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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Flash
Rank 477 403 360
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -43
Contract jobs citing Flash 148 199 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.36% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 1.29% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 115 149
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -10.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £164 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £245 £293
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -16.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £28.25 £32.50 £18.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% +76.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £22.40 £15.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.55 £103.75 £21.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.88 £32.50 £18.44
% change year-on-year
-63.46% +76.27%

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
15794 15438 14710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.31% 27.79% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10654 9905 9341
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 224 286
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.51 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015. 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 -54 133 £313 +4.16% 69
London -34 57 £375 +9.48% 26
South East -26 28 £225 -25.00% 8
West Midlands +20 21 £350 +26.12% 14
City of London -12 16 £188 -37.50% 4
Hampshire +7 15 £238 +5.55% 2
East of England +3 13 £150 -37.50% 6
Staffordshire - 13 £363 - 3
Watford +5 12 £150 -
Hertfordshire +1 12 £150 - 2
Basingstoke - 11 £375 -
Berkshire -3 7 - -
Cardiff - 7 £375 -
Wales - 7 £375 -
South Wales - 7 £375 -
Scotland -1 6 £325 +52.22%
East Midlands - 6 £241 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £363 -
Birmingham +6 5 £275 -1.78% 6
Glasgow +3 5 £325 +48.23%
South West -3 5 £163 +1.56% 2
North West -14 4 £200 -23.80% 8
Oxfordshire -19 4 £163 -61.76% 4
Southampton +1 3 £225 - 1
Bracknell -5 3 - -
Yorkshire -37 3 £300 +87.50% 2
Bristol - 3 £210 - 1
Manchester - 3 £188 - 1
Croydon -15 2 - -
West Yorkshire -33 2 £300 +87.50% 2

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

1 181 (65.34%) HTML
2 151 (54.51%) JavaScript
3 127 (45.85%) CSS
4 93 (33.57%) Photoshop
5 72 (25.99%) Adobe
6 66 (23.83%) ActionScript
6 66 (23.83%) HTML5
7 62 (22.38%) XML
8 52 (18.77%) Adobe Illustrator
9 46 (16.61%) User Experience
9 46 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
10 45 (16.25%) Java
11 41 (14.80%) SQL
12 39 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (13.36%) Marketing
14 35 (12.64%) Advertising
14 35 (12.64%) CMS
15 34 (12.27%) Content Management
16 32 (11.55%) Web Design
16 32 (11.55%) E-Commerce
16 32 (11.55%) Mobile App
17 31 (11.19%) Retail
18 30 (10.83%) CSS3
19 29 (10.47%) ActionScript 3.0
19 29 (10.47%) XHTML
20 28 (10.11%) Finance
21 26 (9.39%) UNIX
21 26 (9.39%) DB2
21 26 (9.39%) Android
21 26 (9.39%) jQuery

Flash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 35 (12.64%) CMS
2 19 (6.86%) WebSphere
3 14 (5.05%) Umbraco
3 14 (5.05%) WordPress
4 10 (3.61%) MQSeries
5 9 (3.25%) IIS
6 5 (1.81%) Node.js
6 5 (1.81%) Immediacy CMS
7 4 (1.44%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.72%) DNN
8 2 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.72%) Confluence
9 1 (0.36%) Lync
9 1 (0.36%) Moodle
9 1 (0.36%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.36%) Drupal
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 93 (33.57%) Photoshop
2 52 (18.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (5.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (5.05%) InDesign
5 13 (4.69%) Adobe After Effects
6 12 (4.33%) MS Excel
7 8 (2.89%) MS Office
8 7 (2.53%) Fireworks
9 4 (1.44%) MS Visio
10 3 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (1.08%) Acrobat
10 3 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.72%) CINEMA 4D
11 2 (0.72%) MS Project
12 1 (0.36%) Shockwave
12 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.69%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (1.08%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.72%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.14%) Internet
2 12 (4.33%) HTTP
3 7 (2.53%) SAN
4 4 (1.44%) DNS
4 4 (1.44%) DHCP
5 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.72%) IPv6
5 2 (0.72%) FTP
5 2 (0.72%) Wireless
5 2 (0.72%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.36%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.36%) RTSP
6 1 (0.36%) 802.11
6 1 (0.36%) DVB
6 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.39%) DB2
2 25 (9.03%) DbVisualizer
3 13 (4.69%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.81%) MySQL
4 5 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.44%) MS Access
6 3 (1.08%) SQLite
7 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) DTS
8 1 (0.36%) OLTP
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.36%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (7.58%) Subversion
2 18 (6.50%) Dreamweaver
3 16 (5.78%) Selenium
4 15 (5.42%) Git (software)
4 15 (5.42%) WebDriver
5 12 (4.33%) Android Studio
5 12 (4.33%) LoadRunner
6 11 (3.97%) Visual Studio
6 11 (3.97%) Cucumber
7 10 (3.61%) HP UFT
8 9 (3.25%) Axure RP
9 8 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.17%) PHPUnit
11 5 (1.81%) JIRA
11 5 (1.81%) Xcode
12 4 (1.44%) AdminStudio
13 3 (1.08%) JBehave
14 2 (0.72%) FlexUnit
15 1 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 1 (0.36%) GCC
General
1 37 (13.36%) Marketing
2 35 (12.64%) Advertising
3 31 (11.19%) Retail
4 28 (10.11%) Finance
5 24 (8.66%) Games
6 13 (4.69%) Multimedia
7 10 (3.61%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.44%) Automotive
8 4 (1.44%) Banking
8 4 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.72%) Interactive Media
9 2 (0.72%) Publishing
9 2 (0.72%) Back Office
9 2 (0.72%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) German Language
10 1 (0.36%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 114 (41.16%) Developer
2 57 (20.58%) Designer
3 33 (11.91%) Flash Developer
4 23 (8.30%) Front-End Developer
5 21 (7.58%) Web Designer
6 20 (7.22%) Analyst
6 20 (7.22%) Web Developer
7 16 (5.78%) Tester
8 15 (5.42%) Automation Tester
9 14 (5.05%) Photoshop Designer
10 12 (4.33%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.61%) Consultant
11 10 (3.61%) Test Analyst
11 10 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (3.61%) Senior Designer
12 8 (2.89%) Mobile Developer
12 8 (2.89%) Flash ActionScript Developer
12 8 (2.89%) Selenium Tester
12 8 (2.89%) UI Designer
12 8 (2.89%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (65.34%) HTML
2 127 (45.85%) CSS
3 66 (23.83%) HTML5
4 62 (22.38%) XML
5 30 (10.83%) CSS3
6 29 (10.47%) XHTML
7 26 (9.39%) jQuery
8 22 (7.94%) Web Services
8 22 (7.94%) Sass
9 21 (7.58%) J2EE
10 16 (5.78%) SOAP
10 16 (5.78%) RESTful
10 16 (5.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (5.42%) REST
12 14 (5.05%) Apache Flex
12 14 (5.05%) .NET
13 13 (4.69%) Android SDK
14 11 (3.97%) JSON
14 11 (3.97%) iOS SDK
15 9 (3.25%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.61%) User Experience
1 46 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (11.55%) Mobile App
3 23 (8.30%) Graphic Design
4 22 (7.94%) W3C
5 14 (5.05%) Animation
6 11 (3.97%) Video on Demand
7 10 (3.61%) Streaming Video
8 8 (2.89%) N-Tier
9 7 (2.53%) Video Editing
9 7 (2.53%) Online Games
10 6 (2.17%) Social Media
10 6 (2.17%) Statistics
11 5 (1.81%) Clustering
11 5 (1.81%) E-Learning
12 3 (1.08%) New Media
12 3 (1.08%) FMCG
13 2 (0.72%) Copywriting
13 2 (0.72%) iPad
13 2 (0.72%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.39%) UNIX
1 26 (9.39%) Android
1 26 (9.39%) Apple iOS
2 21 (7.58%) Windows
3 9 (3.25%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.17%) Linux
5 3 (1.08%) AIX
6 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.72%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.72%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (12.27%) Content Management
3 32 (11.55%) Web Design
3 32 (11.55%) E-Commerce
4 25 (9.03%) Project Management
4 25 (9.03%) Automated Testing
4 25 (9.03%) System Testing
5 23 (8.30%) OO
6 22 (7.94%) SEO
7 19 (6.86%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (6.86%) Analytics
7 19 (6.86%) Android Development
8 18 (6.50%) Web Development
9 17 (6.14%) Test Scripting
9 17 (6.14%) Web Accessibility
10 16 (5.78%) Test Automation
10 16 (5.78%) TDD
10 16 (5.78%) Coaching
11 15 (5.42%) Document Management
11 15 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 151 (54.51%) JavaScript
2 66 (23.83%) ActionScript
3 45 (16.25%) Java
4 41 (14.80%) SQL
5 29 (10.47%) ActionScript 3.0
6 17 (6.14%) PHP
7 14 (5.05%) C#
8 9 (3.25%) Objective-C
9 8 (2.89%) Python
10 7 (2.53%) Perl
11 6 (2.17%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.81%) C++
12 5 (1.81%) C
13 4 (1.44%) Ruby
13 4 (1.44%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.44%) VBA
13 4 (1.44%) ActionScript 2.0
14 3 (1.08%) VB
15 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (8.66%) Degree
2 7 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (2.53%) ISEB
3 6 (2.17%) HND
4 4 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.44%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.08%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.72%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.14%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (2.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.81%) vSphere
3 4 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.72%) XenApp
4 2 (0.72%) Firmware
4 2 (0.72%) vCloud
4 2 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.81%) SCCM
2 4 (1.44%) Windows Intune
2 4 (1.44%) SCSM
3 3 (1.08%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.72%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.72%) vMotion
4 2 (0.72%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.36%) Control-M
5 1 (0.36%) WMI
5 1 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.36%) SCOM
5 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 72 (25.99%) Adobe
2 24 (8.66%) Google
3 15 (5.42%) IBM
3 15 (5.42%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.42%) HP
4 14 (5.05%) Macromedia
5 12 (4.33%) EPiServer
6 7 (2.53%) Oracle
7 5 (1.81%) SAP
7 5 (1.81%) DoubleClick
7 5 (1.81%) VMware
8 4 (1.44%) Apple
9 3 (1.08%) Citrix
9 3 (1.08%) Zend
10 2 (0.72%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.72%) NetApp
10 2 (0.72%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.72%) Websense
10 2 (0.72%) Stellent
11 1 (0.36%) McAfee
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Rate: £40 - £47 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Resource Partners Ltd
Rate: Salary negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £365 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £365 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Rate: To be negotiated directly with the client
Posted: 9 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago