Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ActionScript 2.0 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ActionScript 2.0 over the 6 months to 23 November 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 2.0 (AS2)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 871 868 879
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 -21
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 16 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.022% 0.014%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.037% 0.054% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 7
UK median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57% +27.27%
10th Percentile £313 £228 £255
90th Percentile £538 £593 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £531 £410
% change year-on-year -34.12% +29.57% +64.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

ActionScript 2.0 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 43210 42451 43594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.91% 40.33% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 30200 29151 29477
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £308 £283 £269
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 886 1045
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.44 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% +19.05%

ActionScript 2.0
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ActionScript 2.0 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ActionScript 2.0 in the UK

ActionScript 2.0
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0.

Contractor daily rate trend for ActionScript 2.0 in the UK

ActionScript 2.0
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ActionScript 2.0 in the UK

ActionScript 2.0
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript 2.0.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ActionScript 2.0 in the UK

ActionScript 2.0
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 14 £350 -22.22% 1
UK excluding London +39 13 £350 -34.12%
South East +15 12 £350 -39.13%
North of England +61 1 - -
London -27 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ActionScript 2.0.

1 16 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 14 (87.50%) EDI
3 13 (81.25%) B2B
4 12 (75.00%) FTP
4 12 (75.00%) HTTP
4 12 (75.00%) XML
4 12 (75.00%) IBM
5 11 (68.75%) RosettaNet
5 11 (68.75%) Java
5 11 (68.75%) EAI
6 10 (62.50%) SMTP
6 10 (62.50%) SQL
7 9 (56.25%) SSL
7 9 (56.25%) XML Schema
7 9 (56.25%) ebXML
7 9 (56.25%) Internet
7 9 (56.25%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (56.25%) cXML
7 9 (56.25%) webMethods
7 9 (56.25%) WebSphere
7 9 (56.25%) DataPower
7 9 (56.25%) ActionScript 3.0
7 9 (56.25%) Data Security
7 9 (56.25%) High Availability
7 9 (56.25%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (56.25%) API Development
8 5 (31.25%) EDIFACT
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 3 (18.75%) HTTPS
9 3 (18.75%) XSLT

ActionScript 2.0
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (56.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Bluemix
1 2 (12.50%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
1 2 (12.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) FTP
1 12 (75.00%) HTTP
2 10 (62.50%) SMTP
3 9 (56.25%) Internet
3 9 (56.25%) SSL
4 3 (18.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (6.25%) German Language
1 1 (6.25%) Italian Language
1 1 (6.25%) Portuguese Language
1 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Integration Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
3 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Chief Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) EAI Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) EDI Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) EDI Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) RedPrairie Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS Architect
3 1 (6.25%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Senior BizTalk Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.25%) TIBCO Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) TIBCO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) EDI
2 12 (75.00%) XML
3 9 (56.25%) cXML
3 9 (56.25%) ebXML
3 9 (56.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (56.25%) XML Schema
4 5 (31.25%) EDIFACT
5 3 (18.75%) XSLT
6 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) CSS3
6 2 (12.50%) HTML
6 2 (12.50%) HTML5
6 2 (12.50%) jQuery
6 2 (12.50%) Middleware
6 2 (12.50%) Node.js
6 2 (12.50%) SOAP
6 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) DataPower
1 9 (56.25%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) FMCG
3 1 (6.25%) TRADACOMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) B2B
2 11 (68.75%) EAI
3 9 (56.25%) API Development
3 9 (56.25%) Data Security
3 9 (56.25%) High Availability
4 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Logistics
5 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning
5 2 (12.50%) Microservices
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 11 (68.75%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
4 9 (56.25%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) RosettaNet
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) IBM
2 9 (56.25%) webMethods
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) RedPrairie
4 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
5 1 (6.25%) IBM Sterling