The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 400 418 384
Rank change year-on-year +18 -34  
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 8 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.094% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.089% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 16
Median daily rate £450 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9001 9542 8902
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.01% 42.51% 41.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6687 7177 6436
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 52 46
Median hourly rate £45.00 £31.00 £25.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.16% +20.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.65 £17.50 £19.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £53.50
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

ActionScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ActionScript in London

ActionScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ActionScript in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ActionScript in London

ActionScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ActionScript in London

ActionScript
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript within the London 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
City of London - 1 £300 -
ActionScript
England

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 London region with a requirement for ActionScript.

1 30 (76.92%) MVC
2 24 (61.54%) Java
3 23 (58.97%) XML
3 23 (58.97%) JSON
4 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (43.59%) Adobe
6 15 (38.46%) SOA
6 15 (38.46%) XSL
6 15 (38.46%) XSLT
6 15 (38.46%) Oracle
6 15 (38.46%) J2EE
6 15 (38.46%) Hibernate
6 15 (38.46%) Spring
6 15 (38.46%) Spring MVC
6 15 (38.46%) Apache Flex
6 15 (38.46%) RESTful
6 15 (38.46%) BlazeDS
6 15 (38.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 15 (38.46%) AngularJS
7 14 (35.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 14 (35.90%) Cucumber
7 14 (35.90%) Unit Testing
7 14 (35.90%) Confluence
7 14 (35.90%) JIRA
7 14 (35.90%) Objective-C
7 14 (35.90%) Games
7 14 (35.90%) PL/SQL
7 14 (35.90%) SQL
7 14 (35.90%) .NET
7 14 (35.90%) C#

ActionScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 15 (38.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (35.90%) Confluence
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (5.13%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (17.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 7 (17.95%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (17.95%) Amazon ELB
1 7 (17.95%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (5.13%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.13%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Cucumber
1 14 (35.90%) JIRA
2 12 (30.77%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (35.90%) Games
2 10 (25.64%) Back Office
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) Architect
3 9 (23.08%) Java Architect
4 8 (20.51%) Senior Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Software Architect
6 5 (12.82%) J2EE Architect
6 5 (12.82%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 5 (12.82%) Lead Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Technical Architect
7 4 (10.26%) Java Software Architect
8 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Consultant
9 2 (5.13%) Development Consultant
9 2 (5.13%) Implementation Consultant
9 2 (5.13%) J2EE Software Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Java Technical Architect
9 2 (5.13%) SOA Architect
10 1 (2.56%) Analytics Consultant
10 1 (2.56%) C++/C# Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (58.97%) JSON
1 23 (58.97%) XML
2 15 (38.46%) AngularJS
2 15 (38.46%) Apache Flex
2 15 (38.46%) BlazeDS
2 15 (38.46%) Hibernate
2 15 (38.46%) J2EE
2 15 (38.46%) RESTful
2 15 (38.46%) Spring
2 15 (38.46%) Spring MVC
2 15 (38.46%) XSL
2 15 (38.46%) XSLT
3 14 (35.90%) .NET
3 14 (35.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 8 (20.51%) REST
5 7 (17.95%) SOAP
5 7 (17.95%) Swagger
6 4 (10.26%) Apache Camel
7 2 (5.13%) CSS3
7 2 (5.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Social Gaming
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) MVC
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (38.46%) SOA
4 14 (35.90%) Unit Testing
5 12 (30.77%) ArchiMate
5 12 (30.77%) OO
5 12 (30.77%) OOA/OOD
5 12 (30.77%) Software Architecture
5 12 (30.77%) UML
6 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (25.64%) Scrum
7 9 (23.08%) Data Modelling
7 9 (23.08%) Logical Data Model
7 9 (23.08%) Physical Data Model
7 9 (23.08%) TOGAF
8 8 (20.51%) Integration Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Coaching
9 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (7.69%) Data Management
11 2 (5.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) C#
2 14 (35.90%) C++
2 14 (35.90%) Objective-C
2 14 (35.90%) PL/SQL
2 14 (35.90%) SQL
3 7 (17.95%) ActionScript 2.0
3 7 (17.95%) Bash Shell
4 5 (12.82%) Ruby
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (2.56%) BrightScript
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) Lua
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) ISEB
1 8 (20.51%) ISTQB
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Adobe
2 15 (38.46%) Oracle
3 12 (30.77%) Sybase
4 8 (20.51%) IBM
5 3 (7.69%) Google
6 2 (5.13%) comScore
6 2 (5.13%) Maxymiser
6 2 (5.13%) Omniture
6 2 (5.13%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 2 (5.13%) Tableau
6 2 (5.13%) Tealium
7 1 (2.56%) Apple
7 1 (2.56%) Facebook
7 1 (2.56%) Roku