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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Flash Developer
Rank 587 546 510
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Flash Developer 10 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.050% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.054% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 17
Average daily rate
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£310 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £251 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.14% +12.50%
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
49911 48452 42119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.38% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30221 29000 24202
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1962 2019 2153
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

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
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 6 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 26 March 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 -34 10 £310 -11.42% 1
London +4 9 £318 -15.33%
City of London +11 4 £325 -18.75%
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Halesowen - - - -

Flash Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 29 (100.00%) Flash
2 20 (68.97%) HTML
3 19 (65.52%) Adobe
4 18 (62.07%) ActionScript
5 16 (55.17%) Apache Flex
6 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
7 14 (48.28%) ActionScript 3.0
8 12 (41.38%) Adobe AIR
9 11 (37.93%) OO
10 10 (34.48%) OOP
11 9 (31.03%) MVC
12 8 (27.59%) OpenGL
12 8 (27.59%) Advertising
12 8 (27.59%) Games
12 8 (27.59%) PHP
12 8 (27.59%) CSS
13 7 (24.14%) XML
13 7 (24.14%) PureMVC
13 7 (24.14%) ActionScript 2.0
13 7 (24.14%) Marketing
13 7 (24.14%) Subversion
13 7 (24.14%) WebGL
13 7 (24.14%) Mobile App
13 7 (24.14%) Mobile Application Development
13 7 (24.14%) Stage3D
13 7 (24.14%) Away3D
14 6 (20.69%) Open Source
14 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
14 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
15 5 (17.24%) jQuery

Flash Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (3.45%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.45%) PaintShop Pro
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DVB
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Subversion
2 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
3 5 (17.24%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Flash Builder
4 1 (3.45%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (27.59%) Advertising
1 8 (27.59%) Games
2 7 (24.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) Flash
2 20 (68.97%) HTML
3 16 (55.17%) Apache Flex
4 12 (41.38%) Adobe AIR
5 8 (27.59%) OpenGL
5 8 (27.59%) CSS
6 7 (24.14%) XML
6 7 (24.14%) PureMVC
6 7 (24.14%) WebGL
6 7 (24.14%) Stage3D
6 7 (24.14%) Away3D
7 5 (17.24%) jQuery
7 5 (17.24%) HTML5
8 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.45%) REST
8 1 (3.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Mobile App
2 6 (20.69%) Open Source
3 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.34%) E-Learning
5 2 (6.90%) Flash Games
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Media
6 1 (3.45%) Social Gaming
6 1 (3.45%) Online Games
6 1 (3.45%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (3.45%) IPTV
6 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.45%) STB
6 1 (3.45%) SCORM
6 1 (3.45%) Streaming Video
6 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) OO
2 10 (34.48%) OOP
3 9 (31.03%) MVC
4 7 (24.14%) Mobile Application Development
5 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
6 5 (17.24%) Progressive Enhancement
6 5 (17.24%) Game Development
7 3 (10.34%) Functional Programming
8 2 (6.90%) TDD
9 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.45%) Time Management
9 1 (3.45%) Release Management
9 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) ActionScript
2 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
3 14 (48.28%) ActionScript 3.0
4 8 (27.59%) PHP
5 7 (24.14%) ActionScript 2.0
6 5 (17.24%) Ruby
7 2 (6.90%) C
8 1 (3.45%) BrightScript
8 1 (3.45%) C++
8 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) Facebook
2 1 (3.45%) Roku
2 1 (3.45%) DoubleClick
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft