The table below looks at the statistics for Adobe AIR skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe AIR over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Integrated Runtime (Adobe AIR)
Rank 602 571 555
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -16
Contract jobs citing Adobe AIR 5 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.013% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 0.047% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £260 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15288 14780 14283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.79% 28.44% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10373 9576 8700
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 289 356
Average hourly rate £36.40 £34.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% +6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £17.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Adobe AIR
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe AIR within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Adobe AIR Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Adobe AIR
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe AIR within the UK.

Adobe AIR Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Adobe AIR
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe AIR within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Adobe AIR Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Adobe AIR
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe AIR within the UK.

Adobe AIR Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Adobe AIR
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe AIR within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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
England -25 4 £325 +25.00% 5
West Midlands -12 2 £325 +27.45% 4
London -3 1 £450 +69.81%
Macclesfield - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 3
Cambridge - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

Adobe AIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Adobe AIR 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 Adobe AIR.

1 14 (100.00%) Adobe
2 11 (78.57%) Flash
3 9 (64.29%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) ActionScript
4 6 (42.86%) OOP
4 6 (42.86%) ActionScript 3.0
5 5 (35.71%) HTML5 Canvas
5 5 (35.71%) Xcode
6 4 (28.57%) OO
7 3 (21.43%) C++
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Automotive
7 3 (21.43%) Apache Flex
7 3 (21.43%) HTML5
7 3 (21.43%) Android
7 3 (21.43%) D-Bus
7 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
8 2 (14.29%) jQuery
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Web Development
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) Subversion
8 2 (14.29%) Project Management
8 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 2 (14.29%) CSS
8 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 1 (7.14%) OpenGL
9 1 (7.14%) SOAP

Adobe AIR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Adobe AIR 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 Adobe AIR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Xcode
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Redmine
General
1 3 (21.43%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Flash Developer
3 3 (21.43%) ActionScript Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.14%) CSS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) UI Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Flash
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) HTML5 Canvas
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 3 (21.43%) D-Bus
4 3 (21.43%) Apache Flex
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) .NET
6 1 (7.14%) PureMVC
6 1 (7.14%) OpenGL
6 1 (7.14%) WebGL
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) Stage3D
6 1 (7.14%) Away3D
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Animation
1 1 (7.14%) iPad
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) OOP
2 4 (28.57%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Display Advertising
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) ActionScript
1 6 (42.86%) ActionScript 3.0
2 3 (21.43%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Facebook