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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Flash
Rank 583 528 446
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -82
Contract jobs citing Flash 70 135 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.23% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.82% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 72 115
Median daily rate £388 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £333 £269
% change year-on-year
-13.53% +23.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £28.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.75% -13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.43 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £43.50 £89.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £11.88 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -63.46%

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
16430 16374 15779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.78% 28.23% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11390 11281 10291
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 299 178
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.33 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016.

Flash Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Flash
Top 22 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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -43 66 £401 +23.46% 23
London -31 43 £443 +36.15% 9
South East +19 12 £325 +36.84% 5
Berkshire +4 11 £350 - 1
East of England +7 6 - - 1
Hertfordshire +1 6 - -
Bracknell -1 6 £288 -
Scotland +11 4 £215 +74.06%
Edinburgh +15 3 £215 -
City of London +4 3 £350 +178.88% 2
West Midlands -44 3 £425 +17.64%
Wokingham - 3 £388 -
North West +6 2 £251 -44.16% 2
Birmingham -6 2 - -
Reading - 2 - - 1
Cheshire +8 1 £200 -55.55%
Coventry -9 1 £425 -
Blackpool - 1 £303 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £165 -
Lancashire - 1 £303 -
Angus - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £165 -

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 82 (56.16%) HTML
2 68 (46.58%) JavaScript
3 59 (40.41%) CSS
4 51 (34.93%) Java
5 46 (31.51%) Adobe
6 42 (28.77%) Photoshop
7 40 (27.40%) Windows
8 38 (26.03%) HTML5
9 34 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (19.86%) XML
11 25 (17.12%) ActionScript
12 24 (16.44%) Adobe Illustrator
12 24 (16.44%) Web Development
13 23 (15.75%) Apache Flex
13 23 (15.75%) Oracle
14 22 (15.07%) Maven
15 21 (14.38%) Selenium
16 20 (13.70%) GitHub
16 20 (13.70%) Finance
17 19 (13.01%) SharePoint
18 18 (12.33%) SC Cleared
18 18 (12.33%) Security Cleared
18 18 (12.33%) SLA
18 18 (12.33%) Active Directory
18 18 (12.33%) User Experience
18 18 (12.33%) Windows Server
19 16 (10.96%) Time Management
19 16 (10.96%) E-Commerce
20 15 (10.27%) Scrum
20 15 (10.27%) Subversion

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 19 (13.01%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.22%) CMS
3 6 (4.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (4.11%) IIS
3 6 (4.11%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.42%) WordPress
5 3 (2.05%) Drupal
6 2 (1.37%) Apache
6 2 (1.37%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.37%) ColdFusion MX
6 2 (1.37%) JRun
6 2 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 42 (28.77%) Photoshop
2 24 (16.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (6.85%) MS Visio
4 9 (6.16%) InDesign
5 8 (5.48%) PaintShop Pro
6 6 (4.11%) MS Office
6 6 (4.11%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (3.42%) Adobe After Effects
7 5 (3.42%) Adobe Captivate
7 5 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (2.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (2.74%) MS Excel
9 3 (2.05%) 3ds Max
9 3 (2.05%) Edge Animate
9 3 (2.05%) Fireworks
10 2 (1.37%) Mingle
11 1 (0.68%) Maya
11 1 (0.68%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Magento
1 2 (1.37%) Unica
2 1 (0.68%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.70%) GitHub
2 12 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (1.37%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.37%) Google Play
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.68%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.68%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.68%) IaaS
5 1 (0.68%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.16%) DVB
1 9 (6.16%) HTTP
1 9 (6.16%) Internet
2 4 (2.74%) Intranet
3 3 (2.05%) SMS
4 2 (1.37%) WebEx
5 1 (0.68%) RS-232
5 1 (0.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.74%) EDRMS
2 4 (2.74%) MySQL
3 3 (2.05%) DB2
3 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.37%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (15.07%) Maven
2 21 (14.38%) Selenium
3 15 (10.27%) Subversion
4 13 (8.90%) Git (software)
4 13 (8.90%) Jasmine
4 13 (8.90%) TeamCity
5 12 (8.22%) Cucumber
5 12 (8.22%) Grunt
5 12 (8.22%) Mocha
5 12 (8.22%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (6.16%) Dreamweaver
6 9 (6.16%) JIRA
7 6 (4.11%) Axure RP
8 4 (2.74%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Blend
9 2 (1.37%) Protractor
9 2 (1.37%) TestDirector
9 2 (1.37%) Toad
9 2 (1.37%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 20 (13.70%) Finance
2 13 (8.90%) Games
2 13 (8.90%) Marketing
3 11 (7.53%) Retail
4 7 (4.79%) Multimedia
5 6 (4.11%) Advertising
6 4 (2.74%) Banking
6 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.05%) Military
8 2 (1.37%) Back Office
8 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.68%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.68%) Law
9 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (41.10%) Developer
2 35 (23.97%) Designer
3 21 (14.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 19 (13.01%) HTML Developer
5 17 (11.64%) Support Engineer
5 17 (11.64%) Web Engineer
5 17 (11.64%) Web Support Engineer
6 15 (10.27%) JavaScript Developer
7 14 (9.59%) Web Developer
8 12 (8.22%) UI Developer
9 11 (7.53%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 10 (6.85%) Senior Designer
10 10 (6.85%) Web UI Developer
11 9 (6.16%) Architect
12 8 (5.48%) UX Designer
13 6 (4.11%) Instructional Designer
14 5 (3.42%) Flash Developer
14 5 (3.42%) Full Stack Developer
14 5 (3.42%) Full Stack Web Developer
14 5 (3.42%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (56.16%) HTML
2 59 (40.41%) CSS
3 38 (26.03%) HTML5
4 29 (19.86%) XML
5 23 (15.75%) Apache Flex
6 15 (10.27%) Ajax
6 15 (10.27%) CSS3
7 13 (8.90%) Node.js
8 12 (8.22%) Chai
8 12 (8.22%) jQuery
8 12 (8.22%) RequireJS
9 11 (7.53%) J2EE
10 10 (6.85%) .NET
10 10 (6.85%) JSON
10 10 (6.85%) Spring
11 9 (6.16%) Web Services
11 9 (6.16%) XSD
12 8 (5.48%) JSTL
12 8 (5.48%) RESTful
13 6 (4.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.33%) User Experience
2 12 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.22%) Animation
2 12 (8.22%) Interactive TV
3 10 (6.85%) e-Learning
4 9 (6.16%) Fat Client
4 9 (6.16%) MPEG
4 9 (6.16%) Thin Client
5 6 (4.11%) Motion Graphics
6 5 (3.42%) Learning Management System
6 5 (3.42%) Photography
6 5 (3.42%) SCORM
6 5 (3.42%) Video Editing
6 5 (3.42%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.74%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (2.74%) Graphic Design
7 4 (2.74%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.74%) STB
7 4 (2.74%) Web 2.0
8 3 (2.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.40%) Windows
2 18 (12.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (7.53%) Apple iOS
4 9 (6.16%) Android
5 5 (3.42%) Unix
6 2 (1.37%) Linux
7 1 (0.68%) AIX
7 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.44%) Web Development
3 16 (10.96%) E-Commerce
3 16 (10.96%) Time Management
4 15 (10.27%) Scrum
5 14 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (8.90%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 13 (8.90%) Front End Development
6 13 (8.90%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (8.22%) OO
7 12 (8.22%) Project Management
7 12 (8.22%) TDD
7 12 (8.22%) Wireframes
8 10 (6.85%) Automated Testing
8 10 (6.85%) Web Design
9 9 (6.16%) Kanban
9 9 (6.16%) MVC
9 9 (6.16%) Pair Programming
10 8 (5.48%) Content Management
10 8 (5.48%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 68 (46.58%) JavaScript
2 51 (34.93%) Java
3 25 (17.12%) ActionScript
4 14 (9.59%) C++
5 11 (7.53%) C
5 11 (7.53%) ES6
5 11 (7.53%) SQL
6 9 (6.16%) ANSI C
7 8 (5.48%) ActionScript 3.0
8 7 (4.79%) PHP
9 6 (4.11%) ActionScript 2.0
9 6 (4.11%) C#
10 5 (3.42%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.05%) VBScript
12 2 (1.37%) Python
12 2 (1.37%) Ruby
13 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.68%) Groovy
13 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (12.33%) SC Cleared
1 18 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.59%) Degree
3 3 (2.05%) ACCA
3 3 (2.05%) CIMA
4 1 (0.68%) HNC
4 1 (0.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.33%) SLA
2 8 (5.48%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 18 (12.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.59%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.68%) Firmware
3 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.68%) NetApp OnCommand
3 1 (0.68%) SnapMirror
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (31.51%) Adobe
2 23 (15.75%) Oracle
3 14 (9.59%) Fujitsu
4 9 (6.16%) OpenTV
5 8 (5.48%) IBM
5 8 (5.48%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.42%) Google
6 5 (3.42%) hybris
7 4 (2.74%) Meridio
8 3 (2.05%) ATG
8 3 (2.05%) Autodesk
9 2 (1.37%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.37%) Apple
9 2 (1.37%) Cisco
9 2 (1.37%) EMC
9 2 (1.37%) HP
9 2 (1.37%) NetApp
9 2 (1.37%) Sony
9 2 (1.37%) Twitter
10 1 (0.68%) SOASTA, Inc
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