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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActionScript 2.0 over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ActionScript 2.0 (AS2)
Rank 636 655 613
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -42
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 12 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.009% 0.038%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.055% 0.023% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 11
Median daily rate £375 £375 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £355 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £395 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £238
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +68.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
21769 22150 21004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.74% 38.12% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15001 15038 13557
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 532 409
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.47 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

ActionScript 2.0
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 11 £375 -
East Midlands - 6 £500 -
Derbyshire - 4 - -
London -9 3 £238 -32.14%
Derby - 3 - -
Northampton - 2 £500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £500 -
Buckinghamshire +26 1 £563 +40.62%
South East +16 1 £563 +40.62%
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £563 -
Chesterfield - 1 - -

ActionScript 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ActionScript 2.0.

1 16 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 8 (50.00%) FTP
3 6 (37.50%) HTTPS
4 5 (31.25%) Flash
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
5 4 (25.00%) EDI
5 4 (25.00%) Middleware
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Adobe
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (18.75%) HTML5
7 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Mobile Optimisation
7 2 (12.50%) PHP
7 2 (12.50%) MySQL
7 2 (12.50%) Windows
7 2 (12.50%) B2B
7 2 (12.50%) ERP
7 2 (12.50%) SOAP
7 2 (12.50%) Mobile Games
7 2 (12.50%) Games
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) Banking
8 1 (6.25%) Logistics
8 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management

ActionScript 2.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Transformation Extender
1 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
1 1 (6.25%) NetWeaver
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.25%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Infor M3
1 1 (6.25%) Movex
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) FTP
2 6 (37.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) ISDN
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Test Leader
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Designer
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) EDI Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Email Designer
3 2 (12.50%) HTML Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Designer
4 1 (6.25%) UAT Lead
4 1 (6.25%) UAT Test Lead
4 1 (6.25%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Flash
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) EDI
2 4 (25.00%) Middleware
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe AIR
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) cXML
5 1 (6.25%) ebXML
5 1 (6.25%) EDIFACT
5 1 (6.25%) JDBC
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) ODBC
5 1 (6.25%) SAP PI
5 1 (6.25%) SAP XI
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (6.25%) XSD
5 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile Games
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) DataPower
2 1 (6.25%) iSeries
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) B2B
2 2 (12.50%) ERP
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Optimisation
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
3 1 (6.25%) Data Transformation
3 1 (6.25%) EAI
3 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
3 1 (6.25%) Logistics
3 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (6.25%) User Stories
3 1 (6.25%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 3 (18.75%) ActionScript 3.0
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) RedPrairie
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) SEEBURGER
3 1 (6.25%) TIBCO