The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for ActionScript 3.0 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ActionScript 3.0 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 3.0 (AS3)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 260 270
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.075% 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.22% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £422 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £450
% change year-on-year +9.37% -28.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 -

ActionScript 3.0 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 the South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2635 3131 3324
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 33.63% 33.75% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1566 2070 1916
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 121 121
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.55 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

ActionScript 3.0
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing ActionScript 3.0 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for ActionScript 3.0 in the South East

ActionScript 3.0
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for ActionScript 3.0 in the South East

ActionScript 3.0
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ActionScript 3.0 in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 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 South East region with a requirement for ActionScript 3.0.

1 2 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Axway
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
1 2 (100.00%) Business Activity Monitoring

ActionScript 3.0
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 2 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Axway