Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 788 718 727
Rank change year-on-year -70 +9 -123
Contract jobs citing Flash 64 105 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.069% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.36% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 57 88
England median daily rate £388 £390 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £201 £200 £207
90th Percentile £474 £550 £654
UK median daily rate £388 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 27
England median hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +260.00% - -43.64%
10th Percentile £30.40 £12.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £35.05 £27.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +260.00% - -43.64%

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 32,617 29,071 29,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.94% 32.70% 29.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,248 20,140 21,002
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 330 372 347
England median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +9.59% -1.35%
10th Percentile £16.15 £16.03 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £50.40
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +3.75% +10.34% -2.13%

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Flash in England over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Flash in England

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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 19 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Flash in England

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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 19 August 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 -47 32 £425 +6.25% 5
North of England -14 11 £361 -31.19% 6
South East -28 11 £363 -19.44% 6
North East +3 10 £361 -
South West -9 7 - - 5
East of England -12 2 £336 +13.98% 3
East Midlands +2 1 £288 +43.75%
Yorkshire -6 1 - - 3
Midlands -10 1 £288 +30.68% 1
Flash
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 38 (59.38%) HTML
2 27 (42.19%) CSS
3 26 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 19 (29.69%) HTML5
4 19 (29.69%) Photoshop
5 17 (26.56%) JSON
6 16 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 15 (23.44%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (21.88%) TDD
9 13 (20.31%) Games
9 13 (20.31%) BDD
9 13 (20.31%) User Experience
10 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
10 12 (18.75%) Adobe
11 11 (17.19%) XML
11 11 (17.19%) Scrum
11 11 (17.19%) Visualisation
12 10 (15.63%) CSS3
12 10 (15.63%) Apache Flex
12 10 (15.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 10 (15.63%) .NET
13 9 (14.06%) C#
13 9 (14.06%) Linux
13 9 (14.06%) OOP
13 9 (14.06%) OO
13 9 (14.06%) Python
13 9 (14.06%) Automotive
13 9 (14.06%) Unreal Engine
13 9 (14.06%) Silverlight

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 7 (10.94%) CMS
1 7 (10.94%) nginx
2 3 (4.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) Wowza Streaming Engine
Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Photoshop
2 15 (23.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (10.94%) Adobe After Effects
3 7 (10.94%) InVision
4 5 (7.81%) InDesign
5 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (4.69%) Acrobat
6 3 (4.69%) Blender
6 3 (4.69%) Maya
7 2 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (3.13%) Fireworks
7 2 (3.13%) ImageReady
8 1 (1.56%) Quicktime
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (4.69%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) Internet
2 7 (10.94%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (9.38%) Ethernet
3 6 (9.38%) HTTPS
4 3 (4.69%) SMS
5 2 (3.13%) Intranet
6 1 (1.56%) FlexRay
6 1 (1.56%) HTTP
6 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.56%) Multicast
6 1 (1.56%) RTSP
6 1 (1.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
3 7 (10.94%) Jasmine
4 5 (7.81%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (6.25%) JIRA
6 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.13%) Xcode
8 1 (1.56%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.56%) CANoe
8 1 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.56%) LabVIEW
8 1 (1.56%) Protractor
8 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 13 (20.31%) Games
2 9 (14.06%) Automotive
3 6 (9.38%) Electronics
3 6 (9.38%) Finance
3 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.81%) Aerospace
4 5 (7.81%) Marketing
5 4 (6.25%) Banking
5 4 (6.25%) Retail
6 2 (3.13%) Advertising
6 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Developer
2 20 (31.25%) Designer
3 6 (9.38%) Electronics Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Design Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Email Designer
5 4 (6.25%) Artworker
5 4 (6.25%) Digital Design Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Digital Designer
5 4 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (4.69%) HTML Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Systems Developer
7 2 (3.13%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Flash Developer
7 2 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Junior Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Junior Web Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (59.38%) HTML
2 27 (42.19%) CSS
3 19 (29.69%) HTML5
4 17 (26.56%) JSON
5 11 (17.19%) XML
6 10 (15.63%) .NET
6 10 (15.63%) Apache Flex
6 10 (15.63%) CSS3
6 10 (15.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 9 (14.06%) Silverlight
7 9 (14.06%) Unreal Engine
8 8 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 8 (12.50%) jQuery
9 7 (10.94%) CreateJS
9 7 (10.94%) lodash
10 6 (9.38%) SignalR
10 6 (9.38%) Unity DI Container
11 3 (4.69%) Ajax
11 3 (4.69%) XHTML
12 2 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) User Experience
2 8 (12.50%) Animation
3 7 (10.94%) RIA
4 6 (9.38%) Algorithms
4 6 (9.38%) Graphic Design
5 5 (7.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (7.81%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (6.25%) Social Media
6 4 (6.25%) Wiki
7 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.13%) Derivative
7 2 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (3.13%) Photography
8 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.56%) IPTV
8 1 (1.56%) LPAR
8 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.56%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.56%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Android
2 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.69%) Mac OS X
2 3 (4.69%) Windows
3 2 (3.13%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.56%) VMS
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) TDD
2 13 (20.31%) BDD
3 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (17.19%) Scrum
4 11 (17.19%) Visualisation
5 9 (14.06%) OO
5 9 (14.06%) OOP
6 8 (12.50%) Asynchronous Programming
7 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
7 7 (10.94%) Mathematics
7 7 (10.94%) OOD
7 7 (10.94%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (9.38%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (9.38%) Memory Management
9 5 (7.81%) Front End Development
9 5 (7.81%) Web Design
10 4 (6.25%) Cryptography
10 4 (6.25%) Project Management
10 4 (6.25%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.06%) C#
2 9 (14.06%) Python
3 8 (12.50%) ActionScript
3 8 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 8 (12.50%) TypeScript
4 7 (10.94%) ActionScript 3.0
5 3 (4.69%) C++
6 2 (3.13%) C
6 2 (3.13%) SQL
7 1 (1.56%) Java
7 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) DO-254
2 4 (6.25%) QA
3 2 (3.13%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (3.13%) EMIR
3 2 (3.13%) MiFID
4 1 (1.56%) GDPR
4 1 (1.56%) JTAG
4 1 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Docker
1 7 (10.94%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.56%) Firmware
2 1 (1.56%) NFS
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.56%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Adobe
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle
3 5 (7.81%) EMC
4 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.69%) ATG
5 3 (4.69%) Google
6 2 (3.13%) DoubleClick
6 2 (3.13%) IBM
7 1 (1.56%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix
7 1 (1.56%) Roku
7 1 (1.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.56%) UiPath
7 1 (1.56%) Veeam
7 1 (1.56%) VMware