Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 772 743 633
Rank change year-on-year -29 -110 -91
Contract jobs citing Flash 85 130 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.090% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.43% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 82 138
England median daily rate £390 £398 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.89% +21.37% +9.17%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £209
90th Percentile £535 £661 £525
UK median daily rate £385 £393 £325
% change year-on-year -1.91% +20.77% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 9
England median hourly rate £38.00 £12.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +204.00% -63.24% +4.62%
10th Percentile £32.00 £10.05 £12.35
90th Percentile £43.20 £28.35 £45.25
UK median hourly rate £38.00 £12.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +204.00% -63.24% +4.62%

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 30652 30033 30024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.32% 30.71% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21811 20965 20810
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 347 505
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £18.68 £14.56 £14.53
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.37
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -54 42 £400 -5.88% 11
South East -1 16 £455 +40.00% 2
East of England -15 11 £323 +43.33% 3
Midlands +28 9 £250 -41.18% 2
West Midlands +36 8 £275 -35.29% 1
North of England +60 7 £460 +130.00% 2
North East +65 4 £460 -
North West +19 3 - -
East Midlands -7 1 £200 - 1
Flash
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 England region with a requirement for Flash.

1 47 (55.29%) HTML
2 34 (40.00%) CSS
3 29 (34.12%) Java
4 27 (31.76%) JavaScript
5 25 (29.41%) Marketing
6 23 (27.06%) E-Commerce
7 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (23.53%) Photoshop
9 19 (22.35%) Adobe
10 18 (21.18%) PHP
10 18 (21.18%) Project Management
10 18 (21.18%) Degree
11 17 (20.00%) User Experience
12 16 (18.82%) HTML5
13 15 (17.65%) Web Services
14 14 (16.47%) ActionScript
14 14 (16.47%) J2EE
14 14 (16.47%) Dreamweaver
14 14 (16.47%) CMS
14 14 (16.47%) Web Development
14 14 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (15.29%) Adobe Illustrator
15 13 (15.29%) XML
16 11 (12.94%) Scrum
17 10 (11.76%) Migration
17 10 (11.76%) SQL
17 10 (11.76%) B2B
17 10 (11.76%) B2C
17 10 (11.76%) RTSP
17 10 (11.76%) Ajax

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 14 (16.47%) CMS
2 6 (7.06%) WordPress
3 5 (5.88%) IIS
4 4 (4.71%) Drupal
5 3 (3.53%) Confluence
5 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (23.53%) Photoshop
2 13 (15.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (9.41%) Adobe After Effects
4 6 (7.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (7.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
5 4 (4.71%) Quicktime
6 3 (3.53%) ImageReady
7 2 (2.35%) Fireworks
7 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (2.35%) Mingle
8 1 (1.18%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (1.18%) Edge Animate
8 1 (1.18%) InDesign
8 1 (1.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Magento
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle CRM On Demand
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.18%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (3.53%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.18%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) RTSP
2 8 (9.41%) Internet
3 4 (4.71%) HTTP
3 4 (4.71%) Multicast
4 2 (2.35%) Network Security
4 2 (2.35%) SAN
4 2 (2.35%) SMS
5 1 (1.18%) ADSL
5 1 (1.18%) Broadband
5 1 (1.18%) DHCP
5 1 (1.18%) DNS
5 1 (1.18%) LAN
5 1 (1.18%) LDAP
5 1 (1.18%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.18%) VoIP
5 1 (1.18%) WAN
5 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (2.35%) IBM PureData
3 1 (1.18%) Essbase
3 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.18%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) Dreamweaver
2 9 (10.59%) JIRA
3 6 (7.06%) Appium
3 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.06%) Selenium
3 6 (7.06%) TestDirector
3 6 (7.06%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.35%) Axure RP
5 2 (2.35%) TestNG
General
1 25 (29.41%) Marketing
2 9 (10.59%) Finance
3 7 (8.24%) Games
4 3 (3.53%) Back Office
4 3 (3.53%) Retail
4 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.35%) Electronics
5 2 (2.35%) Music Industry
6 1 (1.18%) Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.18%) French Language
6 1 (1.18%) Front Office
6 1 (1.18%) German Language
6 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (29.41%) Developer
2 15 (17.65%) Designer
3 12 (14.12%) Analyst
4 9 (10.59%) Architect
4 9 (10.59%) Flash Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Domain Architect
6 6 (7.06%) Android Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) Digital Designer
7 5 (5.88%) UX Designer
8 4 (4.71%) Flash ActionScript Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (3.53%) Graphic Designer
9 3 (3.53%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.35%) IT Security Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) Security Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (55.29%) HTML
2 34 (40.00%) CSS
3 16 (18.82%) HTML5
4 15 (17.65%) Web Services
5 14 (16.47%) J2EE
6 13 (15.29%) XML
7 10 (11.76%) Ajax
8 8 (9.41%) EJB
8 8 (9.41%) JNDI
8 8 (9.41%) JSTL
8 8 (9.41%) Struts
9 6 (7.06%) Android SDK
9 6 (7.06%) JSON
10 5 (5.88%) CSS3
10 5 (5.88%) jQuery
10 5 (5.88%) XHTML
11 3 (3.53%) Robotlegs
12 2 (2.35%) RAML
12 2 (2.35%) RESTful
12 2 (2.35%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) User Experience
2 14 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.41%) PlayStation
3 8 (9.41%) Web 2.0
4 6 (7.06%) Video\Live Streaming
5 4 (4.71%) IPTV
5 4 (4.71%) MPEG
6 3 (3.53%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (3.53%) Social Media
7 2 (2.35%) Animation
7 2 (2.35%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.35%) e-Learning
7 2 (2.35%) STB
8 1 (1.18%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.18%) Interactive TV
8 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.18%) Media Streaming
8 1 (1.18%) Mobile Games
8 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.18%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.41%) Android
2 7 (8.24%) Windows
3 3 (3.53%) Linux
3 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.35%) Solaris
4 2 (2.35%) Unix
4 2 (2.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.18%) AIX
5 1 (1.18%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.18%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) E-Commerce
2 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.18%) Project Management
4 14 (16.47%) Web Development
5 11 (12.94%) Scrum
6 10 (11.76%) B2B
6 10 (11.76%) B2C
6 10 (11.76%) Migration
7 9 (10.59%) Wireframes
8 8 (9.41%) Microservices
8 8 (9.41%) Regression Testing
9 7 (8.24%) Analytics
9 7 (8.24%) OO
9 7 (8.24%) OOD
9 7 (8.24%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (8.24%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (8.24%) Software Testing
9 7 (8.24%) Strategic Thinking
9 7 (8.24%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.06%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.12%) Java
2 27 (31.76%) JavaScript
3 18 (21.18%) PHP
4 14 (16.47%) ActionScript
5 10 (11.76%) SQL
6 6 (7.06%) C++
6 6 (7.06%) Python
7 3 (3.53%) Ruby
8 2 (2.35%) C#
8 2 (2.35%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.35%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.18%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.18%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.18%) C
9 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.53%) PMP
3 2 (2.35%) ACCA
3 2 (2.35%) CIMA
3 2 (2.35%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.18%) RHCE
4 1 (1.18%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) QA
1 8 (9.41%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.18%) Nagios
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.18%) SCCM
2 1 (1.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) Adobe
2 8 (9.41%) ATG
2 8 (9.41%) Demandware
2 8 (9.41%) Intershop
3 7 (8.24%) Xerox
4 6 (7.06%) Oracle
5 5 (5.88%) IBM
6 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.53%) Google
7 3 (3.53%) Netezza
7 3 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.35%) Apple
8 2 (2.35%) Cisco
8 2 (2.35%) Sony
8 2 (2.35%) Sun
8 2 (2.35%) Tableau
8 2 (2.35%) Veritas
8 2 (2.35%) VMware
9 1 (1.18%) Meraki
9 1 (1.18%) Roku