The first table below looks at the demand for ActionScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 22 July 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 East of England 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 140 120 127
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.068% 0.042% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.11% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£204 - £188
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 - £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £209 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £281
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1137 909 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.86% 38.07% 40.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 461 616
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £215 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 88 140
Average hourly rate £36.50 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.50 £19.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

ActionScript
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ActionScript across the East of England region.

ActionScript Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

ActionScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript across the East of England region.

ActionScript Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

ActionScript
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - - - -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) Flash
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) XHTML
3 2 (33.33%) Animation
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Moodle
4 1 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (16.67%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) iPad
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) Interactive Media
4 1 (16.67%) WCF

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (33.33%) Moodle
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) InDesign
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Interactive Media
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Interactive Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) E-Learning Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) ActionScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) Flash
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) XHTML
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe AIR
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
2 1 (16.67%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (16.67%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft