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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 482 422 382
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -40
Contract jobs citing Flash 148 201 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 1.28% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 106 126
Average daily rate
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£325 £286 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.53% -7.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £245 £300
% change year-on-year
+32.65% -18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £28.25 £32.50 £17.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% +83.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £13.92 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £89.50 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.88 £32.50 £17.69
% change year-on-year
-63.46% +83.71%

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
16432 15759 15480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.15% 27.87% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11190 10009 9954
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 215 266
Average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -63 130 £340 +18.77% 40
London -36 58 £345 +4.54% 18
South East -31 30 £231 -7.50% 8
West Midlands +21 22 £361 +21.42% 5
Hampshire +6 16 £238 +5.55%
City of London +8 12 £126 -58.20% 6
Scotland 0 12 £224 +5.03%
Staffordshire - 11 £363 - 3
Basingstoke - 11 £375 -
East of England 0 10 £150 -45.45% 2
Hertfordshire +9 9 £150 - 1
Watford +4 9 £150 -
Berkshire -5 9 - - 1
Glasgow +18 8 £325 +52.22%
Birmingham +5 6 £313 -0.79% 2
North West -26 5 £450 +71.42% 2
Wales - 5 £325 -
Cardiff - 5 £325 -
South Wales - 5 £325 -
Cheshire -10 4 £450 +71.42% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £364 - 1
Macclesfield - 4 £450 -
Southampton 0 3 £225 -
South West -6 3 £210 +40.00% 2
Bracknell -9 3 - -
East Midlands -12 3 £263 - 1
Croydon - 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £210 - 1
North East -24 2 £450 - 1

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 185 (63.14%) HTML
2 153 (52.22%) JavaScript
3 128 (43.69%) CSS
4 94 (32.08%) Photoshop
5 70 (23.89%) ActionScript
6 67 (22.87%) XML
6 67 (22.87%) HTML5
7 65 (22.18%) Adobe
8 57 (19.45%) Adobe Illustrator
9 53 (18.09%) Java
10 51 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
11 46 (15.70%) SQL
12 44 (15.02%) Marketing
13 43 (14.68%) User Experience
14 41 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
15 38 (12.97%) ActionScript 3.0
16 37 (12.63%) Advertising
17 36 (12.29%) E-Commerce
18 35 (11.95%) Finance
18 35 (11.95%) CMS
19 33 (11.26%) Retail
20 31 (10.58%) Content Management
20 31 (10.58%) Games
20 31 (10.58%) UNIX
20 31 (10.58%) Mobile App
21 29 (9.90%) DbVisualizer
21 29 (9.90%) System Testing
21 29 (9.90%) DB2
21 29 (9.90%) Automated Testing
22 28 (9.56%) Web Design

Flash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 35 (11.95%) CMS
2 22 (7.51%) WebSphere
3 13 (4.44%) WordPress
3 13 (4.44%) MQSeries
4 12 (4.10%) Umbraco
5 9 (3.07%) IIS
6 6 (2.05%) Node.js
7 5 (1.71%) Immediacy CMS
8 4 (1.37%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.02%) Apache
9 3 (1.02%) DNN
10 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.34%) Confluence
11 1 (0.34%) Lync
11 1 (0.34%) Drupal
11 1 (0.34%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 94 (32.08%) Photoshop
2 57 (19.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (4.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (4.10%) InDesign
4 12 (4.10%) Adobe After Effects
5 9 (3.07%) MS Excel
6 7 (2.39%) Fireworks
7 5 (1.71%) MS Office
8 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
9 3 (1.02%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.68%) QuarkXPress
10 2 (0.68%) FreeHand
10 2 (0.68%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.68%) MS Project
10 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.34%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.34%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 7 (2.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.75%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (1.02%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.68%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.48%) Internet
2 15 (5.12%) HTTP
3 9 (3.07%) SAN
4 7 (2.39%) DNS
4 7 (2.39%) DHCP
5 5 (1.71%) IPv6
6 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.68%) FTP
6 2 (0.68%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.68%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.34%) 802.11
7 1 (0.34%) Wireless
7 1 (0.34%) SSH
7 1 (0.34%) RTSP
7 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.34%) LDAP
7 1 (0.34%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.90%) DB2
1 29 (9.90%) DbVisualizer
2 13 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.39%) MySQL
4 4 (1.37%) SQLite
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.34%) DTS
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.34%) MS Access
6 1 (0.34%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.34%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (7.85%) Subversion
2 22 (7.51%) Dreamweaver
3 16 (5.46%) LoadRunner
3 16 (5.46%) Selenium
3 16 (5.46%) WebDriver
4 15 (5.12%) Git (software)
5 13 (4.44%) HP UFT
6 12 (4.10%) Android Studio
7 11 (3.75%) Cucumber
8 10 (3.41%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (2.39%) PHPUnit
11 5 (1.71%) Axure RP
11 5 (1.71%) Xcode
11 5 (1.71%) JIRA
11 5 (1.71%) AdminStudio
12 3 (1.02%) JBehave
13 2 (0.68%) FlexUnit
13 2 (0.68%) JUnit
14 1 (0.34%) Ant
General
1 44 (15.02%) Marketing
2 37 (12.63%) Advertising
3 35 (11.95%) Finance
4 33 (11.26%) Retail
5 31 (10.58%) Games
6 12 (4.10%) Multimedia
6 12 (4.10%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.41%) Banking
8 6 (2.05%) Automotive
9 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.37%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.68%) Publishing
10 2 (0.68%) Front Office
10 2 (0.68%) Back Office
11 1 (0.34%) Legal
11 1 (0.34%) Billing
11 1 (0.34%) German Language
11 1 (0.34%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 117 (39.93%) Developer
2 53 (18.09%) Designer
3 37 (12.63%) Flash Developer
4 24 (8.19%) Analyst
4 24 (8.19%) Front-End Developer
5 20 (6.83%) Web Designer
6 17 (5.80%) Tester
6 17 (5.80%) Web Developer
6 17 (5.80%) Consultant
7 16 (5.46%) Automation Tester
8 14 (4.78%) Project Manager
9 13 (4.44%) Test Analyst
9 13 (4.44%) Photoshop Designer
10 11 (3.75%) Flash ActionScript Developer
10 11 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (3.41%) Senior Designer
12 9 (3.07%) Selenium Tester
13 8 (2.73%) Mobile Developer
13 8 (2.73%) Senior Web Designer
13 8 (2.73%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (63.14%) HTML
2 128 (43.69%) CSS
3 67 (22.87%) XML
3 67 (22.87%) HTML5
4 28 (9.56%) CSS3
5 26 (8.87%) XHTML
6 25 (8.53%) J2EE
7 24 (8.19%) jQuery
8 23 (7.85%) Web Services
9 22 (7.51%) Sass
10 17 (5.80%) SOAP
10 17 (5.80%) Apache Flex
11 16 (5.46%) RESTful
11 16 (5.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (4.78%) .NET
13 13 (4.44%) Android SDK
13 13 (4.44%) REST
14 12 (4.10%) JSON
15 11 (3.75%) Ajax
15 11 (3.75%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (14.68%) User Experience
3 31 (10.58%) Mobile App
4 22 (7.51%) W3C
5 21 (7.17%) Animation
6 20 (6.83%) Graphic Design
7 11 (3.75%) Online Games
7 11 (3.75%) Video on Demand
8 10 (3.41%) Streaming Video
9 9 (3.07%) Social Media
10 8 (2.73%) Clustering
10 8 (2.73%) N-Tier
11 7 (2.39%) Video Editing
12 5 (1.71%) Statistics
12 5 (1.71%) New Media
13 4 (1.37%) E-Learning
13 4 (1.37%) Photography
14 3 (1.02%) Life Science
14 3 (1.02%) iPad
14 3 (1.02%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.58%) UNIX
2 28 (9.56%) Windows
3 27 (9.22%) Android
3 27 (9.22%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.41%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.39%) Linux
6 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.71%) AIX
7 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (0.68%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (12.29%) E-Commerce
3 31 (10.58%) Content Management
4 29 (9.90%) System Testing
4 29 (9.90%) Automated Testing
5 28 (9.56%) Web Design
6 25 (8.53%) Project Management
7 22 (7.51%) SEO
8 20 (6.83%) OO
9 19 (6.48%) Responsive Web Design
9 19 (6.48%) Analytics
9 19 (6.48%) Android Development
10 18 (6.14%) Test Automation
10 18 (6.14%) Test Scripting
11 17 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (5.80%) Coaching
12 16 (5.46%) Document Management
12 16 (5.46%) Web Accessibility
12 16 (5.46%) TDD
13 15 (5.12%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 153 (52.22%) JavaScript
2 70 (23.89%) ActionScript
3 53 (18.09%) Java
4 46 (15.70%) SQL
5 38 (12.97%) ActionScript 3.0
6 18 (6.14%) PHP
7 16 (5.46%) C#
8 11 (3.75%) Python
9 10 (3.41%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.39%) C++
11 6 (2.05%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.05%) Perl
12 5 (1.71%) Ruby
12 5 (1.71%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.37%) C
13 4 (1.37%) ActionScript 2.0
14 3 (1.02%) VB
15 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.34%) VBA
15 1 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (7.51%) Degree
2 7 (2.39%) ISEB
2 7 (2.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (2.05%) HND
4 5 (1.71%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (1.02%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.02%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.34%) PMP
6 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.34%) ACCA
6 1 (0.34%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.83%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (3.07%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.73%) vSphere
3 7 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.71%) vCloud
4 5 (1.71%) XenApp
5 2 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.05%) SCCM
2 5 (1.71%) Windows Intune
2 5 (1.71%) SCSM
2 5 (1.71%) vMotion
3 3 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.68%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.34%) Ansible
5 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.34%) Control-M
5 1 (0.34%) Nagios
5 1 (0.34%) WMI
5 1 (0.34%) SCOM
5 1 (0.34%) Puppet
5 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 65 (22.18%) Adobe
2 24 (8.19%) IBM
3 22 (7.51%) Google
4 20 (6.83%) HP
5 17 (5.80%) Microsoft
6 14 (4.78%) Macromedia
7 10 (3.41%) EPiServer
8 8 (2.73%) VMware
9 6 (2.05%) DoubleClick
9 6 (2.05%) Oracle
9 6 (2.05%) SAP
9 6 (2.05%) Citrix
10 4 (1.37%) Apple
10 4 (1.37%) Brocade
11 3 (1.02%) Zend
11 3 (1.02%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.68%) NetApp
12 2 (0.68%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.68%) Stellent
12 2 (0.68%) Websense
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