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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 565 499 481
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -18
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 23 71 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.36% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 40 58
Average daily rate
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£363 £413 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +34.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £294 £245
% change year-on-year
+10.63% +19.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00

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
21064 19559 18779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.99% 37.83% 37.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14308 12450 11460
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 576 749
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.24 £14.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.98 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 17 December 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 26 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 17 December 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 -68 23 £363 -12.12% 10
London -30 15 £364 -23.42% 4
West Midlands -7 5 £375 +27.65% 1
City of London +8 2 £200 -61.90%
South East -36 1 £225 -25.00% 1
South West - 1 £175 -
Plymouth - 1 £175 -
Devon - 1 £175 -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 4
Yorkshire - - - - 4
Oxford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - - 3
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 54 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 48 (88.89%) Flash
3 36 (66.67%) HTML
4 31 (57.41%) JavaScript
5 23 (42.59%) HTML5
6 18 (33.33%) XML
7 17 (31.48%) Photoshop
7 17 (31.48%) CSS
7 17 (31.48%) ActionScript 2.0
8 16 (29.63%) Games
9 15 (27.78%) Adobe
10 14 (25.93%) Apache Flex
11 12 (22.22%) OO
12 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (20.37%) Adobe Illustrator
12 11 (20.37%) CSS3
13 10 (18.52%) Game Development
14 9 (16.67%) jQuery
14 9 (16.67%) MVC
14 9 (16.67%) OOP
15 7 (12.96%) Scrum
16 6 (11.11%) Advertising
16 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
17 5 (9.26%) Adobe AIR
17 5 (9.26%) Mobile Games
17 5 (9.26%) Web Services
17 5 (9.26%) Java
17 5 (9.26%) User Experience
17 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
17 5 (9.26%) Adobe Creative Suite

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Photoshop
2 11 (20.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (9.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
5 3 (5.56%) Maya
6 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
6 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (1.85%) MS Project
7 1 (1.85%) Adobe After Effects
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
1 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) MySQL
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.85%) Flash Builder
2 1 (1.85%) Hudson
2 1 (1.85%) WiX
2 1 (1.85%) Ant
2 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (29.63%) Games
2 6 (11.11%) Advertising
3 3 (5.56%) Automotive
3 3 (5.56%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Interactive Media
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (88.89%) Developer
2 20 (37.04%) Flash Developer
3 14 (25.93%) ActionScript Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Games Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Flash Games Developer
5 6 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (9.26%) UI Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Flex Developer
6 5 (9.26%) UI Programmer
7 4 (7.41%) Flash ActionScript Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Designer
8 3 (5.56%) Flash Designer
8 3 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Programmer
8 3 (5.56%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.56%) E-Learning Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (88.89%) Flash
2 36 (66.67%) HTML
3 23 (42.59%) HTML5
4 18 (33.33%) XML
5 17 (31.48%) CSS
6 14 (25.93%) Apache Flex
7 11 (20.37%) CSS3
8 9 (16.67%) jQuery
9 5 (9.26%) Adobe AIR
9 5 (9.26%) Web Services
10 4 (7.41%) Backbone.js
11 3 (5.56%) D-Bus
12 2 (3.70%) XSLT
12 2 (3.70%) SOAP
12 2 (3.70%) .NET
12 2 (3.70%) JSLint
12 2 (3.70%) Underscore.js
12 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
12 2 (3.70%) PureMVC
12 2 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Mobile Games
1 5 (9.26%) User Experience
1 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Graphic Design
3 3 (5.56%) Social Gaming
3 3 (5.56%) E-Learning
4 2 (3.70%) Flash Games
4 2 (3.70%) Semantic Web
4 2 (3.70%) Online Games
5 1 (1.85%) Statistics
5 1 (1.85%) RIA
5 1 (1.85%) Open Source
5 1 (1.85%) Social Media
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.85%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Android
1 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) OO
2 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.52%) Game Development
4 9 (16.67%) MVC
4 9 (16.67%) OOP
5 7 (12.96%) Scrum
6 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.41%) Web Development
8 3 (5.56%) Performance Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Android Development
8 3 (5.56%) iOS Development
8 3 (5.56%) Project Management
8 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.56%) TDD
8 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.70%) SEO
9 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.70%) Kanban
9 2 (3.70%) Line Management
10 1 (1.85%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 31 (57.41%) JavaScript
3 17 (31.48%) ActionScript 2.0
4 5 (9.26%) Java
5 4 (7.41%) C++
6 3 (5.56%) Lua
7 2 (3.70%) C
8 1 (1.85%) BrightScript
8 1 (1.85%) C#
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
8 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Adobe
2 3 (5.56%) DoubleClick
3 1 (1.85%) Omniture
3 1 (1.85%) Roku
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) Perforce
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