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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 516 429 392
Rank change year-on-year
-87 -37
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 41 110 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.67% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 62 81
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £246 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
17638 16517 15639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.98% 37.55% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11904 10560 9767
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 460 661
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.18 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 January 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 January 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 -42 32 £375 -8.53% 12
South East -9 6 £338 +2.64% 3
West Midlands -6 2 - - 2
North West -13 1 £450 +38.46% 3
East of England - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 5
East Midlands - - - - 1
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ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 87 (66.41%) HTML
2 84 (64.12%) JavaScript
3 80 (61.07%) Flash
4 54 (41.22%) ActionScript 3.0
5 53 (40.46%) CSS
6 48 (36.64%) HTML5
7 38 (29.01%) XML
8 35 (26.72%) jQuery
9 32 (24.43%) Apache Flex
10 31 (23.66%) ActionScript 2.0
10 31 (23.66%) Adobe
11 29 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (14.50%) Games
12 19 (14.50%) CSS3
13 18 (13.74%) Open Source
14 17 (12.98%) Windows
14 17 (12.98%) Photoshop
15 16 (12.21%) OO
16 15 (11.45%) Java
16 15 (11.45%) MVC
16 15 (11.45%) TDD
16 15 (11.45%) Software Engineering
16 15 (11.45%) Ruby
16 15 (11.45%) User Experience
17 13 (9.92%) Adobe AIR
18 12 (9.16%) PHP
18 12 (9.16%) AngularJS
19 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (8.40%) CMS
19 11 (8.40%) Web Development

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (8.40%) CMS
2 3 (2.29%) IIS
2 3 (2.29%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (0.76%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.76%) Apache
3 1 (0.76%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.76%) Confluence
3 1 (0.76%) Node.js
3 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (12.98%) Photoshop
2 10 (7.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.05%) Maya
3 4 (3.05%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.05%) MS Office
4 3 (2.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.29%) Fireworks
4 3 (2.29%) PaintShop Pro
4 3 (2.29%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (1.53%) Edge Animate
6 1 (0.76%) InDesign
6 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.76%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (2.29%) HFM
1 3 (2.29%) Magento
2 2 (1.53%) Aligne
2 2 (1.53%) ZaiNet
2 2 (1.53%) Endur
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.58%) GitHub
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.11%) Internet
2 7 (5.34%) FTP
3 5 (3.82%) HTTP
3 5 (3.82%) Firewall
4 4 (3.05%) VPN
4 4 (3.05%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.29%) SSH
6 1 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.11%) MySQL
2 6 (4.58%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.29%) Essbase
4 3 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.53%) OLAP
6 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (8.40%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.87%) Cucumber
3 8 (6.11%) JIRA
4 7 (5.34%) Subversion
5 6 (4.58%) Bower
5 6 (4.58%) Grunt
6 4 (3.05%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.53%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.53%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.76%) Ant
8 1 (0.76%) JUnit
8 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.76%) Introscope
8 1 (0.76%) Xcode
8 1 (0.76%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.76%) Hudson
8 1 (0.76%) WiX
8 1 (0.76%) Flash Builder
8 1 (0.76%) Flex Builder
8 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (14.50%) Games
2 9 (6.87%) Finance
2 9 (6.87%) Marketing
3 5 (3.82%) Retail
4 3 (2.29%) Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Automotive
5 2 (1.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 88 (67.18%) Developer
2 27 (20.61%) Flash Developer
3 18 (13.74%) ActionScript Developer
4 15 (11.45%) Web Developer
5 12 (9.16%) Architect
6 11 (8.40%) Designer
7 9 (6.87%) Games Developer
8 8 (6.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (6.11%) Analyst
9 7 (5.34%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Flash Games Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Flex Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Flash ActionScript Developer
11 5 (3.82%) Programmer
11 5 (3.82%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) Applications Support
11 5 (3.82%) Applications Support Analyst
12 4 (3.05%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (66.41%) HTML
2 80 (61.07%) Flash
3 53 (40.46%) CSS
4 48 (36.64%) HTML5
5 38 (29.01%) XML
6 35 (26.72%) jQuery
7 32 (24.43%) Apache Flex
8 19 (14.50%) CSS3
9 13 (9.92%) Adobe AIR
10 12 (9.16%) AngularJS
11 8 (6.11%) .NET
12 6 (4.58%) JSON
12 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET
12 6 (4.58%) Web Services
12 6 (4.58%) REST
12 6 (4.58%) Backbone.js
13 5 (3.82%) XSLT
13 5 (3.82%) XHTML
13 5 (3.82%) Ajax
14 4 (3.05%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) Open Source
2 15 (11.45%) User Experience
3 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.11%) Animation
4 8 (6.11%) E-Learning
5 6 (4.58%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.82%) Mobile Games
6 5 (3.82%) Streaming Video
7 4 (3.05%) Graphic Design
7 4 (3.05%) SCORM
7 4 (3.05%) EFT
7 4 (3.05%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.05%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.29%) Social Media
8 3 (2.29%) Social Gaming
8 3 (2.29%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.53%) Online Games
9 2 (1.53%) RIA
9 2 (1.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.98%) Windows
2 9 (6.87%) Linux
3 5 (3.82%) Android
4 4 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.29%) UNIX
5 3 (2.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.76%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (12.21%) OO
3 15 (11.45%) MVC
3 15 (11.45%) TDD
3 15 (11.45%) Software Engineering
4 11 (8.40%) Web Development
4 11 (8.40%) Game Development
5 10 (7.63%) Scrum
6 9 (6.87%) OOP
6 9 (6.87%) Project Management
7 7 (5.34%) Migration
7 7 (5.34%) Progressive Enhancement
7 7 (5.34%) UX Design
8 6 (4.58%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (3.82%) Functional Programming
9 5 (3.82%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.82%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.82%) Online Marketing
10 4 (3.05%) Email Marketing
10 4 (3.05%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 84 (64.12%) JavaScript
2 54 (41.22%) ActionScript 3.0
3 31 (23.66%) ActionScript 2.0
4 15 (11.45%) Java
4 15 (11.45%) Ruby
5 12 (9.16%) PHP
6 10 (7.63%) SQL
7 9 (6.87%) C#
7 9 (6.87%) Dart
8 7 (5.34%) C++
9 6 (4.58%) Perl
10 4 (3.05%) Lua
10 4 (3.05%) BrightScript
11 3 (2.29%) C
11 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.53%) PHP5
12 2 (1.53%) PHP4
12 2 (1.53%) Python
12 2 (1.53%) Delphi
13 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.58%) Degree
2 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) cPanel
Vendors
1 31 (23.66%) Adobe
2 6 (4.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.82%) Oracle
4 4 (3.05%) IBM
4 4 (3.05%) Roku
5 3 (2.29%) SAP
5 3 (2.29%) Hyperion
5 3 (2.29%) Perforce
5 3 (2.29%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.53%) Macromedia
7 1 (0.76%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.76%) Omniture
7 1 (0.76%) Splunk
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