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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 470 384 281
Rank change year-on-year
-86 -103
Contract jobs citing Flash 126 205 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.40% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 1.43% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 97 183
Average daily rate
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£300 £316 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £409 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 17
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
14868 14366 14021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.84% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10163 9229 8765
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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 191 300 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -101 118 £300 -5.13% 53
London -36 63 £325 -7.14% 25
South East -31 22 £275 -12.69% 9
East of England -11 10 £250 +25.00% 6
City of London -11 8 £331 +10.23% 8
West Midlands -16 8 £325 +13.04% 1
Scotland -5 7 £221 -30.58%
Norwich +14 6 £313 -
Norfolk +12 6 £313 +56.25%
South West -18 6 £388 +34.78% 2
North West -20 6 £208 -30.83% 4
Manchester -8 5 £225 -25.00% 3
Middlesex +2 4 £275 - 1
Buckinghamshire -10 4 £200 - 1
Berkshire +2 3 £275 - 3
Staffordshire 0 3 £325 +10.63% 1
North Yorkshire -4 3 £325 - 1
Yorkshire -11 3 £325 - 6
Oxfordshire -24 3 £375 +66.66% 1
Hampshire -28 3 £370 +13.84%
Kent - 3 £225 - 1
Uxbridge +6 2 £250 -
Edinburgh -10 2 £188 -53.12%
Bristol -12 2 - - 1
Ipswich - 2 £230 -
Marlow - 2 - -
Plymouth - 2 £213 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £325 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £225 - 1
Devon - 2 £213 -

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 212 (65.43%) HTML
2 151 (46.60%) JavaScript
3 143 (44.14%) CSS
4 125 (38.58%) Photoshop
5 109 (33.64%) Adobe
6 86 (26.54%) ActionScript
7 80 (24.69%) Adobe Illustrator
8 77 (23.77%) HTML5
9 73 (22.53%) User Experience
10 72 (22.22%) XML
11 63 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
12 59 (18.21%) jQuery
13 51 (15.74%) XHTML
14 50 (15.43%) ActionScript 3.0
15 41 (12.65%) Java
16 40 (12.35%) Marketing
17 39 (12.04%) Apache Flex
18 36 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
19 35 (10.80%) Web Development
20 33 (10.19%) Degree
20 33 (10.19%) CSS3
20 33 (10.19%) Finance
21 32 (9.88%) Web Design
22 29 (8.95%) Content Management
22 29 (8.95%) E-Commerce
22 29 (8.95%) Windows
23 28 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
24 27 (8.33%) Android
25 26 (8.02%) ActionScript 2.0
26 25 (7.72%) Games

Flash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 21 (6.48%) CMS
2 13 (4.01%) WordPress
3 11 (3.40%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.78%) Moodle
5 8 (2.47%) MQSeries
5 8 (2.47%) IIS
6 7 (2.16%) IBM Notes
6 7 (2.16%) Lotus Domino
6 7 (2.16%) GlassFish
7 6 (1.85%) Drupal
7 6 (1.85%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.93%) Lync
8 3 (0.93%) Node.js
9 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.62%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.62%) Apache
9 2 (0.62%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.31%) JRun
10 1 (0.31%) ColdFusion MX
10 1 (0.31%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 125 (38.58%) Photoshop
2 80 (24.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (5.25%) MS Office
3 17 (5.25%) Adobe After Effects
4 15 (4.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (3.09%) MS Excel
5 10 (3.09%) InDesign
6 8 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (2.47%) Fireworks
7 4 (1.23%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (1.23%) Acrobat
7 4 (1.23%) MS Visio
7 4 (1.23%) Maya
8 3 (0.93%) PaintShop Pro
8 3 (0.93%) Adobe Premiere
8 3 (0.93%) MS Project
9 2 (0.62%) Edge Animate
9 2 (0.62%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.62%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.31%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Magento
2 3 (0.93%) WebTrends
2 3 (0.93%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.93%) Office 365
2 2 (0.62%) GitHub
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.01%) Internet
2 9 (2.78%) RTSP
3 8 (2.47%) DNS
3 8 (2.47%) FTP
4 7 (2.16%) SAN
5 6 (1.85%) SPDY
6 4 (1.23%) LDAP
6 4 (1.23%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.93%) LAN
8 2 (0.62%) Extranet
9 1 (0.31%) Firewall
9 1 (0.31%) HTTP
9 1 (0.31%) PBX
9 1 (0.31%) VoIP
9 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.31%) Intranet
9 1 (0.31%) Network Security
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.70%) DB2
3 11 (3.40%) DbVisualizer
3 11 (3.40%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.85%) Oracle Exadata
4 6 (1.85%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.23%) MySQL
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.62%) MS Access
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.31%) OLAP
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
2 21 (6.48%) Axure RP
3 16 (4.94%) Subversion
4 9 (2.78%) LoadRunner
4 9 (2.78%) JIRA
5 8 (2.47%) Flex Builder
5 8 (2.47%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (1.85%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.85%) Mercurial
6 6 (1.85%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (1.23%) Selenium
