The table below looks at the statistics for Flash skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Flash over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Flash
Rank 113 107 93
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing Flash 12 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.19% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.94% 0.87% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 10
Average daily rate £320 £325 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +14.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £345 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +40.62%
Flash
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
618 458 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.41% 21.25% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 285 307
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% -11.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.35 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Flash across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Flash Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Flash
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Flash across the West Midlands region.

Flash Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Flash
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Flash across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Flash Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Flash
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Flash across the West Midlands region.

Flash Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Flash
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Staffordshire - 8 £320 -
Birmingham -3 2 £275 -21.42% 1
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
2 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 16 (72.73%) ActionScript
3 15 (68.18%) CSS
4 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (54.55%) ActionScript 3.0
6 8 (36.36%) HTML5
7 7 (31.82%) Apache Flex
7 7 (31.82%) Performance Testing
7 7 (31.82%) High Availability
7 7 (31.82%) N-Tier
7 7 (31.82%) SOA
7 7 (31.82%) Photoshop
8 6 (27.27%) HTTP
9 5 (22.73%) Games
9 5 (22.73%) Streaming Video
9 5 (22.73%) OO
9 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
9 5 (22.73%) .NET
9 5 (22.73%) C#
9 5 (22.73%) CSS3
10 4 (18.18%) TypeScript
10 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
10 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
10 4 (18.18%) Adobe
11 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (13.64%) jQuery
12 2 (9.09%) Advertising
12 2 (9.09%) WordPress
12 2 (9.09%) Finance

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) HTTP
General
1 5 (22.73%) Games
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Billing
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Flash Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 3 (13.64%) ActionScript Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) e-Learning Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Report Writer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.55%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 15 (68.18%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) HTML5
4 7 (31.82%) Apache Flex
5 5 (22.73%) .NET
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
5 5 (22.73%) CSS3
6 3 (13.64%) jQuery
7 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.55%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) N-Tier
2 5 (22.73%) Streaming Video
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.55%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
3 1 (4.55%) Learning Management System
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (4.55%) SCORM
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) High Availability
2 7 (31.82%) Performance Testing
2 7 (31.82%) SOA
3 5 (22.73%) OO
4 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.55%) Coaching
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) Line Management
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
2 16 (72.73%) ActionScript
3 12 (54.55%) ActionScript 3.0
4 5 (22.73%) C#
5 4 (18.18%) TypeScript
5 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Cognos
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
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