Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ActionScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ActionScript over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe ActionScript
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 800 806 752
Rank change year-on-year +6 -54 -61
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 46 58 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.049% 0.059% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.15% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 93
England median daily rate £350 £414 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.41% +10.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £225 £252 £258
90th Percentile £538 £554 £518
UK median daily rate £350 £414 £375
% change year-on-year -15.41% +10.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK median hourly rate - - £30.00

ActionScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 39861 39879 40707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.17% 40.52% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28105 27625 27895
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 822 951
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +23.33%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.11 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +21.31%

ActionScript
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ActionScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ActionScript in England

ActionScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ActionScript in England

ActionScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ActionScript in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ActionScript in England

ActionScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ActionScript in England

ActionScript
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -14 27 £416 -7.50%
South East +15 14 £350 -16.42% 3
Midlands +24 3 £325 -35.00%
North of England +59 2 - -
North West +21 2 - -
East Midlands -3 2 £400 -20.00%
West Midlands - 1 £250 -
ActionScript
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 across the England region with a requirement for ActionScript.

1 24 (52.17%) Java
2 18 (39.13%) IBM
3 17 (36.96%) XML
4 16 (34.78%) ActionScript 2.0
5 15 (32.61%) SQL
6 14 (30.43%) Flash
6 14 (30.43%) EDI
6 14 (30.43%) MVC
7 13 (28.26%) B2B
8 12 (26.09%) FTP
8 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
8 12 (26.09%) C++
8 12 (26.09%) HTML
8 12 (26.09%) .NET
8 12 (26.09%) Back Office
8 12 (26.09%) Games
8 12 (26.09%) Confluence
8 12 (26.09%) Cucumber
8 12 (26.09%) JIRA
8 12 (26.09%) Unit Testing
9 11 (23.91%) RosettaNet
9 11 (23.91%) WebSphere
9 11 (23.91%) CSS
9 11 (23.91%) Internet
10 10 (21.74%) HTTP
10 10 (21.74%) SMTP
10 10 (21.74%) C#
10 10 (21.74%) ActionScript 3.0
11 9 (19.57%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (19.57%) High Availability

ActionScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 12 (26.09%) Confluence
2 11 (23.91%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.52%) CMS
4 2 (4.35%) Apache
4 2 (4.35%) JBoss
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.17%) Edge Animate
4 1 (2.17%) InDesign
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.17%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Bluemix
1 2 (4.35%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
1 2 (4.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) FTP
2 11 (23.91%) Internet
3 10 (21.74%) HTTP
3 10 (21.74%) SMTP
4 9 (19.57%) SSL
5 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Big Data
2 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.35%) Endeca
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Cucumber
1 12 (26.09%) JIRA
2 4 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.35%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) WebObjects
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (26.09%) Back Office
1 12 (26.09%) Games
2 5 (10.87%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
4 1 (2.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) German Language
4 1 (2.17%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.17%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) Flash Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Games Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Designer
5 4 (8.70%) Flash ActionScript Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Graphic Designer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Unity 3D Developer
7 2 (4.35%) ActionScript Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.35%) EDI Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) XML
2 14 (30.43%) EDI
2 14 (30.43%) Flash
3 12 (26.09%) .NET
3 12 (26.09%) HTML
4 11 (23.91%) CSS
5 9 (19.57%) cXML
5 9 (19.57%) ebXML
5 9 (19.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 9 (19.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (19.57%) XML Schema
6 6 (13.04%) EDIFACT
6 6 (13.04%) HTML5
7 5 (10.87%) CSS3
8 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
8 4 (8.70%) Web Services
9 3 (6.52%) Ajax
9 3 (6.52%) DOM
9 3 (6.52%) Robotlegs
9 3 (6.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) DataPower
1 9 (19.57%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) TRADACOMS
3 2 (4.35%) Animation
3 2 (4.35%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) FMCG
4 1 (2.17%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile Games
4 1 (2.17%) SCORM
4 1 (2.17%) Social Gaming
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
1 2 (4.35%) Unix
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
1 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) MVC
2 13 (28.26%) B2B
3 12 (26.09%) Unit Testing
4 9 (19.57%) API Development
4 9 (19.57%) Data Security
4 9 (19.57%) EAI
4 9 (19.57%) High Availability
5 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.04%) SOA
6 4 (8.70%) OO
6 4 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (8.70%) Software Architecture
7 3 (6.52%) Scrum
8 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (4.35%) Migration
8 2 (4.35%) TDD
8 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) Java
2 16 (34.78%) ActionScript 2.0
3 15 (32.61%) SQL
4 12 (26.09%) C++
4 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 10 (21.74%) ActionScript 3.0
5 10 (21.74%) C#
6 9 (19.57%) Objective-C
7 7 (15.22%) Ruby
8 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
8 4 (8.70%) Python
9 3 (6.52%) PHP
10 2 (4.35%) Perl
10 2 (4.35%) VBA
11 1 (2.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB
2 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) RosettaNet
2 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) IBM
2 9 (19.57%) webMethods
3 7 (15.22%) Adobe
4 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle
5 4 (8.70%) SAP
6 3 (6.52%) IBM Sterling
7 2 (4.35%) ATG
7 2 (4.35%) hybris
7 2 (4.35%) Sybase
8 1 (2.17%) OpenText