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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 572 539 532
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -7
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 34 40 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.076% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 39
Average daily rate
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£245 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £228 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00

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
21073 20434 21374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.26% 38.77% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13351 12843 12797
Average daily rate £388 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £255 £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 425 566 760
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

ActionScript 3.0 Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 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 29 August 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 -22 34 £245 -27.94% 20
London +4 21 £268 -25.17% 14
South East -7 10 £225 -18.18% 4
Hampshire -8 8 £225 -18.18% 4
Southampton -7 5 £225 -18.18% 2
Derbyshire - 2 - - 1
Derby - 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £248 -
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
City of London +12 1 £200 -40.74% 2
South West -36 1 £150 -33.33%
West Midlands - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
North West - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
East Sussex - - - -

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 64 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 49 (76.56%) Flash
3 32 (50.00%) HTML
4 28 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 22 (34.38%) CSS
5 22 (34.38%) HTML5
6 21 (32.81%) Photoshop
6 21 (32.81%) Adobe
7 16 (25.00%) OOP
7 16 (25.00%) OO
8 15 (23.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 13 (20.31%) ActionScript 2.0
9 13 (20.31%) Apache Flex
9 13 (20.31%) MVC
9 13 (20.31%) CSS3
10 12 (18.75%) XML
10 12 (18.75%) DoubleClick
11 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
11 11 (17.19%) jQuery
12 10 (15.63%) TDD
13 9 (14.06%) Subversion
13 9 (14.06%) Scrum
14 8 (12.50%) Java
14 8 (12.50%) AngularJS
15 7 (10.94%) Backbone.js
15 7 (10.94%) Games
16 6 (9.38%) Adobe AIR
16 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (9.38%) Apple iOS
17 5 (7.81%) JSLint

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (1.56%) WordPress
2 1 (1.56%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (1.56%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Photoshop
2 15 (23.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (4.69%) InDesign
3 3 (4.69%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.56%) Maya
5 1 (1.56%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.56%) MS Project
5 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Extranet
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
1 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) MySQL
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Big Data
2 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Subversion
2 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.25%) Flash Builder
3 3 (4.69%) WiX
3 3 (4.69%) Hudson
3 3 (4.69%) Mercurial
3 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.69%) Ant
4 1 (1.56%) Redmine
General
1 7 (10.94%) Games
2 5 (7.81%) Marketing
2 5 (7.81%) Advertising
3 3 (4.69%) Multimedia
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 52 (81.25%) Developer
2 22 (34.38%) Flash Developer
3 15 (23.44%) Designer
4 12 (18.75%) ActionScript Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Digital Designer
6 6 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Flash Designer
7 5 (7.81%) UI Programmer
7 5 (7.81%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Flex Developer
7 5 (7.81%) UI Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Lead Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Flash ActionScript Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Mobile Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Games Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Mobile Games Developer
11 1 (1.56%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (76.56%) Flash
2 32 (50.00%) HTML
3 22 (34.38%) CSS
3 22 (34.38%) HTML5
4 13 (20.31%) Apache Flex
4 13 (20.31%) CSS3
5 12 (18.75%) XML
6 11 (17.19%) jQuery
7 8 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 7 (10.94%) Backbone.js
9 6 (9.38%) Adobe AIR
10 5 (7.81%) JSLint
10 5 (7.81%) XHTML
11 4 (6.25%) Robotlegs
12 3 (4.69%) JSON
12 3 (4.69%) .NET
12 3 (4.69%) SOAP
12 3 (4.69%) Web Services
13 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
13 2 (3.13%) D-Bus
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Social Media
2 4 (6.25%) Animation
3 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.69%) Mobile Games
4 2 (3.13%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.13%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.56%) Flash Games
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Statistics
5 1 (1.56%) Social Gaming
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
5 1 (1.56%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.56%) Open Source
5 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.81%) Android
3 2 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) OOP
1 16 (25.00%) OO
2 13 (20.31%) MVC
3 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
4 10 (15.63%) TDD
5 9 (14.06%) Scrum
6 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.81%) Kanban
8 3 (4.69%) Analytics
8 3 (4.69%) iOS Development
8 3 (4.69%) UML
9 2 (3.13%) Android Development
10 1 (1.56%) Game Development
10 1 (1.56%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (1.56%) Web Development
10 1 (1.56%) Content Management
10 1 (1.56%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.56%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (1.56%) Information Architecture
10 1 (1.56%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 28 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.31%) ActionScript 2.0
4 8 (12.50%) Java
5 4 (6.25%) C++
6 3 (4.69%) PHP
7 2 (3.13%) SQL
7 2 (3.13%) C#
7 2 (3.13%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.13%) Lua
7 2 (3.13%) BrightScript
8 1 (1.56%) C
8 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Section 508
2 1 (1.56%) WAI
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Adobe
2 12 (18.75%) DoubleClick
3 4 (6.25%) Facebook
4 3 (4.69%) Twitter
5 2 (3.13%) Apple
5 2 (3.13%) Roku
6 1 (1.56%) Omniture
6 1 (1.56%) Perforce
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Blues Point Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago