The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript 2.0 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActionScript 2.0 over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ActionScript 2.0 (AS2)
Rank 644 621 613
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -8
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 4 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.025% 0.026%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.019% 0.067% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 10
Median daily rate - £400 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £340
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20993 21025 20238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.89% 38.13% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14405 14060 13157
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 425 430
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.03 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.16 £51.30 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

ActionScript 2.0
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

ActionScript 2.0 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ActionScript 2.0
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 within the UK.

ActionScript 2.0 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ActionScript 2.0
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 within the UK.

ActionScript 2.0 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ActionScript 2.0
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 3 - - 1
East Midlands -4 2 - -
Derby - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
London - 1 - -

ActionScript 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ActionScript 2.0.

1 26 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 16 (61.54%) ActionScript 3.0
3 14 (53.85%) Flash
4 9 (34.62%) Adobe
4 9 (34.62%) FTP
4 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
5 8 (30.77%) HTML
5 8 (30.77%) HTML5
6 7 (26.92%) Data Structures
6 7 (26.92%) Algorithms
6 7 (26.92%) OOP
6 7 (26.92%) OO
6 7 (26.92%) Photoshop
7 6 (23.08%) PHP
7 6 (23.08%) C
7 6 (23.08%) MySQL
7 6 (23.08%) Unix
7 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
7 6 (23.08%) Mobile Games
7 6 (23.08%) Games
7 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (19.23%) STB
8 5 (19.23%) Middleware
8 5 (19.23%) SQL
9 4 (15.38%) EDI
9 4 (15.38%) LoadRunner
9 4 (15.38%) LoadUI
9 4 (15.38%) API Testing

ActionScript 2.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (3.85%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Infor M3
1 1 (3.85%) Movex
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) FTP
2 2 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) LoadRunner
1 4 (15.38%) LoadUI
1 4 (15.38%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 6 (23.08%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) ActionScript Developer
2 6 (23.08%) HTML Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Performance Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) EDI Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Flash Developer
5 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Flash Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Flex Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Flash
2 8 (30.77%) HTML
2 8 (30.77%) HTML5
3 5 (19.23%) Middleware
4 4 (15.38%) EDI
5 3 (11.54%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) Adobe AIR
6 1 (3.85%) Apache Flex
6 1 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) CSS3
6 1 (3.85%) cXML
6 1 (3.85%) EDIFACT
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) JSON
6 1 (3.85%) SOAP
6 1 (3.85%) Web Services
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (3.85%) XSD
6 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Algorithms
1 7 (26.92%) Data Structures
2 6 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (23.08%) Mobile Games
3 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (19.23%) STB
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) DataPower
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.85%) iSeries
4 1 (3.85%) Social Media
4 1 (3.85%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) OO
1 7 (26.92%) OOP
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) API Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Data Transformation
5 2 (7.69%) ERP
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) B2B
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Data Mapping
6 1 (3.85%) EAI
6 1 (3.85%) Logistics
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) SEO
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 16 (61.54%) ActionScript 3.0
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) C
4 6 (23.08%) PHP
4 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 2 (7.69%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) C#
7 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Adobe
2 2 (7.69%) SEEBURGER
3 1 (3.85%) DoubleClick
3 1 (3.85%) RedPrairie
3 1 (3.85%) TIBCO