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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 502 449 409
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -40
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 78 113 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 0.60% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 65 98
Average daily rate
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£388 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-21.60% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.00
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
19162 18977 20042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.85% 39.44% 37.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12618 12345 12002
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
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 382 496 691
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 £15.25 £16.18 £17.50
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 1 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 1 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 46 £473 +32.16% 19
South East +1 21 £225 -19.64% 2
West Midlands -17 4 £400 +53.84% 4
East of England -26 2 £240 +20.00% 1
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
Yorkshire -5 1 £300 +2.12% 2
South West -30 1 - -
North West - - - - 1
ActionScript
UK

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 83 (59.29%) HTML
2 80 (57.14%) Flash
3 72 (51.43%) JavaScript
4 61 (43.57%) ActionScript 3.0
5 56 (40.00%) HTML5
6 55 (39.29%) CSS
7 34 (24.29%) XML
8 31 (22.14%) jQuery
8 31 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (20.71%) Photoshop
10 28 (20.00%) User Experience
11 27 (19.29%) ActionScript 2.0
12 26 (18.57%) CSS3
13 25 (17.86%) Java
13 25 (17.86%) Adobe
14 24 (17.14%) OOP
14 24 (17.14%) MVC
14 24 (17.14%) Apache Flex
15 21 (15.00%) OO
16 20 (14.29%) Windows
16 20 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
17 19 (13.57%) PHP
18 17 (12.14%) Subversion
19 15 (10.71%) Linux
20 14 (10.00%) Finance
21 13 (9.29%) .NET
22 12 (8.57%) Games
22 12 (8.57%) Internet
23 11 (7.86%) Scrum
23 11 (7.86%) C#

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (3.57%) CMS
1 5 (3.57%) Moodle
2 4 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.14%) IIS
3 3 (2.14%) Drupal
4 2 (1.43%) Node.js
4 2 (1.43%) WordPress
4 2 (1.43%) ColdFusion
4 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.71%) JRun
5 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.71%) ColdFusion MX
5 1 (0.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.71%) Confluence
5 1 (0.71%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.71%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 29 (20.71%) Photoshop
2 20 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (6.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.43%) InDesign
5 2 (1.43%) Maya
5 2 (1.43%) Fireworks
5 2 (1.43%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.71%) MS Project
6 1 (0.71%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.71%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.71%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.71%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (5.00%) HFM
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.71%) GitHub
2 2 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.57%) Internet
2 3 (2.14%) FTP
2 3 (2.14%) HTTP
2 3 (2.14%) SSL
2 3 (2.14%) 2G
3 2 (1.43%) SSH
3 2 (1.43%) Firewall
3 2 (1.43%) Extranet
3 2 (1.43%) X.509
3 2 (1.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.14%) MySQL
2 8 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.00%) Essbase
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (12.14%) Subversion
2 8 (5.71%) Grunt
2 8 (5.71%) Bower
3 6 (4.29%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (2.14%) Ant
5 3 (2.14%) JUnit
5 3 (2.14%) Xcode
5 3 (2.14%) Introscope
5 3 (2.14%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.14%) WiX
5 3 (2.14%) Flash Builder
5 3 (2.14%) Hudson
6 1 (0.71%) Flex Builder
6 1 (0.71%) JIRA
6 1 (0.71%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.71%) Redmine
General
1 14 (10.00%) Finance
2 12 (8.57%) Games
3 10 (7.14%) Marketing
4 7 (5.00%) Advertising
5 5 (3.57%) Retail
6 3 (2.14%) Automotive
6 3 (2.14%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.43%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.71%) Back Office
8 1 (0.71%) Electronics
8 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (67.14%) Developer
2 21 (15.00%) Designer
2 21 (15.00%) Flash Developer
3 15 (10.71%) Web Developer
4 13 (9.29%) ActionScript Developer
5 11 (7.86%) Consultant
6 9 (6.43%) Digital Designer
7 7 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.00%) Architect
7 7 (5.00%) PHP Developer
7 7 (5.00%) Hyperion Consultant
8 6 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Flex Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Lead Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) UI Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Interactive Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (59.29%) HTML
2 80 (57.14%) Flash
3 56 (40.00%) HTML5
4 55 (39.29%) CSS
5 34 (24.29%) XML
6 31 (22.14%) jQuery
7 26 (18.57%) CSS3
8 24 (17.14%) Apache Flex
9 13 (9.29%) .NET
10 11 (7.86%) REST
11 10 (7.14%) AngularJS
11 10 (7.14%) Ajax
12 8 (5.71%) Backbone.js
12 8 (5.71%) Web Services
12 8 (5.71%) XHTML
13 7 (5.00%) ASP.NET
14 6 (4.29%) JSON
14 6 (4.29%) EDI
15 5 (3.57%) XSLT
15 5 (3.57%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.00%) User Experience
2 11 (7.86%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.14%) Open Source
4 9 (6.43%) E-Learning
4 9 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.71%) Animation
6 6 (4.29%) SCORM
6 6 (4.29%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.57%) Learning Management System
7 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.86%) Streaming Video
8 4 (2.86%) Mobile Games
8 4 (2.86%) W3C
9 3 (2.14%) Graphic Design
9 3 (2.14%) Copywriting
9 3 (2.14%) Social Media
9 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.43%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.29%) Windows
2 15 (10.71%) Linux
3 8 (5.71%) Android
3 8 (5.71%) UNIX
4 7 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.43%) zOS
7 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.14%) OOP
2 24 (17.14%) MVC
3 21 (15.00%) OO
4 11 (7.86%) Scrum
4 11 (7.86%) Software Engineering
5 10 (7.14%) TDD
6 9 (6.43%) Migration
6 9 (6.43%) Project Management
6 9 (6.43%) UX Design
6 9 (6.43%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (5.71%) DRM
8 7 (5.00%) Workflow
9 6 (4.29%) Content Management
9 6 (4.29%) SOA
10 5 (3.57%) B2B
10 5 (3.57%) Kanban
10 5 (3.57%) Web Development
10 5 (3.57%) iOS Development
11 4 (2.86%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (51.43%) JavaScript
2 61 (43.57%) ActionScript 3.0
3 27 (19.29%) ActionScript 2.0
4 25 (17.86%) Java
5 19 (13.57%) PHP
6 11 (7.86%) C#
7 10 (7.14%) Perl
8 9 (6.43%) Ruby
9 6 (4.29%) Lua
9 6 (4.29%) PHP5
9 6 (4.29%) PHP4
9 6 (4.29%) Objective-C
9 6 (4.29%) C++
9 6 (4.29%) SQL
9 6 (4.29%) C
10 4 (2.86%) Python
11 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.43%) BrightScript
13 1 (0.71%) VBScript
13 1 (0.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (4.29%) Degree
2 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
2 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) WAI
2 1 (0.71%) Section 508
Systems Management
1 2 (1.43%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 25 (17.86%) Adobe
2 10 (7.14%) DoubleClick
3 9 (6.43%) Oracle
4 7 (5.00%) Hyperion
5 6 (4.29%) SAP
6 5 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.57%) Perforce
7 3 (2.14%) IBM
7 3 (2.14%) Splunk
8 2 (1.43%) ExactTarget
8 2 (1.43%) Roku
8 2 (1.43%) Facebook
8 2 (1.43%) Axway
8 2 (1.43%) Omniture
8 2 (1.43%) Tumbleweed
8 2 (1.43%) Radianz
8 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.43%) Apple
9 1 (0.71%) BMC
9 1 (0.71%) webMethods
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