The table below looks at the statistics for the Flash Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Flash Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Flash Developer
Rank 558 529 512
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Flash Developer 19 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.060% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.064% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 25
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £319 £220
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +44.88%
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46978 45024 42156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29483 26863 23894
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1824 1987 2469
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.15 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Flash Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Flash Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Flash Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Flash Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Flash Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Flash Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Flash Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Flash Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Flash Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Flash Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Flash Developer
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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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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 -28 19 £350 +7.69% 10
London -2 16 £350 - 8
City of London +23 7 £325 +3.91% 2
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Halesowen - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Flash Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Flash Developer in their job title 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 with Flash Developer in their job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Flash
2 27 (60.00%) ActionScript
3 26 (57.78%) HTML
4 23 (51.11%) Adobe
5 22 (48.89%) ActionScript 3.0
6 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
7 16 (35.56%) Apache Flex
8 15 (33.33%) Adobe AIR
9 10 (22.22%) XML
9 10 (22.22%) MVC
9 10 (22.22%) OO
10 9 (20.00%) Advertising
10 9 (20.00%) OOP
10 9 (20.00%) ActionScript 2.0
10 9 (20.00%) PureMVC
11 8 (17.78%) CSS
11 8 (17.78%) Games
12 7 (15.56%) OpenGL
12 7 (15.56%) Subversion
12 7 (15.56%) PHP
12 7 (15.56%) Marketing
12 7 (15.56%) WebGL
12 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
12 7 (15.56%) Mobile Application Development
12 7 (15.56%) Stage3D
12 7 (15.56%) Away3D
13 6 (13.33%) Open Source
14 5 (11.11%) Photoshop
14 5 (11.11%) HTML5
14 5 (11.11%) Cucumber

Flash Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Flash Developer in their job title 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 with Flash Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.44%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (4.44%) PaintShop Pro
2 2 (4.44%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Subversion
2 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.11%) JIRA
3 3 (6.67%) Xcode
4 2 (4.44%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.22%) Flash Builder
General
1 9 (20.00%) Advertising
2 8 (17.78%) Games
3 7 (15.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) Flash
2 26 (57.78%) HTML
3 16 (35.56%) Apache Flex
4 15 (33.33%) Adobe AIR
5 10 (22.22%) XML
6 9 (20.00%) PureMVC
7 8 (17.78%) CSS
8 7 (15.56%) OpenGL
8 7 (15.56%) WebGL
8 7 (15.56%) Stage3D
8 7 (15.56%) Away3D
9 5 (11.11%) HTML5
9 5 (11.11%) jQuery
10 3 (6.67%) HTML5 Canvas
11 1 (2.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.33%) Open Source
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.89%) E-Learning
5 2 (4.44%) Digital Media
5 2 (4.44%) SCORM
5 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.22%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (2.22%) Online Games
6 1 (2.22%) Flash Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) MVC
1 10 (22.22%) OO
2 9 (20.00%) OOP
3 7 (15.56%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 5 (11.11%) Progressive Enhancement
4 5 (11.11%) Game Development
5 3 (6.67%) Functional Programming
6 2 (4.44%) TDD
6 2 (4.44%) Time Management
7 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.22%) Release Management
7 1 (2.22%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) ActionScript
2 22 (48.89%) ActionScript 3.0
3 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 7 (15.56%) PHP
6 5 (11.11%) Ruby
7 2 (4.44%) C
8 1 (2.22%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) BrightScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Adobe
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Roku
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Rate: From £30 to £45 per hour 3+ month contract - £'s neg DOE
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £375 to £450 per day 6 month contract
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-300 Per Day
Posted: 12 days ago