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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 553 550 463
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -87
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 49 41 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.087% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.23% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 63
Average daily rate £370 £371 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
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
18275 17782 16630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.73% 37.90% 37.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12559 11962 10613
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 414 452
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ActionScript across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

ActionScript Hourly Rate Histogram 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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +12 16 £372 +10.22% 3
London -8 13 £488 +31.31% 8
West Midlands -3 11 £320 - 2
North West -17 4 £315 -30.00%
East Midlands - 4 £375 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 1
ActionScript
UK

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 92 (80.00%) HTML
2 79 (68.70%) JavaScript
3 75 (65.22%) CSS
4 64 (55.65%) Flash
5 62 (53.91%) HTML5
6 49 (42.61%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (35.65%) ActionScript 3.0
8 39 (33.91%) PHP
9 32 (27.83%) Photoshop
10 31 (26.96%) jQuery
11 29 (25.22%) .NET
11 29 (25.22%) XML
12 26 (22.61%) VB
12 26 (22.61%) ActionScript 2.0
13 25 (21.74%) Linux
14 21 (18.26%) Unix
14 21 (18.26%) OO
14 21 (18.26%) SQL Server
14 21 (18.26%) C
14 21 (18.26%) SEO
14 21 (18.26%) Games
15 20 (17.39%) CMS
15 20 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
15 20 (17.39%) C++
15 20 (17.39%) FTP
15 20 (17.39%) Adobe
15 20 (17.39%) Social Media
15 20 (17.39%) CSS3
16 19 (16.52%) 4G
16 19 (16.52%) 3G

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 20 (17.39%) CMS
2 9 (7.83%) Drupal
3 6 (5.22%) Apache
4 4 (3.48%) Node.js
5 3 (2.61%) Joomla!
5 3 (2.61%) WordPress
6 2 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.74%) concrete5
6 2 (1.74%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.74%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.87%) Confluence
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (27.83%) Photoshop
2 20 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (6.09%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (4.35%) MS Office
4 5 (4.35%) SketchUp
5 3 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.74%) 3ds Max
6 2 (1.74%) Acrobat
6 2 (1.74%) GIMP
6 2 (1.74%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.87%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.87%) MS Project
7 1 (0.87%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.70%) GitHub
2 3 (2.61%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.39%) FTP
2 19 (16.52%) 3G
2 19 (16.52%) 4G
2 19 (16.52%) Wi-Fi
3 16 (13.91%) SSH
4 15 (13.04%) HTTP
5 6 (5.22%) DVB
5 6 (5.22%) Internet
6 5 (4.35%) Intranet
7 2 (1.74%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.87%) Firewall
8 1 (0.87%) Skype
8 1 (0.87%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.26%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.78%) MySQL
3 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (11.30%) GitLab
2 9 (7.83%) Dreamweaver
3 7 (6.09%) Cucumber
3 7 (6.09%) Maven
4 4 (3.48%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.48%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.48%) Grunt
5 3 (2.61%) Subversion
6 2 (1.74%) gulp
6 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.87%) Bower
7 1 (0.87%) Calabash
7 1 (0.87%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.87%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.87%) JIRA
7 1 (0.87%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.87%) Selenium
7 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.87%) Xcode
General
1 21 (18.26%) Games
2 16 (13.91%) Marketing
3 7 (6.09%) Finance
4 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.74%) Advertising
5 2 (1.74%) Banking
5 2 (1.74%) Retail
6 1 (0.87%) German Language
Job Titles
1 95 (82.61%) Developer
2 26 (22.61%) Flash Developer
3 15 (13.04%) HTML Developer
4 14 (12.17%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 14 (12.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 11 (9.57%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (8.70%) ActionScript Developer
7 9 (7.83%) HTML CSS Developer
8 7 (6.09%) Games Developer
8 7 (6.09%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.09%) UI Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Agile Developer
9 5 (4.35%) C Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Designer
9 5 (4.35%) Flash Games Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (4.35%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Prototyper
9 5 (4.35%) Technologist
9 5 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (80.00%) HTML
2 75 (65.22%) CSS
3 64 (55.65%) Flash
4 62 (53.91%) HTML5
5 31 (26.96%) jQuery
6 29 (25.22%) .NET
6 29 (25.22%) XML
7 20 (17.39%) CSS3
8 19 (16.52%) RSS
9 10 (8.70%) Apache Flex
10 8 (6.96%) JSON
11 7 (6.09%) AngularJS
11 7 (6.09%) ASP.NET
11 7 (6.09%) Drush
11 7 (6.09%) Spring
11 7 (6.09%) Web Services
12 6 (5.22%) Ajax
12 6 (5.22%) Robotlegs
12 6 (5.22%) XSD
13 5 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.39%) Social Media
2 16 (13.91%) User Experience
3 13 (11.30%) N-Tier
4 12 (10.43%) Animation
5 8 (6.96%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (6.96%) STB
6 7 (6.09%) Algorithms
6 7 (6.09%) Data Structures
7 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (5.22%) Fat Client
7 6 (5.22%) Interactive TV
7 6 (5.22%) MPEG
7 6 (5.22%) Online Games
7 6 (5.22%) Thin Client
8 5 (4.35%) Internet of Things
8 5 (4.35%) Raspberry Pi
8 5 (4.35%) Streaming Video
9 4 (3.48%) Flash Games
10 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.61%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.74%) Linux
2 21 (18.26%) Unix
3 18 (15.65%) Mac OS
4 7 (6.09%) Apple iOS
5 6 (5.22%) Android
5 6 (5.22%) Windows
6 2 (1.74%) CentOS
6 2 (1.74%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (42.61%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.26%) OO
2 21 (18.26%) SEO
3 19 (16.52%) Content Management
4 18 (15.65%) MVC
5 17 (14.78%) SDLC
6 16 (13.91%) Open Source
7 15 (13.04%) OOP
8 14 (12.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (12.17%) Front End Development
9 13 (11.30%) Change Control
9 13 (11.30%) High Availability
9 13 (11.30%) TDD
10 12 (10.43%) Performance Management
10 12 (10.43%) Scrum
10 12 (10.43%) SOA
10 12 (10.43%) Web Design
11 9 (7.83%) Performance Testing
12 8 (6.96%) E-Commerce
13 7 (6.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 79 (68.70%) JavaScript
2 41 (35.65%) ActionScript 3.0
3 39 (33.91%) PHP
4 26 (22.61%) ActionScript 2.0
4 26 (22.61%) VB
5 21 (18.26%) C
6 20 (17.39%) C++
7 17 (14.78%) C#
8 14 (12.17%) Java
9 11 (9.57%) TypeScript
10 6 (5.22%) ANSI C
11 4 (3.48%) PHP 4
11 4 (3.48%) PHP 5
11 4 (3.48%) Python
11 4 (3.48%) Ruby
11 4 (3.48%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.61%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.74%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.74%) SQL
13 2 (1.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (5.22%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (17.39%) Adobe
2 6 (5.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.22%) OpenTV
3 3 (2.61%) DoubleClick
3 3 (2.61%) Facebook
4 2 (1.74%) IBM
4 2 (1.74%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.74%) Zend
5 1 (0.87%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle
5 1 (0.87%) PubNub
5 1 (0.87%) Twitter
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Rate: Great day rate on offer. Perm opportunities also.
Posted: 4 days ago