The first table below looks at the demand for Flash skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Flash over the 3 months to 24 July 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.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 403 336 295
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -41
Contract jobs citing Flash 193 252 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.49% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.28% 1.77% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 157 172
Average daily rate
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£283 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-21.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 21
Average hourly rate £32.50 £18.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £15.75 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £103.75 £21.75 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -25.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15105 14234 14850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.61% 27.92% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9741 9047 9067
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 296 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Flash Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Flash
Daily Rate Trend

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

Flash Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Flash
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Flash within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Flash Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Flash
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Flash Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Flash
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Flash within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Flash Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Flash
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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 -52 182 £300 -6.25% 82
London -38 99 £363 +6.61% 41
South East -1 38 £289 +5.00% 18
City of London +3 24 £300 +0.75% 20
Yorkshire +11 16 £160 -49.08% 5
West Yorkshire - 14 £160 - 5
Leeds - 14 £160 - 4
Surrey -11 12 £250 +42.85% 2
East of England -22 12 £230 -16.36% 3
Berkshire +3 10 £313 -16.66% 4
Hertfordshire -5 7 - -
Scotland -19 7 £214 -10.10%
Hampshire -8 6 £325 +57.57% 7
East Sussex - 5 £222 - 2
Brighton - 5 £222 - 2
Bracknell +9 4 £313 -21.87%
Glasgow 0 4 £219 -
Southampton -3 4 £225 -18.18% 3
West Midlands -16 4 £278 -13.28% 1
South West -30 4 £190 -27.61% 1
Edinburgh -17 3 £200 -
Greenford - 3 - -
Cheshire +6 2 £263 +19.31%
Oxfordshire -2 2 £425 +33.33%
Wiltshire -2 2 £220 -
Essex -3 2 £263 +10.52% 1
Swindon -3 2 £220 -
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £275 +29.41% 1
Birmingham -6 2 £280 +2.75%
North West -16 2 £263 +11.70% 5

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 268 (67.00%) HTML
2 163 (40.75%) CSS
3 161 (40.25%) Adobe
4 152 (38.00%) Photoshop
5 142 (35.50%) JavaScript
6 119 (29.75%) HTML5
7 111 (27.75%) Adobe Illustrator
8 80 (20.00%) ActionScript
9 69 (17.25%) XML
10 64 (16.00%) Android
11 53 (13.25%) Java
12 51 (12.75%) Finance
12 51 (12.75%) Degree
13 49 (12.25%) InDesign
14 47 (11.75%) E-Learning
15 42 (10.50%) CSS3
16 41 (10.25%) Marketing
17 40 (10.00%) ActionScript 3.0
18 38 (9.50%) OO
18 38 (9.50%) E-Commerce
18 38 (9.50%) Animation
18 38 (9.50%) jQuery
19 37 (9.25%) Social Media
20 36 (9.00%) Apple iOS
20 36 (9.00%) Web Services
20 36 (9.00%) Windows
21 33 (8.25%) Dreamweaver
21 33 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
21 33 (8.25%) Adobe Captivate
21 33 (8.25%) Retail

Flash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 29 (7.25%) CMS
2 20 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 18 (4.50%) MQSeries
4 11 (2.75%) Moodle
5 10 (2.50%) WordPress
5 10 (2.50%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.00%) Drupal
7 5 (1.25%) Apache
8 3 (0.75%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.75%) IIS
8 3 (0.75%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (0.75%) Lync
9 2 (0.50%) Node.js
9 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.25%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.25%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.25%) Documentum
10 1 (0.25%) JRun
Applications
1 152 (38.00%) Photoshop
2 111 (27.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 49 (12.25%) InDesign
4 33 (8.25%) Adobe Captivate
5 26 (6.50%) Adobe After Effects
6 23 (5.75%) MS Office
6 23 (5.75%) Fireworks
7 17 (4.25%) OmniGraffle
8 14 (3.50%) MS Excel
9 12 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (2.50%) MS Project
11 5 (1.25%) MS Visio
12 4 (1.00%) Acrobat
12 4 (1.00%) PaintShop Pro
13 2 (0.50%) Quicktime
14 1 (0.25%) CorelDRAW
14 1 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.25%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 5 (1.25%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (0.75%) Tridion
3 2 (0.50%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.75%) GitHub
2 2 (0.50%) Office 365
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.50%) Internet
2 11 (2.75%) RTSP
3 9 (2.25%) SAN
4 8 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.25%) Intranet
5 5 (1.25%) FTP
6 4 (1.00%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.00%) HTTP
6 4 (1.00%) DNS
7 3 (0.75%) RTP
7 3 (0.75%) Extranet
7 3 (0.75%) DHCP
7 3 (0.75%) LAN
7 3 (0.75%) SPDY
8 2 (0.50%) SMS
8 2 (0.50%) GSM
8 2 (0.50%) RFID
8 2 (0.50%) RTCP
9 1 (0.25%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.25%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.50%) DbVisualizer
1 18 (4.50%) DB2
2 13 (3.25%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.00%) MySQL
4 7 (1.75%) NonStop SQL
5 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) MS Access
6 1 (0.25%) SQLite
6 1 (0.25%) QlikView
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (8.25%) Dreamweaver
2 31 (7.75%) Axure RP
3 20 (5.00%) Subversion
4 18 (4.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 15 (3.75%) LoadRunner
6 12 (3.00%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 8 (2.00%) JIRA
8 7 (1.75%) Maven
8 7 (1.75%) Flex Builder
9 5 (1.25%) Ant
9 5 (1.25%) Selenium
9 5 (1.25%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.25%) Hudson
9 5 (1.25%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.00%) JBehave
10 4 (1.00%) Xcode
10 4 (1.00%) eggPlant
10 4 (1.00%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.75%) Gradle
General
1 51 (12.75%) Finance
2 41 (10.25%) Marketing
3 33 (8.25%) Retail
4 28 (7.00%) Advertising
4 28 (7.00%) Games
4 28 (7.00%) Multimedia
5 18 (4.50%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.50%) Banking
6 10 (2.50%) Automotive
6 10 (2.50%) Legal
7 8 (2.00%) Publishing
8 5 (1.25%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.00%) Front Office
10 3 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.50%) Interactive Media
11 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.25%) Back Office
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 165 (41.25%) Developer
2 124 (31.00%) Designer
3 39 (9.75%) Flash Developer
4 30 (7.50%) Web Designer
5 27 (6.75%) Digital Designer
6 24 (6.00%) Multimedia Developer
6 24 (6.00%) Front-End Developer
7 18 (4.50%) Tester
8 15 (3.75%) Graduate
8 15 (3.75%) User Experience Designer
9 14 (3.50%) UI Designer
9 14 (3.50%) Web Developer
10 12 (3.00%) Visual Designer
11 11 (2.75%) Analyst
11 11 (2.75%) Graphic Designer
11 11 (2.75%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (2.50%) Android Developer
13 9 (2.25%) Software Engineer
13 9 (2.25%) E-Learning Developer
13 9 (2.25%) Interactive Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (67.00%) HTML
2 163 (40.75%) CSS
3 119 (29.75%) HTML5
4 69 (17.25%) XML
5 42 (10.50%) CSS3
6 38 (9.50%) jQuery
7 36 (9.00%) Web Services
8 32 (8.00%) XHTML
9 30 (7.50%) Apache Flex
10 26 (6.50%) .NET
11 22 (5.50%) Backbone.js
12 20 (5.00%) J2EE
13 16 (4.00%) Ajax
14 14 (3.50%) JSON
14 14 (3.50%) ASP.NET
15 12 (3.00%) SOAP
16 10 (2.50%) Android SDK
17 8 (2.00%) Adobe AIR
17 8 (2.00%) XSLT
17 8 (2.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.75%) E-Learning
2 38 (9.50%) Animation
3 37 (9.25%) Social Media
4 28 (7.00%) Mobile App
5 26 (6.50%) iPhone
6 17 (4.25%) Graphic Design
7 16 (4.00%) SCORM
8 14 (3.50%) Computer Science
8 14 (3.50%) Streaming Video
9 13 (3.25%) W3C
9 13 (3.25%) Visualisation
10 11 (2.75%) RIA
11 10 (2.50%) Photography
11 10 (2.50%) Management Information System
12 8 (2.00%) Digital Media
12 8 (2.00%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.75%) Smartphone
13 7 (1.75%) Learning Management System
14 6 (1.50%) Copywriting
15 5 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 64 (16.00%) Android
2 36 (9.00%) Apple iOS
2 36 (9.00%) Windows
3 22 (5.50%) UNIX
4 11 (2.75%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.75%) Linux
6 6 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.00%) Solaris
8 3 (0.75%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.75%) AIX
8 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.25%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (9.50%) OO
1 38 (9.50%) E-Commerce
2 33 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (7.75%) OOP
4 22 (5.50%) Regression Testing
5 21 (5.25%) Content Management
6 19 (4.75%) Project Management
6 19 (4.75%) System Testing
7 17 (4.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (4.25%) SEO
8 15 (3.75%) Web Design
8 15 (3.75%) Web Application Development
8 15 (3.75%) Analytics
9 14 (3.50%) Online Marketing
9 14 (3.50%) Test Scripting
9 14 (3.50%) TDD
10 12 (3.00%) Web Development
10 12 (3.00%) Automated Testing
10 12 (3.00%) MVC
10 12 (3.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 142 (35.50%) JavaScript
2 80 (20.00%) ActionScript
3 53 (13.25%) Java
4 40 (10.00%) ActionScript 3.0
5 31 (7.75%) SQL
6 25 (6.25%) PHP
7 23 (5.75%) C#
8 22 (5.50%) ActionScript 2.0
9 11 (2.75%) C++
10 9 (2.25%) Ruby
11 8 (2.00%) C
12 7 (1.75%) Lua
13 6 (1.50%) Perl
13 6 (1.50%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.25%) Python
15 3 (0.75%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.75%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.50%) VBA
16 2 (0.50%) XAML
17 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (12.75%) Degree
2 23 (5.75%) ISEB
3 18 (4.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.25%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.75%) PMP
6 3 (0.75%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.25%) CCAB
7 1 (0.25%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.25%) QA
2 3 (0.75%) SLA
3 2 (0.50%) JTAG
3 2 (0.50%) WAI
4 1 (0.25%) Section 508
System Software
1 5 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.00%) Cygwin
2 4 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.75%) Terminal Services
3 3 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (2.75%) Tivoli
1 11 (2.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (0.75%) Puppet
3 1 (0.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.25%) OpenView
3 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 161 (40.25%) Adobe
2 31 (7.75%) IBM
3 29 (7.25%) Microsoft
4 23 (5.75%) HP
5 17 (4.25%) Oracle
6 14 (3.50%) DoubleClick
7 9 (2.25%) NetApp
7 9 (2.25%) Facebook
8 8 (2.00%) Apple
9 7 (1.75%) Google
10 6 (1.50%) Twitter
10 6 (1.50%) VMware
11 4 (1.00%) Cisco
11 4 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.75%) ExactTarget
12 3 (0.75%) Stellent
12 3 (0.75%) EMC
12 3 (0.75%) Brocade
13 2 (0.50%) Sencha
13 2 (0.50%) Appcelerator
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
JM
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £15,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £390 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Hays Plc - The Pensions Regulator
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Rate: competitive salary
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Rate: competitive salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £neg on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
The Pensions Regulator
Rate: £30 - 35 per hour +
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 230-300 Per Day
Posted: 23 days ago