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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 373 335 331
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -4
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 42 93 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.37% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.85% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 52 62
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £525 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £44.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
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
10006 10927 10604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.55% 43.60% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7179 7797 7402
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
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 61 91 136
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.75 £59.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 17 September 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 17 September 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
(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 +6 11 £500 +100.00% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 51 (66.23%) HTML
2 47 (61.04%) JavaScript
3 42 (54.55%) HTML5
4 40 (51.95%) Flash
5 36 (46.75%) CSS
5 36 (46.75%) ActionScript 3.0
6 24 (31.17%) CSS3
6 24 (31.17%) User Experience
7 20 (25.97%) Photoshop
8 19 (24.68%) Apache Flex
8 19 (24.68%) jQuery
9 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (19.48%) Adobe Illustrator
10 15 (19.48%) Java
11 14 (18.18%) Windows
12 13 (16.88%) XML
13 11 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
14 10 (12.99%) REST
14 10 (12.99%) Mobile App
14 10 (12.99%) Perl
14 10 (12.99%) Linux
14 10 (12.99%) Internet
14 10 (12.99%) Adobe
14 10 (12.99%) MVC
15 9 (11.69%) Finance
15 9 (11.69%) Ruby
15 9 (11.69%) Open Source
15 9 (11.69%) User Experience Design
15 9 (11.69%) DoubleClick
16 8 (10.39%) NoSQL

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (3.90%) CMS
2 2 (2.60%) Moodle
2 2 (2.60%) Node.js
2 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.60%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 20 (25.97%) Photoshop
2 15 (19.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.30%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.30%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) HFM
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) GitHub
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) Internet
2 3 (3.90%) SSL
2 3 (3.90%) 2G
3 2 (2.60%) Firewall
3 2 (2.60%) SSH
3 2 (2.60%) X.509
3 2 (2.60%) Extranet
3 2 (2.60%) FTP
3 2 (2.60%) HTTP
3 2 (2.60%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.79%) Essbase
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.60%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Grunt
1 8 (10.39%) Bower
2 6 (7.79%) Subversion
3 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.60%) Xcode
4 2 (2.60%) Introscope
4 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.60%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.60%) JUnit
5 1 (1.30%) Redmine
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Games
3 7 (9.09%) Marketing
4 5 (6.49%) Advertising
5 3 (3.90%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (61.04%) Developer
2 16 (20.78%) Designer
3 10 (12.99%) Web Developer
4 9 (11.69%) Consultant
4 9 (11.69%) Flash Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Digital Designer
6 6 (7.79%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Hyperion Consultant
6 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Architect
7 5 (6.49%) UI Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Flex Developer
7 5 (6.49%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (6.49%) UI Programmer
8 4 (5.19%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Web Designer
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (66.23%) HTML
2 42 (54.55%) HTML5
3 40 (51.95%) Flash
4 36 (46.75%) CSS
5 24 (31.17%) CSS3
6 19 (24.68%) Apache Flex
6 19 (24.68%) jQuery
7 13 (16.88%) XML
8 10 (12.99%) REST
9 7 (9.09%) .NET
9 7 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 7 (9.09%) Backbone.js
10 5 (6.49%) Web Services
11 4 (5.19%) JSLint
11 4 (5.19%) JSON
12 3 (3.90%) XHTML
12 3 (3.90%) SOAP
12 3 (3.90%) Ajax
12 3 (3.90%) HTML5 Canvas
13 2 (2.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (31.17%) User Experience
2 10 (12.99%) Mobile App
3 9 (11.69%) Open Source
4 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.19%) W3C
6 3 (3.90%) Streaming Video
6 3 (3.90%) Animation
6 3 (3.90%) Copywriting
7 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.60%) Learning Management System
7 2 (2.60%) Video on Demand
7 2 (2.60%) Social Media
7 2 (2.60%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.60%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.60%) SCORM
7 2 (2.60%) Clustering
7 2 (2.60%) E-Learning
7 2 (2.60%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.18%) Windows
2 10 (12.99%) Linux
3 4 (5.19%) Android
3 4 (5.19%) UNIX
4 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.99%) MVC
3 9 (11.69%) User Experience Design
4 8 (10.39%) Mobile Application Development
4 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
4 8 (10.39%) Migration
5 7 (9.09%) OO
5 7 (9.09%) DRM
6 6 (7.79%) TDD
6 6 (7.79%) Workflow
6 6 (7.79%) Scrum
7 4 (5.19%) Analytics
7 4 (5.19%) Kanban
7 4 (5.19%) Content Management
7 4 (5.19%) OOP
8 3 (3.90%) SOA
8 3 (3.90%) Email Marketing
9 2 (2.60%) iOS Development
9 2 (2.60%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.60%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (61.04%) JavaScript
2 36 (46.75%) ActionScript 3.0
3 15 (19.48%) Java
4 11 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
5 10 (12.99%) Perl
6 9 (11.69%) Ruby
7 6 (7.79%) PHP
8 5 (6.49%) C#
8 5 (6.49%) Lua
9 4 (5.19%) Python
9 4 (5.19%) C
10 3 (3.90%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.60%) BrightScript
11 2 (2.60%) SQL
11 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.30%) VBScript
12 1 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
1 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) WAI
2 1 (1.30%) Section 508
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Adobe
2 9 (11.69%) DoubleClick
3 8 (10.39%) Oracle
4 6 (7.79%) Hyperion
5 3 (3.90%) Perforce
6 2 (2.60%) ExactTarget
6 2 (2.60%) Roku
6 2 (2.60%) Splunk
6 2 (2.60%) Axway
6 2 (2.60%) Tumbleweed
6 2 (2.60%) Omniture
6 2 (2.60%) Radianz
6 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.30%) SAP
7 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.30%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.30%) Sencha
7 1 (1.30%) Facebook
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-250 Per Day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago