The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 594 575 554
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -21
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 30 61 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.30% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 47 41
Median daily rate £438 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £510 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £490 £233
% change year-on-year
-15.81% +110.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
ActionScript
UK

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
20346 20282 19467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 41.02% 38.44% 36.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14108 13936 12768
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 479 387
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing ActionScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 15 £490 +45.18% 9
East Midlands - 6 £500 - 1
South East +22 3 £275 -31.25% 1
North West +10 3 £425 -16.66% 1
South West +14 2 £388 +72.22%
Yorkshire +9 1 £375 -24.24%
ActionScript
UK

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for ActionScript.

1 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
2 24 (51.06%) Flash
3 22 (46.81%) HTML
4 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (38.30%) XML
6 16 (34.04%) C++
7 15 (31.91%) Windows
7 15 (31.91%) Java
7 15 (31.91%) ActionScript 2.0
7 15 (31.91%) HTML5
8 14 (29.79%) Photoshop
8 14 (29.79%) TDD
8 14 (29.79%) Scrum
9 13 (27.66%) Subversion
10 12 (25.53%) Interactive TV
10 12 (25.53%) OpenTV
10 12 (25.53%) ActionScript 3.0
11 11 (23.40%) JSON
11 11 (23.40%) PHP
12 10 (21.28%) C
12 10 (21.28%) C#
12 10 (21.28%) CSS
12 10 (21.28%) Maven
12 10 (21.28%) Cucumber
12 10 (21.28%) GitHub
13 9 (19.15%) Fat Client
13 9 (19.15%) Kanban
13 9 (19.15%) ANSI C
13 9 (19.15%) Spring
13 9 (19.15%) MVC

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) Apache
1 4 (8.51%) CMS
1 4 (8.51%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) ColdFusion
2 2 (4.26%) ColdFusion MX
2 2 (4.26%) JRun
2 2 (4.26%) Moodle
2 2 (4.26%) nginx
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) WordPress
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Photoshop
2 8 (17.02%) PaintShop Pro
3 2 (4.26%) 3ds Max
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.26%) InDesign
3 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Infor M3
1 1 (2.13%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) GitHub
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) DVB
1 9 (19.15%) HTTP
2 6 (12.77%) FTP
3 5 (10.64%) HTTPS
3 5 (10.64%) Internet
4 3 (6.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) MySQL
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.13%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Subversion
2 10 (21.28%) Cucumber
2 10 (21.28%) Maven
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Grunt
3 2 (4.26%) gulp
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (2.13%) Ant
4 1 (2.13%) Gradle
4 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (10.64%) Games
2 3 (6.38%) Advertising
3 2 (4.26%) Back Office
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Interactive Media
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Developer
2 5 (10.64%) Designer
2 5 (10.64%) Test Leader
3 4 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Flash Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) ColdFusion Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Digital Developer
5 2 (4.26%) HTML Developer
5 2 (4.26%) PHP Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) Flash
2 22 (46.81%) HTML
3 18 (38.30%) XML
4 15 (31.91%) HTML5
5 11 (23.40%) JSON
6 10 (21.28%) CSS
7 9 (19.15%) Spring
7 9 (19.15%) XSD
8 8 (17.02%) Node.js
9 7 (14.89%) .NET
10 4 (8.51%) Ajax
10 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
10 4 (8.51%) CSS3
10 4 (8.51%) LAMP
10 4 (8.51%) PhoneGap
10 4 (8.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 3 (6.38%) Apache Flex
11 3 (6.38%) Backbone.js
11 3 (6.38%) Middleware
11 3 (6.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Interactive TV
2 9 (19.15%) Fat Client
2 9 (19.15%) MPEG
2 9 (19.15%) Thin Client
3 6 (12.77%) User Experience
4 3 (6.38%) MHEG
4 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.26%) e-Learning
5 2 (4.26%) IPTV
5 2 (4.26%) Mobile Games
5 2 (4.26%) SCORM
5 2 (4.26%) Streaming Video
5 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.13%) DataPower
6 1 (2.13%) Fintech
6 1 (2.13%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.13%) iSeries
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (2.13%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) Scrum
2 14 (29.79%) TDD
3 9 (19.15%) Kanban
3 9 (19.15%) MVC
3 9 (19.15%) Pair Programming
4 8 (17.02%) Automated Testing
4 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (14.89%) OO
6 4 (8.51%) OOP
6 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.38%) Front End Development
7 3 (6.38%) Migration
7 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Web Development
8 2 (4.26%) Content Management
8 2 (4.26%) DRM
8 2 (4.26%) OOD
8 2 (4.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
2 16 (34.04%) C++
3 15 (31.91%) ActionScript 2.0
3 15 (31.91%) Java
4 12 (25.53%) ActionScript 3.0
5 11 (23.40%) PHP
6 10 (21.28%) C
6 10 (21.28%) C#
7 9 (19.15%) ANSI C
8 5 (10.64%) Objective-C
8 5 (10.64%) Ruby
9 3 (6.38%) SQL
10 2 (4.26%) BrightScript
10 2 (4.26%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (4.26%) Lua
10 2 (4.26%) PHP 4
10 2 (4.26%) PHP 5
10 2 (4.26%) PHP 7
10 2 (4.26%) Python
10 2 (4.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) OpenTV
2 9 (19.15%) Adobe
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) Roku
5 1 (2.13%) Teradata
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