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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 476 387 328
Rank change year-on-year
-89 -59
Contract jobs citing Flash 103 181 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.36% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 1.33% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 99 136
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.71% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
Average hourly rate £36.75 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £12.99 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £22.99 £18.66
% change year-on-year
+90.34% +23.16%

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
13881 13599 11877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.76% 27.15% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9066 8550 7470
Average daily rate £388 £375 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 249 291
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 5 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 5 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 5 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 -80 101 £325 -7.14% 63
London -44 60 £360 -4.00% 28
South East -33 19 £250 -9.09% 16
City of London -6 11 £331 -5.35% 8
East of England +8 10 £318 -2.30% 4
Surrey -5 5 £285 +1.33% 3
Cambridgeshire +5 4 £338 -
Berkshire -5 4 £250 -21.25% 2
West Midlands -10 4 £325 +7.43% 1
North West -15 4 £175 - 5
Kent - 4 £225 - 9
Cheshire +5 3 - - 4
Hampshire -16 3 £250 -4.76% 1
Midlands - 3 £175 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £225 -
Norfolk - 3 £275 -
Norwich - 3 £275 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £375 -
Essex - 2 - - 2
East Midlands +3 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire +1 1 £310 - 1
East Sussex 0 1 £200 -27.27%
Buckinghamshire -2 1 £450 - 1
Reading -3 1 £225 -47.05%
Brighton -3 1 £200 -27.27%
Guildford -5 1 - - 2
Scotland -6 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -17 1 - - 5
Birmingham - 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 £175 - 1

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 149 (65.93%) HTML
2 109 (48.23%) JavaScript
3 97 (42.92%) CSS
4 81 (35.84%) Adobe
5 63 (27.88%) ActionScript
6 62 (27.43%) Photoshop
7 54 (23.89%) HTML5
8 46 (20.35%) User Experience
9 44 (19.47%) XML
10 43 (19.03%) Adobe Illustrator
11 40 (17.70%) jQuery
12 38 (16.81%) Marketing
13 37 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
14 34 (15.04%) Apache Flex
15 33 (14.60%) ActionScript 3.0
15 33 (14.60%) Finance
16 32 (14.16%) Web Development
17 25 (11.06%) Games
17 25 (11.06%) Java
18 24 (10.62%) Web Design
19 23 (10.18%) Microsoft
19 23 (10.18%) CSS3
20 22 (9.73%) Dreamweaver
20 22 (9.73%) Oracle
21 21 (9.29%) OO
22 20 (8.85%) Windows
22 20 (8.85%) Project Management
22 20 (8.85%) Degree
23 19 (8.41%) PHP
24 18 (7.96%) E-Commerce

