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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActionScript 2.0 over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript 2.0 (AS2)
Rank 563 517 504
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -13
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 14 41 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.084% 0.086%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.073% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 23
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.41% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £224 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £538 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
19244 18080 17373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.87% 37.13% 38.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12820 11381 10703
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 504 719
Average hourly rate £35.18 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.55 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

ActionScript 2.0
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

ActionScript 2.0 Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
England -48 13 £275 -22.04% 8
London -25 7 £365 -2.79% 3
South East -24 5 £225 -31.81% 1
Surrey - 2 - - 1
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Brentford - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Plymouth - - - -
Devon - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -

ActionScript 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ActionScript 2.0 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 2.0.

1 38 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 22 (57.89%) Flash
3 20 (52.63%) HTML
4 18 (47.37%) XML
5 14 (36.84%) ActionScript 3.0
6 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
7 11 (28.95%) FTP
8 10 (26.32%) Photoshop
9 9 (23.68%) IBM
9 9 (23.68%) Games
10 8 (21.05%) EDIFACT
10 8 (21.05%) SAP
10 8 (21.05%) HTTP
10 8 (21.05%) EDI
11 7 (18.42%) Adobe
11 7 (18.42%) Game Development
12 6 (15.79%) E-Learning
12 6 (15.79%) B2B
12 6 (15.79%) CSS
13 5 (13.16%) SQL
13 5 (13.16%) HTML5
14 4 (10.53%) Lua
14 4 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
14 4 (10.53%) SCORM
14 4 (10.53%) XPath
14 4 (10.53%) Graphic Design
14 4 (10.53%) Firewall
14 4 (10.53%) Migration
14 4 (10.53%) Mobile Games
14 4 (10.53%) HTTPS

ActionScript 2.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ActionScript 2.0 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 2.0. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) Gentran
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Photoshop
2 4 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.89%) Fireworks
3 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.89%) PaintShop Pro
3 3 (7.89%) Maya
3 3 (7.89%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Aligne
1 2 (5.26%) ZaiNet
1 2 (5.26%) Endur
2 1 (2.63%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) FTP
2 8 (21.05%) HTTP
3 4 (10.53%) Firewall
3 4 (10.53%) HTTPS
3 4 (10.53%) VPN
4 3 (7.89%) SSH
5 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) DB2
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.63%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (23.68%) Games
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Flash Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) ActionScript Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Applications Support
5 5 (13.16%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Designer
6 4 (10.53%) Games Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Author
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Author
7 3 (7.89%) Programmer
7 3 (7.89%) Flash Games Developer
7 3 (7.89%) E-Learning Developer
8 2 (5.26%) EDI Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Flash ActionScript Developer
8 2 (5.26%) EDI Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) Flash
2 20 (52.63%) HTML
3 18 (47.37%) XML
4 8 (21.05%) EDIFACT
4 8 (21.05%) EDI
5 6 (15.79%) CSS
6 5 (13.16%) HTML5
7 3 (7.89%) Apache Flex
8 2 (5.26%) CSS3
9 1 (2.63%) .NET
9 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.63%) Web Services
9 1 (2.63%) JMS
9 1 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (2.63%) WinForms
9 1 (2.63%) WPF
9 1 (2.63%) Silverlight
9 1 (2.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) E-Learning
2 4 (10.53%) SCORM
2 4 (10.53%) Graphic Design
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile Games
2 4 (10.53%) EFT
3 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.89%) Social Gaming
3 3 (7.89%) User Experience
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Statistics
5 1 (2.63%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.63%) Online Games
5 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Android
2 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
2 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Game Development
2 6 (15.79%) B2B
3 4 (10.53%) Migration
3 4 (10.53%) OO
4 3 (7.89%) Project Management
4 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
4 3 (7.89%) Scrum
4 3 (7.89%) Time Management
4 3 (7.89%) Data Mapping
4 3 (7.89%) Android Development
4 3 (7.89%) iOS Development
5 2 (5.26%) Data Transformation
5 2 (5.26%) Change Control
5 2 (5.26%) Online Marketing
5 2 (5.26%) ETRM
5 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (2.63%) MVC
6 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 14 (36.84%) ActionScript 3.0
3 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) SQL
5 4 (10.53%) Lua
5 4 (10.53%) XPath
6 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.26%) C#
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) Java
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) Python
8 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.63%) Korn
8 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) IBM
2 8 (21.05%) SAP
3 7 (18.42%) Adobe
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.63%) Perforce