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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 396 391 359
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -32
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 7 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.062% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.075% 0.15% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 23
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £333 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.77% +20.90%
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
9309 9756 8772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.63% 40.41% 40.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6690 7121 6355
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 68 100
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.30 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 April 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 21 April 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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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
City of London +20 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
ActionScript 3.0
England

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 21 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 19 (90.48%) Flash
2 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
3 15 (71.43%) CSS
4 13 (61.90%) HTML
5 12 (57.14%) Apache Flex
6 11 (52.38%) Adobe
7 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
8 9 (42.86%) Adobe AIR
8 9 (42.86%) jQuery
8 9 (42.86%) Ruby
8 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
9 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
10 7 (33.33%) Open Source
10 7 (33.33%) JIRA
10 7 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
10 7 (33.33%) XML
10 7 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (28.57%) HTML5
12 5 (23.81%) CSS3
12 5 (23.81%) Backbone.js
12 5 (23.81%) TDD
12 5 (23.81%) CMS
12 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (23.81%) Functional Programming
13 4 (19.05%) Underscore.js
13 4 (19.05%) Digital Media
13 4 (19.05%) Games
13 4 (19.05%) SEO

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5 (23.81%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
3 7 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) Subversion
5 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (19.05%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Flash Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (14.29%) ActionScript Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Games Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Flash Games Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Flex Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Flash ActionScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) Flash
2 15 (71.43%) CSS
3 13 (61.90%) HTML
4 12 (57.14%) Apache Flex
5 9 (42.86%) Adobe AIR
5 9 (42.86%) jQuery
6 7 (33.33%) XML
7 6 (28.57%) HTML5
8 5 (23.81%) CSS3
8 5 (23.81%) Backbone.js
9 4 (19.05%) Underscore.js
9 4 (19.05%) XSLT
10 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
11 1 (4.76%) React
11 1 (4.76%) Parsley
11 1 (4.76%) JSLint
11 1 (4.76%) REST
11 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
11 1 (4.76%) Spring
11 1 (4.76%) Cairngorm
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Open Source
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (19.05%) Semantic Web
3 4 (19.05%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 7 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
2 7 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) Functional Programming
5 4 (19.05%) Game Development
5 4 (19.05%) Web Development
5 4 (19.05%) SEO
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) OO
7 1 (4.76%) MVC
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.76%) Kanban
7 1 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) Ruby
4 3 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) DoubleClick