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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 575 528 530
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +2
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 31 46 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.087% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 41
Average daily rate
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£225 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £260 £293
% change year-on-year
-13.46% -11.11%
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
21248 20521 21617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.76% 38.87% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13631 13015 12801
Average daily rate £390 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 557 763
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.25 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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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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 -50 31 £225 -40.00% 14
London -18 16 £250 -35.48% 11
South East +2 12 £225 -13.46% 1
Hampshire -6 10 £225 -
Southampton -6 6 £225 -
Derby - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
City of London +20 1 £200 -38.46% 2
South West -34 1 £150 -
West Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 63 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 48 (76.19%) Flash
3 30 (47.62%) HTML
4 27 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 21 (33.33%) Adobe
6 20 (31.75%) HTML5
6 20 (31.75%) Photoshop
6 20 (31.75%) CSS
7 16 (25.40%) OOP
8 14 (22.22%) OO
8 14 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (22.22%) ActionScript 2.0
9 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (20.63%) MVC
9 13 (20.63%) XML
10 12 (19.05%) CSS3
11 11 (17.46%) jQuery
11 11 (17.46%) DoubleClick
11 11 (17.46%) Apache Flex
12 10 (15.87%) Scrum
13 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
13 9 (14.29%) TDD
14 8 (12.70%) Subversion
14 8 (12.70%) Java
14 8 (12.70%) User Experience
15 7 (11.11%) AngularJS
15 7 (11.11%) Games
15 7 (11.11%) Apple iOS
15 7 (11.11%) Adobe AIR
16 6 (9.52%) Android

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (3.17%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) WordPress
2 1 (1.59%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (1.59%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (1.59%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 20 (31.75%) Photoshop
2 14 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.17%) InDesign
4 2 (3.17%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (3.17%) Maya
5 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.59%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.59%) MS Project
5 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) SSL
1 1 (1.59%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) MySQL
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Subversion
2 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.35%) Flash Builder
3 3 (4.76%) Hudson
3 3 (4.76%) WiX
3 3 (4.76%) Mercurial
3 3 (4.76%) Ant
3 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.59%) Redmine
General
1 7 (11.11%) Games
2 6 (9.52%) Advertising
3 4 (6.35%) Marketing
4 3 (4.76%) Automotive
4 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 3 (4.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 51 (80.95%) Developer
2 21 (33.33%) Flash Developer
3 14 (22.22%) Designer
4 13 (20.63%) ActionScript Developer
5 8 (12.70%) Digital Designer
6 5 (7.94%) Flash Designer
6 5 (7.94%) Flex Developer
6 5 (7.94%) UI Developer
6 5 (7.94%) UI Programmer
6 5 (7.94%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Flash ActionScript Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Programmer
9 2 (3.17%) Mobile Games Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (76.19%) Flash
2 30 (47.62%) HTML
3 20 (31.75%) CSS
3 20 (31.75%) HTML5
4 13 (20.63%) XML
5 12 (19.05%) CSS3
6 11 (17.46%) jQuery
6 11 (17.46%) Apache Flex
7 7 (11.11%) Adobe AIR
7 7 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 6 (9.52%) Backbone.js
9 4 (6.35%) JSLint
9 4 (6.35%) Robotlegs
9 4 (6.35%) XHTML
10 3 (4.76%) SOAP
10 3 (4.76%) Web Services
10 3 (4.76%) .NET
10 3 (4.76%) JSON
10 3 (4.76%) D-Bus
11 2 (3.17%) PureMVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) User Experience
2 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Mobile Games
3 4 (6.35%) Social Media
4 3 (4.76%) Graphic Design
4 3 (4.76%) Animation
4 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.17%) Social Gaming
5 2 (3.17%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.59%) Statistics
6 1 (1.59%) iPad
6 1 (1.59%) Flash Games
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.59%) Open Source
6 1 (1.59%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 6 (9.52%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) OOP
2 14 (22.22%) OO
3 13 (20.63%) MVC
3 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.87%) Scrum
5 9 (14.29%) TDD
5 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.35%) Kanban
6 4 (6.35%) iOS Development
7 3 (4.76%) Analytics
7 3 (4.76%) Android Development
7 3 (4.76%) UML
8 2 (3.17%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.17%) Game Development
8 2 (3.17%) Line Management
9 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.59%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (1.59%) Content Management
9 1 (1.59%) Information Architecture
9 1 (1.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 27 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 14 (22.22%) ActionScript 2.0
4 8 (12.70%) Java
5 5 (7.94%) C++
6 3 (4.76%) PHP
6 3 (4.76%) Lua
7 2 (3.17%) BrightScript
7 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.17%) C#
8 1 (1.59%) C
8 1 (1.59%) SQL
8 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Section 508
2 1 (1.59%) WAI
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Adobe
2 11 (17.46%) DoubleClick
3 3 (4.76%) Facebook
4 2 (3.17%) Twitter
4 2 (3.17%) Roku
4 2 (3.17%) Apple
5 1 (1.59%) Perforce
5 1 (1.59%) Omniture
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-250 Per Day
Posted: 23 days ago