The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 28 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 101 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 -  
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.38% 0.056% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £373 £350
% change year-on-year +10.73% +6.42%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 595 633 524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 45.11% 35.40% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 398 327
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +63.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.00 £39.00
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

ActionScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ActionScript in Manchester

ActionScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ActionScript in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Manchester region with a requirement for ActionScript.

1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 5 (62.50%) ActionScript 2.0
3 4 (50.00%) Retail
3 4 (50.00%) Axway
3 4 (50.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) JDBC
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) ODBC
3 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) JMS
3 4 (50.00%) FTP
3 4 (50.00%) HTTP
3 4 (50.00%) HTTPS
3 4 (50.00%) SSL
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) EDIFACT
4 3 (37.50%) Games
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) Flash
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile Development
4 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (37.50%) Android
5 2 (25.00%) Re-Platforming

ActionScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) FTP
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
1 4 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 4 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 3 (37.50%) Games Developer
1 3 (37.50%) HTML CSS Developer
1 3 (37.50%) HTML Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Integration Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Games Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Product Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) EDIFACT
1 4 (50.00%) JDBC
1 4 (50.00%) JMS
1 4 (50.00%) ODBC
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Flash
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Android
2 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Development
2 2 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (12.50%) SSADM
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) ActionScript 2.0
2 4 (50.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Axway
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SAP