The first table below looks at the demand for ActionScript 3.0 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 3.0 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 560 458 452
Rank change year-on-year
-102 -6
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 30 45 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.10% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.28% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 84
Average daily rate £340 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £222 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £275 £286
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.00
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19076 15932 19789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.16% 36.97% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12561 10005 11910
Average daily rate £375 £385 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 578 705
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
ActionScript 3.0
UK

ActionScript 3.0
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ActionScript 3.0 Jobs Demand Trend in England

ActionScript 3.0
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 across the England region.

ActionScript 3.0 Daily Rate Trend in England

ActionScript 3.0
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

ActionScript 3.0 Daily Rate Histogram in England

ActionScript 3.0
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 across the England region.

ActionScript 3.0 Hourly Rate Trend in England

ActionScript 3.0
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 3.0 within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -39 15 £375 -6.25% 11
South East -11 5 £275 -21.42% 4
East Midlands - 4 - -
West Midlands -16 2 - - 1
East of England - 1 - -
South West - - - -
North East - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
ActionScript 3.0
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ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ActionScript 3.0 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 3.0.

1 94 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 70 (74.47%) Flash
3 65 (69.15%) HTML
4 53 (56.38%) JavaScript
5 38 (40.43%) CSS
6 36 (38.30%) HTML5
7 31 (32.98%) Apache Flex
8 30 (31.91%) XML
9 27 (28.72%) Adobe
10 24 (25.53%) Java
11 23 (24.47%) ActionScript 2.0
12 20 (21.28%) OO
13 19 (20.21%) Photoshop
14 17 (18.09%) CSS3
15 16 (17.02%) OOP
16 15 (15.96%) Web Development
16 15 (15.96%) Advertising
16 15 (15.96%) jQuery
17 14 (14.89%) Games
18 13 (13.83%) Scrum
18 13 (13.83%) Finance
18 13 (13.83%) E-Commerce
18 13 (13.83%) Backbone.js
19 12 (12.77%) HTTP
19 12 (12.77%) Project Management
20 11 (11.70%) Marketing
21 10 (10.64%) TDD
21 10 (10.64%) Subversion
21 10 (10.64%) Streaming Video
21 10 (10.64%) DHTML

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ActionScript 3.0 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 3.0. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.32%) CMS
2 3 (3.19%) WordPress
3 2 (2.13%) LiveCycle
3 2 (2.13%) Drupal
4 1 (1.06%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.06%) Node.js
4 1 (1.06%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.06%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (20.21%) Photoshop
2 7 (7.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (4.26%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (3.19%) InDesign
4 3 (3.19%) Fireworks
5 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) HTTP
2 7 (7.45%) Internet
3 3 (3.19%) Firewall
3 3 (3.19%) SSL
4 2 (2.13%) FTP
5 1 (1.06%) VLAN
5 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.06%) RFID
5 1 (1.06%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) MySQL
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.06%) Big Data
4 1 (1.06%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 10 (10.64%) Subversion
2 9 (9.57%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.32%) Flash Builder
4 4 (4.26%) JUnit
5 3 (3.19%) Maven
5 3 (3.19%) Ant
6 2 (2.13%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.13%) Hudson
6 2 (2.13%) WiX
6 2 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.06%) PhoneGap
General
1 15 (15.96%) Advertising
2 14 (14.89%) Games
3 13 (13.83%) Finance
4 11 (11.70%) Marketing
5 5 (5.32%) Banking
6 4 (4.26%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.13%) Retail
8 1 (1.06%) Front Office
8 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (78.72%) Developer
2 27 (28.72%) Flash Developer
3 24 (25.53%) ActionScript Developer
4 13 (13.83%) Flash ActionScript Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Flex Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Operations Manager
7 7 (7.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Designer
7 7 (7.45%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Flash Designer
9 3 (3.19%) Junior
9 3 (3.19%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.13%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.13%) Consultant
10 2 (2.13%) Java Consultant
10 2 (2.13%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (74.47%) Flash
2 65 (69.15%) HTML
3 38 (40.43%) CSS
4 36 (38.30%) HTML5
5 31 (32.98%) Apache Flex
6 30 (31.91%) XML
7 17 (18.09%) CSS3
8 15 (15.96%) jQuery
9 13 (13.83%) Backbone.js
10 10 (10.64%) DHTML
11 8 (8.51%) AngularJS
11 8 (8.51%) Hibernate
12 6 (6.38%) Symfony
12 6 (6.38%) LESS
12 6 (6.38%) SOAP
12 6 (6.38%) Web Services
12 6 (6.38%) XSLT
13 5 (5.32%) Spring
13 5 (5.32%) JDBC
13 5 (5.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Streaming Video
2 6 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.32%) Animation
4 4 (4.26%) RIA
4 4 (4.26%) Open Source
4 4 (4.26%) iPad
4 4 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.19%) Social Gaming
5 3 (3.19%) Semantic Web
5 3 (3.19%) Social Media
5 3 (3.19%) iPhone
6 2 (2.13%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.06%) Social Network
7 1 (1.06%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) W3C
7 1 (1.06%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.06%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) Android
2 6 (6.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.13%) Linux
4 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.28%) OO
2 16 (17.02%) OOP
3 15 (15.96%) Web Development
4 13 (13.83%) Scrum
4 13 (13.83%) E-Commerce
5 12 (12.77%) Project Management
6 10 (10.64%) TDD
7 8 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (7.45%) MVC
8 7 (7.45%) Unit Testing
9 6 (6.38%) SEO
9 6 (6.38%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.32%) Product Marketing
10 5 (5.32%) Kanban
11 4 (4.26%) Game Development
11 4 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (4.26%) SOA
11 4 (4.26%) Workflow
12 3 (3.19%) Content Management
12 3 (3.19%) UML
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 53 (56.38%) JavaScript
3 24 (25.53%) Java
4 23 (24.47%) ActionScript 2.0
5 8 (8.51%) PHP
5 8 (8.51%) SQL
6 6 (6.38%) Python
7 5 (5.32%) C++
8 4 (4.26%) Lua
9 3 (3.19%) C
9 3 (3.19%) VBScript
10 2 (2.13%) C#
11 1 (1.06%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.06%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.06%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (28.72%) Adobe
2 8 (8.51%) Facebook
3 4 (4.26%) Zend
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.19%) DoubleClick
4 3 (3.19%) Twitter
5 1 (1.06%) Apple
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle
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Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
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