Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Flash skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Flash over the 6 months to 13 November 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 799 780 748
Rank change year-on-year -19 -32 -103
Contract jobs citing Flash 66 88 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.070% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.29% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 46 77
England median daily rate £365 £385 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.19% -7.23% +27.69%
10th Percentile £191 £206 £213
90th Percentile £481 £535 £663
UK median daily rate £355 £380 £396
% change year-on-year -6.58% -4.10% +21.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 17
England median hourly rate £46.25 £38.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.71% +204.00% -63.24%
10th Percentile £32.23 £32.00 £10.70
90th Percentile £51.38 £43.20 £27.90
UK median hourly rate £46.25 £38.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +21.71% +204.00% -63.24%

Flash is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33,424 30,635 30,255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.25% 32.61% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,829 21,768 21,100
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 368 353
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.79% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.68 £14.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £52.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

Flash
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Flash as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Flash in England

Flash
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Flash in England

Flash
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Flash in England over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Flash in England

Flash
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Flash in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Flash in England over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Flash in England

Flash
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the England region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 36 £350 -12.50% 19
North of England -16 12 £378 -17.93% 9
North East +4 7 £400 -13.04% 1
South West - 7 £500 - 2
South East -24 6 £401 -10.83% 4
Yorkshire - 5 £378 - 3
East of England -5 4 £338 +9.31% 3
East Midlands +9 1 £288 +43.75%
Midlands -23 1 £288 +15.00% 1
Flash
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Flash also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Flash.

1 39 (59.09%) HTML
2 32 (48.48%) JavaScript
3 26 (39.39%) CSS
4 20 (30.30%) Adobe
4 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (27.27%) XML
6 16 (24.24%) HTML5
7 14 (21.21%) Linux
8 13 (19.70%) Photoshop
8 13 (19.70%) User Experience
8 13 (19.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 12 (18.18%) Internet
9 12 (18.18%) Scrum
9 12 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 11 (16.67%) Finance
10 11 (16.67%) Project Management
10 11 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (16.67%) Docker
10 11 (16.67%) InVision
11 10 (15.15%) Git (software)
11 10 (15.15%) EMC
11 10 (15.15%) Oracle
11 10 (15.15%) E-Commerce
11 10 (15.15%) Dreamweaver
11 10 (15.15%) CMS
11 10 (15.15%) Adobe After Effects
12 9 (13.64%) Google
12 9 (13.64%) TDD
12 9 (13.64%) Test Automation
12 9 (13.64%) Degree

Flash
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 11 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 10 (15.15%) CMS
3 6 (9.09%) nginx
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Photoshop
2 12 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (16.67%) InVision
4 10 (15.15%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (9.09%) InDesign
6 5 (7.58%) Acrobat
7 3 (4.55%) ImageReady
7 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (3.03%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 6 (9.09%) Sauce Labs
3 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.55%) IaaS
4 3 (4.55%) PaaS
5 2 (3.03%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (3.03%) MailChimp
6 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) Internet
2 6 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
2 6 (9.09%) SAN
3 5 (7.58%) FCoE
3 5 (7.58%) iSCSI
3 5 (7.58%) NAS
3 5 (7.58%) VSAN
4 4 (6.06%) Ethernet
5 3 (4.55%) HTTPS
5 3 (4.55%) SMS
6 2 (3.03%) Intranet
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.52%) DNS
7 1 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.52%) Firewall
7 1 (1.52%) FlexRay
7 1 (1.52%) WebEx
7 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.55%) Big Data
3 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.52%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Dreamweaver
1 10 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.64%) JIRA
3 7 (10.61%) Selenium
3 7 (10.61%) WebDriver
3 7 (10.61%) Xcode
4 6 (9.09%) Appium
4 6 (9.09%) Applitools
4 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.58%) Jasmine
6 4 (6.06%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (3.03%) TestDirector
8 1 (1.52%) CANoe
8 1 (1.52%) LabVIEW
8 1 (1.52%) Subversion
8 1 (1.52%) TestNG
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Automotive
3 7 (10.61%) Games
4 6 (9.09%) Advertising
5 5 (7.58%) Electronics
5 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
5 5 (7.58%) Marketing
6 4 (6.06%) Aerospace
7 3 (4.55%) Banking
7 3 (4.55%) Retail
8 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Designer
2 16 (24.24%) Developer
3 6 (9.09%) Digital Designer
4 5 (7.58%) Electronics Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Tester
5 4 (6.06%) Automation Tester
5 4 (6.06%) Design Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Email Designer
5 4 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (6.06%) Functional Tester
6 3 (4.55%) Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) HTML Developer
6 3 (4.55%) NetBackup Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Systems Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Architect
7 2 (3.03%) Consultant
7 2 (3.03%) Junior
7 2 (3.03%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (59.09%) HTML
2 26 (39.39%) CSS
3 18 (27.27%) XML
4 16 (24.24%) HTML5
5 9 (13.64%) CSS3
5 9 (13.64%) JSON
6 6 (9.09%) CreateJS
6 6 (9.09%) J2EE
6 6 (9.09%) lodash
7 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
7 5 (7.58%) jQuery
7 5 (7.58%) Web Services
8 4 (6.06%) .NET
8 4 (6.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 3 (4.55%) Apache Flex
9 3 (4.55%) SignalR
9 3 (4.55%) Silverlight
9 3 (4.55%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (4.55%) Unreal Engine
9 3 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) User Experience
2 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) RIA
4 4 (6.06%) Algorithms
4 4 (6.06%) Animation
4 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (6.06%) Social Media
5 3 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.03%) Graphic Design
6 2 (3.03%) Photography
6 2 (3.03%) Wiki
7 1 (1.52%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.52%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.52%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (1.52%) Fintech
7 1 (1.52%) iSeries
7 1 (1.52%) LPAR
7 1 (1.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Linux
2 7 (10.61%) Windows
3 6 (9.09%) Unix
4 4 (6.06%) Android
4 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.06%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.03%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (3.03%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.18%) Scrum
3 11 (16.67%) Project Management
4 10 (15.15%) E-Commerce
5 9 (13.64%) BDD
5 9 (13.64%) TDD
5 9 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.61%) Visualisation
7 6 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
7 6 (9.09%) Analytics
7 6 (9.09%) Asynchronous Programming
7 6 (9.09%) Content Management
7 6 (9.09%) DevOps
7 6 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 6 (9.09%) OOD
7 6 (9.09%) OOP
7 6 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 6 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (7.58%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 8 (12.12%) Java
3 7 (10.61%) ActionScript
3 7 (10.61%) Python
4 6 (9.09%) ActionScript 3.0
4 6 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 6 (9.09%) TypeScript
5 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.06%) SQL
7 3 (4.55%) C#
8 2 (3.03%) C
8 2 (3.03%) C++
9 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.52%) CCNA
3 1 (1.52%) CCNP
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) EMCIE
3 1 (1.52%) EMCISA
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) DO-254
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) GAAP
2 1 (1.52%) GDPR
2 1 (1.52%) JTAG
2 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Docker
2 6 (9.09%) VirtualBox
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (1.52%) Firmware
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) KVM
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) HAProxy
1 6 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.55%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.52%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Adobe
2 10 (15.15%) EMC
2 10 (15.15%) Oracle
3 9 (13.64%) Google
4 8 (12.12%) IBM
5 7 (10.61%) NetApp
6 6 (9.09%) Cisco
6 6 (9.09%) VMware
7 4 (6.06%) ATG
7 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.03%) DoubleClick
9 1 (1.52%) Brocade
9 1 (1.52%) Citrix
9 1 (1.52%) Dell
9 1 (1.52%) Isilon
9 1 (1.52%) Roku
9 1 (1.52%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.52%) UiPath
9 1 (1.52%) Veeam