The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Flash Games in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Flash Games over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Flash Games
Rank 590 563 554
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -9
Contract jobs citing Flash Games 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.006% 0.006% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£200 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16358 15880 14400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.33% 31.02% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10542 9828 8499
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 679 815
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Flash Games
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Flash Games within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Flash Games Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Flash Games
Daily Rate Trend

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

Flash Games Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Flash Games
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Flash Games Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Flash Games
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash Games within the UK over the 3 months to 29 December 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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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
London +6 1 £200 -
England -16 1 £200 -

Flash Games
Top 15 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Flash Games 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 Games.

1 2 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 2 (100.00%) Flash
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Online Games
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO

Flash Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Flash Games 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Games Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Flash Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Flash Games Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games
1 1 (50.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 2 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Perforce