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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Flash over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe Flash
Rank 143 91 122
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +31
Contract jobs citing Flash 5 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.98% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 4.31% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 2
Median daily rate £425 £360 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +29.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £325 £248
% change year-on-year
-6.92% +31.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £11.88 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -63.46%
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
838 557 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.39% 22.70% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 331 341
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 17
Median hourly rate £24.00 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £17.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £39.55 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 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 24 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
Coventry -15 3 £425 -
Birmingham -15 2 £210 -32.80%
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Flash.

1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) UX Design
2 4 (66.67%) User Experience
3 3 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (50.00%) Axure RP
3 3 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) Competitor Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (50.00%) B2C
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Adobe
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) ActionScript
5 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
5 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
5 1 (16.67%) Email Marketing

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (50.00%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Axure RP
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Designer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Designer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior UX Designer
2 3 (50.00%) UX Designer
3 1 (16.67%) ActionScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Flash ActionScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Flash Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) UX Design
2 3 (50.00%) B2C
2 3 (50.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (16.67%) Email Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) ActionScript
2 1 (16.67%) ActionScript 3.0
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe