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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 513 442 430
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -12
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 70 115 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.60% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 69 92
Average daily rate
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£323 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £219 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £529 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £243 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-35.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
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
19036 19218 19901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.35% 39.49% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12286 12255 12124
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £253 £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 380 524 730
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 £475 +26.66% 26
South East +14 17 £245 -10.90% 8
West Midlands -21 4 £300 +11.11% 3
East of England -27 3 £219 - 12
East Midlands 0 1 - - 5
South West -34 1 £150 -33.33% 2
North West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 4
ActionScript
UK

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 85 (60.71%) Flash
2 84 (60.00%) HTML
3 69 (49.29%) JavaScript
4 60 (42.86%) ActionScript 3.0
5 58 (41.43%) CSS
6 52 (37.14%) HTML5
7 37 (26.43%) ActionScript 2.0
7 37 (26.43%) XML
8 35 (25.00%) Adobe
9 30 (21.43%) jQuery
10 29 (20.71%) Photoshop
11 23 (16.43%) CSS3
11 23 (16.43%) OOP
12 22 (15.71%) OO
12 22 (15.71%) Apache Flex
13 21 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
13 21 (15.00%) MVC
14 20 (14.29%) Windows
14 20 (14.29%) PHP
15 19 (13.57%) Java
15 19 (13.57%) .NET
16 17 (12.14%) C#
17 14 (10.00%) Finance
17 14 (10.00%) Subversion
18 13 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (9.29%) E-Learning
18 13 (9.29%) Microsoft
18 13 (9.29%) Mobile App
19 12 (8.57%) Linux
19 12 (8.57%) Games

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (5.71%) CMS
2 5 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.57%) Moodle
3 4 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.86%) IIS
4 3 (2.14%) WordPress
4 3 (2.14%) Drupal
5 2 (1.43%) Node.js
5 2 (1.43%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.43%) MTS
5 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.71%) JRun
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.71%) ColdFusion MX
6 1 (0.71%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.71%) Confluence
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.71%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 29 (20.71%) Photoshop
2 21 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (4.29%) Adobe Captivate
3 6 (4.29%) Fireworks
4 5 (3.57%) InDesign
5 4 (2.86%) PaintShop Pro
5 4 (2.86%) MS Excel
6 3 (2.14%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.14%) MS Office
6 3 (2.14%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (1.43%) MS Project
8 1 (0.71%) Maya
8 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Aligne
1 4 (2.86%) ZaiNet
1 4 (2.86%) HFM
1 4 (2.86%) Endur
1 4 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.29%) GitHub
2 2 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.14%) Internet
2 6 (4.29%) FTP
3 3 (2.14%) SSL
3 3 (2.14%) HTTP
3 3 (2.14%) 2G
3 3 (2.14%) Extranet
4 2 (1.43%) SSH
4 2 (1.43%) Firewall
4 2 (1.43%) X.509
4 2 (1.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.86%) MySQL
2 8 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.29%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.86%) Essbase
5 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.71%) Big Data
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (10.00%) Subversion
2 8 (5.71%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (4.29%) Grunt
3 6 (4.29%) Bower
4 5 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.86%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.14%) Flash Builder
7 2 (1.43%) Hudson
7 2 (1.43%) WiX
7 2 (1.43%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.43%) Xcode
7 2 (1.43%) Introscope
7 2 (1.43%) Ant
7 2 (1.43%) JUnit
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.71%) XMLSpy
8 1 (0.71%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.71%) JIRA
8 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (10.00%) Finance
2 12 (8.57%) Games
2 12 (8.57%) Marketing
3 8 (5.71%) Advertising
4 4 (2.86%) Retail
4 4 (2.86%) Publishing
5 3 (2.14%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.43%) German Language
6 2 (1.43%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.43%) Interactive Media
6 2 (1.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Electronics
7 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (66.43%) Developer
2 29 (20.71%) Flash Developer
3 24 (17.14%) Designer
4 12 (8.57%) ActionScript Developer
5 11 (7.86%) Web Developer
6 9 (6.43%) Digital Designer
7 8 (5.71%) Consultant
7 8 (5.71%) Analyst
7 8 (5.71%) PHP Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Flex Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Architect
9 5 (3.57%) Interactive Developer
9 5 (3.57%) UI Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Flash Designer
9 5 (3.57%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (60.71%) Flash
2 84 (60.00%) HTML
3 58 (41.43%) CSS
4 52 (37.14%) HTML5
5 37 (26.43%) XML
6 30 (21.43%) jQuery
7 23 (16.43%) CSS3
8 22 (15.71%) Apache Flex
9 19 (13.57%) .NET
10 9 (6.43%) Ajax
10 9 (6.43%) Web Services
10 9 (6.43%) XHTML
10 9 (6.43%) REST
11 8 (5.71%) Backbone.js
11 8 (5.71%) ASP.NET
12 7 (5.00%) Adobe AIR
12 7 (5.00%) AngularJS
13 6 (4.29%) XSLT
13 6 (4.29%) EDI
14 5 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.29%) E-Learning
1 13 (9.29%) Mobile App
2 11 (7.86%) SCORM
3 10 (7.14%) Animation
4 9 (6.43%) Client/Server
5 8 (5.71%) Open Source
6 7 (5.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.57%) Copywriting
7 5 (3.57%) Learning Management System
7 5 (3.57%) Social Media
8 4 (2.86%) W3C
8 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.14%) Streaming Video
9 3 (2.14%) Graphic Design
9 3 (2.14%) iPad
10 2 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.43%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.43%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.43%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.29%) Windows
2 12 (8.57%) Linux
3 9 (6.43%) Android
4 8 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.29%) UNIX
6 5 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.43%) zOS
9 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.43%) OOP
2 22 (15.71%) OO
3 21 (15.00%) MVC
4 13 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.86%) Software Engineering
6 10 (7.14%) Scrum
7 8 (5.71%) Project Management
7 8 (5.71%) TDD
8 7 (5.00%) User Experience Design
8 7 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (4.29%) Content Management
9 6 (4.29%) Migration
9 6 (4.29%) B2B
9 6 (4.29%) SOA
10 5 (3.57%) DRM
10 5 (3.57%) Time Management
10 5 (3.57%) Web Development
10 5 (3.57%) iOS Development
11 4 (2.86%) Android Development
11 4 (2.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 69 (49.29%) JavaScript
2 60 (42.86%) ActionScript 3.0
3 37 (26.43%) ActionScript 2.0
4 20 (14.29%) PHP
5 19 (13.57%) Java
6 17 (12.14%) C#
7 11 (7.86%) SQL
8 8 (5.71%) Perl
9 7 (5.00%) Ruby
10 6 (4.29%) PHP5
10 6 (4.29%) C
11 5 (3.57%) C++
11 5 (3.57%) Objective-C
11 5 (3.57%) PHP4
11 5 (3.57%) Lua
12 4 (2.86%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.86%) VB
12 4 (2.86%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.14%) Python
14 2 (1.43%) BrightScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.43%) Degree
2 6 (4.29%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) WAI
2 1 (0.71%) Section 508
Systems Management
1 2 (1.43%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 35 (25.00%) Adobe
2 13 (9.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.57%) DoubleClick
4 11 (7.86%) Oracle
5 5 (3.57%) SAP
6 4 (2.86%) Facebook
6 4 (2.86%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.14%) Twitter
8 2 (1.43%) ExactTarget
8 2 (1.43%) Roku
8 2 (1.43%) Splunk
8 2 (1.43%) Axway
8 2 (1.43%) Omniture
8 2 (1.43%) Tumbleweed
8 2 (1.43%) Perforce
8 2 (1.43%) Radianz
8 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.43%) Apple
8 2 (1.43%) IBM
9 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
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