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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 2.0 (AS2)
Rank 589 542 564
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +22
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 24 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.067% 0.044%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 12
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +39.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £201 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £480 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £300 £215
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +39.53%
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
21761 20430 20302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.28% 38.95% 37.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14475 13071 12065
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 583 691
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.35 £16.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £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 24 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 24 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 -42 19 £275 -8.33% 6
London -16 9 £275 +3.77% 4
South East -17 7 £363 +20.83%
South West - 1 £175 - 1
Plymouth - 1 £175 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £175 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Leeds - - - -

ActionScript 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 34 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 21 (61.76%) Flash
3 17 (50.00%) HTML
4 15 (44.12%) XML
5 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 14 (41.18%) ActionScript 3.0
6 12 (35.29%) CSS
7 10 (29.41%) EDI
7 10 (29.41%) B2B
7 10 (29.41%) Photoshop
7 10 (29.41%) SAP
8 8 (23.53%) IBM
8 8 (23.53%) EDIFACT
9 7 (20.59%) Games
9 7 (20.59%) Adobe
9 7 (20.59%) HTML5
10 6 (17.65%) FTP
10 6 (17.65%) HTTP
10 6 (17.65%) Windows
10 6 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (14.71%) Game Development
12 4 (11.76%) CSS3
12 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
12 4 (11.76%) XPath
12 4 (11.76%) Graphic Design
12 4 (11.76%) Lua
12 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (11.76%) SCORM
12 4 (11.76%) Mobile Games
12 4 (11.76%) E-Learning

ActionScript 2.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.88%) Gentran
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Photoshop
2 6 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
4 3 (8.82%) Fireworks
4 3 (8.82%) PaintShop Pro
4 3 (8.82%) Maya
4 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
4 3 (8.82%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (2.94%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) FTP
1 6 (17.65%) HTTP
2 2 (5.88%) SSL
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) X.509
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) SSH
2 2 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MySQL
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (20.59%) Games
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Advertising
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Flash Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Designer
4 4 (11.76%) ActionScript Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Author
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Author
5 3 (8.82%) Programmer
5 3 (8.82%) Games Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Flash Games Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Flash Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Digital Designer
6 2 (5.88%) EDI Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) Flash
2 17 (50.00%) HTML
3 15 (44.12%) XML
4 12 (35.29%) CSS
5 10 (29.41%) EDI
6 8 (23.53%) EDIFACT
7 7 (20.59%) HTML5
8 4 (11.76%) CSS3
9 3 (8.82%) WinForms
9 3 (8.82%) Apache Flex
9 3 (8.82%) Silverlight
9 3 (8.82%) .NET
9 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
10 2 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (5.88%) FIXML
10 2 (5.88%) XHTML
10 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (2.94%) jQuery
11 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Mobile Games
1 4 (11.76%) E-Learning
1 4 (11.76%) SCORM
1 4 (11.76%) Graphic Design
2 3 (8.82%) Social Gaming
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) SWIFT
3 2 (5.88%) DataPower
3 2 (5.88%) Social Media
4 1 (2.94%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) UNIX
2 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Android
4 2 (5.88%) zOS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) B2B
2 5 (14.71%) Game Development
3 3 (8.82%) Android Development
3 3 (8.82%) iOS Development
3 3 (8.82%) MVC
3 3 (8.82%) Scrum
3 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Identity Management
4 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.88%) OO
4 2 (5.88%) Data Transformation
4 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Time Management
4 2 (5.88%) Data Mapping
5 1 (2.94%) MVVM
5 1 (2.94%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (2.94%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 14 (41.18%) ActionScript 3.0
2 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) XPath
3 4 (11.76%) Lua
4 3 (8.82%) Python
4 3 (8.82%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.88%) Perl
5 2 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) PowerHouse
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) SAP
2 8 (23.53%) IBM
3 7 (20.59%) Adobe
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.88%) Radianz
5 2 (5.88%) Axway
5 2 (5.88%) Tumbleweed
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) Perforce
6 1 (2.94%) DoubleClick
6 1 (2.94%) BMC
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