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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 387 373 341
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -32
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 26 47 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.20% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.47% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 49
Average daily rate
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£350 £461 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.11% +23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £638 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £240 £375
% change year-on-year
+101.04% -36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
10203 9961 10876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.06% 41.60% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7532 7037 7751
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £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
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 66 92
Average hourly rate £27.78 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.38 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.92 £62.08 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +4 7 £126 -74.90%
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 36 (75.00%) Flash
2 31 (64.58%) HTML
3 27 (56.25%) JavaScript
4 25 (52.08%) CSS
5 23 (47.92%) ActionScript 3.0
6 17 (35.42%) HTML5
7 12 (25.00%) Games
8 10 (20.83%) Web Services
8 10 (20.83%) Photoshop
8 10 (20.83%) PureMVC
9 9 (18.75%) Marketing
9 9 (18.75%) Apache Flex
9 9 (18.75%) XML
9 9 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (18.75%) Mobile App
10 8 (16.67%) iOS Development
10 8 (16.67%) Objective-C
10 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (16.67%) Adobe
10 8 (16.67%) OO
10 8 (16.67%) Online Games
10 8 (16.67%) Content Management
10 8 (16.67%) Video on Demand
10 8 (16.67%) Apple iOS
10 8 (16.67%) Robotlegs
11 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
11 7 (14.58%) Android
11 7 (14.58%) JSON
11 7 (14.58%) Animation
11 7 (14.58%) Java

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (4.17%) Apache
1 2 (4.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) Node.js
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Photoshop
2 9 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (4.17%) InDesign
5 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
1 1 (2.08%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQLite
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
2 6 (12.50%) FlexUnit
2 6 (12.50%) Android Studio
3 5 (10.42%) Xcode
3 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (2.08%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 12 (25.00%) Games
2 9 (18.75%) Marketing
3 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.33%) Finance
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (85.42%) Developer
2 17 (35.42%) Flash Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Designer
4 5 (10.42%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Lead Designer
6 3 (6.25%) Digital Designer
6 3 (6.25%) Flex Developer
6 3 (6.25%) iOS Developer
7 2 (4.17%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Junior Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Junior
7 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Games Developer
8 1 (2.08%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.08%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (75.00%) Flash
2 31 (64.58%) HTML
3 25 (52.08%) CSS
4 17 (35.42%) HTML5
5 10 (20.83%) PureMVC
5 10 (20.83%) Web Services
6 9 (18.75%) XML
6 9 (18.75%) Apache Flex
7 8 (16.67%) Robotlegs
8 7 (14.58%) JSON
9 6 (12.50%) SOAP
9 6 (12.50%) Parsley
9 6 (12.50%) REST
9 6 (12.50%) CSS3
10 5 (10.42%) Android SDK
10 5 (10.42%) iOS SDK
11 4 (8.33%) jQuery
12 3 (6.25%) RSS
13 2 (4.17%) .NET
14 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 8 (16.67%) Video on Demand
2 8 (16.67%) Online Games
3 7 (14.58%) Animation
4 5 (10.42%) Streaming Video
5 4 (8.33%) User Experience
6 3 (6.25%) Social Media
7 2 (4.17%) Flash Games
7 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
7 2 (4.17%) FMCG
8 1 (2.08%) Video Editing
8 1 (2.08%) W3C
8 1 (2.08%) E-Learning
8 1 (2.08%) Social Gaming
8 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 7 (14.58%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) OO
1 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (16.67%) Content Management
1 8 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 7 (14.58%) Android Development
2 7 (14.58%) MVC
3 5 (10.42%) Mobile Application Development
3 5 (10.42%) Mobile Development
4 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.33%) BDD
4 4 (8.33%) SEO
4 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.33%) TDD
5 3 (6.25%) OOP
5 3 (6.25%) Kanban
5 3 (6.25%) Analytics
6 2 (4.17%) Game Development
6 2 (4.17%) UML
6 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 23 (47.92%) ActionScript 3.0
3 8 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 7 (14.58%) Java
5 6 (12.50%) PHP
5 6 (12.50%) Ruby
6 3 (6.25%) VB
6 3 (6.25%) SQL
6 3 (6.25%) C++
7 2 (4.17%) C
7 2 (4.17%) C#
7 2 (4.17%) VBScript
7 2 (4.17%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (2.08%) BrightScript
8 1 (2.08%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) Lua
8 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (2.08%) Apple
2 1 (2.08%) Omniture
2 1 (2.08%) DoubleClick
2 1 (2.08%) Google
2 1 (2.08%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
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