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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 2.0 (AS2)
Rank 587 548 573
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +25
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 14 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.051% 0.051%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.068% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 19
Average daily rate
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£268 £288 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.95% -4.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £338 £303
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +11.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £46.25
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
20551 20555 21561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.09% 38.64% 36.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13037 12871 12891
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 565 800
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 20 August 2014.

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 19 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 20 August 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
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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 -39 14 £268 -6.95% 5
London +2 7 £300 +12.14% 3
South East +2 4 £238 -17.39%
City of London +26 3 £338 +12.50%
Hampshire -14 2 £225 -18.18%
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -

ActionScript 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 23 (62.16%) Flash
3 18 (48.65%) HTML
3 18 (48.65%) CSS
4 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
5 13 (35.14%) Adobe
6 12 (32.43%) XML
7 11 (29.73%) ActionScript 3.0
8 10 (27.03%) C#
8 10 (27.03%) .NET
9 9 (24.32%) Windows
9 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
10 7 (18.92%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (18.92%) SQL
10 7 (18.92%) Oracle
10 7 (18.92%) Photoshop
11 6 (16.22%) EDI
11 6 (16.22%) FTP
11 6 (16.22%) SCORM
11 6 (16.22%) E-Learning
11 6 (16.22%) Finance
11 6 (16.22%) Adobe Captivate
11 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
11 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
12 5 (13.51%) Time Management
12 5 (13.51%) HTML5
12 5 (13.51%) Social Media
12 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
12 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
12 5 (13.51%) XHTML

ActionScript 2.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 5 (13.51%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.11%) IIS
4 2 (5.41%) MTS
4 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Photoshop
1 7 (18.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (16.22%) Adobe Captivate
3 5 (13.51%) Fireworks
4 4 (10.81%) PaintShop Pro
4 4 (10.81%) InDesign
5 3 (8.11%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
5 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (5.41%) MS Project
6 2 (5.41%) MS Office
7 1 (2.70%) ImageReady
7 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (2.70%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Endur
1 4 (10.81%) ZaiNet
1 4 (10.81%) Aligne
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) FTP
2 2 (5.41%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) SSL
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) X.509
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) SSH
2 2 (5.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.41%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Dreamweaver
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.70%) XMLSpy
2 1 (2.70%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) German Language
3 2 (5.41%) Italian Language
3 2 (5.41%) Advertising
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Flash Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Designer
3 8 (21.62%) Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Support
5 4 (10.81%) Flash Designer
6 3 (8.11%) Author
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Author
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) ActionScript Developer
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) EDI Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (62.16%) Flash
2 18 (48.65%) HTML
2 18 (48.65%) CSS
3 12 (32.43%) XML
4 10 (27.03%) .NET
5 6 (16.22%) EDI
6 5 (13.51%) XHTML
6 5 (13.51%) HTML5
7 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
8 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (8.11%) Silverlight
8 3 (8.11%) EDIFACT
8 3 (8.11%) WinForms
9 2 (5.41%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (5.41%) Middleware
9 2 (5.41%) FIXML
9 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (5.41%) CSS3
10 1 (2.70%) Android SDK
10 1 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) E-Learning
1 6 (16.22%) SCORM
2 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
2 5 (13.51%) Social Media
3 4 (10.81%) Animation
4 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.41%) DataPower
5 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
5 2 (5.41%) Graphic Design
5 2 (5.41%) SWIFT
5 2 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (5.41%) Clustering
6 1 (2.70%) Social Gaming
6 1 (2.70%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.81%) UNIX
3 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.11%) Linux
5 2 (5.41%) zOS
5 2 (5.41%) Android
5 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) OOP
1 5 (13.51%) OO
1 5 (13.51%) B2B
1 5 (13.51%) Time Management
2 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
2 4 (10.81%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) ETRM
3 3 (8.11%) MVC
3 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.41%) Data Mapping
4 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) Data Transformation
4 2 (5.41%) Android Development
4 2 (5.41%) iOS Development
4 2 (5.41%) Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Scrum
4 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.41%) Project Management
4 2 (5.41%) Identity Management
4 2 (5.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 11 (29.73%) ActionScript 3.0
4 10 (27.03%) C#
5 7 (18.92%) SQL
6 4 (10.81%) Java
6 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
6 4 (10.81%) VB
7 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.41%) Perl
8 2 (5.41%) C
8 2 (5.41%) C++
8 2 (5.41%) Python
9 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.70%) XPath
9 1 (2.70%) Lua
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Adobe
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle
4 4 (10.81%) SAP
4 4 (10.81%) DoubleClick
5 3 (8.11%) Facebook
5 3 (8.11%) Twitter
6 2 (5.41%) Axway
6 2 (5.41%) Tumbleweed
6 2 (5.41%) IBM
6 2 (5.41%) Radianz
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) Apple
7 1 (2.70%) webMethods
7 1 (2.70%) BMC
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