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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 232 229 210
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 23 12 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.14% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 0.39% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 9
Average daily rate
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£248 £280 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.60% -4.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £375 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £293
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
3117 3099 3121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.51% 35.66% 32.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1773 1731 1474
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 122 180
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.33 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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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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 -15 13 £225 -25.00% 1
Berkshire +14 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire -18 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 24 (82.76%) Flash
2 14 (48.28%) XML
2 14 (48.28%) HTML
3 13 (44.83%) CSS
3 13 (44.83%) ActionScript 3.0
4 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
5 9 (31.03%) Adobe
5 9 (31.03%) ActionScript 2.0
6 7 (24.14%) MVC
6 7 (24.14%) OOP
7 6 (20.69%) OO
7 6 (20.69%) HTML5
8 5 (17.24%) jQuery
8 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (17.24%) Windows
8 5 (17.24%) PHP
8 5 (17.24%) Java
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
9 4 (13.79%) C#
9 4 (13.79%) C++
9 4 (13.79%) .NET
9 4 (13.79%) Client/Server
9 4 (13.79%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (13.79%) Retail
9 4 (13.79%) Subversion
9 4 (13.79%) WinForms
10 3 (10.34%) SCORM
10 3 (10.34%) E-Learning
10 3 (10.34%) Ajax

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (6.90%) Drupal
1 2 (6.90%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.45%) WordPress
2 1 (3.45%) Moodle
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) ColdFusion MX
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) JRun
2 1 (3.45%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
1 3 (10.34%) Fireworks
1 3 (10.34%) PaintShop Pro
1 3 (10.34%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.45%) InDesign
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) FTP
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (13.79%) Subversion
2 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
2 2 (6.90%) Flash Builder
2 2 (6.90%) Hudson
2 2 (6.90%) WiX
2 2 (6.90%) Ant
2 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Automotive
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Interactive Media
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Flash Developer
3 8 (27.59%) ActionScript Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Author
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Author
4 3 (10.34%) Flash ActionScript Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) ColdFusion Developer
6 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Interactive Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Creative Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (82.76%) Flash
2 14 (48.28%) HTML
2 14 (48.28%) XML
3 13 (44.83%) CSS
4 6 (20.69%) HTML5
5 5 (17.24%) jQuery
6 4 (13.79%) .NET
6 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
6 4 (13.79%) WinForms
7 3 (10.34%) Ajax
7 3 (10.34%) Silverlight
7 3 (10.34%) D-Bus
7 3 (10.34%) Adobe AIR
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (6.90%) Robotlegs
8 2 (6.90%) XHTML
8 2 (6.90%) DOM
8 2 (6.90%) JSP
9 1 (3.45%) SOAP
9 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.34%) E-Learning
2 3 (10.34%) SCORM
2 3 (10.34%) Animation
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) DTV
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) OOP
1 7 (24.14%) MVC
2 6 (20.69%) OO
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) TDD
4 2 (6.90%) Scrum
4 2 (6.90%) UML
4 2 (6.90%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (3.45%) MVVM
5 1 (3.45%) User Stories
5 1 (3.45%) Android Development
5 1 (3.45%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.45%) Content Management
5 1 (3.45%) Web Development
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) ActionScript 3.0
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 9 (31.03%) ActionScript 2.0
4 5 (17.24%) PHP
4 5 (17.24%) Java
5 4 (13.79%) C#
5 4 (13.79%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) SQL
7 1 (3.45%) XPath
7 1 (3.45%) PHP5
7 1 (3.45%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Adobe
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Rackspace