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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 188 205 203
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 10 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.76% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 23
Average daily rate
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£500 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £209 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £490 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-21.60% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.00
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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
2487 3152 2999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.77% 43.66% 39.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1957 2451 2314
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 15
Average hourly rate £44.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.92% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.39 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.00 £52.75 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 October 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 October 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 13 (59.09%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 10 (45.45%) Java
4 9 (40.91%) CSS
5 8 (36.36%) HTML5
6 7 (31.82%) ActionScript 3.0
6 7 (31.82%) User Experience
7 6 (27.27%) DoubleClick
7 6 (27.27%) Linux
7 6 (27.27%) Flash
8 5 (22.73%) UNIX
8 5 (22.73%) XML
8 5 (22.73%) .NET
8 5 (22.73%) Perl
8 5 (22.73%) Internet
9 4 (18.18%) Objective-C
9 4 (18.18%) SOA
9 4 (18.18%) Ruby
9 4 (18.18%) Apache Flex
9 4 (18.18%) jQuery
9 4 (18.18%) UX Design
9 4 (18.18%) CSS3
10 3 (13.64%) Splunk
10 3 (13.64%) PhoneGap
10 3 (13.64%) REST
10 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
10 3 (13.64%) ActionScript 2.0
10 3 (13.64%) Open Source
10 3 (13.64%) Bower
10 3 (13.64%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (9.09%) CMS
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) Extranet
2 2 (9.09%) X.509
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) LDAP
2 2 (9.09%) SSL
2 2 (9.09%) FTP
2 2 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Bower
1 3 (13.64%) Grunt
1 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
1 3 (13.64%) JUnit
1 3 (13.64%) Xcode
1 3 (13.64%) Introscope
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
1 9 (40.91%) Designer
2 6 (27.27%) Digital Designer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Java Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Web Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Prototyper
6 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) HTML5
4 6 (27.27%) Flash
5 5 (22.73%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) Apache Flex
6 4 (18.18%) jQuery
6 4 (18.18%) CSS3
7 3 (13.64%) PhoneGap
7 3 (13.64%) REST
7 3 (13.64%) JSON
7 3 (13.64%) Java EE
7 3 (13.64%) Spring
7 3 (13.64%) Web Services
8 2 (9.09%) FIXML
9 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
9 1 (4.55%) HTML5 Canvas
9 1 (4.55%) PureMVC
9 1 (4.55%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) User Experience
2 3 (13.64%) Open Source
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 2 (9.09%) Copywriting
3 2 (9.09%) SWIFT
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Animation
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Android
3 3 (13.64%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) SOA
1 4 (18.18%) UX Design
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) EAI
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 2 (9.09%) B2B
3 2 (9.09%) Content Management
3 2 (9.09%) Pay per click
3 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.09%) Email Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.55%) Information Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Web Development
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) MVC
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) ActionScript 3.0
4 5 (22.73%) Perl
5 4 (18.18%) Objective-C
5 4 (18.18%) Ruby
6 3 (13.64%) ActionScript 2.0
6 3 (13.64%) Python
6 3 (13.64%) C#
7 2 (9.09%) PHP
7 2 (9.09%) SQL
7 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) DoubleClick
2 3 (13.64%) Splunk
2 3 (13.64%) Perforce
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Radianz
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Axway
3 2 (9.09%) Tumbleweed
3 2 (9.09%) ExactTarget
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago