The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript 3.0 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 3.0 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 601 596 531
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -65
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 25 16 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.031% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.082% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 36
Average daily rate £320 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.92% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £290 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -

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
19656 19551 18415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.21% 37.75% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13337 12950 11549
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 441 498
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.40 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

ActionScript 3.0
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ActionScript 3.0 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ActionScript 3.0
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 within the UK.

ActionScript 3.0 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ActionScript 3.0
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 within the UK.

ActionScript 3.0 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ActionScript 3.0
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 25 £320 -12.92% 8
West Midlands - 8 £320 - 1
Staffordshire - 8 £320 -
South East +22 7 £422 +25.03% 2
Hampshire - 7 £422 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £320 -
London -2 5 £350 -14.37% 5
Southampton - 3 - - 1
Derbyshire - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 - -
North West - 2 £313 -
Derby - 2 - -
Brentford - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 £310 -
Cheshire - 1 £315 -

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ActionScript 3.0 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 3.0.

1 41 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 38 (92.68%) Flash
3 30 (73.17%) HTML
4 28 (68.29%) JavaScript
5 22 (53.66%) CSS
6 20 (48.78%) Photoshop
7 18 (43.90%) ActionScript 2.0
8 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (34.15%) Games
10 13 (31.71%) OOP
11 12 (29.27%) OO
11 12 (29.27%) Adobe
12 11 (26.83%) HTML5
12 11 (26.83%) Marketing
12 11 (26.83%) Animation
13 10 (24.39%) Apache Flex
13 10 (24.39%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (24.39%) PHP
14 9 (21.95%) MySQL
14 9 (21.95%) Dreamweaver
15 8 (19.51%) HTTP
15 8 (19.51%) N-Tier
15 8 (19.51%) SOA
15 8 (19.51%) XML
15 8 (19.51%) Performance Testing
15 8 (19.51%) High Availability
15 8 (19.51%) Data Structures
15 8 (19.51%) Algorithms
16 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
17 6 (14.63%) MVC

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ActionScript 3.0 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 3.0. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.20%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.44%) Node.js
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (48.78%) Photoshop
2 10 (24.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.44%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.44%) Calabash
3 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Grunt
3 1 (2.44%) gulp
3 1 (2.44%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Xcode
General
1 14 (34.15%) Games
2 11 (26.83%) Marketing
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Finance
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Developer
2 24 (58.54%) Flash Developer
3 13 (31.71%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 9 (21.95%) ActionScript Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Games Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Flash Games Developer
6 5 (12.20%) HTML Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Designer
7 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Digital Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Agile Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Digital Designer
9 1 (2.44%) Flash Designer
9 1 (2.44%) Flex Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (2.44%) Interactive Designer
9 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.44%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (92.68%) Flash
2 30 (73.17%) HTML
3 22 (53.66%) CSS
4 11 (26.83%) HTML5
5 10 (24.39%) Apache Flex
6 8 (19.51%) XML
7 6 (14.63%) Robotlegs
8 4 (9.76%) CSS3
8 4 (9.76%) PureMVC
9 3 (7.32%) jQuery
9 3 (7.32%) Web Services
10 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
10 2 (4.88%) JSON
10 2 (4.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 1 (2.44%) Apache Cordova
11 1 (2.44%) PhoneGap
11 1 (2.44%) React
11 1 (2.44%) Sass
11 1 (2.44%) WebRTC
11 1 (2.44%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Animation
2 8 (19.51%) Algorithms
2 8 (19.51%) Data Structures
2 8 (19.51%) N-Tier
3 6 (14.63%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (14.63%) Online Games
4 5 (12.20%) STB
5 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (9.76%) Flash Games
6 3 (7.32%) Mobile Games
7 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.44%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (2.44%) Graphic Design
8 1 (2.44%) Handset
8 1 (2.44%) iPhone
8 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
8 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (2.44%) Physics
8 1 (2.44%) Streaming Video
8 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.76%) Android
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) OOP
3 12 (29.27%) OO
4 8 (19.51%) High Availability
4 8 (19.51%) Performance Testing
4 8 (19.51%) SOA
5 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
6 6 (14.63%) MVC
7 3 (7.32%) TDD
7 3 (7.32%) Web Development
8 2 (4.88%) Android Development
8 2 (4.88%) iOS Development
8 2 (4.88%) Scrum
8 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.44%) DevOps
9 1 (2.44%) Game Development
9 1 (2.44%) Information Architecture
9 1 (2.44%) Line Management
9 1 (2.44%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 28 (68.29%) JavaScript
3 18 (43.90%) ActionScript 2.0
4 10 (24.39%) PHP
5 6 (14.63%) C
6 3 (7.32%) Java
7 2 (4.88%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.44%) C#
8 1 (2.44%) C++
8 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Adobe
2 2 (4.88%) DoubleClick
3 1 (2.44%) Facebook
3 1 (2.44%) PubNub
3 1 (2.44%) Twitter
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