The first table below looks at the demand for ActionScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 17 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 Salford 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 5 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 4 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 12.90% 25.00% 19.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.57% 46.67% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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 - £30.00
Programming Languages Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
14 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 45.16% 53.57% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 23
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
ActionScript
Manchester

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

ActionScript
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

ActionScript Daily Rate Trend in Salford

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 7 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (71.43%) Android
2 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 5 (71.43%) New Media
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Flash
2 5 (71.43%) Internet
2 5 (71.43%) Games
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) Game Development
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) Kindle
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Multimedia
4 3 (42.86%) Content Management
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) OOP
5 2 (28.57%) BBC
5 2 (28.57%) Adobe
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) Interactive TV

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 5 (71.43%) Games
2 3 (42.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Flash Developer
2 2 (28.57%) ActionScript Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Flash ActionScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) Flash
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (71.43%) New Media
3 3 (42.86%) Kindle
4 2 (28.57%) BBC
4 2 (28.57%) Interactive TV
4 2 (28.57%) IPTV
4 2 (28.57%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Android
1 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Content Management
2 3 (42.86%) Game Development
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) ActionScript 3.0
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe
1 2 (28.57%) OpenTV