Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 20 June 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
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 818 718 717
Rank change year-on-year -100 -1 -104
Contract jobs citing Flash 52 124 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.42% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 65 97
UK median daily rate £373 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.15% +5.13% +20.00%
10th Percentile £187 £185 £217
90th Percentile £475 £717 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £413 £360
% change year-on-year -12.73% +14.58% +25.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 21
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +265.38% +4.00% -65.28%
10th Percentile £45.25 £12.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.75 £33.37 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +265.38% +4.00% -71.43%

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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33,181 29,201 30,395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.23% 32.08% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,322 20,194 21,203
UK median daily rate £470 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 376 418
UK median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £15.50 £15.63 £13.50
90th Percentile £67.03 £53.75 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +1.25% +5.26% +8.57%

Flash
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Flash as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Flash in the UK

Flash
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Flash in the UK

Flash
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Flash over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Flash in the UK

Flash
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Flash in the UK

Flash
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the UK over the 6 months to 20 June 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
England -97 49 £373 -2.61% 26
UK excluding London -64 27 £360 -12.73% 18
London -73 24 £413 +7.84% 10
North of England -24 10 £368 -17.18% 7
South East -32 7 £325 +21.72% 4
South West +1 6 - -
North East - 6 £353 - 4
North West -16 4 £371 -29.29% 2
East of England +1 2 - - 5
Scotland -51 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 with a requirement for Flash.

1 26 (50.00%) HTML
2 19 (36.54%) CSS
3 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 14 (26.92%) Photoshop
5 13 (25.00%) JSON
6 12 (23.08%) HTML5
6 12 (23.08%) Adobe
7 11 (21.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (19.23%) XML
9 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (17.31%) Apache Flex
9 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
10 8 (15.38%) Visualisation
10 8 (15.38%) User Experience
10 8 (15.38%) TDD
10 8 (15.38%) EMC
10 8 (15.38%) Games
10 8 (15.38%) C#
11 7 (13.46%) .NET
11 7 (13.46%) Linux
11 7 (13.46%) OO
11 7 (13.46%) Dreamweaver
11 7 (13.46%) Scrum
11 7 (13.46%) Adobe After Effects
11 7 (13.46%) BDD
12 6 (11.54%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 6 (11.54%) Unreal Engine
12 6 (11.54%) Silverlight
12 6 (11.54%) CMS
12 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce

Flash
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (11.54%) CMS
2 4 (7.69%) nginx
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) Confluence
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) Moodle
4 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.92%) Wowza Streaming Engine
Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Photoshop
2 11 (21.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (13.46%) Adobe After Effects
4 6 (11.54%) InVision
5 4 (7.69%) Maya
5 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (5.77%) Blender
7 2 (3.85%) Acrobat
7 2 (3.85%) InDesign
8 1 (1.92%) 3ds Max
8 1 (1.92%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (1.92%) Fireworks
8 1 (1.92%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP FI-GL
1 1 (1.92%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (3.85%) MailChimp
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) GitHub
3 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.92%) iTunes
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Ethernet
2 5 (9.62%) Internet
3 4 (7.69%) HTTPS
3 4 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (5.77%) SAN
5 2 (3.85%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.85%) RTSP
5 2 (3.85%) SMS
6 1 (1.92%) HTTP
6 1 (1.92%) Multicast
6 1 (1.92%) SSL
6 1 (1.92%) Value-Added Service
6 1 (1.92%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.92%) DB2
2 1 (1.92%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.46%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (9.62%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (7.69%) Jasmine
5 3 (5.77%) JIRA
5 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.85%) Axure RP
6 2 (3.85%) Xcode
7 1 (1.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.92%) Protractor
7 1 (1.92%) Selenium
7 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (15.38%) Games
2 5 (9.62%) Aerospace
2 5 (9.62%) Electronics
2 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.69%) Automotive
3 4 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Finance
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing
5 2 (3.85%) Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Advertising
6 1 (1.92%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Designer
3 5 (9.62%) Design Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Electronics Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Artworker
4 4 (7.69%) Digital Design Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Digital Designer
5 2 (3.85%) Backup Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Creative Designer
5 2 (3.85%) Digital Artworker
5 2 (3.85%) Email Designer
5 2 (3.85%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Equity Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) HTML Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Storage and Backup Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.00%) HTML
2 19 (36.54%) CSS
3 13 (25.00%) JSON
4 12 (23.08%) HTML5
5 10 (19.23%) XML
6 9 (17.31%) Apache Flex
7 7 (13.46%) .NET
8 6 (11.54%) Silverlight
8 6 (11.54%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 6 (11.54%) Unreal Engine
9 4 (7.69%) Ajax
9 4 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 4 (7.69%) CreateJS
9 4 (7.69%) CSS3
9 4 (7.69%) lodash
10 3 (5.77%) jQuery
10 3 (5.77%) SignalR
10 3 (5.77%) Unity DI Container
11 2 (3.85%) Node.js
11 2 (3.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) User Experience
2 5 (9.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (9.62%) Graphic Design
2 5 (9.62%) RIA
3 4 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 4 (7.69%) Animation
4 3 (5.77%) Derivative
4 3 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.77%) Social Media
5 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.85%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (3.85%) Photography
5 2 (3.85%) Wiki
6 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.92%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.92%) iPad
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Android
3 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.77%) Windows
4 2 (3.85%) Mac OS
4 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.85%) Unix
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.92%) Solaris
5 1 (1.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.38%) TDD
2 8 (15.38%) Visualisation
3 7 (13.46%) BDD
3 7 (13.46%) OO
3 7 (13.46%) Scrum
4 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
4 6 (11.54%) OOP
4 6 (11.54%) Wireframes
5 5 (9.62%) Asynchronous Programming
5 5 (9.62%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.69%) Mathematics
6 4 (7.69%) OOD
6 4 (7.69%) Requirements Management
6 4 (7.69%) Schematic Capture
6 4 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (5.77%) Memory Management
7 3 (5.77%) Migration
7 3 (5.77%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.38%) C#
3 6 (11.54%) ActionScript
3 6 (11.54%) Java
3 6 (11.54%) Python
4 5 (9.62%) ActionScript 3.0
4 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
4 5 (9.62%) TypeScript
5 3 (5.77%) SQL
6 2 (3.85%) C
6 2 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.92%) RHCE
2 1 (1.92%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) DO-254
2 4 (7.69%) QA
3 2 (3.85%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (3.85%) EMIR
3 2 (3.85%) MiFID
4 1 (1.92%) COREP
4 1 (1.92%) IEC 62304
4 1 (1.92%) PMO
4 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Docker
1 4 (7.69%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.92%) NFS
2 1 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) HAProxy
2 2 (3.85%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Nagios
3 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.92%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Adobe
2 8 (15.38%) EMC
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle
4 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.77%) Google
5 3 (5.77%) IBM
6 2 (3.85%) ATG
6 2 (3.85%) Brocade
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco
6 2 (3.85%) VMware
7 1 (1.92%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.92%) Centrify
7 1 (1.92%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.92%) NetApp
7 1 (1.92%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.92%) SAP
7 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.92%) Splunk
7 1 (1.92%) Veeam