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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 478 366 314
Rank change year-on-year
-112 -52
Contract jobs citing Flash 99 199 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.41% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 1.51% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 108 158
Average daily rate
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£338 £334 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £224 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.11% -22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £12.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%

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
13701 13155 12880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.96% 27.01% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9189 8297 8174
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 275 335
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.46 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.02 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 -108 93 £344 +4.16% 84
London -62 57 £365 -2.66% 38
South East -39 16 £238 -22.44% 13
City of London +7 13 £338 -3.57% 9
East of England +3 6 £275 - 7
North West -10 6 £208 -27.82% 5
Scotland -9 5 £188 -49.15%
Manchester 0 4 £208 -27.82% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £325 - 1
West Midlands -15 4 £325 +14.53% 6
Norwich +9 3 £275 - 2
Norfolk +9 3 £275 - 2
Surrey -18 3 £250 -11.11% 4
Kent - 3 £225 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £225 -
East Midlands +8 2 £350 -3.44% 2
Cheshire +5 2 - - 2
Berkshire 0 2 £250 - 1
Edinburgh -10 2 £188 -53.12%
Marlow - 2 - -
Northampton - 2 £350 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £375 - 1
Essex - 2 - -
North Yorkshire 0 1 - - 4
Yorkshire -6 1 - - 11
Cambridgeshire -11 1 - - 2
South West -23 1 £250 -9.09% 2
Hampshire -27 1 £250 -23.07% 3
Devon - 1 £250 - 1

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 188 (66.90%) HTML
2 135 (48.04%) JavaScript
3 125 (44.48%) CSS
4 94 (33.45%) Adobe
5 92 (32.74%) Photoshop
6 80 (28.47%) ActionScript
7 74 (26.33%) HTML5
8 62 (22.06%) XML
9 58 (20.64%) Adobe Illustrator
10 54 (19.22%) User Experience
10 54 (19.22%) jQuery
11 50 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (17.08%) ActionScript 3.0
13 41 (14.59%) Apache Flex
14 39 (13.88%) Marketing
15 36 (12.81%) Web Development
16 34 (12.10%) Games
16 34 (12.10%) XHTML
17 33 (11.74%) Java
17 33 (11.74%) Finance
18 30 (10.68%) Dreamweaver
19 29 (10.32%) CSS3
20 26 (9.25%) Web Design
21 24 (8.54%) Oracle
22 23 (8.19%) OO
22 23 (8.19%) Windows
22 23 (8.19%) Project Management
22 23 (8.19%) Degree
23 22 (7.83%) ActionScript 2.0
23 22 (7.83%) Scrum

Flash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 18 (6.41%) CMS
2 10 (3.56%) WordPress
3 9 (3.20%) Adobe CQ
3 9 (3.20%) SAS
4 7 (2.49%) GlassFish
4 7 (2.49%) IIS
4 7 (2.49%) IBM Notes
4 7 (2.49%) Lotus Domino
5 5 (1.78%) Drupal
5 5 (1.78%) Moodle
6 4 (1.42%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.42%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.71%) Apache
7 2 (0.71%) Node.js
7 2 (0.71%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.36%) Lync
8 1 (0.36%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.36%) Confluence
8 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 92 (32.74%) Photoshop
2 58 (20.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (6.05%) Adobe After Effects
4 12 (4.27%) MS Office
4 12 (4.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (3.91%) MS Excel
6 10 (3.56%) InDesign
6 10 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (3.20%) Shockwave
8 7 (2.49%) Fireworks
9 5 (1.78%) Acrobat
10 4 (1.42%) MS Project
10 4 (1.42%) Maya
11 3 (1.07%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (1.07%) PaintShop Pro
11 3 (1.07%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.71%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.71%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.71%) Edge Animate
13 1 (0.36%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 9 (3.20%) SiteCatalyst
2 4 (1.42%) Magento
3 3 (1.07%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.07%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Office 365
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.85%) Internet
2 7 (2.49%) RTSP
2 7 (2.49%) SAN
2 7 (2.49%) DNS
3 6 (2.14%) SPDY
4 4 (1.42%) FTP
4 4 (1.42%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.07%) LDAP
6 2 (0.71%) Broadband
6 2 (0.71%) Network Security
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.36%) Firewall
7 1 (0.36%) LAN
7 1 (0.36%) PBX
7 1 (0.36%) VoIP
7 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.36%) ATM
7 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.91%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (2.14%) InterSystems Cache
4 6 (2.14%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (1.78%) DB2
6 4 (1.42%) MySQL
6 4 (1.42%) MS Access
6 4 (1.42%) DbVisualizer
6 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.07%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.36%) OLAP
9 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (10.68%) Dreamweaver
2 18 (6.41%) Subversion
3 11 (3.91%) Axure RP
3 11 (3.91%) Cucumber
4 10 (3.56%) JIRA
5 9 (3.20%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.14%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.42%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.42%) Selenium
8 3 (1.07%) Flex Builder
8 3 (1.07%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.07%) Xcode
9 2 (0.71%) Toad
9 2 (0.71%) Flash Builder
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.36%) WiX
10 1 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.36%) Hudson
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.36%) Ant
General
1 39 (13.88%) Marketing
2 34 (12.10%) Games
3 33 (11.74%) Finance
4 20 (7.12%) Advertising
5 12 (4.27%) Retail
6 10 (3.56%) Banking
7 8 (2.85%) Legal
8 7 (2.49%) Multimedia
9 5 (1.78%) Interactive Media
9 5 (1.78%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.42%) Publishing
11 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.36%) Front Office
12 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 147 (52.31%) Developer
2 68 (24.20%) Designer
3 45 (16.01%) Flash Developer
4 29 (10.32%) Web Designer
5 27 (9.61%) Front-End Developer
6 25 (8.90%) Analyst
7 24 (8.54%) Web Developer
8 12 (4.27%) UI Programmer
8 12 (4.27%) UI Developer
8 12 (4.27%) ActionScript Developer
9 10 (3.56%) Games Developer
10 9 (3.20%) Flex Developer
10 9 (3.20%) Software Engineer
11 8 (2.85%) UX Designer
11 8 (2.85%) Photoshop Designer
11 8 (2.85%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (2.49%) Android Developer
12 7 (2.49%) E-Learning Developer
12 7 (2.49%) Administrator
12 7 (2.49%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (66.90%) HTML
2 125 (44.48%) CSS
3 74 (26.33%) HTML5
4 62 (22.06%) XML
5 54 (19.22%) jQuery
6 41 (14.59%) Apache Flex
7 34 (12.10%) XHTML
8 29 (10.32%) CSS3
9 21 (7.47%) Adobe AIR
10 19 (6.76%) Web Services
11 18 (6.41%) JSON
11 18 (6.41%) .NET
12 16 (5.69%) Ajax
12 16 (5.69%) ASP.NET
13 15 (5.34%) DHTML
14 10 (3.56%) WebGL
14 10 (3.56%) Backbone.js
15 9 (3.20%) PureMVC
15 9 (3.20%) Struts
16 7 (2.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.22%) User Experience
2 19 (6.76%) Graphic Design
3 18 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.05%) Animation
5 15 (5.34%) E-Learning
5 15 (5.34%) W3C
6 14 (4.98%) Digital Media
6 14 (4.98%) Mobile App
6 14 (4.98%) Open Source
7 11 (3.91%) Flash Games
8 10 (3.56%) Management Information System
9 9 (3.20%) SCORM
10 8 (2.85%) Streaming Video
11 7 (2.49%) CLARiiON
12 6 (2.14%) Mobile Games
12 6 (2.14%) Online Games
12 6 (2.14%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.78%) Video Editing
14 4 (1.42%) Clustering
14 4 (1.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.19%) Windows
2 16 (5.69%) Android
3 14 (4.98%) UNIX
4 9 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.49%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.49%) Linux
6 5 (1.78%) Solaris
7 4 (1.42%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.07%) AIX
9 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.71%) HPUX
9 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.36%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.36%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (12.81%) Web Development
3 26 (9.25%) Web Design
4 23 (8.19%) OO
4 23 (8.19%) Project Management
5 22 (7.83%) Scrum
6 20 (7.12%) OOP
7 19 (6.76%) MVC
7 19 (6.76%) E-Commerce
8 17 (6.05%) Software Engineering
9 16 (5.69%) Responsive Web Design
9 16 (5.69%) Content Management
10 14 (4.98%) Web Accessibility
11 13 (4.63%) Analytics
11 13 (4.63%) Mentoring
11 13 (4.63%) Migration
12 12 (4.27%) Change Management
12 12 (4.27%) TDD
12 12 (4.27%) Online Marketing
13 11 (3.91%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 135 (48.04%) JavaScript
2 80 (28.47%) ActionScript
3 48 (17.08%) ActionScript 3.0
4 33 (11.74%) Java
5 22 (7.83%) ActionScript 2.0
6 19 (6.76%) PHP
7 18 (6.41%) C#
8 17 (6.05%) SQL
9 11 (3.91%) C
10 9 (3.20%) Ruby
11 8 (2.85%) C++
12 5 (1.78%) Perl
13 4 (1.42%) Lua
14 3 (1.07%) BrightScript
15 2 (0.71%) Delphi
15 2 (0.71%) VBA
15 2 (0.71%) VB
16 1 (0.36%) PHP5
16 1 (0.36%) PHP4
16 1 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (8.19%) Degree
2 7 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.42%) ISEB
3 4 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (1.42%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.07%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.36%) CCAB
5 1 (0.36%) OCP
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.12%) QA
2 3 (1.07%) WCAG
2 3 (1.07%) WAI
3 1 (0.36%) EMIR
3 1 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.49%) vSphere
2 3 (1.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (1.07%) SRDF
3 2 (0.71%) Firmware
3 2 (0.71%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (3.56%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.42%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.07%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (1.07%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (1.07%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.36%) cPanel
Vendors
1 94 (33.45%) Adobe
2 24 (8.54%) Oracle
3 21 (7.47%) Microsoft
4 13 (4.63%) EMC
5 9 (3.20%) VMware
5 9 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (2.85%) Symantec
7 7 (2.49%) SAP
7 7 (2.49%) Lotus
8 6 (2.14%) IBM
9 4 (1.42%) Veritas
9 4 (1.42%) Sun
9 4 (1.42%) Facebook
10 3 (1.07%) DoubleClick
10 3 (1.07%) Google
10 3 (1.07%) Roku
10 3 (1.07%) Citrix
10 3 (1.07%) BMC
10 3 (1.07%) NetApp
10 3 (1.07%) Red Hat
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