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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 417 390 329
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -61
Contract jobs citing Flash 198 202 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.38% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.27% 1.33% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 99 170
Average daily rate
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£300 £311 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £421 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £315 £263
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 16
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.03 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.71% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £14.11 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.50 £19.66 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £16.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+102.71% -19.83%

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
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 266 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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
England -11 189 £300 -3.22% 86
London -24 83 £338 +8.87% 31
South East +38 53 £288 -17.85% 19
Yorkshire +16 21 £160 -38.46% 6
West Yorkshire +21 18 £160 -24.26% 4
Leeds +16 18 £160 -24.26% 4
City of London +9 18 £325 +22.41% 5
Berkshire +20 16 £313 -16.66% 4
East of England -15 16 £275 -8.33% 9
Surrey +4 13 £250 -28.57% 4
Bracknell +12 12 £313 -21.87% 2
Brighton -2 10 £210 -6.66%
East Sussex -4 10 £210 -6.66%
West Midlands -15 10 £315 +23.52% 2
Norfolk - 10 £295 -
Norwich - 9 £295 -
Birmingham -1 8 £315 +23.52%
Hampshire -9 8 £225 - 5
Southampton -5 6 £225 -
Watford -2 4 - -
Scotland -20 4 £214 -52.55% 1
Hertfordshire -25 4 - - 2
Greenford - 4 - -
Oxfordshire -3 3 £425 +46.86% 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £350 - 2
York - 3 £350 - 2
East Midlands +4 2 - - 8
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £275 -
Oxford -1 2 - -
Edinburgh -1 2 £350 - 1

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 264 (67.01%) HTML
2 177 (44.92%) CSS
3 171 (43.40%) Photoshop
4 160 (40.61%) Adobe
5 153 (38.83%) JavaScript
6 117 (29.70%) Adobe Illustrator
7 104 (26.40%) HTML5
8 97 (24.62%) User Experience
9 85 (21.57%) ActionScript
10 73 (18.53%) XML
11 66 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
12 59 (14.97%) Android
13 54 (13.71%) XHTML
14 53 (13.45%) Java
15 49 (12.44%) jQuery
16 48 (12.18%) Degree
16 48 (12.18%) ActionScript 3.0
17 45 (11.42%) InDesign
18 43 (10.91%) Dreamweaver
18 43 (10.91%) Marketing
19 39 (9.90%) CSS3
20 38 (9.64%) Finance
21 36 (9.14%) Web Services
22 35 (8.88%) OOP
22 35 (8.88%) Windows
23 34 (8.63%) E-Learning
23 34 (8.63%) Axure RP
24 33 (8.38%) Apple iOS
25 32 (8.12%) OO
26 31 (7.87%) E-Commerce

Flash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (7.61%) CMS
2 15 (3.81%) Moodle
3 12 (3.05%) WordPress
4 11 (2.79%) WebSphere
4 11 (2.79%) MQSeries
5 9 (2.28%) Drupal
6 8 (2.03%) IIS
6 8 (2.03%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.78%) IBM Notes
7 7 (1.78%) Lotus Domino
8 6 (1.52%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.02%) Apache
10 3 (0.76%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (0.76%) Lync
10 3 (0.76%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.51%) Node.js
11 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.51%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.25%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 171 (43.40%) Photoshop
2 117 (29.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 45 (11.42%) InDesign
4 30 (7.61%) Adobe After Effects
5 22 (5.58%) Fireworks
6 19 (4.82%) MS Office
7 15 (3.81%) OmniGraffle
8 14 (3.55%) Adobe Captivate
9 12 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (2.03%) MS Project
10 8 (2.03%) MS Excel
11 7 (1.78%) MS Visio
12 4 (1.02%) PaintShop Pro
13 3 (0.76%) Maya
14 2 (0.51%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.51%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.25%) Mingle
15 1 (0.25%) Quicktime
15 1 (0.25%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 5 (1.27%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.76%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.51%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.25%) Magento
4 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.76%) GitHub
2 2 (0.51%) SaaS
2 2 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.55%) Internet
2 10 (2.54%) RTSP
3 8 (2.03%) SPDY
4 7 (1.78%) DNS
4 7 (1.78%) FTP
5 6 (1.52%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.02%) LAN
7 3 (0.76%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.76%) Extranet
8 2 (0.51%) SAN
8 2 (0.51%) Intranet
9 1 (0.25%) Broadband
9 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.25%) LDAP
9 1 (0.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.05%) DB2
3 11 (2.79%) DbVisualizer
3 11 (2.79%) MySQL
4 4 (1.02%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (1.02%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) QlikView
6 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.25%) Big Data
6 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 43 (10.91%) Dreamweaver
2 34 (8.63%) Axure RP
3 17 (4.31%) Subversion
4 11 (2.79%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (2.79%) LoadRunner
5 10 (2.54%) Git (software)
6 9 (2.28%) JIRA
6 9 (2.28%) Mercurial
7 7 (1.78%) Flex Builder
7 7 (1.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 6 (1.52%) Xcode
9 4 (1.02%) Flash Builder
9 4 (1.02%) Selenium
10 3 (0.76%) eggPlant
10 3 (0.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 3 (0.76%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.76%) JBehave
10 3 (0.76%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.76%) Hudson
10 3 (0.76%) WiX
General
1 43 (10.91%) Marketing
2 38 (9.64%) Finance
3 29 (7.36%) Games
4 28 (7.11%) Advertising
5 24 (6.09%) Retail
6 18 (4.57%) Multimedia
7 14 (3.55%) Banking
8 13 (3.30%) Legal
9 11 (2.79%) Manufacturing
10 9 (2.28%) Publishing
11 7 (1.78%) Investment Banking
12 5 (1.27%) Automotive
13 3 (0.76%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.51%) Front Office
14 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.51%) Interactive Media
15 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 174 (44.16%) Developer
2 122 (30.96%) Designer
3 45 (11.42%) Flash Developer
4 43 (10.91%) Web Designer
5 31 (7.87%) Front-End Developer
6 24 (6.09%) Web Developer
7 23 (5.84%) Digital Designer
8 15 (3.81%) User Experience Designer
8 15 (3.81%) Analyst
9 14 (3.55%) UI Designer
10 13 (3.30%) UI Developer
10 13 (3.30%) Graphic Designer
10 13 (3.30%) E-Learning Developer
10 13 (3.30%) Tester
11 12 (3.05%) UI Programmer
12 11 (2.79%) Photoshop Designer
13 10 (2.54%) Android Developer
14 9 (2.28%) Visual Designer
14 9 (2.28%) Multimedia Developer
14 9 (2.28%) ActionScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (67.01%) HTML
2 177 (44.92%) CSS
3 104 (26.40%) HTML5
4 73 (18.53%) XML
5 54 (13.71%) XHTML
6 49 (12.44%) jQuery
7 39 (9.90%) CSS3
8 36 (9.14%) Web Services
9 27 (6.85%) Apache Flex
9 27 (6.85%) .NET
10 20 (5.08%) Backbone.js
10 20 (5.08%) Ajax
10 20 (5.08%) JSON
11 18 (4.57%) ASP.NET
12 14 (3.55%) DHTML
13 12 (3.05%) SOAP
14 11 (2.79%) Adobe AIR
14 11 (2.79%) J2EE
15 10 (2.54%) Struts
15 10 (2.54%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 97 (24.62%) User Experience
2 34 (8.63%) E-Learning
3 31 (7.87%) Mobile App
4 30 (7.61%) Animation
5 28 (7.11%) Social Media
5 28 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (5.08%) W3C
7 19 (4.82%) SCORM
8 18 (4.57%) Graphic Design
9 16 (4.06%) iPhone
10 12 (3.05%) Streaming Video
10 12 (3.05%) Visualisation
11 11 (2.79%) Computer Science
12 10 (2.54%) Management Information System
12 10 (2.54%) Smartphone
13 9 (2.28%) RIA
14 8 (2.03%) Client/Server
15 7 (1.78%) Photography
15 7 (1.78%) Digital Media
16 6 (1.52%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 59 (14.97%) Android
2 35 (8.88%) Windows
3 33 (8.38%) Apple iOS
4 14 (3.55%) UNIX
5 10 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.03%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.27%) Linux
8 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.51%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.25%) Solaris
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.25%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (8.88%) OOP
3 32 (8.12%) OO
4 31 (7.87%) E-Commerce
5 28 (7.11%) Content Management
6 24 (6.09%) Web Development
7 23 (5.84%) Web Design
8 21 (5.33%) SEO
9 19 (4.82%) Project Management
9 19 (4.82%) MVC
9 19 (4.82%) Scrum
10 18 (4.57%) Online Marketing
11 16 (4.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (4.06%) Software Engineering
11 16 (4.06%) Web Accessibility
12 14 (3.55%) Regression Testing
12 14 (3.55%) Web Application Development
12 14 (3.55%) Analytics
13 13 (3.30%) Android Development
14 12 (3.05%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 153 (38.83%) JavaScript
2 85 (21.57%) ActionScript
3 53 (13.45%) Java
4 48 (12.18%) ActionScript 3.0
5 27 (6.85%) C#
5 27 (6.85%) PHP
6 23 (5.84%) SQL
7 22 (5.58%) ActionScript 2.0
8 13 (3.30%) C
9 11 (2.79%) C++
10 10 (2.54%) Perl
11 7 (1.78%) Lua
12 5 (1.27%) Python
13 4 (1.02%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.02%) Ruby
14 2 (0.51%) XAML
15 1 (0.25%) PHP5
15 1 (0.25%) PHP4
15 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (12.18%) Degree
2 15 (3.81%) ISEB
3 11 (2.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.76%) PMP
6 3 (0.76%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.25%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.25%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.55%) QA
2 3 (0.76%) WCAG
3 2 (0.51%) WAI
4 1 (0.25%) Section 508
4 1 (0.25%) EMIR
4 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (1.52%) vSphere
2 5 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.76%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (1.78%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.02%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 160 (40.61%) Adobe
2 25 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.82%) Oracle
4 17 (4.31%) IBM
5 12 (3.05%) HP
5 12 (3.05%) VMware
6 10 (2.54%) DoubleClick
7 8 (2.03%) Apple
7 8 (2.03%) EMC
8 7 (1.78%) Google
8 7 (1.78%) Lotus
9 6 (1.52%) Symantec
9 6 (1.52%) Facebook
10 5 (1.27%) Brocade
11 4 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.02%) Twitter
12 3 (0.76%) Omniture
12 3 (0.76%) Appcelerator
12 3 (0.76%) Stellent
12 3 (0.76%) ExactTarget
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