The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 South East 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 233 223 210
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 9 7 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.098% 0.083% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.24% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 14
Average daily rate
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£250 £288 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £231 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £318 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £281
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +15.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2946 2899 2990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.08% 34.39% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1602 1474 1509
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 161 193
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £19.00 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
ActionScript
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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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 - 4 £275 -
Hampshire -10 3 £225 -18.18% 3
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 20 (86.96%) Flash
2 16 (69.57%) HTML
3 14 (60.87%) CSS
4 13 (56.52%) XML
4 13 (56.52%) ActionScript 2.0
5 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
6 10 (43.48%) Adobe
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (34.78%) Windows
7 8 (34.78%) E-Learning
7 8 (34.78%) ActionScript 3.0
8 7 (30.43%) OOP
9 6 (26.09%) Dreamweaver
9 6 (26.09%) Client/Server
9 6 (26.09%) SCORM
9 6 (26.09%) Adobe Captivate
9 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
9 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
10 5 (21.74%) HTML5
10 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
10 5 (21.74%) Fireworks
10 5 (21.74%) MVC
10 5 (21.74%) OO
10 5 (21.74%) C#
10 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
10 5 (21.74%) Time Management
11 4 (17.39%) .NET
11 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
11 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
11 4 (17.39%) Degree

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) Moodle
1 2 (8.70%) Drupal
1 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.35%) ColdFusion
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) JRun
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) ColdFusion MX
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Adobe Captivate
2 5 (21.74%) Fireworks
3 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 4 (17.39%) PaintShop Pro
4 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
5 2 (8.70%) MS Project
5 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
6 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (4.35%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) Ant
3 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
3 2 (8.70%) Hudson
3 2 (8.70%) WiX
3 2 (8.70%) Flash Builder
4 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) Fiddler
4 1 (4.35%) XMLSpy
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Interactive Media
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Flash Developer
3 5 (21.74%) ActionScript Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Author
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Author
5 2 (8.70%) Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) ColdFusion Developer
6 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (4.35%) E-Learning Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Instructional Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.35%) UI Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Interactive Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) Flash
2 16 (69.57%) HTML
3 14 (60.87%) CSS
4 13 (56.52%) XML
5 5 (21.74%) HTML5
6 4 (17.39%) .NET
6 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
7 3 (13.04%) WinForms
7 3 (13.04%) jQuery
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (8.70%) Web Services
8 2 (8.70%) XSLT
8 2 (8.70%) XHTML
8 2 (8.70%) Silverlight
8 2 (8.70%) Robotlegs
9 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
9 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.35%) D-Bus
9 1 (4.35%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) E-Learning
2 6 (26.09%) Client/Server
2 6 (26.09%) SCORM
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) Animation
5 1 (4.35%) VLE
5 1 (4.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) OOP
2 5 (21.74%) MVC
2 5 (21.74%) OO
2 5 (21.74%) Time Management
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) UML
4 2 (8.70%) Content Management
4 2 (8.70%) Web Development
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.35%) Information Management
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) B2B
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) ActionScript 2.0
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) ActionScript 3.0
4 5 (21.74%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) C
5 3 (13.04%) Java
6 2 (8.70%) C++
6 2 (8.70%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) XPath
7 1 (4.35%) Lua
7 1 (4.35%) SQL
7 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Adobe
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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