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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 546 508 464
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -44
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 66 74 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.39% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 43 67
Average daily rate
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£413 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £620 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £243 £375
% change year-on-year
+95.87% -35.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
20807 18858 19015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.58% 37.45% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14227 12152 12164
Average daily rate £408 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 383 514
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -17 27 £375 -20.63% 7
West Midlands +11 18 £363 +20.83% 8
North East - 14 £503 -
Yorkshire - 4 £495 - 1
East of England +6 2 - - 1
North West - 2 £510 - 4
South East -46 1 £410 +74.46% 1
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ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 69 (66.35%) HTML
2 65 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 62 (59.62%) CSS
4 58 (55.77%) Flash
5 48 (46.15%) HTML5
6 40 (38.46%) ActionScript 3.0
7 29 (27.88%) SQL Server
8 25 (24.04%) PHP
8 25 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (24.04%) Content Management
9 24 (23.08%) jQuery
10 20 (19.23%) SEO
11 19 (18.27%) VB
11 19 (18.27%) XML
11 19 (18.27%) .NET
11 19 (18.27%) RSS
11 19 (18.27%) Social Media
11 19 (18.27%) CSS3
12 18 (17.31%) Photoshop
12 18 (17.31%) Games
13 17 (16.35%) FTP
14 16 (15.38%) ActionScript 2.0
15 15 (14.42%) Finance
16 14 (13.46%) HTTP
16 14 (13.46%) Apple iOS
17 13 (12.50%) Apache Flex
18 12 (11.54%) C#
18 12 (11.54%) UNIX
18 12 (11.54%) iOS Development
19 11 (10.58%) 4G

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (6.73%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.77%) Drupal
3 3 (2.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.88%) CMS
3 3 (2.88%) IIS
4 2 (1.92%) Apache
4 2 (1.92%) Confluence
5 1 (0.96%) Node.js
5 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (17.31%) Photoshop
2 10 (9.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (4.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.92%) MS Office
5 2 (1.92%) InDesign
5 2 (1.92%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) GitHub
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.35%) FTP
2 14 (13.46%) HTTP
3 11 (10.58%) 3G
3 11 (10.58%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (10.58%) 4G
4 8 (7.69%) SSH
5 5 (4.81%) HTTPS
6 4 (3.85%) Intranet
7 3 (2.88%) Internet
7 3 (2.88%) SMTP
8 2 (1.92%) X.400
9 1 (0.96%) Firewall
9 1 (0.96%) SSL
9 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.81%) MySQL
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (7.69%) GitLab
2 7 (6.73%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.77%) Android Studio
3 6 (5.77%) FlexUnit
4 5 (4.81%) Xcode
5 4 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.92%) JIRA
6 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.96%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.96%) Subversion
7 1 (0.96%) Flash Builder
7 1 (0.96%) Axure RP
General
1 18 (17.31%) Games
2 15 (14.42%) Finance
3 7 (6.73%) Marketing
4 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.92%) Retail
6 1 (0.96%) German Language
6 1 (0.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.96%) Publishing
6 1 (0.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (88.46%) Developer
2 32 (30.77%) Flash Developer
3 15 (14.42%) AWS Developer
4 12 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (9.62%) Flash ActionScript Developer
6 7 (6.73%) Mobile Developer
6 7 (6.73%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (6.73%) BizTalk Developer
7 6 (5.77%) ActionScript Developer
7 6 (5.77%) Designer
8 5 (4.81%) iOS Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Digital Designer
9 4 (3.85%) HTML Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Lead Designer
10 3 (2.88%) Flex Developer
11 2 (1.92%) Junior Developer
11 2 (1.92%) Analyst
11 2 (1.92%) Junior
11 2 (1.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (66.35%) HTML
2 62 (59.62%) CSS
3 58 (55.77%) Flash
4 48 (46.15%) HTML5
5 24 (23.08%) jQuery
6 19 (18.27%) CSS3
6 19 (18.27%) XML
6 19 (18.27%) .NET
6 19 (18.27%) RSS
7 13 (12.50%) Apache Flex
8 10 (9.62%) Web Services
8 10 (9.62%) PureMVC
9 8 (7.69%) Robotlegs
10 7 (6.73%) JSON
10 7 (6.73%) Ajax
11 6 (5.77%) SOAP
11 6 (5.77%) iOS SDK
11 6 (5.77%) REST
11 6 (5.77%) Parsley
11 6 (5.77%) Drush
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) Social Media
2 10 (9.62%) Mobile App
2 10 (9.62%) User Experience
3 8 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 8 (7.69%) Video on Demand
4 7 (6.73%) Streaming Video
5 6 (5.77%) Online Games
6 5 (4.81%) Animation
7 4 (3.85%) TRADACOMS
8 3 (2.88%) Clustering
8 3 (2.88%) W3C
8 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.92%) AS400
9 2 (1.92%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.92%) FMCG
9 2 (1.92%) Flash Games
10 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.96%) Video Editing
10 1 (0.96%) iSeries
10 1 (0.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.46%) Apple iOS
2 12 (11.54%) UNIX
3 11 (10.58%) Linux
3 11 (10.58%) Android
4 10 (9.62%) Mac OS
5 4 (3.85%) Windows
6 1 (0.96%) MVS
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (24.04%) Content Management
2 20 (19.23%) SEO
3 12 (11.54%) iOS Development
4 11 (10.58%) OO
5 9 (8.65%) Android Development
5 9 (8.65%) SDLC
6 8 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (7.69%) Change Control
6 8 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 8 (7.69%) Open Source
6 8 (7.69%) SOA
7 7 (6.73%) MVC
7 7 (6.73%) Performance Management
7 7 (6.73%) Mobile Development
8 6 (5.77%) Web Development
8 6 (5.77%) Web Design
9 5 (4.81%) Project Management
9 5 (4.81%) Analytics
9 5 (4.81%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 40 (38.46%) ActionScript 3.0
3 25 (24.04%) PHP
4 19 (18.27%) VB
5 16 (15.38%) ActionScript 2.0
6 12 (11.54%) C#
7 11 (10.58%) Objective-C
8 7 (6.73%) C++
8 7 (6.73%) Java
9 6 (5.77%) Ruby
10 5 (4.81%) SQL
11 4 (3.85%) C
12 2 (1.92%) VBScript
12 2 (1.92%) RPG
12 2 (1.92%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.96%) BrightScript
13 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.96%) Python
13 1 (0.96%) REXX
13 1 (0.96%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.92%) Degree
1 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) SLA
1 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 10 (9.62%) Adobe
2 3 (2.88%) Apple
2 3 (2.88%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.92%) SAP
3 2 (1.92%) OpenText
4 1 (0.96%) Omniture
4 1 (0.96%) DoubleClick
4 1 (0.96%) Google
4 1 (0.96%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft
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