The first table below looks at the demand for ActionScript 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 over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 365 341 342
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 41 80 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.76% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 48 46
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £224 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £32.58 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9761 10578 10327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.52% 43.59% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6978 7472 7118
Average daily rate £425 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
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 66 104 160
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.70 £19.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in London

ActionScript
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ActionScript Daily Rate Trend in London

ActionScript
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ActionScript across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

ActionScript Daily Rate Histogram in London

ActionScript
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

ActionScript Hourly Rate Trend in London

ActionScript
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 14 £463 +68.18% 5
Chiswick - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ActionScript 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.

1 42 (59.15%) HTML
2 39 (54.93%) Flash
3 36 (50.70%) HTML5
4 35 (49.30%) ActionScript 3.0
5 33 (46.48%) JavaScript
6 31 (43.66%) CSS
7 18 (25.35%) CSS3
7 18 (25.35%) Photoshop
8 16 (22.54%) XML
9 14 (19.72%) Adobe Illustrator
10 13 (18.31%) Finance
10 13 (18.31%) Adobe
10 13 (18.31%) jQuery
11 12 (16.90%) ActionScript 2.0
11 12 (16.90%) .NET
12 10 (14.08%) Oracle
12 10 (14.08%) OO
12 10 (14.08%) Apache Flex
13 9 (12.68%) DoubleClick
13 9 (12.68%) Backbone.js
13 9 (12.68%) Games
13 9 (12.68%) Java
13 9 (12.68%) C#
14 8 (11.27%) Advertising
14 8 (11.27%) Marketing
15 7 (9.86%) SQL
16 6 (8.45%) PHP
16 6 (8.45%) Web Services
16 6 (8.45%) Windows
16 6 (8.45%) FTP

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ActionScript 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.04%) CMS
2 4 (5.63%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.82%) IIS
3 2 (2.82%) MTS
3 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.82%) Moodle
3 2 (2.82%) Node.js
4 1 (1.41%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 18 (25.35%) Photoshop
2 14 (19.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.82%) MS Office
4 1 (1.41%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (5.63%) Endur
1 4 (5.63%) HFM
1 4 (5.63%) ZaiNet
1 4 (5.63%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) GitHub
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) FTP
2 4 (5.63%) Internet
3 3 (4.23%) 2G
3 3 (4.23%) SSL
4 2 (2.82%) Extranet
4 2 (2.82%) HTTP
4 2 (2.82%) LDAP
4 2 (2.82%) X.509
4 2 (2.82%) Firewall
4 2 (2.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (5.63%) Essbase
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.82%) MySQL
2 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.41%) Big Data
3 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Subversion
2 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.82%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (2.82%) JUnit
3 2 (2.82%) Xcode
3 2 (2.82%) Introscope
3 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.82%) Grunt
3 2 (2.82%) Bower
3 2 (2.82%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.41%) Redmine
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Games
3 8 (11.27%) Advertising
3 8 (11.27%) Marketing
4 3 (4.23%) Multimedia
4 3 (4.23%) Publishing
5 2 (2.82%) German Language
5 2 (2.82%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 41 (57.75%) Developer
2 19 (26.76%) Designer
3 10 (14.08%) Flash Developer
3 10 (14.08%) Digital Designer
4 7 (9.86%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Technical Support
6 4 (5.63%) Lead Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Hyperion Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) UI Programmer
7 3 (4.23%) UI Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Flex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (59.15%) HTML
2 39 (54.93%) Flash
3 36 (50.70%) HTML5
4 31 (43.66%) CSS
5 18 (25.35%) CSS3
6 16 (22.54%) XML
7 13 (18.31%) jQuery
8 12 (16.90%) .NET
9 10 (14.08%) Apache Flex
10 9 (12.68%) Backbone.js
11 6 (8.45%) Web Services
11 6 (8.45%) AngularJS
12 4 (5.63%) XSLT
12 4 (5.63%) Ajax
12 4 (5.63%) JSLint
12 4 (5.63%) REST
13 3 (4.23%) HTML5 Canvas
13 3 (4.23%) JSON
13 3 (4.23%) Spring
13 3 (4.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.04%) Copywriting
3 4 (5.63%) W3C
3 4 (5.63%) Animation
4 2 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.82%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.82%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.82%) SCORM
4 2 (2.82%) Contract for Difference
4 2 (2.82%) Spread Betting
4 2 (2.82%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.82%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.82%) iPhone
4 2 (2.82%) Semantic Web
4 2 (2.82%) Open Source
4 2 (2.82%) Social Media
4 2 (2.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Linux
3 4 (5.63%) UNIX
3 4 (5.63%) Android
4 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.08%) OO
2 6 (8.45%) Migration
2 6 (8.45%) Scrum
2 6 (8.45%) MVC
2 6 (8.45%) TDD
2 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
3 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (7.04%) Workflow
3 5 (7.04%) DRM
4 4 (5.63%) OOP
4 4 (5.63%) ITIL
4 4 (5.63%) Content Management
4 4 (5.63%) Business Continuity
4 4 (5.63%) Kanban
4 4 (5.63%) Web Development
4 4 (5.63%) ETRM
4 4 (5.63%) Analytics
5 3 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.23%) User Experience Design
5 3 (4.23%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 35 (49.30%) ActionScript 3.0
2 33 (46.48%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.90%) ActionScript 2.0
4 9 (12.68%) Java
4 9 (12.68%) C#
5 7 (9.86%) SQL
6 6 (8.45%) PHP
7 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.63%) Perl
7 4 (5.63%) C
7 4 (5.63%) VB
8 3 (4.23%) Ruby
8 3 (4.23%) Lua
8 3 (4.23%) Objective-C
8 3 (4.23%) Python
9 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.41%) VBScript
10 1 (1.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Section 508
2 1 (1.41%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Adobe
2 10 (14.08%) Oracle
3 9 (12.68%) DoubleClick
4 4 (5.63%) Hyperion
4 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.82%) Radianz
5 2 (2.82%) Perforce
5 2 (2.82%) Tumbleweed
5 2 (2.82%) Axway
5 2 (2.82%) ExactTarget
5 2 (2.82%) Splunk
6 1 (1.41%) Facebook
6 1 (1.41%) Sencha
6 1 (1.41%) Omniture
6 1 (1.41%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago