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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Flash
UK
Rank 530 543 512
Rank change year-on-year +13 -31  
Contract jobs citing Flash 66 99 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.67% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 58 66
Median daily rate £413 £383 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.84% +17.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £290 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £763 £550 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £361 £250
% change year-on-year +14.18% +44.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -58.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.29 £43.75 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year -13.33% -65.71%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14206 14834 13989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.36% 27.99% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9854 10283 9074
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 227 189
Median hourly rate £42.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.38% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.75 £47.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Flash
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Flash in the UK

Flash
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Flash in the UK

Flash
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 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
England -4 53 £411 +2.81% 19
London +13 30 £388 -11.42% 9
South East +20 9 £125 -70.16% 3
Scotland +20 8 - -
South West +4 8 £413 +3.12% 1
Wiltshire - 8 £413 - 1
Swindon - 8 £413 - 1
Glasgow +7 5 - -
City of London +8 4 £425 - 1
Belfast - 4 £717 - 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £717 - 1
County Antrim - 4 £717 - 1
Yorkshire +14 3 £363 -
West Yorkshire +13 3 £363 -
Hampshire +5 3 £100 -76.47% 1
Basingstoke - 3 £100 -
Leeds +9 2 £456 +25.86%
East of England -4 2 £323 - 1
Angus - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £323 -
Kent - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Horsham - 2 - -
Berkshire +24 1 - -
Bracknell 0 1 - -
West Midlands 0 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £323 -
Halifax - 1 £300 -
Oxford - 1 £150 - 1

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Flash.

1 73 (57.94%) HTML
2 63 (50.00%) CSS
3 53 (42.06%) JavaScript
4 46 (36.51%) User Experience
5 34 (26.98%) Finance
6 33 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (25.40%) Ajax
7 32 (25.40%) Photoshop
8 31 (24.60%) Internet
9 30 (23.81%) Java
10 28 (22.22%) C#
10 28 (22.22%) Windows
11 27 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
12 25 (19.84%) CMS
12 25 (19.84%) Front End Development
13 24 (19.05%) Content Management
14 23 (18.25%) Degree
14 23 (18.25%) jQuery
14 23 (18.25%) ActionScript
14 23 (18.25%) HTML5
15 22 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (17.46%) .NET
16 21 (16.67%) XML
16 21 (16.67%) Wireframes
17 20 (15.87%) Prototyping
17 20 (15.87%) Apache Flex
18 18 (14.29%) W3C
18 18 (14.29%) Adobe
19 17 (13.49%) ASP.NET
19 17 (13.49%) Web Development

