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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 548 521 505
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -16
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 26 23 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.049% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.13% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 33
Average daily rate
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£255 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.73% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18401 18101 19415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.28% 38.85% 36.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11972 11413 11834
Average daily rate £390 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £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 382 513 752
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.86 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
ActionScript 3.0
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +17 20 £288 -19.29% 9
South East -10 4 £245 -10.90% 1
South West -21 1 £150 -33.33%
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
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ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 54 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 40 (74.07%) Flash
3 28 (51.85%) HTML
4 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 22 (40.74%) CSS
5 20 (37.04%) Adobe
5 20 (37.04%) HTML5
6 16 (29.63%) OO
7 15 (27.78%) Photoshop
8 14 (25.93%) OOP
9 13 (24.07%) CSS3
10 12 (22.22%) DoubleClick
11 11 (20.37%) Adobe Illustrator
11 11 (20.37%) ActionScript 2.0
12 9 (16.67%) Apache Flex
12 9 (16.67%) jQuery
12 9 (16.67%) XML
13 8 (14.81%) MVC
13 8 (14.81%) Scrum
13 8 (14.81%) TDD
13 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
13 8 (14.81%) Backbone.js
14 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
14 7 (12.96%) Subversion
15 6 (11.11%) Animation
15 6 (11.11%) Adobe AIR
15 6 (11.11%) Java
16 5 (9.26%) XHTML
16 5 (9.26%) Android
16 5 (9.26%) Social Media

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (7.41%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (1.85%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.85%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Photoshop
2 11 (20.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (7.41%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (5.56%) InDesign
5 1 (1.85%) MS Project
5 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.85%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) SSL
1 1 (1.85%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Big Data
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
2 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Subversion
2 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.56%) Flash Builder
3 2 (3.70%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.70%) Hudson
3 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.70%) Ant
3 2 (3.70%) WiX
4 1 (1.85%) Redmine
4 1 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (7.41%) Marketing
1 4 (7.41%) Games
1 4 (7.41%) Advertising
2 3 (5.56%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (77.78%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) Flash Developer
3 15 (27.78%) Designer
4 10 (18.52%) ActionScript Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Digital Designer
6 6 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Software Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Flash Designer
8 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Lead Developer
9 3 (5.56%) UI Programmer
9 3 (5.56%) Flash ActionScript Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Flex Developer
9 3 (5.56%) UI Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Web Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Architect
11 1 (1.85%) Senior Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Technical Architect
11 1 (1.85%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (74.07%) Flash
2 28 (51.85%) HTML
3 22 (40.74%) CSS
4 20 (37.04%) HTML5
5 13 (24.07%) CSS3
6 9 (16.67%) Apache Flex
6 9 (16.67%) jQuery
6 9 (16.67%) XML
7 8 (14.81%) Backbone.js
8 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
9 6 (11.11%) Adobe AIR
10 5 (9.26%) XHTML
11 4 (7.41%) Web Services
11 4 (7.41%) JSLint
12 3 (5.56%) Robotlegs
12 3 (5.56%) .NET
12 3 (5.56%) SOAP
12 3 (5.56%) XSLT
12 3 (5.56%) Ajax
13 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Animation
2 5 (9.26%) Social Media
3 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) Semantic Web
4 2 (3.70%) iPad
4 2 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.85%) W3C
5 1 (1.85%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.85%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.85%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.85%) iPhone
5 1 (1.85%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Android
1 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) OO
2 14 (25.93%) OOP
3 8 (14.81%) MVC
3 8 (14.81%) Scrum
3 8 (14.81%) TDD
3 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
4 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.41%) Kanban
6 3 (5.56%) Analytics
6 3 (5.56%) iOS Development
6 3 (5.56%) SEO
6 3 (5.56%) Web Development
7 2 (3.70%) UML
7 2 (3.70%) Android Development
8 1 (1.85%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.85%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (1.85%) CRM
8 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.85%) SOA
8 1 (1.85%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.37%) ActionScript 2.0
4 6 (11.11%) Java
5 4 (7.41%) C++
6 3 (5.56%) C
7 2 (3.70%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.70%) C#
7 2 (3.70%) PHP
7 2 (3.70%) SQL
8 1 (1.85%) VBScript
8 1 (1.85%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Section 508
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) WAI
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Adobe
2 12 (22.22%) DoubleClick
3 4 (7.41%) Facebook
4 3 (5.56%) Twitter
5 2 (3.70%) Apple