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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 600 559 491
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -68
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 13 30 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.057% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.063% 0.15% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 31
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £231 £370 £275
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +34.54%
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
20773 19701 17295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.65% 37.36% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13774 13014 10662
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 458 608
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 27 May 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 12 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 27 May 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 -41 12 £200 -46.66% 9
London +3 7 £200 -46.66% 6
City of London -2 3 £200 - 2
South East -18 2 £300 +9.09%
Oxfordshire - 2 £300 -
Northamptonshire -5 1 £163 -
West Midlands -11 1 - - 2
East Midlands -16 1 £163 -
South West - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £300 -
Swindon - 1 - -

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 29 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 27 (93.10%) Flash
3 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
4 16 (55.17%) HTML
4 16 (55.17%) CSS
5 13 (44.83%) Apache Flex
6 12 (41.38%) Adobe
7 10 (34.48%) Adobe AIR
7 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
7 10 (34.48%) HTML5
8 9 (31.03%) Cucumber
8 9 (31.03%) Ruby
8 9 (31.03%) jQuery
9 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
10 7 (24.14%) JIRA
10 7 (24.14%) Open Source
10 7 (24.14%) Progressive Enhancement
10 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (17.24%) Functional Programming
11 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (17.24%) CSS3
11 5 (17.24%) ActionScript 2.0
11 5 (17.24%) TDD
12 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (13.79%) E-Learning
12 4 (13.79%) CMS
12 4 (13.79%) XML
12 4 (13.79%) Web Development
12 4 (13.79%) Digital Media
12 4 (13.79%) Backbone.js

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (13.79%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Cucumber
2 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
3 7 (24.14%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
5 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.45%) Flash Builder
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 18 (62.07%) Flash Developer
3 5 (17.24%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) ActionScript Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Flash ActionScript Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Flex Developer
6 2 (6.90%) E-Learning Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) Flash
2 16 (55.17%) HTML
2 16 (55.17%) CSS
3 13 (44.83%) Apache Flex
4 10 (34.48%) Adobe AIR
4 10 (34.48%) HTML5
5 9 (31.03%) jQuery
6 5 (17.24%) CSS3
7 4 (13.79%) XML
7 4 (13.79%) Backbone.js
8 3 (10.34%) Underscore.js
8 3 (10.34%) XSLT
9 2 (6.90%) PureMVC
9 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.45%) React
10 1 (3.45%) Parsley
10 1 (3.45%) BlazeDS
10 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
10 1 (3.45%) Spring
10 1 (3.45%) JSLint
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Digital Media
2 4 (13.79%) E-Learning
3 3 (10.34%) Semantic Web
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Games
4 1 (3.45%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.45%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Android
1 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
2 7 (24.14%) Open Source
2 7 (24.14%) Progressive Enhancement
2 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (17.24%) TDD
3 5 (17.24%) Functional Programming
4 4 (13.79%) Web Development
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) MVC
5 3 (10.34%) SEO
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 1 (3.45%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.45%) Kanban
6 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.45%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (3.45%) SDLC
6 1 (3.45%) Android Development
6 1 (3.45%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
3 9 (31.03%) Ruby
4 5 (17.24%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) Java
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) DoubleClick
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