7 4 (1.23%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.93%) Xcode
8 3 (0.93%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.93%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.62%) Flash Builder
9 2 (0.62%) Toad
10 1 (0.31%) JMeter
10 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
General
1 40 (12.35%) Marketing
2 33 (10.19%) Finance
3 25 (7.72%) Games
4 22 (6.79%) Retail
5 19 (5.86%) Advertising
6 12 (3.70%) Legal
7 10 (3.09%) Multimedia
7 10 (3.09%) Banking
8 8 (2.47%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.54%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.23%) Publishing
11 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.62%) Automotive
11 2 (0.62%) Front Office
12 1 (0.31%) Back Office
12 1 (0.31%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 166 (51.23%) Developer
2 90 (27.78%) Designer
3 43 (13.27%) Flash Developer
4 42 (12.96%) Web Designer
5 33 (10.19%) Front-End Developer
6 28 (8.64%) Web Developer
7 19 (5.86%) Analyst
8 17 (5.25%) UI Developer
9 16 (4.94%) UI Programmer
10 13 (4.01%) UX Designer
11 12 (3.70%) ActionScript Developer
12 11 (3.40%) UI Designer
12 11 (3.40%) E-Learning Developer
12 11 (3.40%) Tester
13 10 (3.09%) Games Developer
14 9 (2.78%) Photoshop Designer
14 9 (2.78%) Android Developer
15 8 (2.47%) Flex Developer
16 7 (2.16%) .NET Developer
17 6 (1.85%) Flash ActionScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (65.43%) HTML
2 143 (44.14%) CSS
3 77 (23.77%) HTML5
4 72 (22.22%) XML
5 59 (18.21%) jQuery
6 51 (15.74%) XHTML
7 39 (12.04%) Apache Flex
8 33 (10.19%) CSS3
9 25 (7.72%) .NET
10 24 (7.41%) Web Services
11 21 (6.48%) JSON
12 20 (6.17%) ASP.NET
13 18 (5.56%) Ajax
14 15 (4.63%) DHTML
15 13 (4.01%) Adobe AIR
16 11 (3.40%) Backbone.js
16 11 (3.40%) J2EE
17 9 (2.78%) Android SDK
18 8 (2.47%) JSP
19 7 (2.16%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 73 (22.53%) User Experience
2 28 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.10%) Animation
4 22 (6.79%) Mobile App
5 19 (5.86%) E-Learning
5 19 (5.86%) W3C
5 19 (5.86%) Graphic Design
6 12 (3.70%) SCORM
6 12 (3.70%) Streaming Video
6 12 (3.70%) Digital Media
7 11 (3.40%) Visualisation
8 9 (2.78%) RIA
9 8 (2.47%) Open Source
9 8 (2.47%) Smartphone
10 7 (2.16%) CLARiiON
10 7 (2.16%) Photography
11 6 (1.85%) Online Games
11 6 (1.85%) Mobile Games
12 5 (1.54%) Social Media
13 4 (1.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.95%) Windows
2 27 (8.33%) Android
3 21 (6.48%) UNIX
4 16 (4.94%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.78%) Linux
7 6 (1.85%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.54%) Solaris
9 4 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.62%) Nucleus RTOS
10 2 (0.62%) AIX
10 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.31%) ThreadX
11 1 (0.31%) VMS
11 1 (0.31%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (10.80%) Web Development
3 32 (9.88%) Web Design
4 29 (8.95%) Content Management
4 29 (8.95%) E-Commerce
5 25 (7.72%) OO
6 22 (6.79%) Online Marketing
6 22 (6.79%) MVC
7 21 (6.48%) OOP
8 20 (6.17%) Scrum
9 19 (5.86%) Web Accessibility
10 17 (5.25%) Migration
10 17 (5.25%) SEO
11 15 (4.63%) Project Management
12 14 (4.32%) Responsive Web Design
13 13 (4.01%) Software Engineering
13 13 (4.01%) Android Development
14 12 (3.70%) System Testing
15 11 (3.40%) Game Development
15 11 (3.40%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 151 (46.60%) JavaScript
2 86 (26.54%) ActionScript
3 50 (15.43%) ActionScript 3.0
4 41 (12.65%) Java
5 26 (8.02%) ActionScript 2.0
6 25 (7.72%) SQL
7 22 (6.79%) C#
8 19 (5.86%) PHP
9 12 (3.70%) C
10 10 (3.09%) C++
11 5 (1.54%) Perl
12 4 (1.23%) Lua
12 4 (1.23%) Ruby
13 3 (0.93%) BrightScript
14 2 (0.62%) Delphi
15 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.31%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.31%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.31%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (10.19%) Degree
2 12 (3.70%) ISEB
3 11 (3.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.93%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.31%) CCAB
7 1 (0.31%) OCP
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.79%) QA
2 3 (0.93%) WCAG
2 3 (0.93%) WAI
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) EMIR
3 1 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (2.16%) vSphere
2 4 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (1.23%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.93%) SRDF
4 2 (0.62%) Firmware
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (3.40%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.54%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (1.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (0.93%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.31%) cPanel
Vendors
1 109 (33.64%) Adobe
2 23 (7.10%) Oracle
3 20 (6.17%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.32%) EMC
4 14 (4.32%) IBM
5 11 (3.40%) VMware
6 8 (2.47%) HP
6 8 (2.47%) Symantec
7 7 (2.16%) Lotus
8 6 (1.85%) DoubleClick
9 5 (1.54%) Sun
9 5 (1.54%) Veritas
10 4 (1.23%) Facebook
10 4 (1.23%) Brocade
10 4 (1.23%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.93%) Stellent
11 3 (0.93%) NetApp
11 3 (0.93%) Google
11 3 (0.93%) Appcelerator
11 3 (0.93%) Roku
Brentwood, Essex
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 6 month contract
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago