The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 489 440 435
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -5
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 64 109 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.60% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 62 73
Average daily rate
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£300 £363 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +19.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £32.58 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18282 18061 19435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.04% 38.75% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11880 11396 11834
Average daily rate £390 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £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 379 508 755
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.86 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
ActionScript
UK

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 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 1 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
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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 -35 39 £400 +6.66% 17
South East -1 11 £250 -13.04% 3
West Midlands -10 7 £325 +20.37% 1
East of England -13 4 £210 -
South West -32 1 £150 -33.33%
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
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ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 81 (60.45%) Flash
2 79 (58.96%) HTML
3 62 (46.27%) JavaScript
4 59 (44.03%) CSS
5 55 (41.04%) ActionScript 3.0
6 48 (35.82%) HTML5
7 36 (26.87%) ActionScript 2.0
7 36 (26.87%) XML
8 34 (25.37%) Adobe
9 27 (20.15%) Photoshop
10 26 (19.40%) jQuery
11 25 (18.66%) OOP
12 24 (17.91%) OO
13 20 (14.93%) Adobe Illustrator
13 20 (14.93%) CSS3
14 19 (14.18%) .NET
14 19 (14.18%) PHP
15 18 (13.43%) C#
15 18 (13.43%) MVC
15 18 (13.43%) Apache Flex
16 17 (12.69%) Windows
17 16 (11.94%) Java
18 15 (11.19%) Finance
19 14 (10.45%) E-Learning
20 13 (9.70%) Subversion
20 13 (9.70%) Microsoft
21 12 (8.96%) Web Services
21 12 (8.96%) Games
21 12 (8.96%) DoubleClick
21 12 (8.96%) Marketing

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (5.97%) CMS
2 6 (4.48%) Moodle
3 5 (3.73%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.99%) IIS
5 3 (2.24%) Drupal
6 2 (1.49%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.49%) MTS
6 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.49%) WordPress
6 2 (1.49%) Node.js
7 1 (0.75%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.75%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.75%) ColdFusion MX
7 1 (0.75%) JRun
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (20.15%) Photoshop
2 20 (14.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (4.48%) Fireworks
3 6 (4.48%) Adobe Captivate
4 4 (2.99%) PaintShop Pro
4 4 (2.99%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.99%) InDesign
5 3 (2.24%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (2.24%) MS Office
6 2 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.49%) MS Project
7 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Endur
1 4 (2.99%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (2.99%) HFM
1 4 (2.99%) ZaiNet
1 4 (2.99%) Aligne
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) GitHub
2 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.22%) Internet
2 6 (4.48%) FTP
3 3 (2.24%) HTTP
3 3 (2.24%) 2G
3 3 (2.24%) SSL
3 3 (2.24%) Extranet
4 2 (1.49%) X.509
4 2 (1.49%) Firewall
4 2 (1.49%) LDAP
4 2 (1.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.72%) MySQL
2 8 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.99%) Essbase
5 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.49%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.75%) Big Data
6 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (9.70%) Subversion
2 7 (5.22%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (3.73%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.99%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.24%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.24%) Flash Builder
6 2 (1.49%) Introscope
6 2 (1.49%) Ant
6 2 (1.49%) JUnit
6 2 (1.49%) Xcode
6 2 (1.49%) Grunt
6 2 (1.49%) Bower
6 2 (1.49%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.49%) WiX
6 2 (1.49%) Hudson
6 2 (1.49%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.75%) Redmine
7 1 (0.75%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.75%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (11.19%) Finance
2 12 (8.96%) Games
2 12 (8.96%) Marketing
3 8 (5.97%) Advertising
4 4 (2.99%) Publishing
4 4 (2.99%) Retail
5 3 (2.24%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.49%) Automotive
6 2 (1.49%) Interactive Media
6 2 (1.49%) German Language
6 2 (1.49%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.75%) Electronics
7 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.75%) Back Office
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 87 (64.93%) Developer
2 25 (18.66%) Flash Developer
2 25 (18.66%) Designer
3 11 (8.21%) ActionScript Developer
4 10 (7.46%) Digital Designer
5 9 (6.72%) Analyst
6 8 (5.97%) Consultant
6 8 (5.97%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (5.22%) PHP Developer
7 7 (5.22%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (5.22%) Web Developer
8 6 (4.48%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.48%) Flex Developer
8 6 (4.48%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.73%) Flash Designer
9 5 (3.73%) Interactive Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.99%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (60.45%) Flash
2 79 (58.96%) HTML
3 59 (44.03%) CSS
4 48 (35.82%) HTML5
5 36 (26.87%) XML
6 26 (19.40%) jQuery
7 20 (14.93%) CSS3
8 19 (14.18%) .NET
9 18 (13.43%) Apache Flex
10 12 (8.96%) Web Services
11 10 (7.46%) XHTML
12 9 (6.72%) Backbone.js
12 9 (6.72%) Ajax
13 8 (5.97%) ASP.NET
14 7 (5.22%) AngularJS
14 7 (5.22%) Adobe AIR
14 7 (5.22%) EDI
14 7 (5.22%) XSLT
15 5 (3.73%) REST
16 4 (2.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) E-Learning
2 11 (8.21%) Animation
2 11 (8.21%) SCORM
3 10 (7.46%) Mobile App
4 9 (6.72%) Client/Server
5 7 (5.22%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.73%) Learning Management System
6 5 (3.73%) Social Media
6 5 (3.73%) Copywriting
7 4 (2.99%) W3C
7 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.24%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (2.24%) iPad
8 3 (2.24%) DataPower
8 3 (2.24%) Open Source
9 2 (1.49%) DTV
9 2 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.49%) iPhone
9 2 (1.49%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.49%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.69%) Windows
2 9 (6.72%) Linux
3 7 (5.22%) Android
3 7 (5.22%) UNIX
4 6 (4.48%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.73%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.24%) zOS
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.66%) OOP
2 24 (17.91%) OO
3 18 (13.43%) MVC
4 11 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (8.21%) Software Engineering
5 10 (7.46%) Scrum
6 9 (6.72%) TDD
7 7 (5.22%) B2B
7 7 (5.22%) Project Management
8 6 (4.48%) Web Development
8 6 (4.48%) Migration
8 6 (4.48%) Content Management
9 5 (3.73%) Time Management
9 5 (3.73%) SOA
9 5 (3.73%) Workflow
9 5 (3.73%) DRM
10 4 (2.99%) SEO
10 4 (2.99%) ITIL
10 4 (2.99%) Kanban
10 4 (2.99%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 62 (46.27%) JavaScript
2 55 (41.04%) ActionScript 3.0
3 36 (26.87%) ActionScript 2.0
4 19 (14.18%) PHP
5 18 (13.43%) C#
6 16 (11.94%) Java
7 11 (8.21%) SQL
8 7 (5.22%) C
9 6 (4.48%) C++
10 5 (3.73%) Objective-C
10 5 (3.73%) PHP5
11 4 (2.99%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.99%) Perl
11 4 (2.99%) VB
11 4 (2.99%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.99%) PHP4
11 4 (2.99%) Lua
11 4 (2.99%) Ruby
12 3 (2.24%) Python
13 1 (0.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (6.72%) Degree
2 7 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.75%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Section 508
2 1 (0.75%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 34 (25.37%) Adobe
2 13 (9.70%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.96%) DoubleClick
4 11 (8.21%) Oracle
5 6 (4.48%) SAP
6 4 (2.99%) Hyperion
6 4 (2.99%) Facebook
7 3 (2.24%) Twitter
7 3 (2.24%) IBM
7 3 (2.24%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.49%) Radianz
8 2 (1.49%) Apple
8 2 (1.49%) Tumbleweed
8 2 (1.49%) Axway
8 2 (1.49%) Perforce
8 2 (1.49%) ExactTarget
8 2 (1.49%) Splunk
9 1 (0.75%) Sencha
9 1 (0.75%) Omniture
9 1 (0.75%) OpenTV
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