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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 423 423 422
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 9 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.018% 0.060%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.091% 0.043% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 10
Average daily rate £263 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.32% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £302 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £502 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
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
9838 9343 9480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.74% 41.66% 40.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7435 6723 6970
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 50 67
Average hourly rate £26.00 £24.23 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.30% -30.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £55.00 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 April 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 8 (66.67%) Flash
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) Adobe
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) Robotlegs
5 3 (25.00%) OO
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) Games
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 2 (16.67%) OOP
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Graphic Design
6 2 (16.67%) Online Games
6 2 (16.67%) Marketing
6 2 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (16.67%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (16.67%) CSS3
6 2 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (8.33%) DevOps
7 1 (8.33%) User Experience
7 1 (8.33%) Edge Animate
7 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (8.33%) React
7 1 (8.33%) gulp

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (8.33%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (8.33%) Edge Animate
2 1 (8.33%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) Ant
2 1 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Gradle
2 1 (8.33%) Grunt
2 1 (8.33%) gulp
2 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 3 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) ActionScript Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Designer
3 3 (25.00%) Flash Designer
3 3 (25.00%) Flash Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Games Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) Interactive Designer
5 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Flash
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) Robotlegs
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (8.33%) Adobe AIR
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (8.33%) hapi
6 1 (8.33%) JSP
6 1 (8.33%) React
6 1 (8.33%) REST
6 1 (8.33%) Sass
6 1 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) WebRTC
6 1 (8.33%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Graphic Design
1 2 (16.67%) Online Games
2 1 (8.33%) Animation
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (8.33%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (8.33%) Game Development
3 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Typography
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) DoubleClick
2 1 (8.33%) PubNub