The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe ActionScript
UK
Rank 547 577 553
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -24
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 53 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.081% 0.096%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 36
Median daily rate £413 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £320 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £512 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £263
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -

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
18187 19652 18968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.56% 38.64% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12429 13280 12747
Median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 519 408
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.50 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £50.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ActionScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 +33 49 £413 +3.12% 6
London +29 32 £469 -6.25% 3
Swindon - 11 £413 -
Wiltshire - 11 £413 -
South West - 11 £413 -
Scotland - 4 - -
Angus - 4 - -
North West +18 3 £135 -57.14% 2
South East +16 3 £588 +80.76% 1
Manchester - 3 £135 - 1
Surrey +18 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +7 1 £588 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £588 -

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 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.

1 35 (46.05%) Java
2 31 (40.79%) Flash
3 30 (39.47%) C#
3 30 (39.47%) XML
3 30 (39.47%) MVC
4 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (35.53%) JavaScript
5 26 (34.21%) XSLT
5 26 (34.21%) JSON
6 24 (31.58%) C++
6 24 (31.58%) HTML
7 22 (28.95%) .NET
8 20 (26.32%) Windows
9 19 (25.00%) OO
9 19 (25.00%) CSS
9 19 (25.00%) Spring
9 19 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
10 18 (23.68%) Objective-C
11 17 (22.37%) Scrum
11 17 (22.37%) Oracle
12 16 (21.05%) Adobe
12 16 (21.05%) Games
12 16 (21.05%) Cucumber
12 16 (21.05%) Apache Flex
13 14 (18.42%) Spring MVC
13 14 (18.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 14 (18.42%) RESTful
13 14 (18.42%) BlazeDS
13 14 (18.42%) Hibernate
13 14 (18.42%) SOA

ActionScript
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 14 (18.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (14.47%) CMS
2 11 (14.47%) Confluence
2 11 (14.47%) IIS
2 11 (14.47%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.32%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.58%) PaintShop Pro
3 2 (2.63%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (9.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 7 (9.21%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (9.21%) Amazon ELB
1 7 (9.21%) Amazon S3
2 5 (6.58%) GitHub
2 5 (6.58%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) Internet
2 7 (9.21%) HTTP
3 6 (7.89%) FTP
4 5 (6.58%) DVB
4 5 (6.58%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.63%) NAS
5 2 (2.63%) SAN
5 2 (2.63%) SSL
6 1 (1.32%) ISDN
6 1 (1.32%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (21.05%) Cucumber
2 11 (14.47%) JIRA
2 11 (14.47%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (14.47%) Visual Studio
3 8 (10.53%) Subversion
4 5 (6.58%) Maven
5 2 (2.63%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 16 (21.05%) Games
2 11 (14.47%) Finance
3 7 (9.21%) Back Office
4 3 (3.95%) Advertising
5 2 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (64.47%) Developer
2 18 (23.68%) Architect
3 11 (14.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (11.84%) Sitecore Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Java Architect
6 7 (9.21%) C# Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Software Architect
7 6 (7.89%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.58%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Lead Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.26%) J2EE Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Java Software Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 3 (3.95%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.79%) Flash
2 30 (39.47%) XML
3 26 (34.21%) JSON
3 26 (34.21%) XSLT
4 24 (31.58%) HTML
5 22 (28.95%) .NET
6 19 (25.00%) CSS
6 19 (25.00%) Spring
7 16 (21.05%) Apache Flex
8 14 (18.42%) BlazeDS
8 14 (18.42%) Hibernate
8 14 (18.42%) J2EE
8 14 (18.42%) RESTful
8 14 (18.42%) Spring MVC
8 14 (18.42%) XSL
9 13 (17.11%) Ajax
9 13 (17.11%) AngularJS
9 13 (17.11%) jQuery
9 13 (17.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 11 (14.47%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) User Experience
2 12 (15.79%) W3C
3 8 (10.53%) Interactive TV
4 7 (9.21%) Computer Science
4 7 (9.21%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.58%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.58%) Applied Mathematics
5 5 (6.58%) Fat Client
5 5 (6.58%) iPad
5 5 (6.58%) iPhone
5 5 (6.58%) Mathematics
5 5 (6.58%) MPEG
5 5 (6.58%) Physics
5 5 (6.58%) Thin Client
6 3 (3.95%) MHEG
7 2 (2.63%) IPTV
7 2 (2.63%) RIA
8 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.32%) New Media
8 1 (1.32%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.32%) Windows
2 11 (14.47%) Apple iOS
3 8 (10.53%) Android
4 2 (2.63%) Unix
5 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) MVC
2 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.00%) OO
4 17 (22.37%) Scrum
5 14 (18.42%) SOA
6 13 (17.11%) Content Management
7 12 (15.79%) Web Development
8 11 (14.47%) ArchiMate
8 11 (14.47%) Front End Development
8 11 (14.47%) OOA/OOD
8 11 (14.47%) Software Architecture
8 11 (14.47%) UML
8 11 (14.47%) Unit Testing
9 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (11.84%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.53%) Data Modelling
10 8 (10.53%) Logical Data Model
10 8 (10.53%) Mobile Development
10 8 (10.53%) TDD
10 8 (10.53%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.05%) Java
2 30 (39.47%) C#
3 27 (35.53%) JavaScript
4 24 (31.58%) C++
5 19 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
6 18 (23.68%) Objective-C
7 13 (17.11%) PL/SQL
7 13 (17.11%) SQL
8 12 (15.79%) Ruby
9 7 (9.21%) Bash Shell
10 6 (7.89%) PHP
11 5 (6.58%) ActionScript 3.0
11 5 (6.58%) ANSI C
11 5 (6.58%) Apple Swift
11 5 (6.58%) C
11 5 (6.58%) Python
12 2 (2.63%) PHP 4
12 2 (2.63%) PHP 5
12 2 (2.63%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) ISEB
1 7 (9.21%) ISTQB
2 5 (6.58%) Degree
3 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) Oracle
2 16 (21.05%) Adobe
3 11 (14.47%) Apple
3 11 (14.47%) Sitecore
3 11 (14.47%) Sybase
4 8 (10.53%) OpenTV
5 7 (9.21%) IBM
6 2 (2.63%) Axway
7 1 (1.32%) SAP
7 1 (1.32%) SEEBURGER
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago