The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Flash
England / West Midlands
Rank 115 122 118
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4  
Contract jobs citing Flash 1 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.044% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 1.19% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £320 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £361 £250
% change year-on-year +14.18% +44.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 551 671 593
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.15% 25.19% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 410 366
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £32.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.45% -38.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £9.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Flash
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Flash
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Flash in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Flash in the West Midlands

Flash
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Flash in the West Midlands

Flash
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Flash.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) RTSP
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) RTSP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA