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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 534 509 445
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -64
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 52 62 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.34% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 58
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £199 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £32.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
ActionScript
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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
19240 18305 17182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.47% 37.66% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13119 12031 10794
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.32% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £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 402 389 546
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £16.15 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £49.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 29 £369 -7.81% 14
West Midlands +4 9 £364 +21.25% 3
South East -24 6 £410 +28.12% 8
North West -14 3 £400 - 5
South West +2 2 - - 1
East of England -9 2 - - 1
East Midlands -10 1 £163 -60.60%
ActionScript
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ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 59 (65.56%) Flash
2 48 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 45 (50.00%) HTML
4 44 (48.89%) CSS
5 37 (41.11%) ActionScript 3.0
6 25 (27.78%) HTML5
7 21 (23.33%) Apache Flex
8 18 (20.00%) CSS3
9 16 (17.78%) ActionScript 2.0
9 16 (17.78%) Games
10 15 (16.67%) XML
10 15 (16.67%) Adobe
11 14 (15.56%) Photoshop
11 14 (15.56%) Software Engineering
11 14 (15.56%) Apple iOS
12 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (14.44%) OO
13 12 (13.33%) C#
13 12 (13.33%) HTTP
13 12 (13.33%) Ruby
13 12 (13.33%) jQuery
13 12 (13.33%) Android
13 12 (13.33%) User Experience
14 11 (12.22%) iOS Development
14 11 (12.22%) Git (software)
14 11 (12.22%) TDD
15 10 (11.11%) Objective-C
16 9 (10.00%) CMS
16 9 (10.00%) Finance
16 9 (10.00%) Java

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (10.00%) CMS
2 7 (7.78%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (6.67%) IIS
4 3 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.33%) Confluence
4 3 (3.33%) EPiServer CMS
5 2 (2.22%) Node.js
5 2 (2.22%) JBoss
6 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (15.56%) Photoshop
2 7 (7.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (4.44%) InDesign
5 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.22%) MS Office
6 2 (2.22%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (1.11%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (1.11%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
1 1 (1.11%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.33%) HTTP
2 7 (7.78%) FTP
3 5 (5.56%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.33%) Internet
4 3 (3.33%) DVB
4 3 (3.33%) SMTP
5 2 (2.22%) X.400
6 1 (1.11%) Firewall
6 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) MySQL
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.78%) JIRA
3 6 (6.67%) FlexUnit
3 6 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.67%) Android Studio
4 5 (5.56%) Xcode
5 4 (4.44%) Axure RP
6 3 (3.33%) Subversion
7 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.11%) Flash Builder
8 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.11%) IntelliJ
General
1 16 (17.78%) Games
2 9 (10.00%) Finance
3 5 (5.56%) Retail
3 5 (5.56%) Marketing
4 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (72.22%) Developer
2 29 (32.22%) Flash Developer
3 9 (10.00%) Designer
4 8 (8.89%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 8 (8.89%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (7.78%) BizTalk Developer
6 6 (6.67%) ActionScript Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Programmer
7 5 (5.56%) iOS Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.44%) UI Designer
8 4 (4.44%) Flex Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Lead Designer
9 3 (3.33%) Digital Designer
10 2 (2.22%) Analyst
10 2 (2.22%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.22%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (65.56%) Flash
2 45 (50.00%) HTML
3 44 (48.89%) CSS
4 25 (27.78%) HTML5
5 21 (23.33%) Apache Flex
6 18 (20.00%) CSS3
7 15 (16.67%) XML
8 12 (13.33%) jQuery
9 9 (10.00%) Web Services
10 8 (8.89%) PureMVC
11 7 (7.78%) Adobe AIR
11 7 (7.78%) Parsley
12 6 (6.67%) JSON
12 6 (6.67%) iOS SDK
12 6 (6.67%) REST
12 6 (6.67%) Robotlegs
12 6 (6.67%) SOAP
12 6 (6.67%) .NET
12 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET
13 5 (5.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) User Experience
2 9 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.89%) Video on Demand
4 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 5 (5.56%) Streaming Video
5 4 (4.44%) W3C
5 4 (4.44%) TRADACOMS
6 3 (3.33%) Online Games
6 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.33%) Clustering
6 3 (3.33%) STB
6 3 (3.33%) IPTV
7 2 (2.22%) E-Learning
7 2 (2.22%) AS400
7 2 (2.22%) FMCG
7 2 (2.22%) Semantic Web
7 2 (2.22%) Flash Games
7 2 (2.22%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.22%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.56%) Apple iOS
2 12 (13.33%) Android
3 6 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (2.22%) Linux
5 1 (1.11%) MVS
5 1 (1.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.56%) Software Engineering
2 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.44%) OO
3 11 (12.22%) TDD
3 11 (12.22%) iOS Development
4 8 (8.89%) Android Development
4 8 (8.89%) Content Management
5 7 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (7.78%) Project Management
5 7 (7.78%) MVC
6 6 (6.67%) Web Development
6 6 (6.67%) Analytics
7 5 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (5.56%) Mobile Development
7 5 (5.56%) Performance Testing
7 5 (5.56%) SOA
8 4 (4.44%) Web Design
8 4 (4.44%) SEO
8 4 (4.44%) OOP
8 4 (4.44%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 48 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 37 (41.11%) ActionScript 3.0
3 16 (17.78%) ActionScript 2.0
4 12 (13.33%) Ruby
4 12 (13.33%) C#
5 10 (11.11%) Objective-C
6 9 (10.00%) Java
7 8 (8.89%) SQL
8 7 (7.78%) C++
9 6 (6.67%) PHP
10 3 (3.33%) Python
11 2 (2.22%) RPG
12 1 (1.11%) Perl
12 1 (1.11%) C
12 1 (1.11%) REXX
12 1 (1.11%) JCL
12 1 (1.11%) VBScript
12 1 (1.11%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) SLA
1 1 (1.11%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (16.67%) Adobe
2 4 (4.44%) EPiServer
3 3 (3.33%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.33%) Apple
4 2 (2.22%) OpenText
4 2 (2.22%) Facebook
4 2 (2.22%) SAP
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.11%) Omniture
5 1 (1.11%) DoubleClick
5 1 (1.11%) Google
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