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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 383 372 333
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -39
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 20 34 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.35% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 42
Average daily rate
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£360 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £245 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.24 -
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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
9309 9756 8772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.63% 40.41% 40.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6690 7121 6355
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 68 100
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.30 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +17 4 - - 2
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Brentford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 38 (71.70%) Flash
2 35 (66.04%) JavaScript
3 32 (60.38%) HTML
4 24 (45.28%) CSS
5 21 (39.62%) ActionScript 3.0
6 15 (28.30%) Adobe
7 14 (26.42%) HTML5
7 14 (26.42%) Apache Flex
8 13 (24.53%) jQuery
8 13 (24.53%) XML
8 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
10 10 (18.87%) Open Source
11 9 (16.98%) ActionScript 2.0
11 9 (16.98%) Cucumber
11 9 (16.98%) Git (software)
11 9 (16.98%) Ruby
11 9 (16.98%) JIRA
11 9 (16.98%) Adobe AIR
11 9 (16.98%) TDD
12 8 (15.09%) CMS
13 7 (13.21%) OO
13 7 (13.21%) Java
13 7 (13.21%) Photoshop
13 7 (13.21%) Marketing
13 7 (13.21%) Progressive Enhancement
13 7 (13.21%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (11.32%) User Experience
14 6 (11.32%) CSS3
14 6 (11.32%) AngularJS

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 8 (15.09%) CMS
2 3 (5.66%) IIS
2 3 (5.66%) EPiServer CMS
3 2 (3.77%) Confluence
4 1 (1.89%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.77%) InDesign
3 2 (3.77%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Endur
1 2 (3.77%) ZaiNet
1 2 (3.77%) Aligne
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) OLAP
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.89%) SQLite
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) JIRA
1 9 (16.98%) Git (software)
1 9 (16.98%) Cucumber
2 4 (7.55%) Axure RP
3 3 (5.66%) Subversion
3 3 (5.66%) Android Studio
4 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.89%) Xcode
5 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (13.21%) Marketing
2 6 (11.32%) Games
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Flash Developer
3 9 (16.98%) ActionScript Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Designer
4 5 (9.43%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Games Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Architect
5 4 (7.55%) UI Designer
6 3 (5.66%) Flex Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Flash ActionScript Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.77%) Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Flash Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (71.70%) Flash
2 32 (60.38%) HTML
3 24 (45.28%) CSS
4 14 (26.42%) Apache Flex
4 14 (26.42%) HTML5
5 13 (24.53%) XML
5 13 (24.53%) jQuery
6 9 (16.98%) Adobe AIR
7 6 (11.32%) CSS3
7 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
8 5 (9.43%) Backbone.js
8 5 (9.43%) XSLT
9 4 (7.55%) .NET
9 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
9 4 (7.55%) XHTML
9 4 (7.55%) Underscore.js
10 3 (5.66%) Android SDK
10 3 (5.66%) iOS SDK
10 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (5.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Open Source
2 6 (11.32%) User Experience
3 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.55%) Digital Media
4 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.55%) Semantic Web
4 4 (7.55%) Streaming Video
5 2 (3.77%) Flash Games
5 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.77%) W3C
5 2 (3.77%) Social Gaming
6 1 (1.89%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
1 3 (5.66%) Android
1 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
3 9 (16.98%) TDD
4 7 (13.21%) OO
4 7 (13.21%) Progressive Enhancement
4 7 (13.21%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (11.32%) Scrum
6 5 (9.43%) MVC
6 5 (9.43%) SEO
6 5 (9.43%) Functional Programming
6 5 (9.43%) Online Marketing
7 4 (7.55%) Game Development
7 4 (7.55%) Web Design
7 4 (7.55%) Web Development
8 3 (5.66%) Release Management
8 3 (5.66%) Content Management
8 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.66%) Android Development
8 3 (5.66%) iOS Development
8 3 (5.66%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (66.04%) JavaScript
2 21 (39.62%) ActionScript 3.0
3 9 (16.98%) ActionScript 2.0
3 9 (16.98%) Ruby
4 7 (13.21%) Java
5 6 (11.32%) SQL
6 5 (9.43%) C#
7 4 (7.55%) PHP
7 4 (7.55%) Dart
8 3 (5.66%) Objective-C
8 3 (5.66%) BrightScript
9 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.89%) Python
9 1 (1.89%) C++
9 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Adobe
2 3 (5.66%) EPiServer
2 3 (5.66%) Roku
3 2 (3.77%) Facebook
4 1 (1.89%) DoubleClick
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