The table below looks at the statistics for Flash skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Flash over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Flash
Rank 20 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Flash 8 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.71% - 7.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% - 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
Average daily rate £320 - £294
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 £55.00 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +40.62%
Flash
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
64 35 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.71% 38.04% 48.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 22 41
Average daily rate £325 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £420 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Flash Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Flash
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Flash Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Flash
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Flash Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Flash
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 9 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £320 -
Flash
West Midlands

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) ActionScript 3.0
5 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
5 7 (58.33%) Apache Flex
5 7 (58.33%) N-Tier
5 7 (58.33%) SOA
5 7 (58.33%) High Availability
6 6 (50.00%) HTTP
6 6 (50.00%) Photoshop
7 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
7 5 (41.67%) .NET
7 5 (41.67%) OO
7 5 (41.67%) Streaming Video
8 4 (33.33%) Games
8 4 (33.33%) TypeScript
8 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 4 (33.33%) C#
8 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
9 3 (25.00%) HTML5
9 3 (25.00%) CSS3
10 2 (16.67%) Adobe
11 1 (8.33%) Finance
11 1 (8.33%) Web Development
11 1 (8.33%) jQuery
11 1 (8.33%) TDD
11 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (50.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) HTTP
General
1 4 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Flash Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ActionScript Developer
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) Apache Flex
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) CSS3
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) N-Tier
2 5 (41.67%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) High Availability
2 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
2 7 (58.33%) SOA
3 5 (41.67%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) ActionScript 3.0
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe