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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 415 361 312
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -49
Contract jobs citing Flash 194 227 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.43% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 1.48% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 129 176
Average daily rate
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£275 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £243 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-19.16% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 17
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 £13.92 £14.15 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.50 £21.70 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+83.71% -21.37%

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
15686 15292 15576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.75% 28.64% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9972 9832 9573
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £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 218 271 367
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 £20.00 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -30 185 £275 -9.83% 117
London -50 87 £313 - 49
South East +21 48 £250 -20.63% 20
Yorkshire +19 18 £160 -46.66% 8
City of London -10 17 £300 +4.34% 9
West Yorkshire +18 15 £160 -1.53% 6
Leeds +14 15 £160 -1.53% 6
Surrey +4 14 £250 +42.85% 1
East of England -21 13 £275 -5.98% 15
Berkshire +17 11 £313 -16.66% 2
Brighton +2 10 £210 - 2
East Sussex +2 10 £210 - 3
Hampshire -6 8 £225 -18.18% 9
West Midlands -14 7 £280 +24.44% 4
Bracknell +6 6 £313 -21.87% 1
Southampton -8 6 £225 -18.18% 2
Watford -5 5 - -
Birmingham -5 5 £298 +32.22% 2
Hertfordshire -20 5 - -
Norfolk - 5 £240 -
Scotland -24 4 £214 -52.55% 1
Greenford - 4 - -
Norwich - 4 £240 -
Oxfordshire -2 3 £425 +33.33%
Cheshire +5 2 £263 +19.31% 4
Buckinghamshire +4 2 - - 4
East Midlands +4 2 - - 9
North West -9 2 £263 +11.70% 4
Cambridgeshire -11 2 £275 - 8
Edinburgh -11 2 £350 - 1

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
2 171 (42.01%) CSS
3 168 (41.28%) Adobe
4 161 (39.56%) Photoshop
5 152 (37.35%) JavaScript
6 120 (29.48%) HTML5
7 111 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 91 (22.36%) ActionScript
9 75 (18.43%) XML
10 60 (14.74%) Android
11 50 (12.29%) ActionScript 3.0
11 50 (12.29%) E-Learning
12 49 (12.04%) Java
13 48 (11.79%) InDesign
14 47 (11.55%) XHTML
15 46 (11.30%) jQuery
15 46 (11.30%) Degree
16 43 (10.57%) CSS3
16 43 (10.57%) Finance
17 40 (9.83%) Marketing
18 38 (9.34%) Dreamweaver
19 37 (9.09%) OOP
20 36 (8.85%) OO
21 35 (8.60%) Web Services
22 34 (8.35%) E-Commerce
23 33 (8.11%) Windows
23 33 (8.11%) Axure RP
24 32 (7.86%) Apple iOS
24 32 (7.86%) Animation
25 31 (7.62%) Mobile App

Flash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 27 (6.63%) CMS
2 16 (3.93%) WebSphere
3 15 (3.69%) Moodle
4 14 (3.44%) MQSeries
5 11 (2.70%) WordPress
6 8 (1.97%) Drupal
6 8 (1.97%) SharePoint
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%) Node.js
9 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.49%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.25%) Documentum
10 1 (0.25%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 161 (39.56%) Photoshop
2 111 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 48 (11.79%) InDesign
4 30 (7.37%) Adobe Captivate
5 28 (6.88%) Adobe After Effects
6 24 (5.90%) Fireworks
7 19 (4.67%) MS Office
8 16 (3.93%) OmniGraffle
9 11 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (2.21%) MS Excel
11 8 (1.97%) MS Project
12 6 (1.47%) MS Visio
13 4 (0.98%) PaintShop Pro
14 2 (0.49%) Quicktime
14 2 (0.49%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.25%) Mingle
15 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.25%) Maya
15 1 (0.25%) CorelDRAW
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%) SaaS
2 2 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.93%) Internet
2 11 (2.70%) RTSP
3 8 (1.97%) SAN
4 6 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.23%) FTP
5 5 (1.23%) SPDY
6 4 (0.98%) LAN
7 3 (0.74%) HTTP
7 3 (0.74%) DNS
7 3 (0.74%) Extranet
7 3 (0.74%) RTP
7 3 (0.74%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.49%) GSM
8 2 (0.49%) RFID
8 2 (0.49%) RTCP
8 2 (0.49%) Intranet
8 2 (0.49%) SMS
8 2 (0.49%) DHCP
9 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.69%) DB2
2 14 (3.44%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.44%) DbVisualizer
3 11 (2.70%) MySQL
4 6 (1.47%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.25%) QlikView
6 1 (0.25%) Big Data
6 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (9.34%) Dreamweaver
2 33 (8.11%) Axure RP
3 19 (4.67%) Subversion
4 14 (3.44%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (2.95%) LoadRunner
6 10 (2.46%) JIRA
6 10 (2.46%) Git (software)
7 8 (1.97%) Mercurial
8 7 (1.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 7 (1.72%) Flex Builder
9 6 (1.47%) Xcode
10 5 (1.23%) Selenium
11 4 (0.98%) Flash Builder
11 4 (0.98%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.98%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.74%) Hudson
12 3 (0.74%) WiX
12 3 (0.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 3 (0.74%) JBehave
12 3 (0.74%) eggPlant
General
1 43 (10.57%) Finance
2 40 (9.83%) Marketing
3 31 (7.62%) Multimedia
4 28 (6.88%) Retail
4 28 (6.88%) Advertising
5 26 (6.39%) Games
6 14 (3.44%) Manufacturing
7 13 (3.19%) Legal
8 11 (2.70%) Banking
9 10 (2.46%) Publishing
9 10 (2.46%) Automotive
10 4 (0.98%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.49%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.25%) Front Office
13 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 184 (45.21%) Developer
2 122 (29.98%) Designer
3 48 (11.79%) Flash Developer
4 35 (8.60%) Web Designer
5 30 (7.37%) Front-End Developer
6 25 (6.14%) Digital Designer
7 23 (5.65%) Multimedia Developer
8 18 (4.42%) Web Developer
9 16 (3.93%) User Experience Designer
10 15 (3.69%) Graduate
10 15 (3.69%) Tester
11 14 (3.44%) Analyst
11 14 (3.44%) UI Designer
12 13 (3.19%) UI Developer
12 13 (3.19%) E-Learning Developer
13 12 (2.95%) Graphic Designer
13 12 (2.95%) UI Programmer
14 11 (2.70%) Visual Designer
15 10 (2.46%) Android Developer
15 10 (2.46%) ActionScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (68.06%) HTML
2 171 (42.01%) CSS
3 120 (29.48%) HTML5
4 75 (18.43%) XML
5 47 (11.55%) XHTML
6 46 (11.30%) jQuery
7 43 (10.57%) CSS3
8 35 (8.60%) Web Services
9 28 (6.88%) .NET
9 28 (6.88%) Apache Flex
10 22 (5.41%) Backbone.js
11 17 (4.18%) Ajax
11 17 (4.18%) JSON
11 17 (4.18%) ASP.NET
12 16 (3.93%) J2EE
13 12 (2.95%) DHTML
13 12 (2.95%) SOAP
14 11 (2.70%) Adobe AIR
15 10 (2.46%) Android SDK
16 9 (2.21%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.29%) E-Learning
2 32 (7.86%) Animation
3 31 (7.62%) Social Media
3 31 (7.62%) Mobile App
4 20 (4.91%) iPhone
4 20 (4.91%) SCORM
5 17 (4.18%) W3C
6 14 (3.44%) Graphic Design
7 13 (3.19%) Streaming Video
7 13 (3.19%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.70%) RIA
9 10 (2.46%) Smartphone
9 10 (2.46%) Management Information System
10 9 (2.21%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.97%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.97%) Photography
12 6 (1.47%) Digital Media
13 5 (1.23%) Video on Demand
13 5 (1.23%) Copywriting
13 5 (1.23%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 60 (14.74%) Android
2 33 (8.11%) Windows
3 32 (7.86%) Apple iOS
4 18 (4.42%) UNIX
5 10 (2.46%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.47%) Linux
6 6 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.49%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.49%) Nucleus RTOS
8 2 (0.49%) Solaris
9 1 (0.25%) AIX
9 1 (0.25%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (9.09%) OOP
2 36 (8.85%) OO
3 34 (8.35%) E-Commerce
4 31 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (6.63%) Content Management
6 19 (4.67%) MVC
6 19 (4.67%) Project Management
7 18 (4.42%) SEO
7 18 (4.42%) Web Design
8 17 (4.18%) Regression Testing
9 16 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (3.93%) Software Engineering
9 16 (3.93%) System Testing
10 15 (3.69%) Scrum
10 15 (3.69%) Online Marketing
10 15 (3.69%) Web Application Development
11 13 (3.19%) Analytics
11 13 (3.19%) Test Scripting
11 13 (3.19%) TDD
12 12 (2.95%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 152 (37.35%) JavaScript
2 91 (22.36%) ActionScript
3 50 (12.29%) ActionScript 3.0
4 49 (12.04%) Java
5 30 (7.37%) SQL
6 27 (6.63%) C#
7 26 (6.39%) PHP
8 25 (6.14%) ActionScript 2.0
9 10 (2.46%) C++
9 10 (2.46%) C
10 7 (1.72%) Perl
11 6 (1.47%) Lua
12 5 (1.23%) Ruby
12 5 (1.23%) Python
13 4 (0.98%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.49%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.49%) XAML
14 2 (0.49%) VBA
15 1 (0.25%) VB
15 1 (0.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 46 (11.30%) Degree
2 18 (4.42%) ISEB
3 14 (3.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (1.97%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.98%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.74%) PMP
7 3 (0.74%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.25%) CCAB
8 1 (0.25%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.44%) QA
2 3 (0.74%) WCAG
3 2 (0.49%) WAI
3 2 (0.49%) SLA
3 2 (0.49%) JTAG
4 1 (0.25%) Section 508
4 1 (0.25%) EMIR
4 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (1.23%) 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 10 (2.46%) Tivoli
1 10 (2.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 168 (41.28%) Adobe
2 27 (6.63%) Microsoft
3 26 (6.39%) IBM
4 19 (4.67%) Oracle
5 17 (4.18%) HP
6 11 (2.70%) DoubleClick
7 8 (1.97%) Apple
8 7 (1.72%) NetApp
8 7 (1.72%) Google
9 6 (1.47%) VMware
9 6 (1.47%) Facebook
10 5 (1.23%) Twitter
10 5 (1.23%) Brocade
11 4 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.74%) Stellent
12 3 (0.74%) Omniture
12 3 (0.74%) Appcelerator
12 3 (0.74%) EMC
12 3 (0.74%) ExactTarget
13 2 (0.49%) Sencha
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-250 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £330 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Blues Point Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £30.00 - £35.00 per hour + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago