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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 412 358 317
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -41
Contract jobs citing Flash 189 232 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.44% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.21% 1.53% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 137 185
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £263 £250
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 16
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.69 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.71% -29.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £15.04 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £103.75 £21.54 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £17.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+83.71% -29.24%

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
15617 15211 15394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.71% 28.53% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9909 9790 9471
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 260 364
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 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
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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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 -51 180 £275 -8.33% 109
London -42 86 £313 -3.84% 45
South East +26 48 £250 +2.56% 16
City of London +6 19 £300 +4.34% 12
Yorkshire +18 16 £160 -46.66% 8
Surrey +3 14 £250 +42.85%
West Yorkshire - 14 £160 - 5
Leeds - 14 £160 - 5
East of England -28 13 £250 -10.71% 15
Berkshire +17 11 £313 -16.66% 3
Brighton +7 10 £210 - 3
East Sussex +5 10 £210 - 4
Hampshire -2 7 £225 -18.18% 6
Bracknell +9 6 £313 -21.87%
West Midlands -24 6 £278 +23.33% 5
Watford -1 5 - -
Southampton -3 5 £225 -18.18% 3
Hertfordshire -18 5 - -
Birmingham 0 4 £280 +24.44% 3
Scotland -12 4 £214 - 1
Norfolk - 4 £240 -
Greenford - 4 - -
Oxfordshire +6 3 £425 +33.33%
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £350 +64.70% 2
Norwich - 3 £240 -
Essex -1 2 £263 +10.52% 1
Cheshire -3 2 £263 +19.31% 4
North West -11 2 £263 +11.70% 5
Glasgow -12 2 £214 -
Edinburgh -15 2 £350 - 1

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 277 (68.06%) HTML
2 169 (41.52%) CSS
3 167 (41.03%) Adobe
4 158 (38.82%) Photoshop
5 148 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 122 (29.98%) HTML5
7 109 (26.78%) Adobe Illustrator
8 86 (21.13%) ActionScript
9 74 (18.18%) XML
10 58 (14.25%) Android
11 51 (12.53%) E-Learning
12 50 (12.29%) InDesign
13 47 (11.55%) Java
13 47 (11.55%) Degree
14 45 (11.06%) jQuery
14 45 (11.06%) ActionScript 3.0
15 44 (10.81%) Finance
16 43 (10.57%) XHTML
17 42 (10.32%) CSS3
18 41 (10.07%) Marketing
19 36 (8.85%) E-Commerce
19 36 (8.85%) Windows
19 36 (8.85%) Dreamweaver
20 35 (8.60%) OOP
20 35 (8.60%) OO
21 34 (8.35%) Web Services
22 33 (8.11%) SQL
22 33 (8.11%) Animation
22 33 (8.11%) Axure RP
23 32 (7.86%) Social Media

Flash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 25 (6.14%) CMS
2 17 (4.18%) WebSphere
3 15 (3.69%) MQSeries
3 15 (3.69%) Moodle
4 12 (2.95%) WordPress
5 9 (2.21%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.97%) Drupal
7 6 (1.47%) Apache
8 3 (0.74%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.74%) IIS
8 3 (0.74%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (0.74%) Lync
9 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.49%) Node.js
9 2 (0.49%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.25%) JRun
10 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 158 (38.82%) Photoshop
2 109 (26.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 50 (12.29%) InDesign
4 32 (7.86%) Adobe Captivate
5 26 (6.39%) Adobe After Effects
6 24 (5.90%) Fireworks
7 20 (4.91%) MS Office
8 17 (4.18%) OmniGraffle
9 10 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (2.46%) MS Excel
10 8 (1.97%) MS Project
11 6 (1.47%) MS Visio
12 4 (0.98%) PaintShop Pro
13 2 (0.49%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.49%) Quicktime
14 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.25%) ImageReady
14 1 (0.25%) CorelDRAW
14 1 (0.25%) Maya
14 1 (0.25%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.49%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.74%) GitHub
2 2 (0.49%) Office 365
2 2 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.69%) Internet
2 10 (2.46%) RTSP
2 10 (2.46%) SAN
3 6 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.23%) SPDY
5 4 (0.98%) LAN
5 4 (0.98%) FTP
6 3 (0.74%) Extranet
6 3 (0.74%) HTTP
6 3 (0.74%) DNS
6 3 (0.74%) RTP
6 3 (0.74%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.49%) RFID
7 2 (0.49%) RTCP
7 2 (0.49%) SMS
7 2 (0.49%) DHCP
7 2 (0.49%) GSM
7 2 (0.49%) Intranet
8 1 (0.25%) LDAP
8 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.93%) SQL Server
1 16 (3.93%) DB2
2 15 (3.69%) DbVisualizer
3 11 (2.70%) MySQL
4 7 (1.72%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) QlikView
6 1 (0.25%) Big Data
6 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (8.85%) Dreamweaver
2 33 (8.11%) Axure RP
3 17 (4.18%) Subversion
4 15 (3.69%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (2.95%) LoadRunner
6 10 (2.46%) Git (software)
6 10 (2.46%) JIRA
7 7 (1.72%) Flex Builder
7 7 (1.72%) Mercurial
7 7 (1.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 5 (1.23%) Xcode
8 5 (1.23%) Selenium
9 4 (0.98%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.98%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.74%) Maven
10 3 (0.74%) Flash Builder
10 3 (0.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 3 (0.74%) JBehave
10 3 (0.74%) eggPlant
11 2 (0.49%) Hudson
General
1 44 (10.81%) Finance
2 41 (10.07%) Marketing
3 29 (7.13%) Multimedia
4 28 (6.88%) Retail
4 28 (6.88%) Advertising
4 28 (6.88%) Games
5 15 (3.69%) Manufacturing
6 13 (3.19%) Legal
7 11 (2.70%) Banking
8 10 (2.46%) Automotive
9 8 (1.97%) Publishing
10 4 (0.98%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.49%) Interactive Media
12 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.25%) Front Office
13 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 182 (44.72%) Developer
2 121 (29.73%) Designer
3 46 (11.30%) Flash Developer
4 32 (7.86%) Web Designer
5 29 (7.13%) Front-End Developer
6 26 (6.39%) Digital Designer
7 24 (5.90%) Multimedia Developer
8 17 (4.18%) User Experience Designer
9 16 (3.93%) Tester
10 15 (3.69%) Graduate
11 14 (3.44%) Web Developer
12 13 (3.19%) Analyst
12 13 (3.19%) UI Designer
12 13 (3.19%) Graphic Designer
12 13 (3.19%) E-Learning Developer
12 13 (3.19%) UI Developer
13 12 (2.95%) UI Programmer
14 11 (2.70%) Visual Designer
15 10 (2.46%) JavaScript Developer
16 9 (2.21%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (68.06%) HTML
2 169 (41.52%) CSS
3 122 (29.98%) HTML5
4 74 (18.18%) XML
5 45 (11.06%) jQuery
6 43 (10.57%) XHTML
7 42 (10.32%) CSS3
8 34 (8.35%) Web Services
9 30 (7.37%) .NET
10 27 (6.63%) Apache Flex
11 22 (5.41%) Backbone.js
12 19 (4.67%) ASP.NET
13 17 (4.18%) J2EE
13 17 (4.18%) Ajax
14 15 (3.69%) JSON
15 12 (2.95%) SOAP
15 12 (2.95%) DHTML
16 11 (2.70%) Adobe AIR
17 9 (2.21%) Android SDK
18 8 (1.97%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.53%) E-Learning
2 33 (8.11%) Animation
3 32 (7.86%) Social Media
4 30 (7.37%) Mobile App
5 22 (5.41%) iPhone
6 20 (4.91%) SCORM
7 16 (3.93%) W3C
8 14 (3.44%) Visualisation
9 13 (3.19%) Streaming Video
9 13 (3.19%) Graphic Design
10 12 (2.95%) Computer Science
11 11 (2.70%) RIA
12 10 (2.46%) Management Information System
13 9 (2.21%) Smartphone
14 8 (1.97%) Photography
14 8 (1.97%) Client/Server
15 6 (1.47%) Digital Media
15 6 (1.47%) Learning Management System
16 5 (1.23%) Copywriting
16 5 (1.23%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 58 (14.25%) Android
2 36 (8.85%) Windows
3 31 (7.62%) Apple iOS
4 21 (5.16%) UNIX
5 10 (2.46%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.97%) Linux
7 6 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.98%) Solaris
9 3 (0.74%) AIX
10 2 (0.49%) Nucleus RTOS
10 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.49%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.25%) ThreadX
11 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (8.85%) E-Commerce
2 35 (8.60%) OOP
2 35 (8.60%) OO
3 31 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (6.39%) Content Management
5 19 (4.67%) MVC
5 19 (4.67%) Project Management
6 18 (4.42%) SEO
6 18 (4.42%) Regression Testing
7 17 (4.18%) System Testing
8 16 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (3.69%) Software Engineering
9 15 (3.69%) Web Application Development
10 14 (3.44%) Analytics
10 14 (3.44%) Online Marketing
10 14 (3.44%) Test Scripting
10 14 (3.44%) Web Design
11 13 (3.19%) Scrum
11 13 (3.19%) TDD
12 12 (2.95%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 86 (21.13%) ActionScript
3 47 (11.55%) Java
4 45 (11.06%) ActionScript 3.0
5 33 (8.11%) SQL
6 28 (6.88%) C#
7 26 (6.39%) PHP
8 24 (5.90%) ActionScript 2.0
9 11 (2.70%) C++
10 10 (2.46%) C
11 7 (1.72%) Perl
11 7 (1.72%) Lua
12 5 (1.23%) Ruby
13 4 (0.98%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.98%) Python
14 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.49%) XAML
15 2 (0.49%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.49%) VBA
16 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (11.55%) Degree
2 19 (4.67%) ISEB
3 15 (3.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (2.21%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.97%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.98%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.74%) PMP
7 3 (0.74%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.25%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.25%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.44%) QA
2 3 (0.74%) WCAG
3 2 (0.49%) JTAG
3 2 (0.49%) WAI
3 2 (0.49%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) Section 508
4 1 (0.25%) EMIR
4 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.98%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.74%) Cygwin
4 2 (0.49%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (2.95%) Tivoli
1 12 (2.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.25%) OpenView
2 1 (0.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 167 (41.03%) Adobe
2 29 (7.13%) IBM
3 26 (6.39%) Microsoft
4 21 (5.16%) Oracle
5 19 (4.67%) HP
6 12 (2.95%) DoubleClick
7 9 (2.21%) NetApp
8 8 (1.97%) Apple
9 7 (1.72%) VMware
9 7 (1.72%) Google
10 6 (1.47%) Facebook
11 5 (1.23%) Brocade
11 5 (1.23%) Twitter
12 4 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.98%) Cisco
13 3 (0.74%) EMC
13 3 (0.74%) Stellent
13 3 (0.74%) Omniture
13 3 (0.74%) Appcelerator
13 3 (0.74%) ExactTarget
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