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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 629 598 565
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -33
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 28 63 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.29% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 49 40
Median daily rate £490 £413 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.78% +24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £325 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £510 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £490 £233
% change year-on-year
-23.46% +110.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
21808 21810 21002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.75% 38.12% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15021 14810 13556
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 528 409
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £17.22 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.41 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 27 September 2016.

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 19 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 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 26 £490 +22.50% 14
London -16 14 £490 +45.18% 9
East Midlands - 6 £500 - 1
Derbyshire - 4 - -
South East +19 3 £275 -31.25%
Derby - 3 - -
South West +8 2 £388 +72.22%
Bristol 0 2 £388 +72.22%
Northampton - 2 £500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £500 -
Surrey - 2 £275 -
Buckinghamshire +18 1 £563 +40.62%
Scotland +9 1 - -
City of London +8 1 £215 +71.31%
Yorkshire +6 1 £375 -24.24%
South Yorkshire -3 1 £375 -25.37%
Milton Keynes - 1 £563 -
Chesterfield - 1 - -
Angus - 1 - -

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 26 (52.00%) Flash
2 23 (46.00%) HTML
3 21 (42.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (42.00%) XML
4 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (32.00%) C++
5 16 (32.00%) ActionScript 2.0
6 15 (30.00%) Java
7 14 (28.00%) Photoshop
7 14 (28.00%) Windows
7 14 (28.00%) HTML5
8 12 (24.00%) ActionScript 3.0
8 12 (24.00%) Cucumber
8 12 (24.00%) C
8 12 (24.00%) Subversion
9 11 (22.00%) TDD
9 11 (22.00%) Scrum
9 11 (22.00%) CSS
9 11 (22.00%) JSON
10 10 (20.00%) Degree
10 10 (20.00%) GitHub
10 10 (20.00%) XSD
10 10 (20.00%) C#
10 10 (20.00%) HTTP
10 10 (20.00%) Adobe
10 10 (20.00%) Maven
11 9 (18.00%) Interactive TV
11 9 (18.00%) Pair Programming
11 9 (18.00%) OpenTV
11 9 (18.00%) MVC

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 4 (8.00%) Apache
1 4 (8.00%) CMS
1 4 (8.00%) IIS
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) ColdFusion
3 2 (4.00%) ColdFusion MX
3 2 (4.00%) JRun
3 2 (4.00%) Moodle
3 2 (4.00%) nginx
3 2 (4.00%) WordPress
4 1 (2.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.00%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Photoshop
2 8 (16.00%) PaintShop Pro
3 3 (6.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (4.00%) 3ds Max
4 2 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (2.00%) Edge Animate
5 1 (2.00%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Infor M3
1 1 (2.00%) Movex
1 1 (2.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) GitHub
2 2 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) HTTP
2 9 (18.00%) DVB
3 8 (16.00%) FTP
4 6 (12.00%) HTTPS
5 3 (6.00%) Internet
5 3 (6.00%) SSL
6 1 (2.00%) ISDN
6 1 (2.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) MySQL
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.00%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Cucumber
1 12 (24.00%) Subversion
2 10 (20.00%) Maven
3 4 (8.00%) JIRA
4 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.00%) Grunt
4 2 (4.00%) gulp
5 1 (2.00%) Ant
5 1 (2.00%) Gradle
5 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.00%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 5 (10.00%) Games
2 2 (4.00%) Advertising
2 2 (4.00%) Back Office
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Interactive Media
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (64.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Designer
3 5 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (6.00%) Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) Flash Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Games Developer
4 3 (6.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.00%) C++ Developer
5 2 (4.00%) ColdFusion Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) HTML Developer
5 2 (4.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (52.00%) Flash
2 23 (46.00%) HTML
3 21 (42.00%) XML
4 14 (28.00%) HTML5
5 11 (22.00%) CSS
5 11 (22.00%) JSON
6 10 (20.00%) XSD
7 9 (18.00%) .NET
7 9 (18.00%) Spring
8 7 (14.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 5 (10.00%) Node.js
10 4 (8.00%) Ajax
10 4 (8.00%) AngularJS
10 4 (8.00%) Apache Flex
10 4 (8.00%) EDI
10 4 (8.00%) LAMP
10 4 (8.00%) Middleware
10 4 (8.00%) XHTML
11 3 (6.00%) CSS3
11 3 (6.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Fat Client
1 9 (18.00%) Interactive TV
1 9 (18.00%) MPEG
1 9 (18.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (12.00%) User Experience
3 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.00%) Social Gaming
4 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.00%) e-Learning
4 2 (4.00%) Mobile Games
4 2 (4.00%) SCORM
4 2 (4.00%) Streaming Video
4 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.00%) Fintech
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.00%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (2.00%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Scrum
2 11 (22.00%) TDD
3 9 (18.00%) Kanban
3 9 (18.00%) MVC
3 9 (18.00%) Pair Programming
4 8 (16.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (16.00%) OO
5 4 (8.00%) Web Development
6 3 (6.00%) Migration
6 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.00%) B2B
7 2 (4.00%) Content Management
7 2 (4.00%) DRM
7 2 (4.00%) ERP
7 2 (4.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (4.00%) OOD
7 2 (4.00%) OOP
7 2 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (32.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 16 (32.00%) C++
3 15 (30.00%) Java
4 12 (24.00%) ActionScript 3.0
4 12 (24.00%) C
5 10 (20.00%) C#
6 9 (18.00%) ANSI C
7 8 (16.00%) PHP
8 7 (14.00%) Objective-C
9 5 (10.00%) Ruby
10 3 (6.00%) Python
10 3 (6.00%) SQL
11 2 (4.00%) BrightScript
11 2 (4.00%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (4.00%) Lua
11 2 (4.00%) PHP 4
11 2 (4.00%) PHP 5
11 2 (4.00%) PHP 7
11 2 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Adobe
2 9 (18.00%) OpenTV
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.00%) Roku
5 1 (2.00%) RedPrairie
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) SEEBURGER
5 1 (2.00%) Teradata
5 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
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