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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript 2.0 (AS2)
Rank 567 547 484
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -63
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 10 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.050% 0.063%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.052% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £269 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £458 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
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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
19075 18541 15948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.71% 37.33% 37.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12580 12256 10008
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 436 579
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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
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 28 April 2015. 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
East Midlands -3 3 £363 -36.95%
North West -15 3 £400 -
London -7 2 £310 -9.81% 1
South East -26 2 £300 -8.39% 4
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ActionScript 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 10 (43.48%) Flash
3 9 (39.13%) HTML
4 7 (30.43%) FTP
4 7 (30.43%) HTTP
4 7 (30.43%) ActionScript 3.0
5 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 5 (21.74%) Firewall
6 5 (21.74%) MS Office
6 5 (21.74%) HTTPS
7 4 (17.39%) VPN
7 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 4 (17.39%) EFT
7 4 (17.39%) Games
7 4 (17.39%) Marketing
7 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
8 3 (13.04%) HTML5
8 3 (13.04%) iOS Development
8 3 (13.04%) Online Marketing
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
8 3 (13.04%) WCF
8 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
8 3 (13.04%) SSH
8 3 (13.04%) Clustering
8 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (13.04%) EDIFACT
8 3 (13.04%) SMTP
8 3 (13.04%) IBM
8 3 (13.04%) Adobe

ActionScript 2.0
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
3 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Endur
1 2 (8.70%) ZaiNet
1 2 (8.70%) Aligne
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) FTP
1 7 (30.43%) HTTP
2 5 (21.74%) HTTPS
2 5 (21.74%) Firewall
3 4 (17.39%) VPN
4 3 (13.04%) SMTP
4 3 (13.04%) SSH
5 1 (4.35%) SSL
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (17.39%) Games
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Flash Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Applications Support
3 5 (21.74%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Designer
5 3 (13.04%) ActionScript Developer
5 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (8.70%) iOS Developer
6 2 (8.70%) E-Learning Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Games Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Flash Games Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Flash
2 9 (39.13%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) EDI
3 3 (13.04%) JMS
3 3 (13.04%) EDIFACT
3 3 (13.04%) WCF
3 3 (13.04%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Flex
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) EFT
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) E-Learning
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Games
4 1 (4.35%) Statistics
4 1 (4.35%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.35%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) MVS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Online Marketing
2 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
2 3 (13.04%) iOS Development
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) ETRM
3 2 (8.70%) Game Development
3 2 (8.70%) Change Control
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) OO
4 1 (4.35%) MVC
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 7 (30.43%) ActionScript 3.0
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) PHP
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) REXX
6 1 (4.35%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) IBM
1 3 (13.04%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) DoubleClick
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle