Period
to 19 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 780 713 642
Rank change year-on-year -67 -71 -40
Contract jobs citing Flash 48 104 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.052% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.37% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 67 125
England median daily rate £394 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.32% +8.97% +18.85%
10th Percentile £233 £170 £251
90th Percentile £474 £530 £550
UK median daily rate £394 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +0.96% +11.43% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
England median hourly rate £33.00 £12.25 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.39% -63.97% -5.56%
10th Percentile £14.74 £9.73 £29.25
90th Percentile £37.50 £24.30 £50.25
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £12.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +164.00% -63.24% -5.56%

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 29,853 27,859 29,044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.29% 31.80% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,475 19,375 20,311
England median daily rate £475 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.83% +1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £626 £600 £591
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 315 508
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £18.40 £15.75 £16.18
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £56.67
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 -81 24 £400 +1.91% 13
North of England +40 9 £400 +196.30% 8
West Midlands +17 9 £344 - 3
Midlands +8 9 £344 - 4
North West +15 5 £375 +177.78% 2
South East -14 4 £333 +155.77% 11
North East +46 3 £460 - 2
East of England -19 2 - - 5
Yorkshire +1 1 £450 +24.14% 4
Flash
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 20 (41.67%) HTML
2 19 (39.58%) Java
3 15 (31.25%) Web Services
4 13 (27.08%) XML
5 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (22.92%) Project Management
6 11 (22.92%) Adobe
7 10 (20.83%) Photoshop
7 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce
8 9 (18.75%) CSS
8 9 (18.75%) Regression Testing
8 9 (18.75%) CMS
8 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (16.67%) Scrum
9 8 (16.67%) Android
9 8 (16.67%) User Experience
9 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (16.67%) PlayStation
10 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
10 7 (14.58%) Selenium
10 7 (14.58%) System Testing
10 7 (14.58%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (14.58%) JIRA
10 7 (14.58%) QA
10 7 (14.58%) Internet
10 7 (14.58%) IBM
10 7 (14.58%) J2EE
11 6 (12.50%) Oracle
11 6 (12.50%) ActionScript
11 6 (12.50%) Python

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 9 (18.75%) CMS
2 3 (6.25%) Drupal
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (4.17%) Moodle
4 1 (2.08%) Confluence
4 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Photoshop
2 7 (14.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (10.42%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (6.25%) InVision
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (4.17%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (4.17%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (4.17%) Fireworks
5 2 (4.17%) Mingle
6 1 (2.08%) Edge Animate
6 1 (2.08%) InDesign
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle CRM On Demand
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (2.08%) Summit
2 1 (2.08%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 3 (6.25%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Internet
2 6 (12.50%) RTSP
3 4 (8.33%) SMS
4 3 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.08%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (4.17%) IBM PureData
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.08%) DB2
3 1 (2.08%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) JIRA
1 7 (14.58%) Selenium
2 6 (12.50%) Appium
2 6 (12.50%) Applitools
2 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.50%) TestDirector
2 6 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.17%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.17%) TestNG
4 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (12.50%) Marketing
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Electronics
3 3 (6.25%) Games
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Advertising
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Music Industry
5 1 (2.08%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Android Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Designer
5 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) e-Learning Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Flash ActionScript Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Flash Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Backup Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Data Scientist
7 2 (4.17%) Digital Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Digital Business Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Digital Designer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Automation Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Storage and Backup Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) HTML
2 15 (31.25%) Web Services
3 13 (27.08%) XML
4 9 (18.75%) CSS
5 7 (14.58%) J2EE
6 6 (12.50%) Android SDK
6 6 (12.50%) JSON
7 3 (6.25%) RESTful
8 2 (4.17%) RAML
8 2 (4.17%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 1 (2.08%) .NET
9 1 (2.08%) Apache Flex
9 1 (2.08%) HTML5
9 1 (2.08%) HTML5 Canvas
9 1 (2.08%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (16.67%) PlayStation
1 8 (16.67%) User Experience
2 3 (6.25%) e-Learning
2 3 (6.25%) Social Media
3 2 (4.17%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (4.17%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.17%) SCORM
3 2 (4.17%) STB
3 2 (4.17%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (2.08%) Derivative
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.08%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (2.08%) iSeries
4 1 (2.08%) LPAR
4 1 (2.08%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Solaris
2 2 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (2.08%) AIX
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Project Management
2 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.75%) Regression Testing
4 8 (16.67%) Scrum
5 7 (14.58%) System Testing
5 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
6 6 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
6 6 (12.50%) Analytics
6 6 (12.50%) Android Development
6 6 (12.50%) Content Management
6 6 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 6 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 6 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Migration
7 5 (10.42%) Wireframes
8 4 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (8.33%) Visualisation
8 4 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) Java
2 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.50%) ActionScript
3 6 (12.50%) Python
4 4 (8.33%) PHP
4 4 (8.33%) SQL
5 2 (4.17%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.08%) C
6 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.25%) PMP
3 2 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.08%) RHCE
4 1 (2.08%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) IEC 62304
3 1 (2.08%) COREP
3 1 (2.08%) ISO 26262
3 1 (2.08%) MISRA
3 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) PowerHA
1 1 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.08%) Nagios
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (2.08%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Adobe
2 7 (14.58%) IBM
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) EMC
4 3 (6.25%) Google
4 3 (6.25%) Netezza
4 3 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.17%) Apple
5 2 (4.17%) Brocade
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco
5 2 (4.17%) Sony
5 2 (4.17%) Sun
5 2 (4.17%) Tableau
5 2 (4.17%) Veritas
6 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.08%) Dell
6 1 (2.08%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow