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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 2.0 (AS2)
Rank 575 534 530
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -4
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 25 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.091% 0.080%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 20
Average daily rate
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£319 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £313 £344
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £52.82 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.90%
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
21602 19764 19116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.45% 38.18% 37.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14611 12659 11541
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 560 710
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £14.54 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -76 21 £319 +2.00% 3
London -7 11 £275 -30.37% 1
South East -31 9 £366 +11.38% 2
South West - 1 £175 -
Plymouth - 1 £175 -
Devon - 1 £175 -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Brentford - - - -
Leeds - - - -

ActionScript 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 43 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 24 (55.81%) Flash
3 21 (48.84%) HTML
4 17 (39.53%) XML
5 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
6 15 (34.88%) ActionScript 3.0
7 11 (25.58%) Photoshop
7 11 (25.58%) CSS
7 11 (25.58%) FTP
7 11 (25.58%) IBM
8 10 (23.26%) B2B
8 10 (23.26%) HTTP
8 10 (23.26%) EDI
8 10 (23.26%) SAP
9 9 (20.93%) Games
10 8 (18.60%) EDIFACT
11 7 (16.28%) Adobe
11 7 (16.28%) Windows
11 7 (16.28%) Game Development
12 6 (13.95%) HTML5
12 6 (13.95%) Firewall
13 5 (11.63%) Migration
13 5 (11.63%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (11.63%) SSH
13 5 (11.63%) UNIX
13 5 (11.63%) SQL
14 4 (9.30%) Java
14 4 (9.30%) C#
14 4 (9.30%) Linux
14 4 (9.30%) OO

ActionScript 2.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (9.30%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.65%) Gentran
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Photoshop
2 5 (11.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
4 3 (6.98%) PaintShop Pro
4 3 (6.98%) Maya
4 3 (6.98%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (6.98%) Fireworks
4 3 (6.98%) MS Office
5 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (2.33%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Aligne
1 1 (2.33%) ZaiNet
1 1 (2.33%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) FTP
2 10 (23.26%) HTTP
3 6 (13.95%) Firewall
4 5 (11.63%) SSH
5 4 (9.30%) HTTPS
5 4 (9.30%) VPN
6 3 (6.98%) SSL
7 2 (4.65%) LDAP
7 2 (4.65%) Internet
7 2 (4.65%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) MySQL
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (20.93%) Games
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Advertising
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Flash Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Designer
4 6 (13.95%) ActionScript Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Games Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.98%) Programmer
6 3 (6.98%) Flash Games Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Author
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Author
7 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) EDI Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Flash Designer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) Flash
2 21 (48.84%) HTML
3 17 (39.53%) XML
4 11 (25.58%) CSS
5 10 (23.26%) EDI
6 8 (18.60%) EDIFACT
7 6 (13.95%) HTML5
8 4 (9.30%) Apache Flex
9 3 (6.98%) CSS3
9 3 (6.98%) WinForms
9 3 (6.98%) Silverlight
9 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
9 3 (6.98%) .NET
10 2 (4.65%) XHTML
10 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (4.65%) FIXML
10 2 (4.65%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) EFT
1 4 (9.30%) Graphic Design
1 4 (9.30%) SCORM
1 4 (9.30%) E-Learning
1 4 (9.30%) Mobile Games
2 3 (6.98%) Social Gaming
2 3 (6.98%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.65%) Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) SWIFT
3 2 (4.65%) DataPower
4 1 (2.33%) Social Media
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.33%) Online Games
4 1 (2.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) UNIX
3 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.98%) Android
4 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.65%) zOS
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) B2B
2 7 (16.28%) Game Development
3 5 (11.63%) Migration
4 4 (9.30%) OO
5 3 (6.98%) Android Development
5 3 (6.98%) iOS Development
5 3 (6.98%) MVC
5 3 (6.98%) Scrum
5 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.65%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.65%) Identity Management
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Data Transformation
6 2 (4.65%) Online Marketing
6 2 (4.65%) Time Management
6 2 (4.65%) Data Mapping
7 1 (2.33%) ETRM
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
3 15 (34.88%) ActionScript 3.0
4 5 (11.63%) SQL
5 4 (9.30%) Java
5 4 (9.30%) C#
5 4 (9.30%) XPath
5 4 (9.30%) Lua
6 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.98%) Python
7 2 (4.65%) C++
7 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.65%) Perl
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) IBM
2 10 (23.26%) SAP
3 7 (16.28%) Adobe
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle
6 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.65%) Radianz
6 2 (4.65%) Axway
6 2 (4.65%) Tumbleweed
7 1 (2.33%) Perforce
7 1 (2.33%) DoubleClick
7 1 (2.33%) BMC
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