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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 537 508 450
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -58
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 58 62 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.34% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 60
Average daily rate
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£388 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £203 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
19729 18403 18045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.29% 37.28% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13465 11975 11391
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 383 511
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -10 33 £375 -6.25% 10
West Midlands +9 13 £363 +11.53% 6
South East -17 3 £410 +64.00% 5
Yorkshire - 3 £495 - 3
East of England 0 2 - -
North West - 2 £510 - 4
South West -8 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £163 - 1
North East - 1 £510 -
ActionScript
UK

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 57 (60.64%) Flash
2 53 (56.38%) HTML
3 52 (55.32%) JavaScript
4 47 (50.00%) CSS
5 34 (36.17%) ActionScript 3.0
5 34 (36.17%) HTML5
6 19 (20.21%) CSS3
7 17 (18.09%) Games
7 17 (18.09%) XML
8 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
8 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (17.02%) ActionScript 2.0
9 15 (15.96%) Apple iOS
9 15 (15.96%) Photoshop
10 14 (14.89%) HTTP
10 14 (14.89%) Content Management
10 14 (14.89%) Apache Flex
11 13 (13.83%) jQuery
11 13 (13.83%) Android
11 13 (13.83%) Finance
12 12 (12.77%) PHP
12 12 (12.77%) OO
12 12 (12.77%) iOS Development
12 12 (12.77%) User Experience
13 11 (11.70%) Objective-C
14 10 (10.64%) SEO
14 10 (10.64%) C#
14 10 (10.64%) Mobile App
15 9 (9.57%) Android Development
15 9 (9.57%) Java

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (7.45%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (6.38%) CMS
3 4 (4.26%) IIS
4 3 (3.19%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.19%) Confluence
5 2 (2.13%) JBoss
6 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.06%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (1.06%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (15.96%) Photoshop
2 6 (6.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (5.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (4.26%) InDesign
5 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
6 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.13%) MS Office
6 2 (2.13%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (1.06%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
1 1 (1.06%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.89%) HTTP
2 7 (7.45%) FTP
3 5 (5.32%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.19%) SMTP
4 3 (3.19%) Internet
4 3 (3.19%) DVB
5 2 (2.13%) X.400
6 1 (1.06%) Firewall
6 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) MySQL
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.38%) FlexUnit
3 6 (6.38%) Android Studio
4 5 (5.32%) Xcode
5 4 (4.26%) Axure RP
6 3 (3.19%) JIRA
7 2 (2.13%) Subversion
7 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.06%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.06%) Flash Builder
General
1 17 (18.09%) Games
2 13 (13.83%) Finance
3 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.26%) Marketing
4 3 (3.19%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (77.66%) Developer
2 30 (31.91%) Flash Developer
3 9 (9.57%) Designer
3 9 (9.57%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 8 (8.51%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (7.45%) ActionScript Developer
5 7 (7.45%) BizTalk Developer
6 6 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (5.32%) iOS Developer
7 5 (5.32%) AWS Developer
8 4 (4.26%) UI Designer
8 4 (4.26%) Flex Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Programmer
9 3 (3.19%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Lead Designer
9 3 (3.19%) HTML Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Digital Designer
10 2 (2.13%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (60.64%) Flash
2 53 (56.38%) HTML
3 47 (50.00%) CSS
4 34 (36.17%) HTML5
5 19 (20.21%) CSS3
6 17 (18.09%) XML
7 14 (14.89%) Apache Flex
8 13 (13.83%) jQuery
9 9 (9.57%) Web Services
10 8 (8.51%) RSS
10 8 (8.51%) PureMVC
11 7 (7.45%) JSON
11 7 (7.45%) .NET
11 7 (7.45%) Parsley
11 7 (7.45%) REST
12 6 (6.38%) SOAP
12 6 (6.38%) Robotlegs
12 6 (6.38%) iOS SDK
12 6 (6.38%) Ajax
13 5 (5.32%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) User Experience
2 10 (10.64%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.51%) Video on Demand
3 8 (8.51%) Social Media
4 7 (7.45%) N-Tier
5 6 (6.38%) Streaming Video
6 4 (4.26%) Online Games
6 4 (4.26%) TRADACOMS
7 3 (3.19%) Clustering
7 3 (3.19%) STB
7 3 (3.19%) IPTV
7 3 (3.19%) W3C
7 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.13%) AS400
8 2 (2.13%) E-Learning
8 2 (2.13%) Flash Games
8 2 (2.13%) Graphic Design
8 2 (2.13%) FMCG
8 2 (2.13%) Social Gaming
9 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.96%) Apple iOS
2 13 (13.83%) Android
3 5 (5.32%) Windows
4 2 (2.13%) Linux
5 1 (1.06%) MVS
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.89%) Content Management
3 12 (12.77%) OO
3 12 (12.77%) iOS Development
4 10 (10.64%) SEO
5 9 (9.57%) Android Development
6 7 (7.45%) Web Development
6 7 (7.45%) Performance Testing
6 7 (7.45%) SOA
6 7 (7.45%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.38%) MVC
7 6 (6.38%) Project Management
7 6 (6.38%) Mobile Development
8 5 (5.32%) TDD
8 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.32%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (5.32%) Analytics
9 4 (4.26%) BDD
9 4 (4.26%) Web Design
9 4 (4.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 52 (55.32%) JavaScript
2 34 (36.17%) ActionScript 3.0
3 16 (17.02%) ActionScript 2.0
4 12 (12.77%) PHP
5 11 (11.70%) Objective-C
6 10 (10.64%) C#
7 9 (9.57%) Java
8 8 (8.51%) VB
9 7 (7.45%) SQL
10 6 (6.38%) Ruby
10 6 (6.38%) C++
11 2 (2.13%) RPG
11 2 (2.13%) Python
11 2 (2.13%) VBScript
12 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.06%) REXX
12 1 (1.06%) JCL
12 1 (1.06%) Lua
12 1 (1.06%) Perl
12 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) SLA
1 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 9 (9.57%) Adobe
2 3 (3.19%) Apple
2 3 (3.19%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.13%) Facebook
3 2 (2.13%) SAP
3 2 (2.13%) OpenText
3 2 (2.13%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.06%) Omniture
4 1 (1.06%) DoubleClick
4 1 (1.06%) Google
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £365 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £365 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago