The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Flash skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Flash over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Flash
England / London
Rank 368 386 355
Rank change year-on-year +18 -31  
Contract jobs citing Flash 30 45 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.64% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 38
Median daily rate £388 £438 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.42% +23.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £320 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £845 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £360 £250
% change year-on-year +14.58% +44.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +4.00% -71.42%  

Flash is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 6748 7047 6486
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.85% 31.82% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5022 5275 4693
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 29 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +82.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Flash
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Flash as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Flash in London

Flash
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Flash in London

Flash
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Flash in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Flash in London

Flash
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Flash in London

Flash
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 4 £425 - 1
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 London region with a requirement for Flash.

1 41 (71.93%) HTML
2 33 (57.89%) CSS
3 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
4 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (35.09%) Degree
6 19 (33.33%) Photoshop
6 19 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (31.58%) Apache Flex
8 17 (29.82%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (28.07%) HTML5
9 16 (28.07%) Wireframes
10 15 (26.32%) Prototyping
10 15 (26.32%) User Experience
11 14 (24.56%) Java
12 13 (22.81%) XML
12 13 (22.81%) Ajax
13 11 (19.30%) Scrum
13 11 (19.30%) Dreamweaver
13 11 (19.30%) E-Commerce
13 11 (19.30%) CSS3
13 11 (19.30%) Selenium
14 10 (17.54%) DHTML
14 10 (17.54%) Telecoms
15 9 (15.79%) Interactive TV
16 8 (14.04%) System Testing
16 8 (14.04%) Product Management
16 8 (14.04%) Unix
16 8 (14.04%) Fireworks
17 7 (12.28%) Internet
17 7 (12.28%) MS Visio

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 6 (10.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 6 (10.53%) CMS
2 3 (5.26%) MQSeries
2 3 (5.26%) SAS
2 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.51%) Confluence
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
4 1 (1.75%) GemFire
4 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 17 (29.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (14.04%) Fireworks
4 7 (12.28%) MS Visio
5 5 (8.77%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (7.02%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (5.26%) MS Office
8 2 (3.51%) InVision
8 2 (3.51%) Mingle
9 1 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (1.75%) Camtasia
9 1 (1.75%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) GitHub
2 3 (5.26%) Office 365
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) Internet
2 5 (8.77%) VSAN
3 3 (5.26%) Intranet
4 1 (1.75%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) DB2
1 3 (5.26%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) KDB
3 1 (1.75%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.75%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Dreamweaver
1 11 (19.30%) Selenium
2 7 (12.28%) JIRA
3 6 (10.53%) Axure RP
4 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.02%) Grunt
5 4 (7.02%) gulp
5 4 (7.02%) Jasmine
5 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.02%) Maven
5 4 (7.02%) Mocha
5 4 (7.02%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (7.02%) TeamCity
5 4 (7.02%) TestNG
5 4 (7.02%) WebDriver
5 4 (7.02%) webpack
6 3 (5.26%) Appium
6 3 (5.26%) Subversion
6 3 (5.26%) TestDirector
7 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (17.54%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.28%) Finance
3 5 (8.77%) Advertising
3 5 (8.77%) Marketing
3 5 (8.77%) Retail
4 4 (7.02%) Games
5 3 (5.26%) Banking
5 3 (5.26%) Publishing
6 1 (1.75%) Electronics
6 1 (1.75%) Interactive Media
6 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Designer
2 13 (22.81%) Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Interaction Designer
4 7 (12.28%) Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Test Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) UX Designer
5 4 (7.02%) Applications Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Applications Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Designer
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Campaign Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Migration Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Interaction Designer
6 3 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Storage Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (5.26%) Unix Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (71.93%) HTML
2 33 (57.89%) CSS
3 18 (31.58%) Apache Flex
4 16 (28.07%) HTML5
5 13 (22.81%) Ajax
5 13 (22.81%) XML
6 11 (19.30%) CSS3
7 10 (17.54%) DHTML
8 7 (12.28%) jQuery
9 6 (10.53%) J2EE
10 5 (8.77%) Web Services
11 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
11 4 (7.02%) Chai
11 4 (7.02%) D3.js
11 4 (7.02%) Node.js
11 4 (7.02%) React
11 4 (7.02%) WebSockets
12 3 (5.26%) RESTful
12 3 (5.26%) SOAP
12 3 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (26.32%) User Experience
3 9 (15.79%) Interactive TV
4 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
5 4 (7.02%) Graphic Design
5 4 (7.02%) Virtual Team
6 3 (5.26%) Digital Media
6 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
7 2 (3.51%) Market Risk
7 2 (3.51%) PlayStation
8 1 (1.75%) Animation
8 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.75%) Derivative
8 1 (1.75%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.75%) iPad
8 1 (1.75%) Photography
8 1 (1.75%) RIA
8 1 (1.75%) STB
8 1 (1.75%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Unix
2 3 (5.26%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) Android
3 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.51%) Linux
4 1 (1.75%) CentOS
4 1 (1.75%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.75%) Solaris
4 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.07%) Wireframes
3 15 (26.32%) Prototyping
4 11 (19.30%) E-Commerce
4 11 (19.30%) Scrum
5 8 (14.04%) Product Management
5 8 (14.04%) System Testing
6 7 (12.28%) Regression Testing
7 6 (10.53%) Information Architecture
7 6 (10.53%) Migration
8 5 (8.77%) Content Management
8 5 (8.77%) Copywriting
8 5 (8.77%) Front End Development
8 5 (8.77%) Presales
9 4 (7.02%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (7.02%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.02%) Project Management
9 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.02%) Usability Testing
9 4 (7.02%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
2 14 (24.56%) Java
3 6 (10.53%) Python
4 4 (7.02%) ES6
5 3 (5.26%) C
5 3 (5.26%) SQL
6 2 (3.51%) C#
6 2 (3.51%) C++
6 2 (3.51%) PHP
6 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.51%) VBA
7 1 (1.75%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.75%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (1.75%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
7 1 (1.75%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) vSphere
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) PowerCLI
2 1 (1.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Adobe
1 6 (10.53%) VMware
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) IBM
3 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.51%) Algorithmics
4 2 (3.51%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.51%) HP
4 2 (3.51%) Perforce
5 1 (1.75%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.75%) EMC
5 1 (1.75%) NetApp
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle
5 1 (1.75%) PlateSpin
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) Reuters