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 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 463 378 338
Rank change year-on-year
-85 -40
Contract jobs citing Flash 142 211 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.40% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.97% 1.44% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 112 133
Average daily rate
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£325 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £189 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 10
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 £16.27 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £22.80 £22.90
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
14705 14615 12634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 27.75% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9690 9670 7937
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 186 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.86 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 26 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 26 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 26 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 -58 136 £318 -9.21% 50
London -35 69 £375 -9.09% 24
South East -9 25 £300 -7.69% 7
East of England +12 21 £250 +19.04% 5
City of London -15 16 £200 -55.55% 10
Berkshire +5 12 £275 -24.13%
Cambridgeshire +9 11 £250 - 3
Hertfordshire -2 10 £225 -
Watford +2 9 - -
Peterborough - 9 £250 - 2
Bracknell - 8 - -
North West -22 6 £200 -33.33% 6
West Midlands -30 6 £270 +8.00% 4
Oxfordshire - 6 £231 - 2
South West +6 5 £294 +33.52%
Surrey +4 4 £365 +32.72% 1
East Midlands -14 4 £256 -6.81% 1
Cheshire - 4 £275 - 3
Cardiff +12 3 £400 -
Swindon +9 3 £425 +93.18%
South Wales +6 3 £400 -
Wales +4 3 £400 -
Wiltshire 0 3 £425 +93.18%
Reading +6 2 £323 -28.22%
Greenford +6 2 - -
Leicestershire +3 2 - -
Northamptonshire -5 2 £256 +2.50% 1
Hampshire -5 2 £363 +8.20%
Edinburgh -6 2 £313 +66.66%
Gloucestershire -8 2 £163 +1.56%

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 159 (65.70%) HTML
2 126 (52.07%) JavaScript
3 101 (41.74%) CSS
4 84 (34.71%) Adobe
5 75 (30.99%) Photoshop
6 57 (23.55%) XML
6 57 (23.55%) HTML5
7 54 (22.31%) ActionScript
8 48 (19.83%) Marketing
9 39 (16.12%) Analytical Skills
9 39 (16.12%) Java
10 38 (15.70%) Adobe Illustrator
10 38 (15.70%) User Experience
11 36 (14.88%) SQL
12 34 (14.05%) Advertising
12 34 (14.05%) CMS
13 31 (12.81%) E-Commerce
13 31 (12.81%) Mobile App
13 31 (12.81%) jQuery
14 29 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (11.98%) Content Management
15 27 (11.16%) Finance
15 27 (11.16%) OO
15 27 (11.16%) ActionScript 3.0
15 27 (11.16%) Analytics
16 26 (10.74%) UNIX
17 25 (10.33%) Subversion
17 25 (10.33%) Retail
18 24 (9.92%) Games
18 24 (9.92%) Degree

Flash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 34 (14.05%) CMS
2 17 (7.02%) WebSphere
3 14 (5.79%) Umbraco
4 10 (4.13%) WordPress
5 9 (3.72%) IIS
5 9 (3.72%) MQSeries
5 9 (3.72%) SAS
5 9 (3.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (2.07%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.07%) Immediacy CMS
7 3 (1.24%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.83%) Drupal
8 2 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.83%) Confluence
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.41%) Moodle
9 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.41%) Lync
9 1 (0.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 75 (30.99%) Photoshop
2 38 (15.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (6.61%) MS Office
4 15 (6.20%) InDesign
4 15 (6.20%) MS Excel
4 15 (6.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (4.55%) Shockwave
6 10 (4.13%) Adobe After Effects
7 9 (3.72%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (2.89%) Fireworks
9 6 (2.48%) Acrobat
10 3 (1.24%) MS Project
10 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.83%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.41%) Quicktime
12 1 (0.41%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Magento
2 4 (1.65%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.68%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (1.24%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.31%) SAN
2 5 (2.07%) Internet
3 3 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.83%) Unicast
4 2 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (0.83%) Network Security
4 2 (0.83%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.83%) Broadband
4 2 (0.83%) DNS
4 2 (0.83%) DHCP
4 2 (0.83%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.83%) FTP
4 2 (0.83%) RTSP
4 2 (0.83%) Wireless
5 1 (0.41%) 802.11
5 1 (0.41%) DVB
5 1 (0.41%) HTTP
5 1 (0.41%) VPN
5 1 (0.41%) LDAP
5 1 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.09%) DB2
2 21 (8.68%) DbVisualizer
3 10 (4.13%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.31%) MS Access
5 7 (2.89%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.07%) MySQL
7 3 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.24%) SQLite
7 3 (1.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.41%) DB2 UDB
9 1 (0.41%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.41%) OLTP
9 1 (0.41%) DTS
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 25 (10.33%) Subversion
2 22 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
3 16 (6.61%) Git (software)
4 15 (6.20%) Cucumber
5 13 (5.37%) Selenium
6 12 (4.96%) Android Studio
6 12 (4.96%) WebDriver
7 11 (4.55%) Visual Studio
8 10 (4.13%) Axure RP
9 9 (3.72%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (3.72%) LoadRunner
9 9 (3.72%) JIRA
10 7 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (2.07%) Xcode
12 4 (1.65%) PHPUnit
13 3 (1.24%) JBehave
14 1 (0.41%) JUnit
14 1 (0.41%) IntelliJ
14 1 (0.41%) Flash Builder
14 1 (0.41%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 48 (19.83%) Marketing
2 34 (14.05%) Advertising
3 27 (11.16%) Finance
4 25 (10.33%) Retail
5 24 (9.92%) Games
6 6 (2.48%) Interactive Media
6 6 (2.48%) Multimedia
6 6 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.65%) Legal
8 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.24%) Banking
9 2 (0.83%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.41%) Publishing
10 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Billing
10 1 (0.41%) German Language
10 1 (0.41%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 108 (44.63%) Developer
2 45 (18.60%) Designer
3 30 (12.40%) Flash Developer
4 22 (9.09%) Analyst
5 20 (8.26%) Web Developer
6 17 (7.02%) Front-End Developer
7 14 (5.79%) Web Designer
8 12 (4.96%) Automation Tester
8 12 (4.96%) Tester
9 9 (3.72%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (3.72%) Test Analyst
10 8 (3.31%) Android Developer
11 7 (2.89%) ActionScript Developer
11 7 (2.89%) Business Analyst
11 7 (2.89%) Mobile Developer
12 6 (2.48%) Flash ActionScript Developer
12 6 (2.48%) UI Designer
12 6 (2.48%) Flex Developer
12 6 (2.48%) Software Engineer
12 6 (2.48%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (65.70%) HTML
2 101 (41.74%) CSS
3 57 (23.55%) XML
3 57 (23.55%) HTML5
4 31 (12.81%) jQuery
5 22 (9.09%) CSS3
6 20 (8.26%) Apache Flex
7 19 (7.85%) J2EE
7 19 (7.85%) Web Services
8 16 (6.61%) XHTML
8 16 (6.61%) SOAP
9 15 (6.20%) Adobe AIR
10 14 (5.79%) Android SDK
11 13 (5.37%) RESTful
12 12 (4.96%) JSON
13 11 (4.55%) iOS SDK
13 11 (4.55%) REST
14 10 (4.13%) WebGL
14 10 (4.13%) .NET
15 9 (3.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.12%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (15.70%) User Experience
3 31 (12.81%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.55%) W3C
4 11 (4.55%) Flash Games
4 11 (4.55%) Animation
5 10 (4.13%) Digital Media
6 9 (3.72%) Streaming Video
6 9 (3.72%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.72%) Graphic Design
7 8 (3.31%) Video on Demand
8 7 (2.89%) E-Learning
8 7 (2.89%) Video Editing
9 6 (2.48%) Online Games
10 4 (1.65%) Statistics
11 3 (1.24%) Clustering
11 3 (1.24%) Social Media
11 3 (1.24%) Semantic Web
11 3 (1.24%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.83%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.74%) UNIX
2 22 (9.09%) Android
3 18 (7.44%) Apple iOS
4 11 (4.55%) Windows
5 7 (2.89%) Linux
6 6 (2.48%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.65%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.65%) AIX
8 3 (1.24%) Solaris
9 2 (0.83%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.83%) HPUX
9 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (12.81%) E-Commerce
2 29 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (11.98%) Content Management
3 27 (11.16%) OO
3 27 (11.16%) Analytics
4 23 (9.50%) Digital Marketing
4 23 (9.50%) SEO
5 22 (9.09%) Web Development
6 21 (8.68%) System Testing
6 21 (8.68%) Project Management
6 21 (8.68%) Automated Testing
7 20 (8.26%) Web Design
8 19 (7.85%) Android Development
8 19 (7.85%) TDD
9 17 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
10 16 (6.61%) Open Source
10 16 (6.61%) MVC
11 15 (6.20%) CRM
12 14 (5.79%) Software Engineering
13 13 (5.37%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 126 (52.07%) JavaScript
2 54 (22.31%) ActionScript
3 39 (16.12%) Java
4 36 (14.88%) SQL
5 27 (11.16%) ActionScript 3.0
6 19 (7.85%) PHP
7 12 (4.96%) C#
8 10 (4.13%) Ruby
9 8 (3.31%) Objective-C
10 6 (2.48%) ActionScript 2.0
10 6 (2.48%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.07%) VBA
12 4 (1.65%) C
12 4 (1.65%) C++
12 4 (1.65%) VB
13 3 (1.24%) Perl
13 3 (1.24%) Python
14 2 (0.83%) BrightScript
15 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.41%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 24 (9.92%) Degree
2 9 (3.72%) ISEB
2 9 (3.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (2.07%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.07%) HND
4 4 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.24%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.61%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.24%) vSphere
3 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.83%) Firmware
3 2 (0.83%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.65%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.41%) WMI
3 1 (0.41%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 84 (34.71%) Adobe
2 22 (9.09%) Google
3 15 (6.20%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.37%) IBM
4 13 (5.37%) Oracle
5 12 (4.96%) EPiServer
6 10 (4.13%) HP
7 9 (3.72%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (3.72%) SAP
8 7 (2.89%) DoubleClick
9 5 (2.07%) NetApp
9 5 (2.07%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.65%) Apple
11 3 (1.24%) VMware
11 3 (1.24%) BMC
11 3 (1.24%) Citrix
12 2 (0.83%) Roku
12 2 (0.83%) Facebook
12 2 (0.83%) Zend
12 2 (0.83%) Sitecore
Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £125 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 25 days ago