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 23 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
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 544 567 482
Rank change year-on-year +23 -85  
Contract jobs citing Flash 58 76 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.50% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 41 76
Median daily rate £375 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.45% +20.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £294 £300
% change year-on-year +23.40% -2.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £22.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% -43.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £11.00 £16.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £27.00 £84.00
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 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 15019 15261 15400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.08% 28.36% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10384 10752 10284
Median daily rate £427 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.66% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 178 208
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.69% -1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £16.60 £17.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £51.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Flash
Job Vacancy Trend

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 23 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Flash over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 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
England +9 52 £375 -2.28% 12
London -17 25 £383 -4.37% 7
South East +2 10 £375 +92.30% 1
East of England +1 9 £309 - 1
North West +26 6 £525 - 1
Berkshire +12 5 £267 +36.92%
Hertfordshire 0 5 £275 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £275 -
Scotland +42 4 - -
Glasgow - 4 - -
Surrey +9 3 £488 -
Manchester - 3 - -
South West +6 2 £506 +125.00% 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £350 -
Cheshire - 2 £525 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £309 -
Bristol - 2 £506 - 1
Camberley - 2 £488 -
Lancashire +2 1 - -
Bracknell -5 1 - -
City of London -6 1 - - 1
Preston -20 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £130 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £338 -
Chester - 1 £525 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Kidlington - 1 £375 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £338 -

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for Flash.

1 61 (49.19%) HTML
2 48 (38.71%) CSS
3 41 (33.06%) User Experience
4 34 (27.42%) Photoshop
5 32 (25.81%) JavaScript
5 32 (25.81%) Finance
6 29 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (22.58%) Adobe Illustrator
7 28 (22.58%) Degree
8 27 (21.77%) Marketing
9 26 (20.97%) Adobe
10 23 (18.55%) Java
11 22 (17.74%) Windows
11 22 (17.74%) CMS
12 21 (16.94%) Web Services
12 21 (16.94%) C#
12 21 (16.94%) Wireframes
13 20 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (16.13%) Microsoft
13 20 (16.13%) Internet
14 19 (15.32%) Scrum
14 19 (15.32%) Content Management
14 19 (15.32%) Ajax
15 18 (14.52%) E-Commerce
15 18 (14.52%) .NET
15 18 (14.52%) XML
15 18 (14.52%) HTML5
16 17 (13.71%) Prototyping
17 16 (12.90%) Front End Development
17 16 (12.90%) ActionScript

