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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 2.0 (AS2)
Rank 571 540 561
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +21
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 17 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.038% 0.025%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.088% 0.096% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
Average daily rate
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£250 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £375 £293
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +28.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £44.78
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
19301 18820 19960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.98% 39.60% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12579 12134 11983
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 501 688
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.97 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 18 September 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 18 September 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 7 £268 +0.94% 4
South East +1 6 £225 - 1
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - -
ActionScript 2.0
UK

ActionScript 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 32 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 22 (68.75%) Flash
3 16 (50.00%) CSS
3 16 (50.00%) HTML
3 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (43.75%) ActionScript 3.0
5 12 (37.50%) Adobe
6 8 (25.00%) Photoshop
6 8 (25.00%) XML
6 8 (25.00%) Windows
7 7 (21.88%) HTML5
8 6 (18.75%) EDI
8 6 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (15.63%) E-Learning
9 5 (15.63%) SCORM
9 5 (15.63%) Adobe Captivate
9 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
9 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
9 5 (15.63%) XHTML
9 5 (15.63%) OOP
9 5 (15.63%) OO
9 5 (15.63%) SAP
9 5 (15.63%) Java
9 5 (15.63%) Fireworks
9 5 (15.63%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (15.63%) B2B
9 5 (15.63%) Client/Server
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.63%) Social Media
9 5 (15.63%) Windows 7

ActionScript 2.0
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (15.63%) Fireworks
3 5 (15.63%) Adobe Captivate
4 4 (12.50%) PaintShop Pro
5 3 (9.38%) InDesign
5 3 (9.38%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
7 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (3.13%) Maya
7 1 (3.13%) MS Project
7 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) FTP
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) SSL
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) X.509
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) SSH
2 2 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (9.38%) Advertising
1 3 (9.38%) Games
1 3 (9.38%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Flash Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Designer
4 5 (15.63%) Flash Designer
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Author
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Author
6 3 (9.38%) ActionScript Developer
7 2 (6.25%) EDI Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Digital Designer
7 2 (6.25%) Flash ActionScript Developer
7 2 (6.25%) EDI Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.25%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) Flash
2 16 (50.00%) HTML
2 16 (50.00%) CSS
3 8 (25.00%) XML
4 7 (21.88%) HTML5
5 6 (18.75%) EDI
6 5 (15.63%) XHTML
7 3 (9.38%) .NET
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.38%) Silverlight
7 3 (9.38%) EDIFACT
7 3 (9.38%) WinForms
7 3 (9.38%) CSS3
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (6.25%) FIXML
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.13%) iOS SDK
9 1 (3.13%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Client/Server
1 5 (15.63%) E-Learning
1 5 (15.63%) SCORM
1 5 (15.63%) Social Media
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Animation
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) Mobile Games
4 2 (6.25%) Cryptography
4 2 (6.25%) DataPower
4 2 (6.25%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) SWIFT
4 2 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) Social Gaming
5 1 (3.13%) Statistics
5 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
5 1 (3.13%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.50%) UNIX
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Linux
5 2 (6.25%) zOS
5 2 (6.25%) Android
5 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) OOP
1 5 (15.63%) OO
1 5 (15.63%) B2B
2 4 (12.50%) Time Management
3 3 (9.38%) MVC
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Scrum
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
4 2 (6.25%) Data Mapping
4 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Data Transformation
4 2 (6.25%) Android Development
4 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.13%) MVVM
5 1 (3.13%) Game Development
5 1 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (43.75%) ActionScript 3.0
4 5 (15.63%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) C#
6 3 (9.38%) C++
6 3 (9.38%) C
6 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 3 (9.38%) Python
7 2 (6.25%) Lua
7 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.25%) Perl
8 1 (3.13%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Adobe
2 5 (15.63%) SAP
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) DoubleClick
4 3 (9.38%) Facebook
4 3 (9.38%) Twitter
4 3 (9.38%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) Axway
5 2 (6.25%) Tumbleweed
5 2 (6.25%) Radianz
6 1 (3.13%) Perforce
6 1 (3.13%) Apple
6 1 (3.13%) webMethods
6 1 (3.13%) BMC
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