The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 415 396 380
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -16
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 13 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.093% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.22% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 15
Median daily rate £400 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £431 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £400 £328
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +22.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £45.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-75.55% -14.28%
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
9632 9414 9346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.68% 41.61% 41.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7338 6838 6912
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 72 64
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £52.19 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing ActionScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for ActionScript.

1 18 (56.25%) Flash
2 16 (50.00%) HTML
3 12 (37.50%) Java
4 11 (34.38%) ActionScript 3.0
5 10 (31.25%) C++
5 10 (31.25%) XML
6 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (28.13%) Cucumber
7 8 (25.00%) HTML5
7 8 (25.00%) Games
7 8 (25.00%) Adobe
7 8 (25.00%) C
7 8 (25.00%) CSS
8 7 (21.88%) MVC
8 7 (21.88%) Maven
8 7 (21.88%) ActionScript 2.0
9 6 (18.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 6 (18.75%) Spring
9 6 (18.75%) TDD
9 6 (18.75%) Scrum
9 6 (18.75%) Photoshop
9 6 (18.75%) HTTP
10 5 (15.63%) MPEG
10 5 (15.63%) C#
10 5 (15.63%) XSD
10 5 (15.63%) .NET
10 5 (15.63%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (15.63%) Pair Programming
10 5 (15.63%) OpenTV

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Photoshop
2 5 (15.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (3.13%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (3.13%) Edge Animate
4 1 (3.13%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (3.13%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) GitHub
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) HTTP
2 5 (15.63%) DVB
3 4 (12.50%) FTP
4 1 (3.13%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Cucumber
2 7 (21.88%) Maven
3 4 (12.50%) JIRA
3 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
3 4 (12.50%) LoadUI
3 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.13%) Ant
4 1 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.13%) Gradle
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 8 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Designer
3 5 (15.63%) ActionScript Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Games Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 4 (12.50%) C Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Flash Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Tester
4 4 (12.50%) Tester
4 4 (12.50%) Visual Designer
5 3 (9.38%) Flash Designer
6 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C++ Games Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.25%) Mobile Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Objective-C Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) Flash
2 16 (50.00%) HTML
3 10 (31.25%) XML
4 8 (25.00%) CSS
4 8 (25.00%) HTML5
5 6 (18.75%) Spring
5 6 (18.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 5 (15.63%) .NET
6 5 (15.63%) JSON
6 5 (15.63%) Middleware
6 5 (15.63%) XSD
7 4 (12.50%) Robotlegs
7 4 (12.50%) XHTML
8 2 (6.25%) CSS3
9 1 (3.13%) Adobe AIR
9 1 (3.13%) Apache Flex
9 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
9 1 (3.13%) JPA
9 1 (3.13%) Sass
9 1 (3.13%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Animation
1 5 (15.63%) Fat Client
1 5 (15.63%) Interactive TV
1 5 (15.63%) MPEG
1 5 (15.63%) Thin Client
1 5 (15.63%) User Experience
2 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.38%) Online Games
3 3 (9.38%) Social Gaming
4 2 (6.25%) Graphic Design
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) MVC
3 6 (18.75%) Scrum
3 6 (18.75%) TDD
4 5 (15.63%) BDD
4 5 (15.63%) Kanban
4 5 (15.63%) Pair Programming
4 5 (15.63%) Typography
5 4 (12.50%) API Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (12.50%) OO
5 4 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (12.50%) Web Design
5 4 (12.50%) Web Development
5 4 (12.50%) Wireframes
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.25%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.25%) OOP
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) ActionScript 3.0
3 10 (31.25%) C++
4 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 8 (25.00%) C
6 7 (21.88%) ActionScript 2.0
7 5 (15.63%) ANSI C
7 5 (15.63%) C#
8 4 (12.50%) Objective-C
8 4 (12.50%) Ruby
8 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 4 (12.50%) SQL
9 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.13%) ES6
9 1 (3.13%) PHP
9 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Adobe
2 5 (15.63%) OpenTV
3 1 (3.13%) DoubleClick
3 1 (3.13%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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