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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 392 382 341
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -41
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 33 41 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.17% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 0.42% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 48
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £603 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
9979 9766 10561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.51% 41.53% 43.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7282 6979 7472
Average daily rate £450 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 66 104
Average hourly rate £27.78 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.29% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 £16.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 -11 12 £175 -62.16% 1
Wimbledon - 2 £375 -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 36 (75.00%) Flash
2 28 (58.33%) HTML
3 27 (56.25%) JavaScript
4 24 (50.00%) CSS
5 18 (37.50%) ActionScript 3.0
6 17 (35.42%) HTML5
7 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (20.83%) Apache Flex
8 9 (18.75%) Web Services
8 9 (18.75%) Java
8 9 (18.75%) Mobile App
9 8 (16.67%) iOS Development
9 8 (16.67%) XML
9 8 (16.67%) Objective-C
9 8 (16.67%) OO
9 8 (16.67%) Content Management
9 8 (16.67%) Video on Demand
9 8 (16.67%) Apple iOS
9 8 (16.67%) PureMVC
9 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 7 (14.58%) Android
10 7 (14.58%) JSON
10 7 (14.58%) Adobe
10 7 (14.58%) REST
10 7 (14.58%) CSS3
10 7 (14.58%) Parsley
10 7 (14.58%) User Experience
10 7 (14.58%) Android Development
11 6 (12.50%) Android Studio
11 6 (12.50%) Robotlegs

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (8.33%) CMS
2 3 (6.25%) Confluence
3 2 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (2.08%) Node.js
4 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (8.33%) InDesign
3 3 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
1 1 (2.08%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.50%) FlexUnit
2 6 (12.50%) Android Studio
3 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.42%) Xcode
4 4 (8.33%) Axure RP
5 3 (6.25%) JIRA
6 2 (4.17%) Subversion
7 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (12.50%) Games
2 4 (8.33%) Marketing
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) Finance
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (77.08%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Flash Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Designer
4 5 (10.42%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (10.42%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (8.33%) UI Designer
5 4 (8.33%) Flex Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Flash ActionScript Developer
6 3 (6.25%) iOS Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Lead Designer
6 3 (6.25%) ActionScript Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Junior
7 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.17%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Junior Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Digital Designer
8 1 (2.08%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (75.00%) Flash
2 28 (58.33%) HTML
3 24 (50.00%) CSS
4 17 (35.42%) HTML5
5 10 (20.83%) Apache Flex
6 9 (18.75%) Web Services
7 8 (16.67%) XML
7 8 (16.67%) PureMVC
8 7 (14.58%) JSON
8 7 (14.58%) REST
8 7 (14.58%) CSS3
8 7 (14.58%) Parsley
9 6 (12.50%) Robotlegs
9 6 (12.50%) SOAP
10 5 (10.42%) jQuery
10 5 (10.42%) iOS SDK
10 5 (10.42%) Android SDK
11 3 (6.25%) RSS
11 3 (6.25%) .NET
12 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 8 (16.67%) Video on Demand
3 7 (14.58%) User Experience
4 5 (10.42%) Streaming Video
5 4 (8.33%) Online Games
6 3 (6.25%) Social Media
7 2 (4.17%) Social Gaming
7 2 (4.17%) FMCG
7 2 (4.17%) Flash Games
8 1 (2.08%) W3C
8 1 (2.08%) Semantic Web
8 1 (2.08%) E-Learning
8 1 (2.08%) Animation
8 1 (2.08%) Video Editing
8 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 7 (14.58%) Android
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.67%) Content Management
2 8 (16.67%) OO
2 8 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 7 (14.58%) Android Development
4 6 (12.50%) MVC
5 5 (10.42%) SEO
5 5 (10.42%) TDD
5 5 (10.42%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.42%) Mobile Development
6 4 (8.33%) BDD
6 4 (8.33%) Web Design
6 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.25%) Web Development
7 3 (6.25%) Project Management
7 3 (6.25%) Analytics
7 3 (6.25%) Kanban
8 2 (4.17%) UML
9 1 (2.08%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 18 (37.50%) ActionScript 3.0
3 9 (18.75%) Java
4 8 (16.67%) Objective-C
5 6 (12.50%) Ruby
5 6 (12.50%) PHP
6 5 (10.42%) SQL
7 3 (6.25%) C#
7 3 (6.25%) VB
8 2 (4.17%) Python
8 2 (4.17%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (4.17%) C++
8 2 (4.17%) VBScript
9 1 (2.08%) Perl
9 1 (2.08%) C
9 1 (2.08%) BrightScript
9 1 (2.08%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (2.08%) Lua
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Adobe
2 2 (4.17%) EPiServer
2 2 (4.17%) Facebook
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.08%) Apple
3 1 (2.08%) Omniture
3 1 (2.08%) DoubleClick
3 1 (2.08%) Google
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