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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 594 583 548
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -35
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 31 33 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.059% 0.076%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 22
Average daily rate
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£363 £245 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.95% -27.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £200 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+61.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
22342 20736 20418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.14% 37.29% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15023 13122 12841
Average daily rate £400 £388 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £267 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 507 415 565
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £64.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 11 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 28 August 2015. 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 -17 28 £363 +47.95% 8
London +11 14 £350 +30.84% 3
West Midlands - 14 £363 - 3
Staffordshire - 11 £363 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £363 -
City of London +5 2 £126 -37.25%
Warwick - 2 - - 1
Warwickshire - 2 - - 2
Scotland - 2 - - 2
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - - 1

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 43 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 36 (83.72%) Flash
3 30 (69.77%) HTML
4 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
5 23 (53.49%) CSS
6 16 (37.21%) HTML5
7 13 (30.23%) Apache Flex
7 13 (30.23%) Photoshop
8 10 (23.26%) CSS3
9 9 (20.93%) PureMVC
9 9 (20.93%) Finance
10 8 (18.60%) Games
10 8 (18.60%) Ruby
10 8 (18.60%) HTTP
11 7 (16.28%) N-Tier
11 7 (16.28%) SOA
11 7 (16.28%) Performance Testing
11 7 (16.28%) Robotlegs
12 6 (13.95%) Parsley
12 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
12 6 (13.95%) FlexUnit
12 6 (13.95%) Marketing
12 6 (13.95%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
14 4 (9.30%) User Experience
14 4 (9.30%) ActionScript 2.0
14 4 (9.30%) BDD
14 4 (9.30%) Android
14 4 (9.30%) Animation
14 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (2.33%) Apache
1 1 (2.33%) Confluence
1 1 (2.33%) Gentran
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Photoshop
2 6 (13.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) FlexUnit
2 3 (6.98%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) Flash Builder
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) IntelliJ
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Games
3 6 (13.95%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (88.37%) Developer
2 29 (67.44%) Flash Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 7 (16.28%) ActionScript Developer
5 4 (9.30%) HTML Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Flex Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Designer
8 1 (2.33%) Digital Designer
8 1 (2.33%) UI Programmer
8 1 (2.33%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.33%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.33%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.33%) EDI Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Games Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (83.72%) Flash
2 30 (69.77%) HTML
3 23 (53.49%) CSS
4 16 (37.21%) HTML5
5 13 (30.23%) Apache Flex
6 10 (23.26%) CSS3
7 9 (20.93%) PureMVC
8 7 (16.28%) Robotlegs
9 6 (13.95%) Parsley
10 4 (9.30%) XML
11 3 (6.98%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 1 (2.33%) XSLT
12 1 (2.33%) Django
12 1 (2.33%) Adobe AIR
12 1 (2.33%) SOAP
12 1 (2.33%) .NET
12 1 (2.33%) EDI
12 1 (2.33%) WSDL
12 1 (2.33%) EDIFACT
12 1 (2.33%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) N-Tier
2 4 (9.30%) Animation
2 4 (9.30%) User Experience
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.65%) Online Games
4 2 (4.65%) Video on Demand
4 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.65%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.33%) Statistics
5 1 (2.33%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile Games
5 1 (2.33%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.33%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (2.33%) Physics
5 1 (2.33%) Flash Games
5 1 (2.33%) iPad
5 1 (2.33%) iPhone
5 1 (2.33%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) SOA
1 7 (16.28%) Performance Testing
2 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
3 4 (9.30%) MVC
3 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.30%) BDD
4 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.98%) TDD
4 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.98%) Kanban
4 3 (6.98%) Project Management
5 2 (4.65%) UML
5 2 (4.65%) OO
5 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.65%) Android Development
5 2 (4.65%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.33%) Game Development
6 1 (2.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 1 (2.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.60%) Ruby
4 4 (9.30%) ActionScript 2.0
4 4 (9.30%) C++
5 3 (6.98%) C#
6 2 (4.65%) Java
6 2 (4.65%) Python
7 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) SQL
7 1 (2.33%) VBScript
7 1 (2.33%) ABAP
7 1 (2.33%) BrightScript
7 1 (2.33%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.33%) XPath
7 1 (2.33%) Lua
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Adobe
2 1 (2.33%) DoubleClick
2 1 (2.33%) SAP
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