Flash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 17 (7.52%) CMS
2 9 (3.98%) WordPress
2 9 (3.98%) Adobe CQ
2 9 (3.98%) SAS
3 6 (2.65%) IIS
3 6 (2.65%) IBM Notes
3 6 (2.65%) Lotus Domino
3 6 (2.65%) GlassFish
4 5 (2.21%) Drupal
5 3 (1.33%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.88%) Node.js
6 2 (0.88%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.44%) Confluence
7 1 (0.44%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.44%) Moodle
7 1 (0.44%) Lync
7 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.44%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 62 (27.43%) Photoshop
2 43 (19.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (7.08%) MS Office
4 15 (6.64%) Adobe After Effects
5 13 (5.75%) MS Excel
6 12 (5.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (4.42%) InDesign
7 10 (4.42%) Shockwave
7 10 (4.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (3.10%) Acrobat
9 6 (2.65%) Fireworks
10 4 (1.77%) MS Project
10 4 (1.77%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (1.33%) AutoCAD
11 3 (1.33%) PaintShop Pro
11 3 (1.33%) Maya
12 2 (0.88%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.88%) Edge Animate
13 1 (0.44%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 11 (4.87%) SiteCatalyst
2 5 (2.21%) Magento
3 3 (1.33%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.33%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Office 365
1 1 (0.44%) ElastiCache
1 1 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.10%) SAN
2 6 (2.65%) DNS
3 5 (2.21%) RTSP
4 4 (1.77%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.33%) SPDY
5 3 (1.33%) Internet
5 3 (1.33%) LDAP
6 2 (0.88%) Broadband
6 2 (0.88%) VoIP
6 2 (0.88%) FTP
6 2 (0.88%) Network Security
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.44%) InfiniBand
7 1 (0.44%) Intranet
7 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.44%) VPN
7 1 (0.44%) PBX
7 1 (0.44%) ATM
7 1 (0.44%) DVB
7 1 (0.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.31%) Oracle Database
2 11 (4.87%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.54%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (3.10%) Oracle Exadata
4 7 (3.10%) MS Access
4 7 (3.10%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (1.77%) DB2
5 4 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (1.33%) DbVisualizer
6 3 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.44%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.44%) OLTP
8 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (9.73%) Dreamweaver
2 15 (6.64%) Subversion
3 12 (5.31%) Cucumber
4 11 (4.87%) Axure RP
5 8 (3.54%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.54%) JIRA
6 4 (1.77%) Selenium
7 3 (1.33%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.44%) Flex Builder
8 1 (0.44%) TestNG
8 1 (0.44%) Flash Builder
8 1 (0.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.44%) Toad
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.44%) JUnit
General
1 38 (16.81%) Marketing
2 33 (14.60%) Finance
3 25 (11.06%) Games
4 17 (7.52%) Advertising
5 13 (5.75%) Retail
6 8 (3.54%) Banking
7 7 (3.10%) Interactive Media
8 4 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.77%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.77%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.33%) Legal
10 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 106 (46.90%) Developer
2 55 (24.34%) Designer
3 30 (13.27%) Flash Developer
4 23 (10.18%) Analyst
5 20 (8.85%) Web Designer
6 17 (7.52%) Front-End Developer
6 17 (7.52%) Web Developer
7 10 (4.42%) ActionScript Developer
8 9 (3.98%) UI Developer
8 9 (3.98%) UX Designer
8 9 (3.98%) UI Designer
8 9 (3.98%) UI Programmer
8 9 (3.98%) Games Developer
8 9 (3.98%) Software Engineer
9 8 (3.54%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (3.10%) Photoshop Designer
10 7 (3.10%) Flex Developer
10 7 (3.10%) Consultant
10 7 (3.10%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.10%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (65.93%) HTML
2 97 (42.92%) CSS
3 54 (23.89%) HTML5
4 44 (19.47%) XML
5 40 (17.70%) jQuery
6 34 (15.04%) Apache Flex
7 23 (10.18%) CSS3
8 18 (7.96%) Adobe AIR
9 15 (6.64%) Web Services
10 14 (6.19%) XHTML
11 11 (4.87%) JSON
11 11 (4.87%) WebGL
12 10 (4.42%) .NET
12 10 (4.42%) Ajax
13 9 (3.98%) Backbone.js
14 8 (3.54%) OpenGL
14 8 (3.54%) ASP.NET
15 7 (3.10%) PureMVC
15 7 (3.10%) Stage3D
15 7 (3.10%) Away3D
Miscellaneous
1 46 (20.35%) User Experience
2 16 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.08%) Graphic Design
3 15 (6.64%) Animation
3 15 (6.64%) Digital Media
4 14 (6.19%) Mobile App
4 14 (6.19%) Open Source
5 12 (5.31%) Flash Games
6 10 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.42%) E-Learning
7 6 (2.65%) CLARiiON
7 6 (2.65%) W3C
7 6 (2.65%) Video Editing
8 5 (2.21%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.21%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.21%) SCORM
8 5 (2.21%) Replication
9 4 (1.77%) Streaming Video
9 4 (1.77%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (1.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.85%) Windows
2 11 (4.87%) UNIX
3 10 (4.42%) Android
4 8 (3.54%) Linux
5 7 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.21%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.21%) Solaris
7 4 (1.77%) AIX
7 4 (1.77%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.88%) HPUX
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (14.16%) Web Development
3 24 (10.62%) Web Design
4 21 (9.29%) OO
5 20 (8.85%) Project Management
6 18 (7.96%) E-Commerce
7 16 (7.08%) Scrum
8 15 (6.64%) Software Engineering
9 14 (6.19%) OOP
9 14 (6.19%) Analytics
10 12 (5.31%) TDD
10 12 (5.31%) Content Management
10 12 (5.31%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (5.31%) Mentoring
11 11 (4.87%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (4.87%) CRM
11 11 (4.87%) Migration
11 11 (4.87%) MVC
12 10 (4.42%) Change Management
12 10 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 109 (48.23%) JavaScript
2 63 (27.88%) ActionScript
3 33 (14.60%) ActionScript 3.0
4 25 (11.06%) Java
5 19 (8.41%) PHP
6 17 (7.52%) ActionScript 2.0
7 12 (5.31%) SQL
8 10 (4.42%) C#
8 10 (4.42%) Ruby
9 7 (3.10%) C++
9 7 (3.10%) C
10 4 (1.77%) Perl
10 4 (1.77%) VBA
11 2 (0.88%) VB
11 2 (0.88%) Delphi
11 2 (0.88%) Python
11 2 (0.88%) BrightScript
11 2 (0.88%) Lua
12 1 (0.44%) R
12 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 20 (8.85%) Degree
2 7 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.21%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.21%) VCP4
4 3 (1.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.33%) ISEB
5 1 (0.44%) OCP
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.44%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.64%) QA
2 3 (1.33%) WAI
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.65%) vSphere
2 3 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (1.33%) SRDF
3 2 (0.88%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.88%) Firmware
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 9 (3.98%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.77%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.77%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (1.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 81 (35.84%) Adobe
2 23 (10.18%) Microsoft
3 22 (9.73%) Oracle
4 12 (5.31%) EMC
5 9 (3.98%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.54%) SAP
7 7 (3.10%) Symantec
7 7 (3.10%) VMware
8 6 (2.65%) Lotus
8 6 (2.65%) Facebook
9 5 (2.21%) Google
10 4 (1.77%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.77%) IBM
10 4 (1.77%) Sun
10 4 (1.77%) Veritas
10 4 (1.77%) DoubleClick
11 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.33%) BMC
11 3 (1.33%) NetApp
11 3 (1.33%) Citrix
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Rate: £35245.00 - £38708.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh
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Rate: £190.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North East England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £25 - £33 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £42 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £475 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago