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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 500 455 418
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -37
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 73 116 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 0.61% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 64 96
Average daily rate
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£310 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £220 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
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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
19327 19145 20502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.08% 39.65% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12333 12354
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 507 709
Average hourly rate £34.25 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -32 42 £450 +20.00% 17
South East +11 21 £225 - 5
West Midlands -19 4 £338 +25.00%
East Midlands +4 2 - - 6
East of England -34 2 £240 - 4
South West -22 1 £150 - 2
North West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
ActionScript
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ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 87 (60.84%) Flash
2 86 (60.14%) HTML
3 74 (51.75%) JavaScript
4 63 (44.06%) ActionScript 3.0
5 61 (42.66%) CSS
6 53 (37.06%) HTML5
7 35 (24.48%) XML
8 34 (23.78%) ActionScript 2.0
9 33 (23.08%) Adobe
10 31 (21.68%) jQuery
11 30 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (20.98%) Photoshop
12 27 (18.88%) OOP
12 27 (18.88%) User Experience
13 25 (17.48%) CSS3
14 24 (16.78%) MVC
15 23 (16.08%) Java
15 23 (16.08%) Windows
16 22 (15.38%) Apache Flex
17 21 (14.69%) OO
18 20 (13.99%) PHP
18 20 (13.99%) Adobe Illustrator
19 16 (11.19%) Subversion
20 14 (9.79%) Mobile App
21 13 (9.09%) E-Learning
21 13 (9.09%) .NET
21 13 (9.09%) Linux
22 12 (8.39%) C#
22 12 (8.39%) Internet
22 12 (8.39%) Finance

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (4.90%) CMS
2 5 (3.50%) Moodle
3 4 (2.80%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.10%) IIS
4 3 (2.10%) Drupal
4 3 (2.10%) WordPress
5 2 (1.40%) Node.js
5 2 (1.40%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.70%) JRun
6 1 (0.70%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.70%) Apache
6 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.70%) ColdFusion MX
6 1 (0.70%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.70%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 30 (20.98%) Photoshop
2 20 (13.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (4.20%) Fireworks
3 6 (4.20%) Adobe Captivate
4 4 (2.80%) PaintShop Pro
4 4 (2.80%) InDesign
5 3 (2.10%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (2.10%) MS Excel
6 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.70%) MS Project
7 1 (0.70%) MS Office
7 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.70%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (4.20%) HFM
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.59%) GitHub
2 2 (1.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.39%) Internet
2 3 (2.10%) Extranet
2 3 (2.10%) FTP
2 3 (2.10%) HTTP
2 3 (2.10%) SSL
2 3 (2.10%) 2G
3 2 (1.40%) SSH
3 2 (1.40%) X.509
3 2 (1.40%) Firewall
3 2 (1.40%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.69%) MySQL
2 8 (5.59%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.90%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.20%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (4.20%) Essbase
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.70%) Big Data
5 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (11.19%) Subversion
2 8 (5.59%) Dreamweaver
2 8 (5.59%) Grunt
2 8 (5.59%) Bower
3 5 (3.50%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.80%) Flash Builder
5 3 (2.10%) Hudson
5 3 (2.10%) WiX
5 3 (2.10%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.10%) Ant
6 2 (1.40%) JUnit
6 2 (1.40%) Introscope
6 2 (1.40%) Xcode
7 1 (0.70%) JIRA
7 1 (0.70%) Flex Builder
7 1 (0.70%) Redmine
7 1 (0.70%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (8.39%) Finance
1 12 (8.39%) Games
1 12 (8.39%) Marketing
