The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 June 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
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 261 234
Rank change year-on-year +33 -27  
Contract jobs citing Flash 10 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.18% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.68% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 11
Median daily rate £375 £195 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +92.30% -39.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £195 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £195 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £288
% change year-on-year +3.44% +26.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -68.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +120.00% -70.58%  

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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2097 2354 2390
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.45% 26.72% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1510 1514
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 29
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Flash
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Flash
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Flash in the South East

Flash
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Flash in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Flash in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Flash in the South East

Flash
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Berkshire +11 5 £267 +36.92%
Surrey +4 3 £488 -
Middlesex - 1 £130 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 - 1
Flash
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Flash.

1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) SAN
3 4 (21.05%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Unix
3 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Marketing
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (15.79%) User Experience
4 3 (15.79%) AIX
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (15.79%) SLA
4 3 (15.79%) EMC
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.79%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (10.53%) Prototyping
5 2 (10.53%) Business Forecasting
5 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
5 2 (10.53%) Break/Fix
5 2 (10.53%) vRealize
5 2 (10.53%) Wireframes
5 2 (10.53%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (10.53%) EMC VNX
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server

Flash
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) FTP
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) Intranet
2 2 (10.53%) NAS
2 2 (10.53%) SSH
2 2 (10.53%) Telnet
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) EDRMS
2 1 (5.26%) Essbase
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Smart View
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (21.05%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Designer
2 3 (15.79%) Graphic Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Backup Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Planning Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Storage and Backup Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Storage Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) UX Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Web Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Web Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) CSS
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) CSS3
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
2 2 (10.53%) Regular Expression
3 1 (5.26%) Ajax
3 1 (5.26%) DOM
3 1 (5.26%) XHTML
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Animation
2 2 (10.53%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) e-Learning
3 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
3 1 (5.26%) IVR
3 1 (5.26%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
3 3 (15.79%) AIX
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Break/Fix
2 2 (10.53%) Business Forecasting
2 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (10.53%) Change Control
2 2 (10.53%) Copywriting
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
2 2 (10.53%) Network Packet Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
2 2 (10.53%) Prototyping
2 2 (10.53%) Scrum
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (10.53%) Wireframes
3 1 (5.26%) Security Patching
3 1 (5.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) ActionScript
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
1 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) ACCA
3 2 (10.53%) CIMA
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.26%) RHCE
4 1 (5.26%) RHCSA
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
1 2 (10.53%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) PowerHA
2 1 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) BladeLogic
1 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
1 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
1 2 (10.53%) vRealize
2 1 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
2 1 (5.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) HP
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) EMC
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
3 2 (10.53%) Adobe
3 2 (10.53%) BMC
3 2 (10.53%) Meridio
3 2 (10.53%) NetApp
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas
4 1 (5.26%) CA
4 1 (5.26%) Hyperion
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Sun