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 22 (17.74%) CMS
2 14 (11.29%) IIS
3 9 (7.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (7.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.42%) SAS
5 2 (1.61%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.81%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.81%) Confluence
6 1 (0.81%) GemFire
6 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (27.42%) Photoshop
2 28 (22.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (4.84%) Fireworks
4 6 (4.84%) ImageReady
4 6 (4.84%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (4.03%) Adobe After Effects
5 5 (4.03%) MS Visio
5 5 (4.03%) Quicktime
6 3 (2.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (2.42%) Mingle
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.81%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.81%) InDesign
7 1 (0.81%) InVision
7 1 (0.81%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Magento
1 1 (0.81%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (3.23%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.61%) iTunes
4 1 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.13%) Internet
2 10 (8.06%) RTSP
3 7 (5.65%) SAN
4 5 (4.03%) HTTP
4 5 (4.03%) Multicast
5 4 (3.23%) Firewall
6 3 (2.42%) NAS
6 3 (2.42%) SMS
6 3 (2.42%) VSAN
7 2 (1.61%) FTP
7 2 (1.61%) Intranet
7 2 (1.61%) SSH
7 2 (1.61%) Telnet
8 1 (0.81%) LDAP
8 1 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.81%) VoIP
8 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.84%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.03%) KDB
3 2 (1.61%) DB2
3 2 (1.61%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (1.61%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (0.81%) Essbase
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Smart View
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.81%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 16 (12.90%) Dreamweaver
2 10 (8.06%) JIRA
2 10 (8.06%) Selenium
3 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Blend
4 8 (6.45%) Axure RP
4 8 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.45%) Visual Studio
5 7 (5.65%) TestDirector
6 5 (4.03%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.03%) TestNG
6 5 (4.03%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.23%) Appium
8 2 (1.61%) Subversion
9 1 (0.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.81%) Flex Builder
9 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.81%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.81%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
General
1 32 (25.81%) Finance
2 27 (21.77%) Marketing
3 12 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.45%) Retail
5 7 (5.65%) Banking
6 5 (4.03%) Advertising
6 5 (4.03%) Games
7 3 (2.42%) Dutch Language
7 3 (2.42%) French Language
7 3 (2.42%) German Language
8 2 (1.61%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.81%) Electronics
9 1 (0.81%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (29.84%) Designer
2 32 (25.81%) Developer
3 13 (10.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (9.68%) Analyst
4 12 (9.68%) UX Designer
5 10 (8.06%) Test Analyst
6 8 (6.45%) Sitecore Developer
6 8 (6.45%) WPF Developer
7 7 (5.65%) Consultant
7 7 (5.65%) Graphic Designer
7 7 (5.65%) Interaction Designer
8 6 (4.84%) Architect
9 5 (4.03%) Android Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Flash Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Storage Consultant
10 4 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) Systems Test Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) UI Developer
10 4 (3.23%) UI/UX Developer
10 4 (3.23%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (49.19%) HTML
2 48 (38.71%) CSS
3 21 (16.94%) Web Services
4 19 (15.32%) Ajax
5 18 (14.52%) .NET
5 18 (14.52%) HTML5
5 18 (14.52%) XML
6 13 (10.48%) WPF
7 10 (8.06%) Apache Flex
7 10 (8.06%) CSS3
7 10 (8.06%) jQuery
8 8 (6.45%) ASP.NET
8 8 (6.45%) J2EE
8 8 (6.45%) Sass
8 8 (6.45%) XSLT
9 7 (5.65%) DHTML
10 5 (4.03%) Android SDK
10 5 (4.03%) JSON
11 3 (2.42%) XHTML
12 2 (1.61%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 41 (33.06%) User Experience
2 20 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.26%) W3C
4 7 (5.65%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.65%) Streaming Video
5 6 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.84%) Interactive TV
6 5 (4.03%) Derivative
6 5 (4.03%) IPTV
6 5 (4.03%) MPEG
6 5 (4.03%) PlayStation
7 4 (3.23%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.23%) Animation
7 4 (3.23%) EMC VNX
7 4 (3.23%) Equities
7 4 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (3.23%) iPhone
7 4 (3.23%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (2.42%) Graphic Design
8 3 (2.42%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.74%) Windows
2 11 (8.87%) Unix
3 9 (7.26%) Android
4 4 (3.23%) Linux
5 3 (2.42%) AIX
5 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.61%) Solaris
6 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.81%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.81%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.94%) Wireframes
3 19 (15.32%) Content Management
3 19 (15.32%) Scrum
4 18 (14.52%) E-Commerce
5 17 (13.71%) Prototyping
6 16 (12.90%) Front End Development
7 12 (9.68%) Analytics
7 12 (9.68%) OO
7 12 (9.68%) Project Management
7 12 (9.68%) Web Development
8 11 (8.87%) MVVM
8 11 (8.87%) System Testing
8 11 (8.87%) Test Automation
9 10 (8.06%) Regression Testing
10 9 (7.26%) OOP
11 8 (6.45%) Software Testing
12 7 (5.65%) Copywriting
12 7 (5.65%) Email Marketing
12 7 (5.65%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.81%) JavaScript
2 23 (18.55%) Java
3 21 (16.94%) C#
4 16 (12.90%) ActionScript
5 9 (7.26%) XAML
6 7 (5.65%) C++
6 7 (5.65%) Python
7 5 (4.03%) SQL
8 4 (3.23%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.42%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.42%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.42%) Perl
9 3 (2.42%) PHP
9 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.42%) Ruby
10 2 (1.61%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.61%) VBA
10 2 (1.61%) VBScript
11 1 (0.81%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (22.58%) Degree
2 6 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.61%) ACCA
5 2 (1.61%) CIMA
6 1 (0.81%) RHCE
6 1 (0.81%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.65%) SLA
2 6 (4.84%) QA
3 2 (1.61%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) vSphere
2 4 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.42%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.61%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.81%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.81%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (5.65%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.23%) vCenter Server
2 4 (3.23%) vRealize
3 3 (2.42%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.61%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.81%) Nagios
5 1 (0.81%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 26 (20.97%) Adobe
2 20 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.26%) Apple
3 9 (7.26%) Sitecore
3 9 (7.26%) VMware
4 8 (6.45%) HP
4 8 (6.45%) IBM
5 5 (4.03%) EMC
6 4 (3.23%) 3PAR
6 4 (3.23%) NetApp
6 4 (3.23%) Oracle
6 4 (3.23%) Xerox
7 3 (2.42%) BMC
7 3 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.61%) Algorithmics
8 2 (1.61%) Citrix
8 2 (1.61%) Meridio
8 2 (1.61%) Perforce
8 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.61%) Veritas
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