The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 105 90 82
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% 0.070% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.19% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £310 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +38.46%
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
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
723 532 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.90% 37.25% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 363 292
Average daily rate £363 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 9 7
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £19.00 £15.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
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 Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ActionScript
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ActionScript across the Manchester region.

ActionScript Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

ActionScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript across the Manchester region.

ActionScript Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

ActionScript
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Flash ActionScript Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Flash Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Flex Developer
1 1 (100.00%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript 3.0
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript