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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Flash
UK
Rank 537 520 526
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing Flash 59 98 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.67% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 60 53
Median daily rate £406 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.84% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £250 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £344 £258
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +33.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £15.86 £55.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.16% +49.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-71.16% +22.22%

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
14102 14557 14091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.10% 28.46% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9793 10039 9321
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 245 190
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £20.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 20 February 2017.

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 26 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +1 49 £406 -4.41% 23
London -17 22 £330 -29.78% 6
South West +24 15 £413 -2.94% 1
Wiltshire - 13 £413 -
Swindon - 13 £413 -
Scotland +20 7 - - 2
South East +3 5 £130 -68.97% 5
Hampshire +3 5 £130 -69.41% 1
Glasgow +1 3 - -
Angus - 3 - -
Basingstoke - 3 £130 -
Yorkshire +21 2 £363 +3.57% 1
West Yorkshire +13 2 £363 +3.57%
Manchester +10 2 £135 -59.85% 1
North West +10 2 £135 -62.75% 5
City of London 0 2 £213 -57.50% 1
Leeds - 2 £363 -
Somerset +2 1 £475 +11.76%
East Midlands -1 1 - - 1
East of England -6 1 £323 - 3
Bristol - 1 £450 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 1
Luton - 1 £323 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £323 -

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 75 (64.10%) HTML
2 61 (52.14%) CSS
3 59 (50.43%) JavaScript
4 38 (32.48%) User Experience
5 32 (27.35%) Photoshop
6 31 (26.50%) Java
7 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (25.64%) Ajax
8 28 (23.93%) CMS
9 27 (23.08%) Finance
9 27 (23.08%) C#
9 27 (23.08%) ActionScript
10 26 (22.22%) Windows
10 26 (22.22%) Internet
11 25 (21.37%) Adobe Illustrator
11 25 (21.37%) jQuery
12 24 (20.51%) Content Management
12 24 (20.51%) HTML5
12 24 (20.51%) Front End Development
13 23 (19.66%) Adobe
14 20 (17.09%) XML
14 20 (17.09%) .NET
14 20 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (16.24%) Degree
15 19 (16.24%) Apache Flex
16 18 (15.38%) Web Development
17 17 (14.53%) Sitecore
17 17 (14.53%) W3C
17 17 (14.53%) Wireframes
18 16 (13.68%) Sass

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 28 (23.93%) CMS
2 15 (12.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 14 (11.97%) IIS
4 7 (5.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.42%) WordPress
7 3 (2.56%) SAS
8 2 (1.71%) Drupal
8 2 (1.71%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.85%) Apache
9 1 (0.85%) Confluence
9 1 (0.85%) GemFire
Applications
1 32 (27.35%) Photoshop
2 25 (21.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (5.98%) Fireworks
4 6 (5.13%) MS Visio
5 5 (4.27%) InDesign
5 5 (4.27%) Mingle
5 5 (4.27%) MS Office
6 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
6 4 (3.42%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (2.56%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (2.56%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (2.56%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (2.56%) PaintShop Pro
8 2 (1.71%) Edge Animate
8 2 (1.71%) InVision
8 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.85%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.85%) ImageReady
9 1 (0.85%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Fredhopper
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) GitHub
2 5 (4.27%) iTunes
3 3 (2.56%) Office 365
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.22%) Internet
2 4 (3.42%) Intranet
2 4 (3.42%) VSAN
3 3 (2.56%) RTSP
4 2 (1.71%) DVB
4 2 (1.71%) HTTP
5 1 (0.85%) Firewall
5 1 (0.85%) LDAP
5 1 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.85%) SAN
5 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.27%) MySQL
2 5 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.42%) Big Data
3 4 (3.42%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.56%) DB2
5 2 (1.71%) DbVisualizer
5 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.85%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.85%) Informix
6 1 (0.85%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (13.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (11.97%) Visual Studio
3 13 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
3 13 (11.11%) Selenium
4 9 (7.69%) JIRA
5 7 (5.98%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.98%) Maven
6 6 (5.13%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.13%) TestNG
6 6 (5.13%) WebDriver
7 5 (4.27%) Appium
7 5 (4.27%) Axure RP
7 5 (4.27%) Grunt
7 5 (4.27%) Jasmine
7 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Blend
7 5 (4.27%) Mocha
7 5 (4.27%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (4.27%) Subversion
7 5 (4.27%) TeamCity
7 5 (4.27%) TestDirector
General
1 27 (23.08%) Finance
2 13 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.55%) Marketing
4 8 (6.84%) Games
5 6 (5.13%) Advertising
6 5 (4.27%) Banking
6 5 (4.27%) Retail
7 3 (2.56%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.56%) Publishing
8 2 (1.71%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.85%) Electronics
9 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.85%) Law
9 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (47.01%) Developer
2 28 (23.93%) Designer
3 18 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (11.11%) Sitecore Developer
5 9 (7.69%) Analyst
6 8 (6.84%) .NET Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Interaction Designer
6 8 (6.84%) Test Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (5.98%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.98%) UX Designer
8 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Junior
10 4 (3.42%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.42%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (64.10%) HTML
2 61 (52.14%) CSS
3 30 (25.64%) Ajax
4 25 (21.37%) jQuery
5 24 (20.51%) HTML5
6 20 (17.09%) .NET
6 20 (17.09%) XML
7 19 (16.24%) Apache Flex
8 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET
8 16 (13.68%) Sass
9 14 (11.97%) XSLT
10 12 (10.26%) CSS3
10 12 (10.26%) Web Services
11 9 (7.69%) DHTML
11 9 (7.69%) J2EE
12 7 (5.98%) Django
13 6 (5.13%) JSON
14 5 (4.27%) Node.js
14 5 (4.27%) React
14 5 (4.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 38 (32.48%) User Experience
2 20 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (14.53%) W3C
4 11 (9.40%) Interactive TV
5 9 (7.69%) Mobile App
6 7 (5.98%) Algorithms
7 6 (5.13%) e-Learning
7 6 (5.13%) iPad
7 6 (5.13%) iPhone
8 5 (4.27%) Virtual Team
9 4 (3.42%) Animation
9 4 (3.42%) Digital Media
9 4 (3.42%) Graphic Design
9 4 (3.42%) SCORM
10 3 (2.56%) Learning Management System
10 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.56%) RIA
10 3 (2.56%) Video Editing
11 2 (1.71%) MPEG
11 2 (1.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.22%) Windows
2 12 (10.26%) Android
3 10 (8.55%) Unix
4 9 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.71%) Linux
5 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.85%) AIX
6 1 (0.85%) CentOS
6 1 (0.85%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.85%) Solaris
6 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.51%) Content Management
2 24 (20.51%) Front End Development
3 18 (15.38%) Web Development
4 17 (14.53%) Wireframes
5 15 (12.82%) Prototyping
6 13 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 12 (10.26%) Scrum
8 10 (8.55%) Project Management
9 9 (7.69%) Product Management
10 8 (6.84%) Android Development
10 8 (6.84%) Mobile Development
10 8 (6.84%) OO
10 8 (6.84%) Regression Testing
10 8 (6.84%) System Testing
11 6 (5.13%) Functional Testing
11 6 (5.13%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (5.13%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.13%) Software Testing
11 6 (5.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 59 (50.43%) JavaScript
2 31 (26.50%) Java
3 27 (23.08%) ActionScript
3 27 (23.08%) C#
4 15 (12.82%) Python
5 10 (8.55%) C++
6 6 (5.13%) C
6 6 (5.13%) Objective-C
6 6 (5.13%) Ruby
7 5 (4.27%) Apple Swift
7 5 (4.27%) ES6
8 4 (3.42%) R
8 4 (3.42%) Scala
8 4 (3.42%) SQL
9 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.56%) XAML
10 2 (1.71%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (1.71%) Perl
10 2 (1.71%) PHP
10 2 (1.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (16.24%) Degree
2 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) HNC
4 1 (0.85%) HND
4 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.71%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.71%) HDFS
2 2 (1.71%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.85%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.85%) SnapMirror
2 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (19.66%) Adobe
2 17 (14.53%) Sitecore
3 14 (11.97%) Apple
4 9 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.13%) Oracle
6 4 (3.42%) Cloudera
6 4 (3.42%) IBM
6 4 (3.42%) VMware
7 3 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.71%) Algorithmics
8 2 (1.71%) ATG
8 2 (1.71%) BEA
8 2 (1.71%) HP
8 2 (1.71%) OpenTV
8 2 (1.71%) Perforce
9 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.85%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.85%) Google
9 1 (0.85%) Meridio
9 1 (0.85%) OpenText