The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 2.0 (AS2)
Rank 583 537 545
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +8
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 10 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.061% 0.067%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.049% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 20
Average daily rate
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£275 £288 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £400 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £32.58 £42.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20247 19436 20658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.04% 38.09% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12959 12021 12339
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £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 410 571 791
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.80 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.80 £50.00 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 25 July 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 21 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 25 July 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 -48 10 £275 -4.34% 3
London -12 6 £300 +9.09% 2
City of London +9 3 £338 +12.50%
South East -10 2 £250 -16.66%
Hampshire -16 1 - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
South West - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -

ActionScript 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 36 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 22 (61.11%) Flash
3 18 (50.00%) CSS
4 17 (47.22%) HTML
5 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 14 (38.89%) Adobe
7 11 (30.56%) XML
7 11 (30.56%) Windows
7 11 (30.56%) ActionScript 3.0
8 9 (25.00%) C#
8 9 (25.00%) .NET
8 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (19.44%) E-Learning
9 7 (19.44%) B2B
9 7 (19.44%) Oracle
10 6 (16.67%) Photoshop
10 6 (16.67%) SQL
10 6 (16.67%) UNIX
10 6 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
10 6 (16.67%) OOP
10 6 (16.67%) OO
10 6 (16.67%) EDI
10 6 (16.67%) FTP
10 6 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (16.67%) Finance
10 6 (16.67%) SCORM
10 6 (16.67%) WebSphere
10 6 (16.67%) Adobe Captivate
10 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared

ActionScript 2.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (5.56%) MTS
4 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 6 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (16.67%) Adobe Captivate
2 5 (13.89%) Fireworks
3 4 (11.11%) PaintShop Pro
3 4 (11.11%) InDesign
3 4 (11.11%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
5 2 (5.56%) MS Project
5 2 (5.56%) MS Office
6 1 (2.78%) ImageReady
6 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Endur
1 4 (11.11%) ZaiNet
1 4 (11.11%) Aligne
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) FTP
2 2 (5.56%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) SSL
2 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) X.509
2 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) SSH
2 2 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.78%) XMLSpy
3 1 (2.78%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) German Language
3 2 (5.56%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Flash Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Designer
3 7 (19.44%) Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Flash Designer
5 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Support
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Author
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Author
7 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) ActionScript Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Digital Designer
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Graphics Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (61.11%) Flash
2 18 (50.00%) CSS
3 17 (47.22%) HTML
4 11 (30.56%) XML
5 9 (25.00%) .NET
6 6 (16.67%) EDI
7 5 (13.89%) XHTML
8 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (11.11%) HTML5
8 4 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (5.56%) CSS3
10 2 (5.56%) Silverlight
10 2 (5.56%) Middleware
10 2 (5.56%) FIXML
10 2 (5.56%) WinForms
11 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
11 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 1 (2.78%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) E-Learning
2 6 (16.67%) SCORM
3 5 (13.89%) Client/Server
3 5 (13.89%) Animation
3 5 (13.89%) Social Media
4 3 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (8.33%) DataPower
4 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.56%) Clustering
5 2 (5.56%) Cryptography
5 2 (5.56%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.78%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (16.67%) UNIX
3 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.89%) Linux
4 4 (11.11%) zOS
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Android
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) B2B
2 6 (16.67%) OOP
2 6 (16.67%) OO
3 5 (13.89%) Time Management
4 4 (11.11%) ETRM
4 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.56%) SOA
6 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.56%) MVC
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (2.78%) Scrum
7 1 (2.78%) CRM
7 1 (2.78%) Android Development
7 1 (2.78%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 11 (30.56%) ActionScript 3.0
4 9 (25.00%) C#
5 6 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (11.11%) Java
6 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 4 (11.11%) VB
7 3 (8.33%) C
7 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.56%) Perl
8 2 (5.56%) C++
8 2 (5.56%) Python
9 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Adobe
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle
4 4 (11.11%) SAP
4 4 (11.11%) IBM
4 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.11%) DoubleClick
5 3 (8.33%) Facebook
5 3 (8.33%) Twitter
6 2 (5.56%) Axway
6 2 (5.56%) Tumbleweed
6 2 (5.56%) Radianz
7 1 (2.78%) Apple
7 1 (2.78%) webMethods
7 1 (2.78%) BMC