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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ActionScript 2.0 (AS2)
Rank 601 591 535
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -56
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 18 10 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.020% 0.091%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.091% 0.052% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 19
Average daily rate £375 £358 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £375 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £385
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
19676 19149 17940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.26% 37.80% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13377 12746 11251
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 427 478
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.54 £18.65 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

ActionScript 2.0 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ActionScript 2.0
Top 18 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +9 18 £375 +2.73% 3
South East +6 9 £422 +87.55%
Hampshire - 7 £422 -
East Midlands - 4 £375 - 1
North West - 4 £313 -
Southampton - 3 - -
Derbyshire - 3 - - 1
Cheshire - 3 £315 -
Chester - 2 - -
Derby - 2 - - 1
London -8 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £375 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £375 -
Northampton - 1 £375 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £310 -

ActionScript 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 19 (73.08%) Flash
3 18 (69.23%) ActionScript 3.0
4 13 (50.00%) HTML
5 11 (42.31%) OOP
6 10 (38.46%) XML
6 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 10 (38.46%) Adobe
7 8 (30.77%) PHP
7 8 (30.77%) MySQL
7 8 (30.77%) HTML5
8 7 (26.92%) Data Structures
8 7 (26.92%) Algorithms
8 7 (26.92%) Games
8 7 (26.92%) Photoshop
8 7 (26.92%) CSS
8 7 (26.92%) OO
9 6 (23.08%) C
9 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (19.23%) Marketing
10 5 (19.23%) Animation
10 5 (19.23%) STB
11 4 (15.38%) MVC
11 4 (15.38%) Flash Games
11 4 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (15.38%) Apache
11 4 (15.38%) Web Services
11 4 (15.38%) Dreamweaver

ActionScript 2.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Photoshop
2 4 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) FTP
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
1 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Skype
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
General
1 7 (26.92%) Games
2 5 (19.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Flash Developer
3 6 (23.08%) ActionScript Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 5 (19.23%) HTML Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Designer
5 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) EDI Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Email Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Flash Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Flex Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) Flash
2 13 (50.00%) HTML
3 10 (38.46%) XML
4 8 (30.77%) HTML5
5 7 (26.92%) CSS
6 4 (15.38%) PureMVC
6 4 (15.38%) Robotlegs
6 4 (15.38%) Web Services
7 3 (11.54%) CSS3
7 3 (11.54%) jQuery
8 2 (7.69%) cXML
8 2 (7.69%) EDI
8 2 (7.69%) EDIFACT
8 2 (7.69%) JSON
8 2 (7.69%) XSL
8 2 (7.69%) XSLT
9 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.85%) Apache Flex
9 1 (3.85%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Algorithms
1 7 (26.92%) Data Structures
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (19.23%) Animation
3 5 (19.23%) STB
4 4 (15.38%) Flash Games
5 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
5 3 (11.54%) Mobile Games
6 2 (7.69%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (3.85%) FMCG
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (3.85%) PKI
7 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Android
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Phone
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) OOP
2 7 (26.92%) OO
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) MVC
4 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) B2B
5 2 (7.69%) Data Transformation
5 2 (7.69%) EAI
5 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) SEO
5 2 (7.69%) SOA
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) Android Development
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 18 (69.23%) ActionScript 3.0
3 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 8 (30.77%) PHP
5 6 (23.08%) C
6 2 (7.69%) XPath
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Adobe
2 2 (7.69%) DoubleClick
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Facebook
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter
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