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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 498 436 380
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -56
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 90 124 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.65% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 66 102
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £220 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £517 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £293
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
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
19794 18961 19544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.25% 39.42% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13251 12394 11763
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 507 676
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -23 50 £438 +9.37% 19
South East -3 23 £248 -11.60% 2
West Midlands -13 6 £375 +44.23% 7
East of England -27 4 £240 +20.00% 3
South West -31 3 £175 - 3
East Midlands - 2 - -
Yorkshire -9 1 £300 +2.12%
North West - - - - 1
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ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 94 (63.51%) HTML
2 86 (58.11%) Flash
3 82 (55.41%) JavaScript
4 62 (41.89%) ActionScript 3.0
5 61 (41.22%) CSS
6 59 (39.86%) HTML5
7 43 (29.05%) XML
8 33 (22.30%) jQuery
9 29 (19.59%) Apache Flex
9 29 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (19.59%) Photoshop
9 29 (19.59%) ActionScript 2.0
10 26 (17.57%) User Experience
10 26 (17.57%) MVC
11 25 (16.89%) CSS3
12 23 (15.54%) Java
12 23 (15.54%) Windows
12 23 (15.54%) Adobe
13 22 (14.86%) OOP
14 21 (14.19%) PHP
15 20 (13.51%) OO
16 19 (12.84%) Adobe Illustrator
17 18 (12.16%) Games
18 15 (10.14%) Finance
18 15 (10.14%) Linux
18 15 (10.14%) Subversion
19 14 (9.46%) .NET
20 13 (8.78%) Internet
21 12 (8.11%) MySQL
21 12 (8.11%) E-Learning

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (6.08%) CMS
2 5 (3.38%) Moodle
3 4 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.03%) IIS
4 3 (2.03%) Drupal
5 2 (1.35%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.68%) JRun
6 1 (0.68%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.68%) Apache
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.68%) ColdFusion MX
6 1 (0.68%) WordPress
6 1 (0.68%) Confluence
6 1 (0.68%) Node.js
6 1 (0.68%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 29 (19.59%) Photoshop
2 19 (12.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (4.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.70%) Fireworks
5 3 (2.03%) PaintShop Pro
5 3 (2.03%) Maya
5 3 (2.03%) MS Excel
5 3 (2.03%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (1.35%) Edge Animate
6 2 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.68%) InDesign
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.73%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (4.73%) HFM
2 3 (2.03%) Magento
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.41%) GitHub
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.78%) Internet
2 3 (2.03%) FTP
2 3 (2.03%) HTTP
2 3 (2.03%) SSL
2 3 (2.03%) Firewall
2 3 (2.03%) 2G
3 2 (1.35%) SSH
3 2 (1.35%) LDAP
3 2 (1.35%) Extranet
3 2 (1.35%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.11%) MySQL
2 8 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.73%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.73%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (4.73%) Essbase
4 3 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.68%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (10.14%) Subversion
2 8 (5.41%) Grunt
2 8 (5.41%) Bower
3 6 (4.05%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (3.38%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.03%) Introscope
6 3 (2.03%) Xcode
6 3 (2.03%) JUnit
7 2 (1.35%) Ant
7 2 (1.35%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.35%) Flash Builder
7 2 (1.35%) Hudson
7 2 (1.35%) WiX
8 1 (0.68%) Redmine
8 1 (0.68%) JIRA
8 1 (0.68%) Flex Builder
8 1 (0.68%) Axure RP
General
1 18 (12.16%) Games
2 15 (10.14%) Finance
3 11 (7.43%) Marketing
4 7 (4.73%) Advertising
5 5 (3.38%) Retail
6 3 (2.03%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.03%) Banking
6 3 (2.03%) Automotive
6 3 (2.03%) Interactive Media
7 2 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 101 (68.24%) Developer
2 21 (14.19%) Flash Developer
2 21 (14.19%) Designer
3 18 (12.16%) Web Developer
4 14 (9.46%) ActionScript Developer
5 10 (6.76%) Consultant
6 9 (6.08%) Architect
6 9 (6.08%) Digital Designer
7 8 (5.41%) PHP Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Hyperion Consultant
8 7 (4.73%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Flex Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.05%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.05%) Games Developer
9 6 (4.05%) Interactive Developer
10 5 (3.38%) UI Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (63.51%) HTML
2 86 (58.11%) Flash
3 61 (41.22%) CSS
4 59 (39.86%) HTML5
5 43 (29.05%) XML
6 33 (22.30%) jQuery
7 29 (19.59%) Apache Flex
8 25 (16.89%) CSS3
9 14 (9.46%) .NET
10 11 (7.43%) Ajax
11 10 (6.76%) Web Services
11 10 (6.76%) REST
12 9 (6.08%) AngularJS
13 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET
13 7 (4.73%) JSON
14 6 (4.05%) Adobe AIR
14 6 (4.05%) XHTML
15 5 (3.38%) XSLT
15 5 (3.38%) EDI
16 4 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.57%) User Experience
2 12 (8.11%) E-Learning
3 11 (7.43%) Animation
4 10 (6.76%) Open Source
5 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.08%) Mobile App
6 8 (5.41%) SCORM
6 8 (5.41%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.38%) Mobile Games
7 5 (3.38%) Social Media
7 5 (3.38%) Graphic Design
8 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.70%) Learning Management System
8 4 (2.70%) W3C
9 3 (2.03%) Streaming Video
9 3 (2.03%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.03%) Social Gaming
10 2 (1.35%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.35%) DataPower
10 2 (1.35%) Flash Games
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.54%) Windows
2 15 (10.14%) Linux
3 8 (5.41%) UNIX
3 8 (5.41%) Android
4 6 (4.05%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.03%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.35%) zOS
8 1 (0.68%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (17.57%) MVC
3 22 (14.86%) OOP
4 20 (13.51%) OO
5 11 (7.43%) TDD
6 10 (6.76%) Project Management
7 9 (6.08%) Migration
7 9 (6.08%) Scrum
7 9 (6.08%) Web Development
7 9 (6.08%) UX Design
8 8 (5.41%) Mobile Application Development
8 8 (5.41%) DRM
8 8 (5.41%) Software Engineering
9 7 (4.73%) Workflow
10 6 (4.05%) Content Management
10 6 (4.05%) Game Development
11 5 (3.38%) iOS Development
11 5 (3.38%) Email Marketing
11 5 (3.38%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 82 (55.41%) JavaScript
2 62 (41.89%) ActionScript 3.0
3 29 (19.59%) ActionScript 2.0
4 23 (15.54%) Java
5 21 (14.19%) PHP
6 11 (7.43%) C#
7 10 (6.76%) Perl
8 8 (5.41%) SQL
8 8 (5.41%) Ruby
9 7 (4.73%) Lua
9 7 (4.73%) C++
10 6 (4.05%) PHP5
10 6 (4.05%) PHP4
11 5 (3.38%) C
12 4 (2.70%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.03%) Python
14 2 (1.35%) PowerHouse
14 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.35%) Delphi
14 2 (1.35%) BrightScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.05%) Degree
2 3 (2.03%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Section 508
2 1 (0.68%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 23 (15.54%) Adobe
2 10 (6.76%) Oracle
3 9 (6.08%) DoubleClick
4 7 (4.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.73%) Hyperion
5 6 (4.05%) SAP
6 5 (3.38%) Perforce
7 3 (2.03%) IBM
7 3 (2.03%) Splunk
8 2 (1.35%) ExactTarget
8 2 (1.35%) Roku
8 2 (1.35%) Macromedia
8 2 (1.35%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.35%) Omniture
8 2 (1.35%) Radianz
8 2 (1.35%) Axway
8 2 (1.35%) Tumbleweed
9 1 (0.68%) Sencha
9 1 (0.68%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.68%) Apple
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