The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript 3.0 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActionScript 3.0 over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 185 190 187
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 1 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.020% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.044% 0.42% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 7
Average daily rate
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- £525 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +64.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £284 £245
% change year-on-year
-3.08% +15.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2277 2593 2404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.93% 43.36% 41.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1870 1974 1867
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 34
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £26.21 £17.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

ActionScript 3.0
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ActionScript 3.0 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ActionScript 3.0
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 across the City of London region.

ActionScript 3.0 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ActionScript 3.0
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 across the City of London region.

ActionScript 3.0 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ActionScript 3.0
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ActionScript 3.0 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 3.0.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 3 (75.00%) Flash
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Games
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Flash Games
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe AIR
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Online Games
4 1 (25.00%) PureMVC
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Media

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ActionScript 3.0 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 3.0. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Flash Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Games Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Flash Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Flash
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe AIR
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) PureMVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Flash Games
1 1 (25.00%) Online Games
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
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