The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript 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 over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 555 518 439
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -79
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 42 75 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.37% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 39 60
Average daily rate
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£381 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.53% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £208 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.13% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +61.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -

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
20749 20208 17661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 37.29% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13773 13342 10903
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 £263 £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 433 466 616
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 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £43.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ActionScript
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ActionScript within the UK.

ActionScript Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ActionScript
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ActionScript within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

ActionScript Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ActionScript
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript within the UK.

ActionScript Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ActionScript
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 -53 38 £375 +13.63% 24
London 0 19 £360 -4.00% 14
City of London +7 6 £175 -56.25% 6
South East -26 5 £418 +27.48% 3
South West +14 4 £425 +21.42%
East Midlands -6 4 £350 -15.15% 1
Cardiff +9 3 £400 -
South Wales +6 3 £400 -
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £425 +54.54%
Wales -2 3 £400 -
Nottinghamshire -10 3 £363 -
North West -12 3 £400 - 1
Swindon - 3 £425 -
Wiltshire - 3 £425 -
Cheshire - 3 £400 -
Chester - 3 £400 -
Mansfield - 2 £363 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £300 -
Wimbledon - 2 £375 - 2
East of England +5 1 - -
Northamptonshire -4 1 £163 -35.00%
West Midlands -13 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -17 1 - - 4
Suffolk - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 4
Nottingham - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £300 -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ActionScript 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.

1 54 (62.07%) Flash
2 44 (50.57%) JavaScript
3 36 (41.38%) HTML
4 35 (40.23%) CSS
5 29 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
6 21 (24.14%) ActionScript 2.0
7 20 (22.99%) XML
8 19 (21.84%) HTML5
9 18 (20.69%) Adobe
10 16 (18.39%) OO
11 15 (17.24%) Apache Flex
11 15 (17.24%) jQuery
12 14 (16.09%) Apple iOS
12 14 (16.09%) Software Engineering
12 14 (16.09%) Games
13 13 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (13.79%) C#
14 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
14 12 (13.79%) Android
14 12 (13.79%) CSS3
14 12 (13.79%) User Experience
15 11 (12.64%) iOS Development
15 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
16 10 (11.49%) Java
16 10 (11.49%) SQL
16 10 (11.49%) FTP
16 10 (11.49%) TDD
16 10 (11.49%) Ruby
16 10 (11.49%) Objective-C
16 10 (11.49%) CMS

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ActionScript 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (11.49%) CMS
2 6 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (6.90%) IIS
3 3 (3.45%) Xceptor
3 3 (3.45%) EPiServer CMS
3 3 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.30%) JBoss
4 2 (2.30%) Confluence
4 2 (2.30%) Node.js
5 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (4.60%) MS Office
4 2 (2.30%) InDesign
4 2 (2.30%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.15%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (1.15%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.30%) ZaiNet
2 2 (2.30%) Endur
2 2 (2.30%) Aligne
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.49%) FTP
2 7 (8.05%) HTTP
3 5 (5.75%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.45%) SMTP
4 3 (3.45%) DVB
4 3 (3.45%) Internet
5 2 (2.30%) Firewall
6 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.15%) VPN
6 1 (1.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) MySQL
3 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.45%) DB2
3 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.45%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (2.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.34%) Cucumber
2 9 (10.34%) JIRA
3 6 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.90%) Android Studio
4 5 (5.75%) Xcode
5 4 (4.60%) Subversion
5 4 (4.60%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.15%) Flash Builder
7 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.15%) IntelliJ
General
1 14 (16.09%) Games
2 7 (8.05%) Finance
3 6 (6.90%) Marketing
4 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.60%) Retail
5 2 (2.30%) Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Advertising
6 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (74.71%) Developer
2 21 (24.14%) Flash Developer
3 9 (10.34%) ActionScript Developer
4 8 (9.20%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.90%) BizTalk Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Flash ActionScript Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Designer
6 6 (6.90%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (5.75%) iOS Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Programmer
8 4 (4.60%) Flex Developer
8 4 (4.60%) UI Designer
9 3 (3.45%) Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Ab Initio Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (62.07%) Flash
2 36 (41.38%) HTML
3 35 (40.23%) CSS
4 20 (22.99%) XML
5 19 (21.84%) HTML5
6 15 (17.24%) Apache Flex
6 15 (17.24%) jQuery
7 12 (13.79%) CSS3
8 10 (11.49%) Adobe AIR
9 8 (9.20%) Web Services
10 7 (8.05%) JSON
11 6 (6.90%) JMS
11 6 (6.90%) .NET
11 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET
11 6 (6.90%) XSLT
11 6 (6.90%) XHTML
11 6 (6.90%) iOS SDK
12 5 (5.75%) REST
12 5 (5.75%) Android SDK
13 4 (4.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) User Experience
2 7 (8.05%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.75%) W3C
3 5 (5.75%) Streaming Video
4 4 (4.60%) E-Learning
4 4 (4.60%) Video on Demand
4 4 (4.60%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.45%) Online Games
5 3 (3.45%) Semantic Web
5 3 (3.45%) TRADACOMS
5 3 (3.45%) STB
5 3 (3.45%) IPTV
5 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.45%) Clustering
6 2 (2.30%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.30%) Social Gaming
6 2 (2.30%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Apple iOS
2 12 (13.79%) Android
3 6 (6.90%) Windows
4 4 (4.60%) Linux
5 1 (1.15%) UNIX
5 1 (1.15%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.39%) OO
2 14 (16.09%) Software Engineering
3 13 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.64%) iOS Development
5 10 (11.49%) TDD
5 10 (11.49%) Open Source
6 8 (9.20%) Content Management
6 8 (9.20%) Android Development
7 7 (8.05%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (8.05%) Progressive Enhancement
7 7 (8.05%) Web Development
7 7 (8.05%) MVC
8 5 (5.75%) Functional Programming
8 5 (5.75%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (5.75%) Analytics
8 5 (5.75%) Mobile Development
8 5 (5.75%) SEO
9 4 (4.60%) Web Design
9 4 (4.60%) Scrum
9 4 (4.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (50.57%) JavaScript
2 29 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
3 21 (24.14%) ActionScript 2.0
4 12 (13.79%) C#
5 10 (11.49%) Java
5 10 (11.49%) SQL
5 10 (11.49%) Ruby
5 10 (11.49%) Objective-C
6 7 (8.05%) PHP
7 6 (6.90%) C++
8 3 (3.45%) BrightScript
8 3 (3.45%) Python
9 2 (2.30%) Korn
9 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.15%) Scala
10 1 (1.15%) JCL
10 1 (1.15%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (20.69%) Adobe
2 4 (4.60%) EPiServer
3 3 (3.45%) Roku
3 3 (3.45%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle
3 3 (3.45%) Apple
3 3 (3.45%) Ab Initio
4 2 (2.30%) Facebook
5 1 (1.15%) IBM
5 1 (1.15%) DoubleClick
5 1 (1.15%) Google
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