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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 394 385 340
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -45
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 14 30 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.33% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 39
Average daily rate £475 £375 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -7.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
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
8932 9030 8896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.18% 42.58% 40.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6625 6723 6325
Average daily rate £470 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 78
Average hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £17.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.05 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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 10 February 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
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 10 February 2016. 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
Brentford - 1 - - 1
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 34 (85.00%) HTML
2 28 (70.00%) Flash
3 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (52.50%) CSS
4 21 (52.50%) HTML5
5 19 (47.50%) Photoshop
6 18 (45.00%) XML
7 17 (42.50%) ActionScript 3.0
8 16 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (37.50%) Games
10 13 (32.50%) MVC
11 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (30.00%) Marketing
12 11 (27.50%) Animation
12 11 (27.50%) Java
13 10 (25.00%) User Experience
14 9 (22.50%) C++
14 9 (22.50%) TDD
14 9 (22.50%) Scrum
14 9 (22.50%) Dreamweaver
15 8 (20.00%) PHP
15 8 (20.00%) ActionScript 2.0
16 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
16 7 (17.50%) Spring
16 7 (17.50%) Maven
16 7 (17.50%) Online Games
16 7 (17.50%) Kanban
16 7 (17.50%) C
16 7 (17.50%) MySQL
16 7 (17.50%) OOP

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (15.00%) Apache
2 4 (10.00%) Node.js
3 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Photoshop
2 16 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (15.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (12.50%) MS Office
4 5 (12.50%) SketchUp
5 2 (5.00%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (2.50%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (2.50%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) HTTP
2 6 (15.00%) DVB
2 6 (15.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
2 7 (17.50%) Maven
3 3 (7.50%) Subversion
4 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.00%) Grunt
4 2 (5.00%) gulp
4 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.50%) Bower
5 1 (2.50%) Calabash
5 1 (2.50%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.50%) Selenium
5 1 (2.50%) Xcode
General
1 15 (37.50%) Games
2 12 (30.00%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Advertising
4 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Finance
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Flash Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Flash ActionScript Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Games Developer
4 5 (12.50%) C Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Designer
4 5 (12.50%) Flash Games Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Prototyper
4 5 (12.50%) Technologist
5 4 (10.00%) Agile Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.00%) Digital Designer
6 2 (5.00%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.50%) ActionScript Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (85.00%) HTML
2 28 (70.00%) Flash
3 21 (52.50%) CSS
3 21 (52.50%) HTML5
4 18 (45.00%) XML
5 7 (17.50%) Spring
6 6 (15.00%) JSON
6 6 (15.00%) Robotlegs
6 6 (15.00%) XSD
7 4 (10.00%) CSS3
7 4 (10.00%) PureMVC
8 3 (7.50%) Sass
9 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.00%) jQuery
9 2 (5.00%) Web Services
10 1 (2.50%) Apache Flex
10 1 (2.50%) JPA
10 1 (2.50%) RESTful
10 1 (2.50%) WebRTC
10 1 (2.50%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Animation
2 10 (25.00%) User Experience
3 7 (17.50%) Online Games
4 6 (15.00%) Fat Client
4 6 (15.00%) Interactive TV
4 6 (15.00%) MPEG
4 6 (15.00%) Thin Client
5 5 (12.50%) Internet of Things
5 5 (12.50%) Raspberry Pi
6 4 (10.00%) Flash Games
7 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
7 2 (5.00%) Graphic Design
8 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (2.50%) FMCG
8 1 (2.50%) Handset
8 1 (2.50%) PKI
8 1 (2.50%) Social Gaming
8 1 (2.50%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) MVC
2 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (22.50%) Scrum
3 9 (22.50%) TDD
4 7 (17.50%) Kanban
4 7 (17.50%) OOP
5 6 (15.00%) BDD
5 6 (15.00%) Pair Programming
6 5 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 5 (12.50%) Industrial Design
7 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.50%) OO
8 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.00%) Game Development
9 1 (2.50%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.50%) DevOps
9 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (42.50%) ActionScript 3.0
3 11 (27.50%) Java
4 9 (22.50%) C++
5 8 (20.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 8 (20.00%) PHP
6 7 (17.50%) C
7 6 (15.00%) ANSI C
8 2 (5.00%) C#
8 2 (5.00%) Python
8 2 (5.00%) Ruby
9 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.50%) ES6
9 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Adobe
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) OpenTV
3 3 (7.50%) DoubleClick
4 1 (2.50%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) PubNub
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