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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 543 513 441
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -72
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 40 69 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.37% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 42 55
Average daily rate
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£364 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.22% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £328 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.68% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £34.24 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £34.24 -
% change year-on-year
+31.44% -
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
19015 18777 16194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.63% 37.34% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12510 12373 10186
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £559 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 442 584
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £17.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -5 20 £360 -0.68% 13
East of England +22 4 £298 -8.46% 1
South West +4 3 £425 +21.42%
East Midlands +2 3 £363 -12.12% 1
West Midlands -14 3 - - 1
South East -18 3 £265 -18.46% 3
North West -21 3 £400 - 4
Yorkshire -17 1 - - 4
ActionScript
UK

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 47 (58.75%) Flash
2 45 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 41 (51.25%) HTML
4 29 (36.25%) CSS
5 25 (31.25%) ActionScript 3.0
6 23 (28.75%) ActionScript 2.0
7 19 (23.75%) Adobe
8 17 (21.25%) XML
8 17 (21.25%) HTML5
9 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (18.75%) Games
9 15 (18.75%) jQuery
10 14 (17.50%) Apache Flex
10 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
11 13 (16.25%) C#
12 11 (13.75%) OO
12 11 (13.75%) User Experience
13 10 (12.50%) Open Source
13 10 (12.50%) CMS
14 9 (11.25%) Ruby
14 9 (11.25%) TDD
14 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
14 9 (11.25%) Photoshop
14 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
14 9 (11.25%) Cucumber
14 9 (11.25%) Adobe AIR
14 9 (11.25%) JIRA
15 8 (10.00%) Degree
15 8 (10.00%) Apple iOS
15 8 (10.00%) CSS3

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (12.50%) CMS
2 5 (6.25%) IIS
3 3 (3.75%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.75%) EPiServer CMS
4 2 (2.50%) Confluence
4 2 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.50%) JBoss
5 1 (1.25%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.25%) MS Office
2 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.50%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (2.50%) InDesign
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.25%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (1.25%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Aligne
1 2 (2.50%) ZaiNet
1 2 (2.50%) Endur
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) FTP
1 7 (8.75%) HTTP
2 5 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 5 (6.25%) Firewall
3 4 (5.00%) VPN
4 3 (3.75%) Internet
4 3 (3.75%) SMTP
4 3 (3.75%) DVB
4 3 (3.75%) SSH
5 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) MySQL
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) OLAP
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
1 9 (11.25%) Cucumber
1 9 (11.25%) JIRA
2 4 (5.00%) Axure RP
3 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.75%) Subversion
3 3 (3.75%) Android Studio
3 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.25%) Xcode
General
1 15 (18.75%) Games
2 7 (8.75%) Marketing
3 5 (6.25%) Finance
4 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.75%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Advertising
6 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (62.50%) Developer
2 16 (20.00%) Flash Developer
3 10 (12.50%) Designer
3 10 (12.50%) ActionScript Developer
4 7 (8.75%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Flash ActionScript Developer
7 4 (5.00%) UI Designer
7 4 (5.00%) Games Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Programmer
8 3 (3.75%) Architect
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.75%) BizTalk Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Flex Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (58.75%) Flash
2 41 (51.25%) HTML
3 29 (36.25%) CSS
4 17 (21.25%) XML
4 17 (21.25%) HTML5
5 15 (18.75%) jQuery
6 14 (17.50%) Apache Flex
7 9 (11.25%) Adobe AIR
8 8 (10.00%) CSS3
9 7 (8.75%) .NET
9 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET
10 6 (7.50%) XSLT
11 5 (6.25%) Backbone.js
11 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
12 4 (5.00%) WCF
12 4 (5.00%) Underscore.js
12 4 (5.00%) XHTML
13 3 (3.75%) Web Services
13 3 (3.75%) OpenGL
13 3 (3.75%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) User Experience
2 10 (12.50%) Open Source
3 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.00%) Semantic Web
4 4 (5.00%) Digital Media
4 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.00%) Streaming Video
4 4 (5.00%) EFT
4 4 (5.00%) W3C
5 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.75%) Clustering
5 3 (3.75%) STB
5 3 (3.75%) IPTV
5 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.50%) Social Gaming
6 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.50%) Flash Games
6 2 (2.50%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.50%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (8.75%) Android
3 6 (7.50%) Windows
4 3 (3.75%) Linux
5 2 (2.50%) UNIX
6 1 (1.25%) MVS
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
3 11 (13.75%) OO
4 9 (11.25%) TDD
5 7 (8.75%) Web Development
5 7 (8.75%) Progressive Enhancement
5 7 (8.75%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (7.50%) iOS Development
6 6 (7.50%) Scrum
7 5 (6.25%) OOP
7 5 (6.25%) MVC
7 5 (6.25%) SEO
7 5 (6.25%) Content Management
7 5 (6.25%) Functional Programming
7 5 (6.25%) Online Marketing
7 5 (6.25%) Game Development
8 4 (5.00%) Android Development
8 4 (5.00%) Migration
8 4 (5.00%) Web Design
9 3 (3.75%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 25 (31.25%) ActionScript 3.0
3 23 (28.75%) ActionScript 2.0
4 13 (16.25%) C#
5 9 (11.25%) Ruby
6 8 (10.00%) SQL
7 7 (8.75%) Java
8 6 (7.50%) PHP
9 5 (6.25%) C++
9 5 (6.25%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.75%) BrightScript
10 3 (3.75%) Dart
10 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.50%) Python
12 1 (1.25%) C
12 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.25%) REXX
12 1 (1.25%) JCL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) Adobe
2 3 (3.75%) IBM
2 3 (3.75%) Roku
2 3 (3.75%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.50%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.50%) Facebook
3 2 (2.50%) Apple
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.25%) DoubleClick