The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 June 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 / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 139 140
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.033% 0.065%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.089% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -75.55%  

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 the South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1020 1128 1172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 37.25% 37.65% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 708 784
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 79 71
Median hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.79% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £25.00 £20.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

ActionScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

ActionScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ActionScript in the South West

ActionScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ActionScript in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South West region with a requirement for ActionScript.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) IIS
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) XSLT
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Flash
1 7 (100.00%) Apple
1 7 (100.00%) W3C
1 7 (100.00%) Internet
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) CMS
1 7 (100.00%) Content Management
1 7 (100.00%) Ajax
1 7 (100.00%) Web Development
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
1 7 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 7 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 7 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (100.00%) Sass
1 7 (100.00%) User Experience
2 6 (85.71%) Front End Development
3 2 (28.57%) RIA

ActionScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (100.00%) CMS
1 7 (100.00%) IIS
1 7 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Ajax
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) Flash
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
1 7 (100.00%) Sass
1 7 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) User Experience
1 7 (100.00%) W3C
2 2 (28.57%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Content Management
1 7 (100.00%) Web Development
2 6 (85.71%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Apple
1 7 (100.00%) Sitecore