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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActionScript 2.0 over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ActionScript 2.0 (AS2)
Rank 621 599 564
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -35
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 10 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.022% 0.048%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.051% 0.058% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 15
Median daily rate £276 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.70% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £307 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £408 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate - £388 £340
% change year-on-year
- +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £52.50
ActionScript 2.0
UK

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
19559 19120 18607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.38% 37.72% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13604 12629 12311
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 413 443
Median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

ActionScript 2.0
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing ActionScript 2.0 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 6 £276 -10.88% 2
East Midlands +9 2 - -
South East -7 2 - -
ActionScript 2.0
UK

ActionScript 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for ActionScript 2.0.

1 28 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 17 (60.71%) ActionScript 3.0
3 15 (53.57%) Flash
4 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 9 (32.14%) HTML
5 9 (32.14%) HTML5
6 8 (28.57%) Adobe
7 7 (25.00%) FTP
7 7 (25.00%) OOP
7 7 (25.00%) OO
7 7 (25.00%) Data Structures
7 7 (25.00%) Algorithms
8 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
8 6 (21.43%) C
8 6 (21.43%) MySQL
8 6 (21.43%) PHP
8 6 (21.43%) Photoshop
8 6 (21.43%) Unix
9 5 (17.86%) XML
9 5 (17.86%) Mobile Games
9 5 (17.86%) Games
9 5 (17.86%) STB
10 4 (14.29%) Middleware
10 4 (14.29%) Web Services
10 4 (14.29%) SQL
10 4 (14.29%) EDI
10 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner

ActionScript 2.0
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (3.57%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.57%) Skype
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 4 (14.29%) LoadUI
1 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.57%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 5 (17.86%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) ActionScript Developer
3 6 (21.43%) HTML Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Software Developer
5 4 (14.29%) EDI Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Tester
5 4 (14.29%) Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Flash ActionScript Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Flash Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Flash Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Flex Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) Flash
2 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) HTML5
3 5 (17.86%) XML
4 4 (14.29%) EDI
4 4 (14.29%) Middleware
4 4 (14.29%) Web Services
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
5 3 (10.71%) CSS3
5 3 (10.71%) jQuery
6 2 (7.14%) EDIFACT
6 2 (7.14%) JSON
6 2 (7.14%) XSL
6 2 (7.14%) XSLT
7 1 (3.57%) Adobe AIR
7 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.57%) Apache Flex
7 1 (3.57%) cXML
7 1 (3.57%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 7 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (17.86%) Mobile Games
3 5 (17.86%) STB
4 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.57%) Animation
5 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) PKI
5 1 (3.57%) Social Media
5 1 (3.57%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Unix
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Android
3 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) OO
1 7 (25.00%) OOP
2 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) API Testing
3 4 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.14%) B2B
4 2 (7.14%) EAI
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) SEO
4 2 (7.14%) SOA
4 2 (7.14%) TDD
4 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Web Development
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 17 (60.71%) ActionScript 3.0
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 6 (21.43%) C
4 6 (21.43%) PHP
4 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) XPath
7 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Adobe
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 2 (7.14%) SEEBURGER
3 1 (3.57%) DoubleClick
3 1 (3.57%) Facebook
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Twitter