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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Flash
Rank 527 518 392
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -126
Contract jobs citing Flash 97 98 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.19% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.71% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 59 117
Average daily rate £422 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £195 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +40.62%

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
14632 13891 13281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.42% 26.89% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10146 9263 8358
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 189 271
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -0.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 -32 91 £425 +21.42% 39
London -6 44 £488 +33.10% 16
South East -10 14 £425 +78.94% 9
West Midlands -4 12 £320 -1.53% 3
Hampshire +9 8 £425 +70.00%
Staffordshire - 8 £320 -
North West -7 7 £363 +26.08% 2
Scotland -2 6 £250 +33.33% 2
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £320 -
Edinburgh -6 5 £288 +53.33%
East of England 0 4 - -
Watford - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Southampton +15 3 - -
East Midlands -6 3 - - 4
Manchester -15 3 £336 +16.95% 1
Derbyshire - 3 - - 1
City of London +33 2 £500 +53.84% 2
East Sussex +11 2 - -
Berkshire +6 2 - - 1
South West -1 2 £425 +70.00% 2
Birmingham -2 2 £275 -21.42% 1
Cheshire -5 2 £343 - 1
Surrey -6 2 £425 +70.00% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 2
North East - 2 - - 1
North Shields - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - - 1
Huddersfield - 2 £350 -

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

1 154 (70.32%) HTML
2 101 (46.12%) JavaScript
3 81 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (35.62%) CSS
5 67 (30.59%) Photoshop
6 65 (29.68%) ActionScript
7 64 (29.22%) HTML5
8 59 (26.94%) Adobe
9 53 (24.20%) User Experience
10 50 (22.83%) Adobe Illustrator
11 49 (22.37%) Finance
12 46 (21.00%) E-Commerce
13 44 (20.09%) Java
14 39 (17.81%) ActionScript 3.0
15 34 (15.53%) Marketing
16 33 (15.07%) XML
17 31 (14.16%) Front End Development
18 30 (13.70%) QA
18 30 (13.70%) Games
19 28 (12.79%) Banking
19 28 (12.79%) PHP
20 25 (11.42%) SQL
21 24 (10.96%) Apache Flex
21 24 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
22 23 (10.50%) jQuery
22 23 (10.50%) OO
23 22 (10.05%) CSS3
24 21 (9.59%) Investment Banking
24 21 (9.59%) Web Services
25 20 (9.13%) Workflow

