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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 204 188 197
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 6 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% 0.14% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.35% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 19
Average daily rate £400 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.24 - £30.00
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2740 2559 2912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.45% 41.06% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2103 2001 2138
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 27
Average hourly rate £30.34 £47.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.12% +86.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £16.69 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.00 £72.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
ActionScript
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 19 (63.33%) HTML
2 15 (50.00%) HTML5
3 14 (46.67%) ActionScript 3.0
4 11 (36.67%) Flash
4 11 (36.67%) Adobe
5 10 (33.33%) Apache Flex
6 9 (30.00%) Java
6 9 (30.00%) SQL
6 9 (30.00%) Finance
7 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 8 (26.67%) ActionScript 2.0
8 7 (23.33%) Marketing
8 7 (23.33%) XML
9 6 (20.00%) Advertising
10 5 (16.67%) PHP
10 5 (16.67%) .NET
10 5 (16.67%) Banking
11 4 (13.33%) Content Management
11 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
11 4 (13.33%) QA
11 4 (13.33%) jQuery
11 4 (13.33%) ETRM
11 4 (13.33%) RIA
11 4 (13.33%) Email Marketing
11 4 (13.33%) Node.js
11 4 (13.33%) CSS3
11 4 (13.33%) C#
11 4 (13.33%) CSS
11 4 (13.33%) JDBC
11 4 (13.33%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (13.33%) Node.js
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) ZaiNet
1 2 (6.67%) Aligne
1 2 (6.67%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Extranet
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Flash Builder
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Marketing
3 6 (20.00%) Advertising
4 5 (16.67%) Banking
5 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
6 3 (10.00%) Retail
7 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (3.33%) Front Office
7 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Flex Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Flash Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) HTML Developer
5 3 (10.00%) ActionScript Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Flash ActionScript Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Designer
6 2 (6.67%) Flex Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Operations Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) Junior
7 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) HTML
2 15 (50.00%) HTML5
3 11 (36.67%) Flash
4 10 (33.33%) Apache Flex
5 7 (23.33%) XML
6 5 (16.67%) .NET
7 4 (13.33%) jQuery
7 4 (13.33%) CSS3
7 4 (13.33%) CSS
7 4 (13.33%) JDBC
7 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
8 3 (10.00%) XHTML
8 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 2 (6.67%) Cairngorm
9 2 (6.67%) Parsley
10 1 (3.33%) SVG
10 1 (3.33%) Backbone.js
10 1 (3.33%) REST
10 1 (3.33%) HTML5 Canvas
10 1 (3.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) RIA
2 3 (10.00%) W3C
3 2 (6.67%) Copywriting
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Animation
4 1 (3.33%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Content Management
1 4 (13.33%) ETRM
1 4 (13.33%) Email Marketing
1 4 (13.33%) OO
1 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (13.33%) Migration
1 4 (13.33%) Project Management
2 3 (10.00%) MVC
2 3 (10.00%) SEO
2 3 (10.00%) TDD
2 3 (10.00%) Change Control
2 3 (10.00%) Analytics
2 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (10.00%) Product Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Web Development
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.33%) Pay per click
4 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) ActionScript 3.0
2 9 (30.00%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) ActionScript 2.0
4 5 (16.67%) PHP
5 4 (13.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Adobe
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) EPiServer
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
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