The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 482 391 332
Rank change year-on-year
-91 -59
Contract jobs citing Flash 130 209 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.39% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 1.41% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 103 137
Average daily rate
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£323 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.71% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £222 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Average hourly rate £22.18 £11.00 £17.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.63% -36.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.45 £28.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £11.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
+286.36% -36.50%

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
15071 14856 12792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.00% 27.62% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9795 9728 7977
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 208 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 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 -82 128 £323 -7.71% 62
London -54 67 £360 -10.00% 23
South East -7 25 £322 -2.57% 15
East of England +15 20 £250 -23.07% 3
Cambridgeshire +16 13 £250 -
Berkshire +4 12 £275 -38.88% 2
City of London -6 12 £200 -50.00% 6
Peterborough - 10 £250 -
Surrey +11 6 £365 +39.04% 1
Hertfordshire -6 6 £268 - 2
Bracknell - 6 - -
North West -19 5 £225 -25.00% 6
West Midlands -36 5 £270 +8.00% 6
Watford +4 4 - -
Cheshire - 4 £275 - 4
South West +8 3 £425 +21.42%
Hampshire -18 3 £425 +28.78%
Oxfordshire - 3 £300 - 2
Wiltshire +14 2 £425 +58.87%
Swindon +13 2 £425 +58.87%
Greenford +5 2 - -
Midlands +2 2 £175 -
Scotland -1 2 £313 +70.06%
Reading -1 2 £323 -28.22%
Edinburgh -13 2 £313 +66.66%
Chester - 2 £275 -
Cobham - 2 £365 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Solihull - 2 £291 -
Woking +16 1 £320 +16.36%

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

1 149 (66.22%) HTML
2 113 (50.22%) JavaScript
3 94 (41.78%) CSS
4 89 (39.56%) Adobe
5 75 (33.33%) Photoshop
6 55 (24.44%) HTML5
7 48 (21.33%) XML
8 47 (20.89%) Marketing
9 45 (20.00%) ActionScript
10 42 (18.67%) Adobe Illustrator
11 41 (18.22%) User Experience
12 34 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
13 33 (14.67%) jQuery
13 33 (14.67%) CMS
14 31 (13.78%) Advertising
14 31 (13.78%) Content Management
15 30 (13.33%) Mobile App
16 29 (12.89%) Analytics
16 29 (12.89%) SQL
17 28 (12.44%) Java
17 28 (12.44%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (12.44%) Finance
18 25 (11.11%) E-Commerce
19 24 (10.67%) Dreamweaver
19 24 (10.67%) Degree
19 24 (10.67%) Apache Flex
20 23 (10.22%) ActionScript 3.0
21 22 (9.78%) Web Development
21 22 (9.78%) OO
21 22 (9.78%) Games

Flash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 33 (14.67%) CMS
2 12 (5.33%) Umbraco
3 10 (4.44%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.00%) SAS
4 9 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (3.11%) IIS
5 7 (3.11%) WordPress
6 5 (2.22%) Immediacy CMS
6 5 (2.22%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.78%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.33%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.89%) Confluence
9 2 (0.89%) Drupal
10 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.44%) Lync
10 1 (0.44%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.44%) Moodle
10 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 75 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 42 (18.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (8.00%) MS Office
4 17 (7.56%) MS Excel
5 15 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (6.22%) InDesign
7 11 (4.89%) Adobe After Effects
8 10 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (4.44%) Shockwave
9 8 (3.56%) Fireworks
10 6 (2.67%) Acrobat
11 4 (1.78%) MS Project
12 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
13 2 (0.89%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.44%) CINEMA 4D
14 1 (0.44%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.22%) Magento
2 4 (1.78%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.89%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.33%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (2.22%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.44%) Office 365
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.44%) SAN
2 5 (2.22%) Internet
3 3 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.89%) Wireless
4 2 (0.89%) RTSP
4 2 (0.89%) LDAP
4 2 (0.89%) Broadband
4 2 (0.89%) VoIP
4 2 (0.89%) DHCP
4 2 (0.89%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.89%) FTP
4 2 (0.89%) Network Security
4 2 (0.89%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (0.89%) DNS
4 2 (0.89%) Unicast
5 1 (0.44%) InfiniBand
5 1 (0.44%) WebEx
5 1 (0.44%) PBX
5 1 (0.44%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.67%) DB2
2 14 (6.22%) DbVisualizer
3 9 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.56%) MS Access
5 7 (3.11%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.22%) MySQL
7 3 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.89%) SQLite
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.44%) DTS
9 1 (0.44%) OLTP
9 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.44%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.44%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 24 (10.67%) Dreamweaver
2 20 (8.89%) Subversion
3 13 (5.78%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.78%) Axure RP
4 11 (4.89%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.44%) Selenium
5 10 (4.44%) Visual Studio
6 9 (4.00%) JIRA
6 9 (4.00%) WebDriver
7 7 (3.11%) Android Studio
8 5 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (2.22%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.78%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.33%) Xcode
10 3 (1.33%) JBehave
11 1 (0.44%) GCC
11 1 (0.44%) JUnit
11 1 (0.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.44%) Flex Builder
General
1 47 (20.89%) Marketing
2 31 (13.78%) Advertising
3 28 (12.44%) Finance
4 22 (9.78%) Games
5 18 (8.00%) Retail
6 7 (3.11%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.67%) Interactive Media
7 6 (2.67%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.78%) Legal
8 4 (1.78%) Banking
9 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.89%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.44%) German Language
11 1 (0.44%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.44%) Publishing
11 1 (0.44%) Billing
11 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (43.11%) Developer
2 45 (20.00%) Designer
3 28 (12.44%) Flash Developer
4 22 (9.78%) Analyst
5 20 (8.89%) Web Developer
6 16 (7.11%) Web Designer
7 15 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
8 9 (4.00%) Automation Tester
8 9 (4.00%) Tester
9 7 (3.11%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.11%) ActionScript Developer
9 7 (3.11%) Flex Developer
9 7 (3.11%) UX Designer
10 6 (2.67%) UI Developer
10 6 (2.67%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (2.67%) UI Designer
10 6 (2.67%) UI Programmer
10 6 (2.67%) Software Engineer
10 6 (2.67%) Marketing Manager
10 6 (2.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (66.22%) HTML
2 94 (41.78%) CSS
3 55 (24.44%) HTML5
4 48 (21.33%) XML
5 33 (14.67%) jQuery
6 24 (10.67%) Apache Flex
7 21 (9.33%) CSS3
8 16 (7.11%) Adobe AIR
8 16 (7.11%) Web Services
8 16 (7.11%) XHTML
9 12 (5.33%) J2EE
10 11 (4.89%) SOAP
10 11 (4.89%) WebGL
11 10 (4.44%) .NET
11 10 (4.44%) RESTful
12 9 (4.00%) ASP.NET
13 8 (3.56%) OpenGL
13 8 (3.56%) PureMVC
13 8 (3.56%) Android SDK
14 7 (3.11%) Stage3D
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.22%) User Experience
2 34 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (13.33%) Mobile App
4 16 (7.11%) Open Source
5 13 (5.78%) W3C
6 12 (5.33%) Digital Media
7 11 (4.89%) Flash Games
7 11 (4.89%) Animation
8 9 (4.00%) Management Information System
8 9 (4.00%) Graphic Design
9 7 (3.11%) Streaming Video
9 7 (3.11%) Video Editing
10 4 (1.78%) Semantic Web
10 4 (1.78%) Online Games
10 4 (1.78%) Statistics
10 4 (1.78%) E-Learning
11 3 (1.33%) Replication
11 3 (1.33%) Clustering
11 3 (1.33%) Video on Demand
11 3 (1.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.33%) UNIX
2 15 (6.67%) Android
3 12 (5.33%) Apple iOS
4 11 (4.89%) Windows
5 8 (3.56%) Linux
6 5 (2.22%) AIX
6 5 (2.22%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.78%) Solaris
8 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.89%) HPUX
8 2 (0.89%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.78%) Content Management
2 29 (12.89%) Analytics
3 28 (12.44%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 22 (9.78%) OO
5 22 (9.78%) Web Development
6 21 (9.33%) Digital Marketing
6 21 (9.33%) Project Management
6 21 (9.33%) SEO
7 19 (8.44%) Responsive Web Design
8 17 (7.56%) Web Design
9 16 (7.11%) MVC
9 16 (7.11%) TDD
9 16 (7.11%) CRM
10 14 (6.22%) Automated Testing
10 14 (6.22%) Software Engineering
10 14 (6.22%) System Testing
11 12 (5.33%) OOP
11 12 (5.33%) Email Marketing
11 12 (5.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 113 (50.22%) JavaScript
2 45 (20.00%) ActionScript
3 29 (12.89%) SQL
4 28 (12.44%) Java
5 23 (10.22%) ActionScript 3.0
6 18 (8.00%) PHP
7 11 (4.89%) C#
8 9 (4.00%) Ruby
9 7 (3.11%) ActionScript 2.0
10 6 (2.67%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.67%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.22%) VBA
12 4 (1.78%) C
13 3 (1.33%) C++
13 3 (1.33%) Perl
14 2 (0.89%) Python
14 2 (0.89%) VB
14 2 (0.89%) BrightScript
15 1 (0.44%) R
15 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (10.67%) Degree
2 6 (2.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (2.67%) ISEB
3 5 (2.22%) HND
3 5 (2.22%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) WAI
3 1 (0.44%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.89%) SRDF
3 2 (0.89%) vSphere
3 2 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.89%) Firmware
3 2 (0.89%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.78%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.89%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.44%) WMI
Vendors
1 89 (39.56%) Adobe
2 21 (9.33%) Google
3 18 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (7.11%) Oracle
5 12 (5.33%) EPiServer
6 10 (4.44%) IBM
7 9 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (3.56%) SAP
9 7 (3.11%) DoubleClick
10 6 (2.67%) HP
11 5 (2.22%) NetApp
11 5 (2.22%) Business Objects
12 4 (1.78%) EMC
12 4 (1.78%) Apple
13 3 (1.33%) VMware
13 3 (1.33%) Citrix
13 3 (1.33%) BMC
14 2 (0.89%) Veritas
14 2 (0.89%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.89%) Cognos
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