The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 City of London 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 178 190 199
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 14 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.97% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 19
Average daily rate
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£463 £275 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £219 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £490 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £32.58 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2422 3096 3039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.03% 43.68% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1881 2376 2356
Average daily rate £460 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 21
Average hourly rate £38.49 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £22.50 £24.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.61 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
ActionScript
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ActionScript across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

ActionScript Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 August 2014, 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 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) Flash
2 7 (35.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 6 (30.00%) DoubleClick
4 5 (25.00%) HTML5
4 5 (25.00%) CSS
5 4 (20.00%) UNIX
5 4 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (15.00%) Perl
6 3 (15.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) Python
6 3 (15.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) SOA
6 3 (15.00%) Internet
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) Advertising
6 3 (15.00%) Objective-C
6 3 (15.00%) ActionScript 2.0
6 3 (15.00%) Copywriting
7 2 (10.00%) Apache Flex
7 2 (10.00%) Email Marketing
7 2 (10.00%) JSON
7 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (10.00%) jQuery
7 2 (10.00%) Tumbleweed
7 2 (10.00%) Android
7 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (10.00%) User Experience Design

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (10.00%) CMS
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) SSH
2 2 (10.00%) Extranet
2 2 (10.00%) X.509
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) FTP
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) SSL
2 2 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) PhoneGap
1 2 (10.00%) Introscope
1 2 (10.00%) Xcode
1 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Bower
2 1 (5.00%) Grunt
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Advertising
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Designer
2 7 (35.00%) Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Digital Designer
4 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Flash Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Web Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) Flash
3 5 (25.00%) HTML5
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (15.00%) XML
6 2 (10.00%) Apache Flex
6 2 (10.00%) JSON
6 2 (10.00%) jQuery
6 2 (10.00%) Spring
6 2 (10.00%) Java EE
6 2 (10.00%) CSS3
6 2 (10.00%) FIXML
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (5.00%) XSLT
7 1 (5.00%) XHTML
7 1 (5.00%) SVG
7 1 (5.00%) REST
7 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
7 1 (5.00%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Copywriting
2 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (10.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) W3C
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Animation
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Android
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) SOA
2 2 (10.00%) Email Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience Design
2 2 (10.00%) Content Management
2 2 (10.00%) Pay per click
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (10.00%) B2B
2 2 (10.00%) OO
2 2 (10.00%) EAI
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (5.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
1 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (35.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
2 3 (15.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (15.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) DoubleClick
2 2 (10.00%) Tumbleweed
2 2 (10.00%) Axway
2 2 (10.00%) Splunk
2 2 (10.00%) ExactTarget
2 2 (10.00%) Perforce
2 2 (10.00%) Radianz
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com