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 3 months to 24 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 2.0 (AS2)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 596 638 633
Rank change year-on-year +42 -5  
Contract jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 5 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.011% 0.023%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.026% 0.029% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 10
Median daily rate £425 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ActionScript 2.0 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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19423 20883 21303
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.99% 38.84% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13268 14340 14218
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 452 433
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

ActionScript 2.0
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ActionScript 2.0 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 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 10 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 3 months to 24 June 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
England +48 3 £425 - 1
East Midlands -6 2 £400 -
Derbyshire -15 2 £400 -
South East +30 1 £450 - 1
Surrey +2 1 £450 -
Derby -18 1 £400 -
Egham - 1 £450 -
Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 11 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 8 (72.73%) EDIFACT
3 7 (63.64%) XML
3 7 (63.64%) FTP
4 6 (54.55%) HTTP
4 6 (54.55%) IBM
4 6 (54.55%) SAP
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) EDI
5 5 (45.45%) JMS
5 5 (45.45%) HTTPS
5 5 (45.45%) ActionScript 3.0
6 4 (36.36%) SSL
6 4 (36.36%) Unix
6 4 (36.36%) Retail
6 4 (36.36%) Axway
6 4 (36.36%) MySQL
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) ODBC
6 4 (36.36%) JDBC
7 3 (27.27%) B2B
8 2 (18.18%) TRADACOMS
8 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (18.18%) Logistics
8 2 (18.18%) IBM Sterling
8 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
8 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
9 1 (9.09%) SQL Server

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 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (9.09%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (9.09%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) FTP
2 6 (54.55%) HTTP
3 5 (45.45%) HTTPS
4 4 (36.36%) SSL
5 1 (9.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Integration Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Product Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (18.18%) EDI Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) EDI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) EDI Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) RedPrairie Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Senior BizTalk Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) TIBCO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) EDIFACT
2 7 (63.64%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) EDI
3 5 (45.45%) JMS
4 4 (36.36%) JDBC
4 4 (36.36%) ODBC
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) IDoc
5 1 (9.09%) J2EE
5 1 (9.09%) Qt
5 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) XSD
5 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Handset
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) B2B
2 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
2 2 (18.18%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Android Development
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Wireframes
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 5 (45.45%) ActionScript 3.0
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GxP
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
1 6 (54.55%) SAP
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Axway
4 2 (18.18%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) OpenText
5 1 (9.09%) RedPrairie
5 1 (9.09%) TIBCO