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 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 232 256 230
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -26
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 14 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.073% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.22% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Average daily rate £419 £230 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.17% -29.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £226 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £406 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2902 3191 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.89% 33.44% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1875 1783 1449
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 118 134
Average hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £45.40 £42.50
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ActionScript across the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

ActionScript Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire - 9 £425 -
Surrey -9 2 £325 +41.30% 1
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +14 1 - -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (61.11%) OO
1 11 (61.11%) Flash
2 10 (55.56%) ActionScript 2.0
3 8 (44.44%) ActionScript 3.0
3 8 (44.44%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (38.89%) Data Structures
4 7 (38.89%) Algorithms
4 7 (38.89%) MySQL
4 7 (38.89%) CSS
4 7 (38.89%) HTML
4 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 7 (38.89%) PHP
4 7 (38.89%) OOP
4 7 (38.89%) STB
5 6 (33.33%) C
5 6 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
7 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) MVC
7 4 (22.22%) XHTML
7 4 (22.22%) Adobe
7 4 (22.22%) Ajax
7 4 (22.22%) LAMP
7 4 (22.22%) Marketing
7 4 (22.22%) PHP 5
7 4 (22.22%) PHP 4
7 4 (22.22%) CakePHP
8 3 (16.67%) WordPress

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Joomla!
1 3 (16.67%) WordPress
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) concrete5
2 2 (11.11%) Drupal
2 2 (11.11%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) 3ds Max
1 2 (11.11%) Acrobat
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (11.11%) GIMP
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) FTP
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
1 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Grunt
General
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) ActionScript Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Lead Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (11.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Flash Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) Flash
2 7 (38.89%) CSS
2 7 (38.89%) HTML
3 6 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) Ajax
4 4 (22.22%) CakePHP
4 4 (22.22%) LAMP
4 4 (22.22%) XHTML
5 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (16.67%) CSS3
5 3 (16.67%) jQuery
5 3 (16.67%) PhoneGap
6 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
6 2 (11.11%) Ember.js
6 2 (11.11%) GreenSock GSAP
6 2 (11.11%) Highcharts JS
6 2 (11.11%) Laravel
6 2 (11.11%) Marmalade SDK
6 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (38.89%) Algorithms
2 7 (38.89%) Data Structures
2 7 (38.89%) STB
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) TRADACOMS
4 2 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (5.56%) Animation
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Android
2 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) OO
2 7 (38.89%) OOP
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Android Development
5 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) ActionScript 2.0
2 8 (44.44%) ActionScript 3.0
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) PHP
4 6 (33.33%) C
5 4 (22.22%) PHP 4
5 4 (22.22%) PHP 5
6 2 (11.11%) Apple Swift
6 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) C++
6 2 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
6 2 (11.11%) Python
6 2 (11.11%) Ruby
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Adobe
2 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
2 2 (11.11%) Zend
3 1 (5.56%) Facebook
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter