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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 403 387 377
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 21 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 29
Average daily rate
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£268 £358 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.17% -18.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £248 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
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
9957 11160 10599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.61% 43.97% 40.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7025 7944 7397
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
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 61 86 150
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 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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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 +17 1 £200 -40.74% 4
ActionScript 3.0
England

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 39 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 29 (74.36%) Flash
3 23 (58.97%) HTML
4 20 (51.28%) HTML5
5 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
6 14 (35.90%) Photoshop
6 14 (35.90%) CSS
7 13 (33.33%) CSS3
8 12 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (28.21%) Apache Flex
10 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 9 (23.08%) DoubleClick
10 9 (23.08%) MVC
10 9 (23.08%) Adobe
10 9 (23.08%) OO
11 8 (20.51%) jQuery
12 7 (17.95%) Backbone.js
12 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
12 7 (17.95%) XML
12 7 (17.95%) TDD
13 6 (15.38%) Subversion
13 6 (15.38%) Games
14 5 (12.82%) Scrum
14 5 (12.82%) JSLint
14 5 (12.82%) ActionScript 2.0
14 5 (12.82%) Kanban
15 4 (10.26%) OOP
15 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (10.26%) Advertising
16 3 (7.69%) Multimedia

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (2.56%) CMS
1 1 (2.56%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Photoshop
2 12 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.56%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.56%) Big Data
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Subversion
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Redmine
General
1 6 (15.38%) Games
2 4 (10.26%) Advertising
3 3 (7.69%) Multimedia
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Designer
3 10 (25.64%) Flash Developer
4 8 (20.51%) Digital Designer
5 5 (12.82%) UI Programmer
5 5 (12.82%) Software Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Flex Developer
5 5 (12.82%) UI Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Software Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Flash Designer
7 2 (5.13%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Flash Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Multimedia Developer
8 1 (2.56%) ActionScript Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Web Designer
8 1 (2.56%) Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (74.36%) Flash
2 23 (58.97%) HTML
3 20 (51.28%) HTML5
4 14 (35.90%) CSS
5 13 (33.33%) CSS3
6 11 (28.21%) Apache Flex
7 8 (20.51%) jQuery
8 7 (17.95%) Backbone.js
8 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
8 7 (17.95%) XML
9 5 (12.82%) JSLint
10 3 (7.69%) SOAP
10 3 (7.69%) Web Services
11 2 (5.13%) Adobe AIR
11 2 (5.13%) Ajax
11 2 (5.13%) JSON
11 2 (5.13%) HTML5 Canvas
11 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (5.13%) PureMVC
11 2 (5.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Streaming Video
1 2 (5.13%) Graphic Design
1 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.13%) Social Media
2 1 (2.56%) iPad
2 1 (2.56%) Social Gaming
2 1 (2.56%) iPhone
2 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.56%) Open Source
2 1 (2.56%) Video on Demand
2 1 (2.56%) Animation
2 1 (2.56%) W3C
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Android
2 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) OO
1 9 (23.08%) MVC
1 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 7 (17.95%) TDD
3 5 (12.82%) Scrum
3 5 (12.82%) Kanban
4 4 (10.26%) OOP
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) Analytics
5 3 (7.69%) iOS Development
6 2 (5.13%) Android Development
6 2 (5.13%) Game Development
7 1 (2.56%) Information Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) B2B
7 1 (2.56%) DRM
7 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.56%) Content Management
7 1 (2.56%) Web Development
7 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.82%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (5.13%) BrightScript
4 2 (5.13%) Lua
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) SQL
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) WAI
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) Section 508
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Adobe
1 9 (23.08%) DoubleClick
2 2 (5.13%) Roku
3 1 (2.56%) Facebook
3 1 (2.56%) Omniture
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Oliver Bernard
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