Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 476 786 828
Rank change year-on-year +310 +42 -58
Contract jobs citing Flash 19 35 74
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.040% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.13% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 42
Median daily rate £388 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +12.50% +4.92%
10th Percentile £181 £180 £201
90th Percentile £459 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £33.75 £52.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +13.51% +285.42%
10th Percentile £16.25 £43.50 £32.23
90th Percentile £50.00 £56.25 £51.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £52.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51% +285.42%

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 9,166 27,442 35,928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.15% 31.19% 34.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,080 19,039 25,339
Median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £320 £335 £325
90th Percentile £688 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 305 336
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.02 £41.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.49% +5.60% +4.22%
10th Percentile £22.50 £20.26 £15.12
90th Percentile £55.00 £63.75 £60.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +6.71% +2.50%

Flash
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Flash in the UK

Flash
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Flash.

Daily rate trend for Flash in the UK

Flash
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Flash over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Flash in the UK

Flash
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Flash.

Hourly rate trend for Flash in the UK

Flash
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Flash over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Flash in the UK

Flash
Top 11 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 21 September 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 +315 16 £400 -15.12% 6
UK excluding London +278 10 £425 +6.25% 7
London +192 4 £470 -9.18% 1
Work from Home - 4 £280 - 1
North of England +132 3 £450 - 1
North West - 3 £450 - 1
South East +201 2 - -
South West +107 2 - -
East of England +94 2 - - 1
Midlands +109 1 £400 - 3
East Midlands - 1 £400 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 5 (26.32%) Finance
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (21.05%) High Availability
2 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 4 (21.05%) Electronics
2 4 (21.05%) Clustering
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) VSAN
2 4 (21.05%) vCenter Server
2 4 (21.05%) VMware NSX
3 3 (15.79%) Sketch
3 3 (15.79%) Prototyping
3 3 (15.79%) Decision-Making
3 3 (15.79%) Power Management
3 3 (15.79%) VBA
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) Adobe
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) Validation
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (15.79%) DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Confluence

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 3 (15.79%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (15.79%) Sketch
2 2 (10.53%) InVision
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Azure
2 1 (5.26%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) VSAN
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) SpaceWire
4 1 (5.26%) Broadband
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Electronics
3 2 (10.53%) Front Office
3 2 (10.53%) Public Sector
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Data Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Designer
2 2 (10.53%) Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) UX Designer
2 2 (10.53%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded C Programmer
3 1 (5.26%) Flash Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Junior
3 1 (5.26%) Junior C Programmer
3 1 (5.26%) Programmer
3 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Clustering
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (10.53%) Fixed Income
2 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Animation
3 1 (5.26%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Storwize
3 1 (5.26%) IPTV
3 1 (5.26%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) STB
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) AIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) High Availability
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Decision-Making
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Power Management
2 3 (15.79%) Prototyping
2 3 (15.79%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Validation
3 2 (10.53%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Anthropology
3 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Design Thinking
3 2 (10.53%) Industrial Design
3 2 (10.53%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (10.53%) People Management
3 2 (10.53%) Psychology
3 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
3 2 (10.53%) Service Design
3 2 (10.53%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) VBA
3 2 (10.53%) ActionScript
4 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
4 1 (5.26%) BrightScript
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) VCAP
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (21.05%) VMware NSX
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) vCenter Server
2 2 (10.53%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Adobe
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Xilinx
4 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.26%) Brocade
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) Emulex
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Roku
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk