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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ActionScript 2.0 (AS2)
Rank 643 638 597
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -41
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 7 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.012% 0.019%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.033% 0.032% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Median daily rate £500 £418 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.76% +51.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £418 £250
% change year-on-year
+19.76% +67.00%
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
21226 21570 19987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.31% 37.87% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14541 14498 12816
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 445 437 405
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 7 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 26 July 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 6 £500 +19.76% 1
East Midlands - 5 £500 -
Derby - 3 - -
Derbyshire - 3 - -
Northampton - 2 £500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £500 -
London - 1 - - 1

ActionScript 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 20 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 10 (50.00%) FTP
3 8 (40.00%) ActionScript 3.0
4 7 (35.00%) Middleware
4 7 (35.00%) Flash
4 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) Unix
5 6 (30.00%) Adobe
5 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (30.00%) HTML5
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) Photoshop
7 4 (20.00%) PHP
7 4 (20.00%) MySQL
7 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
7 4 (20.00%) EDI
7 4 (20.00%) Mobile Games
7 4 (20.00%) Games
7 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (20.00%) API Testing
7 4 (20.00%) LoadUI
8 3 (15.00%) Data Transformation
8 3 (15.00%) HTTPS
9 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.00%) Banking
9 2 (10.00%) ERP
9 2 (10.00%) Windows
9 2 (10.00%) Linux

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 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (5.00%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Infor M3
1 1 (5.00%) Movex
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) FTP
2 3 (15.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (20.00%) LoadUI
1 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (20.00%) Games
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) ActionScript Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) EDI Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Flash Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Flex Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Online Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Flash
1 7 (35.00%) Middleware
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) HTML5
3 4 (20.00%) EDI
4 2 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) Adobe AIR
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) CSS3
5 1 (5.00%) EDIFACT
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) JSON
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (5.00%) XSD
5 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) DataPower
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.00%) iSeries
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (5.00%) STB
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) API Testing
1 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) ERP
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) B2B
4 1 (5.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (5.00%) EAI
4 1 (5.00%) Logistics
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) OOP
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) User Stories
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 8 (40.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) PHP
7 2 (10.00%) Perl
8 1 (5.00%) C
8 1 (5.00%) C#
8 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Adobe
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) SEEBURGER
3 1 (5.00%) DoubleClick
3 1 (5.00%) RedPrairie
3 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
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