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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 2.0 (AS2)
Rank 565 544 543
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 18 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.044% 0.053%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.094% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 18
Average daily rate
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£268 £288 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.95% -4.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £398 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £338 £303
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +11.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £46.25
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
19152 19023 20044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.42% 39.53% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12347 12161 12180
Average daily rate £398 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £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 392 514 713
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.14 £16.72 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +11 9 £288 +13.86% 5
South East -13 5 £238 -17.39% 2
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
ActionScript 2.0
UK

ActionScript 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (61.54%) Flash
3 20 (51.28%) HTML
4 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
4 19 (48.72%) CSS
5 14 (35.90%) XML
6 13 (33.33%) Adobe
6 13 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
7 11 (28.21%) C#
8 10 (25.64%) .NET
9 9 (23.08%) Windows
9 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 8 (20.51%) Photoshop
11 7 (17.95%) HTML5
11 7 (17.95%) Oracle
11 7 (17.95%) SQL
11 7 (17.95%) EDI
11 7 (17.95%) FTP
12 6 (15.38%) B2B
12 6 (15.38%) Finance
12 6 (15.38%) E-Learning
12 6 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
12 6 (15.38%) SCORM
12 6 (15.38%) Adobe Captivate
12 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
12 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
13 5 (12.82%) Social Media
13 5 (12.82%) Time Management
13 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
13 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database

ActionScript 2.0
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (5.13%) MTS
4 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Photoshop
2 6 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (15.38%) Adobe Captivate
3 5 (12.82%) Fireworks
4 4 (10.26%) PaintShop Pro
5 3 (7.69%) InDesign
5 3 (7.69%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
5 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 2 (5.13%) MS Project
6 2 (5.13%) MS Office
7 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (2.56%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Endur
1 4 (10.26%) Aligne
1 4 (10.26%) ZaiNet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) FTP
2 3 (7.69%) HTTP
3 2 (5.13%) LDAP
3 2 (5.13%) SSL
3 2 (5.13%) SSH
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) X.509
3 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Dreamweaver
1 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.56%) XMLSpy
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
2 3 (7.69%) Games
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
3 2 (5.13%) German Language
3 2 (5.13%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Flash Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Designer
4 6 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Flash Designer
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Support
6 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Author
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Author
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) ActionScript Developer
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) EDI Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Administrator
8 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) EDI Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (61.54%) Flash
2 20 (51.28%) HTML
3 19 (48.72%) CSS
4 14 (35.90%) XML
5 10 (25.64%) .NET
6 7 (17.95%) HTML5
6 7 (17.95%) EDI
7 5 (12.82%) XHTML
8 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
8 4 (10.26%) EDIFACT
9 3 (7.69%) Silverlight
9 3 (7.69%) CSS3
9 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (7.69%) WinForms
10 2 (5.13%) FIXML
10 2 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (5.13%) Middleware
10 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
11 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) E-Learning
1 6 (15.38%) SCORM
2 5 (12.82%) Social Media
2 5 (12.82%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.69%) Animation
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.13%) Mobile Games
4 2 (5.13%) Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.13%) SWIFT
4 2 (5.13%) DataPower
5 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.56%) Statistics
5 1 (2.56%) Social Gaming
5 1 (2.56%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.26%) UNIX
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Linux
5 2 (5.13%) zOS
5 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.13%) Android
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) B2B
2 5 (12.82%) Time Management
2 5 (12.82%) OOP
2 5 (12.82%) OO
3 4 (10.26%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Business Continuity
3 4 (10.26%) ETRM
4 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (5.13%) SOA
5 2 (5.13%) Scrum
5 2 (5.13%) Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.13%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) Android Development
5 2 (5.13%) iOS Development
5 2 (5.13%) Data Transformation
5 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Data Mapping
5 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
3 13 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
4 11 (28.21%) C#
5 7 (17.95%) SQL
6 5 (12.82%) Java
7 4 (10.26%) VB
7 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
8 3 (7.69%) Python
8 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 3 (7.69%) C
8 3 (7.69%) C++
9 2 (5.13%) Perl
9 2 (5.13%) Lua
9 2 (5.13%) XPath
10 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Adobe
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) Oracle
4 5 (12.82%) SAP
5 4 (10.26%) DoubleClick
6 3 (7.69%) Facebook
6 3 (7.69%) Twitter
6 3 (7.69%) IBM
7 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.13%) Radianz
7 2 (5.13%) Tumbleweed
7 2 (5.13%) Axway
8 1 (2.56%) webMethods
8 1 (2.56%) Perforce
8 1 (2.56%) BMC
8 1 (2.56%) Apple
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