The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript 2.0 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActionScript 2.0 over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 2.0 (AS2)
Rank 559 499 495
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -4
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 20 52 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.11% 0.088%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 25
Average daily rate
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£320 £328 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -12.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £169 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £320 £319
% change year-on-year
-2.36% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £52.82 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
ActionScript 2.0
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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 England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18849 17849 16993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.02% 38.12% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13036 11536 10558
Average daily rate £400 £384 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 519 695
Average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

ActionScript 2.0
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ActionScript 2.0 Jobs Demand Trend in England

ActionScript 2.0
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 across the England region.

ActionScript 2.0 Daily Rate Trend in England

ActionScript 2.0
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

ActionScript 2.0 Daily Rate Histogram in England

ActionScript 2.0
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 across the England region.

ActionScript 2.0 Hourly Rate Trend in England

ActionScript 2.0
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -9 11 £365 -2.79%
South East -36 7 £370 +12.52% 1
South West - 1 £175 -
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
ActionScript 2.0
UK

ActionScript 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ActionScript 2.0 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 2.0.

1 39 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 26 (66.67%) Flash
3 23 (58.97%) HTML
4 17 (43.59%) ActionScript 3.0
5 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
6 12 (30.77%) XML
7 11 (28.21%) Photoshop
8 9 (23.08%) CSS
8 9 (23.08%) Adobe
8 9 (23.08%) Games
9 8 (20.51%) HTML5
10 7 (17.95%) FTP
10 7 (17.95%) Windows
10 7 (17.95%) Game Development
11 6 (15.38%) E-Learning
11 6 (15.38%) IBM
12 5 (12.82%) HTTP
12 5 (12.82%) SAP
12 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
12 5 (12.82%) EDI
12 5 (12.82%) Adobe Illustrator
13 4 (10.26%) SCORM
13 4 (10.26%) Migration
13 4 (10.26%) Mobile Games
13 4 (10.26%) Graphic Design
13 4 (10.26%) Apache Flex
13 4 (10.26%) Lua
13 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
13 4 (10.26%) Linux
13 4 (10.26%) OO

ActionScript 2.0
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ActionScript 2.0 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 2.0. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Photoshop
2 5 (12.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
3 4 (10.26%) MS Office
4 3 (7.69%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (7.69%) Fireworks
4 3 (7.69%) PaintShop Pro
4 3 (7.69%) Maya
5 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (2.56%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Endur
1 2 (5.13%) ZaiNet
1 2 (5.13%) Aligne
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) FTP
2 5 (12.82%) HTTP
3 4 (10.26%) VPN
3 4 (10.26%) HTTPS
3 4 (10.26%) Firewall
4 3 (7.69%) SSH
5 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (23.08%) Games
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Advertising
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Flash Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Designer
5 6 (15.38%) ActionScript Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Support Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Applications Support
6 5 (12.82%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Games Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Programmer
8 3 (7.69%) Author
8 3 (7.69%) Technical Author
8 3 (7.69%) E-Learning Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Flash Games Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Flash Designer
9 2 (5.13%) Flash ActionScript Developer
9 2 (5.13%) EDI Business Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) EDI Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (66.67%) Flash
2 23 (58.97%) HTML
3 12 (30.77%) XML
4 9 (23.08%) CSS
5 8 (20.51%) HTML5
6 5 (12.82%) EDI
7 4 (10.26%) Apache Flex
8 3 (7.69%) EDIFACT
8 3 (7.69%) WinForms
8 3 (7.69%) Silverlight
8 3 (7.69%) .NET
8 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 3 (7.69%) CSS3
9 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (5.13%) XHTML
9 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 1 (2.56%) jQuery
10 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (2.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) E-Learning
2 4 (10.26%) SCORM
2 4 (10.26%) Graphic Design
2 4 (10.26%) EFT
2 4 (10.26%) Mobile Games
3 3 (7.69%) Social Gaming
3 3 (7.69%) User Experience
3 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) DataPower
5 1 (2.56%) Social Media
5 1 (2.56%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Online Games
5 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) UNIX
3 3 (7.69%) Android
3 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.13%) zOS
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Game Development
2 4 (10.26%) OO
2 4 (10.26%) Migration
3 3 (7.69%) Scrum
3 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 3 (7.69%) B2B
3 3 (7.69%) MVC
3 3 (7.69%) Android Development
3 3 (7.69%) iOS Development
4 2 (5.13%) Data Transformation
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL
4 2 (5.13%) Project Management
4 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.13%) Change Control
4 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) Time Management
4 2 (5.13%) Data Mapping
4 2 (5.13%) ETRM
4 2 (5.13%) Online Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 17 (43.59%) ActionScript 3.0
3 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) C#
4 4 (10.26%) SQL
4 4 (10.26%) Lua
5 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.13%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) Java
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) Python
7 1 (2.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Adobe
2 6 (15.38%) IBM
3 5 (12.82%) SAP
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.56%) Perforce
6 1 (2.56%) DoubleClick
6 1 (2.56%) BMC
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle