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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 379 369 322
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -47
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 21 36 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.39% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 35
Average daily rate
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£360 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.24 -
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
9020 9138 8373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.80% 40.34% 40.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6512 6604 6109
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 £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 71 83
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 £23.00 £17.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £151.00 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Brentford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 46 (73.02%) HTML
1 46 (73.02%) JavaScript
2 41 (65.08%) Flash
3 27 (42.86%) ActionScript 3.0
4 26 (41.27%) CSS
5 21 (33.33%) HTML5
6 17 (26.98%) XML
6 17 (26.98%) Adobe
6 17 (26.98%) Apache Flex
7 15 (23.81%) jQuery
8 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (20.63%) ActionScript 2.0
9 12 (19.05%) Games
10 11 (17.46%) CMS
10 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
10 11 (17.46%) TDD
11 10 (15.87%) Open Source
11 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
11 10 (15.87%) Photoshop
12 9 (14.29%) Adobe AIR
12 9 (14.29%) JIRA
12 9 (14.29%) Ruby
12 9 (14.29%) Marketing
12 9 (14.29%) Cucumber
13 8 (12.70%) Game Development
13 8 (12.70%) AngularJS
13 8 (12.70%) OO
13 8 (12.70%) MVC
14 7 (11.11%) PHP
14 7 (11.11%) SQL

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 11 (17.46%) CMS
2 3 (4.76%) IIS
2 3 (4.76%) EPiServer CMS
3 2 (3.17%) Confluence
4 1 (1.59%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.17%) InDesign
3 2 (3.17%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Magento
2 2 (3.17%) Aligne
2 2 (3.17%) Endur
2 2 (3.17%) ZaiNet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) FTP
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) MySQL
2 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.17%) OLAP
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 9 (14.29%) JIRA
3 4 (6.35%) Axure RP
4 3 (4.76%) Subversion
5 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (19.05%) Games
2 9 (14.29%) Marketing
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Finance
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (63.49%) Developer
2 14 (22.22%) Flash Developer
3 13 (20.63%) ActionScript Developer
4 11 (17.46%) Designer
5 8 (12.70%) Games Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Architect
6 6 (9.52%) Flash Games Developer
7 5 (7.94%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) UI Designer
8 4 (6.35%) Flex Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Flash ActionScript Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.17%) Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.17%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (73.02%) HTML
2 41 (65.08%) Flash
3 26 (41.27%) CSS
4 21 (33.33%) HTML5
5 17 (26.98%) Apache Flex
5 17 (26.98%) XML
6 15 (23.81%) jQuery
7 9 (14.29%) Adobe AIR
8 8 (12.70%) AngularJS
9 6 (9.52%) CSS3
10 5 (7.94%) Backbone.js
10 5 (7.94%) XSLT
11 4 (6.35%) .NET
11 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
11 4 (6.35%) XHTML
11 4 (6.35%) Underscore.js
12 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (4.76%) Yii
12 3 (4.76%) Symfony
12 3 (4.76%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Open Source
2 7 (11.11%) User Experience
3 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.35%) Digital Media
4 4 (6.35%) Semantic Web
5 3 (4.76%) Social Media
5 3 (4.76%) Social Gaming
5 3 (4.76%) Flash Games
6 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.17%) W3C
6 2 (3.17%) Streaming Video
6 2 (3.17%) Animation
6 2 (3.17%) Online Games
7 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.59%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.59%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.59%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Android
2 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.46%) TDD
2 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
3 8 (12.70%) OO
3 8 (12.70%) MVC
3 8 (12.70%) Game Development
4 7 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (11.11%) Progressive Enhancement
4 7 (11.11%) Scrum
4 7 (11.11%) Web Development
5 6 (9.52%) Online Marketing
6 5 (7.94%) Functional Programming
6 5 (7.94%) SEO
7 4 (6.35%) Web Design
7 4 (6.35%) OOP
7 4 (6.35%) Email Marketing
8 3 (4.76%) Release Management
8 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.17%) ETRM
9 2 (3.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (73.02%) JavaScript
2 27 (42.86%) ActionScript 3.0
3 13 (20.63%) ActionScript 2.0
4 9 (14.29%) Ruby
5 7 (11.11%) PHP
5 7 (11.11%) SQL
6 6 (9.52%) Dart
7 5 (7.94%) C#
7 5 (7.94%) Java
8 3 (4.76%) BrightScript
9 2 (3.17%) C
10 1 (1.59%) C++
10 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.59%) Python
10 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.59%) Lua
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) Adobe
2 3 (4.76%) EPiServer
2 3 (4.76%) Roku
3 2 (3.17%) Facebook
4 1 (1.59%) DoubleClick
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle
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