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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 369 368 326
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -42
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 21 35 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.37% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 40
Average daily rate
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£360 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £205 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £460 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.13% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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
9415 9352 8884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.63% 41.17% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6839 6914 6385
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 64 122
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.00 £18.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -2 7 £175 -56.25% 6
Wimbledon - 2 £375 - 2
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 39 (78.00%) Flash
2 29 (58.00%) JavaScript
3 25 (50.00%) CSS
4 22 (44.00%) HTML
5 21 (42.00%) ActionScript 3.0
6 14 (28.00%) HTML5
6 14 (28.00%) Apache Flex
6 14 (28.00%) Adobe
7 13 (26.00%) jQuery
8 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
9 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (20.00%) TDD
10 10 (20.00%) Java
10 10 (20.00%) Open Source
10 10 (20.00%) Adobe AIR
10 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 9 (18.00%) Ruby
11 9 (18.00%) JIRA
11 9 (18.00%) Cucumber
11 9 (18.00%) CSS3
11 9 (18.00%) XML
11 9 (18.00%) OO
12 8 (16.00%) Objective-C
12 8 (16.00%) CMS
12 8 (16.00%) Apple iOS
12 8 (16.00%) iOS Development
13 7 (14.00%) Mobile App
13 7 (14.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (14.00%) Android Development
13 7 (14.00%) Progressive Enhancement

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 8 (16.00%) CMS
2 4 (8.00%) IIS
3 3 (6.00%) EPiServer CMS
4 2 (4.00%) Node.js
4 2 (4.00%) Confluence
5 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.00%) InDesign
3 2 (4.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Endur
1 2 (4.00%) ZaiNet
1 2 (4.00%) Aligne
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) SQLite
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (18.00%) JIRA
3 6 (12.00%) Android Studio
4 5 (10.00%) Xcode
5 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.00%) Axure RP
6 2 (4.00%) Subversion
6 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (10.00%) Games
1 5 (10.00%) Marketing
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (78.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) Flash Developer
3 7 (14.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (12.00%) ActionScript Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Designer
5 5 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (8.00%) UI Designer
6 4 (8.00%) Flex Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Flash ActionScript Developer
7 3 (6.00%) iOS Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.00%) Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (78.00%) Flash
2 25 (50.00%) CSS
3 22 (44.00%) HTML
4 14 (28.00%) Apache Flex
4 14 (28.00%) HTML5
5 13 (26.00%) jQuery
6 10 (20.00%) Adobe AIR
7 9 (18.00%) XML
7 9 (18.00%) CSS3
8 7 (14.00%) JSON
9 6 (12.00%) Web Services
10 5 (10.00%) iOS SDK
10 5 (10.00%) REST
10 5 (10.00%) Android SDK
11 4 (8.00%) Backbone.js
11 4 (8.00%) .NET
11 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
11 4 (8.00%) SOAP
11 4 (8.00%) XHTML
12 3 (6.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.00%) User Experience
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Streaming Video
3 4 (8.00%) Video on Demand
3 4 (8.00%) Digital Media
4 3 (6.00%) Online Games
4 3 (6.00%) Semantic Web
5 2 (4.00%) Social Gaming
5 2 (4.00%) Flash Games
5 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.00%) W3C
6 1 (2.00%) E-Learning
6 1 (2.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (14.00%) Android
3 4 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.00%) TDD
2 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (20.00%) Open Source
3 9 (18.00%) OO
4 8 (16.00%) iOS Development
5 7 (14.00%) Android Development
5 7 (14.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 7 (14.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (14.00%) MVC
6 6 (12.00%) Content Management
7 5 (10.00%) SEO
7 5 (10.00%) Mobile Development
7 5 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (10.00%) Functional Programming
8 4 (8.00%) Scrum
8 4 (8.00%) Web Design
8 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.00%) Web Development
9 3 (6.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (42.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 10 (20.00%) Java
4 9 (18.00%) Ruby
5 8 (16.00%) Objective-C
6 7 (14.00%) SQL
7 5 (10.00%) C#
8 4 (8.00%) ActionScript 2.0
9 3 (6.00%) BrightScript
9 3 (6.00%) PHP
10 1 (2.00%) C++
10 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Adobe
2 4 (8.00%) EPiServer
3 3 (6.00%) Roku
4 2 (4.00%) Facebook
5 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.00%) Apple
5 1 (2.00%) DoubleClick
5 1 (2.00%) Google
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