The first table below looks at the demand for ActionScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 18 April 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 West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 141 120 138
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.091% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.33% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate £350 £200 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.24 - £30.00
Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1222 903 1406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.90% 38.82% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 510 777
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 105
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £22.94 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ActionScript
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

ActionScript Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ActionScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

ActionScript Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ActionScript
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -11 2 £350 -
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Flash
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) PHP
4 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (50.00%) XHTML
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) W3C
4 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 3 (50.00%) Ajax
4 3 (50.00%) WCAG
4 3 (50.00%) WAI
4 3 (50.00%) Apache Flex
4 3 (50.00%) Drupal
5 2 (33.33%) YUI
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) Adobe
6 1 (16.67%) Intranet
6 1 (16.67%) Internet
6 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
6 1 (16.67%) Content Management

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Flex Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Flash Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (16.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Flash
3 3 (50.00%) XHTML
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) Apache Flex
4 2 (33.33%) YUI
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) WCAG
1 3 (50.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe