The first table below looks at the demand for ActionScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 129 117 125
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.070% 0.082% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.26% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 10
Average daily rate £210 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +18.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £344 £295
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +16.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.24 - £30.00
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
757 774 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.35% 31.58% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 298 330
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 77 15
Average hourly rate £15.13 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.78% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.00 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £43.75 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
ActionScript
South East

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ActionScript
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ActionScript across the Berkshire region.

ActionScript Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

ActionScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript across the Berkshire region.

ActionScript Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

ActionScript
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -10 1 - - 1
ActionScript
South East

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ActionScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ActionScript.

1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Flash
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Axway
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (40.00%) RTP
2 2 (40.00%) Animation
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Lua
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ActionScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ActionScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
1 2 (40.00%) RTP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Release Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Instructional Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Flash
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Animation
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Xbox
2 1 (20.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Interactive Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Lua
2 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Axway
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe