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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 539 497 429
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -68
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 42 71 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.39% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 37 55
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £206 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +61.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
ActionScript
UK

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
18741 18180 15791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.91% 37.54% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12695 12118 9943
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 423 573
Average hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -

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 3 June 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 3 June 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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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 -14 22 £363 +5.45% 19
South East -16 5 £418 +27.48% 4
South West +9 4 £425 +21.42%
East Midlands -6 4 £350 -15.15% 1
North West -16 3 £400 - 1
West Midlands -16 2 £325 +8.33% 2
East of England -4 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -18 1 - - 5
ActionScript
UK

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 51 (62.96%) Flash
2 43 (53.09%) JavaScript
3 35 (43.21%) HTML
4 34 (41.98%) CSS
5 31 (38.27%) ActionScript 3.0
6 19 (23.46%) Apache Flex
6 19 (23.46%) HTML5
7 18 (22.22%) Adobe
8 16 (19.75%) ActionScript 2.0
9 15 (18.52%) jQuery
9 15 (18.52%) Software Engineering
9 15 (18.52%) Games
10 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (17.28%) XML
10 14 (17.28%) Apple iOS
11 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
11 13 (16.05%) OO
12 12 (14.81%) C#
12 12 (14.81%) Ruby
12 12 (14.81%) Android
12 12 (14.81%) CSS3
13 11 (13.58%) iOS Development
13 11 (13.58%) TDD
14 10 (12.35%) Objective-C
14 10 (12.35%) JIRA
14 10 (12.35%) Java
14 10 (12.35%) User Experience
14 10 (12.35%) Open Source
14 10 (12.35%) Adobe AIR
15 9 (11.11%) Cucumber

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 9 (11.11%) CMS
2 6 (7.41%) IIS
2 6 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.70%) Confluence
3 3 (3.70%) EPiServer CMS
4 2 (2.47%) Node.js
4 2 (2.47%) JBoss
5 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.47%) MS Office
4 2 (2.47%) InDesign
4 2 (2.47%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (2.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.23%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (1.23%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Endur
1 1 (1.23%) ZaiNet
1 1 (1.23%) Aligne
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) HTTP
2 5 (6.17%) FTP
3 4 (4.94%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.70%) Internet
4 3 (3.70%) DVB
4 3 (3.70%) SMTP
5 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) MySQL
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.47%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.35%) JIRA
3 9 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.41%) Android Studio
4 6 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (6.17%) Xcode
6 4 (4.94%) Axure RP
7 3 (3.70%) FlexUnit
7 3 (3.70%) Subversion
8 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.23%) Flash Builder
9 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.23%) IntelliJ
General
1 15 (18.52%) Games
2 6 (7.41%) Finance
3 5 (6.17%) Marketing
4 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.94%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (75.31%) Developer
2 23 (28.40%) Flash Developer
3 8 (9.88%) ActionScript Developer
3 8 (9.88%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (7.41%) BizTalk Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Designer
5 6 (7.41%) Flash ActionScript Developer
6 5 (6.17%) iOS Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Flex Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (4.94%) UI Designer
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Programmer
8 2 (2.47%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (2.47%) E-Learning Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (62.96%) Flash
2 35 (43.21%) HTML
3 34 (41.98%) CSS
4 19 (23.46%) Apache Flex
4 19 (23.46%) HTML5
5 15 (18.52%) jQuery
6 14 (17.28%) XML
7 12 (14.81%) CSS3
8 10 (12.35%) Adobe AIR
9 7 (8.64%) JSON
10 6 (7.41%) iOS SDK
10 6 (7.41%) Web Services
10 6 (7.41%) .NET
10 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET
11 5 (6.17%) REST
11 5 (6.17%) PureMVC
11 5 (6.17%) Android SDK
12 4 (4.94%) Parsley
12 4 (4.94%) SOAP
12 4 (4.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) User Experience
2 8 (9.88%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.17%) Video on Demand
3 5 (6.17%) Streaming Video
4 4 (4.94%) W3C
4 4 (4.94%) E-Learning
4 4 (4.94%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.70%) TRADACOMS
5 3 (3.70%) STB
5 3 (3.70%) IPTV
5 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.70%) Clustering
5 3 (3.70%) Online Games
6 2 (2.47%) Semantic Web
6 2 (2.47%) Flash Games
6 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.47%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.47%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) Apple iOS
2 12 (14.81%) Android
3 6 (7.41%) Windows
4 2 (2.47%) Linux
5 1 (1.23%) MVS
5 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Software Engineering
2 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.05%) OO
4 11 (13.58%) TDD
4 11 (13.58%) iOS Development
5 10 (12.35%) Open Source
6 8 (9.88%) Content Management
6 8 (9.88%) Android Development
7 7 (8.64%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (8.64%) MVC
7 7 (8.64%) Progressive Enhancement
8 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.17%) Web Development
9 5 (6.17%) Analytics
9 5 (6.17%) Mobile Development
9 5 (6.17%) Functional Programming
9 5 (6.17%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (4.94%) SEO
10 4 (4.94%) OOP
10 4 (4.94%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 43 (53.09%) JavaScript
2 31 (38.27%) ActionScript 3.0
3 16 (19.75%) ActionScript 2.0
4 12 (14.81%) Ruby
4 12 (14.81%) C#
5 10 (12.35%) Java
5 10 (12.35%) Objective-C
6 6 (7.41%) C++
6 6 (7.41%) SQL
7 5 (6.17%) PHP
8 3 (3.70%) BrightScript
9 2 (2.47%) Python
10 1 (1.23%) REXX
10 1 (1.23%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) Adobe
2 4 (4.94%) EPiServer
3 3 (3.70%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.70%) Roku
3 3 (3.70%) Apple
4 2 (2.47%) Facebook
5 1 (1.23%) DoubleClick
5 1 (1.23%) Google
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