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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 585 564 521
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -43
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 28 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.053% 0.073%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 23
Average daily rate
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£344 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £247 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £275 £256
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.31%
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
21268 19830 18656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.09% 37.47% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14258 12810 11434
Average daily rate £400 £388 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 409 589
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 14 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 3 July 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 -33 26 £344 +7.42% 15
London -20 13 £350 -12.50% 8
West Midlands +7 9 £364 - 3
Staffordshire +4 8 £364 - 2
Stoke-on-Trent +6 4 £363 - 2
City of London -11 2 £200 - 1
South East -14 2 £300 +9.09% 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £300 -
South West -8 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £163 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £163 -
Oxford - 1 £300 -

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 39 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 32 (82.05%) Flash
3 26 (66.67%) HTML
3 26 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 26 (66.67%) CSS
4 20 (51.28%) Apache Flex
5 14 (35.90%) HTML5
6 12 (30.77%) Ruby
7 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
7 11 (28.21%) CSS3
8 8 (20.51%) PureMVC
9 7 (17.95%) Parsley
9 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (17.95%) TDD
9 7 (17.95%) Adobe AIR
9 7 (17.95%) Finance
9 7 (17.95%) Adobe
9 7 (17.95%) Photoshop
10 6 (15.38%) HTTP
10 6 (15.38%) jQuery
10 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
10 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
10 6 (15.38%) Robotlegs
10 6 (15.38%) FlexUnit
11 5 (12.82%) JIRA
11 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
11 5 (12.82%) N-Tier
11 5 (12.82%) SOA
12 4 (10.26%) XML
12 4 (10.26%) Games

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) Gentran
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) FTP
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 6 (15.38%) FlexUnit
1 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 5 (12.82%) JIRA
3 3 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.56%) Flash Builder
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Games
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (84.62%) Developer
2 25 (64.10%) Flash Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) ActionScript Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Flash ActionScript Developer
5 4 (10.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Flex Developer
6 1 (2.56%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.56%) HTML Developer
6 1 (2.56%) EDI Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (82.05%) Flash
2 26 (66.67%) HTML
2 26 (66.67%) CSS
3 20 (51.28%) Apache Flex
4 14 (35.90%) HTML5
5 11 (28.21%) CSS3
6 8 (20.51%) PureMVC
7 7 (17.95%) Adobe AIR
7 7 (17.95%) Parsley
8 6 (15.38%) Robotlegs
8 6 (15.38%) jQuery
9 4 (10.26%) XML
10 3 (7.69%) XSLT
10 3 (7.69%) Backbone.js
11 2 (5.13%) Underscore.js
11 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
12 1 (2.56%) React
12 1 (2.56%) JSLint
12 1 (2.56%) SOAP
12 1 (2.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) N-Tier
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.69%) User Experience
4 2 (5.13%) Semantic Web
4 2 (5.13%) Video on Demand
4 2 (5.13%) Digital Media
4 2 (5.13%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.56%) Animation
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile Games
5 1 (2.56%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Android
1 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
2 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) TDD
3 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
3 5 (12.82%) SOA
4 4 (10.26%) Kanban
4 4 (10.26%) Open Source
4 4 (10.26%) BDD
4 4 (10.26%) Progressive Enhancement
4 4 (10.26%) Functional Programming
4 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) MVC
5 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.69%) Web Development
6 2 (5.13%) SEO
6 2 (5.13%) Scrum
6 2 (5.13%) UML
7 1 (2.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 26 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.77%) Ruby
4 4 (10.26%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (5.13%) SQL
6 1 (2.56%) ABAP
6 1 (2.56%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (2.56%) XPath
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Adobe
2 1 (2.56%) DoubleClick
2 1 (2.56%) SAP
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