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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Flash
Rank 541 507 429
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -78
Contract jobs citing Flash 103 134 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.24% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.90% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 77 106
Average daily rate £375 £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.09% -7.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £288 £313
% change year-on-year
+26.08% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 12
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.18 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.64% +101.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £42.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-70.58% +286.36%

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
15408 14893 14755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 26.74% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10759 9626 9603
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 198 208
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 28 April 2016.

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
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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -59 95 £375 +16.09% 44
London -7 62 £388 +7.63% 24
South East -19 13 £390 +25.80% 4
Edinburgh -1 8 £290 -7.20% 1
North West -4 8 £370 +64.44% 3
Scotland -16 8 £290 -7.20% 1
City of London +32 5 £375 +36.36% 4
Bracknell -5 5 - -
Berkshire -6 5 - - 2
Manchester -6 4 £343 +95.71% 1
West Midlands -8 4 £338 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +8 3 £400 +14.28% 1
Surrey -10 3 - -
Staffordshire - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £390 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 - -
Hampshire +4 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +3 2 £363 - 3
Cheshire -12 2 £355 +29.09% 1
Merseyside - 2 £450 -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £363 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £363 - 3
Derby - 2 - -
Southampton +14 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire +5 1 £400 +14.28%
South West +4 1 £375 -11.76% 2
Hertfordshire 0 1 - - 2
East of England -13 1 - - 4
Winchester - 1 - -

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 125 (67.57%) HTML
2 103 (55.68%) JavaScript
3 84 (45.41%) CSS
4 67 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (35.14%) Photoshop
6 59 (31.89%) ActionScript
7 58 (31.35%) Adobe
8 51 (27.57%) HTML5
9 47 (25.41%) User Experience
10 45 (24.32%) Adobe Illustrator
11 44 (23.78%) Java
12 40 (21.62%) Finance
13 39 (21.08%) E-Commerce
14 34 (18.38%) OO
14 34 (18.38%) Web Development
14 34 (18.38%) ActionScript 3.0
15 31 (16.76%) XML
16 27 (14.59%) Apache Flex
16 27 (14.59%) Ajax
16 27 (14.59%) Front End Development
17 26 (14.05%) CSS3
17 26 (14.05%) SQL
18 24 (12.97%) jQuery
19 23 (12.43%) J2EE
20 22 (11.89%) QA
21 21 (11.35%) Games
22 19 (10.27%) Web Services
22 19 (10.27%) RESTful
22 19 (10.27%) Axure RP
23 18 (9.73%) Struts

Flash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 16 (8.65%) WebSphere
2 12 (6.49%) CMS
3 9 (4.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (4.86%) WordPress
4 7 (3.78%) Drupal
4 7 (3.78%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.24%) Node.js
6 3 (1.62%) Apache
6 3 (1.62%) ColdFusion
6 3 (1.62%) ColdFusion MX
6 3 (1.62%) IIS
6 3 (1.62%) Joomla!
6 3 (1.62%) JRun
6 3 (1.62%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.08%) concrete5
7 2 (1.08%) JBoss
7 2 (1.08%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 65 (35.14%) Photoshop
2 45 (24.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (3.24%) InDesign
3 6 (3.24%) MS Office
4 5 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (2.16%) Fireworks
5 4 (2.16%) MS Project
5 4 (2.16%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (1.62%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (1.62%) Edge Animate
6 3 (1.62%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.62%) PaintShop Pro
7 2 (1.08%) 3ds Max
7 2 (1.08%) Acrobat
7 2 (1.08%) GIMP
7 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.54%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.54%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.54%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.54%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (4.32%) Magento
2 6 (3.24%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.41%) GitHub
2 6 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.24%) Amazon S3
2 6 (3.24%) CloudFront
3 3 (1.62%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.54%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.73%) HTTP
2 10 (5.41%) Internet
3 8 (4.32%) DVB
4 3 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.08%) FTP
6 1 (0.54%) Firewall
6 1 (0.54%) LAN
6 1 (0.54%) RTSP
6 1 (0.54%) Skype
6 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.73%) DB2
2 13 (7.03%) MySQL
3 8 (4.32%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.70%) DbVisualizer
6 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.54%) Informix
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (10.27%) Axure RP
2 15 (8.11%) Maven
3 13 (7.03%) Cucumber
4 10 (5.41%) Selenium
4 10 (5.41%) Subversion
5 9 (4.86%) Git (software)
6 8 (4.32%) Dreamweaver
6 8 (4.32%) Grunt
6 8 (4.32%) Rational Application Developer
6 8 (4.32%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 6 (3.24%) Jasmine
7 6 (3.24%) JIRA
7 6 (3.24%) Mocha
7 6 (3.24%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (3.24%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.62%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.62%) Protractor
8 3 (1.62%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.08%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 40 (21.62%) Finance
2 21 (11.35%) Games
3 16 (8.65%) Back Office
4 13 (7.03%) Banking
5 12 (6.49%) Investment Banking
6 10 (5.41%) Marketing
6 10 (5.41%) Retail
7 5 (2.70%) Advertising
8 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.54%) Automotive
9 1 (0.54%) Billing
9 1 (0.54%) Electronics
9 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (47.57%) Developer
2 41 (22.16%) Designer
3 22 (11.89%) Flash Developer
4 18 (9.73%) HTML Developer
4 18 (9.73%) UX Designer
5 13 (7.03%) ActionScript Developer
5 13 (7.03%) Architect
5 13 (7.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 12 (6.49%) Analyst
6 12 (6.49%) Photoshop Designer
7 9 (4.86%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (4.86%) Senior Developer
7 9 (4.86%) Software Developer
7 9 (4.86%) WebSphere Architect
8 8 (4.32%) Domain Architect
8 8 (4.32%) Flash ActionScript Developer
8 8 (4.32%) Web Developer
9 7 (3.78%) UI Developer
10 6 (3.24%) C Developer
10 6 (3.24%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (67.57%) HTML
2 84 (45.41%) CSS
3 51 (27.57%) HTML5
4 31 (16.76%) XML
5 27 (14.59%) Ajax
5 27 (14.59%) Apache Flex
6 26 (14.05%) CSS3
7 24 (12.97%) jQuery
8 23 (12.43%) J2EE
9 19 (10.27%) RESTful
9 19 (10.27%) Web Services
10 18 (9.73%) JSTL
10 18 (9.73%) Struts
11 17 (9.19%) EJB
12 16 (8.65%) JNDI
13 15 (8.11%) JSON
14 14 (7.57%) .NET
15 10 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (4.86%) Spring
16 9 (4.86%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.41%) User Experience
2 16 (8.65%) Web 2.0
3 15 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (6.49%) Fixed Income
5 12 (6.49%) STB
6 11 (5.95%) Animation
6 11 (5.95%) Graphic Design
7 10 (5.41%) Mobile App
7 10 (5.41%) N-Tier
8 9 (4.86%) Interactive TV
9 8 (4.32%) Fat Client
9 8 (4.32%) MPEG
9 8 (4.32%) Thin Client
10 7 (3.78%) Data Structures
10 7 (3.78%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (3.24%) Algorithms
11 6 (3.24%) Mainframe
11 6 (3.24%) Mobile Games
12 5 (2.70%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.73%) Windows
2 14 (7.57%) Android
3 12 (6.49%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.24%) Unix
4 6 (3.24%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.08%) CentOS
5 2 (1.08%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.54%) Linux
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (21.08%) E-Commerce
3 34 (18.38%) OO
3 34 (18.38%) Web Development
4 27 (14.59%) Front End Development
5 18 (9.73%) OOD
6 17 (9.19%) Project Management
7 15 (8.11%) Migration
7 15 (8.11%) TDD
7 15 (8.11%) UX Design
8 14 (7.57%) SOA
8 14 (7.57%) Usability Testing
9 13 (7.03%) Scrum
9 13 (7.03%) Web Design
9 13 (7.03%) Workflow
10 12 (6.49%) Ethnography
10 12 (6.49%) Typography
11 11 (5.95%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (5.41%) MVC
12 10 (5.41%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (55.68%) JavaScript
2 59 (31.89%) ActionScript
3 44 (23.78%) Java
4 34 (18.38%) ActionScript 3.0
5 26 (14.05%) SQL
6 15 (8.11%) ActionScript 2.0
6 15 (8.11%) PHP
7 13 (7.03%) C
8 12 (6.49%) C++
9 8 (4.32%) ANSI C
10 6 (3.24%) C#
11 4 (2.16%) Apple Swift
11 4 (2.16%) Ruby
12 3 (1.62%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.08%) JCL
13 2 (1.08%) Python
13 2 (1.08%) VB
13 2 (1.08%) XAML
14 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (8.11%) Degree
2 9 (4.86%) SC Cleared
2 9 (4.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.16%) APMP
3 4 (2.16%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.08%) ISEB
5 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.89%) QA
2 5 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.70%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.62%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.54%) SCCM
2 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (31.35%) Adobe
2 16 (8.65%) Oracle
3 10 (5.41%) ATG
3 10 (5.41%) hybris
4 8 (4.32%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.32%) OpenTV
5 5 (2.70%) Fujitsu
5 5 (2.70%) Google
5 5 (2.70%) SAP
6 4 (2.16%) Facebook
7 3 (1.62%) IBM
7 3 (1.62%) Twitter
8 2 (1.08%) Apple
8 2 (1.08%) Demandware
8 2 (1.08%) DoubleClick
8 2 (1.08%) HP
8 2 (1.08%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.08%) Zend
9 1 (0.54%) Brocade
9 1 (0.54%) VeriFone
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