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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 513 467 417
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -50
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 39 81 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.47% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 48 59
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £239 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.46% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.97 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.97 -
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
18058 17255 15397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.86% 37.42% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11935 11001 9623
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 451 602
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.50 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -23 29 £360 +2.85% 17
West Midlands -12 4 - -
East of England +2 3 £298 -0.41% 2
South East -29 3 £230 -12.38% 2
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
ActionScript
UK

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 74 (67.89%) HTML
2 71 (65.14%) JavaScript
3 65 (59.63%) Flash
4 46 (42.20%) CSS
5 39 (35.78%) ActionScript 3.0
6 35 (32.11%) HTML5
7 31 (28.44%) XML
8 29 (26.61%) Adobe
9 26 (23.85%) jQuery
10 25 (22.94%) ActionScript 2.0
11 23 (21.10%) Apache Flex
12 20 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (17.43%) Games
14 15 (13.76%) Software Engineering
14 15 (13.76%) OO
15 13 (11.93%) TDD
16 12 (11.01%) Web Development
16 12 (11.01%) Adobe AIR
16 12 (11.01%) AngularJS
16 12 (11.01%) Photoshop
16 12 (11.01%) CMS
17 11 (10.09%) Windows
17 11 (10.09%) PHP
17 11 (10.09%) SQL
17 11 (10.09%) CSS3
17 11 (10.09%) Open Source
18 10 (9.17%) Git (software)
18 10 (9.17%) Game Development
18 10 (9.17%) Ruby
18 10 (9.17%) MVC

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 12 (11.01%) CMS
2 3 (2.75%) IIS
2 3 (2.75%) EPiServer CMS
3 2 (1.83%) JBoss
4 1 (0.92%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.92%) Confluence
4 1 (0.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Photoshop
2 7 (6.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.67%) MS Office
4 3 (2.75%) Maya
4 3 (2.75%) PaintShop Pro
4 3 (2.75%) Fireworks
4 3 (2.75%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (1.83%) Edge Animate
5 2 (1.83%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (1.83%) InDesign
5 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.92%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Magento
2 2 (1.83%) Aligne
2 2 (1.83%) HFM
2 2 (1.83%) ZaiNet
2 2 (1.83%) Endur
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) FTP
2 5 (4.59%) Firewall
3 4 (3.67%) HTTP
3 4 (3.67%) VPN
3 4 (3.67%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.75%) DVB
4 3 (2.75%) SSH
5 2 (1.83%) Internet
6 1 (0.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.50%) MySQL
2 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.83%) Essbase
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.83%) OLAP
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.26%) Cucumber
3 8 (7.34%) JIRA
4 5 (4.59%) Subversion
5 3 (2.75%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (2.75%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.92%) JUnit
7 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.92%) Xcode
7 1 (0.92%) Introscope
7 1 (0.92%) Bower
7 1 (0.92%) Grunt
General
1 19 (17.43%) Games
2 9 (8.26%) Marketing
3 8 (7.34%) Finance
4 4 (3.67%) Retail
5 3 (2.75%) Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.92%) Automotive
7 1 (0.92%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 68 (62.39%) Developer
2 21 (19.27%) Flash Developer
3 16 (14.68%) ActionScript Developer
4 12 (11.01%) Designer
5 9 (8.26%) Architect
6 8 (7.34%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (7.34%) Software Engineer
6 8 (7.34%) Games Developer
7 7 (6.42%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Flash ActionScript Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Flash Games Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Programmer
8 6 (5.50%) Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Applications Support
9 5 (4.59%) Flex Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.75%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (67.89%) HTML
2 65 (59.63%) Flash
3 46 (42.20%) CSS
4 35 (32.11%) HTML5
5 31 (28.44%) XML
6 26 (23.85%) jQuery
7 23 (21.10%) Apache Flex
8 12 (11.01%) Adobe AIR
8 12 (11.01%) AngularJS
9 11 (10.09%) CSS3
10 8 (7.34%) .NET
11 6 (5.50%) Backbone.js
11 6 (5.50%) Web Services
11 6 (5.50%) XSLT
11 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET
12 5 (4.59%) XHTML
13 4 (3.67%) Underscore.js
13 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (3.67%) Ajax
13 4 (3.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Open Source
2 9 (8.26%) User Experience
2 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.34%) E-Learning
4 7 (6.42%) Animation
5 4 (3.67%) Social Gaming
5 4 (3.67%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.67%) Semantic Web
5 4 (3.67%) Graphic Design
5 4 (3.67%) SCORM
5 4 (3.67%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.67%) EFT
6 3 (2.75%) Flash Games
6 3 (2.75%) STB
6 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.75%) IPTV
6 3 (2.75%) Social Media
7 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.83%) Online Games
7 2 (1.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.09%) Windows
2 6 (5.50%) Linux
3 5 (4.59%) Android
4 3 (2.75%) UNIX
4 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.92%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (13.76%) Software Engineering
2 15 (13.76%) OO
3 13 (11.93%) TDD
4 12 (11.01%) Web Development
5 10 (9.17%) Game Development
5 10 (9.17%) MVC
6 9 (8.26%) OOP
7 8 (7.34%) Scrum
8 7 (6.42%) Progressive Enhancement
9 6 (5.50%) Online Marketing
9 6 (5.50%) Project Management
9 6 (5.50%) Migration
10 5 (4.59%) SEO
10 5 (4.59%) Functional Programming
11 4 (3.67%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.67%) Email Marketing
11 4 (3.67%) Web Design
11 4 (3.67%) E-Commerce
12 3 (2.75%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (65.14%) JavaScript
2 39 (35.78%) ActionScript 3.0
3 25 (22.94%) ActionScript 2.0
4 11 (10.09%) PHP
4 11 (10.09%) SQL
5 10 (9.17%) Ruby
6 9 (8.26%) Java
6 9 (8.26%) C#
6 9 (8.26%) Dart
7 8 (7.34%) C++
8 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.75%) BrightScript
9 2 (1.83%) Lua
9 2 (1.83%) Python
9 2 (1.83%) C
9 2 (1.83%) Delphi
10 1 (0.92%) Perl
10 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.42%) Degree
2 5 (4.59%) VCP4
3 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (26.61%) Adobe
2 6 (5.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle
4 3 (2.75%) IBM
4 3 (2.75%) EPiServer
4 3 (2.75%) Roku
5 2 (1.83%) Facebook
5 2 (1.83%) Macromedia
5 2 (1.83%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.92%) Perforce
6 1 (0.92%) DoubleClick
6 1 (0.92%) Splunk
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