The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript 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 over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 541 484 425
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -59
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 35 76 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.43% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 44 56
Average daily rate
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£360 £334 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% -4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £247 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.24 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.24 -
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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
18431 17732 15418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.59% 37.13% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12101 11545 9747
Average daily rate £400 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 426 569
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £17.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in England

ActionScript
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ActionScript Daily Rate Trend in England

ActionScript
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ActionScript across the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

ActionScript Daily Rate Histogram in England

ActionScript
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ActionScript Hourly Rate Trend in England

ActionScript
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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 -10 21 £360 -4.00% 15
East of England +12 4 £298 -8.46% 4
West Midlands -10 4 - - 1
South West -10 2 £425 +21.42%
East Midlands -13 2 £375 -31.81% 1
South East -28 2 £340 +4.61% 4
Yorkshire -10 1 - - 3
North West - - - - 2
ActionScript
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ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ActionScript 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.

1 66 (68.04%) HTML
1 66 (68.04%) JavaScript
2 60 (61.86%) Flash
3 43 (44.33%) CSS
4 34 (35.05%) ActionScript 3.0
5 29 (29.90%) HTML5
6 26 (26.80%) XML
6 26 (26.80%) Adobe
7 25 (25.77%) jQuery
8 24 (24.74%) ActionScript 2.0
9 20 (20.62%) Apache Flex
10 19 (19.59%) Games
11 18 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (14.43%) Software Engineering
12 14 (14.43%) CMS
13 13 (13.40%) OO
14 12 (12.37%) Web Development
14 12 (12.37%) C#
14 12 (12.37%) Photoshop
14 12 (12.37%) TDD
15 11 (11.34%) SQL
15 11 (11.34%) PHP
15 11 (11.34%) Adobe AIR
16 10 (10.31%) Open Source
16 10 (10.31%) Git (software)
16 10 (10.31%) CSS3
16 10 (10.31%) User Experience
17 9 (9.28%) Cucumber
17 9 (9.28%) Game Development
17 9 (9.28%) Degree

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ActionScript 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (14.43%) CMS
2 5 (5.15%) IIS
3 3 (3.09%) EPiServer CMS
4 2 (2.06%) JBoss
4 2 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.06%) Confluence
5 1 (1.03%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Photoshop
2 6 (6.19%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.15%) MS Office
4 3 (3.09%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (2.06%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (2.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.06%) InDesign
5 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.06%) Fireworks
5 2 (2.06%) PaintShop Pro
5 2 (2.06%) Maya
6 1 (1.03%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (1.03%) Edge Animate
6 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Magento
2 2 (2.06%) Aligne
2 2 (2.06%) Endur
2 2 (2.06%) ZaiNet
3 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) FTP
2 6 (6.19%) Firewall
3 5 (5.15%) HTTPS
4 4 (4.12%) HTTP
4 4 (4.12%) Internet
4 4 (4.12%) VPN
5 3 (3.09%) DVB
5 3 (3.09%) SSH
6 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) MySQL
1 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.06%) OLAP
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.28%) JIRA
2 9 (9.28%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.12%) Axure RP
4 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.09%) Subversion
5 2 (2.06%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (19.59%) Games
2 9 (9.28%) Marketing
3 7 (7.22%) Finance
4 4 (4.12%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.03%) Advertising
6 1 (1.03%) Publishing
6 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 60 (61.86%) Developer
2 18 (18.56%) Flash Developer
3 13 (13.40%) ActionScript Developer
3 13 (13.40%) Designer
4 8 (8.25%) Games Developer
5 7 (7.22%) Web Developer
5 7 (7.22%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.22%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Flash Games Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Architect
6 6 (6.19%) Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Programmer
7 5 (5.15%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.15%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Flash ActionScript Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.12%) UI Designer
8 4 (4.12%) Flex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (68.04%) HTML
2 60 (61.86%) Flash
3 43 (44.33%) CSS
4 29 (29.90%) HTML5
5 26 (26.80%) XML
6 25 (25.77%) jQuery
7 20 (20.62%) Apache Flex
8 11 (11.34%) Adobe AIR
9 10 (10.31%) CSS3
10 9 (9.28%) .NET
11 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET
11 8 (8.25%) AngularJS
12 6 (6.19%) XSLT
13 5 (5.15%) Ajax
13 5 (5.15%) Web Services
13 5 (5.15%) Backbone.js
14 4 (4.12%) Underscore.js
14 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (4.12%) XHTML
15 3 (3.09%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Open Source
1 10 (10.31%) User Experience
2 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.19%) E-Learning
3 6 (6.19%) Animation
4 4 (4.12%) EFT
4 4 (4.12%) W3C
4 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.12%) Semantic Web
4 4 (4.12%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.09%) Social Media
5 3 (3.09%) Social Gaming
5 3 (3.09%) SCORM
5 3 (3.09%) STB
5 3 (3.09%) IPTV
5 3 (3.09%) Flash Games
5 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.09%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.06%) Online Games
6 2 (2.06%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.28%) Windows
2 3 (3.09%) Linux
2 3 (3.09%) Android
2 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.06%) UNIX
3 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.03%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.03%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.43%) Software Engineering
3 13 (13.40%) OO
4 12 (12.37%) TDD
4 12 (12.37%) Web Development
5 9 (9.28%) MVC
5 9 (9.28%) Game Development
6 8 (8.25%) OOP
7 7 (7.22%) Scrum
7 7 (7.22%) Progressive Enhancement
7 7 (7.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (6.19%) Online Marketing
9 5 (5.15%) Web Design
9 5 (5.15%) Project Management
9 5 (5.15%) SEO
9 5 (5.15%) Functional Programming
9 5 (5.15%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (4.12%) Analytics
10 4 (4.12%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.12%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 66 (68.04%) JavaScript
2 34 (35.05%) ActionScript 3.0
3 24 (24.74%) ActionScript 2.0
4 12 (12.37%) C#
5 11 (11.34%) PHP
5 11 (11.34%) SQL
6 9 (9.28%) Ruby
7 7 (7.22%) C++
8 6 (6.19%) Dart
9 5 (5.15%) Java
10 3 (3.09%) BrightScript
10 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.06%) Python
11 2 (2.06%) C
11 2 (2.06%) Delphi
12 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.03%) REXX
12 1 (1.03%) JCL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (26.80%) Adobe
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.09%) Roku
3 3 (3.09%) IBM
3 3 (3.09%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.06%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.06%) Facebook
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle
4 2 (2.06%) Macromedia
4 2 (2.06%) Apple
5 1 (1.03%) DoubleClick
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