The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 554 481 459
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -22
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 25 70 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.39% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 40 53
Average daily rate
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£363 £413 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £294 £245
% change year-on-year
+10.63% +19.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
18849 17849 16993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.02% 38.12% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13036 11536 10558
Average daily rate £400 £384 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 519 695
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 £16.85 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -25 17 £364 -21.35% 5
West Midlands -6 5 £375 +27.65% 1
South East -36 1 £225 -25.00% 2
South West - 1 £175 -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East of England - - - -
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ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 56 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 50 (89.29%) Flash
3 38 (67.86%) HTML
4 34 (60.71%) JavaScript
5 23 (41.07%) HTML5
6 20 (35.71%) CSS
7 18 (32.14%) Adobe
7 18 (32.14%) XML
8 17 (30.36%) Photoshop
8 17 (30.36%) ActionScript 2.0
8 17 (30.36%) Apache Flex
9 16 (28.57%) Games
10 12 (21.43%) jQuery
10 12 (21.43%) OO
11 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (19.64%) Adobe Illustrator
11 11 (19.64%) CSS3
12 10 (17.86%) Game Development
13 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
13 9 (16.07%) MVC
13 9 (16.07%) OOP
14 8 (14.29%) Adobe AIR
15 7 (12.50%) Scrum
16 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
17 5 (8.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 5 (8.93%) User Experience
17 5 (8.93%) Mobile Games
17 5 (8.93%) Advertising
17 5 (8.93%) Web Services
17 5 (8.93%) Java

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Photoshop
2 11 (19.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (8.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
5 3 (5.36%) Maya
6 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (1.79%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
1 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) MySQL
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.79%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.36%) Subversion
2 3 (5.36%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Ant
3 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.79%) Hudson
3 1 (1.79%) WiX
3 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.79%) Flash Builder
General
1 16 (28.57%) Games
2 5 (8.93%) Advertising
3 3 (5.36%) Automotive
3 3 (5.36%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.57%) Finance
5 1 (1.79%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 49 (87.50%) Developer
2 21 (37.50%) Flash Developer
3 14 (25.00%) ActionScript Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Games Developer
5 6 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Flash Games Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Flex Developer
6 5 (8.93%) UI Developer
6 5 (8.93%) UI Programmer
7 4 (7.14%) Flash ActionScript Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Designer
8 3 (5.36%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Flash Designer
8 3 (5.36%) E-Learning Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Programmer
8 3 (5.36%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Mobile Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (89.29%) Flash
2 38 (67.86%) HTML
3 23 (41.07%) HTML5
4 20 (35.71%) CSS
5 18 (32.14%) XML
6 17 (30.36%) Apache Flex
7 12 (21.43%) jQuery
8 11 (19.64%) CSS3
9 8 (14.29%) Adobe AIR
10 5 (8.93%) Web Services
11 4 (7.14%) Backbone.js
12 3 (5.36%) D-Bus
13 2 (3.57%) JSLint
13 2 (3.57%) Underscore.js
13 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
13 2 (3.57%) JSON
13 2 (3.57%) Ajax
13 2 (3.57%) PureMVC
13 2 (3.57%) XSLT
13 2 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) User Experience
2 5 (8.93%) Mobile Games
3 4 (7.14%) Graphic Design
3 4 (7.14%) Open Source
4 3 (5.36%) Social Gaming
4 3 (5.36%) E-Learning
5 2 (3.57%) Flash Games
5 2 (3.57%) Online Games
5 2 (3.57%) Semantic Web
5 2 (3.57%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.79%) Social Media
6 1 (1.79%) RIA
6 1 (1.79%) SCORM
6 1 (1.79%) Statistics
6 1 (1.79%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Android
1 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) OO
2 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.86%) Game Development
4 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
4 9 (16.07%) OOP
4 9 (16.07%) MVC
5 7 (12.50%) Scrum
6 4 (7.14%) Web Development
7 3 (5.36%) TDD
7 3 (5.36%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.36%) Performance Testing
7 3 (5.36%) Project Management
7 3 (5.36%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (5.36%) Android Development
7 3 (5.36%) iOS Development
7 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.57%) Line Management
8 2 (3.57%) Kanban
8 2 (3.57%) SEO
8 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 34 (60.71%) JavaScript
3 17 (30.36%) ActionScript 2.0
4 5 (8.93%) Java
5 4 (7.14%) C++
6 3 (5.36%) Ruby
6 3 (5.36%) Lua
7 2 (3.57%) C
8 1 (1.79%) C#
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.79%) SQL
8 1 (1.79%) BrightScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Adobe
2 3 (5.36%) DoubleClick
3 1 (1.79%) Roku
3 1 (1.79%) Perforce
3 1 (1.79%) Omniture
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
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