Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 791 701 691
Rank change year-on-year -90 -10 -88
Contract jobs citing Flash 46 98 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.37% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 55 94
England median daily rate £381 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.01% +5.13% +20.00%
10th Percentile £218 £170 £222
90th Percentile £475 £541 £550
UK median daily rate £381 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -7.58% +10.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 17
England median hourly rate £11.30 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.83% -4.00% -65.28%
10th Percentile £10.80 £12.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £11.80 £12.80 £27.00
UK median hourly rate £11.30 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -9.60% - -65.28%

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 30,647 26,830 28,066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.27% 32.17% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,774 18,605 19,805
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £289
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 330 411
England median hourly rate £42.38 £40.75 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.01% +7.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £17.33 £18.58 £13.50
90th Percentile £61.38 £54.04 £57.00
UK median hourly rate £42.27 £40.26 £38.00
% change year-on-year +4.98% +5.95% +8.57%

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 23 May 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

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 23 May 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 -83 23 £413 +8.91% 11
North of England -7 9 £373 +2.76% 3
South East -29 6 £325 +52.22% 3
North West -13 5 £375 +13.64% 2
South West -3 4 - - 2
North East - 3 £361 - 1
East of England -1 2 - - 11
Midlands -14 2 £388 -
West Midlands -21 2 £388 -
Yorkshire -19 1 £450 +24.14%
Flash
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 22 (47.83%) HTML
2 16 (34.78%) CSS
3 12 (26.09%) Photoshop
4 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.91%) Adobe
5 10 (21.74%) JSON
6 9 (19.57%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (17.39%) Apache Flex
7 8 (17.39%) Wireframes
8 7 (15.22%) Adobe After Effects
9 6 (13.04%) Graphic Design
9 6 (13.04%) Games
9 6 (13.04%) EMC
9 6 (13.04%) .NET
9 6 (13.04%) C#
9 6 (13.04%) OO
9 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
9 6 (13.04%) User Experience
9 6 (13.04%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 6 (13.04%) Unreal Engine
9 6 (13.04%) Silverlight
9 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
9 6 (13.04%) Visualisation
10 5 (10.87%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (10.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 5 (10.87%) InVision
10 5 (10.87%) Finance
10 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (10.87%) TDD
11 4 (8.70%) Banking

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 4 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (4.35%) Moodle
3 1 (2.17%) Confluence
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.17%) nginx
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) Wowza Streaming Engine
Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Photoshop
2 9 (19.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (15.22%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (10.87%) InVision
5 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (6.52%) Blender
6 3 (6.52%) Maya
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (4.35%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (4.35%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (4.35%) Fireworks
8 1 (2.17%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP FI-GL
1 1 (2.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (4.35%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
1 4 (8.70%) SMS
2 3 (6.52%) HTTPS
2 3 (6.52%) Internet
2 3 (6.52%) RTSP
2 3 (6.52%) SAN
3 2 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.17%) HTTP
4 1 (2.17%) Multicast
4 1 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.17%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.17%) DB2
1 1 (2.17%) DbVisualizer
1 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (6.52%) JIRA
3 3 (6.52%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.17%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.17%) Protractor
5 1 (2.17%) Selenium
5 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (13.04%) Games
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Electronics
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
4 3 (6.52%) Aerospace
4 3 (6.52%) Automotive
4 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.35%) Advertising
5 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Marketing
6 1 (2.17%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Designer
1 14 (30.43%) Developer
2 4 (8.70%) Digital Designer
3 3 (6.52%) Artworker
3 3 (6.52%) Design Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) Digital Design Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) Electronics Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) UX Designer
4 2 (4.35%) Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Backup Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
4 2 (4.35%) Digital Artworker
4 2 (4.35%) e-Learning Developer
4 2 (4.35%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (47.83%) HTML
2 16 (34.78%) CSS
3 10 (21.74%) JSON
4 8 (17.39%) Apache Flex
5 6 (13.04%) .NET
5 6 (13.04%) Silverlight
5 6 (13.04%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 6 (13.04%) Unreal Engine
6 4 (8.70%) HTML5
6 4 (8.70%) XML
7 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.52%) jQuery
7 3 (6.52%) SignalR
7 3 (6.52%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (4.35%) Android SDK
8 2 (4.35%) Web Services
9 1 (2.17%) Ajax
9 1 (2.17%) J2EE
9 1 (2.17%) LDAP
9 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Graphic Design
1 6 (13.04%) User Experience
2 4 (8.70%) Animation
3 3 (6.52%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.52%) Derivative
3 3 (6.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) e-Learning
4 2 (4.35%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (4.35%) RIA
4 2 (4.35%) SCORM
4 2 (4.35%) Wiki
5 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.17%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (2.17%) IPTV
5 1 (2.17%) MPEG
5 1 (2.17%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Android
3 2 (4.35%) Unix
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Solaris
4 1 (2.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Wireframes
2 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
2 6 (13.04%) OO
2 6 (13.04%) Visualisation
3 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.87%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (10.87%) TDD
4 4 (8.70%) BDD
4 4 (8.70%) Scrum
5 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.52%) Memory Management
5 3 (6.52%) Migration
5 3 (6.52%) OOP
5 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 3 (6.52%) Prototyping
5 3 (6.52%) Requirements Management
5 3 (6.52%) Schematic Capture
5 3 (6.52%) Web Design
5 3 (6.52%) Workflow
6 2 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.04%) C#
3 4 (8.70%) Java
4 3 (6.52%) Python
5 2 (4.35%) ActionScript
5 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.35%) C
5 2 (4.35%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.17%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) RHCE
2 1 (2.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) DO-254
3 2 (4.35%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (4.35%) EMIR
3 2 (4.35%) IEC 62304
3 2 (4.35%) MiFID
4 1 (2.17%) COREP
4 1 (2.17%) ISO 26262
4 1 (2.17%) MISRA
4 1 (2.17%) PMO
4 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
1 1 (2.17%) NFS
1 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.17%) VirtualBox
1 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
1 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Adobe
2 6 (13.04%) EMC
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) IBM
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle
5 2 (4.35%) Brocade
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.17%) Dell
6 1 (2.17%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.17%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) NetApp
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.17%) Sun
6 1 (2.17%) Veeam
6 1 (2.17%) Veritas