The first table below looks at the demand for ActionScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 16 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 Merseyside 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.01% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £344 £295
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +16.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.24 - £28.75
Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
72 68 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.18% 33.83% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 41
Average daily rate £300 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £153 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.72 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.52% -23.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £11.08 £19.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £34.80 £24.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
ActionScript
North West

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

ActionScript
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

ActionScript Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

ActionScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ActionScript across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

ActionScript Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

ActionScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

ActionScript Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

ActionScript
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) PHP5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) PHP5
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Apple