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 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 379 336 319
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -17
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 49 83 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.77% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 65
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £219 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £293
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.56%
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
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
10355 10743 10092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.03% 42.41% 40.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7644 7738 7161
Average daily rate £428 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +2.35%
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 60 81 122
Average hourly rate £28.25 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.37% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.10 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 October 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 21 October 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 +9 11 £425 +25.92% 8
Hammersmith - - - -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 61 (68.54%) HTML
2 56 (62.92%) JavaScript
3 46 (51.69%) HTML5
4 41 (46.07%) Flash
5 39 (43.82%) ActionScript 3.0
6 34 (38.20%) CSS
7 24 (26.97%) User Experience
8 23 (25.84%) Apache Flex
8 23 (25.84%) Photoshop
9 22 (24.72%) CSS3
10 20 (22.47%) XML
11 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (19.10%) Java
12 17 (19.10%) jQuery
13 16 (17.98%) Adobe Illustrator
14 15 (16.85%) Games
14 15 (16.85%) Windows
14 15 (16.85%) ActionScript 2.0
15 13 (14.61%) MVC
16 12 (13.48%) Linux
17 11 (12.36%) Internet
17 11 (12.36%) Finance
18 10 (11.24%) OO
18 10 (11.24%) Perl
18 10 (11.24%) Oracle
18 10 (11.24%) REST
19 9 (10.11%) AngularJS
19 9 (10.11%) Mobile App
19 9 (10.11%) Open Source
19 9 (10.11%) UX Design

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (6.74%) CMS
2 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.25%) Moodle
2 2 (2.25%) IIS
2 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.12%) Node.js
3 1 (1.12%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 23 (25.84%) Photoshop
2 16 (17.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (6.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.37%) Maya
5 1 (1.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (7.87%) HFM
2 3 (3.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) Internet
2 3 (3.37%) Firewall
2 3 (3.37%) 2G
2 3 (3.37%) SSL
3 2 (2.25%) SSH
3 2 (2.25%) Extranet
3 2 (2.25%) X.509
3 2 (2.25%) LDAP
3 2 (2.25%) FTP
3 2 (2.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) NoSQL
2 7 (7.87%) Essbase
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (5.62%) MySQL
4 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.12%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Grunt
1 8 (8.99%) Bower
2 6 (6.74%) Subversion
3 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.37%) JUnit
3 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.37%) Introscope
3 3 (3.37%) Xcode
4 2 (2.25%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.12%) Redmine
General
1 15 (16.85%) Games
2 11 (12.36%) Finance
3 9 (10.11%) Marketing
4 5 (5.62%) Advertising
5 3 (3.37%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.25%) Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (58.43%) Developer
2 17 (19.10%) Designer
3 12 (13.48%) Web Developer
4 10 (11.24%) Consultant
5 9 (10.11%) Architect
5 9 (10.11%) Flash Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Digital Designer
7 7 (7.87%) Flex Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Hyperion Consultant
8 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.62%) ActionScript Developer
9 5 (5.62%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (4.49%) UI Programmer
10 4 (4.49%) Flash Games Developer
10 4 (4.49%) UI Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Games Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (68.54%) HTML
2 46 (51.69%) HTML5
3 41 (46.07%) Flash
4 34 (38.20%) CSS
5 23 (25.84%) Apache Flex
6 22 (24.72%) CSS3
7 20 (22.47%) XML
8 17 (19.10%) jQuery
9 10 (11.24%) REST
10 9 (10.11%) AngularJS
11 7 (7.87%) .NET
12 6 (6.74%) Web Services
13 5 (5.62%) JSON
14 4 (4.49%) JSLint
14 4 (4.49%) Backbone.js
15 3 (3.37%) PhoneGap
15 3 (3.37%) WebKit
15 3 (3.37%) Yii
15 3 (3.37%) Java EE
15 3 (3.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.97%) User Experience
2 9 (10.11%) Open Source
2 9 (10.11%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.62%) Social Media
5 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.49%) W3C
5 4 (4.49%) Graphic Design
5 4 (4.49%) Animation
6 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.37%) Mobile Games
6 3 (3.37%) Social Gaming
7 2 (2.25%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.25%) Streaming Video
7 2 (2.25%) Clustering
7 2 (2.25%) E-Learning
7 2 (2.25%) SCORM
7 2 (2.25%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.25%) Learning Management System
7 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.85%) Windows
2 12 (13.48%) Linux
3 7 (7.87%) Android
4 6 (6.74%) UNIX
5 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.61%) MVC
3 10 (11.24%) OO
4 9 (10.11%) Migration
4 9 (10.11%) UX Design
5 8 (8.99%) Mobile Application Development
5 8 (8.99%) Software Engineering
5 8 (8.99%) TDD
5 8 (8.99%) DRM
6 7 (7.87%) OOP
6 7 (7.87%) Scrum
6 7 (7.87%) Workflow
7 6 (6.74%) Game Development
8 5 (5.62%) Web Development
8 5 (5.62%) Email Marketing
9 4 (4.49%) Content Management
9 4 (4.49%) Kanban
9 4 (4.49%) EAI
9 4 (4.49%) SOA
9 4 (4.49%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (62.92%) JavaScript
2 39 (43.82%) ActionScript 3.0
3 17 (19.10%) Java
4 15 (16.85%) ActionScript 2.0
5 10 (11.24%) Perl
6 8 (8.99%) PHP
6 8 (8.99%) Ruby
7 7 (7.87%) Lua
8 5 (5.62%) C
8 5 (5.62%) C#
9 3 (3.37%) SQL
9 3 (3.37%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.37%) Python
10 2 (2.25%) PowerHouse
10 2 (2.25%) BrightScript
10 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.12%) VBScript
11 1 (1.12%) C++
11 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.12%) A+ Certification
1 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) WAI
1 1 (1.12%) QA
1 1 (1.12%) Section 508
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) Oracle
2 9 (10.11%) DoubleClick
3 7 (7.87%) Adobe
3 7 (7.87%) Hyperion
4 4 (4.49%) Perforce
5 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.37%) Splunk
6 2 (2.25%) ExactTarget
6 2 (2.25%) Roku
6 2 (2.25%) Axway
6 2 (2.25%) Tumbleweed
6 2 (2.25%) Radianz
6 2 (2.25%) Omniture
7 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.12%) SAP
7 1 (1.12%) Sencha
7 1 (1.12%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.12%) Facebook
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