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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 199 189 185
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 12 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.26% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.61% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 19
Average daily rate
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£175 £463 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.16% +68.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £331 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £625 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.58
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
2644 2467 3121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.75% 42.16% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2176 1919 2404
Average daily rate £475 £451 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 31
Average hourly rate £24.23 £29.74 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.53% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.33 £14.58 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £128.50 £67.64 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) Flash
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) HTML5
3 8 (61.54%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) CSS3
5 4 (30.77%) ActionScript 3.0
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 4 (30.77%) Games
5 4 (30.77%) Online Games
6 3 (23.08%) Adobe
7 2 (15.38%) PHP
7 2 (15.38%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Retail
7 2 (15.38%) SEO
7 2 (15.38%) Web Development
7 2 (15.38%) Content Management
7 2 (15.38%) PureMVC
7 2 (15.38%) Apache Flex
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (7.69%) Concurrent Programming
8 1 (7.69%) SDLC
8 1 (7.69%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (7.69%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
1 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.69%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 4 (30.77%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Front-End Developer
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Flash Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Front-End Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Designer
4 2 (15.38%) Junior
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Implementation Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Flex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) Flash
2 10 (76.92%) HTML5
3 8 (61.54%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) CSS3
5 2 (15.38%) PureMVC
5 2 (15.38%) Apache Flex
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 1 (7.69%) Cairngorm
6 1 (7.69%) .NET
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) XHTML
6 1 (7.69%) RSS
6 1 (7.69%) CGI
6 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 1 (7.69%) Spring
6 1 (7.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Online Games
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) SEO
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Content Management
2 2 (15.38%) Web Development
2 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Email Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) ActionScript 3.0
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VBScript
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Omniture
2 1 (7.69%) EPiServer
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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