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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 542 526 523
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 31 45 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.093% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 40
Average daily rate
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£225 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 - £284
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ActionScript 3.0
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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
19327 19145 20502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.08% 39.65% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12333 12354
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 389 507 709
Average hourly rate £34.25 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £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 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 16 September 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 16 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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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 -8 16 £238 -36.66% 11
South East +4 12 £225 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
South West -22 1 £150 -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
North West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 63 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 48 (76.19%) Flash
3 30 (47.62%) HTML
4 27 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 22 (34.92%) Adobe
6 21 (33.33%) CSS
7 20 (31.75%) Photoshop
7 20 (31.75%) HTML5
8 17 (26.98%) OOP
9 15 (23.81%) OO
10 14 (22.22%) ActionScript 2.0
10 14 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
11 13 (20.63%) MVC
11 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (19.05%) DoubleClick
12 12 (19.05%) XML
12 12 (19.05%) CSS3
13 11 (17.46%) Apache Flex
13 11 (17.46%) jQuery
14 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
14 9 (14.29%) TDD
14 9 (14.29%) Scrum
15 8 (12.70%) Java
15 8 (12.70%) Subversion
16 7 (11.11%) Adobe AIR
16 7 (11.11%) AngularJS
16 7 (11.11%) User Experience
17 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (9.52%) Backbone.js
17 6 (9.52%) Apple iOS

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (3.17%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) WordPress
2 1 (1.59%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (1.59%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (1.59%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 20 (31.75%) Photoshop
2 14 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (4.76%) InDesign
3 3 (4.76%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.59%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.59%) Maya
5 1 (1.59%) MS Project
5 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) SSL
1 1 (1.59%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) MySQL
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Subversion
2 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.35%) Flash Builder
3 3 (4.76%) Hudson
3 3 (4.76%) WiX
3 3 (4.76%) Mercurial
3 3 (4.76%) Ant
3 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.59%) Redmine
General
1 6 (9.52%) Advertising
1 6 (9.52%) Games
2 5 (7.94%) Marketing
3 3 (4.76%) Automotive
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 52 (82.54%) Developer
2 22 (34.92%) Flash Developer
3 15 (23.81%) Designer
4 13 (20.63%) ActionScript Developer
5 8 (12.70%) Digital Designer
6 6 (9.52%) Flash Designer
7 5 (7.94%) Flex Developer
7 5 (7.94%) UI Developer
7 5 (7.94%) UI Programmer
7 5 (7.94%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Lead Developer
8 4 (6.35%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Flash ActionScript Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Games Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Mobile Games Developer
11 1 (1.59%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (76.19%) Flash
2 30 (47.62%) HTML
3 21 (33.33%) CSS
4 20 (31.75%) HTML5
5 12 (19.05%) CSS3
5 12 (19.05%) XML
6 11 (17.46%) Apache Flex
6 11 (17.46%) jQuery
7 7 (11.11%) Adobe AIR
7 7 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 6 (9.52%) Backbone.js
9 5 (7.94%) XHTML
10 4 (6.35%) JSLint
10 4 (6.35%) Robotlegs
11 3 (4.76%) JSON
11 3 (4.76%) D-Bus
11 3 (4.76%) SOAP
11 3 (4.76%) Web Services
11 3 (4.76%) .NET
12 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) User Experience
2 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.94%) Social Media
4 4 (6.35%) Animation
5 3 (4.76%) Mobile Games
5 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.17%) Streaming Video
6 2 (3.17%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.59%) W3C
7 1 (1.59%) Statistics
7 1 (1.59%) Flash Games
7 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.59%) Open Source
7 1 (1.59%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.59%) iPad
7 1 (1.59%) Social Gaming
7 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.94%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) OOP
2 15 (23.81%) OO
3 13 (20.63%) MVC
3 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.29%) TDD
4 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 9 (14.29%) Scrum
5 4 (6.35%) Kanban
6 3 (4.76%) UML
6 3 (4.76%) Analytics
6 3 (4.76%) iOS Development
7 2 (3.17%) Line Management
7 2 (3.17%) Android Development
8 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.59%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (1.59%) SEO
8 1 (1.59%) SOA
8 1 (1.59%) DRM
8 1 (1.59%) Information Architecture
8 1 (1.59%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 27 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 14 (22.22%) ActionScript 2.0
4 8 (12.70%) Java
5 5 (7.94%) C++
6 3 (4.76%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) C#
7 2 (3.17%) BrightScript
7 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.17%) Lua
8 1 (1.59%) C
8 1 (1.59%) SQL
8 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Section 508
2 1 (1.59%) WAI
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Adobe
2 12 (19.05%) DoubleClick
3 4 (6.35%) Facebook
4 3 (4.76%) Twitter
5 2 (3.17%) Roku
5 2 (3.17%) Apple
6 1 (1.59%) Perforce
6 1 (1.59%) Omniture
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