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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript 2.0 (AS2)
Rank 596 559 526
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -33
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 11 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.044% 0.049%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.054% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +16.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £258 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £335 £188
% change year-on-year
+19.40% +78.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -

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
20342 19691 17540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.55% 37.41% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13467 13006 10832
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 468 618
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 13 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 22 May 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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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 -37 11 £400 +21.21% 5
South East -19 4 £425 +28.78% 4
Nottinghamshire -9 3 £363 -
East Midlands -11 3 £363 -36.95%
North West -18 3 £400 -
Cheshire - 3 £400 -
Chester - 3 £400 -
Mansfield - 2 £363 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £300 -
London -14 1 £310 +7.82%
Nottingham - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £300 -

ActionScript 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 9 (45.00%) FTP
3 6 (30.00%) HTTP
3 6 (30.00%) JMS
3 6 (30.00%) XML
3 6 (30.00%) Flash
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (25.00%) ActionScript 3.0
5 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (20.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) MS Office
5 4 (20.00%) HTTPS
6 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.00%) EDI
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) PHP
6 3 (15.00%) DB2
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) Ab Initio
6 3 (15.00%) Clustering
6 3 (15.00%) SMTP
6 3 (15.00%) EDIFACT
6 3 (15.00%) HTML5
6 3 (15.00%) Markit EDM
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing

ActionScript 2.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Markit EDM
2 2 (10.00%) ZaiNet
2 2 (10.00%) Aligne
2 2 (10.00%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) FTP
2 6 (30.00%) HTTP
3 4 (20.00%) HTTPS
4 3 (15.00%) SMTP
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) VPN
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (15.00%) DB2
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) DB2 UDB
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Games
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Flash Developer
2 5 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Ab Initio Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) E-Learning Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (5.00%) ActionScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) JMS
1 6 (30.00%) XML
1 6 (30.00%) Flash
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) EDI
3 3 (15.00%) EDIFACT
3 3 (15.00%) HTML5
3 3 (15.00%) WCF
4 2 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (10.00%) cXML
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) TRADACOMS
2 2 (10.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (10.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (5.00%) EFT
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) MVS
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Migration
1 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (15.00%) Data Mapping
1 3 (15.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (10.00%) Metaprogramming
2 2 (10.00%) Time Management
2 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (10.00%) ETRM
2 2 (10.00%) Change Control
2 2 (10.00%) Parallel Processing
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) ETL
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.00%) MVC
3 1 (5.00%) Android Development
3 1 (5.00%) Online Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) Korn
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) REXX
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) JCL
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
1 3 (15.00%) Ab Initio
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) DoubleClick