Flash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 18 (8.22%) CMS
2 13 (5.94%) Drupal
3 11 (5.02%) WebSphere
4 10 (4.57%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.11%) WordPress
6 6 (2.74%) Node.js
6 6 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.28%) Apache
8 4 (1.83%) IIS
8 4 (1.83%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.37%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.37%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.91%) concrete5
10 2 (0.91%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.91%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.46%) DNN
11 1 (0.46%) JBoss
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 67 (30.59%) Photoshop
2 50 (22.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (4.11%) Edge Animate
3 9 (4.11%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (2.28%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (1.83%) 3ds Max
7 4 (1.83%) Acrobat
7 4 (1.83%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (1.83%) InDesign
8 3 (1.37%) QuarkXPress
9 2 (0.91%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.91%) FreeHand
9 2 (0.91%) GIMP
9 2 (0.91%) PaintShop Pro
10 1 (0.46%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.46%) MS Excel
10 1 (0.46%) MS Office
10 1 (0.46%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 10 (4.57%) Magento
2 6 (2.74%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.20%) GitHub
2 5 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.28%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.37%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.37%) CloudFront
3 3 (1.37%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.22%) HTTP
2 10 (4.57%) Internet
3 6 (2.74%) DVB
4 5 (2.28%) IPv6
5 4 (1.83%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (1.83%) SAN
6 3 (1.37%) SSH
7 2 (0.91%) DHCP
7 2 (0.91%) DNS
7 2 (0.91%) SMTP
7 2 (0.91%) Wireless
8 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.46%) Firewall
8 1 (0.46%) FTP
8 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.46%) LAN
8 1 (0.46%) LDAP
8 1 (0.46%) RTSP
8 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.68%) DB2
2 17 (7.76%) MySQL
3 10 (4.57%) DbVisualizer
4 6 (2.74%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.83%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.37%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.91%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.91%) SQLite
8 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.46%) Informix
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (8.68%) Axure RP
2 18 (8.22%) Dreamweaver
3 10 (4.57%) Cucumber
3 10 (4.57%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.57%) Maven
3 10 (4.57%) Selenium
3 10 (4.57%) Subversion
4 6 (2.74%) Grunt
4 6 (2.74%) JIRA
4 6 (2.74%) Rational Application Developer
4 6 (2.74%) WebDriver
4 6 (2.74%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 5 (2.28%) LoadRunner
6 4 (1.83%) HP UFT
6 4 (1.83%) Jasmine
6 4 (1.83%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.37%) Mocha
7 3 (1.37%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.37%) Protractor
7 3 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 49 (22.37%) Finance
2 34 (15.53%) Marketing
3 30 (13.70%) Games
4 28 (12.79%) Banking
5 21 (9.59%) Investment Banking
6 15 (6.85%) Back Office
7 14 (6.39%) Retail
8 12 (5.48%) Advertising
9 9 (4.11%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.83%) Automotive
11 3 (1.37%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.91%) Front Office
12 2 (0.91%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.46%) Billing
13 1 (0.46%) Electronics
13 1 (0.46%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.46%) Legal
13 1 (0.46%) Publishing
13 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (42.01%) Developer
2 42 (19.18%) Designer
3 30 (13.70%) Flash Developer
4 22 (10.05%) HTML Developer
4 22 (10.05%) UX Designer
5 15 (6.85%) Analyst
5 15 (6.85%) Photoshop Designer
6 14 (6.39%) Flash ActionScript Developer
7 12 (5.48%) Consultant
7 12 (5.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (5.02%) Architect
9 10 (4.57%) ActionScript Developer
10 8 (3.65%) Digital Project Manager
10 8 (3.65%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.20%) Digital Designer
11 7 (3.20%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (2.74%) Automation Tester
12 6 (2.74%) Selenium Tester
12 6 (2.74%) UI Developer
12 6 (2.74%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (70.32%) HTML
2 78 (35.62%) CSS
3 64 (29.22%) HTML5
4 33 (15.07%) XML
5 24 (10.96%) Apache Flex
6 23 (10.50%) jQuery
7 22 (10.05%) CSS3
8 21 (9.59%) Web Services
9 18 (8.22%) J2EE
10 17 (7.76%) Ajax
11 16 (7.31%) RESTful
12 13 (5.94%) .NET
12 13 (5.94%) JSON
13 11 (5.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (4.11%) EJB
15 8 (3.65%) ASP.NET
15 8 (3.65%) JNDI
15 8 (3.65%) JSTL
15 8 (3.65%) Struts
16 7 (3.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 53 (24.20%) User Experience
2 24 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.31%) Animation
4 15 (6.85%) Fixed Income
5 11 (5.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (4.57%) Social Media
6 10 (4.57%) Visualisation
7 9 (4.11%) Graphic Design
8 8 (3.65%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (3.65%) Web 2.0
9 7 (3.20%) Algorithms
9 7 (3.20%) Data Structures
9 7 (3.20%) N-Tier
9 7 (3.20%) STB
10 6 (2.74%) Fat Client
10 6 (2.74%) Interactive TV
10 6 (2.74%) MPEG
10 6 (2.74%) Photography
10 6 (2.74%) RIA
10 6 (2.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.76%) Windows
2 14 (6.39%) Unix
3 12 (5.48%) Apple iOS
4 11 (5.02%) Android
5 6 (2.74%) Linux
5 6 (2.74%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.91%) AIX
7 2 (0.91%) CentOS
7 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.91%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (21.00%) E-Commerce
3 31 (14.16%) Front End Development
4 23 (10.50%) OO
5 20 (9.13%) Workflow
6 18 (8.22%) UX Design
7 17 (7.76%) Project Management
7 17 (7.76%) TDD
7 17 (7.76%) Usability Testing
8 15 (6.85%) Ethnography
8 15 (6.85%) Scrum
9 14 (6.39%) Web Development
10 12 (5.48%) Automated Testing
10 12 (5.48%) Migration
10 12 (5.48%) OOP
11 11 (5.02%) BDD
11 11 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (5.02%) MVC
12 10 (4.57%) SOA
12 10 (4.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (46.12%) JavaScript
2 65 (29.68%) ActionScript
3 44 (20.09%) Java
4 39 (17.81%) ActionScript 3.0
5 28 (12.79%) PHP
6 25 (11.42%) SQL
7 19 (8.68%) ActionScript 2.0
8 14 (6.39%) C
9 13 (5.94%) C++
10 10 (4.57%) Python
11 9 (4.11%) C#
12 6 (2.74%) ANSI C
12 6 (2.74%) Ruby
13 5 (2.28%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.83%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.83%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.37%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.37%) Perl
15 3 (1.37%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.91%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (7.76%) Degree
2 9 (4.11%) PMI Certification
2 9 (4.11%) PMP
3 5 (2.28%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.46%) ACCA
4 1 (0.46%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.70%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.28%) vCloud
2 5 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.37%) vSphere
4 2 (0.91%) XenApp
5 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.28%) vRealize
2 3 (1.37%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.91%) Ansible
3 2 (0.91%) Nagios
3 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.91%) Puppet
3 2 (0.91%) SCCM
3 2 (0.91%) vMotion
4 1 (0.46%) FlexNet
4 1 (0.46%) SCSM
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (26.94%) Adobe
2 16 (7.31%) Oracle
3 15 (6.85%) DoubleClick
4 13 (5.94%) Google
5 11 (5.02%) IBM
6 9 (4.11%) HP
7 7 (3.20%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.20%) SAP
7 7 (3.20%) VMware
8 6 (2.74%) ATG
8 6 (2.74%) OpenTV
8 6 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.28%) Brocade
9 5 (2.28%) hybris
10 3 (1.37%) Facebook
11 2 (0.91%) Citrix
11 2 (0.91%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.91%) Zend
12 1 (0.46%) BEA
12 1 (0.46%) BMC
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago