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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 359 334 307
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -27
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 44 83 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.86% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 57
Average daily rate
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£365 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.57% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £52.82 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
9753 9612 8720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.86% 40.39% 41.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7431 6941 6233
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
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 45 84 122
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.79 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -18 6 £250 -52.38% 2
Hammersmith - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 65 (74.71%) HTML
2 56 (64.37%) JavaScript
3 45 (51.72%) Flash
4 39 (44.83%) HTML5
5 33 (37.93%) ActionScript 3.0
6 26 (29.89%) CSS
7 24 (27.59%) Apache Flex
8 22 (25.29%) XML
9 19 (21.84%) ActionScript 2.0
10 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (19.54%) CSS3
11 17 (19.54%) jQuery
12 15 (17.24%) User Experience
12 15 (17.24%) Photoshop
13 14 (16.09%) Windows
13 14 (16.09%) Games
13 14 (16.09%) Open Source
14 13 (14.94%) Java
15 11 (12.64%) AngularJS
15 11 (12.64%) Finance
15 11 (12.64%) Adobe
15 11 (12.64%) OO
16 10 (11.49%) MVC
16 10 (11.49%) Adobe Illustrator
16 10 (11.49%) Ruby
16 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering
16 10 (11.49%) Game Development
17 9 (10.34%) Marketing
17 9 (10.34%) Migration
17 9 (10.34%) Linux

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (8.05%) CMS
2 1 (1.15%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 15 (17.24%) Photoshop
2 10 (11.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (5.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.45%) Maya
5 2 (2.30%) MS Office
5 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (8.05%) HFM
2 3 (3.45%) Magento
3 2 (2.30%) Aligne
3 2 (2.30%) ZaiNet
3 2 (2.30%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) Internet
2 3 (3.45%) 2G
3 2 (2.30%) FTP
3 2 (2.30%) Extranet
4 1 (1.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (8.05%) Essbase
1 7 (8.05%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.60%) MySQL
3 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.30%) OLAP
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Grunt
1 7 (8.05%) Bower
2 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.45%) Subversion
3 3 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (1.15%) JUnit
4 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.15%) Introscope
4 1 (1.15%) Xcode
General
1 14 (16.09%) Games
2 11 (12.64%) Finance
3 9 (10.34%) Marketing
4 3 (3.45%) Multimedia
4 3 (3.45%) Advertising
5 2 (2.30%) Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (57.47%) Developer
2 12 (13.79%) Architect
2 12 (13.79%) Flash Developer
2 12 (13.79%) Designer
3 11 (12.64%) ActionScript Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Web Developer
5 8 (9.20%) Consultant
6 7 (8.05%) Games Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Hyperion Consultant
6 7 (8.05%) Flex Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Flash Games Developer
8 5 (5.75%) UI Developer
8 5 (5.75%) UI Programmer
9 4 (4.60%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.60%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Programmer
10 3 (3.45%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (74.71%) HTML
2 45 (51.72%) Flash
3 39 (44.83%) HTML5
4 26 (29.89%) CSS
5 24 (27.59%) Apache Flex
6 22 (25.29%) XML
7 17 (19.54%) jQuery
7 17 (19.54%) CSS3
8 11 (12.64%) AngularJS
9 7 (8.05%) REST
10 4 (4.60%) Web Services
10 4 (4.60%) JSON
10 4 (4.60%) .NET
10 4 (4.60%) Backbone.js
11 3 (3.45%) XSLT
11 3 (3.45%) Adobe AIR
11 3 (3.45%) Symfony
11 3 (3.45%) CakePHP
11 3 (3.45%) Yii
12 2 (2.30%) PureMVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) User Experience
2 14 (16.09%) Open Source
3 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.05%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.60%) Social Media
4 4 (4.60%) Streaming Video
5 3 (3.45%) Graphic Design
5 3 (3.45%) Social Gaming
5 3 (3.45%) Mobile Games
6 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.30%) Copywriting
6 2 (2.30%) Online Games
6 2 (2.30%) Semantic Web
6 2 (2.30%) Animation
7 1 (1.15%) Flash Games
7 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.15%) Tandem
7 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Windows
2 9 (10.34%) Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Android
4 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.64%) OO
3 10 (11.49%) MVC
3 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering
3 10 (11.49%) Game Development
4 9 (10.34%) Migration
5 8 (9.20%) Scrum
5 8 (9.20%) UX Design
6 7 (8.05%) Workflow
6 7 (8.05%) DRM
6 7 (8.05%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (6.90%) OOP
7 6 (6.90%) Web Development
8 5 (5.75%) Email Marketing
8 5 (5.75%) Online Marketing
8 5 (5.75%) TDD
9 3 (3.45%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.45%) Release Management
9 3 (3.45%) Android Development
9 3 (3.45%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (64.37%) JavaScript
2 33 (37.93%) ActionScript 3.0
3 19 (21.84%) ActionScript 2.0
4 13 (14.94%) Java
5 10 (11.49%) Ruby
6 7 (8.05%) Perl
7 6 (6.90%) C
8 4 (4.60%) Lua
8 4 (4.60%) BrightScript
8 4 (4.60%) PHP
8 4 (4.60%) SQL
9 3 (3.45%) C#
10 1 (1.15%) C++
10 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.15%) Python
10 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) Adobe
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle
3 7 (8.05%) Hyperion
4 4 (4.60%) Roku
5 3 (3.45%) DoubleClick
6 2 (2.30%) Perforce
6 2 (2.30%) ExactTarget
7 1 (1.15%) Omniture
7 1 (1.15%) Splunk
7 1 (1.15%) SAP
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
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