The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Staffordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Flash 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.56% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £17.33 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-36.50% -18.47%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
47 32 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 36.72% 33.68% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 27
Average daily rate £325 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.41 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.28% -74.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Flash
West Midlands

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 11 (100.00%) HTTP
1 11 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 11 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 8 (72.73%) DHTML
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) Photoshop
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Games
4 3 (27.27%) Streaming Video
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) HTTP
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) ActionScript Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) Flash Developer
3 8 (72.73%) Flash ActionScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Apache Flex
2 8 (72.73%) DHTML
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 11 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript