Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 783 757 625
Rank change year-on-year -26 -132 -70
Contract jobs citing Flash 95 137 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.43% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 84 154
UK median daily rate £390 £394 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +21.15% +8.33%
10th Percentile £206 £206 £158
90th Percentile £535 £663 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £281 £325
% change year-on-year +20.00% -13.46% +23.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 10
UK 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 £10.38 £12.55
90th Percentile £43.20 £28.13 £59.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £12.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +204.00% -41.86% -33.85%

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 32915 32203 32498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.02% 30.39% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23251 22320 22282
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 368 550
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.25 £14.09 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.64% -2.67% +10.29%

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 17 November 2017.

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 13 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 17 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
England -25 87 £395 -1.25% 10
UK excluding London +27 51 £338 +20.00% 4
London -44 42 £400 -7.78% 6
South East -1 17 £450 +50.00% 1
East of England -19 11 £323 +43.33% 1
Midlands +30 9 £250 -41.18% 1
North of England +63 8 £460 +88.72% 1
West Midlands +25 8 £275 -35.29% 1
Scotland -9 5 - -
North East +70 4 £460 -
North West +22 4 - -
East Midlands +2 1 £200 -
Wales - 1 £338 -

For the 6 months to 17 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 with a requirement for Flash.

1 49 (51.58%) HTML
2 34 (35.79%) CSS
3 32 (33.68%) Java
4 27 (28.42%) JavaScript
5 26 (27.37%) Photoshop
6 25 (26.32%) Marketing
7 23 (24.21%) E-Commerce
7 23 (24.21%) Adobe
8 22 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (23.16%) User Experience
9 21 (22.11%) Web Services
10 19 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
10 19 (20.00%) Degree
11 18 (18.95%) PHP
11 18 (18.95%) Project Management
12 16 (16.84%) HTML5
12 16 (16.84%) Dreamweaver
13 15 (15.79%) ActionScript
13 15 (15.79%) XML
14 14 (14.74%) J2EE
14 14 (14.74%) CMS
14 14 (14.74%) Web Development
14 14 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (12.63%) RTSP
15 12 (12.63%) OO
16 11 (11.58%) Scrum
16 11 (11.58%) Android
17 10 (10.53%) Ajax
17 10 (10.53%) Finance
17 10 (10.53%) Migration

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 14 (14.74%) CMS
2 6 (6.32%) WordPress
3 5 (5.26%) IIS
4 4 (4.21%) Drupal
5 3 (3.16%) Confluence
5 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 26 (27.37%) Photoshop
2 19 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (8.42%) Adobe After Effects
4 6 (6.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (6.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (4.21%) MS Visio
5 4 (4.21%) Quicktime
6 3 (3.16%) ImageReady
7 2 (2.11%) Fireworks
7 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (2.11%) Mingle
8 1 (1.05%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (1.05%) Edge Animate
8 1 (1.05%) InDesign
8 1 (1.05%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Magento
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle CRM On Demand
3 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.05%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (3.16%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.05%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.63%) RTSP
2 8 (8.42%) Internet
3 4 (4.21%) HTTP
3 4 (4.21%) Multicast
4 3 (3.16%) SAN
5 2 (2.11%) Network Security
5 2 (2.11%) SMS
6 1 (1.05%) ADSL
6 1 (1.05%) Broadband
6 1 (1.05%) DHCP
6 1 (1.05%) DNS
6 1 (1.05%) Firewall
6 1 (1.05%) LAN
6 1 (1.05%) LDAP
6 1 (1.05%) NAS
6 1 (1.05%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.05%) VoIP
6 1 (1.05%) WAN
6 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (2.11%) IBM PureData
3 1 (1.05%) Essbase
3 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.05%) MySQL
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 16 (16.84%) Dreamweaver
2 9 (9.47%) JIRA
3 6 (6.32%) Appium
3 6 (6.32%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.32%) Selenium
3 6 (6.32%) TestDirector
3 6 (6.32%) WebDriver
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Blend
5 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.11%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.11%) TestNG
General
1 25 (26.32%) Marketing
2 10 (10.53%) Finance
3 8 (8.42%) Games
4 3 (3.16%) Back Office
4 3 (3.16%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.11%) Electronics
5 2 (2.11%) Music Industry
6 1 (1.05%) Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.05%) French Language
6 1 (1.05%) Front Office
6 1 (1.05%) German Language
6 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (33.68%) Developer
2 17 (17.89%) Designer
3 12 (12.63%) Analyst
4 9 (9.47%) Architect
4 9 (9.47%) Flash Developer
5 8 (8.42%) Android Developer
5 8 (8.42%) Domain Architect
6 6 (6.32%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Consultant
7 5 (5.26%) Digital Designer
7 5 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (5.26%) Graphic Designer
7 5 (5.26%) UX Designer
8 4 (4.21%) Flash ActionScript Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.16%) UI/UX Developer
9 3 (3.16%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (51.58%) HTML
2 34 (35.79%) CSS
3 21 (22.11%) Web Services
4 16 (16.84%) HTML5
5 15 (15.79%) XML
6 14 (14.74%) J2EE
7 10 (10.53%) Ajax
8 8 (8.42%) Android SDK
8 8 (8.42%) EJB
8 8 (8.42%) JNDI
8 8 (8.42%) JSON
8 8 (8.42%) JSTL
8 8 (8.42%) Struts
9 5 (5.26%) .NET
9 5 (5.26%) CSS3
9 5 (5.26%) jQuery
9 5 (5.26%) XHTML
10 4 (4.21%) WPF
11 3 (3.16%) Robotlegs
12 2 (2.11%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.16%) User Experience
2 14 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.47%) PlayStation
4 8 (8.42%) Web 2.0
5 6 (6.32%) Video\Live Streaming
6 5 (5.26%) Social Media
7 4 (4.21%) IPTV
7 4 (4.21%) MPEG
8 3 (3.16%) Graphic Design
8 3 (3.16%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (2.11%) Animation
9 2 (2.11%) Digital Media
9 2 (2.11%) Driving Licence
9 2 (2.11%) e-Learning
9 2 (2.11%) Photography
9 2 (2.11%) STB
10 1 (1.05%) Interactive TV
10 1 (1.05%) Media Streaming
10 1 (1.05%) SCORM
10 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.58%) Android
2 8 (8.42%) Windows
3 3 (3.16%) Linux
3 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.11%) Solaris
4 2 (2.11%) Unix
4 2 (2.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.05%) AIX
5 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.05%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.05%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.21%) E-Commerce
2 22 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.95%) Project Management
4 14 (14.74%) Web Development
5 12 (12.63%) OO
6 11 (11.58%) Scrum
7 10 (10.53%) B2B
7 10 (10.53%) B2C
7 10 (10.53%) Migration
8 9 (9.47%) Wireframes
9 8 (8.42%) Android Development
9 8 (8.42%) Microservices
9 8 (8.42%) Regression Testing
10 7 (7.37%) Analytics
10 7 (7.37%) OOD
10 7 (7.37%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (7.37%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (7.37%) Software Testing
10 7 (7.37%) Strategic Thinking
10 7 (7.37%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (33.68%) Java
2 27 (28.42%) JavaScript
3 18 (18.95%) PHP
4 15 (15.79%) ActionScript
5 10 (10.53%) SQL
6 7 (7.37%) C#
6 7 (7.37%) C++
6 7 (7.37%) Python
7 4 (4.21%) Ruby
7 4 (4.21%) XAML
8 2 (2.11%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (2.11%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.11%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.11%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.05%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.05%) C
9 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.16%) PMP
3 2 (2.11%) ACCA
3 2 (2.11%) CIMA
3 2 (2.11%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.05%) RHCE
4 1 (1.05%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) QA
2 8 (8.42%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.05%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.05%) Nagios
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.05%) SCCM
2 1 (1.05%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.05%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (24.21%) Adobe
2 8 (8.42%) ATG
2 8 (8.42%) Demandware
2 8 (8.42%) Intershop
2 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.37%) Xerox
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle
5 5 (5.26%) IBM
6 3 (3.16%) Google
6 3 (3.16%) Netezza
6 3 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.16%) VMware
7 2 (2.11%) Apple
7 2 (2.11%) HP
7 2 (2.11%) Infragistics
7 2 (2.11%) NetApp
7 2 (2.11%) Sony
7 2 (2.11%) Sun
7 2 (2.11%) Tableau
7 2 (2.11%) Veritas