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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 2.0 (AS2)
Rank 599 550 575
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +25
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 24 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.046% 0.018%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.12% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 6
Average daily rate
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£268 £300 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.83% +21.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £395 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £200
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00

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
21344 20220 21067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.77% 38.89% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13881 12907 12446
Average daily rate £395 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £551 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 539 745
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 2 October 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 16 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 2 October 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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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 -32 20 £268 -10.83% 6
London +7 8 £275 +3.77% 4
South East -1 8 £250 -16.66%
City of London +17 1 £425 +6.25%
Berkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
North West - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Leeds - - - -
South West - - - -

ActionScript 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 31 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 17 (54.84%) Flash
3 12 (38.71%) ActionScript 3.0
4 11 (35.48%) HTML
4 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
5 10 (32.26%) CSS
5 10 (32.26%) XML
5 10 (32.26%) EDI
6 9 (29.03%) SAP
6 9 (29.03%) B2B
7 7 (22.58%) IBM
7 7 (22.58%) EDIFACT
7 7 (22.58%) HTML5
8 6 (19.35%) FTP
8 6 (19.35%) HTTP
8 6 (19.35%) Adobe
8 6 (19.35%) Photoshop
9 5 (16.13%) Java
9 5 (16.13%) Windows
10 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
10 4 (12.90%) XPath
10 4 (12.90%) Games
10 4 (12.90%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (12.90%) UNIX
10 4 (12.90%) C#
11 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
11 3 (9.68%) C++
11 3 (9.68%) SQL
11 3 (9.68%) C

ActionScript 2.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.23%) Gentran
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Photoshop
2 4 (12.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (6.45%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (6.45%) Maya
4 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
4 2 (6.45%) Fireworks
4 2 (6.45%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (3.23%) MS Project
5 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) FTP
1 6 (19.35%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) SSH
2 2 (6.45%) LDAP
2 2 (6.45%) SSL
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) X.509
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (12.90%) Games
2 3 (9.68%) Advertising
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Designer
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Flash Developer
4 3 (9.68%) ActionScript Developer
5 2 (6.45%) EDI Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Digital Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Flash ActionScript Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Flash Designer
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) EDI Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Author
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) Flash
2 11 (35.48%) HTML
3 10 (32.26%) CSS
3 10 (32.26%) XML
3 10 (32.26%) EDI
4 7 (22.58%) EDIFACT
4 7 (22.58%) HTML5
5 3 (9.68%) .NET
5 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.68%) WinForms
5 3 (9.68%) Silverlight
5 3 (9.68%) CSS3
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (6.45%) XHTML
6 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (6.45%) FIXML
7 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Mobile Games
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.45%) Social Gaming
2 2 (6.45%) SWIFT
2 2 (6.45%) DataPower
2 2 (6.45%) Social Media
2 2 (6.45%) Graphic Design
2 2 (6.45%) Cryptography
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) E-Learning
2 2 (6.45%) SCORM
2 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (12.90%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Android
3 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.45%) zOS
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) B2B
2 3 (9.68%) Scrum
2 3 (9.68%) MVC
2 3 (9.68%) Android Development
2 3 (9.68%) iOS Development
3 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.45%) Data Transformation
3 2 (6.45%) Game Development
3 2 (6.45%) Data Mapping
3 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.45%) Migration
3 2 (6.45%) OOP
3 2 (6.45%) OO
3 2 (6.45%) Project Management
3 2 (6.45%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.23%) SOA
4 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 12 (38.71%) ActionScript 3.0
3 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) Java
5 4 (12.90%) XPath
5 4 (12.90%) C#
6 3 (9.68%) C++
6 3 (9.68%) SQL
6 3 (9.68%) C
6 3 (9.68%) Python
6 3 (9.68%) Lua
7 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.45%) Perl
8 1 (3.23%) PHP
8 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) SAP
2 7 (22.58%) IBM
3 6 (19.35%) Adobe
4 2 (6.45%) Tumbleweed
4 2 (6.45%) Axway
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.45%) Radianz
5 1 (3.23%) webMethods
5 1 (3.23%) Apple
5 1 (3.23%) BMC
5 1 (3.23%) Perforce
5 1 (3.23%) DoubleClick
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Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-290 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago