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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActionScript 3.0 over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 637 627 602
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -25
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 7 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.049% 0.059%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.032% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 21
Median daily rate £393 £364 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.90% +48.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £225
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +61.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
21618 21911 20970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.99% 38.11% 37.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14837 14716 13276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 453 495 419
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.14 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

ActionScript 3.0
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 7 £393 +7.90%
London -20 5 £393 +4.66%
Bristol - 2 £388 -
South West - 2 £388 -
City of London +26 1 £215 +71.31%

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ActionScript 3.0.

1 15 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 11 (73.33%) Flash
3 9 (60.00%) Adobe
3 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (53.33%) HTML
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) XML
6 6 (40.00%) HTML5
7 5 (33.33%) MySQL
7 5 (33.33%) Photoshop
7 5 (33.33%) PHP
7 5 (33.33%) CSS
8 4 (26.67%) .NET
8 4 (26.67%) C#
8 4 (26.67%) ActionScript 2.0
8 4 (26.67%) Node.js
9 3 (20.00%) CSS3
9 3 (20.00%) PhoneGap
9 3 (20.00%) Windows
9 3 (20.00%) OO
9 3 (20.00%) Objective-C
9 3 (20.00%) Mobile Games
9 3 (20.00%) Games
10 2 (13.33%) Streaming Video
10 2 (13.33%) Scrum
10 2 (13.33%) e-Learning
10 2 (13.33%) SCORM
10 2 (13.33%) TDD
10 2 (13.33%) Apache Flex
10 2 (13.33%) Lua

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) Moodle
1 2 (13.33%) nginx
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) WordPress
2 1 (6.67%) Flash Media Server
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) Edge Animate
3 1 (6.67%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Grunt
1 2 (13.33%) gulp
2 1 (6.67%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) Gradle
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 3 (20.00%) Games
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Flash Developer
3 3 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) ActionScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Flash Designer
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) Flash
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) HTML5
3 6 (40.00%) XML
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) Node.js
6 3 (20.00%) CSS3
6 3 (20.00%) PhoneGap
7 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
7 2 (13.33%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (13.33%) LESS
7 2 (13.33%) Meteor
7 2 (13.33%) REST
7 2 (13.33%) Sass
7 2 (13.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (13.33%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (13.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile Games
2 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (13.33%) e-Learning
2 2 (13.33%) SCORM
2 2 (13.33%) Streaming Video
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
3 1 (6.67%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (13.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 2 (13.33%) DRM
3 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (13.33%) OOD
3 2 (13.33%) OOP
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Business Development
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Refactoring
4 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) PHP
4 4 (26.67%) ActionScript 2.0
4 4 (26.67%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (13.33%) BrightScript
6 2 (13.33%) C++
6 2 (13.33%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) Lua
6 2 (13.33%) Python
6 2 (13.33%) VBScript
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Adobe
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Roku