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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 359 323 305
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -18
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 32 70 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.80% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 46
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £306 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
8996 8799 8154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.83% 40.19% 42.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6717 6333 5823
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 £295
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 44 81 107
Average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £18.56 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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
(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 -10 2 - - 7
Brentford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 62 (76.54%) HTML
2 60 (74.07%) JavaScript
3 43 (53.09%) Flash
4 37 (45.68%) HTML5
5 33 (40.74%) ActionScript 3.0
6 29 (35.80%) CSS
7 27 (33.33%) Apache Flex
8 21 (25.93%) XML
9 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (23.46%) jQuery
11 17 (20.99%) CSS3
12 16 (19.75%) ActionScript 2.0
12 16 (19.75%) Open Source
13 14 (17.28%) User Experience
13 14 (17.28%) Games
13 14 (17.28%) Photoshop
14 13 (16.05%) Java
14 13 (16.05%) Adobe
14 13 (16.05%) Software Engineering
14 13 (16.05%) Ruby
15 12 (14.81%) AngularJS
16 10 (12.35%) Windows
16 10 (12.35%) OO
16 10 (12.35%) Game Development
17 9 (11.11%) Linux
17 9 (11.11%) Scrum
17 9 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
17 9 (11.11%) MVC
18 8 (9.88%) TDD
18 8 (9.88%) Internet

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (7.41%) CMS
2 1 (1.23%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 14 (17.28%) Photoshop
2 9 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (3.70%) Maya
3 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.47%) MS Office
4 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Magento
1 3 (3.70%) HFM
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.47%) Endur
2 2 (2.47%) ZaiNet
2 2 (2.47%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) FTP
3 1 (1.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.17%) MySQL
3 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.70%) Essbase
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.47%) OLAP
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.64%) Grunt
2 7 (8.64%) Bower
3 6 (7.41%) Cucumber
4 5 (6.17%) JIRA
5 4 (4.94%) Subversion
6 1 (1.23%) Introscope
6 1 (1.23%) Xcode
6 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.23%) JUnit
General
1 14 (17.28%) Games
2 7 (8.64%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Marketing
3 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (61.73%) Developer
2 13 (16.05%) Flash Developer
3 12 (14.81%) Architect
4 11 (13.58%) ActionScript Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Web Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Designer
7 7 (8.64%) Flex Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Games Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Flash Games Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Software Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Consultant
9 4 (4.94%) UI Programmer
9 4 (4.94%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.94%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.70%) HFM Consultant
10 3 (3.70%) Flash ActionScript Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Hyperion Consultant
10 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (76.54%) HTML
2 43 (53.09%) Flash
3 37 (45.68%) HTML5
4 29 (35.80%) CSS
5 27 (33.33%) Apache Flex
6 21 (25.93%) XML
7 19 (23.46%) jQuery
8 17 (20.99%) CSS3
9 12 (14.81%) AngularJS
10 7 (8.64%) REST
11 6 (7.41%) Backbone.js
11 6 (7.41%) Adobe AIR
12 4 (4.94%) XSLT
12 4 (4.94%) JSON
13 3 (3.70%) Underscore.js
13 3 (3.70%) Yii
13 3 (3.70%) JSLint
13 3 (3.70%) Symfony
13 3 (3.70%) CakePHP
14 2 (2.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Open Source
2 14 (17.28%) User Experience
3 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.64%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.94%) Streaming Video
6 3 (3.70%) Semantic Web
6 3 (3.70%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.70%) Social Gaming
6 3 (3.70%) Social Media
6 3 (3.70%) Mobile Games
6 3 (3.70%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.47%) Animation
7 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.47%) Online Games
8 1 (1.23%) RIA
8 1 (1.23%) Tandem
8 1 (1.23%) Flash Games
8 1 (1.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Windows
2 9 (11.11%) Linux
3 4 (4.94%) Android
4 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.05%) Software Engineering
3 10 (12.35%) OO
3 10 (12.35%) Game Development
4 9 (11.11%) Scrum
4 9 (11.11%) MVC
5 8 (9.88%) TDD
5 8 (9.88%) UX Design
6 7 (8.64%) Mobile Application Development
6 7 (8.64%) Web Development
7 5 (6.17%) Online Marketing
7 5 (6.17%) Progressive Enhancement
7 5 (6.17%) Migration
8 4 (4.94%) OOP
9 3 (3.70%) Functional Programming
9 3 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.70%) Android Development
9 3 (3.70%) iOS Development
9 3 (3.70%) Kanban
9 3 (3.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (74.07%) JavaScript
2 33 (40.74%) ActionScript 3.0
3 16 (19.75%) ActionScript 2.0
4 13 (16.05%) Java
4 13 (16.05%) Ruby
5 7 (8.64%) Perl
6 4 (4.94%) SQL
6 4 (4.94%) PHP
6 4 (4.94%) Lua
6 4 (4.94%) BrightScript
7 3 (3.70%) C
7 3 (3.70%) C#
8 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.23%) Python
8 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.23%) C++
8 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Adobe
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle
2 4 (4.94%) Roku
3 3 (3.70%) Hyperion
4 2 (2.47%) Perforce
5 1 (1.23%) Splunk
5 1 (1.23%) Omniture
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.23%) SAP
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