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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 640 578 571
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -7
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 21 71 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.098% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 46 34
Median daily rate £425 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £175 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +47.27%
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
21329 21615 20237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.60% 37.85% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14632 14534 12959
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 442 410
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £18.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 29 July 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 10 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 29 July 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 -41 20 £425 +7.93% 11
London -22 12 £445 +18.66% 8
East Midlands +7 5 £500 +207.69%
City of London +38 3 £325 +85.71%
South West -3 3 £350 -
Derby - 3 - -
Derbyshire - 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £350 -
Northamptonshire -5 2 £500 +207.69%
Northampton - 2 £500 -

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 34 (56.67%) Flash
2 29 (48.33%) HTML
3 24 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (40.00%) ActionScript 3.0
4 19 (31.67%) ActionScript 2.0
5 18 (30.00%) CSS
5 18 (30.00%) XML
5 18 (30.00%) Adobe
5 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (28.33%) Photoshop
7 15 (25.00%) HTML5
8 13 (21.67%) .NET
8 13 (21.67%) Java
9 12 (20.00%) C++
10 11 (18.33%) Windows
11 10 (16.67%) C#
11 10 (16.67%) FTP
11 10 (16.67%) User Experience
11 10 (16.67%) Apache Flex
12 9 (15.00%) Web Development
12 9 (15.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 9 (15.00%) Cucumber
12 9 (15.00%) HTTP
12 9 (15.00%) C
12 9 (15.00%) OO
12 9 (15.00%) TDD
12 9 (15.00%) Games
13 8 (13.33%) Scrum
13 8 (13.33%) SQL
13 8 (13.33%) Middleware

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 6 (10.00%) Apache
1 6 (10.00%) CMS
2 5 (8.33%) IIS
3 3 (5.00%) ColdFusion
3 3 (5.00%) ColdFusion MX
3 3 (5.00%) JRun
3 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.33%) Confluence
4 2 (3.33%) Moodle
4 2 (3.33%) nginx
4 2 (3.33%) WordPress
5 1 (1.67%) Flash Media Server
5 1 (1.67%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 1 (1.67%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (28.33%) Photoshop
2 7 (11.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (6.67%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (3.33%) 3ds Max
4 2 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.67%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.67%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (1.67%) Edge Animate
5 1 (1.67%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.67%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.67%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) GitHub
2 2 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) FTP
2 9 (15.00%) HTTP
3 5 (8.33%) DVB
3 5 (8.33%) Internet
4 3 (5.00%) HTTPS
4 3 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) MySQL
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.67%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.67%) DB2
4 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (11.67%) Subversion
3 6 (10.00%) Maven
4 5 (8.33%) JIRA
5 4 (6.67%) LoadRunner
5 4 (6.67%) LoadUI
5 4 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.33%) Grunt
6 2 (3.33%) gulp
7 1 (1.67%) Ant
7 1 (1.67%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.67%) Gradle
7 1 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (15.00%) Games
2 4 (6.67%) Back Office
3 3 (5.00%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Finance
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 40 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Designer
3 9 (15.00%) ActionScript Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Flash Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Games Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Flash ActionScript Developer
5 4 (6.67%) HTML Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Performance Tester
5 4 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Tester
5 4 (6.67%) Visual Designer
6 3 (5.00%) Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) ColdFusion Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Flash Designer
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.33%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.33%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.33%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (56.67%) Flash
2 29 (48.33%) HTML
3 18 (30.00%) CSS
3 18 (30.00%) XML
4 15 (25.00%) HTML5
5 13 (21.67%) .NET
6 10 (16.67%) Apache Flex
7 9 (15.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 8 (13.33%) JSON
8 8 (13.33%) Middleware
9 6 (10.00%) Node.js
9 6 (10.00%) Spring
9 6 (10.00%) XHTML
9 6 (10.00%) XSD
10 5 (8.33%) CSS3
11 4 (6.67%) EDI
11 4 (6.67%) Web Services
12 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
12 3 (5.00%) Backbone.js
12 3 (5.00%) Robotlegs
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) User Experience
2 6 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 5 (8.33%) Interactive TV
3 5 (8.33%) MPEG
3 5 (8.33%) Thin Client
4 4 (6.67%) Animation
5 3 (5.00%) Data Structures
5 3 (5.00%) Mobile Games
5 3 (5.00%) N-Tier
5 3 (5.00%) Social Gaming
6 2 (3.33%) e-Learning
6 2 (3.33%) Online Games
6 2 (3.33%) SCORM
6 2 (3.33%) Streaming Video
6 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.67%) DataPower
7 1 (1.67%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) Unix
3 4 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Android
4 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.00%) OO
2 9 (15.00%) TDD
2 9 (15.00%) Web Development
3 8 (13.33%) Scrum
4 6 (10.00%) MVC
5 5 (8.33%) Kanban
5 5 (8.33%) Pair Programming
5 5 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 4 (6.67%) API Testing
6 4 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (6.67%) OOP
6 4 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (6.67%) Typography
6 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.67%) Web Design
6 4 (6.67%) Wireframes
7 3 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.00%) ActionScript 3.0
1 24 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (31.67%) ActionScript 2.0
3 13 (21.67%) Java
4 12 (20.00%) C++
5 10 (16.67%) C#
6 9 (15.00%) C
7 8 (13.33%) SQL
8 6 (10.00%) PHP
8 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
9 5 (8.33%) ANSI C
9 5 (8.33%) Objective-C
9 5 (8.33%) Ruby
10 2 (3.33%) BrightScript
10 2 (3.33%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (3.33%) Lua
10 2 (3.33%) Perl
10 2 (3.33%) Python
10 2 (3.33%) VBScript
11 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Adobe
2 5 (8.33%) OpenTV
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) Roku
3 2 (3.33%) SEEBURGER
4 1 (1.67%) DoubleClick
4 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.67%) RedPrairie
4 1 (1.67%) Teradata
4 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 13 days ago