The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript 2.0 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActionScript 2.0 over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 2.0 (AS2)
Rank 398 391 366
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -25
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 11 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.14% 0.070%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.34% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 11
Average daily rate
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£365 £376 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.79% +0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £156 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.82 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
ActionScript 2.0
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9905 9808 8931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.96% 40.44% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7574 7082 6405
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 84 120
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

ActionScript 2.0
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ActionScript 2.0 Jobs Demand Trend in London

ActionScript 2.0
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 across the London region.

ActionScript 2.0 Daily Rate Trend in London

ActionScript 2.0
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

ActionScript 2.0 Daily Rate Histogram in London

ActionScript 2.0
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 across the London region.

ActionScript 2.0 Hourly Rate Trend in London

ActionScript 2.0
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
Brentford - - - -
City of London - - - -
ActionScript 2.0
England

ActionScript 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ActionScript 2.0 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 2.0.

1 19 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 14 (73.68%) Flash
3 13 (68.42%) HTML
4 10 (52.63%) ActionScript 3.0
5 9 (47.37%) Photoshop
6 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 8 (42.11%) Games
7 7 (36.84%) XML
7 7 (36.84%) Game Development
8 4 (21.05%) OO
8 4 (21.05%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (21.05%) Apache Flex
8 4 (21.05%) Lua
9 3 (15.79%) Android
9 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
9 3 (15.79%) Marketing
9 3 (15.79%) Graphic Design
9 3 (15.79%) Scrum
9 3 (15.79%) Maya
9 3 (15.79%) Mobile Games
9 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
9 3 (15.79%) Adobe
9 3 (15.79%) Android Development
9 3 (15.79%) iOS Development
9 3 (15.79%) User Experience
9 3 (15.79%) Social Gaming
9 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
10 2 (10.53%) HTML5
10 2 (10.53%) Online Marketing
10 2 (10.53%) Aligne

ActionScript 2.0
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ActionScript 2.0 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 2.0. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Photoshop
2 4 (21.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (15.79%) Maya
3 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
4 2 (10.53%) MS Office
5 1 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Aligne
1 2 (10.53%) Endur
1 2 (10.53%) ZaiNet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) FTP
General
1 8 (42.11%) Games
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
1 7 (36.84%) Designer
2 4 (21.05%) ActionScript Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Flash Games Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Flash Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Games Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.53%) Flash Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) EDI Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) Flash
2 13 (68.42%) HTML
3 7 (36.84%) XML
4 4 (21.05%) Apache Flex
5 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) CSS3
5 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 1 (5.26%) EDIFACT
6 1 (5.26%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Graphic Design
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile Games
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
1 3 (15.79%) Social Gaming
2 1 (5.26%) Online Games
2 1 (5.26%) Streaming Video
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Android
1 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Game Development
2 4 (21.05%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) Android Development
3 3 (15.79%) iOS Development
4 2 (10.53%) Online Marketing
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) ETRM
5 1 (5.26%) Email Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 10 (52.63%) ActionScript 3.0
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) Lua
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) DoubleClick
2 1 (5.26%) Perforce
2 1 (5.26%) SAP