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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 185 195 198
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 6 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.40% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Average daily rate
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£175 £400 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £400 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £400 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.13% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
ActionScript
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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
2279 2489 2757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.20% 41.80% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1850 1967 2135
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £301 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 28
Average hourly rate £23.99 £27.50 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -30.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £14.25 £14.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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
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 29 May 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 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) HTML5
3 7 (70.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) Flash
5 5 (50.00%) MVC
5 5 (50.00%) CSS3
6 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) ActionScript 3.0
6 4 (40.00%) jQuery
7 3 (30.00%) Online Games
7 3 (30.00%) EPiServer
7 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (30.00%) .NET
7 3 (30.00%) IIS
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (30.00%) XHTML
7 3 (30.00%) Windows
7 3 (30.00%) Retail
7 3 (30.00%) C#
7 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (30.00%) CMS
7 3 (30.00%) Games
8 2 (20.00%) SEO
8 2 (20.00%) W3C
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (20.00%) PureMVC
8 2 (20.00%) Node.js
8 2 (20.00%) Email Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) CMS
2 2 (20.00%) Node.js
2 2 (20.00%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
1 3 (30.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Flash Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Flex Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Front-End Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) HTML5
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) Flash
4 5 (50.00%) CSS3
5 4 (40.00%) jQuery
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) XHTML
7 2 (20.00%) PureMVC
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Apache Flex
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (10.00%) Parsley
8 1 (10.00%) Spring
8 1 (10.00%) Adobe AIR
8 1 (10.00%) BlazeDS
8 1 (10.00%) Cairngorm
8 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Online Games
2 2 (20.00%) W3C
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) SEO
4 2 (20.00%) Email Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) EPiServer
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
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