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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript 2.0 (AS2)
Rank 543 490 473
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -17
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 13 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.090% 0.080%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.074% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 22
Average daily rate
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£275 £353 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.04% -2.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £224 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £538 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
17519 16739 15974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.93% 37.63% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11832 10744 10013
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £556 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 481 675
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 £18.50 £14.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.15 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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
London -14 7 £365 -2.79% 3
South East -26 5 £225 -31.81% 1
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
ActionScript 2.0
UK

ActionScript 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 32 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 22 (68.75%) Flash
3 20 (62.50%) HTML
4 14 (43.75%) ActionScript 3.0
5 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
6 12 (37.50%) XML
7 10 (31.25%) Photoshop
8 9 (28.13%) Games
9 7 (21.88%) Adobe
9 7 (21.88%) FTP
9 7 (21.88%) Game Development
10 6 (18.75%) CSS
10 6 (18.75%) E-Learning
11 5 (15.63%) HTTP
11 5 (15.63%) HTML5
12 4 (12.50%) Graphic Design
12 4 (12.50%) Lua
12 4 (12.50%) VPN
12 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 4 (12.50%) OO
12 4 (12.50%) Windows
12 4 (12.50%) MS Office
12 4 (12.50%) SQL
12 4 (12.50%) Firewall
12 4 (12.50%) Migration
12 4 (12.50%) Mobile Games
12 4 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (12.50%) SCORM
12 4 (12.50%) HTTPS
12 4 (12.50%) IBM

ActionScript 2.0
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Photoshop
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (9.38%) Adobe Captivate
3 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (9.38%) Fireworks
3 3 (9.38%) PaintShop Pro
3 3 (9.38%) Maya
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Endur
1 2 (6.25%) ZaiNet
1 2 (6.25%) Aligne
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) FTP
2 5 (15.63%) HTTP
3 4 (12.50%) VPN
3 4 (12.50%) HTTPS
3 4 (12.50%) Firewall
4 3 (9.38%) SSH
5 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (28.13%) Games
2 3 (9.38%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Flash Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) ActionScript Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Designer
5 5 (15.63%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Support Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Applications Support
6 4 (12.50%) Games Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Author
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Author
7 3 (9.38%) Programmer
7 3 (9.38%) Flash Games Developer
7 3 (9.38%) E-Learning Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Flash ActionScript Developer
8 2 (6.25%) EDI Business Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 2 (6.25%) EDI Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) Flash
2 20 (62.50%) HTML
3 12 (37.50%) XML
4 6 (18.75%) CSS
5 5 (15.63%) HTML5
6 3 (9.38%) Apache Flex
6 3 (9.38%) EDI
6 3 (9.38%) EDIFACT
7 2 (6.25%) CSS3
8 1 (3.13%) WPF
8 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
8 1 (3.13%) jQuery
8 1 (3.13%) WinForms
8 1 (3.13%) .NET
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) E-Learning
2 4 (12.50%) SCORM
2 4 (12.50%) Graphic Design
2 4 (12.50%) EFT
2 4 (12.50%) Mobile Games
3 3 (9.38%) Social Gaming
3 3 (9.38%) User Experience
3 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Streaming Video
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) Online Games
5 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Android
2 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
2 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Game Development
2 4 (12.50%) OO
2 4 (12.50%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) Scrum
3 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
3 3 (9.38%) Android Development
3 3 (9.38%) iOS Development
4 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Change Control
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) Data Transformation
4 2 (6.25%) Time Management
4 2 (6.25%) Data Mapping
4 2 (6.25%) ETRM
4 2 (6.25%) Online Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) MVVM
5 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (3.13%) MVC
5 1 (3.13%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 14 (43.75%) ActionScript 3.0
3 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) Lua
5 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.25%) C#
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) Java
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Adobe
2 4 (12.50%) IBM
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Perforce