2 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (22.22%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (22.22%) Axure RP
6 2 (22.22%) CSS3
7 1 (11.11%) Electronics
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) E-Learning
7 1 (11.11%) Banking

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 5 (55.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (33.33%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (33.33%) Fireworks
4 2 (22.22%) OmniGraffle
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (22.22%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Designer
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Flash Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Digital Designer
4 2 (22.22%) Visual Designer
4 2 (22.22%) Junior Designer
4 2 (22.22%) Junior
4 2 (22.22%) Flex Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Flash Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Flex
4 2 (22.22%) YUI
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Graphic Design
2 2 (22.22%) W3C
2 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) E-Learning
3 1 (11.11%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) OO
1 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 2 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) ActionScript
2 1 (11.11%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe