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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 576 571
Rank change year-on-year +24 -5  
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 25 50 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.060% 0.10% 0.072%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 21
Median daily rate £413 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £286 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 -

ActionScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17212 19089 18252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.24% 38.43% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11879 13208 11970
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 436 385
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

ActionScript
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing ActionScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 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
London +18 8 £450 +12.50% 7
South West 0 7 £413 +10.00%
North West +32 5 £350 +2.94% 1
East Midlands -7 3 - -
East of England - 1 - - 2
South Coast - 1 - -
ActionScript
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 34 (48.57%) MVC
2 32 (45.71%) XML
3 30 (42.86%) XSLT
4 29 (41.43%) C#
4 29 (41.43%) Java
4 29 (41.43%) .NET
5 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 24 (34.29%) HTML
6 24 (34.29%) Oracle
7 23 (32.86%) JSON
8 21 (30.00%) Windows
9 20 (28.57%) J2EE
9 20 (28.57%) CSS
9 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (27.14%) Spring MVC
10 19 (27.14%) Spring
10 19 (27.14%) Ajax
11 18 (25.71%) Flash
12 17 (24.29%) Adobe
12 17 (24.29%) Content Management
12 17 (24.29%) Games
12 17 (24.29%) jQuery
13 16 (22.86%) ActionScript 2.0
13 16 (22.86%) User Experience
13 16 (22.86%) CMS
13 16 (22.86%) Apple
13 16 (22.86%) SQL
14 15 (21.43%) PL/SQL
14 15 (21.43%) IIS
14 15 (21.43%) Visual Studio

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 16 (22.86%) CMS
2 15 (21.43%) IIS
2 15 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (21.43%) Sitecore CMS
3 14 (20.00%) Confluence
4 2 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.86%) SAS
5 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.43%) CoreMedia CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 7 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
1 7 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.86%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (2.86%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.86%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) Internet
2 10 (14.29%) HTTP
3 7 (10.00%) SSL
4 6 (8.57%) FTP
4 6 (8.57%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.86%) NAS
5 2 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (18.57%) MySQL
2 6 (8.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.43%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 15 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 14 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 14 (20.00%) JIRA
3 12 (17.14%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (5.71%) Maven
General
1 17 (24.29%) Games
2 15 (21.43%) Finance
3 10 (14.29%) Back Office
4 4 (5.71%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (62.86%) Developer
2 18 (25.71%) Architect
3 13 (18.57%) Sitecore Developer
4 11 (15.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (12.86%) Java Architect
6 8 (11.43%) Senior Developer
7 7 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Software Architect
8 6 (8.57%) .NET Developer
8 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Java Developer
9 5 (7.14%) J2EE Architect
9 5 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Architect
9 5 (7.14%) Lead Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Technical Architect
10 4 (5.71%) Java Software Architect
11 3 (4.29%) Integration Specialist
11 3 (4.29%) Product Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (45.71%) XML
2 30 (42.86%) XSLT
3 29 (41.43%) .NET
4 24 (34.29%) HTML
5 23 (32.86%) JSON
6 20 (28.57%) CSS
6 20 (28.57%) J2EE
7 19 (27.14%) Ajax
7 19 (27.14%) Spring
7 19 (27.14%) Spring MVC
8 18 (25.71%) Flash
9 17 (24.29%) jQuery
10 15 (21.43%) AngularJS
10 15 (21.43%) Apache Flex
10 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
10 15 (21.43%) BlazeDS
10 15 (21.43%) Hibernate
10 15 (21.43%) RESTful
10 15 (21.43%) Sass
10 15 (21.43%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) User Experience
2 15 (21.43%) W3C
3 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) RIA
5 1 (1.43%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.00%) Windows
2 9 (12.86%) Linux
3 6 (8.57%) Unix
4 5 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (48.57%) MVC
2 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (24.29%) Content Management
4 15 (21.43%) SOA
4 15 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 15 (21.43%) Web Development
5 13 (18.57%) Front End Development
6 12 (17.14%) ArchiMate
6 12 (17.14%) OO
6 12 (17.14%) OOA/OOD
6 12 (17.14%) Software Architecture
6 12 (17.14%) UML
7 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (14.29%) Scrum
8 9 (12.86%) Data Modelling
8 9 (12.86%) Logical Data Model
8 9 (12.86%) Physical Data Model
8 9 (12.86%) TOGAF
9 8 (11.43%) Integration Testing
10 6 (8.57%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 29 (41.43%) C#
1 29 (41.43%) Java
2 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 16 (22.86%) ActionScript 2.0
3 16 (22.86%) SQL
4 15 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 14 (20.00%) C++
5 14 (20.00%) Objective-C
6 7 (10.00%) ActionScript 3.0
6 7 (10.00%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.14%) Ruby
8 2 (2.86%) PHP
9 1 (1.43%) BrightScript
9 1 (1.43%) C
9 1 (1.43%) Lua
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) ISEB
1 8 (11.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) GxP
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Oracle
2 17 (24.29%) Adobe
3 16 (22.86%) Apple
4 15 (21.43%) Sitecore
5 12 (17.14%) IBM
5 12 (17.14%) Sybase
6 6 (8.57%) Axway
7 3 (4.29%) Google
7 3 (4.29%) SAP
8 2 (2.86%) comScore
8 2 (2.86%) Maxymiser
8 2 (2.86%) Omniture
8 2 (2.86%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 2 (2.86%) Tableau
8 2 (2.86%) Tealium
9 1 (1.43%) Facebook
9 1 (1.43%) Roku