2 7 (4.90%) Advertising
3 5 (3.50%) Retail
4 3 (2.10%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.10%) Publishing
4 3 (2.10%) Automotive
5 2 (1.40%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 98 (68.53%) Developer
2 29 (20.28%) Flash Developer
3 23 (16.08%) Designer
4 15 (10.49%) Web Developer
5 14 (9.79%) ActionScript Developer
6 10 (6.99%) Consultant
7 9 (6.29%) Digital Designer
8 8 (5.59%) PHP Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Flash Designer
9 6 (4.20%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Hyperion Consultant
10 5 (3.50%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.50%) Flex Developer
10 5 (3.50%) Interactive Developer
10 5 (3.50%) UI Developer
10 5 (3.50%) Flash ActionScript Developer
10 5 (3.50%) UI Programmer
10 5 (3.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (60.84%) Flash
2 86 (60.14%) HTML
3 61 (42.66%) CSS
4 53 (37.06%) HTML5
5 35 (24.48%) XML
6 31 (21.68%) jQuery
7 25 (17.48%) CSS3
8 22 (15.38%) Apache Flex
9 13 (9.09%) .NET
10 11 (7.69%) REST
11 10 (6.99%) Ajax
12 9 (6.29%) XHTML
13 8 (5.59%) AngularJS
14 7 (4.90%) Backbone.js
14 7 (4.90%) ASP.NET
14 7 (4.90%) Web Services
14 7 (4.90%) Adobe AIR
15 6 (4.20%) EDI
16 5 (3.50%) JSON
17 4 (2.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.88%) User Experience
2 14 (9.79%) Mobile App
3 13 (9.09%) E-Learning
4 11 (7.69%) SCORM
5 10 (6.99%) Open Source
6 9 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (6.29%) Client/Server
6 9 (6.29%) Animation
7 6 (4.20%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.50%) Social Media
8 5 (3.50%) Learning Management System
9 4 (2.80%) Copywriting
9 4 (2.80%) Streaming Video
9 4 (2.80%) W3C
9 4 (2.80%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.10%) Mobile Games
11 2 (1.40%) DTV
11 2 (1.40%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.40%) Clustering
11 2 (1.40%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.08%) Windows
2 13 (9.09%) Linux
3 8 (5.59%) Android
3 8 (5.59%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.20%) UNIX
5 5 (3.50%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.40%) zOS
8 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.88%) OOP
3 24 (16.78%) MVC
4 21 (14.69%) OO
5 10 (6.99%) Scrum
5 10 (6.99%) Software Engineering
6 9 (6.29%) TDD
6 9 (6.29%) Project Management
6 9 (6.29%) User Experience Design
6 9 (6.29%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (5.59%) Migration
8 7 (4.90%) DRM
9 6 (4.20%) Workflow
9 6 (4.20%) Content Management
10 5 (3.50%) Time Management
10 5 (3.50%) SOA
10 5 (3.50%) B2B
11 4 (2.80%) Kanban
11 4 (2.80%) iOS Development
11 4 (2.80%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 74 (51.75%) JavaScript
2 63 (44.06%) ActionScript 3.0
3 34 (23.78%) ActionScript 2.0
4 23 (16.08%) Java
5 20 (13.99%) PHP
6 12 (8.39%) C#
7 10 (6.99%) Perl
8 9 (6.29%) Ruby
9 6 (4.20%) Lua
9 6 (4.20%) PHP5
9 6 (4.20%) PHP4
9 6 (4.20%) C++
9 6 (4.20%) C
9 6 (4.20%) SQL
10 5 (3.50%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.80%) Python
12 3 (2.10%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.40%) BrightScript
14 1 (0.70%) VBScript
14 1 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (4.90%) Degree
2 6 (4.20%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) Section 508
2 1 (0.70%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 33 (23.08%) Adobe
2 12 (8.39%) DoubleClick
3 10 (6.99%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.59%) Oracle
5 6 (4.20%) SAP
5 6 (4.20%) Hyperion
6 4 (2.80%) Perforce
6 4 (2.80%) Facebook
7 3 (2.10%) Twitter
7 3 (2.10%) IBM
8 2 (1.40%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.40%) Apple
8 2 (1.40%) Omniture
8 2 (1.40%) Radianz
8 2 (1.40%) Axway
8 2 (1.40%) Tumbleweed
8 2 (1.40%) ExactTarget
8 2 (1.40%) Roku
8 2 (1.40%) Splunk
9 1 (0.70%) Rackspace
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Rate: £250 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
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Rate: 200-250 Per Day
Posted: 17 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
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Rate: From £30,000 to £40,000 per day
Posted: 27 days ago