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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 514 437 372
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -65
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 65 126 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.71% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 66 101
Average daily rate
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£363 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £237 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £52.82 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
18698 17846 16988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.94% 38.11% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12911 11534 10554
Average daily rate £400 £384 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 519 695
Average hourly rate £35.18 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 -34 43 £365 -16.57% 8
South East -33 10 £275 -16.06% 3
West Midlands -8 5 £375 +27.65% 1
East of England -14 2 £230 +2.22% 2
South West -28 2 £175 -36.36%
North West -5 1 £450 +50.00%
Yorkshire -16 1 £300 +2.12% 3
East Midlands - - - -
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ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 91 (65.00%) HTML
2 85 (60.71%) Flash
3 76 (54.29%) JavaScript
4 56 (40.00%) ActionScript 3.0
5 52 (37.14%) HTML5
6 49 (35.00%) CSS
7 39 (27.86%) XML
7 39 (27.86%) ActionScript 2.0
8 29 (20.71%) jQuery
9 28 (20.00%) Apache Flex
10 27 (19.29%) Adobe
11 26 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (15.71%) Windows
13 20 (14.29%) CSS3
14 19 (13.57%) Photoshop
15 18 (12.86%) OO
15 18 (12.86%) MVC
16 17 (12.14%) Games
16 17 (12.14%) Java
16 17 (12.14%) User Experience
17 15 (10.71%) Open Source
18 14 (10.00%) Finance
19 13 (9.29%) Linux
20 12 (8.57%) OOP
20 12 (8.57%) Adobe Illustrator
21 11 (7.86%) Migration
21 11 (7.86%) .NET
21 11 (7.86%) Marketing
21 11 (7.86%) AngularJS
22 10 (7.14%) Game Development

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (6.43%) CMS
2 2 (1.43%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.71%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.71%) WordPress
3 1 (0.71%) Confluence
3 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.71%) Apache
3 1 (0.71%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 19 (13.57%) Photoshop
2 12 (8.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (4.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (3.57%) MS Excel
5 4 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.86%) MS Office
6 3 (2.14%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (2.14%) Fireworks
6 3 (2.14%) PaintShop Pro
6 3 (2.14%) Maya
7 2 (1.43%) Edge Animate
7 2 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.71%) InDesign
8 1 (0.71%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.00%) HFM
1 7 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (2.14%) Magento
3 2 (1.43%) Aligne
3 2 (1.43%) Endur
3 2 (1.43%) ZaiNet
4 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) Internet
2 7 (5.00%) FTP
3 5 (3.57%) HTTP
3 5 (3.57%) Firewall
4 4 (2.86%) VPN
4 4 (2.86%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.14%) 2G
5 3 (2.14%) SSH
6 2 (1.43%) Extranet
7 1 (0.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.00%) MySQL
1 7 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (5.00%) Essbase
1 7 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.43%) OLAP
4 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (5.00%) Grunt
1 7 (5.00%) Bower
2 6 (4.29%) Subversion
3 4 (2.86%) JIRA
3 4 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (2.14%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.43%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.71%) Hudson
6 1 (0.71%) WiX
6 1 (0.71%) Flex Builder
6 1 (0.71%) Introscope
6 1 (0.71%) Xcode
6 1 (0.71%) Ant
6 1 (0.71%) JUnit
6 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.71%) Flash Builder
6 1 (0.71%) Axure RP
General
1 17 (12.14%) Games
2 14 (10.00%) Finance
3 11 (7.86%) Marketing
4 5 (3.57%) Advertising
5 4 (2.86%) Retail
6 3 (2.14%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.14%) Banking
6 3 (2.14%) Automotive
7 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.71%) Electronics
8 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.71%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 92 (65.71%) Developer
2 26 (18.57%) Flash Developer
3 19 (13.57%) ActionScript Developer
4 16 (11.43%) Web Developer
5 15 (10.71%) Designer
6 12 (8.57%) Architect
7 9 (6.43%) Games Developer
8 8 (5.71%) Analyst
8 8 (5.71%) Consultant
9 7 (5.00%) Flex Developer
9 7 (5.00%) Hyperion Consultant
10 6 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (4.29%) Flash Games Developer
10 6 (4.29%) UI Developer
10 6 (4.29%) Flash ActionScript Developer
10 6 (4.29%) UI Programmer
10 6 (4.29%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (3.57%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.57%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.57%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (65.00%) HTML
2 85 (60.71%) Flash
3 52 (37.14%) HTML5
4 49 (35.00%) CSS
5 39 (27.86%) XML
6 29 (20.71%) jQuery
7 28 (20.00%) Apache Flex
8 20 (14.29%) CSS3
9 11 (7.86%) AngularJS
9 11 (7.86%) .NET
10 8 (5.71%) Web Services
10 8 (5.71%) Adobe AIR
11 7 (5.00%) Ajax
11 7 (5.00%) ASP.NET
11 7 (5.00%) REST
12 6 (4.29%) JSON
13 5 (3.57%) EDI
14 4 (2.86%) XHTML
14 4 (2.86%) WinForms
14 4 (2.86%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.14%) User Experience
2 15 (10.71%) Open Source
3 9 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.71%) E-Learning
4 8 (5.71%) Animation
5 7 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.57%) Mobile Games
6 5 (3.57%) Streaming Video
7 4 (2.86%) SCORM
7 4 (2.86%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.86%) EFT
7 4 (2.86%) Social Media
7 4 (2.86%) Graphic Design
8 3 (2.14%) Social Gaming
9 2 (1.43%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.43%) Flash Games
9 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.43%) Copywriting
9 2 (1.43%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.71%) Windows
2 13 (9.29%) Linux
3 5 (3.57%) UNIX
3 5 (3.57%) Android
4 4 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.43%) zOS
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.86%) MVC
2 18 (12.86%) OO
3 12 (8.57%) OOP
4 11 (7.86%) Migration
5 10 (7.14%) Web Development
5 10 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 10 (7.14%) Game Development
6 9 (6.43%) Scrum
7 8 (5.71%) UX Design
8 7 (5.00%) Workflow
8 7 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 7 (5.00%) DRM
8 7 (5.00%) Project Management
8 7 (5.00%) TDD
9 5 (3.57%) Email Marketing
9 5 (3.57%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.57%) Online Marketing
9 5 (3.57%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.86%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (54.29%) JavaScript
2 56 (40.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 39 (27.86%) ActionScript 2.0
4 17 (12.14%) Java
5 10 (7.14%) PHP
5 10 (7.14%) Ruby
6 9 (6.43%) SQL
6 9 (6.43%) C#
7 7 (5.00%) C++
7 7 (5.00%) Perl
8 6 (4.29%) C
9 4 (2.86%) Lua
9 4 (2.86%) BrightScript
10 3 (2.14%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.43%) PHP5
11 2 (1.43%) PHP4
11 2 (1.43%) Delphi
12 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.71%) XPath
12 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.57%) Degree
2 3 (2.14%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) cPanel
Vendors
1 27 (19.29%) Adobe
2 9 (6.43%) Oracle
3 7 (5.00%) Hyperion
4 6 (4.29%) SAP
4 6 (4.29%) IBM
4 6 (4.29%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.86%) Roku
6 3 (2.14%) Perforce
6 3 (2.14%) DoubleClick
7 2 (1.43%) ExactTarget
7 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.43%) Macromedia
8 1 (0.71%) BMC
8 1 (0.71%) Splunk
8 1 (0.71%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.71%) Omniture
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