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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 485 376 324
Rank change year-on-year
-109 -52
Contract jobs citing Flash 115 201 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.39% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 1.42% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 104 140
Average daily rate
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£325 £360 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 14
Average hourly rate £36.00 £11.00 £17.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.27% -36.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £30.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £11.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
+297.72% -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
14151 14119 12451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.37% 27.20% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9202 8972 7852
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 221 325
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £53.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -83 114 £325 -9.72% 73
London -48 60 £355 -11.25% 35
East of England +17 21 £250 -23.07% 3
South East -41 18 £263 -2.32% 23
Cambridgeshire +14 14 £250 - 1
City of London -2 10 £263 -34.37% 6
Surrey +1 6 £285 +8.57% 2
Hertfordshire 0 5 £268 - 1
Berkshire -8 5 £263 -38.23% 6
North West -10 5 £175 -56.25% 6
Hampshire -17 4 £275 +4.76%
West Midlands -30 4 £338 +20.53% 1
Cheshire - 4 - - 5
Watford +11 3 - -
Midlands +3 3 £175 -
East Midlands -8 2 £350 +16.66%
Northamptonshire -8 2 £350 -
South West -11 2 £425 +21.42%
Wiltshire - 2 £425 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Reading -2 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -3 1 £450 - 2
East Sussex -3 1 £200 -27.27% 1
Brighton -7 1 £200 -27.27% 1
Guildford -8 1 - - 1
Scotland -8 1 £300 +66.66% 1
Manchester -10 1 £175 -56.25% 1
Yorkshire -16 1 - - 5
Norfolk - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 165 (70.51%) HTML
2 127 (54.27%) JavaScript
3 109 (46.58%) CSS
4 89 (38.03%) Adobe
5 72 (30.77%) Photoshop
6 61 (26.07%) ActionScript
7 60 (25.64%) HTML5
8 52 (22.22%) Marketing
9 51 (21.79%) XML
10 47 (20.09%) jQuery
10 47 (20.09%) User Experience
11 40 (17.09%) Adobe Illustrator
12 37 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (14.96%) Finance
14 32 (13.68%) CMS
14 32 (13.68%) Apache Flex
15 31 (13.25%) ActionScript 3.0
16 28 (11.97%) Project Management
16 28 (11.97%) E-Commerce
16 28 (11.97%) Web Development
17 27 (11.54%) CSS3
18 26 (11.11%) Analytics
18 26 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
18 26 (11.11%) Games
18 26 (11.11%) Content Management
19 24 (10.26%) PHP
19 24 (10.26%) Dreamweaver
20 23 (9.83%) Web Design
20 23 (9.83%) Mobile App
21 21 (8.97%) SiteCatalyst

Flash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 32 (13.68%) CMS
2 12 (5.13%) Umbraco
3 11 (4.70%) WordPress
4 9 (3.85%) SAS
4 9 (3.85%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (2.14%) IIS
6 4 (1.71%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.28%) Immediacy CMS
7 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.28%) Drupal
8 2 (0.85%) Confluence
8 2 (0.85%) Node.js
8 2 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.43%) Moodle
9 1 (0.43%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.43%) Apache
9 1 (0.43%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 72 (30.77%) Photoshop
2 40 (17.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (7.69%) MS Office
4 16 (6.84%) MS Excel
5 12 (5.13%) Adobe After Effects
5 12 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (4.70%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (4.27%) InDesign
7 10 (4.27%) Shockwave
8 7 (2.99%) Fireworks
9 5 (2.14%) Acrobat
10 4 (1.71%) MS Project
11 3 (1.28%) AutoCAD
11 3 (1.28%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.85%) PaintShop Pro
12 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.85%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.43%) Quicktime
13 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (8.97%) SiteCatalyst
2 8 (3.42%) Magento
3 3 (1.28%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.28%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.43%) Office 365
1 1 (0.43%) ElastiCache
1 1 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.42%) SAN
2 5 (2.14%) RTSP
3 4 (1.71%) Internet
4 3 (1.28%) LDAP
5 2 (0.85%) Broadband
5 2 (0.85%) VoIP
5 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.85%) Network Security
6 1 (0.43%) SPDY
6 1 (0.43%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.43%) VPN
6 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.43%) FTP
6 1 (0.43%) PBX
6 1 (0.43%) ATM
6 1 (0.43%) DVB
6 1 (0.43%) Firewall
6 1 (0.43%) Wireless
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
1 8 (3.42%) MS Access
1 8 (3.42%) SQL Server
1 8 (3.42%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.99%) DB2
3 6 (2.56%) DbVisualizer
4 4 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.28%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (1.28%) MySQL
5 3 (1.28%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.43%) OLAP
7 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.43%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 24 (10.26%) Dreamweaver
2 18 (7.69%) Subversion
3 12 (5.13%) Axure RP
3 12 (5.13%) Cucumber
4 9 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.85%) JIRA
5 8 (3.42%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.99%) Selenium
7 6 (2.56%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.28%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.43%) Flash Builder
10 1 (0.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.43%) JUnit
10 1 (0.43%) Flex Builder
10 1 (0.43%) TestNG
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.43%) Toad
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
General
1 52 (22.22%) Marketing
2 35 (14.96%) Finance
3 26 (11.11%) Games
4 20 (8.55%) Advertising
5 15 (6.41%) Retail
6 7 (2.99%) Interactive Media
7 6 (2.56%) Banking
8 5 (2.14%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.71%) Legal
9 4 (1.71%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.43%) Publishing
12 1 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 112 (47.86%) Developer
2 54 (23.08%) Designer
3 29 (12.39%) Flash Developer
4 21 (8.97%) Web Developer
5 20 (8.55%) Front-End Developer
6 19 (8.12%) Analyst
7 17 (7.26%) Web Designer
8 10 (4.27%) ActionScript Developer
9 9 (3.85%) Games Developer
9 9 (3.85%) UI Developer
9 9 (3.85%) UX Designer
9 9 (3.85%) UI Programmer
10 7 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (2.99%) UI Designer
10 7 (2.99%) Flex Developer
10 7 (2.99%) Administrator
10 7 (2.99%) Business Analyst
11 6 (2.56%) Tester
11 6 (2.56%) Software Engineer
11 6 (2.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (70.51%) HTML
2 109 (46.58%) CSS
3 60 (25.64%) HTML5
4 51 (21.79%) XML
5 47 (20.09%) jQuery
6 32 (13.68%) Apache Flex
7 27 (11.54%) CSS3
8 18 (7.69%) Adobe AIR
9 17 (7.26%) Web Services
10 15 (6.41%) XHTML
10 15 (6.41%) .NET
11 12 (5.13%) ASP.NET
12 11 (4.70%) Ajax
12 11 (4.70%) WebGL
13 9 (3.85%) AngularJS
13 9 (3.85%) JSON
14 8 (3.42%) OpenGL
15 7 (2.99%) Stage3D
15 7 (2.99%) Away3D
15 7 (2.99%) PureMVC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (20.09%) User Experience
2 26 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (9.83%) Mobile App
4 15 (6.41%) Digital Media
5 14 (5.98%) Open Source
6 13 (5.56%) Animation
7 12 (5.13%) Graphic Design
7 12 (5.13%) Flash Games
7 12 (5.13%) Management Information System
8 10 (4.27%) W3C
9 8 (3.42%) E-Learning
10 6 (2.56%) Video Editing
11 5 (2.14%) Replication
11 5 (2.14%) Visualisation
11 5 (2.14%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.71%) Semantic Web
12 4 (1.71%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (1.71%) Streaming Video
12 4 (1.71%) SCORM
13 3 (1.28%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.41%) UNIX
2 13 (5.56%) Windows
3 9 (3.85%) Android
4 8 (3.42%) Linux
5 5 (2.14%) Solaris
5 5 (2.14%) AIX
6 4 (1.71%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.28%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.85%) HPUX
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.43%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.43%) VMS
9 1 (0.43%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (11.97%) E-Commerce
2 28 (11.97%) Project Management
2 28 (11.97%) Web Development
3 26 (11.11%) Content Management
3 26 (11.11%) Analytics
4 23 (9.83%) Web Design
5 21 (8.97%) Digital Marketing
6 20 (8.55%) SEO
7 19 (8.12%) Responsive Web Design
8 18 (7.69%) OO
9 16 (6.84%) MVC
10 15 (6.41%) CRM
10 15 (6.41%) OOP
10 15 (6.41%) Email Marketing
11 14 (5.98%) TDD
12 13 (5.56%) Software Engineering
13 12 (5.13%) Scrum
13 12 (5.13%) Migration
13 12 (5.13%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 127 (54.27%) JavaScript
2 61 (26.07%) ActionScript
3 31 (13.25%) ActionScript 3.0
4 24 (10.26%) PHP
5 20 (8.55%) Java
6 19 (8.12%) SQL
7 15 (6.41%) ActionScript 2.0
8 13 (5.56%) C#
9 10 (4.27%) Ruby
10 6 (2.56%) C++
11 5 (2.14%) C
11 5 (2.14%) VBA
12 4 (1.71%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.85%) VB
13 2 (0.85%) Python
13 2 (0.85%) Delphi
13 2 (0.85%) Perl
13 2 (0.85%) BrightScript
14 1 (0.43%) Lua
14 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (8.97%) Degree
2 7 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.28%) HND
4 3 (1.28%) ISEB
4 3 (1.28%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.43%) OCP
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.43%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.69%) QA
2 3 (1.28%) WAI
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (1.28%) SRDF
2 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.85%) Firmware
2 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.71%) Tivoli
1 4 (1.71%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (1.28%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.28%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 89 (38.03%) Adobe
2 21 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.69%) Oracle
4 15 (6.41%) Google
5 12 (5.13%) EPiServer
6 9 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (3.42%) SAP
8 6 (2.56%) EMC
9 5 (2.14%) Business Objects
9 5 (2.14%) IBM
9 5 (2.14%) Facebook
10 4 (1.71%) Apple
10 4 (1.71%) DoubleClick
10 4 (1.71%) Sun
10 4 (1.71%) Veritas
11 3 (1.28%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.28%) Citrix
11 3 (1.28%) BMC
11 3 (1.28%) NetApp
12 2 (0.85%) Macromedia
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