The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript 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 over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 188 185 175
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.040% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.087% 0.89% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 18
Average daily rate
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- £525 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.63%
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
2307 2583 2380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.59% 43.19% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1893 1982 1852
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £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 31
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 £20.63 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ActionScript
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 across the City of London region.

ActionScript Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ActionScript
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 across the City of London region.

ActionScript Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 5 (38.46%) Flash
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Open Source
4 4 (30.77%) ActionScript 3.0
4 4 (30.77%) Ruby
4 4 (30.77%) Apache Flex
5 3 (23.08%) UX Design
5 3 (23.08%) REST
5 3 (23.08%) CSS3
5 3 (23.08%) GitHub
5 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
5 3 (23.08%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Perl
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
5 3 (23.08%) Grunt
5 3 (23.08%) Bower
5 3 (23.08%) User Experience
6 2 (15.38%) Games
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
7 1 (7.69%) Magento

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (7.69%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Grunt
1 3 (23.08%) Bower
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Introscope
2 1 (7.69%) Xcode
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Web Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Web Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Flash Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ActionScript Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Flash Games Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Games Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 5 (38.46%) Flash
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) Apache Flex
5 3 (23.08%) REST
5 3 (23.08%) CSS3
6 1 (7.69%) PureMVC
6 1 (7.69%) Symfony
6 1 (7.69%) CakePHP
6 1 (7.69%) Adobe AIR
6 1 (7.69%) Java EE
6 1 (7.69%) JSON
6 1 (7.69%) PhoneGap
6 1 (7.69%) Spring
6 1 (7.69%) .NET
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Open Source
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Flash Games
3 1 (7.69%) Online Games
3 1 (7.69%) Social Media
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) UX Design
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile Application Development
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) EAI
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) ActionScript 3.0
2 4 (30.77%) Ruby
3 3 (23.08%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Splunk
1 1 (7.69%) Perforce
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe
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