The table below looks at the statistics for Flash skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Flash over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Flash
Rank 557 482 402
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -80
Contract jobs citing Flash 87 141 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.26% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.95% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 75 118
Median daily rate £366 £323 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+23.63% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 10
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.18 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.64% +101.63%
UK excluding London median 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
14874 14894 14851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 27.03% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10553 9808 9867
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 208 185
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Flash as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 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
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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -48 80 £375 +22.44% 38
London -16 49 £375 - 22
South East -19 16 £195 -35.00% 6
Bracknell -2 13 £195 -
Berkshire -9 13 £195 -29.09% 1
Edinburgh -1 7 £290 -7.20% 1
Scotland -11 7 £290 -7.20% 2
North West -15 6 £358 +78.75% 3
City of London +34 5 £375 +87.50% 2
East Midlands +5 3 - - 1
Manchester -10 3 £375 +100.00% 1
Derby - 3 - -
Derbyshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire +5 2 £363 +45.72% 1
Hertfordshire 0 2 - - 1
Leeds -1 2 £363 +20.83% 1
West Yorkshire -1 2 £363 +20.83% 1
Surrey -9 2 - -
East of England -10 2 - - 2
Lancashire - 2 - - 1
Hampshire -1 1 - - 1
Watford -2 1 - - 1
Cheshire -10 1 £340 +23.63% 1
South West -10 1 £375 +27.65% 1
West Midlands -17 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 £375 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 - -

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Flash also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Flash.

1 113 (62.43%) HTML
2 96 (53.04%) JavaScript
3 80 (44.20%) CSS
4 57 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (30.39%) Photoshop
5 55 (30.39%) Adobe
6 54 (29.83%) Java
7 51 (28.18%) ActionScript
8 42 (23.20%) HTML5
9 39 (21.55%) Adobe Illustrator
10 37 (20.44%) User Experience
11 35 (19.34%) Web Development
12 34 (18.78%) Finance
12 34 (18.78%) E-Commerce
13 33 (18.23%) OO
14 32 (17.68%) XML
15 31 (17.13%) ActionScript 3.0
16 28 (15.47%) J2EE
16 28 (15.47%) SQL
17 27 (14.92%) Apache Flex
18 25 (13.81%) Ajax
19 24 (13.26%) Windows
19 24 (13.26%) RESTful
20 22 (12.15%) Wireframes
20 22 (12.15%) Web Services
20 22 (12.15%) Oracle
21 21 (11.60%) Front End Development
21 21 (11.60%) jQuery
22 20 (11.05%) CSS3
22 20 (11.05%) DB2

Flash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (9.94%) WebSphere
2 15 (8.29%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.08%) CMS
4 9 (4.97%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (3.31%) Drupal
5 6 (3.31%) IIS
5 6 (3.31%) Node.js
5 6 (3.31%) WordPress
6 5 (2.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.66%) Apache
7 3 (1.66%) ColdFusion
7 3 (1.66%) ColdFusion MX
7 3 (1.66%) JRun
7 3 (1.66%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.10%) concrete5
8 2 (1.10%) ExpressionEngine
8 2 (1.10%) JBoss
8 2 (1.10%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.10%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 55 (30.39%) Photoshop
2 39 (21.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (4.97%) MS Office
4 6 (3.31%) InDesign
5 5 (2.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.76%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.21%) 3ds Max
6 4 (2.21%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (2.21%) Edge Animate
6 4 (2.21%) MS Project
6 4 (2.21%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (1.66%) Fireworks
7 3 (1.66%) MS Excel
8 2 (1.10%) Acrobat
8 2 (1.10%) GIMP
8 2 (1.10%) QuarkXPress
9 1 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.55%) Maya
9 1 (0.55%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 9 (4.97%) Magento
2 6 (3.31%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.42%) GitHub
2 6 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.21%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.21%) CloudFront
4 2 (1.10%) Google Play
4 2 (1.10%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.55%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.73%) HTTP
2 12 (6.63%) Internet
3 5 (2.76%) DVB
4 3 (1.66%) Intranet
4 3 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.10%) FTP
5 2 (1.10%) WebEx
6 1 (0.55%) Firewall
6 1 (0.55%) LAN
6 1 (0.55%) RTSP
6 1 (0.55%) Skype
6 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.05%) DB2
2 11 (6.08%) MySQL
3 10 (5.52%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.42%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.87%) DbVisualizer
6 3 (1.66%) EDRMS
7 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.55%) Informix
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.18%) Axure RP
2 12 (6.63%) Maven
3 11 (6.08%) Cucumber
3 11 (6.08%) Selenium
4 9 (4.97%) Subversion
5 8 (4.42%) Dreamweaver
5 8 (4.42%) Git (software)
5 8 (4.42%) Grunt
5 8 (4.42%) JIRA
5 8 (4.42%) Rational Application Developer
5 8 (4.42%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 6 (3.31%) Jasmine
6 6 (3.31%) Mocha
6 6 (3.31%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (3.31%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.76%) Protractor
7 5 (2.76%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.66%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.10%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.10%) LoadRunner
General
1 34 (18.78%) Finance
2 20 (11.05%) Games
3 11 (6.08%) Back Office
3 11 (6.08%) Retail
4 9 (4.97%) Marketing
5 8 (4.42%) Banking
6 7 (3.87%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.76%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.66%) Advertising
9 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.10%) Military
9 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.55%) Automotive
10 1 (0.55%) Billing
10 1 (0.55%) Electronics
10 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (46.41%) Developer
2 36 (19.89%) Designer
3 19 (10.50%) Flash Developer
4 16 (8.84%) HTML Developer
5 13 (7.18%) ActionScript Developer
5 13 (7.18%) Architect
5 13 (7.18%) Support Engineer
5 13 (7.18%) Web Engineer
5 13 (7.18%) Web Support Engineer
6 12 (6.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 12 (6.63%) UX Designer
7 10 (5.52%) Analyst
8 9 (4.97%) Software Developer
8 9 (4.97%) Web Developer
8 9 (4.97%) WebSphere Architect
9 8 (4.42%) Domain Architect
9 8 (4.42%) Flash ActionScript Developer
9 8 (4.42%) UI Developer
10 7 (3.87%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (3.87%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (62.43%) HTML
2 80 (44.20%) CSS
3 42 (23.20%) HTML5
4 32 (17.68%) XML
5 28 (15.47%) J2EE
6 27 (14.92%) Apache Flex
7 25 (13.81%) Ajax
8 24 (13.26%) RESTful
9 22 (12.15%) Web Services
10 21 (11.60%) jQuery
11 20 (11.05%) CSS3
11 20 (11.05%) JSTL
12 18 (9.94%) Struts
13 17 (9.39%) EJB
14 16 (8.84%) JNDI
15 12 (6.63%) .NET
16 10 (5.52%) JSON
16 10 (5.52%) SOAP
16 10 (5.52%) XHTML
17 9 (4.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.44%) User Experience
2 16 (8.84%) Web 2.0
3 14 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.73%) Graphic Design
4 11 (6.08%) STB
5 10 (5.52%) Animation
6 8 (4.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (4.42%) Mobile App
6 8 (4.42%) N-Tier
7 7 (3.87%) Data Structures
7 7 (3.87%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (3.87%) Fixed Income
7 7 (3.87%) Mobile Games
8 6 (3.31%) Algorithms
8 6 (3.31%) Interactive TV
8 6 (3.31%) Mainframe
9 5 (2.76%) e-Learning
9 5 (2.76%) Fat Client
9 5 (2.76%) MPEG
9 5 (2.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.26%) Windows
2 14 (7.73%) Windows Server
3 13 (7.18%) Android
4 11 (6.08%) Apple iOS
5 8 (4.42%) Unix
6 3 (1.66%) Linux
7 2 (1.10%) CentOS
7 2 (1.10%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (19.34%) Web Development
3 34 (18.78%) E-Commerce
4 33 (18.23%) OO
5 22 (12.15%) Wireframes
6 21 (11.60%) Front End Development
7 19 (10.50%) Project Management
8 18 (9.94%) OOD
9 14 (7.73%) TDD
9 14 (7.73%) Typography
10 13 (7.18%) Migration
10 13 (7.18%) Time Management
11 12 (6.63%) SOA
11 12 (6.63%) Web Design
12 11 (6.08%) High Availability
13 10 (5.52%) Scrum
14 9 (4.97%) Presales
14 9 (4.97%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (4.97%) Usability Testing
14 9 (4.97%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 96 (53.04%) JavaScript
2 54 (29.83%) Java
3 51 (28.18%) ActionScript
4 31 (17.13%) ActionScript 3.0
5 28 (15.47%) SQL
6 15 (8.29%) ActionScript 2.0
6 15 (8.29%) PHP
7 10 (5.52%) C
8 9 (4.97%) C++
9 5 (2.76%) ANSI C
9 5 (2.76%) C#
10 4 (2.21%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.66%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.66%) Ruby
12 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.10%) ES6
12 2 (1.10%) JCL
12 2 (1.10%) Python
12 2 (1.10%) VB
12 2 (1.10%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (9.39%) SC Cleared
1 17 (9.39%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.63%) Degree
3 4 (2.21%) APMP
3 4 (2.21%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.10%) ISEB
5 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.05%) QA
2 13 (7.18%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.52%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.66%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.55%) SafeCom
3 1 (0.55%) SCCM
3 1 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (30.39%) Adobe
2 22 (12.15%) Oracle
3 12 (6.63%) hybris
4 10 (5.52%) ATG
4 10 (5.52%) Fujitsu
5 7 (3.87%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.31%) IBM
7 5 (2.76%) Google
7 5 (2.76%) OpenTV
7 5 (2.76%) SAP
8 3 (1.66%) HP
8 3 (1.66%) Meridio
9 2 (1.10%) Apple
9 2 (1.10%) Autodesk
9 2 (1.10%) Brocade
9 2 (1.10%) Demandware
9 2 (1.10%) DoubleClick
9 2 (1.10%) Quark
9 2 (1.10%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.10%) Zend
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