The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 138 115 112
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Contract jobs citing Flash 1 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% 0.24% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.98% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £275 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
767 611 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.40% 24.54% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 392 398
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 26
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.92 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -12.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.10 £54.50
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 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 29 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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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
Devon - 1 £250 - 1
Somerset - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe
1 3 (50.00%) E-Learning
2 2 (33.33%) Animation
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Firmware
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (33.33%) 3D Animation
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Edge Animate
2 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
3 1 (16.67%) Acronis
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
3 1 (16.67%) ActionScript 3.0

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Edge Animate
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) PBX
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) E-Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) E-Learning
2 2 (33.33%) Animation
2 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
3 1 (16.67%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone 7
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) 3D Animation
2 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (16.67%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (16.67%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Acronis
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) WatchGuard
3 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL