The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 28 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.

Adobe Flash
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 123 129
Rank change year-on-year +24 +6  
Contract jobs citing Flash 8 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.46% 0.31% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% 1.38% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Median daily rate - £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £360 £250
% change year-on-year +14.58% +44.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.86 - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 519 578 595
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.56% 22.28% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 338 357
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 11
Median hourly rate £52.17 £18.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +178.24% -58.33%  
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Flash
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Flash in Scotland

Flash
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Flash in Scotland

Flash
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 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
Glasgow +9 5 - -
Angus - 2 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Flash
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Flash.

1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Adobe
3 5 (50.00%) OOP
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) XAML
3 5 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (50.00%) WPF
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Blend
3 5 (50.00%) MVVM
3 5 (50.00%) User Experience
3 5 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 4 (40.00%) Apple Swift
4 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile Development
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (40.00%) Android Development
4 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
4 4 (40.00%) iPad
4 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (40.00%) iTunes
4 4 (40.00%) Objective-C
4 4 (40.00%) Android
4 4 (40.00%) iPhone
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Ruby
4 4 (40.00%) Mathematics

Flash
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) WPF Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (30.00%) UI Developer
4 3 (30.00%) UI/UX Developer
4 3 (30.00%) UX Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
1 5 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) User Experience
2 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (40.00%) iPad
2 4 (40.00%) iPhone
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 5 (50.00%) MVVM
2 5 (50.00%) OOP
3 4 (40.00%) Android Development
3 4 (40.00%) Applied Mathematics
3 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (40.00%) Mobile Development
3 4 (40.00%) Physics
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) XAML
3 4 (40.00%) ActionScript
3 4 (40.00%) Apple Swift
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Objective-C
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) BitLocker
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Adobe
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix