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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 364 328 321
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -7
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 29 53 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.24% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.60% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 72
Average daily rate £375 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £261 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £313 £295
% change year-on-year
+4.80% +5.93%
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
9497 8777 10486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.64% 40.56% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6950 6365 7100
Average daily rate £425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 101 123
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £17.77 £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £50.00 £50.25
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 24 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 24 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 -2 5 £400 +10.34% 2
Chiswick - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 64 (64.65%) HTML
2 61 (61.62%) ActionScript 3.0
3 56 (56.57%) Flash
4 46 (46.46%) HTML5
5 45 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 33 (33.33%) XML
7 32 (32.32%) CSS
8 30 (30.30%) ActionScript 2.0
9 22 (22.22%) CSS3
9 22 (22.22%) Adobe
9 22 (22.22%) Finance
10 21 (21.21%) Java
11 20 (20.20%) SQL
11 20 (20.20%) jQuery
12 18 (18.18%) Marketing
12 18 (18.18%) C#
12 18 (18.18%) Advertising
13 16 (16.16%) .NET
13 16 (16.16%) Apache Flex
14 15 (15.15%) PHP
14 15 (15.15%) FTP
14 15 (15.15%) OO
15 14 (14.14%) Games
16 13 (13.13%) Project Management
16 13 (13.13%) Backbone.js
17 12 (12.12%) Web Development
18 11 (11.11%) QA
18 11 (11.11%) ETRM
18 11 (11.11%) MVC
18 11 (11.11%) SEO

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (8.08%) Node.js
2 7 (7.07%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.05%) CMS
3 5 (5.05%) IIS
4 2 (2.02%) MTS
4 2 (2.02%) Drupal
4 2 (2.02%) WordPress
5 1 (1.01%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Photoshop
1 10 (10.10%) MS Office
2 6 (6.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.02%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Endur
1 9 (9.09%) ZaiNet
1 9 (9.09%) Aligne
2 2 (2.02%) SAP SD
2 2 (2.02%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.15%) FTP
2 5 (5.05%) Internet
3 3 (3.03%) Firewall
3 3 (3.03%) SSL
4 2 (2.02%) X.400
4 2 (2.02%) HTTP
5 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.01%) Extranet
5 1 (1.01%) RFID
5 1 (1.01%) VLAN
5 1 (1.01%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (7.07%) MySQL
1 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.01%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Subversion
2 7 (7.07%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.04%) JUnit
5 1 (1.01%) Ant
5 1 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.01%) Paros
5 1 (1.01%) Maven
5 1 (1.01%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.01%) Flash Builder
5 1 (1.01%) PhoneGap
5 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (22.22%) Finance
2 18 (18.18%) Advertising
2 18 (18.18%) Marketing
3 14 (14.14%) Games
4 6 (6.06%) Banking
5 5 (5.05%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.04%) Retail
6 4 (4.04%) German Language
7 3 (3.03%) Italian Language
7 3 (3.03%) Publishing
8 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (61.62%) Developer
2 16 (16.16%) Flash Developer
3 11 (11.11%) Analyst
4 9 (9.09%) Flex Developer
4 9 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (8.08%) Operations Manager
6 7 (7.07%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.07%) Designer
7 6 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (6.06%) ActionScript Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.04%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.03%) HTML Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (64.65%) HTML
2 56 (56.57%) Flash
3 46 (46.46%) HTML5
4 33 (33.33%) XML
5 32 (32.32%) CSS
6 22 (22.22%) CSS3
7 20 (20.20%) jQuery
8 16 (16.16%) Apache Flex
8 16 (16.16%) .NET
9 13 (13.13%) Backbone.js
10 8 (8.08%) Hibernate
11 7 (7.07%) AngularJS
12 6 (6.06%) Symfony
12 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET
12 6 (6.06%) SOAP
12 6 (6.06%) XHTML
13 5 (5.05%) Web Services
13 5 (5.05%) JDBC
13 5 (5.05%) Spring
13 5 (5.05%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.07%) W3C
2 7 (7.07%) Streaming Video
3 6 (6.06%) RIA
4 5 (5.05%) Copywriting
5 4 (4.04%) Open Source
5 4 (4.04%) Spread Betting
5 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.03%) Social Gaming
6 3 (3.03%) iPad
6 3 (3.03%) iPhone
6 3 (3.03%) Semantic Web
7 2 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.02%) Animation
7 2 (2.02%) Contract for Difference
7 2 (2.02%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.01%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.01%) Mobile Games
8 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) Windows
2 4 (4.04%) Android
3 3 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.15%) OO
2 13 (13.13%) Project Management
3 12 (12.12%) Web Development
4 11 (11.11%) MVC
4 11 (11.11%) SEO
4 11 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.11%) TDD
4 11 (11.11%) Content Management
4 11 (11.11%) ETRM
5 10 (10.10%) Scrum
6 9 (9.09%) ITIL
6 9 (9.09%) Analytics
7 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.07%) Email Marketing
8 7 (7.07%) Business Continuity
9 6 (6.06%) OOP
10 5 (5.05%) Migration
10 5 (5.05%) Product Marketing
10 5 (5.05%) Kanban
10 5 (5.05%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (61.62%) ActionScript 3.0
2 45 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 30 (30.30%) ActionScript 2.0
4 21 (21.21%) Java
5 20 (20.20%) SQL
6 18 (18.18%) C#
7 15 (15.15%) PHP
8 7 (7.07%) PL/SQL
8 7 (7.07%) Python
8 7 (7.07%) VB
9 5 (5.05%) C++
10 4 (4.04%) Lua
11 3 (3.03%) VBScript
12 2 (2.02%) C
12 2 (2.02%) ABAP
13 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.01%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.01%) Ruby
13 1 (1.01%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (7.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Puppet
1 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (22.22%) Adobe
2 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.07%) Oracle
4 5 (5.05%) EPiServer
5 4 (4.04%) Facebook
5 4 (4.04%) Zend
6 2 (2.02%) SEEBURGER
6 2 (2.02%) SAP
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago