The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 266 234 227
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -7
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 1 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.030% 0.45% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 4
Average daily rate
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£230 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% -1.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £344
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.24 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.24 -
ActionScript
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3304 3144 2701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.84% 32.29% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1957 1765 1357
Average daily rate £350 £335 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 115 214
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ActionScript
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ActionScript Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ActionScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ActionScript Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ActionScript
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Surrey +2 1 £230 -14.41% 3
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (62.50%) ActionScript 2.0
2 4 (50.00%) FTP
2 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 4 (50.00%) EFT
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Flash
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) SSH
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Games
5 1 (12.50%) E-Learning
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Subversion
5 1 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (12.50%) JSP
5 1 (12.50%) XML

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) FTP
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) SSH
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Support
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Flash Developer
3 1 (12.50%) E-Learning Developer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) Flash
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) JSLint
3 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) React
3 1 (12.50%) JSP
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) DOM
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) EFT
2 1 (12.50%) E-Learning
2 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
2 1 (12.50%) Animation
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Kanban
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) ActionScript 2.0
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle