The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Flash skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Flash over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe Flash
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 157 191
Rank change year-on-year -6 +34  
Contract jobs citing Flash 3 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.092% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.44% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £575 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.33% +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £255 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £375 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £363 £288
% change year-on-year +13.79% +26.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -70.58%  

Flash is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1168 1127 1661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.85% 32.51% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 956 1306
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Median hourly rate £26.80 £22.00 £23.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.81% -6.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £16.52 £16.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.94 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

Flash
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Flash as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Flash in the City of London

Flash
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Flash in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Flash in the City of London

Flash
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Flash in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Flash in the City of London

Flash
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Flash in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Flash.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (40.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (40.00%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Copywriting
5 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
5 1 (20.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) Use Case
5 1 (20.00%) Interactive Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
5 1 (20.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (20.00%) WordPress
5 1 (20.00%) TestNG
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Product Management
5 1 (20.00%) Content Management
5 1 (20.00%) Interactive TV
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax

Flash
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
1 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (20.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (20.00%) Appium
2 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) TestNG
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Campaign Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Interaction Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Interaction Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) DHTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Interactive TV
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (20.00%) Ad Operations
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Interactive Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Product Management
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Qualitative Research
2 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Research
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Reuters
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com