The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 367 346 326
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -20
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 47 85 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 0.77% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 49 56
Average daily rate
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£473 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £219 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £243 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-35.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.75
ActionScript
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
10129 11004 10474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.63% 43.99% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7148 7838 7298
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
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 64 84 146
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.62 £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
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 29 August 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 29 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
(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 +1 12 £500 +90.47% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 53 (63.86%) HTML
2 47 (56.63%) JavaScript
3 44 (53.01%) HTML5
4 43 (51.81%) Flash
5 38 (45.78%) ActionScript 3.0
6 36 (43.37%) CSS
7 24 (28.92%) CSS3
8 21 (25.30%) Photoshop
9 19 (22.89%) Apache Flex
9 19 (22.89%) jQuery
10 16 (19.28%) ActionScript 2.0
10 16 (19.28%) XML
10 16 (19.28%) Adobe Illustrator
11 15 (18.07%) Java
12 12 (14.46%) .NET
12 12 (14.46%) Windows
12 12 (14.46%) Adobe
12 12 (14.46%) Finance
13 11 (13.25%) Oracle
13 11 (13.25%) Mobile App
14 10 (12.05%) C#
14 10 (12.05%) Linux
14 10 (12.05%) MVC
15 9 (10.84%) Games
15 9 (10.84%) Perl
15 9 (10.84%) Internet
15 9 (10.84%) OO
15 9 (10.84%) REST
15 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
15 9 (10.84%) DoubleClick

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (4.82%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.61%) CMS
3 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.41%) Moodle
3 2 (2.41%) Node.js
3 2 (2.41%) IIS
3 2 (2.41%) MTS
3 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.20%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 21 (25.30%) Photoshop
2 16 (19.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.41%) MS Office
4 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.20%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.20%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (6.02%) HFM
2 4 (4.82%) ZaiNet
2 4 (4.82%) Aligne
2 4 (4.82%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) GitHub
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) Internet
2 6 (7.23%) FTP
3 3 (3.61%) SSL
3 3 (3.61%) 2G
4 2 (2.41%) SSH
4 2 (2.41%) LDAP
4 2 (2.41%) HTTP
4 2 (2.41%) Extranet
4 2 (2.41%) X.509
4 2 (2.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.02%) Essbase
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.20%) Big Data
5 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Subversion
1 7 (8.43%) Grunt
1 7 (8.43%) Bower
2 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.41%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.41%) Introscope
4 2 (2.41%) Xcode
4 2 (2.41%) JUnit
5 1 (1.20%) Redmine
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Games
3 7 (8.43%) Advertising
3 7 (8.43%) Marketing
4 3 (3.61%) Publishing
4 3 (3.61%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.41%) German Language
5 2 (2.41%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 49 (59.04%) Developer
2 18 (21.69%) Designer
3 10 (12.05%) Flash Developer
4 9 (10.84%) Web Developer
5 8 (9.64%) Consultant
5 8 (9.64%) Digital Designer
6 7 (8.43%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Hyperion Consultant
8 5 (6.02%) Lead Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Architect
8 5 (6.02%) UI Developer
8 5 (6.02%) UI Programmer
8 5 (6.02%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Flex Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (63.86%) HTML
2 44 (53.01%) HTML5
3 43 (51.81%) Flash
4 36 (43.37%) CSS
5 24 (28.92%) CSS3
6 19 (22.89%) Apache Flex
6 19 (22.89%) jQuery
7 16 (19.28%) XML
8 12 (14.46%) .NET
9 9 (10.84%) REST
10 8 (9.64%) Backbone.js
11 7 (8.43%) AngularJS
12 5 (6.02%) JSLint
12 5 (6.02%) Web Services
13 4 (4.82%) JSON
14 3 (3.61%) Spring
14 3 (3.61%) Ajax
14 3 (3.61%) SOAP
14 3 (3.61%) XHTML
14 3 (3.61%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.64%) Open Source
3 5 (6.02%) Copywriting
4 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.82%) W3C
5 3 (3.61%) Streaming Video
5 3 (3.61%) Animation
6 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.41%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.41%) Learning Management System
6 2 (2.41%) Clustering
6 2 (2.41%) E-Learning
6 2 (2.41%) SCORM
6 2 (2.41%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.41%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.41%) Social Media
6 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.41%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.20%) iPad
7 1 (1.20%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Windows
2 10 (12.05%) Linux
3 4 (4.82%) Android
3 4 (4.82%) UNIX
4 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.05%) MVC
2 9 (10.84%) OO
2 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
3 8 (9.64%) User Experience Design
4 7 (8.43%) Mobile Application Development
4 7 (8.43%) Migration
4 7 (8.43%) TDD
5 6 (7.23%) Scrum
5 6 (7.23%) DRM
6 5 (6.02%) Workflow
6 5 (6.02%) Kanban
6 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.82%) Content Management
7 4 (4.82%) ETRM
7 4 (4.82%) Analytics
7 4 (4.82%) Business Continuity
7 4 (4.82%) ITIL
7 4 (4.82%) OOP
8 3 (3.61%) SOA
8 3 (3.61%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 47 (56.63%) JavaScript
2 38 (45.78%) ActionScript 3.0
3 16 (19.28%) ActionScript 2.0
4 15 (18.07%) Java
5 10 (12.05%) C#
6 9 (10.84%) Perl
7 8 (9.64%) Ruby
8 7 (8.43%) SQL
9 6 (7.23%) PHP
10 5 (6.02%) Lua
11 4 (4.82%) VB
11 4 (4.82%) Python
11 4 (4.82%) PL/SQL
11 4 (4.82%) C
12 3 (3.61%) Objective-C
13 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.41%) BrightScript
14 1 (1.20%) VBScript
14 1 (1.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) Section 508
2 1 (1.20%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Adobe
2 11 (13.25%) Oracle
3 9 (10.84%) DoubleClick
4 5 (6.02%) Hyperion
5 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.61%) Perforce
7 2 (2.41%) Omniture
7 2 (2.41%) Radianz
7 2 (2.41%) Axway
7 2 (2.41%) Tumbleweed
7 2 (2.41%) Splunk
7 2 (2.41%) ExactTarget
7 2 (2.41%) Roku
8 1 (1.20%) Facebook
8 1 (1.20%) Sencha
8 1 (1.20%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.20%) SAP
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