Period
to 22 February 2020

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 22 February 2020 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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 688 822 844
Rank change year-on-year +134 +22 -97
Contract jobs citing Flash 41 59 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.060% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 26
UK median daily rate £475 £331 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.40% -15.87% +0.96%
10th Percentile £188 £190 £216
90th Percentile £540 £501 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £355 £375
% change year-on-year +33.80% -5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £43.75 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +32.58% +164.00%
10th Percentile £35.05 £32.00 £14.74
90th Percentile £56.25 £48.13 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +26.76% +184.00%

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 20,428 33,313 32,381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.08% 33.64% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,979 23,441 23,040
UK median daily rate £500 £485 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +4.86% +8.82%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 296 339
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £41.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +4.61% -
10th Percentile £21.25 £17.75 £19.00
90th Percentile £73.75 £60.00 £55.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% +7.69%

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 22 February 2020.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Flash over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Flash in the UK

Flash
Top 12 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 22 February 2020. 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 +142 37 £398 +22.31% 17
London +126 20 £320 +11.30% 9
UK excluding London +96 20 £475 +33.80% 9
North of England +66 10 £475 +33.80% 3
North West - 6 - - 1
South East +75 4 £200 -48.39%
Yorkshire +53 3 £475 +33.80% 2
Scotland +25 3 £475 +35.71%
South West +10 2 £550 +15.79%
Midlands +56 1 £175 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £175 - 1
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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 22 (53.66%) HTML
1 22 (53.66%) CSS
2 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
3 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (36.59%) Adobe
5 10 (24.39%) InVision
5 10 (24.39%) Sketch
6 9 (21.95%) Wireframes
6 9 (21.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
6 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
6 9 (21.95%) Finance
6 9 (21.95%) PHP
6 9 (21.95%) ActionScript
7 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
7 8 (19.51%) Web Services
7 8 (19.51%) CMS
7 8 (19.51%) jQuery
7 8 (19.51%) Adobe After Effects
7 8 (19.51%) Content Management
7 8 (19.51%) Web Development
7 8 (19.51%) Zeplin
7 8 (19.51%) BrightScript
7 8 (19.51%) Roku
8 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
9 6 (14.63%) Ansible
9 6 (14.63%) Docker
9 6 (14.63%) DevOps
9 6 (14.63%) Public Sector

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 8 (19.51%) CMS
1 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.20%) IIS
3 3 (7.32%) Apache Qpid
3 3 (7.32%) Gunicorn
3 3 (7.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) InVision
1 10 (24.39%) Sketch
2 8 (19.51%) Adobe After Effects
2 8 (19.51%) Zeplin
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (9.76%) Photoshop
4 3 (7.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (7.32%) Edge Animate
4 3 (7.32%) InDesign
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (2.44%) Figma
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (7.32%) AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.32%) GCP
3 2 (4.88%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) DMZ
1 5 (12.20%) Extranet
1 5 (12.20%) Internet
1 5 (12.20%) Intranet
2 3 (7.32%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.32%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (7.32%) GitLab
3 3 (7.32%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA Agile
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Marketing
2 6 (14.63%) Public Sector
3 3 (7.32%) Electronics
3 3 (7.32%) Publishing
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Designer
3 6 (14.63%) Digital Designer
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (12.20%) SharePoint Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Web Designer
6 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Email Designer
7 2 (4.88%) Graphic Designer
7 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Commercial Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (2.44%) Project Accountant
8 1 (2.44%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) CSS
1 22 (53.66%) HTML
2 8 (19.51%) jQuery
2 8 (19.51%) Web Services
3 5 (12.20%) .NET
3 5 (12.20%) Ajax
3 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
3 5 (12.20%) Silverlight
3 5 (12.20%) SOAP
3 5 (12.20%) XHTML
3 5 (12.20%) XML
3 5 (12.20%) XSLT
4 3 (7.32%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (7.32%) Middleware
4 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.44%) Node.js
5 1 (2.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) User Experience
3 4 (9.76%) Social Media
4 3 (7.32%) Clustering
4 3 (7.32%) Graphic Design
4 3 (7.32%) IPTV
4 3 (7.32%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.32%) Over-the-Top Content
4 3 (7.32%) Public Cloud
4 3 (7.32%) STB
4 3 (7.32%) Video Editing
4 3 (7.32%) Video on Demand
4 3 (7.32%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (4.88%) e-Learning
6 1 (2.44%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) Wireframes
3 8 (19.51%) Content Management
3 8 (19.51%) Web Development
4 6 (14.63%) DevOps
4 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
5 5 (12.20%) B2B
5 5 (12.20%) Document Management
5 5 (12.20%) Information Architecture
5 5 (12.20%) Metadata Management
5 5 (12.20%) MVC
5 5 (12.20%) Process Management
5 5 (12.20%) Project Management
5 5 (12.20%) Release Management
5 5 (12.20%) SOA
5 5 (12.20%) Software Architecture
5 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
5 5 (12.20%) Workflow
6 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
2 9 (21.95%) ActionScript
2 9 (21.95%) PHP
3 8 (19.51%) BrightScript
4 6 (14.63%) C#
5 5 (12.20%) SQL
5 5 (12.20%) VB.NET
6 4 (9.76%) Python
7 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.32%) ES6
7 3 (7.32%) Java
7 3 (7.32%) TypeScript
8 2 (4.88%) C
9 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) HNC
2 1 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) GDPR
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) MISRA
2 1 (2.44%) MISRA C
2 1 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Docker
2 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Ansible
1 6 (14.63%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) CFEngine
2 3 (7.32%) Kubernetes
2 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.32%) Salt
2 3 (7.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Adobe
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.51%) Roku
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.88%) SAP
6 1 (2.44%) Facebook
6 1 (2.44%) Google
6 1 (2.44%) Remedy
6 1 (2.44%) Twitter