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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 236 220 210
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 6 9 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.067% 0.11% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.32% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 16
Average daily rate
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£330 £200 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -25.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £188 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £308 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £281
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
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
2903 2843 2932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.41% 34.07% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1583 1449 1459
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £235
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 98 173 199
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £46.00
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 11 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 11 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
Hampshire -11 2 £345 +25.45% 1
Surrey - 2 £283 -
Berkshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 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 18 (94.74%) Flash
2 15 (78.95%) HTML
3 14 (73.68%) XML
4 13 (68.42%) CSS
5 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
6 11 (57.89%) ActionScript 2.0
7 10 (52.63%) Adobe
8 8 (42.11%) E-Learning
8 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
9 7 (36.84%) Windows
9 7 (36.84%) OOP
10 6 (31.58%) Client/Server
10 6 (31.58%) SCORM
10 6 (31.58%) Dreamweaver
10 6 (31.58%) Adobe Captivate
10 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
10 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
10 6 (31.58%) ActionScript 3.0
11 5 (26.32%) Time Management
11 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
11 5 (26.32%) Fireworks
12 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (21.05%) PaintShop Pro
12 4 (21.05%) OO
12 4 (21.05%) Photoshop
12 4 (21.05%) Subversion
12 4 (21.05%) jQuery
12 4 (21.05%) Degree
13 3 (15.79%) Flash Builder
13 3 (15.79%) Scrum

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) CMS
1 2 (10.53%) Drupal
1 2 (10.53%) Moodle
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.26%) JRun
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) ColdFusion
2 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) ColdFusion MX
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Adobe Captivate
2 5 (26.32%) Fireworks
3 4 (21.05%) PaintShop Pro
3 4 (21.05%) Photoshop
4 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
5 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (5.26%) MS Project
5 1 (5.26%) MS Office
5 1 (5.26%) Adobe After Effects
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (21.05%) Subversion
3 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
3 3 (15.79%) Ant
3 3 (15.79%) Mercurial
3 3 (15.79%) Flash Builder
3 3 (15.79%) Hudson
3 3 (15.79%) WiX
4 1 (5.26%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (5.26%) XMLSpy
4 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Interactive Media
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Flash Developer
3 5 (26.32%) ActionScript Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Author
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Author
5 2 (10.53%) Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Instructional Designer
6 1 (5.26%) E-Learning Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) ColdFusion Developer
6 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (5.26%) UI Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Interactive Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) Flash
2 15 (78.95%) HTML
3 14 (73.68%) XML
4 13 (68.42%) CSS
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
6 3 (15.79%) HTML5
6 3 (15.79%) Robotlegs
7 2 (10.53%) XSLT
7 2 (10.53%) Web Services
8 1 (5.26%) ODBC
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (5.26%) EDI
8 1 (5.26%) OLE DB
8 1 (5.26%) EDIFACT
8 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 1 (5.26%) WCF
8 1 (5.26%) SOAP
8 1 (5.26%) XSD
8 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) E-Learning
2 6 (31.58%) SCORM
2 6 (31.58%) Client/Server
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (10.53%) Animation
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) OOP
2 5 (26.32%) Time Management
3 4 (21.05%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
5 2 (10.53%) Content Management
6 1 (5.26%) Information Management
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
6 1 (5.26%) B2B
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.26%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 11 (57.89%) ActionScript 2.0
3 6 (31.58%) ActionScript 3.0
4 3 (15.79%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) C
5 2 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) XPath
6 1 (5.26%) Lua
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Adobe
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle