The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 378 322 327
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +5
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 34 56 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.26% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.64% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 41 73
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £268 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £344 £295
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +16.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.24 - £30.00
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9774 8755 10492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.36% 40.49% 37.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7129 6327 7141
Average daily rate £425 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 100 118
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.87 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
ActionScript
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -13 6 £400 - 9
Chiswick - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 68 (65.38%) HTML
2 66 (63.46%) ActionScript 3.0
3 57 (54.81%) Flash
4 50 (48.08%) HTML5
5 47 (45.19%) JavaScript
6 34 (32.69%) XML
7 32 (30.77%) CSS
8 30 (28.85%) ActionScript 2.0
9 24 (23.08%) Adobe
9 24 (23.08%) Finance
10 23 (22.12%) Java
11 22 (21.15%) CSS3
12 20 (19.23%) Apache Flex
12 20 (19.23%) jQuery
12 20 (19.23%) SQL
13 18 (17.31%) C#
13 18 (17.31%) Advertising
13 18 (17.31%) Marketing
14 16 (15.38%) .NET
15 15 (14.42%) PHP
15 15 (14.42%) FTP
15 15 (14.42%) OO
16 14 (13.46%) Games
16 14 (13.46%) Web Development
17 13 (12.50%) Backbone.js
17 13 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (12.50%) Project Management
18 11 (10.58%) TDD
18 11 (10.58%) Content Management
18 11 (10.58%) MVC

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (7.69%) Node.js
2 7 (6.73%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.81%) CMS
3 5 (4.81%) IIS
4 2 (1.92%) MTS
4 2 (1.92%) Drupal
4 2 (1.92%) WordPress
5 1 (0.96%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Photoshop
1 10 (9.62%) MS Office
2 6 (5.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.92%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Endur
1 9 (8.65%) ZaiNet
1 9 (8.65%) Aligne
2 2 (1.92%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.92%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.42%) FTP
2 6 (5.77%) Internet
3 4 (3.85%) Firewall
4 3 (2.88%) SSL
5 2 (1.92%) X.400
5 2 (1.92%) HTTP
6 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.96%) Extranet
6 1 (0.96%) RFID
6 1 (0.96%) VLAN
6 1 (0.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (6.73%) MySQL
1 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.96%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Subversion
1 8 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.73%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.85%) JUnit
4 3 (2.88%) Maven
5 2 (1.92%) Flash Builder
6 1 (0.96%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.96%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.96%) Paros
6 1 (0.96%) Ant
6 1 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
General
1 24 (23.08%) Finance
2 18 (17.31%) Advertising
2 18 (17.31%) Marketing
3 14 (13.46%) Games
4 8 (7.69%) Banking
5 6 (5.77%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.85%) German Language
6 4 (3.85%) Retail
7 3 (2.88%) Publishing
7 3 (2.88%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.96%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 66 (63.46%) Developer
2 17 (16.35%) Flash Developer
3 13 (12.50%) Flex Developer
4 11 (10.58%) Analyst
5 9 (8.65%) Front-End Developer
6 8 (7.69%) Operations Manager
7 7 (6.73%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Designer
7 7 (6.73%) ActionScript Developer
8 6 (5.77%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.85%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (2.88%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.88%) HTML Developer
11 3 (2.88%) Applications Support Analyst
11 3 (2.88%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (65.38%) HTML
2 57 (54.81%) Flash
3 50 (48.08%) HTML5
4 34 (32.69%) XML
5 32 (30.77%) CSS
6 22 (21.15%) CSS3
7 20 (19.23%) jQuery
7 20 (19.23%) Apache Flex
8 16 (15.38%) .NET
9 13 (12.50%) Backbone.js
10 8 (7.69%) Hibernate
11 7 (6.73%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.77%) Symfony
12 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET
12 6 (5.77%) SOAP
12 6 (5.77%) XHTML
13 5 (4.81%) Web Services
13 5 (4.81%) JDBC
13 5 (4.81%) Spring
13 5 (4.81%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.73%) RIA
2 7 (6.73%) W3C
2 7 (6.73%) Streaming Video
3 5 (4.81%) Copywriting
4 4 (3.85%) Open Source
4 4 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.85%) Spread Betting
4 4 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.88%) Social Gaming
5 3 (2.88%) iPad
5 3 (2.88%) iPhone
5 3 (2.88%) Semantic Web
6 2 (1.92%) Animation
6 2 (1.92%) Contract for Difference
6 2 (1.92%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.96%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.96%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.77%) Windows
2 4 (3.85%) Android
3 3 (2.88%) Linux
4 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.42%) OO
2 14 (13.46%) Web Development
3 13 (12.50%) Project Management
3 13 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.58%) TDD
4 11 (10.58%) Content Management
4 11 (10.58%) MVC
4 11 (10.58%) SEO
4 11 (10.58%) ETRM
5 10 (9.62%) Scrum
6 9 (8.65%) ITIL
6 9 (8.65%) Analytics
7 8 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.73%) Email Marketing
8 7 (6.73%) Business Continuity
8 7 (6.73%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.77%) OOP
9 6 (5.77%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.81%) Migration
10 5 (4.81%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 66 (63.46%) ActionScript 3.0
2 47 (45.19%) JavaScript
3 30 (28.85%) ActionScript 2.0
4 23 (22.12%) Java
5 20 (19.23%) SQL
6 18 (17.31%) C#
7 15 (14.42%) PHP
8 7 (6.73%) PL/SQL
8 7 (6.73%) Python
8 7 (6.73%) VB
9 5 (4.81%) C++
10 4 (3.85%) Lua
11 3 (2.88%) VBScript
12 2 (1.92%) C
12 2 (1.92%) ABAP
13 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.96%) Ruby
13 1 (0.96%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (6.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Puppet
1 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (23.08%) Adobe
2 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.69%) Oracle
4 5 (4.81%) EPiServer
5 4 (3.85%) Facebook
5 4 (3.85%) Zend
6 2 (1.92%) SEEBURGER
6 2 (1.92%) SAP
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 28 days ago