The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript 3.0 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 3.0 over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 381 348 334
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -14
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 17 45 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.52% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 22
Average daily rate
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£364 £413 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.81% +23.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £249 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £284 £245
% change year-on-year
-3.08% +15.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ActionScript 3.0
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
9079 8679 8199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.98% 40.27% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6770 6195 5837
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 £295
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 48 80 108
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

ActionScript 3.0
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ActionScript 3.0 Jobs Demand Trend in London

ActionScript 3.0
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 across the London region.

ActionScript 3.0 Daily Rate Trend in London

ActionScript 3.0
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

ActionScript 3.0 Daily Rate Histogram in London

ActionScript 3.0
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 across the London region.

ActionScript 3.0 Hourly Rate Trend in London

ActionScript 3.0
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 3.0 within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
City of London +2 1 - - 1
ActionScript 3.0
England

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ActionScript 3.0 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 3.0.

1 35 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 32 (91.43%) JavaScript
2 32 (91.43%) Flash
3 26 (74.29%) HTML
4 19 (54.29%) Apache Flex
5 17 (48.57%) CSS
6 14 (40.00%) XML
6 14 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 13 (37.14%) Adobe
7 13 (37.14%) Games
8 12 (34.29%) Photoshop
9 11 (31.43%) jQuery
9 11 (31.43%) HTML5
10 10 (28.57%) Game Development
11 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
11 9 (25.71%) Adobe AIR
11 9 (25.71%) Ruby
12 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (22.86%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
12 8 (22.86%) Open Source
12 8 (22.86%) ActionScript 2.0
12 8 (22.86%) CSS3
12 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
13 7 (20.00%) Scrum
13 7 (20.00%) OO
13 7 (20.00%) TDD
13 7 (20.00%) JIRA
14 6 (17.14%) User Experience

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ActionScript 3.0 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 3.0. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Photoshop
2 8 (22.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (8.57%) Maya
3 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
2 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
3 7 (20.00%) JIRA
4 3 (8.57%) Subversion
General
1 13 (37.14%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) Flash Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Games Developer
3 7 (20.00%) ActionScript Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Flash Games Developer
4 6 (17.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Programmer
5 3 (8.57%) Lead Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Flex Developer
6 2 (5.71%) UI Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Flash Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Flash ActionScript Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Designer
6 2 (5.71%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (91.43%) Flash
2 26 (74.29%) HTML
3 19 (54.29%) Apache Flex
4 17 (48.57%) CSS
5 14 (40.00%) XML
6 11 (31.43%) jQuery
6 11 (31.43%) HTML5
7 9 (25.71%) Adobe AIR
8 8 (22.86%) CSS3
9 6 (17.14%) Backbone.js
10 3 (8.57%) JSLint
10 3 (8.57%) Underscore.js
10 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
10 3 (8.57%) XSLT
11 2 (5.71%) PureMVC
12 1 (2.86%) JSON
12 1 (2.86%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Open Source
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) User Experience
3 4 (11.43%) Digital Media
4 3 (8.57%) Social Gaming
4 3 (8.57%) Mobile Games
4 3 (8.57%) Graphic Design
4 3 (8.57%) Semantic Web
5 2 (5.71%) Online Games
6 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.86%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.86%) Flash Games
6 1 (2.86%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
1 3 (8.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (28.57%) Game Development
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 7 (20.00%) Scrum
4 7 (20.00%) OO
4 7 (20.00%) TDD
5 5 (14.29%) Functional Programming
5 5 (14.29%) MVC
6 3 (8.57%) Android Development
6 3 (8.57%) iOS Development
6 3 (8.57%) SEO
6 3 (8.57%) Web Development
6 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.57%) Kanban
7 2 (5.71%) OOP
8 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.86%) Analytics
8 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 32 (91.43%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.71%) Ruby
4 8 (22.86%) ActionScript 2.0
5 3 (8.57%) Lua
6 2 (5.71%) C
7 1 (2.86%) BrightScript
7 1 (2.86%) Java
7 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Adobe
2 1 (2.86%) Roku
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Omniture