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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 398 381 336
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -45
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 31 37 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.38% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 46
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £220 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £610 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £316 £275
% change year-on-year
+26.48% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
9882 9744 9809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.22% 41.90% 42.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7224 7105 6968
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 £308 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 63 118
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.96 £18.80 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £160.00 £51.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -9 9 £175 -63.63% 3
Wimbledon - 2 £375 -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 42 (80.77%) Flash
2 31 (59.62%) JavaScript
3 30 (57.69%) CSS
4 29 (55.77%) HTML
5 24 (46.15%) ActionScript 3.0
6 17 (32.69%) Apache Flex
7 16 (30.77%) HTML5
8 13 (25.00%) Adobe
9 12 (23.08%) Ruby
10 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (21.15%) TDD
10 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
10 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
11 10 (19.23%) jQuery
12 9 (17.31%) OO
12 9 (17.31%) Web Services
12 9 (17.31%) Java
12 9 (17.31%) CSS3
12 9 (17.31%) Mobile App
13 8 (15.38%) iOS Development
13 8 (15.38%) Apple iOS
13 8 (15.38%) XML
13 8 (15.38%) Objective-C
13 8 (15.38%) PureMVC
13 8 (15.38%) Video on Demand
14 7 (13.46%) Android
14 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (13.46%) Adobe AIR
14 7 (13.46%) JIRA
14 7 (13.46%) MVC

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 7 (13.46%) CMS
2 4 (7.69%) IIS
3 3 (5.77%) Confluence
3 3 (5.77%) EPiServer CMS
4 2 (3.85%) Node.js
5 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Photoshop
2 5 (9.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (7.69%) InDesign
4 3 (5.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
1 1 (1.92%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.46%) JIRA
3 6 (11.54%) FlexUnit
3 6 (11.54%) Cucumber
3 6 (11.54%) Android Studio
4 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (9.62%) Xcode
5 4 (7.69%) Axure RP
6 3 (5.77%) Subversion
7 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (9.62%) Games
1 5 (9.62%) Retail
1 5 (9.62%) Marketing
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (73.08%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Flash Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Designer
4 6 (11.54%) Software Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (7.69%) UI Designer
6 4 (7.69%) Flex Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Lead Designer
7 3 (5.77%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.77%) ActionScript Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Flash ActionScript Developer
7 3 (5.77%) iOS Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Digital Designer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.92%) C++ Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (80.77%) Flash
2 30 (57.69%) CSS
3 29 (55.77%) HTML
4 17 (32.69%) Apache Flex
5 16 (30.77%) HTML5
6 10 (19.23%) jQuery
7 9 (17.31%) Web Services
7 9 (17.31%) CSS3
8 8 (15.38%) XML
8 8 (15.38%) PureMVC
9 7 (13.46%) Adobe AIR
9 7 (13.46%) Parsley
10 6 (11.54%) REST
10 6 (11.54%) Robotlegs
10 6 (11.54%) JSON
10 6 (11.54%) SOAP
11 5 (9.62%) iOS SDK
11 5 (9.62%) Android SDK
12 4 (7.69%) .NET
12 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Mobile App
2 8 (15.38%) Video on Demand
3 7 (13.46%) User Experience
4 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.62%) Streaming Video
5 3 (5.77%) Online Games
6 2 (3.85%) FMCG
6 2 (3.85%) Semantic Web
6 2 (3.85%) W3C
6 2 (3.85%) Flash Games
6 2 (3.85%) Social Gaming
6 2 (3.85%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.92%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.92%) Animation
7 1 (1.92%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 7 (13.46%) Android
3 4 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (21.15%) TDD
1 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
2 9 (17.31%) OO
3 8 (15.38%) iOS Development
4 7 (13.46%) Android Development
4 7 (13.46%) MVC
4 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (11.54%) Content Management
6 5 (9.62%) Mobile Development
6 5 (9.62%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (7.69%) Web Design
7 4 (7.69%) Kanban
7 4 (7.69%) Open Source
7 4 (7.69%) BDD
7 4 (7.69%) Progressive Enhancement
7 4 (7.69%) Analytics
7 4 (7.69%) Functional Programming
7 4 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (7.69%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 31 (59.62%) JavaScript
2 24 (46.15%) ActionScript 3.0
3 12 (23.08%) Ruby
4 9 (17.31%) Java
5 8 (15.38%) Objective-C
6 6 (11.54%) SQL
7 5 (9.62%) C#
8 4 (7.69%) PHP
9 2 (3.85%) Python
9 2 (3.85%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (3.85%) C++
10 1 (1.92%) C
10 1 (1.92%) VBScript
10 1 (1.92%) Perl
10 1 (1.92%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Adobe
2 4 (7.69%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.85%) Facebook
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.92%) Apple
4 1 (1.92%) Omniture
4 1 (1.92%) DoubleClick
4 1 (1.92%) Google
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