Flash
Top Related 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 25 (19.84%) CMS
2 16 (12.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 15 (11.90%) IIS
4 9 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.38%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.38%) SAS
6 3 (2.38%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.59%) Confluence
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.79%) Apache
8 1 (0.79%) GemFire
8 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (25.40%) Photoshop
2 27 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (7.14%) Fireworks
4 7 (5.56%) MS Visio
5 6 (4.76%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (3.97%) Mingle
7 4 (3.17%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (3.17%) MS Excel
7 4 (3.17%) MS Office
8 2 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (1.59%) ImageReady
8 2 (1.59%) InVision
9 1 (0.79%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.79%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.79%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.79%) InDesign
9 1 (0.79%) PaintShop Pro
9 1 (0.79%) QuarkXPress
9 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Fredhopper
1 1 (0.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) GitHub
1 4 (3.17%) iTunes
2 3 (2.38%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (24.60%) Internet
2 5 (3.97%) Intranet
2 5 (3.97%) VSAN
3 4 (3.17%) RTSP
4 2 (1.59%) Firewall
4 2 (1.59%) FTP
4 2 (1.59%) SAN
4 2 (1.59%) SSH
4 2 (1.59%) Telnet
5 1 (0.79%) LDAP
5 1 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.79%) SMS
5 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.97%) KDB
2 5 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.17%) Big Data
3 4 (3.17%) DB2
3 4 (3.17%) MySQL
3 4 (3.17%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.38%) DbVisualizer
5 2 (1.59%) EDRMS
5 2 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.79%) Informix
6 1 (0.79%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.79%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 17 (13.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (11.90%) Visual Studio
3 14 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
3 14 (11.11%) Selenium
4 10 (7.94%) JIRA
5 7 (5.56%) Axure RP
5 7 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.56%) TestNG
5 7 (5.56%) WebDriver
6 6 (4.76%) Appium
6 6 (4.76%) TestDirector
7 5 (3.97%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Blend
8 4 (3.17%) Grunt
8 4 (3.17%) gulp
8 4 (3.17%) Jasmine
8 4 (3.17%) Maven
8 4 (3.17%) Mocha
8 4 (3.17%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.17%) webpack
General
1 34 (26.98%) Finance
2 14 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.73%) Marketing
4 8 (6.35%) Games
5 6 (4.76%) Retail
6 5 (3.97%) Advertising
6 5 (3.97%) Banking
7 4 (3.17%) Publishing
8 1 (0.79%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.79%) Electronics
8 1 (0.79%) French Language
8 1 (0.79%) German Language
8 1 (0.79%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (41.27%) Developer
2 32 (25.40%) Designer
3 17 (13.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (11.11%) Sitecore Developer
5 11 (8.73%) Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) UX Designer
6 10 (7.94%) Test Analyst
7 9 (7.14%) Interaction Designer
8 8 (6.35%) .NET Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Architect
9 7 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.56%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Consultant
11 5 (3.97%) Storage Consultant
11 5 (3.97%) WPF Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
12 4 (3.17%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (57.94%) HTML
2 63 (50.00%) CSS
3 32 (25.40%) Ajax
4 23 (18.25%) HTML5
4 23 (18.25%) jQuery
5 22 (17.46%) .NET
6 21 (16.67%) XML
7 20 (15.87%) Apache Flex
8 17 (13.49%) ASP.NET
8 17 (13.49%) Sass
9 16 (12.70%) Web Services
10 15 (11.90%) XSLT
11 14 (11.11%) CSS3
12 11 (8.73%) J2EE
13 10 (7.94%) DHTML
14 9 (7.14%) WPF
15 5 (3.97%) Django
15 5 (3.97%) JSON
15 5 (3.97%) React
16 4 (3.17%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 46 (36.51%) User Experience
2 22 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (14.29%) W3C
4 9 (7.14%) Interactive TV
4 9 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.76%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.97%) Derivative
6 5 (3.97%) Graphic Design
6 5 (3.97%) iPad
6 5 (3.97%) iPhone
6 5 (3.97%) Virtual Team
7 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.17%) Equities
7 4 (3.17%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (3.17%) RIA
8 3 (2.38%) Animation
8 3 (2.38%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.38%) e-Learning
8 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.59%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.22%) Windows
2 13 (10.32%) Android
2 13 (10.32%) Unix
3 9 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.59%) AIX
5 2 (1.59%) Linux
6 1 (0.79%) CentOS
6 1 (0.79%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.79%) Solaris
6 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (19.84%) Front End Development
3 24 (19.05%) Content Management
4 21 (16.67%) Wireframes
5 20 (15.87%) Prototyping
6 17 (13.49%) Scrum
6 17 (13.49%) Web Development
7 15 (11.90%) E-Commerce
8 11 (8.73%) System Testing
9 10 (7.94%) Regression Testing
10 9 (7.14%) OO
11 8 (6.35%) Analytics
11 8 (6.35%) Android Development
11 8 (6.35%) Product Management
11 8 (6.35%) Project Management
12 7 (5.56%) Copywriting
12 7 (5.56%) Mathematics
12 7 (5.56%) Mobile Development
12 7 (5.56%) Software Testing
12 7 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 53 (42.06%) JavaScript
2 30 (23.81%) Java
3 28 (22.22%) C#
4 23 (18.25%) ActionScript
5 14 (11.11%) Python
6 6 (4.76%) C++
7 5 (3.97%) Objective-C
7 5 (3.97%) Perl
7 5 (3.97%) XAML
8 4 (3.17%) Apple Swift
8 4 (3.17%) ES6
8 4 (3.17%) R
8 4 (3.17%) Ruby
8 4 (3.17%) Scala
8 4 (3.17%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.38%) C
9 3 (2.38%) SQL
10 2 (1.59%) PHP
10 2 (1.59%) VBA
11 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (18.25%) Degree
2 6 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) QA
2 3 (2.38%) SLA
3 2 (1.59%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.38%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.59%) HDFS
3 2 (1.59%) vSphere
4 1 (0.79%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.59%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.79%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.79%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (14.29%) Adobe
2 17 (13.49%) Sitecore
3 15 (11.90%) Apple
4 11 (8.73%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.76%) Oracle
5 6 (4.76%) VMware
6 5 (3.97%) IBM
7 4 (3.17%) Cloudera
7 4 (3.17%) HP
8 3 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.59%) Algorithmics
9 2 (1.59%) ATG
9 2 (1.59%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.59%) BEA
9 2 (1.59%) Meridio
9 2 (1.59%) Perforce
10 1 (0.79%) EMC
10 1 (0.79%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.79%) OpenText
10 1 (0.79%) PlateSpin
West London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £475 per day 2 months initial
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £717.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago