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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 578 560 503
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -57
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 11 28 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.053% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.054% 0.14% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 26
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£368 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £245 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +18.18%
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
20421 19613 17214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.16% 36.81% 37.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13250 12588 10666
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 466 633
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.87 £16.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 March 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 21 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 31 March 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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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
London +2 11 £359 -4.33% 8
England -24 11 £368 +5.00% 13
City of London +15 2 - -
South East -31 1 £450 +71.42% 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Shepperton - - - -
Devon - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 2

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 34 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 30 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 30 (88.24%) Flash
3 27 (79.41%) HTML
4 20 (58.82%) CSS
5 18 (52.94%) Apache Flex
6 17 (50.00%) Adobe
7 14 (41.18%) HTML5
8 13 (38.24%) jQuery
9 12 (35.29%) XML
10 11 (32.35%) Games
10 11 (32.35%) Adobe AIR
11 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
12 9 (26.47%) Ruby
12 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (26.47%) Cucumber
12 9 (26.47%) ActionScript 2.0
13 8 (23.53%) Game Development
13 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
14 7 (20.59%) CSS3
14 7 (20.59%) Open Source
14 7 (20.59%) Progressive Enhancement
14 7 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (20.59%) JIRA
14 7 (20.59%) Photoshop
15 6 (17.65%) Web Development
15 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (14.71%) Functional Programming
16 5 (14.71%) CMS
16 5 (14.71%) Backbone.js

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 5 (14.71%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Photoshop
2 3 (8.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Cucumber
2 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 7 (20.59%) JIRA
4 2 (5.88%) Subversion
5 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (32.35%) Games
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 29 (85.29%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) Flash Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Games Developer
3 7 (20.59%) ActionScript Developer
3 7 (20.59%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Flash Games Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) E-Learning Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Flex Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Flash ActionScript Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.94%) UI Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) CSS Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Interactive Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Interactive Developer
8 1 (2.94%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (88.24%) Flash
2 27 (79.41%) HTML
3 20 (58.82%) CSS
4 18 (52.94%) Apache Flex
5 14 (41.18%) HTML5
6 13 (38.24%) jQuery
7 12 (35.29%) XML
8 11 (32.35%) Adobe AIR
9 7 (20.59%) CSS3
10 5 (14.71%) Backbone.js
11 4 (11.76%) Underscore.js
11 4 (11.76%) XSLT
12 3 (8.82%) Web Services
13 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
14 1 (2.94%) React
14 1 (2.94%) Parsley
14 1 (2.94%) JSLint
14 1 (2.94%) .NET
14 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
14 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Open Source
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) Digital Media
3 4 (11.76%) Semantic Web
4 3 (8.82%) E-Learning
5 2 (5.88%) Graphic Design
5 2 (5.88%) Online Games
5 2 (5.88%) User Experience
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile Games
6 1 (2.94%) Social Gaming
6 1 (2.94%) Flash Games
6 1 (2.94%) RIA
6 1 (2.94%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) Game Development
4 7 (20.59%) Progressive Enhancement
4 7 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (17.65%) Web Development
6 5 (14.71%) OO
6 5 (14.71%) Scrum
6 5 (14.71%) TDD
6 5 (14.71%) Functional Programming
7 4 (11.76%) SEO
8 3 (8.82%) Project Management
9 2 (5.88%) MVC
9 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.88%) OOP
9 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
10 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 30 (88.24%) JavaScript
3 9 (26.47%) Ruby
3 9 (26.47%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) C
4 2 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Lua
5 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (2.94%) DoubleClick
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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